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lakesidecallas
Jan 9, 2012 1:07 PM CST
Name: Susan B
East TN
I think mine came in through a fake Java update. I'm very careful not to download anything or to click on anything on websites, but I noticed just before the maleware would act up, the little Java cup on my lower toolbar would flash. I think somewhere I found that one of the Java updates had some problem. It's hard to remember, I tried so many different things to clean my computer of the malware

Microsoft has a good Maleware protection site
http://www.microsoft.com/security/portal/

bleepingcomputer.com will give step by step instructions to remove.

Once I got my computer working again, which involved doing a few programs to stop the virus, then a system restore, I downloaded Microsoft Security Essentials, a free program. I ran it every day, full scan, for about 2 weeks, which finally seemed to pick up the last traces of the malware.

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