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Microsoft explorer keeps popping up every 3-4 hours


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#1 alinato

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Posted 28 July 2018 - 02:17 PM

Hi,

 

I have a problem with microsoft explorer as it keeps popping up every 3-4 hours with random websites. prior to making microsoft explorer my default browser, I was having the same problem with chrome. I think there is a programme sending a message to default browser to reach various websites.

 

I would be really grateful if anybody could point me toward the right direction in identification and removal of the malware causing this.

 

I have already ran hijackthis and this is the log file I got.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.5
Scan saved at 20:14:11, on 28/07/2018
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v11.0 (11.00.9600.18098)

FIREFOX: 39.0 (x86 en-US)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Adobe Desktop Common\ElevationManager\AdobeUpdateService.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\AdobeGCClient\AGMService.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\AdobeGCClient\AGSService.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\i2p\I2Psvc.exe
C:\ProgramData\Oracle\Java\javapath\java.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\EPSON\MyEpson Portal\mepService.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Parallels\Parallels Tools\Services\WOW\coherence.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection\12.1.4013.4013.105\Bin\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Popcorn Time\Updater.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\vmnat.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\vmware-authd.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\vmnetdhcp.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\vmware-hostd.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection\12.1.4013.4013.105\Bin\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Users\user004\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\Dropbox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel(R) USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver\Application\iusb3mon.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat 11.0\Acrobat\acrotray.exe
C:\Users\user004\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\Dropbox.exe
C:\Users\user004\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\Dropbox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine Components\LMS\LMS.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\PDApp\UWA\AAM Updates Notifier.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Update\1.3.33.17\GoogleCrashHandler.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\armsvc.exe
C:\Users\user004\Downloads\hijackthis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = Preserve
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=255141
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=255141
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=255141
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = 
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch = 
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page = C:\Windows\SysWOW64\blank.htm
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar,LinksFolderName = 
F2 - REG:system.ini: UserInit=C:\Windows\system32\userinit.exe
O2 - BHO: IDM Helper - {0055C089-8582-441B-A0BF-17B458C2A3A8} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Download Manager\IDMIECC.dll
O2 - BHO: {ae07101b-46d4-4a98-af68-0333ea26e113} - {127AD70F-B2B7-4f6a-ACD9-C7B1FE48C8C0} - C:\Windows\syswow64\MsiExec.exe
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHelperStub - {18DF081C-E8AD-4283-A596-FA578C2EBDC3} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelperShim.dll
O2 - BHO: Symantec Vulnerability Protection - {6D53EC84-6AAE-4787-AEEE-F4628F01010C} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection\12.1.4013.4013.105\bin\IPS\IPSBHO.DLL
O2 - BHO: Groove GFS Browser Helper - {72853161-30C5-4D22-B7F9-0BBC1D38A37E} - C:\PROGRA~2\MICROS~1\Office14\GROOVEEX.DLL
O2 - BHO: Java(tm) Plug-In SSV Helper - {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre1.8.0_45\bin\ssv.dll
O2 - BHO: Windows Live ID Sign-in Helper - {9030D464-4C02-4ABF-8ECC-5164760863C6} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WindowsLiveLogin.dll
O2 - BHO: Adobe Acrobat Create PDF Toolbar Helper - {AE7CD045-E861-484f-8273-0445EE161910} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\WCIEActiveX\AcroIEFavClient.dll
O2 - BHO: Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper - {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre1.8.0_45\bin\jp2ssv.dll
O2 - BHO: SmartSelect - {F4971EE7-DAA0-4053-9964-665D8EE6A077} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\WCIEActiveX\AcroIEFavClient.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Adobe Acrobat Create PDF Toolbar - {47833539-D0C5-4125-9FA8-0819E2EAAC93} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\WCIEActiveX\AcroIEFavClient.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [USB3MON] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel(R) USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver\Application\iusb3mon.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Acrobat Assistant 8.0] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat 11.0\Acrobat\Acrotray.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DivXMediaServer] C:\Program Files (x86)\DivX\DivX Media Server\DivXMediaServer.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Parallels Tools Center] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Parallels\Parallels Tools\prl_cc.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [McAfeeSafeConnect] C:\Program Files (x86)\McAfee Safe Connect\McAfee Safe Connect.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Dropbox Update] "C:\Users\user004\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\DropboxUpdate.exe" /c
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19\..\Run: [Sidebar] %ProgramFiles%\Windows Sidebar\Sidebar.exe /autoRun (User 'LOCAL SERVICE')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19\..\RunOnce: [mctadmin] C:\Windows\System32\mctadmin.exe (User 'LOCAL SERVICE')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-20\..\Run: [Sidebar] %ProgramFiles%\Windows Sidebar\Sidebar.exe /autoRun (User 'NETWORK SERVICE')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-20\..\RunOnce: [mctadmin] C:\Windows\System32\mctadmin.exe (User 'NETWORK SERVICE')
O4 - Startup: Dropbox.lnk = C:\Users\user004\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\Dropbox.exe
O4 - Startup: OneNote 2010 Screen Clipper and Launcher.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14\ONENOTEM.EXE
O4 - Startup: swap-alt-ctrl.lnk = user004\Documents\swap-alt-ctrl.exe
O8 - Extra context menu item: Append Link Target to Existing PDF - res://C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\WCIEActiveX\AcroIEFavClient.dll/AcroIEAppendSelLinks.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Append to Existing PDF - res://C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\WCIEActiveX\AcroIEFavClient.dll/AcroIEAppend.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Convert Link Target to Adobe PDF - res://C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\WCIEActiveX\AcroIEFavClient.dll/AcroIECaptureSelLinks.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Convert to Adobe PDF - res://C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\WCIEActiveX\AcroIEFavClient.dll/AcroIECapture.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Download all links with IDM - C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Download Manager\IEGetAll.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: Download with IDM - C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Download Manager\IEExt.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\Office15\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O8 - Extra context menu item: Se&nd to OneNote - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\Office15\ONBttnIE.dll/105
O8 - Extra context menu item: Send Image To MindManager - res://C:\Program Files\Mindjet\MindManager 16\Mm8InternetExplorer.dll/201
O8 - Extra context menu item: Send Link To MindManager - res://C:\Program Files\Mindjet\MindManager 16\Mm8InternetExplorer.dll/203
O8 - Extra context menu item: Send Page To MindManager - res://C:\Program Files\Mindjet\MindManager 16\Mm8InternetExplorer.dll/204
O8 - Extra context menu item: Send Text To MindManager - res://C:\Program Files\Mindjet\MindManager 16\Mm8InternetExplorer.dll/202
O9 - Extra button: @C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WindowsLiveWriterShortcuts.dll,-1004 - {219C3416-8CB2-491a-A3C7-D9FCDDC9D600} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WriterBrowserExtension.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: @C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WindowsLiveWriterShortcuts.dll,-1003 - {219C3416-8CB2-491a-A3C7-D9FCDDC9D600} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WriterBrowserExtension.dll
O9 - Extra button: OneNote Lin&ked Notes - {789FE86F-6FC4-46A1-9849-EDE0DB0C95CA} - (no file)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: OneNote Lin&ked Notes - {789FE86F-6FC4-46A1-9849-EDE0DB0C95CA} - (no file)
O10 - Unknown file in Winsock LSP: c:\program files (x86)\common files\microsoft shared\windows live\wlidnsp.dll
O10 - Unknown file in Winsock LSP: c:\program files (x86)\common files\microsoft shared\windows live\wlidnsp.dll
O10 - Unknown file in Winsock LSP: c:\windows\system32\vsocklib.dll
O10 - Unknown file in Winsock LSP: c:\windows\system32\vsocklib.dll
O11 - Options group: [ACCELERATED_GRAPHICS] Accelerated graphics
O15 - Trusted Zone: http://*.hola.org
O15 - ESC Trusted Zone: http://*.connectify.me
O15 - ESC Trusted Zone: http://*.fastspring.com
O15 - ESC Trusted Zone: http://*.connectify.me (HKLM)
O15 - ESC Trusted Zone: http://*.fastspring.com (HKLM)
O16 - DPF: {2AB1C516-D654-4D3A-B3D6-2185BBCEB409} (Cisco Systems WebVPN Relay Loader) - https://webvpn.aston.ac.uk/+CSCOL+/relayp.cab
O16 - DPF: {5AE58FCF-6F6A-49B2-B064-02492C66E3F4} (MUCatalogWebControl Class) - http://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/ClientControl/en/x86/MuCatalogWebControl.cab?1495454167556
O18 - Protocol: wlpg - {E43EF6CD-A37A-4A9B-9E6F-83F89B8E6324} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\AlbumDownloadProtocolHandler.dll
O18 - Filter hijack: text/xml - {807573E5-5146-11D5-A672-00B0D022E945} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\OFFICE14\MSOXMLMF.DLL
O23 - Service: Adobe Acrobat Update Service (AdobeARMservice) - Adobe Systems Incorporated - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\armsvc.exe
O23 - Service: Adobe Flash Player Update Service (AdobeFlashPlayerUpdateSvc) - Adobe Systems Incorporated - C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerUpdateService.exe
O23 - Service: AdobeUpdateService - Adobe Systems Incorporated - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Adobe Desktop Common\ElevationManager\AdobeUpdateService.exe
O23 - Service: Adobe Genuine Monitor Service (AGMService) - Adobe Systems, Incorporated - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\AdobeGCClient\AGMService.exe
O23 - Service: Adobe Genuine Software Integrity Service (AGSService) - Adobe Systems, Incorporated - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\AdobeGCClient\AGSService.exe
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\system32\Alg.exe,-112 (ALG) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\System32\alg.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: Apple Mobile Device - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
O23 - Service: Apple OS Switch Manager (AppleOSSMgr) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\AppleOSSMgr.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: Apple Time Service (AppleTimeSrv) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\AppleTimeSrv.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: DrvCovEx - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\DrvCovEx.exe
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\system32\efssvc.dll,-100 (EFS) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\System32\lsass.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: Epson Scanner Service (EpsonScanSvc) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\EscSvc64.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: Google Update Service (gupdate) (gupdate) - Google Inc. - C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe
O23 - Service: Google Update Service (gupdatem) (gupdatem) - Google Inc. - C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe
O23 - Service: Hotspot Shield Tray Service (HssTrayService) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\HssTrayService.exe
O23 - Service: I2P Service (i2p) - Tanuki Software, Ltd. - C:\Program Files (x86)\i2p\I2Psvc.exe
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\system32\ieetwcollectorres.dll,-1000 (IEEtwCollectorService) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\IEEtwCollector.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: iPod Service - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
O23 - Service: @keyiso.dll,-100 (KeyIso) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: KMS-R@1n - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\KMS-R@1n.exe
O23 - Service: Intel(R) Management and Security Application Local Management Service (LMS) - Intel Corporation - C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine Components\LMS\LMS.exe
O23 - Service: Mozilla Maintenance Service (MozillaMaintenance) - Mozilla Foundation - C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Maintenance Service\maintenanceservice.exe
O23 - Service: @comres.dll,-2797 (MSDTC) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\System32\msdtc.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: MyEpson Portal Service - SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION - C:\Program Files (x86)\EPSON\MyEpson Portal\mepService.exe
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\System32\netlogon.dll,-102 (Netlogon) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: NVIDIA Display Driver Service (nvsvc) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: NVIDIA Update Service Daemon (nvUpdatusService) - NVIDIA Corporation - C:\Program Files (x86)\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA Update Core\daemonu.exe
O23 - Service: OpenVPN Manager Service (OVPNService) - Unknown owner - C:\Users\user004\AppData\Local\TotalVPN\OVPN.Service.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: Parallels Coherence Service - Parallels Holdings, Ltd. and its affiliates. - C:\Program Files (x86)\Parallels\Parallels Tools\Services\coherence.exe
O23 - Service: Parallels Tools Service - Parallels Holdings, Ltd. and its affiliates. - C:\Program Files (x86)\Parallels\Parallels Tools\Services\prl_tools_service.exe
O23 - Service: @%systemroot%\system32\psbase.dll,-300 (ProtectedStorage) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Locator (RpcLocator) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\locator.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\system32\samsrv.dll,-1 (SamSs) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: Symantec Endpoint Protection (SepMasterService) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files (x86)\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection\12.1.4013.4013.105\Bin\ccSvcHst.exe
O23 - Service: Service KMSELDI - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\KMSpico\Service_KMS.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: Skype Updater (SkypeUpdate) - Skype Technologies - C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Updater\Updater.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec Management Client (SmcService) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files (x86)\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection\12.1.4013.4013.105\Bin64\Smc.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec Network Access Control (SNAC) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files (x86)\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection\12.1.4013.4013.105\Bin64\snac64.exe
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\system32\snmptrap.exe,-3 (SNMPTRAP) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\System32\snmptrap.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%systemroot%\system32\spoolsv.exe,-1 (Spooler) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\system32\sppsvc.exe,-101 (sppsvc) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\sppsvc.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: NVIDIA Stereoscopic 3D Driver Service (Stereo Service) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files (x86)\NVIDIA Corporation\3D Vision\nvSCPAPISvr.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\system32\ui0detect.exe,-101 (UI0Detect) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\UI0Detect.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: Update service - Popcorn Time - C:\Program Files (x86)\Popcorn Time\Updater.exe
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\system32\vaultsvc.dll,-1003 (VaultSvc) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\system32\vds.exe,-100 (vds) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\System32\vds.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: VMware Authorization Service (VMAuthdService) - VMware, Inc. - C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\vmware-authd.exe
O23 - Service: VMware DHCP Service (VMnetDHCP) - VMware, Inc. - C:\Windows\SysWOW64\vmnetdhcp.exe
O23 - Service: VMware USB Arbitration Service (VMUSBArbService) - VMware, Inc. - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\VMware\USB\vmware-usbarbitrator64.exe
O23 - Service: VMware NAT Service - VMware, Inc. - C:\Windows\SysWOW64\vmnat.exe
O23 - Service: VMware Workstation Server (VMwareHostd) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\vmware-hostd.exe
O23 - Service: Cisco AnyConnect VPN Agent (vpnagent) - Cisco Systems, Inc. - C:\Program Files (x86)\Cisco\Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client\vpnagent.exe
O23 - Service: Volume Shadow Copy (VSS) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\vssvc.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\system32\Wat\WatUX.exe,-601 (WatAdminSvc) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\Wat\WatAdminSvc.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%systemroot%\system32\wbengine.exe,-104 (wbengine) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\wbengine.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%Systemroot%\system32\wbem\wmiapsrv.exe,-110 (wmiApSrv) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\wbem\WmiApSrv.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%PROGRAMFILES%\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe,-101 (WMPNetworkSvc) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe (file missing)

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End of file - 17299 bytes

Any help would be extremely appreciated.

I hope I don't have to delete many programmes on my computer..

 

Thanks a lot in advance,

with kind regards,

Ali


Edited by Chris Cosgrove, 28 July 2018 - 03:40 PM.
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Posted 28 July 2018 - 03:42 PM

HijackThis is no longer used by malware techs for several years.

 

You should start a new topic in the malware removal forum by following directions below.

 

Please follow the instructions in the Malware Removal and Log Section Preparation Guide starting at Step 6.

  • If you cannot complete a step, then skip it and continue with the next.
  • In Step 6 there are instructions for downloading and running FRST which will create two logs.

When you have done that, post your logs in the Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs forum, NOT here, for assistance by the Malware Response Team.

Start a new topic, give it a relevant title and post your log(s) along with a brief description of your problem, a summary of any anti-malware tools you have used and a summary of any steps that you have performed on your own. If you cannot produce any of the required logs...start the new topic anyway. Explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happened when you tried to create them. A member of the Malware Removal Team will walk you through, step by step, on how to clean your computer.

After doing this, please reply back in this thread with a link to the new topic so we can close this one.

 

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Posted 05 August 2018 - 08:14 AM

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