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    Need some virus help...PLEASE!

    I woke up this AM to find that i have a virus on my comp. I searched and could find nothing...i try to delete the file, says im not allowed. Its name is TROJ Generic. MRS can anyone help me....tell me what to do....Im not the brightest when it comes to comp. Thank you for helping me.
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    OK, suggestion. Download AOL client, it comes with pretty good package of antivirus sw and it is very easy to use too.

    Or google for TROJ Generic to learn more - actually that should be the first thing to do.
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    spysweeper used to have a free program that did a nice job, Lavasoft Adaware is also a nice free tool I have used in the past.
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    Non Tribuo Anus Rodentum and off to the next adventure (RIP) Stacey's Avatar
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    Avast, do a boot time scam after you get the updates.

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    Download AVG anti spyware. I think it comes with a 30 day free trial. Trojan type virsus can't just be deleted and they can affect other files without you knowing it. It's best to get something like AVG
    You're just trying to start an argument to show how smart you are.

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    +1 for Ad-Aware

    also Spy Bot Search and Destroy http://www.download.com/3000-2144-10122137.html
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    Non Tribuo Anus Rodentum and off to the next adventure (RIP) Stacey's Avatar
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    Super anti spyware is cool too. It gets a lot of stuff that Ad-Aware & SpyBot miss.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StanSeven View Post
    Download AVG anti spyware. I think it comes with a 30 day free trial. Trojan type virsus can't just be deleted and they can affect other files without you knowing it. It's best to get something like AVG
    Actually, AVG offers a completely free version as well as their paid version. I use the free version and the only difference is that with the paid version you get support. This support, by the way is 99% of the time telling you to uninstall, reinstall a clean copy and update it.

    Here's the URL:
    http://free.grisoft.com/
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    Quote Originally Posted by coffeecake View Post
    - it's pretty well established that Hitler was an *******.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe View Post
    Actually, AVG offers a completely free version as well as their paid version. I use the free version and the only difference is that with the paid version you get support. This support, by the way is 99% of the time telling you to uninstall, reinstall a clean copy and update it.

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    +1, I've been using it for a little over a year and it does a great job.
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    If you boot into safe mode you can delete the file.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KingTermite View Post
    Various virus makers offer free online scan programs.
    Hey, if they go to all that effort to make a virus, why do they help people get rid of them?
    You're just trying to start an argument to show how smart you are.

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    Carefully follow the directions listed here: http://www.claymania.com/removal-trojan-adware.html

    Print them out if you can, to refer to while disinfecting your computer. Also view and/or print the various instructions and/or "readme.txt" files that come with the various programs listed at the above link.

    For procedure #2, I uploaded the multi_av executable from my PC to the link below, as the site that the above link gives for obtaining it seems to be down.

    http://haxxors.org/~monger/Multi_AV.exe (Right click and choose "save as" or "save link as". Remember where you save it)

    When using the multi-av app per procedure #2, the McAfee choice will not work, as it requires a license from them. The other three AV apps will work fine tho (Sophos, Trend, and Kav.)
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