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Personal Guard 2009 & Windows update?

Post by imbakk on Sun 01 Nov 2009, 12:02 pm

Does anyone know if Personal Guard 2009 is coming in on Windows Update? My mother's computer suddenly got it today so I reformatted the hard drive (better safe than sorry), then did my updates, and guess what showed back up?!!
I've Googled it and there seem to be a lot of inquiries about removing it this past week, so I was just wondering if it might be piggybacking on windows updates.
It is especially weird because my parents are VERY download-phobic so I know they didn't install it...and I sure didn't install it..heck, Windows Updates was all I had done before it showed up (That and my anti-virus of course)



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Re: Personal Guard 2009 & Windows update?

Post by DragonMaster Jay on Sun 01 Nov 2009, 1:28 pm

Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware from here.

Double Click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.

  • Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
  • If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
  • Once the program has loaded, select "Perform Full Scan", then click Scan.
  • The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.
  • When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
  • Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
  • When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart. (See Extra Note)
  • Please save the log to a location you will remember.
  • The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
  • Copy and paste the entire report in your next reply.

Extra Note:

If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove,you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts,click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfection process. If asked to restart the computer, please do so immediately.

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