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Abbie_Carl
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Registered: ‎12-28-2012

Think my computer may be infected- Trojan.Tracur?

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I'm experiencing a slowing running compter.  When I seach in Bing and open a new window, sometimes I am taen some where completely different.  When I open a link in a new window, sometimes it gos through virglink.com or servads.com.  Sometimes my computer will "lose visual information" (Paraphrase) and recover, then crash. While web browsing, some random phrases will be hyperlinked to ads.

 

I did a system scan and Trojan.Tracur was found and removed, but I'm still experiencing the same problems.

 

Also, I find that Norton isn't updating the way I would've imagined it should.  I've had to manually download newer versions of Norton twice this year.  (A few months earlier and then again tonight).

 

Is there a way to "fix" my computer??

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Quads
Posts: 16,539
Registered: ‎07-21-2008

Re: Think my computer may be infected- Trojan.Tracur?

ANY other user other than the thread starter is not to use any instructions, scripts or proceedures,  The work though in cleaning a system is individual and only for that system due to a number of factors.

 

Read all instructions properly

 

 Please do not run any tools unless instructed to do so. 

  • We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability. Do as the instructions ask nothing extra or run things twice
  • If I ask a Question just answer it, don't run anything unless it states.
  • Major steps used:

1. Find

2. Break

3. Destroy

4. Cleanup  (including system as a whole)

 

Please read every post completely before doing anything. 

  • Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.

 

  • Logs from malware removal programs (OTL is one of them) can take some time to analyze. I need you to be patient while I analyze any logs you post. Please remember, I am a volunteer, and I do have a life outside of these forum, (sometimes :smileylol:)

  • Attention to detail is important! Since I cannot see or directly interact with your computer I am dependent on you to "be my eyes" and provide as much information as you can regarding the current state of your computer.

 

Download OTL http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/otl/   On to the Desktop

 

Disable Norton / Symantec for say 30mins 

 

Start OTL,  (Right click and from the menu choose "Rin as Administrator")

Click the Scan All Users checkbox.

Change file age to 90 days

 

Press the 

 

 

An OTL.txt  and extras.txt will be created. To attach back in a post

 

Quads

 

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Cooloutac
Posts: 96
Registered: ‎04-21-2009

Re: Think my computer may be infected- Trojan.Tracur?

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reformat and reinstall windows.  or do a factory restore.      thats what i had to do.   my parents pc got so infected was really  unuseable probably  because they are on an old p4 win xp machine.   after the reformat their pc is running superb like brand new.   once i started noticing my pc also starting to get bad i forced them to reformat....backed up their data and used the windows disc....I formatted mine too and it really improved my performance.

 

all the backups are prolly infected though....and i inserted my mp3 player back into the pc to copy over some music.  I'm prolly infected again lmao.     malwarebytes.....norton......never find this one though.

 

I think alot of people were hit extra hard this season.    I believe there are viruses that lay dormant on your pc maybe for years until they are activated and try to crippled or fry your pc on christmas.   Hackers are lowlife losers.     it has happened to me in the past.....these viruses become active during november to january.  and is always a scary time for pc users.

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Quads
Posts: 16,539
Registered: ‎07-21-2008

Re: Think my computer may be infected- Trojan.Tracur?

I am now finished with this thread even though I have infected my system with toughrt malware and cleaned other users systems with tougher infections.

 

Cooloutac has taken over even though they have no idea, but that is the way it goes.  I wonder what the user would do with malware that survives reformatting.

 

Good Luck

 

Quads

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Cooloutac
Posts: 96
Registered: ‎04-21-2009

Re: Think my computer may be infected- Trojan.Tracur?

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why don't you tell us.  isn't that what i was asking?  i'm starting to wonder if norton is now useless for 2013.     I switched back to norton in 2009 after hating it for being bloatware for years.....I thought it was phenomenal...even detected my fios network boxes properly  which no other firewall did at the time.....in 2010 norton even took my advice and added info the main info history for stealth blocked ports.   now i don't even see that feature.....i get no replies or getting replies like yours with my issues this december..  the idle scans are fkn crippling hdss there is so much disk activity its ridiculous!  i've seen numerous users complain about this......and after my machines got crippled.  its starting to make me wonder if  it is time to switch suites again.   i got infected anyways...and it would be hard to tell which broke my hdd.  norton or the virus...lmao.

 

 

 

I also keep asking if its normal for norton to show cpu usage in the performance monitor when idle.....but shows no activity when clicking the mouse over the spikes.  only started noticing this with 2013.    and thats a serious fk up!

 

and this facebook thing?  people are getting hacked everyday through facebook.  facebook is the most dangerous site on the web right now.  and i thought NIS was gonna have extra facebook protection?     or is just a fkn option to share pages on the toolbar  lmao.

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Quads
Posts: 16,539
Registered: ‎07-21-2008

Re: Think my computer may be infected- Trojan.Tracur?

No you were giving the user advice so the thread is now yours,  It has been known for ages malware that survives refprmatting, including one user who installed fresh Windows 3 times, still infected.

 

That is why malware removal members find ways to remove infections and repairing parts of Windows if required, including Rootkits, Bootkits, Viruses (Ramnit, Virut) and even multi infections.

 

I am not touching the system on this thread now another user has taken over.

 

Quads

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Cooloutac
Posts: 96
Registered: ‎04-21-2009

Re: Think my computer may be infected- Trojan.Tracur?

your a baby.

 

I think norton users got hit the hardest this december.   And between you and this flaky 2013 version......i'm convinced now to switch suites when my subscription runs out.

DavidThomas88
Posts: 885
Topics: 133
Kudos: 51
Solutions: 20
Registered: ‎12-21-2010

Re: Think my computer may be infected- Trojan.Tracur?


Cooloutac wrote:

reformat and reinstall windows.  or do a factory restore.      thats what i had to do.   my parents pc got so infected was really  unuseable probably  because they are on an old p4 win xp machine.   after the reformat their pc is running superb like brand new.   once i started noticing my pc also starting to get bad i forced them to reformat....backed up their data and used the windows disc....I formatted mine too and it really improved my performance.

 

all the backups are prolly infected though....and i inserted my mp3 player back into the pc to copy over some music.  I'm prolly infected again lmao.     malwarebytes.....norton......never find this one though.

 

I think alot of people were hit extra hard this season.    I believe there are viruses that lay dormant on your pc maybe for years until they are activated and try to crippled or fry your pc on christmas.   Hackers are lowlife losers.     it has happened to me in the past.....these viruses become active during november to january.  and is always a scary time for pc users.


 

 

it would help me un less you no how too r  move  a Trojan.Tracur or any other infected   i would not even say any thing   now this ueser has lost the olny user  that was going too help and  get rid of  this trojan  for  them   so  if you see Quads in one of the fourms   tryling  too help   that ueser too re move a trojan  this dont enter it  or post a commet  or some in like this will happen

 

 

 

 

DavidThomas88
Posts: 885
Topics: 133
Kudos: 51
Solutions: 20
Registered: ‎12-21-2010

Re: Think my computer may be infected- Trojan.Tracur?


Abbie_Carl wrote:

I'm experiencing a slowing running compter.  When I seach in Bing and open a new window, sometimes I am taen some where completely different.  When I open a link in a new window, sometimes it gos through virglink.com or servads.com.  Sometimes my computer will "lose visual information" (Paraphrase) and recover, then crash. While web browsing, some random phrases will be hyperlinked to ads.

 

I did a system scan and Trojan.Tracur was found and removed, but I'm still experiencing the same problems.

 

Also, I find that Norton isn't updating the way I would've imagined it should.  I've had to manually download newer versions of Norton twice this year.  (A few months earlier and then again tonight).

 

Is there a way to "fix" my computer??


 

 

sorry about what happen sice some one haveing too had  too enter fear  with Qudas  trying too help you  now Qudas wont be helping you  so i have some sites  that can help you get rid  of this

 

 

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/

 

http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/

 

http://www.cybertechhelp.com/forums/

 

http://support.emsisoft.com/forum/6-help-my-pc-is-infected/

 

http://forums.whatthetech.com/index.php

 

 

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Cooloutac
Posts: 96
Registered: ‎04-21-2009

Re: Think my computer may be infected- Trojan.Tracur?

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norton community went downhill.  time to switch suites.    People that hack other people for the sakes of "learning" and "improving"  are scumbags.   pathological liars  who get joy at the expense of others.  If they were legit they would do things in a closed enviornment and not effect  innocent people.

 

I dont' care who you work for or who you are.  you fake as a 3 dollar bill.