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Re-computer virus? I just don't know what to do, this computer has a virus that i want to open a file and wont let me, please and body can help?

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    james yu May 11, 2010

    hi rosie,
    please give us more information so that we can help you out. Can you give us the error? What kind of file is it? where did you get this file,from email? pls give as much information pls. thanks


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Got computer virus from the Email name "HEY"


It's unlikely that a virus from an email cut your Internet connection. Simply opening an email will not give you a virus. You have to open a link or download a file from the email. If you did neither of those things, then you don't have a virus. If you did either of those things, then run an anti-virus program on your computer.
If you have one already, open it up and activate a Full Scan. If you don't have one, use a different computer to download the .exe of Microsoft Security Essentials, transfer the file to your computer, and then install MSE. Run a Full Scan.
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Virus Guide: 11 things you should know


What is a computer virus --> Computer viruses are small software programs that are designed to spread from one computer to another and to interfere with computer operation.
A virus might corrupt or delete data on your computer, use your e-mail program to spread itself to other computers, or even erase everything on your hard disk.
Computer viruses are often spread by attachments in e-mail messages or instant messaging messages. That is why it is essential that you never open e-mail attachments unless you know who it's from and you are expecting it.
Viruses can be disguised as attachments of funny images, greeting cards, or audio and video files.
Computer viruses also spread through downloads on the Internet. They can be hidden in illicit software or other files or programs you might download.
To help avoid computer viruses, it's essential that you keep your computer current with the latest updates and antivirus tools, stay informed about recent threats, run your computer as a standard user (not as administrator), and that you follow a few basic rules when you surf the Internet, download files, and open attachments.
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I am having a problem with my computer. I think it is a virus.


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I am using nokia x3 phone yesterday night what happen i dont know all in morning all my phone and sim contacts are erased so can any body help me out please.


Hello RPC,

It seems that your Nokia X3 Cell Phone contains the virus.So scan your memory card using the anti virus installed in your machine.You can scan you memory card for antivirus using the Avira anti virus.Please download the anti virus from :

http://www.avira.com/en/free-download-avira-antivir-personal?

Download the .exe file from the link.

Install the software in your computer.Remove the memory card from the phone and connect in your machine using the memory card reader and scan the card for viruses or malwares.

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The problem is , It started on facebook I found a link sent from my friend on facebook chat , so I opened it as I didnt know that it was a virus , and it completely ruined the computer system so I am...


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My files on my desktop wont open up and most of my documents have all turned to short cuts - because of a virus called Fucox.exe - please if anyone has any idea as to how to remove this devil and restore...


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EVERY TIME I TRY TO OPEN A PROGRAM ON MY COMPUTER


Does this happen no matter what kind of file you try to open?
It could be as simple as you don't have the right software installed that can open this kind of file, or it may be an infestation of a virus of some kind. I would need to know more to really say.
Try to open a file that you are positive you have software to open it with. Even just try right clicking on your desktop someplace and choose New --> Text Document. Find the icon on your desktop that you just created, and try to open it. If you can't, then you either have a virus or some serious corruption on your hard disk. My bet would be virus. Do a good thorough virus scan with something like Avast (www.avast.com). I like avast because it has a boot-time scan, which scans your computer after you reboot and before Windows starts.

Good luck! Let me know if I can help any further.
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My computer had a virus. It is up and running


HIi

You can connect ur printer to ur pc and get the drivers installed automatically , Windows will search the drivers for u, or u can download the Printer Driver from manufacturer's website and install it.

Regards

Hope it helps u

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