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Solved unwanted screen pop up

February 20, 2014 at 23:54:03
Specs: Windows 7, 4
keep getting a popup telling me that disc is full and have lots of viruses in my computer, had a pop up as your site opened as if it was part of your site and when I opened it some clown started to talk so I closed it. they come on with every site I visit now. Can they be stopped please. PS you sure helped me last time I called on your services

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February 21, 2014 at 00:23:44
Get a good, reliable antivirus/antispyware software and do a full scan of your system.

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February 21, 2014 at 03:51:30
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We will now have to run some special tools, starting with this.

Run ESET Online Scanner, Copy and Paste the contents of the log please. This scan may take a very long while, so please be patient. Maybe start it before going to work or bed.
You may have to download ESET from a good computer, put it on a flash/thumb/pen drive & run it from there, if your comp is unbootable, or won't let you download.
Create a ESET SysRescue CD or USB drive
How do I use my ESET SysRescue CD or USB flash drive to scan and clean my system?
Configure ESET this way & disable your AV.
How to Temporarily Disable your Anti-virus
Which web browsers are compatible with ESET Online Scanner?
Online Scanner not working
Why Would I Ever Need an Online Virus Scanner? I already have an antivirus program installed, isn't that enough?
Once onto a machine, malware can disable antivirus programs, prevent antimalware programs from downloading updates, or prevent a user from running antivirus scans or installing new antivirus software or malware removal tools. At this point even though you are aware the computer is infected, removal is very difficult.
5: Why does the ESET Online Scanner run slowly on my computer?
If you have other antivirus, antispyware or anti-malware programs running on your computer, they may intercept the scan being performed by the ESET Online Scanner and hinder performance. You may wish to disable the real-time protection components of your other security software before running the ESET Online Scanner. Remember to turn them back on after you are finished.
17: How can I view the log file from ESET Online Scanner?
The ESET Online Scanner saves a log file after running, which can be examined or sent in to ESET for further analysis. The path to the log file is "C:\Program Files\EsetOnlineScanner\log.txt". You can view this file by navigating to the directory and double-clicking on it in Windows Explorer, or by copying and pasting the path specification above (including the quotation marks) into the Start ? Run dialog box from the Start Menu on the Desktop.
If no threats are found, you will simply see an information window that no threats were found.

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February 26, 2014 at 13:22:45
Thanks for your help. I had to replace my router as it packed up so have not been able to reply earlier. I have downloaded and done the scans as instructed and at the moment it is working free of those nasties. Thanks again for your on-line help

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February 26, 2014 at 13:32:43
"I have downloaded and done the scans as instructed and at the moment it is working free of those nasties"
You will not be clean yet, need to see the contents of the log.

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