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  1. For quite some time I had CPU usage issues that appeared to be coming from the WMI service. I figured out a workaround which was to shut down the service called "WMI" but this wasn't ideal as it would need to happen on each reboot. I have also discovered a service called NVU which claims to be NVIDIA driver updater but I suspect it is also fake. Today I figured out that WMI was a Bitcoin Miner virus and I was able to find the associated files. I could have removed them manually but I got Malwarebytes to scan and remove them for me. On reboot now, my CPU is back to norm
  2. So I've posted before about some odd happenings and never really found a solution but think I got a little closer. In my event logs, I have several power shell events like pshell console starting a server (among other things), Multiple WMI services starting, and browser redirects. Nothing has ever been found by Win defender or MBAM Premium (I really don't feel like they're working - on the surface they seem to working fine but I think it's an illusion). Hitman Pro did find a file Win32.Droma.abdb (first malicious file I've ever found) and that led me to googling that and found this article.
  3. Hi, I recently was on a site trying to download a textbook online and I did, and it popped up as an application in the E drive. Honestly, the fact that it was a program should've been my first hint, but I was kind of desperate to find the textbook that I tried to open it. WMI Commandline utility popped up and I knew right away it was a virus. I've had this happen before on another computer, and somehow I fixed it, however I do not remember how I did. I downloaded MalwareBytes because I've used it before and it's a good program, and I scanned both the file and the whole drive, both scans turned
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