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#1 Alex_Chao

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Posted 15 June 2018 - 02:51 AM

Hi,

 
I just noticed that I have this issue where after i searched a topic in google search bar, the result will have this 
"ads by TS" injected to the result (please refer to the attached). I have go through the steps belows but still no clue;
 
a) Check suspicious extensions.
I couldn't find any suspicious extension, but when i browse the google extension folder. i notice there is a file name "pkedcjkdefgpdelpbcmbmeomcjbeemfm". And if i removed it, it will be back when i try to use google search.

B) Check add-ons in IE browser and remove. 
I went in to the add-on page but couldn't found any suspicious add-on
 
c) Check programs in your computer and uninstall if you find any suspicious or miscellaneous one.
I went in to the control panel program page but couldn't found any suspicious program

d)Scan for malware. I prefer Malwarebytes.
Scanned but no malware found.
 
I posted some of the image just to show some logs and picture on the current status for your review. 

 

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Posted 15 June 2018 - 06:07 AM

Please post the FRST data reqiested at https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malwar in your next post to this topic.  No need to start a new topic.

 

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Posted 18 June 2018 - 07:15 PM

Greetings Alex_Chao and :welcome: to BleepingComputer's Virus/Trojan/Spyware/Malware Removal forum.

My name is Oh My! and I am here to help you! Now that we are "friends" please call me Gary.

If you would allow me to call you by your first name I would prefer to do that.

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Ground Rules:
  • First, I would like to inform you that most of us here at Bleeping Computer offer our expert assistance out of the goodness of our hearts. Please try to match our commitment to you with your patience toward us. If this was easy we would never have met.
  • Please do not run any tools or take any steps other than those I will provide for you while we work on your computer together. I need to be certain about the state of your computer in order to provide appropriate and effective steps for you to take. Most often "well intentioned" (and usually panic driven!) independent efforts can make things much worse for both of us. If at any point you would prefer to take your own steps please let me know, I will not be offended. I would be happy to focus on the many others who are waiting in line for assistance.
  • Please perform all steps in the order they are listed in each set of instructions. Some steps may be a bit complicated. If things are not clear, be sure to stop and let me know. We need to work on this together with confidence.
  • Please copy and paste all logs into your post unless directed otherwise. Please do not re-run any programs I suggest. If you encounter problems simply stop and tell me.
  • If you do not reply to your topic after 5 days we assume it has been abandoned and I will close it.
  • When your computer is clean I will alert you of such. I will also provide for you detailed information about how you can combat future infections.
  • I would like to remind you to make no further changes to your computer unless I direct you to do so.
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Now that I am assisting you, you can expect that I will be very responsive to your situation. If you are able, I would request you check this thread at least once per day so that we can try to resolve your issues effectively and efficiently. If you are going to be delayed please be considerate and post that information so that I know you are still with me. Unfortunately, there are many people waiting to be assisted and not enough of us at BleepingComputer to go around. I appreciate your understanding and diligence.

Thank you for your patience thus far.

Once you have completed the instructions provided in the link in Post #2 copy and paste the FRST.txt and Addition.txt reports in your reply, using multiple posts if necessary.
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Posted 22 June 2018 - 09:18 AM

Greetings,

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It has been 3 days since my last post.
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Posted 25 June 2018 - 08:01 AM

Due to the lack of feedback, this topic is now closed.

In the event you still have problems, please send me or any Moderator a Private Message and ask them to reopen this topic within the next 5 days.

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