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Do I have a virus. If so, how do I kill it?

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Hi, Last week my wife clicked on some link and since then I've been getting annoying message from AVG closing down the sites I am on. Hotukdeals for example is one that closes, aswell as facebook. …
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7y, 4m agoPosted 7 years, 4 months ago
Hi,

Last week my wife clicked on some link and since then I've been getting annoying message from AVG closing down the sites I am on. Hotukdeals for example is one that closes, aswell as facebook. Basically its closing perfectly fine sites and bringing up an error message.

I've run a full virus check on the PC and it doesnt pick anything up. There is defiantely something dodgy though as almost all the time I need to get back on the browser and hope it lets the page load. If not, it comes up with the error again and then I have to retry again. Very, very annoying.

It keeps saying

File Name: malicious-sites.com/
Threat name: Exploit Rouge Scanner (Type 911)

Could someone offer me help on this please?

I've uploaded a screenshot of this if this helps

http:[email protected]/4079301861/

Thanks,
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7y, 4m agoPosted 7 years, 4 months ago
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#1
Hello.

May I first ask what Internet Browser you are using?

Also, do you have all the Windows Updates installed?

Finally: Do you have any other software except AVG that might be worth scanning on? IE: Anti-Malware/Anti-Spyware/Trojan-ECT.

I think once you've answered that I/or somebody else might be able to answer easier.

Thanks
#2
What I forgot to mention is your AVG definitions up-to-date? If they're not update them as soon as possible and do a new scan.
[mod]#3
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2661/4079301861_75a96c9a36.jpg
#4
use something better than AVG next time
banned#5
slackrat77
use something better than AVG next time


[FONT="Century Gothic"][SIZE="2"][COLOR="DarkGreen"]agreed.

Only 100% safe way to get rid = format and reinstall.

Pain in the ****, but if I ever got a virus I wouldn't risk trying to ensure I'd removed it - I'd just start over.[/COLOR][/SIZE][/FONT]
#6
Download and run malwarebytes
#7
I'd probably just divorce the wife, she was obviously checking out naked George Clooney pics when this happened.
#8
AshleyRFC
I'd probably just divorce the wife, she was obviously checking out naked George Clooney pics when this happened.


i would consider risking a virus to see these pics :w00t: :whistling:

i use AVG aswel and sometimes my net pages just randomly go to an advertising site for random things :? and the AVG pops up at the bottom saying i have like 700+ warnings but when i click on it for details nothings there and its all up to date.. im thinking of formatting and starting over again.

hope you manage to sort it :thumbsup:
#9
I'll give it a go when I get back from work tonight and see if I can get rid of it without the worry of having to go for a reformat.

How easy would a format be? I'm completely useless when it comes to things like this and would really worry about doing it. Everything I have it backed up so am ok in those terms, just not sure where to even begin.

I guess it needs a formatting session as its running like a dead dog at the moment.
#10
is parental control ticked in your antivirus
if not that can you not reboot back to when it was ok

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