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Computer Virus? I've had this issue on my computer for a few months now. While I am browsing online, (seemingly) random pages will pop up in another window. I have downloaded and run several antivirus programs from Microsoft and Yahoo Toolbar, but the problem still exists. I don't actually know that this even falls into the category of a virus. Does anyone have a clue as to what category of ailment this falls into, and what I can do to get rid of it? I don't want to install too many more programs to deal with this one issue, so please don't just direct me to a litany of antivirus programs.

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  • Lauren Chang Feb 06, 2009

    Thanks antiochpc. I've looked at the reviews online, and they look very favorable. Wouldn't you know it- today my computer is acting normally. But the next time that this problem occurs, I will try superantispyware.

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This is likely spyware or adware.

Download superantispyware at www.superantispyware.com. This program is very helpful in removing even the most stubborn malicious programs. Thanks and please remember to give this solution a rating of fixya. Thanks! :c)

Posted on Feb 04, 2009

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    Kevin Shafer Feb 06, 2009

    Thank you; but it would be useful to do it while it is acting normally; to prevent problems from occuring. It is free and it will help keep your computer running smoothly. Thanks!

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