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I am getting DATA Protection Virus to purchase their BS software, amd Keylogger and Network attacked messages. I already tried Malwarebytes, spyware doctor and have trend micro anti virus and have been scanning with all three,still wont remove this how can this threat be removed? Thanks

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  • yan dikshteyn May 09, 2010

    yes exactley

  • yan dikshteyn May 09, 2010

    yes

  • yan dikshteyn May 10, 2010

    ok how do i clear the cached temp i also have a window that i cant x out of it says keylogger dtetected and i cant get rid of it as well

  • yan dikshteyn May 10, 2010

    awesome thanks

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Is this an "Online scanner" that opens a browser window and does a mock virus check?

Posted on May 09, 2010

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    blueextc3221 May 09, 2010

    This is a cookie.

    Clear all your cached temp. internet files and cookies.

    If you havent gone any further - simply Xed out of the popup - there's no harm done.



    Thanks!

  • blueextc3221
    blueextc3221 May 10, 2010

    Start, control panel, internet options, under the general tab - (browsing history) click DELETE.



    Then check all but Form Data and passwords.



    Click ok.



    The keylogger must have been installed by you or another user - as it is an EXE file that had to run to install.



    Let me know how the clear history goes.



    Thanks!

  • blueextc3221
    blueextc3221 May 10, 2010

    The easiest way to get out of that window will be to reboot your pc. If it does not want to shut down - you can force it to by pressing and holding the power button for 3-4 seconds.



    count to 5 before restarting the PC.



    What O/S are you using?



    Thanks!!

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In my opinion, A good anti-virus is AVAST. A good spyware program is Spybot. Malware I recommend Malwarebytes.
1. Scan your computer with Spybot then restart,
2. Now scan your computer with Malwarebytes
and delete whatever comes up. restart
3. Now try scanning your computer with the anti-virus protection.
Hopefully this would of remove some of the viruses and spyware.
Read below for more information.

And for a good Price too........Free.

Helpful Free Software below Read On. If you find any of this helpful, pls rate me. !

FREE SPYWARE
Download Spybot Search & Destroy. Restart computer, then run Spybot to see what spyware comes up, AND DELET IT.

FYI---Virus Protection-- 2 programs of
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Running Spybot Search & Destroy with EITHER Avast or Avg (great Free virus protection programs ) will keep a computer in good working condition. FREE

Avira AntiVir – Free Anti-Virus Protection
http://www.free-av.com/

FROM MICROSOFT 2009 -Free --Security Essentials
http://www.microsoft.com

Pop up Blocker- free
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Avast- FREE ANTI VIRUS PROGRAM
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AVG- FREE SPYWARE PROGRAM
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Ccleaner- FREE
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REMEMBER TO KEEP UP THE DAILY MAINTENANCE ON ALL OF YOUR
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Last Resort, would be a Reformat. Use your recovery Cd's.

Viruses normally corrupt your computer. You probably will need to do a Reformat. Be sure and do a Back-up First., because you will loose everything. Restore will not remove Viruses. Best way would be Reformat.

If you know how to do a back-up, save all your documents, pictures and music. If not take it to a reputable computer shop to take of this. There will be a slight charge, but they will save all your important data.
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I keep getting my computer locked up and the message I am getting is: Norton Antiviris is performing a background task: Full system scan in progress! But it locks my computer up for hours?


scan your computer with malwarebytes, then restart and scan with spybot search and destroy.

SPEAKING WITH MY EXPERIENCE: Either try Security Essentials from Microsoft OR Avast. There’s free software out there to try.

Helpful Free Software below Read On.

FREE SPYWARE
Download Spybot Search & Destroy. Restart computer, then run Spybot to see what spyware comes up, AND DELET IT.

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Running Spybot Search & Destroy with EITHER Avast or Avg (great Free virus protection programs ) will keep a computer in good working condition. FREE

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***Malware**** FREE
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$ *** KASPERSKY ***
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There are alot of $ anti-virus and Internet security programs out there,

ie: Norton, McAfee, Panda, Bitdefender. If you would like to pay $ then get ***Kaspersky***-- 2010 ,

I feel that is the best for your money.

REMEMBER TO KEEP UP THE DAILY MAINTENANCE ON ALL OF YOUR COMPUTERS.!

Good Luck. If you think this is good information, , please rate me.
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I renewed my subscription (order no.1863817887) on Dec 26 but am still getting messages that my sub has run out and computer is unprotected.



If you purchased the NIS 05 and you did not pay a new subscription in 2006, then it is expired.
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Download Spybot Search & Destroy. Restart computer, then run Spybot to see what spyware comes up, AND DELET IT.

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Running Spybot Search & Destroy with EITHER Avast or Avg (great Free virus protection programs ) will keep a computer in good working condition. FREE

NEW *****Somthing new FROM MICROSOFT.*** 2009 ---
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****Avast ***FREE ANTI VIRUS PROGRAM
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REMEMBER TO KEEP UP THE DAILY MAINTENANCE ON ALL OF YOUR COMPUTERS.!

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Download Spybot Search & Destroy. Restart computer, then run Spybot to see what spyware comes up, AND DELET IT.

FYI---Virus Protection-- 2 programs of virus protection will conflict with each other and will actually cancel out the protection. SO just download one.

Running Spybot Search & Destroy with EITHER Avast or Avg (great Free virus protection programs ) will keep a computer in good working condition. FREE

Avira AntiVir – Free Anti-Virus Protection
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FROM MICROSOFT 2009 -Free --Security Essentials
http://www.microsoft.com

Pop up Blocker- free
www.panicware.com

Spybot - Search & Destroy 1.5.2 -FREE SPYWARE
http://www.download.com/Spybot-Search-De…

Avast- FREE ANTI VIRUS PROGRAM
http://www.avast.com/eng/home-registrati…

AVG- FREE SPYWARE PROGRAM
http://www.free.avg.com

Ccleaner- FREE
http://www.download.com/3120-20_4.html?q…

Malware- FREE
http://www.malwarebytes.org/.

$ *** KASPERSKY ***
http://www.kaspersky.com

There are alot of $ anti-virus and Internet security programs out there-ie: Norton, McAfee, Panda, Bitdefender. If you would like to pay $ then get ***Kaspersky***-- 2010 , I feel that is the best for your money.

REMEMBER TO KEEP UP THE DAILY MAINTENANCE ON ALL OF YOUR COMPUTERS.!

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Make sure you have enought Ram. To check for viruses see below:

Go to www.trendmicro.com, and do the free scan Trend Micro's House Call virus, spyware and malware scanner and cleaner. http://housecall.trendmicro.com

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FREE SPYWARE
Download Spybot Search & Destroy. Restart computer, then run Spybot to see what spyware comes up, AND DELET IT.

FYI---Virus Protection-- 2 programs of virus protection will conflict with each other and will actually cancel out the protection. SO just download one.

Running Spybot Search & Destroy with EITHER Avast or Avg (great Free virus protection programs ) will keep a computer in good working condition. FREE

Avira AntiVir – Free Anti-Virus Protection
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FROM MICROSOFT 2009 -Free --Security Essentials
http://www.microsoft.com

Pop up Blocker- free
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Spybot - Search & Destroy 1.5.2 -FREE SPYWARE
http://www.download.com/Spybot-Search-De…

Avast- FREE ANTI VIRUS PROGRAM
http://www.avast.com/eng/home-registrati…

AVG- FREE SPYWARE PROGRAM
http://www.free.avg.com

Ccleaner- FREE
http://www.download.com/3120-20_4.html?q…

Malware- FREE
http://www.malwarebytes.org/.

$ *** KASPERSKY ***
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There are alot of $ anti-virus and Internet security programs out there-ie: Norton, McAfee, Panda, Bitdefender. If you would like to pay $ then get ***Kaspersky***-- 2010 , I feel that is the best for your money.

REMEMBER TO KEEP UP THE DAILY MAINTENANCE ON ALL OF YOUR COMPUTERS.!

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Go to www.trendmicro.com, and do the free scan Trend Micro's House Call virus, spyware and malware scanner and cleaner. http://housecall.trendmicro.com

If you have anything, remove them. Helpful Free Software below Read On.


FREE SPYWARE
Download Spybot Search & Destroy. Restart computer, then run Spybot to see what spyware comes up, AND DELET IT.

FYI---Virus Protection-- 2 programs of virus protection will conflict with each other and will actually cancel out the protection. SO just download one.

Running Spybot Search & Destroy with EITHER Avast or Avg (great Free virus protection programs ) will keep a computer in good working condition. FREE

Avira AntiVir – Free Anti-Virus Protection
http://www.free-av.com/

FROM MICROSOFT 2009 -Free --Security Essentials
http://www.microsoft.com

Pop up Blocker- free
www.panicware.com

Spybot - Search & Destroy 1.5.2 -FREE SPYWARE
http://www.download.com/Spybot-Search-De…

Avast- FREE ANTI VIRUS PROGRAM
http://www.avast.com/eng/home-registrati…

AVG- FREE SPYWARE PROGRAM
http://www.free.avg.com

Ccleaner- FREE
http://www.download.com/3120-20_4.html?q…

Malware- FREE
http://www.malwarebytes.org/.

$ *** KASPERSKY ***
http://www.kaspersky.com

There are alot of $ anti-virus and Internet security programs out there-ie: Norton, McAfee, Panda, Bitdefender. If you would like to pay $ then get ***Kaspersky***-- 2010 , I feel that is the best for your money.

REMEMBER TO KEEP UP THE DAILY MAINTENANCE ON ALL OF YOUR COMPUTERS.!

If all else fails, then do a Reformat. You will loose everything, so do a Back-up.

Good Luck. pls rate me

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Get rid of CA Internet Security. It is normally for 1 year anyway. This CA should have expired already, if you did not purchase the 2 yrs.
There are alot Free Programs out there Better.
Read below.

Go to www.trendmicro.com, and do the free scan Trend Micro's House Call virus, spyware and malware scanner and cleaner. http://housecall.trendmicro.com

If you have anything, remove them. Helpful Free Software below Read On.


FREE SPYWARE
Download Spybot Search & Destroy. Restart computer, then run Spybot to see what spyware comes up, AND DELET IT.

FYI---Virus Protection-- 2 programs of virus protection will conflict with each other and will actually cancel out the protection. SO just download one.

Running Spybot Search & Destroy with EITHER Avast or Avg (great Free virus protection programs ) will keep a computer in good working condition. FREE

Avira AntiVir – Free Anti-Virus Protection
http://www.free-av.com/

FROM MICROSOFT 2009 -Free --Security Essentials
http://www.microsoft.com

Pop up Blocker- free
www.panicware.com

Spybot - Search & Destroy 1.5.2 -FREE SPYWARE
http://www.download.com/Spybot-Search-De…

Avast- FREE ANTI VIRUS PROGRAM
http://www.avast.com/eng/home-registrati…

AVG- FREE SPYWARE PROGRAM
http://www.free.avg.com

Ccleaner- FREE
http://www.download.com/3120-20_4.html?q…

Malware- FREE
http://www.malwarebytes.org/.

$ *** KASPERSKY ***
http://www.kaspersky.com

There are alot of $ anti-virus and Internet security programs out there-ie: Norton, McAfee, Panda, Bitdefender. If you would like to pay $ then get ***Kaspersky***-- 2010 , I feel that is the best for your money.

REMEMBER TO KEEP UP THE DAILY MAINTENANCE ON ALL OF YOUR COMPUTERS.!

If all else fails, then do a Reformat. You will loose everything, so do a Back-up.

Good Luck.

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