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tbon.exe removal help

does anyone know of a program that will remove this???? my sister is afraid to go manually into the registry. i know its not a priority to remove tbon but she wants it gone if possible-adaware doesnt find it- but its in add remove and keeps coming back- avg updated za updated adaware updated. windows 98se

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tbon or tbon.exe

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Hi Lisa,

Process Name: Adware.W32.BestOffers

Description:
tbon.exe is a process belonging to an advertising program by the Best Offers Network. This process monitors your browsing habits and distributes the data back to the author's servers for analysis. This also prompts advertising popups. This program is a registered security risk and should be removed immediately.

Recommendation for tbon.exe:
DISABLE AND REMOVE IMMEDIATELY. This process is most likely an adware or spyware.

Is it running at startup??

Use Taskmanager (Ctrl-Alt-Del) to end this running processes if you can (or use Process Explorer)

Go to Add/Remove Programs (START, settings, control Panel) and uninstall these apps (all may not be listed)
anything with a name similar to MyWay, MySearch, MyWebSearch, is there also an entry: BestOffers ?


Did you let her run Ad aware and\or SpybotS&D (updated) ?

Pls. let us know how you are doing.

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TBON.EXE

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TBON.EXE- she just went into start up and unchecked it so it cant run on start up- im going to have her now try add remove- before it wouldnt allow it to be removed- the The best offers is on add remove too- will let you know how it goes thaks so much

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(NT) (NT) Lisa, You're Welcome - Good Luck :)

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no luck

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its still unchecked from start up- the The Best Offers cant be removed from add remove -it just gives a pop up with a link to an agrement about the program and wont uninstall the program- very frustrating- updated adaware doesnt find it- no luck with spybot- we ran the uninstall given at the link provided by the popup but it doesnt unistall it- other than her (scary thought here) entering the registry i just dont know-it claims not to be adware but it is- ive searched 3 days for a way to get rid of it- not sure how it got here- but one day shes looking in add remove and found this the best offers and kaaza - she removed kaaza-somehow this tbon.exe was linked to the kaaza she removed-she didnt even know what kaaza was or how it go there- i reminded her she has teenagers-and thats probably how......

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Lisa, maybe you also should run.....

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ewido.

Please download, install, update and scan your system with the free version of Ewido Malware Suite.

1. When installing, under "Additional Options" uncheck "Install background guard" and "Install scan via context menu".
2. When you run ewido for the first time, you will get a warning "Database could not be found!". Click OK. We will fix this in a moment.
3. From the main ewido screen, click on update in the left menu, then click the Start update button.
4. After the update finishes (the status bar at the bottom will display "Update successful"), exit Ewido and boot into safe mode:

Restart your computer, and begin tapping the F8 key on your keyboard. Continue to do so until the Windows Advanced Options menu appears. If you begin tapping the F8 key too soon, some computers display a "keyboard error" message. To resolve this, restart the computer and try again.
Using the arrow keys on the keyboard, scroll to and select the Safe mode menu item, and then press Enter.


Now open Ewido, click on the Scanner button in the left menu, then click on the Start button. This scan can take quite a while to run.

If ewido finds anything, it will pop up a notification. You can select "clean" and check the boxes "Perform action with all infections" and "Create encrypted backup" before clicking on OK.

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sounds good

In reply to: Lisa, maybe you also should run.....

i sent sister the link to this download- im going to run it on mine too- that way i can talk her through it over the phone instead of trekking al the way t her place thank you so much-

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(NT) (NT) Lisa, You're Welcome :)

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You could try...

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this LINK

On the page scroll down to "creates the following files" and you will see tbon.exe

Tom

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thank you

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She doesnt have orton but I will go out to her place and delete it from the registry- i dont let her mess in there- lol..... ill give it a try. thank you so much.

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