Spybot results - Strange?

  Gaz 25 01:41 01 Feb 2004

I have a fresh install of XP, ok.

Have Spybot on disc, with all updates.

Ran it, and it detected CoolWWWSearch.800k and that PeopleOnPage spyware.

Now everyone I know has had the same results, and if I reverse the clean and run CWShredder I show clean.

So why is spybot detecting these, are they preloaded with XP then?

Has anyone else had these found after the latest update to spybot?


  Gaz 25 01:50 01 Feb 2004

Odd. It shows up clean on the CWShredder but not in Spybot.

Please tell me its not only me?

  hugh-265156 02:01 01 Feb 2004

from 21/11/03 spybot scans for this. click here try the removal tool.

  Gaz 25 21:54 01 Feb 2004

Not found.

However, every PC I have scanned was infected. Odd, even though they are FRESH installs.

  hugh-265156 15:08 02 Feb 2004

is this full xp cdrom or a recovery disc version?

i have a packard bell.if i use the return to factory settings disc it installs "backweb" and a "teknum systems" folder as part of the PB pre installed software(activsurf) for example but its known to be spyware.

if i install xp only without the extra software its not a problem.

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