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Playpickle adware


melvyn

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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?

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buteman

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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

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KRONOS the First

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Google is your friend. Play Pickle.

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melvyn

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Thanks buteman - I'll try that.

Obviously I had already tried Google etc etc

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