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Anyone now what this is? Everytime I run a deep scan with Windows Defender it shows up and I can't uninstall it, not even in safe mode. None of my other spyware/antivirus programs detect it. I read in another post that it's related to BearShare. I had MP3-Xtreme before (not sure if this is the cause) but have since gotten rid of it, but this file/pogram/adware/spyware/whatever is still there. It doesn't seem to do anything in the way of unwanted pop-ups or other weird stuff. Is Windows Defender just pulling my leg or am I really "infected"?
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http://www3.ca.com/securityadvisor/p...x?id=453075520
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Check out my FAQ, use the programs in it: Windows 98/2K/XP Reformat Guide.

That's 100% spyware if you didn't know, and you shouldn't use Microsoft Anti-ANything becuase they don't work that well (yet).
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it's bundled with bearshare, you can't get rid of it without uninstalling bearshare
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it's bundled with bearshare, you can't get rid of it without uninstalling bearshare

I already uninstalled all my file sharing programs and I still can't remove it. It doesn't seem to do anything so I guess it should be safe to leave it, but I hate adware/spyware. Now my computer feels dirty. I can't look at it the same way anymore .
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Yes thats is the most annoying bit of spyware ever and it comes with Bearshare from what in know and Windows defender doesnt always remove it.
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Check here >>> Uninstall WhenU <<<
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It is one of the most annoying spyware attacks Ive had. That program downloaded itself using Active X in IE and then it invited all its buddies to come along as well. I had around 200 critical items when I scaned with Ad-Aware. Needless to say I use Firefox whenever possible now.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dpg
Check here >>> Uninstall WhenU <<<

What has me confused is that it is not under "Add/Remove" and I can't think of any software in my PC that could cause the infection. I'm very careful when I install software, and the only "dangerous" item I had was a file sharing program, which I have long since removed. I never receive any pop-ups related to WhenU while on the web neither.
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Search for it, and then delete the files and related DLL's in safe mode. Sometimes it's the only way to get rid of that crap.
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