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As you complete full scans on your notebook each program will create a Log Summary at the end of scan activities.
These Logs will help Alumni Medical Library (AML) IT Staff to see the immediate results of your first full scans in case your attempts to clean viruses fail and professional help is needed.
Additionally AML IT Staff provide support for student notebooks to ensure they are updated and running problem free.
In case your attempt to fix your computer fails, you may bring your computer to the AML IT Staff.
Otherwise continue with item #1 If your computer is displaying popup windows screens indicating that your computer might be infected and does not let you do anything, you need to restart your computer from the Windows Safe Mode and then continue following the instructions provided below.
Once the full scan is over follow the on-screen instructions to clean/delete all the infections found.If necessary, repeat this entire process a third time until you don't see any other warning messages.Boston University provides Mc Afee anti-virus and anti-spyware scanning software free of charge to students for both PC and Macintosh computers. If you are using a PC, you must add additional scanning software to your computer and scan with that software as well. Go to download and install the free version of Malwarebytes. A routine anti-virus update from Web security firm Mc Afee confused a valid Windows file with a virus on Wednesday, disrupting an unknown number of computers around the world. confirmed that a software update it posted at 9 a.m.Eastern time caused its antivirus program for corporate customers to misidentify a harmless file. "We are not aware of significant impact on consumers and believe we have effectively limited such occurrence," the company said in a statement.The last scanning software you will need is SUPERAnti Spyware.