some kind of virus?

  Josquius 17:31 22 Aug 04

My uncle's computer is really acting bad. He uses windows xp pro and i think its a pretty new computer though its running very slow indeed.
When its turned on something comes up saying a website is trying to connect to the internet- this site changes every time though some of them are obviously bad using 1337 in their names et all.
Actually connecting to the internet (BT broadband) is iffy, I only got it working once after many trys and then a midoom style the computer is shutting down in...counter came up.

So what is this? Does midoom have a dialler?
How do I go about getting rid of it?
He doesn't have a firewall btw.

  stalion 17:37 22 Aug 04

try a scan with this and get a firewall as soon as possible click here

  VoG II 17:38 22 Aug 04

Try running Stinger click here

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Run Ad-Aware click here and Spybot click here

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