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  1. #41


    caperjack, thanks for the info.

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  2. #42


    Malwarebytes found the following folder hidden in windows and I have instructed it to delete it, hopefully permanently.

    C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\PREMIEROPINION

    I assume this has been the cause of the channel157 etc adware. Maywarebytes found nothing else.
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  3. #43


    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,908
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7


    Yah, that's where it would have been. Looks like you had something called "Opinion Spy" and THAT's what wold have been doing the Popups.

    How to get rid of OpinionSpy / PremierOpinion's spyware from your Mac | Technology | theguardian.com

    Apparently it infects MACOS as well.
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  4. #44


    The first place I checked - control panel programs & Features - not listed.
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  5. #45


    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,908
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7


    It would not be, it's MALware.

    Notice how it says in the article to simply delete it's folder, it gets installed with no uninstaller, or any other evidence that it had been installed.
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  6. #46


    you're article says it can be removed via add/remove - so the article is wrong them?


    Note: for Windows users, you can apparently remove PREMIEROPINION by using the Add/Remove Programs tab. We strongly recommend that you do


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  7. #47


    Just checked Task manager - start - up services, the folder premieropinion is still there but labelled stopped, so much for being deleted, but no deletion option in task manager.
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  8. #48


    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,908
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7


    It may be a hidden service. Well, the thing now is to see if there are any popups. So, give it a day, see if it happens. Then I'll look at the article again, there was another way to get rid of the remains of it. I think the "Delete folder" solution was for MACOS, so I misread it. I don't see how the program can run without it's gunk executables, post back here right away if you get a popup. Make me a screenshot of the way it originally appears.
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  9. #49


    will do, just found in iobit malware fighter in quarantine a load of premier files, so deleted them.
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  10. #50


    DAMNATION! This came up whilst I was using the pc, not even on idle


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