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Windows 7: Malware suspected; found "My Web Search"

11 Mar 2013   #1

Windows Seven Home Premium 64 Bit
Malware suspected; found "My Web Search"

This computer has been running very slow and erratically. I am 99% sure that the problem is malware.
I found a lot of junk and removed many suspicious looking toolbars and programs from Programs/Devices in the CP. I also saw "My Web Search" on the list but it could not be removed.

Also note numerous "My WEb Search" instances in the registry but I doubt if I got them all.

I have downloaded, installed and ran a thorough Windows Security Essentials which came up cleaning.
I also downloaded, installed and ran a thorough Malwarebytes scan.

Please advise.


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11 Mar 2013   #2

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit

Hello webgal try these too the ADW download from bleeping computer.

Have you got CCleaner if not run that as well just be careful to keep cookies for passworded sites you need

CCleaner - Download < from piriform to keep cookies run the cleaner (Analyse) and the go to Options > Cookies > send any you want to the right hand list. The go go back and run the Cleaner.

AdwCleaner Download

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