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D-FRED-BROWN

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About D-FRED-BROWN

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  • Birthday 02/07/1994

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    music, computer security, computer sciences, food

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  1. Glad to hear the updates went successfully! Unless there are any other issues, I will now provide you with some steps to better protect your computer. First, we need to remove ComboFix. The following will implement some cleanup procedures as well as reset System Restore points: Click Start > Run and copy/paste the following bolded text into the Run box and click OK: ComboFix /Uninstall ------------------- Let's remove OTL and the other tools we used as well: Reopen on your desktop. Click on You will be prompted to reboot your system. Please do so. ------------------- Please consi
  2. I'd say you're clean. Now that your system is clean, please take the time to install the following updates. Using outdated applications leaves you vulnerable to getting infected again. ----- You're using an old version of Adobe Acrobat Reader, this can leave your PC open to vulnerabilities, you can update it here (uninstall version 7.0 first): Adobe Reader X Note: I suggest you uncheck an optional, third-party download (eg. McAfee Security Scan Plus). After successfully installing Adobe Reader X, see this article on how to make this program more secure: Adobe Reader X secures itself by pl
  3. Let me know when you get access to it again. All that needs to be done now is some minor housekeeping (removing outdated programs and such).
  4. Still have a little more to do, but we're nearly there. ----------Step 1---------------- We need to run an OTL Fix Please reopen on your desktop.Copy and Paste the following code into the textbox. Push OTL may ask to reboot the machine. Please do so if asked.Click the OK button.A report will open. Copy and Paste that report in your next reply.----------Step 2---------------- Instructions for DELETE: Close all open programs and internet browsers.Double click on adwcleaner.exe to run the tool.Click on Delete.Confirm each time with Ok.You will be prompted to restart your computer. A text fil
  5. Still have a little more to do, but we're nearly there. ----------Step 1---------------- We need to run an OTL Fix Please reopen on your desktop.Copy and Paste the following code into the textbox. Push OTL may ask to reboot the machine. Please do so if asked.Click the OK button.A report will open. Copy and Paste that report in your next reply.----------Step 2---------------- Instructions for DELETE: Close all open programs and internet browsers.Double click on adwcleaner.exe to run the tool.Click on Delete.Confirm each time with Ok.You will be prompted to restart your computer. A text fil
  6. See if you can successfully run OTL now. We still need to verify there isn't anything that we missed- the steps we're taking are helping us do that.
  7. We're making progress. ----------Step 1---------------- Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your desktop. Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.Click on Search.A logfile will automatically open after the scan has finished.Please post the contents of that logfile with your next reply.You can find the logfile at C:\AdwCleaner[R1].txt as well.----------Step 2---------------- Please download Junkware Removal Tool to your desktop. Shut down your protection software now to avoid potential conflicts.Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista, 7, or 8; instead
  8. Please locate and run RogueKiller: Quit all other running programsFor Vista/Seven, right click -> run as administrator, for XP simply run RogueKiller.exeWhen prompted, type 1 and validateThe RKreport.txt shall be generated next to the executable.If the program is blocked, do not hesitate to try several times. If it really does not work (it could happen), rename it to winlogon.exePlease post the contents of the RKreport.txt in your next Reply.
  9. I need you to: Run TDSSKiller, Run ComboFix, Run Security Check. Again, please re-read my entire instructions. Everything you need is described there in detail.
  10. Again, please re-read my instructions and complete ALL the steps I have asked you to.
  11. Please do the following: 1. Close any open browsers. 2. Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix. 3. Open notepad and copy/paste the text in the quotebox below into it: Save this as CFScript.txt, in the same location as ComboFix.exe Refering to the picture above, drag CFScript into ComboFix.exe When finished, it shall produce a log for you at C:\ComboFix.txt which I shall require in your next reply. Note: Do not mouseclick combofix's window whilst it's running. That may cause it to stall. Please include the newly-
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