"Windows has detected spyware infection!"

By kellysafc1985
Nov 22, 2008
  1. Hi,

    My laptop has recently started getting a message saying "Your computer is infected! Windows has detected spyware infection!" And there is a red circle with a white cross in it.

    It says to click to protect my computer from spyware, but I don't trust it. I've seen that other people have had this problem, but I don't know what to do to sort it out.

    It also appears that whatever it is that has infected my computer has somehow messed up my web browser - IE - because it isn't working as it normally does, and looks slightly different.

    And the last thing, I had AVG installed but it also appears that this has been messed up too as I can't open it.

    Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated.

  2. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,334   +36

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