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Fake windows security icon pop ups on taskbar [RESOLVED]


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Ian1990

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Hi,
I have a really annoying fake windows security icon on my task bar, every 2 or 3 min's, it will pop up and say "you have spy ware and viruses download this etc and so on. I found its file its called 155b.tmp but every time i dellet it it changes name!!! so it pop up again and again. :)
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fenzodahl512

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Hello Ian1990, my name is fenzodahl512 and welcome to Geekstogo..

Please have a read at this topic and do all the preliminary steps given.

If you are using Windows Vista, or if you are using XP and already have Service Pack 1a or later, please ignore Step Three: Windows Updates and continue with Step Four: Reboot - Test

It should handle about 70% of your malware problem.. Should the problem still exist, please post a fresh HijackThis log here as shown in the Step Five: Posting a Hijack This Log.. Thank you :)

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Ian1990

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Thank a million i got thoses programs off you and did 2 scans on the 5 maleware programs each and that got rid of it. :) Thanks. do you have any oppinion of how i could stop this from accoring. :)
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fenzodahl512

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Well.. If you think you still need our help, you can post HijackThis log here.. Otherwise, you are good to go... :)


To learn more about how to protect yourself while on the internet read this excellent article by Tony Klein: So how did I get infected in the first place?

Please also read an excellent article by miekiemoes :Help! My computer is slow!

And another excellent article by CastleCops Malware Prevention: Prevent Re-infection

Edited by fenzodahl512, 11 July 2008 - 03:50 AM.

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fenzodahl512

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Since this issue appears to be resolved ... this Topic has been closed. Glad we could help. :)

If you're the topic starter, and need this topic reopened, please contact a staff member with the address of the thread.

Everyone else please begin a New Topic.
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