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Windows 7: Win 7 compatibility checker punts Trojan

12 May 2010   #11
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by hackerman1 View Post
CarlTR6 & polarbear: i have NOT installed any toolbar.
first, i let a2 block ASK-Installchecker from connecting to internet.
second, during the installation i didnīt install any "extras".
the screenshots in the other thread only shows how it looks during the installation,
pointing to the danger of installing Foxit.

Jacee: thanks for the info, it seems to be a lot of BS that it wants to download.
maybe it tries to install ASK-Toolbar, but the toolbar is also offered during the installation.
Very good. I also do not install toolbars.


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12 May 2010   #12
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

The only toolbar added on besides a few quick launch bars added onto the main taskbar here is the IE security toolbar that's an option in AVG. That seems to be a good for flagging sites that try placing anything on your system.

From there I put the main portion of AVG on the disabled list in the msconfig and run a different antivirus program found to be far better at finding and removing all sorts of bugs and doesn't intrude on other softwares. Even with the idea that an MS named tool of any type being altered to contain any malware is certiainly something to watch out for.
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