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trojan fakesysdef


Dave22Fair

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I foolishly let my guard down when I downloaded an operating manual for a satellite receiver. Although I have the antivirus Microsoft Security Essentials (put on by a repair shop in preference to AVG), I seem to have picked up the trojan fakesysdef, which comes up with the usual rubish about how the disc is faulty etc. I have run the MSE scan but find that I can't start in time to intercept the fake messages. What is my best course of action; is there some way I can get the trojan before the user desktop has opened? Dave

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rdave13

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Is it trojan:win32/fakesysdef Disk optimizer? If so have a look at; Bleeping Computers

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