Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Hate Computer Viruses

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 323 People

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    DragonCryme22 DragonCryme22 13-15, F Jun 10

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Dell

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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    That's why I bought a Macintosh computer.

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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Mar 22

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    The Light IS On But Know Body Is Home. Hi everyone sometime I can not always be at my computer or mobile phone all the time, even when the green light is on. Please leave you...
    candywhite26 candywhite26 56-60, M 42 mins ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hate it so much, like they just hurt the person they're in a relationship with, you make them feel like they're worthless and aren't loved, if you aren't gonna be committed to...
    talaunanna talaunanna 16-17, F 43 mins ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've never liked to use the word hate. Not many people have made this list until now! Technically she is not my mother in law, she is my boyfriend's mother, and she makes me...
    rebekahmh rebekahmh 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hate it since I was 9 years old. Yes, my body looked mature, puberty hit me early but I didn't had the girl thingy yet or too early. I am tall and I think is the way I talk to...
    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hate it since I was 9 years old. Yes, my body looked mature, puberty hit me early but I didn't had the girl thingy yet or too early. I am tall and I think is the way I talk to...
    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hate it when I allow myself to get upset over things I should not. Like my ex husband remarrying after 8 years of separation and my kids liking his new fiancé at times more than...
    dpcl614 dpcl614 41-45, F 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I always thought before this happen that hate is a strong word but I realize that it is true but I feel that I hate myself for letting it happen and hate my ex for what he did . He...
    ternat567 ternat567 22-25, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hate that grown men look at me in a sexual way( I look 12 to most people). Being catcalled makes me feel uncomfortable, embarrassed, unsafe and vulnerable . I hate that some boys...
    FutureVet2014 FutureVet2014 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I wish my husband would let me stay at home...I hate getting up and driving an hour to and from work but there is nothing else out there. *sigh*
    SorrynotSorrynotSorry SorrynotSorrynotSorry 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Sometime’s I hate my mother, when I was about 12 my mother started going out to the pub every friday then she started working there so I never really saw her over the weekend. My...
    BlairGarnet BlairGarnet 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    First words that people say to me when they meet me? "Are you ok?" "Are you mad?" "Do you hate me?" "You look like you're having a bad time" My response: "No, thats just my face."
    stephanieleon34211 stephanieleon34211 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hello there, I've posted on this group because it best fits what's been happening though the word hate seems harsh to me. Though fitting. My son moved abroad to marry someone he...
    andrea2306 andrea2306 46-50 6 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am ashamed to feel this way, but I can't stand being around my parents. :/ My parents have hated eachother for as long as I can remember, and finally decided to get divorsed and...
    oxjustsmile oxjustsmile 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I used to enjoy eating and food, and I still do. Its after ive eaten the food, i hate the feeling of digestion. It makes me feel fat. When I lie down, my belly kind of slides down...
    imme163 imme163 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Ever since I was young I hated my mother. She constantly yelled, i disrespected, and then she hit me. Really hard. As I got older, I remember moving to another city my sixth grade...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 7 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    In general I'm a good boy. Or maybe I'm just good at not getting caught. Last time I was grounded was in January. One week. No computer. I almost died.
    JulianNorwhich JulianNorwhich 18-21, M 8 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    ok. so, I'm sitting here at my neighbors house babysitting. she has people who live with her. one of these people is very loudly talking on the phone after I JUST put the baby down...
    Louder4life Louder4life 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hate just seems like such a strong word. And would only apply to very few drunk people. Like the annoying ones that'll sh*t in your sink instead of the toilet. Or the angry ones...
    YouCantEscapeMyDemons YouCantEscapeMyDemons 13-15, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Just before determining to trash, sell, or hands out any computer the very first factor you could do this this really is permanently wipe hard disk drive to make certain that no...
    vagarland65 vagarland65 36-40, M 10 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hate you perverts I hope you step on a Lego! Take that back a room full of Legos!!!
    Eyesshut78 Eyesshut78 36-40, F 6 Responses 10 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hello, I am fourteen years old and I know all too well about cps. I will never trust them to help a child or a family. They have been in my life and ruined it since I was six. In 2...
    BADLIFEFORME BADLIFEFORME 13-15, F 11 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My computer applications teacher was a complete ***** last year, she never graded our work, gave us 0% on work we did do, expected us to know everything already about what she's...
    ScarTissue00 ScarTissue00 13-15, F 11 hrs ago