Re image

  Diemmess 12:08 04 Mar 2015

A new Novatech desktop last week this one runs Windows 7. A rogue piece of software "reimage PC Scan and Repair", with a desktop icon for a short cut.

It seems to have arrived with a helpful friend and resembles a virus though it passes AVG and Malware bytes. It carries all sorts of charges and I don't want it. When I still used XP I used to search the registry using F3 to find etc. Is there an equivalent in W7? Anyone using this or has used it, what is the best way to clear this away?

I will Uninstall and then probably comb the registry with CCleaner. Anyone offer a better way?

  bumpkin 12:24 04 Mar 2015

give this a try if you have not already done so ADW click here

  bumpkin 12:58 04 Mar 2015

Revo in Advanced Mode assuming it shows in the programs list. click here

  rdave13 15:44 04 Mar 2015
  Diemmess 16:12 04 Mar 2015

Splendid stuff, all of you and my thanks.

The first one (AdAware) did the trick and now my priority is an Acronis 2014 image file I'm being lent a 2014 version. Then I will feel safer with a backup to be called if I slip somewhere. A 9 year old relationship with Acronis has meant a safe return if I had made a boo-boo

  bumpkin 17:09 04 Mar 2015

Pleased it was quickly sorted, just as a matter of interest who here has suggested AdAware?

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