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  1. Unlocked at the request of the member, as this issue has once again re-appeared. Please carry on.
  2. At the request of the member, this topic is re-opened for further research...please carry on.
  3. Success! You could, if you like, scan again and enable "Rootkit" scanning. To do that, open mbam, click "Detection and Protection" and check the box "Scan for rootkits". How's it running for you?
  4. There are more than a few problems, but before we proceed you should look for and uninstall the following program: QuickShare QuickShare is an adware program most commonly bundled with other "Free" downloaded software of certain type(s). This particular piece of vermin has almost rootkit type capabilities (...almost, although not quite). You should use caution when downloading/installing programs from the internet and uncheck certain items (when available as an option) so that other "PUP" type software won't be surreptitiously installed. Next, you need to decide upon, which of these you would prefer to keep and which to uninstall: AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 2014 Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition ...having both of those programs installed and running real time protection will cause instability and eventually a system crash with the potential of data loss of course. These two programs alone, running while you try to scan with mbam would in fact, cause such a struggle among them that the system would freeze up just as you have described. You really have no need of this program either: Spybot - Search & Destroy Once you have completed all of the above, please reboot the system and try running a threat scan with mbam. Post back the resulting log. Thanks!
  5. Greetings Mr. Bojangles and thank you for your patience, Please disable the active protection component of your antivirus and antispyware programs by following the directions that apply Here. Next, please download the free utility DDS from any of these locations...Here, Here...or Here. Note - Some infections may prevent certain executable files from running on your computer. If one of these download locations results in a failed run of the utility, please try the next location until you find one that will work on your machine Double click the downloaded dds utility to run the tool When it completes, DDS will open two (2) logs:DDS.txtAttach.txtSave both reports to your desktop. Please remember to include the following logs in your next reply, Thanks! DDS.txt Attach.txt
  6. Per the request from the user, this thread is closed and the member will re-post once all the peer to peer software has been removed.
  7. Re-opened as per request of member, please carry on.
  8. Re-opened at users request...user wanted to thank kevinf80 for the help, and wants the opportunity to finish up.Good work Kev! Please carry on...
  9. Unlocked at member's request...please carry on.
  10. Due to the lack of feedback this Topic is closed to prevent others from posting here. If you need this topic reopened, please send a Private Message to any one of the moderating team members. Please include a link to this thread with your request. This applies only to the originator of this thread. Other members who need assistance please start your own topic in a new thread. Thanks! The fixes and advice in this thread are for this machine only. Do not apply the instructions from this thread to your own machine. Please start a new thread describing your issue and someone will be along to assist you.
  11. Still with us RoadGuyXTL? Can you provide us with any information yet about your situation?
  12. I won't insist that Microsoft is wrong about that but...I see no evidence of it in any of the logs you produced, neither have you really complained of anything that indicates a "virut" (polymorphic file infector virus) infection. As with various "other" malicious codes that can infect a Windows platform, many of them can produce the type of symptoms you HAVE complained of, i.e. Windows update not working, Windows activation issues... However, in that event, it is Microsoft who needs to counsel you regarding their recommendation(s) to resolve the Windows activation (validation) issue. That said, it would seem to me that you might feel as though you are being passed back and forth. I'm not suggesting you go back to Microsoft though, since it's rather foolish to expect different results when trying the same thing twice. I would advise, that if you are able to reformat and reinstall the operating system, that it would be the best alternative to resolve your issue(s). If you just want a second opinion, you can run through the instructions Here to see what turns up. Dr. WebCurit has been quite successful in identifying/removing/cleaning various virut infections of late, whereas, heretofore, a virut infection was pretty well, "game over" for most users. Aside from that, I have no other advice but please do let us know what you decide and how it turns out for you. Warm regards and best wishes, vet
  13. Things look better somewhat...tell me how it runs now and what issues remain. Thanks!
  14. The symantec document entry, I find, relates to an update you once had which prevented the registration reminder from continuing to pop up. I find nothing relating to it in the combofix log so your best bet is to just run the symantec removal tool which purports to remove all remnants of any failed symantec uninstall: Download their Removal Tool and run it. When it completes, just delete the tool from the desktop. Next, we need to run combofix again, using a script this time...so please disable the on board security products as before, thanks! Please open a blank Notepad by clicking start-->run...Then, in the run box type Notepad.exe and click "OK". Copy the below text in Bold and paste it into the blank Notepad. Save it as CFScript.txt...Change the "Save as type" to All Files and save it to your desktop. Now drag the text document over to your Combofix.exe Combofix will run again automatically. Please post back the new log that will be generated. Thanks! Note: Do not mouseclick combofix's window while it's running. That may cause it to stall killall:: folder:: c:\users\Master Account\AppData\Roaming\GlarySoft c:\users\Master Account\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox c:\programdata\ErrorEND c:\program files\ErrorEND c:\programdata\{CED89F1A-945F-46EC-B23C-5EAF6D2DB12A} c:\program files\IObit driver:: AdvancedSystemCareService5 AdvancedSystemCareService6 registry:: [-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\Advanced SystemCare 5] [-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\security center\Monitoring\McAfeeAntiSpyware] dds:: uInternet Settings,ProxyServer = firefox:: FF - ProfilePath - c:\users\Master Account\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\0uutxuxw.default\ FF - ExtSQL: 2013-03-01 17:11; ascsurfingprotection@iobit.com; c:\users\Master Account\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\0uutxuxw.default\extensions\ascsurfingprotection@iobit.com reglock:: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Class\{4D36E96D-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}\0000\AllUserSettings] [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Class\{4D36E96D-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}\0001\AllUserSettings]