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Am I infected? Please help...


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#1 merida

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Posted 23 June 2015 - 09:22 AM

Hi all, 

 

First of all. I´m new with Bleeping and this is my first posting...

Recently my Avast Antivirus found some malware/adware trying to access my computer.

 

These messeges were as follows:

Win32: Adware-gen [Adw] moved to quarantine

Win32: Gen MaliciousA-KOJ [Adw] moved to quarantine

Win32: Dropper-gen [Drp] (don´t know which action was taken)

 

It seemed Avast might have taken care of it, but afterwards my icons and files on my desktop dissapeared. I backuped some of my files to a brand new, right out of the box, external USB harddrive. When I connect it now it´s not recognized by my computer any longer. USB virus infection? Have used two USB-sticks and they both seem to work fine. I don´t wont to connect any of my devices to any other computer in case I´m infected.

 

Internet is working and I can run my programs. What tools should I use to find out whether my computer is still infected or not? Is there anyway to find out if someone has hacked my computer and is now "listening".

 

I´ve have runned TDSSKiller, SuperAntiSpyware (quick scan) and Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool (quick scan). They all came out clean. I´m running Windows XP Home.

 

What do you think I should do. Any help would be greatly appreciated! 



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Posted 27 June 2015 - 01:03 PM

hi merida,

 

If you still need help:

 

There is a guide you can follow. Start at step 6. Post a FRST log in your reply and we will go from there.

 

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/

 

Iam only on this site once or twice per day so you may not get a reply back from me until the following day.


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