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Windows 7: Removing "SMART Repair" Data Recovery Spyware

03 May 2012   #1

Windows 7
Removing "SMART Repair" Data Recovery Spyware

I've seemed to have picked up this spyware. I downloaded and ran Spyware Doctor in Safe mode and I can't seem to get rid of it. Any guidance would be appreciated.


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03 May 2012   #2

win7 ultimate 32bit

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03 May 2012   #3

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I would suggest mbam
use safe mode with networking, so it can update before scanning.
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...did you let spyware doc update?
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04 May 2012   #4

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Thanks everyone. I did let SD update. I"ll try these and report back.
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