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Steam 'WTF DUDE?' .scr link - Have I been infected? Symptoms?

Question: Steam 'WTF DUDE?' .scr link - Have I been infected? Symptoms?

Just last night I received a message from a friend with the caption 'WTF DUDE?' and a link. Dumbly I opened it and chrome auto downloaded 'Image.scr'. I don't remember exactly whether or not I executed it but shortly after I found that my steam account had messaged everyone in my friends list the same message. I quickly located the file and deleted it, and emptied my bin, cleared all my cookies and history on my browser, etc. I then boot up my PC in safe mode, look for any of the listed .scr infections posted of the steam forums but found none. I can't completely recall anything strange going on either after that. I then restarted and scanned my computer with Malwarebytes, Superantispyware, and Avast. Only Supersantispyware found three threats which were cookies. It took action and still I can't completely seem to know whether or not i'm infected with the virus. Now I am here on this forum without experience in anything related to viruses, so I have no clue what i'm searching for. I'm dying to know, again, whether or not i'm infected. 
 
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Any help would be much appreciated. Thank you. 
 
Windows 8.1 
 
Toshiba Satellite P755D

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Answer: Steam 'WTF DUDE?' .scr link - Have I been infected? Symptoms?

G'day Yamatsukami, and Welcome to BC
 
Read HERE...in Full
 
 
How to Watch Your Back so You Can Help Others Watch Theirs
Enable Steam Guard. Never disable it no matter what others say.
Use strong passwords with your Steam account. Never share it with anyone. Change it on a regular basis.
Make sure that the email tied to your Steam account has the two-factor authentication (2FA) feature enabled. Never share your password for it as well.
Familiarize yourself with terms related to Steam, such as SSFN, Steam Guard, and Steam Wallet, so that you know what they are, their purpose, and how they’re used.
Avoid clicking links sent over your way via Steam chat. If you can, take the time to verify them using free online tools at your disposal. Is the link shortened? Do what Joe did and use a site that reveals the true destination of the URL. Not familiar with the domain of the URL you received? Do a bit of research on it, or have a website scanner visit it first. VirusTotal and Sucuri Site Check are just some of the tools you can use for this.
In line with the point above, make sure to read correctly the Steam URL sent to you. The only acceptable ones should be store.steampowered.com and steamcommunity.com. This is very important, especially when you’re expected to log in to your account to do something with the page.
Resist the urge to add and accept every friend or group invite you receive. Having more Steam friends may be merrier, but being picky with who you befriend can also influence the amount of risk you may be exposing yourself to. From the number of posts I’ve seen online, it would seem that fraudsters, in general, tend to gravitate towards players who (1) frequently play popular multi-player games (TF2, CS, DOTA, etc.), (2) have a high Steam level, and (3) have hundreds of friends.
If you’re into trading, take the time to research about the items you have and their estimated value in the market.
Get to know and observe the players you add in your Friend’s list. Make your own rules on how you want other players to trade with you, and make this clear either in your profile or via Steam chat.
Mitigating Steps:
Go to Steam > Settings > Manage Steam Guard Account Security… and tick “Deauthorize all other computers now” to ensure that only your computer can access your account.
Change your Steam password in the event of an account hack.
Inform your friends about the hacking that happened to your account.
Submit a ticket to Steam Support to retell why and how you were scammed. Be honest and thorough if you can. There is no guarantee that they can help you with your case, however.
Valve, the company behind Steam, has yet to address majority of the threats on its gaming platform. While we wait, the community can only look after themselves and each other, helping as much as they can to keep everyone safe and the platform as threat-free as possible.

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Accidentally clicked on a steam chat link to a screenshot which was a .scr exe file and now have something bogus I can't get rid of.
 
System
 
Windows 7 Home 64bit
Avast
Malwarebytes
 
Symptoms are:-
 
Intermittent internet connection - this is fine then something blocks it after 10 minutes even though still got 4 bars wireless
Browser interception - links are opening the wrong sites / pop-ups appear randomly
 
Please help
sincerely Barny

Answer:Got something from steam chat link

Welcome aboard   Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2. SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me.NOTE 3. If you receive UNSUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM! ABORTED! message restart computer and Security Check should run Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderOther ServicesPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeList Restore PointsClick Go and post the result. Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) to your desktop.NOTE. If you already have MBAM 2.0 installed scr... Read more

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I'm on my roommate's computer Win XP /Firefox (he's 67 and a bit lost) and ran MBW. It caught a few rootkits, trojans, malware, etc. I tried to follow the preparation guide but crashed twice with Gmer. The computer isn't showing infection symptoms yet but I still think it's infected. I also installed Winpatrol and get this message about something trying to have access:"A new auto Startup Orogram has been detected. This program will run each time you login or restart your machine.WinLogon: UserInItC:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\userinit.exe "I don't know what it is and keep pressing NOHere is the run from MBW:Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.46www.malwarebytes.orgDatabase version: 4216Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3Internet Explorer 7.0.5730.116/19/2010 12:23:07 PMmbam-log-2010-06-19 (12-23-07).txtScan type: Quick scanObjects scanned: 170597Time elapsed: 14 minute(s), 7 second(s)Memory Processes Infected: 0Memory Modules Infected: 0Registry Keys Infected: 12Registry Values Infected: 8Registry Data Items Infected: 4Folders Infected: 5Files Infected: 5Memory Processes Infected:(No malicious items detected)Memory Modules Infected:(No malicious items detected)Registry Keys Infected:HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\minibugtransporter.minibugtransporterx (Adware.Minibug) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\minibugtransporter.minibugtransporterx.1 (Adware.Minibug) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT�... Read more

Answer:Infected without symptoms, yet

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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Hey there,
I've got a big problem. Since few days my computer is popping up ads in chrome/IE/steam browser. I fixed chrome now, but my steam browser is still "infected". I scanned my whole (Avast, hitman pro, malewarebytes, etc.) computer ~5 times, but it found nothing.
 
Here is the FRST.txt log (German, sorry for that)
 
Untersuchungsergebnis von Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version:29-12-2015
durchgeführt von Christian (Administrator) auf CHRISTIAN-PC (30-12-2015 15:32:56)
Gestartet von D:\Downloads
Geladene Profile: Christian & Administrator &  (Verfügbare Profile: Christian & Administrator & DefaultAppPool)
Platform: Windows 10 Home Version 1511 (X64) Sprache: Deutsch (Deutschland)
Internet Explorer Version 11 (Standard-Browser: Chrome)
Start-Modus: Normal
Anleitung für Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/
 
==================== Prozesse (Nicht auf der Ausnahmeliste) =================
 
(Wenn ein Eintrag in die Fixlist aufgenommen wird, wird der Prozess geschlossen. Die Datei wird nicht verschoben.)
 
(Intel Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\igfxCUIService.exe
(Avast Software s.r.o.) C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastSvc.exe
(Intel® Corporation) C:\Program Files\Intel\iCLS Client\HeciServer.exe
(Microsoft Corporation) C:\Windows\SysWOW64\svchost.exe
(Safer-Networking Ltd.) C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - ... Read more

Answer:Steam browser is popping up ads everytime I click on any link

If it helps, every time a add pops up, there is a not one the bottom lef/right side saying "powered by DNSUnlocker".

Screenshot provided

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Hello there all of you, a couple of months ago I had to completely reinstall my OS due to a crippling virus. For the most part this got rid of all of my issues, but a few snuck in. In general, my performance just seems to be slightly less consistent and smooth. And as for major problems, it comes down to really almost crash inducing lag. While using the steam link, a device that streams your pc to a television in your home, and just to a less severe degree after long sessions. I don't know what reinstalling my OS could have done, but it has definitely halted my computers performance.

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Hello there all of you, a couple of months ago I had to completely reinstall my OS due to a crippling virus. For the most part this got rid of all of my issues, but a few snuck in. In general, my performance just seems to be slightly less consistent and smooth. And as for major problems, it comes down to really almost crash inducing lag. While using the steam link, a device that streams your pc to a television in your home, and just to a less severe degree after long sessions. I don't know what reinstalling my OS could have done, but it has definitely halted my computers performance.

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Hey there, I alias myself as UglyTrebor, and am in need of assistance, im relatively tech savvy, but this ones a bit beyond me. I thank you in advance for any help!
 
started with a seemingly harmless redirect, i googled it and it was considered harmless by most sources i found. but it was isearch.fantasticgames.com it has an extremely strong resemblance to google, and is just a search engine, from what i read. more recently ive encountered more issues.
upon restarting my computer, screen goes black and nothing happens, never restarts, if i close and reopen explorer.exe it brings everything back as normal.
upon starting up, i dont know if its time related or program related, but if i try to do anything it slows down considerably and i can no longer access any system functions nor right click anything, if i try to bring up the task manager, nothing happens, if i try to even open start menu, nothing. i have to ctr alt del and power off from there. im currently running in safe mode with networking and have already ran a couple of malware/spyware removal programs. spybot S&D  and mbam

Answer:pretty sure im infected - symptoms inside

Welcome aboard   Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2 SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me. Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeClick Go and post the result. Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (aka MBAM): http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free to your desktop.* Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.* At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwareby... Read more

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Answer:Steam infected with Adware (Chrome also was infected)

This topic will be closed due to presence of pirated content.

Piracy policy
 

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Symptoms are: Unable to open email, numerous popups, keyboard locked up,  unable to run any downloads get the "Error 5" window when attempted.
Tried: AVG - found nothing-
          Adwcleaner- found multiple items - cleaned -
          Malwarebytes - found nothing
          Spyhunter 4- found numerous items- did not pursue cleanup program had a $$ price tag
 
Paying way through school funds are tight, any help would be great

Answer:Infected multiple symptoms and Malware detected, Please help

First try a built in factory-reset if you have one or if you have one via disc
 
 
If not
 
 
I reccomend a clean wipe of your HDD and then a re-installation of your OS just to be on the safe side then you should be fine , if you need any links for Windows 7 SP1 ISO direct downloads from Microsoft i can provide the links , just let me know via PM and what version you would require (32bit or 64bit) , you would need a 4.7GB DVD or an 8GB USB for this option
 
Cheers
 
NC

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I became infected with something a few days ago. The immediate symptom was multiple error windows opening up saying "Delayed Write Failed" and something about a hard drive error. All of my desktop and start menu icons suddenly disappeared. I rebooted in Safe Mode with Networking and ran a quick scan of Malwarebytes. It found a few infections and cleared them. I then ran a full scan and it found one more. After rebooting into normal mode, none of my icons had returned. Using this website I downloaded and ran Unhide which brought them back but did not return my customized thinks like desktop background and some of the customizable start menu items like control panel and search.

There is definitely something still on my system because I am experiencing the following symtoms:

1) Booting into safe mode with networking gives the following error: svchost.exe - Application Error The instruction at "0x00fe2110" referred memory at "0x10f7aa60". The memory could not be "read".

2) Searching with Google occasionally redirects to sites like Lycos and music download sites.

3) I occasionally get a message that windows explorer has shut down and is restarting. This does not interrupt my web browsing but causes a "refresh" of the desktop.

4) I cannot run rkill. I have tried all of the download formats available and cannot get it to run, even in safe mode. I don't get an error message, but the command prompt window only blink... Read more

Answer:Infected, symptoms include Google redirect

Hello and Welcome to Bleeping Computer!!My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.I have put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier and faster for both of us1.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!doing so will only at best cause you unneeded worry as it finds our backups and may even list our toolsand at worst can cause conficts with our tools and lead to unforseen things to happen2.Please Do not Attach logs or put in code boxes.besides the time it takes me to open the reports it makes it harder to find something if I need to go back to do more research and putting them in code boxes just makes them so hard to read3. After each step give me a little feedback It does not need to be long but just something so I know how things are going it can be something likeI am still getting redirectedThe computer is running as it shouldDon't put things like - it is the same as before or still the same this just makes me go back and look for you last feedback as to how things are4. read every post completely before doing anythingPay special attention to the Notes** I have put inThese are things I have found that happen allot and can be taken care of easily just by reading the Notes**Click on the Watch Topic Button and select Immediate Notification and click on proceed, this will help you to get notified faster when I have replied and make the cleaning process faster.Back... Read more

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Hello Windows 7 64 bit user here fairly PC savvy but looks like I might be infected with a root kit please see the Rkill log and advise of next steps
Log:

Rkill 2.3.7 by Lawrence Abrams (Grinler)
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/
Copyright 2008-2012 BleepingComputer.com
More Information about Rkill can be found at this link:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic308364.html

Program started at: 09/15/2012 10:04:14 AM in x64 mode.
Windows Version: Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1

Checking for Windows services to stop:

* No malware services found to stop.

Checking for processes to terminate:

* No malware processes found to kill.

Checking Registry for malware related settings:

* No issues found in the Registry.

Resetting .EXE, .COM, & .BAT associations in the Windows Registry.

Performing miscellaneous checks:

* Windows Defender Disabled

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows Defender]
"DisableAntiSpyware" = dword:00000001

* ALERT: ZEROACCESS rootkit symptoms found!

* HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{5839FCA9-774D-42A1-ACDA-D6A79037F57F}\InprocServer32 [ZA Reg Hijack]
* HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{fbeb8a05-beee-4442-804e-409d6c4515e9}\InprocServer32 [ZA Reg Hijack]
* C:\$Recycle.Bin\S-1-5-18\$695f453fe9a043bc2d0c83fb62741c52\ [ZA Dir]
* C:\$Recycle.Bin\S-1-5-21-3696793568-3384842531-1380749885-1000\$695f453fe9a043bc2d0c83fb6... Read more

Answer:Rkil detects some zeroacess symptoms.. is the computer infected?

DownloadTDSSkillerLaunch it.Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file systemClick on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) Do not change the default options on scan resultsDownloadaswMBRLaunch it, allow it to download latest Avast! virus definitionsClick the "Scan" button to start scan.After scan finishes,click on Save logPost the log results hereDownloadESET online scannerInstall itClick on START,it should download the virus definitionsWhen scan gets completed,click on LIST of found threatsExport the list to desktop,copy the contents of the text file in your reply

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again, its another STEAM problem...

when I launch counter-strike 1.6 after double clicking on a server in the server list, I get this error message "Steam startup failed with error 1: win32 StructuredException at 020F2FOB: Attempt to write to virutal address 4043049662 without appropiate access rights.

then a debug message comes up and says :

Program C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe

File: Src\launcher.cpp
line: 367

(putenv( sEnvSpec.c_str() )) == 0
how to fix it?!! I know many people are also having this error!! Please help me asap!
 

Answer:Steam Steam Steam!!! Steam is Comming Out Of My Ears!

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I've run malware bytes, windows defender but neither of those have solved my problem, I use windows 8.1
these are the sort of ads I got: 
http://gyazo.com/33bf24b456c48b820783fb5d4e828eb1
http://gyazo.com/cce613448124f2d497dc8a0b57be8b8f
I dont have problems with chrome (for now), help would be appreciatted thanks

Answer:My steam and IE has been infected with adware

Lets run these also and see how it is. Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.Checkmark the following checkboxes:Flush DNSReport IE Proxy SettingsReset IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsReset FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory size.Click Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run.Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed. Download TDSSKiller and save it to your desktop.Extract (unzip) its contents to your desktop.Open the TDSSKiller folder and doubleclick on TDSSKiller.exe to run the application, then on Start Scan.If an infected file is detected, the default action will be Cure, click on Continue.If a suspicious file is detected, the default action will be Skip, click on Continue.It may ask you to reboot the computer to complete the process. Click on Reboot Now.If no reboot is require, click on Report. A log file should appear. Please copy and paste the contents of that file here.If a reboot is required, the report can also be found in your root directory (usually C:\ folder) in the form of TDSSKiller_xxxx_log.txt. Please copy and paste the contents of that file here....ADW CleanerPlease download AdwCleaner by Xplode and save to your Desktop.Double-click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.Vista/Windows 7/8 u... Read more

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Note: I DO NOT have any illegal programs. I'm a college student, and I get the licences for the software I need with my scholar department. I even use the Data base of the school to read and download papers under the license of my institution.
My previous thread was closed, but I do not download and/or have any illegal software.
 

Answer:Steam infected with Adware

Hi,

Scan with ZOEK

Please download ZOEK by Smeenk and save it to your desktop.
Temporary disable your AntiVirus and AntiSpyware protection - instructions here.
Right-click on icon and select 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:

Code:
createsrpoint;
autoclean;
emptyclsid;
C:\ProgramData\msjrbkh.exe;f
emptyalltemp;
ipconfig /flushdns >>"%temp%\log.txt";b

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)

Upload it in your next reply.
 

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It seems that i got a malware that tried to download from suspicious sites. My bitdefender anti virus blocked it's attempts to download from these sites.

Aside from 3 suspicious files trying to download from suspicious sites, winrst and steam.exe which are both known to be safe tried to download something from similar sites which suggests that it could have tried to hijack these programs in order to make them download the files.

My browser didnt show any advertisements(pop up blocker/addblock) but a couple advertisements appeared on steam. I heard a sound so i knew it was not a steam advertisement, when i opened the steam tab there was nothing, it was just an empty tab.(probably because bitdefender stopped them from downloading) I ve gotten another advertisement tab later which again was empty.

Apparently that malware was called Pirrit suggestor and i got no idea how it ended up on my computer since i usually check what the checkboxes say. I deleted the files and the warnings stopped but now i am unable to connect to steam and the problem isnt with my antivirus/firewall/router since i checked. Maybe that malware changed some connection or internet setting.

for more details you can see this


Below is the DDS file


DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 11.0.9600.17041 BrowserJavaVersion: 10.51.2
Run by user at 15:10:18 on 2014-05-29
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7601.1.1253.30.1033.18.16179.12582 [GMT 3:00]
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AV: Bitdefender An... Read more

Answer:virus that infected steam?

Bump.
The steam issue was resolved by deleting many files that were named steam and were related to steam, i found them using the search option and after deleting quite a few of them i was able to connect perfectly.
Still i wouldnt mind for someone to check the above files to see if there is any other virus inside my laptop

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Hello everyone,

First, thanks in advance for anyone willing to spend some time to help me solve this.

Starting yesterday a few things started happening (that I have noticed).

1) I am redirected to various websites, most of them of the 'not suitable for children' kind. Sometimes a page would load properly, but the majority of time I would get redirected. I discovered that every time I rebooted a proxy was automatically setup in firefox for 127.0.0.1. Disabling the proxy eliminated the redirect (until next reboot).

2) Getting an error message now on startup saying that windows could not load or run csess.exe specified in the registry.

3) When trying to install new software (ad-aware), I get a message saying that the installer is "not a valid Win32 application

These are the 3 symptoms that I have found. Unfortunately, no other information available other than the scan information, which I paste/attach here.

Any help would be much appreciated.

Cheers,

6anymede
DDS (Ver_11-03-05.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Wade at 19:40:06.97 on Fri 03/25/2011
Internet Explorer: 7.0.6002.18005
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.2038.750 [GMT 1:00]
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AV: AntiVir Desktop *Enabled/Updated* {090F9C29-64CE-6C6F-379C-5901B49A85B7}
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: AntiVir Desktop *Enabled/Updated* {B26E7DCD-42F4-63E1-0D2C-6273CF1DCF0A}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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Answer:Infected. Symptoms: 1) forced proxy/redirect, 2) cant load csrss.exe on startup, 3) "not a valid win32 application" whe...

Hi,Please do the followingRefer to the ComboFix User's Guide Download ComboFix from one of these locations:

Link 1
Link 2

* IMPORTANT !!! Place ComboFix.exe on your Desktop
Disable your AntiVirus and AntiSpyware applications, usually via a right click on the System Tray icon. They may otherwise interfere with ComboFix.
You can get help on disabling your protection programs here
Double click on ComboFix.exe & follow the prompts.
Your desktop may go blank. This is normal. It will return when ComboFix is done. ComboFix may reboot your machine. This is normal.
When finished, it shall produce a log for you. Post that log in your next reply

Note:
Do not mouseclick combofix's window whilst it's running. That may cause it to stall.

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Ensure your AntiVirus and AntiSpyware applications are re-enabled.

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Hey all, posting from my neighbor's PC... After experiencing a lot of lag and high comp % we began to diagnose the problem closer.. Ran scans using S&D, ad-aware, trend micro etc. in safe mode and malware was detected and removed but something still seems to be in control.... He tried running the Recovery Console which came with his computer but after every install still the problem remained.. His recovery console is the D: drive. I'm guessing whatever is in control of his computer also was able to infect the Recovery Drive...My question: Do I need to completely wipe his hard drive and do a complete clean re-install of the operating system to get rid of this bug? Or is there still hope?Symptoms: Problems first began when Windows Update failed to update and the windows Security Advisor had popped up and said he wasnt protected although everything was on and running.. At this point Trend Micro became unresponsive when trying to reopen. (I knew right away this was malware which began the scans in safe mode directly after) I'm not getting the Security Advisor issue any more but am experiencing a lot of random lag and high comp usage % doing real simple tasks. Also.. whenever I double click on say My Computer or any file for that matter the Windows Search box comes up... the only way to access folders on my desktop is by actually right clicking and selecting Open. I've ran multiple scans over and over and still cant seem to figure it out... Also.. when trying t... Read more

Answer:COMPAQ Presario SR1300NX - Random Symptoms...Definitely Infected... Do I need to completely wipe drive and re-install operating...

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below I will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Follow the instructions... Read more

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First noticed the infection around 9pm on the 3rd September.
 

Answer:Steam infected with adware - DNS Unlocker

Hello,

They call me TwinHeadedEagle around here, and I'll be working with you.

Before we start please read and note the following:

At the top of your post, please click on the "Watch thread" button and make sure to check Watch this thread...and receive email notifications. This will send an email to you as soon as I reply to your topic, allowing me to solve your problem faster.
Please do not install any new software during the cleaning process other than the tools I provide for you. This can hinder the cleaning process. Please do not perform System Restore or any other restore.
Instructions I give to you are very simple and made for complete beginner to follow. That's why you need to read through my instructions carefully and completely before executing them.
Please do not run any tools other than the ones I ask you to, when I ask you to. Some of these tools can be very dangerous if used improperly. Also, if you use a tool that I have not requested you use, it can cause false positives, thereby delaying the complete cleaning of your machine.

All tools we use here are completely clean and do not contain any malware. If your antivirus detects them as malicious, please disable your antivirus and then continue.
If during the process you run across anything that is not in my instructions, please stop and ask. If any tool is running too much time (few hours), please stop and inform me.
I visit forum several times at day, making sure to respond to everyon... Read more

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Hello, I'm having trouble with some annoying adware that seems to have infected google chrome and Steam (chrome webkit). I'll try explain this to the best of my ability, but english is not my primary language, so please bear with me.
 
I first noticed the problem yesterday, on the steam client window (store) and then on google chrome, but only after disabling adblock+/scriptsafe. On steam it looks like this: http://i.imgur.com/PHB9OXe.jpg
Both Internet Explorer and Firefox seem to remain untouched (even if I disable Adblock+/NoScript on firefox).
 
I have tried doing a system restore, to no avail. I have also tried to install/run some popular anti-malware utilities out of desperation, but without any knowledge of how to properly use them and interpret their logs, it hasn't done anything to help.
 

I'm new to this forum, and any help would be immensely apreciated.
 
OS:  Windows 7 64bits
 
Installed Anti-virus/Firewall software: Comodo Firewall 8.1.0.4426; Avira (Free) 15.0.8.656
 

Answer:Adware seems to have infected chrome/Steam [Win7]

As of yesterday (april 6th), the ads misteriously disappeared. I'm afraid I might still be infected, though. I would still appreciate any help.

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Hello, I am extremely worried that my computer may be infected. About a month ago I installed a file from a website that was supposed to allow me to receive an anti-cheat for a steam game. Turns out, it did nothing but install a bunch of hidden files. Later on in that day a tab in chrome opened up on its own, to my email. Inside the email was a link to trade all of my steam items to a complete stranger, my mouse moved on its own and clicked rapidly, opening and closing tabs, then it was disabled. I have since tried to remove this file that I downloaded, but I have no clue where to look for it, or if there are any other files on my computer that it may have hidden. I do not care for my steam items, but I would like for this to be removed. I have ran MalwareBytes, and Avast, but they have found nothing.
 
Please help.

Answer:ESLWire Steam Scam (Computer Infected?)

Hello and welcome,
 
Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.
Checkmark the following checkboxes:
§  Flush DNS
§  Report IE Proxy Settings
§  Reset IE Proxy Settings
§  Report FF Proxy Settings
§  Reset FF Proxy Settings
§  List content of Hosts
§  List IP configuration
§  List Winsock Entries
§  List last 10 Event Viewer log
§  List Installed Programs
§  List Devices
§  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
§  List Minidump Files
§  List Restore Points
Click Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run.
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Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop.
§  Double-click SecurityCheck.exe
§  Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box.
§  A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.
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ESET Online Scanner
§  Click here to download the installer for ESET Online Scanner and save it to your Desktop.
§  Disable all your antivirus and antimalware software - see how to do that here.
§  Right click on esetsmartinstaller_enu.exe and select Run as Administrator.
§  Place a check... Read more

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So I had a really bad malware problem these last 2 days and I thought I finally solved it today until the ads appeared on Steam again. After doing the scans and deleting the malware I was still paranoid that it wasn't gone completely so I went on Google Chrome, Spotify and Steam (all the programs where malware ads were appearing before) and all seems to be clear except for Steam. After clicking around on random links a pop up eventually appears, but Spotify and Chrome seem to be completely clear of malware.
 
So how can I fix this issue? Obviously simply doing a malware scan wont get rid of it since I've done that twice now and I also did a full scan with MSE and it did find something called "BrowserModifier" which was removed, but there must be some other virus lurking on my computer somewhere that keeps recreating the malware infection or something.
 
Also I'm on a Windows 7 HP laptop if that matters.
 
Update: Now Spotify is infected again. I loaded it to start listening to music and it randomly closed itself after opening. I instantly assumed this was the virus putting the malware into Spotify and sure enough I loaded it again and it's infected.

Answer:Scanned and deleted all malware but Steam is still infected.

Bee24:
to the Bleeping Computer Am I Infected Forum. My name is Phil, and if you would permit, since we will be working together, I would like to address you by your first name, if that is alright with you.
I am sorry to hear of the issues you are having with your computer. It does sound like you have some persistent adware. I would suggest that we run a few scans to see if we can root it out.
ESET Online Scanner using Internet Explorer:Note 1: These instructions are for Internet Explorer only! If you're using Chrome or Firefox, you will need to download and install the ESET Smart Installer tool before it can scan. See instructions here.Note 2: You will need to disable your currently installed Anti-Virus, how to do so can be found here.
*Click this link to open ESET OnlineScan.
* Place a checkmark next to "Yes, I accept the Terms of Use", then click the button.
* When prompted allow the Add-On/Active X to install.
* In the new window that opens, tic the radio button next to Enable detection of potentially unwanted applications.
* Then click "Advanced settings", and make sure there is a checkmark next to only the following items (uncheck everything else):
Remove found threats
Scan archives
Scan for potentially unsafe applications
Enable Anti-Stealth technology
*Then click the button and ESET will then download updates for itself, install itself, and begin scanning your computer. Please be patient as this can take some time.
*When the scan completes, click List Found Threa... Read more

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Hi everyone
first post here because google redirected me here.
 
Basically, I stupidly opened an EXE and now I am in this nightmare,,, ads and popups are driving me crazy and navigation is completely borked, not just in the browser but also on Steam. 
 
the ads that are driving me nuts basically open up in Opera, Maxthon, Sleipnir and Steam, and I believe navigation is altered as well.
 
they are mostly of "eFix Pro" and this is that text that appears: "Ads by SASA Ad Options"
 
I don't have my Windows 7 OS Disc otherwise I would erase everything and start anew. Problem is, I have a lot of work deadlines and it would really be a bad idea.
 
What data do I have to post in order for you to get a better idea?
 
thanks and I hope to get this fixed!
 
EDIT: my OS is Windows 7 x64, I have Malwarebytes, AVG, AdwCleaner, ESET Smart Installer, and have used all of them at least ONCE. I also tried digging the registry and the dreaded 3 values of Proxy are there.

Answer:Infected by Spyware\Adware\don't know - Browser and Steam

Welcome aboard   Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2. SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me.NOTE 3. If you receive UNSUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM! ABORTED! message restart computer and Security Check should run Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderOther ServicesPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeList Restore PointsClick Go and post the result. Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) to your desktop.NOTE. If you already have MBAM 2.0 installed scr... Read more

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I've been having several problems with various programs on my computer. These issues have been reported individually on the forums for those programs without resolutions. They all seem to have begun around the same time for me with programs that were previously functioning normally, leading me to wonder whether they might all have a common root (so to speak) cause.
 
I am running Windows 7 Professional, SP-1, 64-bit. Connected to LAN via wired connection.
 
1. Steam: The formatting on the steam store screen becomes unreadable with the formatting messed up every day or so. Erasing the htmlcache folder in the Steam directory will completely fix the issue, but it will recur within a day or so. If I access my Steam account on another computer, I never have the issue.
 
2. Minecraft: When my daughter (or I) use my computer to join another server hosted on our LAN, she will connect, then disconnect (sometimes immediately, sometimes after a delay) with one of several errors:
Internal Exception: io.netty.handler.codec.DecoderException: Badly compressed packet - size of 67 is below server threshold of 256
Internal Exception: io.netty.handler.codec.CorruptedFrameException: length wider than 21-bit
Internal Exception: io.netty.handler.codec.DecoderException: java.util.zip.DataFormatException: unknown compression method
3. Our networked printer now has to be power cycled daily to force it to reconnect to the wireless network, as it keeps losing the wireless connection.
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Answer:Am I infected? Steam store/Minecraft/Thunderbird errors

Hello, not sure myself.. can you run these?MiniToolBoxPlease download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.Checkmark the following checkboxes:Flush DNSReport IE Proxy SettingsReset IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsReset FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory size.Click Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run. Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed.AdwCleanerPlease download AdwCleaner by Xplode and save to your Desktop.Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool. Vista/Windows 7/8 users right-click and select Run As AdministratorClick on the Scan button.AdwCleaner will begin...be patient as the scan may take some time to complete.After the scan has finished, click on the Report button...a logfile (AdwCleaner[R0].txt) will open in Notepad for review.The contents of the log file may be confusing. Unless you see a program name that you know should not be removed, don't worry about it. If you see an entry you want to keep, let me know about it.Copy and paste the contents of that logfile in your next reply.A copy of all logfiles are saved in the C:\AdwCleaner folder which was created when running the tool.Junkware Removal ToolPlease download Junkware Removal Tool to your desktop.Shut down your protection software now to avoid potent... Read more

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I've been having several problems with various programs on my computer. These issues have been reported individually on the forums for those programs without resolutions. They all seem to have begun around the same time for me with programs that were previously functioning normally, leading me to wonder whether they might all have a common root (so to speak) cause.
 
I am running Windows 7 Professional, SP-1, 64-bit. Connected to LAN via wired connection.
 
1. Steam: The formatting on the steam store screen becomes unreadable with the formatting messed up every day or so. Erasing the htmlcache folder in the Steam directory will completely fix the issue, but it will recur within a day or so. If I access my Steam account on another computer, I never have the issue.
 
2. Minecraft: When my daughter (or I) use my computer to join another server hosted on our LAN, she will connect, then disconnect (sometimes immediately, sometimes after a delay) with one of several errors:
Internal Exception: io.netty.handler.codec.DecoderException: Badly compressed packet - size of 67 is below server threshold of 256
Internal Exception: io.netty.handler.codec.CorruptedFrameException: length wider than 21-bit
Internal Exception: io.netty.handler.codec.DecoderException: java.util.zip.DataFormatException: unknown compression method
3. Our networked printer now has to be power cycled daily to force it to reconnect to the wireless network, as it keeps losing the wireless connection.
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Is there some new variant of The Moon malware that affects Linksys routers? All the scans say my PC is clean, but the problems keep happening. And they're also happening on other PCs and Android tablets.

Popups are from codecpackplastic.eu, binarysystem4u.com, hstpnetwork.com, reduxmediia.com and others
 

Answer:Popups in Chrome AND Steam AND Android! Router infected?

Try resetting your router.
 

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I've tried perfroming these actions below but the adware still appearing, I'm clueless right now-Deleting cookies from browsers, they reappear-Cleaned Temp folder-Resetting browser-Used Hitman Pro-Used Adwcleaner-Used Junkware Removal Tool-Used Malwarebytes-Used Bitdefender Adware Removal tool (found nothing)-Used TDSSkiller-Sysinternals (autoruns)I'm using Windows 10 Pro (Got it from windows insider) on a laptop
 
 

Answer:Browsers (Chrome, Firefox, etc.) and Steam infected by adware

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.===Download the version of this tool for your operating system.Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (64 bit)Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (32 bit)and save it to a folder on your computer's Desktop.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 copy and paste it to your reply.The first time the tool is run, it makes also another log (Addition.txt). Please attach it to your reply.===Post both logs for my review.Wait for further instructions.

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Hi, whenever I open any sort of custom browser like Steam, I get popups and redirected to random sites. These popups are extremely annoying as they prevent me from browsing the steam store or playing games such as Halo Online as it uses its own browser.
 

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Not sure if many of you noticed, but post Windows Insider build 14936, the Steam overlay would refuse to work with 64 bit games. Starting with the public beta build of Steam that is available today, that issue is resolved.

You can opt in to Steam beta builds by going to Steam's settings>Account and clicking the "Change" button under the Beta Participation header. Select "Steam Beta Update" from the dropdown menu, hit OK and then hit the button to restart Steam.

As with any beta builds, you may experience bugs. I haven't run into any showstoppers in the time I've been running Steam betas, but your mileage may vary.

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Hi guys,

I've just started a new job and with it I get a nice shiny new computer. Since my netbook has the computing power of a calculator I haven't been able to play my favorite Steam games for a couple of months. Now I have a job, I wanna start playing these games!

I installed Steam after a fresh reformat and installation of Windows XP Professional SP2. Once installed and self-updated, I get the following popup

Fatal Error: Could not load module bin/vgui2.dllClick to expand...

The first thing I did was check Steam support, where they have the following two solutions (https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=9672-LWMF-6128):

Multiple installations of Steam said:

1. Browse to the Steam installation folder (C:\Program Files\Steam by default) for the Steam installation you would like to move.
2. Move the steamapps folder from the Steam installation folder to your desktop.
3. Review the Uninstalling Steam topic for instructions to uninstall Steam (this must be done to remove your old Steam installation settings from the Windows Registry).
4. Review the Installing Steam topic for instructions to re-install Steam to the desired location.
5. Move the steamapps folder into the new Steam installation folder to copy all of your downloaded game content, settings, and saved games to the new location.
6. Start Steam and log in to your existing Steam account to confirm that the move was successful.
Click to expand...


Rename ClientRegistry.blob said:

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Answer:Solved: Steam problem: Could not load module bin/vgui2.dll - Steam Support can't help

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I get a bsod when starting GTA 4, i think its something to do with avast however.
Please help finding what is causeing the bsod.
Zipped Files attached.

Computer build is about a month old.

Thanks.

Answer:BSOD starting Grand theft auto IV as non steam game in steam.

Memory exception caused by your Avast.

Avast can be a contributing cause of BSOD'S . Please remove and replace with Microsoft Security Essentials AT LEAST TO TEST
http://files.avast.com/files/eng/aswclear5.exe

Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows

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Not sure if many of you noticed, but post Windows Insider build 14936, the Steam overlay would refuse to work with 64 bit games. Starting with the public beta build of Steam that is available today, that issue is resolved.

You can opt in to Steam beta builds by going to Steam's settings>Account and clicking the "Change" button under the Beta Participation header. Select "Steam Beta Update" from the dropdown menu, hit OK and then hit the button to restart Steam.

As with any beta builds, you may experience bugs. I haven't run into any showstoppers in the time I've been running Steam betas, but your mileage may vary.

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hey there,
for a good while now i've been occasionally seeing a spike in my CPU usage, when i opened the performance monitor, it showed that "Xboxstat" is the process that's causes the extra load, after googling, it's a legit process but it's only used to run the Xbox controller for windows and should not under any circumstances hog 25% of my cpu load! (i have i5 3570k quad core process Running @4.4 GHz!)
lately this spike started happening again, but this time the process shows up as "Steam" in the performance monitor, and sure, i do have it installed, but it's not running at the time, and i didn't even set it to run when windows start!
the problem now is p[retty much identical to this thread:
"http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/562628/steam-32-process-appears-in-task-manager/"
a while back now, my PC was infected with a VBS script that turns every thing into shortcuts on any removable driver, the original script was on my C partition and it was not detected by any antivirus at all! i had to track it down and remove it manually, but i found a program called USBfix that's supposed to remove this particular script,
http://www.en.usbfix.net/
well, it worked, i guess..but i have already removed the original script manually like i said, and this program looks a bit dodgy too, so i thought i would state this as past history of infection, maybe it's related..
went ahead and did a FRST scan, i killed the process manually now, if you want a scan while it's still running i can a... Read more

Answer:Steam *32 process appears in task manager, not really running steam.

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.===Open notepad (Start =>All Programs => Accessories => Notepad). Please copy the entire contents of the code box below. 
start

ShortcutTarget: Windows Explorer.lnk -> C:\Users\MOI\AppData\Roaming\wusofuvir\dskprocess64.exe (No File)
ShortcutTarget: Windows Explorer.lnk -> C:\Users\MOI\AppData\Roaming\wusofuvir\dskprocess64.exe (No File)
ShortcutTarget: Windows Explorer.lnk -> C:\Users\MOI\AppData\Roaming\wusofuvir\dskprocess64.exe (No File)
FF Plugin: @microsoft.com/GENUINE -> disabled No File
FF Plugin-x32: @microsoft.com/GENUINE -> disabled No File
CHR Extension: (Poppit!) - C:\Users\MOI\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mcbkbpnkkkipelfledbfocopglifcfmi [2014-08-07]
CHR HKLM\...\Chrome\Extension: [flliilndjeohchalpbbcdekjklbdgfkk] - https://clients2.google.com/service/update2/crx
CHR HKLM-x32\...\Chrome\Extension: [flliilndjeohchalpbbcdekjklbdgfkk] - https://clients2.google.com/service/update2/crx
R3 ALSysIO; \??\C:\Users\MOI\AppData\Local\Temp\ALSysIO64.sys [X]
S3 cpuz138; \??\C:\Windows\TEMP\cpuz138\cpuz138_x64.sys [X]
S3 GPUZ; \??\C:\Windows\TEMP\GPUZ.sys [X]
S3 Synth3dVsc; System32\drivers\synth3dvsc.sys [X]
S3 tsusbhub; system32\drivers\tsusbhub.sys [X]
S3 V... Read more

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Hi !! First time here (as many I think, so Hello again !!)
First of all, I'm French (well, excuse me for my (sadly) bad english ).
I've seen many BSOD marked as answered, so I'm trying here 'cause I've exhausted all my skills .

Bug Description:
Before wiping win 7:
BSOD and freeze time to time on WebBrowsing, log on screen, Steam Description. Always BSOD hal.dll (hal+0x12A3B)

After wiping Win 7 : - BSOD on The Witcher 3 (only game reinstalled ^^) (almost everytime same same moment, same moment). And everytime on Steam in any game description. Clicking on game, video charging 2 sec and freeze or BSOD.

Background: I have performed a new Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 installation 3 days ago, and still nothing.
What I have tried :
- MemTest with solo memory, and with both memory
- OCCT for GPU/CPU/Power Supply
- Hd Tune for SSD/HDD
- Almost all drivers up to date (not all but GPU, SDD Firmware, BIOS, and some others)
- Up to date Win 7
- Tried uplug all component except SSD (OS), and the BSOD was still there but many minutes later as usual
- Change RAM slot and playing with 1 ram only
- no Overcloking performed
- 100% fan speed and heat never go higher than 65? Celsius for GPU and 60 for CPU on stress mode
- Safe Mode and no freeze on Steam (althrough I can test The Witcher 3 on Safe mode ^^)

Config on my description for major components !

I'm really need help on this one, and I hope I have created the thread like you want. (Say anything and I'll correct without questi... Read more

Answer:BSOD Steam Games & Freeze (always) on Steam error 0x124

Stop 0x124 is usually a hardware related issue, but actually it may be caused by anything and everything in the computers environment. Unfortunately the crash dumps are not very effective for the 0x124 BSODs.

Please read this: Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to try

Read the article carefully. Proceed with the remaining tests. Let us know if any assistance or clarification is needed.

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Is there any way of removing the “Steam update news” advertising board from appearing after I shut a steam program down (it’s a pest)
thanks for any info freedom51

Answer:Steam pop-up “Steam update news”

You might like to read this:
click here of the disadvantages of some freeware is that you have to live with their adverts
One

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I just finished developing and shipping this app for pinning your Steam games to the Start menu. Instead of the dreary icon tiles you'll have nice looking wide and square tiles for your games! It's really easy and fast to use too.

More updates are coming soon possibly with friends lists and live tiles.

Please check it out and feedback is very welcome!

Pin Steam app for Windows in the Windows Store

Thanks,
Felizk

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My steam account or steam server is not working on windows 10. I want to play cs.go but my steam account stuck in the middle of the game .

Answer:My steam account or steam server is not working on windows 10

What do you mean by stuck? Is it throwing an error message?

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Nothing seems to work, i have done all the scans above in safe mode too,
adwcleaner and JRT seems to give out some positive but after i press clean, it is still there.
also, the ads seems to have close(x) buttons on it. which when pressed closes the ad.

Thank you.
 

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Question: What next dude?

Hey chaps,
So, I?ve ran through all your Read & run First steps, and ran CCleaner... as far as I can tell 2 problems remain.
The first is on starting up IE: on start up of my pc the following virus warning appears (see 1st screen shot). AVG detects it and asks if I want to heal or quarantine, I have done both.
Second, is the most frustrating, certain web sites that I visit, (non-porn) do this really annoying thing, I get automatically re-directed to a dell search page, I run a dell PC and at the top of the page it says: Sorry, we couldn't find http://ad.uk.doubleclick.net/adi/N3784.AND/B2258036;sz. Here are some related websites: (2nd screen shot was too big to post, should i e-mail?)
I also run a registered copy of Spyware Detector, this obviously hasn't detected it.
Plus, when I opened up majorgeeks.com the following message appeared. (See 3rd screen shot)
Can you help, please?
 

Answer:What next dude?

Hi

you'll need to attach the logs requested from the Read Me guide.




When you return to make your next post, make sure you attach the following logs and that you have run these scans in the following order too:
CounterSpy
AVG Antispyware log - ONLY IF NEEDED you were not able to run CounterSpy
Bitdefender - from step 6
Panda Scan - from step 6
runkeys.txt - the log from GetRunKey.bat
newfiles.txt - the log from ShowNew.bat
HijackThis

NOTE: You can only attach 3 files in a single message so it will require that you use two messages to attach all of these logs!
 

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Hi everyone, am new to this forum.Having a hard time removing some horrible malware. am attaching log files please help....
 

Answer:New Dude About To Cry!!!

Also..
 

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Question: Dude

Ok so this happened on my old XP machine, and just recently on this Vista one.

As far as i can tell, it is harmless, and i have barely noticed it, but it is a little frustrating.
All it is, is some virus or something. All that happens is some guys voice (maybe about 20 year) comes on the speakers saying "dude" in a weird sort of way. It happened quite a bit on my XP machine, but only once on this one. I looked on the internet and found nothing, and I am confused as to what it is.

Its not a huge issue, I can survive with it for now (until i reinstall) but i wanna know wtf is with it.

~Lordbob

Answer:Dude

LMAO, are you serious? Never heard of that one. Have you ran full scans with an AV and antispyware apps?

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Question: dude

Hello fairly simple question i think? I like to display pictures from a folder on my desktop. all the photos from my cheap cell phone from which i emailed to my computer are clear and crisp. the ones friend send from their iphone and proper digital cameras display blurry and distorted? I have tried to change pixel size in iphoto but can not find a way?

thanks
 

Answer:dude

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So I have set Shortcuts of my Games into my Steam , and I just saw this guy in eightforums that has 3rd party apps pinned longer and I asked him it was pinned through Steam Launcher . I got the app he said from the Store and I can only see my Steam games not the 3rd party ones . If anyone could help me that would be great !!
8Franz,

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I live in Ireland!

I have tried to purchase a MS Surface RT. I have tried every possibility!

The only possible way that I can buy one legally, is to buy it in the UK & have to shipped to someone in Northern Ireland (Part of the UK. A real Irishman would NEVER do this. I would have to cross the border into NI).

I talked to my Electronics retailer here that has been in business for over 50 years! I buy all my electronics there.

He told me that the only way he cold get them is to buy a skid load. He says he could not invest that kind of money at the expense of his general inventory!

I have contacted the Irish office of Microsoft. All they do is transfer the call to the UK MS Website. I can fill in the order for the Surface, but at the check out, it tells me they CAN NOT ship to the IRSH REPUBLIC!!

Why in HELL was I transferred to THE UK??

I have contacted all the Electronic retailers in Ireland & no one has them!

PC World told me I had to order them online! But they didn't have any idea where!!

WHAT KIND OF SO-CALLED "WORLD WIDE COMPANY" would deliberately boycott A WORLD LEADING COUNTRY!!

MAD AS HELL!!

The "Old Fart"

TULLY!!

Answer:Hey Dude, Where is my Surface RT?

Now you see what us Americans often go through when foreign companies make products, such as Nintendo, Samsung, etc, and we have to wait behind for availability.

I'm quote certain Microsoft wouldn't boycott a "world leading country". They haven't been on the market very long, so my suggestion would be to go to the largest electronics retailer, either in person or online and find one there. If the one who went to isn't a nationwide chain, then they may not be able to purchase them as easily as the major retailers.

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day one of my problems the computer froze up would do nothing so I attempted to reboot and it would not allow me to shut down so I powered off with the power button, it worked for most of that day
then later either that day or the next it froze up again and I was able to reboot, then just yesterday I set the laptop down softly and it shut off this happened twice.
The second time it would not boot, the power led would come on for about 4 seconds, and the battery light would flash about every 3 seconds. I tried taking the battery out and just leaving the power cord plugged in and it worked so I left it that way for some time, later in the day I put the battery back in just because I did not like leaving the battery out and having an opening for dust etc. to get in.
I set it down awhile later and again it shut and hasn't come back on. I still get the power light for 4 secs, and and then battery light flash every 3 or 4 secs. I am a little knowledgeable about computers so I took it apart and I don't see anything wrong inside.
I reset the CMOS just for fun and did a little cursing, then tried to pray, and here I am begging for help from you kind folks....
I haven't tried the hammer yet, thought I would check here first... Thanks in advance for your help...
Ron
 

Answer:Dude I got a Dell, HELP.....

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OK i have this problem where my computer keeps restarting. it restarted on me the other day and now i cant get it to start back up in normal mode. i can only get it to start up in safe mode. i have no idea wtf happened please can someone help
-Frank C
 

Answer:Solved: Dude Help Me!

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Greeting to Dude's here,

I am using window 7 on my computer. From few days a problem is arising in my computer. While running any video suddenly the computer hangs and after leaving it idle for few time it start responding. I have done virus scan not found any solution. What should I do to fix this issue?


Thanks
Jason

Answer:Please Fix My Computer Dude

Fill out your system specs. Click the link in my signature to do it.

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HI,

I just got set up with comcast internet yesterday, I have 2 Desktops, one running XP home, and another running Redhat 9.0, along with 2 laptops running XP Pro.

Befor I was running Quest DSL and everything was working fine,

I am using Netgear wireless router, with a Linksys 5 port hub.

I can only have internet connection to my desktop running XP home, it is hardwired. I have to take incomming internet from modem into one of the ports on the Netgear because the incomming port on Netgear does not work. Then I have internet to the Netgear and my laptop will see that there is wireless but it will not see other computers or the internet. I have tried putting the incomming internet into the incomming port on the Netgear and still nothing. I am not sure what is going on but this is not working and I tried all day yesterday to fix this but nothing worked.

Does anyone have any ideas to try????

~LuMa
 

Answer:Dude where is my Wireless.

Yo,

My wireless router is MR814.

~LuMa
 

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I have a netgear dual band router (WNDR3300). My Ubuntu laptop can see both the G and N networks. However my XP Desktop can only see the G and NOT the N. My desktop has a D-Link Rangebooster N (DWA-142).

Any help?
 

Answer:Dude Where's my wireless n?

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click hereOn my second free guestbook.First one no admin access to remove bad post.This one listed above loads ok 1 out off ten times if host is lucky.Anyone know of a reliable guestbook with admin capabilty and loads good?thanks?and possibly password protected currently using a java script with a comment on top of page for view source.(not the greatest).

Answer:Another Guestbook dude

WOW drop the E on DUDE LOL = DUD

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So I've got this Gateway GT4009. That's a good PC, right? I got it for free out of a school that closed.

I'm a little stressed out because the problems I'm having are not consistent. When I first started the computer, it went past the XP spash screen and then it said to press ctrl+alt+delete. BUT before I could do anything it restarted and it did it again then restarted and so on.

So I decided to reinstall XP. It made it halfway through the NTFS format and then it restarted and loaded to the infamous "blue screen of death" and it had a stop code of 0x0000004e, which according to this article is bad ram, so i replaced the ram stick. Then it went to setup. Then it restarted. Then I said screw it, I'm going to ask for help.

Now I've read that this restarting happens for 3 different reasons: 1) OS problems. (which we know it can't be since I'm booting from CD) 2) a hot CPU or 3) a bad power supply. I don't have a replacement power supply handy, so I want to test the CPU heat. How do I know how hot my CPU is and what exactly IS too hot?

Answer:Help a Mac dude understand PC.

Next time before you reinstall, try safe mode (press F8 at startup).

Dunno about what constitutes too hot, but when you boot, you can get into the BIOS (there's a key you have to press right after you power on your PC - maybe Del, maybe F10, don't know what it is for Gateway PC's). Then just navigate around the menu and you're likely to find your CPU temperature.

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my brother in law used the computer while house sitting and bam! viruses galore. My wallpaper is hijacked, I get all kinds of security threat alerts saying i'm infected with spyware which lead to spyware removal advertisements, and IE quit working. I have xp professional and an out dated symantec. receive alerts indicating C:/tempar.bat is in quarantine. spy sweeper also says i have coolwebsearch, zenosearchassistant, and a few others. i also get messages about rundll32.exe, mssys.exe, trojanddownloader.xs. I removed something called mIRC, and some other files after reading some posts, but still having problems. Here is my hijackthis log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:11:30 PM, on 7/28/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\SavRoam.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
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Answer:one frustrated dude!

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I'm running vista (32bit) on an Acer 5310 service pack 2 laptop. I did a safe boot two days ago because of a glitch with IE (a warning saying this script can no longer be run on this page or something such) I've since rebooted in normal mode(I've gone though F8 to do this three times now) to find that the Vista orb has been replaced by the old rectagle style. I'm pretty sure that other design type features have remained in the old style (ie 'safe mode' style) as well.Can any one help please?

Answer:Dude, where's my vista orb?

Right click on your desktop and select Personalize, Theme, and select Windows Vista in the drop down.

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I got a client where we gave him a fresh install of Windows Xp Pro Sp2 (Legit Copy + Updates)

This guy installs a chase game, however when it comes to trying to play it, he gets an error message saying that he needs OpenGL1.1 or greater to play it.

I found an OpenGL1.1 on the microsoft website. However think this is mainly for Windows 95 / NT Platforms as it did not do any thing.

I have re-installed the video card drivers (onboard NVIDIA GeForce 6100 GPU on a Gigabyte GA-K8N51GMF-9 SKT 939 Motherboard). Please note that these are the video card drivers from Gigabyte's Website. I have fround that the nVidia Drivers from the nVidia's website does not what to have any thing do with it.

It's currently using Direct X 9.0c (however I have not re-installed that yet)

I have tried looking at the OpenGL.org site. However the only download I can seem to find points back to the same one from Microsoft that I mensioned earlier.
However the website is talking about OpenGL 2.0. There is a lot of blurb on what it does, but no downloads for it.

Any other suggestions on where I can download Open GL 1.1 or greater?

Thank you.

Answer:DUDE! Where's My OpenGL?!?!

Im possibly downloading them from limewire right now, 2 files. I will install them on my pc and test it just to make sure there not junk, but not sure what version they are yet, they say for 2000, XP, so we'll see....

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hey how can i disable my onboard video card 8290g/GV/190GL Express Chipset Family chipset using the BIOS in order to install a new driver for my nVidia GeForce FX 5200?? Just wondering if u knew
 

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Some more problems with the comp from hell from dell. My A drive will sometimes just mysteriously vanish from my computer, and I will not be able to save anything to through any other programs. It will sometimes be there when I reboot, but other times it will not.

Any help appreciated.

PS - I love the dell run around. They keep me on hold for 1.5 hrs, and then they just tell me to run a diagnostic check, virus scan, etc and tell me to get back to them. They aren't the most help ever!
 

Answer:Dude, where's my A drive?

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 5:34:11 PM, on 4/1/2005Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winyi32.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXEC:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\IWP\NPFMntor.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXEC:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccAp... Read more

Answer:like...dude...this is my hijackthis log or something...

Thats alot of stuff lol, my comp has like 10 things.

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Here is the log: Internet Security keeps getting a Subseven Backdoor Trojan warning.:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 11:40:41 AM, on 1/14/2004
Platform: Windows 2000 SP1 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\services.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\NISUM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\ccPxySvc.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\EFFICI~1\ENTERN~1\app\pppoeservice.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\regsvc.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\MSTask.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\stisvc.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\WBEM\WinMgmt.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\mspmspsv.exe
C:\WINNT\Explorer.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\WINNT\Fonts\explorer.exe
C:\Program Files\ComSoft\Dialers\xxxCam\xxxCam.exe
C:\Program Files\SCom\Dialers\XXXmpegs\XXXmpegs.exe
C:\winnt\system32\sncntr.exe
C:\Program Files\FinePixViewer\QuickDCF.exe
C:\Program Files\MSWorks\Calendar\WKCALREM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\OSA.EXE
C:\Peachw\peachw.exe
C:\Peachw\W32MKDE.EXE
C:\Program Files\RBEnhance\rbenh.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

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Answer:Hijack This log dude!

first you ahev a rapid blaster infection, plus countless adult diallers and a few trojans thrown in for good measure

FIRST
As RapidBlaster tends to mutate if the process isn't terminated first, do download and run RapidBlaster killer by Javacool: http://www.wilderssecurity.net/specialinfo/rapidblaster.html#removal
Launch the program and hit the Scan button.
RBKiller will find any RapidBlaster variants on your system, will kill the process, and delete the Registry Run entry and find the pertaining folder in Program Files, and simply delete it!

then REBOOT then

Download & Run CWshredder from http://www.merijn.org/cwschronicles.html
Close all browser windows,UnZip the file, click on the cwshredder.exe then click "FIX" (Not "Scan only") and let it do it's thing.
and make sure you follow the advice about the security updates listed at the bottom of the page, in order to prevent re-infection, otherwise you will be continually reinfected
the patches are :
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=828026
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/treeview/default.asp?url=/technet/security/bulletin/ms03-011.asp
then reboot &
Download Spybot - Search & Destroy from http://security.kolla.de

After installing, first press Online, press search for updates, then tick the updates it finds, then press download updates. Beside the download button is a little down pointed arrow, select one of the servers listed. If it doesn't work or you get a... Read more

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Question: Cowabanga Dude(do)

First of all I want to say that I appreciate all the help I have received from MajorGeeks in the past. Thank you.


Now, down to business. First of all the problem is not on this computer it is on my other house computer. Through a recent download we ended up picking up some malware called Cowabanga, Deluxe Communication .


Here is what I have done to get rid of this. Each folder came with an uninstall so I tried that. I also tried to manually delete all folders but it seems that it only morphs itself in other folders.

It has disabled my internet which forces me to use this other computer.


I ran HJT and have attached it


What can I do to get rid of this? Please help.:crybaby
 

Answer:Cowabanga Dude(do)

Please follow our standard cleaning procedures which are necessary for us to provide you support. Also there are steps included for installing, running, and posting HijackThis logs as attachments.
Run ALL the steps in this Sticky thread READ & RUN ME FIRST Before Asking for Support
Make sure you check version numbers and get all updates.
Very Important: Make sure you tell us the results from running the tutorial...was anything found? Were you unable to complete any of the scans?...Were you unable to download any of the tools?...Did you do the on-line scans as suggested? etc.

After doing ALL of the above you still have a problem make sure you have booted to normal mode and run the steps in the below link to properly use HijackThis and attach a log:
Downloading, Installing, and Running HijackThis​Make sure you also rename HijackThis.exe as suggested in the procedures. Use analyse.exe for the new name. This is very important due to some new infections going around.​
When you return to make your next post, make sure you attach the following logs and that you have run these scans in the following order too:
CounterSpy
AVG Antispyware log - ONLY IF NEEDED you were not able to run CounterSpy
Bitdefender - from step 6
Panda Scan - from step 6
runkeys.txt - the log from GetRunKey.bat
newfiles.txt - the log from ShowNew.bat
HijackThis

NOTE: You can only attach 3 files in a single message so it will require that you use two messages to attach all of these logs!
&... Read more

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Was sent an email by someone whose name I've seen as cc: in emails. Didn't open it because I had the Spidey tingle. Responded to sender that I couldn't open it.

"Sender" said she didn't send it and received similar emails to mine, questioning the link, which was: http://HeeYpina4909.co.cc

Could my computer be infected by anything just for having this link in my email? My mouse is acting crazy but I ran avira and nothing showed up as a virus.
___________________________

Also, one website sets off a strange noise and I don't know whether it's the site or my computer acting up. It's http://www.ussnewjersey.com/vol2-04.pdf

Thank you. ST

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http://video.yahoo.com/video/play?vid=dfc50c324a0695cfe48d7050a1dd9ccb.657909&fr=yvmtf&cache=1

he's back in video. oooooooooooohhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
 

Answer:remember the peter pan dude?

this is relevant how?
 

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Hi, I have the same/similar problem as dude 1234. Firefox using 100% CPUI didnt want to steal his post so I made my own.I have doing a bit of research on different things for browsers, this amongst them. (Well I dont know that its the browser actually).Every now and then my computer seems to just grind away, fans rev to their limit, windows wont open and the whole system drags for ages then to a total stop.It seems as though it is a memory problem, but having read that post, I wondered if it was my browser? I have a Pentium 4 CPU 3.00 Ghz 1.5GB of RAM. My computer doesnt always play up like that but it has its moments.The easiest way to get past it is to close everything and then restart F/F, this does cure it but is really inconvenient if I have lots of windows open.Can I do anything to cure this phenomenon please?

Answer:Same as dude 1234 CPU Grinding away at 100%?

Well your computer is better than mine and, anyway, I have investigated and determined its not a processor or memory problem. Try using Opera browser and see if you think that eliminated the problem. I'd be interested to know."Browser" is the name of the software you use to download and display web material. Examples of browsers are:- Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, Chrome.In case you are not familiar with the term "software", it means a computer program. Computers have hardware (all the electronic bits), and software (all the instructions that are given to the hardware to make it do something useful). My apologies if I have over-simplified this, but it sounded like you needed to know.

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I need some help folks... I ran the first 5 steps of the malware READ THIS RUN FIRSt. THING. I am seriously freaked out with this computer. Everytime I open IE it is fine...then I go to another web page and the popups start. I dunno what to do. Help. :confused

Im not sure what info you need just tell me I will do my best to provide it.
Just remember...Im not computer lingo saavy
 

Answer:Im a noob computer dude! HELP!

Welcome to MajorGeeks.com, please follow our standard cleaning procedures:

Run ALL the steps in this Sticky thread READ & RUN ME FIRST Before Asking for Support


Make sure you check version numbers and get all updates.
Very Important: Make sure you tell us the results from running the tutorial...was anything found? Were you unable to complete any of the scans?...Were you unable to download any of the tools?...Did you do the on-line scans as suggested? etc.

After doing ALL of the above and you still have a problem, make sure you have booted to normal mode and run the steps in the below thread to properly use HijackThis and attach the log:

Downloading, Installing, and Running HijackThis

Make sure you also rename HijackThis.exe as suggested in the procedures. Use analyse.exe for the new name. This is very important due to some new infections going around..
When you return to make your next post, make sure you attach the following logs and that you have run these scans in the following order too:
CounterSpy Log - only for Windows XP, 2K, & NT users
AVG Antispyware Log - ONLY IF NEEDED you were not able to run CounterSpy. - only for Windows XP, 2K, & NT users
Bitdefender Log - from step 6
Panda Scan Log - from step 6
runkeys.txt - the log from GetRunKey.bat
newfiles.txt - the log from ShowNew.bat
HijackThis Log
NOTE: You can only attach 3 files in a single message so it will require that you use two messages to attach all of these logs!
 

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Logfile

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End of file - 13460 bytes

Answer:Some WoW dude said i should post it on a forum, its HJT

Hello and Welcome to TSF.

We no longer use HijackThis as our initial analysis tool.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link I'll give you below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a
Quote:




Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps




link at the top of each page.

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Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/...lp-305963.html

After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new thread, as this one shall be closed.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

Please note that the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help forum is extremely busy, and it may take a while to receive a reply.

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My goal is to mod my Dell until it's no longer recognizable as such.

Here's a summary of my question:
Which should I buy first: a CPU fan, or a mobo/PSU combination? In other words, which is more important: keeping my CPU below 55&deg; C or being able to plug the mobo into the front panel USB, power switch?

Here are the details:
I am tweaking the heck out of my Dell Dimension 2350 Intel P4 1.8 GHz 845GL system. My father got it for me two years ago because it was really cheap, and he thought it would be a good place to start and I could upgrade later. The thought was, at least it's an ATX with a P4, and my old Wintel system wasn't upgradeable to a P4 at all. Unfortunately, when I got it and opened it up, I found I couldn't add another HDD because there's no place for it! I was not aware of Dell's lockbox/proprietary policies before I got it. Needless to say, this is really annoying!

So, I've been putting a lot of effort lately into upgrading, modding, and doing all I can to negate the warranty! But I have a predicament right now, and that is, I've put myself in a place where I cannot just stop where I am. But I'm overbudget on my upgrades for this month, but I've ended up with a PC in a sort of a "transitional phase" and I need to know: what's the most important step to take next, if I can only do one thing?

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Answer:Dude, you're killing your Dell!

Update: This, and other pages led me to think the PSU is proprietary. But my mobo doesn't have that other 6-pin dealio that the older Dells had. It looks like a standard ATX PSU. And if you look at the specs for these knockoffs, you'll see it's 20-pin ATX. Does anyone know for sure? A new PSU would almost cost more than a mobo!
 

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Hello,

Here is my log....What should I delete? Thank you for your time!!!!!!!!
Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 4:41:12 PM, on 9/2/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\Program Files\NavNT\defwatch.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL\Binn\sqlservr.exe
C:\Program Files\NavNT\rtvscan.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\WLTRYSVC.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\AccessDirect\dadapp.exe
C:\Program Files\NavNT\vptray.exe
C:\Program Files\BroadJump\Client Foundation\CFD.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\SBCSEL~1\SMARTB~1\MotiveSB.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\browser\ybrwicon.exe
C:\Program Files\Visual Networks\Visual IP InSight\SBC\IPClient.exe
C:\Program Files\Visual Networks\Visual IP InSight\SBC\IPMon32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SM1BG.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\browser\ycommon.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
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Answer:Another Dude Needs HiJack Log Analyzed

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Told ya them Dell's we're Junk..lol
AN INQUIRER READER attending a conference in Japan was sat just feet away from a laptop computer that suddenly exploded into flames, in what could have been a deadly accident.
Guilhem, our astonished reader reports: "The damn thing was on fire and produced several explosions for more than five minutes".
(Wouln't it be fun to be stuck against a window seat with a 270 fat guy next to you when one of these blows up at 30,000 ft..)
http://www.pixpond.com/1/3kyvx7.jpg
http://cache.gizmodo.com/gadgets/images/delldude.jpg
http://www.pixpond.com/1/3kyvx779.jpg
 

Answer:Dude, Your getting a Melted DELL

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I'm really hoping someone can help me with this because it's driving me nuts.

I have 2 computers hooked up to a router, to share the internet connection.

Recently one of the computers got a really bad virus, so I formatted the hard drive. I decided to format the other computer's hard drive as well, as long as I was at it. After the formats, both computers has intermittent problems connecting to the web. They'd connect, then lose the connection for a while, then connect, etc. I figured the router was shot, since I was already on my second one and I know those things don't last forever. I went out and got a new router and that one seemed to do the trick- for a while anyhow. Now I'm back to the same problem of both computers occasionally losing their connectivity. If I wait a while it comes back, but 5 minutes can be an eternity where you're trying to do stuff online.

Now that I have a new router and I'm still having problems- I figure it must have something to do with my settings. I've turned OFF windows firewall and the firewall in PC-Cillin, but the problem still persists. Beyond turning off the firewall however, I'm afraid I don't know much about what might be causing my computers to have connectivity problems.

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http://graphics.tomshardware.com/gra...l#3d_mark_2005

man, the 6800Ultra lost against the X800XT??
seems the only way nvidia is keeping up is with SLI, which is not worth the cost...

scroll down to the second chart, ...ridiculous... the 6800GT killed the 6800Ultra, and all the x800's (except the Pro) beat the 6800Ultra.. man, ultra seems bad at high res and AA/AF

u sure these are correct??

Answer:WOW, dude, check out this benchmark!!

Doesn't look right to me. What till all the nvidia fans get in here.

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I'm new to using forums. Running Windows XP SP2Working on a friends Dell Dimension 5150. First it would not turn on, did some poking around and looked like the computer had been dropped. The ram had disconnected, fixed that Starting cleaning up the thing (history, viruses, malware all that fun stuff) When I went to reboot it, it seems XP was corrupted. The taskbar had reverted to what windows 2000 task bars looked like. Yet it was below the viewing space. No start button at all up able to drag the task bar to make it larger. Can't open IE. The only I can make the computer function is through Task Manager. Some areas of Concern I have is...When I boot the computer it informs me that the Floppy Drive is not found F1 to continue F2 to try again. After I get past the Floppy seek bios pops up with 3 options...1) Windows NT 6.X2) Windows NT 5.x3)GRUB4DOS (it defaults to this option, when I select 1 or 3 it tries to boot but doesn't.)Also at one point in the booting process I'm prompted with the text {{{{ " Urr! wee..."}}}} <<<<< Just like that. I've never heard of that.Thanks for taking the time to read this post. Any help is greatly appreciated, Brad

Answer:Dude I got a Dell Problem

Do you really need to multi boot on this system (Grub4dos) ?

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Okay, this is kinda wierd. I havn't used floppies in a long time, since before some changes were done to my comp. Anyway, I need to use one now.... the only problem is my computer doesnt seem to recognize an A: drive! It's just not there. I can't open from it, save to it, view its contents, or even see the freakin logo in My Computer.... it's like it doesn't exist. And yes, the physical drive is there, and I am pretty sure no one has opened my computer and disconnected it or something.

Dude, where's my drive?
 

Answer:Dude, where's my Floppy Drive?

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Hey guys. Long time user, first time poster.Today I went to download combofix from link1 on this site. Avast! came up with alert forrootkit. I am aware of false positives, but Ihave never gotten one from Avast! about Combofixbefore. So I went ahead anyways, put it on a flashdrive, moved to infected computer, and combofix itself said not to run program. Its strange,but could the link on Bleeping Computers beinfected? Just wondering. Thanks in advance.MichelleEdit: Moved topic from Breaking Virus & Security News to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

Answer:Combofix Link Infected??

Hi w8ing4winter,So I went ahead anyways, put it on aflashdrive, moved to infected computer, andcombofix itself said not to run program.Could you please provide me with the exact text of the message Combofix gave you when you tried to run it?~Blade

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I did not download and run GMER because it says 32-bit systems only following the instructions and I have a 64-bit system. So I was checking my Gmail in Google Chrome when I received two emails on my Gmail account and on my School account from a family friend. As you can see from the photo it was sent to other people as well most likely on her contact or friends list. I thought it was a legitimate link from her in that she was showing me a website that she got created or something she had created about her life or something like that.

I was wrong I should have known better and am much smarter then just clicking on random links it was my stupid fault and mistake I am much smarter than that. When I clicked on the link it said Virus and Spyware Detected! and then tried to scan my Hard Drives but I instantly clicked out of it, ran a full scan on Malware Bytes on all Hard Drives....nothing....Ran full scan on Microsoft Security Essentials on all Hard Drives....nothing. Should I still be worried if nothing was detected? What should I do now? After all of that I decided to run Ccleaner and use the cleaner tool to remove cookies internet history and such. Windows is 100% up to date. I will link the other picture of the other email in another post.

HARDWARE:
Antec 1200
EVGA GTX570
GSkill DDR2 1066 5-5-5-15-2T 2.1V
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650
Zerotherm Nirvana 120MM CPU Cooler
Gigabyte P45 GA-EP45-UD3L
2X Western Digital Raptor X's 150Gig 1.5 GBPS HDD's/Non-Raid
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Answer:Infected Email Link

Here is the second email of another infected link. I cant recall which link I opened out of the two emails she sent to me.

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Hi all, one of my longtime friends randomly messaged me on Facebook and asked if I was in a video. Only half paying attention I opened the link (listed below) and was confronted with a strange site that seemed like a tourist advertisement entirely in another language. I then checked my friends profile and discovered he had just posted he had been hacked.
:\ welp.
 
I'm running windows 10, PC naturally. I have Norton Antivirus as my security system. Nothing has come up from my repeated Norton scans, but I know how unreliable Norton can be at times. I've changed the passwords on all my accounts, but nothing has happened just yet in regards to any sign of malware. Was hoping someone could point me in the right direction to make some more intense scans of the computer in case whatever site I was linked to shoved something in the deeper parts of my computer that Norton wont go to. Alternatively if there is any way for anyone on the forums to give me a yes or no as to whether this link could have dumped something onto my PC, I would really appreciate the heads up.
 
The link in question: (I put the @ symbols into the URL in case this forum doesn't like links being used on it. Remove those and that was the site I was linked to)
h@ttp://ozavanur.jim@do.c@om/
 
*Edited for various spelling errors*

Answer:Unsure if infected via FB link

Welcome aboard  There is no info about:
ozavanur.jimdo.comso if you wish we can run some checks on your computer.  Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2. SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me.NOTE 3. If you receive UNSUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM! ABORTED! message restart computer and Security Check should run Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderOther ServicesPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeList Restore PointsClick Go and post the result. Please dow... Read more

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Hi all, one of my longtime friends randomly messaged me on Facebook and asked if I was in a video. Only half paying attention I opened the link (listed below) and was confronted with a strange site that seemed like a tourist advertisement entirely in another language. I then checked my friends profile and discovered he had just posted he had been hacked.
:\ welp.
 
Nothing has come up from my repeated Norton scans, but I know how unreliable Norton can be at times. I've changed the passwords on all my accounts, but nothing has happened just yet in regards to any sign of malware. Was hoping someone could point me in the right direction to make some more intense scans of the computer in case whatever site I was linked to shoved something in the deeper parts of my computer that Norton wont go to. Alternatively if there is any way for anyone on the forums to give me a yes or no as to whether this link could have dumped something onto my PC, I would really appreciate the heads up.
 
The link in question: (I put the @ symbols into the URL in case this forum doesn't like links being used on it. Remove those and that was the site I was linked to)
h@ttp://ozavanur.jim@do.c@om/
 
*Edited for various spelling errors*

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I had wrote a thread amonth ago under the title "Where is my disc space???". The suggestions were all helpful, but they were only about retrieving lost files and such. I've finally settled into the mind set that my treasures are gone, (photos, videos, music, ect ) but I thought that when you do a full system restore that it not only wipes out all the old stuff but also clears up or clears out space. I'm down to about a 150 to 175mb of space which leaves 0% of memory. I don't know where my space went or how to get it back. I have the minimum programs and such. I have nothing to throw out. Do I have to get back all of the old files to go through those and delete what I can? HELP! S.O.S. May day. May Day. Man Down.

Peace, Love and Anime
M.I.B.
 

Answer:Dude Where's My Disk Space part 2

"Memory" is built into the machine and stays the same. It has nothing to do with disk space.

If you are low on disk space, you need to find out what is using it and remove anything unneeded, or get a larger drive.

You can explore the space usage with:
Space Sniffer (Win 7/8 compatible)
TreeSize
Disk Space Fan
 

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Dude and or others, thanks in advance for your help with this. I've updated my configuration on this site.

I attached an image with most of the errors on the updates.

I'm also getting a flashing dark (not black, just darker than normal) screen on my machine. I can't find anything that may be causing this.

Ok, uploading the image didn't work.

Here's the first update that failed:

Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2661254)

Installation date: ‎2/‎11/‎2013 2:02 PM

Installation status: Failed

Error details: Code 80071A90

Update type: Important

Install this update to keep your system up to date by increasing the minimum level of encryption on Windows systems. After you install this item, you may have to restart your system.

Here's the most recent:

Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2739159)

Installation date: ‎2/‎14/‎2013 3:07 PM

Installation status: Failed

Error details: Code 80071A90

Update type: Recommended

Answer:Win Update Errors (attn Dude)

Could you please present the full version of your problem as it reads like a post in the middle of a thread rather than describing a problem from the top.

Also, who is Dude?

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Hello,anyone out there can help me to configure my own LAN at my home.Let's me describe.I have a pc connected to Streamyx(my ISP) broadband.Basic 512K,static IP.
I'm using Windows XP.
I'm just bought a notebook and I wanna it connect to the Internet too while I'm online using my PC.Sound crazy,right..
Can you show me step by step as I'm tried there were error 619(invalid username/password).Forget about this error.Now,can you show me how to do with this?
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NOTEBOOK(XP)
PC(XP also)
SWITCH(DLINK)
ADSL ROUTER(Billion supplied by TMnet)
STREAMYX account(BASIC 512k unlimited)
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Please show me step by step..I'm glad if u can solved this problem..
 

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hey im a new guy round here names hayan

if anyone can help me asahp ill be grateful

i got a new system with a intel dg33bu motherboard and an intel core 2 quad processor and 2 seagate sata 500 gb hard disks.

when i try to install xp 64 bit it says no hard disk drives detected on your... does anyone know how i can fix this

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Hi. i am running windows xp pro sp2. my windows task manager has suddnely gone bonkers. all the tabs+drop down menus are gone. when i press clt+alt+delete all i get is the view which shows the proformence graph. this is how it appears now http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/mahmadazfar/album?.dir=7b32
it has happened to me once before too. dont know wht caused it. any ideas how i could get ma whole task manager back !! ?
 

Answer:Dude.. wheres my Task Manager !

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Posted on Sunday, December 23rd, 2007by Jose Nazario The Storm Worm is back, this time it?s got a Christmas theme. Who knew that it would take them so long to do this? Here?s a sample mail: Date: Sun, 23 Dec 2007 21:19:19 -0500From: geneoldham[at]usmint.treas.govTo: ---Subject: Find Some Christmas Tailgot a sec?Winter can be cold. I bet you could use a little something to warm youup. Take 2 min out of your day. You wont regret it. ;-)hxxp://merrychristmasdude.com/That domain, merrychristmasdude.com, has a bunch of nameservers and a lot of IPs associated with it - Fast Flux! An infected host will drop the file:C:\WINDOWS\disnisa.exeAnd store the peerlist in:C:\WINDOWS\disnisa.configA pair of randomly chosen ports - one TCP and one UDP - will be opened.It will lower the firewall and add a registry entry to make sure that firewall permission is permanent.After that, the usual Storm worm mayhem begins.AV detection for this sample is pretty modest at this pointMore Detailed Analysis @ ARBOR NetworksAdditional analysis over @ Digital Intelligence and Strategic Operations Group

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Hello, im new in the forum, sorry for my english, im argentinian.. I would change my hdd stock Toshiba MK3261GSY SIZE: Width 69.85 mm (2.75 inch) - Depth 100 mm (3.94 inch) - Height  9.5 mm (0.37 inch) And this is instales with this (Or similarity the pic is a google example)  ------ I should buy something to install my SSD or nothing more? the ssd is smaller, no space left over?For example this: Dimensions: 69.8mm x 100.1mm x 7mm iM FOLLOW THIS TOPICTHANK YOU FOR YOUR ANSWERS





__________________________________________________Laptop: Lenovo Thinkpad T420 - Mod. 4236-GL3 || I5, 6gb, 320gb.









Solved!

Go to Solution.

Answer:[DUDE] Change my HDD stock for SSD T420

Welcome to the forum.
 
Yes you can replace the 9.5mm thick HDD with a 7mm thick SSD. The thinner SSD will fit OK inside the metal cage that now holds the HDD and the rubber rails will hold everything in place inside the ThinkPad. I have done this before without any problems.

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Hey,

I have just downloaded a Guitar Pro 5 program using a torrent and I don't understand the install instructions supplied. There was a read me inside that said:

Install Notes:

1. Burn or Mount with PowerISO

2. Install it.

3. Use key below to register .

User ID: TEAMZWT

Serial: AEAAK-ANR60-AAAAZ

Now I know how to run an install and put in a serial cause that is simple but step one is like foreign language to me. Please help and I will forever be indebted to you.

Answer:Please help a dude out who is kinda computer illiterate

Also I should mention that the file that was downloaded has a odd extention, it is .daa

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i have recently installed I.E.7 even upgraded it to I.E.7 optimised for yahoo but i dont know whr did my yahoo toolbar went...if that was not enough i reinstalled yahoo toolbar but again i aint spotting it...

my 3rd party browser extention is already check..even then i am unable to use anti-spy n all button of yahoo toolbar..infact the entire toolbar is missing....

does i.e 7 support yahoo toolbar at all?
 

Answer:whrs my yahoo toolbar dude!!

on the same line as where it says file,edit etc, you should be able to right click and see the toolbar you want and activate it
 

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I was trying to remote from my desktop at home to my work laptop. I changed the workgroup on my laptop to match my workgroup at home. But being that the laptop is a secured login its not accepting my password now, and just tells me "The system could not log you on. Make sure you User name and domain are correct, then type your password again." Ummm so that's special. I don't know any of the other admin account user names or passwords but I am able to see it on my network. I don't know if there's any way for me to fix the problem myself without having to confess my stupidity to the powers that be. If anyone has any helpful advice it would be much appreciated.

Answer:Dude I think I just bricked my work laptop

At the login screen press ctrl+alt+del (you may have to press it twice) and it should present you with the old style login. From there you should be able to choose the domain you are logging into.

If that does not work, you should probably contact your IT dept. and let them fix it.

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Hello there,

I am a new member in Tech Support Guy forum. I am looking forward for the solution regarding the problem occurred in my computer. Last day as soon as I turn on my computer it shown the DLL missing error. I tried to start in safe mode but it is working.Is this is because of virus? Can it be recovered? If is the way to recover from this?

Thanks
Martin
 

Answer:Solved: Any Suggestions To Fix My Computer Dude ?

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Not sure about the name but from time time when i surf to a web page instead i see popup windows one of them is dude calc pro or something then he ask me if i want to keep showing the site or not with a checkbox i think.

And all i can do is to shut down the chrome from Task Manager and re open chrome.

Any ideas how to fix that ?

Answer:Anyone else have this dude calc pro virus in chrome ?

Chocolade,

Please see if you can find dude.exe and run it through VirusTotal:
VirusTotal - Free Online Virus, Malware and URL Scanner


Once at the website, press: Choose File

Navigate to dude.exe, and double click on it so the file name is populated, then click: Scan it!


IMPORTANT! If the file is listed as already analyzed, click on: Reanalyze file now


Once completed, highlight the information in the address bar and provide the link in your reply.

Note: If dude.exe is not a found, and it is dudexxx, or whatever file you think is associated with the issue, then, scan it instead.

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when i try openeing Steam in anyway (in start menu, form shortcuts finding the file), nothing happens. the sand timer replaces the mouse pointer for a couple of seconds but then nothing happens. the same happens for any steam game (CSS and Garry's Mod). Iv'e disabled peer guardian 2 but the problem is still apparent.

Any Ideas??
cheers x
 

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hey back with another question... every time I load steam it always thinks its my first time loading it so it loads all of the steam folders and files and dlls on my desktop its pissing me off i tried to reinstall it but its just not working.i hate having to delete it because its time consuming heres a pic of my desktop http://gyazo.com/2863dfd00e67b143d1b8a73f4db88555

i need help quick this is getting on my nevers
 

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Powered up my pc today, click on Counter Strike: Source, Windows says 'The item 'steam'.exe that this shortcut refers to has been changed or moved, so this shortcut will no longer work properly. Do you want to delete this shortcut?'. I navigate to C:\program files\steam\steamapps\relay993\counter-strike: source and try to open hl2.exe from there, nothing happens. I also have the same problem with Team Fortress Classic. If I try and open Steam itself, the updating menu pops up. Steam - Updating - 0% completely. Underneath it, 'Steam is temporarily unavailable. Please try back later.' Been like this for hour snow.

I was able to play Steam games fine yesterday and back.

I'm running Windows Vista.
 

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Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version:13-06-2015
Ran by tglover (administrator) on TGLOVER-PC on 15-06-2015 16:48:15
Running from C:\Users\tglover\Downloads
Loaded Profiles: tglover & hadoop & MSSQL$TGLOVER & MsDtsServer110 & MsDtsServer120 & MSSQLFDLauncher$TGLOVER (Available Profiles: keld & KMatson & tglover & test & hadoop & Administrator & MSSQL$TGLOVER & MsDtsServer110 & MsDtsServer120 & MSSQLFDLauncher$TGLOVER & SQLAgent$TGLOVER)
Platform: Windows 8.1 Enterprise (X64) OS Language: English (United Kingdom)
Internet Explorer Version 11 (Default browser: Chrome)
Boot Mode: Normal
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/
 
==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================
 
(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the process will be closed. The file will not be moved.)
 
(NVIDIA Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\nvvsvc.exe
() C:\Windows\System32\nvwmi64.exe
(NVIDIA Corporation) C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Display\nvxdsync.exe
(NVIDIA Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\nvvsvc.exe
(Microsoft Corporation) C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\Antimalware\MsMpEng.exe
(Apple Inc.) C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
(Microsoft) C:\hdp\hadoop-2.4.0.2.1.3.0-1981\bin\datanode.exe
(International Business Machines Corp... Read more

Answer:Infected with CloudScolut all link redirect in IE

hi,
 
We will use FRST to clean up somethings, then get a download. Iam only on this site once or twice per day so you may not het a reply back from me until the following day.
 
Copy/paste whats below, between the two lines-- into notepad. Save it as fixlist.txt in the same location you have FRST. Start FRST like before except this time click on the fix button once.
Machine may reboot to finish. when all done you will find a txt file on your desktop called fixlog.txt. Copy past the log in your reply.
 
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HKLM Group Policy restriction on software: *.docx.exe <====== ATTENTION
HKLM Group Policy restriction on software: *.ppt.exe <====== ATTENTION
HKLM Group Policy restriction on software: *.shs <====== ATTENTION
HKLM Group Policy restriction on software: *.scr <====== ATTENTION
HKLM Group Policy restriction on software: *.zip.exe <====== ATTENTION
HKLM Group Policy restriction on software: *.jpg.exe <====== ATTENTION
HKLM Group Policy restriction on software: *.xlsx.exe <====== ATTENTION
HKLM Group Policy restriction on software: *.doc.exe <====== ATTENTION
HKLM Group Policy restriction on software: *.xls.exe <====== ATTENTION
HKLM Group Policy restriction on software: *.jpeg.exe <====== ATTENTION
HKLM Group Policy restriction on software: *.pdf.exe <====== ATTENTION
HKLM Group Policy restriction on software: *.pif <====== ATTENTION
HKLM Group Policy restriction ... Read more

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Referred here from Am I Infected forum. The link provided is to that topic. ~ OBhttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/192258/our-main-pc-has-been-infected-by-this/Are these logs of any use? Managed to run Malware in SAFE MODE which deleted or Quarenteened 3,400approx ,(when I rebooted Windows loaded but no Desktop appeared) as well as HJT I tried to install SuperAntiSpyWare but got a message saying Admin will not allow this program to run .Logs for Malware& HJT :Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 14:09:36, on 11/01/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)Boot mode: Safe modeRunning processes:D:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeD:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeD:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeD:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeD:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeD:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeD:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXED:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 8.0\Acrobat\AcrobatInfo.exeD:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exeR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://www.yahoo.com/search/ie.htmlR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://uk.red.clientapps.yahoo.com/c...rch.yahoo.com/R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.evertonfc.com/R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http:/... Read more

Answer:Infected PC see link to a previous topic

Howdy, my name is Hoov, and I will be helping you with your dilemma. I appologize for the delay in getting you help.Please make sure you watch this thread for responses. If you click the options tab at the top of your first post, you can select to track this thread. Here is what I am asking you to do during the repair of your computer*Tell me everything that you have done, if anything, to try and fix this problem.*Please only use 1 forum to help clear up your problem. Posting on more than 1 and following instructions from more than 1 forum will cause those helping you to pull out thier hair.*Follow my instructions - If you can't for some reason, or if you don't understand something, please tell me. If you deviate from my instructions, tell me, it may make a difference on where we go. Don't install anything, even other programs that have nothing to do with security or malware, it could cause things to change, and I would never know it. *Have faith. I will do all I can to get your computer working, and if I can't - someone else here will know something else to try. *Stick with me to the end. My aim is to fix your problems, and give you the tools and knowledge to keep this from happening again.Now onto trying to fix your computer.Run an online virus scan called Kaspersky from HERE.1. At the main page. Press on "Accept". After reading the contents.2. At the next window Select Update. Allow the Database to update.Note: If prompted to run or update your Java, then follow... Read more

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