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Sean27

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Hello,

Im 15 years old and pretty inclined toward computers, recently my pc has been infected with malware bearing the name CoolWeb

I dont know if anyone has head of it, but ive tried EVERYTHING to clean it up, ad-aware detects it, but does not remove it :tazz:

If theres any way possible to remove this threat, the help would be much apprecaited

Thanks ;)

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MR0624

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If i'm not mistaken you're refering to CoolWebSearch. Go to http://www.spywaregu...show.php?id=599 for more info. According to them x-cleaner and RegBlock will catch it. If these tools don't work you will have to manually remove it. If you don't have experience with registry this can be extremely hard. I'm not personally too experienced but I found this article that might help: http://www.smartcomp...eID=25526&guid=
That's last resort. If you have to do that make sure you backup all of your files first. Plus create a system restore point. If possible then it might be a good idea to do a system restore first before trying manual removal. Good luck!!

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Sean27

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Thanks!

I'll be sure to check into that, thanks for your help, i'll let ya know how it goes!
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no problem....
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Hi Sean27 and welcome to Geeks to go,
Might be a better idea

Please run through the steps outlined in this Topic
Post back a fresh log when done please
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**Edited by an Administrator. This is NOT a great tool. It only *partially* removes the specific infection, which you do not even know if this user has. And, it also leaves behind DIFFERENT types of problems. WHY would anyone trust a "removal tool" from the company who infected them without their permission to begin with? I will never understand that.

Please do NOT post the link, or make any reference of, that so called "tool" again.

Edited by ~Kat~, 11 May 2005 - 01:17 AM.

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