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My computer has a virus.

By ragandboonmon ·
I am trying to eliminate a virus by usig Spybot.
This virus lets me proceed so far and then shuts down the computer.
I am not very computer literate.
Help.

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Spy Bot doesn't clean Virus Infections

by OH Smeg In reply to My computer has a virus.

It is a Malware Scanner & Cleaner not a Virus Removal Tool.

You can run Malware Bytes in place of Spy Bot but you need to install update it then turn off the System Restore and boot the computer into Safe Mode to scan properly.

http://download.cnet.com/Malwarebytes-Anti-Malware/3000-8022_4-10804572.html?tag=mncol&cdlPid=10878968

If you do not have a current AV Product installed you can use AVG Free

http://free.avg.com/au-en/download-avg-anti-virus-free-edition

Which like Malware Bytes needs to be Installed Updated and then run in Safe Mode to be the most effective that it can be.

You can also try GMER a Root Kit Reveler available here

http://www.gmer.net/

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