HELP...my computer is dying!!!?
I think I have viruses on it, but I already have symantec, it doesnt always connect to the wireless. It doesnt always minimize my programs, it doesnt always wake up from hybernation. It doesnt always respond. What should I do??? What programs, is there any free stuff out there that would cure me? I dont want to loose all of my files...
- men7alLv 71 decade agoFavorite Answer
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SpyBot Search & Destroy Version 1.5
Freeware Runs on Windows 9X, ME, NT, XP, Vista
Spybot - Search & Destroy detects and removes spyware, a relatively new kind of threat not yet covered by common anti-virus applications.
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If you see new toolbars in your Internet Explorer that you haven't intentionally installed, if your browser crashes inexplicably, or if your home page has been "hijacked" (or changed without your knowledge), your computer is most probably infected with spyware.
Even if you don't see the symptoms, your computer may be infected, because more and more spyware is emerging.
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- 1 decade ago
you can download AVG Free
its a free antivirus-antispam program which works great.
just google AVG Free AntiVirus
update after you install and do a full system scan, you will be surprised how much crap you will find on your computer.