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  1. The Technology Section
    Now I am very careful with virus protection on my computer, with paid for, up to date virus protection software, always back up every evening, and just bin anything suspicious on email. So I received an email addressed to me the other day, which unfortunately I opened and clicked on the...
  2. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    hi all, i am onur from ankara, turkey. on january,2015 i reached my dreams by owning an alfa 159.It's 1.9jtdm 150hp,produced on august 2007. I have done a lot of renovation as to today both mechanical and looking mean. these are the first pictures when i bought the 159 last year ; it was 132k...
  3. The Technology Section
    Advice please. Are the likes of Norton and McAfee, that you pay a subscription for, better than the free varieties?
  4. The Technology Section
    Hi, A new piece of malware has been in the wild for a few weeks now and is gathering pace, it encrypts your files and holds them to ransom. Be vigilant Fiendish CryptoLocker ransomware: Whatever you do, don't PAY CryptoLocker Ransomware Information Guide and FAQ Sean
  5. Introduce Yourself
    Hi everybody! Used to own an AR 146 1.8 98' Rosso Proteo, that was my first car. I had it for 3 years and last Christmas I gave myself a present and got a 156 2.0 TS 01' Blu Cosmo, saying goodbye to the old one. Love AR and everything related to this passion called Cuore Sportivo.
  6. The Technology Section
    Probably going to buy another desk top computer at the weekend. I did a quick search on here, but failed to find a result. What in your opinion is the best current anti virus programme about at the Mo to install please?
  7. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I added new folder with 8 new mp3s to my flash memory card and put the card back to USB input. I got message about building library bla, bla and I thought it was normal when new folders are added. BUT, Media player just wouldn't work at all. I tried to go to main menu and set it but media player...
  8. The Technology Section
    Ms R (DP) has the Metropolitan Police Ukash Virus on her netbook. I'm struggling to get rid of it. Help me please! :headbang:
  9. Introduce Yourself
    Hi, here is another Alfa lover :) Best Regards, Cybernoid
  10. The Technology Section with some research, and help from you good folk, I've got my new laptop bought.......but what about anti virus software? A friend recommends something called 'Antivir' which is free?? What would you advise?
  11. General Alfa Discussion
    Could this "rare and complex virus" be the source of all my/our problems? It doesn't appear to be contagious though, as my other half is still less than complimentary about my pride and joy. Apparently the symptoms are eased by owning one...... :cheese:
  12. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All, I have just gone to install the most up to date version of alfadiag and I am getting an antivirus warning from Norton saying that file is-8ffe8.tmp could be a Torjan? Any one else got this warning? Cheers Andy
  13. General Alfa Discussion
    Hi all this is to warn of new virus.Either postcard from a friend or Hall mark card. Do not open as apparently it will destroy your hardrive. Mike
  14. Introduce Yourself
    Hello.My name is Nick.I come from Greece and i love alfa romeo cars.Till now we had an alfa romeo 156 1.8ts,now we own an alfa romeo 159 2.2 jts(father's) and an alfa romeo mito 155hp(lucky me :) ).I am very happy i am in your company. :thumbs:
  15. Announcements & Comments
    Serious post from me for a change folks. This is not a Hoax the IT fraternity are taking this one seriously. BBC NEWS | Technology | Security experts eye worm attack Our IT manager personally shut down every PC in our office today and made sure all updates had been installed. His advice is...
  16. Poll Room
    I just wondered how AO users use anti virus software how they use it and if loyal to a particular developer. I ,as most 166 and Scotand forum users ,know I am a cheapskate and now use the free 3 months trial versions of the software on my Computer Shopper DVD's different computers. .... I...
  17. Introduce Yourself
    Got hit by the Alfa virus as a kid when my dad had eight alfas during my childhood. A couple of years before I got my licence he got tired of the sometimes doubtful quality of the 80's Alfas. The Alfa virus however never left me and a couple of years ago I go myself a Alfa 75, with the 3.0 V6...
  18. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Just read a post in another room in AO about the amount of SPAM and viruses going about - thought I'd pass a few handy links to software I use to my favourite AO room:-). So there is no excuse to be infected or to spread viruses... Free AV software.
  19. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Just wondering, Todays cars are getting more like computers with wheels than any other thing, we have GPS, Connect, GSM, Airbags, Electronic Engine control systems, Radios, ABS, fly by wire throtles, and soon fly by wire brakes and steering wheels!!! :( Believe me, I've seen a Volvo do a...
  20. General Alfa Discussion
    Just a quick note to all of you who might have average ( being kind ) antivirus. The following site has some Java Trojans in the code on the website itself . . . so beware: It's Yvon's Alfa site, but I would give it a miss :D :confused: