Win32 Heur and man8

By london445
Aug 6, 2009
  1. Recently AVG 8.5 had been spewing pop-ups for 'C:WINDOWS/system32/man8.exe', they continued to pop up after AVG's efforts to Delete/Quarantine, though there are no clear symptoms.

    The second 'unsquashable' virus a 'win32/Heur' trojan which would consequently cause a svchost.exe error and I would be disconnected from the internet completely (although the status at the bottom would tell me I was still connected and therefore unable to reconnect until restarting.)

    When following the directory and doing searches I couldn't find either of the named viruses.

    After following the Eight Steps I am now left with the following symptom:
    Extremely slow browsers (IE, chrome and firefox) until they all eventually stop working.

    I'm pretty sure this means there is still some malware/ spyware lurking around somewhere; although neither the suggested SAS and MBAM were able to find anything, although I have attached the logs anyway.

    I was able to find a couple of threats when I did an Avira scan, but both were harmless files in My Documents (I quarantined both of them anyway.)

    Thank you in advance.
  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +10

    Time to move from AVG 8.5 to Avast or Avira, maybe?
  3. london445

    london445 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    During following the 8 steps I uninstalled AVG and downloaded Avira. I'm still having browser issues.
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