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#1 shrimp

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Posted 06 April 2006 - 10:36 PM

hey guys. i have been asked to fix someones computer for them as they have spyware/viruses. i know alittle about computers but was wondering if theres anything else i should take along on my pen drive other than spybot and avg free. in other words, what programs do i need to use to clean my friends computer?
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Posted 06 April 2006 - 11:09 PM

Hi shrimp, Read thru these BC links for advice on what you'll need to do and have available.

How did I get infected

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/44675/how-did-i-get-infected/

Slow Computer?, Use this troubleshooting checklist

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/44694/slow-computer/

Virus & Malware Resources

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/405/antivirus-antimalware-and-antispyware-resources/

if all else fails
Preparation Guide for use before posting a HijackThis Log

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/
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Posted 07 April 2006 - 07:54 AM

Make sure you download Ewido Anti-Malware v3.5 and the Ewido Full database installer [with all current ewido signature files from ] here. Place them on your stick so you can transfer them to the infected computer for installation.

Print out Ewido Install and Scan Instructions so they will be easily available during setup and configuration.
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