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Download avg antivirus and use it......
Posted on Mar 16, 2009
You don't need to format your computer lesaharmstro. All you have to do is uninstall the current copy of your anti virus, and install a fresh new copy of avast 4 home edition.
To download the Avast 4 home edition for free, click on the follwing hyperlink:
Scan and delete all viruses.
Then download a registry cleaner. It'll fix all bugs in your computer, such as system errors, etc. As well as remove spyware.
Download the reg cleaner by clicking on the following link:
Run the program, select the necessary boxes, and click repair.
Hope this helps
Posted on Aug 13, 2008
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Click the "Windows" button and then type "eMachines recovery management" into the search box. Click on "eMachines recovery management" in the results list and then click the "Restore" tab.
Click "Password Settings" and then type a new password into the text box.
Click "OK" and then click "Restore System to Factory Default".
Type the recovery password into the "Password" text box and then click "OK". Click "Next" To start the recovery process.
Click "Finish" and then wait for your computer to restart.
This procedure could take several minutes. Once your computer has restarted, you'll be prompted to create a new user account, enter the date and time and set up the internet settings.
or if you are running XP
If you set your machine back to eMachines factory settings, it might help you for a short while but if you don't have effective virus protection your problems will return in short order.
You should get rid of this virus with an effective virus remover.
You can run Bitdefender's free online scan which doesn't need to be downloaded http://www.bitdefender.com/scan8/ie.html
If you know when you got the virus, you can do a system restore to a time before the virus was on your system. This article tells you how to run it from safe mode http://bertk.mvps.org/html/safemode.html
Your best protection in general is a complete internet security suite such as Bitdefender or Norton internet security 2009.
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If you need to totally rebuild your system and you don't have a recovery disk, contact eMachines to get one.
You might also try a Windows repair install if you have the operating system disk. Follow the directions here for XP http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepa...
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