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Re: Virus/spyware/malware help required

discordianknot and JOHNWAYNE raise valid questions and concerns.  When facing a problem on one's computer, we trust that something purchased will totally protect our investment.  The earlier mention of "AntiVirus Pro" (the most recent incarnation of AntiVirus 2008 and 2009) is a form of "malware".  While some malware does, in fact, do damage and/or corrupt ones computer, most of the malwares "exploit" a design flaw (aka a "design feature" ) of either Windows or Internet Explorer.

Such exploits can (and do) circumvent the AntiVirus and Security suites, and can be a most unsettling experience.  One particular current malware preempts the installed AntiVirus and Security software totally, preventing even the download of potential corrective solutions.  Programs such as Malwarebytes "AntiMalware", SUPERAntiSpyware and Spybot Search and Destroy (all free!) target these specific exploits.  There is, of course, a solution to avoid malware (at least most of it), have less a concern of the workings of your installed AntiVirus and Security software and make your everyday less stressful.  It is called ........

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While not yet achieving technological nirvana, Mac's and the OS X-series of OS's have less exploitability, although some hackers are starting to catch up with it.  While having both PC's and Mac's, and finding definite plusses in each of them, I primarily use PC's, warts and all, for the wide selection of software and familiarity.

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Re: Virus/spyware/malware help required

Hi,

   Your concern regarding the Anti Virus Protection is correct but each and every Anti virus Program has some thing inside of the software said to be Heuristics. Noting but the known viruses been programmed, so that it has to block and Quarantine those files, so that it can protect the computer. Those virus has a characteristics like constant structures. The file name or the process will not change by its own. Apart from this there do also have some other Viral varients are there where its a specialized characteristics where it can modify the location and the name of the file by its own. so such type of Varients cannot be blocked by any Anti Virus program, so some of the the advanced steps has to be performed to get rid of that kind of varients. So on such scenarios we have to try with the alternative ways like what you have done.

Rgds

Arvind S !

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