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spyware/virus

by tski108 / December 15, 2005 5:22 AM PST

i think i might have a virus. i can't change my desktop background and every once and a while the programs:10387.exe, 1609.exe, 18975.exe, and 5095.exe show up on the process list when i hit control+alt+delete. does anybody know how to fix this.

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Spyware/Virus
by gmperry / December 15, 2005 5:34 AM PST
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What AV do you run,& what spyware cleaners do you run. Let us know more. gmp

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Try the usual.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 15, 2005 5:42 AM PST
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Online scan with HOUSECALL (google.com)
If that clears it up, install a current AV like Free AVG (google.com) and kick what EWIDO finds (google.com)

Bob

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more info
by tski108 / December 15, 2005 7:40 AM PST
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i have the sbc yahoo online protection and i ran it and got rid of a couple of spywares but i still can't change my background

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Just one thing.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 15, 2005 8:34 AM PST
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works now
by tski108 / December 15, 2005 9:59 AM PST
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thanks, i can now see my background.

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One last thing.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 15, 2005 12:07 PM PST
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These forums are give and take. It would be nice if you shared which item fixed the problem so others would know what works for the issue.

Bob

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