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I am trying to follow directions from a previous assist on the same topic.  I apologize in advance if I am doing this wrong.

I have run the scan FRST and attached here.   

I am unsure if this is a problem because I have always been careful and have Malwarebytes premium products always installed and running, but I have had the message pop up:

Detection, 11/11/2015 3:17 AM, SYSTEM, KRISTEN-PC, Protection, Malicious Website Protection, IP,, 2160, Inbound, C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe, with various IP addresses.

I have been having this issue since yesterday, and I installed a new router yesterday, so it may be related to that, but I don't know for sure.

I have codetwo installed on this computer that is supposed to sync my Outlook 2013 across all of my devices, but I never did learn to use it.  I could take it off if I need to.  Really it is on here because I haven't gotten around to removing it.  I only have firefox on computer because Microsoft Silverlight doesn't work on Chrome, and I have my IE settings set just to the standards to use for my job.  (So if it is Firefox causing problems I can remove that right away.)

I don't think I have anything that I shouldn't, but if something should not be on here I can remove it.  I use this computer to work from home, but I am not employed by any of the companies whose software I have.  (I am a contract employee, so I own all of the equipment and rights as assigned to perform my job.)  You can probably tell that I am very careful because I do work from home, so security and function have to be perfect.  I guess I am just trying to address all of the caveats I have read for previous issues of the same general description, and I don't want to be confused with a repair that should be paid by a business.

Obviously I am not savvy enough to determine if I have a real problem, or maybe the issue is not malware but something I did incorrectly when I installed the new router.

Anyway, please help, or point me in the direction I need to meet your requirements to receive help.



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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.

createsrpoint;autoclean;emptyclsid;emptyalltemp;ipconfig /flushdns >>"%temp%\log.txt";b
  • 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:
  • 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)
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