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MisterHenderson Boerewors Since: 3.5.06 From: New York Since last post: 2648 days Last activity: 2567 days # 1 Posted on 3.12.07 2344.38 | Instant Rating: 0.92 OK, I am having a helluva time removing some Ad ware from my PC. I had been running Webroot's spy ware/anti virus program, but it couldn't quarantine one Trojan Hors and an Ad ware file. I downloaded Norton 2008, ran it, and there is still one Ad ware file I can't remove. WHAT NEXT? "Gorbachev sings tractors. Turnips! Buttocks!" Promote this thread!
JALman Boerewors Since: 7.7.02 From: Almost there Since last post: 901 days Last activity: 21 hours # 2 Posted on 4.12.07 0119.20 | Instant Rating: 6.53 What's the file name of this rotten adware?
Merc Potato korv Since: 3.1.02 From: Brisbane, Australia Since last post: 2107 days Last activity: 2085 days # 3 Posted on 4.12.07 0214.29 | Instant Rating: 5.71 He just said : Norton But seriously folks It really does depend on the infection, try something like stinger for common stuff. Or if it gives you a name google it and check out some of the specialist removal sites
StaggerLee Scrapple Since: 3.10.02 From: Right side of the tracks Since last post: 7 hours Last activity: 7 hours # 4 Posted on 4.12.07 1337.16 | Instant Rating: 2.35 adaware is good (in my experience) for being able to remove ANYTHING. YMMV.
Mr. Boffo Scrapple Since: 24.3.02 From: Oshkosh, WI Since last post: 1269 days Last activity: 1230 days # 5 Posted on 4.12.07 1524.41 | Instant Rating: 5.12 I'll usually use Adaware, Spybot S&D, Windows Defender, HijackThis! and a boot scan with an antivirus program. The combination of it all seems to get rid of nearly everything.
El Nastio Boudin blanc Since: 14.1.02 From: Ottawa Ontario, by way of Walkerton Since last post: 21 days Last activity: 10 hours
ICQ: # 6 Posted on 4.12.07 2211.59 | Instant Rating: 7.22 Safe Mode. Do the scan in Safe Mode. Upgrade all definitions and then proceed to run the scans in Safe Mode. Why? Because you can (in theory) be assured that only the ESSENTIAL Windows processess and files are running/loaded. Yes, I finally have updated the Troll Moment of the Week! This week is brought to you by ; , who brought us the following such pieces of wisdom as: "STONEBOY!" STONEBOY!: "THIS GOES MESSAGE GOES OUT TO ALL CANADIANS ESPECIALLY MONTREAL WHEREVER THE F#CK THAT IS". Kidbrooklyn: "Please god tell me that you're making fun of the douche who started this thread... Wait, no he isn't. He's serious. I hadn't read his previous brilliance before. I apologize" (in reference to a reply by James1978). Click Here (The W) to read the rest of it! BXVI
MisterHenderson Boerewors Since: 3.5.06 From: New York Since last post: 2648 days Last activity: 2567 days # 7 Posted on 7.12.07 0002.39 | Instant Rating: 0.92
Merc, I* took your advice and it worked. Adware.Helpexpress.exe. I had to edit the registry to get rid of it. Nastio, I'll take your advice as well. Thanks all! "Gorbachev sings tractors. Turnips! Buttocks!"
Have you had a look at your processor? What you describe sounds exactly like when my processor fried a couple of years back.
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