Date: Fri, 9 Jan 2009 22:36:08 -0500
Reply-To: "Jack R." <jack007@COMCAST.NET>
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From: "Jack R." <jack007@COMCAST.NET>
Subject: Re: NVC at all (computer question)
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I run both Adaware and Spybot.
Here is a link to the Adaware anti-spyware and spyware cleaner. Choose the
free version. http://www.lavasoft.com/
I've never had any pop-up issues with AVG by the way.
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Sent: Friday, January 09, 2009 10:58 AM
Subject: NVC at all (computer question)
I'm suddenly getting popups on my computer - never had them before - and I
was wondering if someone can recommend good freeware to deal with them.
I am running AVG Anti-virus free version, I update regularly and scan every
day. Yesterday in the middle of working (not scanning) AVG suddenly opened
a window to tell me I had a trojan. Windows started opening right and left,
all kinds of things happening. I shut all my files, disconnected from the
internet, and scanned. AVG found 11 infected files and cleaned them. I
rescanned again, and found no infections. Today I scanned and found
nothing, updated the database of virus info as usual, all looked fine.
But I'm getting popups - not a lot, but a few. I got one today from
something called "registry defender for windows" which kind of mimicked AVG
anti-virus, so I went to their website. But then a few more popups opened,
so I figured they were bogus and shut them down.
Can anyone recommend a good way to stop the popups or figure out what's
allowing them onto my computer?
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