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#1 BlueFox012

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Posted 27 August 2016 - 01:51 PM

Guys I have a virus and am unsure how to find and remove it. Please help, here is ny description:
A 'Microsoft' page called "webpage" will come up and it talks about suspicious activity detected, and there are constant pop ups about something going wrong with Windows 8 (I use 10). Etc. Etc. It plays a constant loud beeping sound and prevents one from leaving the page. However Ctrl Alt Del does bring up the bottom bar, task manager and other programs can not be pulled up. Here are some pictures, ask questions and I will answer them to the best of my ability, someone please help this is really annoying.

UPDATE: I found that hovering over programs on the bottom bar lets me preview it normally, I will attach pictures.

Edit: Moved topic from Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

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Posted 27 August 2016 - 03:19 PM

Welcome to BC...

 

The center image shows a criminal's ad. DO NOT call that number.

 

Use the programs below to clean the computer, find and remove malware and adware.

 

Use CCleaner to remove Temporary files, program caches, cookies, logs, etc. Use the Default settings. No need to use the

Registry Cleaning Tool...risky. Pay close attention while installing and UNcheck offers of toolbars....especially Google.

After install, open CCleaner and run by clicking on the Run Cleaner button in the bottom right corner.

CCleaner - PC Optimization and Cleaning - Free Download

 

Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from Here

Double-click mbam-setup-2.X.X.XXXX.exe to install the application (X's are the current version number).

  • Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
  • Once MBAM opens, when it says Your databases are out of date, click the Fix Now button.
  • Click the Settings tab at the top, and then in the left column, select Detections and Protections, and if not already checked place a checkmark in the selection box for Scan for rootkits.
  • Click the Scan tab at the top of the program window, select Threat Scan and click the Scan Now button.
  • If you receive a message that updates are available, click the Update Now button (the update will be downloaded, installed, and the scan will start).
  • When MBAM is finished scanning it will display a screen that displays any malware that it has detected.
  • Click the Remove Selected button.
  • MBAM will now delete all of the files and registry keys and add them to the programs quarantine. When removing the files, MBAM may require a reboot in order to remove some of them. If it displays a message stating that it needs to reboot, please allow it to do so.
  • While still on the Scan tab, click the link for View detailed log, and in the window that opens click the Export button, select Text file (*.txt), and save the log to your Desktop.
  • The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can also be viewed by clicking the History tab and then selecting Application Logs.

POST THE LOG FOR  REVIEW.

 

Download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your desktop.

  • Close all open programs and internet browsers.
  • Double click on adwcleaner.exe to run the tool.
  • Click on Scan button.
  • When the scan has finished click on Clean button.
  • Your computer will be rebooted automatically. A text file will open after the restart.
  • Please post the contents of that logfile with your next reply.
  • You can find the logfile at C:\AdwCleaner[S1].txt as well.
  • download Junkware Removal Tool to your desktop.
  • Shut down your protection software now to avoid potential conflicts.
  • Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista, 7, or 8; instead of double-clicking, right-mouse click JRT.exe and select "Run as Administrator".
  • The tool will open and start scanning your system.
  • Please be patient as this can take a while to complete depending on your system's specifications.
  • On completion, a log (JRT.txt) is saved to your desktop and will automatically open.
  • Post the contents of JRT.txt into your next message
  • Hold down Control and click on this link to open ESET OnlineScan in a new window.
  • Click the esetonlinebtn.png button.
  • For alternate browsers only: (Microsoft Internet Explorer users can skip these steps)
  • Click on esetsmartinstaller_enu.exe to download the ESET Smart Installer. Save it to your desktop.
  • Double click on the esetsmartinstaller_enu.png icon on your desktop.
  • Check "YES, I accept the Terms of Use."
  • Click the Start button.
  • Accept any security warnings from your browser.
  • Under scan settings, check "Scan Archives" and "Remove found threats"
  • ESET will then download updates for itself, install itself, and begin scanning your computer. Please be patient as this can take some time.
  • When the scan completes, click List Threats
  • Click Export, and save the file to your desktop using a unique name, such as ESETScan. Include the contents of this report in your next reply.
  • Click the Back button.
  • Click the Finish button.
  • NOTE:Sometimes if ESET finds no infections it will not create a log.

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Posted 28 August 2016 - 01:44 AM

Thank you for the help, I was not able to go on here and did not see this, I had family help instead, got the MalwayreBytes program and it worked. Had lots of the Rook ones (my memory is shotty sorry lol.). So far so good, if the problem(s) persost I will follow your instructions, thank you.

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Posted 28 August 2016 - 05:12 AM

Now that you can use the computer I suggest you run the other programs, too. MBAM is a good program but no one program gets rid of

all. Blocking ad/ tracking cookies and installing an ad blocker...if you don't have one....will help to prevent these criminal ads from appearing, too.

 

You can block Third Party cookies...aka...ad/ tracking cookies from loading in your browsers. Once blocked use CCleaner to remove those presently installed.

How to disable third-party cookies in all major web browsers

 

If you don't have an ad blocker installed...AdBlock Plus works real well in Firefox and Google Chrome....

Adblock Plus :: Add-ons for Firefox   Adblock Plus - Chrome Web Store


“Every atom in your body came from a star that exploded and the atoms in your left hand probably came from a different star than your right hand. It really is the most poetic thing I know about physics...you are all stardust.”Lawrence M. Krauss
A 1792 U.S. penny, designed in part by Thomas Jefferson and George Washington, reads “Liberty Parent of Science & Industry.”




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