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Windows 7: May have gotten infected on flash drive insertion, would enjoy help.

08 Oct 2015   #1
PurpleMagus

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May have gotten infected on flash drive insertion, would enjoy help.

Hello, I've been letting my brother use my fairly old laptop for a while (doubt it's related), and recently got it back. When I put in my flash drive to transfer some files, there was only a shortcut seemingly redirecting to the drive itself. After clicking and waiting for a while, avast popped up, though it didn't quarantine it or anything. After googling, I'm kinda worried it already infected things in my computer, what should I do to be sure?
Here's a screenshot of the message https://gyazo.com/e9d38d51f5f2e4fd5f96079f11be123b

On a side-note, maybe a thorough clean up would be nice too; svchost (netsvscs) has been taking a lot of memory on startups and on waking up my computer for a while.

The flash drive getting infected strikes me as very strange since I've more or less only used it on university computers, recently.

Thanks!


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09 Oct 2015   #2
mdd1963

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Hard to go wrong with both a quick HitmanPro and MBAM scan, when in any doubt....
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