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Hmm, toolbars, useless bookmarks, IE, ouch.... what is this...

Get Chrome
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It won't let me open malwarebytes. I wanna listen to my Nicky Minaj maaan =/
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Hmm, toolbars, useless bookmarks, IE, ouch.... what is this...

Get Chrome
I use firefox lol.
    
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Have you tried running your pc in safemode?
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Have you tried running your pc in safemode?
Yes. I tried Safe mode, Safe mode with networking and Safe mode with command prompt. I'm gonna try it again. But avast is so stupid. Its scanning at 21 mb/s. At this rate it will take over 6 hours just to complete a virus scan. How the hell do I speed that up? 45 minutes in and its at 8%
    
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Yes. I tried Safe mode, Safe mode with networking and Safe mode with command prompt. I'm gonna try it again. But avast is so stupid. Its scanning at 21 mb/s. At this rate it will take over 6 hours just to complete a virus scan. How the hell do I speed that up? 45 minutes in and its at 8%
Something is definitely not right with that, it's normally an extremely quick scanner. Are you doing a quick or normal scan?
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Reseting your system back to an earlier time will work fine. My girlfriend and her sister get into stuff like this all the time. Visiting all those social networking sites and clicking on anything that pops up. I always have to bail them out.
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Something is definitely not right with that, it's normally an extremely quick scanner. Are you doing a quick or normal scan?
Normal scan. It started at 200mb/s then went down to 120mb/s for a while. Now 20?! Do you think I should swap over to a quick scan? I'm 50 minutes in and still at 8% complete.
    
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Normal scan. It started at 200mb/s then went down to 120mb/s for a while. Now 20?! Do you think I should swap over to a quick scan? I'm 50 minutes in and still at 8% complete.
Yeah definitely. On my computer, it takes about 15 minutes to do a full scan through about 350 GB of data. Something is not right.
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post #19 of 32
You've clearly been downloading unknown stuff, note the Limewire Toolbar in IE. Malwarebytes should sort you out, else try a free copy of F secure or Sophos.
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Yeah definitely. On my computer, it takes about 15 minutes to do a full scan through about 350 GB of data. Something is not right.
Is that on your SSD though? I have about 200 GB worth of data on this drive. Would the quick scan catch the virus?
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You've clearly been downloading unknown stuff, note the Limewire Toolbar in IE. Malwarebytes should sort you out, else try a free copy of F secure or Sophos.
No I haven't. That limewire bar has been there since I got windows 7. This just started happening today. And malewarebytes won't open.


EDIT: WOOOOoooOOoOOOW screw this. A quick scan does 3.4 mb/s steady.
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