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Lost connection I ran avg scan this morn and that was fine, I went into the control panel and removed a windows update by mistake then the avg asked me to re-start the computer so I did when i turned it on there was just my usual background screen there is no task bar at the bottom of the screen, how do i get that the taskbar back or how do i re-install all the icons, i do not have the re-installation disk

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  • danielle_joh Feb 20, 2009

    wot happens if it wont bring up the start menu?

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It could be that explorer is not running.

press ctrl+alt+del

to bring up task manager click on file click on new task and type explorer.exe and hit enter

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If your computer is working ok can you press Ctrl+Esc together to open the start menu and is all your programs listed. if so then go to settings - control panel - click on display - find your advanced option and untick the option for displaying the desktop as a URL...
you can also try simply right clicking on the desktop and tick the option the see all icons but that will not show your tast bar only your icons.

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How do I remove AVG update module


If on Windows 7, use start, then search "Uninstall a Program" and select the one that shows an image of the control panel. It will bring you to a window that has all of your applications or programs. Find the AVG update module from the list. Click uninstall and go through the steps. Hope this helps!

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These are the best free security programs that I have found that actually do get rid of mal-ware, spy-ware, viruses, and worms for free. If your security program is not protecting your system very well, or it is an older paid for version that is now out of date and will not update any longer unless you purchase the new version, then you might do well to download and install these very powerful and efficient security programs.

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AVG-Free Edition will automatically update itself and run security scans, it can be set from the AVG control panel in tools, advanced settings, schedules. You should set up the schedule so that it will update and scan at a time when the PC is not in use (usually during the middle of the night).

Also be sure that the Microsoft auto-update is not scheduled to run at the same time that you scheduled AVG to update or run a scan, if it is then change the Microsoft auto-update settings to something that will not run at the same time that AVG runs, for example (evryday 9:00 a.m., every Sunday 9:00 a.m., etc.). You can change the Microsoft auto-update settings in control panel, auto-updates.

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If you are using Vista right click on Malwrebytes and select Run As Administrator.

To fully protect your PC, Malwarebytes should be ran anytime that you close your web browser and are done using the internet, you should run a quick scan and if any malware is found then you should also run a full scan to be sure that the malware has been completely purged from your entire PC.

You can also protect your PC from known rogue web sites by downloading and installing SpywareBlaster, it does not scan for anything, and it does not remove anything, SpywareBlaster will prevent your internet explorer from connecting to known restricted, harmful, or rogue web sites for an added layer of protection.

Download AVG-Free Edition from here;

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Download Malwarebytes from here;

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Download SpywareBlaster from here;

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These security programs will do a very good job at protecting your PC from internet threats. I used to have to fight these threats all the time to get rid of them, on either friends or family if not my own PC, but ever since I have installed these three programs on my system, and that of all my friends and family, it has actually become quite boring and I almost miss the battles.

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I cannot run updates. The IR8 page is missing the toolbar with the "file" "view" "tools" etc. is missing. I don't see nor can I load the active X control. I cannot even open...


Start IE8.
Click and release the ALT key -- now, you will see the "file" and "view" and "tools" pull-downs.

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http://download.cnet.com/Malwarebytes-Anti-Malware/3000-8022_4-10804572.html?tag=mncol

After you have installed Malwarebytes update it by selecting the update tab and then check for updates, after you have updated Malwarebytes then select the scanner tab and then run a Full scan for the first scan.

You should run a quick scan with Malwarebytes whenever you are done using the internet, update it first then run a quick scan, The free edition of Malwarebytes does not auto-update or auto-scan you have to do it manually, but that is really trivial compared to how well this program works. If any malware shows up running a quick scan, then run a full scan after the quick scan completes, that way you purge it out of your PC completely.

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You can set when AVG will check for updates, and when to do a system scan in tools, advanced settings, schedules. Usually you would want to set it up to run when the PC is not being used (usually in the middle of the night).

Also, you should not have more than one anti-virus/anti-spy-ware program installed on your PC or it may cause a conflict and use up resources unnecessarily, If your security is not protecting your PC remove it from your PC by going into add or remove programs in the control panel.

Also, you should know that malware and spyware/viruses are not the same, AVG does not remove malware, and Malwarebytes does not remove spy-ware, viruses, or worms.

You can also help protect your PC from connecting to known rogue web sites by downloading and installing SpywareBlaster, it does not scan for anything and it does not remove anything, it only prevents you internet browser from connecting to known rogue web sites. You can download it from here;

http://download.cnet.com/SpywareBlaster/3000-8022_4-10196637.html?tag=mncol

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