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virus caught via TW found

Discussion in 'Texas' started by cactuscorn, Mar 21, 2011.

  1. Mar 21, 2011 at 11:56 AM
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    cactuscorn

    cactuscorn [OP] Another FNG

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    heads up kids. just found a nasty e-std i picked up off TW. it infected windows explorer and shut me down for about 24 hours till i was able to clean it off. also, watch out for "WIN 7" security pop ups that look very real. i think its got somethin to do with this and nuthin to do with yer windows security settings. make sure yer bonified security software is up to date and yer checkin it often. a little malware check isnt a bad idea either.

    id give details but all was lost on clean up. good luck and good mileage!
     
  2. Mar 21, 2011 at 11:58 AM
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    memario1214

    memario1214 Vivid Illumination Vendor

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    I am about 99% sure that you contracted the virus all on your own, outside of TW. I have seen and fixed my fair share of computers and none of them were picked up from sites like this. Limewire, Torrents, Porn, etc are the likely culprits
     
  3. Mar 21, 2011 at 11:59 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    TW has passed all its tests for STD's. It had to be on your end.
     
  4. Mar 21, 2011 at 12:00 PM
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    ColtsTRD

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  5. Mar 21, 2011 at 12:01 PM
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    Gr8WhiteTaco

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    Yeah TW usually doesn't give out viruses. Also why's this in the Texas Section???
     
  6. Mar 21, 2011 at 12:02 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    I kinda figured Texans were more prone to catching the imaginary TW Virus? :confused:
     
  7. Mar 21, 2011 at 12:04 PM
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  8. Mar 21, 2011 at 12:04 PM
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    cb0913

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  9. Mar 21, 2011 at 12:05 PM
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    TacticalBacon13

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    :eek: eww gross.

    but in all seriousness ive been on here for like 3 years and have yet to get a virus from this site (a couple viruses that were people but other then that)

    anyways midget porn is the leading carrier of the win 7 virus but rest ashore you can get rid of it. just read this here...
    http://www.spywarevoid.com/remove-win-7-virus-protection-win7-virus-protection-removal.html
     
  10. Mar 21, 2011 at 12:07 PM
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    Here's the functioning version (USB Condom)


    [​IMG]
     
  11. Mar 21, 2011 at 12:12 PM
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    just get a mac.... then you won't have any problems!

    :)
     
  12. Mar 21, 2011 at 12:17 PM
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    AeroCooper

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    I thought computer viruses can only be caught through having cyber-sex....:confused:
     
  13. Mar 21, 2011 at 12:18 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Evidently, they can be caught watching midget porn too....according to Fred....
     
  14. Mar 21, 2011 at 12:22 PM
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    TacticalBacon13 Sorry for party rockin'

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    trust me....i know.....:spy:
     
  15. Mar 21, 2011 at 12:26 PM
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    diggin the pc condom pics! funny stuff. rest assured, my security identified TW as the source. didnt seem typical but there it was. also, i recieved 3 trojan warnings last week while opening links on here and made mention each time on that thread. the reason i posted here is this is the forum i use on this site close to 99% of the time so i figured it was likely it may have come from here. dismiss it if you must. i was only tryin to be a good guy and offer a heads up.
     
  16. Mar 21, 2011 at 12:31 PM
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    No harm in being the nice guy! But chances are that you have a rootkit issue. It is giving you this site to direct you away from the problem. Seriously. Next time something like this happens, shoot me a PM. I will have you run a few tests and will tell you exactly where your problem is.
     
  17. Mar 21, 2011 at 12:35 PM
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    After enough time on TW you learn to appreciate the itchy, burning sensation it gives you.
     
  19. Mar 21, 2011 at 12:40 PM
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    Hmmm....all this time, Ive been blaming my Wife.....
     
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