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Good thing you were able to nail this down..

Now you will have to sort it out with Trend Micro..

XML is just another markup language like HTML..

Don't ask me what that text says, it's all gibberish to me.. :tazz:

Now, you weren't infected, but that won't stop me from posting a prevention speech :)

Please take the following into consideration to maintain a clean computer.

Visit Windows Update regularly to get the latest security updates.You can also enable automatic updates.Your antivirus software and antispyware programs should also be updated regularly. Make a habit of running scans on a timely basis. Be careful about what you download, scan every file before clicking on it.

Additional programs to consider:

Spywareblaster Prevents the installation of ActiveX-based spyware, adware, browser hijackers, dialers, and other potentially unwanted software.Blocks spyware/tracking cookies in Internet Explorer and Mozilla/Firefox.Restricts the actions of potentially unwanted sites in Internet Explorer.
Spywareguard An anti-virus program scans files before you open them and prevents execution if a virus is detected - SpywareGuard does the same thing, but for spyware!
Adds a list of malicious sites to your Restricted Sites Zone.
Firefox An alternate browser safer than IE

A good article to read:
So how did I get infected in the first place?


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Okay, well that was a bummer.
There resolution to the problem was uninstall the program and reinstall. Run the updates and scan my system. They said it may have been a botched automatic update? I think I just got a generic fix.

Anyway, the problem is gone and I thank you for the fun and interesting trip through my laptop systems. I must say that this was quite the field trip.

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

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