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    Serious computer issue...

    Well guys...i have this new form of Spyware, which no matter what i do i can't get rid of...

    I've tried Spyware Guard, Spyware Blaster, Spybot, Ad-aware amongst other things...

    it shows up in my processes running as random jumbled letters and number...example..tmot.exe, Elis.exe, Nwvdx.exe, Tqfgn9.exe, etc...and it's always 2 instances running at all times...and a combination of the above..and take up 4-5 mB of Ram each...

    When you end the process on one, another opens...

    Does anyone know what to do?? What to look for??


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    have you tried the new ad-aware and new spybot?

    click to go to download "Ad Aware SE personal"


    good luck man

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    Anybody else..i have those progs...thanks for the suggestion..

    i don't wanna reformat again(i just did not to long ago)..it's such a pain in the ass...

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    How about Spy Sweeper? I have used this one in addition to Spybot and Adaware and it has caught stuff that the others haven't.

    Other options, do an internet search on the specific exe files.

    Update your spyware programs, disconnect your internet, reboot, and try it again, perhaps it will be able to catch them. Maybe even try running them in safe mode so nothing else is running but your main files.

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    Well it seems, that everytime Ad-aware removes an .exe..another randomly generated .exe starts on next restart....

    There is something geneterating them...on my computer....ridiculous...

    Also somethings keeps disabling my Autoprotect on my Norton...

    i'm at wits end...

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    dude..the internet is turning into the 70's free sex era...you USED to be able to fuck around and not worry about anything...now you can pick up all kinds of shit!!! its depressing...
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    have you tried pestpatrol ?
    They have a searchable database and instructions on how to get rid of spyware manually.

    emily

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    I'm guessing that you are using internet explorer. Total waste of time to try and fix that krap. Google bar, spyware, adaware, any program can't get rid of everything. I would switch just going for Mozilla Firefox, and never using Internet Explorer again, it acts pretty much the same way as IE but better

    Mozilla Firefox

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    Oh krap, I didn't realize it was already on your computer. Hate to say this but pretty much the only thing you can do is reformat, or you can try editing in the registry, but that stuffs nasty.

    Serious computer issue...

    You can try deleting the ones you don't want, restart, and see what happens.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skank
    dude..the internet is turning into the 70's free sex era...you USED to be able to fuck around and not worry about anything...now you can pick up all kinds of shit!!! its depressing...

    haha best analogy like... ever
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    Hey I think I might've had the same virus/trojan thing going on. I fixed it by going to http://housecall.trendmicro.com/ and using their free online virus scan. It did not remove the exe's but told me where they were located so I could delete them, also needed to remove them from the startup in the registry. Worked great after that. I also would suggest switching off of IE to avoid that crap.
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    A lot of the tech guys at work don't even use applications that install on your computer. They use a lot of websites that can scan your system for you.

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    Yeah, I had the same thing happen to me awhile ago. I used a program called Hijack This: http://www.download.com/3000-8022-10307556.html

    Here is my posting on this site and how the guy help get rid of it for me: http://computercops.biz/postlite32321-.html

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    Thanks for the response guys...

    And no, i never use IE...use Firefox..so i have no idea how it happened... but i will be tryin every suggestion

    BTW i do have hijackthis..awesome prog

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    Well it seems like everything is good now...wow...3 and a half days lookin for this thing..

    Thanks everyone i really appreciate it...

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    ...bRyaN - now that your cpu is working, are you gonna post the pics you took in Austin?

    No, I haven't forgotten....:

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    Yes Ms. Molly...heh...

    It's not 100 percent but, it's working much better...

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