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I have a virus, and I have no idea what it is

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Re: virus

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All I see on that video is a flickering start screen with a website. That tells two things:
1. Your browser works.
2. Your monitor flickers.
Better fix #2 first before going to search for a virus.

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it's not my monitor

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When I start my computer monitor is fine, but when the ad pops up I can't click out of it. That's how I know it's a virus.

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Re: virus

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Then remove that virus. If your own antivirus doesn't work, try a bootable antivirus disc from another maker.

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Have You Tried These Steps Yet?

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Re: I have a virus, and I have no idea what it is

In reply to: I have a virus, and I have no idea what it is

I took a look at the video of the virus you are referring to. This computer virus seems like some malware. You should download Rkill onto your computer or transfer it from a USB drive and run it to stop the virus/malware from flickering the screen. Next run an installed antivirus program to do a full scan of the hard drive and have it remove any found viruses. If the flickering is still present once the computer is rebooted, an anti-malware program may have to be ran on the system. You may need to download a free version of one if you do not have any anti-malware software on your computer. Malwarebytes is a good ant-malware program. It resolves most malware issues when a full scan is ran.

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