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Malware Removal Guides and Tutorials

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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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 11

The newest version of Microsoft Windows™, released in October 2021

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All versions of Android, used in smartphones and tablets.

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Software Development

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Hot Tech Deals

Post hot deals on tech items, or any bargains a geek would like.

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