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Accidentally hit "allow" to a trojan warning from Windows Defender and now...

Q: Accidentally hit "allow" to a trojan warning from Windows Defender and now...

...1-When I start computer or anytime I click on my already installed MalwareBytes and Windows Defender it says that "either one" has stopped working; windows is looking for solution to problem. Also Google Installer (whatever that is) has stopped working as well (said the diaglog box that pops up randomly when I start the computer.

2-Windows says "Remove possible malware from your computer" and whenI click on that is says: "Your computer experienced a problem that was caused by UACD.sys. This product might be malware." Then it says I should uninstall through control panel, etc. but the file does not appear listed. I also attempted to uninstall Windows Defender and it's not listed. I tried to delete the Windows Defender folder from the program files and hijinks ensued (sorry, that is it wouldn't let me).

3-Random music, youtube narratives, commercials, and news reports play from the Phantom Zone in my pc regardless of browsers being open or not.

4-Lastly, I downloaded a-squared Free 4.5 (since I figured a new free trojan removal spyware would at least let me run it...I was right) has only found "low risk" cookies and no trojans...but it has to be there, right?

Please beautiful, kind people of this amazing site...tell me how I should proceed and I'll put in a good word for you with *insert your favorite celebrity, deity, or sports team of choice here*. Thank you very much.

P.S. You'll actually just get my undying gratitude and no special favors will be performed. oh and I use Vista.

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Preferred Solution: Accidentally hit "allow" to a trojan warning from Windows Defender and now...

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A: Accidentally hit "allow" to a trojan warning from Windows Defender and now...

Hi and welcome to TSF.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link given below, as far as they possibly can, before posting for assistance.

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

If you have problems with any of the steps, simply move on to the next one and make a note of the problem in your reply.

Please note that the Security Forum is always busy, so I would ask for your patience while waiting for a reply - it may take a few days.

This thread will now be closed.

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So... my Windows Defender gave me a warning earlier ago. It said I had an infected system file named "hosts". I already removed the file from my computer, but it can still be found on my history. Look:

What is that malware about anyway? I know I already removed it, but I worry a lot about my computer so I want to make sure everything is fine.

So... can someone tell me why I got it? Is it really dangerous?

A:Windows Defender gave me a malware warning (file name = "hosts")

First of all the threat has been removed. You are no longer in danger from that particular threat. Malware is used to describe harmful software that has been installed on your computer. It can be very dangerous with the capability of hacking into your system, harvesting passwords, bank accounts, etc. In your case it was a medium threat. It usually means, pop ups, advertisements. Since it has been uninstalled it is no longer a threat.
For the future, download the free Malwarebytes and scan once a week.
Be sure that you have a quality Anti Virus such as Avast.
Stay away from sites that may be dangerous. Those are the ones that you really want to visit.

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I was trying to patch and install non legit Windows 7 themes and long story short, I have installed Take Ownership and had accidentally click "Take Ownership" of the C:/Windows folder and it took ownership or alot of files...

So question is, would it affect anything? Good or bad? So far nothing different happening. Just feeling nervous as there was a whole stretch of files "taken ownership".

Thanks in advance guys!

A:Accidentally "Take Ownership" of the whole "Windows" folder.

Run a system restore.

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I have searched the forum and tried many things but still could not get rid of this blinking "Warning - Dangerous spyware - Following viruses were found on your computer: Trojan horse, PassCapture and etc....."
Please Help!

H/W & OS: Dell laptop D630 - XP Pro SP3

Symptom: Got many pop ups in IE and Firefox. Desktop screen gone black with a box with blinking "Warning" and text listed below:

"Warning - Dangerous spyware - Following viruses were found on your computer: Trojan horse, PassCapture and etc.
Your private information may be potentially transferred to third parties.
Please, check your computer using advanced software. Thanks"

Actions taken so far:

- Ran Spybots and Malwarebytes several times, deleted infected objects and rebooted laptop.
- Ran McAfee OnDemand scan few times and found no virus (???)
- Tried System Restore but does not work, even in Safe Mode Command Line, just can't click Next to restore any restore points.
- Ran Kaspersky's Online Scanner 7, found 7 objects infected
- Ran McAffe again and cleaned those infected object. Rebooted the laptop and the message still there....

Nothing works so far. Please help. Here are the logs:
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1) Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Short scan found 7 infected objects. Removed & rebooted
Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.26
Database version: 1103
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3

5/16/2009 4:46:00 PM
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A:Blinking "Warning, Dangerous spyware...Trojan horse, PassCapture etc"

It got worse. I ran virus scan and Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, Spybots again and it found adn removed about 8 more infected objects / trojan horse. Rebooted the laptop and now I cannot logon. It logs me out immediately from both user account and Administrator account.
Any suggestions beside reinsatll XP is appreciated.
 

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Hello. I seem to have a virus/trojan on my computer.

I get a message down in the tray saying "warning! security report. your computer is infected!it is recommended to start spyware cleaner tool."

If I click on it, it directs me to real- av.org

I am running windows xp, recently upgraded to SP3.

Here is the Hijackthis log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 20:25:15, on 12/01/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)
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:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Acunetix\Web Vulnerability Scanner 5\WVSScheduler.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Kontiki\KService.exe
C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero8\Nero BackItUp\NBService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32krn.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Ghost\Agent\VProSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\IoctlSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dllhost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\dllhost.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Ghost\Shared\Drivers\SymSnapService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\Core\smax4pnp.exe
C:\Prog... Read more

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Hello. I seem to have a virus/trojan on my computer.

I get a message down in the tray saying "warning! security report. your computer is infected! It is recommended to start spyware cleaner tool."

If I click on it, it does nothing.

I am running windows xp.

When I try to run any type of antispy programs it comes up with further errors such as TFORMAAW or TLVGrouper and closes.

When I try to go to Task Manager it refuses. It states that the Administrator has not allowed. However I am the only adminstrator account.

Please help!!
 

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hello,

This site helped me cure my Laptop in the past and now I am in the process of aiding a friend whose IE is being hijacked to a suspected Anti-malware site for a product known as "Ultimate Cleaner 2007". He also keeps getting repetative pop-ups for an alleged virus known as "Worm.Win32.NetSky" which redirects you again to an unknown site.

here is his HJT log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 8:27:09 PM, on 11/11/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
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:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\HPQ\Quick Launch Buttons\EabServr.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_01\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\HPQ\HP Wireless Assistant\HP Wireless Assistant.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\Hp\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\HPQ\shared\hpqwmi.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
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A:HJT log for "Ultimate Cleaner 2007" browser hijacking and "Worm.Win32.NetSky" warning

Welcome to TSG

Please download SmitfraudFix

Double-click SmitfraudFix.exe
Select option #1 - Search by typing 1 and press "Enter"; a text file will appear, which lists infected files (if present).
Please copy/paste the content of that report into your next reply.

Note : process.exe is detected by some antivirus programs (AntiVir, Dr.Web, Kaspersky) as a "RiskTool"; it is not a virus, but a program used to stop system processes. Antivirus programs cannot distinguish between "good" and "malicious" use of such programs, therefore they may alert the user.
http://www.beyondlogic.org/consulting/proc...processutil.htm
 

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In Windows XP, fully updated, I have several folders full of mp3's and want to see the bit rate and duration. I right click on a column heading and select "Bit rate". I then click on "More..." so I can get to "Duration", and I select that one too.

But all the figures in the "Duration" column appear to be in "hours" and "minutes", so I see "00:04" or "00:03", but what I want is "minutes" and "seconds".

Any thoughts as to how to change this?
 

A:Solved: Windows Explorer "Duration" Column - no "Seconds", just "Hours" and "Minutes"

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Hello,

I was trying to use the Vista boot to format a drive that wouldn't let me boot properly... In the process I ended up installing Vista (I deleted a partition and just clicked on stuff automatically cos I assumed it was the same bla bla, but it wasn't)

Anyways, I wanna know if I can recover my old Win7? It's placed in Windows.Old now and Vista is the OS that launches of course.

Thank you

A:Accidentally installed Vista and made it put the Win7 files into "Windows.Old"

You can re-install 7 and it will let you choose which OS to boot.

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Long story short:
I finished using DBAN to wipe my hard drive clean in preparation for my Windows 8 installation, and I forgot to switch back to UEFI Boot Mode. (DBAN will *not* start unless legacy BIOS is activated.)

Have I reduced the performance of my computer in any way by doing this? Will I need to reinstall the OS in order to gain maximum performance?

System Specs
Dell Inspiron 660
Intel B75 Express Chipset
Windows 8 64-bit Home Edition

A:I accidentally installed Windows 8 with "Legacy BIOS" activated. Am I Okay?

Since it sounds like you've just installed Windows 8, it might be easiest and faster to just start over & reinstall with UEFI enabled.

While there's no guarantee that your hardware will boot more quickly with Windows 8 installed with UEFI enabled, it is highly likely that you will see some performance improvement. You will also be able to enjoy the added security of the Safe Boot features of UEFI.

For more info on UEFI, you can visit their main website --- UEFI - About UEFI

_______________

If you are feeling adventurous, however, I'll paste in a link here that has a somewhat complicated procedure to switch Windows 8 to UEFI without reinstalling Windows.
https://gitorious.org/tianocore_uefi...4_BIOS_to_UEFI


Best of luck,
. . . Gary

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I am running Windows XP SP3, fully updated, on an Acer lap top PC.

I have several folders full of .mp3's and want to see the bit rate and duration. To do this I right click on a column heading and select "Bit rate". I then click on "More..." so I can get to "Duration", and I select that one too.

The two new columns appear, but the format of the "Duration" column appears to be "hours:minutes", so I see "00:04" or "00:03" for most .mp3's, when what I want to see is 'hours:minutes:seconds", e.g. "00:03:45".

This also happens for video files (.avi files), e.g. all my episodes of "Heroes" (sad, I know) have a duration of "00:42" instead of "00:42:xx".


Here are two pictures showing the problem with the .mp3's. The first is of Explorer showing the Duration as "Hours:Minutes":




The second picture is of the properties window of the first .mp3 in the list above:




I copied some .mp3 files to another (old) PC on my home network, and it displayed the duration field correctly:




Also, the properties window correctly shows the duration also:





I'm not the only person to have this problem. I received a private message from a member of another forum where I posted about this problem several weeks ago. That person also has the same problem with the duration field.

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A:Windows Explorer "Duration" Column - no "Seconds", just "Hours" and "Minutes"

* bump *

Tricky, this one!

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I have run webroot antivirus with antispyware, several times. Every time I do, it finds the same virus (sometimes others with similar names). This is from the latest scan:

Mal/EncPk-CZ
Troj/FakeAle-FK

and some cookies. However often I quarantine them, they reappear on the next scan and I also can't get the desktop to go back to its normal appearance, it's gone white with a big warning (as above) and refers to:

win32/adware.virtumonde
win32/privacyremover.M64

having been detected on my computer.

I have gone through the 5 steps.

This is the active scan log:

;***********************************************************************************************************************************************************************************
ANALYSIS: 2008-08-21 18:37:14
PROTECTIONS: 1
MALWARE: 13
SUSPECTS: 1
;***********************************************************************************************************************************************************************************
PROTECTIONS
Description Version Active Updated
;===================================================================================================================================================================================
Webroot AntiVirus with AntiSpyware 5.8.1.55 Yes Yes
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A:Can't get rid of "Troj/FakeAle-FK" and "Warning! Spyware detected on your Computer!"

Hi Henry


Disable SpySweeper's realtime protection. Open Spysweeper and click on Options
Choose Program Options and uncheck
load at windows
startup
.
On the left click
shields
and then uncheck everything.
Uncheck
home page shield
.
Uncheck
automatically restore default without notification
.
Exit the program.


Please visit this webpage for download links, and instructions for running ComboFix tool:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/comb...o-use-combofix

Please ensure you read this guide carefully and install the Recovery Console first.

The Windows Recovery Console will allow you to boot up into a special recovery (repair) mode. This allows us to more easily help you should your computer have a problem after an attempted removal of malware. It is a simple procedure that will only take a few moments of your time.

Once installed, you should see a blue screen prompt that says:

The Recovery Console was successfully installed.

Please continue as follows:
Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix, link
Remember to re-enable them afterwards.

Click Yes to allow ComboFix to continue scanning for malware.

When the tool is finished, it will produce a report for you.

Please include the following reports for further review, and so we may continue cleansing the system:

C:\ComboFix.txt
New HijackThis log.

A word of warning: Neither I nor sUBs are responsible for any... Read more

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I've run SuperAntiSpyware, Ad-Aware, SpyBot and Norton which removed some trojan files and registry items but I'm still getting pop-ups ("Security System Warning" and "System Integrity Scan Wizard"). Below is my HiJackThis log. Thanks in advance!
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 5:00:21 PM, on 4/2/2008
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\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\AppCore\AppSvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL$VAIO_VEDB\Binn\sqlservr.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\RegSrvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cryptainersrv.exe
C:\WIND... Read more

A:"Sys Integrity Scan Wizard" & "Security System Warning" Pop-ups

Hi Welcome to TSG!!
Please visit this webpage for instructions for downloading and running ComboFix.

Post the log from ComboFix when you've accomplished that, along with a new HijackThis log.
 

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trying to see the hidden folders, I accidentally checked the hidden box. Now Windows 7 has hidden my userid folders. How can I get it back. I tried restoring it from the copy of this morning but it won't. Help from a person that should have known better.

A:I accidentally checked the "Hidden" box for userid under "network/user

Are you saying that you right clicked and toggled the hidden box from the properties window?
Or was this something you did in folder properties.
I'm a little fuzzy on exactly what you've done here.
A screenshot would be helpful, you can attach them here easily using the paperclip icon.

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i got a warning box today telling me "your computer has been infected by trojan" it then says for you to click ok to download a spyware remover. it looks to be a bug in itself. if u get it,DO NOT click ok!!! just X out of it and run ur spyware or just download the newest update for ur computer make and model. mine happened to be HP. as soon as i downloaded the HP update i didnt get the lil "trojan" box again. also, i ONLY got it when i had to sign into msn to check my mail and IE popped up and then the problems began. all fixed now. just passing on the info in case anyone else has this problem
 

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Hello guys

This is my very first thread in this forum.
I'm having mayor problems with a virus :( It has completely taken over computer. I get pop-ups that claim that my computer is infected with all sorts of trojans. A program called "System Security 2009" starts then searching for viruses in my hard disks finding (of course) lots of malware. Then they offer me to buy the program for deleting all the trojans. It seems of course like a fake program that is trying to earn some easy money.

The computer can load internet explorer but no other applications, not even the task manager; and it's really slow. And my wallpaper has turned black containing a message that won't go away. Description as follows:

"WARNING! YOU'RE IN DANGER!

ALL YOU DO WITH COMPUTER IS STORED FOREVER IN YOUR HARD DISK. WHEN YOU VISIT SITES, SEND EMAILS... ALL YOUR ACTIONS ARE LOGGED. AND IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO REMOVE THEM WITH STANDARD TOOLS. YOUR DATA IS STILL AVAILABLE FOR FORENSICS. AND IN SOME CASES FOR YOUR BOSS, YOUR FRIENDS, YOUR WIFE, YOUR CHILDREN.

Every site you or somebody or even something, like spyware, opened in your browser, with all the images, and all are downloaded and maybe later removed movies or mp3 songs - ARE STILL THERE and could broke your life!

SECURE YOURSELF NOW!"

Please help me get rid of this annoying trojan.
Thanks
Renato (natito)


This is my DDS.txt file:


DDS (Ver_09-05-14.01) - NTFSx86 NETWORK
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A:"WARNING! YOU'RE IN DANGER" trojan, help me please!

Howdy there and welcome to TSF Forums

I'm Steve and I will be helping you thoughout this fix.

Before beginning the fix, read this post completely. If there's anything that you do not understand, kindly ask your questions before proceeding. It is IMPORTANT that you don't miss a step. Please perform everything in the correct order/sequence.

Please Subscribe to this Thread to get immediate notification of replies as soon as they are posted. To do this click Thread Tools, then click Subscribe to this Thread. Make sure it is set to Instant notification by email, then click Add Subscription

Please note that the forum is very busy and if I don't hear from you within three days from this initial post then thread will be closed.

We need to disable your TeaTimer as it may interfere with the fixes that we need to make.

1) Run Spybot-S&D
2) Go to the Mode menu, and make sure "Advanced Mode" is selected
3) On the left hand side, choose Tools -> Resident
4) Uncheck "Resident TeaTimer" and OK any prompts
5) Restart your computer.

After all of the fixes are complete it is very important that you enable TeaTimer again, I will let you know when it is safe to do so.

Download ResetTeaTimer.bat by right-clicking on the link, and choosing Save As.

* Save it to your Desktop.
* Double-click ResetTeaTimer.zip
* Double-click ResetTeaTimer.bat and click Run to remove all entries set by TeaTimer.

A Tutorial for Tea Timer can b... Read more

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I got my dell few days ago. Installed it with Samsung EVO 850 SSD 500 Gb and Kingston 8GB PC3L - 12800 SODIMM.The Windows 10 Home OEM home is installed on HDD 1TB so I decided to use Samsung Data Migration software to clone the data to SSD. However, the OS crashed and decided to install a fresh Windows 10 Enterprise to SSD and deleted the previous OS on HDD using diskpart.Now after Installing Windows 10 Ent OS files. Every after BIOS run, I got BSOD errors "MEMORY MANAGEMENT" + "Page Fault it non paged area" + "IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL" 

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According to the tutorial of Microsoft (Turn Windows Defender on or off - Windows Help), if I hope to turn off windows defender in Win7, I need to click Tools -> Options -> Adminstrator -> Uncheck "Use this program."

But I find that, on one of my virtual machines, the button "Tools", as well as "Scan" and "History", are inactive. I mean, I cannot click them. Following is the screenshot.

Spoiler: Screenshot




I do not know why. But I guess this is because there is no antivirus installed. So I hope to know how to turn off defender in such case.

Well, you may think that keep windows defender active will not do much harm when no AV is installed.

Maybe it is correct. But the problem is, when windows defender is not turned off, it will try to update in the run time.

In such case, some processes in the AppData\Temp\ folder will try to execute MPSigStub.exe, which will be located at a RANDOM folder in the root of some partition. Then MPSigStub.exe will try to execute some DLLs in Windows\System32\. These executions are a little boring when I only want to test some anti-exe programs. That is why I hope to disable windows defender.

Thank you.
 

A:How to disable Windows Defender in Win7 when the "Tools" button is inactive?

Stop and disable WD service.

Start/Stop Windows Defender service in Windows 7 from Services, Regedit or CMD
 

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Hello to everyone. I have been using Windows Defender as my antivirus software for some time but i recently decided to switch into a better one so i installed Kaspersky Internet Security 2017. Even though the installation was successful and Kaspersky works fine with no issues, i have a strange problem. It seems that Windows Defender was not disabled "correctly". I dont know how else to describe it. I was still having its icon in the taskbar, with a red indication saying "in danger" (or at least a similar one.i dont have an english version of windows so i m just translating what it was indicating). In order to get rid of it, i had to open the task manager and manually disable the windows defender notification from processes and startup tab. It doesnt seem to be running though because when i checked in Services, it was not activated and also in Windows Defender section in settings it says its disabled. Even though it is not running, Windows Update still detects virus definitions for Windows Defender and unsucessfully tries to install them every time it checks for updates. Has anyone faced this strange issue? How do i stop it?
I have Windows 10 Pro x64 (with the Anniversary update)

A:Windows Defender not disabled "correctly" after installing KIS 2017

Crywolf...welcome to the forum
See Attachment....Note highlights....turned on or off.

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"Found some malware. Windows Defender is removing it."


This msg appearing in lower R screen corner (black box w/ blue or purple smaller box in it w/ that wording.) Every few seconds. How to get
rid of????

I ran the Microsoft safety scan (hours) and it said it found no viruses etc.
And as soon as the scan ended, the msg started showing up again every few seconds!
Thx,
 

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On Windows, there’s an ever-growing number of utilities designed for cleaning up your directories and thereby maximizing hard drive space. Some even intend on optimizing memory and processing speeds along the way...
While being advertised as enhancements to your PC’s performance, the reality is that some of these programs are more likely to eat away at your computer speeds...
More specifically, it’s widely known that some of these programs detect a Windows system file variant, prefetch (.pf) files, as malware...
New Microsoft Policy:  if the programs meddle with your system files, absent a necessary explanation for doing so, Defender will strike back with an equally terminal blow.
http://news.yahoo.com/microsoft-goes-war-windows-tune-220632983.html

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/mmpc/2016/02/24/cleaners-ought-to-be-clean-and-clear/
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How Microsoft antimalware products identify malware: unwanted software and malicious software
https://www.microsoft.com/security/portal/mmpc/shared/objectivecriteria.aspx

A:Windows Defender to delete misleading "cleanup" programs

We have seen a lot of dodgy "cleaning" programs mentioned in this forum, especially those that promise to clean up the registry - generally a bad idea. So I think MS has a good thing here.
I have to wonder if CCleaner would be targeted by Windows Defender, particularly if its Registry Cleaning module was enabled. I was able to install and run CCleaner on my Win 10 system without problems, but since I had previously installed Panda Free AV, presumably WD was inactivated (or does it still lurk in the background, doing some monitoring?) And I don't activate CCleaners registry cleaning module.

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Computer Specs:
Hp DV6-1355dx
Windows 7 64Bit Ultimate
Intel Core 2 Duo 2.20Ghz processor
4Gb Ram

Hey guys thanks a lot for strolling through, I truly appreciate it and hope with everyones assistance this issue will get resolved. So here's my issue; have I've found that everytime I have allowed windows update to install anything that has had to do with security, following the updates I have always run into the BSOD resulting in restoring my computer to an earlier date. Well this time, things are a bit different.

Whenever my computer has seemed to start to choke up, and really begins to lag, from things as simple as maximizing a minimized window, and it taking about 20 seconds for it to do so, the BSOD is coming. Heres an example of one:
Ill be honest with you guys, I dont know how to interpret what the cause of it is, nor do I know where people find it,(event viewer logs?) but surprisingly I've worked on computers all my life really.
So heres the issue:
Computer completely froze up on me this time, cursor wouldn't react nothing, BSOD, then I found myself in A continuous looping failure of Windows Start up Repair, unable to actually load windows. I tried repairing the device by booting off my windows 7 disk and this is the error I keep getting:

by the way let me add that theres no restore point (of course right....) so that wasn't an option...

Now if im not mistaken that will be translated further in my logs file? Ive honestly really never known how to go about ... Read more

A:Problem with Bootable "Windows Defender Offline" utility error code 0x

no one?? :/
how about if I just delete the boot folder?

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I am running a Toshiba SLI1 notebook and find myself unable to use my PC due to a warning after I enter my password while the files and programs are loading. Everything seems to be normal, but I can't be sure. Within 30 seconds of booting up, a message pops up indicating that there is a critical warning and windows is now shutting down. A new window follows, but I can't be sure of the code displayed because within very little time, my computer is already restarting. It first happened after the installation of a few programs used to convert and download viral videos to one's hard-disk. I don't know if the warning is connected with this, but it seems an odd coincidence. A prompt (after download the programs used to convert/download the virals) instructed me to restart my PC, but being impatient, I didn't do it until the next day. This is when the warning started. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

GutiHaz13

A:Vista Home Premium "Critical Warning, Windows Will Shut Down"

Did you actually use the software you downloaded before you restarted your computer?

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I found out how to see the event logs for Windows Defender scans from a thread on eightforums ("Windows Defender - where are the Scan Results?"). I just ran a full scan, but Windows Defender apparently ran a quick scan afterwards, so there is no confirmation on the WD user interface that the full scan completed. So following the advice in that other thread, I looked at the WD log in the Event Viewer. I see in the Operational listing two events with Event ID 1000, which seems to correspond to a scan starting, and two with Event ID 1001, which corresponds to a scan finishing (see below). The two 1000 events and the two 1001 events differ from each other in the "Scan Type Index" visible in the Details view of each event, which is "1" for one pair of 1000 and 1001 and "2" for the other. The times are consistent with the 1000/1001 pair for Scan Type Index 2 being the full scan and the pair with Scan Type Index 1 being the subsequent quick scan. Am I correct that Scan Type Index 1 is a quick scan and Scan Type Index 2 is a full scan? Is there some place where the various event type codes, etc are described?

To butter you up a little bit, but truthfully, I have found tenforums to be indispensable in solving various problems I've had since upgrading to Windows 10. Much better than the Microsoft forums. Thank you.

A:Windows Defender "Scan Type Index"

Originally Posted by jandlightning


I found out how to see the event logs for Windows Defender scans from a thread on eightforums ("Windows Defender - where are the Scan Results?"). I just ran a full scan, but Windows Defender apparently ran a quick scan afterwards, so there is no confirmation on the WD user interface that the full scan completed. So following the advice in that other thread, I looked at the WD log in the Event Viewer. I see in the Operational listing two events with Event ID 1000, which seems to correspond to a scan starting, and two with Event ID 1001, which corresponds to a scan finishing (see below). The two 1000 events and the two 1001 events differ from each other in the "Scan Type Index" visible in the Details view of each event, which is "1" for one pair of 1000 and 1001 and "2" for the other. The times are consistent with the 1000/1001 pair for Scan Type Index 2 being the full scan and the pair with Scan Type Index 1 being the subsequent quick scan. Am I correct that Scan Type Index 1 is a quick scan and Scan Type Index 2 is a full scan? Is there some place where the various event type codes, etc are described?

To butter you up a little bit, but truthfully, I have found tenforums to be indispensable in solving various problems I've had since upgrading to Windows 10. Much better than the Microsoft forums. Thank you.



I opened Event Viewer again, and this time I see that the... Read more

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Good Evening,

About 2 years ago, I bought an eMachines that came with Vista Home Premium. I have used computers for many years for work, but there was always that "tech guy" at work to call. Now I'm disabled, frustrate easier and no "tech guy" to call. I miss him!!!!

For at least the past 2 months from time to time when I check my security settings I try to turn Windows Defender on. I always get this: "Windows Defender has been turned off by Group Policy." The warning then goes on to tell me to contact my system administrator. I think I am her. I have no idea what I have done to get this started but I'm certain for the first year or so this didn't happen.

I have searched the MS website and looked around HELP but I cant' fix it. Today I took a running stab at changing "Permissions" for security and it didn't change.

Does anyone have an idea for me to try? This was the only spyware checker thing I have had until this evening. I downloaded the SpyBlaster one but don't even know if the two do the same work?

Many thanks,
Jill
 

A:"Group Policy" prohibiting Windows Defender

If you go to Start, Run--> type in gpedit.msc, that should open up the group policy editor where you can make changes. Hope that helps.

Jenu
www.liveperson.com/jenu-jose
 

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Hi,

I have a problem. Always I boot up I get this message:



I know that and I don't want to get this message each time I boot ...
Does anyone know how to disable this message?

A:How to Disable "Windows Defender Disabled" Message?

Hello MPREv,

What happens when you click on the click here to turn it on link in the message?

See also:

Windows Defender - Turn On or Off

and

Windows Defender Real-Time Protection - Turn On or Off

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It's my understanding that Defender scans according to Microsoft's maintenance schedule. But I get a notice in the Action Center that "Windows Defender needs to scan." My last scan occurred 4-5 days ago when I noticed the alert.

Is it possible that since my computer is powered down at bed time that the scheduled scan is skipped (and not started next morning when I power it up?

How often is Defender scheduled to scan?

Thanks for your help!
Al

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Not really a fix, but how to manually start Windows Defender (WD) when it will not start automatically with windows and rather poops! (pops) up a windows with error "0x800106ba" blah blah blah.Follow the pathControl Panel->Administrative tools->Services
then locate WD and double click it, select "startup type" as automatic, then click "log on" tab,  click "Local System account" and check the only check box available.Click the "recovery" tab and make sure WD tries atleast two time to start, you can understand from the information you see there.Now, click the "General" Tab and clikc "start"Close the window.Now locate the file Windows Defender in Control Panel and double click it.It should start now!RegardsWajih Islamabad, Pakistan

A:Fixing "0x800106ba" Vista Windows Defender

HiGood post. Coulpe of days back I got the same issue. Application Failed to Initialize: 0x800106ba. It is related to windows defender. But, unfortunately all the fix is manual.Which means, everytime teh computer reboots we have to manually start the windows defender. After troubleshoot more than 2 hours, i found a simple fix. The fix is true only if following conditions are true.1: Application fails to initialize: 0x800106ba pops up on every restart.2: u can start the windows defender after successfully starting the WINDEFEND service  i.e. Net Start Windefend in command prompt window.Fix : By Default, The startup type "Windefend" service is is manual. Just Make it Automatic , and restart the computer. Bingo, taht should do the trick.RegardsRamesh V 

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Today, Windows Defender uploaded the latest definition file, and now it tells me that I've got a Medium risk called:
SettingsModifier: Win32/PossibleHostsFileHijack. Alert level: Medium
file: C:\Windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts

I don't know whether this is a false positive and whether I should quarantine, ignore or clean it.
I clicked on the link Windows Defender supplied:
http://www.microsoft.com/security/p...eHostsFileHijack&threatid=1758608427027806866

I've also included a HijackThis scan below:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 15:43:26, on 09.03.2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\WISPTIS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\ink\TabTip.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\Apoint.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony\ISB Utility\ISBMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\BTTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Update 4\VAIOUpdt.exe
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A:Windows Defender has found a "SettingsModifier", don't know how to proceed

I got into contact with a Symantec expert (Michael York): he told me to test my computer for malware with Norton's online scanner. It didn't find anything. Nada. Nothing. I am really at a loss about what is going on here. I am still wondering whether Windows Defender has detected a false positive or not. I can only say that I am confused. And tired.
 

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Hi Folks,

Seemingly out of the blue I now have this popup appearing at logon. A quick search suggested to disable relevant notifications in the Action Centre and to disable WindowsDefender in services.msc. Unfortunately neither of these fixes worked...

Any help please

A:How to stop Windows Defender "not running" popup

After trying various combinations of the above I finally searched for "remove Windows Defender" and found this utility;

https://www.raymond.cc/blog/download/did/1984

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How can I get rid of the Open File warning message "do you want to open this file" for a local shortcut that I am double clicking on. I am using Windows 7.

A:Windows 7 local shortcuts "do you want to open this file" warning

Hi frdprodsup,As I know, it is a security warning to make sure that the user really want to take an action. It's a safety feature, why don't you want to get rid of it? As a work around, I would like to propose the following suggestions:1. Change User Account Control Settings.1) Click the Start button and type: UAC in the Search box.2) Click "Change User Account Control Settings".3) Drag the slider to a lower setting.4) Click OK.2. Configure Group Policy Settings.1) Click the Start menu and type: GPedit.msc in the Search box.2) Click on gpedit.3) Navigate to the following entry:User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Attachment ManagerIn the right panel of the Local Group Policy Editor, find the entry: Inclusion list for moderate risk file types. Double click the entry and check "Enabled".4) Under 'Inclusion list for moderate risk file types', type the file types: .ink (shortcut types)5) Click OK and restart the computer.Best RegardsDale

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I've been getting spammed with this for the past few hours, it's pretty big (~150k). I'm not 100% sure it's a virus, but I know Microsoft doesn't e-mail its users patches, and the e-mail accounts being used to send the e-mail are fake. Be warned!
 

A:Warning: Virus claiming to be a "Windows Patch"

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Hi

Is it possible to start the app without "Security Worning" window ("Cancel. Open, More Info" buttons)? If yes, how you can make changes then?

Is it possible to start the app without "Microsoft Access" window on the background?

Thanks,
Barbos
 

A:Solved: Access 2003 - To start the app w/o "Security Warning" and "Microsoft Access"

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I just downloaded Ws "Defender." When I went to install it the following error message appeared: "This installation is not supported by this processor type. Contact your product vendor."

My "processor" is an Intel P4!!

The "extension" to the download file is "msi". That appears to be correct for an MS download.

Any idea why the installation will not proceed?

{redoak}
 

A:Solved: Can't install Windows "Defender"

Did you download 32 or 64 bit version

Download for standard processor , not 64 bit

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...E7-DA2B-4A6A-AFA4-F7F14E605A0D&displaylang=en

INFO
Here's the same problem but with Norton AV

http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPOR...88256ec100515282?OpenDocument&src=bar_sch_nam
 

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I'm only able to get on the internet if I end the process named "av.exe*32" otherwise the only site I'm able to get to is for purchasing an authentication pack or some such. Also, the virus has deleted the descriptions from several processes in windows task manger and the window's help steps for removing programs for startup links to the "windows defender". How do I rid myself of this thing?
Thank you.

A:Virus says it's "Windows Defender 2010"?

Hello and welcome to TSF.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link given 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.

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 topic, 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.

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For many years, I have used a custom "Hosts" file. I have read that Windows Defender will occasionally find that custom file and reinstall original. When I log on as administrator, the "Add an exclusion" line is gray and not a clickable link. Please help.

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With the Windows 10 Creators Update which will be released in the near future, Microsoft will be renaming its built-in Windows Defender to "Windows Defender Security Center".

One reason for doing this is to make it more functional and to discourage users from installing a third-party antivirus program or suite.

You can read more about it here:
http://betanews.com/2017/01/23/windows-defender-security-center/
http://news.softpedia.com/news/wind...us-obsolete-with-creators-update-512146.shtml

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A:"Windows Defender" To Become A Security Suite

Pretty cool!
 

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How do I stop the "Windows Defender" window from opening with every boot/logon.

Win7 64bit standalone PC
not connected to internet
no AV
firewall is irrelevant

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EDIT: 19-Sep-2013
Solution at post #18 I recommend you read all posts -- a lot of generous helpers on this forum.

A:"Windows Defender" opens with each boot

  
Quote: Originally Posted by GrayGhost2


How do I stop the "Windows Defender" window from opening with every boot/logon.

Win7 64bit standalone PC
not connected to internet
no AV
firewall is irrelevant

Attachment 262421


And you don't touch this computer with removable media - right?
No CDs, DVDs, USB flash drives....

Then you can disable the service named Windows Defender.

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Whenever I boot up now I find that the Windows Defender icon is not in the system tray, and when I double click on the WD desktop icon there is a message that "Windows Defender is turned off". I can open it without a problem, but it is certainly a nuisance to have to do so manually every time I boot up. I am not sure how long this problem has existed, but it's been at least a week that I know of. Scans appear to run normally, as does Windows Update.

My OS is Vista Home Premium 32 bit on a Dell machine. I also run NIS 2009 and Webroot AV/AS. I prefer to use the Norton Firewall. All of these apps have been running together without any obvious conflicts. Is it possible that updates to any of them might be responsible for this problem? I doubt very much that malware is to blame because full scans never turn up anything, and I try to run a clean machine.

Thanks to anyone who can offer some insight.

A:message "Windows Defender is turned off"

Hi, the solution is simple, Norton it is just not suitable to run on any home computer. Get rid of it, use their uninstaller and use windows firewall the problem with Norton is very poor code and it's firewall integrates poorly with Vista, there is a known issue with defender and Norton. I do not recommend either product. Use Nod 32 for AV or AVG free use windows firewall and superantispyware for malware protection.

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Been getting an error message lately when attempting to update "Windows Defender". A little balloon appears from my task bar that says "Windows Defender cannot install updates". The following error message appears within the software window "Error found: Code 0x80070643"

Any idea's?

A:Windows Defender "Can't Install Updates"

Have you used a registry cleaner? It appears, according to other users who had this problem that this problem is generic to windows not the program itself. I will continue to look for a soultion as all other issues with this error code is based around other programs. Will keep looking.

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Dear Community,

first i have to say, that the PC I'm talking about is not my own one. So i lack some information you might want to have.

What I know:

Few days ago, Windows brought up a warning (propably from Windows-Defender) about an infection with "PWS:Win32/Daurso.A". (I do not know the users reaction. She "clicked OK" ...) There had been a warning of the installed AV (Sophos Anti Virus) some days before, but that warning had been ignored. I do not know what kind of warning it has been, but the user thinks that there was no similarity to the one of Windows Defender.

Since that warning of Windows Defender we experience from time to time a cpu running for minutes on 100%. There has been no further warning.

System is Win XP Pro 32 Bit SP 3. It contains standard office software. all sowftware is licensed and the user does not use illegal software or visit suspicious websites. Since the PC is used for massive Email correspondence, the virus - if there is one - might have come by mail.

We do have acces to a windows install disc.

Here is the DDS-Log:
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DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Schlatter at 16:31:22,82 on 17.03.2010
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_16
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.49.1031.18.478.102 [GMT 1:00]

AV: Sophos Anti-Virus *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {3F13C776-3CBE-4DE9-8BF6-09E5183CA2BD}

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A:"PWS:Win32/Daurso.A" Windows-Warning and 100% CPU

Hello and Welcome. Please subscribe to this thread to get immediate notification of replies as soon as they are posted. To do this click Thread Tools, then click Subscribe to this Thread. Make sure it is set to Instant Notification, then click Subscribe.

Before beginning the fix, read this post completely. If there's anything that you do not understand, kindly ask your questions before proceeding. It is IMPORTANT that you don't miss a step & perform everything in the correct order/sequence.

Please note that the forum is very busy and if I don't hear from you within three days this thread will be closed.

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PWS:Win32/Daurso.A is not what I see in the logs, but here's some information about it.

https://www.microsoft.com/security/p...n32%2fDaurso.A


Quote:




PWS:Win32/Daurso.A is a detection for a trojan that steals FTP credentials, which it then sends to a remote server. When run, PWS:Win32/Daurso.A queries the registry and traverses folders and files found in the system to look for FTP-related information such as user names, passwords, host names, and ports that it later sends to a remote server




What I do see is trojan Bredolab, which is a trojan downloader.



Please note that these fixes are not instantaneous. Most infections require more than one round to properly eradicate.

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To start off i could not get the panda active scan to work the internet explorer won't pop up the active x screen i've tryed to do it in fire fox also

i've installed the spyblaster and ie-spyad

The internet explorer will not function right i'll type in a website in the address bar and it will go to a search engine then when i try to click on the website i typed in the address bar it give me an ad pop up and it won't let me to go the page i wanted

This pop up comes up when i startup my login name "Direct OCR Error" Error starting direct OCR."

There is a picture embedded into my wallpaper that it won't let me chance when i try to go to properties it says:

Windows Warning Message!
Warning!
Spyware detected on your computer!

Install an antivirus or spyware removerer to clean your computer

Warning! win32/adware.virtumonde Danger!
Dectected on your computer

Please active your antivus software to clean your computer

Computer Details:
This is my uncles computer he wanted me to try to fix it but i cannot :(


Hijack this log!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:37:54 PM, on 9/16/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
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A:Hijack this log : "Windows warning messege"

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If you still require assistance with this issue, and since it's been several days since your original log was posted, please do this:
Download RSIT by random/random and save it to your desktop.
Double click RSIT.exe to start the tool and click Continue at the disclaimer.
When the scan completes it will open a log named log.txt maximized, and a log named info.txt minimized.
Copy (Ctrl+A then Ctrl+C) and paste (Ctrl+V) the contents of log.txt here.
Please attach info.txt to your post.
To attach a file to a new post, simplyClick the[Manage Attachments] button under Additional Options > Attach Files on the post composition page, and
copy and paste the following into the "Upload File from your Computer" box:C:\rsit\info.txt

Click Upload.

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Greetings, ladies and gentlemen at this Microsoft tech support forum,regretfully, I do not remember what my real name was before I was executed in circa November, 1963 and reborn as me, Steve Maxwell; an historical account about me indicates that before
I was put to death by Marxist fascist antiChrist "police" firing squad, the author(s) aliased me as "Natasha"(I prefer the name in this historical reference, and recently, as "Project Natasha", but by some [divine] help, my(?)pre-glorified
resurrection body identity, +since my real name was non-transferrable to this present life, I have chosen a new name for this young Ukrainian woman who used to be (I was eventually promoted to:) Commanding Officer of the Christian Protestant Rebellion
and Rescue Army Network, I think the Jesus Freak Heroes/Martyrs book said I was instrumental in leading my soldiers to rescuing hundreds of Jewish, black, Christian Protestant and other "genetically inferior" prisoners to safety, and from the history,
i think my rank was Colonel, or close to it, so friends and family near me believe me, mostly, and since THE holocaust is imminent, i'm [M] now, but resurrected i'm hoping/praying to be [Lt. Col. Rahne Cooper-Storm](F) in the Millenial Reign of Christ.  As
"Natasha", I was a young Ukrainian woman who was a cute Russian/Chinese mix; thankfully trained in [black belt] in this, that, the other thing(?)+other stuff...It's complic... Read more

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When I turn on my computer i get the following warning:

Failed to connect to windows service
Windows could not connect to the System Event Notification Service service. This problem prevents standard users from logging on to the system. As an administrative user, you can review the System event log for details about why the service didn't respond."

When I go to the event log i get several of the event Ids
7001
100
etc...
any suggestions?

A:Help w/ "Failed to connect to windows service" warning-Windows 7 Home

Cannot help directly but try entering "Failed to connect to windows service Windows 7" into Google search box, I am sure you will find what your looking for. I tried it and found loads of suggestions:
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-system/failed-to-connect-to-a-windows-service-message/731a2a0a-73bd-477f-ac6b-321f606e9774

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Hi all,

So I'm kind of stuck.. I currently have the problem where I am in an endless cycle of "loading files" -> "Windows Boot Manager" (see: How To Boot Into Safe Mode On Windows 8 (The Easy Way)).
I have tried to load all of the options -- and none successfully load.
I also end up at a OneKey Recovery as well.. unfortunately, the laptop does not have initial backup or user backup images.
I have a Windows 8 CD for repairing purposes.. however, I cannot load the BIOS/UEFI to change the boot order to load the optical drives first. I have also tried to remove the CMOS battery to fix it.. did not work. .
Also - Windows Boot Manager:
Windows Setup [EMS Enabled] -- does not load properly (leads to OneKey Recovery) Safe Mode (does not load properly) Safe Mode with Networking (does not load properly) Safe Mode with Command Prompt (doesn't load - tries to boot and load all files onto partition that is too small.. can't change partition?)
Enable Boot Logging Enable Low-Resolution Video Debugging MOde Disable automatic restart on system failure Disable Driver Signature Enforcement Display Early Launch Anti-Malware Driver
Start Windows Normally
Any ideas would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!

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Hello.
So, starting around the beginning of this month, my computer started running very slowly. While reading a story from Google Docs, Firefox just froze up and wouldn't close. Soon, my other programs also began to freeze. I restarted my computer to find that whenever I tried to open any application, I got a popup saying "Windows does not know how to open this file: firefox.exe"
"Windows does not know how to open this file: taskbarmanager.exe"

I had to add my currently-vital programs (such as the taskbar, firefox, steam, etc) onto Window's recognized program list in order to open the .exe's.

Not before long, 20% of the time my page was redirected to something else, such as "Daily 5 News" with tips on how to become rich, "internetpayday" where I could get paid for doing "nothing", and several other scams. I noticed that this normally happened whenever the page had Flash in it - whether it be a youtube video or interactive ads on the side.

I soon started getting random popups from fake virus removers telling me that my computer was about to implode. I ignored them and attempted to block them from appearing.

However, a day or two later, my computer restarted by itself. All by itself, it closed all of my programs and restarted. Quickly, I installed the free version of "TrojanKiller" (seeing as the full version is nearly 50 dollars) and made a scan.
It listed and "fixed" several threats suc... Read more

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