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Windows 7: staring Windows Starter 2010 causes virus

25 Dec 2010   #1
rl7

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit
 
 
staring Windows Starter 2010 causes virus

When I open the Windows Starter 2010 to start a new blank page with text, it immediately detects a MALWARE on file: R:\140066.ENU\OFFICE14\OFFSPON.EXE which causes me to reboot the computer to take away the malware file(the same one every time)
I am using the AVG virus program which takes it away..but why do I keep getting the virus alert when opening the Windows Starter 2010 to enter new information?


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25 Dec 2010   #2
yowanvista

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux
 
 

offspon.exe is the process that displays the rotating advertisements in Microsoft Office Starter Edition. It is a legitimate program, but because its sole purpose is to display advertisements, AVG may detect it as adware, and display a warning. Even though it is indeed a form of adware, it is 100% non-malicious and harmless, so it is safe to tell AVG to ignore it. Add it to the exception list in AVG

Stop using AVG and use MSE
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04 Jan 2011   #3
rl7

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit
 
 

Thanks....problem solved
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