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#1 LilysDad ONLINE  

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Posted May 28, 2013 - 07:33 PM

By offline, i mean dying here! Just so you know, my 'puter is sick.

Last week, it told me it blocked a virus. Not! Since then, it has been slow and fussy. It won't shut down unless I force it with the power button. And the biggest thing is it talks all the time. News and advertisements that have no connection with what's on the screen, even if it's just wallpaper.

I called the Frontier Secure tech support. After messing around with it, they said I have to contact the manufacturer. Said it needs Bios adjustments, whatever that is.

Anyhow, I need to check on Maynard and Cat, so if I disappear.....
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Posted May 28, 2013 - 07:35 PM

good luck my lap top has been defragmenting for about 2hrs now so im using my desktop that makes weird noises


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Posted May 28, 2013 - 08:09 PM

Your computer is running rich.  Lean up the carburetor a bit and swap out the spark plugs if they look fouled. 

 

Just my two cents,

 

Ben W.


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Posted May 28, 2013 - 08:34 PM

Rich, try downloading Malwarebytes and run a scan, it's free!

With four kids and 8 computers and laptops I've seen it all :bigrofl:

P.S. If it's real bad I also run Superantispyware after the above, which is also free


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Posted May 28, 2013 - 08:38 PM

Your computer is running, Rich. 

 

Rich knows his computer is running, Ben. It's running like crap, though. Let's try some SeaFoam down the intake.


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Posted May 28, 2013 - 08:43 PM

Mbam and superantispyware got the last nasty.

If you happen to have Microsoft, there is an emergency recovery malware killer you can download from M Soft for free.

http://www.microsoft...us/default.aspx

Did this at work in the service dept and it seemed to fix it.

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Posted May 28, 2013 - 08:49 PM

Can you maybe give us your password ? We will be happy to post using your name. That way your post count don't suffer if your down for a while.

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Posted May 28, 2013 - 08:51 PM

Have you tried to go back to a known good restore point? 



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Posted May 28, 2013 - 08:58 PM

You are not alone LD my desktop has that symtom- some weird program running in the background making noises and talking.... the acorn don't fall far from the tree ....:-)



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Posted May 29, 2013 - 08:46 AM

Your computer is running rich.  Lean up the carburetor a bit and swap out the spark plugs if they look fouled. 

 

Just my two cents,

 

Ben W.

 

 

Rich knows his computer is running, Ben. It's running like crap, though. Let's try some SeaFoam down the intake.

When it comes to computer repair, you folks are the best tractor mechanics I know.

 

I'll give anything reasonable a try.


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Posted May 29, 2013 - 07:02 PM

Have you tried to go back to a known good restore point? 

 

I ran Malware Bites and found four microbes, which didn't change anything. MLB won't stop telling me it block a website now. When I tried Restore it wouldn't go back far enough to help. I could do recovery, but I have to down load my stuff to a file first.

 

I'll try the Super thing tomorrow. My head hurts.



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Posted May 29, 2013 - 07:46 PM

Take some aspirin Rich.

Any neighborhood teens you can ask to help ?
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Posted May 29, 2013 - 08:17 PM

Take some aspirin Rich.

Any neighborhood teens you can ask to help ?

a fifth grader nowadays is a good resource!

 

You got Hacked pretty good for sure and something has latched on to your IE..  D/L & install Google Chrome and it may help..  I'd recommend looking through task Manager and shutting things off until you can root the problem out but it sounds like you may not be up to that..  Good Luck LD 


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Posted May 30, 2013 - 08:53 AM

After running Frontier Secure twice and Malwarebytes twice, I just ran SuperAntiSpyware and it found 215 items. Mostly just Adware cookies, but there were 11 potentially harmful items. I don't know if it is completely better, but the background sound track is gone.

 

Thanks all! Your so good!!!



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Posted May 30, 2013 - 09:15 AM

After running Frontier Secure twice and Malwarebytes twice, I just ran SuperAntiSpyware and it found 215 items. Mostly just Adware cookies, but there were 11 potentially harmful items. I don't know if it is completely better, but the background sound track is gone.

 

Thanks all! Your so good!!!

Rich I would run Mal.. & SASW  weekly form now on (don't forget to update them too), also which OS are you running?






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