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Virus, Spyware, Malware Removal

Search engine redirect? Fake alerts? Our malware removal experts are highly trained, and uniquely qualified to help, utilizing free tools like OTL, MBAM, ComboFix, HijackThis, GMER, DDS, TDSS Killer and others.
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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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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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Can't Run Any Antivirus or Malware Removal Programs

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 8

All versions Windows 8™. 32-bit and 64-bit.

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Windows Vista™ and Windows 7™

All versions Windows 7™ and Windows Vista™. 32-bit and 64-bit.

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Windows XP™, 2000, 2003, NT

All versions Windows XP™, Windows NT™, Windows 2000™, and Server 2003™.

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Windows Server

Windows Server family. Including Windows Server, Small Business Server, Windows Home Server, SQL Server, Exchange Server, SharePoint Server and Azure.

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Apple OSX

Apple's operating system for Macintosh computers.

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Apple iOS

All versions of iOS, used by iPhone, iPads, iPod Touch and Apple TV

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How can I tell if a the sam... - last post by SpywareDr

Google Android

All versions of Android, used in smartphones, netbooks, tablets, and Google TV

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Desktop and Server distros of the popular open source operating system.

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All Other Operating Systems

All other operating systems.

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Hardware, Components and Peripherals

Computer hardware including components and peripherals (anything connected to a computer).

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System Building and Upgrading

Computer system building and upgrades. Share a recent build, or ask advice.

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Wireless and wired computer networking. WAN, LAN, WiFi, and networking your home.

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Smartphones and Tablets

Hardware, upgrading, modifying, unlocking, accessories, and network discussion

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Texting on my Tab Pro - last post by SpywareDr

TV, and Home Theater

HDTV displays and projectors, home theater, Blu-ray, DVD, HTPC, speakers, headphones, programming

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Having trouble installing or running an application, or need help finding one? Check here first.

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Mobile Apps, Games and Themes

Applications, games and themes for smartphones and tablets.

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Web Browsers and Email

Web browsers, and email clients.

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Microsoft® Office™, or Open Office™.

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PC Games, multi-player gaming, reviews, comments, etc.

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Console Games

Console gaming. XBOX 360™, Playstation® 2 & 3, Nintendo Wii™, et all.

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Web Development

Website planning, design, implementation, promotion, and innovation.

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Software Development

Software coding in various programming languages.

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Digital Video and Audio

Hardware and software for digital audio and video editing.

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Site Orientation and FAQ

New to Geeks to Go? Here you'll find helpful topics and answers to frequently asked questions about the site, and how to use it.

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How-To Guides and Tutorials

Essential how-to guides and tutorials for everything from computer basics to Windows optimization. Submitted by staff and members. Please rate.

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News and Announcements

Watch for Site News and Important Announcements

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General community discussions and debate.

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Hot Tech Deals

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

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Jokes and Forum Games

Need a laugh? How about a game? Post your jokes, giggles, and gags here. ONLY family friendly please.

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Geeks to Go Feedback

How are we doing? Feedback forum asks for your ideas, suggestions, and experiences regarding our site. Did you receive exceptional service? Have a complaint? Good or bad, we like to know! Please, no computer problems here.

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Windows 98™, 95, ME

Windows 98™, Windows 95™, and yes, even Windows ME™.

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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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Trojan Remover - last post by Hardhead

Lavasoft Support (Ad-aware)

Support for Ad-aware has been discontinued. For issues related to Ad-aware please post a new topic in our
malware forum
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