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Suspected Malware: Computer turning off all forms of virus protection automatically

I'm running windows 8.1 and very recently I got error messages saying that I had no virus protection on. I had windows firewall, avg free and spybot search and destroy running. All were turned off and ...
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How do I remove the qvo6 homepage

Everytime I open my browsers, be it firefox/chrome/dragon/opera, the qvo6.com page loads. The homepages for these browsers are set to blank. Yet this problem persists. http://qvo6.com/uninstall.html ...
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Computer with random HTTP queries

I have a computer that sends out queries to weird URL's every 2 to 5 seconds. The URL's are as follows : http://ikspat2me.org/smith/index2.php http://mixerwatergate.org/smith/index2.php ...
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Can Windows Essentials Remove the JS/Alescurf.C Virus from a Windows PC?

A colleague just visited a site which had been hacked by the JS/Alescurf.C trojan virus, which infects HTML via embedded JavaScript. Windows PC's are infected by visiting the site. If my colleague ...
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How do I remove the svchost.exe from my PC? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? I am facing problems with my computer because of an svchost.exe virus. There are so many svchost.exe ...
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Why are Google search results not working for me? Does it have to do with otnggrneohai? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? I can't use Google search results right now. The actual searches return results that look valid, but ...
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Parite worm on windows vps

Is it dangerous for me to connect via rdp to my vps to try and clean off this worm? What threats does it pose? I have used MBAM to quarantine the worm, it has infected a memory module and several ...
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Removing a Redirect Virus from Fedora Linux

Seems like there is a redirect virus on my computer but I am not able to remove it or even find where exactly the problem is. There is nothing much about it on the Internet either. I am running Fedora ...
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windows8 windows explorer automatically change its view mode to “detail” and sort by “name”

windows8 windows explorer automatically change its view mode to "detail" and sort by "name" automatically every once in a while, this happens only in my download folder which is placed in the default ...
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how to remove soavee on?

Thought I had it removed before but now it's back, tried the following: Removing the extension from Chrome. Disabling the extension and then removing it. It's not installed in Windows The ...
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How to remove the pen drive shortcut virus> [duplicate]

Background: I have the common Pendrive Shortcut virus(creates a shortcut within the pendrive), Question: How can I remove it? Some additional info: There is a hidden .ini file included with the .lnk ...
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Rootkit I can not find.

I am running windows 7 ultimate. Chrome Browser. and advance system care. I have run every malware scanner I can find and all the rootkit scanners as well. Nothing seems to be able to find this thing. ...
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windows explorer keeps restarting every time i try to access files on my external sea gate hard drive

Every time i try to open my external hard drive, there will be a message saying windows explores is restarting. All tabs will be closed and i will not be able to access the files on the said hard ...
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How I can delete virus file from Quarantine?

I am using Nod32 Antivirus 5 (I buy key for full 1 year). Today when I see in Tools it is showing me that there is 1 virus file in Quarantine. But when I am going into Quarantine it is empty!! I also ...
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how do i remove globasearch from my computer

I have noticed a few weeks/ month or so ago, that the 'new tab home page' on both of the web browsers I regularly used had started coming up with something called globa search. (i.e. when opening a ...
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I need knowledgeable IT support with this virus. What can I do? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Computer is infected by a virus or a malware, what do I do now? I have been noticing a big increase in my clients' complaining that the problem wasn't fixed, and that ...
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How do we check which application launch another application?

Recently, I got banned from my hotmail account because hotmail says I have been sending too many 1 links emails. I suspected it was probably a virus and ran a few virus scans with a few popular anti ...
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What can I do to get rid of the key logging trojan BNK? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? My Windows security is telling me that I have this trojan Trojan-Bnk.Win32.keylogger.gen in my system. I ...
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How do I find the source of my virus that creates popups when new programs start up [duplicate]

I have a virus on my windows computer. It seems to create new chrome tabs when I start using a new application. For example, if I go to Youtube and I start up flash, it may create a new tab. When I ...
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is bleeping computer a safe website to ask for virus removal? [closed]

I was lurking to this section http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/22/virus-trojan-spyware-and-malware-removal-logs/ and they always ask you to install something but users there seem to solve ...
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Browser downloading after virus?

I have cleaned several windows 7 computers from Exploit:Java/CVE-2013-0431. Everything is back to normal on the computers except for one thing... User downloads using any internet browser (port 80 ...
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Keeping a laptop clean of viruses [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get rid of malicious spyware, malware, viruses or rootkits from my PC? I've just got my laptop cleaned of dust and completely wiped - i.e. set to factory ...
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What do Windows 7 encrypted files look like?

Ok this is kind of an odd question: What do Windows 7 (Home Premium) encrypted files (EFS) look like "from the outside"? Now here is the story. An acquaintance of a freind of mine got a nasty virus ...
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lot of .exe folders are created on my windows7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? Hi in my windows7 lot of .exe files are creating. what I have to do I cant install any antivirus. I loss ...
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The eval(base64_decode()) virus has infected a server. Would removing executable permissions help solve the issue?

The eval(base64_decode()) has infected a server. This is a PHP virus that uses the eval function in PHP and replicates itself to all the PHP files on the system as far as I'm certain. Would removing ...
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Virus browser redirect + permission denied on some applications

Hi I was infected with a virus that is causing some browser redirect and deny permission for executing some applications (I assume it blocks mainly those applications related to security as antivirus) ...
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Windows 8 screen went black [on hold]

My laptop screen went black after trying to download a mod for a game of mine. Other user profiles still work like my moms but anytime i click on my account the screen is black and all i can see is ...