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Explorer.exe high CPU usage, probably not malware

By Joaquim ยท 29 replies
Sep 20, 2017
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  1. Joaquim

    Joaquim TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Just to leave it clear, I'll leave the description of each infection here:
    (I used BitDefender Rescue CD that uses ubuntu environment)

    audioses.dll is infected with Gen:Application.Heur2.WdW@baaaaaaab

    then there is other 4
    couple of old emails with Gen:Trojan.Downloader.imGfaWU4Xef and Gen:Trojan.Heur.DP.bmGfaq!l@U (files: 'elvispresley0027674.avi outlook.zip' and 'dsc11072013.avi.zip')

    avast's 'gvma64.dat' with Gen:Trojan.Heur.Tp.bmW@bCZc7ih
    qbittorrent.exe with Gen:Variant.Jaik.14304
     
  2. MaikuTech

    MaikuTech TS Evangelist Posts: 1,068   +187

  3. Joaquim

    Joaquim TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Hi!

    I believe the problem is gone. Explorer.exe's level are at normal levels.
    Apparently neither Malwarebytes, nor SuperAntiSpyware could identify the malware with OS still running.


    Thank you all for helping me.

    I believe the thread should be moved to Malware and Trojan.

    Greetings from Brazil ;)
     
  4. holdum323

    holdum323 Banned Posts: 1,721   +455

    Hi. I personally think you will be just fine. If you think that you need @Broni to check you out, I would open another thread in the malware section. He has lots of experience.
    Greetings from Oklahoma;)
     
  5. Vitoriano

    Vitoriano TS Rookie

    Had the same problem. Constant usage of Internet Explorer around 16%. Tried the Bitdefender rescue CD but would not boot on my laptop.
    Used then MalwareBytes Free 3.7.1, which found some malware and is sorted now.
    upload_2019-5-24_19-59-52.
    A list of the items in quarantine now.
    Greeting from UK
    (Warm welcome and thank you for the help from my brother in Brasil from a Portuguese :) )
     
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