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TubeHelper BHO Malware removal help needed

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#1 BombayMan


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Posted 23 August 2013 - 12:34 AM

My laptop is infected with TubeHelper malware. It got installed as a BHO when installing Dream mkv converter I downloaded from CNET (I guess shame on me for taking defaults blindly during installation just because I implicitly trusted the s/w downloaded from CNET.)


Now - I can not use YouTube anymore - videos don't play. This BHO pushes R Rated ads. Mouse over hyperlinks on legit webpages result in popup-type windows with ads. Logging onto any corporate website results in a popup window promoting deals specially designed for that company. This is what I noticed in just a few minutes. There may be more invisible (an more sinister) stuff going on.


This shows up as a BHO in IE, but can not disable it because it disables the disable option.


Surprisingly, I don't find much info when I google "TubeHelper" or "Tube Helper".


Help please!!


Running Windows 7 current on all updates.

Edited by hamluis, 25 August 2013 - 08:07 AM.
No logs, moved from MRL to Am I Infected - Hamluis.

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