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Avast Svchost.exe URL:MAL Virus??


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#1 Bobfish

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Posted 09 January 2014 - 12:20 AM

I am getting constant popups from avast that svchost.exe is redirecting to many different websites. Please help me fix this issue if you can nobody wants to be infected. some of which include : tagspan9(dot)info, zentallor17(dot)net, and greenpzone(dot)net.


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Posted 09 January 2014 - 10:07 AM

Hi,
 
Run this for me to see if we will need more specific help with this malware:
 
Please download Rkill (courtesy of BleepingComputer.com) to your desktop.
There are 2 different versions. If one of them won't run then download and try to run the other one.
You only need to get one of these to run, not all of them. You may get warnings from your antivirus about this tool, ignore them or shutdown your antivirus.
 
rKill.exe: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/rkill/dl/10/
iExplore.exe (renamed rKill.exe): http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/rkill/dl/11/

  • Double-click on the Rkill desktop icon to run the tool.
  • If using Vista or Windows 7 right-click on it and choose Run As Administrator.
  • A black DOS box will briefly flash and then disappear. This is normal and indicates the tool ran successfully.
  • If not, delete the file, then download and use the one provided in Link 2.
  • Do not reboot until instructed.
  • If the tool does not run from any of the links provided, please let me know.

There should be a text file named Rkill.txt on your desktop, copy and paste the contents into your next reply.

 

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