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Q: Removal AdIntellegance ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: Removal AdIntellegance
Category: Computers > Security
Asked by: rugbyworldcup-ga
List Price: $5.01
Posted: 21 May 2004 13:41 PDT
Expires: 20 Jun 2004 13:41 PDT
Question ID: 350090
Unrequested AdIntelligence is now resident in my computer.

Also numerious pos ups just appeared prior to the  'event'. 

Running Symantic on the computer, Windows 2000 professional.

I want to eliminate all traces, links, updates etc from my
computer and ensure it can not creep back in via a back door from
hidden resident code as I do not want my young childen to use the
computer with this porn popping up.

I have no faith with thier own removal programme after review of thier
disclaimer as it appears it is only partial removal not termination.
Subject: Re: Removal AdIntellegence
Answered By: aceresearcher-ga on 21 May 2004 16:10 PDT
Greetings, rugbyworldcup!

You're not the first to get hit by this nasty scumware.

You're right -- the so-called "uninstaller" provided by the purveyors
of this type of scumware usually does not work, or makes the problem
even worse.

However, there is good news -- it appears that there is a successful remedy.

From user Redster on the CNET Windows 2000/NT Forum:
"RE: Unknow exe maxing out cpu and resources (VDMCONV.EXE)"
Also found this inside it [vdmconv.exe]:<<try>>/AproposClientInstaller.exe"

A response from user Kees suggests:
"If Spybot [] doesn't catch it, as you write, try
Adaware ( and online housecall

And a response from user R.Proffitt advises:
"You may [find] that a pass with Adware, Spybot, Cwshredder, and
Housecall [will toss] it out."

And Redster replies:
"Yup, looks like a PeopleonPage spyware/trojan. PeopleonPage was
caught by Spybot. File is [now] deleted. Thanks all."

So, you can try downloading and running the following things one-by-one:

Spybot Search & Destroy


Online Housecall


If you already have Spybot and/or AdAware installed on your PC, be
sure to download the latest updates before running them.

Search Strategy

Adintelligence scumware OR spyware OR adware OR parasite

Before Rating my Answer, if you have any questions or problems with
the above information, please post a Request for Clarification, and I
will be glad to assist you.

I hope that this Answer helps you to resolve your nasty problem, and
that you have smooth surfing once again!


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