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Virus-not removable! hello, i use a virus scanner program called spyware doctor and very recently there is one virus that keeps comming back called ( Spyware.known_bad_sites ) thats all it tells me. It also says it can get into my bank etc. No matter how many times i quarentine or remove this virus it always comes back, somes times in a scan straight after. Please Please tell me how i can get rid of it.

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  • rich1208 Apr 19, 2008

    thank you for all your solutions i'll try them all now :P, oh by the way i ran it in safe mode my spyware and the infection is still there how ever it is now read as a low risk rather then high, why is this does anyone knoe??

    thanks

    rich

  • rich1208 Apr 29, 2008

    dont worry every1 .... ITS GONE!! idk how or why but its gone wooo!! i tryed every1s ideas so thanks all!!! xxxxxxxxxxxxx lol :)

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Get yourself a blank cd, and preferrably access to a non infected PC
Download Hirens Boot Disc v9.5 and burn it to the cd
Put the cd into the infected computer
Boot from the CD
Select Anti Virus Tools
Pick whichever you prefer for the scan
Run the scan.
Do not start the scan if you need to turn the computer off, you will be just wasting your time and have to start again anyway.

This is a DOS based scan. Windows is not loaded at any point.
Before you exit the infected PC, goto Internet Explorer and empty your temporary internet folder. There will be tens of thousands of useless files in there that the scanner will have to scan if they are left on the system.

Post back your results.

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Try this..its free:
[url=http://avast.com/][/url]

Hopefully that should help..

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    U didn't rate me ;(

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Hello rich1208

seems some info on here you can read /post .



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