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Think Point.

Post by LKDietsch on Tue 19 Oct 2010, 12:44 pm

I am new here. Name is Laura. I have something called think point on my computer. I have not been able to get onto the internet at all and am running in safemode at the moment. I had to end a process called hotpoint.exe and start a new process just to get into internet explorer. Please help, I am totally computer illiterate.

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Re: Think Point.

Post by DragonMaster Jay on Tue 19 Oct 2010, 3:05 pm

Hello, and welcome to GeekPolice.

Please note the following information about the malware forum:
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  • From this point on, please do not make any more changes to your computer; such as install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc. - unless advised by the staff I noted above.
  • Please do not ask for help elsewhere (in this site or other sites). Doing so can result in system changes, which may not show up in the logs you post.
  • If you have already asked for help somewhere, please post the link to the topic you were helped.
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