1. shehryaramjad's Avatar
    I have been trying to remove a virus from my computer. These popped up out of nowhere. First my browser got hijacked by the Hoho Search Engine but I think that is removed. Whenever I try to remove these from Install/Uninstall, their name isn't showing up (I didn't think it was going to be that easy but it was worth a shot). In the image in the link, you'll see the names and icons of the virus. Also, keep in mind I already had Chrome installed long before so it doesn't make sense for it to show under recently added. Any help would be appreciated.
    Link to image: http://imgur.com/Xj24Qqj
    04-01-2016 05:50 AM
  2. charlatan1978's Avatar
    Do you have any antivirus programs on you computer?
    Malwarebytes is pretty good at removing malware (even the free version).
    Give that a try.
  3. charlatan1978's Avatar
    Do you have any antivirus programs on you computer?
    Malwarebytes is pretty good at removing malware (even the free version).
    Give that a try.
    Laura Knotek and ven07 like this.
    04-01-2016 05:56 AM
  4. shehryaramjad's Avatar
    Currently I have the Avast free Antivirus. I ran it through the whole system, but it didn't do anything.
    04-01-2016 06:00 AM
  5. charlatan1978's Avatar
    Try malwarebytes and let me know how you get on.
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    04-01-2016 06:08 AM
  6. shehryaramjad's Avatar
    Interestingly enough, AntiVirus wasn't needed to solve the problem. I went to open file location from start menu to where there were 4 application shortcuts all in Chinese (one was for uninstalling). Thanks to the camera translate option supporting Chinese Simplified enough to get me through one of the shortcuts which was an uninstall one. Now there seems to be no sign of it, for now at least.
    Chintan Gohel likes this.
    04-01-2016 07:19 AM
  7. RumoredNow's Avatar
    I'd still put MalwareBytes on the job...

    It's a rare duck in that it will not require you to turn off your AV of choice to use it. :)
    04-01-2016 04:29 PM
  8. realwarder's Avatar
    Download Windows Defender Offline from another PC. It will create a CD or USB flash drive. Then reboot your infected PC and it should help remove the viruses.
    RumoredNow and ven07 like this.
    04-01-2016 07:27 PM
  9. Upseter's Avatar
    I had problems with this hijacker and I can recommend free AdwCleaner tool! And to be 100% sure - perform system scan in Safe Mode)
    Last edited by Upseter; 06-29-2016 at 03:11 PM.
    06-28-2016 02:45 PM
  10. Chintan Gohel's Avatar
    I usually use super anti spyware to remove unwanted programs or problems originating from the browser
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    06-29-2016 03:19 AM

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