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Netbook Locked by Scam Ransom Ware. [Closed]

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Dave 77 HD

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Hi Adam.



Here's the results of the things you asked me to do.


Java updated to V65.

Versions 22 and 45 were uninstalled.



This is the MBAM Scan log.


Attached File  mbam-log-2014-07-25 (19-36-37).xml   4.63KB   74 downloads



This is the ESET log.


C:\AdwCleaner\Quarantine\C\ProgramData\Updater\Uninstall.exe.vir multiple threats
C:\AdwCleaner\Quarantine\C\ProgramData\Updater\updater.exe.vir a variant of Win32/Toolbar.WebApp.A potentially unwanted application
C:\Users\Dave\AppData\LocalLow\Sun\Java\Deployment\cache\6.0\46\5a2bb2e-720b8790 multiple threats

Hope this helps.





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Hi Dave,
Please open Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, navigate to the History tab and locate the same scan log attached in your previous reply. Open the scan log. This time, please click Copy to Clipboard, and paste the text in your next reply.
xlK5Hdb.png Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) Script

  • Press the Windows Key pdKOQKY.png + r on your keyboard at the same time. Type Notepad and click OK.
  • Copy the entire contents of the codebox below and paste into the Notepad document.
  • Click FileSave As and type fixlist.txt as the File Name
  • Important: The file must be saved in the same location as FRST.exe. 

NOTICE: This script is intended for use on this particular machine. Do not use this script on any other machine; doing so may cause damage to your Operating System.

  • Right-Click FRST.exe and select AVOiBNU.jpg Run as administrator to run the programme.
  • Click Fix.
  • A log (Fixlog.txt) will open on your desktop. Copy the contents of the log and paste in your next reply.

CXrghb6.png Update Outdated Software

Outdated software contain security risks that must be patched. Please download and install the latest version of the programmes below.

  • u9DsAVv.png Follow these instructions to check for and download the latest Windows Updates.

zANS9oB.png Disable Java in Your Browser
Due to frequent exploits we recommend you disable Java in your browser. For information on Java vulnerabilities, please read the following article (point #7).

  • Click the Windows Start Button 29Fou9c.jpg and type Java Control Panel (or javacpl) in the search bar. 
  • Click on the Java Control Panel. Once opened, click the Security tab.
  • Deselect the check box for Enable Java content in the browser. This will disable the Java plug-in in the browser. 
  • Click Apply. When the Windows User Account Control (UAC) AVOiBNU.jpg appears, allow permissions to make the changes. 
  • Click OK in the Java Plug-in confirmation window.
  • Restart your browser(s) for changes to take effect.
  • More information can be found here and here.

oxliOQk.png Security Check

  • Please download SecurityCheck and save the file to your desktop.
  • Double-click SecurityCheck.exe and follow the onscreen instructions inside the black box.
  • A log (checkup.txt) will automatically open on your desktop.
  • Copy the contents of the log and paste in your next reply.

pfNZP4A.png Logs
In your next reply please include the following logs. Please be sure to copy and paste the requested logs, as well as provide information on any questions I may have asked.

  • MBAM log (copy/pasted)
  • Fixlog.txt
  • checkup.txt
  • Comments on how your computer is performing. 

-- Note: There are important steps to follow. Please ensure you continue following this topic until I give you the "All Clean".

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Hi Dave,


Do you still require assistance?

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