Malware keeps coming back

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    Malware keeps coming back

    This softonic PUP is coming back after few restarts of the system.
    How can i completely delete it?

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    windows 10 professional version 1607 build 14393.969 64 bit
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    Thread Starter

    i have
    malware bytes premium
    rogue anti killer
    adware removal

    they all find it remove it and then it comes back. I dont know what else to do, my system is protected (i think) have many tools and i dont visit or download shady stuff
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    windows 10 professional version 1607 build 14393.969 64 bit

    Download and install: Everything software:


    It will index everything on the internal and external drives.
    It's instantaneous search.

    Enter softonic > view results
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  5. jimbo45's Avatar
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    Windows / Linux : Arch Linux

    Hi there

    all these virus removal programs can never be guaranteed to fix things -- the only 100% sure way is to clean install windows --then regularly take backups -- free macrium is good and only takes at the most around 30 mins (often a lot less on typical systems with an SSD fitted). Then if you do get infected easy to restore clean backup -- far quicker and more reliable anyway.

    Why risk using an infected machine to repair itself !!!! it's a bit like deliberately flying a defective plane and trying to repair it in the air --as a private pilot I'd rather have it fixed while it's on the ground thank you !!!!!

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  6. Pejole2165's Avatar
    Posts : 780
    Windows 10 Pro

    You could check the scheduled tasks to make sure this pup isn't being re instated from there.
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  7. FreeBooter's Avatar
    Posts : 4,049
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    Scan with Farbar Recovery Scan Tool

    Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool x86 or Farbar Recovery Scan Tool x64 and save it to your Desktop.

    Please download and save it to your Desktop

    • Right-click on FRST icon and select Run as Administrator to start the tool.
    • When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
    • Make sure that Addition option is checked.
    • Press Scan button and wait.
    • The tool will produce two logfiles on your desktop: FRST.txt and Addition.txt.

    Please upload FRST.txt and Addition.txt files into your next reply.
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  8. simrick's Avatar
    Posts : 16,150

    Have a read of this thread and see if it doens't help:
    Solved - Pup.Optional.SoftonicAssistant | Tech Support Guy
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