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the question i need answed is i have a computer that i think has a virus but it doesnt have a anti virus it windows 98 so how would i go about removing this..... should i install a anti virus mor what let me no the best method of fixing the problem
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sunray_2003 earned 1000 total points
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I am not sure how you detected that virus
Use these online scanners

online virus scanner:
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http://housecall.trendmicro.com/ 

http://security.symantec.com/

http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/com/activescan_principal.htm

http://www.pcpitstop.com/antivirus/default.asp 

and find what virus you have . Let us know that and we can help you with how to remove that virus
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wildman10,
> anti virus mor

I am not sure what you meant by this .
But you should install an anti-virus program asap and run it .. It would delete it provided it has all the latest virus definitions.

Act soon cos your system might be affected more and more
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AntiVirus
AntiVir
http://www.free-av.com/
AVG
http://www.grisoft.com/us/us_dwnl_free.php

2 FREE anti virus programs.

also download these since it is most likely that you also have spy/malware installed.

Spyware/Adware removal tools
SpyBot
http://www.webattack.com/download/dlspybot.shtml 

http://www.safer-networking.org/

Ad-aware
 http://www.webattack.com/download/dladaware.shtml

CWShredder
 http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/downloads.html
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wildman10,

Did you check for virus ? Did you find any ? Just wondering if you solved the problem and why B grade ?
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by:wildman10
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hey sunray2003 your answer was great i meant a A+how do i change it
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by:sunray_2003
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please post  a 0 pt question in community support requesting the Mods to change it


What i would really want to know is if your issue is solved ?
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by:wildman10
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ya thanks for the answer it resolved my question thanks a million
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by:sunray_2003
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I shall do the post in CS so that a Mod can change the grade ..
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Thanks modulo.. That was fast  
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modulo,
> Just your lucky day I guess


LOL !!
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