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Windows 7: Think I am being attacked by malware


22 Aug 2013   #1

 
 
Think I am being attacked by malware

Hello guys I think my computer has been hacked or is infected by something I keep getting pop up windows clicking on websites even know I have addblocker on and a while ago I was getting bsod but that has stopped, I need to know if I reinstall windows 7 will this all go away, thanks in advance for your help

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22 Aug 2013   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

AaronBelfast welcome to SevenForums

AdwCleaner

Click here AdwCleaner

Click on Download Now button

Save to the Desktop

Right-click on AdwCleaner.exe and choose

Click the Scan button


Upload the AdwCleaner[Rn].txt in your reply.

Note   Note
The log file is at C:\AdwCleaner


Once you have clicked on Scan click on the Clean button
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22 Aug 2013   #3

 
 

Thank you mate I will try this out now
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22 Aug 2013   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Upload the logs when you're done . They will be located in C:\AdwCleaner folder .
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22 Aug 2013   #5

 
 

When I try to download it says its not safe I am running norton
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22 Aug 2013   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Disable Norton for a moment . Then retry to download . Personally I think Norton is horrible .
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22 Aug 2013   #7

 
 

I don't know what is going on I have disabled norton and when I finish download it pops up again saying not safe, See if I just reinstall windows will everything not be back to normal also what anti virus do you recommend thanks in advance
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22 Aug 2013   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Everyone here recommends MSE . Do you have another PC that you could download from use a USB Flash Drive and transfer the app from the USB to the Desktop of the infected PC ?
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22 Aug 2013   #9

 
 

I only have the one, I will be able to get my hands on one in a couple of days but need computer fixed asap
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22 Aug 2013   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Can you take a screen shot of the error message you're getting
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