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#1 artrose

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Posted 05 June 2006 - 10:55 AM

Hi,
Posting a hi here before I read other posts and make any other posts. I don't have "formal training" - learned what I do know on the job, like when I came in to work 18 years ago to find a PC sitting on my desk (DOS of course) and was told to use it :thumbsup: . Or, the time I was an area supervisor over two offices and a new office opened and corporate said they would save their money and not fly out their installation specialist, I could install the network in the new office :flowers: . Yeah, I did it. Lots of other stories.

I have managed to keep every home computer I have had alive and kicking until they're so outdated the techs just laugh at me... without the help of a repair tech. Now, things are getting a bit more complicated with the constant "trash" - viruses, spyware, etc., that just seems to be neverending regardless of what you do and what programs you have. I feel like I am playing the child's game "Hippapotamus" where you take the gavel and hit the heads of the hippos that keep popping up.

Anyway, glad to know there's some smart people here :trumpet:.

Lynda

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#2 Elendil

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Posted 05 June 2006 - 11:18 AM

Welcome to BC Lynda! :thumbsup: I'm sure you'll learn a lot about malware and be able to help many people here at BC, so Good Luck! :flowers:
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#3 tg1911

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Posted 05 June 2006 - 11:46 AM

Hi, Lynda.
Welcome to Bleeping Computer.
I think you'll find this site very helpful in your malware fight.
Don't forget to check out the Tutorials.
A lot of good info on how to tighten up the security on your computer.
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#4 jgweed

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Posted 05 June 2006 - 01:21 PM

Welcome to this great user community!
You can get help here, and most likely help others as well.
Regards,
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Posted 06 June 2006 - 08:28 AM

Hi and :thumbsup: to BC Lynda! Im sure you will be able to get your computer clean and keep it that way :flowers:
Regards,
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