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Post by manic1965 on Thu Jan 10, 2013 6:18 pm

I dont know what is going on but when i go to check some of the post i get a pop up from my AVG saying i cannot open die to virus alert. i wonder if it has something to do with me not being able to post videos
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Post by Selene on Fri Jan 11, 2013 2:56 am

You should scan your hard drive. It is more probable that it's something on your side rather than forum.
I've been using AVG for a long time and I remember it was a pain sometimes. It finds a virus in every application if not set correctly.
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Post by Beavis on Fri Jan 11, 2013 4:08 pm

Malware developers are getting more sophisticated, and no single anti-malware solution is going to detect every threat.

The first thing you should do is to make sure that you set up an Administrator account to be used only for system administration.

All other user accounts should be downgraded to "regular" or "restricted" user status to limit malware infections and damages.

The next thing you should do is enable your firewall, and make sure that your system is configured to automatically install OS updates.

The next thing you should do is use one anti-malware application on your computer at a time, since more than one can lead to problems.

I've been using the free Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) anti-malware application on Windows, and it works well.

Not only is MSE free, but it is not as bloated as some of the other big anti-malware options from Kaspersky, McAfee and Symantec.

I recommend that you install MSE on your PC, make sure it is enabled, updated automatically, and that you scan your system regularly.

After you install MSE, you should run a full system scan, including any external removable drives to make sure you detect all threats.

I also recommend that you temporarily disable MSE regularly, so you can scan your system with other anti-malware options.

I use and recommend the following tools for these other scans:

* Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT)
* ESET Online Scanner
* Kaspersky anti-rootkit utility (TDSSKiller)

If you follow these suggestions and avoid infected sites (porn, warez, etc.) and torrent downloads, then you should be protected.

Good luck!
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Re: VIRUS

Post by Qbe on Fri Jan 11, 2013 4:47 pm

Use Sandboxie for everything you do online. Problem solved.
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Post by Guest on Fri Jan 11, 2013 6:36 pm

That wont solve his current problem unless he had that program running prior to getting malware or virus. Worst case scenario get your recovery disc ready unless your pc has it already on hard drive. Sadly youll probably have to start from scratch. Let us know how it turns out.

How can I get rid of a stalking virus?


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Post by Beavis on Fri Jan 11, 2013 8:13 pm

How can I get rid of a virus called beavis?

Speedy, just follow the instructions I posted specially for you on the other thread. That will fix ALL of your Windoze problems! Smile
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Re: VIRUS

Post by Guest on Fri Jan 11, 2013 9:04 pm

Well your clan leader dislikes our kind of sarcasm so take your fun to BS or to my forum where theres no rules........


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Post by Qbe on Fri Jan 11, 2013 11:04 pm

I thought Beavis was a fungus?? pig

(it's only meant as a joke)
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Re: VIRUS

Post by obituary on Sat Jan 12, 2013 1:04 pm

The forum is fine, it's something on your computer. Probably some malware you picked up in some dark corner of the internet.

Try any of the usual antivirus programs, malwarebytes, ccleaner, system restore, etc.

If none of those work then reinstall windows. And like Beavis said, make yourself a non-admin account for internet surfing so you don't get infected as easily.

P.S. I am totally ignoring this pointless feud between Beavis and Speedy. I am not interested in your drama. Bad things happen when I get involved so just solve it on your own please.

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Re: VIRUS

Post by Beavis on Mon Jan 14, 2013 10:47 pm

P.S. I am totally ignoring this pointless feud between Beavis and Speedy. I am not interested in your drama. Bad things happen when I get involved so just solve it on your own please.

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Re: VIRUS

Post by Lance Boil on Tue Jan 15, 2013 6:31 pm

Qbe wrote:I thought Beavis was a fungus?? pig

(it's only meant as a joke)


Or a "Tart" as Gunner would say, lol.
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Re: VIRUS

Post by Guest on Tue Jan 15, 2013 10:13 pm

Or a "Tart" as Gunner would say lol!

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