I think I have a virus or rootkit on my PC and I do not know how to remove it

By faithann
Oct 5, 2007
  1. I have downloaded several virus removersto my computer,such as NOD32,AVG,Nortons and a couple more that I cannot remember the names of,I also have downloaded Windows defender,spyware removers,I use the site Majorgeeks.com,because of the freeware that they offer,because I do not have the money to purchase a program for the computer right now.Well anyways,something is majorly wrong with my computer,I keep getting a window that pops up that says findstuff.com,horneymatches.com,I keep getting a warning offering me to downlaod the program called systemdoctor,also one having something to do with windows,I have tried everything I could think of.If anyone could please tell me what to do I would appreciate it.The computer I am using right now is my nieces and she is going to black my eye for me if I have somehow screwed her computer up.I pray not.Thanks Faith
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    Very Important: Before deciding whether you should clean or reformat your system, go and read this thread HERE and decide what it is you want to do.

    If after reading the above, you wish to clean your system, do the following.

    Go and read the Viruses/Spyware/Malware, preliminary removal instructions. Follow all the instructions exactly.

    Post fresh HJT, AVG Antispyware and Combofix logs as attachments into this thread, only after doing the above.

    Also, let me know the results of the Panda Antirootkit scan.

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:

    This thread is for the use of faithann only. Please don`t post your own virus/spyware problems in this thread. Instead, open a new thread in our security and the web forum.
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