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Virus Scan Complete (Finally)

Brain Spout

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313323 files, 8 hours, 4 minutes, 20 seconds (it usually doesn't take this long to scan, i hope getting rid of the viruses will help it speed up)

It found 10 files, 4 were considered dangerous so it tried to delte them, but failed.

i would have just taken a screen shot, but i wanted to post the full file names and stuff so that you have more info.

1. Adware.Gamespy At Risk
C:\Program Files\GameSpy Arcade\ArcadeInstallFull202-google.exe​

2. Adware.TopSearch At Risk
C:\Documents and Settings\Compaq_Owner\Local Settings\Temp\asmfiles.cab​

3. Adware.GAIN At Risk
C:\WINDOWS\Temp\Adware\FSG.exe​

4. Adware.P2PNetwork At Risk
C:\Documents and Settings\Compaq_Owner\Local Settings\Temp\p2psetup.exe​

5. Adware.P2PNetwork At Risk
C:\Documents and Settings\Compaq_Owner\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\SVR7E4HT\p2psetup[1].exe​

6. Adware.TopSearch At Risk
C:\WINDOWS\Temp\Altnet\pmexe.cab​

7. Adware.TopSearch Delete Failed
The compressed file asm.exe within C:\Documents and Settings\Compaq_Owner\Local Settings\Temp\asmfiles.cab​

8. Adware.TopSearch Delete Failed
The compressed file asmps.dll within C:\Documents and Settings\Compaq_Owner\Local Settings\Temp\asmfiles.cab​

9. Adware.TopSearch Delete Failed
The compressed file Points Manager.exe within C:\WINDOWS\Temp\Altnet\pmexe.cab​

10. Adware.BDE Delete Failed
The compressed file sysdetect.dll within C:\WINDOWS\Temp\Altnet\pmfiles.cab​

I want to just go into safe mode and delete all of these files. I'm pretty sure that all the topsearch and P2P crap is from when i downloaded kazaa a couple of weeks ago, i have sicne deleted that, but i didn't get rid of the adware. the gamespy thing is probably harmless, but the other things i have no idea if they are good or bad.
 

WaFfLeS

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That's odd, usually AdWare is fine...

I wouldn't consider deleting adware unless it's a file/virus that CAN NOT be deleted whatsoever...

But then again, I'm an asshole so you have a 50/50 chance.
 

Brain Spout

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well my computer has been acting a bit sluggish and i think that if i get rid of them my mind will trick me into thinking it's faster, or my computer will actually be a little faster
 
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WaFfLeS said:
That's odd, usually AdWare is fine...

I wouldn't consider deleting adware unless it's a file/virus that CAN NOT be deleted whatsoever...

But then again, I'm an asshole so you have a 50/50 chance.
That's terrible advice, adware can slow down a computer. Also when your computer has been slower, have you filled up more disk space?
 

Jung

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WaFfLeS said:
That's odd, usually AdWare is fine...

I wouldn't consider deleting adware unless it's a file/virus that CAN NOT be deleted whatsoever...

But then again, I'm an asshole so you have a 50/50 chance.
Please don't give that kind of shitty advice again. Aware is NOT fine, and it just slows your computer down. If you like that, then fine, but don't tell other's that it's ok.

Besides, it doesn't sound like you even understand adware enough to be talking about it...
 

Brain Spout

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i want to delte the topsearch, i dont care about the gamespy, but what aboout the other ones, are they okay to delete? i dont want to dlegte something htat is important

EDIT: i deleted everything except for gamespy. i delted the topsearch and p2p and the BDE because it was in the same folder. i also delted the GAIN because it was in a folder called adware. now im going to defrag, which i havne't done for a while either
 

gehtfuct

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Use this>> Ad-Aware SE It's free and works well to rid you of all them pesky porn site adware and spyware.
 

Jung

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WizardlyFriend said:
now im going to defrag, which i havne't done for a while either
Take Descen't advice about Perfect Disk. (Or try O&O defrag) It lets you schedule defrags, has more options than the Windows defrag and it's faster too. It's a great app, the only down side is it's price. Scheduled defrags can be done with batch files and AT/scheduled tasks though. I'll explain how to do it if you're interested in going that route.