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I got a trojan virus last night

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Yorkiegirl Mon 07-Mar-05 08:35:16

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Yorkiegirl Mon 07-Mar-05 12:21:39

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RTKangaMummy Mon 07-Mar-05 12:34:24

oh no poor you

is that the one that was on msn yesterday?

miracleabie Mon 07-Mar-05 12:47:54

me too .came with a paypal email!!!!! watch out everyone.

sparklymieow Mon 07-Mar-05 13:00:20

Me and Dh could prolly fix it but I think we live a distance from you.

misdee Mon 07-Mar-05 13:01:56

think mine is fixed, but the real test is when we restart the pc. havent dared do it (pc has been switched on since last night)

sparklymieow Mon 07-Mar-05 13:02:29

lo, misdee I bring that Norton round in while.

misdee Mon 07-Mar-05 13:03:19

going out in a minute, we're getting enw car on friday so have to go over and sign all the paperwork today.

sparklymieow Mon 07-Mar-05 13:06:27

I have to take DS to physio later on so it will have be later, later, or tomorrow then.

misdee Mon 07-Mar-05 13:07:20


Yorkiegirl Mon 07-Mar-05 15:25:02

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misdee Mon 07-Mar-05 15:50:10

mine is ok. phew!!

GeorginaA Mon 07-Mar-05 17:57:45

Incidentally, from what I read last night, this particular virus is a bit like nits () in that it can reside in several files - if you miss one, it can then reinfect the entire PC again. Strongly recommend you do a virus sweep every day for a few days just to double check you got everything.

I'll post this to the other virus threads too.

nutcracker Mon 07-Mar-05 22:16:11

Oh bloody hell, hope i don't get it, have only just got rid.

Yorkiegirl Tue 08-Mar-05 09:31:35

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misdee Tue 08-Mar-05 09:33:06

treat yourself to a new one. hope there isnt too much on the old one that you lost.

Yorkiegirl Tue 08-Mar-05 10:15:20

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GeorginaA Tue 08-Mar-05 10:21:58

Dell Inspirons are nice if you're after a laptop

Yorkiegirl Tue 08-Mar-05 11:03:34

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GeorginaA Tue 08-Mar-05 12:02:39

They start at around £400 at the moment, depending on what spec you're after. You can bet your life though that once you've added a decent amount of memory in etc that it'll be nearer the £800-1000 mark! (at least whenever I spec them it always ends up around that figure!!)

Dell Inspirons

Hubby recently got the 8600c and it's a very sexy laptop. Am most jealous .

lou33 Tue 08-Mar-05 12:03:27

we got an excellent hardly used sony vaio from ebay about a month ago.

lou33 Tue 08-Mar-05 12:03:58

cost about £600, nearer to a thousand new

Bogwoppit Tue 08-Mar-05 13:28:35

sorry YG. I got it from one of my other contacts.
my virus check came up clear. but i am getting popups saying something about activex being disabled.

really sorry to have killed yr pc

Bogwoppit Tue 08-Mar-05 13:29:22

oh & i'd recommend the vaio laptops - that's what I have ;)

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