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Not sure if infected or not

  1. #11


    Yep, that's "fake AV" and the popup is definitely bogus, but you already know that. I hope MalwareBytes can clean it up for you. You may also want to run CCleaner right after MalwareBytes to be sure it's out of the registry...

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  2. #12


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    Windows 8 Home Premium 64-bit


    azasadny,

    This topic has probably turned into information for any person with afuture problem of this nature.

    Akpsp has not replied in a week!!
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  3. #13


    Thanks, i noticed that after I posted. Most of these people ask questions, then leave and never let us know if the suggested "fix" really worked...
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