RE: generic PUP.z!o






"Chris" wrote:

I have run a scan using McAfee ver. 8.1 through Comcast with Win XP spk 3. I
keep getting all sorts of pop ups when online. Scan shows "generic PUP.z!o"
that can not be removed or deleted this is very annoying.

Any help is appricaited in advance.

Chris

Run a thorough scan by doing the following steps:

Click start >> Control Panel >> Double Click Network and Internet
Connections >> Double click Internet Options, on the IE Properties window
you will see these Options:
General | Security | Privacy | Content | Connections | Programs
| Advanced .

Click on General Tab (1st Tab on the left) and you will see a Button called
[ Clear History ..] click on it to clear your History caches, then click on
[Delete Files..] to delete Internet Files created over the time, click on [
Delete Cookies...] to delete your cookies left by visiting websites.

= Then try to Disable the Add-Ons on your Browser somehow installed on your
browser, On how to disable the Add-ons follow this:
Click on Programs Tab and then click the Manage Add-Ons Button there Disable
the None/Not Verified Plug-ins/Add-ons ( you need to Renable them one-by-one
later and see which is the culprit .
How to manage Add-Ons:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/883256

Then click on Advanced tab and scroll down to under the Browsing Option:
[&] Browsing
[ ] Enable Third-Party browser extensions (Req Rest) uncheck this box.

Scan for malware from here:
SuperAntispyware - Free
http://www.superantispyware.com/superantispywarefreevspro.html
http://www.malwarebytes.org/rr-update/rr-free-setup.exe
http://onecare.live.com/site/en-gb/default.htm?s_cid=sah

Run a scan from here on-line:
http://security.symantec.com/sscv6/default.asp?langid=ie&venid=sym
http://www3.ca.com/securityadvisor/virusinfo/scan.aspx
Download Avast Cleaner (offline scanner) from here:
http://www.avast.com/eng/avast-virus-cleaner.html
Comodo BOClean : Anti-Malware Version 4.27
http://www.comodo.com/boclean/boclean.html

If you want further help, try the
hijackthis tool.
Download the Hijackthis and send the report to one of
many forums for analysis and troubleshooting or you can send it to me on my
email provided at the bottom:
When all else fails, HijackThis v2.0.2
(http://www.trendsecure.com/portal/en-US/threat_analytics/hijackthis.php)

Can you please send me a copy at to_you_rossREMOVETHISCAPS@xxxxxxxxxxx ,
remove the obvious to email me, note ( _ it is underscore not - ).

HTH,
nass
---
http://www.nasstec.co.uk

.



Relevant Pages

  • RE: kernal_data_inpage_error
    ... On the Hijackthis will have this entry: ... Click on General Tab and you will see a Button called ... On how to disable the Add-ons follow this: ... Lots of tools to download and disinfect your machine: ...
    (microsoft.public.windowsxp.perform_maintain)
  • RE: Virus Doctor removal
    ... Click on General Tab and you will see a Button called ... Enable Third-Party browser extensions uncheck this box. ... On how to disable the Add-ons follow this: ... When all else fails, HijackThis v2.0.2 ...
    (microsoft.public.windowsxp.general)
  • Re: Windows Explorer Hangs...Why?
    ... is trying to connect and download the page but nothing happens. ... But assuming you are a serious and you have trouble with your browser! ... Click on General Tab and you will see a Button called ... On how to disable the Add-ons follow this: ...
    (microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support)
  • RE: what is cnpacnp.dll???
    ... Then try the cleaning steps and I think you may already run the Hijackthis, ... Download Comodo BOClean Anti-Malware ... Click on General Tab and you will see a Button called ... On how to disable the Add-ons follow this: ...
    (microsoft.public.windowsxp.general)
  • RE: What now?
    ... cleaning steps below and send your Hijackthis log to one of many forums some ... Click on General Tab and you will see a Button called ... On how to disable the Add-ons follow this: ... Lots of tools to download and disinfect your machine: ...
    (microsoft.public.windowsxp.general)