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virus attack problem

  1. #1

    Posts : 26
    windows 8 pro 64bit

    virus attack problem

    while browsing,i opened the site by mistakely.when i clicked on any video on this site to play it says to download adobe flash player.when i click on this,a small .exe file i install it.but this was a my lapi gets affected by this virus even kaspersky 2013 couldnot stop it from accessing windows a result of which somany services gets infected.internet download manager didn't work properly.logon screen is also taking time to be unlocked after entering password.i even don't know there may be many other services which would have been what to do to make my pc work like before.before few seconds ago i turn off my antivirus it is not being turned on.please help...........

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    Have you made a backup of your system?
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  3. #3

    Posts : 26
    windows 8 pro 64bit

    no i had n't backed up my system.
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    Posts : 2,156
    Win7 Ult on DIY; Win8 Pro on MBP/Parallels; Win7 Ult on MBP/Boot Camp; Win7 Ult/Win8 Pro on HP

    You might enable Windows Defender and let it have ago at your virus. It is pretty solid when it comes to removing infections. I am not sure if it would do a better job than Kas though.

    By the way, stick with the version of Flash that comes with Win8--at least for now. My understanding is that this version is the one that currently works best on Win8.

    Also, it may not work, but you could try doing a system restore--assuming that you have created at least one restore point dated prior to your problem. Note that system restore is not highly regarded when it comes to removing viri.
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