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Trouble with computer

  1. Jan 7, 2006 #1
    recently my computer turns on automatically when the phone rings! so i think the problem is occured by modem, so what should i do?
    and i have to restart it 2 or 3 times when i want to turn it off? and the speed of the computer's become very slow? allthough i had installed a antivirus(norton)?:cry:
     
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  3. Jan 7, 2006 #2

    berkeman

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    1) Go into your PC's Control Panel menu for your modem or fax software, and turn off auto-answer.

    2) Definitely update your anti-virus software -- Slower computer speed is typical of a recent virus that is a real pain to remove (speaking as a parent of a couple of young teens who are not as careful as they should be when on the net with our home computers....)
     
  4. Jan 7, 2006 #3
    thank you!
     
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