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#1 pyrotech45

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Posted 06 February 2014 - 12:04 AM

My lovely wife downloaded some type of search protect software and now my pc is real slow and i get this pop up asking me if I want to keep yahoo as my search provider and now its starting to piss me off more and more I have checked around the internet to poss. findout about this program and the more I discover just how bad this is so I am making the gringo call, please help me  with this issue before i discover how easy a divorce can be oh andcan u please send some yalls warm weather this way our overnight low is around 12 above zero and tomorrows high is only 22 above THIS IS FRIGGGIN TEXAS DALLAS TO BE EXACT our high is supposed to be around 60 not 22 anyhelp will be greatly appreciated



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Posted 06 February 2014 - 12:13 AM

I hope your malware removal goes well.... although I cannot help you at this stage.

 

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I actually put parental controls on my wifes account because she kept doing the same thing also.... lol



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Posted 06 February 2014 - 12:15 AM

Hi,

I can help you with that.  Go to http://malwarebytes.org and download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.  Follow the installation wizard to install the application, and ensure that update Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and launch Malwarebytes anti-malware are checked.  Afterr the update, run a quick scan and then when you click show results, ensure that you want to let it remove everything, and if so, select all and then click remove selected.  Conduit Search Protect is nothing more than an annoying toolbar, hence why I recommend the use of Win Patrol on all systems, which is a program for monitoring startup applications, toolbars, and other things that can slow you down, and Win Patrol would have caught and then disabled Conduit if you had asked it to.  Take a look and see if it is something you might like to have on your system:

http://winpatrol.com.

 

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Posted 06 February 2014 - 07:26 AM


After doing the above...continue as follows:

Please download and use the following tools (in the order listed) which will search for and remove many potentially unwanted programs (PUPs), adware, toolbars, browser hijackers, extensions, add-ons and other junkware as well as related registry entries (values, keys) and remnants.

RKill created by Grinler (aka Lawrence Abrams), the site owner of BleepingComputer.
AdwCleaner created by Xplode.
Junkware Removal Tool created by thisisu.

1. Double-click on RKill to launch the tool. A black DOS box will briefly flash and then disappear. This is normal and indicates the tool ran successfully. A log file will be created and saved to the root directory, C:\RKill.log. Copy and paste the contents of RKill.log in your next reply.

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

2. 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.
  • 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.
  • After reviewing the log, 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[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.
-- Note: The contents of the AdwCleaner log file may be confusing. Unless you see a program name that you recognize and know should not be removed, don't worry about it. If you see an entry you want to keep, return to AdwCleaner before cleaning...all detected items will be listed (and checked) in each tab. Click on each one and uncheck any items you want to keep (except you cannot uncheck Chrome and Firefox preferences lines).


Close all open programs and shut down any protection/security software to avoid potential conflicts.

3. Double-click on JRT.exe to run the tool.
Vista/Windows 7/8 users right-click 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 file named JRT.txt will automatically open and be saved to your Desktop.
  • Copy and paste the contents of JRT.txt in your next reply.
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4. As a final step, rescan again with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and post the log. They are automatically saved and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab.
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