For the last couple of days I have been receiving a pop up called Winfixer 2005 and cannot get rid of it and starts to automatically download. I can't close it out or anything. I run my virus scan, adaware and spybot but nothing helps. Could someone help me?
For Ad-AwareSE also install the VX2 Addon Cleaner To run this tool once Adaware is updated click on Add-ons in the lefthand column. Select VX2 Cleaner V2.0 and click Run Tool. Click OK,then, if something is found, click Clean according to the directions given. Click Close and exit Ad-Aware.
Launch Ewido, there will be a big E icon on your desktop which you must double-click.
The program will prompt you to update so you need to click the OK button
The program will take you to the main screen
You must update Ewido with the latest definition files.
On the left hand side of the main screen click Update
Click on Start
The update will start and a progress bar will show the updates being installed. After the updates are installed, exit Ewido _________________________________________________
Reboot into Safe Mode by restarting your computer and continually tapping the F8 key until a menu appears. Use your up arrow key to highlight Safe Mode, then hit enter. _________________________________________________
Click [Complete System Scan] to begin scanning.
Click [OK] when prompted to clean files
With the first file it prompts to clean, select the option - Perform action on all infections. Choose clean then click [OK].
Once finished, click the [Save report] button and save the report to your desktop.
Close Ewido _________________________________________________
Open Cleanup! by double-clicking the icon on your desktop (or from Start > All Programs). Set the program up as follows:
Move the slider button down to Custom CleanUp!
Check the following:
Empty Recycle Bins
Delete Prefetch files
Cleanup! All Users
Uncheck the following :
Scan local drives for temporary files
*WARNING* Cleanup deletes EVERYTHING out of temp/temporary folders and does not make backups. If you have a 64 bit Operating System do NOT run Cleanup and let me know as we will need to use another utility
Click OK, Press the CleanUp! button to start the program and reboot your system in Normal Mode when prompted. _________________________________________________
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