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Unsure if Infected or Paranoia


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#1 Nightwolf64

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Posted 23 February 2017 - 07:39 PM

I am running Windows 10 Pro (x64). I have recently suffered a malware infection causing me to reformat and reinstall Windows. I have also experienced a DoS attack recently. Due to all of these strange events, I am paranoid that I may be infected with some form of malware. I have ran scans with Norton Security. It has found nothing. By the time I've posted this, I will have followed up with an MBAM scan, I am assuming that will come out negative; however, I will report if otherwise. If anyone here could help me determine whether or not my computer is infected, it would be greatly appreciated.



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#2 buddy215

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Posted 24 February 2017 - 07:17 AM

Reformatting and reinstalling the OS would have removed any malware from the hdd it is installed on.

If you are not experiencing any known malware or adware problems then that is good enough.

 

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