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Category Archives: Anti-Virus/Spyware

Up Coming Series: Wiping and Reloading Windows XP The Right Way

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Seth here at Computers 4 life.  Starting December 1st every Wednesday for 8 weeks,  I will be publishing a series titled “Wiping and Reloading Windows XP The Right Way”. I will be taking you through from start to finish including:

  • Backing up your Files
  • Deciding how to setup your hard drive
  • Installing Windows XP
  • Installing and updating AVG and Malwarebytes
  • Updating Windows XP
  • Installing needed programs
  • Restoring backup and setting up weekly backups
  • Setting up weekly checks

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Running Malwarebytes

Hello all this is Seth at Computers 4 Life. I work at a computer store in Amarillo TX.

Recently we have had a lot of customers coming in complaining about getting Viruses and Spyware even though they have Malwarebytes and AVG installed. The problem that I have found more often than not is that they do not update Malwarebytes. The free version of Malwarebytes does not update automatically, if you get the paid version it does but I do not have the paid version, with that in mind have made a little tutorial on how to run a scan and how to update Malwarebytes. Read more of this post

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