System Mechanic Profession 8 - Shuts Down PC

  SebBux 16:35 13 Oct 2008


I'm trying out System Mechanic Profession 8

On completeing a overall scan. The result states the following.

Your computer is infected with a spyware parasite

When i press repair selected (Remove)

For some reason my computer screen turns blue with writing then shuts down. I have stripped my programmes down to the basic looking for this possible spyware. I have also used Revo Uninstaller to remove traces of software.

I've been using Spyware Doctor,Ad-Aware lavasoft and SUPERAntiSpyware so the chances of spyware is pretty low.

I know it states spyware. But could there be another reason for this happening.

Thanks for your time.

  peter99co 16:53 13 Oct 2008

Is System Mechanic Profession 8 a recommended download or a purchased program?

Is it possible you are being mislead and it is the System Mechanic that has put on the spyware?

These kind of things are out there.

  SebBux 17:06 13 Oct 2008

Hi peter99co

30 day tral.

Re: System Mechanic that has put on the spyware?

This software gets top marks off a lot of critics.

CNET for one.

  peter99co 17:19 13 Oct 2008

It was just a Guess. But it does happen quite a lot with downloaded stuff if you are taken in.

  birdface 18:06 13 Oct 2008

Yes I would remove it.It is possible that it is a good program but you may have downloaded it from a bad site.I personally would delete it and not use it again.

  birdface 18:13 13 Oct 2008

Some good and bad here Remove it.

  peter99co 18:39 13 Oct 2008

I was thinking along similar lines and was caught out with Adware once.... It loaded a keylogger and a trojan and wanted cash to remove.

The actual good software was on the next line down on the Google search I had used to find it.

I am a bit more careful these days and only use software recommended on these forums by more than one user.

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