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How do I get this this message off of my desktop screen. warning! spyware detected on your computer.

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You are infected. This is spyware of the worse sort.

What ever you do don't click on the link provided.

1. download adware (free version0, spybot (free version) and CCleaner (also free)

2. don't install yet - re-boot to safe mode. Then install these three.
a. run adware first - keep running till it comes up clean
b. then run spybot - keep running till it comes up clean
c. then run ccleaner - 1st Cleaner till it is clean (run over and over till it does not find any more) - then run its Registry Cleaner - and fix DO NOT BACKUP - run till it finds no more problems.

3. Click on 'my computer' - go to "program files" - list in Date Modified - anything that YOU DID NOT install in the past few days DELELTE the folder.

4. Run CCleaner again (as in step 2c).

Reboot.

When in windows click on Help and Support - Restore computer to earlier time - at least two days before you think this screen 1st came to you.

When done, it should be gone and cleaned.

Posted on Jul 03, 2008

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If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
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After the computer is recovered and you have completed the setup, you can do any of the following items to prevent the error message from displaying:
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  • You can uninstall the Updates from HP or Compaq Connections client software before using your spyware removal application: Uninstall Updates from HP or Compaq Connections client software by clicking Start , Control Panel , Add/Remove Programs , Updates from HP/Compaq Connections , and clicking the Remove button. NOTE: If you remove the Updates from HP or Compaq Connections client software, you should visit the product support page for your PC model, HP Support and Drivers Search , for the latest information and software updates.
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