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Bettypat | 09:40 Sun 06th Jun 2010 | Technology
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A friend has just called round to say that his computer is completely blocked off by Malware, so he is unable to seek an answer to his problem. He cannot get on line or get his E-mails. Is there anything he can do? Would be most grateful to anyone who knows how to resolve this problem.

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soneone on here gave me this link to help:
http://www.malwarebytes.org/
When you say 'blocked off' what exactly do you mean? is it just that he can't access the internet?
I suspect they have a browser hijacker!

download malwarebytes on your computer, put the file onto a CD (or usb memory stick for them)

Then they will have to start their computer up in safe mode (keep tapping F8 as soon as the computer is turned on, select safe mode with networking when the menu comes up, if you see the windows logo it's too late)

Once the computer has started in safe mode they should install malwarebytes from the CD you gave them, and then run a full scan with it.
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Thanks everyone - much appreciated - will try this.
Like the new avatar Chuck.

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