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Note: This is not a fake scenario/story. This is what actually happened to me rn. 

Part 1: The beginning

Hi, So it all started when I noticed weird changes in my computer. My computer started running slower (I just thought it was because of it getting old). I saw a weird process running in the backround in task manager when I went to check what was taking so much of CPU usage. I located the .exe and uploaded it to virustotal and Intezer Analyzer. Ofcourse, It was a malware. It also contained a Cryptominer. That's what made my computer way slower that what it first was. It's been like a week since that discovery happened. I might as well add that this could have been running for a long time. I installed Malware Bytes & Removed it. Hats off the windows defender for finding this out though. It gave me this description for that malware: "Grants remote access to hacker".

 

Part 2: The aftermath

After a few days I started to notice that my taskbar would partially load (not completely like it's supposed to). It was well responsive. The show desktop button was the only thing that did not work. The malware/miner had corrupted my windows. It deleted windows update service. I managed to use a registry containing win update service to restore that. But windows update service still won't work. Microsoft store is downloading apps forever. The progress bar is stuck on 0%. It says "Something is wrong, Try again later". The taskbar works after a few minutes when booted in (It loads).

 

Partially loaded taskbar:

https://i.imgur.com/v7mXNb1.png

 

Completely loaded taskbar:

https://i.imgur.com/jF7tV45.png

 

I did a SFC scan (System integrity scan) and it did not detect any corruptions:

https://i.imgur.com/YB574X9.png

 

Now, let's get to the conclusion.

When I click on the start, My cursor moves a certain distance then stops.

 

https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/1025472106810589266/1043137489906454539/image.png

 

My S^X Account was recently blacklisted for "whitelist" sharing when it's clearly my PERSONAL account. I do not share it with anymore nor do I use it on another PC. Maybe the person who logged me (not 100% sure if I got logged as neither of my accounts get logged into/it's password changed except for this one, I got blacklisted) logged into my synapse account on their PC? Is someone accessing my PC remotely? I don't know. 

 

I need suggestions on what to do now or If anyone can help me on what to do please reply here.

 

Thanks for reading until here, I appreciate you trying to help.

 

Also sorry for being dead in the community, I've had alot to do irl.

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install Kaspersky asap its one of the top malware detection engines at the moment

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interesting post!

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@Kevin87 yes... interesting post...

 

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Use Malwarebytes

 

 

 

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Personally, I'd go with a fresh install of Windows, maybe an upgrade to Windows 11.

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chnage ur passwords if ou havent yet

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https://i.imgur.com/v7mXNb1.png
this happens on HP Laptops in W11 too, it'll do the same thing or completely never loads

leaving this acc, may come back to add suggestions or something

but yeah this is a actually goodbye lmfao

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Download this, and do a deep scan. 

 

https://www.emsisoft.com/en/home/emergencykit/

 

Alternatively, reset your computer

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second nuking windows and fresh install

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<@uid:75975> kapersky is russian spyware :skull:

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may be late but, i would do a full reset or get bitdefender and use it to see if it finds anything

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https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/rkill/ Download rKill Pretty Good Worked For Me Before On A Bitcoin Miner.

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just reinstall windows tbh

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install kaspersky and run a full scan it's the best antivirus rn


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