Virus

Forum discussion tagged with Virus.
  1. A

    Were there any viruses that infected the UEFI Firmware?

    Are there any viruses that infected the UEFI Firmware, what are those viruses?
  2. shad0walker

    Question Strange behavior of my laptop

    Hello. I have a problem with my Lenovo Y50 - 70. Apart from the slow start, many apps do not open them, Google chrome first of all. Some open them only as an administrator. Sometimes it starts the task manager, sometimes not even that starts me. If I try to uninstall / install some programs, it...
  3. A

    Solved! USB transfers files to a "DEVICE" inside it and creates a shortcut to a drive

    Hello all, I plugged my USB drive today and all the files on it were missing, after enabling the hidden files view option I found out that they were moved to a invisible folder called "DEVICE" and also a shortcut to a "removable drive" was created. I suppose the drive got infected somehow...
  4. M

    What is wiwi.exe?

    Firstly my english is not good so sorry for this. There was a thing named wiwi.exe on my task manager. Then it disappeared. So i couldnt end task. Is this a virus? I search for this thing but i only find one page. It was in this forum. Can someone help me please? Edit: new exe files appeared...
  5. K

    Cant open any antivirus or win safe mode due to virus

    hey guys, ive recently got a borrowed notebook back, but it has some type of virus, probably a trojan. Tried to download malwarebytes, renamed it to explorer.exe, nothing, its blocked, tried to download rkill, the log says no viruses, same with avast or eset. when its booting its skiping the...
  6. A

    Virus Disabled all security.

    I tried to download a Audio recording software using a YouTuber s link called Audacity. When I tried to install it I had to disable my windows defender and then everything went to shit. First software started downloading On it's own . So I turned off internet. I tried installing Malwarebytes...
  7. H

    Solved! My galaxy tab A 6 crashed with a and now is not working??? What should I do ??

    I downloaded a file , because of this file virus crashed my device
  8. L

    Solved! Can someone help with my virus! Please Help!

    Hello, so I've had a virus on my pc for about 2 days now and it prevents me from googling any sort of anti virus on any web browser and if I do it just crashes the browser, I also get lots of explicit/casino content randomly opening up in chrome tabs, I also cannot launch any anti virus as they...
  9. F

    Solved! Windows 10 virus and threat protection keeps turning off by itself

    My windows 10 threat and virus protection keeps turning off by itself. Am I being hacked or do I have a virus? Virus scans turn up nothing.
  10. J

    is watchdog.exe.config a virus?

    i found this file in roaming named Watchdog.exe.config i don't know what it is buti just found it recently.
  11. F

    my laptop keeps shutting down when open due to virus in internet connectiion???

    whenever I switch on my laptop a black bar appers at the bottom and laptop shuts down in seconds...but if I open laptop and disconnect it from internet then it works fine..what to do?? please help..
  12. P

    djvuu virus infection

    guys can anyone help me with this issue I have been recently infected with a malware which comes with a djvuu extension, all my excel and word files have turned to .djvuu as their extension names. these files are really important to me and moreover, I have used malware bytes to recover these...
  13. A

    ReDirect Virus on Website

    I forgot to start my adblocker when going to a movie website. When clicking on anything, whether my log on or ?, it began redirecting my browser to somewhere else every time I clicked on anything on the site. Is there a way for me to get rid of the redirect malware myself or go around it to stop...
  14. N

    Solved! Games Stuttering Whilst Gaming

    Hello all, any help on this would be much appreciated! So i had a virus a couple of days ago, it messed with all my files and i had to reinstall my games and other stuff. I ran R.Kill > Malware Bytes > Hitman Pro > Zemana Anti Malware. This seems to have got ridden of the virus, i also did...
  15. T

    Solved! my PC infected with UUDJVU ransome virus

    my PC infected with UUDJVU ransome virus all my files has encrypted with UUDJVU and let me a message to pay them money to restore the files so what should i do ?
  16. M

    everything takes forever to load despite antivirus scan

    native german so i try my best Windows 7 64 bit Service Pack 1 Intel Core 2 Quad Q8300 2.50GHz 4 GB RAM ( 2 chips each 2 GB ) hey everyone, i dont even know if it is about a virus everything on the pc takes forever to load no matter what it is - a simple picture or a very short video...
  17. R

    I recently got a virus

    Hello, i recently got a virus that made my computers performance really slow, so i rebooted my pc. I clicked on full reboot Ib Windows 10, but i am just curios if the virus has survived. Does anybody here know a free or cheap antivirus program that i Can use?
  18. S

    360safe chinese installer always pops up when i turn on pc

    Help every time i turn on my computer 360safe chinese installer pops up even when i scan with antivirus softwares (Avira and others). Malwarebytes doesn't even identify it as a virus. Please help. It annoys me every time. Thank you. :)
  19. R

    How do you factory reset a lenovo aio 520-24ast

    I have a virus and the computer is going really slow how do I reset it????
  20. P

    Scan for virus using internet

    I have a friend who has a laptop with no anti-virus on it. He believes there is a virus on it. Are there any AV internet checkers that can scan and fix. I can sort him out with ab AV and a firewall but needs checking first. TIA Paul.
  21. A

    My pc will not boot or is able to reset

    I accidentally got a virus where things kept popping up, my pc shut down and when ever I turn it on it shows https://imgur.com/gallery/TwvdW02 I tried resetting the pc but it just keep saying errors idk what to do can someone help please. P.S I am not able to go into windows go to browsing
  22. S

    Solved! Extremly Annoying Virus

    So it started somewhere around a week back after I downloaded a trainer from gamecopyworld.com for Northgard. The problem is that it shows me spam links google search results. I've uninstalled all potentially harmful softwares. There are no new addons, no new plugins. I've identified the source...
  23. M

    Solved! Trojan virus question

    My computer is saying I have a Trojan virus quarantined but my computer is not slowed down nor are there any ads popping up. What should i do about it. Should I be nervous?
  24. J

    dsrkgposvc.exe virus or no?

    what is dsrkgposvc.exe and how to remove it. Prevent windows defender from working and takes system admin controls away.
  25. TRE IzDOPE

    sppextcomobjhook.dll trying to create file to keep it from loading but dont have permission

    so, i use bitdefender and for ever now its been saying that sppextcomobjhook.dll is blocked on startup.. and I hit the option to DELETE.. i have read in multiple forums that a way to perma block this is by creating a text file in the c:/windows/temp folder (thats where its at each time i...
  26. T

    Solved! Why can't I get out of Windows, go to the OS, and simply

    … type in something like "Locate *.exe" .... and then delete the ones I didn't want!? It used to be SO easy! Now, we're stuck with this overlay called Windows, which I DO appreciate, but wow, it makes it so difficult to complete SUCH totally simple tasks!! Hundreds of names of for things we...
  27. A

    Solved! Is it possible that my ssd is about to die, or virus?

    Hey, recently my PC started acting really weird. So i decided to investigate this and scan my PC. I started getting blue screenvof death with error code memory_management. Later i noticed that i cant open/run any antivirus programs, they started crashing instantly. So i decided to format my...
  28. A

    Solved! How to get rid of a virus that stops/crashes antiviruses

    Hey, i today i was using my computer normally like i do everyday. However later i noticed that i cant open Google chrome browser. So i started investigating the issue and seems like i have some kind of virus on my PC. Whenever i try to install any antivirus programs, then it just crashes at some...
  29. M

    Solved! Gaming Performance Problem After Virus Infection

    So I have an Acer VX 15, 16gb Ram, gtx 1050 4gb, intel core i7 7th gen and an intel had graphics 630... my laptop before a virus infection used to run games smoothly, and this one time I was getting some files from a friend and got infected by virus that basically places g in front of the names...
  30. kikani.kautik

    Solved! how to remove zerohorizon.net virus

    i tried possible all things but automatically open new tab zerohorizon.net site in google chrome. any expert level answer ? how to to remove this without reinstall or reset windows 7
  31. K

    How to blanket decompress an entire hard drive with mixed compressed and uncompressed files

    Hi Everyone, I think I've got a computer virus that compresses things against my will and I was wondering if someone on this forum could help. TLDR at bottom :) I first noticed when media files (youtube videos, Amazon radio, offline WAV, mp3 and mp4 files) would not play back correctly. When I...
  32. D

    Solved! how to remove jvahts virus

    in my task manager there is listed 3 items i cannot remove that are causing ads and pop ups. they are jvahts, jvahts, jvahttm. what are these and how can i remove them
  33. B

    2 svchost.exe Processes Without Names Using Up Most of My CPU

    I managed to get a few trojans a couple days ago which were easily removed by malwarebytes, but since then I've had these two processes in task manager with no names, that are supposedly svchost.exe when I click go to details. Presumably Malwarebytes didn't manage to get rid of everything and...
  34. V

    Solved! Browser opening Ad sites

    I have tried, Adw cleaner by Malwarebytes, hitman pro, avg, but there is no change. My browser opens ad sites when kept idle. There is also nothing suspicious in my "Apps and Features". All are known programs Some website named "asompharr" opens and then redirects to an ad site. Please help
  35. F

    Solved! Can a PC get virus/malware from an Android Phone?

    I just plugged my laggy Android smartphone to my Brand new computer via a USB cable. Can it affect my PC with Virus/Malware etc because the autorun detected the phone as soon as I plugged in?
  36. K

    Resetted windows Still has virus

    I have some type of virus on my computer where it crashes every search engine/browser and after buying a new hard drive and resetting windows multiple times, I STILL have the problem!! What could be causing this and how can i get rid of it??
  37. S

    Virus from Extratorrent

    I downloaded a movie from extratorrent and now my laptop has a virus, some ads keep and keep appearing on the desktop, but I can't find the virus in extensions of the Chrome or in Programs of my laptop to delete it. Any ideas what to do?
  38. A

    I got a really weird virus

    I recently got a virus on my pc, it will randomly open new tabs on google chrome onto a spam website, even when google chrome it closed. Ive tried running anti malware programs but one of them can find it, ive also reset chrome several times. recently when Ive been searching on anti malware...
  39. J

    Solved! Google bound virus or cellphone account?

    Google play services runs full speed and won't stop. Problem has moved from device to device even with new google accounts. It seems to have someone operating it as it uses accessibility software to control the devices. Turns network on and off sound on and off do not disturb. Pins screens...
  40. F

    Solved! I do not want Avast in my laptop, it keeps reinstalling, when using Revo uninstaller.

    This stinking virus they call Avast antivirus , keeps reinstalling itself, How do I get rid of this garbage app.
  41. M

    Solved! Should I be worried? Possible Virus?

    https://ibb.co/cROFZf So I have been having a "How would you like to open this file" Windows pop-up for the past few months every time I first boot up my PC. As soon as I boot into windows this is the first window that pops up. Recently I decided to open it with Word pad just to see what came...
  42. H

    I'm in urgent need for help. A weird virus has affected my pc

    Hi. I wasn't careful enough while browsing the internet and got my pc infected. First it disabled my task manager but I fixed that with Gpedit. Now, every time I boot my pc, i have to troubleshoot for internet problems, before being able to access the internet. I scanned with Malwarebytes and it...
  43. D

    Solved! Trusted Credentials/CA Certificates on Android

    I have an Android phone. It's a ZTE Axon or something. I noticed today while menu diving that the 'Security' section has 'Trusted Credentials'. Upon viewing these a lot of the credential certificates looked kinda sketchy. A few I googled and seem legitimate but some others I googled had some...
  44. xJoseph

    Task.EXE 50%+ CPU usage at all times

    No apps in Process is using any CPU, but its in the resource monitor so I assume it's a virus. I have tried everything I could find on Google, MalwareBytes, Adwcleaner etc. etc. I already reset Chrome settings as well (Not sure if related or not but I already did it) My room doesn't really have...
  45. T

    Weird stuff happening after game installation (Need help choosing an anti-virus)

    Hello to everyone,i installed a game just a couple of minutes ago,and it all went fine,after that i started an update download for the game,and my music was playing at the time,my pc just froze,music just "froze" but kept buzzing a part of the word that it was stuck on,so i thought alright...
  46. C

    How to turn off "Virus & Threat Protection" annoying useless notifications

    Hi guys. So I built my first PC (a few months ago actually, back in August), installed Windows 10 Pro, no anti-virus protection installed on it or anything because expert technician says that it makes your computer unstable. I am just using the Windows 10 virus protection itself and that seems...
  47. H

    Can't open CMD , appear and disappear immediatly (flashing)

    everthing was runing smoothly , since i download a game that detected as a virus , the game was deleted automaticly by the anti virus, after that the CMD won't open and appear and disappear immediatly ( and other programs ) i'm searching for a solution a week ago ..... :( :(! Help please
  48. R

    Getting pop ups of virus

    so basically I was getting this virus pop up on my avast antivirus i went to check what it is below is link to virustotal.com and i dont know what to do with it some antiviruses say its adware some say virus some say its clean can someone help me with it?? thanks also below is link for picture...
  49. M

    Solved! Check for RAT

    So basically, I wanted to check if I had a RAT or not and now I'm extremely paranoid because I have no idea whether I do or not, and would greatly appreciate if someone here could confirm and ease my anxiety for me (or potentially make it worse lol). thanks in advanced everyone...
  50. J

    how to cure not responding virus

    my laptop is frozen and not responding . the buttons on the computer are not moving. how do I unfreeze my computer? :ouch:
  51. L

    Solved! Get Rid of Annoying Virus

    I was recently the lucky recipient of a wonderful virus. I let a family member use my laptop and the rest is history. I managed to stop the annoying pop ups but I still can't open avg. Zemana found a few and deleted them but now it keeps crashing. Rkill helped to stop a few processes. HitmanPro...
  52. G

    ryptoMiner, Trojan.AU, Lost Admin Access, New Admins

    The event took place on October 13, 2018. My laptop got infected by a cheat for a game downloaded by my classmate without my consent. After the infection, I lost my ability to: Administrator Rights Open TaskManager Open ControlPanel Everything except the browser and some applications...
  53. A

    Please translate this!

    ἓ⩼枎꧍❦뤸⫏䚘퇐 that is a virus I found on my computer I tried all possible ways to delete it but it doesn't work. its one of those virus' that say I need permission but I don't know how to "Get that permission". please translate it and tell me how to get rid of it.
  54. A

    Need Help! BGTX ransomware victim

    Hello, Today I've noticed that majority of all the files in the computer has been locked and its extension changed to BGTX. I understand that its a ransomware attack so I was wondering how to fix this and resolve this issue. I've googled BGTX malware/ransomware but I got hits on very sketchy...
  55. 2

    Solved! Ransom.dat (Hermes) issue

    Found ransom.dat in my user folder and Hermes folder in %appdata% folders (also found it briefly running on Task Manager), what should I do? My antivirus sees it as no threat. Should I move it to the Recycle bin?
  56. W

    Virus removal problem!

    I recently and mistakenly installed a virus which took over my IT settings and limited windows defender from me. I ran malware bytes and that seemed to get rid of most of it but I'm still getting random messages from malware bytes saying it has blocked a website containing a trojan when the...
  57. N

    Possible Virus that I can't get rid of.

    I recently formatted my laptop and reinstalled Windows 8 because my system was displaying odd symptoms, such as high disk usage, lagging, and a strange pop up on Facebook. I did full scans on the laptop with Kaspersky AV, Malwarebytes, Superantispyware, HitmanPro, but I never received any bad...
  58. S

    Downloading sites offline shows links to porn sites in the code

    Not sure I'm posting this in the right section but I downloaded a friends site using ctrl +s and noticed that there were a whole lot of links to porn sites - his site is a law firm. I thought it was odd so I downloaded the site using wget and there were no links to external sites. So I...
  59. J

    can a virus from an infected computer transfer to a clean USB on its own?

    Hi, my computer has been infected with a malware that I can't seem to get rid of. I will probably end up doing a format of my harddrive, but before I do that I wanted to manually grab some files (mostly some docs and some videos, no executables). My question is, can a virus transfer itself to a...
  60. V

    Computer began running cmd.exe and running downloads on its own

    I was away from my PC for about 3 minutes, and when I came back to it items were opening and closing fast. It looked like a couple cmd prompt items ran and when I was it open Run i shut off the PC immediately. I started it back up and looked at the Run history and saw "SystemPropertiesAdvanced"...