Windows 10: I might have found malware called "audiodg.exe"

  1.    13 Jan 2017 #1

    I might have found malware called "audiodg.exe"


    Does anyone know about this executable (as malware) and how to get rid of it? Thank you!
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  2.    13 Jan 2017 #2

    It is possible that it is malware. This is also a valid Windows file.

    To be sure head to malwarebytes.com and download malwarebytes. Run scan. If it finds something let it fix. Reboot and rerun scan. If it is back additional actions will be required.

    Malwarebytes usually does a very good job at detecting and removing. What AV are you using that found it?
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  3.    13 Jan 2017 #3

    Running MBAM now. I found it when I received a message at boot that something was aready using my webcam (when nothing should have been using it). I Googled it and found it was a common malware. Now I need a way to get rid of it.
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  4.    13 Jan 2017 #4

    MBAM did not find it.
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  5.    13 Jan 2017 #5

    What AV are you using? Did you also do a full scan with it?
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  6.    13 Jan 2017 #6
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  7.    13 Jan 2017 #7

    I used Malwarebytes and AVG. Also Ccleaner. full scans with all.
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  8.    13 Jan 2017 #8

    Please follow that link, then to post 6. CCCleaner is not an antivirus anything, to my knowledge, maybe something has changed.. That post will lead you to different tools.
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    W10Prox64
       13 Jan 2017 #9

    Nisko said: View Post
    Does anyone know about this executable (as malware) and how to get rid of it? Thank you!
    Hi.
    I would run, in this order:
    RKILL
    ADWCleaner (it will reboot)
    RKILL (again)
    JRT
    MBAM (custom scan with Rootkit box checked)
    **(all these are free or have free versions)**
    SFC /SCANNOW from an admin command prompt

    Feel free to post the logs for eval.

    p.s. Find out what's using your webcam
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