need help o.o - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Monitors, Printers and Peripherals
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-09-2005, 10:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 5
Default need help o.o

Hey i just turned my computer on and my desktop was gona and my settings were turned to old windows....All my anime is gone and firefox is gone as well. Some stuff is still here like aim a couple games and some music. But other than that its all messed up and im freaking out. Also my internet connection is VERY slow and i have comcast.....

techchu is offline  
Old 06-09-2005, 10:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
Wizard Techie
Jorsoft's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Oakdale, MN
Posts: 4,581

Could be a few things, sounds to me like you got hacked. Do you use a firewall at all?

Jorsoft is offline  
Old 06-09-2005, 10:19 PM   #3 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 5

RADlinker is a firewall right? i hade all the best things on my computer like firefox xp i always checked for addware and so on. How could i have been hacked! Is there any thing i can do!!!
techchu is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:10 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.