Some how my computer had a virus, i believe i cleaned it out, then the computer wasnt acting right so i did a system restoration, now when the computer goes to the desktop screen its all blue with now icons, not even a start button, so now ive been using the computer on safe mode, and i tried to redownlaod my comcast software but the computer wont let me and some sites i cant go to for example, if i go to yahoo, i cant go to yahoo mail and the address bar doesnt just say yahoo.com it has some numbers and letters following it, it wont let me visit comcast,net but will let me visit comcast.com, i dont know what the problem is and i am not working so i dont have the money to take it in is there anything u can help me with thay may help this problem. you may have to email me at my myspace account because i cant get into my yahoo account. its myspace.com/pugy2000
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Re: my computer is gone crazy
You can try this: It may be a corrupt windows indtallation, boot the XP CD and select Install Windows, Choose the "Repair" option in subsequent screen. May take a while, and you need to activate it again, but it usually fixes the problem for me.
If that doesnt work, backup all your data, then do a fresh new xp installation.
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There are a couple ways. Try downloading a free virus protection software program like AVG or avast!. They only provide virus protection, but they also clean up your PC. If your computer is too far gone, you may need to take it into a tech store and get your Hard Drive wiped clean.
Run a full virus scan, and hook external keyboard to see if it will work, if okay the laptop keyboard will need to be replaced. Go to www.ebay.com type make and model of laptop, refine search to keyboard.
1, get Real Anti Virus Protection. Norton or McAfee. 2 all is not lost. McAfee offer several solution in what they call Stinger. Norton will scan the computer before it tries to install and will remove your problem files as will McAfee. This is basically a bogus add someone clicked on that allowed it to install and until you get it gone it's going to keep popping those false adds up trying to get you back to the hack site that gave them to you to begin with. Download Stinger from McAfee for free and run it from a floppy or USB drive or Buy Norton and do the install. In fact, you could get the free trial and install that of either of these and they will clean your problem.
First, the external drive. Sounds like the drive letter that is trying to be assigned to the external drive is already taken by something else. To resolve this, right click on My Computer and go to Manage. On the list, you will see disk management. You should see your external drive on the list to the right. Right click on the external drive and select Change Drive Letter. Change the drive letter to a letter that is not already being used by another device.
Second, if you are certain that the virus is completely removed, then it is possible to uninstall and reinstall IE, just make sure to download the install from Microsoft to your PC first before uninstalling. The install for IE 7 can be found here.
On the other hand, if you are not certain, then reformatting and reinstalling is not a bad idea at all. Not only will this most likely solve your problem, but it cleans up a lot of gunk on the PC as well. The only problem I see is if the virus is still infecting some of the files that you are going to restore. Just make sure you've ran a full scan on everything before proceeding.
system restore should be reset to the maximum disk space allowable, the tweaks espoused by many, of reducing disk space for system restore causes problems like this.
resetting the restore size will not magically replace missing system restore points, they are gone, but will give you more days worth of repair time in future, it will happen again.
Hello, i have had this problem with my dell, and believe it or not, it is probably your mcafee. Your mcafee could be using most of your processor and your ram, i suggest to reinstall mcafee, look at some upgrades for ram (Random Acess Memory), or buy a new anti virus/anti spyware. Such as eset,norton,zone alarm, and many others.I hope that this helped you!
It could very well be a bug of some sort. Do you have any antivirus on your system? If not may I suggest Grisoft AVG, they have a free version, but its only antivirus. You can try Search and Destroy for spyware. But I would recommend getting and running Combo Fix first. These are all free softwares, and I hope they help solve your problem