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Support This phone belongs to- MAJOR issue? :(

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by captivatedbycaptivate, Sep 24, 2010.

  1. captivatedbycaptivate

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    I installed the free antivirus on my Samsung Captivate and noticed the message, "this phone belongs to: protected by antivirus". I deleted it and uninstalled it and turned off and on my phone 2-3 times. It is still not going away? What am I doing wrong? Also can someone give me any other method to delete this?:thinking:
     

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  2. sickntired

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    Are you sure it wasn't a setting that you can enter your name for? Not sure what else to do for uninstalling it...
     
  3. 3gAndroid

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    You are using the only method I am aware of for uninstalling. Since it doesn't work I would call AT&T and ask them to patch you through to Samsung. I had a friend use this method to get connected to a level 2 tech an got his problem (different) sorted out quite quickly.
     
  4. b534202

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    Maybe you just installed a virus disguised as antivirus.
     
  5. Jack45

    Jack45 Well-Known Member
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    I would re-install the program and go through the normal uninstall process again (I don't know what you meant when you wrote that you "deleted it and uninstalled it"). Another forum user said that uninstalling the app cleared out the message.

    My guess...the uninstall process didn't complete satisfactorily and droppings were left behind.
     

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