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I Hate Computer Viruses

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 22

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 18 Responses Jul 9, 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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    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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    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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    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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    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Sorry for my poor English... just want to get that out of the way now before someone correct me. I've never been called the N word in real life but, I have on social media plenty...
    ellebciryl ellebciryl 18-21, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    So recently I have done all I know to do to make this mother-in-law/daughter-in-law relationship work. I am well rooted in church and trying to do right and I want a good...
    HerworstEnemy HerworstEnemy 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I am asocial.I dom't talk much.Yes I love being alone but when I am sad and need someone no one sees me.When I am not laughing,not making any noise they dom't think that I could be...
    ughjustfiveminutesmore ughjustfiveminutesmore 18-21, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I was an unplanned child and, while I get that unplanned doesn't mean unwanted, I'm reminded every year on my birthday that I'm just a missed pill and a broken condom. My loving...
    RoseWithManyThorns RoseWithManyThorns 22-25, F Mar 27

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    As you know HTC/LG sms and contacts can't be transferred simply by using a USB cable, but it's really necessary to backup them to computer. If you are puzzled in how to transfer...
    eveevea eveevea 22-25 Mar 18

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    I know my mom hates me. She told me so when I was 16. It's not that she's a completely hateful person. She loves my dad and adores my brothers. But when it comes to me, nothing is...
    Libby4 Libby4 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    I have a really good friend and we get along so well and hang out a lot, but my god I hate her best friend whom I've known since high school and she drives me ******* nuts like omg...
    Allj93 Allj93 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    It's like one day we were talking on the phone, saying how we just couldn't wait any longer to hold eachother, to see eachothers face again without a computer screen holding back...
    pillsofdiamond pillsofdiamond 13-15, F Mar 28

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    I really want to just leave and never see or speak to them again. Growing up i just never really felt loved by them. They never showed affection towards me, especially my dad. They...
    blooop123 blooop123 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I really really hate body odor. And I'm really mean and horrible for what I'm about to say but writing is my way of letting things out so here we go.... my fiances little sister...
    Gigglez21 Gigglez21 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Do I have a right to hate my husband? For 15 years (8 legal) I have kept this family together. I could go through the list of what I do but its long. So what he does is bring home...
    Jaebolden Jaebolden 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Here is my story, During my college years, I have been a runner up, and been known for it all over the college. A girl came to me to help her understand computer programming, she...
    t0ta1c0ntr01 t0ta1c0ntr01 31-35, M 4 Responses Mar 24

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    My husband and I pay half the rent, the utilities, and buy all our own groceries, but he tells everyone that he supports us. Not only does he not buy us food, but he eats all ours...
    jennytressler jennytressler 41-45 Apr 6

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    hey there, just a quick rant; im currently stucked using a mac computer. yes, i have my own windows laptop, but the mac is logged on a wifi, and we dont have the wifi password...
    acrylicwool acrylicwool 18-21, M Apr 1

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    I am getting worried for myself because of the time i spend on my computer reading fanfiction and ****. I know i am a teenager and sometimes it may be perfectly normal for me to do...
    basher11 basher11 13-15, M Apr 2

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    Everytime I get these perverted messages by people who are decades older than me. I hate it... it even got me to delete mist of my pictures and add anime pictures... and sadly...
    Miridia96 Miridia96 18-21, F 21 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    I'd rather have an enemy who admits they hate me, instead of a friend who secretly put me down.
    ElizabethSwanTurner ElizabethSwanTurner 18-21, F 5 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I hate being lied straight to my face when i know every bit of the Truth.
    ElizabethSwanTurner ElizabethSwanTurner 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    I just hate them.They r very rude with me
    rushna rushna 13-15, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    My dad discriminates a lot of people and it makes me so angry. He hates people who are gay, black, or transgender. It angers me more than anything else about him because he's so...
    dani012197 dani012197 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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    I hate you so effin much. F*** you! F*** you so damn much!
    AverageGirl1k AverageGirl1k 16-17, F 5 Responses 14 hrs ago

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