hijacked?


T

tim mallia

This morning my screen was blue. My original wallpaper was replaced with a
blue background.
Also, the pc was extremely sluggish.
Have I been hijacked?
 
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C

Carey Frisch [MVP]

Check for viruses:

Symantec Security Check
http://security.symantec.com/sscv6/default.asp?langid=ie&venid=sym

Virus Removal Tools
http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/tools.list.html

Online Virus Removal Tutorials
http://www.symantec.com/techsupp/virusremoval/virusremoval_info_tutorial.html

And check for the presence of spyware:

Bazooka Adware and Spyware Scanner 1.12
http://download.com.com/3000-2144-10247783.html

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) regarding "malware,"
a general term coined for all forms of malicious software.
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/Security/topics/virus/malware.mspx

3 Steps to Help Ensure your PC is Protected
http://www.microsoft.com/security/protect/

Frequently Asked Questions About Antivirus Software
http://www.microsoft.com/security/protect/antivirus.asp

--
Carey Frisch
Microsoft MVP
Windows XP - Shell/User

Be Smart! Protect your PC!
http://www.microsoft.com/security/protect/

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| This morning my screen was blue. My original wallpaper was replaced with a
| blue background.
| Also, the pc was extremely sluggish.
| Have I been hijacked?
 

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