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virus detected Win32:Updown[Adw]
« on: February 04, 2005, 12:01:48 AM »
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Re: virus detected Win32:Updown[Adw]
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2005, 12:03:20 AM »
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Please Help us to Help you In order to help fully we need more information....
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     example (C:\windows\system32\
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Re: virus detected Win32:Updown[Adw]
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2005, 09:11:44 AM »
[Adw] means Adware
[Trj] means Trojan
[Wrm] means Worm
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Re: virus detected Win32:Updown[Adw]
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2005, 12:11:36 AM »

Since this is mostly likely adware, you need to have Ad-Aware and Spybot-S&D loaded on your computer. Run these 2 programs to get rid of adware and other such crap installed on your computer.