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March 2, 2010 11:48:40 PM

hello can someone help. i just opened an e-mail that didn't look like a thread after i read it, there was a screen with a shield that says Antivir and since it got to my computer, My pc is acting funny, This antivir thing acts like it is an Antivirus protection (I don't know from where) this Antivir is actually a virus I think, and it doesn't let me open internet explorer or run my AVG antivirus. I don't know what I can do. I go to my programs and it is there as installed programs (which I did not install it) and i click uninstall...and it won't let me....Please someone help. I have tried to run AVG and It won't let me, also I tried to run SuperAntispyware and this (Antivir) won't go!!!...help ASAP...Thanks

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a b $ Windows 7
March 3, 2010 1:01:36 AM

Boot into Safe Mode with networking.

Download & Install Malwarebytes
http://www.malwarebytes.org/ .

Run a full system Scan.
Malwarebytes will surely take the culprit out of your system.
a b 8 Security
a b $ Windows 7
March 3, 2010 1:02:17 AM

Once your system is ready, Uninstall AVG &
Download & Install the following 3 freewares. It forms a free complete security suite for your system!
1. Avira Anvivir - http://www.free-av.com/en/download/index.html .
Avira is best & light solution for excellent overall system protection & internet security with real time updates, .

2. Malwarebytes - http://www.malwarebytes.org/ .
Malwarebytes is one of the best & effective antimalware tool out there.

3. Ccleaner - http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner/download .
CCleaner is a system optimization, privacy and cleaning tool with an effecient & most useful registry cleaner.

The Best Security combo for all types of systems.
June 14, 2010 5:17:32 PM

Run your anti-virus software often to prevent getting a worm virus. If it tells you that you have one, follow the steps to remove the worm right away.

Choose the "Clean-up" option that is available depending on the anti-virus software you use. For example, Trend Micro's "Housecall" lists each vulnerability and allows you to choose to remove them manually or remove all by clicking on "Delete" at the bottom of the screen. Click on the "Delete" button and the Removal tool will run.

Run your anti-virus tool again to make sure the worm is removed. If it isn't press "Delete" again and repeat this step until the worm has been successfully eliminated.

Remove the worm virus manually when the anti-virus tool advises it can not delete it. For example, in Trend Micro's "Housecall" it will say, "Some vulnerabilities could not be removed...please click here to remove manually."

Follow the instructions on the next page. This will take you to the Security Bulletin for that worm. Apply the patch by clicking on it and then follow the on-screen instructions step by step to remove the worm you have.

Double check to make sure the worm is gone. Run your anti-virus software again until it tells you your computer is clean.
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