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VERY GOOD AND VERY HELPFUL AND IN THE CORECT TIME
I have two os on my computer:
now in win98 ,speed of programs is slower than
of winxp, why?
it has virus??
or it has other problems?
Please tell me.
It may not have any problems at all. Windows XP is simply a better operating system. If the slowdown is significant on Windows 98, then you're certainly safe in running a virus scan if that's what you're concerned about, but there are many other factors, all legitimate, that could be contributing to the speed difference. A lot depends on how you have things set up. On the surface, though, I wouldn't worry about it.
I have spybot but can't get rid of dso exploit?
You want this article: http://ask-leo.com/whats_a_dso_exploit_and_how_do_i_get_rid_of_it.html
i can read my e-mails but i can't send e-mails. i've deleted my cookies and caches, lowered my security levels (big mistake), rebooted, refreshed, checked my hosts file, run ad-aware - mccaffe - and spybot, NOTHING has solved this problem! the page never loads and when i press send it never sends. what do i do?
I would review some of the ideas in this article:
Many apply to more than just sign-in.
i had msn messenger and it was running very well until 2 months later. i got sent a virus. the person who sent it to me wasn't responsible, all of their contacts came up and sent files. whenever i opened messenger, it would do this to me. i tried deleting the files but they just re-appear. i cant't open up messenger now, or sign into hotmail. when i want to download an antivirus, a box comes up and says adware/spyware... in red writing, this happans when i need a pop-up to come up as well. i need to get my computer working again without re-booting it as i need all of my files. please help me sir.
I would download anti-spyware and anti-virus software using another machine, and then copy it, probably using a CD-ROM, to the machine that is infected. Bottom line is that you need to get an up to date anti-virus and anti-spyware scan run on that machine somehow.
my wife has lopdotcom on her computer,she has spysweeper and window washer.she uses them regularly but lopdotcom just keeps coming back.please help ! thank you very much.
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