Posted 27 August 2007 - 05:09 AM
I have had a virus infection that changed my desktop to a red screen with a big biohazard symbol on it, that was hyperlinked to launch internet explorer for a program that supposedly cleaned everything up. It also won't let me change the desktop. My home page was also changed. I think my son may have fallen for the trap of clicking on a download.
I have now run avg antivirus, adaware and spybot, which identified and removed many items. But I still have a small shield symbol in the lower right corner which alternates between a red cross and a blue question mark, which periodically pups up a balloon saying that the computer has encountered a number of virus attacks. If I click on it (right or left mouse) it launches internet explorer to the following web site:
How do I get rid of it?
Is AVG antivirus any good? Or is there a better antivirus program (preferably free!)
Thanks very much, I appreciate any suggestions.