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Windows 7: Who Gets More Viruses and Who Gets Through Them

20 May 2010   #1

Windows 7 and MAC
Who Gets More Viruses and Who Gets Through Them

Lets see whose computer has been affected by Viruses and Who Resolved it on their OWN..
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20 May 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

A computer virus on my own home personal computer...probably hasn't happened in the last 4-5 years.

Piece of malware or spyware...maybe 1/2 dozen times in the past couple of years. Certainly nothing that I remember the names of.
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20 May 2010   #3

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

I cant remember the last virus that I was infected with its been that long... Malware... caught a fake av scanner once..
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20 May 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

One of my grand kids downloaded malware about six years ago (XP). ZA caught and blocked it trying to phone home. I cleaned it before it could become established. No infections since.
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20 May 2010   #5

Windows 7 Professional x64

I got a virus on my machine last year about this time. It disabled media player most of the way, and wanted me to buy a program to fix it.

ComboFix did the trick.
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20 May 2010   #6

Windows 7 Enterprise

McAfee has done a fair decent job of keeping my PC's clean for the past half decade. That or I stopped using winamp at around the same time...
Never had a virus on my linux boxes
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20 May 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Windows 7 = no virus infections; seldom any adware/spyware
Vista = no virus infections; various adware/spyware
Windows XP = no virus infections; a lot adware/spyware
Windows 98 = 1 virus infections which ruined the computer
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20 May 2010   #8


on XP = so far win32 sality

-affect all file launcher with exe extension
-disable task manager and reg
-disable antivirus (since exe is infected)

somehow combofix sweep it away

on seven = trojan backdoor
-disable task manager,regedit and disable autorun of explorer.exe at startup
(blank screen on startup)

system restore does its job

MHV (most hated virus)

FAKE AV'S = lame way to gain money
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21 May 2010   #9

Windows 8.1u1 x64

Every Now and then I get viruses from pen drives but thanks to my AV, it cleans as I plug them in

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21 May 2010   #10

Windows 10 Pro x64

I picked up a virus last week, but Malwarebytes killed it :) MSE didnt know what to do with it and crashed itself.... to be fair though, thats the first virus I have had since 2003 (XP+IE6) so I cant really complain
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