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Hijacker that Keeps Coming Back

Question: Hijacker that Keeps Coming Back

I have two computers, a Dell laptop and HP desktop, that seem to have the same malware. There is a hijacker in the browsers. It takes you to some ad search engine when you type something in Google. Or bogus spyware remover website if you type "malwarebytes" or "AVG". I have run several anti-viruses and anti-spyware on the computers and the malware keeps coming back. I ran AVG, Avira, Kapirsky rescue disk, Malwarebytes, SuperAntiSpyware, Eset online and regular, and my techie friend ran Combofix. I fixed the Winsocks and checked the Autoruns. When he ran ComboFix it said Combofix found a Boot Sector virus or something like that and a rootkit and rebooted and removed it. Then I fixed the Winsocks and checked the Autoruns. I unchecked strange entries in Autoruns. I reset Internet Explorer a few times. But the hijacker came back within minutes. Combofix can't seem to remove it completely. Should I reformat? I read that a boot sector virus can persist through formatting and that I should throw away the hard drives. This seems a bit much. Should I f-disk? I don't even know if I have an fdisk floppy anymore and these computers don't have floppy drives. I tried to buy an external floppy drive but the guy at the parts store looked at me as if I were from the stone age. He suggested I buy a flash drive. I suppose you could f-disk from a cd? Anyway if anyone could help, I'd really appreciate it.

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Preferred Solution: Hijacker that Keeps Coming Back

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Answer: Hijacker that Keeps Coming Back

Hello, having run ComboFix on your own,we will need to see it's log and a DDS log.Please go here....Preparation Guide ,do steps 6 - 9.Create a DDS log and post it in the new topic explained in step 9 which is here Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs and not in this topic,thanks.Skip the GMER step and instead post the ComboFix log you have.Let me know if that went well.

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I have some kind of hijacker virus I can't get rid of for good. IE home page always returns to RES://iuucb.dll/index.html#23648 or some other number. I have used spybot, adware away, spykiller, spybuster, norton and trend micro to name a few and each time i think it's gone, it comes back...can anyone help me get this thing off my pc once and for all?
 

Answer:IE hijacker keeps coming back

HI, You may want to go to the following link.
http://forums.spywareinfo.com/index.php?showtopic=12609&st=30

Read the whole post (It is several pages) - it seems that at the end someone actually found a fix.
Also, if this is not the same issue - post a new thread there - they are pros in those issues and will reply shortly.
 

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HJT for Check up
Ran adaware, ms antispyware beta, can't get to housecall or install wincritical updates.
I have a cd with sp2 which I will try to update.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:11:35 AM, on 9/20/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel(R) Active Monitor\imontray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasDtServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\devldr32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ZoneLabs\isafe.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\EPSON\EBAPI\SAgent2.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\IWP\NPFMntor.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
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Answer:Web Hijacker keeps coming back

Hi ucurl

Has this system been rebooted since you posted this Hijack log?

If so, please post a new log.
 

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When I'm browsing the net, a message will sometimes pop up that says "You need a Spyware Scan" or something like that. The first time I encountered this it crashed my computer, and now it seems it's back again. Fortunatly I am smarter and force close the Browser now, but it is still very annoying. I think I have an idea of where it is coming from and I am staying away from that site, but please look at this log and tell me if you see anything.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:36:19 PM, on 11/14/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\ISSVC.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exe
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windows 2000 pro

I am 45 miles from home and need to get this computere running so please someone help so I can go

go into Hijack this log and delete the hijacker but keeps coming back anyway. Please advise as soon as possible. here is the log

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 5:36:34 PM, on 6/18/2005
Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\services.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\drivers\KodakCCS.exe
C:\Program Files\Kodak\Kodak EasyShare software\bin\ptssvc.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\regsvc.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\MSTask.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\WBEM\WinMgmt.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINNT\System32\keyhook.exe
C:\WINNT\AGRSMMSG.exe
C:\WINNT\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\WINNT\system32\paytime.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe
C:\WINNT\system32\paytime.exe
C:\Program Files\Kodak\KODAK Software Updater\7288971\Program\Kodak Software Updater.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\sistray.exe
C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgmain.exe
C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgbhp.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\newdial1.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\newdial1.exe
C:\New HJT P... Read more

Answer:Solved: windows 2000 pro- big problem-delete hijacker keeps coming back

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I've been having a a problem with the back left corner hinge since October of last year I poisted to another board about this problem hving been told that this issue would be passed onto support in my region. I'm currious as to weather I'll hear from these people in this lifetime or the next. I enjoy my Laptop and would like to continue using it but as time goes on it keeps seperating more and more and I have to snap it back into place to keep in together. I'm hoping to actually hear back from someone this time that will be able to help me in fixing this issue.

Answer:Back Corner coming from the back left side by the hinge

@jmb1313

 

I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post personal information (serial numbers and case details).

If you are unfamiliar with how the Forum's private message capability works, you can learn about that here.

Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forum.

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I already posted in How to remove Windows 10 upgrade updates in Windows 7 and 8
In this thread after the starting post from Tookeri other updates that had to be deleted were mentioned. I made a list in post 841
I did not have all these updates on the pc but those that were on it I hid.
Some of them came back and I hid them again.
Now today they are back - with some that I had not seen before.

I made an attachment that shows them and also shows that I hid them again

Will I have to check Windows Update for the rest of my live?????

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Hello,
I have a problem ,which ive tried to fix serveral times but it keeps coming back.
This virus is located in Systems 32 folder, Pc Cilling 2005 identified it as TROJ_ROOTKIN.N . Ive gone
to safe mode, deleted it, returned to windows and the virus reapeared, wats more it clogs up Pc Cillin, so now under quarantine i have 100+ instances of this virus, and its increasing.
The virus is labelled hpr34k8

Im sure my Hijack Log is fairly clean... -------------------------------------

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 5:27:53 PM, on 14/08/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\RunDll32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Internet Security 2005\pccguide.exe
C:\Program Files\Telstra\Cable Login\bpcable.exe
C:\Program Files\Netropa\Multimedia Keyboard\MMKeybd.exe
C:\Program Files\D-Tools\daemon.exe
C:\Program Files\SlySoft\CloneCD\CloneCDTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Telstra\Toolbar\bpumTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_04\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin... Read more

Answer:Virus that keeps coming back and back and back, so on

bump, hopefully someone takes notice

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After following he cleaning insturcions,1)CWSchredder2)Spybot and Ad-Aware (with updates)I get the following log. Then, the hijacker:easy-search.biz comes back. Where else should I look?Thanks,BobLogfile of HijackThis v1.98.0Scan saved at 5:11:25 PM, on 7/15/2004Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\PackethSvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Compaq\Compaq Advisor\bin\compaq-rba.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exeC:\mysql\bin\mysqld-nt.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Compaq\Easy Access Button Support\StartEAK.exeC:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exeC:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exeC:\Program Files\Compaq\Easy Access Button Support\CPQEADM.EXEC:\COMPA... Read more

Answer:Hijacker keeps comming back

@bestleonardDownload the file mwav.exeftp://ftp.microworldsystems.com/download/tools/mwav.exeDecompress it in a permanent folder suchas C:\mwav\Please boot in safe mode of WinXPhttp://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/tsgen...src=sec_doc_namThen fix this in HiJackThisO2 - BHO: (no name) - {0000607D-D204-42C7-8E46-216055BF9918} - (no file)O2 - BHO: - {32D85703-1CC9-4139-B70C-A9ED643F62EA} - C:\WINDOWS\msie32.dll (file missing)O2 - BHO: - {382A286C-39FC-4844-85E7-E15225605757} - C:\WINDOWS\msie32.dll (file missing)O2 - BHO: - {40E7928F-AB3B-4DF2-819B-3D25446C4D2F} - C:\WINDOWS\msie32.dll (file missing)O2 - BHO: - {41BBC94F-2FB1-4AB4-A9EC-EDB6558B6B37} - C:\WINDOWS\msie32.dll (file missing)O2 - BHO: - {471D70D5-5FAB-4C0F-8CD4-AA266AFB3488} - C:\WINDOWS\msie32.dll (file missing)O2 - BHO: - {499561AB-563D-4000-987D-767490D56AD6} - C:\WINDOWS\msie32.dll (file missing)O2 - BHO: - {4CFD64DB-878F-4053-A71A-2D5A647AC17E} - C:\WINDOWS\msie32.dll (file missing)O2 - BHO: - {57D91505-9605-4D75-97F1-A6C1C30149AD} - C:\WINDOWS\msie32.dll (file missing)O2 - BHO: - {5BBCFB06-E404-4162-BFBB-023CF18EB5CE} - C:\WINDOWS\msie32.dll (file missing)O2 - BHO: - {5BF5CEAC-6536-4B4B-88BE-22EC10AFFB02} - C:\WINDOWS\msie32.dll (file missing)O2 - BHO: - {5CA7DDB5-BAEB-418F-BA9D-F90B015F3A99} - C:\WINDOWS\msie32.dll (file missing)O2 - BHO: - {63162440-3AEC-4BA7-8F20-E241877D206A} - C:\WIND... Read more

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Peeps,

My comp has a few issues....In addition to my 16 Bit Subsystem error that pops up on my screen every 4 mins and 40 secs (see my other post in software section) my homepage keeps getting redirected even after Ive run Norton, Spyware, Ad Aware and all the downloads you link in the "basic spyware, virus,..." thread. These programs will detect this Hijacker but as soon as start browsing again I get an alert from Spysweeper that my homepage is trying to get redirected.

I use Windows Xp

Heres what iVe done:

Booted in Safe mode,
ran the scans in safe mode
disabled system restore
looked for the Network Security Service problem

The only thing I havent done is run Hijackthis

I know this topic is probably the most popular/ posted topic here and Ive read other posts but It seems the other posters are all ending up posting Hijackthis logs.

Any ideas?

Thanks in advance for any replies
 

Answer:CWS_NS3 Hijacker keeps comming back...

How do you know it is CWS_NS3? What program told you that?

And as far as I know, I think this means you have the HomeSearchAssitant aka HSA aka Only the Best hijack. Did you look to see if you have the symptoms indicated in When all else fails - try Generic Solution to HSA (Only the Best) hijack? If you have those symptoms, you should run that procedure.
 

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Oh God help me... these anti-spyware pop ups keeps popping up and i always run a check on ad-aware 6 and Spybot once i see it. But once i connect to the net and open a site, it all comes back again n i haf to scan it all over again.... help please this is real miserable...

Thank you.

Answer:It just keeps coming back...

try manually removing, on www.doxdesk.com there are listings for spyware/parasites.

you could also go to run > msconfig and deselect any programs starting up that you dont recoginse.

also try going to http://www.symantec.com/homecomputing/
at the bottom is a link to a free online virus check, you may have one that persistantly downloads spyware.

and finally ensure you have a firewall and if you have one make sure its up to date. www.download.com has a free copy of zonealarm, thats a good one

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I am trying to clean out a co-worker's computer. I have restored to over a month ago and continue to find malware during scans. Any help appreciaded. Have not yet restarted to fully remove. Do I need to kill some files will killbox prior to the restart? Thanks, Jeff

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.45
www.malwarebytes.org

Database version: 3930

Windows 6.0.6001 Service Pack 1
Internet Explorer 7.0.6001.18000

3/31/2010 2:19:22 PM
mbam-log-2010-03-31 (14-19-22).txt

Scan type: Full scan (C:\|)
Objects scanned: 231065
Time elapsed: 1 hour(s), 11 minute(s), 19 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 0
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 1
Files Infected: 5

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Folders Infected:
C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\AppData\Roaming\AntiVirus Plus (Rogue.AntiVirusPlus) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Files Infected:
C:\$Recycle.Bin\S-1-5-21-2658977195-169558386-357108580-1000\$RR7NTAN.tmp (Trojan.Agent.Gen) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\AppData\Roaming\avp.ico (Rogue.AntiVirusPlus) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Wi... Read more

Answer:ave.exe keeps coming back

Windows restarted for updates while sleeping last night. Running malwarebytes again. Final rid of Hijackthis entries
O20 - AppInit_DLLs: C:\ProgramData\nuvanifi\nuvanifi.dll
2658977195-169558386-357108580-1000

Malwarebytes came out clean as well as a full McAfee virus scan. Hijackthis log appears clean too. With persistance I think I have this cleaned finally. I have both a dds scan and gmer report but don't really know what to look for. I can post these if someone has time to review them. I ran both prior to the windows update restart. Also updated and ran spywareblaster. Pop ups and redirects are gone too.

Partial log of items cleaned.
3/31/2010 2:19:22 PM
mbam-log-2010-03-31 (14-19-22).txt

Folders Infected:
C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\AppData\Roaming\AntiVirus Plus (Rogue.AntiVirusPlus) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Files Infected:
C:\$Recycle.Bin\S-1-5-21-2658977195-169558386-357108580-1000\$RR7NTAN.tmp (Trojan.Agent.Gen) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\AppData\Roaming\avp.ico (Rogue.AntiVirusPlus) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\AntiVirus Plus.lnk (Rogue.AntiVirusPlus) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\Local Settings\Application Data\ave.exe (Rogue.MultipleAV) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Windows\System32\co... Read more

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I have done everything to get rid of my recent popups including runings spybot, adaware, microsoft Antispyware, Norton and Pandascan both in regular mode and safe mode. THey keep on finding stuff, but after restarting, they still come back. I have also empties the TEMP folder and cookies and temporary Internet files. I have included a HIJACK this log, hopefully someone can help. thanks.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 6:34:55 PM, on 6/17/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\TopSpeed\2.0\aoltsmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\NORTON~3\GHOSTS~2.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\NORTON~2\SPEEDD~1\NOPDB.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\fxssvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\SymWSC.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\GWHotKey.exe
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Answer:HJT Log because they keep coming back

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I think I may have finally scrubbed enough to keep the dll (IeBHOs.dll) from re-appearing, but the E2G folder keeps recreating itself. Any suggestions?

It's a friends system and had Norton on it. I installed NOD32 and PC Tools Spyware Doctor. Then read a few threads and ran HJT a few times and made some deletions that "may" have helped. I know that I managed to get rid of the TrojanDownLoader-AC2 but this E2G is stubborn.

Also ran SpySweeper many times in safe mode and in non-safe mode. Disables Spyware Doctor from auto load with windows as it seemed to be interefering with the Spy Sweeper scan.

Here's the latest HJT log:

Thanks in advance for any suggestions!

Charlie

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 6:51:15 PM, on 4/18/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
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Answer:E2G keeps coming back

Three threads are not needed for the same problem.
 

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I think I may have finally scrubbed enough to keep the dll (IeBHOs.dll) from re-appearing, but the E2G folder keeps recreating itself. Any suggestions?

It's a friends system and had Norton on it. I installed NOD32 and PC Tools Spyware Doctor. Then read a few threads and ran HJT a few times and made some deletions that "may" have helped. I know that I managed to get rid of the TrojanDownLoader-AC2 but this E2G is stubborn.

Also ran SpySweeper many times in safe mode and in non-safe mode. Disabled Spyware Doctor from auto load with windows as it seemed to be interefering with the Spy Sweeper scan.

Here's the latest HJT log:

Thanks in advance for any suggestions!

Charlie

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 6:51:15 PM, on 4/18/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
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Answer:E2G keeps coming back

Thread closed, please do not post duplicates!
Continue here: http://forums.techguy.org/security/460316-e2g-keeps-coming-back.html
 

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I think I may have finally scrubbed enough to keep the dll (IeBHOs.dll) from re-appearing, but the E2G folder keeps recreating itself. Any suggestions?

It's a friends system and had Norton on it. I installed NOD32 and PC Tools Spyware Doctor. Then read a few threads and ran HJT a few times and made some deletions that "may" have helped. I know that I managed to get rid of the TrojanDownLoader-AC2 but this E2G is stubborn.

Also ran SpySweeper many times in safe mode and in non-safe mode. Disables Spyware Doctor from auto load with windows as it seemed to be interefering with the Spy Sweeper scan.

Here's the latest HJT log:

Thanks in advance for any suggestions!

Charlie

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 6:51:15 PM, on 4/18/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
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I uses Vundofix, ad-aware, spybot, xoft, avg, House call, Microtrend, Don't know what to do next? here is my infoLogfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 1:48:37 PM, on 3/22/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\NavNT\defwatch.exeC:\Program Files\NavNT\rtvscan.exeC:\Program Files\Norton Utilities\NPROTECT.EXEC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\NavNT\vptray.exeC:\Program Files\BearShare\BearShare.exeC:\Program Files\ArcSoft\PhotoImpression 5\PI Monitor.exeC:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\ymsgr_tray.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\Program Files\HijackThis\HijackThis.exeR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer,SearchURL = http://www.Begin2Search.com/search.htmlO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [vptray] C:\Program Files\NavNT\... Read more

Answer:Pop Up's Keep Coming Back

Hello Mhenry, Welcome to BleepingComputer!My name is Nick and I will be checking over your log.Let's get started.You will want to print or save these instructions.Please download Look2Me-Destroyer.exe to your desktop.Close all windows before continuing.Double-click Look2Me-Destroyer.exe to run it.Put a check next to Run this program as a task.You will receive a message saying Look2Me-Destroyer will close and re-open in approximately 1 minute. Click OKWhen Look2Me-Destroyer re-opens, click the Scan for L2M button, your desktop icons will disappear, this is normal.Once it's done scanning, click the Remove L2M button.You will receive a Done Scanning message, click OK.When completed, you will receive this message: Done removing infected files! Look2Me-Destroyer will now shutdown your computer, click OK.Your computer will then shutdown.Turn your computer back on.Please post the contents of Look2Me-Destroyer.txt (it can be found wherever you saved Look2Me-Destroyer.exe) and a new HiJackThis log.If Look2Me-Destroyer does not reopen automatically, reboot and try again.I highly suggest you get rid of BearShare. It is a P2P program which is usually the cause for malware.Read here for more information on clean and infected File Sharing Programs.Click Start> Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs and remove:BearSharePlease note any other programs that you dont recognize in that list in your next responseReboot your computer once more.Please go HERE to run Panda's ActiveScanOn... Read more

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Hot bar I am told is a parasite.That is its a freeby thats seems frindly but in reality is sucking all your secrets.So last night I deleted all trace of it from the system by norton and by Regedit.Tonight it back......What sort of mallet this this need ?

Answer:hot bar keeps a coming back

Please post a HJT log click hereYou may need to post in in two halves because of the 800 word limit.Please double space it by adding a blank line after each line so that it is legible with the site's formatting.

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Can't seem to get rid of the trusted zones, option is disabled in internet tools. I've run spybot, adware and avast but they still show.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 10:18:03 AM, on 2/4/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exe
C:\Program Files\Lexmark X6100 Series\lxbfbmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\acsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Lexmark X6100 Series\lxbfbmon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast4\ashDisp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\America Online 9.0\aoltray.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\ONENOTEM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL$MICROSOFTBCM\Binn\sqlservr.exe
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Answer:they keep coming back!

Please print out or copy this page to Notepad. Make sure to work through the fixes in the exact order it is mentioned below. If there's anything that you don't understand, ask your question(s) before proceeding with the fixes. You should not have any open browsers when you are following the procedures below.

Go to My Computer->Tools/View->Folder Options->View tab and make sure that 'Show hidden files and folders' (or 'Show all files') is enabled. Also make sure that Display the contents of System Folders' is checked. Windows XP's search feature is a little different. When you click on 'All files and folders' on the left pane, click on the 'More advanced options' at the bottom. Make sure that Search system folders, Search hidden files and folders, and Search subfolders are checked.

For the options that you checked/enabled earlier, you may uncheck them after your log is clean. If we ask you to fix a program that you use or want to keep, please post back saying that (we don't know every program that exists, so we may tell you to delete a program that we think is bad to keep).

Turn off system restore by right clicking on My Computer and go to Properties->System Restore and check the box for Turn off System Restore. Click Apply and then OK. Restart your computer. After we are finished with your log file and verified that it's clean, you may turn it back on and create a new restore point.

Right click on this link http://www.greyknight17.com/spy/De... Read more

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This is my second attempt at help. I failed my first time and after reading the preparation guide here I am. I tried fixing it myself and loading MBAM and it says I have an infected regestry value, (Trojan.Agent) When I run the MBAM it says my computer must reboot to fix. It does, but then I have the same infection. I am confused, frustrated, and not really sure now what I am doing. Thankfully there are those here that can help...I am humbled.

Here is my DDS.txt
DDS (Ver_09-03-16.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Owner at 16:10:46.34 on Tue 03/31/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.511.186 [GMT -4:00]

AV: Avira AntiVir PersonalEdition *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINNT\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroup
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWService.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\sched.exe
C:\WINNT\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliPoint\point32.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\ezSP_Px.exe
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avgnt.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWTray.exe
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Answer:Not sure what I have...but it keeps coming back

Welcome to the BleepingComputer Forums. Since it has been a few days since you scanned your computer with HijackThis, we will need a new HijackThis log. If you have not already downloaded Random's System Information Tool (RSIT), please download Random's System Information Tool (RSIT) by random/random which includes a HijackThis log and save it to your desktop. If you have RSIT already on your computer, please run it again. Double click on RSIT.exe to run RSIT. Click Continue at the disclaimer screen. Please post the contents of log.txt. Thank you for your patience.Please see Preparation Guide for use before posting about your potential Malware problem. If you have already posted this log at another forum or if you decide to seek help at another forum, please let us know. There is a shortage of helpers and taking the time of two volunteer helpers means that someone else may not be helped. Please post your HijackThis log as a reply to this thread and not as an attachment. I am always leery of opening attachments so I always request that HijackThis logs are to be posted as a reply to the thread. I do not think that you are attaching anything scary but others may do so. While we are working on your HijackThis log, please: Reply to this thread; do not start another! Do not make any changes on your computer during the cleaning process or download/add programs on your computer unless instructed to do so. Do not run any other tool until ... Read more

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I can't get rid of this crap - I've ran everything on here that people say. I have SAV installed and up to date, I have SpywareGuard installed, I have ran HJT, I've ran Ewido software, nothing can get rid of this - Everytime I clean everything while in Safe mode and reboot, Spywareguard immediately starts popups saying a BHO has been added (suchs as C:\WINDOWS\system32\wvuvspq.dll) - I click remove BHO, and it comes back over and over...

Someone please help - this has totally destroyed my computer...
 

Answer:Someone please help - These BHO's keep coming back!!

Closing duplicate thread. Please continue to reply here: http://forums.techguy.org/malware-removal-hijackthis-logs/648572-please-help-my-hijackthis-log.html
 

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Hello
For many years a succeeded in keeping my computers safe - then, not even a month ago, something surfaced. A Virut thing after I visited an insecure site.
If this can help, a few days before I had for the first time in my pc life installed a downloader program called Flashget-
Well I tried at first to clean up with Spybot and Spyware Doctor (who had not by the way intercepted the hostile item). But the machine had still a strange behaviour so I downloaded some Linux based Rescue CD .iso files (Kaspersky, BitDefender, WebDoctor), burned the CDs and went on scanning without Windows. Those found a wealth of infections by Trojans as well as by the Virut thing, so I kept cleaning and cleaning (desinfecting and/or deleting that is) until nothing more was found.
I then restarted Windows, uninstalled Flashget and installed Avast antivirus. Unfortunately when using my browser I started to get redirected to a "stolnik.net" whatever search I did. Plus Avast began to show infections spreading in the system by a "W32.Vitro" virus. So I tried again with the rescue CDs - Kaspersky found a couple issues but nothing else - and Avast still claiming I have the W32.Vitro everywhere.
At this point I used the VirutCF removal tool by Norton, but to no avail - there is no Virut infection in the machine.
I was beginning to get nervous so I downloaded the Combofix tool, disabled all and every anti-virus and -spyware - as requested - and tried to start Combofix: nothing happens... Read more

Answer:They keep coming back

If you truley have Virut the only real alternative is to do a complete wipe and reinstall. See boopme's post here:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...t&p=1260380That will help you determine if you have virut, and if you do, what you need to do.

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Ok guys not sure what I keep missing but the 020 line keeps coming back and changing it name.

I have ran CWS, ewido, Killbox ( and delete after reboot) VirtumundoBegone
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:25:30 AM, on 1/22/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Sygate\SPF\smc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\KodakCCS.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Hijack This\TrojanHunter 4.2\THGuard.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Hijack This\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.comcast.net/
O3 - Toolbar: AIM Search - {40D41A8B-D79B-43d7-99A7-9EE0F344C385} - C:\Program Files\AIM Toolbar\AIMBar.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
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Hey everyone this is the first time I have posted anything but i am having some serious problems. I let my brother borrow my laptop and when i got it back it was infected bad.
I have pc-cillin, Malwarebytes, and SuperAnti-Spyware.
SuperAnti-Spyware seems to clean everything after i scan and reboot but there are two things that keep coming back on the next re-boot.
1. Pc-cillin keeps giving me a waring telling me to close the browser when its not open with the web address of 110/rjsa/select.php?a=6707a0a cd82d9318fa98c6ee396eed8e61fcf4200553e0c95d8b1d81bbda3c1b&b=1001&c=1
2. There is a sys32 file that gets deleted and always comes back on reboot its MoIXWA40.dll
Pc-Cillin tells me this is a trojan.bho and says its will delete on reboot.
please help me this is so frustrating it slows everything down sooo slow.
 

Answer:Pop-Ups keep coming back

Hi, Welcome to TSG!!
Click here to download HJTInstall.exe

Save HJTInstall.exe to your desktop.
Doubleclick on the HJTInstall.exe icon on your desktop.
By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis .
Click on Install.
It will create a HijackThis icon on the desktop.
Once installed, it will launch Hijackthis.
Click on the Do a system scan and save a logfile button. It will scan and the log should open in notepad.
Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" to copy the entire contents of the log.
Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.
DO NOT have Hijackthis fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.

 

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2 nights ago i was surfing the next and i starting getting reports such as :

Windows has detected spyware infection!
It is recomended to use special antispyware tools to prevent data loss. Windows will now download and install the most up-to-date antispyware for you
Click here to protect your computer from spyware!

and

Warning! Potential Spyware Operation!
Your computer is making unauthorized copies of your system and
Internet files. Run full scan now to pervent any unathorised access
to your files! Click here to download spyware remover ...

i started getting a lot of popups trying to send me to a site calling cookingluck (f3.cookingluck.com, f5.cookingluck.com, f7.cookingluck.com,
f9.cookingluck.com) i close them before they can finish loading.

Now i didnt do the smartest thing and i downloaded one of the "anti-spyware" things they told me too. "system-defender". well thats about when everything went from bad to worse, shell.dll was giving me hell, wowfax.dll was messing up. The control panel icon also disapeared and anything i tried to do with the system it wouldnt let me..pretty much telling me i didnt have administrative privliges.

So i came on this site and saw the self help page and was looking it over and saw the the "SmitFraud and It's Variants Removal Instructions" section fit my problem to a T, so i followed the steps exactly as they are written. I also got rid of the system defender. When i rebooted into norma... Read more

Answer:It just keeps coming back.....

Hi and welcome to TSF.

My name is Iain and I will be helping you clean your system.

You may wish to Subscribe to this thread (Thread Tools > Subscribe to this thread) so that you are notified when you receive a reply.

Please read these instructions carefully and then print out or copy this page to Notepad in order to assist you when carrying out the fix. You should not have any open browsers or live internet connections when you are following the procedures below.

Note that the fix may take several posts. Please continue to respond to my instructions until I confirm that your logs are clean. Remember that although your symptoms may vanish, this does NOT mean that your system is clean.

If there is anything you don't understand, please ask BEFORE proceeding with the fixes.

Please ensure that you follow the instructions in the order I have them listed.
We'll begin with ComboFix. Please visit this webpage for download links, and instructions for running the tool: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/comb...o-use-combofix
When the tool is finished, it will produce a report for you.
Please post C:\ComboFix.txt along with a new HijackThis log so we may continue cleaning the system.

NOTE: Combofix prevents autorun of all CDs, floppies and USB devices to assist with malware removal & increase security. If this is an issue or makes it difficult for you - please let me know.

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Greetings everyone I need some help.

First off... I have followed all the proceedures listed on the READ ME thread that is asked and I STILL AM HAVING ISSUES.

I have Ad-Aware SE and with the VX add.

I have HiJackThis v1.99 and have followed the steps on that thread as well.

Here is the problem:

I run Ad-Aware everytime I log on, and even in safe mode. It finds beween 8 and 60 items. Mostly Malware and DataMiners. Then once I fix those I rescan and it comes up clean. However, I am still getting pop-ups, I have EnhanceMySearch, and when I log off and log back in... and re-run Ad-Aware I still have 8-60 items that show up and the same problem persists.

Can anyone help and point me in the right direction? It is a major annoyance. THANKS TO EVERYONE IN ADVANCE!!
 

Answer:It all just keeps coming back

Make sure you have HijackThis 1.99 and follow the guidelines on where to install it and how to post a log as an attachment. This is all covered in the sticky thread NO HIJACK THIS LOG FILES BEFORE READING THIS: HJT Tutorial & LOG File Posting

Now post a HijackThis log as an attachment to your message (Do not post the log inline). All running programs should be closed, including your web browser, e-mail. Close before running Hijack This!

To repeat: Do NOT run Hijack This from the Desktop, a temp folder, or a sub-folder of C:\Documents and Settings, or choose to run it directly from the downloaded ZIP file. Place it in its own folder, for example C:\Program Files\HJT
 

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I've run Ad-awareSE, Trend Micro's housecall, and McAfee. I've also run Ad-aware while in safemode yet I still keep getting these popups and McAfee keeps telling me that " The file C:\\WINDOWS\system32\winupdt.exe was infected by the Downloader-LG trojan and has been deleted to complete the cleaning process. Its' says it repeatedly then stops then a few hours later it'll come back. Here is my Hijack This log:
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 6:07:30 PM, on 3/15/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wkogyo.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\TopSpeed\2.0\aoltsmon.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsrte.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Mixer.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_06\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLDial.exe
C:... Read more

Answer:They just keep coming back...

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Here is my dilemna:

I've run Kazaabegone, CWShredder, Spybot and Adware with new updates and reboots in between. I've run Hijack This and removed what I knew to be suspicious files in safe mode. But one:

O10 - Hijacked Internet access by New.Net
O10 - Hijacked Internet access by New.Net
O10 - Hijacked Internet access by New.Net
O10 - Hijacked Internet access by New.Net

keeps reappearing on the HJT log after rebooting. I know I'm missing something; just don't know what.

Here is the entire log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 8:04:28 PM, on 2/1/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsrte.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MPFSERVICE.exe
C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MpfAgent.exe
c:\program files\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\MUSICMATCH\MUSICMATCH Jukebox\mm_tray.exe
C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Dell\EUSW\Support.exe
C:\Program Files\EarthLink 5.0\Con... Read more

Answer:New.net keeps coming back

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okay, so yesterday i cleaned my pc with "malwarebytes anti-malware and there were like 11 viruses. then i scanned after t, none, so i get up this morning and scan my pc because everything is going SO SLOW! and now i got 10 viruses. can anyone please help? yesterday i had like 2 injections, 2 clickers, 2 malware.packs, and like 6 agents.
heres my log for yesterday: http://pastebin.com/panEZfVS
and heres todays: http://rhymingcolors.pastebin.com/G7gJ51nr
please help. 5 of those kinds ive never seen before :/ please comment below
 

Answer:they keep coming back >:(

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Hello, after removing numerous malwares, str.sys keep coming back even though i removed it several times.Here's the log, thanks for your help.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 8:22:19 PM, on 7/16/2009Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exeC:\Program Files\Toshiba\Utilities\KeNotify.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\VPTray.exeC:\Windows\System32\hkcmd.exeC:\Windows\System32\igfxpers.exeC:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exeC:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynToshiba.exeC:\Windows\system32\igfxsrvc.exeC:\Windows\ehome\ehtray.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Nero\Lib\NMBgMonitor.exeC:\Windows\ehome\ehmsas.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Nero\Lib\NMIndexStoreSvr.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DoScan.exeC:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPHelper.exeC:\Program... Read more

Answer:Str.sys keep coming back, help!

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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I have a PC i believe is infected.
i have run Combofix, it appears to find something and reboot but i am unable to tell by the log what it found.
i think it is still infected because if i run CF again, it says it needs to reboot to continue.
 ComboFix.txt   29.88KB
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 ComboFix2.txt   30.15KB
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Answer:it keeps coming back

Hello cgtrott, I will be handling your log to help you get cleaned up. I apologize for the delay but the forum is very busy and as you can see the logs we ask for are very extensive and take a lot of time to investigate. Please subscribe to this topic. Click on the Watch Topic button, select Immediate Notification and click on proceed.Make sure Word Wrap in notepad is turned off. When copying and pasting logs paste them directly in the reply box only attach logs if asked to. Do not wrap logs in codebox or code tags. It makes it very difficult to read and analyze them. Please paste them directly into the reply box. Do not make any changes to your system until we are through. Fixes are based upon information that is current from your system so any changes can affect our strategy. Please refrain from running any tools we may use without specific instructions.If your operating system is Windows Vista or Windows 7 it may be necessary to right click then choose Run as Administrator any programs we use.Before we begin please check and follow the instructions on How to Show Hidden Files and Folders in Windows Vista and Windows XP and How to show hidden files in Windows 7Because the e-mail notification system is not completely reliable, please check your topic once a day for responses.Please read carefully all directions and instructions. If you are instructed to save a tool to the desktop please save it to the desktop. If you have since resolved the original problem you were ha... Read more

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Question: Keeps coming back!

I thought I wiped it off already but it's back AGAIN! And my SpyBot S&D is missing all sorts of components so it's not working right and it's the only one that has found any. The Microsoft one found one and deleted it but SpyBot found 16 but only deleted 2 before running into problems. EliteBar is back also. Help again!
 

Answer:Keeps coming back!

- Run ALL the steps in this Sticky thread READ ME FIRST BEFORE ASKING FOR SUPPORT: Basic Spyware, Trojan And Virus RemovalMake sure you check version numbers and get all updates.

- Very Important: Make sure you tell us the results from running the tutorial...was anything found? Were you unable to complete any of the scans?...Were you unable to download any of the tools?...Did you do the on-line scans as suggested? etc.
After doing ALL of the above you still have a problem:

- Download HijackThis 1.99.1

- Unzip the hijackthis.exe file to a folder you create named C:\Program Files\HJT

- Do NOT run Hijack This from the Desktop, a temp folder, or a sub-folder of C:\Documents and Settings, or choose to run it directly from the downloaded ZIP file.

- Before running HijackThis: You must close each of the following:your web browser, e-mail client, instant messenger, and programs like notepad, wordpad, MS Word etc. And any other unnecessary running programs.

- Run HijackThis and save your log file.

- Post your log as an ATTACHMENT to your next message. (Do NOT copy/paste the log into your post).
 

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Question: keeps coming back

I keep running scans and it cleans the computer sometimes. I will encounter xp antispyware 2009 and 2008 telling me that my computer is infected. It posts a permanent box on my desktop saying infected and keeps popping up at bottom right by time clock saying infected. I will run anti malwarebytes and it will clean it only if i do quick scan. But then i will run full scan and it freezes so i know it is still infected. And sure enough a few days later it is all back. Please help. I also run cc cleaner and norton but norton freezes too. I have also tried in safemode but still freezes. Thanks Any and all help is greatly appreciated.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 5:56:21 PM, on 10/8/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\TopSpeed\2.0\aoltsmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Inte... Read more

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I have a problem with pop-up ads that keep on appearing randomly on my computer. I tried using adaware which picked up a lot of them, but they keep coming back later.

Hijack this log (Created with Hijack-this Analyzer)

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Log was analyzed using KRC HijackThis Analyzer - Updated on 4/1/05
Get updates at http://www.greyknight17.com/download.htm#programs

***Security Programs Detected***

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\VPTray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MCAgentExe] c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MCUpdateExe] C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcupdate.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ccApp] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [vptray] C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\VPTray.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec Event Manager (ccEvtMgr) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec Password Validation (ccPwdSvc) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccPwdSvc.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec Settings Manager (ccSetMgr) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Fil... Read more

Answer:Pop-Ups that keep coming back

Hi and welcome to TSF.

I am currently reviewing your log. Please note that this is under the supervision of an expert analyst, and I will be back with a fix for your problem a.s.a.p

Please be patient with me during this time.

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I am having trouble getting rid of this BHO object.Everytime I manage to remove the dll and the BHO registry entry it comes back under a different name.I have run Spybot, AdAware and Trend Micro AV.Any help would be appreciated.Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 3:17:14 PM, on 04/16/07Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXEC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\OfficeScan Client\ntrtscan.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\OfficeScan Client\tmlisten.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\fxssvc.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\OfficeScan Client\OfcPfwSvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\TEMP\EWE594.EXEC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\OfficeScan Client\pccntmon.exeC:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files ... Read more

Answer:Bho Keeps Coming Back

Hello EBurritt, I am SifuMike and I will be helping you. Disable your antivirus program and go here http://www.bitdefender.com/scan8/ie.html and run an online scan with BitDefender (you will need to use Internet Explorer for this scan). When the ActiveX Control has loaded, click on "Click here to scan". Please be patient, as this scan may take a few hours. It all depends on the number of files on your computer. When BitDefender completes the scan, select the "Detected Problems" tab. Click on "Click here to export scan". Save the file as an HTML to your Desktop. Then click on the saved file and allow it to open with your browser. Go to Edit - Select All then copy/paste that log back here. Post the BitDefender log.******************Download ATF (Atribune Temp File) Cleaner? by Atribune DO NOT run it yet. Download and install AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5 (formerly Ewido) This is a 30 day trial of the programAVG Anti-Spyware is designed to be used to both scan for and remove malicious files and also to run in real-time alongside, but not replace, your existing anti-virus program to give an added layer of protection.Both the Resident Shield and Automatic Updates will only be available for the thirty day trial period, after that AVG Anti-Spyware will revert to a stand-alone scanner which you can keep and manually update for free and use in a similar way to Ad-Aware SE Personal, Spybot S&D etc.1. After download, double click on the file to launch the... Read more

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Question: Keeps Coming Back

Can someone please help me with this problem? All my AV programs detect a virus running in my system, but whenver I have it removed, it keeps coming back How can I stop this???


HJT Log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:22:13 AM, on 8/25/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET NOD32 Antivirus\ekrn.exe
C:\Nexon\Mabinogi\npkcmsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET NOD32 Antivirus\egui.exe
C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\ymsgr_tray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrcs.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\NOTEPAD.EXE
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SpybotSD.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: Spybot-S&D IE Protection - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.... Read more

Answer:Keeps Coming Back

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If you still require assistance with this issue, please do this:
Download RSIT by random/random and save it to your desktop.
Double click RSIT.exe to start the tool and click Continue at the disclaimer.
When the scan completes it will open a log named log.txt maximized, and a log named info.txt minimized.
Copy (Ctrl+A then Ctrl+C) and paste (Ctrl+V) the contents of log.txt here.
Please attach info.txt to your post.
To attach a file to a new post, simplyClick the[Manage Attachments] button under Additional Options > Attach Files on the post composition page, and
copy and paste the following into the "Upload File from your Computer" box:C:\rsit\info.txt

Click Upload.

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windows securty 7 keeps coming bak after doing all the steps
 

Answer:it keeps coming back

Please attach the logs from both SUPERantispyware and MalwareBytes. Also run the below and attach the log.

I want you to run TDSSKiller so refer to the below for how to do so.

TDSSkiller - How to run
 

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My Lumia 640 is quite new and the back plastic panel writing logo is coming off the Microsoft logo has come off and some letters are coming away?
Is this normal?

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I'm the kind of person who just needs to turn UAC off.  It's a great idea for the vast majority of regular users, though, so I'm not canning it, just asking some questions on how to actually turn it off so that it stays off.I'm using Windows 7 x64 on a laptop that's just on its own, no domain, no group policy etc.Anyway, I've got my UAC slider all the way down the bottom (and have rebooted), yet I still need to explicitly right-click and choose "Run as Administrator" if I need to run something as an administrator.  (for example the command prompt, if I want to run "chkdsk c: /f" or "pskill explorer.exe" or use ProcessExplorer and look at the threads in system processes or whatever.)  The thing is I want to run most of my stuff as administrator without the need to right-click each time.  Just take a look at some of the crazy problems I see and need to work with: http://users.on.net/~MRIS/Problem_20090207_0701.mhtI know that I can tick "run as administrator" in the advanced tab for the shortcut that launches these as a work-around but I want it for all my sysinternals utilities, and there's lots of them.  I'm also sick of clicking "show for all users" in things like task manager when I launch it via CTRL-SHIFT-ESC. There's a Group Policy setting in the registry named:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System\EnableLUAThat I think is responsible.However it always comes back and gets set... Read more

Answer:UAC keeps coming back on all by itself.

 
MRIS said:
How do I track how this is getting there?It turns out a file named "registry.pol" in this folder:C:\Windows\System32\GroupPolicy\Machine\was doing it.

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hi, i hope somebody can help me. I'm running windows 95 b with internet explorer 5.5 and I keep getting "Error loading C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\se.dll". when I run IE, avg detects trojan horse startpage 16.bd and my start page is now advertising called "about: blank" I've deleted se.dll but it just keeps coming back. I'd appreciate any suggestions. thanx!
 

Answer:se.dll keeps coming back!

it sounds like you got hijacked. this should have been posted on the spyware specific board. follow the instructions on this link below.

http://forums.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?t=35407 <--
Sticky: READ ME FIRST BEFORE ASKING FOR SUPPORT: Basic Spyware, Trojan And Virus Removal

g/l - sos
 

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Everytime I run webroots spysweeper It finds a cws threat. I don't understand why it keeps popping up, even after I tell spysweeper to remove it. Someone want to help me....

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 7:44:30 PM, on 10/25/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32krn.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
D:\programfiles\Spy Sweeper\Spy Sweeper\WRSSSDK.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\iTouch\iTouch.exe
C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32kui.exe
D:\programfiles\Spy Sweeper\Spy Sweeper\SpySweeper.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_04\bin\jusched.exe
D:\programfiles\MicrosoftAntivirus\gcasServ.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
D:\programfiles\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\MouseWare\system\em_exec.exe
D:\programfiles\MicrosoftAntivirus\gcasDtServ.exe
C:\Program Files\LIUtilities\WinTasks\wintasks.exe
D:\programfiles\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = www.... Read more

Answer:CWS keeps coming back

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Hi everyone,

i had this fake FBI Virus on a laptop couple days ago, it would not let the windows to boot, not even in safe mode. i got it to clean with kaspersky boot disc, and also scanned it with avg, malwarebytes, avast. send it back to customer, same night he called me saying avast kept picking up something but was not able to remove it! so i picked it up again the next day, scanned with avg & malwarebytes seemed to be cleaned up again, nothing was picking up any viruses. but guess what? this morning i have a text from a custoemr, saying he was locked up out of screen and he was able to get into it, but now avg is picking up something again!!! i asked him if he uses usb drive or external or anything but he said he did not use any of those! PLEASE HELP WITH REMOVAL OF THIS!!!!

Answer:It keeps coming back!!!!

Hello sapikest,
my name is Marius and I will be assisting you with your Malware related problems.

Before we move on, please read the following points carefully.
First, read my instructions completely. If there is anything that you do not understand kindly ask before proceeding.
Perform everything in the correct order. Sometimes one step requires the previous one.
If you have any problems while you are follow my instructions, Stop there and tell me the exact nature of your problem.
Do not run any other scans without instruction or Add/ Remove Software unless I tell you to do so. This would change the output of our tools and could be confusing for me.
Post all Logfiles as a reply rather than as an attachment unless I specifically ask you. If you can not post all logfiles in one reply, feel free to use more posts.
If I don't hear from you within 3 days from this initial or any subsequent post, then this thread will be closed.
Stay with me. I will give you some advice about prevention after the cleanup process. Absence of symptoms does not always mean the computer is clean.
My first language is not english. So please do not use slang or idioms. It could be hard for me to read. Thanks for your understanding.

Before we start, please note:

Please be advised that this free service is typically for home users. We'll help you out this time, but in the future if you are unable to clean a machine via standard methods, then either backup the client's data and rein... Read more

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My virus software detects probable twenty times a day the hookerdll.dll trojan. I have the most current anti virus updates and it will not detect what is generating this. I have looked in my registry for any evidence of a "message.exe or OLE ", and there is none. I have no idea why this keeps coming back with or wothout my system restore on or off. Any help would be welcome.
Thanx
 

Answer:Hookerdll.dll keeps coming back - help

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Hi, So I have this virus. Everytime the windows start, and if its connected to the internet before anti malware malwarebytes protection on, It will start downloading virus like crazy. MBAM can limit the virus somehow, but it still somehow allowed wuaucldt.exe and VRT***.tmp (*** is random number) and sometimes some random dll files. I also got random number dot exe and it contain w.exe, d.bin, ms.bin, so.bin. All of this happened if i connect to the internet and worse if there is no MBAM protection. I tried to remove it through registry and hijackthis, it just keep coming back. Make me think that all my exe files has been infected.I sent winlogon.exe to several online file scanner and apparently has Virut on it.I tried to use DDS.scr, but i keep getting error (0xc0000142). I tried to rename it lots of time with any name that i can think of and still the same problem. I tried to rename the file name into bat or exe, same problem.ComboFix also has the same (0xc0000142) error. Gmer works, but it keeps going to the blue screen everytime I scanned a lil longer (say more than 2 minutes). So I uncheck registry and files to make it faster. Here's the log.I also attached hijackthis log if needed. Oh, I use Windows 7, and updated MBAM.Thank you so much. Sorry for my English. I really really appreciate it.PS : Sorry for repost. I don't know why the logs is not appear in the previous post.Just in case if the log dissapear again, i copy it to here :GMER 1.0.15.15281 - http://www.... Read more

Answer:wuaucldt.exe keeps coming back

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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Please help! I have some kind of virus that keeps popping up IE windows on loans, zipcodez, and other crap. I've run Combofix (latest version), ATF Cleaner, dss.exe, Smitfraud, Virtumundo, and several anti-virus programs. Kapersky found several Win32.downloader viruses and another program found PurityScan, Win32.KillAV.dll, and something about Outerinfo. They deleted the alleged viruses but when I reboot, its back and the unwanted windows pop up. I've disabled sytem restore and tried running several of the programs in Safe mode and even went into msconfig to diable the startup items. I give up at this point!
Here is my latest HijackThis log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 4:35:06 PM, on 1/10/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16574)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\windows\System32\smss.exe
C:\windows\System32\winlogon.exe
C:\windows\system32\services.exe
C:\windows\system32\lsass.exe
C:\windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\windows\System32\svchost.exe
C:\windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\windows\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\windows\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 SOS\avp.exe
C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 SOS\avp.exe
C:\windows\System32\svchost.exe
C:\windows\System32\svchost.exe
C:\windows\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Program Files\In... Read more

Answer:Solved: It Keeps Coming Back

Here is the Combofix log:
ComboFix 08-01-09.2 - Owner 2008-01-10 16:47:32.7 - NTFSx86
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.681 [GMT -6:00]
Running from: E:\ComboFix.exe
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((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Other Deletions )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
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C:\temp\tn3
C:\windows\system32\drivers\core.cache.dsk . . . . failed to delete

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((((((((((((((((((((((((( Files Created from 2007-12-10 to 2008-01-10 )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
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2008-01-10 16:54 . 2008-01-10 16:54 <DIR> d-------- C:\Temp\tn3
2008-01-10 12:00 . 2008-01-10 12:00 <DIR> d-------- C:\Program Files\Trend Micro
2008-01-09 21:39 . 2008-01-10 16:53 932 --------- C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\core.cache.dsk
2008-01-09 16:34 . 2008-01-09 16:34 <DIR> d-------- C:\Deckard
2008-01-09 11:51 . 2008-01-10 16:54 7,037,216 --ahs---- C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\fidbox.dat
2008-01-09 11:51 . 2008-01-10 16:54 133,664 --ahs---- C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\fidbox2.dat
2008-01-09 11:51 . 2008-01-10 16:53 95,300 --ahs---- C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\fidbox.idx
2008-01-09 11:51 . 2008-01-10 16:53 13,604 --ahs---- C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\fidbox2.idx
2008-01-09 11:49 . 2008-01-09 11:49 <DIR> d-------- C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab
2008-01-09 11:49 . 2008-01-10 16:54 <DIR> d-------- C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Kaspersky Lab
2008-01-09 11:48 . 2008-01-09 11:48 <DIR> d-------- C:\KAV
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Problem: about every week, when I open internet, the pages will not load completely, and I can open yahoo email, but individual emails won't open. Also sites like facebook, I can get into, but will not finish loading and can only see parts of it. I can automatically know that there is a problem even before I get on the internet because the icon for internet connection will not be in my tray at all.

Have tried READ ME several times, and it seemed to work at the time, but the problem keeps coming back. This last time, my screen resolution was changed to a bigger font along with the pages not loading fully. I ran READ ME again, and internet is working but my resolution cannot be changed back.

SPECS: Windows Vista
32 bit system
Internet explorer
Aviva Antivirus
Outlook firewall
malwarebytes

logs from READ ME are attached-- couldn't run root repeal, it kept shutting off my computer. Also, could only run the remote Superantispyware and I cannot find the log for it. Thanks for your help!
 

Answer:Problem keeps coming back!

well, I spoke too soon. My internet is not loading completely again after a reboot. The internet connection icon is not in my tray either. Please Please help me!
 

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I have updated and run CWSHREDDER, Spybot, AD-Ware all of those and low and behold this hijacker keeps coming back? I am curious if anyone knows something new i could try or just wait for something to be updated that includes this? Here is a HijackThis log. Thanks for any help.
Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 11:51:31 AM, on 4/16/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\MsPMSPSv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\DSentry.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Dell\EUSW\Support.exe
C:\WINDOWS\BCMSMMSG.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM95\aim.exe
C:\Program Files\Digital Line Detect\DLG.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\SBLive\Diagnostics\diagent.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\Support\Alert\bin\NotifyAlert.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cidaemon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cidaemon.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\J Vaughn\Desktop\Payton\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = res://C:\WINDOWS\System32\cfn.dll/sp.html (obfusc... Read more

Answer:About:Blank keeps coming back

Hi CG

Close your browser and check the following entries in HJT, click fix and Reboot afterwards.

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = res://C:\WINDOWS\System32\cfn.dll/sp.html (obfuscated)

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = res://C:\WINDOWS\System32\cfn.dll/sp.html (obfuscated)

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = res://C:\WINDOWS\System32\cfn.dll/sp.html (obfuscated)

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = res://C:\WINDOWS\System32\cfn.dll/sp.html (obfuscated)

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = res://C:\WINDOWS\System32\cfn.dll/sp.html (obfuscated)

R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = res://C:\WINDOWS\System32\cfn.dll/sp.html (obfuscated)

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {163B0301-160B-45F2-B290-AB5A089D8A46} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\cfn.dll

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {5DEC1638-C432-47BB-97DA-F376A54EB3AF} - c:\system volume information\_restore{b37680b2-ba0a-4e5d-bf30-83e44c588624}\rp134\a0028263.dll (file missing)
O16 - DPF: {41F17733-B041-4099-A042-B518BB6A408C} - http://a1540.g.akamai.net/7/1540/52...meInstaller.exe

I've seen these entries on another log and they did keep coming back so lets' see what happens here.

Post back, okay?
 

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Combofix just restarts my computer and won't run and nothing can find the virus but it's there. It started as a fake antivirus, then when I deleted it it created win 7 antivirus 2011. I think I got rid of that one too, but now everytime I click any link it takes me to some random add page instead. I've already did a system restore from days ago and even that didn't work, but it stopped my problem with running .exe's from the win antivirus.

Answer:Virus just keeps coming back!

Hello having run ComboFix we need to see that and a DDS log.As you now see Combofix is not to be run like a commmon tool. It's why we post this above the malware forums.ComboFix is a tool that should only be run under the supervision of someone who has been trained in its use. Using it on your own can cause problems with your computer. Please go here....Preparation Guide ,do steps 6 - 9.Create a DDS log and post it in the new topic explained in step 9 which is here Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs and not in this topic,thanks.Skip the GMER step and instead post the ComboFix log you posted earlier.Let me know if that went well.

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I am running on Windows2000 and have tried what MFDnSC advised another user and did this yesterday:

"Fix these with HJT
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Windows Service] C:\WINDOWS\system32\prvdi.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Windows Service] C:\WINDOWS\system32\prvdi.exe"

but today, these files show up again. Also, McAfee reports deleting dload.exe once every few hours. It does not find any virus, though.

I also tried:
Sophos SAV32CLI
Xoft Spy
SpyBot
AdAware SE

I also looked at windows and system32 entries, win.ini and system.ini, but nothing in there.

This is how my HJT log looks like after I have deleted the two prvdi.exe today:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 13:27:51, on 01/31/2005
Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINNT\SYSTEM32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\services.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\regsvc.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\MSTask.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\WBEM\WinMgmt.exe
C:\WINNT\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINNT\system32\tp4mon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\PCSuite\DATALA~1\DATALA~1.EXE
C:\WINNT\system32\WLANSTA.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsescn.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsrte.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\PCSuite\Services\SERVIC~1.EX... Read more

Answer:Downloader-ME keeps coming back

You have to delete the file in safe mode AND

START – RUN – key in %temp% - Edit – Select all – File – Delete

AS it is running out of the temp dir - C:\DOCUME~1\MARTIN~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\prvdi.exe
 

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A couple of weeks ago when I started my computer (Windows XP Pro) a popup appeared, without me going on the internet. In the title bar it said http:// morze . cafreedom . com, and the popup was saying I might have spyware and to click a link to begin scanning - as if I'd click it!Anyway I ran Ad-Aware and it found a few items, but the one that stood out was VX2 and was categorised as MalWare. It couldn't delete the file vgz.dll, so I had to delete it via the command prompt. Doing this closed all Explorer and Internet Explorer windows, which presumably is because it was running/using Explorer. It actually restarted explorer completely, so everything disappeared for a moment.Having got rid of it, I had no problems... until the next time. It keeps coming back, sometimes when I'm logged on, other times when I've restarted... I can't see when it's coming back - just seems random.I haven't been on any dodgy sites, so I can only assume that there's another file other than vgz.dll still on my hard disk somewhere that Ad-Aware, Spybot and AVG won't detect.Any ideas?Thanks in advance,Gary

Answer:VX2 MalWare Keeps Coming Back!!!

You can try this add-on from ad-awareclick here

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I have already been through the "Am I Infected" forum and I am sure that I am but I don't know how or with what. Topic referenced is here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/305217/security-breach/ ~ OB We have run MBAM and GMER and removed some infections and the next day when I ran my Spyware Doctor, I was reinfected with two new infections. Already identified them as keyloggers and one was some type of autodialer. Anyway, I was told to run a DDS and post it here. Time for an operation, I guess. LOL I am hoping to learn something from the process. I have already learned a lot just reading and researching on my own before I broke down and came to bleepingcomputer for help. I know when something is over my head and whatever this is.....is it! Thank you so kindly for the help! Here is the DDS. I did run a GMER last night but for some reason, my system had crashed when I returned the computer so I did not have the results. If you would like for me to run another one, please advise and I will do it ASAP. DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Compaq_Owner at 0:48:56.29 on Sun 04/04/2010Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.11Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.503.191 [GMT -4:00]AV: Spyware Doctor with AntiVirus *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {D3C23B96-C9DC-477F-8EF1-69AF17A6EFF6}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k rpcssC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.ex... Read more

Answer:Malware keeps coming back.

Hello and and Welcome to BleepingcomputerPlease note we are very busy, so if I don't hear from you within 5 days the topic will be closed, If you have sinceresolved your issues I would appreciate if you would let me no so I can close this topic.We need to create an OTL ReportPlease download OTL from one of the following mirrors:This is THE MirrorSave it to your desktop.Double click on the icon on your desktop.Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.Under the Custom Scans/Fixes box at the bottom, paste in the following bold text.%SYSTEMDRIVE%\*.exe/md5starteventlog.dllscecli.dllnetlogon.dllcngaudit.dllsceclt.dllntelogon.dlllogevent.dlliaStor.sysnvstor.sysatapi.sysIdeChnDr.sysviasraid.sysAGP440.sysvaxscsi.sysnvatabus.sysviamraid.sysnvata.sysnvgts.sysiastorv.sysViPrt.sys/md5stopCREATERESTOREPOINTPush the button.Two reports will open, copy and paste them in a reply here:OTL.txt <-- Will be openedExtra.txt <-- Will be minimizedThanks

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Good Afternoon,

This is my first post here - it's amazing how much information this site has.

I promise I utilized the search option on this site, but it seems I can't find someone else with my problem.

A few days ago, I changed my processor from an E4500 to a Xeon E3110. I did not change anything else at all. I did not install any programs either. I didn't even change the heatsink. All I did was replace my processor.

The computer works perfectly, except for one annoying thing. The computer goes to sleep just fine. When I press a button or move my mouse, the computer turns on, but my screen is blank. The only thing I can do to access the computer at that point is press the power button till the computer turns off, and then I turn it back on.

The Hibernate option works just fine, however, I am too used to the sleep button. I thought I could ask someone here for any advice before I reinstall windows, because frankly, that's the only thing I can think of at this point.

I would very much appreciate any help/advice you can give me. Also, I am somewhat of a beginner - please speak in English


Thank you very much for your time

Answer:Coming back from Sleep

Quote:





Originally Posted by Placehold


I would seriously disable Hibernation, It also creates a log that can reach the GB's

There has been alot of issues surrounding Hidernation mode, If you really need it keep it but otherwise Use a screensaver lol




Craig




post the dxdiag file
start (type in start search) dxdiag click save info

look in the device manager
start (type in start search) device manager view show hidden device's

are u sure the (cpu) processor is the right stocket for the (mainbroard) motherbroard

brand/model (cpu) processor
brand/model (mainbroard) motherbroard

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Hi there
Can anyone help please.
I have followed the instructions on "READ ME FIRST BEFORE ASKING......" and the only thing I couldn't do in Safe Mode was the Symantec Security Check which I did afterwards in Normal Mode.
However, every time I reboot and run my Ad-aware SE again, the same registry key referring to "elite" keeps popping up - I have deleted this key with Ad-aware, HiJack This and manually through regedit (in Safe Mode as well as Normal Mode). It has made no difference, the registry key keeps popping back again when running Ad-aware or HiJack This. There appears to be 2 keys (plus a third key) in the BHO section in the list.
I have pasted only these entries here (not the whole log):

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {28CAEFF3-0F18-4036-B504-51D73BD81ABC} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {ED103D9F-3070-4580-AB1E-E5C179C1AE41} - (no file)

Can anyone suggest anything to delete this once and for all?
Thanks
Barbiebut1
 

Answer:elite keeps coming back

Hi Barbie,

Did you have System Restore (Assuming OS) OFF when you fixed the bad items? Try looking in Add/Remove Programs for EliteBar - Look in program files as well for an Elite Folder.

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {28CAEFF3-0F18-4036-B504-51D73BD81ABC} - (no file
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {ED103D9F-3070-4580-AB1E-E5C179C1AE41} - (no file) ---> These two are EliteBar remnants. As you can see, the files have been removed, probably by one of your tools.

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll ---> This is Legitimate and needed!


You should also send us a HijackThis Log to review. Please be sure to follow the instructions below:

Note that your HijackThis should be up-to-date (v1.99) and MUST be extracted to its own safe folder ? C:\Program Files\HijackThis!

Should you need a Fresh Download of HJT, get it HERE: HijackThis v1.99

Also note that, before you scan, you MUST close all running programs including your web browser, e-mail and items in the system tray.

Please save your HJT Log as a .txt File and attach it via the "Manage Attachments" tool in the Additional Options section when you post.

I?m not around this forum too often these days, but somebody will try to take a look when they get a chance.

Best
PP
 

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I made the mistake of installing a program from an unknown source and now my computer has malware. Malware Bytes scanner keeps removing them, but they keep coming back. I think it was wooden seal and smeazymo.
 
 
 
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version:24-02-2016
Ran by Mohamad (administrator) on MOHAMAD-PC (25-02-2016 19:11:42)
Running from D:\Downloads
Loaded Profiles: Mohamad (Available Profiles: Mohamad)
Platform: Windows 10 Pro Version 1511 (X64) Language: English (United States)
Internet Explorer Version 11 (Default browser: FF)
Boot Mode: Normal
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/
==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================
(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the process will be closed. The file will not be moved.)
(AMD) C:\Windows\System32\atiesrxx.exe
(AMD) C:\Windows\System32\atieclxx.exe
(Microsoft Corporation) C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 15\ClientX64\officeclicktorun.exe
() C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\AXSP\1.02.00\atkexComSvc.exe
(Intel Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\IPROSetMonitor.exe
(Apple Inc.) C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
(Apple Inc.) C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
() C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\AsSysCtrlService\1.00.22\AsSysCtrlService.exe
(Scarlet.Crush Productions) C:\ScpServer\ScpService.exe
(Microsoft Corporation) C:... Read more

Answer:Malware keeps coming back.

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.===Your FRST log is clean.Please paste the Addition.txt file created by the Farbar tool.I will review it.

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Hi,
My laptop is infected with some virus: Trojan.Addicker, PWS.VIP, W32.Looked.J (spyware doctor) and KillSec Zlob. Downloader (spybot S&D)...... I found some strange files running on taskmanager: Logo1_.exe, SMSS.exe, svhost32.exe, mh2.exe......... My norton antivirus doesn't detect anything. I tried to deleted them but everytime i restarted, I still found them. Then, I found this forum, did step by step according to the thread: BEFORE POSTING HJT Log . This time I successfully deleted most of them but I still had to log in Safe mode to deleted Logo1_.exe, svhost32 manually. after rebooting, I didn't see Logo1_.exe and svhost32.exe anymore but when I opened an *exe file ( Hijackthis.exe), spyware doctor detected Logo1_.exe again . Then,I scanned my laptop with spybot,norton. They doesn't detect anything but spyware doctor still detects Common Components for Trojans . I don't know what to do anymore, please help me.
Here's my HJT:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 22:20:30, on 17/12/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program F... Read more

Answer:Logo1_.exe keeps coming back

Please help me!!! over the last few hours, each time i click on *.exe files, the zlob.downloader virus and logo1_.exe appear. I tried to delete them but they keep coming back again :( B-U-M-P

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Hi there,

Below the line is a log file from "Hijackthis" showing my system processes. I have a spyware problem. I run spyware doctor, and many other spyware programs to help get rid of the spyware. But everytime I do a spyware scan, the spyware shows up on the next scan. I have tried running the scan in safe mode, but no difference. Cheers in advance.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:44:41 AM, on 9/21/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\PRINTV~1\pvmodule.exe
C:\Applications\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RunDLL32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\{1421B616-0BB7-1033-0624-050419050001}\Update.exe
C:\Applications\FreeRAM XP Pro 1.51\FreeRAM XP Pro.exe
C:\Applications\Roboform\RoboTaskBarIcon.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Web Accelerator\GoogleWebAccWarden.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Web Accelerator\googlewebaccclient.exe
C:\WINDOWS\syst... Read more

Answer:Spyware keeps coming back!!!

Please rename Hijackthis.exe

It's currently located at C:\Applications\Hijack This\HijackThis.exe

Rename it from Hijackthis.exe to HJT.exe

Then post a fresh Hijackthis log & tell me what type of antivirus program you have installed

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Help! I use Security Task Manager and every time I connect on the internet, a fake 'svchost.exe' is being downloaded in "C:\WINDOWS\security." There are also a "kakijigu.dll" and "makezimu.dll" that appear in Security Task Manager. I use Avast and Malwarebytes but since I got this problem, I cannot update Avast, even by downloading the update through "avast.com" and Malwarebytes virus database is being deleted after I detect and remove some virus.

Another problem is that when I switch my modem on(I use a modem for wireless connection) and the fake "svchost.exe" is running, I get and error message on the "svchost.exe" and I cannot connect to the internet, I cannot open any program and the theme changes to Windows Classic.

Here is my DDS log:
DDS (Version 1.1.0) - NTFSx86
Run by Administrator at 10:21:45.17 on Mon 01/05/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.11
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.1015.536 [GMT 4:00]

AV: avast! antivirus 4.8.1229 [VPS 080723-1] *On-access scanning disabled* (Outdated)

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k rpcss
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Program Files\Alwil Sof... Read more

Answer:Malware coming back

Please make sure you disable ALL of your Antivirus/Antispyware/Firewall before running ComboFix.. Please visit HERE if you don't know how.. Please re-enable them back after performing all steps given..Please download ComboFix by sUBs from one of the locations below, and save it to your Desktop.Link 1Link 2Link 3Double click combofix.exe and follow the prompts. Please, never rename Combofix unless instructed.If ComboFix asked you to install Recovery Console, please do so.. It will be your best interest..When finished, it shall produce a log for you. Post that log and a fresh HijackThis log in your next reply..Note: DO NOT mouseclick combofix's window while its running. That may cause it to stall

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Hey, I thought I had this all squared away but it seems i was wrong I used ComboFix and it seemed to work great. All the popups and new shortcuts for spy ware protection website (lol of all things) were gone and right afterwards I ran Spy sweeper with its virus can also and it found nothing. Probably about 1 hour later while i was playing WOW i got a popup and everything was back So here I am wondering what ive missed.
Here is my combo fix log that i just ran. I can also run a HiJackthis if its needed. Any help woudl be greatly helpful!
Thanks, Jordan

ComboFix 08-01-30.6 - Owner 2008-01-30 14:14:38.3 - NTFSx86
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.89 [GMT -5:00]
Running from: C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Desktop\ComboFix.exe

WARNING -THIS MACHINE DOES NOT HAVE THE RECOVERY CONSOLE INSTALLED !!
.

((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Other Deletions )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
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C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Network\Downloader\qmgr0.dat
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Network\Downloader\qmgr1.dat
C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Desktop\Error Cleaner.url
C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Desktop\Privacy Protector.url
C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Desktop\Spyware&Malware Protection.url
C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Favorites\Error Cleaner.url
C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Favorites\Privacy Protector.url
C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Favorites\Spyware&... Read more

Answer:Pop ups that keep coming back after scan

hi, welcome to TSG.
spysweeper.

Before you proceed with the removal directions below you need to turn off
SpySweeper's realtime protection as it will interfere with the changes we
are trying to make.

Open Spysweeper and click on Options > Program Options.
Uncheck "load at windows startup".
On the left click "shields" and then uncheck everything there.
Uncheck "home page shield".
Uncheck "automatically restore default without notification".
Exit the program.
Leave it disabled until we are finished here.


* Copy the entire contents of the Quote Box below to Notepad.
* Name the file as CFScript.txt
* Change the Save as Type to All Files
* and Save it on the desktop


File::
C:\WINDOWS\dntpkwofwt.dll
C:\WINDOWS\adsoowf.dll
C:\WINDOWS\bgrlsmn.dll
C:\WINDOWS\Downloaded Program Files\bridge.dll
C:\PROGRA~1\MYWEBS~1\bar\1.bin\mwsoemon.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Optimizer\optimize.exe
C:\install.dat
Folder::
C:\PROGRA~1\MYWEBS~1
C:\Program Files\Internet Optimizer

Registry::
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\RunDLL]
C:\WINDOWS\Downloaded Program Files\bridge.dll

[-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\~\Browser Helper Objects\{C04C309C-7EC6-4C7A-9BDF-FB28F79C6DC3}]
2008-01-27 20:51 323584 --a------ C:\WINDOWS\dntpkwofwt.dll

[-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ShellServiceOb jectDelayLoad]
"bgrlsmn"= {708A9B99-2240-4E80-9F90-0049E71BC939} - C:\WINDOWS\bgrlsmn.dl... Read more

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I ran CCleaner, then superantispyware, then Malwarebytes and removed the Trojan, I then ran Hitmanpro and removed all it came up with. I then run MB again and the same 4 Trojans keep coming up. Here is the log of MB

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (PRO) 1.65.1.1000
www.malwarebytes.org

Database version: v2012.11.06.12

Windows 7 x64 NTFS
Internet Explorer 8.0.7600.16385
edteach :: EDTEACH-PC [administrator]

Protection: Enabled

11/7/2012 8:41:33 AM
mbam-log-2012-11-07 (08-41-33).txt

Scan type: Quick scan
Scan options enabled: Memory | Startup | Registry | File System | Heuristics/Extra | Heuristics/Shuriken | PUP | PUM
Scan options disabled: P2P
Objects scanned: 234675
Time elapsed: 7 minute(s), 24 second(s)

Memory Processes Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Detected: 4
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters|DhcpNameServer (Trojan.DNSChanger) -> Bad: (213.109.67.72) Good: () -> Quarantined and repaired successfully.
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters|DhcpNameServer (Trojan.DNSChanger) -> Bad: (213.109.77.23) Good: () -> Quarantined and repaired successfully.
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\Interfaces\{77D50DC3-0F48-4B2D-99E0-19CCE6892D99}|DhcpNameServer (Trojan.DNSChan... Read more

Answer:TrojanDNSCHARGER keeps coming back

Please follow these instructions:

READ & RUN ME FIRST. Malware Removal Guide
 

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Today I scanned with my AVG and this IRP hook popped up. I removed it and restarted my computer. After rescanning it came back. I'd love some help on removing this! Here's my log
 
Whole Computer Scan
Medium severity;"4";"0";"4"
Scanned folders:;"Scan Whole Computer"
Started:;"6/6/2014, 12:00:42 AM"
Finished:;"6/6/2014, 12:00:48 AM"
Scanned items:;"5812"
Launched by:;"Jimmy"
 
Name;"Description";"Status";"Status";"Priority"
C:\Windows\system32\drivers\EagleX64.sys;"IRP hook, C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\mouclass.sys IRP_MJ_READ -> EagleX64.sys +0x14CC0";"Infected";"Infected";"Medium"
C:\Windows\system32\drivers\EagleX64.sys;"IRP hook, C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\kbdclass.sys IRP_MJ_READ -> EagleX64.sys +0x131C0";"Infected";"Infected";"Medium"
C:\Windows\system32\drivers\EagleX64.sys;"IRP hook, C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\kbdclass.sys IRP_MJ_PNP -> EagleX64.sys +0x134D0";"Infected";"Infected";"Medium"
C:\Windows\system32\drivers\EagleX64.sys;"IRP hook, C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\mouclass.sys IRP_MJ_PNP -> EagleX64.sys +0x14F80";"Infected";"Infected";"Medium"

Answer:IRP hook keeps coming back

Welcome aboard   Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2 SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me. Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderOther ServicesPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeList Restore PointsClick Go and post the result. Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware to your desktop.NOTE. If you already have MBAM 2.0 installed scroll down.Double-click mbam-setup-2.0.0.1000.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
At the end, be sure a checkma... Read more

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I ran Pest patrol & it found WinPup32. I delete it & it doesn't show up on the next scan, but as soon as I reboot it reappears. It shows up in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\pup. I ran hijack this & here's what the log says. Can anyone help me figure out how to get rid of this thing for good? How does it keep appearing after its been deleted? thanks in advance.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 4:50:58 PM, on 5/7/04
Platform: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.2222A)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
C:\DMI\BIN\WIN32SL.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\PSSVC.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\3COM_DMI\3CDMINIC.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MDM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSTASK.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\TUN\COMMON\ESLCBCST.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RPCSS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\TASKMON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
C:\DMI\BIN\DELLDMI.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\MS HARDWARE\POINT32.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NORTON\ANTIVIRUS\NAVAPW32.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NORTON\ANTIVIRUS\POPROXY.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSWHEEL.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\PIKMCTRL.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\PESTPATROL\PPCONTROL.EXE
C:\DMI\BIN\MONITOR.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\PESTPATROL\PPMEMCHECK.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\PESTPATROL\COOKIEPATROL.EXE
C:\DMI\BIN\NIC.EXE
C:\DMI\BIN\COO.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\RunDLL.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SEIKO\SLPCAP.EXE
C:\DMI\BIN\DNAR.EXE
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Answer:WinPup32 just keeps coming back

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Sorry, I had run these scans before I found this forum. I need your expert help.Windows XP with svc pack 3 and all updates. I have been able to get around the malware by running a scan, deleting the infections and corrupt files, but they return at every start up.Latest routine I did was this:ComboFix, then re start; Temp File Cleaner; Malwarebytes, then re-start. Infection still returns.Thursday, AV suite suddenly loaded, I received several cmd line boxes that looked strange and then all Google searches got redirected to shopping sites. Other symptoms are standard stuff, have to re-name anti malware to get it to run, several tries to go to correct site from google, etc.TDSSkiller has been run, GEMR has been run; ComboFix has been run multiple times (logs saved and available); Malwarebytes run multiple time (logs available)ComboFix showsInfectedc:\winnt\system32\ernel32.dllc:\winnt\system32\spool\prtprocs\w32x86\17931u.dllc:\winnt\system32\spool\prtprocs\w32x86\5w555.dllMalWareBytes showsRegistry Data Items Infected:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\DhcpNameServer (Trojan.DNSChanger) -> Data: 93.188.162.221,93.188.166.201 -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\NameServer (Trojan.DNSChanger) -> Data: 93.188.162.221,93.188.166.201 ... Read more

Answer:DNSChanger keeps coming back

Hello and Welcome to the forums! My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. Somethings to remember while we are working together.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!Please Do not Attach logs or put in code boxes.Tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.Tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.Do not run anything while running a fix.In the upper right hand corner of the topic you will see a button called Options. If you click on this in the drop-down menu you can choose Track this topic. By doing this and then choosing Immediate E-Mail notification and then clicking on Proceed you will be advised when we respond to your topic and facilitate the cleaning of your machine.We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.In order for me to see the status of the infection I will need a new set of logs to start with.Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is necessary to go offline and you will lose access to them.DeFogger: Please download DeFogger to your desktop.Double click DeFogger to run the tool. The ap... Read more

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my USB keeps geting infected ith fooool.exe i use the Flash_disinfector provided by you guys but it keeps geting infected, i scanned with Superantispyware and it didn;t find it though it is there, i tried avast and it didnt find it too.

Any tool to remove it?

I can see Fooool.exe when i run a Live Linux ditrubution and chek what's on my USB stick, anyways i know it is there because my USB stick keeps geting infected and when i open its Autorun.inf the open command refers to fooool.exe .

Help plz!!

Answer:Fooool.exe Keeps Coming Back

I did a quick search and it seems that fooool.exe is related to explorer.exe that i posted about earlier that some anti viruses were locating it as a virus and i thought back than that they are detecting the legitimate one.

anyways i still need help on how to remove this infection.

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Hi, I have (thanks to this forum) downloaded spybot and run a check, which removed unwanted files. however, after visiting the internet I thought I would check again and the following file appears every time I even start up IE. 'DSO Exploit'DSO Exploit: Data source object exploit (Registry change, nothing done) HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-18\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\0\1004!=W=3DSO Exploit: Data source object exploit (Registry change, nothing done) HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-807862539-876780862-1957817608-1012\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\0\1004!=W=3DSO Exploit: Data source object exploit (Registry change, nothing done) HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-20\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\0\1004!=W=3DSO Exploit: Data source object exploit (Registry change, nothing done) HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-19\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\0\1004!=W=3DSO Exploit: Data source object exploit (Registry change, nothing done) HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\0\1004!=W=3--- Spybot - Search && Destroy version: 1.3 ---2004-07-09 Includes\Cookies.sbi2004-07-28 Includes\Dialer.sbi2004-07-27 Includes\Hijackers.sbi2004-07-27 Includes\Keyloggers.sbi2004-05-12 Includes\LSP.sbi2004-07-27 Includes\Malware.sbi2004-07-09 Includes\Revision.sbi2004-07-02 Includes\Security.sbi2004-07-27 Includes\Spybots.sbi2004-07-28 Includes\Tracks.uti2004-07-27 Includes\... Read more

Answer:spyware keeps coming back

dso exploit is nothing to worry about.Run a check with this click here

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Keep getting repeditive detections of adware.quadrogram files, I have tried many programs to remove, but they can not get all of it out and it replicates. Have worked on this for two days - can someone help me please.
lharrell1

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 10:29:56 AM, on 4/14/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Miramar\PC MACLAN\ATMsg.exe
C:\Program Files\Miramar\PC MACLAN\ATSERVER.EXE
C:\Program Files\Miramar\PC MACLAN\ATSPOOL.EXE
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\SAVScan.exe
C:\Program Files\Minuteman\SentryII\SentryII.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\DATAVA~1\VVAgent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMax4PNP.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Smax4.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\TCAUDIAG.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
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Answer:[Solved] help - it keeps coming back

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Hi...
 
Hope someone can help.  I have a Inspirion 910 mini that is super slow loading web pages in all browsers.  I usually use chrome and have seen things that it is waiting for on the lower left corner.  I googled some of them and found out they are adware tracking cookies.  One common one that shows up is g.doubleclick.net.
 
I ran several removers "super antimalware" "malwarebytes" ect. and they find them and remove them.  When I rescan after booting they are still gone.  However...as soon as I open a browser and start surfing they come back.  I can then rescan and find 30 to 115 at one point.
 
How do I get these to go away for good? 
 
Thanks..
 
Hartwa

Answer:Adware Keeps Coming Back

Hello hartwa

In Chrome check for and disable or remove any unwanted add-ons.
How to Disable Extensions in Google Chrome - How to Uninstall Extensions in Google Chrome

Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.
Checkmark the following checkboxes:
[list]Flush DNSReport IE Proxy SettingsReset IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsReset FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory size.Click Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run.
Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed.
.
ADW Cleaner

Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode and save to your Desktop.Double-click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.
Vista/Windows 7/8 users right-click and select Run As Administrator.Click on the Scan button.AdwCleaner will begin...be patient as the scan may take some time to complete.After the scan has finished, click on the Report button...a logfile (AdwCleaner[R0].txt) will open in Notepad for review.After reviewing the log, click on the Clean button.Press OK when asked to close all programs and follow the onscreen prompts.Press OK again to allow AdwCleaner to restart the computer and complete the removal process.After rebooting, a logfile report (AdwCleaner[S0].txt) will open automatically.Copy and paste the contents of that logfile in your next r... Read more

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Hey, so i've gotten this malware and i know what program caused it but i deleted it and have no clue now, sorry :/ But the main issue is, as i said i cleaned it with Adwcleaner and it finds it and removes it (I'm certain that's it but when i restart chrome it "re-installs" itself. Also I've used FRST but i don't know how useful it will be as i'm puzzled whether it worked or not Now enough from the cryptic talk.

it's under
C:\Users\my user\Appdata\local\google\chrome\user data\default\secure preferences
inside the file (opened with notepad++)
this is the culprit:
plnkhmnoajbfccclonaeepohggeolcih (more details in uploaded logs)
Also, over time due to the popups it also installs some random tinytask thing + uk.ask.com or whatever search provider (also in logs)
Now, as i mentioned above i've checked installed programs and services and found nothing out of the place. I have no clue how the hell should i go about fixing this as its a nasty malware that doesnt wanna get removed. The only sites i found relating to this issue are spanish and the forums even with translate didnt help much so i'm here to ask for some help! Thanks for anything in advance
 

Answer:Malware keeps coming back

Hello,

Your FRST report is empty and you are missing Addition.txt report.
 

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Hope someone can help. I've tried getting rid of CWS by using Ad-Aware Pro, Spybot, GIANT Antispyware, CWShredder, and HijackThis. I've searched the registry, emptied temp folders, reset web settings. It seems to go away, but as soon as I connect to the web, it comes back again. Below is my latest HijackThis log. Any help is greatly appreciated!! Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7Scan saved at 11:05:35 AM, on 12/2/2004Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\CFusionMX\runtime\bin\jrunsvc.exeC:\CFusionMX\db\slserver52\bin\swagent.exeC:\CFusionMX\db\slserver52\bin\swstrtr.exeC:\CFusionMX\runtime\bin\jrun.exeC:\CFusionMX\db\slserver52\bin\swsoc.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Iomega\System32\AppServices.exeC:\P... Read more

Answer:CWS and IGetNet keep coming back!

Your log looks clean. Please reboot your computer and post a new log.

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Hi all.Ive got broadbandand useing xp pro. Ive set so I can use faxing. Everything is as it should br ie correct windows open in fax wizard but when I try to send a fax to a remote fax unit it pops out of my fax and not at the remote fax.Any body got an answer Thanks MAGGX

Answer:FAXS COMING BACK TO MYSELF

i have never tried faxing with xp myself but this click here may help you a bit maybe.

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I've been working on a user's laptop (Win XP SP3) that wouldn't boot, even into safe mode. I ran a windows repair from a Win SP SP3 installation CD, which allowed me to at least get into safe mode. There I found several trojans and viruses, including (these are Symantec names) Trojan.FakeAV!gen29, W32.Harakit, Trojan.Gen, Trojan.FakeAV. After cleaning, Malwarebytes found registry entries for Hijack.FolderOptions and Trojan.Agent. Finally satisfied that the system was clean, I restored the drivers and downloaded and installed all the Windows updates. Both processes required several reboots. I then returned the laptop to the user. Unfortunately, I made the mistake of not running final scans of the system first. But there had been no symptoms during the system restoration, so I was lulled into what was obviously a false sense of security.

Immediately after booting the system the next day, he got an alert from Symantec AV about two infected files: DWH9F.tmp and DWH1E.tmp, both in his profile's Local Settings\Temp folder. They were identified only as "Trojans" - no specifics. He was not yet connected to the internet and had no external devices attached. Laptop back to me. Malwarebytes found two infected registry items: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\svchost (Trojan.Agent) and HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\load (Trojan.Agent).

I'm conc... Read more

Answer:Trojan(s?) Keep Coming Back

Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here. If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far. Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review your topic an do their best to resolve your issues. If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed. Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread. Thanks and again sorry for the delay. We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scr DDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run. A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running. Notepad will open with the results. Follow the instructions that... Read more

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Ok i'v been fixin my computer for 2 weeks and 3 days now and I will not reinstall my wondows untill I fix it

I ran NOrton anti virus 2004 in safe mode
I also ran it in diagnostic startup
I have updated virus definitions
After norton got done 1 file could not be deleted so I delete it manually
Then I ran hijackthis and I fixed all aboutblank
trust me I fixed all the bad things
Then I ran SWSHREDDER and it found Searchx which it deleted
Then I ran spybot search and destroy 1.3
Adaware with updated definitons
and Spysweeper
Only Spybot which I ran second found Webdialer and could not delete it
so I deleted it manually
then I went into registry into all possible IE files under
software/michrosoft/ie/main and deleted all the files that had anything to do with Searchx (after working on it for 2 weeks I know exactlly what is what)

Then I ran everything over again and everything returned nothing
means my computer is clear

so I go online and I type blahblah.con since I figured that when I go to a not existing page the god damned pop up comes back
oh before this I changed all my default serach pages to google.com
and guess what it came back


NO N00b advice please I tried everything that is noobish
I also noticed that the dll file in windows/system32 that is causing this trouble once found by norton anti virus cannot be deleted until restart and by that time it makes a copy of it self under some dumb name like (so far it was called this)
noob.dll
cnn.dll
clan.... Read more

Answer:Searchx keeps coming back WTF am I TO DO?

Two weeks and three days, I would have used Fdisk by then.
Sometimes is best to toss in the towel, or in this case, the floppy!
or CD if 2k or xp.
 

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I have S&D and when ever I do a scan I find these 5 DSO EXPLOITS, I constantly delete them but they'll be back the next scan?
Does anyone have any suggestions, I would be very happy
 

Answer:5 DSO Exploits Keep Coming Back

Kemper1989 said:



I have S&D and when ever I do a scan I find these 5 DSO EXPLOITS, I constantly delete them but they'll be back the next scan?
Does anyone have any suggestions, I would be very happy Click to expand...

@Kemper -- Oh - this is a thread in the spyware section -- sorry Kemper (didn't see it)


I read that the DSO Exploits are a "false alarm" and a "weakness" in Spybot. It will keep finding them, I guess, because they're in the system but they must not be a problem.

I have gone into the "advanced setting" of Spybot and gone to the "ignore products" section and FIRST make sure NOTHING is checked. Then, I find the DSO Exploits box and check that. Then Spybot will ignore them and you don't have to worry about "deleting" them ever again or "finding" them again.
 

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 9:56:14 PM, on 3/4/2005Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exeC:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\SAVScan.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\SymWSC.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\wsys.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exeC:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_06\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PaperPort\pptd40nt.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\wsxsvc\wsxsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\vmss\vmss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ykyogu.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lodbksuj.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\xmsiaybg.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32&#... Read more

Answer:How do I get rid of my virus, cause it keeps coming back....

Now please Download LSPFix from:LSP-FixDisconnect from the Internet and close all Internet Explorer Windows. Run the program and check the "I know what I'm doing" Button and place all listings of c:\windows\system32\aklsp.dll and c:\windows\system32\dolsp.dll into the remove section by clicking on the button that points to the right. When all instances of this dll are in the Remove section. Press the finish button.Then Reboot.To see a tutorial on how to use this program click the link below:Using LSP-Fix to remove LSP Spyware & HijackersPrint out these instructions and then close all windows including Internet Explorer.Then I want you to fix some of those entries. Please do the following:Please make sure that you can view all hidden files. Instructions on how to do this can be found here:How to see hidden files in WindowsRun Hijackthis again, click scan, and Put a checkmark next to each of these. Then click the Fix button:R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/customize/...//www.yahoo.comR1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = about:blankR0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.tagteamgirls.comR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = about:blankR0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explo... Read more

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Hi. My problem seems similar to what others have posted, but I know that each system is unique.It seems like I am infected with some sort of malware. I was phished, but my norton symantec caught the trojan. However, now every two or three days the trojan comes back, only there are more and more of the infection. I tried a number of malware removal progams, which frequently find a problem. However, it has not solved the fact the trojan returns again in greater number in two or three days.Thanks.Below is my DDS file:DDS (Ver_2012-10-19.01) - NTFS_AMD64 Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421Run by XXXXXXX at 15:56:52 on 2012-10-31Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.9207.6118 [GMT -4:00].AV: Symantec Endpoint Protection *Enabled/Updated* {88C95A36-8C3B-2F2C-1B8B-30FCCFDC4855}SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}SP: COMODO Defense+ *Enabled/Updated* {FEEA52D5-051E-08DD-07EF-2F009097607D}SP: Symantec Endpoint Protection *Enabled/Updated* {33A8BBD2-AA01-20A2-213B-0B8EB45B02E8}FW: Symantec Endpoint Protection *Enabled* {B0F2DB13-C654-2E74-30D4-99C9310F0F2E}FW: COMODO Firewall *Enabled* {7DB03214-694B-060B-1600-BD4715C36DBB}.============== Running Processes ===============.C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exeC:\Windows\system32\lsm.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunchC:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Comodo\launcher_service.exeC:\Windows\... Read more

Answer:Trojan keeps coming back

Interestingly, I just ran rkill.exe and the problem returned. So, a number of "tmp" files were created in my users/MYNAME/AppData/Local/Temp folder.

The rkill log was:
Rkill 2.4.3 by Lawrence Abrams (Grinler)
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/
Copyright 2008-2012 BleepingComputer.com
More Information about Rkill can be found at this link:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic308364.html

Program started at: 10/31/2012 09:50:47 PM in x64 mode.
Windows Version: Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1

Checking for Windows services to stop:

* No malware services found to stop.

Checking for processes to terminate:

* No malware processes found to kill.

Checking Registry for malware related settings:

* Explorer Policy Removed: NoActiveDesktopChanges [HKLM]

Backup Registry file created at:
C:\Users\XXXXXXX\Desktop\rkill\rkill-10-31-2012-09-51-01.reg

Resetting .EXE, .COM, & .BAT associations in the Windows Registry.

Performing miscellaneous checks:

* Windows Defender Disabled

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows Defender]
"DisableAntiSpyware" = dword:00000001

* Windows Firewall Disabled

[HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile]
"EnableFirewall" = dword:00000000

Checking Windows Service Integrity:

* Windows Defender (WinDefend) is not Running.
Startup Type set to: Manual

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Hello to u all

Idgsearch keeps coming back again and again althought i delete the idgsearch files from the registry with hijackthis.
It seems that there are some other idgsearch files with other name and because i don't know which files to delete i post the hijackthis logfile to u for help.
If u see anything else that looks suspicious please let me know.

Thanks in advance

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.5
Scan saved at 8:49:13 μμ, on 13/11/2003
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\Avsynmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\mgabg.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\pctspk.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\VsStat.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\Vshwin32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Network Associates\McShield\Mcshield.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\Avconsol.exe
F:\net\VIRUS INFORMATION\Hijack This!\HijackThis.exe

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\R... Read more

Answer:idgsearch keeps coming back!!!!!

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don't know how to remove trojan,keeps coming even after reformatting the c:drive and d:drive.

Answer:troj_downadjob.A keeps coming back

If you formatted the drive, it didn't come back.. you keep going to a place on the internet somewhere where this virus hangs out. Either way, go to download.com and download the program called Spybot - Search and Destroy, it will find it and kill it. From there, go into your internet history and see where the virus came from.

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Hey guys,I run adaware and spybot search and destroy, it cleans some stuff off but the spyware keeps comeing back. I got hit with this yesterday afternoon. I do believe it was a font site called font mania I was looking at where I got it.Here is my hijack this log---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2Scan saved at 9:02:53 AM, on 2/17/2005Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\DefWatch.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\inetsrv\inetinfo.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXEC:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\Rtvscan.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\tcpsvcs.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\snmp.exeC:\Program Files\Pwrchute\ups.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exeC:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\vptray.exeC:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask... Read more

Answer:Spyware keeps coming back.

You are using an outdated version of hijackthis. Please download the newer version.Download HijackThis from:HijackThis Download SiteThen post a new log

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HiI am working on a friends PC which seems to be heavily infected. The symptoms are they are unable to load taskmanger and msconfig as soon as you select them they disappear. CPU usage seems to be extremely high and so it is difficult to run any other programs. Also there seems to be a lot of traffic when they get on the internet. I have tried the FAQ and running the latest versions of spy bot, stinger, ad-aware, cwshredder they all seemed to find things which then just reappeared. Even though I ran cwshredder first ad-aware still found lots of coolwebsearch stuff which caused it to crash.I have also cleaned up the system with ccleaner 1.18 and defragmented the hard drive.The only way I was able to run Hijack this was in safe mode as other wise it would disappear as soon as I had opened it just like taskmanager.Any help would be really appreciated.Kind reagrdsDeitelLogfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 17:53:14, on 24/04/2005Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\userinit.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\userinit32.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\System32\devldr32.exeC:�... Read more

Answer:viruses keep coming back

Hello deitel and welcome to the BC forums. Let's see if we can get some of the infections off from this computer so that you can run HijackThis in Normal Mode. We must have the log from Normal Mode because by running it in Safe Mode we cannot see everything that is present on the machine.From Safe Mode:We need to make sure all hidden files are showing so please:Click Start.Open My Computer.Select the Tools menu and click Folder Options.Select the View tab.Under the Hidden files and folders heading select Show hidden files and folders.Uncheck the Hide file extensions for known types option.Uncheck the Hide protected operating system files (recommended) option.Click Yes to confirm.Click OK.Find the following files/folders and delete them (don't worry if they are already gone):C:\WINDOWS\System32\userinit32.exeC:\WINDOWS\digfilt.dllC:\WINDOWS\System32\libsysmgr.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\scagent.exeLook for the following files in the c:\windows\ and c:\windows\system32\ folders and delete them if you find them:svmhost.exeCTSVCCD.EXEmspn32.exePAV.EXE (this is a valid file only if you have Per Antivirus installed. If not, then delete it.)syslog32.exesvcsenes.exewupgrd.exemspn32.exesvmhost.exesysie.dll systemp.dll OK. Reboot your computer normally, start HijackThis and perform a new scan. Use the Add Reply button to post your new log file back here along with details of any problems you encountered perform... Read more

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Hello,Well seems like some sort of nasty spyware was installed on this machine. I ran the lastest versions of: Spybot S&D, AdAware, CWSShereder, Spysweeper and although they all find stuff, after rebooting one particular file keeps coming back.C:/Programfiles/ISTSCV/istscv.exe <- I stopped the process from starting in msconfig and was able to delete the entire directory. However after rebooting after about 2-3 minutes the directory and the file always reappears. I cant shake it.Any clues would be GREATLY appreciated! Im going nuts.Here is the HJT log:Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 18:58:46, on 29/Apr/05Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Simply\CBWHost.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\Def... Read more

Answer:ISTSCV.exe keeps coming back

Hi shishbish99 and welcome to the BC forums. ISTSVC does not show up in your log so let's try a removal tool and see what it can do.Download the Symantec ISTBar Removal Tool to your desktop and then close ALL open windows. Locate the FxIstBar.exe file on your desktop and double-click on it to start it. Follow the prompts to run it.After you have run FxIstbar.exe reboot your computer normally, start HijackThis and perform a new scan. Use the Add Reply button to post your new log file back here along with details of any problems you encountered performing the above steps and I will review it when it comes in.OT

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I'm not entirely sure what infection I have here, but I think it has something to do with the Coupon Printer my friend downloaded a while back (I'm cleaning her computer for her)It started out with a bunch of fake AV programs screaming at me to "fix all the infections". I downloaded and installed MBAM, but I couldn't run it until I rebooted in safe mode. It found 8 or 9 items and I cleaned them all. One of them was the following:C:\Users\Haley\AppData\Local\Temp\Low\COUPON~1.DLLEvery time I restart the computer and re-run MBAM, that same file shows up, no matter how many times I've tried to delete it.I thought I had fixed all the nasties because the fake AV is now gone, but I'm not so sure anymore. I'm pretty good at malware removal, but not great, so I thought I'd ask you guys to take a look.Thanks!!DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Haley at 0:15:15.58 on Tue 05/11/2010Internet Explorer: 7.0.6001.18000 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_13Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6001.1.1252.1.1033.18.3034.1804 [GMT -6:00]SP: Windows Defender *enabled* (Updated) {D68DDC3A-831F-4FAE-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}============== Running Processes ===============C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exeC:\Windows\system32\lsm.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunchC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcssc:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Ess... Read more

Answer:Malware that keeps coming back

Hi,Welcome to Bleeping Computer. My name is m0le and I will be helping you with your log.Please subscribe to this topic, if you haven't already. You can subscribe by clicking the Options box to the right of your topic title and selecting Track This Topic.Please avoid installing/uninstalling or updating any programs and attempting any unsupervised fixes or scans. This can make helping you impossible.Please reply to this post so I know you are there.The forum is busy and we need to have replies as soon as possible. If I haven't had a reply after 3 days I will bump the topic and if you do not reply by the following day after that then I will close the topic.Once I receive a reply then I will return with your first instructions.Thanks

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I have a file folder that i keep deleting only for it to return. it doesn't come back at regular intervals either, it may take it a few minutes or the next time i open the laptop after hibernation. any ideas what is causing this?
 

Answer:folder keeps coming back

Welcome to Major Geeks. We really could use some information here. Please post the name of the folder, the folder's path/directory, which version of Windows you're running, etc...
Thanks!
 

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Looking for assistance in getting rid of gosave and similiar adware that keep coming back after uninstalling in chrome and restarting. Not sure what to do next,
 

Answer:GoSave and 1 other keep coming back

Hello,

They call me TwinHeadedEagle around here, and I'll be working with you.

Before we start please read and note the following:

At the top of your post, please click on the "Watch thread" button and make sure to check Watch this thread...and receive email notifications. This will send an email to you as soon as I reply to your topic, allowing me to solve your problem faster.
Please do not install any new software during the cleaning process other than the tools I provide for you. This can hinder the cleaning process. Please do not perform System Restore or any other restore.
Instructions I give to you are very simple and made for complete beginner to follow. That's why you need to read through my instructions carefully and completely before executing them.
Please do not run any tools other than the ones I ask you to, when I ask you to. Some of these tools can be very dangerous if used improperly. Also, if you use a tool that I have not requested you use, it can cause false positives, thereby delaying the complete cleaning of your machine.

All tools we use here are completely clean and do not contain any malware. If your antivirus detects them as malicious, please disable your antivirus and then continue.
If during the process you run across anything that is not in my instructions, please stop and ask. If any tool is running too much time (few hours), please stop and inform me.
I visit forum several times at day, making sure to respond to everyon... Read more

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hi, I have spyware files that come back every time I boot. The name is: IGetNet. Spybot and BPS get rid of them, but after I boot up again, they come back. Is there any other way I can delete them permantly? Thank you for any help.
 

Answer:spyware keeps coming back

look for any thing in your add/remove that says IGN and uninstall it.
 

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Hi all.Ive got broadbandand useing xp pro. Ive set so I can use faxing. Everything is as it should br ie correct windows open in fax wizard but when I try to send a fax to a remote fax unit it pops out of my fax and not at the remote fax.Any body got an answer Thanks MAGGX

Answer:FAXS COMING BACK TO MYSELF

The simple answer is that you can't use fax wizard to send faxes via broadband. Fax is analogue, broadband uses digital technology. You will need to retain your dial up modem for fax transmissio, There is software available to sent faxes via the web but I understand this can be a costly option as it is usually by subscription.

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Hi,

I have run an AVG scan several times and it keeps finding a Trojan virus. I also get warnings of infected files from time to time. They are usually in the Temporary Internet Files, System Volume Information, or System32 folders. Some of the names is finds are "Virus found Lop", Trojan Horse Generic10.SY, Trojan Horse Generic10.AEV.

I tried Super Anti Spyware and HJT but the Trojan keeps coming back. I have posted my HJT log below. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:21:15 PM, on 3/20/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16608)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMax4PNP.exe
C:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint2K\Apoint.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\hpq\HP Wireless Assistant\HP Wireless Assistant.exe
C:\Program Files\Hp\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
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I recently got an 0x80004005 activation error on my XP Media Center 2005 computer. I changed the userinit registry data by using the following link http://forums.spybot.info/blog.php?b=14. It worked for a while but eventually I was forced to do a Recovery install over my current installation. I reactivated, using a real CD key, as I own an official version of XP Media Center 2005. My computer now boots up but the Userinit registry value is always changed after reboot. I used Spy Sweeper 5.5 and Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.35. Upon startup Anti-Malware 1.35 detects the server.exe spyware and then deletes it and after a restart it is back. The Userinit registry value is C:\WINDOWS\system32\userinit.exe,"C:\WINDOWS\server.exe", after every restart even after Anti-Malware changes it back to C:\WINDOWS\system32\userinit.exe, The problem I am having is that after a certain period of time, none of my web browsers can connect to the internet anymore. Using a command-prompt I can ping yahoo.com so I am still connected, I just can't use my web browsers. I have attached the following hijackthis info. Thanks in advance for your help.DDS (Ver_09-03-16.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Ed at 5:13:22.15 on Sat 04/04/2009Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_13Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.3582.2654 [GMT -8:00]AV: Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)=============... Read more

Answer:server.exe keeps coming back

Hello.You have a nasty infection on board. One of them includes a backdoor.Backdoor ThreatIMPORTANT NOTE: Unfortunatly One or more of the identified infections is a backdoor trojan.This allows hackers to remotely control your computer, steal critical system information and download and execute files.I would counsel you to disconnect this PC from the Internet immediately. If you do any banking or other financial transactions on the PC or if it should contain any other sensitive information, please get to a known clean computer and change all passwords where applicable, and it would be wise to contact those same financial institutions to apprise them of your situation.Though the trojan has been identified and can be killed, because of it's backdoor functionality, your PC is very likely compromised and there is no way to be sure your computer can ever again be trusted. Many experts in the security community believe that once infected with this type of trojan, the best course of action would be a reformat and reinstall of the OS. Please read these for more information:How Do I Handle Possible Identify Theft, Internet Fraud and CC Fraud?When Should I Format, How Should I ReinstallWe can still clean this machine but I can't guarantee that it will be 100% secure afterwards. Let me know what you decide to do.With Regards,Extremeboy

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Re: elite keeps coming back

I'm stuck in the same trap, but I can't get EliteToolbar Remover v.1.0 to function in my Win XPS2 (I get a DOS 16 bit error message in Windows, ignore it, and after confirming the deletes in the DOS window it still pops up on Spybot running in memory--so it can't be cleared, even with the Spybot run on startup).

I've followed all the instructions on the READ ME FIRST thread (thanks a million, it's very clear and helpful). I've got almost all the crap cleared, so any help getting the last bit out would be appreciated.
 

Answer:EliteToolbar keeps coming back

Re: elite keeps coming back

I gave you your own thread!

Make sure you have HijackThis 1.99 and follow the guidelines on where to install it and how to post a log as an attachment. This is all covered in the sticky thread NO HIJACK THIS LOG FILES BEFORE READING THIS: HJT Tutorial & LOG File Posting

Now post a HijackThis log as an attachment to your message (Do not post the log inline). All running programs should be closed, including your web browser, e-mail. Close before running Hijack This!

To repeat: Do NOT run Hijack This from the Desktop, a temp folder, or a sub-folder of C:\Documents and Settings, or choose to run it directly from the downloaded ZIP file. Place it in its own folder, for example C:\Program Files\HJT
 

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I have a computer which keeps getting Vundo, and other viruses such as win32/TrojanDropper.Agent.DGO,win32/PoebotTrojanProxy.RankyQhost.AEII have Nod32 installed which detects all these and says its removed.I have ewido/AVG Anti Spyware installed.I have also disabled system restore, made sure nothing in msconfig is running on startup and also cleaned all the ones out of HijackThis.I have other computers on the network which i have scanned for variances of these viruses but none have any.I have also ran VundoFix, ComboFix etc on this computer, Which cleans it, then works ok for a few hours and then they return again - (while doing this) making sure the network connection is unplugged.Router is secure, has all firewalls on no ports unblocked etc.These viruses also disable my Spyware/Anti-Virus so i have to reinstall.Any help would be appreciated.Here is my Current HijackThis Log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 16:11:59, on 15/01/2008Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC: ... Read more

Answer:Vundo And Many Others Coming Back - Please Help

Hello and welcome to BC.
Apologies for the long delay in response. We have a large number of HijackThis logs to handle and it?s taking us longer to catch up. If you haven?t received help elsewhere already and still require assistance please post a fresh HijackThis log and I?ll be happy to help you.

Thanks for your patience.

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Hello. I first found Vundo on Saturday, April 11. I left my email client (Thunderbird) open for a few hours and came back to loads of popups. I tried calling Microsoft, and they assisted me with removal - or so I thought. Afterwards, I installed every Windows update, bought and installed Trend Micro's Internet Security Pro, and started scanning with Malwarebyte's Anti-Malware twice a day, at least. Every day since then I have found instances of Vundo (depending on which I use first, my Antivirus or MBAM). Each day it has a different name, too. It started out with Vundo.H, then Vundo.HGO, and today, I have Vundo.V. Finally, last night I ran a Kaspersky scan, and it found two files that I had never seen mentioned before - a trojan-downloader.Win32.fraudload.edj and packed.win32.Mondera.c. I can't locate these files, and neither can any of the other programs. Here are the requested files: DDS.txt and my Kaspersky log (041609KOS.txt), and the Attach.txt file. Thank you so much for your help.DDS (Ver_09-03-16.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Jen at 12:33:38.40 on Thu 04/16/2009Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.11 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_11Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1022.443 [GMT -4:00]AV: Trend Micro Internet Security Pro *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)FW: Trend Micro Personal Firewall *enabled*============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC... Read more

Answer:Vundo Keeps Coming Back

Please download The Comedian.exe to your desktopDouble click the program to run it. It will only take around several minutes to run.It will do a series of tasks and tell you when each one is finished.You will be prompted to press any key after each stepWhen it is done it will close and exit itself automatically.You can delete The_Comedian.exe once it is finishedNEXTPlease download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from HERE or HERENote: If you already have Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, just run and update it.. Then do a "Perform Full Scan"Double Click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.Once the program has loaded, select "Perform Full Scan", then click Scan.The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart.(See Extra Note)The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.Copy&Paste the entire report in your next reply.Extra Note:If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove,you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts,click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfec... Read more

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I've used spybot, pandascan, and removed the obvious files through hijack this - but then within a few minutes, my internet pages are hijacked once again. here are the log files. Thanks for your help.DougLogfile of HijackThis v1.97.7Scan saved at 10:54:08 PM, on 6/10/2004Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCD.exeC:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exeC:\WINDOWS\BCMSMMSG.exeC:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.ExeC:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exeC:\Program Files\AWS\WeatherBug\Weather.EXEC:\Program Files\Microsoft ActiveSync\WCESCOMM.EXEC:\Program Files\InterVideo\Common\Bin\WinCinemaMgr.exeC:\Program Files\NETGEAR\MA111 Configuration Utility\wlancfg4.exeC:\Program Files\Creative\SBLive\Diagnostics\diagent.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.exeC:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\... Read more

Answer:Hijacked - keeps coming back

Lets try this first:You are infected with a variant of the CoolWebSearch.Download CWShredder from the below link and unzip it into a directory. Start CWShredder and click on the FIx button to have it remove all CWS infections it finds.Download CWShredder from:http://www.merijn.org/files/cwshredder.zipAfter you download the program, unzip it into a directory. Make sure all browser windows are closed and double click on the cwshredder.exe to start the program. When the program is loaded click on the "Check for Update" button, and if it finds an new version it will download it. You should then double click on cwshredder.exe again and click on the "FIX" button (not the "Scan only" button) and let it scan your computer.To get the best results it is recommended that you run it in safe mode. Reboot windows and press F8 at boot/windows startup, usually right after the beep. Then select safe mode.A tutorial that goes over this process step by step can be found here:How to remove CoolWebSearch with CoolWeb ShredderOnce that is completed you should follow these steps in order to clean your computer of Malware which can include Viruses, Trojans, Worms, Spyware, Hijackers and DialersStep 1:Download Spybot and Adaware from the following locations and install them. You should run both programs and clean up what it finds. This is to gaurantee that you find the most malware you can installed on your computer.Before running the scans on both programs, it is mand... Read more

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I'm not sure whether it's a virus, trojan, spyware etc but I have something running on processes which takes up around 180k memory. Everytime I close the process it re-appears but as a different name... For example, as of now the process is called 'xsggsz.exe' but now I've closed it and it's re-appeared as 'vzdfme.exe'

I've used spysweeper, McAfee, Ad-Aware and system mechanic to try and get rid of it but it just won't budge.

I'd appreciate any help regarding this.

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Answer:Virus That Keeps Coming Back!

go to http://www.pandasoftware.com/products/activescan/com/activescan_principal.htm and click on



scan your pcClick to expand...

Panda has the most upto date scanner I've seen

also if you do not have a firewall - you really need one.
I've used the free version of zonealarm for a number of years, and never had a problem, except a couple of times when I turned it off to access a site (that was real dumb)
 

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