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Windows 7: Help please? May still have virus I dont know

04 Dec 2010   #11
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

Combofix won't run on 64 bit.

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04 Dec 2010   #12
Borg 386

Win 7 32 Home Premium, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1, Win 10

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Josh7 View Post
May I ask why you don't trust Mcafee? And I don't like security essentials it's installed on my PC already and it's disabled can't remove it. And at the person who suggested system restore...this is a good idea I just fear it will make my system run slow...what do you think should I?
Ummm...where to start........

It hosed a lot of XP systems....OK, mistakes happen.

About 2 months after that debacle, it upgraded it's security center and hosed itself on Win 7 Machines, including mine. It hosing itself so badly that going back 2 or 3 restore points didn't fix it, and it also kindly corrupted several of my 7 files. I had to fix my PC as well as several friends who had the same problem.

Not being satisfied with having hosed XP & 7 OS's, it turned it's sights on Vista machines, where it did the same thing with an "update" a couple months later.

It continually told me that my flash drive was "Okie Dokie" when MSE caught several worms/viruses that were going around school. Even after MSE confirmed the viruses, I once again scanned it with McAfee and it still said "Lookin good".

That is why I don't, and never will, trust it. What AV is the best is always under debate and what you use is up to you. I would suggest looking at this:

What's the Best Anti-virus?
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