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#1 Mike uk

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 12:53 PM

This is occured whilst watching a football match via a stream. Avast anti virus flagged up that it had blocked a "virus" and now all web sites are displayed incorrectly.

I cannot see how to post an image in this post but if you go to the bottom of the 2 links below, I have posted the images in the 3rd from last post.

The issue I have has been posted on this site before but was moved to a different forum section relavant to what the helpers thought the problem was.

My initial post is here -

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/485048/chrome-virus/

It was thought that it was a malware problem so it was them moved to -

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/485187/bproctector-virus-affecting-google-chrome/

it is still unresolved and I have been asked to bring it back here.

If anyone can help please advise.

Thanks

Mike

Edited by Mike uk, 16 February 2013 - 12:57 PM.


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#2 Mike uk

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 11:45 AM

One thing to mention is that is that those vertical bars are on top of the web site and not embedded into it.
I can still highlight and copy/paste all of the text that is in a web site included that which is underneath the vertical bars and cut outs.

 

chrome3a.jpg

 



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Posted 19 February 2013 - 01:28 AM

Have you tried IE or any other browsers?  If that works, try uninstalling and reinstalling Chrome.



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Posted 19 February 2013 - 03:24 AM

IE works perfect and I have removed and reinstalled chrome many times.
After install I have signed into my Google account and not signed into my Google account. Neither makes any difference.

I have run malware tests and logged results in the "malware" forum.

It looks like an overlay on top of the browser as opposed to being part of the actual web page display.

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 10:15 AM

I'm sure you've been through all the hoops already.  Removed all add-ons?  Have you tried manually removing Google?  It probably does no more than the auto removal.  Have you looked at other applications running to see if there is a conflict?

 

I don't use Chrome very much.  You could play around with its Task Manager for clues.

 

Edit: Have you tried making your home page blank (not downloaded from the Internet) and see if that runs distortion-free?  I did not see a setting in Chrome for that.  You could open Notepad, paste a load of text in it and save the file as Home.htm.  Point to that in Chrome settings.  My home page is on my PC so I know it's Internet-free!  On further thought, you could simply open the page Home.htm in Chrome (it's quite a pain opening files in Chrome compared to other browsers because you don't get a File Open dialog).  To test image display, copy a reasonable size image (desktop size?) into the same folder as Home.htm and put the code <img src="your image filename here"> at the top, obviously substituting the filename.  No path needed - just pic01.jpg or whatever.  Save and open in Chrome.


Edited by Nanobyte, 19 February 2013 - 12:37 PM.


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Posted 19 February 2013 - 05:00 PM

Thanks Nanobyte, I think I may have found something after reading your post.

 

By ending the "GPU process" from the Chrome task manager menu, the fault disappears and I can view all web sites as normal.

 

If I close chrome and reopen, the fault reappears and I have to repeat the process again but at least its a good start.

 

Now I need to find out why it occurred and how to put a permanent fix in place

 

Thanks

 

Mike



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Posted 19 February 2013 - 06:42 PM

Remember to save any changes to any settings in Chrome. otherwise it won't apply the changes.



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Posted 20 February 2013 - 02:43 PM

Remember to save any changes to any settings in Chrome. otherwise it won't apply the changes.


How do I do that?

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 06:41 PM

It should be at the bottom of the page.



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Posted 20 February 2013 - 07:54 PM

If that doesnt work try uninstalling chrome completely.

 

Export bookmarks from google chrome using this guide

http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=96816

Uninstall google chrome,make sure to checkmark Also delete browsing data option

Reinstall chrome and check your web pages.

Let me know how it goes.


Edited by narenxp, 20 February 2013 - 07:55 PM.


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Posted 21 February 2013 - 12:15 PM

It should be at the bottom of the page.

sorry, dont follow. 

 

Can you explain in more detail please as I cannot see a save option anywhere

 

Thanks

 

Mike






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