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OK when ever I do spybot search &destroy, I keep getting this thing called Burstmedia, it says it gets rid of it but its always right back when i do another scan, can anyone tell me what this is?

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Jacee   

It keeps coming back because you keep visiting the same site that downloads it.

 

Download SUPERAntiSpyware Home Edition (free version)

SUPERAntiSpyware Home Edition (free version)

Install it and double-click the icon on your desktop to run it.

It will ask if you want to update the program definitions, click Yes.

 

***Close all other browser windows before

scanning

  • Under Configuration and Preferences, click the Preferences button.
  • Click the Scanning Control tab.
  • Under Scanner Options make sure the following are checked:

  • Scan for tracking cookie
  • Terminate memory threats before quarantining.

    Please leave the others unchecked.

  • Click the Close button to leave the control center screen.
  • On the main screen, under Scan for Harmful Software

    click Scan your computer.

  • On the left check C:\Fixed Drive.
  • On the right, under Complete Scan, choose Perform

    Complete Scan

    .

     

    Click Next to start the scan. Please be patient while it scans your

    computer.

    After the scan is complete a summary box will appear. Click OK.

     

    Make sure everything in the white box has a check next to it, then click

    Next.

    It will quarantine what it found and if it asks if you want to reboot, click

    Yes.

Next,

For a resolution to your problem, read this article: "Blocking

Unwanted Parasites with a Hosts File" at

http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm, particularly the "Editors

Note" about half way down the page

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bird   

It keeps coming back because you keep visiting the same site that downloads it.

 

Download SUPERAntiSpyware Home Edition (free version)

SUPERAntiSpyware Home Edition (free version)

Install it and double-click the icon on your desktop to run it.

It will ask if you want to update the program definitions, click Yes.

 

***Close all other browser windows before

scanning

  • Under Configuration and Preferences, click the Preferences button.
  • Click the Scanning Control tab.
  • Under Scanner Options make sure the following are checked:

  • Scan for tracking cookie
  • Terminate memory threats before quarantining.

    Please leave the others unchecked.

  • Click the Close button to leave the control center screen.
  • On the main screen, under Scan for Harmful Software

    click Scan your computer.

  • On the left check C:\Fixed Drive.
  • On the right, under Complete Scan, choose Perform

    Complete Scan

    .

     

    Click Next to start the scan. Please be patient while it scans your

    computer.

    After the scan is complete a summary box will appear. Click OK.

     

    Make sure everything in the white box has a check next to it, then click

    Next.

    It will quarantine what it found and if it asks if you want to reboot, click

    Yes.

Next,

For a resolution to your problem, read this article: "Blocking

Unwanted Parasites with a Hosts File" at

http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm, particularly the "Editors

Note" about half way down the page

 

 

Ok so how do I know what site it's coming from and after I d/l this program you suggested will it get rid of it for good or be the same as spybot? Keep coming back?

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