Update For Microsoft Security Essentials (126.96.36.199) Brings Back Context Menu UPD
The latest version of 4.10 was released on 29 November 2016. It was version 188.8.131.52 for Windows Vista and Windows 7. This update fixes a bug that was introduced earlier in version 184.108.40.206 which removed the "Scan with Microsoft Security Essentials" entry from the right-click context menu on files and folders.
Update for Microsoft Security Essentials (220.127.116.11) brings back context menu
Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe
Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box.
A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.
NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2. SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me.NOTE 3. If you receive UNSUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM! ABORTED! message restart computer and Security Check should run Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:Internet Services
Security Center/Action Center
It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.
Please copy and paste the log to your reply.
Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy Settings
Report FF Proxy Settings
List content of Hosts
List IP configuration
List Winsock Entries
List last 10 Event Viewer log
List Installed Programs
List Devices (do NOT change any settings here)
List Users, Partitions and Memory size
List Restore Points
Click Go and post the result. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.Double-click MBSetup-076981.076981-4.5.14.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
Then click Finish.
Once the program has fully updated, select Scan Now on the Dashboard. Or select the Threat Scan from the Scan menu.
If another update of the definitions is available, it will be implemented before the rest of the scanning procedure.
When the scan is complete, make sure that all Threats are selected, and click Remove Selected.
Restart your computer when prompted to do so.
The Scan log is available throughout History ->Application logs. Please post it contents in your next reply.
Download Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit (MBAR) to your desktop.Warning! Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit needs to be run from an account with administrator rights.
Double click on downloaded file. OK self extracting prompt.
MBAR will start. Click "Next" to continue.
Click in the following screen "Update" to obtain the latest malware definitions.
Once the update is complete select "Next" and click "Scan".
When the scan is finished and no malware has been found select "Exit".
If malware was detected, make sure to check all the items and click "Cleanup". Reboot your computer.
Open the MBAR folder located on your Desktop and paste the content of the following files in your next reply:
NOTE. If you see This version requires you to completely exit the Anti Malware application message right click on the Malwarebytes Anti-Malware icon in the system tray and click on Exit. Please download Rkill (courtesy of BleepingComputer.com) to your desktop.There are 2 different versions. If one of them won't run then download and try to run the other one.You only need to get one of these to run, not all of them. You may get warnings from your antivirus about this tool, ignore them or shutdown your antivirus.rKill.exe: iExplore.exe (renamed rKill.exe): Double-click on the Rkill desktop icon to run the tool.
If using Windows Vista, 7 or 8 right-click on it and choose Run As Administrator.
A black DOS box will briefly flash and then disappear. This is normal and indicates the tool ran successfully.
If not, delete the file, then download and use the one provided in Link 2.
Do not reboot until instructed.
If the tool does not run from any of the links provided, please let me know.
If normal mode still doesn't work, run the tool from safe mode.When the scan is done Notepad will open with rKill log.Post it in your next reply.NOTE. rKill.txt log will also be present on your desktop.NOTE Do NOT wrap your logs in "quote" or "code" brackets.Do NOT use spoilers.Do NOT edit your reply to post additional logs. Create new reply. I'll not get any email notifications about edits so I won't know you posted something new.