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Spyware, Virus on Laptop

I think i have spyware and virus on my laptop. I have anti virus AVG 8.0 (free), but has failed to detect this.
Spyware virus is preventing me from loading Mozilla Firefox, AVG is showing lots of pop ups (threats found,threats detected etc).
If i install purchase and install another Anti-Virus, will this cure the problem( rid of spyware and virusus)?
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  • macarooon Feb 09, 2009

    Do i download first from your link, and how do i run in safe mode?
    Do i leave Anti-virus loaded, will there be no conflict?
    Thanks

  • macarooon Feb 09, 2009

    Sorry, there are so many downloads to choose from, which one do i need?

    Appreciate it if you can give me link (english)

  • macarooon Feb 17, 2009

    Thanks all, found the original inst disc that came with lappy, and re-installed to original factory settings.

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Simply detecting them is not a problem because there are a lot of free spyware removal programs available online where you can simply download them anytime you want. However, you cannot solve the problem if you are only able to detect them; you should also need to be able to completely eliminate them in your computer.

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Hello dear,
Please install Avira Antivirus and update it first and then Completely Scan your Pc and if threats detected directly delete It, so that ur pc will be clean of viruse and u will be free from problems.

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Did you check for the latest update on AVG, a priority update is needed, i had to do mine manually...

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I think you are infected with a spyware/malware.

try to download spybot search and destroy, update the database definition and scan in safemode.

download from here

post back if you need further info. good luck

Posted on Feb 09, 2009

  • James Louie Puro
    James Louie Puro Feb 09, 2009

    yes download from the link i gave. choose the flag for your language and it will redirect you to the download page.

    going to safe mode.

    while the system is rebooting...tap F8 Key repeatedly until the advance option will open..choose safemode with networking if available so that you can download the file even is safemode and update it aswell.

    dont worry there will be no conflict with your other antivirus programs.

    post back if you need further help. good luck


  • James Louie Puro
    James Louie Puro Feb 09, 2009

    sorry about that...heres the link

    please post back if need further help. a rate is also appreciated....thanks



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