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How Can You Get a virus Off Your Computer By Fixing It Yourself?

I don't want to spend a lot of money getting my computer fixed when I could probably do this myself. Please no stupid answers, and give me all you know about your answer to my question! Thanks! :)

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You can remove a virus from a windows computer without knowing the name of the virus. Google, "free antivirus and spyware programs". Spybot Search and Destroy is a great free program that will scan your computer using a vast database of frequently updated virus definitions. You should also be taking advantage of one of the free antivirus programs like Microsoft security essentials, or AVS antivirus. Once installed they will constantly monitor your pc for viruses.

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ilovemyhaters
Well i cant download any programs because i have a countdown virus.
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If you have access to another computer, download spybot on to a flash drive then install and run on the affected computer
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Not knowing much, use free downloads. Three good ones are: Malwarebytes or Windows Essentials (Windows) or Sophos (Mac). Good luck.

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Using free downloads is not the way to go. Demos and other free antivirus software doesn't give your computer a full scan. It only scans for a few viruses if any. Some of them may also add new viruses to your computer.
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I agree. Been there, done that. Both. Some websites, only infiltrate your computer with more viruses. Both downloads, utilized by myself caused zero problems, and solved the one's all ready present. The asker did specify a low budget, and my "knowledge" was openly divulged. Thanks for info.
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Viruses are very complex programs and can be a variety of different file types and names. You cannot remove a virus unless you know the viruses name and location. When you find that you can go to the location and delete the virus. For virus names go to http://home.mcafee.com/virusinfo/top-viruses. I would not attempt to remove viruses by yourself though. You could cause damage to your computer.

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Ummm, I remove viruses by hand myself with no problem. It does help to know what you're doing, though. Of course.
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