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Downloaded DaemonTools Lite and got nasty malware (Dragon Branch Ads)


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#1 maxxieway26

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Posted 09 May 2015 - 08:58 PM

So I downloaded DaemonTools Lite for free and went for the express install (I realise now that this was a massive mistake). My computer now can't search on google without a bunch of ads (Dragon Branch), and I can't click anywhere on any webpage without being redirected to a site asking me to install malware removal software.

It's taken me several attempts just to make this post, and I need this computer to get coursework done for university, I have deadlines coming up next Friday and everything takes twice as long as it should to do. Does anybody know what I should do? I don't even know what information to provide here.



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#2 Sintharius

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Posted 10 May 2015 - 12:29 AM

Hello, and welcome :)

This should not take long - stay with me, and we'll get it done.

MiniToolbox by Farbar

Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.
Checkmark the following checkboxes:
  • Flush DNS
  • 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 Devices
  • List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
  • List Minidump Files
  • List Restore Points
Click Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run.

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Security Check by screen317
  • Download Security Check by screen317 from here or here.
  • Save it to your Desktop.
  • Double click SecurityCheck.exe and follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box.
A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt. Please copy and paste the contents of the log in your next reply.

Regards,
Alex




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