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WINDOWS REQUIRES IMMEDIATE ATTENTION
URGENT SYSTEM SCAN NOTIFICATION ! PLEASE READ CAREFULLY !!

http://www.updategn.org/

For the link to become active, please click on 'Add to contacts' skype button or type it in manually into your web browser !

FULL DETAILS OF SCAN RESULT BELOW
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WINDOWS REQUIRES IMMEDIATE ATTENTION

ATTENTION ! Security Center has detected
malware on your computer !

Affected Software:

Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows Server 2003

Impact of Vulnerability: Remote Code Execution / Virus Infection /
Unexpected shutdowns

Recommendation: Users running vulnerable version should install a repair utility immediately

Your system IS affected, download the patch from the address below !
Failure to do so may result in severe computer malfunction.

http://www.updategn.org/

For the link to become active, please click on 'Add to contacts' skype button or type it in manually into your web browser!
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Thank you.

The machine has ESET NOD32 installed with AV and anti-malware/spyware option.  Looks like this one went through somehow.

Anyone know how to remove that?
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It sounds as if this is a Skype message you have received which is trying to get you to click on a link. That doesn't mean you are infected.

According to this post:

http://bluescreensolutions.blogspot.com/2010/01/spam-from-skype.html

you can stop receiving such messages by doing the following:

1.  In Skype, go to Tools > Options.  
 
2.  Click on "Privacy"
 
3.  Select "Only allow people in my Contact list to contact me.  

Good luck!!!
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