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Virus protection help

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by RisingFalcon, Jan 2, 2006.

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  1. RisingFalcon

    RisingFalcon Thread Starter

    Feb 10, 2004
    Hi guys,

    Hopefully someone can help as I have been knocking me head against the wall with this one for a few days.

    My sisters computer has been acting up....she has SpyBot and Adaware installed, but no anti-virus program. I tried to install Nortons 2002, and kept getting a Internet explorer scipt error when I tried to register.

    So, dumped that, and tried installing AVG, but after I installed it the first time, downloaded the updates, and scanned the computer, it found 2 trojans which it said it cleaned up. Now after re-booting, AVG is stuck in a loop where I get a message that the program isn't active, and that I have to re-boot again to finish the installation ? Evertime I answer yes to re-boot now, it comes up with that message again. So I tried another scan, but it needs the re-boot. I removed AVG and re-installed it hoping it would work, but it's still stuck in the "re-boot needed" state.

    Any ideas ?
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    cybertech Retired Moderator

    Apr 16, 2002
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