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Hello,
    

They call me TwinHeadedEagle around here, and I'll be working with you.

    

    
Before we start please read and note the following:
    
icon_arrow.gif Limit your internet access to posting here, some infections just wait to steal typed-in passwords.
icon_arrow.gif Please be patient. I know it is frustrating when your PC isn't working properly, but malware removal takes time.
icon_arrow.gif Don't run any scripts or tools on your own, unsupervised usage may cause more harm than good.
icon_arrow.gif Do not paste the logs in your posts, attachments make my work easier. There is a Attach Files option below which you can use to attach your reports. Always attach reports from all tools.
icon_arrow.gif Stay with me to the end, the absence of symptoms doesn't mean that your machine is fully operational.
icon_arrow.gif Note that we may live in totally different time zones, what may cause some delays between answers.
icon_arrow.gif Do not ask for help for your business PC. Companies are making revenue via computers, so it is good thing to pay someone to repair it.
icon_arrow.gif If I don't hear from you within 3 days from this initial or any subsequent post, then this thread will be closed.
    
icon_idea.gif I can't foresee everything, so if anything unexpected happens, please stop and inform me!
icon_idea.gif There are no silly questions. Never be afraid to ask if in doubt!
 
 
 
 
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51a46ae42d560-malwarebytes_anti_malware. Scan with Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware

Please re-run 51a46ae42d560-malwarebytes_anti_malware. Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware.

  • First of all, select update.
  • Once updated, click the Settings tab, in the left panel choose Detctions & protection and tick Scan for rootkits.
  • Click the Scan tab, choose Threat Scan is checked and click Scan Now.
  • If threats are detected, click the Apply Actions button. You will now be prompted to reboot. Click Yes.
  • Upon completion of the scan (or after the reboot), click the History tab.
  • Click Application Logs and double-click the newest Scan Log.
  • At the bottom click Export and choose Text file.
  • Save the file to your desktop and include its content in your next reply.
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Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your desktop.

Note: You need to run the version compatibale with your system. 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 attach it to your reply.
  • The first time the tool is run, it makes also another log (Addition.txt). Please attach it to your reply.
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Ok, we need 3 more scans:




FRST.gif Fix with Farbar Recovery Scan Tool
 

This fix was created for this user for use on that particular machine.
Running it on another one may cause damage and render the system unstable.


Download attached fixlist.txt file and save it to the Desktop:

Both files, FRST and fixlist.txt have to be in the same location or the fix will not work!

  • Right-click on FRST.gif icon and select RunAsAdmin.jpg Run as Administrator to start the tool.
    (XP users click run after receipt of Windows Security Warning - Open File).
  • Press the Fix button just once and wait.
  • If for some reason the tool needs a restart, please make sure you let the system restart normally. After that let the tool complete its run.
  • When finished FRST will generate a log on the Desktop, called Fixlog.txt.
  • Please attach it to your reply.



    51a5bf3d99e8a-ComboFixlogo16.png Scan with ComboFix

    This is a very powerful tool that should be used only if advised by Malware Analyst.
    Do not run ComboFix on your own!


    Referring to this instruction, please download ComboFix by sUBs and save it to your desktop.
    Temporary disable your AntiVirus and AntiSpyware protection - instructions here.
    • Right-click on 51a5bf3d99e8a-ComboFixlogo16.png icon and select RunAsAdmin.jpg Run as Administrator to start the tool.
    • Accept the disclaimer and agree if prompted to install Recovery Console.
    • Do not take any actions while ComboFix goes through your System - it may cause it to stall!
    • This scan may take some time!
    • When finished - it will display a logfile (located also on your main drive, usually C:\ComboFix.txt).
    Include that log in your next reply.
    icon_idea.gif If you'll encounter any issues with internet connection after running ComboFix, please visit this link.
    icon_idea.gif If an error about operation on the key marked for deletion will appear after running the tool, please reboot your machine.



    51a612a8b27e2-Zoek.png Scan with ZOEK

    Please download ZOEK by Smeenk and save it to your desktop (preferred version is the *.exe one)
    Temporary disable your AntiVirus and AntiSpyware protection - instructions here.
    • Right-click on 51a612a8b27e2-Zoek.png icon and select RunAsAdmin.jpg Run as Administrator to start the tool.
    • Wait patiently until the main console will appear, it may take a minute or two.
    • In the main box please paste in the following script:
      createsrpoint;autoclean;emptyalltemp;chrdefaulsts;
    • Make sure that Scan All Users option is checked.
    • Push Run Script and wait patiently. The scan may take a couple of minutes.
    • When the scan completes, a zoek-results logfile should open in notepad.
    • If a reboot is needed, it will be opened after it. You may also find it at your main drive (usually C:\ drive)
    Post its content into your next reply.

fixlist.txt

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One more step:

 

 

 

51a612a8b27e2-Zoek.png Scan with ZOEK
 
Temporary disable your AntiVirus and AntiSpyware protection - instructions here.
 
  • Right-click on 51a612a8b27e2-Zoek.png icon and select RunAsAdmin.jpg Run as Administrator to start the tool.
Wait patiently until the main console will appear, it may take a minute or two.
In the main box please paste in the following script:
createsrpoint;chrdefaults;
Make sure that Scan All Users option is checked.
Push Run Script and wait patiently. The scan may take a couple of minutes.
When the scan completes, a zoek-results logfile should open in notepad.
If a reboot is needed, it will be opened after it. You may also find it at your main drive (usually C:\ drive)

 
Post its content into your next reply.
 
 
 
Tell me how is your PC now?
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You're more than welcome :)

 

 

 

 

Below you will find my thoughts about securing your machine. Go ahead through it, you will benefit from some useful advice about safe computing.
 
 

Recommended reading:

icon_exclaim.gifMUST READ - general maintenance: What to do if your Computer is running slowly?
 
 
 

Recommended additional software:

icon_arrow.gifTFC - to clean unneeded temporary files.
icon_arrow.gifMalwarebytes' Anti-Malware - to scan your system from time to time in search for malware.
icon_arrow.gifMalwarebytes' Anti-Exploit - to prevent plenty of mostly exploited vulnerabilities.
icon_arrow.gifMcShield - to prevent infections spread by removable media.
icon_arrow.gifCryptoPrevent - to secure yourself from very severe CryptoLocker infection.
icon_arrow.gifUnchecky - to prevent from installing additional foistware, implemented in legitimate installations.
 
 
The following will implement some post-cleanup procedures:
 
=> Please download DelFix by Xplode to your Desktop.
 
Run the tool and check the following boxes below;
checkmark.png Remove disinfection tools
checkmark.png Create registry backup
checkmark.png Purge System Restore
Click Run button and wait a few seconds for the programme completes his work.
At this point all the tools we used here should be gone. Tool will create an report for you (C:\DelFix.txt)
 
The tool will also record healthy state of registry and make a backup using ERUNT program in %windir%\ERUNT\DelFix
Tool deletes old system restore points and create a fresh system restore point after cleaning.
 
 

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Thank you!

 
 
 
Stay safe,
TwinHeadedEagle :)
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