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A program from internet says"critical system error"

by miroasusglx / October 17, 2006 3:24 AM PDT

My operating system is "Windows xp professional" with 512 Mb ram.A program came from internet which every two or three minutes opens a small window (baloon) saying "critical system error" and "system detects virus activities get antimalware software to fix the problem" and then "click this baloon to get all available software" If you click the baloon it sends you to an internet adress "http//www.virusburst.com" There they try to sell me a program called "Virusburst".My system seems to work fine though.The problem is that I can not get rid of this annoying program.Is there any idea to get rid of it.Thanks.

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That's spam. Can I ask?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 17, 2006 4:07 AM PDT

Why you don't have a firewall installed?

Bob

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RE Virusburst is junkware.
by caktus / October 17, 2006 4:19 AM PDT
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See removal here.
by JonathanCase / October 17, 2006 7:00 AM PDT
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Simpler uninstall instructions here
by walsallmick / October 29, 2006 6:10 AM PST
In reply to: See removal here.
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new icon in task bar
by robert brock / November 1, 2006 7:44 AM PST

My operating system is ''Windows xp professional'' with 512 Mb ram.A program came from internet which every two or three minutes opens a small window (baloon) saying ''critical system error'' and ''system detects virus activities get antimalware software to fix the problem'' and then ''click this baloon to get all available software'' If you click the baloon it sends you to an internet adress ''http//www.virusburst.com'' There they try to sell me a program called ''Virusburst''.My system seems to work fine though.The problem is that I can not get rid of this annoying program.Is there any idea to get rid of it.Thanks.

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(NT) (NT) Why duplicate this post?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / November 1, 2006 5:27 PM PST
In reply to: new icon in task bar
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