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I just installed Malewarebytes, did a scan, it found a lot of threats as per the attached log.

 

 

FWIW, here`s the Daily Protection Log:

Malwarebytes Anti-Malwarewww.malwarebytes.orgUpdate, 22/11/2014 11:35:51 PM, SYSTEM, WARDEN, Manual, Rootkit Database, 2014.9.18.1, 2014.11.22.1,Update, 22/11/2014 11:36:07 PM, SYSTEM, WARDEN, Manual, Malware Database, 2014.9.19.5, 2014.11.23.3,Scan, 22/11/2014 11:49:48 PM, SYSTEM, WARDEN, Manual, Start:22/11/2014 11:36:22 PM, Duration:11 min 45 sec, Threat Scan, Completed, 4 Malware Detections, 190 Non-Malware Detections,(end)

In any event I chose to quarantine all malware found.  Immediately it popped up a message that I didn`t have a chance to read before disappearing, Windows proceeded to shutdown without any warning, and when the system rebooted, my desktop and other functionality was gone.  I opened Windows Explorer and browsed to C:\Windows\system and found a single file - wizmo.exe. 

 

What happened?  It seems registry stuff is out of whack as well because many (most) of the programs that usually load into the background are not executing.

 

Please advise!

 

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Hello and welcome, ikester:

You wrote:
 

In any event I chose to quarantine all malware found.


As you mentioned that your scan did detect and remove malware, it's possible that you are still infected or that the system could have been damaged by the malware.

We can't work on malware diagnostics and removal in this sub-section of the forum.

So, for expert assistance, I suggest that you please follow the advice in this pinned topic: Available Assistance For Possibly Infected Computers.
It explains the options for free, expert help >>AND<< the preliminary steps to expedite the process.
A malware analyst will guide you through the cleanup and repair process.

 

>>If the system is so crippled that you cannot even run the preliminary scanners, please just start a new topic in the malware removal section (or a help desk ticket) anyway.

>>Then, please wait for assistance from one of the trained malware experts.

Thanks,

 

P.S. @Malwarefighter225:  Please note that we regular members are not permitted to provide malware removal advice. Moreover such work is conducted in a different area of the forum dedicated to that purpose.  Thanks very much for your understanding.

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