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So I was on a local new stations website and like most they have ads on their site. Without clicking on any of the ads google chrome got redirected to a random website but for some reason I don't think it got to load the website because chrome was asking if i wanted to reload the page almost like i was disconnected from the internet. I'm not sure if my Norton antivirus blocked it or chrome. The 2 websites it tried taking me to were mcafeesecurity.app-center.site and usa.india-abc.com/zredirect. 

But after that I closed chrome and right away scanned my pc with Norton (online and offline) malwarebytes (online and offline) and even a full scan with microsoft malicious software removal tool (online and offline) and i even ran all 3 programs in safe mode and everytime it came back clean. I have not noticed any strange activity like freezing/slowdowns/high cpu or data usage/errors or any settings being changed. After everything came back clean I decided to run Norton power eraser and first time it came back clean but I ran it a few hours later and Its showing something in my registry im not sure if its a false positive or not since Norton warns its possible with that tool. With all this said does it seem like im safe or should I try other options?

This is what Norton Power Eraser is finding: I also attached 2 pics

Registry Key: HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-2495352770-3182042516-1834595302-1002\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\3\"1803"




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Hello Gamerear21 and welcome to Malwarebytes,

Continue with the following:

If you do not have Malwarebytes installed do the following:

Download Malwarebytes version 3 from the following link:


Double click on the installer and follow the prompts. If necessary select the Blue Help tab for video instructions....

When the install completes or Malwarebytes is already installed do the following:

Open Malwarebytes, select > "settings" > "protection tab"

Scroll down to "Scan Options" ensure Scan for Rootkits and Scan within Archives are both on....

Go back to "DashBoard" select the Blue "Scan Now" tab......

When the scan completes deal with any found entries...

To get the log from Malwarebytes do the following:
  • Click on the Report tab > from main interface.
  • Double click on the Scan log which shows the Date and time of the scan just performed.
  • Click Export > From export you have two options:

    Copy to Clipboard - if seleted right click to your reply and select "Paste" log will be pasted to your reply
    Text file (*.txt) - if selected you will have to name the file and save to a place of choice, recommend "Desktop" then attach to reply

  • Please use "Copy to Clipboard, then Right click to your reply > select "Paste" that will copy the log to your reply…


Download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your desktop.

Alternative download option: http://www.techspot.com/downloads/6731-farbar-recovery-scan-tool.html

Note: You need to run the version compatible with your system (32 bit or 64 bit). 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.

If your security alerts to FRST either, accept the alert or turn your security off to allow FRST to run. It is not malicious or infected in any way...

Be aware FRST must be run from an account with Administrator status...
  • Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.(Windows 8/10 users will be prompted about Windows SmartScreen protection - click More information and Run.)
  • Make sure Addition.txt is checkmarked under "Optional scans"
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  • Press Scan button to run the tool....
  • It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory the tool is run. Please copy and paste it to your reply.
  • The tool will also make a log named (Addition.txt) Please attach that log to your reply.

Let me see those logs in your reply...

Thank you,

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