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Offline ebozzz

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Re: Relative's PC Is Infected....
« Reply #30 on: April 23, 2012, 02:57:05 AM »
Success. finally! I had to download and install the Windows Genuine Advantage anti-piracy jazz. Once that installed SP 1 completed successfully. Ok, now to finish this up!

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Re: Relative's PC Is Infected....
« Reply #31 on: April 23, 2012, 01:48:32 PM »
Sounds good ebozz!  What other malware related questions do you have?  :)

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Re: Relative's PC Is Infected....
« Reply #32 on: April 23, 2012, 04:51:34 PM »
Jeff,

Everything is good now. Upgraded Vista to Service Pack 2, IE 9 has been installed, third party applications updated, outdated/unused software removed, hard disk has been defragged and the registry has been cleaned. I just gave the laptop back to it's owner and provided an explanation of what tasks I performed, with your assistance of course. I also shared some of your recommendations. Thank you Sir!  ;)

Polonus, thanks to you as well. Working on this machine just solidified my reasons for becoming a Linux user!  :D

Take care guys. I am going back to lurking mode and hopefully I won't have to ask for assistance any time soon. It's great to know that if I do need help that there are people like you available.....
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Re: Relative's PC Is Infected....
« Reply #33 on: April 23, 2012, 04:52:51 PM »
You are more than welcome and I am glad that we could help!  :) 

Take care!