Computer virus and ad-ware makers need to be sued big-time for all that wasted time scanning and removing that stuff. Either that or sue Microsoft for making a virus spoonge of an operating system or all those software companies that only make a windows version of their software.
enough ranting, I just found out that the virus protection program I was allowed to download as a student (and thought was doing it's job) was never even loaded on my machine! I have it loaded now but it "Disinfection not available for this virus" is listed for dozens of files. I guess it's time to go linux and use a windows emulator to run my windows-only software.