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« on: March 01, 2010, 10:38:41 AM »
>.> I had to spent all day yesterday trying to remove this virus that loaded itself from a java advertisement. Anyways, the virus is called I think "AntiVirus Soft". Avgfree and spybot don't detect the virus, so does anyone have a good anti-virus?

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« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2010, 03:17:26 PM »
You could do a quick Google search, there are a number of removal guides for that particular program already.

Also, I would personally recommend avast!.

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« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2010, 04:22:49 AM »
Dude, that thing is spreading like a biotch! Careful what you go on. I just stay on my normal sites.

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« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2010, 12:29:18 AM »
I just went on deviantart and got it through an advertisement which opened java. Anyways, I managed to uninstall it with "Malwarebytes Anti-Malware". I also decided to switch from avgfree to avast (since avg didn't detect the virus).

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« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2010, 09:24:31 PM »
I use Malwarebytes, but that's just me. My PC actually never picked up anything bad in the longest time.
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« Reply #5 on: March 09, 2010, 02:54:34 AM »
I didn't get any virus for a year or two untill now. T_T

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« Reply #6 on: March 09, 2010, 03:18:31 AM »
Jo! You haz returned.

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« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2010, 03:53:21 AM »
I would recommend Avast Home Edition because it's powerful and free. AVG is also good because it's lightweight and isn't too heavy on the CPU.

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« Reply #8 on: March 12, 2010, 01:25:23 AM »
Avast is a lot more faster than AVG on my computer.  :gshappy:

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« Reply #9 on: March 15, 2010, 05:17:09 PM »
I forget what I use. It isn't either of them...

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« Reply #10 on: March 17, 2010, 01:13:52 AM »
It's probably Norton, Acafee (I forgot it's name ^_^;), or Avira.

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« Reply #11 on: March 21, 2010, 05:40:10 AM »
It's "McAfee".

Microsoft default anti-virus programs are notorious for sucking to hell.  They fail at their jobs, take up space and barrage you with reminders, update requests, and misplaced warnings.


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« Reply #12 on: March 25, 2010, 01:29:08 PM »
Yup. It's Avira. It's a nice computer antivirus. Can you believe last week I got a virus from a pop-up that changed my whole security programs? It deleted my Avira and Firewall, but thank Microsoft for their Windows Restore program. Saved my computer!