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How to get rid of popup


watteneer

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I have just bought an old pc with XP I keep getting a pop up screen asking for serial number of " Madesafe antivirus which i dont use I have tried to get rid of it via regedit but to no avail

How can i get rid of it it is driving me bonkers It is also on the task bar which wont do anything Thank for your help Peter

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buteman

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Run.Type in msconfig.Ok .Start up.And look for it in there.Untick it if you see it Apply Ok.

Looks like it maybe a hard one to remove.

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buteman

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Maybe do a search for MadeSafe see if you can track it down and delete it.

Or type Solarsoft into the search as it was their product but they no longer exist.

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