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Don't install any program till @Superdave disinfect your computer.

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Yes. Re-install it and give it a try.

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Yes! The Firefox makes browsing smoother!    What should I do now to remove all the downloaded scans I performed? Thanks!

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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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You may uninstall all the scanners we have used to clean the computer but you may want to keep MBAM and AdwCleaner. Update them and run them regularly.

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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Everything is cleaned up... thank you for that!!  How do I go about uninstalling the scanners? They do not show up on my programs to uninstall. Should I just right click and delete... they are on my desktop. Also, one last question please.... how do I go about not having everything load up when I start up?  
Thank you again!

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How do I go about uninstalling the scanners?

Just delete them.
how do I go about not having everything load up when I start up?


StartupLite

Download StartupLite by MalwareBytes to your Desktop.
Doubleclick StartupLite.exe to launch the program.
Ensure the Disable box is checked.
Click Continue.
A pop up message will tell you the unecessary startup items in your list have been disabled and ask you to restart your computer.
Re-start your computer.

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Are we finished with this computer? Can I now lock this thread?

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Yes, thank you so much for helping me!!!  

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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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