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Task Manager has some processes running that are 100,000 - 450,000 in size.

I cannot run much of anything in normal mode, so am in Safe Mode with Networking.

 

I was able to run Malwarebytes, and am attaching a scan log.  I also ran FRST, and those two logs are attached also.

 

I think this infection, whatever it is, is being passed around from one of my friends to another.  It seems like I'm about the only one whose computer isn't infected.

 

Bobbie2836

 

Addition.txt

FRST.txt

mbam log 11-14-14.txt

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Download attached fixlist.txt file (end of reply) 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,

 

Boot to normal mode, run the following....

 

Open Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, from the Dashboard please Check for Updates by clicking the Update Now... link

When the update completes select > Settings > Detection and Protection > Enable Scan for rootkit and Under Non Malware Protection set both PUP and PUM to Treat detections as malware.

 

 

Click on the SCAN button and run a Threat Scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware by clicking the Scan Now>> button.

 

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.

 

 

Once completed please click on the History > Application Logs and find your scan log and open it and then click on the "copy to clipboard" button and post back the results on your next reply.

 

Next,

 

Download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your Desktop.

 

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  • 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,

 

thisisujrt.gif Please download Junkware Removal Tool to your desktop.

 

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  • Shut down your protection software now to avoid potential conflicts. (re-enable when done)

     

     

  • Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista, 7, or 8; instead of double-clicking, right-mouse click JRT.exe and select "Run as Administrator".

     

     

  • The tool will open and start scanning your system.

     

     

  • Please be patient as this can take a while to complete depending on your system's specifications.

     

     

  • On completion, a log (JRT.txt) is saved to your desktop and will automatically open.

     

     

  • Post the contents of JRT.txt into your next message.

     

     

 

 

Next,

 

Download Microsoft's " Malicious Software Removal Tool" and save direct to the desktop

Ensure to get the correct version for your system....

32 Bit version:

https://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/confirmation.aspx?FamilyId=AD724AE0-E72D-4F54-9AB3-75B8EB148356&displaylang=en

64 Bit version:

https://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/confirmation.aspx?FamilyId=585D2BDE-367F-495E-94E7-6349F4EFFC74&displaylang=en

 

Right click on the Tool, select “Run as Administrator” the tool will expand to the options Window

In the "Scan Type" window, select FULL Scan

Perform a scan and  Click Finish when the scan is done.

Retrieve the MSRT log as follows, and post it in your next reply:

 

1) Select the Windows key and R key together to open the "Run" function

2) Type or Copy/Paste the following command to the "Run Line" and Press Enter:

 

notepad c:\windows\debug\mrt.log

 

Let me see those logs, also give an update on any remaining issues or concerns....

 

Kevin...

 

 

 

 

 

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This thing is unbelievable.  I think the FIX scan got done, but it looked like it was still running, even though TaskManager said "not responding"  I checked and the fixlog is there, so here it is.  I'll try getting the other scans done in normal mode.

 

It took 10 minutes to get to and attach the log.

 

Bobbie2836

 

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Don`t ignore any potential infections, let MSE deal with it... When complete let me know if there are any remaining issues or concerns.... If none, run the following to clean up:

 

Download "Delfix by Xplode" and save it to your desktop.

 

Or use the following if first link is down:

 

"Delfix link mirror"

 

Double Click to start the program. If you are using Vista or higher, please right-click and choose run as administrator

 

Make Sure the following items are checked:

 


    Activate UAC
    Remove disinfection tools
    Create registry backup
    Purge System Restore
    Reset system settings

 

Now click on "Run" and wait patiently until the tool has completed.

 

The tool will create a log when it has completed. We don't need you to post this.

 

Part of the routine will be to create a registry back up with ERUNT,  the back up will be created here:

 

C:\Windows\ERUNT

 

When all is known to be well with your system you can delete that back up folder if you consider it as not needed...

 

Any remnant files/logs from tools we have used can be deleted…

 

Next,

 

Read the following link to fully understand PC security and best practices, you may find it useful....

 

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/407147/answers-to-common-security-questions-best-practices/#entry2316629

 

Let me know if we can close out...

 

Thank you,

 

Kevin...

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