rouge spyware

  J-san 07:59 09 May 2008

I think my computer has been infected with 'antispywaremaster'.
Has anyone else seen this before or had this experience. Everytime I use my windows internet explorer I get lots of popups and it keeps taking me to the antispywaremaster page. Can anyone tell me how to get this off my computer. I have read a few solutions on the internet but not sure if I can trust the software people are recomending. I'm not sure if I know enough about computers to do a manual uninstall so any suggestions would be really helpful.
Does anyone know how I got this problem as I have windows firewall,. defender and NOD secrurity. Also, is it something that will damage my computer, is it still safe to use this software?
Thanks for your help.

  Technotiger 08:11 09 May 2008

click here

Also if you Goggle the name antispywaremaster you will find many other options.

Good luck.

  birdface 10:51 09 May 2008
  J-san 13:59 13 May 2008

Thanks for your suggestions.
The solution on Yahoo (click here) seems to be from a Windows XP computer but I am running Vista. Do you think it could still be the same problem/solution? I am a bit unsure about what I download now do you know or have you used any of the programs he is recommending?
I have scanned my computer numerous times with Ad-aware and spybot as well as NOD security but I can't remove this problem so really need to find a solution but am worried about making it worse.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:01 13 May 2008

Removal instructions for XP and Vista click here

  birdface 14:11 13 May 2008

The usual McAfee warning with this here Myself I would probably look elsewhere.

  rdave13 14:12 13 May 2008

Try rogueremover, click here

  J-san 14:12 13 May 2008

tried the link but it won't load. Coming up as a restricted site.
Should mention, is it normal if I have this problem on my computer will it affect my computer all the time. even when I am not online my computer is slow and something seems to be running.

  birdface 14:43 13 May 2008

Maybe here How about SuperantiSpyware that removes mostproblems.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:53 13 May 2008

aren't going to be a problem from the site

Find and Delete these AntiSpywareMaster Files:


Remove AntiSpywareMaster Registry Values:


  User-1229748 15:10 13 May 2008

are you using smart security and windows firewall aswell?

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