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I just thought that you should know this. It's more due to more virus out there that targeted Facebook. nathanael.fourie said: ↑ I've been hit by SettingsModifier:Win32/PossibleHostsFileHijack and consequently a number of other adware, spyware, malware, trojans, etc.Click to expand... I'm going to inform Symantec of this. More about the author

It represents the MAC address of the failed interface or the Globally Unique Interface Identifier (GUID) if NetBT was unable to map from GUID to MAC address. I have not noticed any abnormal behaviour on my computer and I can access security sites normally etc. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Or is this something I should be concerned about? http://www.microsoft.com/security/portal/entry.aspx?Name=SettingsModifier%3AWin32%2FPossibleHostsFileHijack

The report should appear in Notepad after the reboot. Very Important: Make sure you tell us the results from running the tutorial...was anything found? I can see the hidden files for a few seconds, but then it will hide them again, or if I changes folders at all it would automatically hide them again. When you return to make your next post, make sure you attach the following logs and that you have run these scans in the following order too: CounterSpy AVG Antispyware log

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I am attaching that to the post as well. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? If neither the MAC address nor the GUID were available, the string represents a cluster device name. Error: (11/06/2014 10:12:22 AM) (Source: NetBT) (EventID: 4311) (User: )Description: Initialization failed because the driver device https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/209673/win32possiblehostsfilehijack-help/ I removed the old Java installations and installed the latest version.

I updated everything, finally downloading a Windows Update: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 and .NET Framework 3.5 Family Update (KB951847) x64 After this, I went back to Safe Mode. We will email you a link to recover your password. Facebook being evil? It looks like everything is cured.

I don't see why! http://forums.majorgeeks.com/index.php?threads/settingsmodifier-win32-possiblehostsfilehijack.293468/ Sorry I am not around to help you at the moment. Nothing changed when I restarted in Normal mode again. If you want to proceed on your own, please let me know.Please change all of your passwords from another clean computer immediately, especially for your banking account.

nathanael.fourie said: ↑ I followed the steps you layed out. http://internetpasswordpro.com/general/win32-dialer-520.html Who is helping me?For the time will come when men will not put up with sound doctrine. TimW, Jun 16, 2007 #2 joelfrost Private E-2 Alright. What's the difference between GMT+01:00 Amsterdam and GMT+01:00 Brussels?

There is no try. Who is helping me?For the time will come when men will not put up with sound doctrine. Just some junk. click site Sign Up This Topic All Content This Topic This Forum Advanced Search Browse Forums Guidelines Staff Online Users Members More Activity All Activity My Activity Streams Unread Content Content I Started

I made a picture file of the error message and I am attaching it to this post.Click to expand... more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed If you don't want all those items in your hosts file then either edit them out manually back to a default or see if MSE can fix it for you.

I am really at a loss about what is going on here.

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Can anyone tell me what's going on? Please leave a message and I will do my best to help you out as soon as I'm back at my computer. Did you save it as "all files" type?

Similar they come back if already gone. TimW, Jun 20, 2007 #6 joelfrost Private E-2 I have uninstalled the following: J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 10" J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 6" J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 9 Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? http://internetpasswordpro.com/general/win32-ctx.html I will update you in a few days.

asked 5 years ago viewed 978 times active 5 years ago Upcoming Events 2017 Community Moderator Election ends Mar 28 Related 12How do you add an IP address/hostname pair to the No, create an account now. Now click the large button. This program makes changes to the Hosts file on your PC.  The Hosts file is used by your web browser to work out where to go.

Now navigate to the C:\_OTM\MovedFiles folder ( assuming your Windows drive is C).