My Security Shield - MS? virus? - Win 7

  Will 09:51 28 Sep 2010

I have a VAIO laptop with windows 7 OS. Over the last couple of days I have had messges coming up saying I need to activate "My Security Shield", the program looks Microsoft ie the right colors and format etc but the way it is comming up I don't think it is. I have my trusted AVG 9 installed and I ma happy with that I don't want norton, Macafee or any of the others. I am trying to stop the program coming up but can't find where it is installed can anybody help me to eliminate the pop ups. Is anybody else having the same problem with Win 7?

  Pineman100 10:01 28 Sep 2010
  Pineman100 10:03 28 Sep 2010

Or this one: click here

  Will 12:49 28 Sep 2010

Thanks for the tip Pineman but I am looking for a free solution.... anybody know a fre programm to solve the problem??

  birdface 12:56 28 Sep 2010

Just follow Pinemans 2nd click here to remove it.

  onthelimit 13:10 28 Sep 2010

Just be aware that when you go to the second link, you need to scroll down to the blue 'Remove My...' etc. The Bleeping Computer soultions have always worked for me.

  Will 16:31 28 Sep 2010

Got there eventually, thanks for the extra direction onthelimit, it sorted me out. Thanks again.

  birdface 09:51 29 Sep 2010

[I have my trusted AVG 9 installed]

Obviousley I would not trust it that much.
You need more than AVG if you don't want the same to happen again.

  Sea Urchin 10:37 29 Sep 2010

Spyware Doctor is not free - it runs a free scan, but you would have to pay to have the threats removed.

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