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Old 03-28-2011, 04:18 PM   #1
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I recently bought a refurbished Lenovo Thinkpad T60. Based on info from the forum, I went with AVG Internet Sec. 2011. Im very careful not to download anything Im not sure of, and I thought had taken the necessary steps to protect my computer. But yesterday and today I got this pop up message about suspicious activity and Google needed to run a scan which starts automatically. I closed the website i was on and ran a full scan of the whole computer (using AVG). It found a Trojan Horse Downloader.Generic11.ISX virus and moved it to the virus vault. Im an average user so i dont really understand how this happened and why AVG anti-virus software didnt stop it. Im worried my laptop may still be infected. I need to know what i did wrong and if I should install some other anti virus software. Im not sure what other info you need besides what in my profile. Thnaks
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