What can I do to defend my computer from these threats?

Question

My computer keeps telling me that I have several threats and viruses... it has disabled my Microsoft Word, Excel, paint, etc. I cannot afford to take it to someone, but I need to get it fixed asap! I need it because I am trying to start a business from home. Please let me know if you can help with some pointers.

Thanks!

Answer

This question was answered on June 19, 2007. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Hello,

Your best bet that will not cost you a thing is to pick up an excellent, free anti-virus program called AVG free edition The webiste is www.free.grisoft.com Once you get it and install it run a full scan of your computer, hopefully it will locate these threats and help you secure them Good luck with your new business!!

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Posted by Kevin of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on June 19, 2007