Spyware, viruses, & security forum: Adware.Minibug

by: slybo January 13, 2005 3:16 AM PST

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Adware.Minibug

by slybo - 1/13/05 3:16 AM

I did a Norton scan and it found Adware.Minibug. It deleted the file MiniBugTransporter.dll. Norton website says I need to delete some registry keys but I do not know how to work the registry. So I did a system restore to set the registry but it put the file back and I had to delete it again, so I deleted all the system restore points. I did not want to pick one futher back. I can take the computer to the guy I purchased it from but is it worth the trouble, I am not having any problems? How important is it to remove the registry lines HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\AWS\Weather and HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\AWS\MINIBug. The Norton website also says to delete the value: Tray Temperature = %ProgramFiles%\AWS\WeatherBug\Install\Minibug.exe. I am not having any problems do I have to do this?

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