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Windows error or Virus?

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#1 Anthonyt16


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Posted 23 December 2015 - 02:39 PM

Hello everyone,

I was torrenting a movie on a website that I thought was kickasstorrents and received lots of malware and such. The next time I got on my computer, I get an alert box in the center of my screen that says, " This copy of Windows did not pass validation. You might be a victim of software counterfeiting." The thing is, Windows came pre-installed from Dell itself. Also my internet IS connected but it stopped working. I get the message "DNS_Probe_Finished_NXDOMAIN. Furthermore I can't even open up Malwarebytes because I get this: "This program can't start because DNSAPI.dll is missing from your computer." All of this cant be a coincidence because it happened immediately after I torrented this suspicious movie file that needed to be opened with a .rar unlocked(stupid I know). Help would be extremely appreciated because I have no clue what's going on..

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#2 Anthonyt16

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Posted 23 December 2015 - 02:43 PM

Also I ran Microsoft security essentials and a Trojan can't be removed because I'm getting the error code: "0x800704ec this program is blocked by group policy, contact your system adminstrator."

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Posted 23 December 2015 - 03:03 PM

This is going to take some work and a deeper look. No sense running a bunch of tools first.
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