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Thread: what is this? real thing or virus/spyware/trojan/something ?

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    my friend says this thing pops up, and tells him to goto this site
    http://patchupdate.info/

    and to download, and install it and stuff...

    its fake, right?

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    of course it is fake! slap him for asking

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    Quote Originally Posted by manofstyle View Post
    of course it is fake! slap him for asking
    how does he get rid of it? i suggested he use asquared..but he says its still popping up..

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    What browser is he using? I am guessing IE?

    I would suggest Getting ZoneAlarm Pro, using it to scan for Spywayre, then getting Avira AntiVir and scanning for Virii/Trojans.

    Also, if he is using IE, tell him to switch to Opers or FireFox.

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