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Joke-blue screen please help me with removing this blue screen,thats on my desktop staring page. it covers my background settings ad it says install a anti virus removal. what is this?

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    I got this virus through an e-mail that was addressed from UPS. It is just annoying and thankfully did not destroy anything on my system. I have not been able to get rid of it.

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Try to boot into safe mode. If you can, and it's not there, you may be able to go to ADD/REMOVE PROGRAMS and see if you see anything that may hint at you to remove. If you can get to safe mode without problems, then you can run an antivirus program in that mode. I would download SPYBOT SEARCH & DESTROY and put it on a USB drive and plug that in while in safe mode and run it from there (you may need the help of a friend to get the program if you can't use your system). Let it run and fix whatever it can before rebooting. This may take some time so let it run preferably overnight.

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It may be a malware infected to your PC. there are many ways to remove the malware executable files. you dont do anything on malware, related on install.

It prompt you to install... some antivirus program. but it will be the dangerous one for our system, with the suspicious of malware.

the following link may be very helpful for you..

http://aumha.net/viewtopic.php?f=28&p=195792

or

you have an another option in windows registry, to remove that malware. it may be not easy to do than the previous solution.

thank you

Posted on Jul 24, 2008

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