My computer locked up. Hijacked.

ellie45November 25, 2012

I can't use control panel, spyware blaster and others. They are locked are up. Orange line traveling fast across site I was in.

Looked at my list of urls and came across a strange one called computer pannel defender I think. It is misspelled. I can't recall the exact name but it can be a virus as I looked it up on an iPad that is useable to reach you.

any ides?

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bob414

Maybe go to the LandzDown Forum and register and post your problem.

    Bookmark   November 25, 2012 at 7:11PM
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ellie45

I did , bob....Thanks!

    Bookmark   November 25, 2012 at 7:19PM
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ellie45

The site I saw was called Control panelwinndows defender. If you click onit it goes to c:\windows\system32\control.exe.

    Bookmark   November 25, 2012 at 7:37PM
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ravencajun Zone 8b TX

Yes you definitely did the right thing going to LzD, you will need help with this one. Just follow the instructions provided to you by the LzD team.

    Bookmark   November 25, 2012 at 8:04PM
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ellie45

As to the above panelwinndows is spelled just like that.

    Bookmark   November 25, 2012 at 8:16PM
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ellie45

Thanks Raven. I doubt anyone is there.. I get these problems at the very worst times. I think I have topped myself with Thanksgiving weekend.

    Bookmark   November 25, 2012 at 8:23PM
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ravencajun Zone 8b TX

The team is from all over the world so someone will be around.

    Bookmark   November 25, 2012 at 9:39PM
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SnidelyWhiplash

" I get these problems at the very worst times."

I'm sorry you're having problems. You imply that this has happened to you before. With all due respect, you should critically assess your antivirus/protection software and your internet practices. What you're doing and/or using is the root cause, because such problems should never occur.

    Bookmark   November 26, 2012 at 11:30AM
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ellie45

Sheldon, I mean Snidely you have made me laugh at the end of this day. It is true, I need to assess, very critically what I am doing. But if it weren't for silly girls like me there would be no Computer Help forum.

    Bookmark   November 26, 2012 at 10:39PM
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