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gia003

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    virus !! "GEN/PwdZIP"?
    « on: October 18, 2010, 11:55:03 AM »
    Hi everyone,
    how are you?

    I am alright... I have just moved to Nice in Southern France where I am learning french and  having a great time !!!

    if it wasn't for this bloody Virus GEN/PwdZIP.

    my net surfing  got so so slow ( I use google chrome) and so did the downloading of anything...
    so I run my cleaners (pc cleaner, adaware and Spybot)..... Spybot detects the *censored*!

    it shows as IMsweets...it tries to eliminate it but it says that I am not administrator (liar!), antivirus props up (antivir free version) .. but it does not manage to delete...it just can make it.

    I have already done a full scan in safe mode but ....nothing! it does not see... it finds it only if I use spybot.
    HEEEELP !!! HEEEELP !!! HEEEELP!!!!

    by the way I am running on W7 32 bit  - it's an ACER Aspire 5920g - originally bought with Vista...
    REHEEEELP !!!


    2x3i5x



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    Re: virus !! "GEN/PwdZIP"?
    « Reply #1 on: October 18, 2010, 12:04:27 PM »
    Go to this link --> http://www.computerhope.com/forum/index.php/topic,46313.0.html

    Follow the instuctions, post your logs, and a malware specialist should be helping you out soon.

    gia003

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      Re: virus !! "GEN/PwdZIP"?
      « Reply #2 on: October 18, 2010, 02:06:21 PM »
      it looks like I sorted it out! thanks a lot.
      adaware killed it .
      bye

      Hi everyone,
      how are you?

      I am alright... I have just moved to Nice in Southern France where I am learning french and  having a great time !!!

      if it wasn't for this bloody Virus GEN/PwdZIP.

      my net surfing  got so so slow ( I use google chrome) and so did the downloading of anything...
      so I run my cleaners (pc cleaner, adaware and Spybot)..... Spybot detects the *censored*!

      it shows as IMsweets...it tries to eliminate it but it says that I am not administrator (liar!), antivirus props up (antivir free version) .. but it does not manage to delete...it just can make it.

      I have already done a full scan in safe mode but ....nothing! it does not see... it finds it only if I use spybot.
      HEEEELP !!! HEEEELP !!! HEEEELP!!!!

      by the way I am running on W7 32 bit  - it's an ACER Aspire 5920g - originally bought with Vista...
      REHEEEELP !!!

      patio

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      Re: virus !! "GEN/PwdZIP"?
      « Reply #3 on: October 18, 2010, 05:41:35 PM »
      AdAware is not gonna solve your issues....its a Band-Aid...
      Travel to the link posted and follow the info on posting your logs...
         
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      All generalizations are false, including this one.  "

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      Re: virus !! "GEN/PwdZIP"?
      « Reply #4 on: October 19, 2010, 05:41:31 AM »
      Not only that, it's a decrepit, old band-aid. In addition to following patio's instructions I'd suggest uninstalling AdAware and replacing it with MalwareBytes or SuperAntispyware.

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      Re: virus !! "GEN/PwdZIP"?
      « Reply #5 on: October 19, 2010, 01:56:50 PM »
      or you can try emsisoft antimalware.

      it's decent.