PS Guard

  Ironside01 17:28 28 Sep 2005

My computer has been infected by a virus put there by an antivirus software vendor who want me to instal their product. The virus has changed my wallpaper and removed the menu for changing it back. It has also changed my home page to theirs. I also keep getting popups telling me the the popups are because the PC is infected. I have run ASquared but it hasn't worked.

  rawprawn 17:33 28 Sep 2005

Try running your AV and A² in safe mode (Tap F8 on boot) Also turn system restore off before scanning.

  thms 17:34 28 Sep 2005

Type ps guard in google and you will get loads of links to remove it. My mate had it a while back and he said it was a pain to get rid off.

  rawprawn 17:39 28 Sep 2005

One person on the web says Adaware removes it
click here
I would still scan in safe mode.

  Ironside01 19:14 28 Sep 2005

Tried Adaware but can't get it to run. I download the file but when I try to instal the soft ware it just hangs.

  VoG II 19:16 28 Sep 2005

Post a HJT log click here on this specialised forum click here

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