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WOW Brand new laptop - I hit the mother load. Help me!


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#1 Momadice

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Posted 19 December 2014 - 04:00 AM

running 8.1 with a new laptop. I wanted to get off to a good start, but I didn't.  IE being the only browser on this pc, I had no choice but to use it.

 

With excitedment and a desire to be a smart pc user on this new laptop the first stop on the internet was to Bleeping.  I knew about pcdecrapifier and wanted to use it.  I was not allowed acess to the Bleeping site.  So I reset IE under the advance tool in their menu and tried again.  Nope, not gonna happen.

 

1)  So I tried to browse to Rkill.  I tried to download it.  Oops, Can't load page.  I downloaded a file under a different name and voila, it worked.  I ran it.  It successfully killed a program.

 

Here is the log:

 

Rkill 2.6.9 by Lawrence Abrams (Grinler)
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/
Copyright 2008-2014 BleepingComputer.com
More Information about Rkill can be found at this link:
 
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic308364.html

Program started at: 12/19/2014 03:45:23 AM in x64 mode.
Windows Version: Windows 8.1

Checking for Windows services to stop:

 * No malware services found to stop.

Checking for processes to terminate:

 * C:\Windows\SysWOW64\UMonit64.exe (PID: 260) [WD-HEUR]

1 proccess terminated!

Checking Registry for malware related settings:

 * No issues found in the Registry.

Resetting .EXE, .COM, & .BAT associations in the Windows Registry.

Performing miscellaneous checks:

 * Windows Defender Disabled

   [HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows Defender]
   "DisableAntiSpyware" = dword:00000001

Checking Windows Service Integrity:

 * No issues found.

Searching for Missing Digital Signatures:

 * No issues found.

Checking HOSTS File:

 * No issues found.

Program finished at: 12/19/2014 03:46:00 AM
Execution time: 0 hours(s), 0 minute(s), and 37 seconds(s)

 

 

2)  Next I download adware. I hit the mother load!  log is below:

 

# AdwCleaner v4.105 - Report created 18/12/2014 at 22:49:20
# Updated 08/12/2014 by Xplode
# Database : 2014-12-16.1 [Live]
# Operating System : Windows 8.1  (64 bits)
# Username : acer - ACERPC
# Running from : C:\Users\acer\Downloads\AdwCleaner.exe
# Option : Clean

***** [ Services ] *****

***** [ Files / Folders ] *****

***** [ Scheduled Tasks ] *****

***** [ Shortcuts ] *****

***** [ Registry ] *****

Key Deleted : [x64] HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{0633EE93-D776-472F-A0FF-E1416B8B2E3A}
Key Deleted : [x64] HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{0633EE93-D776-472F-A0FF-E1416B8B2E3A}

***** [ Browsers ] *****

-\\ Internet Explorer v11.0.9600.17416

-\\ Mozilla Firefox v34.0.5 (x86 en-US)

*************************

AdwCleaner[R0].txt - [951 octets] - [18/12/2014 22:30:13]
AdwCleaner[S0].txt - [869 octets] - [18/12/2014 22:49:20]

########## EOF - C:\AdwCleaner\AdwCleaner[S0].txt - [928 octets] ##########
# AdwCleaner v4.105 - Report created 19/12/2014 at 03:24:17
# Updated 08/12/2014 by Xplode
# Database : 2014-12-16.1 [Live]
# Operating System : Windows 8.1  (64 bits)
# Username : acer - ACERPC
# Running from : C:\Users\acer\Downloads\AdwCleaner (1).exe
# Option : Clean

***** [ Services ] *****

***** [ Files / Folders ] *****

File Deleted : C:\Users\Public\Desktop\eBay.lnk

***** [ Scheduled Tasks ] *****

***** [ Shortcuts ] *****

***** [ Registry ] *****

Key Deleted : HKCU\Software\Classes\pokki
Value Deleted : HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run [Pokki]
Key Deleted : HKCU\Software\Classes\AllFileSystemObjects\shell\pokki
Key Deleted : HKCU\Software\Classes\Directory\shell\pokki
Key Deleted : HKCU\Software\Classes\Drive\shell\pokki
Key Deleted : HKCU\Software\Classes\lnkfile\shell\pokki
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{26B19FA4-E8A1-4A1B-A163-1A1E46F830DD}
Key Deleted : [x64] HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{AA9A4890-4262-4441-8977-E2FFCBFB706C}
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{AA9A4890-4262-4441-8977-E2FFCBFB706C}
Key Deleted : HKCU\Software\Pokki
Key Deleted : HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Pokki

***** [ Browsers ] *****

-\\ Internet Explorer v11.0.9600.17031

*************************

AdwCleaner[R0].txt - [2700 octets] - [18/12/2014 22:30:13]
AdwCleaner[S0].txt - [2446 octets] - [18/12/2014 22:49:20]

########## EOF - C:\AdwCleaner\AdwCleaner[S0].txt - [2506 octets] ##########

 

3) After allowing it to run and clean my pc it restarted and I decided to run rkill just to make sure and am I glad I did, as I had something different now.  Next log below:

 

Rkill 2.6.9 by Lawrence Abrams (Grinler)
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/
Copyright 2008-2014 BleepingComputer.com
More Information about Rkill can be found at this link:
 http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic308364.html

Program started at: 12/19/2014 03:45:23 AM in x64 mode.
Windows Version: Windows 8.1

Checking for Windows services to stop:

 * No malware services found to stop.

Checking for processes to terminate:

 * C:\Windows\SysWOW64\UMonit64.exe (PID: 260) [WD-HEUR]

1 proccess terminated!

Checking Registry for malware related settings:

 * No issues found in the Registry.

Resetting .EXE, .COM, & .BAT associations in the Windows Registry.

Performing miscellaneous checks:

 * Windows Defender Disabled

   [HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows Defender]
   "DisableAntiSpyware" = dword:00000001

Checking Windows Service Integrity:

 * No issues found.

Searching for Missing Digital Signatures:

 * No issues found.

Checking HOSTS File:

 * No issues found.

Program finished at: 12/19/2014 03:46:00 AM
Execution time: 0 hours(s), 0 minute(s), and 37 seconds(s)

 

Will you help me get my pc into a reasonable shape?  Please?

 

 

 



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Posted 19 December 2014 - 05:26 AM

Use CCleaner to remove Temporary files, program caches, cookies, logs, etc. Use the Default settings. No need to use the

Registry Cleaning Tool...risky. Pay close attention while installing and UNcheck offers of toolbars....especially Google.

After install, open CCleaner and run by clicking on the Run Cleaner button in the bottom right corner.

CCleaner - PC Optimization and Cleaning - Free Download

 

Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from Here

Double-click mbam-setup-2.X.X.XXXX.exe to install the application (X's are the current version number).

  • Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
  • Once MBAM opens, when it says Your databases are out of date, click the Fix Now button.
  • Click the Settings tab at the top, and then in the left column, select Detections and Protections, and if not already checked place a checkmark in the selection box for Scan for rootkits.
  • Click the Scan tab at the top of the program window, select Threat Scan and click the Scan Now button.
  • If you receive a message that updates are available, click the Update Now button (the update will be downloaded, installed, and the scan will start).
  • The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.
  • If potential threats are detected, ensure that Quarantine is selected as the Action for all the listed items, and click the Apply Actions button.
  • While still on the Scan tab, click the link for View detailed log, and in the window that opens click the Export button, select Text file (*.txt), and save the log to your Desktop.
  • The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can also be viewed by clicking the History tab and then selecting Application Logs.

POST THE LOG FOR REVIEW.

 

Download Junkware Removal Tool to your desktop.

  • Shut down your protection software now to avoid potential conflicts.
  • Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista, 7, or 8; instead of double-clicking, right-mouse click JRT.exe 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 (JRT.txt) is saved to your desktop and will automatically open.
  • Post the contents of JRT.txt into your next message.

 

Hold down Control and click on this link to open ESET OnlineScan in a new window.

  • Click the esetonlinebtn.png button.
  • For alternate browsers only: (Microsoft Internet Explorer users can skip these steps)
  • Click on esetsmartinstaller_enu.exe to download the ESET Smart Installer. Save it to your desktop.
  • Double click on the esetsmartinstaller_enu.png icon on your desktop.
  • Check "YES, I accept the Terms of Use."
  • Click the Start button.
  • Accept any security warnings from your browser.
  • Under scan settings, check "Scan Archives" and "Remove found threats"
  • Click Advanced settings and select the following:
  • Scan potentially unwanted applications
  • Scan for potentially unsafe applications
  • Enable Anti-Stealth technology
  • ESET will then download updates for itself, install itself, and begin scanning your computer. Please be patient as this can take some time.
  • When the scan completes, click List Threats
  • Click Export, and save the file to your desktop using a unique name, such as ESETScan. Include the contents of this report in your next reply.
  • Click the Back button.
  • Click the Finish button.
  • NOTE:Sometimes if ESET finds no infections it will not create a log.

“Every atom in your body came from a star that exploded and the atoms in your left hand probably came from a different star than your right hand. It really is the most poetic thing I know about physics...you are all stardust.”Lawrence M. Krauss

A 1792 U.S. penny, designed in part by Thomas Jefferson and George Washington, reads “Liberty Parent of Science & Industry.”


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Posted 19 December 2014 - 02:26 PM

First of all.  Thank you.  I am so impressed how quickly I received a response.  It is quite impressive.  I am currently following all your instructions, and will let you know as soon as they are complete.



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Posted 19 December 2014 - 02:39 PM

Malwarebytes Log:

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
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Update, 2014-12-19 4:20:18 AM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Manual, Remediation Database, 2013.10.16.1, 2014.12.6.1,
Update, 2014-12-19 4:20:19 AM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Manual, Rootkit Database, 2014.11.18.1, 2014.12.14.1,
Protection, 2014-12-19 4:20:23 AM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malware Protection, Starting,
Protection, 2014-12-19 4:20:23 AM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malware Protection, Started,
Protection, 2014-12-19 4:20:24 AM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malicious Website Protection, Starting,
Protection, 2014-12-19 4:20:24 AM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malicious Website Protection, Started,
Update, 2014-12-19 4:20:35 AM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Manual, Malware Database, 2014.11.20.6, 2014.12.19.2,

 

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
www.malwarebytes.org

Protection, 2014-12-19 4:20:35 AM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Refresh, Starting,
Protection, 2014-12-19 4:20:36 AM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malicious Website Protection, Stopping,
Protection, 2014-12-19 4:20:36 AM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malicious Website Protection, Stopped,
Protection, 2014-12-19 4:20:50 AM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Refresh, Success,
Protection, 2014-12-19 4:20:50 AM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malicious Website Protection, Starting,
Protection, 2014-12-19 4:20:51 AM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malicious Website Protection, Started,
Update, 2014-12-19 10:47:56 AM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Scheduler, Malware Database, 2014.12.19.2, 2014.12.19.5,
Protection, 2014-12-19 10:47:56 AM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Refresh, Starting,
Protection, 2014-12-19 10:47:56 AM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malicious Website Protection, Stopping,
Protection, 2014-12-19 10:47:56 AM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malicious Website Protection, Stopped,
Protection, 2014-12-19 10:48:48 AM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Refresh, Success,
Protection, 2014-12-19 10:48:48 AM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malicious Website Protection, Starting,
Protection, 2014-12-19 10:48:49 AM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malicious Website Protection, Started,
Protection, 2014-12-19 11:22:42 AM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malware Protection, Starting,
Protection, 2014-12-19 11:22:42 AM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malware Protection, Started,
Protection, 2014-12-19 11:22:42 AM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malicious Website Protection, Starting,
Protection, 2014-12-19 11:22:43 AM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malicious Website Protection, Started,
Protection, 2014-12-19 12:02:50 PM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malware Protection, Starting,
Protection, 2014-12-19 12:02:50 PM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malware Protection, Started,
Protection, 2014-12-19 12:02:50 PM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malicious Website Protection, Starting,
Protection, 2014-12-19 12:02:51 PM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malicious Website Protection, Started,
Update, 2014-12-19 1:13:21 PM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Scheduler, Malware Database, 2014.12.19.5, 2014.12.19.6,
Protection, 2014-12-19 1:13:21 PM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Refresh, Starting,
Protection, 2014-12-19 1:13:21 PM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malicious Website Protection, Stopping,
Protection, 2014-12-19 1:13:21 PM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malicious Website Protection, Stopped,
Protection, 2014-12-19 1:13:33 PM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Refresh, Success,
Protection, 2014-12-19 1:13:33 PM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malicious Website Protection, Starting,
Protection, 2014-12-19 1:13:34 PM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malicious Website Protection, Started,
Protection, 2014-12-19 1:40:15 PM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malicious Website Protection, Stopping,
Protection, 2014-12-19 1:40:16 PM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malicious Website Protection, Stopped,
Protection, 2014-12-19 1:40:16 PM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malware Protection, Stopping,
Protection, 2014-12-19 1:40:22 PM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malware Protection, Stopped,
Update, 2014-12-19 1:59:42 PM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Manual, Remediation Database, 2013.10.16.1, 2014.12.6.1,
Update, 2014-12-19 1:59:42 PM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Manual, Rootkit Database, 2014.11.18.1, 2014.12.14.1,
Protection, 2014-12-19 1:59:47 PM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malware Protection, Starting,
Protection, 2014-12-19 1:59:47 PM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malware Protection, Started,
Protection, 2014-12-19 1:59:47 PM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malicious Website Protection, Starting,
Protection, 2014-12-19 1:59:47 PM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malicious Website Protection, Started,
Update, 2014-12-19 1:59:57 PM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Manual, Malware Database, 2014.11.20.6, 2014.12.19.6,
Protection, 2014-12-19 1:59:57 PM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Refresh, Starting,
Protection, 2014-12-19 1:59:57 PM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malicious Website Protection, Stopping,
Protection, 2014-12-19 1:59:57 PM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malicious Website Protection, Stopped,
Protection, 2014-12-19 2:00:08 PM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Refresh, Success,
Protection, 2014-12-19 2:00:08 PM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malicious Website Protection, Starting,
Protection, 2014-12-19 2:00:08 PM, SYSTEM, ACERPC, Protection, Malicious Website Protection, Started,

(end)

 

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
www.malwarebytes.org

Scan Date: 2014-12-19
Scan Time: 2:00:27 PM
Logfile:
Administrator: Yes

Version: 2.00.4.1028
Malware Database: v2014.12.19.06
Rootkit Database: v2014.12.14.01
License: Trial
Malware Protection: Enabled
Malicious Website Protection: Enabled
Self-protection: Disabled

OS: Windows 8.1
CPU: x64
File System: NTFS
User: acer

Scan Type: Threat Scan
Result: Completed
Objects Scanned: 361757
Time Elapsed: 26 min, 15 sec

Memory: Enabled
Startup: Enabled
Filesystem: Enabled
Archives: Enabled
Rootkits: Enabled
Heuristics: Enabled
PUP: Enabled
PUM: Enabled

Processes: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Modules: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Folders: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Files: 1
Heuristics.Reserved.Word.Exploit, C:\Users\acer\Desktop\WiNlOgOn.exe, , [ce4f362d6616bd79fc21e790a560b848],

Physical Sectors: 0
(No malicious items detected)

(end)

 

 

This file that is being highlighted in Malwarebytes is the Registry Kill download that I downloaded from Bleeping under another name as my browser would let me download the regular name of RKill.  I selected the one you see above.


Edited by Momadice, 19 December 2014 - 02:42 PM.


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Posted 19 December 2014 - 02:50 PM

This is the log for Junkware Removal Tool:

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Junkware Removal Tool (JRT) by Thisisu
Version: 6.4.0 (11.29.2014:1)
OS: Windows 8.1 x64
Ran by acer on 2014-12-19 at 14:52:49.37
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

 

~~~ Services

 

~~~ Registry Values

 

~~~ Registry Keys

 

~~~ Files

 

~~~ Folders

 

~~~ Event Viewer Logs were cleared

 

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Scan was completed on 2014-12-19 at 14:54:56.70
End of JRT log
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~


Edited by Momadice, 19 December 2014 - 02:57 PM.


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Posted 19 December 2014 - 03:24 PM

Open CCleaner after posting what Eset finds....if anything. Click on Tools and choose Startups. On that page you

will see the Windows Startups and at the top you will see buttons when clicked will show the startups for browsers and Tasks.

At the bottom right you will see a button when clicked will allow you to Copy and Paste each of those lists. Please

post those lists in your next reply.

 

There is one website where you can get many of the most popular free programs without worrying about adware being

bundled with the downloads. Ninite - Install or Update Multiple Apps at Once


Edited by buddy215, 19 December 2014 - 03:26 PM.

“Every atom in your body came from a star that exploded and the atoms in your left hand probably came from a different star than your right hand. It really is the most poetic thing I know about physics...you are all stardust.”Lawrence M. Krauss

A 1792 U.S. penny, designed in part by Thomas Jefferson and George Washington, reads “Liberty Parent of Science & Industry.”


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Posted 19 December 2014 - 07:33 PM

C:\Users\acer\Desktop\ToolBox\ccsetup501.exe Win32/Bundled.Toolbar.Google.D potentially unsafe application deleted - quarantined

 

If this came down with the download and installation of CCleaner; I did use the link above to download the program and then run it.  Of course I do not know if it is from the link provided or if it is something completely different and it is just a coincidence.
 


Edited by Momadice, 19 December 2014 - 08:06 PM.


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Posted 19 December 2014 - 07:52 PM

CCleaner bundles that with its installer. But you UNchecked its install during the CCleaner install.


“Every atom in your body came from a star that exploded and the atoms in your left hand probably came from a different star than your right hand. It really is the most poetic thing I know about physics...you are all stardust.”Lawrence M. Krauss

A 1792 U.S. penny, designed in part by Thomas Jefferson and George Washington, reads “Liberty Parent of Science & Industry.”


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Posted 19 December 2014 - 08:09 PM

I did make sure that I 'unchecked' that option before CCleaner installed itself.  I feel a bit better about that now.  I have posted all the logs. Shall I put Malwarebytes back onto full patrol?



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Posted 19 December 2014 - 08:17 PM

Sure...enable MBAM.

Did you miss my post # 6? 


“Every atom in your body came from a star that exploded and the atoms in your left hand probably came from a different star than your right hand. It really is the most poetic thing I know about physics...you are all stardust.”Lawrence M. Krauss

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Posted 19 December 2014 - 08:22 PM

I would like to install my Microsoft OfficeI  CD and a couple of other programs that I enjoy using.  I will not do anything until I get the green light from you.  I remember being told that just because everything looks fine, doesn't mean it is.

 

Other than Malwarebytes, are there any other programs I should use along with it?  Being new to Windows 8.1 I haven't thoroughly read about all the user maintenance guides, are there any practices or operations in particular that a new Win 8 user should read, learn and implement first?  I am going over all the tutorials on the BC tutorial section.



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Posted 19 December 2014 - 09:23 PM

You can install anything you want to. There was only some adware found. After I see the startups I will

likely have recommendations for you as to allowing some or not. I'm not a Windows 8 user but from what I've

learned there is nothing that stands out or different as far as security goes than other OSes.

I actually suspect most 8 users will be dumping it for 10 after it ripens. That's just my opinion based on

chatter around the web. Not all that reliable.

 

Firefox with the two best add-ons will be the best secured browser. NoScript and Adblock Plus. Adblock Plus is

a no-brainer. NoScript takes a bit of learning how to use....but is definitely worth the time spent. As I often say,

if I were a Windows user and only could choose one security program it would be NoScript.


Edited by buddy215, 19 December 2014 - 09:27 PM.

“Every atom in your body came from a star that exploded and the atoms in your left hand probably came from a different star than your right hand. It really is the most poetic thing I know about physics...you are all stardust.”Lawrence M. Krauss

A 1792 U.S. penny, designed in part by Thomas Jefferson and George Washington, reads “Liberty Parent of Science & Industry.”


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Posted 20 December 2014 - 01:28 PM

Yes!  I missed post number six.  I will: get that to you right away.  As a rule, I have always unchecked all of them as I do not know what they do, at the same time, I do not know what ones should be able to run at start up.  Keeping that in mind, please tell me the yes's and no's, and I will adjust them accordingly.  I imagine it can take some time to explain things, but if I know why I am letting some start and not others that would be helpful information.  Of course sending me to a explanatory tutorial is just as good.  I will post asap, and do have one major question:  How do I know that I am at a real site for downloading a program such as Firefox or anything else?  What do I need to look for or do to assure myself it is a real site with a real download?

 

At this point to, I find it a little bit ironic, but sometimes there are postings about the countless hours and programs developed by volunteers and then a little blurb about donations.  There is a Paypal button to donate etc, but again, how do you know it is real?  With the hacks etc., and rogue sites, is there not a better way to actually donate monies to the cause, and how do you know they are who they say they are?  Not that I have mass $ at my disposal (infact a starving student at the moment), but sometimes I have thought about donating when I am able in the future and just don't trust the internet.



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Posted 20 December 2014 - 03:23 PM

Instructions:   Open CCleaner after posting what Eset finds....if anything. Click on Tools and choose Startups. On that page you

will see the Windows Startups and at the top you will see buttons when clicked will show the startups for browsers and Tasks.

At the bottom right you will see a button when clicked will allow you to Copy and Paste each of those lists. Please

post those lists in your next reply.

 

1)  C:\Users\acer\Desktop\ToolBox\ccsetup501.exe Win32/Bundled.Toolbar.Google.D potentially unsafe application deleted - quarantined

 

Please keep in mind that I just recently (without knowledge of post number 6) changed most to No.  I did not realize you were going to be looking at this, and am glad you are, and await any suggestions.

 

2)  CONTEXT MENU

No Directory Add to Pokki Menu  acer "" /ADDFAVORITE"%1"
No Directory Add to Start menu  Administrator "C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Pokki\Engine\HostAppService.exe" /ADDFAVORITE"%1"
No Drive Add to Pokki Menu  acer "" /ADDFAVORITE"%1"
No Drive Add to Start menu  Administrator "C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Pokki\Engine\HostAppService.exe" /ADDFAVORITE"%1"
No File Atheros Qualcomm®Atheros® All users C:\Program Files (x86)\Qualcomm Atheros\Bluetooth Suite\BtvAppExt.dll
No File FTShellContext Qualcomm®Atheros® All users C:\Program Files (x86)\Qualcomm Atheros\Bluetooth Suite\ShellContextExt.dll

 

WINDOWS

 

Yes HKCU:Run AppEx Accelerator UI AppEx Networks Corporation Administrator C:\Program Files\AMD Quick Stream\AMDQuickStream.exe -h
Yes HKCU:Run CCleaner Monitoring Piriform Ltd acer "C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner64.exe" /MONITOR
No HKLM:Run BacKGround Agent Acer Incorporated All users C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\AOP Framework\BackgroundAgent.exe
No HKLM:Run RTHDVCPL Realtek Semiconductor All users "C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RAVCpl64.exe" -s
No HKLM:Run StartCCC Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. All users "C:\Program Files (x86)\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\amd64\CLIStart.exe" MSRun

 

INTERNET EXPLORER = NOTHING

 

SCHEDULED TASKS:

 

No Task ALU Acer Incorporated Administrators C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\Live Updater\updater.exe -auto
No Task ALUAgent  Administrators C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\Live Updater\liveupdater_agent.exe
Yes Task CCleanerSkipUAC Piriform Ltd acer "C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner.exe" $(Arg0)
Yes Task Launch Manager Acer Incorporate All users "C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer Launch Manager\LMLauncher.exe"
No Task Optimize Start Menu Cache Files-S-1-5-21-3697784714-1533898605-4234074958-1001  acer 
Yes Task Optimize Start Menu Cache Files-S-1-5-21-3697784714-1533898605-4234074958-500  Administrator 
Yes Task Power Management Acer Incorporated All users "C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer Power Management\ePowerTrayLauncher.exe"
Yes Task Quick Access Acer Incorporate All users "C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer Quick Access\QALauncher.exe"
Yes Task Quick Access Quick Launcher Acer Incorporate All users "C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer Quick Access\QALauncher.exe" -noui -noqamsg -normsvc
Yes Task UMonitor Task  All users C:\Windows\SysWOW64\UMonit64.exe


 


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Posted 20 December 2014 - 04:36 PM

I would also like to set up Thunderbird with enigma and gpwin4 something-or-other.






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