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     i put it there myself, i believe. now it will not go away and i can't find where it lives to delete it. its a little active, annoying icon changing from a question mark on a blue shield , to a x on a red shield. it wants me to buy an antivirus program, lol. funny thing is that onecare continues to detect it through virus scan, but after removal it still remains. i remember installing 2 .dll file and 1 .exe file of which i am certian has something to do with the invincable life of the this annoyance.

    the files were isfmdl.dll,isfmntr.exe, and ictmdl.dll. i am currnetly looking for them to...... shall we say........ terminate them. where is arnold when u need him?. any advice to remove this icon from my toolbar(by the clock) would be greatly appreciated

    Tuesday, January 29, 2008 1:14 AM

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  • If OneCare is detecting this malware, but is unable to remove it, please contact support for help.

    How to reach support (FAQ) - http://forums.microsoft.com/WindowsOneCare/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=2421771&SiteID=2

    -steve

    Tuesday, January 29, 2008 1:02 PM
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  • This has happened to me too recently from some download/update to some video viewer program it as attached too. I was able to delete and cleanup most of the files I think. The shield still is there and right clicking on it, or clicking on it takes you to VIRUSHEAT.  I've tried everything to get rid of it. Another company affiliated with it was pcconnect.com which is what some of the files were hidden under. 

     

    HELP???

    Tuesday, March 11, 2008 5:21 AM
  • Tjones69,

    If  you are not using Windows Live OneCare, you are off topic for this forum. This is not a general forum for viruses, spyware, or Windows Help. For help with spyware issues, you may want to try the forums here: 

    http://aumha.net/ For help with virus removal, contact the maker of your Antivirus program.

    If you are in North America, you can call 866-727-2338 for help with virus and spyware infections. See http://www.microsoft.com/protect/support/default.mspx for details. For international information, see your local subsidiary Support site.

     

    If you are using Windows Live OneCare and you have been infected, but OneCare did not detect or cannot remove the malware, please contact support to report this and for help with removal.

    How to reach support (FAQ) - http://forums.microsoft.com/WindowsOneCare/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=2421771&SiteID=2

     

    -steve

    Tuesday, March 11, 2008 9:11 AM
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