In addition to the other excellent advice from Kayman and Vincenzo Di Russo
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See if anything here helps.
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> This morning a program called Antivirus2009 downloaded itself on my system.
> It appears to be a windows program - but is suspect. Worse, it keeps popping
> up on my screen and if I try and register it - nothing happens, it just stays
> there. It has installed itself on my lower toolbar and a right click does
> nothing. It is not listed on my program list if I try install or remove from
> my system. I did a windows explorer search and found it but when I tried
> deleting it, it will not delete because it is open on my toolbar. Anybody
> experienced this joke of a program. Is it valid? If so why won't the
> registration work?