Re: Under Attack

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by richard, Oct 19, 2008.

  1. richard

    richard Guest

    On Sun, 19 Oct 2008 11:48:16 -0400, "Atlas Shrugged"
    <> wrote:

    >
    >Help!! No matter how many times I run anti-virus softward, Spybot,
    >Spyblaster my computer is being attached by trojans trying to get entry.
    >IE7 constantly opens up random advertisement pages when I click on links
    >suchs as Google or other webpages. What can I do? I get messages telling
    >me I have a virus and to download Antivirus 2009, which I know is not a good
    >program but there is no way to avoid it because there is no way to close the
    >window. Sometimes IE stops for a few seconds and I can't scroll, and then
    >acts OK. But it is very slow.
    >
    >I have WinXPSP2.
    >
    >Paul



    Install firefox and ditch IE.
     
    richard, Oct 19, 2008
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  2. richard wrote:

    > On Sun, 19 Oct 2008 11:48:16 -0400, "Atlas Shrugged"
    > <> wrote:
    >
    >>
    >>Help!! No matter how many times I run anti-virus softward, Spybot,
    >>Spyblaster my computer is being attached by trojans trying to get entry.
    >>IE7 constantly opens up random advertisement pages when I click on links
    >>suchs as Google or other webpages. What can I do? I get messages telling
    >>me I have a virus and to download Antivirus 2009, which I know is not a
    >>good program but there is no way to avoid it because there is no way to
    >>close the
    >>window. Sometimes IE stops for a few seconds and I can't scroll, and then
    >>acts OK. But it is very slow.
    >>
    >>I have WinXPSP2.
    >>
    >>Paul

    >
    >
    > Install firefox and ditch IE.


    Too late. Better yet, install (k)ubuntu. Do not forget to select "use whole
    disk" when asked for partitioning.
     
    wisdomkiller & pain, Oct 20, 2008
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