Antivus 2008

Posted: 06-02-2008, 04:40 PM
I have recently had something called antivirus 2008 show up on my computer.
I also just found out a friend of mine has one called vista antivirus 2008.
It constantly interferes with the running of our computers bringing up popup
boxes stating it is scanning and there are xxx number of problems. If you
click remove or fix button it then asks do you want a license and for a fee
ranging from about $34.95 on up it tries to prompt you to purchase the
license.

I am not interested in this, am very frustrated, have tried to uninstall
etc....it comes right back within 30 secs and here we go again.

Help please if you can.

Your time and attention are greatly appreciated.

Antivus 2008


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Charlie42
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Re: Antivus 2008
Posted: 06-02-2008, 05:15 PM
"Bo" <Bo@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
> I have recently had something called antivirus 2008 show up on my
> computer. I also just found out a friend of mine has one called vista
> antivirus 2008. It constantly interferes with the running of our computers
> bringing up popup boxes stating it is scanning and there are xxx number of
> problems. If you click remove or fix button it then asks do you want a
> license and for a fee ranging from about $34.95 on up it tries to prompt
> you to purchase the license.
>
> I am not interested in this, am very frustrated, have tried to uninstall
> etc....it comes right back within 30 secs and here we go again.
http://www.microsoft.com/communities...=en-us&m=1&p=1

Charlie42

John Barnett MVP
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Re: Antivus 2008
Posted: 06-02-2008, 06:38 PM
It is a rogue anti-malware application. To remove it see the details on this
link: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/malw...antivirus-2008


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"Bo" <Bo@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:503C79FA-0B68-4CCE-93AE-D1A4E9E21E00@microsoft.com...
>I have recently had something called antivirus 2008 show up on my computer.
> I also just found out a friend of mine has one called vista antivirus
> 2008.
> It constantly interferes with the running of our computers bringing up
> popup
> boxes stating it is scanning and there are xxx number of problems. If you
> click remove or fix button it then asks do you want a license and for a
> fee
> ranging from about $34.95 on up it tries to prompt you to purchase the
> license.
>
> I am not interested in this, am very frustrated, have tried to uninstall
> etc....it comes right back within 30 secs and here we go again.
>
> Help please if you can.
>
> Your time and attention are greatly appreciated.
Abul
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RE: Antivus 2008
Posted: 06-04-2008, 03:12 AM


"Bo" wrote:
> I have recently had something called antivirus 2008 show up on my computer.
> I also just found out a friend of mine has one called vista antivirus 2008.
> It constantly interferes with the running of our computers bringing up popup
> boxes stating it is scanning and there are xxx number of problems. If you
> click remove or fix button it then asks do you want a license and for a fee
> ranging from about $34.95 on up it tries to prompt you to purchase the
> license.
>
> I am not interested in this, am very frustrated, have tried to uninstall
> etc....it comes right back within 30 secs and here we go again.
>
> Help please if you can.
>
> Your time and attention are greatly appreciated.
 
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