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(Solved) should I un-install this?

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  1. jin

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    I was un-installing a program from my computer...and spotted something else i hadnt seen before , "Broad Jump Client Foundation" it contains 63 files and 4 folders and i have no idea where it came from . It doesnt look familiar to me . I'm really anxious to delete it. Can anyone tell me its purpose? thanks....
     
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    Basically it appears to be spyware and you should use the add/remove programs to uninstall it
     
  4. TOGG

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    jin,

    It appears to be tracking or spyware installed by your broadband cable company. Do a search on Google.com and www.spywareinfo.com and see what turns up.

    The main question is, if there is an anti spyware program to clean it out, will your connection stop working?.

    Ooops! I see I was too slow typing this.
     
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    OH !!!THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!!!!!!! (simple enough ;) ?) I do believe this came from my very own cable company ! the NERVE ...anyway thanks so much ! and btw...I think I'm gunna like it here :) .....Jin

    I wondered as i checked out those sites you posted for me....

    Is there a place that lists common spyware programs to look for? (and snuff out)
     
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    There is so much spyware out there and new stuff seems to be coming out almost daily - I doubt anyone could keep up a list

    If you want to see just what spyware has got on to your computer - run spybot

    Please Download and install SpyBot, from here

    http://www.lurkhere.com/~nicefiles/spybot11r3.exe

    click the online tab to search for and download the updates, then shut down and relaunch SpyBot.

    Go to the Settings tab > File Sets, and uncheck 'System Internals' and 'Tracks' .
    These aren't needed for our present purpose, and you can always experiment with them later on.

    Finally, after closing down Internet Explorer, click 'Check for problems', and have SpyBot remove all it finds 'Fix selected problems'

    you may have to run spybot more than once to clear everything

    steam
     
  7. jin

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    :eek: WOW Steam!!! Thanks EVER SO MUCH! I checked out the info on that spy- ware/ spy-bot download ! ......Clickety click... and check for problems and fix selected problems....... and HOLY COW!! ......Two years of surfing, diving ,swimming and floating on the web sure netted me oodles of little lovelies......... I feel so much better now....Thanks again! Jin :)
     
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    Hi jin

    [tsg=yourewelcome][/tsg]

    steam
     
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