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A program that I downloaded has left PUPS on my friends PC.

I downloaded a screen saver and wallpaper for a friend that left PUPS on her PC. They are now shutting off the virus program and access to the internet. I did a system restore to a date before I downloaded the screensaver program, but that did not work. The unwanted items are still there backdated to before I installed the program. I tried to re-download the virus program that it shut off, but as soon as I get to the web page where it is at it crashes the browser that I am using. I am out of solutions please help.The bad program is popularscreensavers.smileycentral.com. It has left PUPS from MyWay.MyWebSearch and FunWebProducts that can't be removed

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Follow the instructions on this link to remove websearch and funwebproducts:

http://www.pchell.com/support/mywebsearch.shtml

After you remove it,scan your computer with the free scanner from this site:
http://housecall.trendmicro.com//

Click on this link or copy and paste the complete link into your browser.
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

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