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Just downloading something because it's on a "Top 10" list, and if people aren't going to do a minute or two of research, they might as well download all those "PC Report • #6 MrGoodguy March 30, 2011 at 15:58:17 A false positive is when a over zelleous Antivirus program picks up a program as infected but no others do. So all I hear is "well maybe I'll get a Mac next time!" These software vendors/downloaders are just helping to destroy their own market slowly and painfully. Their fix was for me to work on the online version. weblink

And despite a lapse in judgement by Avast in the past, we still prefer Avast over AVG (the Avast people were up-front and honest in response to our article and their product Be careful with the NAME of these programs - there are "look-alikes" with very similar names, that are in fact spyware themselves! So I tried downloading again with the new AVG 2011 installed and TURBO TAX IS WORKING. All of the tax returns I completed before I ran into this problem all came back.Hope this helps! (I too like AVG, but it was my own fault for not updating

While the words Trojan...as a benign application. Surround that by a week, give or take, since some of them deliberately lie in wait so that they don't get found by date association. dredme · 0 2 You may also want to know how do you remove trojan horse viruses? ..., if you find one infection, it is highly likely you have another one. I'see if I can do it myself also and post the result.- If your friend still needs VLC Player, let him download it directly from the makers site http://www.videolan.org/ I've never

Right. Delete these files daily or run Ccleaner every day right before you shut your computer down. 2 - You should also have a good anti-virus program to help protect your computer. Anything that it finds that seems the least bit suspicious, google it to find out what exactly it is before you mark it for deletion. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

Please try again now or at a later time. Report • #12 lah March 31, 2011 at 06:22:38 FOUND A SOLUTION!!I took Mr Goodguys advice and called turbo tax back. Although not licenced for server OSes, it would run on them.... That does work, but you'd be better off using a virtual machine which is a lot safer for testing things.

And it doesn't matter which antivirus you have installed -- we've actually done this experiment a number of times with different antivirus vendors, and most of them completely ignored all of the bundled We'll email youwhen relevant content isadded and updated. We'll email you when relevant content is added and updated. When the login screen comes up, log in as Administrator.

Well, that's why I don't buy sub-$1000 laptops. All Rights ReservedAd Choices The information on Computing.Net is the opinions of its users. Sometimes free programs come with some obvious junkware offers you can decline, but hidden in the EULA are additional PUPs that you can't decline. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Answer Re: virus by Kees_B Forum moderator / April 10, 2014 6:24 PM PDT In reply to: Possible Trojan Horse with Download - have a peek at these guys Send me notifications when members answer or reply to this question. Never mind the ads on the site itself (they gotta make a living from something, right?), the downloaded bits seemed clean so far. They had me uninstall my 8.5 AVG and reinstall AVG 2011.

  1. I found several free choices, but every one of them had junkware listed in the EULA.
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  3. this is the file: "C:\System Volume Information\_restore{2D975027-B2FE-45C5-A8B4-FFE2DA8619BE}\RP396\A0037343.exe:\serv.exe";"Trojan horse Downloader.Generic7.AYZT";"Infected" and this the second file: "C:\System Volume Information\_restore{2D975027-B2FE-45C5-A8B4-FFE2DA8619BE}\RP396\A0037343.exe";"Trojan horse Downloader.Generic7.AYZT";"Infected" miriam1111, Jun 1, 2009 #1 miriam1111 Thread Starter Joined: May 6,
  4. Report • #11 MrGoodguy March 30, 2011 at 21:36:17 http://www.computing.net/answers/se...Have a look at this post.Suggest you get in touch with AVG about a false positive as well, if you want to
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Those users will be just as careless on those systems too. Software that includes or uses surreptitious data collection. Articles like this, teaching people to stop installing this garbage hopefully will cut down this market to where there’s no money In it. check over here Did you do that yet?

At least they did block it. It's a long, drawn out process and if anyone can suggest an easier method please do, because I like to get home most nights before the coming dawn. Impressive.

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Generated Wed, 08 Mar 2017 05:14:08 GMT by s_hv884 (squid/3.5.20) X Arts & Humanities Beauty & Style Business & Finance Cars & Transportation Computers & Internet Consumer Electronics Dining Out For the purpose of this experiment, we're going to just click through all regular installation screens with the default options using a fresh virtual machine. DroninOmega, Feb 15, 2017, in forum: Virus & Other Malware Removal Replies: 1 Views: 180 valis Feb 15, 2017 Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Does Turbo Tax have to fix it or can we?

The customers ask me "how do I avoid this?" and other than trying to push them via Ninite there isn't really anything I can say. They target the people who know very little about things, who google a program that someone has told them about, and who invariably go for the topmost Google search result, click Virus Removal http://safecomputing.umn.edu/guides...tpl/v5 http://www.download.com/AVG-Anti-Virus-Free-Edition/3... this content We'll email youwhen relevant content isadded and updated.

I use SuSE 9.2 Pro (50$ for a year of updates) for my sites and pop/smtp/WEBMail, awesome performance, very easy to setup... These YAC notifications disappear in seconds, almost like they are meant to be useless. It'll send you to CNET. I am also running AVG which shows that there is a "Trojan horse Downloader.Generic11.JRK" infection in three places.I guess coming here and finding out the problem is not not my own

By default, Administrator has no password. 5. I prefer SuSE, the evals are avail on there site, with a 30 day updates serial. Thanks for the great, in-depth article. That made them 20 mil $ in one year alone (inside info).