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Computer Viruses

We are now using Sentinel as our official anti-virus software.  Please make sure it is installed on your computer.  If it isn't, contact the IT Department ASAP.

How to Spot a Virus!

 Symptoms may include:

  • pop-ops using your browser to go to commercial sites
  • sluggish performance, especially when browsing the internet
  • pop-ops warning you that your computer is infected and that you should download a particular anti-virus program to scan your system: DON'T DO IT!
  • programs won't open
  • messages telling you that a particular website could not be reached
  • other pop-up advertising
  • your web browser having a mind of it's own, going to websites you did not ask for.
  • "You have won an Ipod" messages pop up on your screen.

If you have any of these symptoms, contact the IT Department ASAP.

(Below) Some external links to anti-virus sites that may be helpful if you have acquired a virus or trojan on your computer. 

VirusNotes
Ipod4 Winner Trojan How to Remove  Didn't work.  Tried Malwarebytes and that seemed to work.
TDSSKiller Rootkit Killer from Kaspersky  for those really stubborn trojans.
Closing Programs Bug Virus causes programs to give memory  error when closing.