Internet Explorer offered to scan my computer!

  Graham. 08:40 11 Sep 2006
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I shut it down too quickly to take in the details, but McAfee warned me of spyware. Anyone else had it?

  jbaker65 09:08 11 Sep 2006

Any pop up which offers to scan your computer is to be viewed with suspicion. Steer clear and close them down.

  Graham. 09:12 11 Sep 2006
  Graham. 09:14 11 Sep 2006

It starts to scan and download even when you click Cancel.

  Graham. 09:19 11 Sep 2006

click here

Has this got past my protection? AVG, AdAware, Windows Defender, Spywareblaster?

  Graham. 09:20 11 Sep 2006

Going offline...

  Gongoozler 09:57 11 Sep 2006

This entry in Wikipedia describes how it gets on your computer click here.

  terryf 10:57 11 Sep 2006

Graham.
If you see this, sounds like time to back up your data if not done already and do a clean re-install

  ArrGee 11:00 11 Sep 2006

Spybot should get rid of it. I had WinFixer trying to load itself in the other week, and used Spybot.

  Belatucadrus 11:23 11 Sep 2006

Try doing a Full system scan with defender, if something's bypassed the live protection, maybe a full manual will pick it up.

  Graham. 13:49 11 Sep 2006

Full scans with Spybot and Defender found nothing.

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