Has anyone ever seen this before? I have searched everywhere online, ran Malwarebytes, and MSE and nothing comes up. I also get IE pop ups even though I don't use IE (i.e. script errors, not responding, and others) It even comes up when my browser isn't open. I usually use Firefox. I know the basics when it comes to this stuff and usually I am successful in getting rid of bugs like this on my own, but this one is driving me crazy! I know it is a virus of some sort because as you can see the word "please" is misspelled. Can anyone help me? I put this in the category "Windows XP" because that is what I have. If it is the wrong category, I apologize :)
(Solved) - "pleaes remove all ity.im ads from your website" popup box?(36 posts)
The Link to SAS Version Mod Scott posted is a GOOD Find !!
Just download to your desktop because it does NOT install.
Can be used any time just by clicking on program.
For instance I have 33 Following Cookies in my Browser Cache but no worry as I post this.
I'll clear them at End of Secession with Ccleaner before I turn off machine.
I did a Google search on the OP's problem and there are a few people posting on the Microsoft Support Forums who have all had this problem suddenly appear in the past 24 - 48 hours.
It seems as if this is a pretty nasty Malware - if not a virus.
I would humbly suggest that the best thing for the OP to do is ask for help in Virus/Malware forums on either Bleepingcomputer.com or Tweakxp.com
Both sites have people who are highly-skilled experts and will take you through a detailed, step-by-step procedure to locate the malware and clean it from your system.
Straspy I have done a Google search as well. But I didn't come up with anything. I am glad you did though :) I also made a post in Bleepingcomputer and haven't had a response yet. I had a feeling it was a fairly new program since I couldn't really find anything on it. I will try what warlock and Scott suggested for now.
I was Just about to provide the same link as Brithfd, above.
I began by searching for "pleaes remove all ity.im ads from your website" - and then changed the search a few times - eventually to something like "ity.im.ads virus" and followed a few links until I eventually found the Microsoft link.
I have a feeling that simply running MBAM or SAS will completely solve the issue - and you may need help from one of the experts at Bleeping.
But Please Please PLEEEZE -- Once you do find the answer and the resolution - please do come back here and give us all an update. Your experience could prove to be of invaluable assistance to the next person who finds themselves in the same situation.
Thanks and good luck.
Oh, don't worry. I will let everyone know when my issue is resolved and how it was done. Currently running SAS. If the popup continues, I will run a full scan of MBAM. Updates to follow :) Thank you guys for your suggestions.
I think this is an explorer.exe virus, not sure how I have managed to get it myself as I have an activated Norton Internet Security running all the time, plus windows defender, plus windows firewall.
I have done a full scan through Norton, Malwarebytes, Spybot S&D in and out of safe mode and none can find anything! There have been times where I have started up my computer and the pop up hasn't shown up at all, computers been running fast, no problems. However the times when I do start up my computer and the pop up "pleaes remove all ity.im ads from your website" does show, my explorer.exe starts taking up a huge amount of memory and my computer starts to run much slower than usual.
This started happening about 3, maybe 4 days ago, right after I installed quite a lot of windows updates.
I have also noticed, the more I close this pop up the more memory my explorer.exe takes up! I tested it out and it went from 300,000K all the way up to 1,700,000K until I stopped closing them.
How about doing a System Restore to "3 to maybe 4 days ago" and then do the updates more slowly to see if a problem is found. Also try running IE without add-ons to see if it is an errant add-on causing the problem. Programs->Accessories->System tools-> Internet Eplorer (No Add-ons)
I've started a blog post to gather information on this particular malware. There does not appear to be much information about it at this time.
Anyone that finds anything out, please let me know.
Edit by mod. Self promotion is not allowed.
FYI, it appears this infection is an MBR rootkit, Rootkit.Boot.SST.b, also possibly known as Trojan.MBR.Alureon!IK. The apparent cure requires booting the machine from an external boot CD or USB drive (or pulling the drive out of the machine and connecting it to another machine) and running TDSSKiller or Hitman Pro (or perhaps another utility that can be run from an external drive). I will detail this on the earlier referenced blog link. Hopefully this information will be helpful to the person working with the OP. Good luck!
Try Kaspersky AV. I don't normally recommend specific programs, and I usually stick to free ones. However when I got this virus (or whatever it is) recently none of the usual free stuff could find it. My nephew recommended Kaspersky so I gave in and got it. It ran, found an issue that was running at the moment, stopped it, rebooted and it hasn't popped up since. It's been 3 days now with no problems after several restarts (which is when it always hit me before). Maybe other paid antivirus work as well, I just know that this one worked for me.
Also check your IE history. I don't use IE, but when I checked the history it had a lot of sites that I had never visited. I added them all to my block list.
Hi all, I found a fix to this, still unsure as to what exactly it was that is causing this, but I was suggested by someone to try Hitman Pro, so I downloaded it, you get a 30 day free trial with it, after a 3 minute scan it found the problem, restarted my computer and it was gone. No more "pleaes remove all ity.im ads from your website" pop ups, and my computer seems some what fast again!
I also used the free version of hitman pro.Revealed no problems at all.
Have rebooted twice since yesterday and so far the problem with this pop up malware seems to have disappeared.Can only assume that by running hitman pro,somehow it has done the trick.
Fingers crossed that's the end of it.
G41M, I will check now to see if Hitman Pro left any logs for me and will get back to you. That's good to hear geoff, it was suggested to me by someone who also had the same problem, it worked for them too.
hey guys - just joined to say I was following this thread for the same problem.
Ran the free hitmanpro 64 - and now my computer won't boot.
turns out the hitman pro has a history of corrupting the OS.
I am not at all technically inclined - lost in the woods at this point....
not sure yet how to fix it....
Hi, i just wanted to say that i had the same experience with 2013lotech...
and now my pc doesn't even boot so started a new topic. If anyone knows solution, your comment will be appreciated ！
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