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Windows 7: win7 virus cant remove

06 Jan 2012   #1
phazerh

Pennsylvania
 
 
win7 virus cant remove

On my dads laptop he downloaded this win7 antivirus, a little after he started having some computer problems. so i looked at it and soon realized that it was a fake antivirus, but it has been harming the computer now i cant even connect to the internet on it. ive tried everything, i uploaded norton 360 did several scans but it doesnt get rid of it, i even a full system restore but it just restarts before i can actually do it. Any suggestion?? the laptop is an hp mini 110


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06 Jan 2012   #2
computergeekguy

7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Hey I have had a similar virus on my machine and let me tell you that it is a nasty bugger. But on the bright side there is a solution.

Go to this website on a different comp download the things it tells you on a flash drive and transfer them to the infected comp.
Remove Win 7 Antispyware 2012 and Vista Antivirus 2012 name changing rogue (Uninstall Guide)

If you follow the directions exactly it should fix the prob.

It did for me :)
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06 Jan 2012   #3
phazerh

Pennsylvania
 
 

sorry, the virus is actually called win 7 antivirus not windows
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06 Jan 2012   #4
computergeekguy

7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

I know :)

Its name should be "Win 7 antivirus 2012"

If i am correct
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07 Jan 2012   #5
profdlp

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

I've used this same strategy on a number of computers lately (fortunately not my own).

It works. :)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by computergeekguy View Post
Hey I have had a similar virus on my machine and let me tell you that it is a nasty bugger. But on the bright side there is a solution.

Go to this website on a different comp download the things it tells you on a flash drive and transfer them to the infected comp.
Remove Win 7 Antispyware 2012 and Vista Antivirus 2012 name changing rogue (Uninstall Guide)

If you follow the directions exactly it should fix the prob.

It did for me :)
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07 Jan 2012   #6
bigcitycat

Windows Seven, Ubuntu
 
 

I have been noticing a lot of people getting infected by this.

https://encrypted.google.com/search?...ient=firefox-a
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