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Thread: Virus' have been found on your computer

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    Virus' have been found on your computer

    Anyone else receiving this pop up while scanning posts here? I have had it now for three straight days. The only way to get rid of the message is to ctrl/alt/del and close ie.
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    here's a current thread on the topic in the QB Help Center http://www.quiltingboard.com/qb-help...p-t195682.html
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    yes I get that everyday and it wont let you click no don't fix you have to just exit out of the site and re log in. pain in the butt.
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    Might want to clean out the temp file on your computer also. Had this pop up from another site the other day and nothing would fix it. Couldn't get onto any other sites online either. Ran Norton and that didn't fix it. Finally cleaned out the temp file and problem solved.

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    Great suggestions - thanks for the link.
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    Yes, mine has a bad virus right now, one where they want your credit card info! DO NOT GIVE! There is a way to fix it, my son sent me the directions and my brother is gonna fix it for me. It's a scam!
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    i have reported the event.
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    Glad to see its not just me.

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    this sounds like what I had.

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    Do not click it can download a nasty virus!
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    I got it yesterday as well. I just rebooted my computer to get rid of it.
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    Go to http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free/

    and get the free download and run it. This is a very reputable product, and will get rid of what ails your computer.

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    I agree with QKO! But make sure you download it BEFORE you have a problem, because most times, the virus will prevent you from getting the download. I've you've already got the virus, and you have two computers, you can download the program on the uninfected PC and use a thumb drive to transfer the needed files over to the infected PC. I did this for somebody this past weekend and have the link at home that gives all the information. Send me a message if I can help you further.
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    Several times in the past few days I have had my anti-virus program pop up that it has blocked a virus attempts while I have been on QB. Glad I have a good anti-virus program

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    Glad I was not the only one that got it.......thanks for the info.
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    Yes. I also got it. I did a complete scan of my computer immediately using Norton. Supposedly everything harmful was removed. Took awhile to do the full scan but I just got this computer & didn't want to take any chances.

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    I got hit with it and had to take my laptop to a friend and he fixed it for me. I am not going to open any more sites from here until I here it is taken care of.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NJ Quilter View Post
    Might want to clean out the temp file on your computer also. Had this pop up from another site the other day and nothing would fix it. Couldn't get onto any other sites online either. Ran Norton and that didn't fix it. Finally cleaned out the temp file and problem solved.

    Thanks for posting this tip. I have had a crazy pop up, too. Had two unrecognizable temp files (that were just 2 days old) so deleted them.

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    I also got the nasty virus, since i did not know enough of the do it your self stuff,Had to send it to the repair shop. Lost a lot of files, was expenesive to fix and now I'm trying to get things back to normal. I had mcafee security on it but that did not stop it. Hope I never have to deal with that again and neither do any of you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by palmetto girl View Post
    I also got the nasty virus, since i did not know enough of the do it your self stuff,Had to send it to the repair shop. Lost a lot of files, was expenesive to fix and now I'm trying to get things back to normal. I had mcafee security on it but that did not stop it. Hope I never have to deal with that again and neither do any of you.
    I have an external hard drive I use to back up everything on my computer. So if I do ever have a problem I don't lose anything. I can just copy it back to my computer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by QKO View Post
    Go to http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free/

    and get the free download and run it. This is a very reputable product, and will get rid of what ails your computer.
    AdAware is another good free download. I routinely run both to clean up junk off my computer. Even the quick scan takes several hours, so I start the scan before going to bed and let it run at night.
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    Me too I have been bohered with ,the same as you all I went through hours of cleaing and trying to find the virus. because my warning was teling me that my computer was going to crash. what am I to do . where is all this coming from? help!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kelsunshine View Post
    Several times in the past few days I have had my anti-virus program pop up that it has blocked a virus attempts while I have been on QB. Glad I have a good anti-virus program
    I also had this pop up on when I was looking through some back pages in General chat yesterday and my computer
    said it had blocked a virus , kinda scary being that it showed up while on the QB.
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    Virus, adware from this site

    This morning when I was looking at pictures, something popped up that said it was from Microsoft and that I had gotten a virus, adware, and all kinds of bad things from this site. In my uncaffeinated state, I downloaded the program that came with it, but luckily my good sense kicked in and I didn't run the program. My son says that would have been very bad. Anyway, if this has happened to anyone else, I'd like to know. I thought there were controls connected with the Quilting Board that would prevent this sort of thing. I am now running new anti-virus protection, and hope this hasn't damaged my computer.

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    Yes! This happened to me two days ago. I did not click on the program, I just turned off the computer and ran My anti-virus protection. I did not like this at all.
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