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  1. #11

    Portsmouth Hants
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    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center

    It is possible that some dropper program is replacing the malware as soon as it is removed by your security program. It would be better to use a program like Malwarebytes rather than trying to remove the files manually. In order to stop these malware files from contacting their sites to download further copies of the malware, see this thread Trustworthy Sites - By blocking access in and out of your PC to these malware sources, you can nip the infection in the bud.

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  2. #12

    I have used spy hunter 4
    Lavasoft registry tuner (extras inside)
    Advance System care Ultimate

    and a couple of others

    All except Spy hunter 4 tells me they are not there
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  3. #13

    Portsmouth Hants
    Posts : 772
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
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  4. #14

    That's it, of course. pbcopter. None of us thought of suggesting that!
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  5. #15

    Posts : 467
    Windows 8 Pro

    Look has a wealth of info about where Win8 stores all our 'hidden' data...

    Microsoft Windows 8: A Forensic First Look
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  6. #16

    Quote Originally Posted by fafhrd View Post
    No I didnt but lets say that I very strongly suspected. I shall be removing that software shortly.
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  7. #17

    SH4 removed and refund on its way. Trying out Spy Killer now trail basis. Not really because of any urgency, but wanting to see how it performs for future ref. Incidently, 2 scans - zero return!!
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  8. #18

    Posts : 9
    win 8 pro + media center

    hey guys i got the same issue..


    i can't delete it?it say's open in windows explorer...

    and every time i open my pc it pops up with a donate page.....

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  9. #19

    I am trialing spy killer now, so far pc is reported clean. there was a bug notified by malwarebytes but for some reason its in MY web pages folder, no way should there be anything in there?
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