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Possible Virus / Trojan. Please Help. Thanks.


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#1 afe16rugby

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Posted 03 June 2013 - 12:33 PM

Windows 7 x 64. 

 

I have been experiencing some weird happenings. 

My computer seems to be slowing down and any free c: space on my drive fills up without me downloading or doing anything after a little while of running.

 

  When I load my computer, it asks if I want to run some performance program ("page" something that claims its from Microsoft certification to enhance performance. 

 

Also, I got an email from google that someone tried to log on to my account from Sudan.  I am not there.  So I am thinking I might be compromised.

 

Can you please help me check and clean from viruses and trojans? I did some checks and it said that I had like 461 adware cookie threats.

 

This is my only computer.  Please help.  Thank you for all help. 


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Posted 06 June 2013 - 12:01 AM

Also, I have been noticing some blips of sounds.  Sounds like a ghost, right?  Haha..

 

Sincere thanks to anyone that may be able to help.

 

Thank you.



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Posted 07 June 2013 - 10:42 AM

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.
I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.

If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps.
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Search and delete the AdWare, PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) installed on your computer.

Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your Desktop.
  • Close all open programs and internet browsers.
  • Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.
  • Click on Delete tab follow the prompts.
  • A log file will automatically open after the scan has finished.
  • Please post the content of that log file with your next answer.
  • You can find the log file at C:\AdwCleaner[Rn].txt (n is a number).
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thisisujrt.gif Please download
Junkware Removal Tool to your Desktop.
  • Please close your security software to avoid potential conflicts.
  • Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista or 7, right-mouse click it and select Run as administrator.
  • The tool will open and start scanning your system.
  • Please be patient as this can take a while to complete, depending on your system's specifications.
  • On completion, a log (JRT.txt) is saved to your Desktop and will automatically open.
  • Please post the contents of JRT.txt into your reply.
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Please download ComboFix from any of the links below, and save it to your desktop. For information regarding this download, please visit this web page: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/combofix/how-to-use-combofix
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Link 2

IMPORTANT !!! Save ComboFix.exe to your Desktop

1. Close any open browsers.
2. Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.
3. Do not install any other programs until this if fixed.


How to : Disable Anti-virus and Firewall...
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic114351.html

Double click on ComboFix.exe and follow the prompts.
  • When finished, it will produce a report for you.
  • Please post the C:\ComboFix.txt
Note: Do not mouse click ComboFix's window while it's running. That may cause it to stall

Note: If you have difficulty properly disabling your protective programs, refer to this link --> http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic114351.html

Note: If after running ComboFix you get this error message "Illegal operation attempted on a registry key that has been marked for deletion." when attempting to run a program all you need to do is restart the computer to reset the registry.
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Third party programs if not up to date can be the cause of infiltration an infection.

Please run this security check for my review.

Download Security Check by screen317 from here.
  • Save it to your Desktop.
  • Double click SecurityCheck.exe and follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box.
  • A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.
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Please paste the logs in your next reply DO NOT ATTACH THEM.
Let me know what problem persists.

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 08:35 AM

Due to the lack of feedback, this topic is now closed.

In the event you still have problems, please send me or any Moderator a Private Message and ask them to reopen this topic within the next 5 days.

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