what the f*$? is ultimate defender

  penny 04:48 27 Sep 2006

I seem to have picked up an unwelcome guest on my computer, called Ultimate defender. It is describing itself as an Anti Spyware prog. I can't close it, can't get rid of it by running SpySweeper. Anyone know what it is and how to get rid of it. Thanks

  penny 05:05 27 Sep 2006

I did a googly and it turns out to be what it is pretending to get rid of. I looked for a solution and there are several free ones but how do I know that I am not down loading more nasties onto my computer. Does anyone know of a genuine cure as my up to date Spy Sweeper can't seem to shift it. Penny

  radi8or 07:13 27 Sep 2006

Try click here
trial or free scan.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 07:47 27 Sep 2006

ewido click here run and delete all it finds.


  penny 15:25 27 Sep 2006

Thanks radi8or and GANDALF <|:-)> it looks as though I have got rid of ultimate defender but I have been left with VIRTUMONDE aaaaaaaaaggghh. Will see if Googly comes up with a cure. Penny

  penny 15:30 27 Sep 2006

I have ran AdAware to get rid of VIRTUMONDE but when I re boot I am told VIRTUMONDE is running in memory.

  Totally-braindead 15:33 27 Sep 2006

Have you tried running AdAware in safe mode?

  Sethhaniel 15:37 27 Sep 2006

click here

free download

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:49 27 Sep 2006
  SANTOS7 16:54 27 Sep 2006

click here
click here
click here

One of these may help,good luck..

  bruno 18:44 27 Sep 2006

It may be lurking in System Restore.You need to turn this off before you clean the spyware out.Then back on again.

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