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      06-06-2009
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"satyad" <> wrote in message
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> My daughter computer with Vista is infected with the rogue software
> 'Personal Antivirus' but no matter what I do I cannot remove it. It is
> installed in C:\Program Files\PAV and Vista does not allow me to remove
> it. It says needs Administrator permission though I am Adminstrator and
> I gave all required permissions. When i click close in System Tray it
> does not close it. When I try to uninstall it does not uninstall it.
> Wondering reinstalling OS is the only option? I have Zone alarm with
> latest updates but that does not seem to be able to remove it.
> Appreciate any help.
>
>
> --
> satyad



 
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      07-04-2009

How to remove Personal Antivirus
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Martin Connolly wrote:
> I believe Personal Antivirus creates a 'PAV' folder in the Program
> Files, plus a BHO called '&helper' with a file name of something like
> 'ms.....64.dll' in the windows/system32.
>
> Use Hijackthis to delete them, then reboot.
>
> Martin.

 
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