I recently set up a wireless connection that upon connecting infected my computer with unwanted software programs. Now it shuts itself down while booting and if I manage to get into Windows, it loses power soon after. Can you help me remove these programs and set up a secure wireless connection?

It sounds like you're in desperate need of some simple

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security software. There's nothing inherently wrong with wireless networks that make you susceptible to viruses, worms and other types of malicious code. My first recommendation is that you purchase, install and configure the following three classes of software:

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