Power Scan?

  cara 16:43 11 Jan 04

I suddenly find, on connection to internet, software called 'Power Scan' swings into action. Apparently it scans for porn on computer. Seems like a good idea on the face of it.

But where did it come from? I am not aware of installing Power Scan. Can anyone shed any light on this software please?

Thank you.

  Rayuk 16:56 11 Jan 04

click here

Looks like its a hijacker of sorts

  Rayuk 16:58 11 Jan 04

Could also be this,has an uninstaller on the page would do a bit of research before using it though click here

  TOPCAT® 16:59 11 Jan 04

but you should be able to uninstall it from click here It is a file download so I would check all info before using it. TC.

  TOPCAT® 17:00 11 Jan 04

Snap!! TC.

  TOPCAT® 17:05 11 Jan 04

Here's further help from Rayuk's first link on how you might have got Power Scan. TC.

click here

  Trikie 21:48 31 Mar 05

This prograame appeared when I started up this evening.

Did anyone check out the Uninstall optiopn on its first screen?

Could be a co-incidence but Control Panel>uninstall would not open the uninstall menu when I tried it.

  TOPCAT® 22:57 31 Mar 05

DO NOT open the first link I posted. If you do and click on the 'Uninstall Powerscan' button you get a trojan horse downloaded.

My AVG picked it up after I clicked it just now - it is called:

Trojan horse Downloader.1stbar.5.AB TC.

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