Your scan results indicate a threat(s) was found in the Java cache
When a browser runs an applet, the Java Runtime Environment
(JRE) stores the downloaded files into its cache folder for quick execution later and better performance. Both legitimate and malicious applets
, malicious Java class files
are stored in the Java cache directory
and your anti-virus may detect them as threats. The detection can indicate the presence of malicious code which could attempt to exploit a vulnerability
in the JRE. For more specific information about Java exploits, please refer to Virus found in the Java cache directory
Notification of these files as a threat does not always mean that a machine has been infected
; it indicates that a program included the viral class file but this does not mean that it used the malicious functionality. As a precaution, I recommend clearing the entire cache manually to ensure everything is cleaned out:
Also be aware that older versions of Java have vulnerabilities that malicious sites can use to exploit and infect your system
. That's why it is important to always use the most current Java Version
and remove outdated Java components.
You can verify (test)
your JAVA Software Installation & Version here
If that and malwarebytes come up clean, do you think I'm in the clear?
Normally I would recommend getting a second opinion by by performing an Online Virus Scan
but without an Internet connection the only thing you can do is to download and use other trustworthy programs like SUPERAntiSpyware: How to use to scan and remove malware from your computer
You may also have too many applications loading at startup
when Windows boots. Almost all applications you install want to startup when Windows loads. If you allow all these startups, they will compete for and use system resources resulting in poor performance and a slow system. Many of these programs are not needed and disabling them can save resources and improve performance as they are available from Start > Programs or an icon on the desktop. Other reasons for slowness and performance issues include disk fragmentation, disk errors, corrupt system files, unnecessary services running, too many browser Add-ons/toolbars, failure to clear browser cache, not enough RAM, dirty hardware components, etc. Incompatible browser extensions and add-ons can impact system performance and cause compatibility issues such as application hangs (freezing).
As you use your system it becomes filled with more files/programs and has a natural tendency to slow down and behave oddly so cleaning and regular maintenance is essential. For more information about trimming down the number of startup applications, please refer to Slow Computer/Browser? Check here first; it may not be malware
. Scroll down to the section titled "• Check for any unnecessary applications loading when Windows Boots