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Offline Coolmario88

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Re: Best tools to use when removing malware?
« Reply #15 on: March 30, 2015, 07:39:03 AM »
do you think i should take the programs word for it?
Without your diagnostic logs we could only guess. ;)
Alright  :)

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Re: Best tools to use when removing malware?
« Reply #16 on: March 30, 2015, 08:17:03 AM »
Sounds like Adware, but as some Adware acts like Malware, it's hard to tell.
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Re: Best tools to use when removing malware?
« Reply #17 on: March 30, 2015, 09:11:28 AM »
Hi Coolmario88 and Asyn,

That is why despite of all critique I like the road-signs I get from WOT. If you had you would know not to venture out there or with caution:
https://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/loveroms.com?utm_source=addon&utm_content=popup
In the meantime and while waiting for the qualified removal assitence, read here on the additional adware from loveroms dot com -Win32:Rootkit-gen [Rtk] :
http://greatis.com/cleanvirus/remove-malware/hw32-packed-71c6-loveroms-exe.htm
Re: https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/e35080388b436eef295c0de78e8e482aa7062b4bec588d3b7cb4a08b2af57dc7/analysis/

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Re: Best tools to use when removing malware?
« Reply #18 on: March 30, 2015, 09:29:25 AM »
Thanks for your input Pol, seems it's time for Coolmario to post some logs... ;)
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Re: Best tools to use when removing malware?
« Reply #19 on: March 30, 2015, 01:43:42 PM »
Thanks for your input Pol, seems it's time for Coolmario to post some logs... ;)
Again.... :(  Wonder which or whose computer this is on ???
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Re: Best tools to use when removing malware?
« Reply #20 on: March 30, 2015, 01:47:03 PM »
Thanks for your input Pol, seems it's time for Coolmario to post some logs... ;)
Again.... :(  Wonder which or whose computer this is on ???
See: Reply #11
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Re: Best tools to use when removing malware?
« Reply #21 on: March 30, 2015, 03:31:23 PM »
I did rootkit scans last night with TDDSKiller and Mbar both said i am clean.. Avast did detect those files and remove them though... is it best to just post logs to be sure?

If yes.. What tools should i run for the logs you want me to post?
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Re: Best tools to use when removing malware?
« Reply #22 on: March 30, 2015, 03:35:32 PM »
Also if the logs show up clean.. Would the PC still be reliable? Somebody told me once a PC is infected it is never reliable again really.. If this is true should i just use the Gateway recovery tool to reinstal windows 8.0 and then install all updates to it then upgrade to windows 8.1 again?
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Re: Best tools to use when removing malware?
« Reply #23 on: March 30, 2015, 03:53:12 PM »
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Also if the logs show up clean.. Would the PC still be reliable? Somebody told me once a PC is infected it is never reliable again really..
depends on what infection 

if file infector, yes   http://miekiemoes.blogspot.no/2009/02/virut-and-other-file-infectors-throwing.html


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What tools should i run for the logs you want me to post?
attach Farbar Recovery Scan Tool diagnostic logs ...there will be two


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Re: Best tools to use when removing malware?
« Reply #24 on: March 30, 2015, 05:04:10 PM »
The damn virus came back! Avast is going crazy about it.. and my computer crashed about corrutpion and stuff.. I'm about to reinstall windows..  which will downgrade me to 8.0 but i guess i can upgrade to 8.1 again right?
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Re: Best tools to use when removing malware?
« Reply #25 on: March 30, 2015, 05:20:03 PM »
why not attach the logs and let a certified malware expert have a look first ....


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Re: Best tools to use when removing malware?
« Reply #26 on: March 30, 2015, 05:26:31 PM »
why not attach the logs and let a certified malware expert have a look first ....
You replied a little to late the process of a reinstall is happening now.. I tried to make logs with the ones you guys recommend like farbar.. It just crashed my PC
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Re: Best tools to use when removing malware?
« Reply #27 on: March 30, 2015, 05:38:02 PM »
As I said in the PM if the folder is not deleted then there is the possibility it will re-spawn

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Re: Best tools to use when removing malware?
« Reply #28 on: March 30, 2015, 05:40:23 PM »
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You replied a little to late the process of a reinstall is happening now..
no it is you who dont wait for a reply before starting   ;)


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Re: Best tools to use when removing malware?
« Reply #29 on: March 30, 2015, 07:09:33 PM »
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You replied a little to late the process of a reinstall is happening now..
no it is you who dont wait for a reply before starting   ;)
I guess your right..

I think it was a file infector was part of it.. Avast kept on blocking the unity3d webplayer uninstall.exe before i went to loveroms and coolroms.. Maybe those sites made it worst.. At least now i'll have a virus free machine gonna use better common sense this time..
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