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Ad-ware on my wifes computer!

My Wife was trying to look at a photo on her computer online and it told her she needed active x installed. well somehow she downloaded something and now she has some very relentless ad-ware trying to get her to buy VIRUSHEAT software. it is telling her every few sec she MIGHT have a worm and or spam-ware on here system and she needs to buy there software to get rid of it. I have visrus protuction and spyware protection, and never had a problem till they got there stuff on her system! I have looked everyware to get rid of it! help! please!

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  • chefgregory Feb 20, 2008

    thanks all, I tried all the py and add ware programs and no luck, also ran them in safemode! and can you beleve the damn ad-ware was running in safe mode? so I did a system restore from the day befor it all started and problem is fixed! I would still like to know how this thing was still running in SAFE MODE!



    Thanks again!

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Download and run spybot search and destroy and adaware free. Make sure you update each of the programs definitions before scanning. After you have removed the program you can download and install windows defender which is supposed and protect against spyware. Another thing i do is use firefox for web browsing as i feel its a safer way to browse.

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Try downloading and running Spyware Terminator and Spybot Search & Destroy. Both can be downloaded from PC World for free. Be sure to update each program before you scan. If you want to try an online scan, try Trend Micro Housecall, which is free..

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