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post #1 of 15 Old 12-07-2009, 01:39 PM Thread Starter
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Exclamation winsecure:HELP!

I have a virus on my comp through winsecure that got onto my comp somehow (no clue?) Its become a major virus. I cant open or run ANYTHING. Absolutely no programs, not even my add/remove programs app. It pops up a window saying "application cannot be executed. The file.... is corrupted." It brings this up literally every 5 seconds or so. It cancels all of my downloads and has pretty much shut down everything possible. All I can get on is the internet and even with that the window still pops up. Any ideas?

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Sorry, but im going to be a PITA for a bit and keep this up top. Im worried about somebody getting my passwords and getting into my bank account

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Do you have all of your important stuff backed up? If so just format the hard drive and start over.

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yes everything is backed up, but what do you mean by start over?

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Well depending on the OS you can either try a system restore or you can format the hard drive and then load your OS etc over again.

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I cant even open my settings to restore my system. What anti-virus systems are you guys running? Im tired of having junk anti-virus/spyware. I need something that can scan AND get rid of the bull****.

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I use Kaspersky. It isn't a be all end all though. Just had to do what I described to my wifes computer because kids websites are horrible and she would let the girls go to them. I ended up booting the puter in safe mode getting what I needed off of it and the rebooting it and holding down the F11 key to force it to system restore.

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Finally got that to work. That site took me through it perfect thanks guys

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I cant even open my settings to restore my system. What anti-virus systems are you guys running? Im tired of having junk anti-virus/spyware. I need something that can scan AND get rid of the bull****.
Most AV systems are pretty much the same. Go with a well-known brand name like Norton (which I use), McAfee, Kaspersky, Computer Associates, Trend Micro, etc. It can't prevent you from doing something stupid, like going to a known bad site, but the better ones at least prompt you to tell you are about to go to a suspicious site.

The thing to remember is keep your definitions updated and run periodic scans (like weekly) to clean up the crap. Unfortunately, there's A LOT of bad stuff out there.

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