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kauggari

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    eastobuy virus problem
    « on: January 22, 2015, 11:28:12 AM »
    Hello.

    When i go to my system32 config, there's several files showing their file type as ''eastobuy''. I know this came from popcorn time, and i've removed everything about popcorn time from my computer, but can't find a solution to how to change those file types to back. I have tried malwarebytes, adwcleaner etc. Could someone help?

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    Re: eastobuy virus problem
    « Reply #1 on: January 22, 2015, 07:24:01 PM »
    Hello and welcome to Computer Hope Forum. My name is Dave. I will be helping you out with your particular problem on your computer.

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