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  • Solution for Antivirus XP 2008 malicious adware.  I got it Yesterday and this bug is a little nasty.  I makes it difficult to deal with becasuse it removes the control panel icon, restore function, the key to see all your programs from the task bar etc...  It says you are infected, and from some psychic ability new this, contacted you to offer a $50 cure.  THere are no viruses or worms on your computer.  It is just a program that makes you think that there are.  If you want to try to restore the computer to anotehr day preceding the date of the infection, turn off the computer, and when the root meny comes up, before window starts, hit F10 and that will give you a restore option and do a window restoration.  However, this may not solve the problem.  If not or if you want to go to a beter fix, I found online a free program that cured me perfectly...well, it cured my computer anyway.  When you run this program, the Antivirus XP 2008 does what any dying thing does, it tries to survive by blanking over the screen with window error messages...just ignore them as they will cyle, if it stays on for over 10 moinutes, hit the space bar to see the status of the cleansing program.

     

    Here it is:  http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/malware-removal/remove-antivirus-xp-2008

     

    Try it you'll like it,

     

    Michael

    Thursday, August 7, 2008 7:21 PM

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  • Please be aware that this is not a general forum for viruses, spyware, or Windows Help.

     

    The link to Bleeping computer has been provided before to resolve this infection, which is what it actually is. Yes, your PC is infected when you get the popups from the program - it is the infection.

    Note that the above solution is valid if you wish to pursue removal yourself and OneCare has not taken care of it, but below is the official path for resolving the problem for a OneCare user infected by this or any other malware:

    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

     

    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.

     

     

     

    -steve

    Friday, August 8, 2008 3:05 PM
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