[pcductape] Re: Can anyone tell me what this means?

  • From: Lisa Schnepf <lars2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 04 Feb 2004 00:44:28 -0500

Hi Pam, 

  Thanks.  I wasn't sure. It's probably some spyware. I'm using Windows
XP Home Edition.  I know I have some spyware on my computer.  I ran
Norton Antivirus the other day and came up with like 5 different things.
I looked up each thing to see how to get rid of them, and can't get rid
of them.  It says there should be something under Add/Remove programs to
uninstall these things, but there isn't.  The ones that it says I have
are these: 

NewDotNet (which I've gotten rid of, because I found the uninstall file)


I can't get  rid of the last four.  I even ran Adaware (that's how I
found the NewDotNet).  
I bought RegVac, too ( my trial ran out) and hoped that would help, but
it didn't get rid of them.  
I'm afraid to mess with the registry.  
Any suggestions would be appreciated! Thanks. 


-----Original Message-----
From: pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Pam
Sent: Tuesday, February 03, 2004 11:46 PM
To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [pcductape] Re: Can anyone tell me what this means?

Hi Lisa, 
Don't go.  It's positively a scam.  It's just another way spammers and
virus spreaders have found to invade our computers.  What operating
system are you running so we can get you secured from these and other
scum like them.

-----Original Message-----
From: pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Lisa Schnepf
Sent: Tuesday, February 03, 2004 10:20 PM
Cc: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [pcductape] Can anyone tell me what this means?

I keep getting this box that pops up on my desktop for no reason.  Is it
legit?  Should I go to the website it's mentions to download a patch??


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