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Virus MS AntiSpyware 2009

1. Repeatedly (even after rebooting several times) a popup alert window ''Windows Security Center'' comes up telling me I do not have the MS AntiSpyware 2009. It seems this is attacking everything and I cannot do anything - to include going online.

2. The Alert from MS AntiSpyware 2009 says my computer is being attacked by several viruses. The question then comes up asking if I want MS AntiSpyware 2009 to block the attack. I have McAfee Firewall installed and operating and Norton Security installed and operating.

3. HELP!

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Oh! why you install several antivirus to your system, they cause a big problem.
first of all uninstall the antivirus, and than scan your computer using a rescue disk
note: scan your computer using rescue disk of any updated antivirus but without booting your system. 

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Hi,

Your PC has been infected with spywares.The only way to fix this is to use webroot 2008 to remove this.You can also try Kaspersky internet security 2009 first.

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I assume this is a built in spyware from Microsoft? if so diable it and run a virus scan on the entire system with Norton, make sure u have the latest updates from norton, this may be a virus Norton does not reconize due to not having updated the software.

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HI,

Your PC has been effected with spyware.You can try using a spyware software like webroot 2008 to remove this.

This is the only solution to fix this thing.

Posted on Dec 30, 2008

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