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PLEASE HELP ME!!! possible spyware/ adware issue...

by vtbear21 / April 14, 2008 9:46 AM PDT

hi everyone,
the other day when i was online, i started to get all these popups... so i went ahead and exited internet explorer and made shure my popup blocker was on... when i came back into internet explorer, abot five minutes later, all these tabs started to open up with numbers in the tabs (ex. http://89.83....) and a few blank internet eplorer tabs... then not long after that i started to get full page pop ups stating "buy this", "download this game", "do this and ...".

i started to worry and ran norton and it found NOTHING! but when i ran wndows defender nothing at all but when i downloaded windows live one care it found something a trojan.. the software was called trojan:Win32/pccleaner.a...
it was removed but i am haveing the same issue still.. i ran tune ups, spyware/malware scans but still every oher scans finds the software... my dad thinks i have a "smchit" virus but i dont know..

do you know what is going on with this?
if you do your advise is deeply needed!!!
thanks everyone

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Maybe you try the following.....
by Marianna Schmudlach / April 14, 2008 11:18 AM PDT

Try a scan with with MalwareBytes' Anti-Malware:
download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from one of these locations:

Double Click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.

* Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
* If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
* Once the program has loaded, select "Perform Quick Scan", then click Scan.
* The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.
* When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
* Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
* When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart.(See Extra Note)
* The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.

NOTE: If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove,you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts,click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfection process,if asked to restart the computer, please do so immediately.

Pls. let us know how you are doing.

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Read this link ...
by Edward ODaniel / April 14, 2008 11:19 AM PDT
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fast and clean
by Roberto Mohan / April 14, 2008 4:16 PM PDT

yo .. try ewido .. its a good cleaner .. it worked really good for me .. that should help u out alot .. pm me for more info.

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by Roberto Mohan / April 14, 2008 4:17 PM PDT
In reply to: fast and clean

do a yahoo search or try

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