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Virus/Malware problem

By St*rtLITE
Jul 28, 2008
  1. I switched on my pc this morning and there are 3 programs sitting on my desktop: Privacy Protector, Error Cleaner, Spyware & Protection. Random annoying pop ups
    saying that " Windows has detected an Internet attack attempt...Somebody's trying to infect your PC with spyware or harmful viruses...."

    I've attached my hijackthis results.


    Please can anyone help solve this?
     
  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +9

    That is a marketing gimmick to get you to buy something that doesn't work.

    Use Firefox 2.0 instead of Internet Explorer. It will block the popups.
    AVG 8.0, if the free version, is no longer working properly. Uninstal it when you can.
    Download and run MBAM MalwareBytes and Superantispyware and Adaware 2008. Run scans with each after obtaining all their updatees.
    Download Avast antispyware or Antivir Antispyware and run scan with it.
    Download (with Internet Explorer) Windows Defender and run a scan

    Then get back to us with a new log.
     
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