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Safely install ImgBurn without OpenCandy malware

Without a doubt ImgBurn is an awesome ISO creation too. However, at some point in the past they started bundling OpenCandy with ImgBurn. OpenCandy is an adware application that many people feel falls within the definition of malware or spyware. ¬†This is obviously quite a bummer! From some of the licensing text and the way the options are presented during installation it seems like OpenCandy installation is inevitable. ūüôĀ¬†However, if you are willing to check some options and uncheck some

Grey screen with login, incorrect voucher, start.exe [antivirus info]

UPDATE 2012.09.20 commenter Lauralea¬†suggested the following simpler procedure: Reboot¬†Windows (you can power off your machine if necessary) When your computer restarts,¬†enter safe¬†mode¬†by pressing F8 before Windows can load Run¬†malwarebytes¬†(alternate¬†link) to remove the infection Reboot and you should be good to go!* *NOTE: I would recommend performing an additional virus scan after you reboot, just to make sure there aren’t any other viruses/trojans. -JD Original instructions: If you get a grey box like this, then you have a virus infection or