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How can I fix a computer that is infested with malware and is extremely unresponsive? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get rid of malicious spyware, malware, viruses or rootkits from my PC? I'm troubleshooting a Windows 7 PC for a friend. A couple of days ago it started running ...
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6answers
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Clean up infected computer from viruses [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? I have a computer which had AVG Free installed from day one. After several months of operation, it starts ...
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How to clean a computer with multiple accounts infected with spyware, viruses? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? What's the best way to clean a computer with multiple accounts infected with spyware, viruses and malware? ...
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How to stop spyware/adware popups? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? I think my brother got a case of adware on his Windows XP PC, since he gets occasional pop-ups out of ...
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5answers
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Big square ads appear in lower right corner of both IE and Chrome [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get rid of malicious spyware, malware, viruses or rootkits from my PC? In both IE and Chrome, large ads appear in the lower right corner of the browser window. ...
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5answers
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Impossible new virus [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? I have been hit by an absolutely impossible new virus. Only in the past 3 months or so the internet has ...
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4answers
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How do “Powerusers” manually find and remove malware from Windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? I'd like to know what tools and methods are used by the pros to remove malware in Windows. Is HijackThis ...
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How to remove the FBI Ransomware malware? [duplicate]

A computer in our household got hit by the FBI "ransomware" virus. Here are details of what happened (Win 7 Home Premium): Family member was in a forum. AVG Free (which was up-to-date) warned of ...
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3answers
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How do I tell if there are unwanted remote guests on my computer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? Why do I always find the strangest programs and the strangest text files all the time? All kinds of weird ...
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2answers
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How to clean Defo virus in the MBR sector? [duplicate]

I have Defo (Virus DEFO.MBR) virus in the MBR sector which Eset Antivirus can detect but its unable to clean even MBAM and Spybot are unable to find it. Any way that I can get rid of this?
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1answer
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Ads opening up in Internet Explorer automatically [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? I have some bug or virus I guess wherein ads are getting opened in Internet Explorer automatically. Why ...
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1answer
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Removing S.M.A.R.T. data recovery virus [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Computer is infected by a virus or a malware, what do I do now? I have a virus on my computer. I don't know where it came from, but it says S.M.A.R.T Repair and ...
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Transfer files from infected computer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Computer is infected by a virus or a malware, what do I do now? I have a computer (Windows XP 32 bit) which is infected with viruses. I have tried pretty much everything ...
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3answers
852 views

How do I kill a process that keeps respawning? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Computer is infected by a virus or a malware, what do I do now? I got infected by a virus. It looks like I removed it, but it somehow injected a few more processes (I ...
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1answer
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I need help to identify the purpose of starthelp.exe [duplicate]

What is starthelp.exe? It tries to load when I boot/re-boot Windows 7. I have searched for this file on my computer, but I cannot find it.

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