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Weird Registry Cleaner

Postby blodger14 » Tue Nov 21, 2006 6:21 pm

has anyone heard of a registry cleaner called "Ultimate Cleaner"

it seems a bit dodgy because everytime i log on it tells me how many registry problems i have, and it seems to have installed itself.

its not like a usual virus popup as it has an installed directory and its also in my start menu?

help is greatly appreciated thanks!
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Postby augie » Tue Nov 21, 2006 7:08 pm

Ya, that comes from a drive-by active-x adware install. Grab Spybot S @ D, install, update and run in safe mode. Items marked in red should be removed.
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Postby _Taz_ » Tue Nov 21, 2006 7:10 pm

found this


Item Description

Tool that has been known to be installed using unsavory methods. It has been reported that the software reports bogus errors to prompt users to purchase.

Also Known As

Adware. Ultimate Cleaner

I would uninstall it.
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Postby blodger14 » Wed Nov 22, 2006 4:02 pm

cheers guys

shall do, hopefully will sort out a few other problems
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