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  1. https://i.imgur.com/vmgKFmh.png I recently downloaded a few files, and I think my computer probably got infected because of those files as they weren't particularly from a source that I would trust. I did remove the files shown in the screenshot but I'm still paranoid concerning the data and security of my computer.
  2. Potential game launcher malware, I would like to see if they are a false positive or not. Here's the log, as well as a sample of the files in question. As a sidenote, these files are indeed "cracked" game files, and I do not get the same result with the originals. Note that also, only some of the varied language .exe files were detected as potential malware at first, and on a second scan I believe it determined another file to be potential malware, too. I would mainly like to know, if possible, if the files are indeed malware, or if they are only being detected as such due to the "cracked" nature of the files. Thank you for reading. FF7 Malwarebytes Scan.txt FF7 Cracked Launcher Files - MWB.rar
  3. I have a Z87-g45 gaming motherboard and I can't get it to boot to usb. My computer completely crashed after I ran hitman and malewarbytes. I ran both scans and each told me a restart was needed so I waited for both to finish since they both required a restart. Prob was not good idea since now my computer won't boot at all. Once I was prompted of a failed startup I chose to restart from last known good configuration. It just got hung on the starting Windows screen for over 3 hours. So I tried changing the bios to ufei instead of legacy+ufei and tried to see if that helped. It didn't. I've tried restoring bios to defaults to see if it helped it did not. Stuck on loading Windows screen. I took the battery out of the mother board and left it out for 5 mins and tried to start it. Same thing stuck on loading Windows. After trying to load to safe mode with network and without network and trying to load to command prompt and it all still getting stuck I decided to go purchase a new computer to try to get some recovery software to try to fix the problem. So my first choice of programs to try is Hiren. I downloaded Hiren and it was an iso file. So I formatted my usb thumbnail to Fat32 and used PowerISO to burn the Hiren ISO to the usb. (Using the create bootable usb option) after it was finished burning to the usb. I removed it from computer and put it into broken PC. Booted PC up and push F10 till I got to the bios. Changed boot priority to #1 uefi usb #2 usb. Saved changes and restarted. Went to stuck loading Windows screen. Power off, power on F10 changed bios from uefi+legacy to just uefi and booted usb first priority. Saved and rebooted. Went to stuck loading Windows screen. Figured I'd just try to see if command promp would work. Power off, power on F10 changed to default bios settings saved and restarted. Windows failed to load restart with command promp. Stuck on Windows loading screen but it finally worked and I was in command promp. Trying several commands to figure out what drive the usb was and looking on Google trying to find list of commands to use with command prompt. The computer automatically just restarted and I didn't even execute any command. Now unsure I can get to command prompt again. Tried rebooting again and again about 4 or 5 times and get stuck on Windows loading screen and no option of boot to command prompt. I can get to efi shell easily but don't think that's gonna help me with what I need. I honestly don't know what I should run off of hirens even if I do get it to run. I'll use to research Google as I go. My biggest problem is trying to get the usb to load then if someone would like to walk me to diagnose the problem id be forever grateful! Please help me. I've repaired computers that have crashed before but this is first time this computer with this motherboard has crashed and I just can't get it to do right and it's been killing many days just watching a stuck screen. Please! TY in advance!
  4. Hello! I'm having an issue with a malware that apparently is hiding in my system32. I'm not really good with this kind of thing, so i decided to ask for help here. This is my problem: So i woke up this morning,turned on my PC and the first thing i did was open Steam and try to play a game i installed last week.(Note:The game worked perfectly fine yesterday.) And the thing is:This game uses Battleye Anti-Cheat,and i can't open the game without it, so when battleye was starting, it did'nt want to open my game due to a problem with blocked files,(All of them from system32) so i searched the internet for a fix, and found out that this problem happens because i have a malware in my computer, so i installed MalwareBytes and tried to clean it up. But even after i did, My game still would'nt work and show the same problem, Because of that, i came to the conclusion that the malware affecting my computer was actually hidden in system32 because the blocked files that battleye could'nt load were all from Sys32. Notes:I have installed some stuff i did'nt completely trust recently,and i can talk about them if needed. Other than my game not working, my computer is still functional,and runs smoothly. The image below shows the issue on the game,the problems on the print are some of the files that got blocked(i'm not sure but i have an impression they're increasing over time,but i'm not really sure).
  5. I have a few Malware showing up and Malwarebytes isn't locating it. I tried using the Techtool program but it crashes. I did run FRST and here are the results. I am not sure what to do with the results here and a little nervous having the problem deleting the files. Thanks for the help. Jim Addition.txt FRST.txt
  6. Hello, I recently downloaded an application from an unreliable source and now I have some kind of malware/adware application on my PC. Filename: 37m7u9aww51.exe [Displays as "promptbooks (32 bit) in Task Manager] File location: C:\ProgramData\Task Protect 2.3\37m7u9aww51.exe Keeps re-opening and duplicating itself secretly, and tries to redirect me to sites such as shoptowin.ru, popandshop.ru etc. Hyper scan with Malwarebytes didn't resolve the issue, neither did a custom scan on the directory shown above. It has also been added to the startup list, but I've disabled it. File location from startup tab in Task Manager: File location from the background tasks in Task Manager:
  7. Hi, i'm trying to know if i have a malware on my laptop or something like that if someone can help me with it i will appreciate it. thanks
  8. I'm running Windows 7 on my laptop. It recently started behaving strangely by attempting to delete every file I click on. The "Are you sure you want to move this file to Recycle Bin" pop up appears. When I attempt to close it,multiple pop ups appear with each attempt to close. It's to such an extent that you can't do anything practical on the machine for about 10 minutes as you try to close literally hundreds of Recycle Bin pop dialog boxes. Any help with this is greatly appreciated as I'm stuck right now
  9. I use Synmantec antivirus and like after every 10 mins it shows Miner.Bitcoinminer 7 activity detected, and normal scans can't seem to be able to get rid of it, please someone guide me on how to remove this malware.
  10. So i just have this weird detection were avast detects different .exe files. I cant open chrome because of this.
  11. can somebody please help me malwarebites says there is a trojan in this folder C:\Windows\SysWOW64\InstallShield in the setup.exe file and i can't remove the trojan or don't know how please help me???
  12. jshblncflr

    svhost.exe

    So ive got this issue where, everytime i open my league of legends client, its suddenly crash and detects the svchost.exe as a mawalre, even tho i delete it many times it just restore automatically. thanks in advance
  13. Malwarebytes detected this malware called wireless update if it tries to remove it crashes the application is a system application that is pre installed rooting is not a option cause there is no root available for my phone does anyone know how to remove it my phone name is v7 Zyro
  14. All, I am having trouble finding/removing an infection from my computer. I noticed it the other day and have been battling it since. My primary AV is Bitdefender AntiVirus (Free) which logs constantly that it is blocking infections (example below) and I also have Malwarebytes Premium installed (post infection), logs attached. If I run full scans, including rootkits for malwarebytes, both scanners comes back clean but my BitDefender still reports that it is blocking infections all day long. I have attached FRST, Additions and malwarebytes threat scan logs. Any and all assistance will be greatly appreciated. Bitdefender Log Example: "Item was blocked. Threat name: Trojan.GenericKD.31067079. Path: C:\Windows\Temp\tmp00003cc\tmp\000001f1." Addition.txt FRST.txt MalwarebytesRpt-12.27.18.txt MalwarebytesRpt-12.27.18(2).txt
  15. Hello everyone. I installed Adware Doctor from the mac app store thinking it was a legitimate application. I ran it and it removed my browsers' extensions, cookies, and caches, something I could have done manually. I researched the app and found out it is a junk application that poses a security risk. I've watched YouTube videos that claim the application steals browser history and app store searches, retrieves all your application and processes information, and sends it to a Chinese server. I quickly uninstalled the application, turned on my mac firewall, and changed my admin account password. I also installed malwarebytes, ran a scan, and it showed my mac was clean. However, I am worried about what the developers could do to my mac with the data they retrieved. What I want to know is: am I ok? If not, what else should I do to be safe? Links to YouTube videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBI5FvOFLls https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZ7CVIy5Tq8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdDE9IPPGJA
  16. Hey there, I am Vicenç, a Spanish student in KTH Stockholm trying to finish my MSc degree. Recently, my laptop (Acer TravelMate P) has slowed down a lot. When investigating it, the performance of my CPU is questionable. When I launch internet browsers, the CPU usage spikes. In addition, my task administrator reveals processes I have no idea how they got there. After googling most of them, they are normal processes, it is just they take much RAM and CPU usage. More than one would normally expect. I noticed as well the creation of random folders with the name of '!EndpointProtectionFolderDo NotDiscard' in Files, Images, Videos and Music, when I never installed Sandblast software. The images are like this: I ran several antimalware programs in safe mode, but none of them detected any infection. The usage of memory is really strange and it is making me worried. I hope some of you can help, I would profoundly appreciate. As someone who relies heavily on his PC, 2 weeks without a laptop would be terrible. I remain at your disposal. Best, Vicenç
  17. I was using Yahoo mail in Mozilla Firefox when a warning popped up saying, "Your Windows 10 is infected with 3 viruses" The link in the address bar changed to: https://www.mscheck002.club/sk/fa9ff2ca/us/?clid=c45693d5bc364beb8cffa6e9f15eff8d9ca7&p1=74070&p2=&pre_tpl=6 Is this malware? The last time it happened I ran Malwarebytes and found nothing. Thanks
  18. Hello, I'm puzzled by the fact that I keep getting random notices that Malwarebytes has blocked an attempt to connect to members.chello.nl, which is supposedly a site infected by ransomware. I'm glad that Malwarebytes is blocking these attempts. My question is, Why is my computer making these attempts? I have never used that site. I am not trying to open that site. There seems to be some automatic process that is initiating these attempts. I assume it is some kind of malware. How do I find it and get rid of it? I've run a full Malwarebytes Premium scan, which showed zero threats. I've also run an AdwCleaner scan, with no threats detected. Thanks for any advice! Lance
  19. Hi Team, Hope this finds you well. I am struggling with a virus: ”PUP.Optional.Legacy”. Initially, this virus was showing up in my malware scan. I ran through a few procedures, and now it doesn't. However, it is still showing up in my adware scan. I keep going through "clean & repair," but it does not remove the PUP. I've attached my scan logs for your review. Can you please assist with the next steps?? Kindest, Maurice AdwCleaner[S02].txt Malware scan report.txt FRST.txt Addition.txt
  20. Soundman66

    Site blocking

    I am also having the same issue. I have run all the tools to no avail. I have attached the requested files. Obviously, I don't want to just ignore the messages, I want to actually delete the adware or whatever it is. Help please. Thanks. FRST.txt Addition.txt
  21. Hello, Could you help me with my problem ? I installed a program that turned out to be a malware, installed several bad programs on my computer. I could delete them all with Malwarebytes but it changed something in the IT access and now my windows defender "virus & thread protection" and "protection updates" won't be enabled now because : Your IT administrator has limited access to some area of this app, and the item you tried to access is not available. Contact IT helpdesk for more information. It is my personal computer and it is not normal that there is these restrictions, I'm pretty sure it is because of this bad program. I've tried changing the registry for windows defender but won't work still. Would do have a solution please ?? Thanks a lot
  22. Hello everyone, I just read this article and got a little worried: https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/bing-is-pushing-malware-when-you-search-for-chrome/ I have three quick questions that I hope someone could help me with: 1. If you actually run that phony installer, will it still act as the official installer? As in everything will act normally but you actually have a hidden malware in your Chrome? 2. If I installed Chrome a while ago, how can I check that my installation is genuine and not a fake Google Chrome? I don' have the installer anymore. 3. Would a Malwarebytes scan detect a bad installation? I ran a scan and it didn't find anything. Thank you and have an awesome day!
  23. Posted Yesterday, 01:59 PM I'm a completely novice computer user. Recently, I have been having some malware issues on my PC which is Windows 10. I already have an antivirus, Quick Heal Total Security, and recently, it detected a Coinhive mining malware on my computer, plus, it keeps showing pop up windows that it has blocked access to multiple harmful websites even when I'm accessing reliable websites like Amazon and others. I researched a bit on the Coinhive virus and found out some serious things, and so I'm currently scanning my computer for all kinds of malware, spyware, adware, rootkits using a variety of tools just to be safe. I know I'm being paranoid, but better be paranoid than have my personal data compromised. So far, I've used Malwarebytes to run a full system scan, TDSSKiller for rootkits, and a full system scan by my installed antivirus. All three of them came up clean after that one Coinhive virus was removed. I'm also planning to use more scanners like AdW, ESET, Rkill, as many as I have found to be on the safe side. Now, I started running a scan with GMER for rootkits today, in safe mode, however, the first time, mid-scan, the window just disappeared off the screen. I ran it a second time, and it only showed two entries in the log list before a message was displayed that my system had run into an error and needed to restart. I booted the computer into safe mode once again and started GMER for the third time, and same thing happened. Two logs, then mid-scan, same error message and restart. So, now I'm thinking I do have a rootkit that is stopping GMER from running a scan. I really don't know what to do right now. I also know that GMER is supposed to be for advanced users only, but my plan was to just get the results, save them and then show them to an expert, either here or if not possible, then to someone I know. However, given the fact that the scan won't even get halfway through, I don't know what to do. Would be grateful if someone could point me in the right direction. GMER not being able to complete the scan does mean that I have some kind of rootkit stopping it from working, right? Or could there be any other reasons for that? Thank you very much. P.S. I know I need to backup my data before I run any tools recommended by experts here, but I'm actually worried about infecting my backup as well. As I have already mentioned before, my computer was infected by a coinhive mining virus before, and even though it's removed now, I haven't deleted any old system restore points or registry files so it's possible the virus still persists. Plus, since my computer may have other kinds of malware right now including rootkits, if I try to back up my data now, isn't there a good possibility that I'm also infecting my back up? I back up all my data on an external hard drive, and they are even more susceptible to infection, just by plugging it in to my computer right now could transmit the malware. So, if in the end of the malware removal process, I lose some of my data and have to restore it from my backup, am I facing a chance of re-infection and also damage to my external hard drive? If so, then could you please suggest a safe way to backup all of my data? My data does not contain any applications or program files, it's only composed of documents, videos, music and images which are all stored in D and E drives, I'm not going to be backing up anything from C drive. Is there no way to safely backup, or backup in a way so that when I restore it back on the clean PC, it does not reinfect? Because I currently have some important files on my computer that I can't lose, I know there is no 100% guaranteed way that if I backup it won't be infected, but how should I reduce the risks? I don't want to lose any files by running scans with the anti-malware tools, so please point me in the right direction of backing up my files relatively safely before I can use the suggested tools and post the logs. Please suggest a safe backup method so I can proceed with the removal process.
  24. I'm currently using Malwarebytes for PC and Android Phone, Few days ago while Scanning my Android Phone , Malwarebytes just detected a Malware the malware name is Android/PUP.Riskware.Autoins.Fota I just wanna ask if this malware is dangerous and what the virus can do to me and my phone. I search the virus name in google but the result is nothing. Hoping to get an answer.
  25. Hi, So the other day I decided to start using avg again instead of bit defender, downloaded avg and it took around 3 hours to "install", eventually I canceled this and immediately got "recycle bin is corrupted" message. I then tried to run Malwarebytes but got told I didn't have permission to use my D drive ( pc has SSD C drive with windows and D drive HDD for data). My account is definitely the admin. After some digging, I managed to boot in safe mode get Malwarebytes running on my c drive and deleted the contents of the recycle bin and all downloaded files within the last 2 weeks. However, I still don't have access to delete or edit files on my D drive so can only assume its still lurking in my files. Could anyone help? I will post my FRST file when I get back home.
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