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vista antivirus virus starts even in safe mode

My sister got one of those fake antivirus trojans on her Vista laptop. It didn't change her background, but pops up "Vista Security Center" BS stuff all over the place and has killed her internet - ...
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help … virus ? compromised ? (aarama.net)

Help me please identify whether my computer is compromised or not. I'm not yet sure what this is.. I'm still browsing through some JavaScript (my level = beginner) files I found during my ...
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Why are Google search results not working for me? Does it have to do with otnggrneohai? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? I can't use Google search results right now. The actual searches return results that look valid, but ...
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What can I do about a virus that's affecting my relatives even though they're in different places?

In the last week, I have had two family members contact me about possible viruses on their machines. The cases involve different machines in different geographic locations. The only similarities are ...
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Remove virus- Vista Security 2011 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Computer is infected by a virus or a malware, what do I do now? This seems to be a virus that has infected my computer. Are there any free, trustworthy programs that I ...
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Suggestions for cleaning up the mess after removing the “system tool” virus? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? Hi! Last night I got infected with the "System Tool" virus. For those who don't know it disallows the user ...
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How can I restore Notepad after having it infected by a virus?

My computer got attacked by a Notepad.exe virus on Windows 7. I've gotten rid of it, but now the standard Notepad program is missing. I can't run any of my .txt files. What should I do to repair ...
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Removing a rootkit from the MBR.. without formatting?

I have run hitman pro and found 'traces of the TDL3 Alureon' rootkit on the computer. However, running TDSSKiller would of solved this issue - but - apparently the symptoms keep coming back so I ...
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Safely opening a suspect USB Drive

If you have a USB Drive that may or may not be contaminated, what is the best way to retrieve data from it without reinfecting yourself?
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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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Maybe I'm infected?

In the last two weeks, when I was using MPC-HC (Media Player Classic Home Cinema) to watch some "justyfied" episodes, my F-Secure Client Security antivirus software alerted me that there was a threat ...
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How can I regain administrative privileges after a virus infection?

Is there software that allows you to bypass administrator restrictions? The problem is a virus has restricted me from doing anything; I can't install anything because I don't have the administrator ...
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Viruses on external hard drive — how to clean files?

Last year my Dell laptop caught some pretty nasty viruses; I saved all my important stuff on an external hard drive. In an unrelated turn of events, I replaced my Dell with a Mac and have been able to ...
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worm.win32.netsky virus: how to get rid of on Windows XP?

How to get rid of worm.win32.netsky virus on Windows XP?
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Parite worm on windows vps

Is it dangerous for me to connect via rdp to my vps to try and clean off this worm? What threats does it pose? I have used MBAM to quarantine the worm, it has infected a memory module and several ...
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xp repair installation halted by Safety Center malware

Due to an oversaturation of malware on the machine, I've been trying to reinstall windows xp professional over the old installation only to be halted by a safety center malware screen. Most of the ...
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Edit startup applications of “dead” Windows

My Windows computer is infected by a virus similar to this one that blocks user screen completely (even Ctrl+Alt+Del is not working). It starts when user enters into his account. Safe mode doesn't ...
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How to get rid of Win32/Cryptor virus (for free)

My sister's computer is infected with the Win32/Cryptor virus, and I'm helping her get rid of it. She's on Windows XP SP3. AVG 8.5 continually detects it, but can't get rid of it. Are there any free ...
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HTML/Shellcode.Gen HTML Script Virus

My computer has been infected with the HTML/Shellcode.Gen HTML Script Virus. How could this be affecting Firefox, and how should I remove it completely? I currently have Avira AntiVir installed, and ...
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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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Cleaning windows viruses from linux

In a dual-boot system, does anyone have experience dealing with viruses that hit windows from linux? (disambiguation note: dealing with them from linux .. ) The C:\ in windows is mounted to ...
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Getting rid of the Antivirus 2009 virus/adware?

I have known a few computers that have gotten this pesky virus/adware combination (my parents and girlfriend most notably). For my parents computer I resorted to reformatting it. I still don't know if ...