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New skype virus

i got a message from my friend who got hacked on skype she got a message saying
"hey, is it your skype photo? goo.gl/something=YourSkypeName"
and when it got sent to me i couldnt prevent it i changed my password countless times, i even made a new skype and the same hacker is trying to get in, this is very anoyying and i cant stand it someone please tell me how do i fix this?!

MajorasKID
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Please see-

http://community.skype.com/t5/General-Discussion/Alert-another-new-virus-sent-out/m-p/1092486/highli...

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Everybody, I think I know how to fix this. Multiple of my friends and I have had this virus, and we've all solved it. I don't know if this works on Windows XP or Vista, but it works on Windows 7. There are 2 ways to solve it. A system restore seems to work for most people. Something less advanced you can do is to open the task manager, go into the "Processes" tab and look for a process called "iexplore".
 I noticed this was open on my PC, and I almost never use Internet Explorer, and I make sure to have as few processes open as possible, so I closed it. It worked. I told my friends to do it, and it worked for every single one of them.

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can you use windows search engine and look for the iexplore.exe file?

 

download this useful utility:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896653

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This happened to me!


MajorasKID wrote:

i got a message from my friend who got hacked on skype she got a message saying
"hey, is it your skype photo? goo.gl/something=YourSkypeName"
and when it got sent to me i couldnt prevent it i changed my password countless times, i even made a new skype and the same hacker is trying to get in, this is very anoyying and i cant stand it someone please tell me how do i fix this?!


 

2013SkypeVirus
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i tryed to shut it down in the aktivitything and then it pops up every time i start the coputer

plz help meee

kebabvagnen
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I also opened it but I have a mac computer, anyone know if the virus is just Windows based ?

nillista
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Guys downloading AVG worked awesome and i didnt have any problem with removing the viruses

Toothless
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It is only windows don't worry.  I found out the extension at the end is .exe which only windows can procses unless you downloaded one that was a .zip or .dmg at the end then you're screwed

 

IF YOU ARE INFECTED AND WANT TO CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT DO NOT USE IT OR LOGIN INTO IT ON THE VIRTUL MACHINE THAT GOT INFECTED OR ELSE IT WILL INFECT THAT ONE TO

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