Hello you BleepingComputer Community members (I have to say i have always liked the name)!!
I have been reading through posts about malware and viruses in this community for quite some time. Always a great reference guide when I wasn't sure how to clean my computer or what exactly was the problem. Just reading has helped me get through a few virus scares in the past and cleaned up my system following the tutorials and other guides made available. I never really bothered to make an account of my own mostly because I figured with all the computers out there in the world today, at least one other member on BleepingComputer must have had my same problem so I can just look up his post and follow the general repair steps they took (not combo fix, I stayed away from that one like it says
) but recently because of the amount of time I spend at work, I really don't have time to troubleshoot all of the virus problems myself. And just recently my computer has been hit with something not so friendly. I managed to clean some of it up and get my computer running almost normally (brought BSOD back to life and managed to clear out a good deal of the malware on startup) but there is still one little thing that is not right and I really can't figure it out. Working a 10-15 hour a day job is exhausting as it is, and coming home to try and fix one of my computers when every method I've used in the past doesn't work isn't really helping me relax.
So I've finally gotten off my lazy arse and registered an account here! I am very interested in the Malware and Virus identification and removal process and if I ever have spare time again, I would really like to try and enroll in the Malware Removal Training Course here. Always a useful set of skills to have under your belt nowadays. Also I always notice how many people do the one or two post thing to get an answer and then never come back. Sort of a shame really. Maybe if I get decent at Malware Removal I can lend a hand where I can and help take some of the load off of the Moderator team a bit. But we'll see about that in some time.
Meanwhile I hope to enjoy my time on this forum. I'll be browsing through some of the other sections and try and make some worthwhile contributions and comments on interesting topics I find. No trolling here.
Cheers! Glad to be here!
I like to think I know a bit about computers, I apologize if my advice is not sound or clear. I try my best to give good answers.
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