Yellow Triangle with exclamation point

Discussion in 'Windows Update' started by kellnell, Apr 28, 2008.

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    kellnell Guest

    I am getting a message telling me that my computer is infected! Windows had
    detected spyware infection. Windows will now download and install the most
    up-to-date antispyware for you.
    If I click on it it wants to download Awola Antispyware 6.0. Is this a
    legitimate message?
     
    kellnell, Apr 28, 2008
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    Debleys Guest

    I am getting the same message. I googled "awola", the company that wanted to
    eliminate the spyware & found that it is fraudulent. This is not a message
    from microsoft. The tips to remove it suggested the removal process might
    destroy my computer if I did not use another anti spyware device. Hence,
    like you, I'm trying to find a legitimate answer to get rid of this pop up
    that occurs every 10 seconds!
     
    Debleys, Apr 28, 2008
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    realcestmoi Guest

    realcestmoi, Apr 28, 2008
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    Kayman Guest

    SuperAntispyware - Free
    http://www.superantispyware.com/superantispywarefreevspro.html

    After the software is updated, it is suggested scanning the system in Safe
    Mode.
    How do you boot to Safe Mode?
    By pressing/tabbing F8 (or F5 on some keyboards) during re-boot.
    Alternatively:
    click onto Start==>Run, type "msconfig" (without quotation marks), click
    OK. Then click onto BOOT.INI tab and 'check' /SAFEBOOT then OK and click
    Restart. To go back to Normal Mode, you must access the System
    Configuration utility again and click the General tab then click/check the
    radio button 'Normal Startup'- load all device drivers and services'.
    A description of the Safe Mode Boot options in Windows XP
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=315222

    Or:
    http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/malware-removal/awola
     
    Kayman, Apr 28, 2008
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