i love how vx2 now owns my pc!!

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  1. Griogair

    Griogair Registered Member

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    hullo! :D

    i have recently been having untold problems with my ie an other aspects of my computer.
    a recurring problem found by ad-aware is something called 'vx2'

    i looked at the description and found its pretty much the worst think that could have invaded my computer :D

    could any1 shed some light on hoe i might go about ridding it

    thanks griogair!!
     
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    Hi Griogair,
    You can always download Ad-Aware Se Personal and the VX2 plugin to see if that helps getting rid of VX2. ;)
     
  4. Griogair

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    thanks guys! :D

    slight hint of sarcasm there maybe eldar ;)

    is there a link to the download of the plugin on adaware or will i go to the websiteo_O

    griogair
     
  5. Infinity

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    just click on addons on the webpage of Eldar.
     
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    Please check your privare messages, sorry for being off topic.

    THE MUL
     
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    You're welcome. ;)
    Correct, thanks for the additional info. :)
     
  8. Griogair

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    sorry to dissapoint but i downloaded the plugin which identified the version 3 vx2....it told me to reboot then run a smart scan which i also did...twice!!

    afraid the critters not ready to go yet :mad:

    any other ideaso_O

    griogair
     
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    Did you execute the plugin in Safe Mode?
    Just a suggestion, because I'm not an expert on this. ;)
     
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    Altough running Adaware in safemode is always advisable, clicking on smartscan will not help. Click instead on Add-ons button then click on VX2 Cleaner..
     
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    as S_L says run it from here
     

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    cheers...i did run from the window above though....it then advised that i reboot and run a smart scano_O i will try in safe mode

    thanks, griogair
     
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    help me kill vx2!!!!!!!!!

    i posted before asking for help destroying vx2....unfortunatelly the ad aware plugin is not working.

    when i laubnsh the add on it identifies the problem,then tells me to reboot and perform a smart scann...ths is off little effect....any advice o_O o_O o_O

    griogair!!!
     
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    Re: help me kill vx2!!!!!!!!!

    sorry.... * launch

    griogair :D
     
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    thanks nick!!!

    the link you gave me featured many of the programs i already use...but inspired me to try 'vx2 finder' again....which i think has worked! duhhhh :oops:


    the only thing left now is to wait and see how long it takes till i find out its still there...haha!! :D

    thanks,griogair!!! :)
     
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    Now that it appears you have removed it from your system, you may like to try the steps located here to see if there are any other nasties on your system: https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=50662 at the bottom of this link there are further links to discussions on securing your PC so this doesn't happen again ;) :D

    Hope this helps...

    Let us know how you go...

    Cheers :D
     
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