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Forum: System Security 20 Aug 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 43,036
Posted By insomniac1
What is Yontoo (in the Control Panel > Programs)

According to the Control Panel, I have version 1.10.02 installed on my machine. Is this a legitimate application or is this malware?
Forum: System Security 19 Aug 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 2,100
Posted By insomniac1
Is there a recommended NoScript equivalent for IE?

I've become a wee bit paranoid with the last virus run-in I had.
Forum: Microsoft Office 16 Aug 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,001
Posted By insomniac1
Hi, No luck unfortunately. This is *exactly*...

Hi,

No luck unfortunately. This is *exactly* the same problem as you indicated, but the fix didn't work. My config is as follows:
HP Pavilion dv3
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
MS Office 2003 SP3
Forum: System Security 15 Aug 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,810
Posted By insomniac1
Hello all, Thank you very much for all the...

Hello all,

Thank you very much for all the information and help, I really appreciate it. I performed a OEM System Recovery last, which included a format of the Windows partition. It wasn't as...
Forum: System Security 14 Aug 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 3,548
Posted By insomniac1
Thank you all, this is very helpful. I realise...

Thank you all, this is very helpful. I realise that the firewall is not the cause, but now I intend to do a full system recovery so just wanted to know what bits of the rebuilt system need beefing...
Forum: System Security 14 Aug 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,810
Posted By insomniac1
Understood, thank you for the help.

Understood, thank you for the help.
Forum: System Security 14 Aug 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,810
Posted By insomniac1
I'm fairly familiar with computers, since I have...

I'm fairly familiar with computers, since I have an IT-centric-ish job. I'm just one of those that thought it would never happen to me.

Oddly enough, I feel a bit violated that my machine got...
Forum: System Security 14 Aug 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,810
Posted By insomniac1
Thank you for the information. On another note,...

Thank you for the information. On another note, considering I've been through the registry, msconfig and used multiple programs, do you think it's advisable for me to continue using my machine as is?...
Forum: Microsoft Office 14 Aug 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,001
Posted By insomniac1
Thanksa lot, mate. Exactly what I'm after. Will...

Thanksa lot, mate. Exactly what I'm after. Will give this a spin today.
Forum: System Security 14 Aug 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 3,548
Posted By insomniac1
Is the Windows Firewall sufficient or should I use ZoneAlarm or equiv?

Hello,

I recently upgraded to Windows 7 (courtesy of a new laptop) and I've experienced a Metropolitan Police virus, really awful.

I managed to track down the cause of the infection and have...
Forum: System Security 14 Aug 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,810
Posted By insomniac1
Hello, I have already done a full system...

Hello,

I have already done a full system scan with Malwarabytes, Avast and MSE. Malwarebytes caught one infection, Avast none and MSE two. For some reason after I managed to restore my machine to...
Forum: System Security 13 Aug 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 6,923
Posted By insomniac1
Hello DustSailor, Thanks for the advice. I...

Hello DustSailor,

Thanks for the advice. I assume there's no problem running them side-by-side? For some reason they keep on crashing.
Forum: System Security 13 Aug 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,810
Posted By insomniac1
Metropolitan Police ransomware - advice requested

Hello and sorry for the cross-post. I didn't get much joy on the General forum.

Hello,

I suffered the infamous Metropolitan ransomeware infection today. After a lot of reading and restarts I...
Forum: System Security 13 Aug 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 6,923
Posted By insomniac1
Avast anti-virus or Microsoft Security Essentials?

Hello,

I use Windows 7 64-bit Home Premium. For the last year or so, I've used Avast Anti-virus and Malwarebytes. However, today I had a nasty case of the Metropolitan Police virus and now am...
Forum: Microsoft Office 13 Aug 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,001
Posted By insomniac1
Office 2003 SP3 crashes repeatedly with Windows 7 Home Premium

Hello,

I'm using MS Office 2003 SP3 with Windows Home Premium 64-bit, and I've noticed that both Excel and Word crash a lot. Certain keystroke combinations result in this more than others - e.g....
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