My security shield

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  1. Road Runner

    Road Runner

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    has taken over my laptop, how can i get rid of it?

    Even blocking AVG out
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    control panel...add/remove programs.....find the offending program and click remove.

    then download CCleaner or comodo registry cleaner to mop up the last bits.

    the other way is to go into the 'C' drive, program files and search for it there then search the file for 'uninstall' then click to remove it then go back to the last paragraph.

    i dont suppose its Norton internet security by any chance ?
     
  3. Road Runner

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    Does not show under programmes john.

    Any kind of removal search it blocks:Doh:
     
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    malwarebytes' anti malware should find it and remove it... i had it on one of my work machines and it did the trick
     
  5. pappajohn

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    does the program have a desktop icon ?

    if so right click it and scroll to properties.....click on 'find target' and it will take you there.

    then look if it has an 'uninstall' or 'uninst' option
     
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    Place laptop in large container wrapped in a duvet.

    Pour in approximately 4.5 litres of good quality paraffin. If no paraffin available use best grade diesel.

    From a safe distance throw in a lighted match.

    You are now safe from all software problems.
     
  7. Road Runner

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    Its driving me nuts.

    What can I do?
     
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    :ROFLMAO:C'mon John
    you moaned the other day because the lap-top wouldn't work------------theres no pleasing you !!!!!!!!!!:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:::bigsmile:::bigsmile:::bigsmile:
    Nigel & Pamala--------------Niagara Falls high 70's wall to wall sunshine (today)
     
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    you may have to start in safe mode to remove this , when you start the laptop press f8 repetitively this should start you in safe mode , if not google which f # for you laptop
     
  11. Jim

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    John, install malwarebytes its free. Let it scan your PC, this will get rid of it. Then purcha$e the paid for version on Malwarebytes. This will give you real time protection as you surf. It is designed to work alongside your regular anti virus programmes and it works like a dream. Its genuinley saves my PC from trojans a couple of times a week. Its worth 10 times what you will pay for it. :thumb:
     
  12. Road Runner

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    Jim I have looked twice and would pay the $39 but wach time go to pay that want £47.40 nearly twice as much:Angry:

    This thing keeps popping up everywhere
     
  13. Road Runner

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    Yupp but then what do I do please?
     
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    John, its less than £20 here http://www.malwarebytes.org/

    But download the free program first, it works just the same as the paid version, except once you are clean the paid for works in real time and does exceptionally well in seeing that you won't get caught again. :thumb:
     
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    Paid and done thank you:thumb:

    That was terrrible
     
  16. pappajohn

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    cheers for the heads up Jim....

    388 files infected but nothing destructive.

    i thought my security was ok but you live and learn. :Doh:
     
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    I've been using Malwarebytes for a year or more and it certainly does what it says on the tin, it finds and removes stuff that Norton and Spybot never find.

    :thumb::thumb:
     
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