|first of all if you use IE7 or IE8 there is no need to use google toolbar to stop popups. Those features are included and work great.|
As far as trend, was that pre-installed on your PC? If you didn't install trend micro, let me know.
One thing to try is in add/remove...remove trend there.
By the way George...how is Tammy?
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