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C:\Users\Freedome\AppData\Roaming

in that pat there is a folder called AMozilla  and inside a folder called Afirefox and is full of files

us this imgur link to see screenshots of the content of the folder https://imgur.com/a/V62kKeE


theres also a Mozilla folder in

C:\Users\Freedome\AppData\Roaming

which one is real ?  is it a malware of some sort ?
C:\Users\Freedome\AppData\Roaming in that pat there is a folder called AMozilla and inside a folder called Afirefox and is full of files us this imgur link to see screenshots of the content of the folder https://imgur.com/a/V62kKeE theres also a Mozilla folder in C:\Users\Freedome\AppData\Roaming which one is real ? is it a malware of some sort ?
Tyler Downer
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The one Firefox is using is the Mozilla one. Did you (or someone else) create those folders back in April?

I doubt it's malware, that would be a weird thing for malware to do

The one Firefox is using is the Mozilla one. Did you (or someone else) create those folders back in April? I doubt it's malware, that would be a weird thing for malware to do
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Would you please take a look at : http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/answers/id-3783247/amozilla-afirefox-fake-folders.html And : http://www.tomsguide.com/answers/id-3783247/amozilla-afirefox-fake-folders.html Also : https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/225313-amozilla-afirefox/ Running (free) malware scans might be a good idea : https://www.malwarebytes.com/
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''McCoy [[#answer-1153208|said]]'' <blockquote> Would you please take a look at : http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/answers/id-3783247/amozilla-afirefox-fake-folders.html And : http://www.tomsguide.com/answers/id-3783247/amozilla-afirefox-fake-folders.html Also : https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/225313-amozilla-afirefox/ Running (free) malware scans might be a good idea : https://www.malwarebytes.com/ </blockquote> I made those threads last night man
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Tyler Downer said

The one Firefox is using is the Mozilla one. Did you (or someone else) create those folders back in April? I doubt it's malware, that would be a weird thing for malware to do

no I did not create those folders nor did someone else.

''Tyler Downer [[#answer-1153127|said]]'' <blockquote> The one Firefox is using is the Mozilla one. Did you (or someone else) create those folders back in April? I doubt it's malware, that would be a weird thing for malware to do </blockquote> no I did not create those folders nor did someone else.
FFus3r 50 Lösungen 757 Antworten
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it is a malware that uses a fake firefox to access some websites in the background.

it came with some codecs you installed, i suggest you scan your system with malwarebytes in safe mode

it is a malware that uses a fake firefox to access some websites in the background. it came with some codecs you installed, i suggest you scan your system with '''malwarebytes''' in '''safe mode'''
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Somebody else did he manages the address I just got evicted from and it wasn't trying to do something so he a so k me to look at it and I saw he had been in the jail

Somebody else did he manages the address I just got evicted from and it wasn't trying to do something so he a so k me to look at it and I saw he had been in the jail
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sinoda said

I made those threads last night man

You are "gamendub" and "jelloboy1"  ?

I also said in my post :

" Running (free) malware scans might be a good idea : "

https://www.malwarebytes.com/

Would you  ?

''sinoda [[#answer-1153217|said]]'' <blockquote> I made those threads last night man </blockquote> You are "gamendub" and "jelloboy1" ? I also said in my post : "'' Running (free) malware scans might be a good idea : ''" https://www.malwarebytes.com/ Would you ?

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candyvincent16 said

Somebody else did he manages the address I just got evicted from and it wasn't trying to do something so he a so k me to look at it and I saw he had been in the jail

I have no idea what you are talking about .....

Does this have anything to do with the OP's question  ?

''candyvincent16 [[#answer-1153225|said]]'' <blockquote> Somebody else did he manages the address I just got evicted from and it wasn't trying to do something so he a so k me to look at it and I saw he had been in the jail </blockquote> I have no idea what you are talking about ..... Does this have anything to do with the OP's question ?
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Note that the screenshot shows dates in dd-mm-yyyy format, so this folder was modified September fourth and not in April. I also see an 'ff' folder with the same date and time.

Note that the screenshot shows dates in dd-mm-yyyy format, so this folder was modified September fourth and not in April. I also see an 'ff' folder with the same date and time.
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See also: *https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/529786/dmw-process/ *https://www.google.com/search?q=%22AMozilla/AFirefox%22&nfpr=1&sa=X&biw=1024&bih=651
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I'v run malware bytes,FRST, combofix, superantispyware, TDSSKILLER,adwarecleaner It all comes clean I could just delete the folders and that would be the end of it . would it ?

I'v run malware bytes,FRST, combofix, superantispyware, TDSSKILLER,adwarecleaner It all comes clean I could just delete the folders and that would be the end of it . would it ?
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cor-el said

Note that the screenshot shows dates in dd-mm-yyyy format, so this folder was modified September fourth and not in April. I also see an 'ff' folder with the same date and time.

the date has nothing to do with anything. It doesnt matter when it was created.

''cor-el [[#answer-1153396|said]]'' <blockquote> Note that the screenshot shows dates in dd-mm-yyyy format, so this folder was modified September fourth and not in April. I also see an 'ff' folder with the same date and time. </blockquote> the date has nothing to do with anything. It doesnt matter when it was created.
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FFus3r said

it is a malware that uses a fake firefox to access some websites in the background. it came with some codecs you installed, i suggest you scan your system with malwarebytes in safe mode

iv already scanned the whole pc with a bunch of programs listed above, and it wont detect anything . WHY ???

i also want to mention that i do not get any popups with porn like the other guy said. i found that folder cause i saw the update.exe in the task manager . if i hadnt see that processes, i wouldn't have found that folder
''FFus3r [[#answer-1153222|said]]'' <blockquote> it is a malware that uses a fake firefox to access some websites in the background. it came with some codecs you installed, i suggest you scan your system with '''malwarebytes''' in '''safe mode''' </blockquote> iv already scanned the whole pc with a bunch of programs listed above, and it wont detect anything . WHY ??? i also want to mention that i do not get any popups with porn like the other guy said. i found that folder cause i saw the update.exe in the task manager . if i hadnt see that processes, i wouldn't have found that folder
FFus3r 50 Lösungen 757 Antworten
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delete all files named Amozilla Afirefox.

delete all files named Amozilla Afirefox.
FFus3r 50 Lösungen 757 Antworten
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after that run windows updates, and scan your system with these:

important you have to update these softwares before run the scan.

after that '''run windows updates''', and scan your system with these: * spybot search and destroy. * adwcleaner. * https://www.avast.com/c-adware ''' important''' you have to update these softwares before run the scan.
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FFus3r said

after that run windows updates, and scan your system with these: important you have to update these softwares before run the scan.

thats what i did but im sure there's leftovers in the registry too .

 all those programs are useless.. like seriously what are their purpose if they cannot detect that threat , and I've tried at least 10 programs to   and remove it . but none of them detected anything
''FFus3r [[#answer-1153868|said]]'' <blockquote> after that '''run windows updates''', and scan your system with these: * spybot search and destroy. * adwcleaner. * https://www.avast.com/c-adware ''' important''' you have to update these softwares before run the scan. </blockquote> thats what i did but im sure there's leftovers in the registry too . all those programs are useless.. like seriously what are their purpose if they cannot detect that threat , and I've tried at least 10 programs to and remove it . but none of them detected anything
FFus3r 50 Lösungen 757 Antworten
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malwarebytes is designed specially for registry infections.

BUT try these:

after that delete every file with the name Amozilla Afirefox in safe mode .

malwarebytes is designed specially for registry infections. BUT try these: * https://www.hitmanpro.com/en-us.aspx * https://www.zemana.com/antimalware * https://www.malwarebytes.com/regassassin/ after that delete every file with the name Amozilla Afirefox in '''safe mode''' .