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Old 01-17-2010, 11:35 AM   #1
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I installed a screen saver, I want it deleted, went to change/remove, but it won't work. got a pop up asking if I want it removed, I click ok, but nothing.
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Old 01-17-2010, 02:06 PM   #2
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sounds like a virus.


and this is in the wrong section.
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Old 01-17-2010, 05:48 PM   #3
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Rofl, authintic "wrong section" post.

Well, run Malwarebytes. You probably downloaded the program from one of those popups or banners because you thought they look cool, sometimes those are bad.

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Old 01-18-2010, 06:29 AM   #4
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I tried malwarebytes, but it didn't work, still can't remove the screen savers.
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Old 01-18-2010, 11:15 AM   #5
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Look in C:\Windows\system32 and do a search for .scr that will bring up all the screensaver files that exist on the computer if it is not in there you are looking at a virus.

Sometimes it can remove them from the Control Panel but will not remove the .scr file that can be hidden inside.
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Old 01-19-2010, 05:27 AM   #6
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The sreen saver file was there, but didn't show any program in it.Still can't delete.
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Old 01-20-2010, 05:24 PM   #7
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try Avast?
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Old 02-14-2010, 04:52 AM   #8
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Delete the screensaver? Permanantly?
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Old 02-14-2010, 05:24 PM   #9
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It looks like adware. I would use malware anti-bytes to remove it. Go here http://www.techsrt.com/Remove_Viruses.html to download it and it has other utilities that can help you. Another thing to try is google windows installer clean up. This is a microsoft utility that will show you all the programs installed in your computer and you can basically "yank" that program out of your computer. This has helped me a lot when the "add/remove" feature in windows doesn't work so well.
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Old 02-19-2010, 09:46 AM   #10
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Please see my reply to your other post asking the same question.

http://www.computerforums.org/showth...te+screensaver
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