G'day bargainholic, and Welcome to BC
Run these for me, in the order listed if you would please
Download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.
Checkmark the following checkboxes:
Report IE Proxy Settings
Reset IE Proxy Settings
Report FF Proxy Settings
Reset FF Proxy Settings
List content of Hosts
List IP configuration
List Winsock Entries
List last 10 Event Viewer log
List Installed Programs
List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
Click Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run.
Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed.
Please download and run RKill by Grinler.
A black DOS box will appear for a short time and then disappear.
This is normal and indicates the tool ran successfully.
At most the tool will usually run for about 2 minutes
Please Copy / Paste the small log back here.
iExplore.exe (renamed rKill.exe): http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/rkill/dl/11/
Rkill.com RKill Download Link Download Now Rkill.com
Important: Do not reboot your computer until you complete the next step.
Important: Do not reboot your computer until After i give you the next scan to run
Edited by Condobloke, 20 August 2014 - 12:17 AM.
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