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Google Chrome Closes On It's Own: May be linked to Virus


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TLin

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Hi
I am new to this site and don't know much about computers. Starting today, my google chrome has been closing suddenly on it's own. I'm worried that it may be caused by a virus that I may have gotten on April 2nd when I received a spam email from one of my friends. I stupidly clicked on it and quickly realized it was a bad link and closed it. Starting today, April 6th, my google chrome has started to close on its own without notice. I'm worried that this issue may be related to the email I received a few days back, and don't know what I should be do next. I ran a Virus scan with Norton Security Suite immediately after the incident, but it found nothing. If it helps, below is a copy of the contents of that email:

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Thank you for any help that you can offer!

Edited by Artellos, 11 April 2012 - 02:38 AM.
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Hello and welcome to Geekstogo!

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