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#1 aliboy66

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Posted 31 October 2006 - 02:48 PM

Hi
ali here i got this message on my windows tray pop up saying critical system error i use aol everything seems ok i run all the virus scan i got and nothing came up,but when i put I.E on its been taking over by the security saying my computer is in danger and to download stuff should i just ignore.i'm not that good with computers so be gentle thank you

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Posted 31 October 2006 - 04:50 PM

Welcome to bleepingcomputer aliboy66
Try theses first
I'll assume you are using XP or 2000.
Install AVG Antispyware, then run in SAFE MODE. How to start Windows in Safe Mode
This may take quite some time, an hour or so, depending on speed and infection
First go here and print out the instructions on install / scan with AVG

Be sure to check for the any updates to the programs after you install these.
Download and run ( formerly known as ewido) AVG Antispyware 7.5

Following these instructions Download and run Spybot Search & Destroy 1.4 (with out tea timer option)

Download and run SUPERAntispyware, free version Home User

Now Run Windows OneCare Live
Be sure to click ONLY on the grey box below the picture of a wrench “Full Service Scan”
Again this may take some time especially it it needs to defragment the drive.
Please post back with any questions and results
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Posted 22 May 2007 - 05:09 AM

Hi thanks for your help my computer is ok for now :thumbsup: What it is my sisters computer when she loged on to the aol internet after about 5 minutes she can't get any web pages up,just a error mesage saying cant find page.She had zone alarm it was on windows try but its not any more could this be the problem?.Quiet a few people have acess to her computer which don't help can you thank you. she got windows xp home edition.What is the best firewall to down load that don't cost a arm and a leg. :flowers:




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