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13 Mar 2015   #1
groze

W7 32 bit, Linux Mint Xfce 18 64 bit
 
 
technicalsupportxxx popups back after I upgraded MiniTool Partition...

technicalsupportxxx popups back after I upgraded to MiniTool Partition Wizard Free 9.0 but so far only when visiting a tripod website. I guess I am just I just going to have to block this site in the host file. It just gets annoying. Here is the site she visited, 404 Not Found warning a flash video my start playing. She clicked on the ad to stop playing and the virus warning popped upped. At least I have an image backup.

Is tripod websites a virus haven?



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13 Mar 2015   #2
Laith

Windows 10 Professional x64
 
 

Can you please snap a picture of it?
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13 Mar 2015   #3
groze

W7 32 bit, Linux Mint Xfce 18 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Laith View Post
Can you please snap a picture of it?
Sorry but don't have a pic, it similar to this and by the same company. Amazon did get that one removed but it is back.

How do I report a scam webpage to amazon?

Normally, I would follow Jacee advice but I know what software I have installed on my computer. I am not a novice. Yes, unfortunately EPSON printer driver software can be considered to be a pup. I tried deleting those google chrome stuff, it actually crashed my google chrome and opera browsers. The other is weather channel app add-on for Google Chrome and I use it.

I don't know if removing this keys will prevent Epson Printer from working or not. I have confirmed these keys are installed after installing the Epson printer drives.

Key Name: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\APN PIP
Class Name: <NO CLASS>
Last Write Time: 11/10/2014 - 8:04 PM

Key Name: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\APN PIP\EPNV7
Class Name: <NO CLASS>
Last Write Time: 11/10/2014 - 8:04 PM
Value 0
Name: Cancel_PIP
Type: REG_SZ
Data: 1

I also use the Bitdefender traffic light for some strange reason it shows up in AdwCleaner.

I guess I just didn't want to hurt Jacee feelings, so I just restored from backup and so far it worked till today. I hate toot my own horn, I do know a little bit more than then normal user.

For now what I did, restored from backup and blocked that technicalsupportxxx website in the host file.



I am not sure it has anything to do with my computer. It is tripod website. The site I linked to is being blocked by this forum automated link system block.
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13 Mar 2015   #4
Laith

Windows 10 Professional x64
 
 

Hm, if thats the case run Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free
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13 Mar 2015   #5
groze

W7 32 bit, Linux Mint Xfce 18 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Laith View Post
Hm, if thats the case run Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free

You think I still should do that, even though I ran an Image restore? Image restores is back to what is was previously.
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13 Mar 2015   #6
Laith

Windows 10 Professional x64
 
 

Yea.
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13 Mar 2015   #7
groze

W7 32 bit, Linux Mint Xfce 18 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Laith View Post
Yea.
Took some time.

I had an old back up I knew was clean.
It had Windows 7 and Lubuntu
My newer system had Windows 7 an Xubuntu.



So here is what I did.
I did an image restore the old Windows 7 with Lubuntu partiton. Then I boot into windows. Tried to get that bad site to show again, no luck. As a precaution, using Macrium Reflect, I just restored only the windows 7 partition. Then using mini partition wizard boot disk, I deleted the Lubuntu and the Linux swap file. Then using the windows 7 & Xubuntu image that had the possible problem. I restored only the Xubuntu partition using Macrium Reflect which restores the correct grub. Then I did some resizing of the partitions and created a new Linux swap partition using the mini partition wizard boot disk. Then booted into windows 7 and update everything I could think of. Ran Macrium Reflect backup and backed up everything, finally I installed Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, Nothing was found. After verification of restoring the backup. I will delete the possible bad image file. I hope I made sense.
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14 Mar 2015   #8
Laith

Windows 10 Professional x64
 
 

Dont worry, i've experimented with Linux(arch linux) before so i know what you are talking about. So if thats case it is solved right?
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14 Mar 2015   #9
groze

W7 32 bit, Linux Mint Xfce 18 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Laith View Post
Dont worry, i've experimented with Linux(arch linux) before so i know what you are talking about. So if thats case it is solved right?
Most viruses, malware can't infect Linux(I not saying Linux is immune it is just harder). It also harder for a windows virus, malware to do a rootkit or write to a mbr if Grub 2 is installed. Linux people will clobber me for saying this, Grub2 is a virus in a way because it changes the boot sectors. A virus won't install if another virus is already there in most cases.

I was telling you how I had to restored using a combo of MiniTool Partition Wizard Home Edition 8.1.1 and Macrium reflect because I deleted an image backup I should of kept. So I had to use a combo of the image backups as well.

It very hard for me to explain things. I also don't agree with MVPS sometimes. I am actually a little mad at bit defended traffic light, it should of stopped the website from even loading.

I think I know what maybe causing it but I got to confirm it. This time I did an image backup. Most of my image backups are done outside of windows.
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14 Mar 2015   #10
badcrc

Windows 7 Pro x64 sp1
 
 

am I missing something, but did the OP link to a site where he got a virus ? If this ain't a forum rule - it should be.
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