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Wannabe Geek

# 210539 1-Apr-2017 11:35
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Hi, my PC which is running Windows 7 has been infected with a pop-up virus and I've had trouble removing it. I've uninstalled suspicious looking programs, and tried scans on different software inc. AVG and Sophos, but it's persistent and I'm wondering how I would go about removing it completely. Firefox, which is the main browser I use, now defaults to on opening, and there are numerous pop-ups which cannot be blocked even when I have Adblock running (not even sure whether this effectively blocks such things). Could someone please suggest what I could use to remove this? Not sure I trust using software suggested through Google searches.

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  # 1752586 1-Apr-2017 12:05
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Thanks, worked like a charm :)


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  # 1752680 1-Apr-2017 14:39
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I always follow up with ADWCleaner. It often picks up what MBytes misses.

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  # 1753003 2-Apr-2017 07:38
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Have you tried running MalwareBytes?


Beat me to it!

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