Am new here and would just like to say hello to everyone! My problem is that l logged on this past Sat. and after a few minutes l got a McAfee pop-up warning me that a potentially unwanted program was looking into my registry...so l clicked on the decline entry and proceeded with my work. A few minutes later another McAfee pop-up told me that this program had succsesfully lodged in my registry!!!!
The computer then closed down and l have'nt been able to start it up since. l get to Windows welcome page and when l try to log on it immediatly logs off, same in safe mode! Anyone any ideas......please!!
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Thanks for your reply. Unfortunately l'm not very tech-minded and can only access this computer (a friends) on occasion. l rang the premium land line and they could not really help other than advising me to contact the supplier, Dell. Seeing that it was a McAfee pop up that let the virus gain entry l thought they could do more to help, remotely for instance but as l cant get further than the Windows welcome page it looks like l'm stuck!