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    How do I clean up this virus stuff?

    Any freeware tools you guys reccomend to clean up the malware I just got from cyclonefanatic?



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    Re: How do I clean up this virus stuff?

    I have security essentials at home. It found it and removed it before it latched onto my system. I have been very happy with that free one. I have used them all at some point.



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    Re: How do I clean up this virus stuff?

    Quote Originally Posted by weisr2002 View Post
    Any freeware tools you guys reccomend to clean up the malware I just got from cyclonefanatic?
    Malwarebytes Anti-Malware - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET Download.com



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    Re: How do I clean up this virus stuff?

    Malwarebytes

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    Hit it hard, every yard

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    Re: How do I clean up this virus stuff?

    1. on a clean computer, download malwarebytes (above) to a flash drive
    2. restart the infected computer in safe mode (keep hitting F8 as it restarts to choose a startup mode)
    3. plug in flash drive and run malwarebytes.



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    Re: How do I clean up this virus stuff?

    Thanks guys. Malwarebytes seemed to do the trick. Once again CF to the rescue.



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    Re: How do I clean up this virus stuff?

    Quote Originally Posted by weisr2002 View Post
    Thanks guys. Malwarebytes seemed to do the trick. Once again CF to the rescue.
    I keep getting popups for hsloader.com with a bunch of other computer talk after it.
    I've been running scan after scan with both webroot and malwarebytes which keep finding things, but this stuff keeps popping up.
    What else can I do, also my computer is now running extremely slow.
    HELP!!!
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    Re: How do I clean up this virus stuff?

    Quote Originally Posted by gtlars View Post
    I keep getting popups for hsloader.com with a bunch of other computer talk after it.
    I've been running scan after scan with both webroot and malwarebytes which keep finding things, but this stuff keeps popping up.
    What else can I do, also my computer is now running extremely slow.
    HELP!!!
    Gregg
    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    1. on a clean computer, download malwarebytes (above) to a flash drive
    2. restart the infected computer in safe mode (keep hitting F8 as it restarts to choose a startup mode)
    3. plug in flash drive and run malwarebytes.



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