Don't worry about replying late, we are working on your schedule. Kids and stuff should come first.
For Bearshare, I think the only way to remove it is to go to the Bearshare folder and run the uninstaller.
Go the Start Orb, click on All Programs, click on Bearshare, click on Uninstall Bearshare
For Limewire, it's possible that the program has been uninstalled already and I see just a piece of it.
Do you see a copy of Extras.txt on the desktop? If so, please post it for me to look at. If you don't see it there, we can generate a new one.
run OTL and at the top select NONE
In the Extra Registry
section select Use Safe List
Now click on the Run Scan button.
Two notepad windows will open, please post the contents of the Extra.txt file.
Your UAC is turned off. User Account Control is supposed to be on by default.
User Account Control (UAC) can help you prevent unauthorized changes to your computer. It works by prompting you for permission when a task requires administrative rights, such as installing software or changing settings that affect other users.
We don't recommend turning User Account Control off. If you do turn it off, you should turn it back on as soon as possible.
- Open User Accounts by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking User Accounts and Family Safety (or clicking User Accounts, if you are connected to a network domain), and then clicking User Accounts.
- Click Turn User Account Control on or off. Administrator permission required If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
- Select the Use User Account Control (UAC) to help protect your computer check box to turn on UAC, or clear the check box to turn off UAC, and then click OK.
I do see 2 anti virus programs, Lavasoft AV, which is part of Ad Aware, along with AVG. I personally would uninstall the entier Ad Aware package, and stick with your installation of AVG.
Either way, you would need to go to your control panel and uninstall the anti virus that you don't want to keep.Upgrade Java
: (32 bits)
- Download the latest version of Java SE Runtime Environment (JRE) JRE 7 Update 4 .
- Under the JAVA Platform Standard Edition, click the "Download JRE" button to the right.
- Accept License Agreement.[/b]".
- Click on the link to download Windows Offline Installation 32 bit ( jre-7u4-windows-i586.exe) and save it to your desktop. Do NOT use the Sun Download Manager..
- Close any programs you may have running - especially your web browser.
- Go to Start > Control Panel, double-click on Add/Remove programs and remove all older versions of Java.
- Check any item with Java Runtime Environment (JRE or J2SE) in the name.
- Click the Remove or Change/Remove button.
- Repeat as many times as necessary to remove each Java version.
- Reboot your computer once all Java components are removed.
- Go to this site and click Do I have Java
- It will check your current version and then offer to update to the latest version
Update the Adobe Reader
The Adobe Reader is often updated to fix known security flaws so it is recommended that you update your copy
Your Adobe reader is out of date, please uninstall it, thru the Control Panel, and go here
to download the newest version. You can uncheck the box to install McAfee Security Scan, as that is what I just did for you. In your next reply I would like to see:
- Did all that go ok?