After you run Spybot (be sure to update it first), Reboot your computer and run Adaware 6.
. Install the program and launch it.
First in the main window look in the bottom right corner and click on Check for updates now
and download the latest reference files.
Make sure the following settings are made and on -------ON=GREEN
From main window :Click Start
then Activate in-depth scan (recommended)
Click Use custom scanning options
then click Customize
and have these options selected: Under Drives and Folders
put a check by Scan within archives
and below that under Memory and Registry
put a check by all the options there.
Now click on the Tweak
button in that same window. Under Scanning Engine
select Unload recognized processes during scanning
and under Cleaning Engine
select Let windows remove files in use at next reboot
to save your settings.
Now to scan just click the Next
When the scan is finished mark everything for removal and get rid of it.(Right-click the window and choose Select All
from the drop down menu and click Next
Reboot your computer.
Now run HiJackThis. The resultant log will tell us everything we need to know in order to clean up anything left.
Follow these instructions.
First, create a folder in C:\Program Files
and label it HiJackThis
. This is where you will download This
executable file. This is also the folder where your HJT backups will be stored.
Close all windows, including this and any other browser windows. Launch HJT and click the Scan
button. When the scan is finished, the Scan button will have changed to Save Log
. Click that and save the log to your HJT folder. DO NOT CHANGE ANYTHING YET
. Most of the listed items are harmless or even essential. Wait for recommendations from someone trained in HJT log file interpretation.
Now open the saved log file... In the toolbar at the top of the window under Edit
, select Select All
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