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Too many pop-ups. Found nail.exe

By G-Girl
Aug 29, 2005
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  1. Please help me. I am getting the message AUNPS2.DLL everytime I log on. I also get pop-ups like crazy now. I deleted the file nail.exe before I got more information explaining that that would not fix the problem.
  2. tomrca

    tomrca TS Rookie Posts: 1,051

    popups

    if your anti-virus doesn't detect spy-ware and some other viruses etc, dowload panda active online scan, its free. it will delete some viruses but won't delete spy-ware but it will tell where to find them for deletion.when you delete these files etc, disable system recovery first. panda works for me and i run norton.
    its worth using another one to check that the one you already have is doing its job. www.pandasoftware.com/activescan
  3. IronDuke

    IronDuke TS Rookie Posts: 1,267

  4. tomrca

    tomrca TS Rookie Posts: 1,051

    popups

    iron duke gave me a link for ewido this was prooved to be great. try that befor getting into real tech stuff
  5. G-Girl

    G-Girl TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Gr8ful4hlp

    Thanks for all the help! I was a little intimidated by the HiJackThis instructions, but I was willing to give it a try. However, ewido seems to have done the trick for me. When I have more time I still want to try the HiJackThis method. ewido is only free for 14 days.
  6. IronDuke

    IronDuke TS Rookie Posts: 1,267

    Glad Ewido sorted you out. I thought it was worth purchasing as it runs in the background keeping an eye on things. Isn't that expensive for a bit of peace of mind.
  7. G-Girl

    G-Girl TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Agree completely.

    It worked fine and now I keep getting a message for a TrojanDownloader.Qoologic.ac. I just keep saying 'Block and Clean'. Even when I had my modem turned off. Do you know what's up with that?
  8. zephead

    zephead TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,483

    this virus, if your AV software (what is it, btw?) doesn't clean it up, i reccomend looking for a removal tool. this can be found at numerous sites, but i'd try the symantec security center first (security.symantec.com)
  9. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 8,165

    You should be a good g-girl and follow IronDuke's first post/second line (HJT-log)
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