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#16 Doug

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Posted 14 August 2009 - 04:21 PM

Ron, You are known to be a careful and conscientious computer user and Internet citizen. I did not mean to besmearch your reputation in my general comments above. It can happen to the most careful of us. Be well, my friend. Doug
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#17 Abydos

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Posted 14 August 2009 - 06:11 PM

Hi Ron

Well, not going to insist, but rather give a firm advice to go visit the malware guys.

I quote:

I would like to seek help regarding a virus that i saw from my friend's pc, so heres the story. He formatted the said pc and installed drivers needed for it and copy pasted some programs from a flash drive. and then suddenly when he started to restart the pc a window appeared with a title "Data Execution Prevention" pointing to Windows Explorer, then a send error report pops out, and after this the internet becomes slow until it stops totally. We tried pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del and we saw a "Project1" in the applications tab being turned off and turned on, this project1 has an icon of a red devil smiley with 2 horns on its head. I was going to install a HJT on his pc tomorrow but i figured maybe i could get some help here before i do that. so if anyone is willing to help we'll be most certainly be glad because we really can't fix this problem


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That devil smiley thing with horns, sounds a lot like your desktop looks ;)

Besides, what you got to loose by having a checkup? On the contrary, you can win peace of mind and re-assurance, perhaps a clean machine too. I have always hated the idea, the couple of times I have experienced being infected, that someone out there eavesdropped on what I was doing. It was like having a burglar in the house, stealing everything right under my nose. :smack:

But as Doug said, your machine, your choice ;)


Cheers Ron :popcorn:

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#18 Ron.M

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Posted 15 August 2009 - 01:41 PM

Doug & Abydos;....

Doug:..

I did not mean to besmearch your reputation in my general comments above.

You did NOT!!!...Everythings cool...My comments were JUST to enlighten you....

Doug & Abydos;...

Well, not going to insist, but rather give a firm advice to go visit the malware guys.

Wellll, thats 2 for 2....So I'll see ya in the Malware thread....THANK you BOTH....

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