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Offline ervandil

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js file blocked by avast
« on: August 08, 2017, 11:49:49 AM »
So I started up my laptop and then i see an error message saying that windows script host cannot find a file that had random letters in it and has a js file extension
this is what the notifications in avast told me

Threat Blocked
Object: C\Users\John\AppData\Roaming\jscyexslm\hknjyu.js

Since then i've been getting that error message whenever i start up my laptop
I'm wondering if i have a virus or not and if i do please help me remove it
« Last Edit: August 08, 2017, 11:52:48 AM by ervandil »

Offline Pondus

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Re: js file blocked by avast
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2017, 01:04:15 PM »
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I'm wondering if i have a virus or not and if i do please help me remove it
Follow instructions  >>  https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=194892.0



« Last Edit: August 08, 2017, 06:08:22 PM by Pondus »

Offline PDI

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Re: js file blocked by avast
« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2017, 02:37:51 PM »
Hi ervandil,

what I can say from the info you shared then yes, there was malware on your laptop.

I suggest you to use autoruns (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/downloads/autoruns) and search for the "C\Users\John\AppData\Roaming\jscyexslm\hknjyu.js" file. Delete the registry/task associated with this file and the error will be fixed.

Regards,
PDI