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Messages such as "Dangerous files found! Your Privacy is at Risk!", "WARNING! Attack Detected!" appear.
Red Cross in system tray. "Your Computer is infected" yellow triangle alerts with exclamation mark, "System Performance monitor", "System Alert". Flashing Green Man in wheelchair icon. Read more about common spyware symptoms. See a video of it in action.
Your desktop wallpaper is changed to a spyware infection warning message. Unable to change background in Display Properties Desktop due to grayed out and disabled fields.
Windows Messenger / MSN virus - "those ur pics" message infecting your PC to spread viruses to your contacts.
If you have one or more of the above symptoms, most likely your PC has spyware and adware installed. They can cause major performance hits and disrupt your normal usage. We can also install free antivirus and free antispyware software.