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Post by dublin1062 on Thu 30 Apr 2009, 3:43 am

Hello all,
I've got a question for the experts as I have found some conflicting info online. What is Pareto Driver Cure and is it safe/legit? My husband downloaded it because it showed up on his computer as an update and of course looked "official" - I have uninstalled it and want to find out more about this and if I need to proceed to the malware forum.

Thanks in advance!

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Post by mariealabama on Fri 01 May 2009, 5:59 am

Ok, first question. Where did he download it from? As in, specifically what software prompted him to download it? As it stands right now, It looks legit from googling it, but depending on the software that prompted him to download it, it may be malicious or contain a backdoor trojan. Have you ran any anti-virus programs or noticed the computer acting differently?

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Post by dublin1062 on Fri 01 May 2009, 2:15 pm

Mariealabama (btw, I'm in Alabama!) - he told me that he got a pop-up and that it looked like something that he was "supposed" to do. I thought I had installed everything possible on his computer to keep him from doing stuff like that and he's been told not to download unless he checks with me first but he didn't ask on this one. I believe I've got that particular computer set up to run scans daily but I'm not there right now to check. I forgot to run the scan after uninstalling the program but we'll make sure one is run when we get home today. Just bothered me because he said it appeared as a pop-up which is how he got infected with Spyguard.

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Post by mariealabama on Mon 04 May 2009, 9:05 pm

If it is a virus, which it deffinately sounds like it is, then please don't hesitate to post your Hijack This log in the malware removal section of the forum!

Also, I am in the Birmingham area, and if you ever need help, just P.M. me on here. I won't charge anything; It gains me experience.

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Post by Doctor Inferno on Tue 05 May 2009, 7:31 am

mariealabama wrote:I won't charge anything

You shouldn't!

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Post by dublin1062 on Tue 05 May 2009, 1:38 pm

Thanks, mariealabama. I'm currently out of town and it will be easier for me to run the Hijack This when I get back rather than to try and walk him through. I'll get that posted as soon as I can.

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Post by mariealabama on Tue 12 May 2009, 11:49 am

My pleasure! I am here anytime, and I am also here if you need anyone to physically help with your computer (like I mentioned before). All problems that are hard to solve will be like a gift. I'll get to learn a lot from fixing it.

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