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Try Avira anti virus free edition from free-av.com

it should chuck off all the virus from the computer

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I help how to remove trojan/other virus from my window 7 laptop.please help me.


Here's a fee-based service to do it for you:

http://us.norton.com/nortonlive/

To detect the threat level, you may want to try the free (& advertised on TV) web site
www.MySafePC.com, but virus removal will cost $$ - they're happy to tell you you're infected for
free, though.

Here's Symantec's list of things to do:

If you suspect that your computer is infected with a threat or you receive a threat alert, and you want to make sure that your computer is secure.

You can perform a virus scan to eliminate any known threat from your computer. Scanning your computer for threats is easy if you follow the step-by-step instructions provided in this article. The scanning process may take an hour or more, depending on the number of files you have on your computer.

To detect and remove all the threats from your computer, follow these five steps:

• Install the latest virus definitions.

• Stop all running programs and temporarily disconnect the computer from any network.

• Run the virus scan.

• Install the latest Windows updates.

• Run a full system scan once again to ensure that there are no threats.

The first step is to check whether you can install the latest virus definitions, as some threats may block your access to all the security products' Web sites including Symantec's Web site. The subsequent steps vary depending on whether you can download the latest definitions from the Symantec Web site or not.

Mar 26, 2011 | PC Desktops

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Free and Easy Virus, Malware and Spyware Removal


If you have Spyware, Malware and a possible Virus on your Computer you can always use Process Explorer to disable what ever is preventing you from using your Anti Virus to scan and Remove the Threat from the system. <br /> Once that is Done and the Threat is disabled for the Time being you can always use Malwarebytes its a free anti Virus removal software that can help remove the Possible Malware, spyware or Virus in the system, or you can also use the Anti Virus that you have if it will detect the Threat. <br /> After installing Malwarebytes make sure that the updates are downloaded for updated Virus information and database for Malwarebytes to detect all possible Threats on the system. <br /> Have a nice day.

on Aug 11, 2011 | PC Desktops

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Protecting Your Computer from Viruses




Well a computer user mostly afraid and suffers from virus attacks. Virus is the unwanted program that destroys your data and some times also damage the computer.
One of the most common ways of virus attacks is by connecting USB to your computer.
So today I will tell you some tips which can avoid or minimise the chances of virus attacks.
Always keep in mind the following points before connecting a pen drive to your computer.

1. Always use a good antivirus in your system.
2. Never open the pen drive directly.
3. before opening the pen drive, scan the pen drives for finding the possible viruses in the pen drive.
To scan the pen drive go to My Computer->Right Click on the Pen drive->Click on Scan option(Remember Scan option will only be there if there is any antivirus installed on your system)
4. if any virus found and the antivirus is not able to delete the virus, just safely remove the pen drive from your computer.
5. If no virus is found, do not double click on the pen drive to open.
Always open the pen drive by Right clicking on the pen drive and then clicking the explore i.e.:
My Computer->Right click on pen drive->Click on Explore
6. Always beware of copying the unwanted files on your computer. Just copy the file which you want. Never do a select all, copy all thing. Just copy the item you wanted, and paste into your computer.
While pasting the data you should never paste it on C drive (Drive that contains your operating system). Always copy data in a separate drive then C drive.

So these are some small steps which can be very useful to avoid virus attacks...


Regards,
polysandy

on Apr 12, 2010 | PC Desktops

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Hi, I have problem with my ACER P4, when the power botton is pressed, it starts and the power dies after 5 seconds


maybe 2 reasons
  1. virus attack
  2. hardware failure
virus attack - best bet use rescue disk from nt virus company like kaspersky rescue disk, bitdefender rescue disk n etc hardware failure - maybe cause by heat...check your coller system like cpu fan
it's worth to try :)

Jul 31, 2010 | Acer Power FG (APFGUP5161) PC Desktop

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I HAVE A VAROUIS AND CANNOT GET THE CD TO RUN SO I


Virus?

Restart your computer, and press F8 until the white-and-black "boot" menu is visible.

Choose "Safe Mode".

See if the CD-ROM device will work.

Nov 23, 2009 | Gateway GT5220 PC Desktop

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How To Remove A Virus


Think your PC is infected ?

Here's what you can do to get rid of those nasty viruses.

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A. Boot in Safe Mode with Networking:
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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.

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B. Online virus scanners can quickly identify and fix a wide range of threats including viruses, worms, trojans, and spywares.
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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

on Mar 31, 2010 | PC Desktops

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I did a scan on my pc and it detected 38 virus th


The easiest and lowest  cost thing to do would be to download Avast!. It is a virus protection software, and if you google search that name, you can download a free trial.  After you download it and you start to set it up, it will ask you if you would like to do a boot time scan on your next restart.  Says yes, and when you restart your computer, it will do a virus scan before booting into windows.  This allows it to remove threats that may be in running memory.  It is very slow, but does a very good job at getting rid of viruses and whatnot.

Mar 30, 2009 | Dell Dimension E510 PC Desktop

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Need help reboot my computer


Hi.. first of all when ur system gets attacked by virus or threats its difficult to perform delete operations. The only best way is to format ur system with the help of XP cd. This XP cd will reboot ur operating system so that all viruses and threats available in ur C drive will get deleted... So the only option is to re install ur OS with XP cd...

thank u

Jan 26, 2009 | E-Machines W3503 PC Desktop

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Virus


Go HERE and run Trend Micro Housecall on your PC. It will get rid of the viruses and spyware. Sounds like you've been hijacked.

It's Free!

Jun 25, 2008 | Dell Inspiron Desktop with Intel Core 2...

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Internet problem


create an account with yahoo ie sign up with www.yahoo.com and uninstall all the internet explorer tool bars and then install yahoo tool bar with CA anti spyware. its an work around if you are interested in free email stuffs and all. and don't worry all the emails from your hotmail account can be imported to your yaho account.

Jun 25, 2008 | Dell Dimension 4600 PC Desktop

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