|My Windows XP, has either a virus, worm, I am not sure what it is and this is my first experience for my computer to be invaded, it is not fun. Microsoft Essentials caught 1 Trojan, and Spy-bot caught 3 Trojans but once it had finished scanning, we killed the Trojans and then Spy-bot disappeared. I searched for it and and found it completely disabled. I re-downloaded it and it also was disabled again. Super-anti Spyware gets all kinds of stuff, but not this, it doesn't seem to bother that program at all and Super Anti-Spyware doesn't seem to recognize it or find it.|
At first it had like a little circular thing that popped up every time I went to click a link on the internet. It would jump in front of my pointer just before I clicked - it would redirect me to an add, or some other website other than what I was intending and was speedy fast, always 1 jump ahead of my pointer.
A message popped up one time saying "Don't you like adds"?, and then redirected the web-address to another website that was an add and I could not click out of it. Now, it is disabling everything, I can get on Google Chrome and Microsoft.com, but I cannot update anything. AND, if I do manage to get on the internet, it just freezes up, everything is freezing up. It sends messages on websites that there is an error in the script on the page and to click out of it. It seems to be getting stronger...like nothing has power over it. I have Windows XP running on Microsoft Windows 8 and I did try to have Internet Explorer, but it freezes up the worst. I decided to re-install it again, which Explorer removes the old and installs it again-new. It was nice for about 1 minute, but then the same old things happened again.
Does anyone know, from my description, what I'm dealing with?
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