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Removal instructions for XP Antispyware 2010

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Hi malcontented,

If Malwarebytes is already installed then there is no need to run the renamed installer.
You may have been hit with this newer variant though:

The removal instructions are the same, just make sure to get the latest updates.
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A few days ago I got this malware which I believe is a variant of this one. It was called Win Antispyware 7. I followed some manual removal instructions. Basically i removed all traces of the file "ave.exe" and its registry entries. It got rid of the spyware pop ups. But now I keep getting redirected to fishy spyware and other search results when I search for something on google, i.e. i search for whatever then i click on a search result and it takes me to a totally unrelated search-type or spyware-type page. I guess its related. Any advice?
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Please go to the malware forum and follow the instructions at the top....Especially the CLICK HERE.

That will give you several steps that will help you clean up 70 percent of all problems by yourself. If at the end of the process you are still having difficulty--and you may not be-- then post an OTListIt log in THAT forum.
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