Updating my address book worm
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If you click on the “Download” or “Install now” button, instead of installing an update, you’ll agree to download an adware or a malicious programs onto your computer.
“You need to update your version of media player” link may install on your computer potentially unwanted programs like: toolbars (Sweet-Page Toolbar, Awesome HP Toolbar), adware (Enhance Tronic, Feven 1.8, Coupon Buddy) or other forms of malware.
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To back up the registry, follow the steps in the Knowledge Base document ARCHIVED: In Windows 95, 98, or Me, how do I restore a registry?
If your computer is infected with this worm, you can remove it by following the directions below.
Symantec has released a tool that will automatically remove Pretty Park from computers running .
You should always pay attention when installing software because often, a software installer includes optional installs, such as this “You need to update your version of media player” adware. Always opt for the custom installation and deselect anything that is not familiar, especially optional software that you never wanted to download and install in the first place.
It goes without saying that you should not install software that you don’t trust.