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Go to http://free.avg.com/ and download the software and run a compleate scan..remember if there is any other anti virus installed it needs to be uninstalled first.

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Protecting Your Computer from Viruses




Well a computer user mostly afraid and suffers from virus attacks. Virus is the unwanted program that destroys your data and some times also damage the computer.
One of the most common ways of virus attacks is by connecting USB to your computer.
So today I will tell you some tips which can avoid or minimise the chances of virus attacks.
Always keep in mind the following points before connecting a pen drive to your computer.

1. Always use a good antivirus in your system.
2. Never open the pen drive directly.
3. before opening the pen drive, scan the pen drives for finding the possible viruses in the pen drive.
To scan the pen drive go to My Computer->Right Click on the Pen drive->Click on Scan option(Remember Scan option will only be there if there is any antivirus installed on your system)
4. if any virus found and the antivirus is not able to delete the virus, just safely remove the pen drive from your computer.
5. If no virus is found, do not double click on the pen drive to open.
Always open the pen drive by Right clicking on the pen drive and then clicking the explore i.e.:
My Computer->Right click on pen drive->Click on Explore
6. Always beware of copying the unwanted files on your computer. Just copy the file which you want. Never do a select all, copy all thing. Just copy the item you wanted, and paste into your computer.
While pasting the data you should never paste it on C drive (Drive that contains your operating system). Always copy data in a separate drive then C drive.

So these are some small steps which can be very useful to avoid virus attacks...


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I had one where the screen was entirely red with a small black box asking for the same. I fixed this by using start-up disk with anti-virus programming.

Hope this helps!

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Providing you protect your computer with a good antivirus software like you are already using then you should be fine although no computer is 100% safe from attacks and viruses.

Norton 360 provides decent internet security plus some attacks are dependant on the site you visit. It's all about being vigilant and protecting your computer the best you can.

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Yes, the pop ups telling you "your computer is infected" "download registry cleaner" etc. usually come from malaware.
The best automated cleaner is still spybot, you can download it here The home of Spybot-S&D! or here Spybot - Search & Destroy 1.4 - Free software downloads and ...
If Spybot cannot delete the viruses/malaware, then the choice is between locating the registry entries, infected files and corrupted settings one by one, using regedit and HijackThis , and reinstalling Windows.

Unless you are an expert Windows troubleshooter (or you can get one) I suggest backing up all your data and reinstalling windows on a new folder, if not formatting the HD completely.

Spybot is not a resident antivirus, after cleaning , if you do not have any other antivirus software, you can download this one for free
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