Is "not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.MegaSearch.b" safe?

By Sp00ky_E.
May 21, 2006
  1. I got an alert from Kaspersky about this file after I installed Verizon on my computer. The file is located at C:\...\common fiels\verizon online\sfp\vzbb.dll. It could have something to do with the toolbar I think.

    I'm thinking since it's from Verizon it should be okay, but Kaspersky is telling me it needs to be disinfected. Can anyone tell me about this?

  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    vzbb.dll is deffinitely part of the Verizon toolbar. it is considered to be safe.

    Do a Google search for vzbb.dll.

    Apparently it is flagged as a trojan etc by several antivirus programmes and spyware programmes. This is a false positive and nothing to worry about.

    Having said all that. If you don`t need the toolbar, simply uninstall it.

    Regards Howard :)
  3. Sp00ky_E.

    Sp00ky_E. TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks Howard! :grinthumb

    I figured it was nothing, but better safe than sorry, right? This comp is brand new!
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