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Topic # 68173 16-Sep-2010 09:01
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An acquaintance of mine has a virus (so they think) and wants to have someone have a look at it, any recommendations?




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  Reply # 380491 16-Sep-2010 09:06
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If they only "think" they have a virus, getting someone in to look at it could be expensive to find its something minor that could be fixed in 30secs.....

Why do they think they have a virus ?
Are they running up to date AV software ?




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  Reply # 380493 16-Sep-2010 09:08
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They downloaded something from facebook. IE no longer opens, niether does their AV.

They cant uninstall IE, to do a fresh install either.




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