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Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by crazygk07, Oct 10, 2017.

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  1. crazygk07

    crazygk07 Thread Starter

    Oct 10, 2017
    I seem to have an issue that I cannot get rid of.
    I am fairly familiar with the workings of windows OS but by no means an expert.
    A few months ago I began having issues with what I saw as elevated permissions errors that would remove my primary account from power user and then would override the built in admin account. I have had to perform more than a handful of clean installs but the issue is persisting.
    For awhile I thought the issue may be gone but currently I am experiencing the same symptoms and some other new ones.

    Currently I am running windows 10 pro, dual booted with Linux Debian. Linux is stored on a separate hard disk that is encrypted. There are no issues with that operating system that I am aware of.
    My main boot, Windows, has running processes and services that I cannot explain. It seems that I am receiving very stealthy redirects both from inside my browser and from windows explorer.
    I believe I fell victim to the "eternal blue" malware from a few weeks ago in which I had a fake windows security update in my installed programs list.
    I also have folders in my windows/sys32 file that do not look familiar and are continually trying to update.
    Those issues could be just unfamiliar items. My real concerns and cause for believing this is a larger issue are
    * I lose admin privileges on all accounts over time. A file that I could see or change one day, I cannot the next, eventually I lose access to the settings menu, mmc, powershell, or any executable and the built in admin account cannot even override this.
    *Programs have been running with much higher cpu/memory usage, killing my machine. Often there are two of one task and when I open one tasks location I am brought to a .exe file that is not what it should be. For instance I was brought to a vss script earlier this week when I clicked on the second running process of "MBAM" that was taking 70% of my CPU. That process was not malware bytes, but it looked like it.
    * No scans have given any results of value. I have tried ccleaner, malware bytes, windows defender, avg, zonealarm, spy-bot, rthunter. Currently I have windows defender, cleaner and spy-bot installed on my os.
    * My desktop icons all slowly become redirected folders/shortcuts that I eventually lose access to. Items such as my pictures folder, docs, etc etc.
    * Most recently I noticed that Chrome was acting odd. I checked the "open file location" and saw it directed me to a .exe called "slchrome" located under the Windows folder. I checked "program Files (86)" and found the folder where it should have been but the application .exe file was not there so I went downloaded a new copy Chrome. I was unable to open either Microsoft edge or explorer, so I had to use the Chrome that I have in my taskbar to download it.
    I used file analyzer to view it before opening, it was fine for about 3 minutes but after that time the hash values changed, the certificate of the install application no longer read that it was issued from google. I have this report log and have attached it to this post.
    * I have a "rouge DHCP server" packet that regularly appears on my network, it is responded to by my computer acknowledging that it is part of a domain. My computer is a workstation on a local network with one other computer. The second computer is listed as the domain controller on my pc, but on the other station it is simply a work group. When this happens (it isn't happening on the current installation yet) then my built in admin has lost all rights by that point.

    I have done several clean installs (full format and install from Windows supplied install disk) and the issue always seems to come back. This has occurred for about 6 months now. No other computers on my network are effected.
    I am frustrated and confused and would love any input or help.
    * Attached to this I have a text file of my current running tasklist (ran from a poweruser account, not as Admin, I can't "runas" any longer on my current install, I can login to the built in admin if needed)
    * The text report file from file analyzer of my Google Chrome install file showing the change from the downloaded file to an unverified executable.
    * a text file showing the outputs of dir /a in the windows folder and dir/a/q in
    Windows/system32 folder.

    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
    OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, 64 bit
    Processor: AMD A10-7870K Radeon R7, 12 Compute Cores 4C+8G, AMD64 Family 21 Model 56 Stepping 1
    Processor Count: 4
    RAM: 15296 Mb
    Graphics Card: AMD Radeon(TM) R7 Graphics, 1024 Mb
    Hard Drives: C: 237 GB (185 GB Free); D: 931 GB (311 GB Free); G: 22 GB (22 GB Free);
    Motherboard: ASRock, FM2A88X Extreme6+
    Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated

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    Last edited: Oct 11, 2017
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