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Adware Found: Gator(GAIN) wierd issue with it

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by Maggz, Apr 22, 2004.

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  1. Maggz

    Maggz Thread Starter

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    Ok when running spysweeper It keeps detecting Gator's adware software on my computer yet I have no symptoms or installed files (im guessing thanks to Spyware Blaster?) but it still keeps ending up in my temp folder. heres what im talking about


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  2. FinestRanger

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    Did this just start appearing after the last update? It was also detected on my computer. I ran it. Re-started. It never returned. I'm just curious; I don't have an answer for you. Sorry. :(
     
  3. mach9

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    Same here. Last update yielded 1 instance of Gator(GAIN) and 3 traces. When I deleted all from quarentine it said something re Webroot? Am I getting paranoid or something. Webroot is SpySweeper's parent company??? Well, no one else found Gator; I run 8 various Spyware/Trojan/ ActiveX blockers/CWS destroyers, etc. Maybe I'll email them and inquire.
     
  4. Maggz

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    Now ive got c:\documents and settings\tj\recent\gator.ink WTF is this about?! Im just getting concerned..
     
  5. Maggz

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    I also noticed that the files are named .tmp.dat and .ink.dat so their not really ink and tmp files their really dat files? And yes I started getting these after the update.
     
  6. Maggz

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    bump nobody has any info for me?
     
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