What do you make of this?

  Ray5776 21:01 29 Jan 2006

Hi, I am currently getting messages similar to the following. Any ideas as to what is going on?

"Message from system to alert.
SYTEM ERROR system error detected on C/WINDOWS\ststem 32 Windows suggest visiting click here to download the repair tool"


Then tells you to download registry s/ware.

Any comments on this wellcom, looks like another scam to me.


  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 21:05 29 Jan 2006

Check out cleanthispc.com click here then scroll down here to SpywareCleaner click here

aggressive, deceptive advertising (1, 2, 3, 4, 5); uses insecure ordering page (1); variant of NoSpyX, SpyVest, Spyware Slayer, Spyware Stormer, Spyware Wizard, & X-Spyware (1); Ad-aware knockoff - (Note: other domains associated w/ this app include: spw2a.com/sc/, spw2f.com/sc/, spw3e.com/sc/, spw4.com/sc/, spw8.com) [A: 6-26-04 / U: 4-6-05]

  VoG II 21:06 29 Jan 2006

Run HJT click here and post a log on the Malware Removal forum click here

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 21:07 29 Jan 2006

'Messenger Service' is very easy to disable in the control panel>administrative tools>services. Just highlight 'mesenger', click stop button, select disable or manual

  GuZ><0r 21:08 29 Jan 2006

This, I think is Messenger on windows. It allows people to send you pop-ups for products such as the ones you have described. To disable it go to

control panel>administrative tools>services and scroll to messenger

Then properties and select disabled on start-up.

Hoep this helps.

  mark2 21:09 29 Jan 2006

also attempted to install software here just on visiting the page, a novice may well just accept the download without thinking.

Please avoid following the original click here.

  Ray5776 21:26 29 Jan 2006

Thanks for your advice, sorted now, they should not be able to send this sort of crap causing alarm.


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