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Topic # 101424 1-May-2012 20:29 Send private message

Hello guys, Every five minutes or so an AVG Residential Shield Alert pops up saying there is a threat. The file is located in System32 and every time it is a different spyware. They all end with .dll. However times I remove the threat another one will just pop up in five minutes!

What may be the problem? This is a newly installed Win7 OS.




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  Reply # 618091 1-May-2012 20:54 Send private message

A separate underlying problem/virus/malware that is creating all those malicious .dll's, perhaps?

The best thing to do would be to run one of those bootable live virus scanner/rescue CDs.

Some options:
Microsoft Security Sweepe
Kaspersky Rescue Disk 
AVG’s Rescue CD
Avira AntiVir Rescue System

See if any of those pick anything up with a boot scan.

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  Reply # 618102 1-May-2012 21:32 Send private message

Boot into safe mode and scan PC with Malwarebytes




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  Reply # 618105 1-May-2012 21:42 Send private message

johnr: Boot into safe mode and scan PC with Malwarebytes


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  Reply # 618111 1-May-2012 21:46 Send private message

And stay off the p0rn sites






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  Reply # 618113 1-May-2012 21:48 Send private message

lol, too young for that!






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  Reply # 619059 3-May-2012 21:03 Send private message

I have done the Malware thing but still comes up. Except they are Trojans.. Does Malwarebytes deal with Trojans?




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  Reply # 619062 3-May-2012 21:08 Send private message

Porn sites and trojans in the same thread......?




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  Reply # 619431 4-May-2012 12:14 Send private message

sonyxperiageek: I have done the Malware thing but still comes up. Except they are Trojans.. Does Malwarebytes deal with Trojans?


Download & install MSE ( http://www.microsoft.com/Security_Essentials/ )
Update and run a Full Scan.




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Reply # 619437 4-May-2012 12:24 Send private message

http://gizmodo.com/5907388/religious-websites-are-worse-for-your-computer-than-porn-sites

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