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Computer got infected by Malware

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  • Started 6 years ago by lava1
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lava1
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My XP computer just got infected by "NewMalware.ca" in memory and cannot be cleaned by the software (according to my McAfee Security scanning.) Please help me, give me an advice how to do, if possible. I already copied some of my files (pictures, pdfs,...)to CDs, is it safe if I use these CDs on my other computer? In case I do a clean install, will this Malware go away or not? If I want to reinstall XP Home, which software should I buy (can I use Windows XP Home upgrade pack usually at the price of 99.99 to install?), and can someone show me how to install XP by myself? Thank you very much in advance.

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supermansghost
supermansghost
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You should try downloading AVG antivirus and trying that. There are a bunch of other freeware virus scanners as well.

I would scan the cds to make sure that they weren't infected. There's some possibility that they would be.

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