Posted 24 July 2010 - 12:01 AM
hi well im new to bleeping computer and i have a rootkit in my friends computer (i think), but i installed all of the software so technically its my computer that he bought and hes looking to have it back soon. I have McAfee and Malwarebytes, but McAfee isnt detecting anything and MBAM has been "deactivated" by the virus. Like when i try to start MBAM, nothing happens. I'm assuming its a rootkit, because i scanned with MBAM a couple days ago when there wasnt this problem and there was nothing, but i knew there was still some sort of computer spyware. My computer is slower, sometimes when i try to click links on google search engine, it brings me to another weird site. But the site is different every time. The "logo" on the left of the URL is either a curly blue line or a green circle with lines in between. I got NoScript for my comp a few days ago, in the interest of trying to remove these viruses.
So i got a virus when i was on tvduck, and first it started out like nothing was going on. But then one day i went on yahoo answers and i got another virus on access scan alert from mcafee. Obviously yahoo answers is a reliable site, and there were no other pop-ups or any tabs. So do i have a backdoor created in my computer? And today i was on another site that never gave me viruses and i got another few trojans. So is this like a rootkit from a backdoor or something? How do i get rid of it? I know that MBAM is not effective against rootkits, but what are? PLEASE HELP this isnt my computer i borrowed it from my friend! THANKS!!!