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ComboFix Comments

Comment by em4020
about ComboFix · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Report as spam

Very secure German site [1] for download and instruction for ComboFix
The excellent software experts from our big company with more than 2000 computers clean infected computers following the instructions on [1]. They warn from downloading Combofix from other imitating (malware) sites. So I have the same opinion as robert152 and scaife.
[1] http://virus-protect.org/artikel/tools/combofix.html

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Comment by Reprotected
about ComboFix · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Report as spam

Unless you are using this under supervision (e.g. from forums like Bleeping Computer or MalwareBytes), do not use this software.

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Comment by scaife
about ComboFix · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Report as spam

DO NOT download Combofix from combofix.org or combofixdowload.com !!! These are scams !

The only 2 official URLs for ComboFix are BleepingComputer.com and ForoSpyware.com

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Comment by robert152
about ComboFix · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Report as spam

I am a computer tech and let me tell you a secret. This is one of the main tools in our arsenal for malware removal. It does a fantastic job. Like the disclaimer says, use with caution.

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