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Windows 7: InstallIQ Updater

15 Aug 2011   #1
rashmore

Windows 7 Professional
 
 
InstallIQ Updater

How do I uninstall InstallIQ updater on a Windows 7 Professional OS? I have attempted to uninstall the program using Programs and Features (both in safe and normal modes), however they have been unsuccessful. I also downloaded Malwarebytes but it did not find anything. Your help would be appreciated.


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10 Sep 2011   #2
Cindy62707

Windows 7
 
 

I am having the same problem. Hope someone will reply with an easy answer!
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10 Sep 2011   #3
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Hi,

InstallIQ Updater is adware related to markeing activities for an organisation called W3i.

To remove it, follow these steps:

1. Download RKILL from here:

http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/grinler/rkill.com

2. Download FREE Malwarebytes from here:

Malwarebytes : Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is a free download that removes viruses and malware from your computer

3. Run RKILL. A cmd windows will be displayed whilst RKILL runs, and once it finishes it will close. All the processes that were killed will be written to a log - post that here. Do NOT reboot your computer.

4. Install, update and run a FULL scan using Malwarebytes to remove any infections - post the log file here.

Now reboot your PC, and see if the software is still installed.

Regards,
Golden
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11 Sep 2011   #4
anbured

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

This log file is located at C:\rkill.log.
Please post this only if requested to by the person helping you.
Otherwise you can close this log when you wish.

Rkill was run on 09/11/2011 at 2:32:26.
Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium


Processes terminated by Rkill or while it was running:



Rkill completed on 09/11/2011 at 2:33:00.

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.51.1.1800
Malwarebytes : Free anti-malware, anti-virus and spyware removal download

Database version: 7694

Windows 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1
Internet Explorer 9.0.8112.16421

9/11/2011 3:39:00 AM
mbam-log-2011-09-11 (03-39-00).txt

Scan type: Full scan (C:\|D:\|G:\|Q:\|)
Objects scanned: 413133
Time elapsed: 54 minute(s), 41 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 0
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 0

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
(No malicious items detected)
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