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  1. Hey all. Just wanted to report back to this post and mention that I uninstalled Spybot S&D, and have not had the scary red Kaspersky alert go off since. I had a feeling that this was what was causing the issue (incompatibility between KIS2013 and SS&D) and it seems, so far, to be resolved. I may as well mention that DANGGGG S S&D was pissed off when I uninstalled, lol. At first, I actually thought they weren't going to let me uninstall the software. During the uninstall, it asked the reason why I was taking this measure and a drop down box of reasons appeared. (Not kidding). I chose the "incompatibilities with Kaspersky" option, and immediately afterwards I got a pop-up box that was a bit like a break up letter, and I was the hated dumper. I looked online to see what the heck crawled up Spybot's butt, lol. Discovered that there's a whole soap opera going on that I wasn't aware of, lol. Anyway. Kaspersky? Spybot is really, REALLY MAD. :icon22: I wish you two could get along. There's no reason why the two of you shouldn't co-exist together on the same hard drives. Oh well. I payed for Kaspersky, so Spybot has to go for now. (Damn, I do feel bad. Kinda....guilty. Like I ate meat on fish Friday and my Italian Roman Catholic mom found the McDonald's cheeseburger in my hand.) Anyway... Thanks for the help. PS. The mystery program that isn't working anymore is Corel PaintShop Pro X4.
  2. Is Kaspersky 2013 giving false positives on this particular "trojan?" Kaspersky proceeded to quaranteen/disinfect it, and all was supposed to be well with "no further action needed." Since then one of my programs has stopped working, and Kaspersky has alerted three more times saying it has detected Trojan.Win32.hosts.Gen in my hosts file. It keeps repeating the process, but the "trojan" just keeps reappearing. Except for the one program that can no longer open, my computer seems to be running very well. I've wasted a day and a half worrying about this. Here's the link I was given via "Get System Info" per your requirements. http://www.getsysteminfo.com/read.php?file...4a306aef186e7ec Thanks.
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