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Old 10-05-2004, 11:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default what is WToolsA.exe

As I posted in another thread, I recently installed Sygate Personal Firewall and every 1/2 hour or so, I get a message that WToolsA.exe is trying to access the internet. What is it and why does it go to the internet for?

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Old 10-05-2004, 11:36 AM   #2 (permalink)
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its spyware. Did u install Wintools?
Wintools acts as a search page and home page hijacker.
Sometimes when u install Gain, Gator or Claria Wintools gets installed also without any message.

Try to remove wintools from add/remove programs

after doing this run adaware or any other spywarekiller
here are some of them: http://www.techist.com/downloads.php

Hope this helps!
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