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AutoRUNS BY Sysinternals/MSWindows saved me today


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#1 UNiRAC

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Posted 10 February 2016 - 06:13 PM

A search here of this little util came up empty, thus this post ! got rid of SysMenu.dll pest and remnants of SpyHunter un-instalable junk [among other hostage~ware ] with this tool after REGEDIT [and 'somethingorother' .MSC ] couldn't and it saved me from apoplexy. I found it @ https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb963902 and am [ now ] beholding to Bill Gates.  L0L

Next, I'll go to the store for some Anti-Virus software [ seems all ''FREE '' Downloads end up as ''HOSTAGE~Ware'']  Sad as to how the WEB has become.

btw: Autoruns.zip is only 601 kB and ran great on my WIN 7 machine



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Posted 10 February 2016 - 06:25 PM


AutoRuns is a tool for advanced users since it does not have the ability to recognize unsafe or dangerous items...it only displays what it finds. You should not uncheck anything without investigating first.

If you're going to use Autoruns, be careful using it and be sure to read the following before doing anything else on your own:As for anti-virus, there is no need to go to the store...you can download free and paid for products from vendor web sites.
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Posted 10 February 2016 - 06:33 PM

Here are a few free tools that can help you. These are free safe and can remove crap from your computer.  :)

 

 

Malwarebytes Free.

Zemana Free.

Eset Online Scanner.

Emsisoft Emergency Kit.

Adware Cleaner

Adware Removal Tool

Junkware Removal Tool.

Zhp Cleaner.

Ultra Adware Cleaner.

9-Lab Removal Tool.

 

 

The tools below should help you stay safe.

 

Malwarebytes Anti Exploit.

Ublock Origin.

Unchecky.

VooDoo Shield.

Ghostery.

Web Of Trust.

 

These will keep your machine clean.

 

Privazer

TFC.exe by OldTimer

Ccleaner -- Use of the registry cleaner is not advisable.

 

Keep your start up in check as well.

 

Whats in Startup.

 

 

I hope that you can find this information useful.  Have a great day.  :)


Edited by InadequateInfirmity, 10 February 2016 - 06:34 PM.





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