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Extremely slow computer, lots of malaware? [Closed]

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On a friend's computer, and it's very obviously messed up. Lots of malaware/adware stuff I've already uninstalled before I just decided to get help. She has no antivirus that I can see.


Here's the OTL log. Any help is very much appreciated.


Also extras, don't know if this is needed.

Edited by Jaunce, 25 January 2015 - 03:20 PM.

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Hi. My name is Brian, and I would be happy to look into your issue.

- General Instructions -

  • Please read all instructions and fixes thoroughly. Read the ENTIRE post BEFORE performing any steps so you understand all that needs to be done.
  • I would advise printing any instructions for easy reference as some of the fixes may require you to boot in Safe mode. Access to these instructions may not be available in Safe Mode.
  • Any fixes provided by myself are for this log file only and should not be used on any other systems.
  • Do not run any other removal software or perform updates other than the ones I provide, as it will complicate the cleaning process.
  • It's very likely that part of our cleanup will include emptying your recycle bin. If you use your recycle bin as an archive and do not wish this to be emptied, please let me know.
  • You have 4 days to reply to each post or the topic will be closed. You will be able to request that the topic be re-opened by sending me a PM (Personal Message) or PM a moderator.
  • Please feel free to ask any questions, especially if you are having problems with my instructions.

- Save ALL Tools to your Desktop-


All tools that I have you download should be placed on the desktop unless otherwise stated. If you are familiar with how to save files to the desktop then you can skip this step.
Since you are continuing with this step then I assume you are unfamiliar with saving files to your desktop. As a result it's easiest if you configure your browser(s) to download any tools to the desktop by default. Please use the appropriate instructions below depending on the browser you are using.
Chrome.JPGGoogle Chrome - Click the "Customize and control Google Chrome" button in the upper right-corner of the browser.Settings.JPG Choose Settings. at the bottom of the screen click the
"Show advanced settings..." link. Scroll down to find the Downloads section and click the Change... button. Select your desktop and click OK.
Firefox.JPGMozilla Firefox - Click the "Open Menu" button in the upper right-corner of the browser. Settings.JPG Choose Options. In the downloads section, click the Browse button, click on the Desktop folder
and the click the "Select Folder" button. Click OK to get out of the Options menu.
IE.jpgInternet Explorer - Click the Tools menu in the upper right-corner of the browser. Tools.JPG Select View downloads. Select the Options link in the lower left of the window. Click Browse and
select the Desktop and then choose the Select Folder button. Click OK to get out of the download options screen and then click Close to get out of the View Downloads screen.
NOTE: IE8 Does not support changing download locations in this manner. You will need to download the tool(s) to the default folder, usually Downloads, then copy them to the desktop.

- Finally Before We Start-

Removing malware is a complicated multiple step process, Please stay with me until I have declared your system clean. I strongly recommend you backup your personal files and folders. Although rare, attempting to remove malware can render your machine unbootable or cause data loss. Having backups of your data is your responsibility. Your security programs may give warnings for some of the tools I will ask you to use. Be assured, any links I give are safe.




I'll review your logs and get back to you.


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OK. Looks like you did a good job cleaning it up. We'll get the rest of it. Please do the following. Thank you.



Step#1 - OTL Fix

1. Right click on OTL.exe and choose Run as administrator.
2. Copy all the code below and paste it into the Custom Scans/Fixes section at the very bottom of the OTL program. Do NOT include the word Quote.



SRV:64bit: - File not found [Auto | Stopped] -- C:\Program Files\pcreg\pcreg.exe -- (pcregservice)
IE - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings: "ProxyOverride" = <local>
IE - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings: "ProxyServer" = http=;https=
FF - HKLM\Software\MozillaPlugins\@pandonetworks.com/PandoWebPlugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Pando Networks\Media Booster\npPandoWebPlugin.dll File not found
FF - HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\mozilla\Thunderbird\Extensions\\[email protected]: C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSK
FF - HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\mozilla\Firefox\Extensions\\{3A3A5873-019E-A195-1640-D452E694E2A2}: C:\Program Files (x86)\v01Safer-Surf\174.xpi
O3 - HKLM\..\Toolbar: (no name) - Locked - No CLSID value found.
O4:64bit: - HKLM..\Run: [pcreg] C:\Program Files\pcreg\service.exe File not found
O4 - HKLM..\Run: [pcreg] C:\Program Files\pcreg\service.exe File not found
O4 - HKCU..\Run: [Akamai NetSession Interface] "C:\Users\Jennica\AppData\Local\Akamai\netsession_win.exe" File not found
O4 - HKCU..\Run: [GoobzoYouTubeAccelerator] "C:\Program Files (x86)\YouTube Accelerator\YouTubeAccelerator.exe" /startup File not found
O33 - MountPoints2\{da8c7359-403f-11e3-b70c-c01885bb5aae}\Shell - "" = AutoRun
O33 - MountPoints2\{da8c7359-403f-11e3-b70c-c01885bb5aae}\Shell\AutoRun\command - "" = E:\EMP_UDSe.exe /autorun
[2015/01/25 13:52:40 | 000,000,000 | ---D | M] -- C:\Users\Jennica\AppData\Roaming\uTorrent
@Alternate Data Stream - 126 bytes -> C:\ProgramData\Temp:373E1720
@Alternate Data Stream - 122 bytes -> C:\ProgramData\Temp:56E2E879



3. Click the Run Fix button. OTL will ask to reboot the machine. Please do so when asked.
4. After the reboot a log file should open. Copy/Paste the contents of the log that opens and post in your next reply. If for some reason the log file does not appear then you can
    open Notepad (Start->All Programs->Accessories->Notepad), click File->Open, in the File Name box enter *.log and press the Enter key, navigate to the C:\_OTL\MovedFiles folder,
    and open the newest .log file present, and copy/paste the contents of that document back here in your next post.



Step#2 - AdWCleaner
1. Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your desktop.
2. Close all open programs and internet browsers.
3. Right-click on AdwCleaner.exe and select Run as administrator to run the tool.
4. Click on Scan.
5. After the scan is complete click on "Clean"
6. Confirm each time with Ok.
7. Your computer will be rebooted automatically. A text file will open after the restart.
8. Please post the content of that logfile with your next answer.
9. If need be, you can also find the logfile at C:\AdwCleaner\AdwCleaner[S0].txt as well.


Step#3 - JRT
Note: Please disable your Antivirus Software before doing Bullet#1. Info on how to do this is here. <----change the link
1. Download Junkware Removal Tool to your desktop.
2. Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista, 7, or 8; instead of double-clicking, right-mouse click JRT.exe and select "Run as Administrator".
3, The tool will open and start scanning your system.
4. Please be patient as this can take a while to complete depending on your system's specifications.
5. On completion, a log (JRT.txt) is saved to your desktop and will automatically open.
6. Close the text file and reboot your machine.
7. After your machine is rebooted, please re-enable your antivirus.
8. Post the contents of JRT.txt into your next message.



Step#4 - FRST Scan
1. Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your Desktop.
    Note: You need to run the 64-bit Version so please ensure you download that one.
2. Right click to run as administrator. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
3. Please ensure you place a check mark in the Addition.txt check box at the bottom of the form before running (if not already).
4. Press Scan button.
5. It will produce a log called FRST.txt in the same directory the tool is run from (which should now be the desktop)
6. Please copy and paste log back here.
7. Another log (Addition.txt - also located in the same directory as FRST64.exe) will be generated Please also paste that along with the FRST.txt into your reply.




Items for your next post

1. OTL Fix Log

2. AdwCleaner log

3. Junkware log

4. FRST and Addition logs

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I ran all the programs as instructed and also uninstalled her existing antivirus software (Windows Security) and replaced it with avast.
However, I had to leave before I could post the logs, so I no longer have access to them. I instructed my friend to post them using my account. That being said, I'm not sure that she will know how to access the logs, so I do not know when/if you should expect a subsequent post.
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