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post #31 of 96
The only thing I wonder about is how people fall for programs they haven't installed themselves. I know what's on my HDD and if I don't recognize the program then I don't trust it.

To OP, it should be possible to get rid of it, but **** happens and you might end up having to reinstall completely depending on what the virus does.
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My mother in-law was hit with this a few weeks ago. It disabled her internet connection and several other systems but it never showed up in the installed programs or anywhere else. I did a system restore from a few weeks back and it seemed to take care of it. I haven't heard her mention it since so I assume its still ok.
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Originally Posted by rex4223 View Post
My mother in-law was hit with this a few weeks ago. It disabled her internet connection and several other systems but it never showed up in the installed programs or anywhere else. I did a system restore from a few weeks back and it seemed to take care of it. I haven't heard her mention it since so I assume its still ok.
I'm curious as to which, if any, antivirus programs she and the OP are using
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post #34 of 96
It sounds to me like he fell for it because he's not feeling well.
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post #35 of 96
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It sounds to me like he fell for it because he's not feeling well.
lol
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post #36 of 96
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lol
Why are you laughing? He said he's not feeling well.
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post #37 of 96
man 9i feel sorry for him... the last time i had a problem was about 10 yrs ago
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post #38 of 96
Its Malware. Its a Rouge Trojan. Go into Safe Mode, Download and Run MalwareBytes Antimlware Scan, Run Norton Power Eraser, Kasperky TDSS Killer, then a Full Scan with any Antivirus scannner of your Choice.

If the process is runnig, and u can get task manager to load, you can also find the location of the exe. of that malware. Usally in App Data or some random folder. and then delete it and then run scans.

I work at Geeksquad and Remove theese things from dumb people's computers all day long.

But....it may just be easir like other said, just backup your stuff and reformat. Wont take long with the ssd.
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Geeksquad...
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post #40 of 96
I am very glad that I don't work for GeekSquad.
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