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#1 algkais

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Posted 22 December 2010 - 06:29 PM

Not sure what this is, but it won't go away. I've tried shutting down & re-start, ( still there ) i've checked in task manager to see if any application process was running ( nothing ) & then i did a Mc Afee scan that said 1 file infected & 1 file fixed. But the black window is still there.
Only thing i've downloaded was free mmo game, that i've been playing for 3 days with no problems, but when starting the game Mc Afee window comes up saying "[game name] wants to make changes to you compter" so i click the allow once & game loads i start playing.
Not sure if that's just a coincidence or bad timing, but i'm stuck :scratchhead: & could use some help. Another strange thing, when i did a prt screen, the black window did not show up on the image :question: so i used a phone to take the snap.
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#2 boopme

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Posted 22 December 2010 - 11:42 PM

Ok, let's run one more malware scan just to be sure,but I think something was changed in the registry. Maybe a System Restore to a date before the game was insyalled will help. I f these don't help we'll ask in WIN7.

Next run MBAM (MalwareBytes):

Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.
Download Link 1
Download Link 2MBAM 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.

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