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2005-02-04, 18:59 #1
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- Atlanta, GA
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Unable to download EXE. Files (XP Home)
Recently installed Lavasoft's AD-AwARE and SpyBot to get rid of spyware. After cleaned I continue to get popup's that are unsuitable for viewing. I also got a "Trojen Horse" virus which I cleaned using McAfee but it keeps coming back.
I cannot update my antivirus or upgrade Windows to SP2. In fact I can't download any executable file. The messages read "website not ready" or unable to connect. I can access all websites but these messages appear whenever I try to download an executable file.
Is the anti spyware causing these problems? I tried uninstalling but it did not work.
Is the virus causing these problems? I tried cleaning in the Safe mode and it seemed to disappear but I still could not update anything.
Can anyone help???
2005-02-04, 19:36 #2
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- Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA
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Re: Unable to download EXE. Files (XP Home)
Try running an online security check for virus and trojans.
A good one is SYMANTEC SECURITYBOB
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