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    computer help

    last night at home my computer got hammered with a virus, lost access to internet and it wouldn't let me open AVG or my Spyware/Malaybytes software. Any suggestions for something i can download at work to a flashdrive and try to run on my home computer???



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    Re: computer help

    Malwarebytes - run in safe mode.



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    Re: computer help

    Restart in safe mode, run malwarebytes and spybot search and destroy.



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    Re: computer help

    Did you get the one that gives you a fake virus warning and asks you to download / buy a bogus antivirus ?



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    Re: computer help

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclone13 View Post
    Did you get the one that gives you a fake virus warning and asks you to download / buy a bogus antivirus ?
    yes! I got a couple months ago too, thought i had it cleaned off. either i didn't get it removed all the way or my wife is going to some sketchy sites when i am not home.



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    Re: computer help

    Quote Originally Posted by aweb84 View Post
    Malwarebytes - run in safe mode.
    ^^^^ Download Malwarebytes to your flash drive on a clean computer, start the infected computer in safe mode, and install and run the Malwarebytes scan on the infected computer while in safe mode. I perform this at work at least once a month for the folks here who can't seem to stay away from these nasties on their work PC.



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    Re: computer help

    Quote Originally Posted by erikbj View Post
    yes! I got a couple months ago too, thought i had it cleaned off. either i didn't get it removed all the way or my wife is going to some sketchy sites when i am not home.
    Try malwarebytes first and run it in the safe mode. Oh yeah, Malwarebytes doesn't work well with other antivirus.. I hope it also doesn't corrupt your rundll.exe file - if that happens, you might need to do so some manual stuffs. some of the Fanatics here are experts and gave good afvice to me when my notebook was infected twice in the first 3 months this year.



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