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Problems after removal of false MSE Alert


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#1 FrustratedAndHacked

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Posted 24 October 2010 - 08:03 AM

Hello,

First time here, so I'll just describe what's going on and you guys tell me what to do first. A couple of days earlier, I had that stupid Microsoft Security Essentials Alert malware popup. It was preceded by a sudden flurry of redirects on Google. Ran rkill and Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and stopped it.

Everything seemed fine until this morning. Google seemed unaturally large in my window and I began experiencing redirects. Ran Hitman Pro 3.5 and it detected a possible TDL/Alureon thingie as well as another handful of cookies and malware. Rebooted. Still receiving redirects.

Please help.

My operating system is XP.

The enlarging of the google screen was due to it being mysteriously zoomed to 125% ><

Edited by FrustratedAndHacked, 24 October 2010 - 11:28 AM.
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#2 Orange Blossom

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Posted 25 October 2010 - 02:06 PM

Hello,

Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<==. If you cannot complete a step, skip it and continue.

Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<== Please include a description of your computer issues and what you have done to resolve them.

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