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Strange Virus?


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#1 Jimmyb30

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Posted 14 February 2011 - 03:20 PM

I'm running Winxp Pro with SP3.
I'm having a problem that acts like a virus, although I've scanned with both AVG and Malwarebytes and found nothing. After my computer has been running for a while, I start getting hundreds of popups, usually new copies of whatever app I'm in, for example, Google Chrome, or Internet Explorer. Sometimes, the popups will be from "Windows Help". At other times, if I have a browser open, a series of "1"s gets typed in the search bar very rapidly. At that point, I can't even shut down properly and have to just turn off the computer and reboot.
Does this sound familiar to anyone?

Thanks!

Edited by Budapest, 14 February 2011 - 04:36 PM.
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#2 Budapest

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Posted 14 February 2011 - 04:37 PM

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.

If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who haven't got it.

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