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Keeps getting adware, don't know if this is an update

by Rowena100 / January 25, 2006 6:00 AM PST

Hi. Will somebody help me please??? (New member. First time here.) I keep getting these adware everytime I ran my anti-spy. I have Windows XP as my OS. I don't know if I am being hacked or this is part of an update on my bundle program. These are the foll. items found:
1) Name: Media Access
Type: File
Object location: C:\Windows\downloadedprogramfiles\mediagatewayx...

2) Name: WindUpdates.MediaGateway
Type: hkey_classes_root\mediagatewayx.installer
Type: hkey_localmachine\software\microsoft\windows\current

Thank you,

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