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#1 madrigras

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Posted 22 December 2009 - 08:44 AM

Got a e-mail I thought was from a friend that sent me to a video link. It started loading and was taking a while (about 30 secs) I cancelled it. Anyhow it apparently loaded stuff on my machine. I found directions to locate and delete a.exe, b.exe, c.exe (turned off recover to delete and not sure how to turn it back on). Seemed like everything was good except not everytime I use a search engine (I use google or yahoo) the results come up but when I click on them it redirects to some other seach site. I can stop it by turning off Java, or bypass it by cutting and pasting the URL (if its readable ie: no .....). But it bothers me that there is something on my computer that doesn't belong there. Anyway, I've read a bunch of sites, they all seem to lead here by the way, and I can't figure out what to do. I've run MBAM (after I figured out the acronym) and have run adaware. I've downloaded someothers (can't remember the names) but they don't seem to find anything. Followed the directions and tried to download and run the DDS but it doesn't work. I have HJT downloaded if that helps. Please help me. While this doesn't really interfere with my day to day work it bothers me like I said above that there is something on my computer that doesn't belong there.(By the way I spoke to my friend, he didn't send the message and doesn't think it came from his computer.)

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Posted 22 December 2009 - 09:14 AM

Here's the HJT results ****Sorry, I pulled the log after reading more.

Edited by madrigras, 22 December 2009 - 09:23 AM.


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Posted 22 December 2009 - 10:11 PM

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Please download Dr. Web the free version & save it to your desktop. DO NOT perform a scan yet.

Scan with Dr. Web Cureit as follows:
Double-click on launch.exe to open the program and click Start. (There is no need to update if you just downloaded the most current version
Read the Virus check by DrWeb scanner prompt and click Ok where asked to Start scan now? Allow the setup.exe to load if asked by any of your security programs.
The Express scan will automatically begin.
(This is a short scan of files currently running in memory, boot sectors, and targeted folders).
If prompted to dowload the Full version Free Trial, ignore and click the X to close the window.
If an infected object is found, you will be prompted to move anything that cannot be cured. Click Yes to All.
When complete, click Select All, then choose Cure > Move incurable.
(This will move any detected files to the C:\Documents and Settings\userprofile\DoctorWeb\Quarantine folder if they can't be cured)
Now put a check next to Complete scan to scan all local disks and removable media.
In the top menu, click Settings > Change settings, and UNcheck "Heuristic analysis" under the "Scanning" tab, then click Ok.
Back at the main window, click the green arrow "Start Scanning" button on the right under the Dr.Web logo.
When the scan is complete, a message will be displayed at the bottom indicating if any viruses were found.
Click "Yes to all" if asked to cure or move the file(s) and select "Move incurable".
In the top menu, click file and choose save report list.
Save the DrWeb.csv report to your desktop.
Exit Dr.Web Cureit when done.
Important! Reboot your computer because it could be possible that files in use will be moved/deleted during reboot.
After reboot, post the contents of the log from Dr.Web in your next reply. (You can use Notepad to open the DrWeb.cvs report)
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