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sorry you asked about Anti-Virus. I use Microsoft Security Essentials.

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How's your computer working now? Any other issues?

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Seems to be working good. It removed chrome but that can be reinstalled. What do you recommend for anti virus and Internet browser? Av and malware were both up to date and on schedule for scanning.

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What do you recommend for anti virus and Internet browser? Av and malware were both up to date and on schedule for scanning.

I use MSE on all my computers but the crap that's being downloaded these days are mostly PUPs and other such stuff which blows right by your AV. The paid version of MBAM is very effective in catching most of that stuff. As for browsers, they say that FF is safer than IE but I really don't like it.
Let's do some clean up.


Click Start> Computer> right click the C Drive and choose Properties> enter
Click Disk Cleanup from there.



Click OK on the Disk Cleanup Screen.
Click Yes on the Confirmation screen.



This runs the Disk Cleanup utility along with other selections if you have chosen any. (if you had a lot System Restore points, you will see a significant change in the free space in C drive)
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This step will remove all cleaning tools we used, it'll reset restore points (so you won't get reinfected by accidentally using some older restore point) and it'll make some other minor adjustments...
This is a very crucial step so make sure you don't skip it.
Download DelFix by Xplode to your desktop. Delfix will delete all the used tools and logfiles.

Double-click Delfix.exe to start the tool.
Make sure the following items are checked:

  • Activate UAC (optional; some users prefer to keep it off)
  • Remove disinfection tools
  • Create Registry backup
  • Purge System Restore Points
  • Re-set system settings

Now click "Run" and wait patiently.
Once finished a logfile will be created. You don't have to attach it to your next reply.
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I suggest using WOT - Web of Trust . WOT is a free Internet security addon for your browser. It will keep you safe from online scams, identity theft, spyware, spam, viruses and unreliable shopping sites. WOT warns you before you interact with a risky website. It's easy and it's free.

Check out Keeping Yourself Safe On The Web for tips and free tools to help keep you safe in the future.

Also see Slow Computer? It may not be Malware for free cleaning/maintenance tools to help keep your computer running smoothly.
Safe Surfing!

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I believe everything is good today. I have done as you suggested. Thank you, Thank you for all your great help and quick responses. I am going to consider this problem closed. Have a great day.

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You're welcome. I will lock this thread. If you need it re-opened, please send me a pm.
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