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Kudos0

Please help! Vista Guardian issues

 Hello,

Today i got Vista Guardian on my computer from a site. The day before, i got something similar called Vista Anti-Virus 2010. Yesterday, i went online and downloaded Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware on a none infected computer and got rid of it like i was told to from another site. Today, i got online for 4 hours before it struck again, this time as Vista Guardian. Finding that Malwarebyes would not pop up, i uninstalled it and reinstalled it only to have it still not pop up. Also, on the third attempt of uninstalling and reinstalling, the program just vanished and my anti-virus works again, but Malwarebytes still does not. What is going on and how can i  A) Get rid of it?  and  B)prevent it from happening again?

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Kudos0

Re: Please help! Vista Guardian issues

 Hello,

Today i got Vista Guardian on my computer from a site. The day before, i got something similar called Vista Anti-Virus 2010. Yesterday, i went online and downloaded Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware on a none infected computer and got rid of it like i was told to from another site. Today, i got online for 4 hours before it struck again, this time as Vista Guardian. Finding that Malwarebyes would not pop up, i uninstalled it and reinstalled it only to have it still not pop up. Also, on the third attempt of uninstalling and reinstalling, the program just vanished and my anti-virus works again, but Malwarebytes still does not. What is going on and how can i  A) Get rid of it?  and  B)prevent it from happening again?

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Re: Please help! Vista Guardian issues

Kudos0

Re: Please help! Vista Guardian issues

I have gone through that and malwarebytes' still isn't poping up

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Re: Please help! Vista Guardian issues

You have to clean install Malwarebytes in case like one other "mbam.exe" gets eaten, which means Malwarebytes won't launch without it's exe.

Otherwise you may have the one that has the O4 entry that has to be removed first, using these instructions, who knows exactly what things you have tried.

See the Vista Guardian thread here where with instructions Hijackthis was used to reove an entry etc.

http://community.norton.com/t5/Norton-360/Norton-and-vista-guardian-virus/m-p/201840/highlight/true#M26847

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