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I'm not sure what my wife downloaded etc or maybe it was me but I can't get it to go away. I have gotten some sort of spyware on my rig and I can't get rid of it. I have run ad-aware and windows defender. I have found some of these files and deleted them manually and they come back. What else can I try? How do I make windows load into safe mode? I'm getting ticked off trying to get rid of this. check screeny.

I forgot to mention that this thing has also been able to deny me access to the task manager.

FIXED IT!!
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post #2 of 26
Looks more like a virus than spyware to me.

Limewire, lol. Uninstall that trash asap.
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Do you have no proper internet security?
    
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post #4 of 26
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I was thinking virus too but AVG doesn't pick up anything. Limewire never gives me problems and this started last night and limewire has been there a long time.

I just got this popup!! What the heck can I do?
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Try downloading the and Running the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool. Here http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...displaylang=en
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post #6 of 26
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Originally Posted by elbrendo View Post
Try downloading the and Running the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool. Here http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...displaylang=en
Thanks for the link but it didn't find anything. I don't want to reload windows just to get rid of this.
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post #7 of 26
Download spybot S&D, and AVG, run them in safe mode, you can do that by rebooting your computer and tapping F8. If they are still not removing, manually remove them in safe mode and look at your task manager!
    
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post #8 of 26
I had the same problem a couple weeks ago. Changed the background and made it a link, as well as put numerous useless links to websites as icons on my desktop. Smitfraudfix fixed it completely. I did a virus scan with NOD32 afterwords and nothing else was picked up.
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post #9 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by crashovride02 View Post
Thanks for the link but it didn't find anything. I don't want to reload windows just to get rid of this.
Err, There is a download button in the middle, I bet I will help... It helped me
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post #10 of 26
Honestly just use utorrent if you want free stuff.

Limewire is 99% full of crap you don't want on your comp.
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