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"System Alert" appears in system tray area

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by TimT, Jul 13, 2007.

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  1. TimT

    TimT Thread Starter

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    Normal fraudulent stuff about hidden spyware activity on the system encourages me to click and download arepair program. It will not delete or go away.

    Thanks in advance for your help Tim
     
  2. MFDnNC

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    Click here to download HJTInstall.exe
    • Save HJTInstall.exe to your desktop.
    • Doubleclick on the HJTInstall.exe icon on your desktop.
    • By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis .
    • Click on Install.
    • It will create a HijackThis icon on the desktop.
    • Once installed, it will launch Hijackthis.
    • Click on the Do a system scan and save a logfile button. It will scan and the log should open in notepad.
    • Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" to copy the entire contents of the log.
    • Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.
    • DO NOT have Hijackthis fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.
     
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