Operating System
Windows 7
Infection date and initial symptoms
Around 2 Days ago
Current issues and symptoms
"There is something wrong with the proxy server, or the address is incorrect." on every single browser and online gaming service.
Steps taken in order to remove the infection
Ran avast multiple times.
System logs
Yes, I've uploaded the FRST.txt logs
Yes, I've uploaded both FRST.txt and Addition.txt logs


New Member

2 Or so days ago I was hijacked out of my steam account. After getting the account back the first thing I thought to do was run a anti virus scanner.

After a quick google search I soon found myself using malwarebytes. Unfortunately after running said scanner every single browser I have ran with the error"There is something wrong with the proxy server, or the address is incorrect. " not only that I can't even go online for things like steam and other online game services.

Thinking Malwarebytes did something wrong I panicked and quickly uninstalled it.

I have since then installed avast and have scanned with it multiple times. All scans came up with nothing.

First time posting here thanks for being patience with me and for all the work you guys do!



Removal Expert
Staff member
Scan with Farbar Recovery Scan Tool

Please re-run Farbar Recovery Scan Tool to give me a fresh look at your system.
  • Right-click on
    icon and select
    Run as Administrator to start the tool.
    (XP users click run after receipt of Windows Security Warning - Open File).
  • Make sure that Addition.txt option is checked.

  • Press Scan button and wait.
  • The tool will produce two logfiles on your desktop: FRST.txt and Addition.txt.
Please attach report into your next reply.