Tip & How-To about Computers & Internet
Think your PC is infected ?
Here's what you can do to get rid of those nasty viruses.
A. Boot in Safe Mode with Networking:
1. Restart your computer.
2. Once your computer starts to turn on, press F8 (or for other computers, it could be F5) repeatedly until you see the boot option.
3. Using your arrow keys, highlight Safe mode with networking then press enter.
4. You could just log in as the Administrator or in your account.
5. Click on yes when it prompts you that you are running in safe mode.
B. Online virus scanners can quickly identify and fix a wide range of threats including viruses, worms, trojans, and spywares.
Here's a list of Essential Free Tools for Removing Spywares, Adwares and Malwares:
Trend Micro Housecall - will scan and remove threats
BitDefender Scan Online - will scan and remove threats
Ewido Online Scanner - (Now AVG) will scan and remove threats
F-Secure Online Scanner - will scan for rootkits as well
Jotti's Online Malware Scan
Kaspersky Online Scanner - appears to only scan for but not remove threats
Panda Activescan - appears to only scan for but not remove threats
McAfee FreeScan - appears to only scan for but not remove threats
eTrust Antivirus Web Scanner - will scan and remove threats
Symantec Security Check - will scan and remove threats
Dr.Web Online Check - user can upload and test for threats on particular files
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