Today my computer has been experiencing signs of malicious infection:
- Task Manager shows a ping.exe (running anywhere from 50,000K to 200,000+ K) - it also makes a windows beeping sound whenever it resurrects after I end it.
- Google search hyperlinks redirect to obvious spam pages; also often opens up new tabs with spam (Seems to be only in Firefox, not Chrome)
- Will not boot in SafeMode. This was a problem in the past, so I cant be certain its a symptom of current infection.
I've found and supposedly cleaned a few items using: MalwareBytes, Spybot Search and Destroy, and Microsoft Security Essentials. Please advise.
EDIT: I neglected to mention that I'm on a Fujitsu Tablet, Windows XP SP3.
EDIT2: Picture of perpetrator ping.exe, as well as an abnormal error message.
EDIT3: Continuation: Malware Removal Post
Edited by Titters, 07 December 2011 - 07:23 PM.