SOLVED Adware keeps coming back!

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  1. Noir Ohri

    Noir Ohri New Member

    Feb 29, 2016
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    Operating System:
    Windows 7
    Are you using a 32-bit or 64-bit operating system?:
    64-bit (x64)
    Infection date and initial symptoms:
    17-01-16 Aprox. At first, when I opened up Chrome, it showed "Atajitos.com, and others" as default.
    Current issues and symptoms:
    Everytime I open up any Browser, it shows up "Atajitos.com" as default, besides, every time I Google something, "Ads by Addonjet," "Ads by Virtual," and others show up up my screen.
    Steps taken in order to remove the infection:
    I downloaded Adwcleaner, but it doesn't seem to work.
    It's not just Browsers now, Steam as well, it shows up the adware and every time i click something i opens a new tab with more adware.
     
  2. TwinHeadedEagle

    TwinHeadedEagle Removal Expert
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    Hello,



    They call me TwinHeadedEagle around here, and I'll be working with you.



    Before we start please read and note the following:
    • At the top of your post, please click on the "Watch thread" button and make sure to check Watch this thread...and receive email notifications. This will send an email to you as soon as I reply to your topic, allowing me to solve your problem faster.
    • Please do not install any new software during the cleaning process other than the tools I provide for you. This can hinder the cleaning process. Please do not perform System Restore or any other restore.
    • Instructions I give to you are very simple and made for complete beginner to follow. That's why you need to read through my instructions carefully and completely before executing them.
    • Please do not run any tools other than the ones I ask you to, when I ask you to. Some of these tools can be very dangerous if used improperly. Also, if you use a tool that I have not requested you use, it can cause false positives, thereby delaying the complete cleaning of your machine.
    • All tools we use here are completely clean and do not contain any malware. If your antivirus detects them as malicious, please disable your antivirus and then continue.
    • If during the process you run across anything that is not in my instructions, please stop and ask. If any tool is running too much time (few hours), please stop and inform me.
    • I visit forum several times at day, making sure to respond to everyone's topic as fast as possible. But bear in mind that I have private life like everyone and I cannot be here 24/7. So please be patient with me. Also, some infections require less, and some more time to be removed completely, so bear this in mind and be patient.
    • Please stay with me until the end of all steps and procedures and I declare your system clean. Just because there is a lack of symptoms does not indicate a clean machine. If you solved your problem yourself, set aside two minutes to let me know.
    • Please attach all report using [​IMG] button below. Doing this, you make it easier for me to analyze and fix your problem.
    • Do not ask for help for your business PC. Companies are making revenue via computers, so it is good thing to pay for the repair.
    • If I don't hear from you within 3 days from this initial or any subsequent post, then this thread will be closed.




    [​IMG] Rules and policies

    We won't support any piracy.
    That being told, if any evidence of illegal OS, software, cracks/keygens or any other will be revealed, any further assistance will be suspended. If you are aware that there is this kind of stuff on your machine, remove it before proceeding!
    The same applies to any use of P2P software: uTorrent, BitTorrent, Vuze, Kazaa, Ares... We don't provide any help for P2P, except for their removal. All P2P software has to be uninstalled or at least fully disabled before proceeding!

    Failure to follow these guidelines will result with closing your topic and withdrawning any assistance.




    Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your desktop.

    Note: You need to run the version compatible with your system. If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them.
    Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.


    • Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
    • Press Scan button.
    • It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory the tool is run. Please attach it to your reply.
    • The first time the tool is run, it makes also another log (Addition.txt). Please attach it to your reply.
     
  3. Noir Ohri

    Noir Ohri New Member

    Feb 29, 2016
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    Mexico
    Here they are, also, my PC, is in Spanish, I hope it doesn't bother you.
     

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  4. TwinHeadedEagle

    TwinHeadedEagle Removal Expert
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    Please download Zemana AntiMalware and save it to your Desktop.
    • Install the program and once the installation is complete it will start automatically.
    • Without changing any options, press Scan to begin.
    • After the short scan is finished, if threats are detected press Next to remove them.
    Note: If restart is required to finish the cleaning process, you should click Reboot. If reboot isn't required, please restart your computer manually.
    • Open Zemana AntiMalware again.
    • Click on [​IMG] icon and double click the latest report.
    • Now click File > Save As and choose your Desktop before pressing Save.
    • The only left thing is to attach saved report in your next message.



    [​IMG] Fix with Farbar Recovery Scan Tool

    [​IMG] This fix was created for this user for use on that particular machine. [​IMG]
    [​IMG] Running it on another one may cause damage and render the system unstable. [​IMG]

    Download attached fixlist.txt file and save it to the Desktop:

    Both files, FRST and fixlist.txt have to be in the same location or the fix will not work!

    • Right-click on [​IMG] icon and select [​IMG] Run as Administrator to start the tool.
      (XP users click run after receipt of Windows Security Warning - Open File).
    • Press the Fix button just once and wait.
    • If for some reason the tool needs a restart, please make sure you let the system restart normally. After that let the tool complete its run.
    • When finished FRST will generate a log on the Desktop, called Fixlog.txt.

    Please attach it to your reply.



    [​IMG] Scan with ComboFix

    This is a very powerful tool that should be used only if advised by Malware Analyst.
    Do not run ComboFix on your own!


    Referring to this instruction, please download ComboFix by sUBs and save it to your desktop.
    Temporary disable your AntiVirus and AntiSpyware protection - instructions here.

    • Right-click on [​IMG] icon and select [​IMG] Run as Administrator to start the tool.
    • Accept the disclaimer and agree if prompted to install Recovery Console.
    • Do not take any actions while ComboFix goes through your System - it may cause it to stall!
    • This scan may take some time!
    • When finished - it will display a logfile (located also on your main drive, usually C:\ComboFix.txt).

    Include that log in your next reply.
    [​IMG] If you'll encounter any issues with internet connection after running ComboFix, please visit this link.
    [​IMG] If an error about operation on the key marked for deletion will appear after running the tool, please reboot your machine.
     

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  5. Noir Ohri

    Noir Ohri New Member

    Feb 29, 2016
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    Mexico
    Here they are, also, thanksa lot for the help.
     

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  6. TwinHeadedEagle

    TwinHeadedEagle Removal Expert
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    How is your PC behaving now?
     
  7. Noir Ohri

    Noir Ohri New Member

    Feb 29, 2016
    4
    0
    Mexico
    It's working perfectly, doesn't pop-up any adware, but I gotta ask, is there any chance it can be back? Also, thank you so much, I really appreciate it.
     
  8. TwinHeadedEagle

    TwinHeadedEagle Removal Expert
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    Mar 8, 2013
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    There is always a chance for return, but if it happens it will in day or two.
     
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