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svchost.exe inside hidden microsoft folder?


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#1 Uplink1209

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Posted 16 February 2018 - 04:31 AM

Ive ran Malwarebytes over 4 times now and quarantined it but its still there after a reboot. I tried going to the folder it is located in (C:/windows/microsoft/svchost.exe) manually but couldnt find the microsoft folder. When I tried to command line it, it says access is denied. Im quite worried as mbam detects it as a xtrat what ever that may be. Could anyone be of help?


Edited by britechguy, 17 February 2018 - 08:52 PM.
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#2 JSntgRvr

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Posted 17 February 2018 - 07:39 PM

Hi and welcome.

 

Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your desktop.

Note: You need to run the version compatible with your system. If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them. Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.

  • Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
  • Make sure that under Optional Scans, there is a checkmark on Addition.txt.
  • 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 tool will also produce another log (Addition.txt ). Please attach this to your reply.

 


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Posted 19 February 2018 - 05:28 PM

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