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Chrome proxy problems, constant tick. [Closed]


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#1 Rhoxy

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Posted 22 May 2014 - 04:02 PM

Hello,

 

Until recently Chrome has been running fine. However, now it automatically ticks the "Use a proxy server for your LAN" around every 30 seconds or so, unticking it does nothing.

 

I installed and ran RogueKiller which didn't seem to fix it, and also Google hasn't presented me with a solid solution. Does anyone have any help or guides to go by to attempt to fix this as it's becoming a real annoyance now.

 

If worse comes to worse I can do a fresh install of Windows 8.1 since it's a fairly new PC without anything important on.

 

Thanks, Matt.


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#2 LiquidTension

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Posted 23 May 2014 - 03:46 PM

Hello Rhoxy, welcome to WhatTheTech's Malware Removal forum!
 
My username is LiquidTension, but you can call me Adam. I will be assisting you with your malware-related problems.
If you would allow me to call you by your first name I would prefer that.  :)
 
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#3 LiquidTension

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Posted 24 May 2014 - 06:16 AM

Hello Rhoxy, 
 

If worse comes to worse I can do a fresh install of Windows 8.1 since it's a fairly new PC without anything important on.

Lets take a look at your computer first before we get ahead of ourselves.  ;)  
 
 
Are you experiencing any issues other than Chrome proxy automatically turning on?
 
Please copy the contents of RKreport.txt (and any other RogueKiller logs) and paste in your next reply. Then proceed with the instructions below. 
 
 
STEP 1
xlK5Hdb.png Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) Scan

  • Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (x32) or Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (x64) and save the file to your desktop.
  • Note: Run the version compatible with your system. Run both if you do not know your system's bit-type. One will run.  
  • Right-Click FRST.exe / FRST64.exe and select AVOiBNU.jpg Run as administrator to run the programme.
  • Click Yes to the disclaimer.
  • Ensure the Addition.txt box is checked.
  • Click the Scan button and let the programme run.
  • Upon completion, click OK, then OK on the Addition.txt pop up screen.
  • Two logs (FRST.txt & Addition.txt) will now be open on your desktop. Copy the contents of both logs and paste in your next reply. 
     

STEP 2
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  • Please download TDSSKiller and save the file to your desktop.
  • Right-Click TDSSKiller.exe and select AVOiBNU.jpg Run as administrator to run the programme.
  • Click Change parameters. Place a checkmark next to:
    • Loaded Modules
    • Detect TDLFS file system
  • Note: If you receive the following message: Extended Monitoring Driver is required, click Reboot now, and continue from here following the reboot.
  • ​Click Start Scan.
  • Note: Do not use the computer during the scan.
  • If objects are found, change the action to skip.
  • Click Continue and close the window.
  • A log will be created and saved to the root directory (usually C:\). Copy the contents of the log and paste in your next reply.
     

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In your next reply please include the following logs. Please be sure to copy and paste the requested logs, as well as provide information on any questions I may have asked.

  • RKreport.txt
  • FRST.txt
  • Addition.txt
  • TDSSKiller log

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#4 LiquidTension

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Posted 27 May 2014 - 11:11 AM

Hello, 
 
I have not heard back from you in 3 days.

  • Do you still require help?
  • If you require additional time to complete my instructions, please let me know.
  • If after 48 hours you have not replied to this thread it will have to be closed. 

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Posted 29 May 2014 - 11:29 AM

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