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Two issues: i think i have a virus 1) whenever i do a search on google and click on the link offered, the link takes me to some web click website for ads, etc. 2) i am getting random audio ads, commercials through my laptop and i can't stop them. any ideas how to remove?

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  • ljpearl Jun 26, 2009

    thank you for the quick repliws. I have downloaded spybot and restarted my computer. I then clicked on the icon and nothin has happened. it wont start or run?

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This is a link to spybot search and destroy which should help you clear that up. Even if it does clear it tho you still probably want a professional to get their hands on it and do a more extensive cleaning.

http://download.cnet.com/Spybot-Search-amp-Destroy/3000-8022_4-10122137.html?tag=mncol

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Purchase a hard copy of Disk Warrior at a local software retailer. Install and allow it to run complete scan and repair.

Posted on Jun 26, 2009

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    KEN LaPOINT Jun 26, 2009

    I kind of thought it may be a problem to download a fix, due to all your virus woes... I still strongly recommend a hard copy CD or DVD to get you patched up.
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