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    I'm having a nightmare with my GS3 phone. It's confirming the mobile has 6 viruses. I've installed AVG, Avast and Norton AV, Ran multiple scans via each app but still the problem persists. Symptoms are, apps keep crashing, Internet freezes and system slows right down. Could someone please advise me on what app to install that will rid this virus.
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    Why don't you do a hard reset?
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    Default Re: Virus Crisis!

    Quote Originally Posted by muscleworld View Post
    I'm having a nightmare with my GS3 phone. It's confirming the mobile has 6 viruses. I've installed AVG, Avast and Norton AV, Ran multiple scans via each app but still the problem persists. Symptoms are, apps keep crashing, Internet freezes and system slows right down. Could someone please advise me on what app to install that will rid this virus.
    I am not entirely sure you have a virus. Does the problem get a little better when you do a restart?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Golfdriver97 View Post
    I am not entirely sure you have a virus. Does the problem get a little better when you do a restart?

    No, tried restart a few times, still the same.

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    Pilandri, what do you mean by a hard reset?
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    You can try rebooting into recovery, and clearing the cache partition. See if that helps. Here is how: [Guide] Rebooting into Recovery Mode for the Galaxy S2, S3, and Tab2.

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    If that doesn't help, do a factory restore.

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