have not experienced any signs of malware, windows defender seems to be working again and chrome appears to be back to normal so I believe its all gone. Computer is much faster now, chrome actually loads most sites and my old extensions are working again.
Thanks, that's good to hear.
Again thanks for the help, you guys here run a fantastic service to the pc community in assisting others with these kinds of problems.
Thank you for the kind words, it's appreciated.
Let's finish the cleaning process and remove the tools we have used.Step 1
Click on the History
tab >> Quarantine
Tick to select all items (if any there ) and then click the Delete
Close MBAM.Step 2FRST
can now be removed:Right
click on the FRST icon and select delete.Right
click on any Frst.txt, fixlog.txt or fixlist.txt files and select delete.
Navigate to: C:\frst and delete the frst folderStep 3
RogueKiller AntiMalware can be uninstalled from the uninstall list: (if you want to remove it )Win7:
Click the Start
button >> Control Panel >> Programs >> Programs and Features.Win8:
Right click on the Start
button >> select Programs and FeaturesWin10:
Right click on the Start
button >> select Programs and FeaturesStep 4
If still on your system... the following programs can also be removed now:Hitman Pro
... can be uninstalled from the uninstall list:AdwCleaner
... Start AdwCleaner, click on File
button and then click on Uninstall
Now that you are clean, please follow these simple steps in order to keep your computer clean and secure:Use an AntiVirus SoftwareOnly install one AntiVirus program at a timeUse a FirewallOnly install one software FirewallScan regularly with a 'Stand Alone' Anti-Malware scanner:
Installing another scanner that you can run once or twice a week is always beneficial.
Remember to update these programs each time before running.You can install more than one of these if you only run them as stand alone programs
.Install an AdBlocker
Firefox: uBlock Origin
Google Chrome: uBlock OriginuBlock Origin is NOT an "ad blocker" as such: it is a wide-spectrum blocker -- which happens to be able to function as a mere "ad blocker".
The default behavior of uBlock Origin when newly installed is to block ads, trackers and malware sites
Internet Explorer:Adblock Plus for Internet ExplorerP2P programs/Torrents
Don't be tempted to use Peer to Peer programs.
Many of the downloads are bundled with malware.Beware of PuP's when installing 'free' software
rogram) An application that is installed along with the desired application the user actually asked for.
In most cases, the PUP is spyware, adware or some other unwanted software.
However, what makes spyware or adware a PUP rather than pure malware is the fact that the end user license agreement (EULA) does inform the user that this additional program is being installed.
Considering hardly anyone ever reads the license agreement, the distinction is a subtle one.Understanding PuP's (Adware)Update all your 'Security' programs regularly
- Without regular updates you WILL NOT
be protected when new malicious programs are released.
Follow this list and your potential for being infected again will reduce dramatically.
Glad I was able to help.
Edited by Starbuck, 27 November 2016 - 01:25 PM.