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Virus AFTER running Malwarebytes?

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#1 brndn111


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Posted 09 November 2016 - 05:58 PM

I noticed that my internet settings were being reset to use a proxy server automatically.


So I downloaded and ran Malwarebytes.


It found 27 items. I removed them and restarted my computer.


And NOW, IE is opening a million windows at startup.


What now? Did I install a fake version of malwarebytes?

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#2 brndn111

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Posted 09 November 2016 - 08:28 PM

I fixed it. The problem was advertserve.com. This site claims to remove it, but when I ran the free trial version it seemed very unprofessional. You have to buy it to remove anything and I didn't feel comfortable doing that.


I'm not a patient person, so I did the "keep my files" version of a Windows system reset and that solved it.

Edited by brndn111, 09 November 2016 - 08:28 PM.

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Posted 10 November 2016 - 01:20 PM

It appears that this issue is resolved, therefore I am closing the topic. If that is not the case and you need or wish to continue with this topic, please send me or any Moderator a Personal Message (PM) that you would like this topic re-opened.


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