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Old 02-12-2017, 02:03 PM   #1
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I have acquired a virus on my Windows 10 Desktop that Windows Defender cannot wipe clean. It's called Exploit.Poweliks.Gen.4. If someone can give me an understandable solution to this it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
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Old 02-12-2017, 07:53 PM   #2
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Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit should handle it.
Download Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit - MajorGeeks

It has a 14-day trial of its premium version, then it reverts to the free version witch is on-demand scanning only.

You may want to follow it up with the full Malwarebytes Anti-Malware just to be safe.
http://www.majorgeeks.com/files/deta...i_malware.html
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Also give AdwCleaner a go
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Thanks guys!!!
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Those suggestions didn't work.
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Old 02-13-2017, 08:17 AM   #6
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Try following the steps in this guide How to remove the Poweliks Trojan (Removal Guide)
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