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    "Privacy Suite" - virus?

    I got a pop-up error message under Windows 7 64 bit SR-1 for no apparent reason. The tile of the message (in the upper border of the box) says "PrivacySuite Cookie Cleaner: It's cleanup time!"

    The first line of the the text box says "PrivacySuite is going to REMOVE 0 Web, 0 Flash, 0 DOM, 1 Silverlight cookies"

    Next line "Careful: might removed saved logins or flash game data"

    Then there's a check box with "Do not ask again" followed by two buttons,

    "OK, Remove" and "Cancel, Don't Remove"

    I've attached an image of the error box to this message.

    I got rid of the box by clicking on the red X in the upper right corner of the standard dialog box. Since I don't have anything called PrivacySuite installed on my machine, I wonder if this is a virus? Does anyone know?
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    Oh, never mind. It's a Firefox add-on. Duh.

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    Glad you got is straightened out. Thanks for posting your resolution.

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    Just a comment, these suspicious pop ups are safer to close using the Task Manager. Ctrl+Alt+Del, Task Manager, then choose to stop process. Sometimes the red X has been reprogrammed to activate the nasty.
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