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sardeas

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when I select "my computer" from the start menu it is very slow to load and shows a flashlight icon???? This is relatively new. Thanks Sarah
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Gonna need a tad bit more information. Have you made any rescent changes to your system hardware....(IE added a new hard drive, new CD drive, floppy drive?) Have you scanned it for viruses and spyware? and does the entire system seem to be running slowly as well, or is just when you open My Computer?
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do you have any network drives
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hello again,
I just completed a scan on AGV and it detected a virus called Jave/ByteVerify...thanks
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Edited to remove advice. Nait..again. You can NOT give ANY type of Malware related advice anywhere on the site until you have graduated GeekU. :tazz:
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Please go to the malware forum and follow the instructions at the top....Especially the CLICK HERE .

That will give you several steps that will help you clean up 70 percent of all problems by yourself. If at the end of the process you are still having difficulty--and you may not be-- then post a hijackthis log in THAT forum.

If you are still having problems after getting a clean bill of health from the malware expert, please return to this thread.
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May ure windows need new installation due to some virus or may be existing one are quite corupt
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I didn't know you considered that Malware...Sorry
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hello I am following links under malware help and am stuck on this when i go to this page i can not see the download button or is it something that requires payment??? thanks sarah


Step One: Scan for Spyware/Adware
Ad-aware SE - Download - Home Page
1) Download and install.
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The word DOWNLOAD is the download button link
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