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Scorpian Saver On my computer How can I get rid of it


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#1 JCoolAudio

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Posted 31 October 2013 - 09:32 AM

I have never removed malware or viruses on my own.  Please help--I can't uninstall Scorpian Saver...I don't even know how to post the logs other people seem to be doing to let you know how to fix it...I can follow directions, though...How can I get rid of Scorpian Saver and make sure my computer is free of any other infections.

 

I run Norton 360

Using Internet Explorer 10

Windows 7

 

Please Help!

 



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#2 boopme

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Posted 31 October 2013 - 10:57 AM

Hello would this be Scorpion Screensaver ?

In the meantime I moved this to the Am I Infected forum.

 

If so try this first.

 

Click on the Start Menu button at the bottom left of your screen, then select "Control panel".

Under the "Programs" header, click on the "Uninstall a program" link.

Select the screensaver you wish to remove, double-click on it to start the uninstall program.

Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the removal of this screensaver.


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Posted 31 October 2013 - 01:21 PM

No, it's doesn't lets me uninstall it. It gives me an error message. I saw two other people with the same problem on this forum, and it looks like quite an involved process to remove it. So I'm hoping for directions to remove this. It is just called scorpion saver, and it won't let me on install it.

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Posted 31 October 2013 - 04:59 PM

Just another update, I'm pretty sure it's mallware. I'm pretty sure it's a recent thing too, because the other threads were only in the last few days of people with the same problem. I keep getting pop up ads which I never got before, and it seems that something has taken over my Internet browsing.

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 11:18 AM

Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.
Checkmark the following checkboxes:
  • Flush DNS
  • Report IE Proxy Settings
  • Reset IE Proxy Settings
  • Report FF Proxy Settings
  • Reset FF Proxy Settings
  • List content of Hosts
  • List IP configuration
  • List Winsock Entries
  • List last 10 Event Viewer log
  • List Installed Programs
  • List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
  • Click Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run.
    Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed.



    Download TDSSKiller and save it to your desktop.
  • Extract (unzip) its contents to your desktop.
  • Open the TDSSKiller folder and doubleclick on TDSSKiller.exe to run the application, then on Start Scan.
  • If an infected file is detected, the default action will be Cure, click on Continue.
  • If a suspicious file is detected, the default action will be Skip, click on Continue.
  • It may ask you to reboot the computer to complete the process. Click on Reboot Now.
  • If no reboot is require, click on Report. A log file should appear. Please copy and paste the contents of that file here.
  • If a reboot is required, the report can also be found in your root directory (usually C:\ folder) in the form of TDSSKiller_xxxx_log.txt. Please copy and paste the contents of that file here.
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    ADW Cleaner

    Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode and save to your Desktop.
  • Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool
  • Click on the Scan button.
  • AdwCleaner will begin to scan your computer like it did before.
  • After the scan has finished...
    <-insert any special instructions here for what to uncheck OR remove this line if there are none->
  • This time click on the Clean button.
  • Press OK when asked to close all programs and follow the onscreen prompts.
  • Press OK again to allow AdwCleaner to restart the computer and complete the removal process.
  • After rebooting, a logfile report (AdwCleaner[S#].txt) will open automatically (where the largest value of # represents the most recent report).
  • Copy and paste the contents of that logfile in your next reply.
  • A copy of that logfile will also be saved in the C:\AdwCleaner folder.
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    thisisujrt.gif Please download Junkware Removal Tool to your desktop.
  • Shut down your protection software now to avoid potential conflicts.
  • Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista, 7, or 8; instead of double-clicking, right-mouse click JRT.exe 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.
  • Post the contents of JRT.txt into your next message.
  • Last run ESET.
  • Hold down Control and click on this link to open ESET OnlineScan in a new window.
  • Click the esetonlinebtn.png button.
  • For alternate browsers only: (Microsoft Internet Explorer users can skip these steps)
  • Click on esetsmartinstaller_enu.exe to download the ESET Smart Installer. Save it to your desktop.
  • Double click on the esetsmartinstaller_enu.png icon on your desktop.
  • Check "YES, I accept the Terms of Use."
  • Click the Start button.
  • Accept any security warnings from your browser.
  • Under scan settings, check "Scan Archives" and "Remove found threats"
  • Click Advanced settings and select the following:
  • Scan potentially unwanted applications
  • Scan for potentially unsafe applications
  • Enable Anti-Stealth technology
  • ESET will then download updates for itself, install itself, and begin scanning your computer. Please be patient as this can take some time.
  • When the scan completes, click List Threats
  • Click Export, and save the file to your desktop using a unique name, such as ESETScan. Include the contents of this report in your next reply.
  • Click the Back button.
  • Click the Finish button.
  • NOTE:Sometimes if ESET finds no infections it will not create a log.

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Posted 02 November 2013 - 07:56 PM

Ok, thanks for your help...

 

I did all those steps, and still found the ScorpianSaver on my program list, still couldn't uninstall it.

 

I also lost internet connection, I think this was my fault because maybe I didn't fully disengage my Norton 360 for the last step.  Something about a proxy...

Anyways, I just went with a System Restore to about 3 days before I downloaded the ScorpianSaver---It was with a voice synthesizer I was trying to get for free.

P.S.  I saw a post earlier by a Gringo that seemed to resolve the same ScorpianSaver problem.

Thanks for you help, hopefully the system restore will work, so far I don't see any ScorpianSaver, and my browsing seems to be back to normal without pop ups.



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Posted 03 November 2013 - 05:19 PM

OK, thanks. Let us know if it comes back.
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