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Windows 7: What do I do after malware detection

09 Nov 2015   #1
enterman1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
What do I do after malware detection

So some minutes ago my antivirus denied access to some temp file I never rember gettin, PUA Candy gen or something along those lines. I scaned the whole temp folder and found another virus identical to this 1 and a couple of suspicious files. Needles to say I am curently scanning the drivers for more viruses. I deleted the whole temp folder.
I'm not sure if I should be afraid, rework my passwords or what else, I don't usually get viruses as I scan every download so i don't know where those came from.
Any suggestions?


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09 Nov 2015   #2
Hacb

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

just delete all the associated files and run a cleaner software to make sure you got it all.
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12 Nov 2015   #3
jannakirschner

Windows 7
 
 

The database of your antivirus need to update frequently and timely. The viruses may have entered your PC before but your antivirus could not detect them at that time. Or the viruses just came from other unknown source. You can remove the viruses by your antivirus after the scan is complete. Don't worry.
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12 Nov 2015   #4
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

You tell us nothing about what programs you scanned with.

If it was my computer I would scan with:

1. Malwarebytes Anti Malware
2. Eset Online free scanner
3. Super Anti Spyware
4. AdwCleaner
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13 Nov 2015   #5
Laith

Windows 10 Professional x64
 
 

You should run Malwarebytes and AdwCleaner in this situation. Don't worry about the infections if they are removed.
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