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IT SAYS IT WAS UPDATED BUT WILL NOT COME UP TO SCAN. I HAVE SOME VERY BAD VIRUSES THAT NEED TO BE REMOVED.

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  • Zaraki Oct 07, 2010

    I would suggest that you try these security programs instead and they will actually work, however there can not be any active security programs on your PC when you install them. These two programs will definitely purge your PC of any viruses, spy-ware, and mal-ware, rootkits, or hackers with a back door into your system, and be sure to run the Malwarebytes on a full scan after installing the program and checking for updates, and then restart the PC when the program completes, and the program will most likely tell you to restart the PC to complete the removal process, restart the PC and then run Malwarebytes again on full scan to be certain that all of the mal-ware has been purged from your PC. When installing these programs you do not have to install any of the options like "google toolbar" and the only option that you should check is the "link scanner" from AVG, and un-check any other options and do not install any of the other options. Before installing the AVG security program be certain that you have disabled and then removed any other security programs from your PC, or a conflict might occur and even if it does not cause a conflict, the operating system of your PC will be very slow trying to handle two security programs, and will eventually cause the hard drive to fail.

    Try these two programs and I am sure that you will be very happy with their performance and efficiency, and best of all they are free programs and the free editions truly do what they were meant to do without having to purchase anything, and they do it very well indeed. I have not had a threat get into my PC since I have started using these two programs two yers ago, and it is actually quite boring now without having to fight any PC infections. Let me know if you require any further assistance.
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Download AVG 2011 free and malwarebytes free.
Run malwarebytes in safe mode (F8 on boot up)
boot into safe mode with network support, download malwarebytes, run update and do full scan.
Before you scan, TURN OFF system restore ( start / accessories / system tools )
Anything found in that area cant be removed, its protected, so turn it off, you can turn it back on after you have cleaned your pc

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