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Used Malwarebytes to remove viruses but found .txt files that seem sus

Update file or what?

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redvelvet568

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Hi All,

 

I'm new to this site so don't make fun lol  I updated my Viao programs a few days ago and also discovered i had a few trojen viruses of assorted flavors which I quarentined and also deleted.  Initially this laptop was only being used by myself.  A year later I met my bf and we live together.  His laptop took a tumble and instead of buying a new one I created a guest account for him and kept my account password protected.  As I am far from being a computer dumb dumb I didn't know how to allow him certain privelages and he was complaing he wasn't able to use my Netflix account so I gave him my password, no biggie I'm not hiding anything. 

 

I started noticing that all of my saved passwords to shopping sites etc were being deleted and checked out my browser history-wiped clean.  That just seemed odd to me and he said he does that in order to keep anyone from hacking into my laptop from getting access to my passwords etc-yeah right not too much of a believer but whatever.

 

I found a couple of .txt files and I'm not sure if he's installed something onto my computer to keep track of what I'm doing or if these files are from my recent brush with the viruses or my recent system update.  I have attached the files and would love some feedback.

 

Much appreciated!

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Hello and welcome to Geeks To Go! My nickname is Pystryker :) , and I will be helping you with your issue today.


Before we get started, I have a few things I need to go over with you
  • If you are receiving help for this issue at another forum, please let me know so I can close this thread.
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Now, let's get started, shall we? :thumbsup:


Hello, :)

The files you are referring to are log files produced when your system updated some drivers on your machine. Each one is a log for Intel's Raid Storage System (RST).

This line from the log: C:\ProgramData\Sony Corporation\Sony Packaging Manager\PackagingTemp\{068F96C3-FBBF-4853-9455-3518517E6378}\SetupRST.exe shows the file that was executed to update the drivers on your machine.

As you've had some malware problems, I'd be more than happy to take a look at your machine and make sure everything is clear. If you want me to take a look, please follow the step below. If not, please let me know and we'll close the thread. :thumbsup:


Step 1: Scan with Farbar's Recovery Scan Tool (FRST)

Please disable your antivirus for the duration of my instructions. Don't forget to re-enable them after you have completed the steps.

Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your Desktop.

Note: You need to run the version compatible with your system. If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them. Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.
  • Right click to run as administrator (XP users click run after receipt of Windows Security Warning - Open File). When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
  • Place a check in the box marked Addition.txt

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  • Press the Scan button.
  • It will produce a log called FRST.txt in the same directory the tool is run from.
  • Please copy and paste log back here.
  • The first time the tool is run it generates another log (Addition.txt - also located in the same directory as FRST.exe/FRST64.exe). Please also paste that along with the FRST.txt into your reply.
Things I need to see in your next post:

Please post each of these logs as a separate reply in this thread.

FRST Log

Addition.txt Log

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