Ms. Ducktoes is really busy removing spyware and replacing power supplies today, but I’ve noticed an influx of this new worm. So I thought I should warn you. It’s called the Downandup/Conficker worm. Millions of computers are infected. To avoid getting it, turn off Autoruns on your computer. Click here to learn how to turn off Autoruns.
To fix or remove Downandup or Conficker worm, there are these free removal tools:
Then run the usual Malwarebytes et al as in this post on Free Anti-spyware just to get rid of any remaining spyware. More later, my chickadees.