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Technophobe55

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Hello, I hope you guys can help me in some way, today on a forum, what I assume was a bot posted a message with a link, which I clicked on, instead of it being a link to a picture when I clicked on it it brought up a box which had two options "save" (or it may have been "open", cant remember") and "cancel", I realised this was obviously some sort've harmful thing so clicked cancel.

The forum adminsitrator then deleted the topic and banned the member/bot that posted it, due to it beign a harmful link disguised as animage link. Now, I don't seem to be having any problems but am worried my computer may be infected with something that could damage my computer or allow it to be hacked and have mportant details (banks etc) stolen from it or something. I might be being paranoid :) but would like to check with someone who knows about this sort of thing to make sure everything is ok.

I don't know where to go from here as I'm a complete technophobe (as the name suggests).

Any help would be appreciated, I have avast antivirus and malwarebytes installed on the computer.

Thanks

Edited by Technophobe55, 02 September 2009 - 02:18 PM.

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