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Help Removing Adware problem

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by 44caliberkid, Jan 20, 2007.

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  1. 44caliberkid

    44caliberkid Thread Starter

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    I have accidently downloaded some adware with a flashplayer that Adware or my anti-virus won't handle. It keeps giving me system alerts for [email protected] It also keeps putting up ads to buy various security and anti-virus programs. I've found the implant but when i try to highlight and delete it it tells me "Cannot delete, there has been a sharing violation. The source or destination file may be in use."
    They are titled "system" and "SYSTEM.ALT"
    How can I get rid of this?
     
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    blues_harp28 Trusted Advisor Spam Fighter

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    Hi post a Hijack this log..let log experts take a look..link below.
    D/load save to C:\ program file.
    Close all windows..open Hjt log..click scan and save logfile.
    It will open in notepad..click edit>select all>edit>copy>back to your thread>paste on your thread.
    Make no changes until asked to do so.
     
  4. 44caliberkid

    44caliberkid Thread Starter

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    I'm using Windows 2000 and can't figure out where to disable the system restore
     
  5. 44caliberkid

    44caliberkid Thread Starter

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    Blues-Harp, I don't understand what you're saying.
     
  6. blues_harp28

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    Hi a Hijck this log will show all that is running on your system..good and bad.
    Click on Hijack this log link in my signature and follow instructions in #3.
    Log experts will be able to read the log and see if you are infected.
     
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