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I think my computer has a virus, and I am clueless when it comes to this stuff
Forgive me if this sounds vague, but when it comes to computers I know close to nothing.
Anyway, for a while now my computer's been going slow, but that didn't surprise me since I download a lot of stuff and my anti-virus thing hasn't been working for quite some time now (I know, it's pretty stupid not renewing those things but for some reason I never prioritized doing it.)
Well, what's got me posting here today is that this folder called autoedits that appeared in place of the comic I just tried to download won't allow me to delete it. Every time I try to delete it or rename it, a message pops up that says "Cannot delete autoedits: It is being used by another person or program. Close any programs that might be using the file and try again." Another thing that happened was that my anti-spyware stopped updating, and I've noticed a big decrease in the number of things it catches per scan.
So when I've got this folder I can't delete, outdated anti-virus, and anti-spyware that won't update, I feel it's time to do something about it. Like I said, though, I know nothing about computers. Most of my friends would say it's time to reformat at a time like this, but I've never reformated, nor have I ever asked what that implied.
So, PA, what exactly should I do to fix my computer?