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Cannot install any anti virus software on my computer due to folder.exe virus, so how can i get ride of this problem.

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There are several methods:

  • To ensure a clean machine: backup your important files, erase the operating system, reinstall everything, install an antivirus, scan your backup files for virii and put them back in place.
  • Use a removal too. You can find 2 of them here.

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My sister installed a different anti virus software now when i open my pc its always hang and i can ever open any folder or icon.. please help me to solve my problem..thanks in advance


Hi,
There will be a conflict when you installed more than one anti-virus software. That the reason why it slow your computer.
You need to picked one of them then re-install the other software.
Hope it may help you.
Have a nice day!
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I have a virus on my laptop and can not get past XP2008 anti virus software without them wanting me to buy it. I have downloaded AVG virus free software and tried to run it on my laptop but it will not...


Go with bitdefender or kaspersky this will work well.

It will help you to remove the anti virus ..


Demo version also works fine.


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Sep 22, 2008 | PC Desktops

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How to organize data on your computer


Organizing data is the best thing that a person can do, who likes to be systematic,professional and clutter free with regards to data.

There is no real meaning in keeping your computer disorganized which would result in malfunctioning and cost you money that you can save if you just organize your data effectively.

The best way to organize the data on your hard disk is as follows:-

Perfect Partitions·

  • First things first, when you install an operating system, for e.g. Windows Xp you get an option for partitioning your drive, make sure you make full use of this option to create as many drives as you feel are appropriate depending on your hard disk capacity.
  • If you want to have 1 partition which is small and the other 3 to be bigger, then you can just reduce the of the first partition which you would use mainly for operating system and installing applications.
  • So for e.g. a 500 GB hard disk can partitioned as 50 GB for operating system or the root drive usually c: drive ,and then the other three drives you can use for bulk storage i.e. 150 each ,which would result in 50GB+150GBx3 = 500GB Hard disk.
After installing the operating system, install only those programs which you use, and are essential for your use.·

  • There is no meaning in installing programs that you don't use often, or don't actually use, for e.g. some people would like to install CorelDraw application , when they are not working on it.· This does nothing but takes up unnecessary space on your hard disk drive which causes the hard disk to slow down or possibly get infected, if the software that has been installed is a pirated one.

Install Anti virus software as soon as you install an operating system

  • This is a prerequisite to make sure that you are safe from virus right from the time that you have your operating system installed. · Most of the time users want to install all the other application besides the anti virus software, this software could be infected by viruses, in case such software are pirated or you install them from a USB drive or a pen drive which has been infected.

Keep updating your anti virus while you use your PC·

  • As viruses are created daily, there is no way out but to keep updating your anti virus software from time to time, as and when they have an update.·
  • Usually the anti virus software is set on auto update mode, so when the time is due, the anti virus would download the latest update automatically, so if you disable auto update feature, it could potentially harm your computer.
Keep your desktop clean to have a nice relaxing look·

Now this depends on personal preferences but it has been observed that those people who fill their desktop with many shortcuts copy files on their desktop instead of a different folder of a hard disk or a different a partition realize that they have not organized their data.

The consequence about the above act is that,when your root drive gets infected by a potential virus, or it gets formatted or loses its data due to a power surge, and you find that you no longer are able to boot your operating system, the only option you have is to format the partition and install the operating system again.

There are ways to recover data but , many users are not experts in recovering data it could cost them much in terms of money when they ask someone for data recovery , but it's always better to be safe than sorry.

Maintain all shortcuts for applications in one folder in your desktop·

  • There are many applications which are usually installed by users, therefore, it is always better to have their shortcuts in one folder to keep the desktop clean and clutter free.
Uninstall the applications that you don't use·

  • This is very crucial, as many people don't liketo uninstall application, but just ignore them despite the fact that they know these application regardless of their are taking up space in their computer's hard disk as well as registry.· Uninstalling such applications helps you to control which programs are useful to you and which aren't.
Hope you enjoy organizing your data.

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Removing New Folder.EXE on your PC and other recurring files.


Hi, to all PC users, having problems with files that you have deleted but recopies itself again and again? Even if you use an anti-virus software, still the file keeps on recopying itself.
This type of virus is what we call malware. usually categories as a virus, but known in the computer world as malware. It usually present on infected flash drives.
Removal;
Instead of using anti virus, use an anti malware software, there are lots of good anti-malware softwares available on the internet for downloads, you can visit www.download.com to get your anti-malware software for free. By the way I am using AD-Aware as my anti malware software. You can also use it side by side with any anti virus software.
It scans the PC for malware active on your PC, once cleaned, by scanning it gets rid of those really disgusting files. After the scan, you can now manually delete the recurring files. These malwares can be in the form of worms, trojans or cookies.
As a piece of good advice, the best time to load anti malware or anti virus softwares are after reformatting your hard drive with a fresh copy of Windows, before any malware or virus sets in.

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How can get rid from Thinkpoint


A "Thinkpoint" is a computer-virus. On a virus-free computer, Google-search for 'remove thinkpoint'
to get some good advice.

Or, follow best practises, which state that you can never remove 100% of a computer virus.

So, disconnect the old disk-drive, and purchase a new disk-drive.
Install Windows onto the new disk-drive.
Install anti-virus software on the new disk-drive.
Connect the old disk-drive as a "slave" device.
Copy all your data files from "old" to "new".
Use the anti-virus software to scan the "old" disk-drive.
Completely "wipe" the old disk-drive, and then use it as a "backup" drive,
e.g., once a day/week/fortnight, copy everything from your 'My Documents' folder to that "old" drive.

Nov 26, 2010 | PC Desktops

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Brand new computer and i did not install the adobe it came with the computer Vista basic and i get the 1311 error message when i try to run adobe computer 1 day old !


no big problm if u comp is new r old...

When you try to install Adobe Acrobat 6, 7, 8, or 3D on Windows, the installer returns the error message "Error [1311, 1335 or 2350]. Source file not found: [drive name]:\ Adobe Acrobat [version]\data1.cab. Verify that the file exists and that you can access it." If you click Retry, the installer returns the error message "Cannot find the file Adobe Acrobat [version]\data1.cab."
Solution Perform one or more of the following solutions:
Solution 1: Check the Acrobat CD-ROM.

Make sure that the CD-ROM from which you are installing is free of dirt and debris. If necessary, clean the CD-ROM with a soft, lint-free cloth.
Solution 2: Temporarily disable anti-virus software, and then install Acrobat.

For instructions, see the documentation for the anti-virus software or contact the manufacturer.
Solution 3: Extract the compressed installation files, and then install Acrobat.

  1. Right-click the folder and choose Extract All.
  2. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  3. To install Acrobat, double-click the Setup.exe file located in the folder that contains the extracted files.
Solution 4: Uninstall the CD-ROM drive and let Windows redetect it, and then install Acrobat.

  1. Right-click My Computer and choose Properties.
  2. Click the Hardware tab, and then click Device Manager.
  3. Expand the DVD/CD-ROM drives section.
  4. Right-click each device listed under DVD/CD-ROM drives and choose Uninstall. Click OK to confirm.
  5. Close Device Manager and restart the computer.
  6. After Windows redetects the DVD/CD-ROM drive(s), insert the Acrobat CD into the CD-ROM drive and install Acrobat.
Solution 5: Install Acrobat from the desktop.

  1. Insert the Acrobat CD into the CD-ROM drive.
  2. Copy the Acrobat folder from the Acrobat CD to the Desktop.
  3. Double-click setup.exe in the Acrobat folder on the Desktop, and then follow the on-screen instructions to complete installation.
Additional Information Errors 1311, 1335, and 2350 occur when the Acrobat installer is unable to access the necessary files from the CD-ROM drive. These same errors may also occur if antivirus software interferes with an installation or if the installation files are compressed.


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Installing windows xp and computer says ALTDR is compressed


ALTDR.EXE is a virus. You will need to remove it with anti-virus software and then install windows (or you could format the drive before installing windows xp, if you don't have anything on it you want to save).

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Good day. When i save files or create new folder or add some softwares to my computer and i restart my computer i want to delete all that files, created new folder, or softwares that i added so that it...


1. try scan all you HDD by anti virus with many type free edition anti virus may be you pc effect by virus.

2. can you remember last time you do what like install any special program try uninstall this program the restart pc see will be ok???

3.if solution 1.virus is too effected you os better format,if after scan no anything virus found i think is you OS got problem better you do format & reinstall you OS AGAIN


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Problem while starting computer


Hello..

TO remove this error messege follow these steps.


type "regedit" in run dialog box.


Navigate to "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon"

There is a string value named "userinit".

The value of this key should "c:\windows\system32\userinint.exe"
Delete anything thing after this.

Now logoff and relogin or Reboot.

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