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"Antivirus soft" removal - system restore worked

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by vegasmary, Feb 21, 2010.

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  1. vegasmary

    vegasmary Thread Starter

    Feb 20, 2006
    Hello -

    I had a horrible bug called "Antivirus Soft" yesterday - it would not allow any programs to open and instead wanted me to open their antivirus software.

    I ran Malwarebytes and that didn't find it so I tried a few of the other fixes I found on here but I couldn't use them because I couldn't get on the internet in safe mode to download the programs.

    Anyway, I thought I had nothing to lose so I did a system restore to Friday out of safe mode, and my computer is working fine now.

    Is there anything I have to do now? Will I live to regret this some day?

    And by the way, what AV program should I be running? Trend Micro let this thing through --


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