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win 7 Infection? adding new users, changing permissions

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#1 raymj49


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Posted 04 November 2016 - 11:43 AM

 Previously i became convinced despite lack of evidence that a hidden infection was on my old PC, Began losing more and more mobility and permissions (msg: permissions denied see admin UAC settings) luckily was in time to learn how to regain UAC parent permissions (and object) for Windows explorer and take enough rights away from the constant barrage of new users coming up toi restart in safe mode with networking.
Eventually found it using ASWMBR but only in Safe mode with networking. but got the bluescreen so have to fix that later,  in the meantime....

     While I have not been able to find the same RTK again on the Thinkpad, the behavior is eerily when I log in as the Admin, it seems to allow more created Users each time that weren't there before, ill post a screen shot showing the users thing (this is a list that has gotten noticably longer under Admin account since the day i first started the computer 2 weeks ago. 


Some other wierd stuff.   I was also trying to save a rootkit program to my desktop and found my download location changed from "ask every time" to users/downloads? Once i changed it back it would NOT save on the desktop until i renamed the program something innane and harmless.  Since then I have been avoiding going onto the admin account, I think  can grab the lengthening users list from here

  Can someone please help me make sure i don't have another rootkit, MBR etc infections? Thanks so much


PS update:  (same day) Went to switch over to the main Admin profile, all i get is a black screen, a failure to load message from MBAM antirootkit, MBAM scan screen and the bitdefender corner widget, and passsword request which i chose not to enter before logging off and back onto the Guest account. 


Increasingly shady....


Should i try and create another new profile from the guest one i have been using? Or restart in safe mode with networking, just let me know :)



Really appreciate some help...






The MBAM anti-Rootkit error message that appears first on the black screen is as follows:


 Malwarebytes anti rootkit cannot start.  This may mean you have a rootkit


 SDK scanning error 20025



Then MBAM finished scan shows up behind it, and the Bitdefender widget, and Master Password request


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