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    My computer reinitializes itself....

    My computer reinitializes itself when I use any internet browser.

    Please, can it be a virus? What should I do?


    Thanks a lot.

    Juan Carlos

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    Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware: http://www.malwareby...lwarebytes_free to your desktop.
    (Malwarebytesis free to use as a manual scanner. Payment is only required if youwish to have it run and update automatically which is not necessary for our purposes)

    ***VERY IMPORTANT! Make sure, you update Malwarebytes before running a scan.***

    Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
    At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
    If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
    Once the program has loaded, select Perform quick scan, then click Scan.
    When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
    Be sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
    When completed, a log will open in Notepad.


    The log can also be found here:

    C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Application Data\Malwarebytes\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\Logs\log-date.txt
    Or at C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\Logs\log-date.txt

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    Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware: http://www.malwarebytes.org/mwb-download/ to your desktop.
    (Malwarebytesis free to use as a manual scanner. Payment is only required if youwish to have it run and update automatically which is not necessary for our purposes)

    ***VERY IMPORTANT! Make sure, you update Malwarebytes before running a scan.***

    Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
    At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
    If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
    Once the program has loaded, select Perform quick scan, then click Scan.
    When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
    Be sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
    When completed, a log will open in Notepad.


    The log can also be found here:

    C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Application Data\Malwarebytes\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\Logs\log-date.txt
    Or at C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\Logs\log-date.txt
    Last edited by Shay; March 25th, 2014 at 04:08 PM.

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    no reply so far, doesn't look good for the chappie does anyone else get a little bit pee'd off by people asking questions then never replying to let us know how it all turned out ?
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    Could be a bot?
    Who knows...
    Computers do not have problems, they have users.
    ~Cope57

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