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Hi

 

I have  nagging doubt that I have embeded a virus on my PC. Two days ago I noticed some downloads I had not asked for. One was from Spigot Browser extension, one adobe flash and the other was Malware Virus Protection. Both had the same date and time of download.

 

I decided to uninstall them and went to do this and although they were there in the uninstall section it said they were unavailable. However, i tried to uninstall the malware program anyway and during the process I got a text box asking if I agreed to let the program alter the HD. I agreed to this thinking it was part of the process and now the program has gone from my download files.

 

I did the same to Adobe Flash but left the Spigot one alone. I then decided to scan my system with my Bitdefender Internet Security 2016 which showed nothing. But I was still worried so bought Malwarebytes Malware Premium. The scan from this showed up the Spigot which I have deleted. 

 

My concern is the Adobe Flash and Malware Virus Protection programs, are they still there and have I made them unfindable even for Megabytes?

 

Any feedback appreciated.

 

Thanks

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Hello and :welcome: :
 
You wrote:
 

have I made them unfindable even for Megabytes?

 
I'm not sure about "Megabytes", as I've never heard of that program. :(
 
However, some malware requires the use of multiple, different, specialized tools and scanners, not just Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (MBAM), for complete removal.
You may indeed have some malware remnants or damage therefrom on the system.

We are not permitted to work on possible malware-related issues here in this particular section of the forum.
Such work is conducted in a special forum area reserved for that purpose, or at the help desk.

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 suggested, preliminary steps to expedite the process.
A malware analyst will assist you with looking into your issue - the helper will guide you through scanning, cleanup and repair.

Thanks,

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