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hey guys,

I'm new to the forum so i apologize if i am in the wrong thread or something but anyways, i scanned today and 4 threats popped up named Hijack.Host. Now i would continue on but i it says  the location is in system 32. I need help wether to try and delete it or find a new solution to the problem.Thanks

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
www.malwarebytes.org

Scan Date: 2016-07-26
Scan Time: 1:33 PM
Logfile: 
Administrator: Yes

Version: 2.2.1.1043
Malware Database: v2016.07.26.06
Rootkit Database: v2016.05.27.01
License: Free
Malware Protection: Disabled
Malicious Website Protection: Disabled
Self-protection: Disabled

OS: Windows 10
CPU: x64
File System: NTFS
User: marce

Scan Type: Threat Scan
Result: Completed
Objects Scanned: 357290
Time Elapsed: 28 min, 1 sec

Memory: Enabled
Startup: Enabled
Filesystem: Enabled
Archives: Enabled
Rootkits: Disabled
Heuristics: Enabled
PUP: Enabled
PUM: Enabled

Processes: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Modules: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Folders: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Files: 4
Hijack.Host, C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts, Good: (), Bad: (107.178.255.88 www.statcounter.com), No Action By User,[6836bc6c6c2e72c445d8bae432d2ff01]
Hijack.Host, C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts, Good: (), Bad: (tatcounter.com
107.178.255.88), No Action By User,[1d8152d61783ec4a2df0920c8e7626da]
Hijack.Host, C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts, Good: (), Bad: (ww.statcounter.com
107.178.255.88 statcounter.com
10), No Action By User,[831bf434cfcb84b2a875d0cefd076c94]
Hijack.Host, C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts, Good: (), Bad: (178.255.88 statcounter.com
107.178), No Action By User,[564824045e3c93a369b4f7a74aba669a]

Physical Sectors: 0
(No malicious items detected)


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Hello and :welcome:

 

Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your desktop.

Note: You need to run the version compatible 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. button.

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  • 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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Please download Zemana AntiMalware and save it to your  Desktop.

  • Install the program and once the installation is complete it will start automatically.
  • Without changing any options, press Scanto begin.
  • After the short scan is finished, if threats are detected press Next to remove them.


Note:
If restart is required to finish the cleaning process, you should click
Reboot
. If reboot isn't required, please restart your computer manually.

  • Open Zemana AntiMalware again.
  • Click on 4zu6vb.jpg icon and double click the latest report.
  • Now click File > Save As and choose your Desktop before pressing Save.
  • The only left thing is to attach saved report in your next message.

 

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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.txt option is checked. option is checked.

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  • Press Scan button and wait.

  • The tool will produce two logfiles on your desktop: FRST.txt and Addition.txt.


Please attach report into your next reply.

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FRST.gif Fix with Farbar Recovery Scan Tool

icon_exclaim.gif This fix was created for this user for use on that particular machine. icon_exclaim.gif


icon_exclaim.gif Running it on another one may cause damage and render the system unstable. icon_exclaim.gif

Download attached fixlist.txt file and save it to the Desktop:

Both files, FRST and fixlist.txt have to be in the same location or the fix will not work!

  • 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).
  • Press the Fix button just once and wait.
  • If for some reason the tool needs a restart, please make sure you let the system restart normally. After that let the tool complete its run.
  • When finishes FRST will generate a log on the Desktop, called Fixlog.txt.

Please attach it to your reply.


How is your PC behaving now?

fixlist.txt

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supposedly its gone check out the log. I have a TON of anti malware and scanners and all that. so what do i do? do i just delete all of it? i have avg, malwarebytes, rkill, farbar and zemana. how do i get rid of them? i just want avg and malware bytes. also stay in touch because i will do another test.

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
www.malwarebytes.org

Scan Date: 2016-07-27
Scan Time: 9:43 AM
Logfile: 
Administrator: Yes

Version: 2.2.1.1043
Malware Database: v2016.07.27.05
Rootkit Database: v2016.05.27.01
License: Free
Malware Protection: Disabled
Malicious Website Protection: Disabled
Self-protection: Disabled

OS: Windows 10
CPU: x64
File System: NTFS
User: marce

Scan Type: Threat Scan
Result: Completed
Objects Scanned: 319473
Time Elapsed: 21 min, 11 sec

Memory: Enabled
Startup: Enabled
Filesystem: Enabled
Archives: Enabled
Rootkits: Enabled
Heuristics: Enabled
PUP: Enabled
PUM: Enabled

Processes: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Modules: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Folders: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Files: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Physical Sectors: 0
(No malicious items detected)


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FRST.gif FRST search

Once again we shall use FRST for additional checks. Re-run FRST/FRST64 by double-clicking:

  • Copy bscodecs.com;WebOptimum into the Search: field in FRST then click the Search Registry button.
  • FRST will search your computer for files and when finished it will produce a log Search.txt in the same directory the tool is run.
  • Please attach it to your reply.

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