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#1 bearmcq

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Posted 22 January 2010 - 12:55 PM

hi everyone,
as you may have already guessed,i'm new to this and was referred by a computer repair friend of mine who wastrying to help me rid my other pc of some malware i contracted from a dubious website(porn). <ahem>
sooooo,without anty further delay...if y'all'd be so kind as to help a dummy un-f*%# himself,i'd honestly appreciate it.
one site he recommended is malwarebytes,but when i yahoo! it,several come up. the one i chose (w/o reg. for) was for a fee-which i have no problem with,just that my buddy told me it was free. so i wanna make sure i was at the right place,and if i don't have to pay,well....
anyone with any info(and go ahead and make fun o' me,i deserve it for this),please send it over. i'd greatly appreciate it. plus,if you have download & implementation procedures,i'd appreciate that as well.
thanx,
bear

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#2 looney2340

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Posted 22 January 2010 - 01:07 PM

Hi Bear,
Yes your at the right place their web site is www.malwarebytes.org and yes its free....download the free version make sure you update it and then run your scan

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Posted 22 January 2010 - 02:42 PM

Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer.

Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer.

Please take the time, to browse the New User Orientation forum, to help familiarize yourself with how the board works.

Also, don't forget to check out the Tutorials.
There's a lot of very useful information, in there.

The best place for you to start is our Am I Infected forum
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/103/am-i-infected-what-do-i-do/

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