Weird Virus/Malware I can't seem to get rid of!

Pipebomb

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Hello. Just recently I got this virus on my PC which has been irritating me for weeks now. I don't know how I got it but for some reason, neither AVG nor Malwarebytes were able to detect it. I've run about 5 scans using each program and it never goes away.

Basically what it does is install Chrome and Firefox even though I already have both in a different directory, and it slows my PC to a crawl. And occasionally it installs 2 games named BigFarm and big_bang_empire. Please help me i dont know how to get rid of it, I really dont want to reinstall Windows again.

 

DanielSpaending

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I would wipe the drive and start over. It sucks and takes some time, but at least you'll have a clear drive without any malware...

But Malwarebytes also have some different tools which can help you uninstall malware which have somehow circumvented the usual detection. On https://www.malwarebytes.com/products/ look under the "For technicians" section and try ADWCleaner and Junkware removal. They have helped me save an old laptop from work, which could't run properly, due to malware.
 

Tomas_269

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I have basically the same problem. Malwarebytes removed over 10k "entries", and basically every reboot there are 1500+ new ones, from same named files from same locations. I have also two folders called "Berrrch" and "Bagsarah". The latter one was containing thousands of thousands of entries according to malwarebytes, removed them many times but nothing. Both folders contained about 3,64 GB of numerically named extensionless data.
 

meeawth

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i have same problem.
it create create program bigfam & big bang empire, together with program firefox & chrome
i try to uninstall chrome but it didn't appear in control panel.

are you already solve this??
 

Tulpar

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I have exactly the same Problem. Anyone willing to help me?
The malware virus basicially installs a bugged version of google chrome with many extensions there. Also, if google chrome IS already installed, then it will make your google chrome open some pages.
 

OnlyIfUsayPlz

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Same problem here. I managed to gget rid of the BigFarm/big_bang_empire junk after numerous malwarebytes/hitman pro scans, but i'm still getting more junk by the minute. Rootkit scans next...
 

Tulpar

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I think I managed to somehow erase the virus by using Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit but I cant install google chrome anymore....
 

Daishishi

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I had this problem too and maybe i get rid of it. First of all, delete the folders of the FAKE Firefox and Chrome. Then i uninstalled the REAL Firefox and Chrome.
-After i go to the APPDATA folder (Windows key + R -> %APPDATA%), in the folders Local and Roaming i find some files and folders relate to the malwares, like the folder firefox (not Mozilla Firefox), Bagsarah and such.
-On the Folder 'AppData/Local' i cleaned the Folder Temp.
-After all this i executed 'services.msc' (Windows key + R -> services.msc) and find the entry for 'InstallService/firefoxDL' and 'Update Service/firefoxU' (these are the little scumbags that act like the firefox updater to install all the other garbage), then double clicked and deactivate.
-I also run regedit and using the find tool, search and delete all 'firefoxU'(look out to don't delete any firefoxURL) and 'firefoxDL' entry.
-Reboot and reinstalled the Firefox and/or Chrome. Maybe this will help.
 

Toro007

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Hi
First off clear your online history, Locate all directories that these programs have been installed in & delete them manually with a secure removal program. That's the way I got rid of these in the past.
How I got them is by running on line installation to quick skipping the part where 3rd part installs are where you need to uncheck boxes.



 

tazmo8448

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Go to BleepingComputer.com and get HitManPro you can run it free for 30 days.

If you still have issues make a post telling them what your issue is and someone will be assigned to you and will pin point the issue, just follow their directions. Have used them in the past an they are one of the best out there when it comes to malware.
 

Pipebomb

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Thank you all for your suggestions!

I tried downloading Zemana Anti-Malware and Hitman PRO. And it seems to have done the trick. Its been a week so far and it hasn't returned. Ill be sure to update if it does.
 
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