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alaurenson
05-01-2010, 08:17 PM
Hi out there, im having a super massive problem.
I was browsing earlier (using my other computer) clicking through odd things, when suddenly over 9000 pop up come up on the screen telling me:
1) system32 does not exist anymore,
2) go to website to install (a rather fake looking) Windows protector,
3) You have 156 Viruses on your system!!!

Has anyone had this happen and can someone please help me get rid of it? Ive heard about this "antivirus" that looks like the real thing, only to con you into installing an even worse virus...
Please help me out :(

Speedy Gonzales
05-01-2010, 08:25 PM
Boot into safe mode / networking (press and hold F8 after you reboot). Get malwarebytes below. Update it then do a full scan. Its probably fake / rogue software

pctek
05-01-2010, 08:25 PM
Just your standard bogus anti-malware.

Install Spybot and Malware Bytes, run them both.

Also download and run Hijackthis and post the log here.

And get a decent antivirus in addition to the above.