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I recently had to do 2 things, install an update for the Flashplayer and a driver for my HP Envy printer, and now I've got a program called "Anchor Free." What is this program that I didn't ask for?

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It's malware.

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Where did you get the flash update and HP driver frm? Do you torrent?
Dafydd.

Post was last edited on September 30, 2017 12:15 PM PDT

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It's Malware answer

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I got it from the Adobe website.

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See this.

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How can I get rid of Hotspot Shield?
Go to Start > Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs > Hotspot Shield Toolbar > Remove/Uninstall. Click “Yes” to confirm the uninstallation. If you are using Mozilla Firefox, go to Tools > Add-Ons > Extensions > Hotspot Shield Toolbar > Uninstall. Restart your Web browser.
Have you scanned with anything?
Dafydd.

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