new virus

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Help and Support' started by Boomer69, Jan 25, 2011.

  1. Boomer69

    Boomer69 New Member

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    Is there a new virus out that is aimed at windows 7?. I just got a call from some "tech" telling me he was from MS... telling me a new virus was attacking windows 7... wanted $100 + to get rid of it. He also said MS Essentials anti virus couldn't stop it..
    Is there such a virus?
    And if so...how can I get rid of it?
    Any help appreciated


     
  2. Josephur

    Josephur Windows Forum Admin
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    MS does not make calls like this, ignore it.. a phishing scam to get your money. I however am bored, and will be bored for the next 2-3 hours, if you wish I will offer my services free of charge via remote to look over your system and tell you what I think about the state of your computer (i.e. any spyware or viruses). I'm not offering this because I'm a "staffer", I'm just bored and have nothing better to do :) PM me if you want to take me up on the offer.
     
  3. Boomer69

    Boomer69 New Member

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    [langtitle=it]Re: new virus[/langtitle]

    [lang=it]lxxxxx@verizon.net... sure... come on in
    larry[/lang]
     
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    Josephur Windows Forum Admin
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    Re: [langtitle=it]Re: new virus[/langtitle]

    Do you have any of the popular Instant Message programs installed? We can start that way...
     
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    Re: [langtitle=it]Re: new virus[/langtitle]

    User did not have a virus but instead has issues with an application, this issue has been closed and I will create a new thread with the application specific issue.
     

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