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First off let me say that if this doesn't belong here then I apologize. Now onto business. My computer will play random ass music from time to time. I looked this up and sure enough it is a virus. Duh. I have malware bytes and when I run a scan it does find an object or two. One of them is a trojan of some sort. When I click to remove the items it tells me I need to restart my computer and all will be good. So I do. However give it a few days and I will hear the music again. Repeat a scan and boom there is the trojan.

So I guess my question is, what is the fix for this? REALLY don't want to have to do a full wipe/reinstall. :/

Thanks guys!
 

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Try some other free virus programs. Microsoft Security Essentials, Avast and you can give Spybot S&D a try.
 
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Try some other free virus programs. Microsoft Security Essentials, Avast and you can give Spybot S&D a try.
Gave Spybot a go and it only found some cookies. However I will let it scan again and I will make sure to give MSE a try as well.
 
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You could manually remove it. Check task manager for unusual processes.
I found panda, avira and Rising anti-virus good for removing virus.
 
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Alright. Currently scanning with MSE and Malware Bytes. Will try the others if need be.
 
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Well i will say to try ESET Smart Security 5 or Norton Internet Security 2012 they are very good but personaly i will go to NIS 2012 because ESET is very strict if i use ESET it will block some website including it's own website just yesterday it blocked it's own website due to a virus found on the website
 
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The only weird thing so far I guess is that when I try to update MSE it says that it failed. It states that right when I push the update button. I use Peerblock but I even closed that and tried to update. Still with no luck. I am also unable to turn on windows firewall.
 
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Do you use proxy?
Make sure that the MSE has allowed to connect the internet.
btw, You wrote "need a little help" but this is not a little help
 
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best thing to do is to get one of these bootable antivirus cd most antivirus company has one.
 
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Download Kapersky Rescue Disk 10. Its free. Burn the ISO and boot from it. Update it once booted and do a full scan including roots.

http://support.kaspersky.com/viruses/rescuedisk/

After that run MSE and Malwarebytes again in safe mode. If clean back up and format.
 
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The only weird thing so far I guess is that when I try to update MSE it says that it failed. It states that right when I push the update button. I use Peerblock but I even closed that and tried to update. Still with no luck. I am also unable to turn on windows firewall.
Sounds like your browser got hijacked. I had your exact same problem last week. I used AdwCleaner because MSE and other AntiVirus won't work! "MyStart Incredibar" was the culprit in my case!
 
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Run Hitman Pro it will find it ;)