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Old 05-18-2011, 11:33 AM
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I need help! I have malware on my Dell computer and I need it removed. Does anyone know someone who will come to my home in Buttonwood and look at my computer? I called Geeks On Call but they want $110 for the first hour and I sure can't pay that!
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Old 05-18-2011, 11:39 AM
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If your computer is working, try going to Superantispyware.com and download their free product. Then run it according to the directions and it
should remove any malware.
If you have a virus, go to avg.com and download the free product there.
That is a very good anti-virus program.
Good luck.
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Please let us know if this works...thanks....gn
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Go www.malwarebytes.com and download the virus removal you will see there
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I've had good success in getting rid of malware by downloading Malwarebytes and Microsoft Security Essentials, both of which are free. Let the Microsoft Security Essentials provide real time protection (i.e. turn on the feature). Update and run a scan with Malwarebytes when you think you may have a problem. Good luck with it.
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ditto on the MalwareBytes and MSE. Have it on all our PC's.
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Avast.com should be installed after youget rid of it to keep from getting more.
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We had someone from TV computer club come and fix our laptops. They charge $25 an hour.
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Go www.malwarebytes.com and download the virus removal you will see there
I also recommend AVG and also Spywareblaster -- both free.
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Malwarebytes and AVG (both free) work for me better than any paid program I've ever had
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Lynn,

Try following this removal guide: http://realsecurity.web.officelive.c...vemalware.aspx

It should help solve your virus problems.
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Old 05-21-2011, 09:26 AM
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Lynn,

Try following this removal guide: http://realsecurity.web.officelive.c...vemalware.aspx

It should help solve your virus problems.
What a great resource-- thanks for sharing with us PC users. I know the Mac people don't have this problem-ugh but we need it.
Welcome to TOTV -I'm looking forward to more PC info.
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