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Windows 7: side bars & prizes

05 Jun 2013   #1
megroy

windows7
 
 
side bars & prizes

Hi, I am having trouble with side bars loading & notices that i have won some sort of a prize.
this causes the computer slow to load an application as these two seem to have to load first.
then after a while i get a message that comes up internet explorer has stopped working.
i have stopped POP UPS by clicking on internet options & stopping Popups. but this has not had any effects.
Any help would be appreciated. Thanks


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05 Jun 2013   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Sounds like a infection to me. I would recommend going to our Security Thread on this Forum.
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05 Jun 2013   #3
ThrashZone

Win-7 H-Premium 64-bit sp1
 
 

You can use these free tools to see if they find anything,
Manually Update them before running full scans,
Try not to use your computer while the scans are running, (one at a time of course).
http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free
http://www.superantispyware.com/?tag=SUPERANTISPYWARE

This one is the longest up to 4 hours, the others are only about 45 minutes,
http://www.microsoft.com/security/scanner/en-us/default.aspx
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