'Error Safe' spyware/riskware removal question

  Chris Webster 21:45 06 Aug 06
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Hi,

Whilst I was away my Dad inadvertently downloaded 'Error Safe' from a pop up (he never ran the program from the desktop icon that appeared though, if that makes any difference)

I've had a look around on the net and It's classed as spyware/riskware. I uninstalled it and run Ad-Aware and the new version A-Squared and deleted all the entries they both found. I've also removed the entries in ZoneAlarms allow list. I finally ran CCleaner on 'Cleaner' and 'Issues'.

Should all of the above be enough to get rid of this sneaky prog?

Cheers Chris.

  ArrGee 21:54 06 Aug 06

If it is on the desktop, then it's been installed. If you have already run the apps that you mention, have they removed it?

  Chris Webster 22:05 06 Aug 06

ArrGee,

Ad-Aware found 4 reg entries which I deleted and A-Squared found an .exe file which I also deleted. I'm going to rescan my dads computer tomorrow to make sure it's not 'stuck' in a restore point.

Cheers Chris.

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