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1answer
75 views

Is this a virus, a dying hard drive, or something else?

Details leading up to problem: I have about 3 year old second hand laptop. I experience two hard drive realted bluescreens, BBCode 7a, within the last month. I ran Chkdsk and found I have 4 ...
5
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3answers
605 views

How can I permanently remove a seemingly stealthy ad-ware installer?

For the past one month, there seems to have a stealth installer lingering in my computer that will automatically install malicious plugins to all my browsers. I'm not sure what installer is that and I ...
9
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4answers
681 views

Is it possible to safely contain a virus - not letting it spread?

I need to run a program, but I don't trust the author. I think it is infected with spyware or viruses, malicious files. I scanned it, did n't find anything, but still not feeling good about it. So I ...
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0answers
41 views

Why did spybot open overnight when I did nothing on my computer?

This morning I woke up to find that spybot had opened on my computer and was ready to run. I did nothing to cause this to happen. I have one computer in the house. It has Windows 7. No network. I have ...
1
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1answer
102 views

Remote desktop back to allow after restart

When I start my Win7 ultimate, I choose 'Don't allow connections to this computer' and after restart look again and it back to 'Allow connections...' so I change back to Don't allow and after ...
0
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1answer
86 views

Does network monitoring tools help in detecting spywares?

Is it possible for spywares/ virus not to be detected by network monitoring tool ( for eg TCPView) if they are sending information/files over internet ?
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1answer
75 views

How to check if classroomspy is installed? [closed]

How can I check if classroomspy software is installed in my pc? And spying me?
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2answers
553 views

How do I know if I am being spied upon? [closed]

Perhaps, I am being too pessimistic when I ask this question and also I do not know if this question fits appropriately into this forum (if not please redirect to appropriate one). So here is my ...
3
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5answers
814 views

Is it possible for virus in windows to infect ubuntu?

I have a triple boot, windows 7 , 8 and ubuntu. Is it possible that any spyware or virus in windows will also harm ubuntu or spy during ubuntu session ?
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2answers
51 views

Some issues related to spyware

I have following questions. Is it possible for spyware or any other software to install without user initiation and notification ? I have dual boot(windows 7 and 8), is it possible that any ...
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2answers
1k views

Random Redirects - Spyware/adware?

PROBLEM I am noticing that half of the websites I go to randomly redirect to bestprizedraw.com (this is not a link for your own safety). However, I have scanned my computer several times and have ...
1
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1answer
85 views

Is there an easy way to disable a program called virobot?

I think is something like a management program, but I want to know what things it can do on my computer such as installing software, or remotely accessing my desktop. I am using Windows 7 Business. ...
3
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1answer
340 views

Some program itself starts and stops in a fraction of seconds.. whats that

Some program itself starts and stops in a fraction of seconds.. Yes and it happens so quickly that i am never able to see the name or even the icon of the program.. it is visible only in the ...
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0answers
2k views

Why won't Google Chrome install on my Windows 7?

I can tell something is wrong with my computer. A little history: Google Chrome was not running correctly. When i was using facebook, any link on face that ran an ajax javascript function would not ...
0
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0answers
58 views

What is otozya.exe? [c:\windows\otozya.exe] [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? What is otozya.exe? [c:\windows\otozya.exe] This file is hidden and isn't shown in c:\windows\otozya.exe. ...
2
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2answers
614 views

Detection and removal of Trojan.Spyeye.AA [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? I've found myself stuck with a keylogger that my firewall keeps reporting on startup/shutdown as ...
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7answers
10k views

My webcam just came on “out of the blue”

I have a Microsoft LifeCam HD sitting atop my monitor. Today, completely out of the blue, its light came on -- I was simply browsing the web (in Chrome) when it happened. After about 5 minutes the ...
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3answers
829 views

How to find spyware dll launched using svchost.exe

This weekend I found my PC was possibly infected by some virus or spyware. There is one "svchost.exe -k netsvcs" in my task manager, and it is running under my user name, rather than SYSTEM accounts. ...