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You will notice a new forum at the top of the main page called, "Ask Me Anything". This forum will be used for live one hour "Ask Me Anything" (AMA) sessions hosted by people who are knowledgeable in different areas pertaining to wood fired ovens. How it works:
- Each AMA will have a "sticky" thread where the community can post questions they would like answered during the live session. This will allow everyone to participate even if you can't be online for the live session. These questions will not be answered by the host until the live AMA; if you need an answer quickly, you should post it in the appropriate Forum area for the community to respond.
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To kick off our AMA feature, we have invited author, chef and master bread maker and host of Pizza Quest, Peter Reinhart, to be our first host! Peter will be in the Forum on Monday, February 15th, from 7:00 - 8:00 pm EST. If you are unable to be online during the live session, you can post your questions in the sticky post. Peter will answer those questions during the live session on February 15th. You can view Peter's answers to your questions as well as what happened during the live session in the session thread.

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  • Antivirus 2009

    Has anyone else been hit with this bastard? It's hard to kill. I'm using Avast software and it has done a very good job until now. I have deleted every single instance off my hard drive, but I still get the bleeping pop up's. I'm feeling internet rage
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    Re: Antivirus 2009

    Try Malwarebyte's Anti-malware program. That and spybot.
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    • #3
      Re: Antivirus 2009

      You can use Trend Micro's housecall as well. I have Avast on the upstairs computer (it's too old to run what I use on the main comp) and I better go check it! It's just used for schoolwork and teenage girl stuff....

      What's the virus/malware involved here?
      Elizabeth

      http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/e...html#post41545

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      • #4
        Re: Antivirus 2009

        The spyware is called Antivirus 2009. It's an anoying pop up that wants you to go to their site and buy their product.
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        • #5
          Re: Antivirus 2009

          It also is embedded with a few trojans and dialers. It's quite wily...you have to scan a few times to get rid of it.
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          • #6
            Re: Antivirus 2009

            I have not been hit, but a coworker in AZ has. From what I understand this is a nasty one and very tough to rid entirely. My company has made my coworker ship his laptop back to corporate where the IT guys can cleanse it properly. So far, nothing on my PC or company laptop...I'm usually pretty careful what I click on (now that I've said that, I will probably be infected with something that will cause my pc to blow up in my face).

            Good luck...let us know what works.

            RT

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            • #7
              Re: Antivirus 2009

              Hi Les
              I agree with rlf5 use Malwarebyte's Anti-malware program. I do this for a living and this has been the best tool that I have found for cleaning it off. Also you may want to roll back your windows settings to an earlier date if you know how to do it.

              regards
              Larry

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              • #8
                Re: Antivirus 2009

                Thanks all! I ran the Malwarebyte's Anti-malware program. Was able to kill it - Yes!!
                All I was doing was looking for some tax free municipal bonds when I got the damn thing. Anyone have a good suggestion, other than Detroit. I have a feeling that they are going to tank faster then my IGT stock. I was buying at $48, then 40, then 25 , then 10, ....
                What drives me insane is that these are very clever individuals - why spend the time to jack with someone's computer. They should be designing video games or spreadsheets for WFO's.

                Les...
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