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Windows 7: error messages with windows defender, hosts file & microsoft essential

01 Sep 2014   #21
stlette

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

when i try to use ESET OnlineScan i get this error. i tried with ff and ie and with my firewall off. should i try it in safe mode?




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03 Sep 2014   #22
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Please download (free version) Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware to your desktop
Malwarebytes | Free Anti-Malware Detection & Removal Software
* Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.Right click to run as Administrator, using Windows 7 or Vista.
* At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
* If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
* Once the program has loaded, select Perform full scan, then click Scan.
* When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
* Be sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
* When completed, a log will open in Notepad. Please save it to a convenient location. Copy and Paste that log into your next reply.
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03 Sep 2014   #23
stlette

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

i ran Malwarebytes. there were no delete choices just quarantine. i quarantined all the threats.


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03 Sep 2014   #24
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Uninstall xrecode II

Download CKScanner by askey127 from HERE
Important - Save it to your desktop.
Doubleclick CKScanner.exe and click Search For Files.
After a very short time, when the cursor hourglass disappears, click Save List To File.
A message box will verify the file saved.
Double-click the CKFiles.txt icon on your desktop and copy/paste the contents in your next reply.
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04 Sep 2014   #25
stlette

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

ok. scanned with CKScanner. i Uninstalled xrecode II


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04 Sep 2014   #26
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Did you upgrade to Windows 7 from Vista?
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04 Sep 2014   #27
stlette

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 



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04 Sep 2014   #28
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Microsoft's Host file should have been 'fixed' with the .bat file you ran. As long as it's running okay, I guess you're fine...


BTW, The Hosts file does NOT belong on the desk! Network Administration: The Hosts File - For Dummies


The "key-gens" you have almost certainly point to the fact that your copy of Windows may not be legit.
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05 Sep 2014   #29
stlette

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

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Microsoft's Host file should have been 'fixed' with the .bat file you ran. As long as it's running okay, I guess you're fine...
Y isn't the host file blocking websites when i add sites i want blocked?

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The "key-gens" you have almost certainly point to the fact that your copy of Windows may not be legit.
Wrong. Here's my invoice from puget pc.


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