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Self-Help malware removal guides and tutorials for common infections. These can be advanced, so use with care. When in doubt, post questions in the Virus, Spyware, Malware Removal forum.

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Virus, Spyware, Malware Removal

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Computer Won't Boot - Malware Related

If your computer has become unstable and unbootable because of malware, or your pc won't boot after malware or virus removal, please use this forum.

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Sometimes viruses or malware seemingly prevent every program from running. If you're unable to even get started with removal, please start a topic in this forum.

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Smartphone Virus / Mobile Malware

Mobile malware removal is in its infancy. Until tools become available, this forum will mostly be used to discuss threats, protection, bad apps, and experiences. Please share yours.

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Windows 10 support, discussion and general chat

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Apple's operating system for Macintosh computers.

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Software Updates

NOTE: This forum has been closed. It's now a read-only archive. Any updates shown are likely NOT current. The latest updates and definitions can be found here. This is a read-only archive.

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Lavasoft Support (Ad-aware)

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