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got virus while updating Spybot S&D

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ok so today I did my usual search for updates for my security programs (Spybot and AVG free) and for some reason I clicked on a european server for the spybot update instead of the usual USA ones I get it off from, I thought eh no biggy its all the same, I was wrong. 888kb took forever to download which I thought was weird so I just let it go. I just took a shower came back and got a message saying something like "Someone has injected malicous code/program/something into this application please scan with security software stuffs"

I thought Spybot was supposed to fix these problems not help them grow
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False positive maybe?

What do further scans with other applications reveal?
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idk scanning with AVG and S&D now, I hope if it is spyware or something that S&D can pick it up tho I have my doubts cause it was embedded in it lol, so Im relying on AVG GO FREE PROGRAMS!

update: spybot found nothing *surprise* avg not finished yet
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If AVG doesn't spot anything you can try Trend Micro's online Housecall scan. I find that it's pretty good at catching things.
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I found PC tools threatfire to be pretty good also.
 
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Honestly, I've given up on Spybot S&D...

I now place my faith in Advanced Windows Care and Threatfire by PC tools. Using ZoneAlarm Pro Security Suite on top of that, I haven't had any problems with any major viruses.
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