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"Scanner" virus

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by clandd1a, Dec 25, 2010.

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  1. clandd1a

    clandd1a Thread Starter

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    I acquired a virus today called "scanner". it has completely taken over my computer with messages such as CRITICAL ERROR: Windows can't find hard drive space. Hard drive error. CRITICAL ERROR: damaged hard drive clusters detected. CRITICAL ERROR: RAM memory usage is critically high. RAM memory failure. CRITICAL ERROR: Hard drive not found. Missing hard drive.
    I have no icons just a blank screen, It keeps rebooting my comp automatically.
    I got this virus when I was looking up recipes for crockpot yam recipes. Can u help me?
    Merry Christmas and TY
     
  2. dvk01

    dvk01 Moderator Malware Specialist

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    follow advice here and post the logs those programs make
     
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