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adware popping up windows 8.1 when viewing web pages on yahoo


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#1 qtpuff

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Posted 11 May 2015 - 08:24 AM

I have adware popup ....popping up all the tip when viewing yahoo web pages from main yahoo site

what should I use to get rid of these popups....am already running malware bytes ....scans regulary detects no issues

and windows defender running as well ..Is there a program I can install to get rid of...


Edited by hamluis, 11 May 2015 - 08:47 AM.
Moved from Win 8 to Am I Infected - Hamluis.


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#2 Sintharius

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Posted 11 May 2015 - 08:49 AM

Hello, and welcome :)

Let's take a look.

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,
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Posted 11 May 2015 - 10:46 AM

What browser are you using?


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Posted 11 May 2015 - 01:05 PM

using internet explorer for windows 8.1



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Posted 11 May 2015 - 02:02 PM

Go to the Windows website and click on Pop Up Blocker.  Follow the instructions there to set it up.


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Posted 22 May 2015 - 08:27 AM

§  Open Internet Explorer and at the top most corner select tool option click on Add-ons from the list , delete all unwanted add-ons from your windows

§  On the left panel of this windows, select the option “Toolbars and Extensions” to disable all unwanted programs.

§  Click on Internet options , go to advanced Tab and select reset button

§  Then restart your Internet Explorer

§  Download Adwcleaner  in your system and Scan your System with it

§  Your system should now be free of the adware infection. If you are still experiencing problems in your machine, please consider to download free antivirus like Immunet ,Avast or Avira and scan your system with them 






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