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I Hate Computer Viruses

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 293 People

    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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    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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    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 22

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I'm only 14, but I already hate my life. I would much rather die or live on the streets than be with my mom. She calls me useless, stupid, ugly, fat, pizza face (because of my...
    desireesun desireesun 13-15 6 Responses Apr 27

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    I had a Mac back in high school, and was needing a new computer during my freshman year after I broke it. My Dad was like, your going to the sciences, you really should go with...
    ItsHayley ItsHayley 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    I will tell you something. . . I am not sorry it took a few minutes or hours to get my reply. I am on a computer, not a phone that beeps every 5 seconds and that I can carry with...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F May 14

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    Wow, I didn't know how I ended up here... maybe I'm too desperate of everything. My name is Dani, I am a guy who lives in Europe and who hates his own life. I still don't call this...
    godisinthetv godisinthetv 16-17, M 5 Responses May 8

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    FVCK FVCK FVCK FVCK!!!! MY DAD IS IN NEW YORK 6 FVCKING HOURS AWAY!! HE STILL HAS TO YELL AT ME AND THREATEN TO TAKE MY PHONE AND COMPUTER! HE EVEN SAUD IM NIT ALLOWED TO GO TO A...
    GayBoyyyy13 GayBoyyyy13 13-15, M 5 Responses May 10

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    I'm 20 years old and throughout my entire life, I've hated my dad... He has no job therefore no income. My mom is the only person working with the exception of me working a part...
    YZ9404 YZ9404 18-21, F 1 Response May 4

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    Well my mom. She can be a little self obsessed and arrogate sometimes. She always tells me that "I cant accomplish nothing in life, I wish I never had a daughter like you, you are...
    badthings23 badthings23 16-17, F 2 Responses May 7

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    I was about 13 when my mom married my step-dad and from the time we started living together until he kicked me out of the house when I turned 18, he was pretty much always a jerk...
    MissAmanda2u MissAmanda2u 26-30, F 2 Responses May 8

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    I was about 13 when my mom married my step-dad and from the time we started living together until he kicked me out of the house when I turned 18, he was pretty much always a jerk...
    MissAmanda2u MissAmanda2u 26-30, F 2 Responses May 8

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    I need help! I hate my mother in law! Any time her name is mentioned or I hear her voice I literally feel sick to my stomach! This woman has her hooks into my husband and I do not...
    pissedoff1966 pissedoff1966 46-50, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Video games. Video games. Video games. I hate it so much. In 5th grade during all the bullying, I was introduced to a game called Runescape when we were learning how to type in the...
    metoolol metoolol 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    No longer though. Maths was my weakest subject, closely followed by French I think. Sadly for me it meant I could not become a professional engineer or scientist, though over the...
    Perspicares Perspicares 61-65, M 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    It's about time that harassment online is seen as something serious. It's not always as easy as turning off the computer and walking away. Sometimes it gets really personal and no...
    ThatGirlSara2 ThatGirlSara2 18-21, F May 1

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    When you can't count on one, & when you need someone to help you, & everyone who you depending on is not dependable? You depend on yourself, I bought a computer table weighing...
    EmjayMJ EmjayMJ 31-35, M 1 Response May 7

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    I am 14 years old. I have always been "old fashioned". No, I was not born in the 90s, but I sure did do all the things kids did in the 90s. hell. i could be an 80s kid! Anyways...
    80ss 80ss 13-15, F 3 Responses May 8

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    So my older brother is always ranting on about "me being a couch potato" and "having the couch illness" and "lying on the couch all day while hugging the computer". I mean I guess...
    ThatOneDepressedKid ThatOneDepressedKid 13-15, F 1 Response May 8

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    When me and my husband met our relationship was very rocky and it was off and on for a long while until we finally decided we were meant for each other at first he wasnt distracted...
    karlymon karlymon 22-25, F May 11

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    Before you marry someone, you need to make them use a computer with slow internet, and you'll see who they REALLY are.
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 1 Response May 12

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    Ever want to see who a person REALLY is? Give the a windows 98 computer........ with dial up XD
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M May 12

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    my father is looking for a groom from past 2 years. I had such an bad experiences in these years .people are not interested in your nature ,they think that they are in a market...
    sudha25 sudha25 26-30, F a week ago

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    So since February I've been having a somewhat relationship with someone from here. After a few weeks he insisted I only use yahoo messenger to talk with him. His story is that he's...
    lostinspace3 lostinspace3 51-55, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    My husband I met when we were over 50. I had been in a very abusive marriage and had no desire to ever marry again. I told him that I did not want to marry again up front, but...
    Bobbi9698 Bobbi9698 56-60, F 2 Responses