Posted 17 December 2008 - 12:13 AM
My laptop is VERY infected. The browser gets hijacked and sent to random ad sites, the popup for spyware infection on the windows update appear, the "windows security center" popup ad appears and won't go away, my wall paper has a permanent message w/ "warning: your computer has been infected with spyware", and none of the scanners and cleaners seem to work.
My question is, is it too late to copy the pictures and doc files from this infected laptop into an external hard drive without transferring this virus? I want to just junk my infected laptop (it's old). I'm using another one right now because I can't even get to this site with the infected one.
Thank you in advance for your help.