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Curie

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All Clean!
Congratulations, your computer appears clean! :)
I no longer see signs of malware on your computer, and feel satisfied that our work here is done. The steps below will remove the tools we have used, and reset any settings changed. I have also provided a list of resources and tools that you may find useful.

STEP 1
Update Outdated Software

Outdated software contain security risks that must be patched. Please download and install the latest version of the programmes below.
STEP 2
DelFix

  • Please download DelFix and save the file to your Desktop.
  • Double-click DelFix.exe to run the programme.
  • Place a checkmark next to the following items:
    • Activate UAC
    • Remove disinfection tools
    • Create registry backup
    • Purge system restore
    • Reset system settings
  • Click the Run button.
-- This will remove the specialised tools we used to disinfect your system. Any leftover logs, files, folders or tools remaining on your Desktop which were not removed can be deleted manually (right-click the file + delete).
--- Malwarebytes Anti-Malware will still be present on your computer. I recommend keeping this programme, updating and scanning with it once a week to maintain security on your computer. If you do not wish to keep this programme on your computer, you can uninstall it by pressing the Windows Key
+ r on your keyboard at the same time, typing appwiz.cpl, clicking OK and searching for Malwarebytes.

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I have compiled below a list of resources you may find useful. The articles document information on computer security, common attack vectors and how you can stay safe on the Internet.
The following programmes come highly recommended in the security community.
  • AdBlock is a browser add-on that blocks annoying banners, pop-ups and video ads.
  • CryptoPrevent places policy restrictions on loading points for ransomware (eg. CryptoWall), helping prevent the execution of malware.
  • Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit (MBAE) is designed to prevent zero-day malware from exploiting vulnerable software.
  • Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium (MBAM) works in real-time along side your Anti-Virus to prevent malware execution.
  • NoScript is a Firefox add-on that blocks the actions of malicious scripts by using whitelisting and other technology.
  • Sandboxie isolates programmes of your choice, preventing files from being written to your HDD unless approved by you.
  • Secunia PSI will scan your computer for vulnerable software that is outdated, and automatically find the latest update for you.
  • SpywareBlaster is a form of passive protection, designed to block the actions of malicious websites and tracking cookies.
  • Unchecky automatically removes checkmarks for bunlded software in programme installers; helping you avoid adware and PUPs.
  • Web of Trust (WOT) is a browser add-on designed to alert you before interacting with a potentially malicious website.
Need a second opinion on a file or website? Scan the file/URL before clicking by using one of the following free online scanner services.
-- Please feel free to ask if you have any questions or concerns on computer security or the programmes above.
 

rstoddard

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Excellent! Thank you very much. You run a great website; I recommend it to everyone I talk to who has computer issues. A donation is on its way.

Goodbye until the next problem (as I am sure there will be one.)
 
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