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Smp2.exe file seems like a virus, and keeps re-activating itself upon restart

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#1 lgoudie


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Posted 16 October 2017 - 10:14 AM



I downloaded what seems to be a very bad virus, which I believe to be hidden under the name smp2.exe (since it opens whenever I restart/restore my computer). It prevents startup of MalwareBytes and ESETPoweliksCleaner and does not seem to be removed by Windows Defender (in online and offline modes). While some of the malware that is triggered by it is reduced with rKill, the original file scmp2.exe does not seem to get recognized by rKill. I am thinking in order to remove it I might have to delete a copy file of scmp2.exe from the registry, but was looking for advice before I take any drastic actions


Please help and thank you for your time!


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#2 boopme


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Posted 16 October 2017 - 11:27 AM

Hello, It appears you have malware running from points it should not and we need adeeper look to find them.

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