Computer Security & Viruses/Problems with Internet Explorer


Hi Brian,

I'm sorry for taking so long to get back to you.  I hurt my hip last week and am just now able to get on the computer.

I noticed that I still get redirected using IE when I go to the Vonage account. On the last try it shows me the page I want to go to briefly and then goes to another page.

I ran Malwarebytes as you suggested and got the following log.

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

Scan Date: 6/26/2015
Scan Time: 3:46:13 PM
Administrator: Yes

Malware Database: v2015.06.26.06
Rootkit Database: v2015.06.26.01
License: Free
Malware Protection: Disabled
Malicious Website Protection: Disabled
Self-protection: Disabled

OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1
CPU: x64
File System: NTFS
User: Lewis

Scan Type: Threat Scan
Result: Completed
Objects Scanned: 448840
Time Elapsed: 17 min, 8 sec

Memory: Enabled
Startup: Enabled
Filesystem: Enabled
Archives: Enabled
Rootkits: Disabled
Heuristics: Enabled
PUP: Warn
PUM: Enabled

Processes: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Modules: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Folders: 3
PUP.Optional.GreatArcadeHits.A, C:\Users\Lewis\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\ocifcogajbgikalbpphmoedjlcfjkhgh, , [d678be012a6026107bf016ae986b8b75],
PUP.Optional.GreatArcadeHits.A, C:\Users\Lewis\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\ocifcogajbgikalbpphmoedjlcfjkhgh\1.0.7_0, , [d678be012a6026107bf016ae986b8b75],
PUP.Optional.GreatArcadeHits.A, C:\Users\Lewis\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\ocifcogajbgikalbpphmoedjlcfjkhgh\1.0.7_0\_metadata, , [d678be012a6026107bf016ae986b8b75],

Files: 1
PUP.Optional.GreatArcadeHits.A, C:\Users\Lewis\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\ocifcogajbgikalbpphmoedjlcfjkhgh\1.0.7_0\_metadata\verified_contents.json, , [d678be012a6026107bf016ae986b8b75],

Physical Sectors: 0
(No malicious items detected)


Hi Steven

Sorry to hear of your injury.  Hope you feel better.  I think we need to do some house cleaning first.  Download and install CCleaner from here:,1.html

Run the program.  Click the Analyze button, wait for the scan to finish, then click the Clean button.  When it's finished, go to the Registry tab in the program, click Check for Issues, then after the scan click to Fix.  Click OK to back up your registry if it asks.

After it's all done, close the program and open your browser to:

Click to run the online scanner.  Follow the instructions and send me a follow up with results when it's done.


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