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Java Updater Virus/Malware. Is it gone??


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Posted 02 November 2014 - 01:30 PM

New Laptop.  Dell Latitude E5440.  Win 7 pro; 64 bit. Downloaded Firefox and somehow picked this thing up.  Could not eliminate it.  Uninstalled FF and downloaded Chrome.  All was well for a bit, and bam, it came back.  Ran Virus Scan, Hitman Pro, Malwarebytes, JRT, Microsoft malware tool, Adwarecleaner, etc.  It regenerated.  Uninstalled Chrome.  Now I am using IE.  Ran all those tools again and they found nothing.  I want to know if it is gone, or if it is now going to infect IE.  Thanks.  Here are the logs:

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Posted 08 November 2014 - 12:15 PM

Updated response:  I still have the question.  I do not have a restore disc.

From prior post:

 

New Laptop.  Dell Latitude E5440.  Win 7 pro; 64 bit. Downloaded Firefox and somehow picked this thing up.  Could not eliminate it.  Uninstalled FF and downloaded Chrome.  All was well for a bit, and bam, it came back.  Ran Virus Scan, Hitman Pro, Malwarebytes, JRT, Microsoft malware tool, Adwarecleaner, etc.  It regenerated.  Uninstalled Chrome.  Now I am using IE.  Ran all those tools again and they found nothing.  I want to know if it is gone, or if it is now going to infect IE.  Thanks. 

 

Here are the NEW logs:

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Posted 09 November 2014 - 11:13 AM

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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/farbar-recovery-scan-tool/dl/82/ (for 64bit systems)
save it to your desktop.
Note: You need to run the version compatible with your system. If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them. Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.
  • Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
  • Press Scan button.
  • It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory the tool is run. Please copy and paste it to your reply.
  • The first time the tool is run, it makes also another log (Addition.txt). Please attach it to your reply.

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Posted 09 November 2014 - 12:08 PM

Hi Catbyte.  Thanks for your help. 

 

I know I have a 64 bit OS.  The tool wont run.  I get this error (see attached print screen):

 

 



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Posted 09 November 2014 - 02:30 PM

nothing was attached

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Posted 09 November 2014 - 11:34 PM

Sorry Catbyte.  I did get the tool to run.  I am attaching the log.  At least, I Hope I am!! :guitar:

Attached File  Addition.txt   26.47KB   2 downloads



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Posted 10 November 2014 - 11:44 AM

Hi, there should be another log on the desktop called FRST.txt (looks like a little notepad) if you could post that one too, thanks

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Posted 10 November 2014 - 11:49 AM

Ok!!

 

Attached File  FRST.txt   38.52KB   1 downloads



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Posted 10 November 2014 - 12:10 PM

Please run the following:

Download attached fixlist.txt file and save it to the Desktop.

Attached File  FixList.txt   565bytes   2 downloads

NOTE. It's important that both files, FRST64Attached File  FixList.txt   565bytes   2 downloads and fixlist.txt are in the same location or the fix will not work.

NOTICE: This script was written specifically for this user, for use on that particular machine. Running this on another machine may cause damage to your operating system

Run FRST64 and press the Fix button just once and wait.
The tool will make a log on the Desktop (Fixlog.txt). Please post it to your reply.

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Posted 10 November 2014 - 12:26 PM

Here it is

 

 

Attached File  Fixlog.txt   1.26KB   1 downloads



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Posted 10 November 2014 - 12:53 PM

looks better,

please do the following

Download AdwCleaner from here and save it to your desktop.
  • Run AdwCleaner and select Scan
  • If items are found, please select the Clean button
  • Once done it will ask to reboot, allow the reboot
  • On reboot a log will be produced, please attach the content of the log to your next reply
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Please open Malwarebytes, update the program and a scan, allow the program to remove anything detected, reboot the computer, attach the resulting log.

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Posted 10 November 2014 - 04:26 PM

Ok.  Done. 

 

Not sure if I am clean, but just to give you a head's up a couple of my questions moving forward are:

 

1).  I am still seeing those adchoices ads.  Is this normal?  They may have always been on certain sites, but I began to really notice them after I got bugged.

 

2.  Can I reinstall Chrome?  Makes me nervous because It was nearly a complete take over until I deleted it. 

 

Thank you for all your assistance.

 

Attached File  AdwCleanerS7.txt   1.71KB   1 downloadsAttached File  MalwarebytesScanLog11-10.txt   1.05KB   1 downloads



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Posted 10 November 2014 - 04:32 PM

No,

You shouldn't be seeing adchoices,

Re-install Chrome,

then reset it to default (it will pick up your existing preferences, unless you removed those previously when uninstalling the first time)

Download the Avast Browser Cleanup tool from here:

http://files.avast.com/files/tools/avast-browser-cleanup.exe

Double-click on the downloaded file to execute the program.
It scans the computer for adware and other unwanted add-ons or extensions.
Remove the identified items and restart the browser.


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reset all the browsers back to default:

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Open Internet Explorer, click on the gear icon at the top (far right), then click again on Internet Options.
In the Internet Options dialog box, click on the Advanced tab, then click on the Reset button.
Reset Internet Explorer
In the Reset Internet Explorer settings section, check the Delete personal settings box, then click on Reset Internet Explorer back to its default settings
When Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click Close in the confirmation dialogue box and then click OK.
Close Internet Explorer.

Firefox

At the top of the Firefox window, click the Firefox button, go over to the Help sub-menu and select Troubleshooting Information.
Click the Reset Firefox button in the upper-right corner of the Troubleshooting Information page.
To continue, click Reset Firefox in the confirmation window that opens.
Firefox will close and be reset. When it’s done, a window will list the information that was imported. Click Finish

Google Chrome

enter the following into the Chrome address bar:

chrome://settings/personal

• and at the bottom click on "Advanced Settings"
• At the very bottom of the page click on "Reset Browser Settings"

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Posted 10 November 2014 - 09:26 PM

I followed all of your instructions.  Avast says everything is good.  I reinstalled Chrome and Firefox.  I reset all the browsers.  Started to use Chrome.  Pop-ups everywhere.  Still see Ad Choices.  Bleeping Computer site, covered in adware.  How ridiculous is all this crap!!!!  Awaiting your wisdom.






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