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First, I'm going to say sorry if this is in the wrong selection. I think it's right, though, cause my Laptop is Windows 7. Anyway, moving onto my question..

I was searching through the net today. When I clicked a link without even paying attention to what it said. I clicked back straight away and then closed my browser. The Norton (Virus scanner) Said that it blocked a virus that was trying to attack. I scanned the laptop quickly (First quick scan and then full scan. I'm still waiting for full scan to finish.) Now, I'm seeing this icon called "honestech product agent." in my "show hidden icon selection" in the bottom right of my screen. Is this a Virus? If so, how do you remove it the easiest way possible? Please help..

Also, the other tab that I had up was my tumblr account during the time I got the Virus that said my laptop blocked. But, when I go to Tumblr now, it has https instead of http.

Edited by YouTookMyComputer, 11 October 2011 - 04:06 AM.

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Hey, YouTookMyComputer, welcome back to Geeks to Go!

Two things. First - when connecting to https://www.tumblr.com, this just means that you have a secure (hence the extra "s") connection to tumblr with an encrypted connection. Many "sidejacking" tools are able to intercept data on any old http: connection, https: makes this a whole lot harder. So that's a good thing.

As far as this rogue program that installed itself on your computer, let's go ahead and have you post a new topic in the Virus, Spyware, and Malware Removal forum. Please follow the instructions in this post to generate a system log we can use to get your computer cleaned off. Don't forget to review the tips at the bottom of that post before posting a new topic for our malware staffers!

Good luck! :)
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