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Virus When using it AVG anti virus in my system it shows a Virus in the name heap 1 a and i can see no such name in the place that indicated as the virus place by AVG. and if i try to move them to virus vault i failed. How can i remove this virus from my pc. It made my system slow also prevent from opening any other search engine except Microsoft IE. Please assist me removing this VIRUS>>

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  • andrealynn86 Apr 09, 2008

    My computer has a virus that freezes up everything. What is the best course of action to remove this virus?

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Uninstall your antivirus then reboot your pc......
go to this link..............http://www.eset.com/download/business.php ......and find this..then download it.(ESET NOD32 3.0 Antivirus for Win XP/2000/2003/Vista)........ it's only 30 days trial version..........scan your whole pc...after scaning u can uninstall nod32 and install again your avg antivirus....

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Download and install some antivirus like kasperky,norton,mcaffe etc then update the virus definitions and then you will be able to remove it ...
after removing the virus also you may experience the OS slow because some of the system files will be corrupted so .. after removing virus you must reinstall the OS ...
then dnt forget to install the gud antivirus & dnt forget to update it once in 15 days....

any doubts reply me
i am always here to assist you
thank you
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