WOW, you think YOU had spyware problems...
Jul 28, 2005 03:16 pm My bosses home computer was that badly infected, it took me hours and hours to get it all cleaned up. I should have just formatted the drive, but it became a quest! LOL Not to mention all the stuff that would have had to reinstalled.
Since: Jul 02, 2003
I finally got rid of it all, but what a nightmare.
TadpuiI am not a crook's headMember
Jul 28, 2005 03:34 pm dayum! Its infuriating that any website can get away with allowing that to happen. At least now I know how my parents' computer gets so screwed up between visits :) My mother is a chronic clicker...her motto must be "if it asks, tell it yes!"
Since: Mar 14, 2003
Jul 28, 2005 03:46 pm ooh yeah, an elderly lady I know was called up by someone, asking for her checking account number, because of her use on the internet. She gave it to the person.
Since: Apr 08, 2004
The kick is, the lady doesn't even have a computer, let alone an internet account with anyone.
We told her to switch her account the very next morning.
When I first ran ad-aware on my pc here (at work), it rang up 250 some problems. Since I've switched over to firefox almost exclusively (except for development web page testing) I run adaware maybe once a month, and there's nothing problematic, only the computers recent lists, and things like that.
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