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Since that program is a fake antispyware program, I'm not surprised it is causing problems.

http://www.xp-vista.com/spyware-removal/xp-antivirus-2008-removal-instructions-xp-antivirus-2008

You can find legitamate anti-spyware applications like Spy-bot Search and Destry, Ad-Aware SE and others for free at www.download.com

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antivirus xp 2008? yes it a fraud / scam, it will ask you to pay for the program over and over again even if you pay for it multiple times.

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Antivirus 2008 is a malicious rogue program that prompts you to buy their product. It also goes by Antivirus XP 2008 and Antivirus 2009. Since you have already bought it I am not sure how to get your money back. But, this is a fixable problem for your computer. Go to http://www.malwarebytes.org/rogueremover.php, download this tool and it will remove the program completely. Follow all instructions that are prompted and complete removal should be the result. Since it is a rogue program, simply uninstalling will not work. As soon as you reboot, all symptoms will return.

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You are a victum or a rogue program, that in itself is actually a virus / trojan , spyware. actually its all the above.

follow the procedure here to remove
http://hubpages.com/hub/XP-Antivirus

WARNING.l Be accurate in what you are doing, follow precisely, if XP antivirus detects what you are doing your Harddrive will crash. Also do it quickly dont hesitate in a few days your boot sector will be useless unless you act now!!!!

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Hello there.

Unfortunately you have been infected, by the software called "Vista Antivirus 2008". What this software does is infect you, then prompt you to pay to remove the infection that it installed. So it is a scam.

What i would recommend is use the uninstall instructions from here http://www.windowsvistaplace.com/xp-antivirus-2008-removal-instructions-xp-antivirus-2008/spyware-removal

This will remove the infection (and others) from your system.

Once you have completed the steps, be sure to try an online scanner such as housecall here http://housecall.trendmicro.com/
This will not conflict with your already-installed Trend Micro software, it mearly runs through your web browser.

On that note, Internet Explorer is not very safe for browsing the Internet with, i would recommend either Firefox or Opera for a safer/better browsing experience.

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Have you tried AVG? It is a free anti-virus software.

By the sounds of it "2008 xp antivirus" is a virus. The people who make these viruses often choose names to trick users into downloading their viruses.

This article may help you:

http://www.zimbio.com/Spyware/articles/66/How+Remove+Spyware+Manually


Here is a link to AVG's website. They offer totally free versions of their software.

http://free.grisoft.com/ww.download-avg-anti-spyware-and-anti-rootkit

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