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Windows 7: Hamster Needs a Rest

23 Jun 2010   #1
jblue21

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Hamster Needs a Rest

So I have a customer that claims she had a random pop up on her computer. It was a picture of a hamster running in a wheel, and says "Your Hamster Needs a Rest". Anyone have any ideas if this is a virus, or a game, or something random? Thanks!


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23 Jun 2010   #2
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

I would err in the side of caution and not click it. I recommend she adopts a safe browser and installs adblock+.
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23 Jun 2010   #3
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Running a malware scan wouldn't hurt either.
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