Overclock.net › Forums › Software, Programming and Coding › Other Software › THE most annoying program/malware in the world - need deserate help
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

THE most annoying program/malware in the world - need deserate help

post #1 of 4
Thread Starter 
I just downloaded Crap Cleaner 2.5, a well-known program, to clean up my slow 3-year old PC. I cleaned up like 500 registry problems and deleted a bunch of stuff, which I think helped it out.

HOWEVER, every 10 minutes I get a message saying Authentium AntiVirus SDK-2 is trying to install. Then the bar stops at one-third of the way, then I get a message saying there's a reason it can't install (thank god) and asks to rety/cancel. I choose cancel, and after about a minute more it finall disappears. Then 10 minutes later the message shows up again. It doesn't show up in my programs list, and I terminated the process of it, but it restarts.

I found a thread here that talks about my problem the most, but the stupid admin is stubborn and doesn't help for shiot. Also I have a really hard time following them as I'm more of a hardware guy.

Also quickly found something here.

Oh and here.

Looks like there are many people with this problem, so if anyone figures this out I'll be sure tell the other thousand or so people with this problem!

edit: Oh yeah the 'old' PC cost me 4K$ so I'm rather keen on keeping it healthy.
Edited by Adrienspawn - 6/26/08 at 8:59pm
Obsidian
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 930 3.6ghz 1.146v EVGA x58 GTX470 water 6GB 1600mhz 6-8-6-18 1.6V 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
SSD (80+60GB) HDD (2+2TB) Windows 7 x64 24" + 22" G15 
PowerCaseMouse
M12D 850W 800D G9 
  hide details  
Reply
Obsidian
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 930 3.6ghz 1.146v EVGA x58 GTX470 water 6GB 1600mhz 6-8-6-18 1.6V 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
SSD (80+60GB) HDD (2+2TB) Windows 7 x64 24" + 22" G15 
PowerCaseMouse
M12D 850W 800D G9 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 4
if it was me, i would just do a reformat/fresh install of windows again, i don't even bother with these stuff when they happen, just simply format/reinstall. quick easy and CLEAN. =]
IVY
(10 items)
 
3rd's a Charm
(13 items)
 
My 1st.
(13 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 3570K@4.5Ghz Z77 Extreme4 Radeon HD 5770 Patriot VIPER 16GB - 2x 8gb 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
Samsung 830 128GB Xigmatek Dark Knight - Night Hawk Win7 x64 Seasonic XGold 650 
CaseAudio
Corsair Carbide 500 HT Omega Striker 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
720BE @ 3.64Ghz x4@ 1.5V MA-790X-UD4P Gigabyte ATI 5770 Corsair 1066 2x 2GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
64GB OCZ SLD3|| 2.5TB of Storage LG WIN7 Ultimate x64 samsung BX2450 + 226bw 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair HX620 ANTEC-300 LOGITECH 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
OPTY165@2.8Ghz - CCB1E - more to go! Dfi LP Ultra -D HD2600 XT G.skill HZ PC4000 
Hard DriveOptical DriveMonitorPower
WD320 16Mb LG 20x DVD-RW Samsung 226bw OCZ 700 GXstream 
Case
Antec 900 
  hide details  
Reply
IVY
(10 items)
 
3rd's a Charm
(13 items)
 
My 1st.
(13 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 3570K@4.5Ghz Z77 Extreme4 Radeon HD 5770 Patriot VIPER 16GB - 2x 8gb 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
Samsung 830 128GB Xigmatek Dark Knight - Night Hawk Win7 x64 Seasonic XGold 650 
CaseAudio
Corsair Carbide 500 HT Omega Striker 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
720BE @ 3.64Ghz x4@ 1.5V MA-790X-UD4P Gigabyte ATI 5770 Corsair 1066 2x 2GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
64GB OCZ SLD3|| 2.5TB of Storage LG WIN7 Ultimate x64 samsung BX2450 + 226bw 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair HX620 ANTEC-300 LOGITECH 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
OPTY165@2.8Ghz - CCB1E - more to go! Dfi LP Ultra -D HD2600 XT G.skill HZ PC4000 
Hard DriveOptical DriveMonitorPower
WD320 16Mb LG 20x DVD-RW Samsung 226bw OCZ 700 GXstream 
Case
Antec 900 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 4
I would say to try Spybot - search and destroy if you have not already.

EDIT: it's one of the first programs i download when i have to clean out a computer
Edited by johonm333 - 6/26/08 at 8:54pm
Boiled In Water
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AthII x4 630 @ 3.6/2.7ghz 1.4v Gigabyte 890GPA-UD3H rev1.0 Gigabyte GTX 550 ti 1gb 1000/2000/2400 G.Skill DDR3 1600mhz 2x2gb 1.5v 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x1TB RAID0 WDFALS+Seagate LG DVD+RW Lightscribe Windows 7 Ultimate x64 21.5" Asus 5ms 1080p 
PowerCase
Corsair CMPSU-850TX Antec 300 
  hide details  
Reply
Boiled In Water
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AthII x4 630 @ 3.6/2.7ghz 1.4v Gigabyte 890GPA-UD3H rev1.0 Gigabyte GTX 550 ti 1gb 1000/2000/2400 G.Skill DDR3 1600mhz 2x2gb 1.5v 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x1TB RAID0 WDFALS+Seagate LG DVD+RW Lightscribe Windows 7 Ultimate x64 21.5" Asus 5ms 1080p 
PowerCase
Corsair CMPSU-850TX Antec 300 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 4
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by elito View Post
if it was me, i would just do a reformat/fresh install of windows again, i don't even bother with these stuff when they happen, just simply format/reinstall. quick easy and CLEAN. =]
Quote:
Originally Posted by johonm333 View Post
I would say to try Spybot - search and destroy if you have not already.

EDIT: it's one of the first programs i download when i have to clean out a computer
I might reinstall but I seriously have a lot of good programs that would take ages to reinstall....might backup but also a drag. I have one program worth over 500$ to which I no longer have the key....I could always 'acquire' myself one I guess...

Spybot eh? Well I have Videotron full security....I might try Threatfire though since it got good reviews.

I just realized though: Many people have tried scanning to no avail. It's pretty obvious from the first thread I linked to that this is no normal malware thing... It's all complicated and such...at least for me lol.
Obsidian
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 930 3.6ghz 1.146v EVGA x58 GTX470 water 6GB 1600mhz 6-8-6-18 1.6V 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
SSD (80+60GB) HDD (2+2TB) Windows 7 x64 24" + 22" G15 
PowerCaseMouse
M12D 850W 800D G9 
  hide details  
Reply
Obsidian
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 930 3.6ghz 1.146v EVGA x58 GTX470 water 6GB 1600mhz 6-8-6-18 1.6V 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
SSD (80+60GB) HDD (2+2TB) Windows 7 x64 24" + 22" G15 
PowerCaseMouse
M12D 850W 800D G9 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Other Software
Overclock.net › Forums › Software, Programming and Coding › Other Software › THE most annoying program/malware in the world - need deserate help