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Windows critical update keeps installing malware


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#1 Npuffer

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Posted 15 July 2014 - 09:23 PM

Not sure what's going on but this is the 3rd time this has happened.

First on my desktop after installing windows update I ended up with something called mosquito updater. When I opened my Crome web browser my default page had changed and I couldn't change it back. Same with Firefox. After hours of using at least 5 different malware program which found nothing I did a system restore which solved the problem. I did have to go into my browser's setting and remove the default search engine setting that the malware created.

Yesterday my laptop did a windows critical update and the same thing happened. I immediately did a system restore went into my browsers settings, removed the new default site and issue is gone.

Today the same thing happened. Computer did an automatic update, adware showed up ran a couple of malware/virus/adware programs and nothing was found. I just did a system restore and all is good once again.

What the heck is going on? Why would this happen with a Microsoft update? I'm so pissed off about this. I have a ton of work to do and don't have time screwing around with this.

Thanks!

Edit: Moved topic from Windows 7 to the more appropriate forum.~ Animal

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Posted 15 July 2014 - 09:28 PM

OK, just closed my browser and opened it again and the default URL defaulted back to the one I just deleted. The URL is search.fbdownloadee.com/?channel=en_nt

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Posted 15 July 2014 - 09:32 PM

Welcome,

It sounds like you are infected. This isn't the forum for you to get the help you need. I'll ask a moderator to move your message into the correct forum so that you can get your problem solved.

Keep us posted


Stay well and surf safe [stay protected]

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Posted 15 July 2014 - 09:44 PM

Sorry about that. Where should I have posted this? Thanks for the welcome.

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Posted 15 July 2014 - 09:54 PM

Your message has been moved. You might want to read the instructions for this forum so you know what to expect and how to work with the trained volunteer who will be helping you.


Stay well and surf safe [stay protected]

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