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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 03-31-2004, 02:43 PM Thread Starter
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What does this mean?

It keeps popping up on my screen and I'm completely computer illiterate so I have no idea. Can someone help?

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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 03-31-2004, 02:45 PM
 
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maybe it means it detected a virus.....
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Shut everything down and then delete the contents of the c:\temp directory. Leave the directory though.
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Shut everything down and then delete the contents of the c:\temp directory. Leave the directory though.
Ok, now how do I do that? Sorry, like I said I'm not to familiar with computers.
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Is it this stuff?
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post #6 of 11 (permalink) Old 03-31-2004, 03:05 PM
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First off post computer questions on the COMPUTER FORUM.

Secondly go to www.download.com and download AdAware, install, then run on your system.

Basically McAffee found an Adware/Spyware utility on your system but can't remove it. AdAware should take care of it though, or quarantine it if it can't be removed.
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We kept getting that on fred's mom computer and when we would hit clean it couldn't clean it.. Finally their computer shut down and wont come back up now.
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post #8 of 11 (permalink) Old 03-31-2004, 03:07 PM
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My work computer does that all the time, but I thought it was some software or something they had installed on the computer.
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post #9 of 11 (permalink) Old 03-31-2004, 03:12 PM
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Ok, now how do I do that? Sorry, like I said I'm not to familiar with computers.
Kenny's got a good suggestion. Clean up the system first.

If you right click on the start button and select "explore" then the explorer window will open. On the left side at the top you'll see "local disk (C)". Under that will be the base-level folders on the "C" drive including one called "temp". Click the + next to temp and it will expand and show you all of the subfolders in the temp folder. You can click on each subfolder in the temp folder to highlight it, right click, and select delete to get rid of it. When you click on the temp folder itself a list of files will appear in the right window. You can delete these as well.

Whatever is highlighted is what will be deleted. Be very careful that what you delete is actually in the temp folder.
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Kenny's got a good suggestion. Clean up the system first.

If you right click on the start button and select "explore" then the explorer window will open. On the left side at the top you'll see "local disk (C)". Under that will be the base-level folders on the "C" drive including one called "temp". Click the + next to temp and it will expand and show you all of the subfolders in the temp folder. You can click on each subfolder in the temp folder to highlight it, right click, and select delete to get rid of it. When you click on the temp folder itself a list of files will appear in the right window. You can delete these as well.

Whatever is highlighted is what will be deleted. Be very careful that what you delete is actually in the temp folder.
OK thanks...I did that and it seems to have worked. The scan says there's no more suspicious files detected. Thanks..

And I know it goes in the computer forum but I needed a quick reply. Sorry for posting in the wrong forum.
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post #11 of 11 (permalink) Old 03-31-2004, 04:04 PM
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moving to the computer forum...
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