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AFTER A POWER CUT MY COMPUTER IS REPORTING THAT THE WEB ANTI-VIRUS IS NOT RUNNING . WHAT DO I HAVE TO DO TO RESTORE THE FULL SECURITY PROTECTION PLEASE ?

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Check your antivirus application settings, then enable all security settings.

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I have a warning from control.exe saying my computer is infected with Trojan-BNK.Win32.Keylogger.gen


Run a virus scanning program to remove the virus.
If you can get into the Internet you can run a WEB based virus scan. Try on of these virus scan.
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Introduction to AVG Anti-virus


<p>AVG is a family of anti-virus and Internet security software for Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X computing platform.<br /> <p>Apart from licensed edition, AVG anti-virus have free edition that helped raise awareness of the AVG product line.<br /> <p> <br /> <p>In 2006, the AVG security package grew to include anti-spyware, as AVG Technologies acquired ewido Networks, an anti-spyware group. That same year, Microsoft announced that AVG components would be available directly within the Windows Vista operating system, and according to AVG technologies, over 110 million users have AVG Anti-Virus protection, including users of the Free Edition.<br /> <p><span></span> <br /> <p>AVG Technologies provides a number of products from the AVG range, suitable for Windows 2000 onwards. In addition to this, AVG Technologies also provides Linux, FreeBSD, and most recently Mac OS X versions of the software. AVG Anti-Virus 9.0 is available in free and commercial editions. AVG 9.0 has identity theft protection through a partnership with Intersections Inc. AVG 9.0 also adds white listing, behavioral protection and cloud operations to their signature-based blocking.<br /> <p> <br /> <p>The software adds the Resident Shield, firewall, and identity protection modules. The LinkScanner component has been improved to cut phishing threats further. For desktop protection of PCs running Windows, the AVG solutions include: AVG Internet Security is a full suite which brings together the AVG Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware, LinkScanner, Anti-Rootkit, Web Shield, Security Toolbar, Firewall, Anti-Spam, Identity Protection and System Tools protection components, AVG Identity Protection provides protection against identity theft and unknown malware threats using behavioural monitoring, AVG Anti-Virus plus Firewall provides the Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware, LinkScanner, Anti-Rootkit, Web Shield, Security Toolbar and Firewall protection components.

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Features of Bitdefender Antivirus software


<p><span> </span>Bitdefender is designed to protect computers from viruses and spyware. Older versions of BitDefender are made available for free download when newer versions are released. The first version which was made freely available was version 6. Unlike the commercial version, the free version only offers an on-demand virus scanning and doesn't provide real time scanning, and may therefore be less suitable for machines with a continuous connection to the internet.<br /> <p> <br> <p>The main features of Bitdefender protection software are Anti-virus tool, Firewall, online backup, Tune up, Anti spam, chat encryption, File shredder, Performance optimizer, Anti spyware, and Anti phishing tool. If your pc gets infected with a specific virus that you know, you can visit BitDefender web site and browse through their database of known viruses and can download free virus removal tools.<br> <p> <br> <p>The best aspect of the software is its unmatched level of security, but there are also several features that back up the end goal of security while adding better performance, optimization, flexibility and general ease of use. The 2011 edition is the best antivirus software includes all the capabilities from the already powerful previous version, including the ability to configure (and actually use) a home network. One special tool that is worth mentioning is the secure gamer mode. Whether you're playing a video game or in full-screen mode for a presentation or video, the gamer mode turns off any interruptions, but doesn't sacrifice security. You can even setup a list of your games or other applications that will require gamer mode for a completely automatic solution.<br> <p> <br> <p>Another specialty mode available is the laptop mode. This feature can also be setup to run automatically, and will take special care to save resources when your laptop is unplugged.

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I want to get Quick Heal Total Security 2011. But I want some suggestions...can anyone review it?


I do not recommend it. Personally I would go for kasperky. They tend to be up to date with their definitions, and they wont hog up your system memory.

I'm running Kaspersky Internet Security and i couldn't be any happier

Cheers!

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How can you help me scan my lapfop for virus and scan and restore it to the way it wuz


If you have anti-virus / protection software on your computer, like McAfee, Norton, etc.... you can simply run the (full) scan to find and remove virus, etc. If you don't, you can download the (free) Microsoft Security Essential software from : www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/?mkt=en-us
Read the info (on the webpage), and then download and install the software. Then run the "Scan" to remove the virus, spyware, etc. from your computer.

Aug 11, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Secure Your Windows PC For Free


With the online holiday buying season upon us, the most important thing to remember is computer security. Each day millions of threats cycle through the Internet, most of which harm computers and home networks. These threats hunt for credit card numbers, social security numbers, and other personal information and can be used against you in the form of identity theft. Here are some tips to help secure your PC and keep your information safe and locked down.

1. Windows Update
This is the number one reason computers fall victim to malicious threats (viruses, spyware, etc.) is not updating the Windows operating system. During the spring of 2009, the virus named "conficker" targeted computers that were not fully updated. To update the Windows, first the computer needs to be connected to the Internet, whether it would be wired or wireless network connection. Then go to Start > Programs > Windows Update. Let Widows Update complete and afterward your computer will be up-to-date.

2. Anti-Virus Program
Some sort of anti-virus software should be the bare minimum for computer security. Not having protection can increase the chances of viruses, trojans, spyware, adware, and identity theft. There are some free as well as paid versions, but for basic web surfing and email free versions will work just fine. Here are some recommended free anti-virus programs.
AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition
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Avast Home Edition
Microsoft Security Essentials

3. Firewall
A firewall blocks incoming web traffic not requested by the computer user. Firewalls can prevent malware from entering the computer thus fewer viruses and spyware. A great, free firewall program called Comodo can protect your PC and the user can select various security levels for added protection.

4. Windows Defender
Windows Defender is spyware program from Microsoft that is built in to Windows Vista and Windows 7 and as a download for Windows XP, which can be found here. Defender offers protection from spyware, pop-ups, and slow performance. To access Windows Defender, go to Start > Programs > Windows Defender then click the scan button at the top of the window and then remove the threats when complete. Windows Defender is a simple solution to increase computer performance.

5. Encryption
Encryption continues to be a major issue in protecting computer data if it fell into the wrong hands. Many users have huge amounts of information about themselves on their computer including pictures, internet history, email messages, contacts, login usernames and passwords, and much much more. What encryption does is locks the files with a series of numbers and letters making impossible to decode or read for that matter. But the user can read the files with a key and a password which unlocks the files that were encrypted. I recommend using TrueCrypt for encrypting files and works with all versions of Windows.

As for all security software, plan on allowing, at minimum, running all the security programs (anti-virus, firewall, Defender, and more) each week to make sure the computer is protected. It's very easy to secure computers and with a few clicks you even can make it automatic.

If questions arise or need assistance installing or running any of the programs mention above, please feel free to contact me. I will be happy to assist you in any way.

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HOW CAN i GET NORTON TO LOGIN TO MY FREQUENTLY VISITED WEB SITES WITHOUT HAVING TO LOGIN MANUALY?


SPEAKING WITH MY EXPERIENCE: Either try Security Essentials from Microsoft OR Avast. There’s free software out there to try.

Helpful Free Software below Read On.

FREE SPYWARE
Download Spybot Search & Destroy. Restart computer, then run Spybot to see what spyware comes up, AND DELET IT.

FYI---Virus Protection-- 2 programs of virus protection will conflict with each other and will actually cancel out the protection. SO just download one.

Running Spybot Search & Destroy with EITHER Avast or Avg (great Free virus protection programs ) will keep a computer in good working condition. FREE

HERE ARE SOME LINKS, THAT WOULD BE BETTER:

Avira AntiVir
http://www.free-av.com/

NEW *****Somthing new FROM MICROSOFT.*** 2009 ---Security Essentials
http://www.microsoft.com

Pop up Blocker ** free******
www.panicware.com


*****Spybot - Search & Destroy 1.5.2 ****
FREE SPYWARE
http://www.download.com/Spybot-Search-De…

****Avast ***FREE ANTI VIRUS PROGRAM
http://www.avast.com/eng/home-registrati…

****AVG ****FREE SPYWARE PROGRAM
http://www.free.avg.com

**Ccleaner*** FREE
http://www.download.com/3120-20_4.html?q…

***Malware**** FREE
http://www.malwarebytes.org/.

$ *** KASPERSKY ***
http://www.kaspersky.com

There are alot of $ anti-virus and Internet security programs out there,

ie: Norton, McAfee, Panda, Bitdefender. If you would like to pay $ then get ***Kaspersky***-- 2010 ,

I feel that is the best for your money.

REMEMBER TO KEEP UP THE DAILY MAINTENANCE ON ALL OF YOUR COMPUTERS.!

Good Luck. If you think this is good information, , please rate me.
Thanks :0)


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License for kaspersky internet security 2010


If you don't plan on buying Kaspersky, there are alot free programs out there. See below. Hope this information is helpful. If it is pls rate me.

FREE SPYWARE
Download Spybot Search & Destroy. Restart computer, then run Spybot to see what spyware comes up, AND DELET IT.

FYI---Virus Protection-- 2 programs of
virus protection will conflict with each other and will actually cancel out the protection. SO just download one.

Running Spybot Search & Destroy with EITHER Avast or Avg (great Free virus protection programs ) will keep a computer in good working condition. FREE

Avira AntiVir – Free Anti-Virus Protection
http://www.free-av.com/

FROM MICROSOFT 2009 -Free --Security Essentials
http://www.microsoft.com

Pop up Blocker- free
www.panicware.com


Spybot - Search & Destroy 1.5.2 -FREE SPYWARE
http://www.download.com/Spybot-Search-De…

Avast- FREE ANTI VIRUS PROGRAM
http://www.avast.com/eng/home-registrati…

AVG- FREE SPYWARE PROGRAM
http://www.free.avg.com

Ccleaner- FREE
http://www.download.com/3120-20_4.html?q…

Malware- FREE
http://www.malwarebytes.org/.

$ ***
KASPERSKY ***
http://www.kaspersky.com

There are alot of $ anti-virus and Internet security programs out there-ie: Norton, McAfee, Panda, Bitdefender. If you would like to pay $ then get ***Kaspersky***-- 2010 ,
I feel that is the best for your money.

REMEMBER TO KEEP UP THE DAILY MAINTENANCE ON ALL OF YOUR
COMPUTERS.!

Good Luck. If you think this is good information, please rate me.
Thanks :0)

Mar 09, 2010 | Kaspersky Labs Internet Security 2009 Full...

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Where i can download the kaspersky key]


http://usa.kaspersky.com/downloads/trial-versions.php

Free Home User Product Trials
Kaspersky 30-day product trials are more than just a one-time scan of your system. When you download a free trial of our products, you get full protection from all types of malware including viruses, spyware, spam, Trojans, worms, bots, and more.
kaspersky-logo.jpg I also recommend a good spyware program:
Download Spybot Search & Destroy. Is EXCELLENT & FREE

BEWARE::::::Virus Protection-- 2 programs of virus protection will conflict with each other and will actually cancel out the protection. .

Run Spybot with EITHER Avast or Avg (great Free virus protection programs ) will keep a computer in good working condition. FREE

Links Below are Programs that WILL Help keep your Computer Clean. They are FREE.

I have Both AVG and Spybot on my computer.

AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 7.5.519 FREE
http://www.freeavg.com


Spybot - Search & Destroy 1.5.2 FREE
http://www.download.com/Spybot-Search-De…

Avast FREE
http://www.avast.com/eng/home-registrati…

Ccleaner FREE
http://www.download.com/3120-20_4.html?q…

Malware FREE
http://www.malwarebytes.org/.


$ $ $ There are alot of Anti-virus and Internet security programs out there,
ie: Norton, McAfee, Panda, Bitdefender. If you would like to pay $
then get Kaspersky-- 2009-2010 , I feel that is the best for your money.

http://www.kaspersky.com
Hope this helps.

Good Luck :0)

Nov 11, 2009 | Kaspersky Labs Internet Security 2009

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Contrast100 do not disappear from my monitor screen


Its a virus.
You need to run these 3 essential programs to remove all the spyware on your computer.

If you do not have an internet security suit and only an anti virus
1. Run Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
2. Run a complete scan with free curing utility Dr.Web CureIt!
3. Run the anti spyware removal programs spybot or Superantispyware
Use Mozilla firefox or the google chrome browser for browsing unsafe websites

Install ThreatFire.ThreatFire, features innovative real-time behavioral protection technology that provides powerful standalone protection or the perfect complement to traditional signature-based antivirus programs offers unsurpassed protection against both known and unknown zero-day viruses, worms, trojans, rootkits, buffer overflows, spyware, adware and other malware.
Run an online virus scan like Trend Micro HouseCall,F-Secure Online Virus Scanner etc etc
update your software by running
Secunia Online Software Inspector
Install a good antivirus in your computer.
Keep your antivirus updated. If automatic updates are available, configure your antivirus to use them.
Keep your permanent antivirus protection enabled at all times.

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