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My husband recently got hit was a virus that spammed his computer with a bunch of crap. I ran several programs, including the trial of malewarebytes. After two nights, I thought everything was cleared off. 

Today however, he is watching a streamer on twitch, and he keeps getting these audio ads. They are not from the streamer, and no clue why he is getting them. I downloaded Adblockplus hoping that would assist and it hasnt. Would really like to know what is going on. When it just happened last, he got a notification that a website was blocked by malwarebytes. However, he never clicked on a link or did anything but watch the streamer. Is there another potential virus that malewarebytes isnt catching? Can anyone give me some assistance in helping figure this out? its almost unbearable to watch anyone on twitch now. 



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They call me TwinHeadedEagle around here, and I'll try to help your with your issue.
Before we start please read and note the following:

  • We're primarily oriented on malware removal here, so you must know that some issues just cannot be solved and you must be prepared for this. Some tools we use here will remove your browser search history, so backup your important links and all the files whose loss is unacceptable.
  • Limit your internet access to posting here, some infections just wait to steal typed-in passwords.
  • Please be patient. I know it is frustrating when your PC isn't working properly, but malware removal takes time. Keep in mind that private life gets in the way too. Note that we may live in totally different time zones, what may cause some delays between answers.
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  • 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.
  • If I don't hear from you within 3 days from this initial or any subsequent post, then this thread will be closed.

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im currently on my own pc, i will run the recovery scan on his and do as you asked. Sitting here for a time, ive realized the ads are being played no matter what, and after starting the task manager, it says thats its internet explorer is where they are being used. however i uninstalled IE a while back, and can find nothing using the search bar that implies his pc still has IE. 


Im so baffled. 

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Also, This morning after searching for what might be using ie, i went to control panel, there was a program that was downloaded yesterday called adtasup  publisher-rynycon. after doing a google search, from my machine, i have found nothing about this so I uninstalled this program. I havent heard audio ads since but im running malwarebytes again and then do as you asked. 

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