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Anonymous asked in Computers & InternetSecurity · 1 decade ago

An unwanted spyware or virus or software namely"No Credit Card " has inruded my computer(PC) , it is on my des

My Norton anti- virus software is unable to detect it as possibly dangerous software or programme. It is sitting on the desktop as Icon but I am unable to locate its exact position on the programme files to enable me delete it. kindly suggest steps to remove it.

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  • G
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago
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    Your Pc is infected with adware and Norton isnt picking it up. Use these scans to remove it, both free.

    Spybot - Search & Destroy detects and removes spyware, a relatively new kind of threat not yet covered by common anti-virus applications. Spyware silently tracks your surfing behaviour to create a marketing profile for you that is transmitted without your knowledge to the compilers and sold to advertising companies. If you see new toolbars in your Internet Explorer that you haven't intentionally installed, if your browser crashes inexplicably, or if your home page has been "hijacked" (or changed without your knowledge), your computer is most probably infected with spyware. Even if you don't see the symptoms, your computer may be infected, because more and more spyware is emerging. Spybot-S&D is free, so there's no harm giving it a try to see if something has invaded your computer.

    http://www.safer-networking.org/

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  • 1 decade ago

    I suggest that you try to carryout system restore to a day previous to the day when there was no virus or any problems. It may be a few weeks or months back. You have to decide the date. Detailed instructions are posted at http://fixit.in/systemrestore.html

    The problem is likely to be solved. Then,You insatll a standard antivirus soft ware such as Norton, AVG , Avast ( free antivirus software and Ad-aware, Ewido ( free spyware removers). You can download free softwares at

    http://fixit.in/antivirus.html and http://fixit.in/spywareremover.html

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  • Karen
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    Don't know why you are confused. It's very simple. Based on the information you provided in the application, you have been approved. The bank will be verifying the info which will include pulling your credit report. If the info was correct, then you should have your card in about a month, worst case. It is likely that you will get the card within 2, maybe 3 weeks.

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  • 1 decade ago

    If you have a file shredder/eraser utility right click on the icon an scroll to the shred/erase option then left click if a prompt of some kind pops up just click okay proceed with the file erase and if program installed itself and can be seen in the add/remove programs uninstall it and then use the afore mentioned file shredder om the leftovers of the uninstall then reboot and do a free space wash with the file shredder/eraser program if you don't have either try 2 i like at http://www.webroot.com and http://www.cyberscrub.com respectively.

    Source(s): I suggest that after cleaning out of your system you not go back to the url you got that whatever it is from. because who knows what else they put on your system that you cannot see or know about yet. good luck you are gonna need it.
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  • 1 decade ago

    it is probably a "browser helper" attachment.

    the one that i had i got rid of by using Browser HiJacker Reltailator it is a free program and you can get it on majorgeeks.com

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  • 1 decade ago

    try adaware se personal its free

    www.lavasoft.com

    most likely a spyware

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