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Windows 7: ADWCleaner results--over zealous?

13 Jul 2014   #1
markg2

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ADWCleaner results--over zealous?

I managed to acquire some malware that replaces the browser homepage and adds an undesirable search. After no luck with Malwarebytes, N360 and Spybot, I downloaded ADWCleaner which found not only what I was looking for but some other obviously not good stuff and then some that I wasn't so sure needed deleting. I ran clean on the scan results (and it fixed the browser problem) Except for the below list of the registry entries/files/folders that I thought might not want to be deleted (particularly uninstall.exe).

Would someone mind taking a look and pointing out any that I should NOT delete?

The program listed:


***** [ Files / Folders ] *****

File Found : C:\Program Files (x86)\Uninstall.exe
File Found : C:\Users\Mark\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\febeprof.Mark\user.js
File Found : C:\Users\Mark\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\i5adt1da.default\user.js
Folder Found : C:\Users\Mark\AppData\Local\apn
Folder Found : C:\Users\Mark\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\ibnjmihbbanannlbobkbmnmckjnmdnom
Folder Found : C:\Users\Mark\AppData\Roaming\DataMgr
Folder Found : C:\Users\Mark\AppData\Roaming\Intermediate
Folder Found : C:\Windows\installer\{86d4b82a-abed-442a-be86-96357b70f4fe}

***** [ Registry ] *****

Value Found : HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run [DataMgr]
Value Found : HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run [Intermediate]
Value Found : HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run [scheck]
Value Found : HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run [Snoozer]
Value Found : HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run [ssync]

Mark


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13 Jul 2014   #2
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

No, it's showing you there's still adware on your computer. Run AdwCleaner again and click to clean all of it.


For instance .... Folder Found : C:\Windows\installer\{86d4b82a-abed-442a-be86-96357b70f4fe} <---this is the "ask" toolbar.


Read this http://www.howtogeek.com/138516/the-...e-ask-toolbar/
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