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Windows 7: Going on Earth Malware!

15 Jun 2011   #1

Windows 7 64bit
Going on Earth Malware!


I have downloaded some software and had checked it with security essentials, which showed nothing.

I proceeded to install, and it apparently put some malware on my computer.

I can't open Security essentials
when I click a link on google it redirects me to
it disables system restore.

I installed malwarebytes in safe mode and it did not find anyting.

Please help me with this problem, my computer is unusable!!

Thanks in advance.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Jun 2011   #2

7 Ultimate x64

Use this: Malicious Software Removal Tool
When that's done, re-run Malwarebytes. Don't run it in Safe Mode, run it in Windows.

Btw, what did you download? Give us a heads up so that we might be able to warn others.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Jun 2011   #3
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise

Hello Zefzef, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You could create a bootable CD/DVD or USB of Microsoft Standalone System Sweeper to use at boot to try and clean your system with.

Hope this helps,
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Jun 2011   #4

Windows 7 64bit

Malicious software removal tool showed nothing

standalone system sweeper - I tried to get into it at boot: I don't know if it worked, but I got some screens about resolving boot problems... i follwed the instructions given by that thing. it allowed me to do a system restore.

Now MSE works fine. I think it's solved!!
Wow, thanks so much, that was great. i'll make sys restore points more often now!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Jun 2011   #5
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise

That's great news Zefzef. I would recommend to run another full malware scan at boot with Microsoft Standalone System Sweeper just to help make sure that your system is clean though.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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