Computer Security & Viruses/white smoke

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hi..i have a laptop here with the white smoke toobar on it. i have tried scans, gone to uninstall, and nothing works. this pc has win 7 and its a 32 bit. thank you!!

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Please try the instructions at http://malwaretips.com/blogs/remove-whitesmoke-toolbar/.

If this does not work, let me know and we will try something else. The problem with malware such as this is that the bad guys keep on making their stuff harder to remove.

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Carolyn Meinel

Expertise

I cover Windows, Linux, TCP/IP and Ethernet security questions. I do not cover Mac, smart phones, or other networking issues.

Experience

Books by Carolyn Meinel: wrote a chapter for The Hacking of America book (see http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1567204600/happyhacker) My article Code Red for the Web for Scientific American was reprinted in the book Best American Science Writing 2002 (see http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0060936509/happyhacker). My book The Happy Hacker: A Guide to Mostly Harmless Hacking is now in 4th edition with a Japanese edition (see http://happyhacker.org/hhbook/).

Organizations
IEEE, AAAS

Publications
See a list with some online links at http://cmeinel.com

Education/Credentials
MS, Industrial Engineering, The University of Arizona Took a course in computer forensics at the University of Texas at Austin/

Past/Present Clients
DARPA, SAIC, Palmer Labs

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