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Broken Computer? I just started up my computer and my back round thing instead of my picture said that there was a dangerous virus on it. I scanned my computer before with Malwarebytes and deleted the problems, but now my computer keeps freezing and spam windows and voices keep popping up. What do I do?

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    oh oops wrong one! lol

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    mike loshbough May 11, 2010

    this a car forum!!!!

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You more than likely still have the malware he just laid dormant use malwarebytes again also use Adaware when you see something pop up write it down and message back i wil give you specific instructions on how you can remove it yourself through the registry

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