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This board is for discussing and attempting to solve problems we have with our computers. The only rule we see necessary at this time is to be civil.

Please tell us all the info you have regarding your problem such as operating system, what you were doing when the problem occurred, etc. If you tell us the brand and model number of your computer it will help tremendously in finding the answer.  We do not claim to be experts but we'll try to help.

  Google is the best source of information for most computer problems. Almost without fail, there are plenty of people in cyberspace that are having or have had the same problem you have. Search for the answer.

The most common problem is malware of some sort. I am using this term to include rogue downloads, popups, and spyware. There are many legitimate programs to help you manage these problems. The effectiveness of these programs changes all the time so the list will change also. Currently, the best site I've seen along these lines is Securitytango. Follow their Let's Dance link and you will be able to fix most malware problems.

Here's a few good tutorials for dealing with an infected system:

BleepingComputers Forum
AVGFree Forum
Microsoft Dealing With An Infected PC

Troubleshooting Sites

Google Microsoft

Microsoft's Own Fixit

Old Version Software

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Don't wana speak too soon > SkeBallLarry 08/04/2022 02:57:42 PM
" Yeah, I haven't changed any settings that SkeBallLarry 08/03/2022 12:44:28 PM
Same thing with some of mine Larry,,,,some come fuzzy 08/03/2022 12:23:00 PM
I use Yahoo-Mail & lately some e-mails won't SkeBallLarry 08/03/2022 08:35:12 AM
It started working again. farooq 07/06/2022 10:21:59 AM
I did both stuck on three black windows farooq 07/05/2022 12:07:30 PM
I suggest doing a restart (not a shutdown/restart) Koog 07/05/2022 12:04:39 PM
My TWS program (trader work station) by interactive farooq 07/05/2022 12:01:25 PM
How to Secure Your Router from Hackers Ranb2khz 06/26/2022 07:55:46 AM
I still use Windows 7 so dealing with sharpshorts 05/03/2022 03:12:57 PM
Very nice. Thanks. The capture programs may be Zorax 05/03/2022 01:39:21 PM
Here's a few freeware utilities you may find useful... sharpshorts 04/02/2022 08:55:10 AM
Google Chrome emergency update. Current version should be 99.0.4844.84 Homebrew 03/28/2022 11:14:18 AM
Well, one thing you should look into if Zorax 03/28/2022 02:30:41 AM
Zorax! I wanted to thank you for all vegasdrummer 03/27/2022 05:45:18 PM
Did your screen background change? You may have Zorax 03/25/2022 05:24:01 PM
I mean I could not down load programs,could vegasdrummer 03/25/2022 02:41:37 PM
Okay. What do you mean can't download. Zorax 03/24/2022 04:54:08 PM
Hello Zorax, sorry it took so long to vegasdrummer 03/24/2022 04:11:29 PM
Hi vegas. We need a little more info Zorax 03/23/2022 11:20:00 PM
My desktop will not download ANY programs, Any help? vegasdrummer 03/19/2022 04:16:33 PM
Good morning. Does anyone know where I can vegasdrummer 02/21/2022 10:15:09 AM
Hope you're doing much better now. Zorax 02/18/2022 02:06:35 PM
ThisPc - click on C drive - click cintrix 02/08/2022 11:51:41 AM
HAD bad case Covid... memory went South. when been there 02/08/2022 11:31:01 AM
I did a system restore IN (Win 7) vegasdrummer 12/22/2021 01:02:12 PM
I'm noticing an alarming trend when navigating news Zorax 12/20/2021 11:17:58 AM
No, I left it alone overnight and it Porgie Tirebiter 12/13/2021 03:31:30 PM
And I've have noticed almost every one of Zorax 12/12/2021 11:54:04 PM
..."but windows still finds a way". sharpshorts 12/12/2021 08:02:31 PM
Did your system auto update to win11? Zorax 12/12/2021 04:50:52 PM
MS Windows has become an abomination. Porgie Tirebiter 12/08/2021 10:34:14 PM
I use OPERA for my Browser, free VPN mr40 12/08/2021 02:00:30 PM
Wave isn't MS, only sold on the store. Zorax 12/08/2021 01:16:41 PM
Is windows 10 upgrade free or do I vegasdrummer 12/08/2021 10:33:52 AM
Already did that. Wave is recommended by MSFT. mr40 12/08/2021 07:23:47 AM
I don't vouch for this site, it's just Zorax 12/08/2021 12:39:25 AM
MSFT still working on fixing WIN 11. Yesterday mr40 12/06/2021 08:47:30 AM
Any Paint experts ? sharpshorts 12/05/2021 08:53:42 PM
RU kidding? A MS OS that's trouble free? sharpshorts 12/05/2021 08:29:42 PM
Cool! All's well that ends well. Bull_Dolphin 12/02/2021 03:38:02 PM
Yeah i didCHECK THE recycle bin but i vegasdrummer 12/02/2021 03:34:00 PM
Did you check your recycle bin? Bull_Dolphin 12/02/2021 11:54:04 AM
I had a folder that had all my vegasdrummer 12/02/2021 10:58:53 AM
I've been living the WIN 11 nightmare since mr40 12/01/2021 04:58:14 PM
I will, has about 15 different tabs of Zorax 11/30/2021 01:29:18 PM
Looks interesting. Let us know how you Newly2b 11/30/2021 01:25:33 PM
I think we are. Here's an interesting free Zorax 11/30/2021 01:12:51 PM
Sounds like you are as cautious as I Newly2b 11/30/2021 01:02:01 PM
All this for consideration and not to be Zorax 11/30/2021 11:59:25 AM
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