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Pop-ups in My Task saying computer infected Please Help


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wadeb_21

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For some reason I am getting pop-ups from my task bar saying my computer is infected I try to run a AVG scan but from the looks of it AVG has been disabled or something. I think I may have a virus of some sort but I'm not sure. All of my items on my desktop are covered with a warning (with a blue background) saying "Warning Sypware Detected on Your Computer! Install an Antivirus or sypware remover to clean your computer." I also get this other pop-up whenever I first log on to my machine that looks like a windows security center but It doesn't say firewall or antivirus like the normal one does it says sypware and a couple other things. I also can not get into my task manager it says it has been disableb by an adminstrator and I never did that. If anyone knows what I can do to remove these things I would really appreciate it. Thanks you.
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Hi Wadeb,

Sounds like you've got some malware on your system, whether this is Windows telling you that you have a problem or if it is a bad program trying to annoy you or get you to buy something else. Please follow the steps here. This will get rid of 80% of all malware. If you continue to see problems, please see those instructions for posting a Hijack This! log to our malware removal forum, where they'll be able to help you better than we can.
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This sounds like Trojan Horse Dropper.Agent.HHK or a version of trojan horse dropper - I had exactly the same problems, Follow The Admiral's advice and go to http://www.geekstogo...o-Here-f37.html and start a new thread.
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Thanks guys I'll give it a shot.
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So I just tried running a HiJackThis and I'm not sure if its because of that Trojan or what but my computer will not even let me run the program. Do you have any suggestions? Thanks
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Try disabling any anti-viral software running in the back ground, things like AVG, Norton, spyware doctor etc. things with real time protection as they might possibly be interfering with running HJT (PLEASE DISCONNECT FROM THE NET THOUGH, IF DOING THIS - TO STAY SAFE FROM FURTHER INFECTION), alternatively reboot in safe mode and try from there.

What anti virus are you running besides AVG, and have you been warned of infection? I strongly advise to download Spybot - Search and detroy (I'll revise a legit site and a link for you - as I paid for search and destroy (notice no Spybot in title) which happened to be yet another trojan :) )

Also do you have pop-ups mid screen, Vary in colour (red, blue - as in windows/anti virus style warnings) also warning of infection?

Let me know of the results, the sooner you can get a log the better!! :)

Edited by Rorschach112, 15 April 2008 - 05:00 AM.
No malware advice please

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Hi wadeb_21...

Go ahead and do what you can, start yourself a topic in the malware forum, and explain to the experts that you are unable to run HJT. They will walk you through the process of getting the log posted by alternative means.

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Grotesque please don't instruct users to run ComboFix
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Thanks again I'll do that.
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