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worried...pictures

by tkclay / January 28, 2009 8:02 AM PST

Im on the internet and I can't see any pictures.theres this little box in the top left corner that has a red square,green circle, and a blue triangle. I can see the pictures if i right click and push show picture. Even though that works it takes atleast 10 more minutes when i have to get things for school. Oh and this started after i deleted a McAfee thing that was screwing up my comp cause it keeps popping up at the bottom right. So if anyone could assist me, thanks.
TkClay

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by tkclay / January 28, 2009 9:40 AM PST
In reply to: worried...pictures

I forgot to put that my laptop is a Dell Intel Pentium processor.It uses Windows XP and was made in 2002.

Also it wasn't McAfee, it was MS Antivirus 2009.

P.S.- My sound does'nt work either, so if anyone would help that would be great.
TkClay

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MS Antivirus 2009
by Coryphaeus / January 28, 2009 9:47 AM PST
In reply to: re

Is spyware. What AV and anti-spyware are you running? Have you tried a System Restore?

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Please Try This...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / January 28, 2009 12:58 PM PST
In reply to: re

On a friend or family member's computer, download the Malwarebytes installer and update files from the links below, copy them to a CD or flash drive, then transfer the files to the problem machine and use them. If you can't start the computer into "normal" windows, try installing, updating, and running the scans AFTER the computer is started into Safe Mode.. I use the sites below to download the installer file and the manual updater:

Once downloaded and before transferring them to the problem machine, rename the program installer "mbam-setup.exe" file to something else like "Gogetum.exe", then copy the installer file and the update file to a CD or flash drive.. Transfer the file to the problem machine, then install the "Gogetum.exe" file, then run the update to get the program current.. After that, run a full system scan and delete anything it finds.

Malwarebytes Installer Download Link (Clicking on the links below will immediately start the download dialogue window.)
http://www.besttechie.net/tools/mbam-setup.exe

Malwarebytes Manual Updater link
http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam/database/mbam-rules.exe

Next, download the SuperAntispyware program and the manual updater from the links below. After running the Malwarebytes tool above, if you still can't download and install it directly from the problem machine, download it on a friend or family member's computer as well.:

SuperAntispyware
http://www.superantispyware.com/

SuperAntispyware Manual Updater
http://www.superantispyware.com/definitions.html
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In a few situations, in order for the program to run, it was also necessary to rename the main "mbam.exe" file also after installing it.. It resides in the C:\Programs Files\Malwarebytes Antimalware folder.
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Hope this helps and let us know how it goes.

Grif

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nice try...
by tkclay / January 29, 2009 10:55 AM PST
In reply to: Please Try This...

Ahh well I got it. It didn't really work for anything except for probably get the malware and spyware out.nice try though. --to Grif
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Since I'm not really sure where the System Restore button is, if you could tell me thanks. --to cory

-TkClay

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Please Give Specifics
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / January 29, 2009 11:28 AM PST
In reply to: nice try...

Did the scans find malware and if so, what EXACTLY did it find?

The problem is, if you run a system restore now, and the machine was badly infected before running the scans, then a restore will "restore" all the malware to your machine.

So...please tell us more about what was found and what exactly still remains as a problem.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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by tkclay / January 30, 2009 9:38 AM PST
In reply to: Please Give Specifics

Most of infected things had Adware shoppingreports and smartshoppers
There were also some trojan agent and downloader.
Also there were two hijack folderoptions.

I cant seem to find anything else though.

If there were no other options, I guess I could live through it until I get a new laptop.

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(NT) So What Do You Find When You Scan Again..?
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / January 30, 2009 12:06 PM PST
In reply to: ok
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Nothing.
by tkclay / February 2, 2009 12:14 PM PST

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.33
Database version: 1673
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3

2/2/2009 10:08:46 PM
mbam-log-2009-02-02 (22-08-46).txt

Scan type: Full Scan (C:\|)
Objects scanned: 130752
Time elapsed: 1 hour(s), 21 minute(s), 10 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 0
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 0

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
(No malicious items detected)
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The sound is back so im happy, but the pictures are still a problem.
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Sorry for not responding in the last few days, I've been pretty busy with a new baby sister, school, and the Super Bowl.

-TkClay

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Please Check Your Internet Explorer Settings..
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / February 3, 2009 6:16 AM PST
In reply to: Nothing.

Open the Control Panel, double click on "Internet Options", then click on the "Advanced" tab.. When that opens, scroll to the "Multimedia" section and UNCHECK the box next to "show image download placeholders" and place a CHECK mark in the "Show pictures" box, then click on "apply", then OK.

In addition, I gave links to SuperAntispyware removal tool. Be sure to install and run a full system scan with it as well. It may find a few things that Malwarebytes did not.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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