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imacan

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Problems include: Homepage is not popping up, instead it is a page that is telling me my computer has been hacked and it is telling me to download all this software. I have a pop-up saying that my System performance monitor is at a warning level.

My computer has been affected and my virus scan isnt helping. What should i do?
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steamwiz

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Hi

Sounds like a Smitfraud infection...

Download a self-extracting copy of HijackThis from :-
http://downloads.mal...ackthis_sfx.exe
1. save it to your Desktop.
2. Double-click on the file hijackthis_sfx.exe and it will self-extract into its own folder,
C:\Program Files\HijackThis
3. Go to this folder and run the hijackthis.exe file
4. click Do a system scan and save a logfile
5. Copy & paste the logfile into a new topic here :-

http://www.geekstogo...o_Here-f37.html

steam
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warriorscot

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Members are not allowed to give malware removal assistance only trained members of the malware staff can do this, Please go to the malware forum and follow the instructions there, DO NOT post a new hijack log without first following all the instuctions in the malware section for before posting.
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