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Hey guys!

Today I accidently extracted a zip folder and it installed something on my computer and it's making popups appear from nowhere. The pages usually have an address similar to this one: http://www.virtual-coupon.com/normal/yyy34.html, http://www.mega-savings.com/normal/yyy34.html (usually with yyy35, yyy35 at the end).

I've downloaded loads of spyware and adware programs but none of them have even detected it. Does anybody have any ideas what it is, or how I get rid of it?

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Last Post by jermaldan
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Had the same issue all day yesturday....

This may help...

Please download WebRoot SpySweeper from http://www.webroot.com/downloads/ (It's a 2 week trial):
Click the Free Trial link on the right - next to "SpySweeper for Home Computers" to download the program.
Install it. Once the program is installed, it will open.
It will prompt you to update to the latest definitions, click Yes.
Once the definitions are installed, close SpySweeper for now.
Reboot to safe mode.

1) Restart your computer
2) After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, press F8.
3) Instead of Windows loading as normal, a menu should appear
4) Select the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode.

For additional help in booting into Safe Mode, see the following site:
http://www.pchell.com/support/safemode.shtml

Open SpySweeper again, click Sweep Now on the left side.
Click the Start button.
When it's done scanning, click the Next button.
Make sure everything has a check next to it, then click the Next button.
It will remove all of the items found.
Click Session Log in the upper right corner, copy everything in that window.
Click the Summary tab and click Finish.

See if this helps and notice how long it will be before you get popups(if any)

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