1.    4 Weeks Ago #1
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    Posts : 11
    Windows 10 Education

    New Boot Option and Chrome contacting suspicious host...Virus???


    Hello Everyone,



    So I've just noticed that rebooting my PC now presents my with two options, I have to select windows 10 everytime, there is an unknown boot option I can't find any information on.



    I've also noticed in glasswire that chrome is contacting suspicious host http://www.test.com, not sure why. Defender doesn't report anything, security task manager doesn't show anything. This is the option I get when booting. Only thing I know changed is I installed AOMEI backupper professional.

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  2.    4 Weeks Ago #2
    Join Date : Oct 2017
    Nottingham, England
    Posts : 95
    Windows 10 Pro

    Probs best to run a Malware scan using Malwarebytes and see what that reports. Ive notieced that over the years anti virus programs have become less effective
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  3.    4 Weeks Ago #3
    Join Date : Aug 2016
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    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by kingtez1984 View Post
    Probs best to run a Malware scan using Malwarebytes and see what that reports. Ive notieced that over the years anti virus programs have become less effective
    MBreport10-24.txt


    Scan showed nothing, I recently installed AEOMEI Backupper professional, could this have something to do with it?
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  4.    4 Weeks Ago #4
    Join Date : Oct 2017
    Nottingham, England
    Posts : 95
    Windows 10 Pro

    System restore to before it was occuring and check. If its fine, install the removed programs 1 by 1 and see which then causes the issue.
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  5.    4 Weeks Ago #5
    Join Date : Oct 2017
    Nottingham, England
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    Windows 10 Pro

    Also, that scan only ran for just over 2 mins. Run a full system scan matey
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  6.    4 Weeks Ago #6
    Join Date : Aug 2016
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    Quote Originally Posted by kingtez1984 View Post
    Also, that scan only ran for just over 2 mins. Run a full system scan matey
    Thanks for your advise! I ran a full system scan and found 20 bad files reimagerepair program and trainers I used for video games, I removed them all, then I went to msconfig and deleted the rogue boot option and verified in advanced system settings that it was no longer and option. After a couple reboots the boot still has not returned so hopefully I'm good. I also uninstalled an re-installed chrome and no more suspicious connections to test.com

    fingers crossed everything stays this way, thanks again!!
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