Welcome to Bleeping Computer, Steve
is an extremely powerful tool which should only be used when instructed to do so by someone who has been properly trained. ComboFix is intended by its creator to be "used under the guidance and supervision of an expert
", NOT for private use
. Please read Combofix's Disclaimer
. Using this tool incorrectly could lead to disastrous problems with your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again.
Please create a new topic, in the Am I infected? What do I do?
forum, explaining the nature of your problem. Describe pop-ups and system tray or desktop icons that have appeared. Explain what is "going wrong" with your computer. Note any tools you have used and their respective results.
If needed, we will direct you to our HJT Preparation Guide.
Please take the time, to browse the New User Orientation
forum, to help familiarize yourself with how the board works.
If you have any questions about how to use this site, this forum will probably answer them.
Also, don't forget to check out the Tutorials
There's a lot of very useful information, in there.