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My laptop might be infected. Please help. (Logs Included)


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Hello, my laptop has started freezing occasionally, especially when playing games. To me, this seems like a sign of malware being present in my laptop. I use Windows 10 Home (64-bit). The freezing started all of a sudden. Anyway, I used the procedures described here and here to scan for threats and collect logs. I've attached those logs to this post.

I would appreciate any help in making my laptop malware-free. Thanks in advance.

 

Malwarebytes-scan-log-12.16.2021.txt AdwCleaner[S00].txt AdwCleaner[C00].txt FRST.txt Addition.txt

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Sounds great. Glad we were able to assist @Shreekz

Take care and stay safe out there and have a wonderful holiday season

 

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  3. Keep your Operating System up to date and current at all times - https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/windows-update-faq-8a903416-6f45-0718-f5c7-375e92dddeb2
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  5. Further tips to help protect your computer data and improve your privacy: https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/258363-tips-to-help-protect-from-infection/ 

 

Further reading if you like to keep up on the malware threat scene: Malwarebytes Blog  https://blog.malwarebytes.com/

Hopefully, we've been able to assist you with correcting your system issues.

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