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Cannot remove a malware

by c20471 / February 10, 2008 10:30 AM PST

My home PC running Windows has become infected with a pop-up for spyware software which I have tried unsuccessfully to remove by using Stinger, Adaware and Spybot. Colleagues at work also gave a piece of Software to remove the malware SmitfraudFix but this has also proved unsuccessful. The name of the pop-up is AntiSS 2.1. Any advice would be appreciated.


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by Marianna Schmudlach / February 10, 2008 10:50 AM PST
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SAS scan control
by Bob__B / February 11, 2008 5:38 AM PST
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Two of the default options have to do with Kernel Direct.

Why would you want to block/untick this?

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Successful removal of malware
by c20471 / February 14, 2008 7:02 PM PST
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I have been out of town so unable to try your suggestions until now. Your suggestions have fixed the problems on my home PC - thank you so much for your excellent and timely advice.

Very much appreciated.


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Chips, You Are Very Welcome
by Marianna Schmudlach / February 15, 2008 12:33 AM PST

and THANKS for posting back ! Glad to hear you fixed it Wink

Happy SAFE Computing !

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