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Offline Karen W.

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We lost power last night several times and I was not able to sign out. I just shut my whole computer down so I would not be hit by a huge power surge. Whilst I was resting my son came with a young lady and turned my computer back on, so just moments ago when I came into the room my screen was filled with Trojans my windows care cleaner had found but had not cleaned yet as it was waiting for me to OK the cleaning and removal! There were 4 then and I have had 3 more in the ten minutes since.... Is anyone else getting them today? I am assuming it is because he left the computer on and the net open..Any advice???


 

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Nothing - not even Greeks.

Could be something you were downloading.

On the other hand, if it is someone hacking in off the Internet (without your downloading anything) - then I would not have that problem because I am sitting behind a router (and both software and hardware firewalls - me, paranoid?).

Far more commonly it is something you downloaded, but did not realise that it was infected, that is causing the problem.
« Last Edit: 03/12/2007 19:15:22 by another_someone »
 

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I have not downloaded anything, but my son apparently used the computer!

I need to have his head on a platter! LOL!
 

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