AntiVir Pro Solution Virus???

  PorkFarmer 10:41 20 Jul 10
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Hi i am asking on behalf of my sister as she has got a virus of some sort on her laptop.It started to bring pop ups up and now will not connect to the internet or allow anything to be opened to try and even rectify it,it has been coming up with names such as,BankerFox.A,win32/nuqel.e,it has been bringing viagra pop ups etc on ,i haven't actually seen it she was just concerned and has told me over the phone.Any help will be appreciated as she is a student nurse and her assignment needs to be in by friday :S...thankyou

  gengiscant 11:04 20 Jul 10

Try on boot to get into safe mode by tapping F8 after the power button then scan with her antivus programs.

  wee eddie 11:05 20 Jul 10

Has she got an "up-to-date" Anti-virus Program installed and when did she last run it?

If she has not, then I suggest that she gets a friend to download the McAfee Stinger for her, load it onto a Flash Drive (that's one of those thingies, about the size of a pack of Chewing Gum, that plug into your USB socket) and then run the Stinger via her USB Socket.

There are several free Anti-virus Programs that she should be able to use, AVG and Avast, come immediately to mind. Again a friend could download one to a Flash Drive, add all the Updates and then load it onto her Laptop and run a Scan.

  PorkFarmer 16:18 20 Jul 10

she has gone onto safe mode and scanned using her avg free and it is still doing the same after the scan ,??? so she may well have to try the mcafee stinger ...sorry to be a nuisance but we would probably do more harm then good if we tried to rectify it ourselves and thx

  rdave13 17:50 20 Jul 10

Have a look here; click here

  wee eddie 18:02 20 Jul 10

I was at least a mile behind you.

  onthelimit 10:44 21 Jul 10

Had this on a PC yesterday and the bleeping computer solution cleared it straight away. You do need to print out the instructions and follow them exactly, though. Don't click on the 'recommended download' button at the top - scroll down for the instructions.

  birdface 08:11 26 Jul 10

Have a read at this and see if it sounds familiar.

click here

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