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i think i may be infected with some sort of trojan.

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#1 jaydee11111


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Posted 28 November 2013 - 05:28 PM

i detected it last night, i ran a norton scan and it removed 1 suspicions file, i then ran malware-bytes and it detected over 132 dangerous files etc, so i removed all of them, scanned it with RKill (found nothing) and then again with malaware-bytes.

is there a way to see if i am still infected.

Please help me.

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#2 noknojon


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Posted 28 November 2013 - 07:09 PM

Hello jaydee and Welcome -


Please follow the steps in the order that they are posted, and tell me if you have problems.

If needed you can print this item as you may not see all information during scans.

You can Copy and Paste the scan results in single units, or wait for several results.


You do not yet list an Operating System version, but this will be shown in your first results.

XP to Windows 8 will all be very similar and mostly the same.


First -

Download Security Check by Screen317 from HERE
* Save it to your Desktop.
* Double-click SecurityCheck.exe
* 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.
Note: If a security program requests permission to access the Internet, allow it to do so.


Next -

Please download and run RKill by Grinler. A black DOS box will briefly flash and then disappear.
This is normal and indicates the tool ran successfully.
If a log is produced, save it, or post it back here -

Important: Do not reboot your computer until you complete the next step.


Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode and save to your Desktop.

NOTE: Your system will be Auto rebooted so, Close or save all work.
* Double-click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.
* Vista/Windows 7/8 users right-click and select Run As Administrator.
* Click on the Scan button. (only once)
* AdwCleaner will begin...be patient as the scan may take some time to complete.
* After the scan has finished, click on the Report button...a logfile (AdwCleaner[R0].txt) will open in Notepad for review.
* Now - Click on the Clean button. (only once)
* 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[S0].txt) will open automatically.
* Copy and paste the contents of that logfile in your next reply.
* A copy of all logfiles are saved in the C:\AdwCleaner folder which was created when running the tool.


Next -

Please be sure to Update your version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and then follow on =>

* If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
* Select to Perform Full Scan, then click Scan.
* When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
* Be sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
* When completed, a log will open in Notepad.
* Post the log back here.
Be sure to reboot the computer, if required, after you post the log.


Next -

Please scan your computer with ESET Online Scanner
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Note: This scan is best performed with Internet Explorer, as it uses ActiveX
If you will not use Internet Explorer, then please read item 3 in this post.

1 - Open Internet Explorer and hold down Control (Ctrl) key and click on This Link to open ESET OnlineScan in a new window.
2 - Click the ESET Online Scanner button.
3 - For alternate browsers only: (Microsoft Internet Explorer users can skip these steps)

- a - Click on eset.exe to download the ESET Smart Installer. Save it to your desktop.
- b - Double click on the  icon on your desktop.

Vista, Windows 7 & 8 users may need to Right click and select "Run as Administrator"

4 - Check "YES, I accept the Terms of Use."
5 - Click the Start button.
6 - Accept any security warnings from your browser.
7 - Under scan settings, check "Scan Archives" and "Remove found threats"
8 - Click Advanced settings and select the following:

* Scan potentially unwanted applications
* Scan for potentially unsafe applications
* Enable Anti-Stealth technology


9 - ESET will then download updates for itself, install itself, and begin deep scanning your computer.
10 - Please be patient as this will take some time. First time scans are always longer, and may take 2 hours or more
11 - When the scan completes, click List Threats
12 - 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.
13 - Click the Back button and then Click the Finish button.
NOTE:Sometimes if ESET finds no infections it will not create a log.
If you lose the log, it can be found at C:\Program Files\ESET\EsetOnlineScanner\log.txt
If no infections are found then please tell me -
You can ignore any ESET detection of AdwCleaner...it is a "false positive" detection.


Last - Clean Temp File Cache -

Please download Temp File Cleaner by Old Timer
Usage Instructions:

  • Download TFC from the download link above and save the file on your desktop.
  • Close ALL running applications as TFC will terminate them before attempting to clean up the temporary files.
  • Double-click on the TFC icon.
  • When the program opens, click on the Start button.  TFC will terminate the Explorer process and all running applications and then begin the process of cleaning out all of your temp folders.
  • When done, press OK and reboot your computer to finish the cleanup.

Please. Always ask if you have any questions, or are not sure at any stage -


Thank You -

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