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Cant get rid of antivirus 2008

I never subscribed to antivirus 2008, but it keeps poping up and wont allow me to do my normal day to day activities on my lap top. It is extremly anoying and has me on the verge of breaking something ...please help

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  • fOX1121 Jun 23, 2008

    already tried to go to add and remove programs and its not there

  • fOX1121 Jun 24, 2008

    thats not it . because i dont think that it is a nortonn problem. thanks for trying . can some one offer me another solution


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I see these every day, note: also fixes AV 2008 and many others.

This Malware is known as "Rogue anti-virus" software.

This program will remove it:
the website that has it also has a really good antispyware program called malwarebytes

once you run a full scan in this program run this program:
it's another free antispyware. these are both professional grade removal software for free. I remove this stuff about 3 times a day. It seems this outbreak is the largest I've ever seen.

If you want a good protection suite that will keep it out buy a copy of NOD32 ( another you may not have heard of, it will block this and many others before it even gets on your computer.

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Go to my computer. Go into the programs folder and delete the Norton folder.

Posted on Jun 23, 2008

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    Tim Babcock Jun 24, 2008

    I hate Dell sometimes for putting this in. We just brought some computers in the office and I pulled the Norton off and deleted the folders and it went away. The other thing I did is went into and installed Windows One Care. I bet if you put that in, it might clean up the registry of Norton, the folders of Norton in you program files as well as hidden Norton files. In fact you might notice your computer will go faster. Its free on trial for 90 days and it isn't a hog like Norton can be with the memory. Even if you don't buy it you can still use it. It's a good deal. It's $45.00 for 3 machines.


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