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Linkswift Ads

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#1 Kiwee


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Posted 01 September 2013 - 05:50 PM

Last week I was searching on my desktop for answers to a problem we had with our laptop.  Now I have all these popups happening.  They all seem to have Linkswift Ads in small writing somewhere on them.  I am wondering if that is the name of what I have been infected with.


Can someone help me remove these please ?




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#2 hamluis



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Posted 01 September 2013 - 05:59 PM

You were advised that you are infected and requested to follow certain procedures, in a previous topic in AII.

Reference:  http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/503982/random-popups-reminder-your-computer-is-not-backed-up/#entry3127459




You're infected with ZeroAccess rootkit.

It'll require elevated help.


Please follow the instructions in THIS GUIDE starting at Step 6. If you cannot complete a step, skip it and continue.

Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it HERE. Please include a description of your computer issues, what you have done to resolve them, and a link to this topic.

If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.

It would be helpful if you post a note here once you have completed the steps in the guide and have started your topic in malware removal. Good luck and be patient.

If HelpBot replies to your topic, PLEASE follow Step One so it will report your topic to the team members.


Please...follow the guidance previously provided.  This topic is closed to avoid confusion.



Edited by hamluis, 01 September 2013 - 06:02 PM.

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