I got a virus

Old 05-31-2010, 06:20 AM
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I do a weekly check with Malwarebytes, I let it run and it gets anything, if it needs to, and then it will quarenteen anything that needs to be rid of...
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Old 05-31-2010, 06:25 AM
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yes, have a had a few quarentined recently, usually while here on the board.
Never thought they were coming from here though.
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Old 05-31-2010, 06:56 AM
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Hey Brush PM me and let me know what you did!!!

Sorry for the hi-jack. :oops:
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Old 04-28-2011, 06:37 AM
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Yes, I have. My computer crashed and I lost everything.
I saw a discussion on here recently saying that there aren't any rollover ads, etc. but there are.
When reading my newsletter I accidently rolled over a Welch's grapejuice add and shortly after that was when my computer crashed.
After getting my computer repaired I upgraded my virus protection and it now tells me that the newsletter is dangerous and not to open it.
It doesn't stop me from getting on the site, looking at pictures, etc but it will not let me get here via newsletter.
I love this site and have learned so much but it certainly isn't worth losing pictures of my precious grandchildren just to read the newsletter.
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Old 05-01-2011, 09:35 AM
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Originally Posted by cjomomma
Originally Posted by redrummy
Yes, lost everything in memory. had a back up drive, but it won't work, says it is damaged or something, I hate that I lost all pics, but I now do not open links, just look at what is posted. Had all antivirus and such, it lock up and said I needed to run a scan. That was the virus that wiped me out.
The comp guy was able to save my pic,s for. Cost me 50.00 more bucks but was worth it. Can yoursdo this for you?
I back up all picks and quilty stuff on a portable hard drive that i bought from newegg.com for$79 on sale. Worth it's weight in gold!

Occasionally my firewall (Avast!) pops up to tell me it has successfully prevented something from attacking my computer while I'm using it, including a time or three when I've been on this site.
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