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Old 04-24-2005, 10:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ok since ive been posting about this lop malwar crap i started to think what if i reinstall windows would that get rid of it or no.
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Old 04-24-2005, 10:25 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Yes, it would get rid of it. But unless you take preventative measures, you will end up in the same place you were. You were doing something wrong before. I would get an alternative browser to Internet Explorer, and get a few Anti-Spyware programs. I use Microsoft Anti-Spyware, Ad-Aware SE, and Spybot Search & Destroy. I have Kerio Personal Firewall and Avast! Anti-Virus setup on the parents computer, and it seems to be pretty effective.

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but really is there some other way to get rid of this lop malware.
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Old 04-25-2005, 09:46 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Although you could use software to clean up your current installation, it would be much better if you did a reinstall of Windows. That way you'll be starting out with a nice clean installation free of Viruses and spyware.

And I would do as Alex4R suggested as far as using another web browser, and getting some anti adware/spyware/anti virus programs. And don't forget a good firewall app like ZoneAlarm or Kerio Personal Firewall Then you should be good to go.

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yea i have that stuff but it came from the msn plus crap.
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If that's where it came from, then don't install MSN Plus.
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ya i know and stuff i uninstalled it and stuff but i still have lop malware and i cant get it off.
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Old 04-26-2005, 09:58 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Reformat and reinstall.

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