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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: http://en.allexperts.com/q/Computer-Security-Viruses-1737/indexExp_84308.htm I am also a Top Contributor of General Computing answers in Yahoo! Questions.

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College Educated Self-taught Computer Skills


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Recent Answers from Brian Benosky

2014-04-13 Does free MS Essential Virus Protection:

Hi Sallie    Microsoft Essential will continue to get updates for Windows XP.  The only thing that stops is the updates for the operating system itself.  You will not be able to run any Windows Updates

2014-04-10 malware:

Hi James    While I can't give you exact figures, anti-malware programs do a very good job at separating the bad from the not-so-bad.  According to Malwarebytes:    "There may be an occasion when the file(s)

2014-04-06 Hi Brian:

Hi Wing    Most of the time, when an email account seems to be sending spam, it's the account name being spoofed.  In other words, the From: section is made to look like your friends email name, but it

2014-04-05 virus?:

Hi Andee    If the laptop has bluetooth, try turning that off to see if the radio noise goes away.  If not, it never hurts to run a malware scan.  Download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware from here:    http://www

2014-01-27 Virus Popup on webpage Cannot rmove:

Hi Joe    If you believe your site is infected, first check it with a tool such as VirusTotal:  https://www.virustotal.com/#url  If it does indeed come back as infected, follow the advice and steps on

 

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