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Thread: new virus/addware for the new year

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    Can anyone tell me how to get this *&^%$ program off of my computer for good? Norton doesn't get it. Uninstalling it doesn't work. Spybot SAYS it deletes it, but it comes back worse than a D. capensis.

    What do I have to do to get rid of the thing?!?
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    \"Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.\"
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    Download HiJackThis and run a scan.

    Post the results of the log at this forum and they should be able to help you:

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    A program that I use to get rid of programs that just do not leave is Killbox.
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    I'd say throw away that junk you call a computer and get yourself a mac...
    No viruses, no spyware (unless you know what you're about), never any problems... had them for 6 years, never had a problem, never had antivirus nor any disk utilities... makes you wonder eh?
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    *begin vent*
    Ugh, here we go again. Mac doesn't not have the virus/spyware problems that PC has because it is better... It doesn't have AS MANY problems because it isn't that popular. Why would people target a system that isn't as common? As more and more people go to MAC *thinking it's safer??* These problems are becoming more common on this platform as well. Run a search, and you'll find topics like this one.
    Yes, I use PC and I find it frustrating that whenever someone asks for computer help here, everytime it seams, someone has to suggest going to MAC. *end vent* (LOL)
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    Indeed its less common due to it being way more expensive and reliable (cant argue the power and reliabilty of mav vs pc). However, if you compare bare Windows XP and bare OS X, you'll find that naked OS X is way harder to hack into than Win.
    But anyway, I have used both systems and made my choice after about 1.2 seconds. PC is only usable for low quality pornography and games. Macs are for graphics, audio, and anything else that you want done flawlessly without having to restart every 2 minutes due to your computer crashing [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile.gif[/img]
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    Quote Originally Posted by [b
    Quote[/b] (Dimka @ Dec. 31 2005,3:40)]PC is only usable for low quality pornography and games
    ...nice.
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