SYMPTOMS

  • Desktop background reads: Warning! you’re in danger! you are infected with spyware! secure yourself now, remove all spyware from your pc!¬†
  • Task bar: Warning: your computer is infected. Windows has dected spyware infection! click this message to install the last update os windows security software.
  • Desktop Shortcut to¬†system security version 4.51.
  • Internet Explorer will open but not browse.
  • Task Manager will not open
  • Command prompt will not open
  • Machine will not boot into safe mode

NECESSARY FREEWARE PROGRAMS

PROCEDURE

  1. Please download the above programs on a DIFFERENT machine
  2. Run Process Explorer to see the offending program
  3. Use Pocket Killbox to “Backp and Delete”
  4. Run CCleaner
  5. Run winsockxpfix.exe
  6. reboot