Windows security pop ups

  Cameraman 26 Apr 11

I am using XP professional and Ive had a notice ( Message from Web Page)which contains(Windows security has found critical process activity on your system and will perform fast scan of your system files) it takes over and scans and ask for payment to get rid of it—it has to be a scam but how do I stop it and get rid of it in the first place. When it first happened I replaced the hard drive with a spare I formatted it and installed windows but after a day or two it came back on the second hard drive Hope you can help

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 26 Apr 11

How to remove it Click Here

What security are you using?

I suggest AVAST antivirus

Windows Defender as a realtime antispyware backed up with SpywareBlaster as a blocker and MAlwarebytes as a weekly scanner

  buteman 26 Apr 11

Or try this if Fruit Bat /\0/\'s selection does not work.

To remove false security programs

  1. Turn off computer ,then turn on and start tapping F8
  2. When the Advanced startup options appear Select Safe mode With Networking
  3. Open internet explorer goto ,download Hitman pro "32-bit or 64-bit depending on your Os"
  4. Run Hitman pro ,let this scan the computer
  5. Activate Free Licence
  6. Reboot Pc

Infection Removed..!

  Cameraman 01 May 11

Thanks for your help


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