URGENT: i keep getting malware and spyware alerts?

  ramsden1 08:34 21 Aug 2007

i have recently set up broadband on my pc and did not have any anti spy ware, i am constantly getting the pop up in the bottom right corner of my tast bar 1 is a yellow triangle and the other a shield with a ? in. they are both saying you have malware and spyware on your computer and click here to download new software? yesterday i downloaded A SQUARED which cleared trojans? but i am still getting these pop ups which is annoying and when i connect to the internet instead of my homepage it goes to internet security centre first. i hae been told these pop ups are just to get me to buy software but how do i get rid of all this?

  johnnyrocker 08:50 21 Aug 2007

do you have any antispyware that runns in the background such as spyware blaster etc?


  ramsden1 08:51 21 Aug 2007

i just have a squared thats it? does any of these pop up blockers in the download section of this site actually do any good?

  Probabilitydrive 08:51 21 Aug 2007

Courtesy of Skidzy click here
Download several other Anti-spyware programmes and run them. If the pop ups are still there, go into safe mode and repeat the process of running the spyware removal programmes.

  Seth Haniel 09:24 21 Aug 2007

right click START - select 'Properties' - then 'TaskBar' tick 'Hide inactive icons'
then select 'Customize'
find the 'spyware icon' and under 'behaviour in the drop down box -select 'Always Hide'
click OK - Apply - OK
that stops the nag (and the accidental clicking on it to their hom page) while your other spyware sorts it out

  birdface 09:44 21 Aug 2007

Googled.Looks like you have Smitfraud, click here may be better waiting for someone to explain to you how to remove it.

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