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#1 Nicenic61

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Posted 16 October 2008 - 09:39 AM

Folks,

Some time ago managed, with your help, to get rid of a nasty trojan using various downloaded software including Malware, Superspyhunter etc.

However, perhaps it's back. My internet runs extremely slowly and I occasionally lose my desktop background. Scans using existing software (Norton, Malware, Spybot etc.) show nothing. Scans using downloadable software including Panda and McAfee either don't load or freeze halfway through scanning. There are no pop ups or other features, just very slow running and, occasionally, complete re-booting.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,


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Posted 18 October 2008 - 09:30 PM

Most malware and trojans cause many ads to pop up and unwanted programs (usually antivirus) to be installed. This malware will usually try to trick the user by telling them they are infected and should download the software, while it is the software that is the actual infection. If you get any of these ads or programs popping up on your computer, include them in your next post and I may be able to give you a link on how to remove them.
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