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Ads/radio playing in the background virus.


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#1 expodannon

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Posted 03 January 2014 - 10:43 AM

Recently i've noticed some weird music/radio ads coming out of my PC. Im running windows 7 and i notice that the sounds are coming from a source in the volume mixer labled "Name not available". How can i fix this issue? Any help would be greatly appreciated.



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#2 nasdaq

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Posted 07 January 2014 - 09:31 AM

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.
I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.

If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.
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Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your Desktop.
  • Close all open programs and internet browsers.
  • Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.
  • Click the Scan button and wait for the process to complete.
  • Click the Report button and the report will open in Notepad.
  • IMPORTANT
  • If you click the Clean button all items listed in the report will be removed.
  • If you find some false positive items or programs that you wish to keep, Close the AdwCleaner windows.
  • Close all open programs and internet browsers.
  • Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.
  • Click the Scan button and wait for the process to complete.
  • Check off the element(s) you wish to keep.
  • Click on the Clean button follow the prompts.
  • A log file will automatically open after the scan has finished.
  • Please post the content of that log file with your next answer.
  • You can find the log file at C:\AdwCleaner[Sn].txt (n is a number).
  • ===

    Please download ComboFix from any of the links below, and save it to your desktop. For information regarding this download, please visit this web page: Turorial
    Link 1
    Link 2

    IMPORTANT !!! Save ComboFix.exe to your Desktop

    1. Close any open browsers.
    2. Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.
    3. Do not install any other programs until this if fixed.


    How to : Disable Anti-virus and Firewall...
    http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic114351.html

    Double click on ComboFix.exe and follow the prompts.
  • When finished, it will produce a report for you.
  • Please post the C:\ComboFix.txt
  • Note: Do not mouse click ComboFix's window while it's running. That may cause it to stall

    Note: If you have difficulty properly disabling your protective programs, refer to this link --> http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic114351.html

    Note: If after running ComboFix you get this error message "Illegal operation attempted on a registry key that has been marked for deletion." when attempting to run a program all you need to do is restart the computer to reset the registry.
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    Please download and run this DDS Scanning Tool. Nothing will be deleted. It will just give me some additional information about your system.

    Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links if you no longer have it available. Save it to your desktop.

    1: DDS.scr (Not recommended if you use Chrome to download this .scr file. Use the other options.)
    2: DDS.pif
    3: DDS.COM

    Double click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.
    A small box will open, with an explanation about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.
    Notepad will open with the results.
    Follow the instructions that pop up for posting the results.[/list]Please note: You may have to disable any script protection running if the scan fails to run.

    dds_scr.gif

    Please just paste the contents of the DDS.txt log in your next post.
    ===

    Please paste the logs in your next reply DO NOT ATTACH THEM.

    Let me know what problem persists.

Edited by nasdaq, 07 January 2014 - 09:32 AM.


#3 nasdaq

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Posted 13 January 2014 - 10:10 AM

Due to the lack of feedback, this topic is now closed.

In the event you still have problems, please send me or any Moderator a Private Message and ask them to reopen this topic within the next 5 days.

Please include a link to your topic in the Private Message. Thank you.




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