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#1 cableman

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Posted 05 February 2008 - 12:22 AM

I have a dell computer that I use as my secondary so I don't use it on the internet much but something must have gotten on it. Whenever I shut down or restart the computer a naked woman comes on the screen as a still picture for a moment or two and then is gone. She shows up as the computer is shutting down and also as the computer is rebooting then my backgroung goes back to normal. As a man this is not too terrible for me but I have children in the family that I would not like this sort of thing to be seen by them. Your site has helped me before with some really extreme problems before and I am lucky to have found bleeping computers. This may not be the place to post the praise and thank-yous; but I had to say something about the service and help I have found here. If anyone knows what I need to do to remove this picture I will greatly appreciate any advice. I think it is probobly a simple matter, I am just overlooking it somehow. I am running windows millenium on the second computer.

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Posted 05 February 2008 - 12:35 AM

Hello Cableman,

What operating system do you have: Windows XP, Vista etc. What security programs do you have installed? Have you scanned with them in Safe Mode?

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Posted 22 February 2008 - 06:49 PM

sorry I took so long to reply. I am running windows millineun and don't really have anything as far as protection on it. I am going to install avast and super anti spyware now. I needed to download a file or program from the internet a month ago on the computer I am talking about. I normally don't have it online. While I was online, somehow that xpic got in my pc cause I didn't have good virus spyware protection on. Now I need to get it out.

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Posted 22 February 2008 - 09:41 PM

It only takes minutes sometime for an unprotected PC to become infected. I believe the number is something like 20 minutes. Keep you firewall on. Install and update both Avast and Superantispyware,excellent applications.
Save a start up icon to the desktop. But only do that Do Not go anywhere else on the net. Do Not run the scans yet.

Reboot the PC into Safe Mode
How to start Windows in Safe Mode

Now scan it with the Avast ..quarantine or delete all malware found.
Close that when done and open the SUPER from the desktop.
Again quarantine all malware found.

Now please post back a copy of this scan log.
To retrieve the removal information after reboot, launch SUPERAntispyware again.
Click Preferences, then click the Statistics/Logs tab.
Under Scanner Logs, double-click SUPERAntiSpyware Scan Log.
If there are several logs, click the current dated log and press View log.
A text file will open in your default text editor.
Please copy and paste the Scan Log results in your next reply.
Click Close to exit the program.

Please ask any needed questions,post log and Let us know how the PC is running now.

Edited by boopme, 22 February 2008 - 09:42 PM.

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