Monthly Archives: February 2010

Antivirus Soft Removal

The easiest way to remove “Antivirus Soft” is to:

In XP
1. Open explorer to C:\Documents and Settings\<YourUserProfile>\Local Settings\Application Data\
2. Look for a folder with a ramdom 6 letter name. Like “ipfaax” or “qmeduu”
3. Rename that folder to DeleteMe or something similar.
4. Reboot your PC
5. Run a full scan with Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware

In vista or windows 7
1. Open explorer to C:\Users\<YourUserProfile>\AppData\Local\
2. Look for a folder with a ramdom 6 letter name. Like “ipfaax” or “qmeduu”
3.Rename that folder to DeleteMe or something similar.
4. Reboot your PC
5. Run a full scan with Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware

If you can’t browse the web after removal
1. Click on Start -> Run and in the Open: field enter inetcpl.cpl, then click on the OK button.
2. Now click on the Connections tab
3. Then Lan Settings button
4. Uncheck Use a proxy server for your LAN. Then press the OK button to close this screen.

For even more detailed removal instructions and explanations visit:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-antivirus-soft

problems with dell 1510 wireless WLAN mini card

I just had to reload a Dell inspiron mini 10v and boy is there ever a odd issue with the 1510 wireless. As pointed out on dell’s fourms:
http://en.community.dell.com/forums/t/19280712.aspx
http://en.community.dell.com/forums/t/19289971.aspx

Well it seems for me the fix was to :
1. Click on Start > Run and in the Open: field enter compmgmt.msc, then click on the OK button.
2. Click on Device Manager .
3. In the right pain select Network Devices.
4. Right click on Dell wireless 1510 Wireless-N WLAN Mini-Card.
5. Select Properties.
6. The Properties dialog box should appear.
7. Click on the Advanced tab.
8. Select  AP Compatibility Mode and change value to Broader Compatibility
9. Select IBSS Mode and change value to 802.11 a/b/g/n Auto
10. Click OK button

You should now be able to connect to access points on channels other than 6.