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Windows 7: I think I may have a virus..

16 May 2012   #1

Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium
 
 
I think I may have a virus..

I recently downloaded something I wasn't suppose to on the internet..
I scanned it with malware bytes before I opened it and it said it was clean
I did a quickscan with malware bytes too. I have malware bytes pro and MSE
and they both didn't detect anything...
but some users said this file was a virus / rat
Please help! thanks

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16 May 2012   #2

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Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

Hi,

This doesn't pass the 'smell test'. Which users are you referring too? What exactly did you download, and from where? Do not post any links!

If the downloaded file is < 32MB in size, scan it using this online tool, and report the scan results here:

https://www.virustotal.com/

Regards,
Golden
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16 May 2012   #3

Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium
 
 

I downloaded a youtube bot... Yes lol
I though it was fine.. But now im worried.. Im running windows malicious software removal tool , super anti spyware, malware bytes, MSE currently. They ARENT all running at once.
here is the scan. Some people say its a RAT and virus. but idk. I just want to be safe
https://www.virustotal.com/url/3b727...ec8a/analysis/
the second I opened it it closed my google chrome and when I opened it it opens new tab and not my home page... Thats what got me worried. I had to make it where it opened google again in settings
all my startup items seem ok.
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16 May 2012   #4

Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium
 
 

It was indeed a virus!!
I got hacked and stuff. URGENT HELP!
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16 May 2012   #5

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

Hi,

I wonder if there is something else going on here : its not impossible, but improbable, that VirusTotal, MSE and Malwarebytes will miss soemthing like this, if it is indeed malware.

What do you mean by hacked? What was hacked?

Regards,
Golden
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16 May 2012   #6

Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium
 
 

I am a member on a gaming site and I got hacked and they posted a link to the virus on the forums..
They changed my info and I had to recover it..
PLEASE HELP!! I used Credit card on it!
its FUD i believe
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16 May 2012   #7

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Call the credit card, have it cancelled and re-issue a new card with a new account number. Back up all important data, then fresh install Windows 7 and consider it a lesson learned.
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16 May 2012   #8

Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by linnemeyerhere View Post
Call the credit card, have it cancelled and re-issue a new card with a new account number. Back up all important data, then fresh install Windows 7 and consider it a lesson learned.
I have 3 partitions.. are they infected too?
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17 May 2012   #9

Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium
 
 

I'm goin to do a fresh install of windows.
I have 3 partitions are they infected too?
How exactly do I do a CLEAN install.
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17 May 2012   #10

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Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

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