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Slow computer odd processes running [Solved]


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Log from Malwarebytes scan:

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (Trial) 1.75.0.1300
www.malwarebytes.org

Database version: v2013.11.25.06

Windows 7 Service Pack 1 x64 NTFS
Internet Explorer 10.0.9200.16736
Robert :: ROBERT-PC [administrator]

Protection: Enabled

11/25/2013 3:43:12 PM
mbam-log-2013-11-25 (15-43-12).txt

Scan type: Quick scan
Scan options enabled: Memory | Startup | Registry | File System | Heuristics/Extra | Heuristics/Shuriken | PUP | PUM
Scan options disabled: P2P
Objects scanned: 285762
Time elapsed: 8 minute(s), 57 second(s)

Memory Processes Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Folders Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Files Detected: 2
C:\Users\Robert\AppData\Roaming\BitTorrent\ism.exe (PUP.Optional.Conduit.A) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Users\Robert\Downloads\notepad_app_1440.exe (PUP.Optional.InstallIQ.A) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

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eset log

D:\gentoo\Gentoomen Library\Game Development\Programming\Vector Game Math Processors Source Code.zip a variant of Generik.GTMLQIW trojan deleted - quarantined
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Here's an update after running all the scans and fixes thus far -- the last scan needed from Screen317 seems to be unavailable.

From what I could tell it looks like there was some spyware/adware and possibly a trojan.

After installing Malwarebytes it kept flagging an outgoing request from BitTorrent to a server in China, so I uninstalled BitTorrent.

I'll be upgrading this computer to Windows 8 and then 8.1 which is one reason why I wanted to make sure it was clean, and other reasons include some slowness, and I noticed a random app called Search Protection which clearly seemed like it was malware.

By and large the computer seems pretty decent. It has Avast antivirus, but apparently that didn't catch everything.

Thanks again and I look forward to hearing from you.

Cheers,
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the last scan needed from Screen317 seems to be unavailable.

What's happening?

I'm understanding correct that your Computer runs fine?
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Yeah -- the computer seems to be fine -- the screen317 scanner isn't available but I'll try again to get it.

In the meantime, unless you see something in the logs that you feel requires more attention then I'd say we're looking good.

I'll wait for your final word.

Cheers,
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What's happening when you download the tool from here? On my PC I'm able to download ...

Edited by Machiavelli, 26 November 2013 - 11:44 AM.

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Might have been a connection or network issue -- I kept trying until it worked -- it's running right now (currently at the System Health Check phase).
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Screen317 scanner just finished and here's the log:


Results of screen317's Security Check version 0.99.77
Windows 7 Service Pack 1 x64 (UAC is enabled)
Internet Explorer 10 Out of date!
``````````````Antivirus/Firewall Check:``````````````
Windows Firewall Enabled!
WMI entry may not exist for antivirus; attempting automatic update.
`````````Anti-malware/Other Utilities Check:`````````
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware version 1.75.0.1300
JavaFX 2.1.1
JavaFX 2.1.1 SDK
Java 7 Update 45
Java SE Development Kit 7 Update 5
Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.171
Adobe Reader 10.0.1 Adobe Reader out of Date!
Mozilla Firefox 18.0.2 Firefox out of Date!
Google Chrome 30.0.1599.101
Google Chrome 31.0.1650.57
````````Process Check: objlist.exe by Laurent````````
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware mbamservice.exe
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware mbamgui.exe
Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware mbamscheduler.exe
AVAST Software Avast AvastSvc.exe
AVAST Software Avast AvastUI.exe
AVAST Software Avast setup avast.setup
`````````````````System Health check`````````````````
Total Fragmentation on Drive C: 0%
````````````````````End of Log``````````````````````
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OK, your PC is clean. If you are cool and nice a feedback in this forum here would be really great. Well done so far. :thumbsup:

- FIRST -

Run OTL
  • Under the Custom Scans/Fixes box at the bottom, paste in the following

    :Commands
    [EMPTYTEMP]
    [CLEARALLRESTOREPOINTS]

  • Then click the Run Fix button at the top
  • Let the program run unhindered, reboot the PC when it is done

- NEXT -

Run OTL and hit the cleanup button. It will remove all the programmes we have used plus itself.

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- NEXT -

I want you to uninstall following programs (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs):

  • ESET

What's with MBAM?

Malwarebytes is a very good free scanner! It isn't a one demand scanner so it won't have any problems with your AntiVirus! It would be good if you scan your PC after Malware every 1-2 months (of course with Malwarebytes).
But if you like to uninstall it, then make that:

I want you to uninstall following programs (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs):

  • Malwarebytes

- NEXT -

Download File-Hippo Updatechecker http://www.filehippo.../updatechecker/ Please run it monthly - it will scan your Updatestatus. For example a program is out dated the UpdateChecker will give you a link where you can download the newest version of the respective program.

How to update programs with FileHippo Updatechecker?

  • Start FileHippo Updatechecker
  • You get redirected to a Website
  • You probably see a list of updates (if not then are probably all programs up to date)
  • Click on the first item of the list, download the Update , after that reboot the Computer and take the next item of the list!

- NEXT -

Please update these Programs:

  • AdobeReader
  • Mozilla FireFox


- NEXT -


Exercise common sense

Having security programs installed is very helpful to you, but none of them have the gift of human thought. The best way to make sure you don't get infected is to look before you leap. Be careful of what websites you visit - if a site looks suspicious, trust your instincts and get out of there. Be careful of what attachments you open in emails and files you download from websites - check them over carefully and look at the file extensions to make sure that you know what you're getting. Using peer-to-peer file sharing programs or downloading cracks and keygens is something else to avoid - the files you will be downloading are infected in the vast majority of cases, and the benefits simply aren't worth the risk to your computer.

Keep up on Windows updates

Along with keeping all of the security programs that you choose to use updated, it is also important to keep up on system updates from Microsoft, as these patch critical security vulnerabilities and help to keep you safe. Typically the windows update icon will appear in your taskbar when new updates are available, whenever you see it you should open the menu up and install the updates that are available. Although it may be an annoyance, that little bit of extra time it takes to stay updated is very well worth it instead of getting infected from an exploit and having to clean your PC again.

Slow computer?

If your computer begins to slow down again in the future for no particular reason, your first step should not be to come back to the malware forum. As your computer ages and is used, its parts wear, files and programs accumulate, and its performance speed can decrease. To restore your computer's performance to its best possible level, follow the steps in this guide (http://www.geekstogo...g-your-machine/) written by tech expert Artellos.

Keep safe! :thumbsup:
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Okay -- I think I have everything covered now -- I went thru the last steps in your last post and the computer seems a bit more responsive now, too.

Thanks again for all the help.

Cheers,
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:thumbsup: No problem.
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Since this issue appears to be resolved ... this Topic has been closed. Glad we could help. :)

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