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Windows 7: Hijack File

09 Dec 2012   #1
Justin Bourne

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Hijack File

I'm new here so sorry if this is in the wrong place. I did a scan on my laptop tonight with malwarebytes and it found a file called pmuhijack, I was just wondering if someone could tell what exactly a file like this does and how I could keep from getting another in the future. I'm not real familiar with computers, I've got AVG free and malwarebytes, don't know if there's anything better out there.


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09 Dec 2012   #2
koolkat77

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Windows 10 Home 64Bit
 
 

Welcome to SevenForums.

Make scans with the following:

-Kaspersky TDSSKiller-ESET online scannerIn addition, you may run the malicious software removal tool and WDO:Replace AVG with MSE and make a full scan with MSE as well.
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MSE is recommended from a strict BSOD perspective, compatibility & stability compared to other antiviruses/internet security software:-
1. Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows
2. Malwarebytes - Free
3. Good and Free system security combination.
Do not start the free trial of Malware Bytes; remember to deselect that option when prompted.

Run a full scan with both (separately) once downloaded, installed and updated.
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09 Dec 2012   #3
Justin Bourne

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thanks. Ran a scan with all of them and didn't find anything so I guess I'm safe.
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