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chromium virus & winzip rengerating-cant remove [Closed]

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    New Member

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son went on and downloaded a zip file photo and theng ot winzip and avast premeir free trial

 a fake chrome gray icon appeared in taskbar

i could not uninstall or delete winzip or chromium files in temp folder


reinstalled win 7

it would not update win 7


did a dept of defense erase with dban


reladed win 7 still wont let windows update


ive attached the farbar scan files


please let me know what to do i am very frustrated with it


and my son feels really bad he messed up my computer


i can donate to the site for some help i am just screwed.


thank you very much in advance.



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    Malware removal team

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Hi newloveintheruins,

Welcome to :welcome:. My name is Jr0x and I'll be helping you with your problem.

Please Note: I am still in training and my fixes have to be approved by my instructor so there may be a slight delay in my replies. Look upon it as a good thing though in that you have two people looking at your problem.

Before we get started, there are a few things I need you to take note of.
  • Please read through the instructions before attempting to follow those procedures. I would recommend printing them out as some of the instructions would requires you to be in safe mode / offline.
  • If there is anything you are unclear of, please ask before you start the fix.
  • Do not run any scripts / tools on your own, unsupervised usage may cause more harm than good.
  • Please stay with me on this thread, do not start another thread in here (Geeks To Go) or any other forum until I've declared you clean and good to go.
  • There may be delayed response to you as we may live in different timezone.
  • Inform me of anything that happens unexpectedly during the fix at any point of time.
  • As much as we like to make this a easy process for you. Malware removal is a complex multi-step process, and things may happen such as data loss or render your machine unbootable. I would recommend that you backup your personal data before we proceed.
  • Posts that are not replied to in four (4) days will result in the topic being closed. We have not forgotten you; this is just an effort to keep the boards organized and flowing. To continue on your closed topic, please PM me or any Moderator to have the topic reactivated. If, at any time during our working together, I have not responded to you in 2 days (48 hours), then please PM me.
  • Please do not attach any log files to your replies unless I specifically ask you. Instead please copy and paste so as to include the log in your reply. You can do this in separate posts if it's easier for you.
  • As we go along please tell me how the computer is running now. Please be as descriptive as possible e.g. I'm still getting web redirects, I am unable to access the internet etc.
Let's get started.

I would require to see a fresh set of FRST log and please follow the instruction below to run and post the latest log.

FRST.gif Re-Scan with Farbar's Recovery Scan Tool (FRST)
  • Right click to run as administrator (XP users click run after receipt of Windows Security Warning - Open File).
  • Please ensure you place a check mark in the Addition.txt check box at the bottom of the form before running.
  • Press 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.
  • Because you selected the Addition.txt check box this log will be created as well. Please also paste that along with the FRST.txt into your reply.

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    Malware removal team

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Hi, just a note. Please run FRST on your Desktop.

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