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Hijack.Host Help

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#1 Tmcjr


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Posted 07 January 2017 - 10:19 PM

Recently I have noticing that my connection to CS:GO severs in the NorthEast have been getting worse and worse so I have done pretty much everything up until my only two options were to Call my ISP or Scan with Malwarebytes. My results came back saying that I had malware on my computer called "Hijack.host" and I looked into what it did and It could be the reason why it's causing me connection issues because it reroutes traffic or something around that. Anyways I need help removing it and everytime I've attempted to remove it It would come back after restarting my computer and as crazy as this sounds it multiplies. What I mean by that is the first time I scanned it, Malwarebytes came back with the results of "Hijack.host" four times. As of today when I'm writting this It comes up with the result of "Hijack.host" 27 times. Can anyone help me I'm at a loss for ideas and No one I know can help me.


P.S If I have done so correctly because this is my first time posting on this site I should have uploaded my results with the date on it.


Attached File  Malawarebytes results 1-7-2017.txt   3.51KB   3 downloads

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#2 nasdaq


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Posted 08 January 2017 - 09:42 AM

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.
I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.

If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.

Download the version of this tool for your operating system.
Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (64 bit)
Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (32 bit)
and save it to a folder on your computer's Desktop.
Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
Press Scan button.
It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory the tool is run. Please copy and paste it to your reply.
The first time the tool is run, it makes also another log (Addition.txt). Please attach it to your reply.

How to attach a file to your reply:
In the Reply section in the bottom of the topic Click the "more reply Options" button.

Attach the file.
Select the "Choose a File" navigate to the location of the File.
Click the file you wish to Attach.

Click the Add reply button.

Please post both logs for my review.

Wait for further instructions.

#3 nasdaq


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Posted 14 January 2017 - 10:19 AM

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