View Full Version : Infected plz help

07-20-2007, 09:53 PM
I was infected with either a virus or spyware earlier today. I was able to use system restore to get to where I am functioning again but I do not believe all is well. I ran adaware, Norton and spybot. Spybot had some artifacts that it could not remove. Norton found two entries. I have yet to reboot for fear that the malware will reappear. I need desperate help. Thanks in advance for any help.

07-21-2007, 08:27 AM
Try Spyware Terminator. Its free, and is active. Do a full scan with it, I gave it a shot yesterday (thanks to someone on this forum) and was pleasantly suprised.


07-21-2007, 09:43 PM
Download any free anti-spyware program that can help you to remove the infection.
I recommend you to download the program called Spyware sweeper from <URL Removed> This will manually remove the spyware, which is hijacking your browser. You would find detailed instructions at the site.

07-26-2007, 07:00 PM
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