I have a virus but no AntiVirus programs will detect it.

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  1.    11 Jan 2017 #1

    I have a virus but no AntiVirus programs will detect it.


    I have a virus that whenever I run Google Chrome and click on a new page, a pop up randomly appears and attempts to hide itself. The goal of the virus is to log my facebook information and hack my account, but luckily I blocked the app it attempts to enable. The problem is that it keeps popping up trying to enable the facebook app, but I can't find the process that causes it and my antivirus programs won't get rid of it (I've tried Avast, Malwarebytes, and AVG)

    Any ideas? Thank you
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  2. bro67's Avatar
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       11 Jan 2017 #2
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  3. dencal's Avatar
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       11 Jan 2017 #3

    Look in Task Manager and End Task of app which is causing the problem, shut down computer, then disconnect router.
    Reconnect router, start computer to check if cleared.
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  4.    11 Jan 2017 #4

    I've tried Avast, Malwarebytes, and AVG

    I would add to this list Spyware Hunter: sometimes it makes miracles other programs can't even think of.
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  5.    11 Jan 2017 #5

    Win10Pro said: View Post
    ...I would add to this list Spyware Hunter...
    Installing and using Spyware Hunter has been problematic for some and no problem at all for others -- seek counsel from others before adding Spyware Hunter or any other security program to your list.

    Last edited by RolandJS; 13 Jan 2017 at 10:55.
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  6.    11 Jan 2017 #6

    It probably got your AV compromised. Viruses can brainwash AVs into thinking they're not dangerous.
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  7.    11 Jan 2017 #7

    If you're having no luck after a couple of days, I would consider doing a clean format to be sure your system is properly clean.
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  8.    11 Jan 2017 #8

    Run all our scans post results PCHF System Scans
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  9.    11 Jan 2017 #9

    Try to run process monitor. You can download it here: Process Monitor It shows much more things then i.e. Process Explorer.
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  10. Borg 386's Avatar
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       12 Jan 2017 #10

    Have you tried resetting Chrome to see if this solves the problem? Another option would be uninstall Chrome completely & reinstall it. Make sure to export your bookmarks before doing this.

    Reset Chrome settings to default - Chrome Help
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