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Offline trumpy

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task.exe pop up
« on: July 11, 2018, 11:56:47 PM »
Hi all,
I posted about this message of "task.exe" popping up and following instructions have uploaded Farbar, MBAM and a screen shot of the Avast message.
Am i infected?
thanks

Offline Sass Drake

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Re: task.exe pop up
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2018, 11:32:53 PM »
  • Open Notepad (click Start button -> type notepad.exe -> press Enter)
  • Copy text from code block below and paste it into Notepad
Code: [Select]
2018-04-25 08:09 - 2018-04-25 08:09 - 000099384 _____ () C:\Users\Admin\AppData\Roaming\inst.exe
2018-04-25 08:09 - 2018-04-25 08:09 - 000007859 _____ () C:\Users\Admin\AppData\Roaming\pcouffin.cat
2018-04-25 08:09 - 2018-04-25 08:09 - 000001167 _____ () C:\Users\Admin\AppData\Roaming\pcouffin.inf
2018-04-25 08:09 - 2018-04-25 08:09 - 000000055 _____ () C:\Users\Admin\AppData\Roaming\pcouffin.log
2018-04-25 08:09 - 2018-04-25 08:09 - 000082816 _____ (VSO Software) C:\Users\Admin\AppData\Roaming\pcouffin.sys
Task: {9D60DF18-8E60-4FD8-86A2-55B3D5D1DD36} - \Microsoft\Windows\User Profile Service\User Profile Service -> No File <==== ATTENTION
AlternateDataStreams: C:\ProgramData\TEMP:78E0DF72 [98]
AlternateDataStreams: C:\ProgramData\TEMP:C100B6E7 [118]
cmd: bitsadmin /list /allusers
  • Go to File -> Save As
  • Make sure that  UTF-8 is selected as Encoding (left side of Save button)
  • Save it as fixlist.txt on Desktop
  • Open again FRST and click on button Fix
  • Wait until FRST finishes
  • fixlog.txt should be genereted and opened. Attach it your post and wait further instructions.

Offline trumpy

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Re: task.exe pop up
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2018, 12:19:07 AM »
Hi, file as requested

Offline Sass Drake

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Re: task.exe pop up
« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2018, 01:25:36 AM »
Are you still getting Avast popups?

Offline trumpy

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Re: task.exe pop up
« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2018, 01:42:25 AM »
Hi again,
None has appeared for the last hour or so. Hopefully you have fixed it....many thanks  :)