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Anti-vermin flashing icon in system tray

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  1. Mehit58

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    Help! I now have this flashing icon in my system tray ; when you click on it it brings you to a site called Anti-Vermins.com. I have tried my Norton 2005, Windows Defender and Advanced Windowcare V2 to remove it but no luck. I became so desperate I purchased XoftSpySE last night to the tune of $39.00 because they claimed they could remove it. No such luck. The only upside to all the cleaning is the computer is actually running faster.

    Can you help?:eek:
     
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  3. Mehit58

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    I downloaded it last night, but when I re-booted in Safemode the program was not on my desk top to access. Any suggestions. Although I can navigate pretty well around the PC, I am a bit of a novice in this area.
     
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    :) Did you follow the instructions on THIS link? You have to unzip the Smitfraud file after you download it.
     
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    Just tired re-booting and running in Safemode and still cannot access Smitfraud. It does not show up on my desk top. Only the recycle bin and a shortcut to Xoftspy. HELP!!!
     
  6. Mehit58

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    Can you explain how to "unzip" I am a novice in this area.
     
  7. Old Rich

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    double click . . click on "Extract files"

    . . or . . RIght Click, select Extract
     
  8. Mehit58

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    Problem has been resolved. Opted for a live chat w/a tech who remotely solved the problem.
     
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    Cool . . . :)
     
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