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How to fix a computer which is infected with viruses, malwares, spywares

In order to remove viruses, malwares, trojans, from the computer, follow the instructions given below.
1. Delete all of the temporary files.
a. Click Start, Click Run(Window XP) and type temp(Window Vista and Window 7-type in the Start Search box which appears at the botton left hand side corner, once you click Start), hit Enter, (hit Continue if required), Click Edit at the top in the menu bar, click Select All, Right Click on Mouse and hit Delete. This would delete all of the temporary files.Note:in Window Vista and Window 7, Menu bar would appear by hitting Alt key.
b. Click Start, Click Run(Window XP) and type %temp%(Window Vista and Window 7-type in the Start Search box which appears at the botton left hand side corner, once you click Start), hit Enter, (hit Continue if required), Click Edit at the top in the menu bar, click Select All, Right Click on Mouse and hit Delete. This would delete all of the temporary files.

c.Click Start, Click Run(Window XP) and type prefetch(Window Vista and Window 7-type in the Start Search box which appears at the botton left hand side corner,once you click Start), hit Enter, (hit Continue if required), Click Edit at the top in the menu bar, click Select All, Right Click on Mouse and hit Delete. This would delete all of the temporary files.

2.Run Disk Cleanup to free up wasted space.Click Start, click My Computer, right click C drive and click Properties. Now, click Disk Cleanup. It will delete all of the useless temporary files.If it ask to click Next, click Next.

3.Scan your computer by using one of the antimalware, antispywares.Restart your computer in safe mode with networking.(As soon as you restart the computer, start tapping F8 and choose Safe mode with networking and hit Enter.)Use the link below to install antimalwares, antispywares .

http://siri.geekstogo.com/SmitfraudFix.php
http://malwarebytes.org/
http://superantispyware.com
http://www.simplysup.com/tremover/download.html
4.Stop Programs from running at the startup.As soon as you restart the computer a number of programs load themselves at the startup and you will be able to see them at the bottom right-hand side corner. In order to stop some of the programs (except security software and programs which you use immediately after starting up your computer) to load itself automatically, please follow these steps.Click Start, Click Run(Window XP) and type msconfig(Window Vista and Window 7-type in the Start Search box which appears at the botton once you click Start),hit Enter, (hit Continue if required)
You will see System Configuration Utility. Click Startup at the top right hand side corner.
Now,uncheck the items which you want to stop to load automatically.Now, click Apply and then click OK or Close. Click 'Exit without restart'Now, you have to delete the startup from registry.Click Start, Click Run(Window XP) and type regedit(Window Vista and Window 7-type in the Start Search box
which appears at the botton left hand side corner, once you click Start), hit Enter, (hit Continue
if required),.Now, scroll up to the top and click Computer, rigth-click it and click Export and save it as file name say backup on the desktop.In order to remove startup from the registry go the followinglocations:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftSharedToolsMSConfigstartupfolderRight
click startupfolder and click Delete.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftShared ToolsMSConfigstartupreg
Right click startupreg and click Delete.Restart your computer.

5.Uninstall the useless programs(unnecessary toolbars like my web search,smileys,myfreeze toolbar). Click Start, click Control Panel, Click Add or Remove programs(Programs and Features or Programs in
Window Vista and Window 7),you will see a list of the programs. Click on the programs, you want to uninstall and click Remove(Uninstall in Window Vista and Window 7).

6. optiize and reset internet explorer.Close all of the window, click Start, click Internet explorer, click Tools, Click Internet Options.Now,on the Internet Explorer properties window under General Tab, click Delete and then click Delete All. Now,click Advanced on the top right hand corner.click reset. click Apply and OK.

7.Update your antivirus, antimalware, antispyware program.

8.Update WindowsWindows XP:Click Start, click Control Panel,Click Performance and Maintenance, Click System, click
Automatic Updates tabclick Turn automatic updating on and click install updates.Windows Vista:Click Start, click Control Panel, click System and Maintenance,click Windows
Update,click Turn automatic updating on and click install updates.

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Your computer running slow could be indicating a virus,trojan,worm,or other malware and also just too many old program and files.
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Follow the given instructions to remove Trojan Virus from your PC.
1. Launch an antivirus program that you should have installed on your computer, such as Symantec's Norton or McAfee. Wait for the program's window to appear, then go to "Disk View." Highlight your computer, then select "Scan/Repair" so that the antivirus can detect the Trojan and trash it.
2. Exit the antivirus program on your Mac. Restart your computer again to ensure that the Trojan has been deleted. Empty the trash can on your computer once it is back up and running.
3. Disable the System Restore feature if you're a Windows user. Go to "Start" at the bottom of your screen, then right-click the "My Computer" icon to go to "Properties." Check "Turn off System Restore" under the System Restore tab in the "Properties" window, then select "Apply." Confirm that you want to disable System Restore by clicking "Yes" and "OK."
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First try cleaning all your temporary internet files and temp files. This is the place where most of viruses and trojens unpack themselfs.

To clean temporary internet files follow below instructions

1) Open Internet Explorer and click on Tools
2) Click on Internet Options
3) On the General Tab, in the middle of the screen, click on Delete Files
4) You may also want to check the box "Delete all offline content"
5) Click on OK and wait for the hourglass icon to stop after it deletes the temporary internet files
6) You can now click on Delete Cookies and click OK to delete cookies that websites have placed on your hard drive

To clean temp files follow below instructions
http://pcsupport.about.com/od/maintenance/ht/manualtempxp.htm

After cleaning all temp clean up virus and trojans

Try virus scaning of your system with Trend micro Free scanning
http://housecall.trendmicro.com/
Also try rootkit buster
http://free.antivirus.com/rootkit-buster/

Make sure your system has most updated antivirus. If no antivirus you can also try free antivirus available
http://www.free-av.de/en/trialpay_download/1/avira_antivir_personal__free_antivirus.html

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