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helpthecupcake

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Hi,

For the past couple of weeks I have been dealing with a virus that blasted music through my speakers randomly. I had no idea where it was coming from so I concluded that it was indeed a virus. Nothing out of the ordinary ever appeared in my task manager and Malware bytes, spyware doctor and spyware blaster all haven't found any trace of anything.

I found some forums suggesting SUPERantispyware, so I gave it a go and it detected about 16 adware cookie trackers and a couple other things I can't remember and I was only able to run the scan for about an hour. I removed them all in safemode and rebooted. My computer now begins to freeze up when I open google chrome browser or when I'm doing too many things at once. I haven't heard any music yet but it wasnt a frequent thing in the first place. Videos play slow and my typing is lagged at times. I still don't detect anything strange in my task manager.

Currently, I am rescanning with SUPERantispyware in hopes that it detects some more nasties and finds whatever is suddenly slowing me down.

Why is it that sometimes this crap doesn't really slow you down and freeze you until after its removed?


Thanks for your time.
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Essexboy

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Hi there this sounds like an MBR infection

Download aswMBR.exe ( 4.8mb ) to your desktop.
Double click the aswMBR.exe to run it Click the "Scan" button to start scan

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On completion of the scan click save log, save it to your desktop and post in your next reply

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THEN

Download OTL to your Desktop
  • Double click on the icon to run it. Make sure all other windows are closed and to let it run uninterrupted.
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  • Select All Users
  • Under the Custom Scan box paste this in
    netsvcs
    BASESERVICES
    %SYSTEMDRIVE%\*.exe
    /md5start
    services.*
    explorer.exe
    winlogon.exe
    Userinit.exe
    svchost.exe
    qmgr.dll
    /md5stop
    CREATERESTOREPOINT
  • Click the Quick Scan button. Do not change any settings unless otherwise told to do so. The scan wont take long.
  • When the scan completes, it will open two notepad windows. OTL.Txt and Extras.Txt. These are saved in the same location as OTL.
  • Post both logs

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