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9/30/11
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chasd.harris

Windows Security just removed Google Chrome from my PC

I have been using Chrome on my office PC for over a year. This morning, after I started up the PC, a Windows Security box popped up and said I had a Security Problem that needed to be removed. I clicked the Details button and saw that it was "PWS:Win32/Zbot". I clicked the Remove button and restarted my PC. Now I do not have Chrome. It has been removed or uninstalled. The Chrome.exe file is gone. Was there really a problem, or is this just a way for Microsoft to stick it to Google? If I reinstall Chome, will it have my bookmarks and other settings? Not sure what to do about this, but I much prefer Chrome to Explorer.
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9/30/11
Original Poster
chasd.harris
I just tried to reinstall Chrome, and Windows Security stopped it. Again citing a "severe" threat, "PWS:Win32/Zbot". What is going on here?
Google user
9/30/11
Google user
Has there been an answer to this? I got the same thing happening... and apparently this Win32/Zbot is a pretty nasty infection...
jasonaolson
9/30/11
jasonaolson
I too have this same issue.
MaxGGQC
9/30/11
MaxGGQC
I'm having the same issue
Doobert
9/30/11
Doobert
Just happened to me too. Whatever this is, it appears to have just started today.
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JackyH
12/20/11
JackyH
Hi everyone,

This issue has been resolved so I am going to close this thread. Please start a new thread if you continue to have issues.

Cheers,
Jacky
 
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