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Windows 7: Screensaver videos keep coming up

09 Feb 2012   #1

Windows 7 Starter
Screensaver videos keep coming up


My laptop was inundated with viruses about 6 months ago which I cleaned with Avast antivirus

Since then I have been getting a screensaver when I don't touch the laptop for a few minutes (It's like a video but it seems to change, it looks like a youtube video) They are quite amusing (Some have cats jumping on cars etc) but is still irritating

As I only have windows 7 Starter I shouldn't be able to get screen savers so not really sure how to remove this-If I run a virus scan it comes up as clean



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09 Feb 2012   #2
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Look into the startup programs whether that is there. If yes, disable it.
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09 Feb 2012   #3

Windows 7 Starter


Was a programme called Blinkxbeat and when I googled it seemed to be a well known virus/annoyance

Have removed and seemed to come off really easy, done another virus check and still says to be clean so hopefully is the end of it

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