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Redirect virus gave me a mega virus so I'm doomed!!


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#1 frankieee

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Posted 11 October 2010 - 01:36 AM

Sooo at the end of last school year my mum refused to renew my mcafee and I ended up getting a virus that she tried to fix therefore making it nearly crash. We had to pay $200 to get it fixed. I went away for the summer and when I came back my computer was slow and still had some problems. After a few weeks, I thought I had gotten rid of all the harmful programs and virus-- Until the redirecting virus started appearing. Mine redirects for just about every link though, not just google. Also, whenever I click on a link a pop-up virus comes up at me. I had started keeping windows task manager on so I could immediately get rid of such things but tonight while I was googling a musician's website the redirection sent me to a porn site. I am a 15 year old girl-- I have no desire to see that kind of thing. I tried to exit but it was too fast and downloaded a virus on my computer. Now I can't open my user (the administrator on this computer no less) without being sent to the blue screen.
Please help!!!!!!! If my mum finds out I have ANOTHER virus I'll be in the worst trouble!!!!!!
My computer has Vista (yuck) and is only two years old!!!

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Posted 12 October 2010 - 10:17 PM

Hello,

First off, if you didn't already, you need to install an antivirus. There are free legitimate ones available. There is a list here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic3616.html

AVAST and Avira Antivir are both good ones. Please run a scan once you have it installed. If you cannot get it installed, please report that in your reply.

Next: Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (v1.46) and save it to your desktop.Download Link 1
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MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you. Temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.
  • Make sure you are connected to the Internet.
  • Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
    For instructions with screenshots, please refer to the How to use Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Guide.
  • When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
  • When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:
    • Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
    • Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
  • Then click Finish.
MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.
  • If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue.
  • If you encounter any problems while downloading the definition updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.
On the Scanner tab:
  • Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.
  • Then click on the Scan button.
  • If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button.
  • The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.
  • When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found".
  • Click OK to close the message box and continue with the removal process.
Back at the main Scanner screen:
  • Click on the Show Results button to see a list of any malware that was found.
  • Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
  • When removal is completed, a log report will open in Notepad.
  • The log is automatically saved and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
  • Copy and paste the contents of that report in your next reply. Be sure to post the complete log to include the top portion which shows MBAM's database version and your operating system.
  • Exit MBAM when done.
Note: If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you will be asked to reboot your computer so MBAM can proceed with the disinfection process. If asked to restart the computer, please do so immediately. Failure to reboot normally (not into safe mode) will prevent MBAM from removing all the malware.Orange Blossom :thumbsup:
Help us help you. If HelpBot replies, you MUST follow step 1 in its reply so we know you need help.

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