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3answers
69 views

Reclaiming an infected pen drive

My pen drive might be infected with virus/malware. I'm running Windows 7. I never stick it into an unsafe computer but this time I had to (because of some urgent work). I haven't inserted it into my ...
0
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2answers
34 views

Windows 7 shuts down automatically on delete key press

Whenever i press delete button for deleting files or folder, windows 7 forcly shuts down the system , i m not sure is this virus or any keyboard shortcut malware. on pess key of special char ,its add ...
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0answers
45 views

AdWare, Malware, Spyware uninstallation unsuccessful

I have found some Adware names as Movie Mode , Omiga-plus in my system. The very first step I followed to uninstall them. and after that I run AdwCleaner and restart my system, I found that still ...
0
votes
1answer
104 views

I cannot go to google.com and other websites due to invalid certificate; possible DNS issue?

I am using Windows 7 on my PC's and my wife and I both have IPhones. About a 2 weeks ago I was having a problem on the PC's where google.com would sometimes give a 404 not found and then in the ...
0
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2answers
108 views

Suspicious website behavior - but no virus found

I have a Windows 7 (64) PC with Microsoft security essentials running and up to date. I have recently found that when I load certain websites which never previously contained adverts, now they do. ...
1
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0answers
173 views

suddenly windows 7 asks for username and password

I think my computer has been infected with a kind of virus or malware. Yesterday I locked my windows and went out of house, at return as I tried to use it again it asked for a password! (I'm pretty ...
0
votes
2answers
629 views

How to remove topic torch from my computer?

Somehow I have managed to get the topic torch malware installed on my computer, which show's ads whenever browsing (see screenshot). I have many of suggestions, but I can't seem to find the ...
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4answers
124 views

Virus Asking To Format External Hard Drive [closed]

I have an external harddrive. Whenever I put its USB into the USB port of my laptop, it asks me to format my hard drive. I think this is because of some sort of virus. Can someone please help me to ...
0
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0answers
95 views

Virus that disables keyboard and doesn't allow me to open drives?

I am now typing from a virtual keyboard. Minutes ago I downloaded a program called Downlite, subsequently, my keyboard, both native [notebook] and external. Mouse buttons don't do their jobs, when I ...
2
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5answers
7k views

How to remove a rogue extension labelled “Installed by enterprise policy”

I found a rogue extension (likely malware?) that I cannot removed, as the delete icon is greyed out and the extension says "installed by enterprise policy". I have tried running Spybot Search and ...
0
votes
1answer
94 views

Start up error after power outage

I hooked up a Wi-Fi router today. About 20 minutes later the building power went off suddenly (not related to the router). When I tried to start the computer I got this message: There was a ...
0
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1answer
43 views

Any tips on pinpointing Windows 7 instability?

Ever since I removed malware my Windows 7 computer has been unstable. The mouse and keyboard randomly stop working for a few seconds and sometimes the system freezes all together. The behaviour is ...
5
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1answer
100 views

Is this an error or a malware?

I'm running Windows 7 64 bit. Yesterday I asked this question. No need to read it. Right now, my anti virus, detects no virus however I am experiencing 2 issues: When i start windows, the screen ...
3
votes
1answer
188 views

Am i infected with a malware or is it a graphic card issue?

This past month, i've been having many issues with malware, you can tell by looking at my profile, I'm so sick of it to the point where I'm really thinking to dump my windows, once and for all and go ...
0
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0answers
100 views

Indiasearcher.in malware removal assistance

Operating system: Windows 7 Architecture: 32 bit Antivirus software and on-demand scanners on this system : ESET smart security Malwarebytes Antimalware Spybot Search and Destroy Date and how issue ...
0
votes
1answer
530 views

Issues with avg

I have windows 7 64 bit, avg internet security 2013, and malwarebytes pro. I don't know if i should ask it here or on security.SO, feel free to migrate it if you feel it does not belong here. I'll use ...
0
votes
0answers
477 views

what is en.v9.com and how to remove it?

I was reinstalling Windows (namely installing Windows 8 instead of Windows 7). But then Chrome suddenly closed. When I started it again, it had that annoying en.v9.com home page. I don't know how to ...
0
votes
3answers
69 views

how do i report malware or spyware from a random person that was sent to my gmail account

my computer is an asus x53e series running windows 7 home premium with a 64 bit O.S. I received an email that was talking about a possible job opportunity It had two links inside the actual message ...
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1answer
2k views

Virus Infection; Now I'm trying to delete folders from Program Files [duplicate]

AVG seems to have quarantined the two Trojan malware but I can't delete the folders: Program Files > Google > Desktop > Install > {string of numbers} Changing Ownership and Permissions doesn't do ...
0
votes
4answers
217 views

How far should one go to protect his PC? [closed]

I have windows 7, 64 bit, running two antivirus: Malwarebytes Pro + Malwarebytes Anti Rootkit Avg 2013 internet security (Anti Rootkit included) I had an issue yesterday and a user here on Super ...
0
votes
0answers
157 views

How to know what kind of malware infected the PC?

I downloaded a software from cnet, and cnet downloader installed malicious software. I removed them using the add or remove program but the malware are still there, some toolbar, and some backup ...
0
votes
0answers
193 views

I get a large white box on the right hand corner it says hide ad & open ad it doesn't show any ads it is intrusive how do I get rid of it?

Hi I just recently got a large white box on the left hand side of my screen, that says hide ad or open ad when I click on that it slides it over a little bit but it doesn't show any ad it's intrusive ...
3
votes
1answer
116 views

Unknown process named “wuowoo” running in Windows 7

Today I am reviewing the system's performance through Task Manager in Windows 7 and I noticed a process named wuowoo.exe. I googled it and checked in SuperUser site also but I can't find any ...
9
votes
4answers
659 views

Is it possible to safely contain a virus - not letting it spread?

I need to run a program, but I don't trust the author. I think it is infected with spyware or viruses, malicious files. I scanned it, did n't find anything, but still not feeling good about it. So I ...
0
votes
0answers
386 views

Prevent McAfee Security Scan Plus from installing - ever

Whenever Flash updates, some colleague or friend keeps pressing OK, and without noticing, McAfee Security Scan Plus is installed (and it happened to me several times as well). Then, after a while, a ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Security certificate has been revoked Chrome

Some days back I started receiving below message in Chrome whenever I open site with a secure connection such as https://www.facebook.com or https://www.gmail.com Security certificate has been ...
0
votes
5answers
859 views

Removing skype.dat malware permanently

Every time i boot the PC, i am not able to surf the net as most of the sites do not open even when there is no problem with the internet connection. I searched for a solution online and found out that ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

How do I get rid of adware from Search Conduit/White Smoke?

This adware came bundled with some freeware I downloaded. It hijacked my home page and search engine. I have fixed both of those things, but still every time I open Chrome, it opens ...
1
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0answers
231 views

CPU burning hot causing internet connection to slow down (or cut off)

I have an HP pavilion g6, 64 bit. I dualboot it, installing windows 7 and a linux distro. nowaday I'm running crunchbang linux distro. When I'm working on any linux distro, i don't remember having ...
1
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1answer
464 views

Default homepage, and search engine changed in all the browsers

Default homepage, and search engine changed in Chrome, IE and Firefox . Every time I make a change in Firefox, when it works till I close the browser. When the browser is started the next time , same ...
0
votes
0answers
406 views

Security Essentials (SE) hangs while scanning ProgramData folder

First I did a complete scan on C:\ and kept getting (after about 1.5M files scanned, which is at the end of the C:\ProgramData folder or the beginning of the C:\Recovery folder) Then, after ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

Unfamiliar Application Running tsp2uvc.exe

I was going through my wife's computer today and I found an application running in the task manager called tsp2uvc.exe. I am unfamiliar with this application and so have killed it with the Process ...
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votes
2answers
652 views

How to unhide files from registry?

My flash memory have a Malware. after I plugged it to my laptop I'm not able to see hidden files anymore. I tried these methods but I still can't change the radio button in folder and options from ...
0
votes
0answers
1k views

Disable chrome auto refresh bug

When chrome starts, whenever I open a new tab and start surfing, the tab in which I have the focus gets refreshed to Google.com. Every time I change, after 1 or 2 secs it gets back to Google.com. When ...
0
votes
4answers
3k views

system clock keep changing

I'm using Windows 7 and the system clock is almost stuck within two hours. When I change it to the right time, the clock will stick to the right time + 2 hours (after reaching the right time + 2 hours ...
0
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0answers
33 views

rundll32.exe : infected examples pushing cpu to %100 . Malware bytes couldnt detect it niether could Win Def how do i fix it [duplicate]

My laptop is almost useless. The rundll32 application is infected with malware. I have tried several malitious software removal tools all for nought.
0
votes
1answer
166 views

Removing malware [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get rid of malicious spyware, malware, viruses or rootkits from my PC? My laptop get infected by virus or just malware. Gradually I get rid of it. It was ...
0
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3answers
4k views

Spam pop-up in every browser

When I'm browsing on the web—regardless of the browser—once in a while there is a pop-up in the bottom left corner. I tried scanning the computer with Ad-Aware & malwarebyte.org but that ...
0
votes
4answers
3k views

High memory usage on Windows 7 unable to open browser

I switched on my laptop at 9 o’clock this morning and it is now 14:00 hours, where in after a series of reboots, hard or soft, I am able to open my browser. I opened a notepad and noted down ...
96
votes
15answers
8k views

How can I fix a computer that is infested with malware and is extremely unresponsive? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get rid of malicious spyware, malware, viruses or rootkits from my PC? I'm troubleshooting a Windows 7 PC for a friend. A couple of days ago it started running ...
3
votes
3answers
60 views

Clicking on the Windows button works but shows up empty

I'm helping a friend out with this laptop. It had some malware on it, and I just ran the kaspersky rescue cd. I don't get any pop ups on startup of windows anymore, but I don't have anything after I ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Chrome browser opening to MyStart Incredibar

When I first open chrome, it is always opening to the page: http://mystart.incredibar.com/mb188?a=6OyOmJk7dX&i=26 This only happens on first opening. Starting a new window gets me the new tab ...
2
votes
1answer
59 views

Rogue program disabled access to Firefox's “Get add-ons” and “Extensions”. How can I get them back?

After installing a program called "FreeFileViewer", the program disabled access to Firefox's "Get add-ons" and "Extensions" options. To make matters worse, it installed the Yahoo! toolbar that I now ...
1
vote
1answer
258 views

How does RAM fail?

I have an issue with a Dell Inspiron 15 (1545) laptop that refuses to open any applications (save select Microsoft programs, e.g. Security Essentials, Ctrl Panel, Windows Explorer (not Internet), ...
2
votes
1answer
582 views

Hijacked Keyboard (internal and external) - Cannot Boot Into Safemode or BIOS

Recently a family friend of mine suffered a very severe malware infection on their laptop with a very troubling symptom. The malware somehow hooked into the system drivers to the point that I can use ...
3
votes
1answer
141 views

Windows 7: Forbidding executable data on USB device [closed]

I am concerned that a system could become a Malware vector / Malware hub. It's a touch screen running Windows 7 that the users can plug their USB Flash Memory into. I would like to know if there is ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Windows Update and Defender have been disabled by malware (Windows 7 x64)

I get the following error when I try to run windows update and the windows update service does not appear in the list of services. Windows Update cannot currently check for updates, because the ...
2
votes
3answers
192 views

Monitor programs accessing my keyboard?

As of a few days ago, my computer is behaving 'erratically'. When I am typing, my pointer will randomly move to another place in the text and start typing a semi-random string of characters. ("gvyfn" ...
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votes
2answers
112 views

Windows 7 search is not working/acting weird

I am fixing my cousins computer because it seems to be messed up. It just feels "weird". The first thing I tried was to search msconfig to see startup items. It's not working, and neither is any other ...
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votes
1answer
81 views

How many “drive by” viruses were discovered in the last couple of years? [closed]

I mean those that infect by only viewing a website or clicking a link. Not those that you have to click "Download" in the Windows dialog. I want to know how important are virus definition updates in ...