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Security Toolbar 7.1

Something called security toolbar 7.1 has appeared on my browser. Apparently, it's a fake security program that is actually damaging to the computer. I don't know how it got there, but mcafee isn't picking it up as a threat. How do I get rid of this? Thanks.
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RE: Security Toolbar 7.1


Send the file to the lab,if known.

What operating system/service pack do you have,click start>right click my computer>click on properties>general tab.

What Mcafee products/versions are installed,right click M icon>scroll to each product>click on about>Dat/Engine/Build>or double -click M icon if new version>click on view details

Save SmitFraudFix (by S!Ri) to your desktop.

Install this programme >>Here<< update its definitions.

Once updated click on the Scanner Tab>then Settings>click on Recommended Action and set it to Quarantine>then boot into Safe Mode.

Start tapping F8 when system starts>select Safe Mode from options.Log into your normal account(username).

In safe mode double click on SmitFraud and select option 2,after running Smitfraud run AVG(complete system scan),when AVG has finished scanning remember to click on Apply All Actions if anything is found,then boot back into normal mode

RE: Security Toolbar 7.1

I followed all of those instructions, and it didn't work. It's still on my computer. Is that the only option?

RE: Security Toolbar 7.1

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RE: Security Toolbar 7.1


In addition to Paullotion's good information....

Just a note: This particular rogue toolbar is sometimes installed with a program known as "Video Add-on". Look in the Control Panel/Add-Remove Programs and if "Video Add-on" is there, uninstall it.

And steps for removing "Security Toolbar 7.1" are listed in the link below:

Hope this helps.


RE: Security Toolbar 7.1

As the user has not replied since 15th November,this thread is closed.

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