Posted 21 December 2016 - 10:26 PM
Okay so here it is, over the last few days my brother has been complaining about the Internet slowing down and his game lagging so I decided to get in contact with my ISP who has informed me that my laptop is hogging all the bandwidth, the likely result of malware or some other such infuriating thing.
I set out on my search to locate the problem and I discovered a set of files called Zdengine, I quickly found out that was a problem and set out to get rid of the offending files and quickly discovered it wasn't going to be so simple when I tried to delete them and it spit it back saying it was open in another program, shut down that program and try it again only to find it now claimed to be open in another program (onedrive, steam and then skype)
I went and downloaded malwarebytes and turned it on to scan, almost immediately the Zdengine files pop up and get quarantined, I left it to scan but after 5 hours it was still going, except that it was still sitting at 2,100 files scanned. I tried to canceled it, the button greyed out but the program is still spinning and claiming to be scanning.
I'm at a total loss here, can someone help me figure out how the hell to get my laptop clean again?
I'm running Windows 10