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Learn the name of your anti-virus program

Its important to know the name of your anti-virus program, because on the web there are spyware pop ups that trick you to download their antivirus. I trust AVG, Avira, or Rising anti-virus programs. Avira is my favorite and I recommend you try that one.

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virus got created in my system but the symantec is not able to quartine it. The problem begined after I found same name file/folder are created inside the files/folders. with a extension name "EXE".


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how to get rid of trojans , spyware that keeps popping up interfering with internet use it is called antivirus plus


google spybot and **** cleaner install both and run them .....ive never had a problem with them running. (Dont need to install the toolbars for them to work)

Oct 24, 2009 | E-Machines T6420 PC Desktop

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cant load a map because Google has detected unregistered Antivirus 2009 copy on your computer. Google


It has been my experience that messages like these are really spyware programs the redirect you to their websites to purchase their junk. I would recommend running through you program listings (Add/Remove Software)and removing anything you don't absolutely need or don't know of. Google maps is a javascript application, so anything loading a javascript library that isn't from Sun Microsystems is probably suspect. Look for anything with java or jscript in the name, or, anything that doesnt have a description. Most are toolbar apps or search engines. Your Antivirus might pick it up as spyware and might not. So a thorough spyware check is heavily recommended.

Oct 03, 2008 | Google Talk

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2008 xp antivirus


Have you tried AVG? It is a free anti-virus software.

By the sounds of it "2008 xp antivirus" is a virus. The people who make these viruses often choose names to trick users into downloading their viruses.

This article may help you:

http://www.zimbio.com/Spyware/articles/66/How+Remove+Spyware+Manually


Here is a link to AVG's website. They offer totally free versions of their software.

http://free.grisoft.com/ww.download-avg-anti-spyware-and-anti-rootkit

Hope this helps.

You can also google "2008 xp antivirus". This may lead you to more how-to's on removing the spyware.

Jun 29, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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MY GATEWAY LAPTOP "MX6214" IS GETTING A MESSAGE ON BOTTOM RIGHT CORNER SAYING THE SYSTEM IS DETECTING ACTIVE SPYWARE. WHEN I CLICK ON THE MESSAGE, IT DIRESCTS ME TO A "VIRUS-HEAT" ADD TRYING TO SELL ME AN ANTI-SPYWARE PROGRAM. I ALREADY HAVE A GOOD SPYWARE PROGRAM AND I CAN NOT GET RID OF THIS ADVERTISEMENT. THE ICON LOOKS LIKE A SHIELD THAT CHANGES FROM A BLUE QUESTION MARK TO A RED "X". I HAVE TRIED EVERYTHING I KNOW TO REMOVE THIS MESSAGE BUT HAVE HAD NO LUCK. PLEASE HELP !


It is a virus or spyware try running a antivirus or antispyware prog if that doesn't help you will have a choice live with it(easy, but annoying), take it in (easy,but expensive), or save all your important files and reload everything (little more difficult, but cheap). Hope that helps you out. Either way you do it make sure to always have antivirus and antispyware running, you can get good ones for free. here are some links.

antispyware
http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/spyware/software/default.mspx

antivirus
http://www.download.com/AVG-Anti-Virus-Free-Edition/3000-2239_4-10320142.html?tag=pop.software&cdlPid=10834624

Jun 08, 2008 | Gateway Computers & Internet

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