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After successfull removal of malware, wireless connection no longer working

By bvoyles80
Jan 6, 2011
  1. I successfully got rid of malware on my friends laptop. (used malwarebytes) but now wireless connection is no longer working and cannot get it going with anything I try. HELP!!
  2. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 53,856   +370

    Welcome aboard [​IMG]

    Please, complete all steps listed here: https://www.techspot.com/vb/topic58138.html
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    Attached logs won't be reviewed.

    Please, observe following rules:
    • Read all of my instructions very carefully. Your mistakes during cleaning process may have very serious consequences, like unbootable computer.
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    • Please refrain from running tools or applying updates other than those I suggest.
    • Never run more than one scan at a time.
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  3. bvoyles80

    bvoyles80 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I think I gave up...

    I no longer wanted to keep her computer- so I gave it back.
    But- heres a brief of what I did to hopefully get rid of malware.

    The comp was completely un-clickable..unless you were able to try and click on something in the first ten seconds it booted up.
    I ran malwarebytes in safe mode with networking. Then I ran it in regular mode. After re-booting and waiting a few times to see if anything would pop up, I installed Kaspersky 2011 (the paid for version) and ran a full scan.

    The computer itself seems to be working great!... just with disabled wireless.

    With what I have done, do you think I hurt anything?
    I told her whatever is going on is beyond me...but I would ask for recommendations of where to take it.

    Any ideas on that? We are very rural, so unfortunately Best buy might be our only option.
  4. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 53,856   +370

    I really can't comment without running some scans, so I'll mark this topic as "Inactive".
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