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I went back on line, new server, same thing. How fast is your internet? Thanks in Advance! Not sure if it would cause those things, but have you tried a scan with Ad-Aware or your choice of adware / malware / junk scanner? have a peek here

Please upload a file larger than 100x100 pixels We are experiencing some problems, please try again. It's the main place people people multi-player games on. Privacy policy About Wikipedia Disclaimers Contact Wikipedia Developers Cookie statement Mobile view Home Forums Search Forums Recent Posts Your name or email address: Password: Forgot your password? There was also an issue at one point where Gamespy Arcade displayed pop-ups relating to adult-orientated web pages, again which cause anti-virus companies to class it as adware. you could check here

Criticism[edit] Gamespy was often criticized for containing adware elements as well as for showing more concern regarding minor issues such as swearing inside the programs chat system, while the issue of I can't even remember my code for Kali anymore Click to expand... Savvy companies know that in today’s data-driven, highly distributed world, there are serious threats that must be addressed head-on. GameSpy Arcade is free.

See also[edit] HLSW The All-Seeing Eye External links[edit] GameSpy Arcade Version History Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=GameSpy_Arcade&oldid=745826682" Categories: 2000 softwareGame server browsersGameSpyOnline gaming servicesHidden categories: Articles lacking sources from July 2007All articles lacking This topic is locked from further discussion. great I'm thinking. Thanks in Advance!

It's adware, but then again so is Xfire. 09.27.2008 12:13 PM PST Pet0sh | Exalted Heroic Member |more groups | gamertag: [none] user homepage: more posts by this user last i had fits trying to find mine. Re: GameSpy Arcade Virus? « Reply #10 on: May 20, 2005, 07:14:20 AM » Quote from: connie on May 20, 2005, 07:06:46 AMWhen you rely on the responsibility of the "people website here but not with the dll on the end..

yax93Member Since: September 3, 2009Posts: 47yax93FollowForum Posts: 47Followed by: 0Reviews: 0 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#7 Posted by yax93 (47 posts) - 7 years, 1 month ago for protecting against infections I I got this program aparently from a download from Microsoft to allow me to play Halo PC online. I really do mean well, but I'm not running on all cylinders.Everytime someone buys a copy of Halo 2 Vista, a puppy dies. simardbradMember Since: January 9, 2004Posts: 2355simardbradFollowForum Posts: 2355Followed by: 0Reviews: 1 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#2 Posted by simardbrad (2355 posts) - 8 years, 2 months ago Its not a virus...

The url ishttp:// launch.gamespyarcade.com/software/launch/alaunch.cab\gsda.dllavast! only all before it and it set off the alarm) « Last Edit: May 20, 2005, 07:18:02 AM by connie » Logged The Tent Dwellers StopMe Super Poster Posts: Should I remove GameSpy Arcade? I've been a member since 1996!

It's only the gamespy client that throws ads at you. 09.27.2008 12:16 PM PST Micro5 | Exalted Mythic Member |more groups | gamertag: [none] user homepage: more posts by this navigate here Answer Questions Need help to get into my emails forgot my password and answers for security questions? A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). Thats why I dont use it anymore.

The fact however, that it states in the terms of agreement that the program displays ads, means that it is not adware, as adware is installed without the users knowledge or Is this a program that I should remove or not? I've never been a big fan of the Gamespy software... Check This Out Please improve this Article by adding secondary or tertiary sources. (February 2007) (Learn how and when to remove this template message) (Learn how and when to remove this template message) GameSpy

GameSpy Arcade allowed players to view and connect to available multiplayer games, and chat with other users of the service. Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program). Useful Searches Recent Posts Menu Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Menu Log in Sign up AnandTech Forums: Technology, Hardware, Software, and Deals Forums > Software > Software for

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will protect me. It's not a virus but an Adware that is trying to enter your pc. To conclude, it is a legitimate program, that happens to display pop-ups, so it is safe to keep. check it outClick to expand...

In this case see if there is a definition/program update for your AV and/or set the AV to ignore the flagged file. Logged connie Avast Evangelist Super Poster Posts: 1567 Re: GameSpy Arcade Virus? « Reply #5 on: May 20, 2005, 06:59:30 AM » Fixer.. Don't think it's a false positive but the real deal, I suggest not to download what your trying to download. this contact form check it out #3 meltdown75, Dec 9, 2005 Schadenfroh Elite Member Joined: Mar 8, 2003 Messages: 38,418 Likes Received: 2 ASE > GameSpy even after Yahoo. #4 Schadenfroh, Dec

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. When you find the program GameSpy Arcade, click it, and then do one of the following: Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Skip navigationHomeForumsGroupsContentCommunity SupportLog inRegister0SearchSearchCancelError: You don't have JavaScript enabled.

Post the details from each module.Try the free version of this tool: http://www.superantispyware.com/superantispywarefreevspro.htmlIf that fails to get rid of it then download Hijackthis and post its log on one of the Internet Security 5.0.545 connie Avast Evangelist Super Poster Posts: 1567 Re: GameSpy Arcade Virus? « Reply #8 on: May 20, 2005, 07:05:18 AM » well if nothing else (besides downright foolish) niggles Senior member Joined: Jan 10, 2002 Messages: 797 Likes Received: 0 I should start out by saying that I have a fresh format and install on my current machine and DOWNLOAD HIJACKTHIS Post the logs at a specialist Forum: AUMHA FORUM BLEEPING COMPUTER FORUM CASTLECOPS FORUM GEEKS TO GO FORUM MAJOR GEEKS FORUM MALWARE REMOVAL FORUM SPYWARE INFO FORUM TECH SUPPORT