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\\?\Volume{5a1f49... is a mounted volume. mountvol will display a list of mounted volumes. Example: Here you can see I have some volumes that are not currently mounted (removable USB drives), shown by *** NO MOUNT POINTS *** instead of a drive letter. C:\test>mountvol Creates, deletes, or lists a volume mount point. ... Possible values for ...


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nvspcap64.dll comes from nVidia GeForce Experience installation. Normally, reinstalling this software should fix your problem.


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Is it possible? Yes. Is it likely? No. The image thumbnails shown in the search results (which you call "1") are served directly from the page as embeded data: URLs. No content is served from any non-google server. The image previews which appear inside a black border inline with the search results and are shown when you click on a thumbnail (which you ...


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delta homes search page opens up each time I click on chrome and firefox. First scan your PC with something like CureIt or Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool. To be sure run them both sequentially. Then, get rid of the homepages: Right-click your Firefox (Internet Explorer, Chrome, etc) shortcut and in the Target field remove delta-homes URL after the ...


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There is a standard fix for this in Information Security, which we ghoulishly call "nuke it from orbit". The process is: [Optional] Take a forensic image of the machine Wipe the machine Rebuild the OS from known good media [If possible] Close the hole the malware got in from Restore the data from a known good backup. [If required] Very carefully recover ...


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Can a virus window popup occasionally on a clean system? Yes. If the system is web browsing, and the system is clean of malware, the web content may still contain HTML code that causes the browser to pop up a window. This can happen even if the system has no malware on it. Are my virus checkers mistaken and I have a virus? Maybe. My guess is, no. ...


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Since the application's filename does not show in internet searches, it might very well be malware that renames its files randomly. Try a thorough scan with Kaspersky Free Virus Scan and/or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free, in addition to your current real-time AV.


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When it comes to viruses, the rule of thumb is this: Files need to be executed to be dangerous. The obvious dangerous file type is .exe, but it also includes some not so obvious ones, such as excell macros, vb scripts, and other file types that contain code to be executed. On the other hand, this means that certain files can be considered safe. Examples ...


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There is absolutely every chance that a piece of malware will attach to data files. There are a variety that do so. The safest approach is to export the files then format the system drive and reboot from a read-only operating system such as Knoppix on a CD or read-only USB. Use a live cd that has an antivirus tool installed and check the data disk. When ...


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There is unfortunately no known solution available to repair or recover files affected by CTB Locker. Once the files are encrypted, they cannot be decrypted without the key. CTB Locker uses a varying algorithm to encrypt the files and thus cannot be decrypted using a fixed pattern or algorithm. Some data may be recoverable using low level recovery ...


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A site I use a lot for testing viruses and such is http://www.malwaredomainlist.com/ They have a community where you can submit the virus and people can look into it.


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I think, this isn't a virus or anything like that. CasperJS is a navigation scripting & testing utility for PhantomJS and SlimerJS written in Javascript It's just a JS framework so it may be true that your script is a bad piece of code! This is the official website ! They are open source so you can proof everything! (Most antivirus software got a ...


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Probably not. The main reason a virus could propagate from VM to host Operating System is via the network. Once you start using bridged networking between the host and guest things get more risky. Your machine and the VM are seen as 2 nodes on the same subnet. A worm which sees these 2 nodes has the possibility of propagation if such a vulnerability is ...


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First, if you leave the VM connected to the network, it could traverse the virtual network and infect other PCs. Other than that, your attack surface is pretty minimal. I think, barring the virtual network, the real question is "can a virus in a VM essentially 'break out' of the VM and infect my PC"? And to that question my answer would be maybe... I use ...


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I'm adding this answer to provide an alternative to some of the misleading (and in some cases, totally incorrect) answers on here. Malware can and does survive formatting a hard drive e.g. through the boot sector and or firmware. As we now know from the Snowden leaks, these methods are actively used by the NSA, and probably other governments and criminal ...



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