|21 Aug 2013||#1|
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Slow/freezes even in safe mode, found obfuscator virus
I downloaded a file yesterday and was alerted by MSE that it was a threat. I deemed it a false positive after scanning it with both malwarebytes and superantispyware and reading the comments of the download.
Everything was fine until today when out of the blue the computer restarts and has a problem rebooting, giving me a window about terminating a thread, which I did, not thinking too much about it. After this I got a BSOD and everything went wrong. Booting the pc normally, I get a gray screen that sometimes goes back to my normal desktop which is really slow and susceptible to freezes. I managed to get an instance that ran well enough to do full scans, which turned up showing a virus in the file I downloaded. MSE however couldn't delete it to I took matters into my own hands and manually found every instance of the file and deleting it. This didn't fix anything though and since then I've been working in safe mode (which sometimes hiccups for long periods of time), scanning with everything I've got, including TDSSkiller, which found things but didn't help the problems.
I am currently trying msconfig with diagnostic startup.
Really need help and some hard truths on how this can play out :/
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|21 Aug 2013||#2|
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TomanMT welcome to SevenForums
Boot into Safe Mode with Networking
Click on esetsmartinstaller_enu.exe to download the ESET Smart Installer. Save it to your desktop.
Right click on choose on your desktop
Click the Start button.
Accept any security warnings from your browser.
Under scan settings, check "Scan Archives" and "Remove found threats"
Click Advanced settings and select the following:
° Scan potentially unwanted applications
° Scan for potentially unsafe applications
° Enable Anti-Stealth technology
ESET will then download updates for itself, install itself, and begin scanning your computer. Please be patient as this can take some time.
When the scan completes, click List Threats
Click Export, and save the file to your desktop using a unique name, such as ESETScan. Include the contents of this report in your next reply.
Click the Back button.
Click the Finish button.
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