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Question: trojware, keeps coming back

Hello all

I have recently been having a problem with trojware and viruses. I use Zone Alarm extreme security as my usual firewall/antivirus, and whenever I quarantine, delete, rename or even delete on reboot, this keeps coming back
photo: "http://img32.imageshack.us/img32/2328/serg.png" (couldn't be assed to name it so just mashed buttons, hence 'serg' :D)

Anyway, this has been happening for a while now, although its not just this, I have been getting other viruses, trojware, etc. and zone alarm keeps deleting them, and they keep coming back.
Another symptom, on Google chrome, when I google search something, when I click on the result, it occasionally redirects me to other search sites, where it searches the same thing.
For example, I google search "spyware removal". Click on the first result, whatever that may be, and it takes me to ask.com search results page for "spyware removal". It is not just ask.com though, it is sometimes just other weird search sites.

I have used malwarebytes anti-malware, as that is my 'big guns' antivirus, which I just use whenever zone alarm fails to take care of the problem, but although malwarebytes says it has deleted it, I always seem to find it again a few days later.

Its not a massive deal, as there is no slow down on my pc, but im just kinda nervous typing in any personal details in my browser, like banks or email, etc, because I don't know if the trojans have keyloggers built in or anything like that.

I will post HJT logs if requested.
Thank you in advance
EDIT: that other search site i'm directed to is the same as "vix24"s problem, it is kdirectory.
EDIT2: Not sure if this is required, but i'm used to giving my system details for computer help:

Foxconn A74MX-K Mobo
2GB RAM
Windows XP Service pack 3
Sapphire HD 5850 1GB.
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 5600+ 2.90GHz
OCZ Modstream 500W PSU

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Hello all

I have recently been having a problem with trojware and viruses. I use Zone Alarm extreme security as my usual firewall/antivirus, and whenever I quarantine, delete, rename or even delete on reboot, this keeps coming back
photo: "http://img32.imageshack.us/img32/2328/serg.png" (couldn't be assed to name it so just mashed buttons, hence 'serg' )

Anyway, this has been happening for a while now, although its not just this, I have been getting other viruses, trojware, etc. and zone alarm keeps deleting them, and they keep coming back.
Another symptom, on Google chrome, when I google search something, when I click on the result, it occasionally redirects me to other search sites, where it searches the same thing.
For example, I google search "spyware removal". Click on the first result, whatever that may be, and it takes me to ask.com search results page for "spyware removal". It is not just ask.com though, it is sometimes just other weird search sites.

I have used malwarebytes anti-malware, as that is my 'big guns' antivirus, which I just use whenever zone alarm fails to take care of the problem, but although malwarebytes says it has deleted it, I always seem to find it again a few days later.

Its not a massive deal, as there is no slow down on my pc, but im just kinda nervous typing in any personal details in my browser, like banks or email, etc, because I don't know if the trojans have keylo... Read more

Answer:Trojware, keeps coming back

Welcome to Major Geeks!

Please read ALL of this message including the notes before doing anything.

Pleases follow the instructions in the below link:

READ & RUN ME FIRST. Malware Removal Guide
and attach the requested logs when you finish these instructions.
**** If something does not run, write down the info to explain to us later but keep on going. ****
Do not assume that because one step does not work that they all will not. MGtools will frequently run even when all other tools will not.

After completing the READ & RUN ME and attaching your logs, make sure that you tell us what problems still remain ( if any still do )!
Helpful Notes:

If you run into problems trying to run the READ & RUN ME or any of the scans in normal boot mode, you can run the steps in safe boot mode but make sure you tell us what you did later when you post logs. See the below if you do not know how to boot in safe mode:
Starting your computer in Safe mode

If you have problems downloading on the problem PC, download the tools and the manual updates for SUPERAntiSpyware and Malwarebytes ( links are given in the READ & RUN ME) onto another PC and then burn to a CD. Then copy them to the problem PC. You will have to skip getting updates if (and only if) your internet connection does not work. Yes you could use a flash drive too but flash drives are writeable and infections can spread to them.
If you cannot seem to login to an infected user account, try using a differe... Read more

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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

 

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

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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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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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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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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
 

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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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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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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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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
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Answer:They just keep coming back...

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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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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
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.... Read more

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 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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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 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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Question: Back coming off?

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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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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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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Question: Keeps coming back

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
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDae... Read more

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe... Read more

Answer:HJT Log because they keep coming back

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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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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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Question: Trojware.win32

This keeps coming up on my Comodo....trojware.win32. I've tried AVG, Comodo, ewido, dr web cure it, and 3 or 4 antispyware programs and I can't get rid of this thing. it makes my computer think its not connected to the internet and then wont let me go to any websites.It's also beginning to restart my computer out of nowhere now, too. Please help! Thanks! (I know I have 2 firewalls installed but I don't use the Zone Alarm...I just haven't uninstalled it yet) Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 9:01:55 PM, on 11/2/2008Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16735)Boot mode: NormalRunning 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\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exeC:\Program Files\COMODO\COMODO Internet Security\cmdagent.exeC:\Program Files\ewido anti-malware\ewidoctrl.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\... Read more

Answer:Trojware.win32

Hello Heathr6913,Apologies for the delay.Before we do anything: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 the your topic and facilitate the cleaning of your machine.After 5 days if a topic is not replied to we assume it has been abandoned and it is closed.Now, it's been a few days so let's get an up to date look at things.Please download random's system information tool (RSIT) by random/random from here.It is important that is saved to your desktop.Double click on RSIT.exe to run RSIT.Click Continue at the disclaimer screen.Once it has finished, two logs will open. Please post the contents of both log.txt (<<will be maximized) and info.txt (<<will be minimized)

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Question: Trojware.win32

I've read and tried to do everything the read me first thread said to do.

A couple weeks ago, i downloaded some shareware. I ran comodo and it said i had trojware, i quarantine and removed. But it keeps coming back.

SAS when i ran it, gave a pop up message about a file, i had it removed, but doesn't show up in the log. The log is empty
For the past 3 days, my internet connection has been slow and i need to refresh a few times before i get anything.

comodo shows activity of a trojware wanting access, i continue to deny it, but it comes back.

Thanks in advance for all your help
 

Answer:Trojware.win32

Welcome to MajorGeeks, jabs2010.

I am currently reviewing your logs and will get back to you with a set of instructions as soon as possible. Our queue is working the oldest threads first.

Thanks for your patience.
dr.m
 

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Arucer.dll keeps showing back up in my startup. I uninstalled the Energizer software, and I've removed Arucer from the startup list more times than I care to remember, but something keeps putting it back into my startup list. Does anybody have a comprehensive list of software associated with this or know how to completely remove it from my system?EDIT: Moved from XP to Am I Infected forum ~ Hamluis.

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I've tried every spyware program already....

Every time I restart my computer, the programs Cashback, Navisearch, and Webupdate come back. How can I trace the file that reinstalls these programs?

TIA for any help
 

Answer:Spyware keeps coming back....

Can you post a hijackthis log?
 

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here is the log:

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.34
Database version: 1823
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2

3/5/2009 9:18:09 PM
mbam-log-2009-03-05 (21-18-09).txt

Scan type: Quick Scan
Objects scanned: 65386
Time elapsed: 2 minute(s), 2 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: 0
Files Infected: 1

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:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\meI6qj75.dll (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Answer:trojan keeps coming back!

Please print out and follow these instructions: "How to use SDFix". When using this tool, you must use the Administrator's account or an account with "Administrative rights"Disconnect from the Internet and temporarily disable your anti-virus, script blocking and any real time protection programs before performing a scan.When done, the SDFix report log will open in notepad and automatically be saved in the SDFix folder as Report.txt.If SDFix is unable to run after rebooting from Safe Mode, run SDFix in either Mode, and type F, then press Enter for it to finish the final stage and produce the report.Please copy and paste the contents of Report.txt in your next reply.Be sure to renable you anti-virus and and other security programs before connecting to the Internet.-- If the computer has been infected with the VirusAlert! malware warning from the clock and the Start Menu icons or drives are not visible, open the SDFix folder, right-click on either the XP_VirusAlert_Repair.inf or W2K VirusAlert_Repair.inf (depending on your version of Windows) and select Install from the Context menu. Then reboot to apply the changes.

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so i didn't have this problem before and i JUST upgraded to SP2 via windows update and the installation went normal.everything seems to work fine but there's this program that i wasn't sure about that popped up as an alert from ZoneAlarm: MSNNOED.exe. i tried to google to see if this was a legit file but i couldn't find anything so i click no to not allow it to access the internet.i ran my virus checker and it didn't pick up anything. but when i ran malewarebytes with the most recent update, it found 3 "infected" files, one of which was the MSNNOED.exe and malewarebytes says it's a trojan agent. also it finds a comsa32.sys file which it deems as a trojan agent. when i search for that MSNNOED.exe file on my computer, it's in the WINDOWS\SYSTEM32 directory and there's another file in the Prefetch directory: MSNNOED.EXE-05ABE18F.pfnot sure what they are but malewarebytes quarantines them and removes them but requires a restart, which i do. when i restart and load back up, everything is fine and the file is supposedly gone (meaning when i try doing a search, MSNNOED.exe isn't there anymore as well as the other files). but when i try to open up task manager to see if it really is, shortly afterward i get an alert from ZoneAlarm saying do i want to let MSNNOED.exe access the internet. i click no. i do a search on my system again and sure enough, those same files are back there. is there a "hidden" program that... Read more

Answer:MSNNOED.exe keeps coming back

i found something that problem might work here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/178477/win32refpro/this person had the same issue that i'm having now i'm thinking. the only difference is that in my HJT log, i see an MSCNCO.exe running in my SYSTEM32 directory which probably is running the MSNNEOD.exe file. i have an entry that says: O23 - Service: Ms Database Manager Service (mscncosd) - Unknown Owner - C\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\mscnco.exethe only problem is i can't delete this file because it says it's in use. i haven't done combofix, as i'm not sure how to use it and am awaiting your help. supposedly that's the file causing the loading of the other files, according to that person who posted in the link i provided.please advise. thanks!!

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hello

I have a virus Worm_RBOT.BCQ found on file C:\windows\system32\micront.exe

I have followed to the letter the removal instruction by Trend

I have deleted the file, deleted all Registry reference to this file, deleted all temp files and Bin , all in safe mode..

The virus seems to have been deleted. but when I connect to the net, after a while , virus is detected and all is back to square one..

Please Help!! how can I get rid of this Virus forever....

Thanx
Jadan
 

Answer:virus keeps coming back

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Ok I have ran both Ad-Aware and Spybot on a cutsomer's PC. I got everything off, or so it looked like. I reboot and there is about 40 instances of adware/spyware that come right back. Mostly seems to be CoolWWWsearch. It repopulates the "hosts" file also. Then I rebooted and ran both Ad-Aware and Spybot again in safe mode. Ran CWShredder, Cleaned the "hosts" file, and cleaned out all the TEMP directories. Everything checks out in safe mode but when I boot into regualr mode, open IE, and run the spyware removal tools it is right back. Also the "hosts" file keeps getting junked up with bad addresses. I clear them out, save the file, reopen it and they are right back! Here is my HijackThis log and also the "hosts" file showing what keeps repopulating it. Thanks...

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 6:13:01 PM, on 12/3/2004
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

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\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\devldr32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\... Read more

Answer:Spyware keeps coming back...

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Hopefully I've included enough information and made this topic correctly...
 
Basically I had an issue where my microphone would mute itself, figured it was a virus, and ran malwarebytes. It found stuff, removed it, and everything worked fine... for about a few hours. A few hours later the same thing occurred, ran malwarebytes again and found the same thing: "dnsl64.exe" detected, along with other things that it appears to be downloading. No matter how many times I remove it it seems to come back, and googling dnsl64.exe popped up no results that I could find and then each scan (after a few hours) pops up a bunch of junk, even if I leave the computer idle. It also downloaded something that appeared to change my browser homepage to "search.snapdo.c*m" if that helps diagnose anything.
 
I've attached the MWB and FRST logs, hopefully they help diagnose what the problem is! Thank you in advance for any help, would really appreciate getting rid of this nasty thing.

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I have run spysweeper several times and have removed zestyfind.com Hijack and search.com exe and they keep coming back what do I do? How do I get rid of this stuff?
 

Answer:Help - Zestyfind Etc Keeps Coming Back

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Greetings all.
 
I have been struggling with Malware for most of the past day and am in need of some advice.
Malwarebytes has been run and deletes a bunch of files in safe mode, including svchost.exe.
After restart, it continually find and quarantines svchost.exe.  In other words, svchost.exe is coming back endlessly, and MalwareBytes keeps removing it.  The removal message pops up from the systray every 5 seconds (not kidding). 
There is also an issue sometimes when I click a link, I'm sent to some other site.  I think I see "seachzone" in the url briefly before the reroute.  Guessing these are separate issues.
 
Have run AVG, Nortons and Spybot S&D (which always freezes before finishing), but nothing has fixed this issue.
 
Any thoughts would be appreciated.
 
Thanks.
 
HKP

Answer:svchost.exe keeps coming back

Please download TDSSKiller from here and save it to your Desktop
Doubleclick on TDSSKiller.exe to run the application, then click on Change parameters
Check Loaded Modules and Detect TDLFS file system. Do not check Verify file digital signatures (even though it is checked in the example)
If you are asked to reboot because an "Extended Monitoring Driver is required" please click Reboot now
Click Start Scan and allow the scan process to run
If threats are detected select Skip for all of them unless I instruct you otherwise
Click Continue
Click Reboot computer
Please post the contents of TDSSKiller.[Version]_[Date]_[Time]_log.txt found in your root directory (typically c:\)in your reply
Due to forum upgrade you may face issues posting the TDSSkiller log.Just last few lines of log is sufficient
===================================================RKILL
Please download Rkill by Grinler from one of the 4 links below (if one of them does not work try another.) and save it to your desktop:
Link 1
Link 2
Link 3
Link 4
In order for Rkill to run properly you must disable your anti-malware software. Please refer to this page if you are not sure how.
Double-click on Rkill. (If you are using Windows Vista, please right-click on it and select Run As Administrator)
Note: You may have to run Rkill a few times before it is successful. You may also have to download Rkill from a different link which will save it as a different file name.
A black screen will appear and then disappear. Please do not... Read more

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Hi all, I'm at wit's end. My laptop (a Toshiba running XP) has one of the worst virus infections I've ever had to deal with. After at least 12 hours of researching, cleaning, rebooting, configuring and trying MalwareBytes, VIPRERESCUE, CrapCleaner, Spybot, BitDefender, and OTM by Oldtimer...the virus is still not gone.

I do know that I had several trojans, RootKit, Windows Antivirus Pro, and Protection System. MalawareBytes keeps finding threats and removing them every time I scan, but says that to completely remove all the files I have to reboot...and then the viruses apparently reinstall themselves upon rebooting. Immediately after rebooting I run another scan and it finds new files.

The problem HAS lessened, but I am still getting the Windows Antivirus Pro-type fake security warnings. The Protection System and Antivirus Pro files and folders are gone, but obviously something still remains because it hasn't stopped yet.

Protection System tried to add an entry to the registry before I closed for the last reboot, after it was 'wiped' by MalwareBytes, but Spybot caught it and I disallowed the change to the registry.

Could someone PLEASE help me finally root out where this thing is hiding so I can finally get rid of it for good?

Answer:Wiping it over and over and still coming back...HELP

Not sure why this was moved...I KNOW I'm infected, and with what...I just need help to get rid of it?!

I did run RootRepeal, and while I haven't taken any action yet, it found a hidden file in the system32\drivers folder called "hjgruitvogodyi.sys". It's in red in the list on RootRepeal, which makes me think it's a BAD thing...but I'm afraid to remove it without some kind of direction from someone who knows this stuff better than I do...

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I get this every night have put it in virus vault in AVG, turned off system restore ran Malwarebytes and removed it and it has come back 3 nights in a row.. This is what reads in vault, Trojan horse Download.Generic9.YHX Path: WINDOWS\system32\sshnas.dll. Ran hijackthis:
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:05:35 PM, on 12/8/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)

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\AVG\AVG9\avgchsvx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgrsx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Comcast\Desktop Doctor\bin\sprtcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\ArcSoft\Connection Service\Bin\ACDaemon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\stsystra.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG9\avgtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Suzanne Wells\Application Data\SanDisk\Sansa Updater\SansaDispatch.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\ISUSPM.exe
C:\Program Files\Canon\IJPLM\IJPLMSVC.EXE
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgnsx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\KodakCCS.exe
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So there's obviously some virus on this computer that I'm not finding. I run malwarebytes and it says it cleans up Total Security from my computer, but then I reboot a couple of times and it's all back there again.

Can someone help me get this nasty thing off?

Thanks.

Answer:I keep cleaning it up and it keeps coming back

Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer.Please subscribe to your topic so that you will be notified as soon as I post a reply, instead of you having to check the topic all of the time. This will allow you to get an email notification when I reply.To subscribe, go to your topic, and at the top right hand corner by your first post, click the Options button and then click Track this topic. The bullet the immediate notification bubble. Then press submit.Could you please post your Malwarebytes log for review? It can be found from the "Logs" tab in the program.

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Hi,

I have tried to remove Exactsearch from my PC, but everytime I scan with Panda it says my memory is infected with it again.

My Hijack this log is:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:21:17 PM, on 26/04/2005
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\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Software\Panda Titanium Antivirus 2005\PavProt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\brsvc01a.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\brss01a.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Software\Panda Titanium Antivirus 2005\Firewall\PavFires.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Software\Panda Titanium Antivirus 2005\PavFnSvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Software\Panda Titanium Antivirus 2005\Pavkre.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Panda Software\PavShld\pavprsrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Software\Panda Titanium Antivirus 2005\pavsrv51.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Software\Panda Titanium Antivirus 2005\prevsrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Software\Panda Titanium Antivirus 2005\PsImSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Software\Panda Titanium Antivirus 2005\AVENGINE.EXE
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Answer:Exactsearch keeps coming back

hi, Can you post the exact location of the Exactsearch item Panda says it found please?

Look in the program Results or Report from a scan where it was found and post where the item supposedly is.

One thing to try is to find the quarantine or items that were removed by Microsoft Antispyware, AdAware, Spybot or other program and delete those backed up items> Panda or another scanner may detect those.
 

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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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hello vista forums again..

i've had a BSOD one or twice a month, everytime i fix it, about 2 or 3 weeks later, it comes back...

what can i do to stop these?

i have attached it as a .zip folder, please advise me on what to do next

Answer:BSOD keeps coming back

No need to double post. You are already being helped by one of our best.

http://www.vistax64.com/general-disc...0183-bsod.html

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I have some sort of malware or virus on my computer. My computer is:
Dell Mini XP Home Edition Version 2002, Service Pack 3, CPU 1.60 GHz, 0.99 GB Ram
I connect to the internet wirelessly.

I have run Avast! scans which found and removed several items. I have used Ad-Aware to remove some items. I have also used CCleaner that removed items. However, the main problem keeps re-occuring. Several times it appeared to be gone, but always came back within one day. It does not appear to matter which websites I visit.

The main symptom:
Websites that I normally go to take more time to do anything, and then a big browser screen with some ad pops up full screen in front. This happens in both IE7 and Firefox. These are sites I am accustomed to go to and have visited daily for months and am fairly aware of their performance on this machine. Some of these sites do not work at all, until I kill some other process. However, there is really nothing extra that is normally running, so I end up killing the Avast! On-Access scanner.
Also when I try to install Malwarebytes, the main mbam.exe is never present, so I can not run this. I am not sure if the malware is preventing normal install of this program.

In the system startup items there is always something like (from CCleaner):
Program:tipejabov
File: Rundll32.exe "c:\windows\system32\biluguki.dll",a
the name of the file varies. It was nonomasu.dll yesterday. it was wituloru.dll the day before.
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Answer:Malware keeps coming back

Hello these are Vundo (malware)files. Since the malware is affecting your ability to scan let's do it this way.Please download Rkill by Grinler and save it to your desktop.Link 2Link 3Link 4Double-click on the Rkill desktop icon to run the tool.If using Vista, right-click on it and Run As Administrator.A black DOS box will briefly flash and then disappear. This is normal and indicates the tool ran successfully.If not, delete the file, then download and use the one provided in Link 2.If it does not work, repeat the process and attempt to use one of the remaining links until the tool runs.If the tool does not run from any of the links provided, please let me know.1. Uninstall Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware using Add/Remove programs in the control panel.2. Restart your computer (very important).3. Download and run this utility. Mbam clean4. It will ask to restart your computer (please allow it to).5. Due to the reboot,you need to run RKill again.6. After the computer restarts, install the latest version from here. http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam-download.phpNote: You will need to reactivate the program using the license you were sent.Note: If using Free version, ignore the part about putting in your license key and activating.Launch the program and set the Protection and Registration. Then go to the UPDATE tab if not done during installation and check for updates.Restart the computer again and verify that MBAM is in the task tray and run a Quick Scan and post that log.Rerun... Read more

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Computer is a homebuilt Athlon running Win XP. Browser is Firefox. I run through a wired router to Comcast HS internet. McAfee is installed (but I have low expectations there).

I keep thinking I've got rid of it but it keeps coming back.

On Monday (1/18) I got a nasty virus. Spent all day Tuesday getting at it... finally installed XP on a spare drive and got Super Anti Spyware to run and look at my C: drive. It found Adware Vundo/Variant-QHeader which contained sysguard.exe and quaranteed it. I finally repaired my C drive so it would boot and ran Malwarebytes and Super Anti Spyware on it. It keeps coming up clean.

However, as I surf the internet (and I'm not going into nasty places), I keep getting new tabs that pop-up (usually from the MSNBC site). Something about a Government Check, an offer for Registry Defender, Yellow Pages for Jackson MI, a couple of Porn sites. If I rerun SAS, it finds some adware in cookies which it fixes, but after a while the phenomena keeps coming back. When SAS is running, McAfee keeps popping up with a message that it has "blocked Spy Alert", or Spy Pro, or a couple of other things.

Last ran SAS and it found a cookie to "atdmt(2).txt". I tried to google THAT and all kinds of SHI** started popping up on my computer!

Just ran Malwarebytes (1.41) and it found Rootkit-TDSS in "Local Settings, Temp Int Files" and a registry key for a Trojan "FakeAlert.N" These were quarantined.

Two q... Read more

Answer:Various nasties keep coming back

Just ran Malwarebytes (1.41)Malwarebytes Anti-Malware has been updated to v1.44. Please download and install the most current version from here. You may have to reboot after updating in order to overwrite any "in use" protection module files.The database last I checked it was 3614.Update the database through the program's interface (preferable method). Then perform a new Quick Scan in normal mode and check all items found for removal. Don't forgot to reboot afterwards. Failure to reboot normally (not into safe mode) will prevent MBAM from removing all the malware. When done, click the Logs tab and copy/paste the contents of the new report in your next reply.Note: Mbam-rules.exe is not updated daily. Another way to get the most current database definitions if you're having problems updating through the program's interface or have already manually downloaded the latest definitions (mbam-rules.exe) shown on this page, is to do the following: Install MBAM on a clean computer, launch the program and update through MBAM's interface. Copy the definitions (rules.ref) to a USB stick or CD and transfer that file to the infected machine. Copy rules.ref to the location indicated for your operating system. If you cannot see the folder, then you may have to Reconfigure Windows to show it.XP: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Malwarebytes\Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareVista: C:\Documents and Settings\Users&... Read more

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Hi guys!

I need help with these viruses on my computer ...
in the system 32 folder. I have w2k ..

Norton 2004 finds the virus ... usually a trojan or something and it deletes it ...

But the programs the virus puts in my computer is still here ... and i delete them (search for created dates and delete) and they pop up .. in the registry run command and in system 32 folder ... i don't know how to kill it completely ... so i'm asking if someone could help me out ... i'd really really appreciate it .. i've been trying since the first of the year!

oh ... and i have to right click scan for norton cuz norton won't open ... something is making it close cuz i see it open in task manager and disappear ...

First time here .. made an account with my used email but it didn't work ... i think norton said one of the virus also copies everything i type so ... i hope it isn't serious ....

also ... lots of people ask to put on the hijack thing on other posts that i read .... so i d/l it and tried it ... here is what i got ..

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 6:29:56 PM, on 1/13/2004
Platform: Windows 2000 SP2 (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:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shar... Read more

Answer:HELP ! Viruses keep coming back :(

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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
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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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I've run into a relentless little piece of malware called AdAntiHS which I have not been able to get rid of in a friend's computer. There's barely any information on it from credible sources online. It digs its claws into the startup programs on Windows (running Windows 7) and won't let go. Not sure what kind of damage it's doing either.
 
I've disabled it from startup using msconfig, manually deleted it, and even ran MalwareBytes from a USB using Hiren's BootCD and removed it. But after restarting the computer it shows back up at C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup. I've also deleted keys in the registry associated with AdAntiHS but to no avail upon restarting the computer. 
 
I noticed that upon deleting AdAntiHS from startup, a commonstartup file is created at C:\Windows\pss. I deleted that too. There is a registry key of appcompatCache which I understand is more like a reference or history of programs that have executed on the computer. Those are the only registry keys I have not deleted that make mention of AdAntiHS.
 
So far, I installed BitDefender on the computer which manages to catch AdAntiHS everytime on startup, but even though I choose to delete the quarantined item, it comes back again on restart. So at best, I quarantine it on startup but I want to be able to permanently get rid of it.
 
Has anyone else encountered this piece of malware and been able to wipe it from their system?
 
Thanks in advance fo... Read more

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My sister-in-law's PC runs Vista Buisness and recently gave her a popup from a "Norton" scan. Said she had 80+ viruses, problem is she hasn't had Norton since I removed the trial version that came with her PC over a year ago. And yes I used the Norton removal tool. Now checking Task Manager I found the ccSvcHst.exe file running, I downloaded and ran a new version of the Norton Removal tool. It stops the process but it comes back on restart.

She has McAfee running and updated, i ran (and updated each first) Spybot and Malwarebytes. Nothing was found.

Where this keeps coming back I'm wondering if the system is infected with something that is getting past McAfee, Spybot and Malwarebytes?

Any suggestion would be appreciated.

Answer:ccSvcHst.exe Keeps coming back

If you take a look here, this exe is actually a part of the Norton/Symantec GUI and is not a virus.

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i use windows XP home edition, mozilla to browse

about a month ago someone else was using my laptop and a bunch of infections were detected by the free version of AVG. i removed all the selected infections then ran malwarebytes which detected some more things and removed them. after rebooting and running malwarebytes again my laptop seemed clean. however, every time i have run malwarebytes since then (about 3 times), there will be no objects detected. BUT, AVG will pop up and say there are infections on my computer. so today, suddenly a bunch of internet popups show up on my laptop and AVG also shows up with a bunch of infections. i'll list some of the trojans that have been detected by AVG.

Trojan horse Pakes.DDT
Virus found Win32/Heur
Trojan horse Downloader.Zlob_r.EX
Trojan horse SHeur2.YNO
Trojan horse Small.BHD
Trojan horse Pakes.DDT
Trojan horse SHeur2.ZZF
(then there were a bunch of tracking cookies detected by AVG)
Trojan horse Agent2.DZZ
Trojan horse Generic13.ADTY
Trojan horse Agent2.EJA
Trojan horse Downloader.Generic8.AHTY

Answer:trojan that keeps coming back?

Run scans with Super Antispyware free and MalwareBytes AntiMalware free.Links to download and instructions in link below.Be sure to update both programs after downloading, installing and before scanning.http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...t&p=1087935Follow the instructions and post the logs in your next reply.Note that Super Antispyware scan is best run in safe mode per instructions.

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I run Malwarebytes Pro and I recently encountered an infection where all of my Autorun executables were being renamed to have a space before the name and another executable was being put in its place. I manually removed all of these dummy .exe's and searched the entire drive for any other .exe's with the same file size and recent modification date. I removed all I found. I've not run into any further issues similar to this.

I originally removed wmpscfgs.exe and js.mui from various folders using MBAM.

However, Malwarebytes Pro is popping up daily saying that wmpscfgs is infected in my Internet Explorer directory. Each time, I tell it to quarantine. Rinse, repeat. Malwarebytes continuously pops up down at the bottom of the screen saying 'Malwarebytes has blocked access to a potentially harmful website at 58.240.239.70' or something similar. The popup doesn't stay up long enough for me to get exact wording. (The IP varies, but this is the most recent pop up as of now.)

I've scanned with MBAM, SASW, CWShredder... It's still happening and I'm at a bit of a loss as to how to proceed. Any help is greatly appreciated.

I am running Windows 7 64 bit.

Answer:wmpscfgs.exe Keeps coming back

Hello,At this point I'd suggest you follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<==.Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<==If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then post back here and we will provide you with further instructions.Orange Blossom

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I don't seem to be able to remove this persistent spyware by any means. It always sneaks back.

This is what my HijackThis log looks like:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 21:58:28, on 7.1.2005
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\Explorer.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\slserv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\STDSB.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.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\Google\Gmail Notifier\G001-1.0.24.0\gnotify.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\PCSuite\DATALA~1\DATALA~1.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\PCSuite\Services\SERVIC~1.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasDtServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\PC\Dokumenty\My Downloads\hijackthis\HijackThis.exe

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Answer:ISTSVC keeps coming back

Fix these

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DMeFD0nZr] C:\WINDOWS\isgeem.exe

O23 - Service: SmartLinkService - Unknown - slserv.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: ZESOFT - Unknown - C:\WINDOWS\zeta.exe (file missing)

Boot to safe mode and delete C:\WINDOWS\isgeem.exe

Boot and post a new log
 

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Vundo Keeps coming back

OS:Windows XP, SP3

Hi,
I was forwarded from "http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/203107/after-windows-update-multiple-program-errors-pc-restarting-on-its-own/" to post here.... That thread kinda died... anyway...

Over the past month I've found multiple instances of Vundo, and things seem to be getting worse.
Every time I try to clean my system, Vundo keeps coming back - even if I dont do any browsing.
Most recently, i've been experiencing applications freezing (Firefox, McAfee, Warcraft3)
The system has also crashed mid-scan using McAfee several times, but not lately.
I'm unsure if these problems are related to the Virus or other system issues - I figure get rid of the virus first and troubleshoot the rest later.
My system is fairly new (Dec 08), it came with McAfee Enterprise installed. I also installed the free version of Spyware Doctor on my computer.
Neither of which seem to be able to remove the Virus, and at times can not even detect it.

I've started to notice that sometimes McAfee is disabled after restarting the computer; I hadn't changed any settings for that to occur.

I've tried using Malwarebytes Anti-Malware as well as SUPER Anti-Spyware, both of which are doing a better job of finding and clearing traces of the virus (compared to McAfee). Also tried VirtumundoBeGone and in haste, ComboFix.

VirtumundoBeGone found no traces, and Combofix didnt do anything noticable.

Please help!
Let me know if there are any logs or reports you ... Read more

Answer:Vundo Keeps coming back, not sure what to do

Well the best we can do is get an MBAM and perhaps a SUPER Anti-Spyware log to start with.Open MBAM in normal mode and click Update tab, select Check for Updates,when doneclick Scanner tab,select Quick scan and scan.After scan click Remove Selected, Post new scan log and Reboot into normal mode.

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Hi

I 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 reagrds

Deitel

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 17:53:14, on 24/04/2005
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

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\userinit.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\userinit32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\devldr32.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\My Documents\hjt\HijackThis.exe

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Answer:viruses keep coming back

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I've been on the phone with Microsoft every day since last Monday.
It started with Norton detecting one trojan but not being able to fix it, and a full system scan found over 100 Adwares. After dealing with not being able to open Windows Exp or Internet explorer, I deleted a trojan and spyware in the registry and got adaware and spybot on the system.

However, I keep having problems. As of yesterday,
I have deleted and found again
/Pribi
Backweb
Kenston
two other trojans and a worm that I don't have the names for, but none of them are new.

While on the phone with Msft this morning, I ran a search for Exe files and found Spite6, Tigger, Backdoor and about 26 others that looked suspicious.

The problem is Norton, PestPatrolAV, AVG, Housecall virus scans are not detecting anything other than Adware, which I can't shake off the computer.

I have installed a new firewall and AV software along with pestpatrol.
I have run Adaware and Spybot and here is my hJT log
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 6:51:25 PM, on 1/6/2005
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\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Toolbox2.0\Apache Tomcat 4.0\webapps\Toolbox\Status... Read more

Answer:Have at least 10 trojans and they keep coming back

bump please
 

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My sister-in-law dropped off her laptop hoping I can get it to work. It kept freezing up with a fake infection warning from SpySheriff (buy-to-disinfect scam). Spybot and ewido removed gobs of infected files, but when I rebooted it was back. I ran AdAware and did another HijackThis, but I'm not yet confident to boot out of safe mode. Could somebody please tell me if there is still anything suspicious here? Thanks for your help!Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 4:43:55 AM, on 5/28/2006Platform: 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\explorer.exeC:\WINDOWS\explorer.exeC:\Program Files\ewido anti-malware\SecuritySuite.exeC:\Program Files\Hijack This\HijackThis.exeR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = c:\secure32.htmlR0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = c:\secure32.htmlR1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = c:\secure32.htmlR1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = htt... Read more

Answer:Spysheriff Keeps Coming Back

Hi and welcome to Bleeping Computer! My name is Sam and I will be helping you. There are still several issues that show up in your log.Download SmitfraudFix (by S!Ri) to your Desktop.Extract all the files to your Destop. A folder named SmitfraudFix will be created on your Desktop.______________________________Open Ewido and update to the latest definition files.On the left-hand side of the main screen click the Update Button.Click on Start.The update will start and a progress bar will show the updates being installed.Once finished updating, close Ewido.If you are having problems with the updater, you can use this link to manually update ewido.Ewido manual updates. Make sure to close Ewido before installing the update.______________________________Open the SmitfraudFix folder and double-click smitfraudfix.cmdSelect option #1 - Search by typing 1 and press EnterThis program will scan large amounts of files on your computer for known patterns so please be patient while it works. When it is done, the results of the scan will be displayed and it will create a log named rapport.txt in the root of your drive, eg: Local Disk C: or partition where your operating system is installed. Please post that log.

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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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Every time I think I have gotten rid of it it appears again. Here is my log: Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7 Scan saved at 12:18:24 AM, on 5/18/2004 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\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\DefWatch.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\inetsrv\inetinfo.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\Rtvscan.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\snmp.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE C:\Program Files\Logitech\iTouch\iTouch.exe C:\Program Files\MUSICMATCH\MUSICMATCH Jukebox\mm_tray.exe C:\Program Files\Microsoft Hardware\Mouse\point32.exe C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\vptray.exe C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe C:\Program Files\Logitech\Desktop Messenger\88... Read more

Answer:CWS.searchx keeps coming back

I assume you ran CWShredder already?

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I keep getting pop-ups without even opening IE. Only Outlook running and wham...another window opens up. (This is the address, if you care: http://69.20.62.53/yyy2.html)

Adaware comes up with nothing,
cwshedder is clean,
spybot finds something everytime it runs. I'll fix everything, restart, run spybot again, and it finds more stuff.

I also have stange programs trying to connect to the internet after I restart. I don't allow them w/Zonealarm.

What up?

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 2:04:11 PM, on 1/20/2004
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\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Iomega\System32\AppServices.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsrte.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\NMSSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\PROMon.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Hardware\Keyboard\type32.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Hardware\Mouse\point32.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exe
C:\Program Files\PopUp Killer\PopUpKiller.EXE
C:\Program Files\Iomega\AutoDisk\ADUserMon.exe
c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsescn.exe
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Answer:I can't stop it...it keeps coming back

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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...
 
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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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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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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Hi, I was wondering if someone could help...I have not installed any new software or hardware, but have been having this problem since day 1.
Reformatted my laptop, and installed XP and I periodically get BSOD with the same message each time...
The mini dump datafile is below. Could anyone shed some light as to the cause? I really appreciate it...thanks in advance



BugCheck 100000D0, {81c00010, 2, 1, 80549fb8}

Probably caused by : HTTP.sys ( HTTP!UlIsLowNPPCondition+55 )

Followup: MachineOwner
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kd> !analyze -v
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* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
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DRIVER_CORRUPTED_MMPOOL (d0)
Arguments:
Arg1: 81c00010, memory referenced
Arg2: 00000002, IRQL
Arg3: 00000001, value 0 = read operation, 1 = write operation
Arg4: 80549fb8, address which referenced memory
An attempt was made to access a pageable (or completely invalid) address at an
interrupt request level (IRQL) that is too high. This is
caused by drivers that have corrupted the system pool. Run the driver
verifier against any new (or suspect) drivers, and if that doesn't turn up
the culprit, then use gflags to enable... Read more

Answer:BSOD keeps coming back

Hmmm, did you by any chance replace VISTA with XP?
 

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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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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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My computer has been acting up and now a virus keeps appearing even though my virus scan deletes it when it appears. Now my desktop icons are changing and folders are missing. Please help. Thanks in advance to all who reply! Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 4:39:20 AM, on 8/31/2005Platform: 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:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.40607\aspnet_admin.exeC:\Program Files\CA\eTrust EZ Armor\eTrust EZ Antivirus\isafe.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\PROGRA~1\CA\ETRUST~1\ETRUST~1\VetTray.exeC:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exeC:\PROGRA~1\CA\ETRUST~1\ETRUST~1\VetMsg.exeC: ... Read more

Answer:Virus keeps coming back

Hi noobie_comp_geek,

Sorry for keeping you waiting.

If you still need help, please answer these questions:

- What's the name of the virus?
- Where (in wich file and/or folder) is the virus found?
Jan

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I've been getting nonstop ads/pop-ups for almost a month now, I ran spybot and it picked up things like Advertising.com Avenue A, Inc. and some others, It fixed the problem temporarily but everytime I start my computer and run spybot the problems come right back up again.Here's my HJT log:Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 2:56:02 PM, on 6/3/2005Platform: 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\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\ccProxy.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\ISSVC.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exeC:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\Musicmatch\Musicmat... Read more

Answer:Spy/adware keeps coming back.

Hello Travis_C and welcome to the BC forums. After reviewing your log I see no signs of viruses or malware at this time. The log is clean.

I do see that you have Limewire installed. This applicaiton is known to have malicious programs included in its installation. I would recommend removing the program and deleting the folder. That should take care of any trojan issues you are having.

Cheers.

OT

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hi~i've been having major problems with pop ups and being redirected to a search i don't want~computer is slower~big headache~i have my hijackthis logfile if anyone can help me out i'd appreciate it

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 8:48:37 AM, on 1/8/2004
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:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
D:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\WindowBlinds\wbload.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
D:\iTouch\iTouch.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCD.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\CallWave\IAM.exe
C:\Program Files\Webshots\WebshotsTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Stacy\Local Settings\Temp\Temporary Directory 2 for hijackthis.zip\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = http://www.seekseek.com/quicksearch.asp?session=CA70E82E-B286-42D0-AD0D-721124977930&version_id=18
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Answer:clearseach keeps coming back

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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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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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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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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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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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I posted last week about Cool Web returning over and overagain. I managed to get rid of it, for a while. My son used my computer for something and somehow got LYCOS loaded. Very big pain to get rid of. Now Cool Web keeps returning, and I haven't been able to get rid of iot. CW Shredder removes it, ad aware removes it and Spy Bot removes it, but it comes back. I ran a scal this morning and cleaned evrything up, then ran another Hijack this and I'm pretty sure it's back. Could someone take a look please.
Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 9:56:24 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:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exe
C:\Program Files\MUSICMATCH\MUSICMATCH Jukebox\mm_tray.exe
C:\Program Files\Iomega HotBurn Pro\Autolaunch.exe
C:\Program Files\MUSICMATCH\MUSICMATCH Jukebox\mmtask.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\ZONELA~1\ZONEAL~1\zlclient.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AIM\aim.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpohmr08.exe
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Answer:COOL WEB Keeps coming back

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Several months ago I had conduit take over my browsers and install toolbars, etc. I worked through removal instructions I found online and succeeded in removing the toolbar and search hijack, and thought it was gone forever but it keeps coming back. The only symptom now is that Explorer will start using around 25% of the CPU activity, which keeps my cooling fan running, and will not allow the computer to hibernate. It also may be interfering with Flash on Facebook and some other websites, but I'm not sure about that.
 
The only way I know that this is Conduit is that when I notice the activity starting up I run MalwareBytes and it finds a Conduit file, even though I have repeatedly cleaned using that program.
 
In your forums I found someone talking about ImgBurn installing Conduit, and I did have the program, so I have uninstalled it. Also I have Secunia PSI, so it was regularly updating ImgBurn without my being able to deselect any Conduit option, so that may have been the source of the problem, but I have uninstalled ImgBurn and cleaned with MalwareBytes and Explorer is still running the CPU at about 25%.
 
Help please.

Answer:Conduit keeps coming back?

As a quick follow-up, I have just run ADWCleaner and it found a bunch of stuff related to Conduit, all of which I had it clean. And now Explorer is no longer running at 25% CPU in the Task Manager. So maybe it's gone, but I've thought it was gone before.

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Windows Malware Removal keeps removing two trojans everytime i start up.
They are Win/32/Tibs.IU and WinNT/Alureon.c

Also, when searching for stuff on google a lot of time links wil take me to pop-ups instead of the actual site.

I have attached my Hijackthis.
 

Answer:Tojans keep coming back

Welcome to Major Geeks!


Please follow the instructions in the READ & RUN ME FIRST link given futher down and attach the requested logs when you finish these instructions.
If you have problems where no tools seem to run, please try following the steps given in the below and then continue on no matter what you find. You only need to try the TDSSserv steps if having problems getting scans in the Read & Run Me First.

TDSSserv Non-Plug & Play Driver Disable

If something does not run, write down the info to explain to us later but keep on going.
Do not assume that because one step does not work that they all will not.
READ & RUN ME FIRST. Malware Removal Guide


Helpful Notes:

If you run into problems trying to run the READ & RUN ME or any of the scans in normal boot mode. You can run steps in safe boot mode but make sure you tell us what you did later when you post logs. See the below if you do not know how to boot in safe mode:
Starting your computer in Safe mode

If you have problems downloading on the problem PC, download the tools and the manual updates for SUPERAntiSpyware, Malwarebytes and Spybot ( links are given in the READ & RUN ME) onto another PC and then burn to a CD. Then copy them to the problem PC. You will have to skip getting updates if (and only if) your internet connection does not work. Yes you could use a flash drive too but flash drives are writeable and infections can spread to them.
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I've already gotten rid of a lot of the spy ware already, but no matter what I do it comes back. I've run Ad-adware SE, removed everything that the program found and rebooted. Next I run Spy-bot S&D remove what it finds and reboot. Finally I run HJT and input the log on the HJT analyze website and removed anything marked "Nasty". I did this process about 5 times now and the pop-ups are still coming back. Below is my latest HJT log after running the 2 programs aforementioned. I know that the BHO file needs to be removed but that is the one that returns every time!! How do I permanently fix this? Please help!

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 9:54:02 AM, on 9/2/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
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:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\DefWatch.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\Rtvscan.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\MsPMSPSv.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\wuauclt.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\WINNT\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_01\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\otjfkg.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\vptray.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\ctfmon.exe
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Answer:Please Help - Spyware keeps coming back!!!!!

You've got TROJ_AGENT.AE. Go to http://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/virusencyclo/default5.asp?VName=TROJ_AGENT.AE for info and the means to get rid of it.
 

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So I knew my computer was infected somehow. After trying one anti-malware after another, I stuck with Malware Bytes. This one works a bit, as it detected a number of viruses that kept glitching away under the radar and had them removed.

The problem is that these same viruses with the same name keep coming back, every single time I do a scan, even though I had them quarantined and removed and restarted my computer for good measure. Is there a way to delete these permanently? There's only so much my anti-malware software can do and my computer is still getting messed up every week.
 

Answer:Viruses keep coming back.

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