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Hello,

 

In the last week or two I picked up the dnsqa.me malware.  I followed the instructions here:

 

https://forums.malwarebytes.org/index.php?/topic/176697-m51dnsqame-problem/?hl=dnsqa.me

 

After doing all that (log files didn't seem to show anything bad), I still get popups from lots of sites when Malwarebytes premium is not running, and when Malwarebytes premium is running I get lots of messages that m66.dnsqa.me is being blocked.

 

I'm running windows 10 pro 64bit with all the latest updates, and I'm using MSIE 11, again latest patches with win10.

 

So...  Help? 

 

 

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Hello,

    

 

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.
  • Don't run any scripts or tools on your own, unsupervised usage may cause more harm than good.
  • Do not paste the logs in your posts, attachments make my work easier. There is a More reply options button, that gives you Upload Files option below which you can use to attach your reports. Always attach reports from all tools.
  • Always execute my instructions in given order. If for some reason you cannot completely follow one instruction, inform me about that.
  • 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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Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your desktop.

Note: You need to run the version compatibale with your system. If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them.

Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.

  • Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
  • Press Scan button.
  • It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory the tool is run. Please attach it to your reply.
  • The first time the tool is run, it makes also another log (Addition.txt). Please attach it to your reply.
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Also, this is my "work" computer so there should be no pirate software installed.  Please don't automatically lock it if there is something you guys classify as pirate software, let me know what it is and please give me a chance to uninstall it if you find something objectionable.

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As a volunteer I do not provide free help for work machines. You can contact MalwareBytes support on the link below:

 

https://support.malwarebytes.org/?b_id=6400

That was "work" as in airquotes work airquotes.  Meaning it is a computer that I do not use for gaming.  It is my personal computer purchased and owned by me, which I use and maintain as a hopefully 100% reliable computer.  It has nothing to do with any company.

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Okay, that's fine.
 
 
FRST.gif Scan with Farbar Recovery Scan Tool
 
Please re-run Farbar Recovery Scan Tool to give me a fresh look at your system.

  • Right-click on FRST.gif icon and select RunAsAdmin.jpg Run as Administrator to start the tool.
    (XP users click run after receipt of Windows Security Warning - Open File).
  • Make sure that Addition option is checked.
  • Press Scan button and wait.
  • The tool will produce two logfiles on your desktop: FRST.txt and Addition.txt.

Please upload them into your next reply.

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servicerepairico.png Fix with ESET Services Repair

Please download Services Repair by ESET and save it to your desktop.

  • Right-click on servicerepairico.png icon and select RunAsAdmin.jpg Run as Administrator to start the tool.
  • If security notifications appear, click Continue or Run.
  • Accept the prompt about restoring services.
  • Once the tool has finished, you will be prompted to restart your computer. Click Yes to restart.
  • A log will be saved in the CCSupport folder the tool created on your desktop.
Please include that logfile in your next reply.


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)
Post its content into your next reply.
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Please re-run 51a46ae42d560-malwarebytes_anti_malware. Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware.

  • Click the History tab.
  • Click Application Logs and click on the newest Protection Log.
  • At the bottom click Export and choose Text file.
Save the file to your desktop and attach it in your next reply.


FRST.gif Scan with Farbar Recovery Scan Tool

 

Please re-run Farbar Recovery Scan Tool to give me a fresh look at your system.

  • Right-click on FRST.gif icon and select RunAsAdmin.jpg Run as Administrator to start the tool.

    (XP users click run after receipt of Windows Security Warning - Open File).

  • Make sure that Addition option is checked.
  • Press Scan button and wait.
  • The tool will produce two logfiles on your desktop: FRST.txt and Addition.txt.
Please upload them into your next reply.
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I reset internet explorer.  Not sure what step did it but I'm not getting the warnings or ad popups anymore.  I hope its gone, unfortunately I'm pretty sure I got it from an otherwise "legit" job searching website so I hope I don't run across it again.  I was at a weeklong jobs seminar and it started at some point during that, so I don't know which of the dozen or so job sites it came from.

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