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  1. Starbuck

    Getting PopUps from watchtvnow.com

    Hi Skyclad, Yes, turn off all extensions and addons using the slide button. (slide it to the left to turn off) When everything is turned off, try surfing with Chrome. If there's no popups, turn on the the first extension....... surf with Chrome again. Keep doing this until the popups start...
  2. Starbuck

    Getting PopUps from watchtvnow.com

    Hi Skyclad, Ok, according to the FRST report you use Chrome as your default browser. Have you tried running Firefox or IE to see if these popups still occur? If these popups only occur when the browser is running, there must be an extension or an addon that is causing it. Let's see if running...
  3. Starbuck

    Getting PopUps from watchtvnow.com

    Hi Skyclad, Do you get these popups when running your browser, or do they also happen when the system is not on the internet?
  4. Starbuck

    Getting PopUps from watchtvnow.com

    Yes that sounds good, give it a couple of days and then let me know the outcome.
  5. Starbuck

    Getting PopUps from watchtvnow.com

    Hi Skyclad, The reports look ok. Are you still getting the popups from 'watchtvnow' ?
  6. Starbuck

    Getting PopUps from watchtvnow.com

    Hi Skyclad, I added the reports to your post because they're a lot easier to read and check that way. Step 1 Please download the attached fixlist.txt file (bottom of this post) and save it to C:\Users\Mike\Downloads . NOTE. It's important that both files, FRST and fixlist.txt are in the same...
  7. Starbuck

    Getting PopUps from watchtvnow.com

    Hi Skyclad, I'm sure we can sort this out for you. Please download the following program and post the 2 reports asked for. Note: There are both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool available. Please pick the version that matches your operating system's bit type. If you are...
  8. Starbuck

    Warn your friends they can’t bypass Facebook with this hoax

    Sorry to say, but 2019 has not ushered in new “tips to bypass FB” as it supposedly limits posts on your news feed. Nor has Facebook ushered in a new algorithm that “chooses the same few people – about 25 – who will read your posts”, at least not that we’ve heard. Rather, we’re still stuck with...
  9. Starbuck

    Photo.src

    Sounds good to me. If anything suspect crops up, you know where to find us. Safe surfing.
  10. Starbuck

    Photo.src

    Hi joddle, Sorry for the late reply, I've been laid up with the flu for the last few days. Reformatting the router should remove it, but there is a removal process that might be worth running through. Remove the Photo.scr Monero Miner The link will also explain a bit more about the infection...
  11. Starbuck

    No F11 Option.

    Sorry but I have to ask.....WHY? Windows XP was released in 2001. Extended support for Windows XP ended on April 8, 2014. Windows XP is remotely exploitable by numerous security holes that were discovered after Microsoft stopped supporting it. It's not a system that can be used safely. Is it...
  12. Starbuck

    How do I set another image program in w10

    That is one piece of software that I have no knowledge of at all.
  13. Starbuck

    How do I set another image program in w10

    What picture/photo software are you now using?
  14. Starbuck

    How do I set another image program in w10

    Hi Jim I can understand your frustration ....... this is a common problem with Win 10. There's only one way that has worked for me...... I take it you have your preferred picture/photo software installed? Click Start >> Settings >> Apps >> Default Apps Ignore the normal way of changing the...
  15. Starbuck

    Most antivirus programs fail to detect this cryptocurrency-stealing malware

    Traditional antivirus software has a tough time detecting malware used in the campaign. A new, active campaign is using malware capable of dancing around traditional antivirus solutions in order to empty cryptocurrency wallets. The malware is being used in the DarkGate campaign, a previously...
  16. Starbuck

    USB sticks corrupt??

    Hi Bringe, Nothing stupid about not knowing something .... we've all been there. See if this helps. For Win XP, you simply need to open Command Prompt to access diskpart: Click >> Start Click >> Run Type in >> cmd Press Enter key or click OK At the Command Prompt window, type in diskpart Press...
  17. Starbuck

    Windows Vista Malware

    No problem at all. Funny you should say that .... I leave in a few hours lol. Let's finish the cleaning process and remove the tools we have used. Step 1 FRST can now be removed: Right click on the FRST icon and select delete. Right click on any fixlog.txt or fixlist.txt files and select...
  18. Starbuck

    Windows Vista Malware

    Seems that Eset did get those last 2 entries: So everything malicious that can be seen, has now been removed. Give the system awhile to run and if nothing untoward is thrown up I'll finish off tomorrow evening.
  19. Starbuck

    Windows Vista Malware

    Ok, that's good. Sorry I missed those entries earlier. Let's see if Eset finds anything.
  20. Starbuck

    Windows Vista Malware

    Have just double checked the FRST report and have noticed that I've missed a few leftover entries for Norton AV. :grumpy: These should be removed. Please download the attached fixlist.txt file (bottom of this post) and save it to the Desktop. NOTE. It's important that both files, FRST and...