Re: computer running slow

From: LuckyStrike (
Date: 08/06/04

Date: Thu, 5 Aug 2004 23:02:02 -0600

As was stated by Norman, and then:

Before You Connect a New Computer to the Internet

So how did I get infected in the first place?

Protecting Your Privacy & Security

How to surf the Internet more safely with Internet Explorer


How to make a good newsgroup post:
"mar10" <> wrote in message
> bougth new computer , went on line, pop up ad (internet
> exploere)came up and x it out and after that my computer
> was slow, check viurus scan a nd found a virus but could
> not clean (can't remember virus name)can microsoft clean
> this virus on line?

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