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Old 11-26-2006, 04:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Can someone please tell me why all of a suuden a WindowsSecurityUpdate.exe window comes up at startup?
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Old 11-27-2006, 06:51 AM   #2 (permalink)
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As far as I know it shouldnt pop-up like that, most likly a virus/spyware run warezmonsters guide in my sig below.
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Old 11-27-2006, 02:02 PM   #3 (permalink)
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yeah man... looks bogus!
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Old 11-27-2006, 02:09 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Good idea - post a picture to help us with your problem.

Bad idea - post an over-compressed scaled down picture to help us with your problem.

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aawww.....its good enough..just the name is sufficient
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I need to mark this Post as SOLVED...but not sure how to.
I was reading some other Posts on Spyware...and came across a suggestion on running AVG Anti-Spyware(Full - trial version). I installed it and ran it...and it detected: TROJAN.AGENT.ABN and a Medium level Cookie that had a name similar to the pop-ups i was getting. The Trojan was successfully Quarantined and the cookie deleted. I no longer get that WindowsSecurityUpdate.exe window at startup and no more pop-ups.
But what puzzles me is...how come my TrendMicro PC-cillin Internet Security 2006(virus & spyware scans)...my fully Paid version of Spy Sweeper (scans)...Ad-Aware SE Personal (scans)...or Spybot S&D (scans) detected NOTHING!!
Frustrating!!!
Anyway...thanks for the replies!!!
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I need to mark this Post as SOLVED...but not sure how to.
I was reading some other Posts on Spyware...and came across a suggestion on running AVG Anti-Spyware(Full - trial version). I installed it and ran it...and it detected: TROJAN.AGENT.ABN and a Medium level Cookie that had a name similar to the pop-ups i was getting. The Trojan was successfully Quarantined and the cookie deleted. I no longer get that WindowsSecurityUpdate.exe window at startup and no more pop-ups.
But what puzzles me is...how come my TrendMicro PC-cillin Internet Security 2006(virus & spyware scans)...my fully Paid version of Spy Sweeper (scans)...Ad-Aware SE Personal (scans)...or Spybot S&D (scans) detected NOTHING!!
Frustrating!!!
Anyway...thanks for the replies!!!
You could edit your top post, and in the "Post Subject" part change the title of the thread to SOLVED or something like that, but no one here does that so you don't really need to do that.
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I need to mark this Post as SOLVED...but not sure how to.
I was reading some other Posts on Spyware...and came across a suggestion on running AVG Anti-Spyware(Full - trial version). I installed it and ran it...and it detected: TROJAN.AGENT.ABN and a Medium level Cookie that had a name similar to the pop-ups i was getting. The Trojan was successfully Quarantined and the cookie deleted. I no longer get that WindowsSecurityUpdate.exe window at startup and no more pop-ups.
But what puzzles me is...how come my TrendMicro PC-cillin Internet Security 2006(virus & spyware scans)...my fully Paid version of Spy Sweeper (scans)...Ad-Aware SE Personal (scans)...or Spybot S&D (scans) detected NOTHING!!
Frustrating!!!
Anyway...thanks for the replies!!!
because they dont have definitions or updated definitions for that particular spyware, thats why it is good to run more than 1 spyware program, thatd why I also have several in my guide because they all dont catch everything
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