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How do i restore my computer

I have a virus or worm on my computer. I installed the Maghaffe security but I think I did it a little to late. Please advise. Thank You.

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Best thing too do is reformatt your hard drive and reinstall the windows new..and quit looking at porn!!

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Virus has caused my desktop from working.


Hi paja002...
To remove a virus,trojan,worm,etc from your computer...do it the EASY way...let someone else do it for you.
Start your computer, as the computer is starting keep tapping the F8,F1,or F2 Key. Depending on your computer.
This will start the computer in the Safe Mode.
Once in the safe mode go to the following webage below and download,install, and run Microsoft Safety Scanner for FREE.
Once you run the Microsoft Safety Scanner (it may take quite a while depending on the size of your hard drive) it will remove all the virus's,trojans,worms,etc it finds, if it does not completely remove them all you will be given a chance to chat with a Microsoft Professional thru a pop open window and he will take control of your computer (with your permission) and finish removing all the rest of the virus's, trojans, or worms that are on your computer for FREE!! Can't beat FREE!!
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http://www.microsoft.com/security/scanner/en-ca/default.aspx

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Computer is running real slow and cant find restore disc to redo computer


Hi dmwm1996

There is a few things you can do to speed your computer back up...
1...Clean up your hard disk...
Go to Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Disk Cleanup

2...Defrag your Hard Drive...
Go to Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Disk Defragmenter

3...Add the maxium amount of ram to your computer that is allowed

4...Clean any old programs, files,pictures,etc off of your computer that you no longer use.

5...Last but not least...
Your computer may be loaded with spyware, virus's, trojans,etc. and that will make your computer run slow also.
To get rid of any spyware,virus,trojan,etc you will need to do the following:

Download,install and run Microsoft Safety Scanner...
It will clean your machine of spyware,virus's,trojans,worms...and the best part...it's FREE
Go to the following webpage and download Microsoft Safey Scanner.

http://www.microsoft.com/security/scanner/en-ca/default.aspx

Sep 15, 2011 | Gateway 5200S PC Desktop

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My system is very slowly proccessed how to keep faster


Hi karthik17v...

You have a couple of things you can do to speed up your system
1...Clean the disk...Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Disk Cleanup..Check the boxes/programs you want to clean-up
2...Defrag the HD...Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Disk Defragment
3...Add as much memory as the computer will allow.
5. Install and use a ram memory saver program...it will clean and allow the reuse of your Ram...
You can download a free ram optimizer from this webpage: http://download.cnet.com/Free-Ram-Optimizer-XP/3000-2086_4-10238479.html?tag=mncol;1
6...Check your computer for virus's,worms,trojans.
You can do this for FREE.
It may take a while to scan and clean your computer, depending on your Hard Drive size.
If the Microsoft Safety Scanner does not remove all the virus/worms/trojans...you will be given an opportunity to talk to a Microsoft Professional (via a chat window) and he/she will take over your computer (with your permission) and finish removing the virus,trojan,worm for you for FREE...
Go to the following webpage and download,install and run Microsoft Safety Scanner:
http://www.microsoft.com/security/scanner/en-ca/default.aspx
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Sep 06, 2011 | PC Desktops

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My computer keeps telling me that my files are corrupt but i still can log on to the internet, windows pop up on every screen log on to.EVERY FILE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Hi yolandaskidm...
Sounds like you have a virus or maybe a trojan/worm/etc. on your computer.
Go to the following website, download, install and run Microsoft Safety Scanner.
After you have it installed the run the program, it may take quite a while to complete depending on how many files you have on your computer.
Once you have it installed you will run Microsoft Safety Scanner.
It will remove the virus/trojan/worm,etc from your machine for FREE.
If it does not get rid of the virus/trojan/worm/etc then a window will open and allow you to contact a Microsoft professional (FREE) and he will take over your machine (with your permission) and remove it for you for FREE.
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http://www.microsoft.com/security/scanner/en-ca/default.aspx

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My computer is infected with a worm. I think it is named ''Total Security''. Andy suggestions? Can you advise how to remove it. I cannot open any programs.


Hi, Andy.

Reboot your system and continually press F8.

Choose Safe Mode

Login to your account or Administrator

Download, install and run Spybot (http://www.Spybot.com) and MalwareBytes (http://www.Malwarebytes.com)

If still a problem, I'd suggest accessing System Restore and roll back your system to an earlier date. Just note that your data will be rolled back as well.

Hope this helps.

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Virus + Graphic Card Issues.


first of all you don't have a virus, it is worm/spyware. there are a lot of programs out there and they don't get rid of the same worms/spyware.
make a note of the site you are directed to and google this and you will come up with programs that will get rid of it.
you will have to pay, but it's worth it in the end.

Aug 01, 2009 | Dell Dimension 4600C PC Desktop

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Desktop monitor started flashing a blue ISP box, won't go away


I hate to disagree with you but it sounds like it IS a virus (or a worm that just ran full circle) What OS do you use?
do you have the restore disks for your system?

May 05, 2009 | HP PC Desktops

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System was restored due to virus/worm. Speakers


check http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/driverslist.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&ServiceTag=&SystemID=DIM_P4_4700&os=WW1&osl=en&catid=&impid=
if you have a dell dimension 4700 like it shows this is the page with allthe drivers you can get.
you want to click 'Audio' -> 'download now' and then install that audio driver, that should fix the problem

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Hi, recently i had virus in my comp called win32.worm.autorun.MQ i restored my windows through restore after cleaning up when i click on my drive it gives me error saying "resycled\boot.com is not valid...


This is a solution i found at another site that i think could help you with your probem

Hi

If you still need help with this please do following:

Download and install TrendMicro HijackThis
* Once installed open HijackThis by clicking Start > Programs > HijackThis and click the button labeled
Do a system scan only

* Click the scan button in the lower left hand corner of the interface and HijackThis will quickly scan your system.
* Once the scan is complete the scan button will now read save log. Click this button to save the log file to your PC. Once you select where you would like to save the file it will open in your systems default text editor. Typically this application is Notepad. Post the log here.

The link:http://www.techsupportforum.com/security-center/virus-trojan-spyware-help/hijackthis-log-help-inactive/306207-resycled-boot-com-not-valid-win32-application.html

Please let me know if you need more help with this problem

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Restting a desktop due to virus or worm


get rid of Macafee, it wont help

restore to the earliest point you can, will minimize the spread of the virus then

use an online scanner like http://www.pandasoftware.com/ActiveScan/
and install
AVG free http://free.grisoft.com
Avast free http://www.avast.com or
FProt
or another av system that works,
Macafee and Norton are definitely counterindicated

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.

my 2c worth

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