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patrickstarr

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#6403 23-Jan-2006 14:28
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ok I downloaded this software about funny MSN names and now its going all mental, like every MSN conversation I go to it promotes itself and I don't write it. Its like the blockchecker thats out atm. Please help and I have put every like anti virus, spyware through it that I have so please help

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#26927 23-Jan-2006 15:18
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Does it come with an uninstall? Can you remove it through Start | Control Panel | Add/Remove Programs?





 

 

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#26929 23-Jan-2006 15:22
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Hope you have learnt a lesson from this unless it from a trusted source don't touch it

 
 
 
 


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  #26931 23-Jan-2006 15:34
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freitasm: Does it come with an uninstall? Can you remove it through Start | Control Panel | Add/Remove Programs?


thats where I uninstalled it from, had a look and nothing is there.




      

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#26932 23-Jan-2006 15:37
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What is the name of the software?

If you cant uninstall it properly, my recomendation is to revert back to the most recent backup you made of your system before the software was installed.







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#26933 23-Jan-2006 15:38
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Glad you are not on my MSN list

These programmes are a pain in the b-hind and have made me some good money for doing complete reinstalls,

Try Roll back

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#26935 23-Jan-2006 15:43
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As johnr said, you could see in the System Restore to see if there is a saved point before this software's install. Otherwise, as asked by Disenchanted, what's the software name? Is it in the adware/spyware list of Lavasot Adaware?





 

 

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  #26937 23-Jan-2006 15:55
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would that one be located in Control Panel and in add remove programs?




      

 
 
 
 


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  #26939 23-Jan-2006 15:57
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System restore its called and its not in the control panel

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  #26940 23-Jan-2006 15:58
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oh ok, I will give it a go thanks allot




      

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#26941 23-Jan-2006 16:11
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Start | Programs | Accessories | System Tools | System Restore.





 

 

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  #26950 23-Jan-2006 17:56

I recommend to run Webroot's SpySweeper on your PC.
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It has a free scan option and if it finds it then it can clean it. The only problem that you have to pay if you want it to be cleaned.
Personally I found this program very useful in the past when it was free (well trial for one month). It finds more spy sw than any else spyware program. And it cleans it very well.




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  #26962 23-Jan-2006 19:04
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ok I did the system restore but now when I turn my computer on it doesn't actually load up. It just loggs me in and thats it




      

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  #26965 23-Jan-2006 20:27
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logs you in and then what?







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  #26966 23-Jan-2006 20:28
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it just shows my wallpapaper and doesnt load or anything




      

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#26972 23-Jan-2006 21:24
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Have you tried booting in safe mode?

Or Last Known Good Configuration?






 

 

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