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Generic Host Process Problem

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#1 gregory530


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Posted 16 August 2008 - 12:31 AM

Whenever I use IE or Firefox, an error box pop up saying 'generic host process is shutting down'. After that, a 60 seconds box pop up telling me that it is shutting down the computer.

This all start after I got (at least) two viruses on the computer. One was AntiVirus 2008 and the other was a virus that would cause me to goto 'asiuoqgusdbaked.com' when I search for things on the internet. I tried to remove them with McAfee antivirus, Malwarebytes and Smitfraudfix. The Antivirus 2008 is gone, I believe; but the 'asiuopgusdbaked.com' one is still.

What do I need to do?


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Posted 16 August 2008 - 12:41 AM

Hi and welcome to BC!

I highly recommend posting here to get rid of those virus'. This sounds like a security vulnerability that Microsoft has patched, I also highly recommend visiting Windows Update first and getting all the updates possible.

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#3 gregory530

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Posted 16 August 2008 - 12:45 AM

Thanks for redirecting for my virus problem. I will try update windows to see if that helps.

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Posted 16 August 2008 - 07:29 AM

Member has posted in the Am I Infected forum. I'm closing this thread to prevent confusion.
My browser caused a flood of traffic, sio my IP address was banned. Hope to fix it soon. Will get back to posting as soon as Im able.

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