Only logged in members can reply and interact with the post.
Join Similar Worlds today »

Something strange just happened to my laptop

Screen went blank, turned blue, some king of middle eastern writing filled the screen.
Blank again, then I had to restart it.
Weird for sure. Hope I have not been targeted.
pjgirl · 22-25, F
Maybe take it offline, Run your virus scan I think
Gusman · 56-60, M
@pjgirl Ran a scan, no threats found 🤷‍♂️
helenS · 36-40, F
Use an external hard disk, format that HD on another computer (!!!), then backup all your documents and data.
Gusman · 56-60, M
@helenS Too complicated for me. Ran a scan and no issues 🤷‍♂️
gdon39 · 41-45, M
I believe there is some nefarious viruses or something going on over last 4-5 days.
Gusman · 56-60, M
@gdon39 5 hours later and laptop has no issues. All is well...I hope 😐
FurryFace · 61-69, M
hmmm Middle eastern writing ? , that is weird and i'm very used to computers fucking up
Gusman · 56-60, M
@FurryFace No idea what went on. Foreign writing was only up for two seconds? 🤷‍♂️
FurryFace · 61-69, M
@Gusman yeah like an Idiot Technician telling me you can tell a motherboard needs replacing in 10 min and i'm like that's Ridiculous , it takes a few hours trying everything you know to come to that final conclusion in the end
jshm2 · 41-45, M
That was probably just a BSoD.

If it continues to happen, then you're in trouble,
Gusman · 56-60, M
@jshm2 What is a BSoD?
Blue Screen of Death. Got It
starmitz · 51-55, F
Are you with optus they've just been hacked
Gusman · 56-60, M
@starmitz No, Telstra
starmitz · 51-55, F
@Gusman you didn't try typing in that creeps username and password did you 😆
ShenaniganFoodie · 36-40, M
Sydney Swans Virus attacks Sand Gropers & Crows
Gusman · 56-60, M
@ShenaniganFoodie Sand Gropers fight off Swan Virus 😄

Post Comment
154 people following
Personal Stories, Advice, and Support
New Post
Group Members