Playpickle adware

  melvyn 03:16 AM 29 Jan 12
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Spybot locates adware called Playpickle - it has no further info on it, and neither Adaware, Malwarebytes or Windows Security Essentials finds it. Spybot removes it, but as soon as I use Internet Explorer (8) Spybot claims it has returned. I understand Playpickle is a games suite which i have never visited. There would not appear to be any files on my machine with Playpickle in the title, and the removal instructions given on Exterminate-it refer to files which do not exist on my machine. Has anyone else any experience of this?

  birdface 07:38 AM 29 Jan 12

Maybe report it to Spybot as a false positive and they will check it out for you.

http://forums.spybot.info/showthread.php?t=19117

  KRONOS the First 08:07 AM 29 Jan 12

Google is your friend. Play Pickle.

  melvyn 16:39 PM 29 Jan 12

Thanks buteman - I'll try that.

Obviously I had already tried Google etc etc

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