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Do you have a virus control/firewall program?

If you do, update it immediately and scan your computer.

If you don;t or it is inop go to the control panel under install and uninstall and uninstall whatever is left of it.

Then go to www.trendmicro.com/housecall and do the free scan and follow directions after the scan.

When you are satisfied that that is okay go to http://www.komodo.com and prepare to download the free virus control software there.

Before you download it, turn off all running programs on your computer. Look at the little icons in the right hand corner, click on them and exit or turnoff all that you can.

Also go to the toolbar>tools>internet options>general tab> and delete all your cookies

Download free komodo to yur desktop. It will be an exe. file. Then click on the file to install it. When it is finished installing, you can rerstart your computer.


You may have other issues that slow down your computer performance besides a virus. There are other maintenance jobs that can be done when you have done all this. Let me know.

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How do you know this ??
Have you got virus software telling you this
Or
Have you visited a website, and the site is telling you this..

More info would be appreciated

Posted on Aug 16, 2008

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you can down load a virus removal tool that you can run in safe mode. norton removal tool is what i've used

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To Remove ?Your Computer Might Be At Risk? Message from your computer tray


Continuing our HOW TO series,we’ll look at how to remove ‘Your Computer Might Be At Risk’ alerts coming up in the tray icon on Windows XP based PCs.
If you disable/turn off the default ‘Windows Firewall’ or if you turn off Automatic Updates(Not Recommended) or if you don’t have any updated anti-virus program running on your Windows XP based computer,you would see some annoying message/alert coming at the tray icon of your PC.
It is actually intended to alert the user,however many PC users find it annoying.
So follow the below points to turn it off.
Navigate to Start>Settings>Control Panel>Security Center
Once you’ve launched the security center,look at the left hand side of the window.
Look for the ‘Change the way security center alerts me’ under ‘Resources’ tab.
Uncheck all the options to completely turn off the security center alerts.That’s all,You’re done.
Note:However,it is Always highly recommended to turn on your firewall/automatic updates and update your anti-virus program.
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My computer is infected with a virus the w32 and i could not remove it with my anti virus sofware


If you know the specific name of the virus, and you're very familiar with working in the registry you could remove it manually. But you run the risk of harming your computer more if your don't know the ins and outs of this stuff. It's safest to
1) Try another antivirus (uninstall the first one, and use only name brands)
2) Take it to a professional for manual removal. ($40ish)
3) Make a good backup (sometimes best done by a professional); erase the computer (properly/fully); start over. (Should cost $95-120 depending on how long it takes to backup)

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I need to remove viruses i got on pc today


If you do not have a anti virus program, then you can use a WEB base virus removal sites such as these sites :-
Normal 0 WEB-based Virus Scan

Trend Micro HouseCall

http://housecall.trendmicro.com

Symantec - Norton Security Scan

http://security.symantec.com

Malware file download

http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam.php

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I had created a Meez and I did not save it, now my computer is telling me that I have to download a link in order for it to work. If I download this link it may cause a virus to my desktop


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I run scans on my computer every day but McAfee pops up and says that my computer is at high risk for having a virus. I have Trend MicroVirus on my laptop already and I don't want to have to buy McAfee....


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It is called Spybot SE. This should get rid of all your spyware.
http://www.safer-networking.org/en/spybotsd/index.html

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In my experience Norton can become flakey at times. Make sure your subscription to norton has not expired. Otherwise try un-installing norton and re-installing it. Part of it may have become corrupted.

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