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virus alert beside clock. can't figure out how to get it off

by thelazer2003 / July 21, 2008 8:34 AM PDT

Hey, everyone, I have this virus alert in the bottom-righthand corner of my screen, to the right side of the clock. It's a result of having a trojan on here. So, this is a screen shot of it... http://thelazer2003.webs.com/backgroundalert.jpg
So, I have no idea how to make this stop saying that, but It would be great if someone could give me some useful info about how to do it. Thanks!

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by thelazer2003 / July 21, 2008 9:12 AM PDT

Thanks, so much, worked beautifully!

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Good to hear it worked for you :)
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 21, 2008 9:31 AM PDT
In reply to: THANKS!

Thanks for posting back !

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It helped me too
by Klaussp / July 29, 2008 1:04 AM PDT

Thank you for providing the answer

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(NT) Super ! Thanks for posting :)
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 29, 2008 1:43 AM PDT
In reply to: It helped me too
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Partly Worked!
by lavender01 / August 30, 2008 2:50 AM PDT

That also got rid of the virus alert - but I still have hidden programs

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Since You've Hijacked Someone Else's Thread And Given..
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / August 31, 2008 5:06 AM PDT
In reply to: Partly Worked!

...us no other information about your computer, or which cleanup tools you've used, or what malware you have on your machine, it's a little tough to give any specific advice for your problem. So...until you give us more information, please follow the instructions below and see if it helps.

Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from the link below:


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.
* The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.

Extra 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.

Hope this helps.


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