how to stop c:\windows\system 32\cmd.exe on boot

January 4, 2015 at 08:29:49
Specs: Windows 8.1
Recently when im opening my pc a pop up window is opened like c;/windows/system32/cmd.exe from startup to disable that window?

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January 4, 2015 at 08:47:27
Scan your system for viruses & malware.

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January 4, 2015 at 11:48:18
This freebie is a good one to try as it often finds what your AV can miss:
(green icon top right).

Before running go to "Settings > Detection and Protection" and put a check mark in scan for rootkits.

If it finds anything please copy/paste the log on here so that we have an idea what is happening.

You might be able to disable the popup in Task Manager (Ctrl-Alt-Del) Start-up tab, but it shouldn't be there unless put there by yourself or something unknown.

[Just for info I'll assume your subject is correct, colon and backslashes, rather than the text]

Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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January 4, 2015 at 20:49:09
After posting the contents of the Malwarebytes log.

Here are the next 2 steps, there will be more steps needed after I see the results of these logs.

Run them in this order.

Step 1: Run AdwCleaner
Author's site
Close all open programs and internet browsers.
Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.
Click on Clean.
Confirm each time with Ok.
Your computer will be rebooted automatically. A text file will open after the restart.
Please Copy & Paste the contents of that logfile with your next answer.
You can find the logfile at C:\AdwCleaner[S1].txt as well.

Step 2: Run Junkware Removal Tool
Download Junkware Removal Tool onto your Desktop. If your default download location is not the Desktop, drag it out of it's location onto the Desktop.
Warning! Once the scan is complete JRT will shut down your browser with NO warning.
Shut down your protection software now to avoid potential conflicts.
Temporarily disable your antivirus and any antispyware real time protection before performing a scan.
Click this link to see a list of security programs that should be disabled and how to disable them.
Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7/8, right-click JRT and select Run as Administrator.
The tool will open and start scanning your system.
Please be patient as this can take a while to complete depending on your system's specifications.
On completion, a log (JRT.txt) is saved onto your Desktop and will automatically open.
Copy and Paste the contents of the JRT.txt log please.

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