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i have this toshiba laptop, and i've got good anti virus, norton to be exact, scanned my pc and they have found threats and delete it,. but the virus is still there. i dont wanna format it co'z ive got alot in it..the virus name as i could see it was recycler and system volume information ..can you help me delete it,. it's slowing my pc and and messanger keep on closing after you sign in., and now i'm using my desktop the messangers work out fine...

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Well idid fix it, tracing it every folders, files ; exe, processes, registry, drive and found the source in system, and all was easily deleted..

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How to remove virus in the system?


You will need an Anti Virus removal program to perform this task. Nortons AV 360 and McAfee are some of the leaders in this field. You can purchase form a retail location or online. Once install, the av software will perform a full scan for you and block any threats to your system.

Good Luck
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Jan 22, 2011 | Acer Aspire One Netbook 8.9" Notebook

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How Norton Antivirus Works


Norton has traditional virus detection method like Signature base and Heuristics base detection, with anti-virus, anti-rootkit, anti-malware, anti-spyware etc. Symantec upgrade and releases new and more improved features with its every release. Signature based detection includes searching for knowing structure within executable code, however your computer can be infected with most new virus which signature is not known. In that case heuristics method can be use it can identify new viruses by variation of such code, in files. Malwares are very difficult to detect even for the most new anti-virus software. If you are using Norton Antivirus, you should update its data-base and virus definition every day, so that when you scan your computer, it can detect all possible threats. Some new features like SONAR, it examines the behaviour of applications to decide whether they are malicious. Various things are checked such as if the program create a desktop shortcut or create add/remove programs entry before determining the program is malicious.

Norton insight is a program that comes with the Norton 360. It improves the speed and quality of computer scan. It identifies well known files of client machine and excludes them from constant monitoring and scanning. It only scans unknown and unsecured files. Skipping the already known files helps the scan more impact.

Norton 360 introduced a very effective tool - Norton Power Eraser, it removes threats which standard anti-virus may miss. It cleans up system where malware prevents anti-virus installation. Apart from these, the key technologies of Norton anti-virus software are anti-virus, anti-spyware, anti-rootkit, and pulse-update - provides up-to-the-minute updates that protect against the latest threats without slowing down your computer, firewall software - that can use for mapping and monitoring network.

on Mar 17, 2011 | PC Laptops

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Top 5 Paid Anti-Virus Software


With the brand-new Windows 7 operating system released late last year, many computer users opt to install some sort of anti-virus. There are free versions available, but are not routinely kept up-to-date as a paid version. Plus paid versions offer a better support and look nicer to the eye. Here are my best anti-virus programs for 2010.

1. GData Anti-Virus 2010
www.gdata-software.com $25 (one year, single PC license)
Based off of two free anti-viruses BitDefender and Avast, German developed GData brings the two together to form the best anti-virus. GData detected 99.95% of all threats tested and offered the best detection of adware. With its relative low-cost GData is my recommendation for best anti-virus.

2. Symantec Norton Anti-Virus 2010
www.symantec.com $40 (one year, single PC license)
Coming in a close second is the more popular Norton Anti-Virus. The detection rate was 99.49%, just shy of GData. With a great user interface and design, Norton remains one of the better anti-virus programs in 2010 and may better suit non-techie users.
3. Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010
www.kaspersky.com $60 (one year, three PC license)
In previous years, Kaspersky has always been at the top, but with this year it has slid down to third. Kaspersky has a wide range of features including a firewall and advanced virus blocking but fails to provide a slick, user-friendly interface unlike the first two anti-virus programs which can get frustrating and confusing. The malware detection also lacks which maybe a problem on some users PC's.

4. BitDefender Anti-Virus 2010
www.bitdefender.com $30 (one year, three PC license)
BitDefender is a decent anti-virus program. Although the detection rate is 99.66%, the second best in the field. What it lacks is a good user interface and fails to remove threats. Only 90% of threats detected were removed successfully. This is defiantly a bargain on price but lacks in some areas where it maybe useful.

5. Panda Anti-Virus Pro 2010
www.pandasecurity.com $50 (one year, three PC license)
Panda Anti-Virus Pro had a 99.83% detection rating, earning it the best in the field. Although it can detect threats, it did poorly in behavioral scans of the PC. Panda also does not come with its own firewall, unlike all the anti-virus programs mentioned. The user interface needs some work around the edges and design could be better. Panda will get the job done, but is a last-ditch option for paid anti-virus programs.

Before you buy, make sure to do research and know what product you want to buy. Don't let the sales people influence you to go with the costlier option, because they say its better. Trust your research and be smart.

on Jan 13, 2010 | PC Laptops

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I have trojan like which can affect my laptop hack password take out my credit card details.


Have you got an anti-virus program?
If you have did it remove this trojan virus?
If you have not an anti-virus program or the program cannot remove this trojan, then I recommend you format the hard drive and reinstall Windows, the laptop device drivers and your programs.
This is the only sure way to remove such a threat.
Although this is a drastic method, it is better to be sure you do not lose your money to crooks. After installing Windows, install a good quality anti-virus program and keep the virus definition files updated regularly.

Sep 18, 2010 | PC Laptops

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Have a virus on my toshiba laptop, can i resolve this by restoring the factory settings?


Hi Andrewfairwa.

Yes, you may remove all the security threats in the Computer by restoring it to the Factory settings.

But, restoring the Computer to the Factory settings will also delete the Data in the Hard Drive.

Hence, you may try performing a Complete System Scan to check for any Virus or security threats.

You may perform the Complete System Scan by using the Anti-virus Application installed in the Computer.

If you have not installed any Anti-virus Application installed in the Computer, you may perform a online System Scan.

Let me provide the detailed steps to perform the online System Scan.

You may perform the free Online Scan by visiting the below link:

http://www.bitdefender.com/scanner/online/free.html

Please open the above link and click on "Start Scanner".

This will start the free Online System Scan.

Once the Scan is complete, check if the Virus or any security threats are removed from the Computer.

If there are still any threats, then you may backup all the important Data and restore the Computer to the Factory settings.

Hope this helps.

Please feel free to ask further questions.

Aug 18, 2010 | Toshiba Tecra A7-S712 Notebook

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The computer is freezing in the windows opened, I have installed a "very good anti virus" program, however everytime a "full scan is run" it is full of threats and viruses...how can I fix the problem?...


Hi, which antivirus do you have?
You may need spyware and malware checkers
http://www.safer-networking.org//
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2354111,00.asp
http://www.lavasoft.de/software/adaware/
http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam.php
These are just a few.
Really when all is said and done you need to wipe the system clean.If you are not bothered about losing stuff then get the original discs out anfd reformat the system and reinstall everything.
People normally get viruses when they download from filesharing sites or from porn site. They get roped into downloading certain software that says it has scanned your system and have found several viruses.
If you need more help,please ask.
Regards - Anthony

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My toshiba laptop has a virus or something, I ran a scan and it said my computer has the Trojan.Win32.Agent2.cghr What do I do to get rid of it?


Hello,

Please update your laptop anti virus security and scan your computer regularly. Also when you scan please let it finished the scanning then if the anti virus will give an advice to clean or delete or quarantine the detected threats then follow the the anti virus request or advice. Also you can try this nob killer software. Its for free application please download it using the link i below.
Download NobKiller

Thanks

Aug 04, 2009 | PC Laptops

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Spyware, Virus on Laptop


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

Feb 09, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite A100-S8111TD Notebook

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I am quite convinced that your Task Manager is also disabled? You will no get rid of this Trojan there are various variants of this Trojan it spread through messenger and there (out of experience) is no way of klling it other than the long way around and that is to re-format - considering the vast infenction already incured.

Good luck.
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Apr 21, 2008 | Toshiba Satellite M115-S1061 Notebook

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Viruz


what is the name for the virus?

Apr 21, 2008 | Toshiba Satellite M115-S1061 Notebook

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