Question by Peach!: How to get rid of a virus on my computer?
Hi, my computer is going very slow. and I think it is because of a virus. I think I have an idea of what it might be.
Sometimes there is a “new hardware” thing when I log in, and when I try to close it, it just keeps popping up. Also, in windows task manager, there are 8 “svchost.exe” files. Is this a virus, or normal? If it is a virus, how do I fix it?
Many icons won’t open. For example, when I click on “Internet Explorer”, an “open with” box thing, and whatever I click on, it won’t open. The only way I’m on the internet is because we have an email icon and it workds for some reason.
I’ve tried getting on the internet on “safe mode” to download anti virus stuff, but it won’t let me because of the “open with” box. I already scanned my whole computer with AVG, but there was no change.
What can I do to erase this virus? Any help will be appreciated!
Some icons don’t work.
I tried downloading malwarebytes, but the “open with” box appeared and it won’t let me open it! What else can i do?
Answer by lt991
Download Malwarebytes and perform a scan. Also try to download firefox to get online.
Also download Avast and try doing an boot scan.
If you cannot find anything then I would say to pull out your OS or restore disks and reload .
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