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Internet Security 2010 virus

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#1 mike52763


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Posted 15 January 2010 - 12:47 PM

I had the Internet Security 2010 virus, I found out about Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from this forum, and think it got rid of the virus (THANKS!). Uninstalled my mcafee and installed AVG, now I'm trying to set a desktop backgound.
But when I go to display properties-desktop-browse and find a pic the apply botton isn't highlighted. All it will let me do is use the standard 14 XP backgrounds.
Need some help.
Thank Mike

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#2 boopme


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Posted 15 January 2010 - 03:42 PM

Hi, try this if this is XP.
Go to Start > Control Panel > Display. Click on the "Desktop" tab, then the "Customize Desktop..." button.
Click on the "Web" tab, then under Web Pages, uncheck and delete everything you find (except "My Current Home page").
These are some common malware related entries you may see:
  • Security Info
  • Warning Message
  • Security Desktop
  • Warning Homepage
  • Privacy Protection
  • Desktop Uninstall
If present, select each entry and click the Delete button.
Also, make sure the Lock desktop items box is unchecked. Click "Ok", then "Apply" and "Ok".

When done go back into your Desktop Settings and you should be able to change the color/theme to whatever you want.
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