Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

Answer to "Spy Sheriff and ANNOYING Warning sign" [CLOSED]


  • This topic is locked This topic is locked

#1
unholy83

unholy83

    New Member

  • Member
  • Pip
  • 1 posts
Hey there!

I've got the same problem, very often a yellow warning sign with a black exclamation mark in it shows up in my task bar on the lower right. When i click on it, no matter if once or twice, it will disappear.

I found out, that this only happens, when I'm using Mozilla.
My current version is:

Mozilla 1.7.8
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; de-AT; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050511

I think, the problem comes from Mozilla. Because if Mozilla is not running, there is no sign. I don't think it's a trojan / worm / virus / malware whatsoever.

Since I saw, that Firefox is running in your task list, I expect it's the same problem.
Seems to be a bug in the Mozilla kernel..?

I also couldn't yet find a preference dedicated to this warning sign.

Hope I could help you a little. It would be interesting to get feedback from other users to this problem.
  • 0

Advertisements


#2
Excal

Excal

    Malware Slayer Extraordinaire!

  • Retired Staff
  • 12,739 posts
Hi unholy83 and welcome to GeeksTogo!

You are still infected. It will not just go away, that I can gurantee you.

I would advise you to go to this site: You Must Read This Before Posting A Hijackthis Log


and following the instructions carefully. If at the end of the process you are still having difficulty--and you may not be-- then post a hijackthis log in THIS thread.


Thanks,

:tazz:

Excal
  • 0

#3
Excal

Excal

    Malware Slayer Extraordinaire!

  • Retired Staff
  • 12,739 posts
Due to lack of feedback, this topic has been closed.

If you need this topic reopened, please contact a staff member. This applies only to the original topic starter. Everyone else please begin a New Topic.
  • 0






Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP