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I Hate Computer Viruses

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    Beware Of This Fake Microsoft Security Essentials Warning!

    A couple of weeks ago, i was trying to log into EP, when a large red box appeared on my screen. The box said “Microsoft Security Essentials has detected the following on your computer which might jeopardize your safety: Hack Tool Win 32 Elevate A Adware win32. Fraud TrojansPSW...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 19 Responses Jul 9, 2012

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    Everything Is Gone >_>

    Was using my gaming computer and it was acting funny. the I get 20+ error messages and slowly 1 by 1 my files are being deleted. I look up again my whole desktop is empty just about. But thats ok... I shut the thing down, got it in safe mode and are in the process of recovering...
    Krie Krie 22-25 Dec 22, 2011

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    I got hit with the FBI Cybercrime Adware virus.

    ..I was checking out G level pictures for the Batcave (I like secret lairs)
    lordgrimm01 lordgrimm01 41-45, M Feb 4

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    Watch Out Mattrevenue-trojan Creator!!!

    you ought to be afraid, very afraid. today is the first day i have been able to successfully log onto any web page and navigate anywhere, and somewhere (excuse the stereotype here) i know there is some pimply faced little ******** that is laughing about it like a hyena. well...
    lostcancerian lostcancerian 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 3, 2008

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    Computer Virus

    every bit as bad as us getting a virus and more corrupted since they orginate from corrupted minds mind you it would be useful to know how to hack into different systems theres a few things about me that i would like to erase the worse virus made all the words dribble all over...
    claracluck claracluck 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 20, 2008

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    How?! I Was In Safe Mode! Ugh!

    Okay, about 2 months ago, I was on my HP laptop. 2011 model. Brand new. Protected with an anti virus. Scanned daily.Yet it STILL managed to get infected with a terrible virus called "Security Protection". Yeah, I know, it may sound legit, but trust me, it's bad news!I looked up...
    DoctorChurchie DoctorChurchie 22-25, F Jun 9, 2012

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    Anti-virus and Spyware, Ha!

    I swear because of this stupid malware, I am switching to a mac. Spybot was worthless. So was the military copy of an anti-virus program which is supposed to be eternally updated and "best". Worthless. I tried other programs too and finally came across a...
    Tekkamaki Tekkamaki 31-35 1 Response Apr 15, 2009

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    Virus Alert! Ellen Degeneres virus - Your IBM

    suddenly claims it's a MAC. Monica Lewinsky virus - Sucks all the memory out of your computer. Titanic virus - Makes your whole computer go down. Disney virus - Everything in the computer goes Goofy. Mike Tyson virus - Quits after one byte. Prozac virus - Screws up your RAM...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Aug 22, 2014

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    Dell

    Arrggh! Spending 3 hours on the phone with Dell is NOT fun!!!
    Trident2012 Trident2012 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 20, 2012

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    Hate Them (a Rant)

    I hate Viruses. I've gotten Three in my lifetime, one of which destroyed everything on my computer and made it inoperative. Another that wiped ALL, I mean every last one of them, and, to this day, I still don't know where it hid them and can't access them. I especially hate the...
    dearveronica dearveronica 18-21, F Jun 3, 2012

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    Use Spybot Search And Destroy

    I have Microsoft Security Essentials ... the fake Trojan *malware do not open it.(if it's on your computer)~ Open another window and go down load spybot. Was easy took it right out! I used spybot search and destroy *free ware!worked on my computer and still does. You can make a...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 10, 2012

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    Best Antivirus Activity You Can Do

    uninstall windows, install linux. you pick your flavor, but I prefer Ubuntu.
    doomsdaysmores doomsdaysmores 31-35, M Nov 28, 2012

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    That's why I bought a Macintosh computer.

    Less likely to get a virus.
    jmmoosey jmmoosey 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 11

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    DragonCryme22 DragonCryme22 13-15, F Jun 10

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    I Hate Computer Viruses

    I hate computer viruses and AVG seems to keep them away from my computer.
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Feb 9, 2012

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    The Worst Virus!!

    Okay, this is hard to believe, but i swear this really happened. last night, I was on the computer on youtube, and I was about to watch a movie. I clicked on the movie, after searching it, then a second screen popped up, the exact same as the search...
    Aaya Aaya 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 7, 2008

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    Beware Of Ransomware

                                                This one pretends to be from the Metropolitan Police and locks your screen and browser.
    Funkadelic Funkadelic 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 4, 2012

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    I Am A PC Technician, By Trade

    I hate viruses too and any other form of intrusion on my privacy. Years ago as a novice to computers,I would reinstall a windows operating system, (Win95,98,.2000,Win XP Home or Pro) and add all recommended freeware protection and security software. Only to experience an...
    TheChamp TheChamp 46-50, M Aug 2, 2012

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    Torment

    Why must you torment me by creating more virus'? I absolutely hate them. It's screwing up my computer and internet experience. It's dreadfully sad.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Feb 11, 2009

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    Silent Killer.

    viruses is really killing me right now. people blame me for causing their pendrive to get all the trojan and malware but the truth is the viruses actually slowly damaged my laptop. and i get all the viruses from all of you. so, please, keep your mouth shut and pretty please...
    shashar93 shashar93 18-21 Mar 12, 2013

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    Converted Converted 46-50, M Mar 22

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    New Cryptolocker virus I have an antivirus

    running, I don't open suspicious emails, but I made the huge mistake of not making a back up. My external hard drive ended up in water. I knew I had to get a new one and make a back up, it was on my list of things to do. But I didn't. The virus has encrypted pretty much all my...
    ifoundmehere ifoundmehere 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 1

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