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    Spybot, Malware, etc.

    Just got what I think is the "Google Redirect Virus" on our old computer. Have run Spybot & Malware but it's still there. Any suggestions? Are these still the two free anti-virus downloads, or are there better ones now.

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    Re: Spybot, Malware, etc.

    Download, Avast!, AVG, MSE, etc. Run scans.
    Run Malwarebytes
    Delete any startup programs
    Download Microsoft Standalone sweeper. Run Scans



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    Re: Spybot, Malware, etc.

    Quote Originally Posted by Cy4Patriots View Post
    Download, Avast!, AVG, MSE, etc. Run scans.
    Run Malwarebytes
    Delete any startup programs
    Download Microsoft Standalone sweeper. Run Scans
    Thanks! How do you delete the startup programs??



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    Re: Spybot, Malware, etc.

    Quote Originally Posted by bobh33 View Post
    Thanks! How do you delete the startup programs??
    What OS do you have?

    Windows 7 - start orb -type msconfig on the search bar - startup tab- look for anything unusual

    XP - run - msconfig - same thing.

    You can boot fine right?



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    Re: Spybot, Malware, etc.

    Quote Originally Posted by Cy4Patriots View Post
    What OS do you have?

    Windows 7 - start orb -type msconfig on the search bar - startup tab- look for anything unusual

    XP - run - msconfig - same thing.

    You can boot fine right?
    Thanks!! Ran just the Avast and so far it seems to have blasted everything
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