I noticed my laptop running slow at start up but once it was up it ran just fine. I had Norton but I never renewed the subscription and the day it expired I could no longer get on the internet. Before I was on a online casino playing the games when the screen just went black for maybe 2 seconds then came back but was frozen. I turned it off by holding the power button down until the light went off, for the next few days I couldn't even get my laptop to turn on. About a week later I tried again and it did come on very slowly only I couldn't connect to the internet and I know its not the connection at home because there are two other computers in my house that can get onto the internet. I took it to Office Depot and they ran a test on it, all they told me was that I did have a virus a malware one and for so much $ they can repair it for me. I'm between jobs at the moment and was hoping I could get instructions on how to remove it myself. Can I download a removal program onto one computer and use a usb flash drive to transfer the program to the infected computer? I'm not very computer savvy but any help or a point in the right direction would very much appreciated. Its a hp pavilion dv6 using windows 7 if that helps any.