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I made a topic earlier regarding me not being able to open up malwarebytes and he told me to make a topic in this section of the forum.. so here i got. The problem is that i'm not able to open malwarebytes after installing it, i tried restarting my computer a couple of time and still doesn't work. I tried re-installing and still doesn't work... any help? 

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Download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your desktop.

 

Note: You need to run the version compatible with your system (32 bit or 64 bit). If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them. Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.


Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
Press Scan button.
It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory the tool is run. Please copy and paste it to your reply.
The first time the tool is run, it makes also another log (Addition.txt). Please attach it to your reply.

 

Kevin....

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Hello and post-32477-1261866970.gif

 

P2P/Piracy Warning:

 

 

 

 

Download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your desktop.

 

Note: You need to run the version compatible with your system (32 bit or 64 bit). If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them. Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.

 

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  • Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.

     

     

  • Press Scan button.

     

     

  • It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory the tool is run. Please copy and paste it to your reply.

     

     

  • The first time the tool is run, it makes also another log (Addition.txt). Please attach it to your reply.

     

     

 

 

Kevin....

 

Hello and post-32477-1261866970.gif

 

P2P/Piracy Warning:

 

 

 

 

Download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your desktop.

 

Note: You need to run the version compatible with your system (32 bit or 64 bit). If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them. Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.

 

  •  

     

  • Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.

     

     

  • Press Scan button.

     

     

  • It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory the tool is run. Please copy and paste it to your reply.

     

     

  • The first time the tool is run, it makes also another log (Addition.txt). Please attach it to your reply.

     

     

 

 

Kevin....

I got only one file.. and that was the First.txt i never got the addition.txt file. 

FRST.txt

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Download attached fixlist.txt file and save it to the Desktop, or the folder you saved FRST into.

NOTE. It's important that both FRST and fixlist.txt are in the same location or the fix will not work.

 

Run FRST and press the Fix button just once and wait.

The tool will make a log on the Desktop (Fixlog.txt) or the folder it was ran from. Please post it to your reply.

 

next,

 

Open Malwarebytes 2.0, run a Threat Scan

 


On the Dashboard, click the 'Update Now >>' link
After the update completes, click the 'Scan Now >>' button.
Or, on the Dashboard, click the Scan Now >> button.
If an update is available, click the Update Now button.
A Threat Scan will begin.
When the scan is complete, if there have been detections, click Apply Actions to allow MBAM to clean what was detected.
In most cases, a restart will be required.
Wait for the prompt to restart the computer to appear, then click on Yes.

 

Post log:

 


After the restart once you are back at your desktop, open MBAM once more.
Click on the History tab > Application Logs.
Double click on the scan log which shows the Date and time of the scan just performed.
Click 'Copy to Clipboard'
Paste the contents of the clipboard into your reply.

 

Let me see those logs..

 

Kevin

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Thanks for those logs, do the following:

 

Download attached fixlist.txt file and save it to the Desktop, or the folder you saved FRST into.

NOTE. It's important that both FRST and fixlist.txt are in the same location or the fix will not work.

 

Run FRST and press the Fix button just once and wait.

The tool will make a log on the Desktop (Fixlog.txt) or the folder it was ran from. Please post it to your reply.

 

Next,

 

I`ve also attached hosts.zip unzip that file and save to this folder: C:\Windows\system32\drivers\etc

 

Next,

 

Download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your Desktop.


Double click on Adwcleaner.exe to run the tool.
Click on Scan
Once the scan is done, click on the Clean button.
You will get a prompt asking to close all programs. Click OK.
Click OK again to reboot your computer.
A text file will open after the restart. Please post the content of that logfile in your reply.
You can also find the logfile at C:\AdwCleaner[sn].txt. Where n in the scan reference number

 

Next,

 

Open Malwarebytes 2.0, run a Threat Scan

 


On the Dashboard, click the 'Update Now >>' link
After the update completes, click the 'Scan Now >>' button.
Or, on the Dashboard, click the Scan Now >> button.
If an update is available, click the Update Now button.
A Threat Scan will begin.
When the scan is complete, if there have been detections, click Apply Actions to allow MBAM to clean what was detected.
In most cases, a restart will be required.
Wait for the prompt to restart the computer to appear, then click on Yes.

 

Post log:

 


After the restart once you are back at your desktop, open MBAM once more.
Click on the History tab > Application Logs.
Double click on the scan log which shows the Date and time of the scan just performed.
Click 'Copy to Clipboard'
Paste the contents of the clipboard into your reply.

 

Posts those logs, also let me know if there are any remaining issues or concerns...

 

Kevin

 

 

fixlist.txt

hosts.zip

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