I am a basics only computer user. I have a doubleclick virus and Norton does not get rid of it. Is it malicious? Does anyone know how to get rid of this?
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I am running Norton 360, on Windows XP.
I am not getting any pop ups, just when explore is opened an extra tab with doubleclick running opens automatically.
Oh, and the Norton Power eraser found nothing, I tried that before posting.
kajdavis - Could this be a DoubleClick Toolbar add-on, that can be removed using the add/remove program in Control Panel? I don't really know but I was thinking it could be something like the Yahoo Toolbar or the Google Toolbar. Just my thought..
Thanks for the thought , unfortunately I checked for something like and did not find it.
It actually isn't a virus. It is a part of Google, since Google bought Doubleclick. From what I can see on searches, it is a stinker to get rid of. I would suggest visiting Majorgeeks forum for assistance as you may need to make several registry changes to get it all out.
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