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recovering from an "internet attack"

by ade2007 / January 23, 2008 3:35 AM PST
that screen keeps popping up, each time i delete three spyware shortcuts on my desktop they still appear when i restart(they cant be found in the add/remove programs), its causing my laptop's explorer.exe to run at 99%, so i end up ending the task(explorer.exe) so i can at least use the darn thing, without my system tray or start menu

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Basic steps
by Jimmy Greystone / January 23, 2008 3:41 AM PST

The basic steps to getting rid of malware are as follows. If you need more detailed instructions, google is your friend.

1: Switch off System Restore
2: Reboot to Safe Mode
3: Run numerous malware removal programs -- AVG Anti-Spyware/Ewido, AdAware, and Spybot at a minimum
4: Reboot normally and switch on System Restore if desired

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Maybe not
by Willy / January 23, 2008 3:57 AM PST

Unless your AV pgm. is popping up that "internet attack msg.", then forget it. Yeah forget, it maybe more of attempt to direct you get actual spyware/virus because you're directed to go such a site. These pop-overs are an attempt to lure you to try so-called spyware/anti-virus pgms. in order for you to buy them or just infect you. Goto the security, virus&spyware forum and find the sticky on top. Use its websites to help you determine via online scans, just what if any malware in on your system. If you have Av pgm. get the latest updates and scan your system. I also suggest you find a pgm. called Trojan Hunter" good for a 30day trial.

tada -----Willy Happy

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