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Pro-antivirus

by kaitlyn0625 / November 25, 2009 3:58 AM PST

The main desktop has recently gotten the pro-antivirus virus. The computer already has the Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware installed on it, but much like everything else I try, I get the "Application cannot be executed. The file mbam.exe (or whatever I'm trying to run) is infected. Do you want to activate your antivirus software now?" Along with those common error messages I get a spyware alert pop-up in the middle of the screan- "your computer is infected by syware-34 serious threats have been found while scanning your files and registry. It is strongly recommended that you sidinfect your computer and activate Realtime secure protection against future intrusions." Also a pop-up in the lower right corner which is Antivirus System Pro alert. And a windows security alert linked to the Pro-Antivirus. I've tried putting anti-virus on CD and USB and nothing works. The virus blocks everything, including internet (which is unpluged because of these lovely porno websites that keep popping up.) Any ideas?

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Remove Windows Antivirus Pro (Uninstall Guide)
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 25, 2009 4:20 AM PST
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Fail.
by kaitlyn0625 / November 25, 2009 9:13 AM PST

I can't even get past the first step. This thing won't let me acess my internet, much less download anything. I tried putting the fixtm on my USP and download from there, even burning it to a CD and nothing lets me download.

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You could try....
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 25, 2009 10:02 AM PST
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to restore your computer to an earlier date as you did not have the infection.

Give it a try.

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Trying now...
by kaitlyn0625 / November 25, 2009 10:31 AM PST
In reply to: You could try....

I'm giving that a try now. Hopefully it will work.

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