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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.

Already tried it. Even searched the registry (pain in the a**). It's either using some kind of ultrastealth mode or Windows Defender is giving me false warnings.
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Already tried it. Even searched the registry (pain in the a**). It's either using some kind of ultrastealth mode or Windows Defender is giving me false warnings.
Turn off system restore
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Turn off system restore

That actually worked. Thanks alot .
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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.
I agree its not actually ever under the add/remove section.
post #15 of 20
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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).
I use M$ Anti-spyware aka Windows Defender and it works decently for free. The main advantage of this vs spybot is the autoscan features.

If you can afford to pay the 30$ then the best out there in my opinion is Webroot.

The BEST prevention for spyware is not not allow it on your system... stop using Limewire and Bearshare :OP (but since we know that is not going to happen... just be safe on what you run, install, and download.)
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That actually worked. Thanks alot .
Be careful not using system restore if you don't practice standard back up routines.

System Restore is not a great tool, but it is certainly better then nothing if you don't have backups to go from.
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Be careful not using system restore if you don't practice standard back up routines.

System Restore is not a great tool, but it is certainly better then nothing if you don't have backups to go from.

I make it a habit of backing up all important files and applications at least once a week.
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Limewire isn't bundled with anything. It's one of the few out there that isn't.
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ive got that peice of s*** also i hate that thing..whenever i run my norton w/antispyware its always there and wont go away..
    
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i have seen this many times. i got it from installing themes from websites for windows actually. i suggest using microsft antivirus beta, cleans it up in a jiffy... thats my thought
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