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Gamespy = Adware

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So yeah every time pc does a scan always picks up potentially unwanted program Adware-GamespyArcade.

Iam not really that computer savy so do i trust the program or not.And does every one else get this?

Guess its not that harmful as been trusting it for ages and pc not blown up but starting get annoeying that keeps poping up.

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You should be able to add the file that is being flagged as Adware-Gamespy to a white list, so that your scanner stops complaining about it on every scan.

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You don't have to install Gamespy to play ArmA, ArmA II, or Operation Arrowhead online.

Some other game must have installed it. You can remove Gamespy from your computer if you don't use it.

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ahh ok cheers maddog ill take a look did nt think it was any thing to serious.

Sun java seems to have givin me a trojan aswell which was nice of them:j:

Mcafee says its quarantined but does nt give me option to remove it if i stick the file in the bin and shred it will that work

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Try Shift+delete. That will delete a file without moving it to the recycle bin. But odds are it's protected from any interaction by the virus scanner, so you'll need to disable your AV first, or boot without it.

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I stuck that file in the bin used add remove programs got rid of java and used mcafee quick clean tool.

Amazing how slow your pc gets with shit in it iam back up to speed now :)

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Get rid of McAfee, its as bad as any virus and will constantly annoy You. Get a better AV and give Your pc a new lease of life. McAfee is a hog

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I'll move this to OT as it's not strictly related to ArmA/OA.

And my recommendation would definitely be Kaspersky, from my experiences Mcafee and Norton in particular are awful bloated apps :)

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Ok cheers for advise guys ill look into it:)

Least i did nt put it in addons mods complete placebo:p

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I'll move this to OT as it's not strictly related to ArmA/OA.

And my recommendation would definitely be Kaspersky, from my experiences Mcafee and Norton in particular are awful bloated apps :)

Kaspersky is brilliant, certainly, if only they did a freebie. :)

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I bought a year's license for £8, well worth it :)

---------- Post added at 13:47 ---------- Previous post was at 13:46 ----------

Least i did nt put it in addons mods complete placebo:p

True, I'll give you 1/3 of a Brownie point ;)

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from my experiences Mcafee and Norton in particular are awful bloated apps
It's amazing they still have a business..

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It's amazing they still have a business..

Probably for the same reason that so many trojans are so prolific: most people will install anything on their computers. ;)

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Mcafee came with my pc when i bought it shame we did nt have this convo couple months back when i renewed my sub

As it stands i dont have renew till 2012 most prob have new pc by then :rolleyes:

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Mcafee came with my pc when i bought it shame we did nt have this convo couple months back when i renewed my sub

As it stands i dont have renew till 2012 most prob need new pc by then :rolleyes:

FYP, its a hog, bloated POS software

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It's amazing they still have a business..

Microsoft is still in business. Anyone else can survive.

I'll throw in my usual recommendation for the MSE.

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