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Forum: General Discussion 07 May 2015
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Posted By ship691
Thanks. OK I have now installed Win8.1 onto my...

Thanks. OK I have now installed Win8.1 onto my PC.

I'm not sure what AV to use yet.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 07 May 2015
Replies: 58
Views: 25,491
Posted By ship691
If I do a fresh install I am tempted to move to...

If I do a fresh install I am tempted to move to Win8.1 (mainly to keep my personal skills up-to-date).
But either way, how do I know for sure that there are no viruses on my personal data?
(I am...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 07 May 2015
Replies: 58
Views: 25,491
Posted By ship691
I'm heading that direction fast. Do you prefer...

I'm heading that direction fast. Do you prefer MSE to other anti-virus software?
(I read a lot of poor reviews of MSE about 18 months ago...)
Forum: General Discussion 07 May 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,224
Posted By ship691
I have Win8.1 on my laptop and although it's a...

I have Win8.1 on my laptop and although it's a bit quirky I'm happy with it.

I do not have a copy Win8.


P.S. Btw, my corporate AVG Cloudcare licence is due so expire sometime soon. Do you...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 07 May 2015
Replies: 58
Views: 25,491
Posted By ship691
In desperation I have rebooted off my original...

In desperation I have rebooted off my original Windows 7 DVD and I am now running System Recover Options. I found a system image on my external hard disk dated 17-03-2015, so I am now "Re-imaging" my...
Forum: General Discussion 07 May 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,224
Posted By ship691
Should I upgrade to Win 8 or re-install Win 7

Hello

My Win7 x64 system seems to be SEVERELY screwed up. (See this thread...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 07 May 2015
Replies: 58
Views: 25,491
Posted By ship691
I'm now not even sure if my PC is actually on...

I'm now not even sure if my PC is actually on line.
I can't open any browsers.
I just tried running CMD and thing tried running > ping google.com but it said it cant find the host google.com....
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 07 May 2015
Replies: 58
Views: 25,491
Posted By ship691
Is any body out there? I'm becoming increasingly...

Is any body out there? I'm becoming increasingly desperate... !!
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 07 May 2015
Replies: 58
Views: 25,491
Posted By ship691
The Registry Cleaner I used is called "Remove...

The Registry Cleaner I used is called "Remove Tuneup Utilities 2014. It was installed accidentally when trying to install "Advanced Uninstaller PRO 11" which someone on a different forum...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 06 May 2015
Replies: 58
Views: 25,491
Posted By ship691
1. Unfortunately I have now already run a...

1. Unfortunately I have now already run a registry cleaner (as apparently recommended in another forum - although it now appears that I may have misunderstood)

2. Problem I am now getting Windows...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 30 Apr 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,624
Posted By ship691
P.S. The truly bizarre thing is that when...

P.S.

The truly bizarre thing is that when my Chrome slows down I still get "Waiting for sevenforums.com..." at the bottom left of browser window.

It's as if the websites in question have...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 30 Apr 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,624
Posted By ship691
It's a crime what AVG has done to you and your...

It's a crime what AVG has done to you and your system, shove in Google's and Firefoxs' maintance at any time, and your system's running for their benefit, as they aren't doing you any good.
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Forum: Browsers & Mail 29 Apr 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,624
Posted By ship691
Startups attached (without Microsoft) It...

Startups attached (without Microsoft)

It seems most/(all?) of my browsers are all still tending to lock.

Also I have a nasty thing happening when I install Ditto clipboard manager. The popup...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 28 Apr 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,624
Posted By ship691
PS. AVG seems to have found rather a lot of...

PS.

AVG seems to have found rather a lot of locked files that it thinks might be infections... This is what I found in the file AVGREP.txt:



AVG 2014 AntiVirus command line scanner...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 28 Apr 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,624
Posted By ship691
I have been through a whole thing looking for...

I have been through a whole thing looking for Malware already. However I have just tried rebooting to Safe Mode, running RKILL, then running MalwareBytes and SuperAntiSpyware, however neither of them...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 28 Apr 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,624
Posted By ship691
Confused. Are you suggesting I run in Window safe...

Confused. Are you suggesting I run in Window safe mode permanently?
The browsers only lock up intermittently. I fear some sort of malware, as I have had some attacks recently that I now think/hope I...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 28 Apr 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,624
Posted By ship691
My Browsers keep locking up - any suggestion?

Hi

My browsers keep locking up. I have tried uninstalling and re-installing them. Google Chrome is the worst affected. Normally if I go to a different browser for a few minutes Chrome will free...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Apr 2015
Replies: 58
Views: 25,491
Posted By ship691
I'm not sure if this is the same place, but I...

I'm not sure if this is the same place, but I went here:
Start > Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services

I couldn't find anywhere to tick to hide MS services but I managed to export the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Apr 2015
Replies: 58
Views: 25,491
Posted By ship691
Nope it's not there! Wait I did a search...

Nope it's not there!

Wait I did a search with Everything desktop search and discovered that there are TWO instances:
C:\ProgramData\MAGIX
C:\Users\Alec\AppData\Roaming\MAGIX

It it safe to...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 25 Apr 2015
Replies: 58
Views: 25,491
Posted By ship691
Oh wait are you saying I need to log into Windows...

Oh wait are you saying I need to log into Windows as each user on my PC in turn?

Is there no way to check all accounts on the PC in one go?
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 25 Apr 2015
Replies: 58
Views: 25,491
Posted By ship691
OK running MBAM now. I'm not 100% sure how to...

OK running MBAM now. I'm not 100% sure how to make sure how to get the custom scan to scan all user accounts. It seems to be doing the entire C: drive... but I may be missing something (??)
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 25 Apr 2015
Replies: 58
Views: 25,491
Posted By ship691
My PC has started "going to sleep" when...

My PC has started "going to sleep" when unattended. I have discovered something called "Simplitech Power Suite" which I do not recognise and which I suspect is malware. How can I get rid of it?
(I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 Apr 2015
Replies: 58
Views: 25,491
Posted By ship691
I'm using Bitdefender's Rescue CD. Strangle...

I'm using Bitdefender's Rescue CD.
Strangle there is no error message as such. It claims to have changed the status for each threat to "Deleted" except it doesnt actually do it!

The resolved...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 Apr 2015
Replies: 58
Views: 25,491
Posted By ship691
What do I do about the ones that won't delete?...

What do I do about the ones that won't delete? Should I re-scan or try another application?

Wait - are you saying that email scanning is a BAD idea?
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 Apr 2015
Replies: 58
Views: 25,491
Posted By ship691
Yikes - BitDefender Rescue CD has found "12...

Yikes - BitDefender Rescue CD has found "12 threats in 92 items" that were not found by AVG Cloudcare, JRT, AdwareCleaner, MalwareBytes AntiMalware, even though I ran all of the above after running...
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