17 Signs Your Computer Might Have a Virus

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17 Signs Your Computer Might Have a Virus

Postby draclvr » Mon Nov 03, 2014 8:48 am

Tons of good information here...

17 Signs Your Computer Might Have a Virus
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Re: 17 Signs Your Computer Might Have a Virus

Postby RaytheBear » Wed Nov 05, 2014 3:42 pm

Thanks for the excellent Link, a lot of stuff I was already aware of, but there are tons of other information that are very useful and have added these links to my Favorites, plus I sent your link to other members of my family and friends who are less computer savvy than myself, will be a very useful tool for them.

Again, thanks for taking the time to post this link.
Ray

PS: Did you post this link on the GB site?
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Re: 17 Signs Your Computer Might Have a Virus

Postby draclvr » Wed Nov 05, 2014 4:07 pm

No, I didn't. Running in town to serve sandwiches and a roasted vegetable beef barley soup I made over the last couple of days at the American Legion. Please feel free to post it over there!
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Re: 17 Signs Your Computer Might Have a Virus

Postby mbday630 » Mon Nov 10, 2014 5:27 am

I wonder if my windows XP has a virus. It has been running really slow and so yesterday I tried twice to run my free malwarebytes and both times that I did that I got the blue screen of death. My spyware check doesn't do that and I always did an AVG virus check and that was okay.... just that malwarebytes caused it. Would that be a virus? the grandkids were playing lots of games on it this past week.
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Re: 17 Signs Your Computer Might Have a Virus

Postby draclvr » Mon Nov 10, 2014 9:19 am

It's hard telling, but I'd definitely be suspicious. Try running Malwarebytes in Safe Mode.
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Re: 17 Signs Your Computer Might Have a Virus

Postby mbday630 » Mon Nov 10, 2014 10:19 am

Good thinking, Drac. I hadn't thought of that and I just did that and there were 11 malware things on there. Something called funmoods or something I think is the problem. I'll see if I can get rid of that. good thing I only let the grandkids play with my old computer now.
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Re: 17 Signs Your Computer Might Have a Virus

Postby draclvr » Mon Nov 10, 2014 11:40 am

Funmoods is one of those things that probably came piggy backed on a download... it's a browser hijacker and a dreaded toolbar. If Malwarebytes doesn't get rid of it, the directions below should do it.

http://malwaretips.com/blogs/funmoods-virus/
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