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    GLR.EXE - Malware?

    I have a program that keeps popping into my startups. Some of Google links say it's "very bad", but MS Security Essentials isn't seeing it at all. Could the sites that say it's so bad be spreading it?

    Anybody know what this is and whether it should be removed and how?

    Chuck Billow

    Addendum:

    As a for instance, I just ran a scan with another program, and got the results listed below. But again, MSE is showing no problems pending.

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    Hi Chuck, I'm not sure either, so in cases like this I do a scan with Hitman Pro.
    O wad some Power the giftie gie us, to see oursels as ithers see us!

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    Thanks RR...I'm on it.

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    This definitely looks like a drive by phishing attack. A fraudulent pop up box. Use task Manager to close it. Do not use the Red X in the upper right hand corner. If you already did, you will have to clean it out. Do a search for "scareware" in the Lounge to get some detailed removal instructions.
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    Some of the recent variants of this kind of attack 'hide' your files and folders in unusual places, temp and recycle bin for instance. Don't run any disk cleaner until you're sure this infection is cleared and all files, programs, etc. are checked and found to be functional.

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    Got it. Thaks Ted.

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