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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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mike11/30/14101010 
Lee11/30/14101010The info and advice is much appreciated .....
Steven11/19/14101010 
Steven11/15/14101010Thank you Brian.
Theo11/09/14101010 

Recent Answers from Brian Benosky

2014-11-30 firewall:

Hi Lee,    Yes, the built-in Windows firewall has advanced well beyond the features that were in XP.  Personally, I do not use a third-party firewall, but I do use the Windows Firewall with Advanced Security

2014-11-27 firewall:

Hi Lee,    The firewall in XP is only one-way in that it can prevent incoming attacks, but cannot control what leaves your system.  3rd party options, especially for XP, are really a necessity.  I recommend

2014-11-15 Malwarebytes Free Version:

Hi Steven    There is a method to completely remove Malwarebytes and reinstall to stop the Trial expired message:    https://forums.malwarebytes.org/index.php?/topic/122284-mbam-clean-removal-process/

2014-11-14 Malwarebytes Free Version:

Hi Steven    When you installed Malwarebytes, you must have clicked a button to begin the free trial of the premium version.  When you get the pop up that the trail expired, just click the button to End

2014-11-13 Wanted: one click take out a pop up (not just blocking it next time):

Hello Marius    There is a Firefox add-on which may be what you are looking for.  It's called Zaqwes Remover.  It places a button in the Firefox menu.  You click the button, then click the ad you wish

 

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