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I will help you in eradicating malware and all forms of virus/trojans/adware. I can answer all PC-related hardware issues. I can also troubleshoot Windows OS errors (all versions) and other software problems. HijackThis logs are a MUST for virus related help. If you do not know how to do this, I have posted easy-to-follow instructions on the Ask a Question page. Every computer infection is different, so I will give you personal instructions on how to remove the malware, not a 'pat' answer. You can be assured of a prompt, polite, and knowledgeable response in all regards.

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I have over 25 years experience in using, building, and repairing computers. I have helped over two thousand people here on AllExperts, with consistent Top Feedback Scores. Please look at my answers here: I am also a Top Contributor of General Computing answers in Yahoo! Questions.


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Recent Answers from Brian Benosky

2015-11-12 Outlook not responding:

Hi Steven    First you need to turn off Automatic Updates.  Then you need to open Windows Update from the Control Panel and install each one separately.  More info and instructions on turning off updates

2015-11-12 Outlook not responding:

Hi Steven    There are too many possibilities which can cause what I believe in your case to be a Windows system file corruption.  As you suspect, one of the Windows Updates is likely to have not been

2015-10-17 lsass.exe trojan and bizrate/shopping deals on Chrome:

Hi Kelly    I have gone through your HJT log file again, and there is no indication of malware present.  There are several essential Windows processes which show up as missing, lsass.exe among them.  What

2015-10-16 lsass.exe trojan and bizrate/shopping deals on Chrome:

Hi Kelly    Please download and run Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit tool according to the instructions here:    If items are found, run the Cleanup.  Then scan again

2015-10-12 Virus or ?:

Hi Christi    It's definitely not a virus.  As far as something to be concerned, I don't believe so.  If it's a one time thing, then it's likely to be a printer diagnostic as I mentioned.  Or


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