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Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by brite750, Aug 11, 2006.

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    I built a new system for someone last week, loaded it win2000pro, updated ie to 6, installed AVG, AdawareSE, SB S&D, SpywareBlaster. I ran the pc all weekend, bopping around on the internet as I would have with my own pc. The very first night she connected her pc, I'd say within 1 minute of turning it on she was infected with some popup that says something about microsoft registry needs to be updated or some such nonsense, I told her NOT to download anything of that nature and supposedly she didnt however now she is inundated with these popups when ever she uses the web. Is is possible that some how these hackers have her ip address and were just lying in wait for a pc to be connected to the web? if so how can she prevent this from happening?
     
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