Jump to content


 


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.


Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Photo

Liam.x Virus


  • This topic is locked This topic is locked
2 replies to this topic

#1 rds60h

rds60h

  • Members
  • 2 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:A Scot living in England
  • Local time:03:59 PM

Posted 21 May 2015 - 05:02 PM

Has anybody encountered this before ?

Apparently it's an adware virus but can be quite intrusive and damaging, I encountered a "warning" of the virus but cannot find any traces of it anywhere. I have run Malwarebytes, and although that found 1 item it did not seem to relate to this Liam.x Virus.

Is there a definite way of checking if it has infected my laptop, or indeed if I have managed to remove it. 

Thanks in advance.



BC AdBot (Login to Remove)

 


#2 nasdaq

nasdaq

  • Malware Response Team
  • 38,774 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Montreal, QC. Canada
  • Local time:10:59 AM

Posted 25 May 2015 - 08:21 AM

Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your Desktop.
  • Close all open programs and internet browsers.
  • Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.
  • Click the Scan button and wait for the process to complete.
  • Click the Report button and the report will open in Notepad.
IMPORTANT
  • If you click the Clean button all items listed in the report will be removed.
If you find some false positive items or programs that you wish to keep, Close the AdwCleaner windows.
  • Close all open programs and internet browsers.
  • Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.
  • Click the Scan button and wait for the process to complete.
  • Check off the element(s) you wish to keep.
  • Click on the Clean button follow the prompts.
  • A log file will automatically open after the scan has finished.
  • Please post the content of that log file with your next answer.
  • You can find the log file at C:\AdwCleaner[Sn].txt (n is a number).
===

Download the version of this tool for your operating system.
Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (64 bit)
Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (32 bit)
and save it to a folder on your computer's Desktop.
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.
===


Wait for further instructions.

#3 nasdaq

nasdaq

  • Malware Response Team
  • 38,774 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Montreal, QC. Canada
  • Local time:10:59 AM

Posted 31 May 2015 - 07:46 AM

Due to the lack of feedback, this topic is now closed.

In the event you still have problems, please send me or any Moderator a Private Message and ask them to reopen this topic within the next 5 days.

Please include a link to your topic in the Private Message. Thank you.




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users