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Anti-Virus Number 1

by RadarNav / March 21, 2009 6:46 AM PDT

Looks, and feels just like Total Security. Have contacted Microsoft Help Desk to try and get rid of this monster.
1. Installed without notification.
2. Pops up Microsoft Security Window every few minutes.
3. Will not uninstall.
4. places icons on lower right desk top tool bar.
5. Is a real pain in the mouse.

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Can't get rid of it!
by 9denham / March 22, 2009 12:31 AM PDT
In reply to: Anti-Virus Number 1

I also have this virus. I'm running Windows XP. I've run AVG anti-virus and Spybot. Nothing works. Hopefully someone has found a way to clean this virus.

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Removal Guuse for Anti-virus number 1
by roddy32 / March 22, 2009 12:36 AM PDT
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(NT) Typo, should read "Guides" and not "Guuse" :)
by roddy32 / March 22, 2009 1:31 AM PDT
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thanks!
by 9denham / March 22, 2009 4:39 AM PDT

Thanks, Roddy. I'll try it.

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(NT) You're welcome, good luck.
by roddy32 / March 22, 2009 4:59 AM PDT
In reply to: thanks!

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