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I Hate Computer Viruses

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 430 People

    I've been fortunate enough to have never had

    any of my computers or smartphones be infected by a computer virus thanks in part to being alerted right away to them via my internet security.
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M Nov 20, 2015

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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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    That's why I bought a Macintosh computer.

    Less likely to get a virus.
    jmmoosey jmmoosey 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 11, 2015

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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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    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, 2015

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    I Hate Computer Viruses

    I hate computer viruses and AVG seems to keep them away from my computer.
    aquarius3 aquarius3 66-70 Feb 9, 2012

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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, 2015

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 61-65, M 2 Responses Aug 22, 2014

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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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    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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    JustBipolarMe JustBipolarMe 46-50, M Mar 22, 2015

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    DragonCryme22 DragonCryme22 13-15, F Jun 10, 2015

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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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    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 swear it's suffocating being here. My dad had one of his dictating meetings. He told us "We need to help mom more." I do everything but no one notices. He always sits there in...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Andrew29 Andrew29 31-35, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I hate Valentine's Day simply because I don't have a valentines date yet that's why I never stop searching for that person and I hope I can find someone before the Valentine's Day...
    foreverblue122 foreverblue122 26-30, M 9 hrs ago

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    im from illinois and i had to drive to iowa. never been on the highway before. well i found out real quick i couldnt drive the speed limit in the left lane lol now i hate when...
    karianne5 karianne5 26-30, F 10 hrs ago

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    all You people complaining that You don't have a Valentine and I'm just over here ordering another Cosplay outfit. I don't need someone to like my it's not mandatory. but I'm not...
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    TimeUnfolds TimeUnfolds 31-35, M 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I Hate Coloured Creeps That's right you ethnic creeps, I hate you. How dare you monkeys come here whing to us, demanding from us, acting all upset because we reject you. Nothing...
    Andrew29 Andrew29 31-35, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    newsun newsun 18-21, M 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Michub Michub 46-50, M 15 hrs ago

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    I love my mom and dad when I was still 1-10 years old. My mom work in a government office. While my dad he was working overseas when i was still young. My dad used to send as stuff...
    ventolero15 ventolero15 13-15, M 15 hrs ago

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    For me, it's the pressure of being expected to smile and enjoy "holiday things." I have 2 loving sons, well-meaning friends, and have set good boundaries with my emotionally...
    CallMeSal CallMeSal 51-55, M 16 hrs ago

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    while I don't hate him I don't really like him either. out of all the people I know he's the only person I genuinely can't stand. he's rude and annoying and has never respected me...
    Niceguy890 Niceguy890 26-30, M