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    Need help with Paladin virus

    I have this on one of my kids laptop and cannot get rid of it. When I download a virus scan it blocks it. If I go to a site that says something about it, it redirects it. I even bought a McAfee full protection kit and it blocks it. What do I do?
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    Format, install Ubuntu, tell the kid to quit downloading porn. lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by UmneyDurak View Post
    Format, install Ubuntu, tell the kid to quit downloading porn. lol
    I suspected the second part. What is Ubuntu?
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    Quote Originally Posted by b_young View Post
    I suspected the second part. What is Ubuntu?
    Info here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ubuntu_(operating_system)

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    Sometimes, you can get around the virus/malware preventing scans, by renaming the executable of the scanner you're trying to use. Like, renaming mbam.exe to bacon.exe, or something like that.

    Why do I suggest "bacon.exe" you ask? Because, bacon is just that awesome.
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    When some wild eyed eight foot tall maniac grabs you by the throat and taps the back of your favorite head head against the barroom wall, and he looks crooked in the eye, and he ask you if ya paid your dues, you just stare that big sucker right back in the eye, and you remember what ol' Jack Burton always says at a time like that: "Have ya paid your dues, Jack?" "Yessir, the check is in the mail."

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    Bacon does make everything better. I will try that and then maybe have some bacon.
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    Or you can use a boot cd and use that to clean the virus off the drive.

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    If you can get to malwarebytes site, donwload and run malwarebytes. Maybe donwload it to another computer, burn the file to a cd and then install it on the bad computer that way.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    If you can get to malwarebytes site, donwload and run malwarebytes. Maybe donwload it to another computer, burn the file to a cd and then install it on the bad computer that way.
    Don W. Load is a pron star. He's infected plenty.

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    i learned something today.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skijor View Post
    Don W. Load is a pron star. He's infected plenty.
    That was a big time LOL for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    If you can get to malwarebytes site, donwload and run malwarebytes. Maybe donwload it to another computer, burn the file to a cd and then install it on the bad computer that way.
    A CD? Whuzzat?

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