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Adaware 6.0 hanging during scans

by mousie / July 3, 2004 12:02 AM PDT

I have an HP Pavillion Pentium IV with WindowsXP that has been invaded by malware. I have installed and ran Spybot but continued to be deluged with pop-ups to the point of not being able to get past the homepage when I open IE. So, I installed Ad-aware 6.0. The first scan was successful. I quarantined then deleted a truckload full of malware. But, now, the scan hangs while "deep scanning files on C:/windows/SYSTEM32/co......"
Any suggestions? Thanking you in advance.

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Re: Adaware 6.0 hanging during scans
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 3, 2004 1:04 AM PDT

Keep at it. I find that random order scans with Adware, Spybot and Cwshrdder usually find and dislodge the items. But if the pest is new, then you have to find it by name with HIJACKTHIS this seek help in HIJACKTHIS FORUMS.

Bob

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Re: Adaware 6.0 hanging during scans
by mousie / July 3, 2004 3:24 AM PDT

Thanks so much for words of encouragement. I will keep trying. Happy

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