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Old 01-19-2009, 03:47 PM   #1
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I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop with a virus on it. I had Sophos anti virus installed on it from my school which requires you to put anti virus on there before you can use there "laptop drops". Now for example when Im on youtube and type in " prank calls " my browser will automatically redirect to google with a search of "trannies" or "hot girls" or something just off the wall random like that. It wont even let me install AVG anti virus.

Is there a anti virus checker/remover online I could go to and see whats wrong with it?
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Old 01-19-2009, 03:53 PM   #2
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Here's a very good online scanner: Trend Micro's FREE online virus scanner
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Old 01-19-2009, 04:32 PM   #3
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Operating System:
Microsoft Windows 98SE/NT4.0,SP6a/2000,SP2/XP,SP1/2003 and Windows MCE 2005
Linux Distributions that supports libc6
Solaris 2.6 and above



My laptop i Vista...Will it still work?
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Can't hurt to try. It runs a compatibility check before it launches.

You could also try:

BitDefender's Free Online Virus Scan

Kaspersky Online Virus Scanner
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OK on the TrendMicro...I got all the way to 30secs remaining on the scan and my internet browser just automatically closed. I tried on Internet and firefox browsers...Ill try the other 2 you mentioned
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