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Perhaps the WinFixer miscreants tweaked their program to bypass that fix. My popup blocker did nothing, it couldn't be detected as a virus. Computing is no fun anymore. I already have Norton antivirus & internet security (now at the highest setting), AND spysweeper.

Posted by: dannygz 20 Oct 2007 I also had a problem with ad-ware and malware,my son downloaded the trial version of winfixer and winantiviruspro 2007 and i tried all kinds of So if people are making donations, I feel it important that the record be set straight here. Malware Scanners Removing Winfixer Popups Link to this article from your site or blog. Please disable TeaTimer for now until you are clean. http://www.computerhope.com/forum/index.php?topic=22548.0

I DO NOT UNDERSTAND WHY THE COMPANIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS MALWARE/ VIRUS ARE NOT PROSECUTED. Next you will see: Quote: Type in the filepath as instructed by the forum staff Then Press Enter, Then F6, Then Enter Again to continue with the fix. Based on several emails I've seen from readers, Winfixer (also known as WinFixer 2005) is a nasty bit of adware. Otherwise you will still be vulnerable to this pest as it will exploit the older version still on your machine.

It is a bunch of CRAP! Also make sure that the System Files and Folders are invisible. Neither could fix the problem. Logged GX1_Man ModeratorMastermind Because beige is beautiful !!!Thanked: 24 Re: PLEASE HELP ME REMOVE WINFIXER MALWARE!! « Reply #7 on: June 20, 2006, 11:13:32 PM » Are you sure it's really

I didn't get around to looking at your post till you've already nuked it though. I just can't believe that something that has been around for several weeks still gets past their detections. I have filed complaints with the FTC and the FBI and the Ohio attorney general. http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/94224-please-help-me-remove-winfixer/ Jump to content FacebookTwitter Geeks to Go Forum Security Virus, Spyware, Malware Removal Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where

Modem and Router help please CPU cooler Windows acting like the 'Alt' key... Any further problems? Thanks Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 GeekChick GeekChick Members 2 posts OFFLINE Gender:Female Location:Conroe, Texas Local time:03:56 AM Posted 05 I have downloaded vundofix and HJT,but are unsure which ones to tweak.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Winfixer is "free" software, so the victims don't need to pay with Paypal, or a credit card. great post to read ANYWAY IT APPEARS TO HAVE TAKE CARE OF THE PROBLEM. Posted by: Kay 30 Jan 2007 I think I downloaded Winfixer several months ago and tried a couple of simple things to remove it..maybe tried restore, not sure. I am SICK of it.

Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. It may ask you to reboot at the end, click NO. Several people have told me they have tried Ad-Aware, Spyware Blaster, Spyware Doctor, Spybot Search & Destroy, Microsoft AntiSpyware and others to no avail. This company is now defunct and the winfixer domains are now registered to a post office box in the Ukraine.

See the site http://www.vitalsecurity.org/ to hear about who are gehind these scams (nothing more than organized crime in the former Soviet Bloc in many cases) paper and money trails and more. A good anti-virus and anti-spyware combo would detect it. Posted by: Greg 02 Feb 2006 Wow, thank you so much. http://magicnewspaper.com/please-help/please-help-with-winfixer-2005-pop-ups.html Free at last...Free at last!!!

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Post your Comments, Questions or Suggestions * Name: * Email: (* = Required field) (Your email address will not be published) Comments: (you may use Using the site is easy and fun. Click OKWhen VundoFix re-opens, click the Scan for Vundo button.Once it's done scanning, click the Remove Vundo button.You will receive a prompt asking if you want to remove the files, click Use your up arrow key to highlight Safe Mode then hit enter.

SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. Just copy and paste from this box: Removing Winfixer Popups (Ask Bob Rankin) This article was posted by Bob Rankin on 14 Oct 2005 For Fun: Buy Bob Unfortunately, I became reinfected last week and the previous solution failed to work this time. If you see 2 there, uninstall the older version.