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  1. T

    How do things like malware, spyware and trojans get onto computer?

    How do things like malware, spyware and trojans get onto computer? Opening dodgy email attachmens or running executable files downloaded off the internet - ok, I get it. I understand the concept of an infected executable file. But except for that? How can stuff like possibly that get onto...
  2. R

    IDP.alexa.51 removal help?

    I have found (IDP.alexa.51) on my computer and AVG is saying that it has infected powershell.exe. I have also found out that powershell itself in not infected, there is a bat file and another file called "383d1.36D560" that is responsible for it. They replicate itself when a deletion is...
  3. ksuthayya

    Windows 10 MyStarting123 Browser Hijacker - Just can't delete, TRIED EVERYTHING

    Hi, My PC was infected with some Malware a couple of days ago and since then I've just been scanning and deleting unwated programs and software. No matter which anti-virus/anti-malware programs I use to scan and then quarantine and delete the infected files, the damn Mystarting123...
  4. K

    [SOLVED] Lucky Starting Virus?

    I can't seem to find help online on how to remove this Lucky Starting Virus. It changes my Chrome browser homepage to a Lucky Starting webpage as the name implies. I downloaded Malwarebytes and it removed infected files but after 1 day it came back. Can anyone please help?
  5. PickyBiker

    File corruption

    Something is corrupting files on my computer by putting 3 unprintable bytes at the beginning of some files. The characters are unprintable and the hex values are always the same, EF, BB, and BF There are over two hundred files like this on my system. Most of the affected files have the...
  6. J

    Quixxxx.tmp directories on root

    I have all these directories starting with Qui...tmp on one of my laptops. about 20-30 of them, all empty. I get nothing via google. Anyone ever seen this?
  7. Brunette

    Virus/malware?

    Hi everyone, Today my computer started working very slowly and I couldn't open Malwarebytes anymore. When I, later today, tried to get it out of sleep mode, it shut itself off. When I tried to reboot, it shut itself off again. The second time it worked though, and everything seemed normal...
  8. A

    Mouse keys, both keys do the same action after virus removal

    Hi! It was a some kind of virus on a computer and noone of the keys was working properly(could only switch between windows by clicking and nothing more), both (left and right) shows menu now after removing the virus. It is an Acer laptop with Windows 8. How to reset or configure them to work as...
  9. Mugsy

    HELP! Windows won't boot. Not even Safe Mode. Repair doesn't see Windows installation! Fixboot error

    I must have been struck by a nasty virus. When I boot my computer, I get a screen with the following message instead: "Info: the boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible." I can't boot in Safe Mode. Windows is not found. I booted my Win7 install DVD and went into...
  10. E

    blue screen actin weird....??

    Hello I am having so much trouble currently.... So th one that is acting weird is the blue screen.. and I am not sure if this is a virus or not. So... 1, my friend got her mail hacked. 2, she sends me weird files and I open them accidentally 3, so they download 4, I go to the control panel and...
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