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I suggest you download Ad-Aware Free and Spybot S&D (they’re free), install them, update them and run full scans with them in Safe Mode With Networking. Safe Mode With Networking sometimes keeps malware from protecting itself.

Also, turn off System Restore to evict any copies of bad stuff that might be lurking there.

To get into Safe Mode with Networking:

1. Log out and reboot your machine.
2. When the machine starts the reboot sequence, press the F8 key repeatedly.
3. Select Safe Mode with Networking from the resulting menu.
4. Login. If the malware has changed your password, try logging in as Administrator. By default, Administrator has no password.
5. The machine will continue booting, but the Windows desktop will look different.
6. When you're finished doing what you need to do, log out and reboot back into normal mode.

Another trick that may enable anti-malware and/or its installer program to sneak past the malware is to change the name of the anti-malware program itself. The names of the files and their locations differ between anti-malware programs, but the procedure is always the same:

1. In Windows Explorer, find the folder with the anti-malware.
2. Change the name of the program (it always ends with a .exe) to virtually anything else, but keep the “.exe” part.
3. Run that.

Note that even if the anti-malware programs get rid of the malware, they may not be able to reverse the effects. Search the Web for possible fixes.

Update and run full scans regularly, not just when you think you already have malware.

Good luck.


Note: There ARE free versions of these programs on the websites listed. They just may not be obvious.

Ad-Aware Free (free): http://www.lavasoftusa.com/
Spybot S & D (free): http://www.spybot.com/
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  • Neil answered 5 years ago
    Download and run Malwarebytes. Ensure you update the program and run a quick scan. It will remove that and most other malware on your computer.
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  • make money online answered 5 years ago
    Download and install spyware blockers.

    There are many to choose from, doing google search.

    I get mine at http://spywareblockersdownload.com and they give you 3 choices.
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  • DunbarPappy®ϟϟ answered 5 years ago
    It's a lovely item from Google:
    From their Privacy Center page (http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html):
    "No personally identifiable information – We don’t collect or serve ads based on personal information without your permission."
    Notice the last 3 words...yet you are by default, "Opted In"!!
    This constitutes a serious disregard for "informed consent".

    And Gmail, once perceived to be 'safe', actually scans all your mail & then selects advertising based on the content. It's "for your own good...."

    "Google uses the DoubleClick DART cookie on our Google content network ..."
    These guys are the used car salesman of the internet, very 'slippery' characters burying their methods, details & opt out choices with layer after layer, page after page of non-sense & merry-go-round tactics plus non-functioning links. You know: the usual corporate greed tactics.
    requires "Opt Out" to defray the advertising tsunami of this server based spyware/adware (and to stop them from creating a 'profile' of you).
    "Opt out" sign in pages;
    DoubleClick here: http://www.doubleclick.com/privacy/dart_...
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  • globeweasel answered 5 years ago
    can either search your system for it and delete, or any good spy/malware scanner should remove it.
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  • Person answered 5 years ago
    get malwarebytes and run a scan.
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