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"Oh dear" what does this mean??
« on: Thursday 02 November 06 12:42 GMT (UK) »
Hello,
        Iv'e just read a post,where Joe ran Adware and his machine has picked up, and is zipping around (sorry Joe I can't find the post now),anyway I ran Adware,and I have 89 critical objects ??? also 29 negligble objects,Oh,  and big red exclamation mark flashing at me ???,can someone tell me what it all means.Thanks.Oonagh.
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Re: "Oh dear" what does this mean??
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 02 November 06 12:50 GMT (UK) »
Hi oonagh

I assume you mean you ran an anti-sypware program called Ad-Aware and it found a number of malware objects after a scan?  Most of these objects will probably be tracking cookies that send companies information about the websites you have visited.  e.g. doubleclick.com.

All you need to to do is press the Fix all selected items (or whatever it says) and the program will remove them. 

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Re: "Oh dear" what does this mean??
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 02 November 06 12:53 GMT (UK) »
Downside,
               Nothing to worry about then,that's a relief.
                                                         Thanks.Oonagh.
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Has anyone seen Henry Atcherson Carson,born Canada 1844?

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Re: "Oh dear" what does this mean??
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 02 November 06 12:59 GMT (UK) »

Nothing to worry about even if your are uber-parnoid.

But why the hell is everyone conspiring to make life difficult for me?  :)

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« Reply #4 on: Thursday 02 November 06 13:04 GMT (UK) »
Dear paranoid Downside,
                                         more explaing to do!
                            scan summary.
         win32,trojan download,malaware,has TAC rating of ten.
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Has anyone seen Henry Atcherson Carson,born Canada 1844?

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Re: "Oh dear" what does this mean??
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 02 November 06 13:04 GMT (UK) »
Just because you're paranoid it doesn't mean they're not out to get you.  ;D  Oonagh, delete everything that Ad-aware has flagged up and you'll be okay.
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« Reply #6 on: Thursday 02 November 06 13:13 GMT (UK) »
Hi oonagh

If you have Trojan on your system then the problem may be more complex.

Tracking cookies are fairly simple to remove but Trojans are far more complex.  It could be that you have accidentally download a program onto your PC.

Bring up Windows Task Manager by pressing Ctrl + Alt + Delete and check for any spurious process that is running.  Usually the SYSTEM and NETWORK processes are OK.  You may have to do a Google search on the process name e.g. pmmon.exe to identify it.

Even if Ad-Aware has identified a Trojan it may not be able to remove it and all the files associated with it.

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Re: "Oh dear" what does this mean??
« Reply #7 on: Thursday 02 November 06 13:35 GMT (UK) »
Downside,
                 Ad Aware didn't have a "remove" button,so I quarantined everything,I'll have a look for pmmon.exe.
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Has anyone seen Henry Atcherson Carson,born Canada 1844?

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« Reply #8 on: Thursday 02 November 06 13:38 GMT (UK) »
No pmmon.exe!!!
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Has anyone seen Henry Atcherson Carson,born Canada 1844?