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Postby denis_o_leary » Fri Dec 08, 2006 6:01 pm

Somehow Webwasher has found its way onto my computer and has a load of sites blocked. When i go onto certain websites this message comes up

Webwasher Content Filter

Access to the following URL has been prevented:

I've no idea how it got onto my computer or no idea how to get rid of it.
Its a cyberguard product apparently.
It doesn't seem to be running in processes, or its not installed anywhere of the usual places on the computer.
How do I get rid of it?
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Postby NT50 » Fri Dec 08, 2006 11:16 pm

Don't take this the wrong way butttttttttt.

How old are you?

Please don't take this the wrong way..........
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Postby denis_o_leary » Sun Dec 10, 2006 8:47 pm

20, so I take it you can solve this problem?
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Postby xxsonyboy4lfexx » Sun Dec 10, 2006 8:59 pm

Try looking at the Add/Remove programs.

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Postby augie » Mon Dec 11, 2006 12:02 am

I installed Webwasher Personal 3.4 to see what happens and it uninstalled perfectly through add/remove. My main concern is how did it get onto your system in the first place. Recently, I saw how a spambot using a pirated Kaspersky wiping out the competition. I don't think it's the same thing. Does anyone else have access to your computer?
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Postby Computerwiz2489 » Mon Dec 11, 2006 2:05 am

Well content protection... obviously someone must have sneaked in and installed it on your computer. How is a mystery. Maybe they did an offsite deployment of the application but certainly it doesn't look like malware.

Maybe you can uninstall it safely from safemode?
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Postby NT50 » Mon Dec 11, 2006 10:35 pm

The reason I was asking about content filtering is a lot of parents install this type of software to make sure the younger generation do not go to site they should not be at to begin with. You should be able to uninstall the Webwasher and it uninstall the filtering. Or you may can change the option within Webwasher and disable the filtering. If somebody else has installed this software and has password protection on it and you do not know the password then you are limited to the resolution to this. You should be asking who installed the program and talking with them about the issue. If you are not the one who installed it then find out who installed it and resolve the issue with them.
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