Solved "Fake" windows security alert??? Tags: Security Virus Windows Security Windows XP Last response: January 5, 2010 7:11 AM in Windows XP Share Roasted Scar December 29, 2009 1:15:19 PM keep recieving a "fake" windows security alert, saying my A/V is down and to install a malware blocker which is a Trojan virus, although the Virus is contained keep getting pop up to download, how do i find it and delete it? More about : fake windows security alert | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove JustSomeJoe December 29, 2009 2:51:41 PM Empty the Internet Explorer cache and run an up-to-date anti-spyware & anti-virus scan. | Report abuse Best solution TechSavvy December 29, 2009 3:48:44 PM Try Malwarebytes and ComboFix. Go into safe-mode with networking, download and install these and scan your computer. http://www.malwarebytes.org/ http://www.combofix.org/ | Report abuse Roasted Scar January 5, 2010 7:11:43 AM downloaded spy-bot, that done the trick, wiped it from the hard drive and used a system clean up scanner to clean out the temp internet files, but thx for the help | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Windows XP>"Fake" windows security alert???> Related ressources: Forumsecurity alert ForumObama Issues Fake Terror Alert On Eve Of Elections ForumMessage from system to alert ForumWindows security alert says virus protection OFF ForumFake Window Security Virus now computer won't restart! ForumTurn Window 's Security Alert Off? Forum" Security Alert " window ForumSecurity Alert preventing access! ForumFYI WatchGuard Security Alert ForumIdp avg alert when installing old game from disc ForumFake xbox controller? ForumHelp! Fake 'My Computer' window , FF crashing, corrupted icons? Forumhow not show security alert on boot? ForumVista home security 2011 ForumHELP!!! Please with Windows XP ForumHow To Spot A Fake XP Pro ISO? ForumMud exe in windows xp ForumHP deskjet 3320 windows xp 64bit driver? ForumPirates cove vic 20 games for windows Forum[Solved] Windows XP will not start, Windows 2000 trying to run. More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !