Please look at my .txt . Happy New Year!

By Stevieb ยท 6 replies
Jan 1, 2006
  1. Hello,
    First off, I would like to thank you for taking the time out of your own personal lives to look into my issue.

    I have noticed a copy of weather.exe located in C:\Program Files\Daily Weather Forecast

    Please let me know if my PC is safe.

    Thank you!
    Happy New Year!


    Attached Files:

  2. Peddant

    Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,446

    It`s adware,not especially harmful,but should be removed,unless you really want the daily weather forecast. For peace of mind,and good practice, download update and run this occasionally.In SAFEMODE if necessary Online scans are good too I`d like you to use a different browser too Have I forgotten anything ?
  3. Stevieb

    Stevieb TS Rookie Topic Starter

    After seeing the txt myself; I noticed a couplw:

    is there a reason why there's more than one of these?
  4. Peddant

    Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,446

    Yes,there is a reason.The trouble is only only Microsoft know it.This is what they say I`m not an expert but your log looks OK to me.Anyway,is your computer showing any signs of infection ? Running slow,locking up,things not working ? If you did everything in my first post,there shouldn`t be too many nasties left.In fact,here`s even more peace of mind
  5. Stevieb

    Stevieb TS Rookie Topic Starter

    The PC is running okay;

    I just wanted to know why C:\Program Files\Daily Weather Forecast is loaded on my PC. I thought it was type of virus.

    My machine consists of:
    Ad aware

    are these all okay?
  6. Peddant

    Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,446

    If you didn`t install that program,then it shouldn`t be there.You should either uninstall it using add/remove programs in the control panel(if it`s there)or just delete it directly.You could also check that it`s not starting with windows-click start/run/ then type msconfig,click on startup tab and deselect anything suspicious.As for the programs you`ve listed,there the best in the biz.If you add MS antispyware,you`ll have the full set.
  7. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    partypoker is also a trojan.....

    most gambling websites and their warez are trojans - avoid them. Gambling sites are like porn sites - not to be trusted.
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