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I'm at my wits end, I downloaded a game trainer from a source I thought was reputable, but after launching it my system went haywire. I had a bunch of malware infect chrome, and even hijack my ethernet port and caused the "unidentified network" thing to happen. I've ran Kaspersky, bitdefender, Malwarebytes, Zemana, and tried reinstalling windows, but nothing seems to work. Zemana and Malwarebytes found a bunch of malware and cleaned it, but it seems to still be hiding in my system, even though all scans show clean... My CPU usage is high (about 30-50% on Ryzen 9 3900x 12 core) when I first open my task manager, but then it drops to 1-2% immediately. I think I might have a bitcoin miner, or worse. More reasons I think I'm still infected are that my games run really poorly, despite having an AMD Radeon RX 5700XT and 32GB of DDR4, and I keep getting blue screens, but they're not normal blue screens. . There's always a pic of a video game screen capture in the lower right hand corner of my screen, some fps shooter game I don't play. Then there's the problem where this thing prevents my pc from shutting down. I have RGB lights that stay on when the pc is on, and after all this, when I normally shut down from the start menu, the pc continues running. I'm guessing it's because the malware bypasses the power off to keep mining or whatever. The PC won't fully shutdown unless I flip the manual switch... I've tried everything I can think of. Please help.