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"No Name Available" In sound mixer. Random ads playing in background.

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#1 Santeria


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Posted 02 January 2014 - 12:47 AM

Yesterday, I was just watching a stream and my computer goes off and turns back on. Starts playing ads, "No Name Available" in the audio mixer. I see others have this problem to. I've done a lot, ive tried TDSSkiller.exe, Malwarebytes, Dr. WebCureit!. Not sure what to do. 


I am running Win7 64bit.



Edit: The ads don't really bother me, but ever since then my computer overall has been really laggy.

Edit2: I also tried AdwCleaner.

Edited by Santeria, 02 January 2014 - 12:57 AM.

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#2 josephno1


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Posted 02 January 2014 - 01:36 AM

Run RKill and see if that fixes it



If fails run Kaspersky's TDSSKILLER.

It should find something called Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c

#3 Santeria

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Posted 02 January 2014 - 01:52 AM

TDSSKiller found nothing. Rkill did not fix it. The ads do not play constantly, but it stays in the audio mixer as a slider. 

Edit: I don't think Rkill is even running properly. If its supposed to just close it by itself, it'll stay stuck at a certain point. Then i'll have to close it. Running malwarebytes anti-rootkit scan right now.

Edited by Santeria, 02 January 2014 - 04:32 AM.

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Posted 03 January 2014 - 10:49 AM



Download Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit from HERE to your Desktop.

  • Unzip downloaded file.
  • Open the folder where the contents were unzipped and run mbar.exe
  • Follow the instructions in the wizard to update and allow the program to scan your computer for threats.
  • DO NOT click on the Cleanup button. Simply exit the program.
  • When done, please post the two logs produced they will be in the MBAR folder..... mbar-log-xxxxx.txt and system-log.txt



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