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XP Security 2010 virus keeps coming back!

Question: XP Security 2010 virus keeps coming back!

Hello! My computer got infected with XP Security 2010. Ran Malwarebytes and it seemed to fix it for a few days. Got the XP Security 2010 virus again. Ran Malwarebytes again and it seemed to clear up. Now AVG Resident Shield shows "Virus identified Win32/Patched.CG C:\Windows\system32\drivers\atapi.sys. Object is white-listed (critical/system file that should not be removed). Can anyone help me with this? Also, my computer won't let me access the Microsoft Windows Update site. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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Answer: XP Security 2010 virus keeps coming back!

I tried using Malwarebytes to remove the Vista Security virus to no avail. I used Hitman Pro 3.5 (free 30 day trial) and that cleared the problem. Run the update after installing, and be sure to uncheck the option to run a check on your computer when you start up otherwise you'll get stuck in a full ChkDsk run every time you boot up. The file it will find will be something like av.exe or ave.exe. Delete that file.
You may need to install Hitman Pro from a thumb drive if you can't get online due to the virus.

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Hello! My computer got infected with XP Security 2010. I ran Malwarebytes, and that cleared it up temporarily, but it keeps coming back. Now AVG Resident Shield shows "Virus identified Win32/Patched.CG C:\Windows\system32\drivers\atapi.sys. Object is white-listed (critical/system file that should not be removed). Also, my computer won't let me access the Microsoft Windows update site. The last thing I tried was running Superantispyware, but I think I'm still infected. Can anyone help me with this?? Attached are my logs. Thanks in advance!

Answer:XP Security 2010 keeps coming back!

Hello Lynette S Welcome to the BC HijackThis Log and Analysis forum. I will be assisting you in cleaning up your system.I ask that you refrain from running tools other than those we suggest while we are cleaning up your computer. The reason for this is so we know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.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.Please keep in mind that we have a large backlog of users just like yourself waiting to be helped so try to be as timely as possible in your replies. Since we do this on a part-time voluntary basis we are limited on how many logs we can respond to and keep open due to time restraints. If you have to be away or can't answer for some other reason just let me know. Thank you for your understanding.After 5 days if a topic is not replied to we assume it has been abandoned and it is closed.Please download ComboFix from one of these locations:Link 1Link 2* IMPORTANT !!! Save ComboFix.exe to your DesktopDisable your AntiVirus and AntiSpyware applications, usually via a right click on the System Tray icon. They may otherwise interfere with our tools. Instruction can ... Read more

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I formatted the system drive yesterday because I was infected with Internet Security 2010.
The funny thing is, this thing came right back when I installed a few software and restarted XP.

I was able to get rid of it using rkill + Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware. I thought it was completely removed,
so I disabled Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware because it actually was blocking the site that I visit on a daily basis.
But once I disable Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, Internet Security 2010 keeps coming back after a while.
To be specific, wallpaper with the warning sign and false security warnings on taskbar seem to be gone,
but I still have a google search redirect problem at the moment.

Is there a way to get rid of this completely once and for all?
I'd really appreciate the help here.

Answer:Internet Security 2010 Keeps Coming Back

Hello sodina and welcome to Bleeping Computer! My username is swagger and I'll be helping you. If you don't mind me asking, what is the website that Malwarebytes' is blocking? Usually Malwarebytes' has a legitimate reason for blocking sites, but there are also false positives as well sometimes. In any case, please read and follow the set of instructions below:::MBAM::Please update Malwarebytes' using the Update tab, then perform a new scan and include that log as well as the last log in your next reply.::GMER::Please download GMER from one of the following locations and save it to your desktop:Main Mirror
This version will download a randomly named file (Recommended)Zipped Mirror
This version will download a zip file you will need to extract first. If you use this mirror, please extract the zip file to your desktop.Disconnect from the Internet and close all running programs.Temporarily disable any real-time active protection so your security programs will not conflict with gmer's driver.Double-click on the randomly named GMER file (i.e. n7gmo46c.exe) and allow the gmer.sys driver to load if asked.Note: If you downloaded the zipped version, extract the file to its own folder such as C:\gmer and then double-click on gmer.exe.
GMER will open to the Rootkit/Malware tab and perform an automatic quick scan when first run. (do not use the computer while the scan is in progress)If you receive a WARNING!!! about rootkit activity and are asked to fully scan your system...click NO.Now... Read more

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A friends computer got IS 2010 and between the lack of personal info to save and the OS (XP) was on SP2, I did a reformat and clean install with her recovery disc. I then downloaded and installed all of the updates for XP, Adobe, Java, and installed AVG Free 9.0, Malwarebytes, SAS, ATF. I ran scans with MBAM and SAS (in safe) mode and everything was clean. I returned the laptop to her and cautioned her and her daughter to avoid unknown websites and to make sure they were not involved with any P2P stuff.

The owner told me she had decided that the laptop was a "virus magnet" because she had reformatted and used the recovery disc several times to fix the computer. I figured she didn't completely wipe everything clean when she did her reinstalls and that since I had done so- all was good.

Apparently this isn't the case. Either that, or someone keeps going to unsafe websites. I showed both of them what to do if any pop-ups came up while they were browsing (open Task Mgr. and shut down the browser- DO NOT CLICK THE 'X' Button!!!!).

She called me last night crying and said she had Internet Security 2010 again. She said she was working on her taxes and the next thing she knows she had it. I haven't had a chance to look the laptop over yet- she is dropping it off this morning. However, I am not sure why this is happening.

Particulars:
Compaq Presario 6000V
Windows XP SP3
AVG Free 9.0, MBAM, SAS
Comcast ISP
Arris Cable Modem
Netgear wireless route... Read more

Answer:What is causing Internet Security 2010 to keep coming back?

How Malware Spreads - How did I get infected

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As said in the title, the Windows Xp Security Center virus keeps on coming back. I've gotten rid of the thing 6 times now, and I'm sure it'll come back again unless I find to cause of it. I also noticed that my automatic updates is off, and I can no longer turn it on. It always says that it's unable to change settings. I have no idea what to do. Anytime I get the virus, I just scan and remove it, but it's becoming a real nuisance, and I want to stop getting it now. Any help would be much appreciated.

Here's my DDS log.
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DDS (Ver_11-05-19.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_21
Run by Jonathan at 11:19:44 on 2011-05-30
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.3069.2185 [GMT -4:00]
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AV: AntiVir Desktop *Disabled/Updated* {AD166499-45F9-482A-A743-FDD3350758C7}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\sched.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k Akamai
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avguard.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exe
C:\W... Read more

Answer:Windows Xp Security Virus Keeps Coming Back

Hello, Welcome to TSF.
I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.

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.

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.

Please do not install or uninstall any programs, or run any other scanners or software, unless I specifically ask you to do so. Also please copy and paste logs into the thread, rather than add them as attachments.
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Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.[list]
alternate download link 2Make sure you are connected to the Internet.
Double-click on Download_mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware

Then click Finish.
MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked ... Read more

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I've removed this virus sooo many times now, and it seems to keep coming back. Also, now i have the "generic host processes for win32 services has encountered an error" type thing going on, and I'm not sure if it's a virus, a bad driver, or some other error. I've run the Malwarebytes and Avira scan to remove the virus again, but it'll probably return quite soon. Here are my Malwarebytes logs:

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.50.1.1100
www.malwarebytes.org

Database version: 6476

Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3
Internet Explorer 8.0.6001.18702

4/29/2011 11:29:53 PM
mbam-log-2011-04-29 (23-29-53).txt

Scan type: Quick scan
Objects scanned: 153582
Time elapsed: 17 minute(s), 17 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 1
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 0
Registry Values Infected: 1
Registry Data Items Infected: 6
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 1

Memory Processes Infected:
c:\documents and settings\Jonathan\local settings\application data\umy.exe (Trojan.FakeMS) -> 3188 -> Unloaded process successfully.

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.exe\shell\open\command\(default) (Hijack.ExeFile) -> Value: (default) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Registry Data Items Infected:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInterne... Read more

Answer:Windows XP Security Virus Keeps Coming Back

Hello,And welcome to BleepingComputer.com, before we can assist you with your question of: Am I infected? You will need to perform the following tasks and post the logs of each if you can.Malwarebytes Anti-MalwarePlease Update Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and run a FULL SCAN, then post the new log here along with the others.SUPERAntiSpyware:Please download and scan with SUPERAntiSpyware FreeDouble-click SUPERAntiSypware.exe and use the default settings for installation.An icon will be created on your desktop. Double-click that icon to launch the program.If it will not start, go to Start > All Prgrams > SUPERAntiSpyware and click on Alternate Start.If asked to update the program definitions, click "Yes". If not, update the definitions before scanning by selecting "Check for Updates". (If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here. Double-click on the hyperlink for Download Installer and save SASDEFINITIONS.EXE to your desktop. Then double-click on SASDEFINITIONS.EXE to install the definitions.)In the Main Menu, click the Preferences... button.Click the "General and Startup" tab, and under Start-up Options, make sure "Start SUPERAntiSpyware when Windows starts" box is unchecked.Click the "Scanning Control" tab, and under Scanner Options, make sure the following are checked (leave all others unchecked):Close browsers before scanning.Scan for tracking cookies.Terminat... Read more

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As said in the title, the Windows Xp Security Center virus keeps on coming back. I've gotten rid of the thing 6 times now, and I'm sure it'll come back again unless I find to cause of it. I also noticed that my automatic updates is off, and I can no longer turn it on. It always says that it's unable to change settings. I have no idea what to do. Anytime I get the virus, I just scan and remove it, but it's becoming a real nuisance, and I want to stop getting it now. Any help would be much appreciated.

Answer:Windows Xp Security Virus Keeps Coming Back

Hello and welcome to TSF.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link given below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a
Quote:




Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps




link at the top of each page.

Please follow our pre-posting process outlined below. Use a USB flash drive to download and transfer the tools to the affected machine, if necessary. You might like to run the Flash_Disinfector.exe on the clean machine and the flash drive first to protect against any possible transfer of infection via USB.


NEW INSTRUCTIONS - Read This Before Posting For Malware Removal Help - Tech Support Forum

After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new topic, as this one shall be closed.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

Please note that the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help forum is extremely busy, and it may take a while to receive a reply.

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I know this problem has been posted before (EX: techguy.org/1032793), but I'm not seeing a sufficient answer for it as it pertains to me. So this is me posting on behalf of myself.

I did all the suggestions from BleepingComputer.com... it fixes the problem for a couple days, but then it comes back which makes me think it's not been completely removed properly in the first place. I do not use Limewire or Kazaa. I try to be responsible and only download things from reputable sources. I am not seeing a pattern in my behavior as it relates to this virus. I normally don't get viruses, and the handful of malware is usually taken care of by Spybot. I don't usually have these problems, let alone have one that can't be easily fixed.

Is this a virus or is it malware or both or what?
Where does it come from to begin with?
Why does it keep coming back?

Maybe if I understood it better I could prevent getting it again.
Please help, this one is driving me crazy!
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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T9300 @ 2.50GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 6
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 6141 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX
Hard Drives: C: Total - 464051 MB, Free - 213353 MB; D: Total - 10239 MB, Free - 1440 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0KX412
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Greetings,

My pc caught the Vista Antivirus 2012 the other day and today. The first time it disabled the internet and removed windows security system and firewall as well as made it unsucessful to system restore. I followed directions from http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-win-7-antispyware-2012 but I still can't turn on windows firewall or security. I also can't start IPSEC policy agent under the dhcp dependencies. I get the message 'Due to an identified problem, Windows cannot display Windows Firewall Settings'. My computer caught the virus again today as I was browsing with another antivirus which didn't stop the virus from attacking again. I want to make sure my computer is completely clean of this virus without disabling the internet and restoring windows security center without installing the OS. I'd also like a recomendation for an antivirus that is powerful enough against this virus. Thank you in advance! My HJ log is below:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 7:50:50 AM, on 12/20/2011
Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16830)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint2K\Apoint.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Wireless Assistant\HPWAMain.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Wireless Assistant\WiFiMsg.exe
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Answer:Vista 2012 Virus Keeps Coming Back! Removed Windows Security Center and internet.

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Hi,I was infected with PC Antispyware 2010 and used Malwarebytes to remove it. There are some files that keep reappearing like braviax.exe. While PC Antispyware 2010 no longer shows up, I cannot get on the internet nor run any updates for antivirus etc... (I can ping by IP but not domain). I am not sure which log to post first, so I will wait for instruction. Thanks in advance for any help!EDIT: Moved to AII, no logs

Answer:PC Antispyware 2010 infection - braviax.exe keeps coming back

Hi,I'm going to redirect you to the HijackThissection of this forum. This, because it's a deeper infection.Read this page and follow it's steps: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/Please give them a link to this topic.Good luck.

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I have a Windows XP SP3 with AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2012 and MalwareBytes Anti-Malware installed. I also have a copy of TDSSKiller by Kaspersky, Windows Firewall is enabled, and I apply most of the updates given to me by Windows Update on a frequent basis. I should note that I've been infected with viruses in the past (the Google Redirect virus, for one), and that I've been constantly been hit by numerous bullbleep “Anti-Virus” malware pop-ups that I quietly disabled the Internet connection for, and forcibly shut down the window it was contained in via Task Manager.
The first time Security Shield popped up it was when I was browsing the internet on Internet Explorer 8. It merely displayed a message saying "Security Shield has been sucessfully installed on your computer!". After closing down my Internet Browser windows and clicking on the fake message, which it then attempted to bleep up my computer, I ran MalwareBytes in order to remove the thing (which, luckily, since it was just staring to run, did not attempt to block). While it was searching, AVG finally picked up on the damn thing and "quarantined" it, i.e. shut down the Security Shield process but took it's sweet ass time trying to actually quarantine it. So after it disabled SS, I actually removed the infection via MalwareBytes, and that was where it ended. I thought that after this incident, I wouldn’t be infected by the thing anymore. I was dead wrong.
A few weeks after that, I was browsing the... Read more

Answer:Security Shield seems to keep on coming back

Greetings and Welcome to The Forums!!My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.I have put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier and faster for both of usPlease do not run any tools unless instructed to do so.
We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.
Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.Please read every post completely before doing anything.
Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.
A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the same", this requires the extra step of looking back at your previous post.NOTE: At the ... Read more

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I tried to remove AV Security Suite through safe mode followingthese instructions, however AV Security keeps coming back on my computer.I then downloaded and ran DDS that created a log of programs running on my computer and created a GMER log.DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86 NETWORK Run by Administrator at 13:43:26.04 on Thu 06/17/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_16Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.2046.1639 [GMT -5:00]============== Running Processes ===============C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exeC:\Windows\system32\lsm.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunchC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSSC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestrictedC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestrictedC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetworkC:\Program Files\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection\Rtvscan.exeC:\Windows\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\Windows\Explorer... Read more

Answer:AV Security Keeps Coming Back After Uninstall

Hi hawkey35,Welcome to Malware Removal (VTSMR) forum. I am going to assist you with your problem.Please refrain from making any changes to your system (scanning or running other tools, updating Windows, installing applications, removing files, etc.) from now on as it might interfere with our fixes. In case of making changes I shall assume my assistance is not needed any more.If the issue is not resolved please update me on the current condition of your computer.

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The security suite virus first infected me on august 4th. I followed the instructions on this site, and got rid of it. Then, 9 days later, the 13th, it came back. I did the same things to get rid of it. Now, the 22nd, 9 DAYS LATER AGAIN, it comes back. it's following a trend, did I not fully get rid of it? it's really bothering me, and i'm sure others have had this problem. If anyone has any info it would be much appreciated.

Answer:Security Suite Keeps Coming Back

Here if you want I have same problem too read my threadhttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic341473-15.html

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Around Yesterday afternoon I was doing my ordinary stuff on my computer when my favorite browser game stopped working in firefox, it kept freezing every time I tried to play it. Later as I was about to go to bed the "Security protection" virus came up, I originally assumed it was my normal microsoft security, but I quickly realized it was a virus. I shut down my computer and went onto a different computer to see if I could google a way to remove it, and found a guide on here.(http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-security-protection) I followed the steps, and I had to reboot at the end, when it came back up I noticed that the shortcut to "security protection" was still on my desktop but with a different Icon, I deleted it. I also tried getting onto my game again, which still wouldn't work. Later on the virus popped back up, and I went through the steps again, and it seems the same circumstances as before. I'm worried that it's going to come back again, and was wondering if someone could help me make sure it's removed, and that it's prevented from happening again, along with possibly getting my firefox working the way it should.Thanks, I'd appreciate the help,LewisAnd it's back again....DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64 NETWORKInternet Explorer: 8.0.7601.17514Run by owner at 12:05:53 on 2011-09-02Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.1787.832 [GMT -4:00].AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *E... Read more

Answer:Security Protection coming back

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.Please refrain from running tools or applying updates other than those we suggest while we are cleaning up your computer. The reason for this is so we know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process. Please also continue to work with me until I give you the all clear. Even if your computer appears to act better, you may still be infected.Even if you have already provided information about your PC, we need a new log to see what has changed since you originally posted your problem.Once we start working together, please reply back within 3 days or this thread may be closed so we can help others who are waiting.We need to create an OTL report,Please download OTL from... Read more

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Ran combofix, malwarebytes, spybot, and deleted associated files manually. This damn thing keeps coming back. I first had it on my desktop, now it's on my laptop, two different networks, so I'm thinking Firefox is the culprit, as I have some sync feature on.

As asked here's the requested files. I haven't done anything to remove it yet on my laptop but close the process, move it to recycle bin, and restore default .exe associations.



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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421
Run by Demetri at 20:34:19 on 2011-12-29
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.3835.2021 [GMT -5:00]
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SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\system32\atiesrxx.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\IDT\WDM\STacSV64.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\system32\WLANExt.exe
C:\Windows\system32\conhost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation
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Answer:Win security 2012 - Keeps coming back - Firefox?

Hi demetri01ws6,

I see you ran ComboFix. Kindly post the log it would have produced as it contains important information for us. You'll find the log at:
C:\ComboFix.txt

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Hi, I'm new here and just read through the sticky for "new instructions", so I hope I'm doing everything correctly. I received the "Windows Security 2012" virus a few weeks back and ran "rkill" so I could get "Malwarebyte's Anti-Malware" to do a scan, which found a few things and removed it. Last week, the "Security 2012" came back and I repeated the same thing but the scan didn't find anything this time. However, my "Microsoft Security Essentials" DID find something and removed them. Today, the "Security 2012" came back again, so I finally decided to get some professional help. I don't have a Windows Install CD, but I may be able to get one. Anyways, here's the DDS log:

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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_24
Run by Kai at 15:35:13 on 2011-12-11
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.3069.292 [GMT -8:00]
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AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {108DAC43-C256-20B7-BB05-914135DA5160}
SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {ABEC4DA7-E46C-2F39-81B5-AA334E5D1BDD}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
c:\Program Files\Microsoft Se... Read more

Answer:Windows Security 2012 keeps coming back

Hi KaijuKaizar, welcome to TSF.

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Please note that the forum is very busy and if I don't hear from you within three days this thread will be closed.

Before beginning the fix, read this post completely. If there's anything that you do not understand, kindly ask your questions before proceeding. Ensure that there aren't any opened browsers when you are carrying out the procedures below. You may want to print and/or save the following instructions in Notepad as this webpage will not be available when you're carrying out the fix.

It is IMPORTANT that you don't miss a step & perform everything in the correct order/sequence.

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Please note that these fixes are not instantaneous. Most infections require more than one round to properly eradicate.

Please stay with me until given the 'all clear' even if symptoms seemingly abate.

Kindly follow my instructions and please do no fixing on your own or running of scanners unless requested by a helper.

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If there are any personal files, pics, etc. on your computer you cannot live without, back it up now just as a precaution.

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Computer Configuration:

Windows XP professional 32bit Service Pack 3

My wife started complaining that when she would click a link to go to a webpage from a search engine or even on a webpage that it would redirect here to some weird webpage with similar search results, etc. But now, Windows Firewall has been disabled and so has Microsoft Security Essentials. After trying to do the preparation guide. I also ran Malware Bytes with some effectiveness before I found this forum. It did get rid of Windows Security Shield and didn't have the same web browser problems. I even got Microsoft Security Essentials reinstalled. However, it came back overnight and disabled everything again. I can't get DDS to finish and post a log. And now I've got a screen that came up saying that the FBI has locked the computer until I pay them $200 (FBI MoneyPak Malware Scam). I can't even use CTRL ALT DELETE to get that up or use ALT TAB to get to a different screen. Really quite ingenious, unfortunately. I'm kind of at a loss if I can't even log into a normal desktop. I might be able to load into Safe Mode. Any ideas?

Answer:Windows Security Sheild keeps coming back

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps.===Execute the instructions on this page.Remove the FBI MoneyPak Ransomwarehttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-fbi-monkeypak-ransomwareAt any time you need advice on how to proceed please ask.===When done,Please download and run this DDS Scanning Tool. Nothing will be deleted. It will just give me some additional information about your system.Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links if you no longer have it available. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scr DDS.pifDDS.COMDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run. A small box will open, with an explanation about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running. Notepad will open with the results. Follow the instructions that pop up for posting the results.Please note: You may have to disable any script protection running if the scan fails to run.Please just paste the contents of the DDS.txt log in your next post. DO NOT attach the log.Let me know what problem persists.

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Hello folks at BleepingComputer, first of all I want to say awesome website, keep up the good work. Now let's get to the problem at hand.A couple of days ago I got infected by a malware program called Windows Police Pro. I googled for a bit and found your site. I got MBAM and I managed to root it out of my system. Surprisingly, the day after, I got infected by another malware program which seems to be related, Security Tool. I followed the removal instructions for Security Tool, and also managed to root it out, but know it keeps coming back every morning. I've been infected for three days now, and it seems you guys are my only hope now.I thank you in advance for reading and caring about this issue On to the reports now...DDS LogDDS (Ver_09-10-13.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Mi PC at 9:01:10,09 on 22/10/2009Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.11 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_05Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.2.1252.34.3082.18.1022.390 [GMT -3:00]AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcssvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\Archivos de programa\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Archivos de programa\TortoiseSVN\bin\TSVNCache.exeC:\Archivos de programa\Java\jre1.6.0_05\bin ... Read more

Answer:Security Tool malware coming back every time

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. Please include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Please refrain from running tools or applying updates other than those we suggest while we are cleaning up your computer. The reason for this is so we know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.Even if you have already provided information about your PC, we need a new log to see what has changed since you originally posted your problem.Please download OTL from following mirror:This is THE MirrorSave it to your desktop.Double click on the icon on your desktop.Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.Push the button.Two reports will open, copy and paste them in a reply here:OTL.txt <-- Will be openedExtra.txt <-- Will be minimizedIn the upper right hand corner ... Read more

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I have followed the directions I found here several times and the problem returns.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-win-7-antispyware-2011

My operating system is Windows 7 Professional 32 bit.

The anti virus I am using is Microsoft Security Essentials.

I am not sure if this is related or not but I also getting redirects on google searches.

Like I said I have been following the directions at the link above but the problem keeps returning.

It is not affecting me now but I expect it to be revisiting me again soon based on past experience.


Each time after I try and remove it my anti virus is damaged and I have to uninstall then reinstall it.

Since it keeps coming back after I have Malwarebytes remove it I assume it is not being completely removed?

Are there any other directions anyplace?
 

Answer:Fake Win 7 Internet Security 2011 keeps coming back.

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

TDSSkiller - How to run

Then you should follow through with the below.

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 ... Read more

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I first encountered the Vista Home Security 2012 on Sunday, December 18th, 2011.
I did everything that http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-vista-internet-security-2012 said to do. Then after when the virus was supposedly gone I could not connect to the internet so I did a Systems Restore. That fixed the internet problem. 2 days later the virus came back. And I did the same exact thing as last time. Then yesterday on the 23rd the virus came back for a third time.
I did everything that bleepingcomputer told me to do again. But this time when my computer restarted my internet connected fine.
Just now my computer contracted the virus for a fourth time. But when I used MBAM and scanned my computer this time it showed up that there wasn't any infections in my computer. Now, I'm worried. Every single time it seems easier for me to get my computer back to normal which makes me think that the virus is somehow still in computer, or why else would it come back every two days or so? Is there something I am doing wrong?

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T7250 @ 2.00GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 13
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2037 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family, 448 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 230190 MB, Free - 101406 MB;
Motherboard: Sony Corporation, VAIO
Antivirus: Symantec Endpoint Protection, Updated: Yes, O... Read more

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Hello!

A week or so ago I started receiving the popup messages that go along with the Vista Security 2012 virus. I downloaded Malwarebytes on to a USB drive and installed it on to my computer. At first the problem seemed to be taken care of, but over the next few days I developed new problems. I kept getting redirected from Google searches and anytime I try to run a virus scan, my computer went to blue screen and crashed. A friend directed me to RegZooka with SpyZooka, so I installed and ran those. Again, the problem seemed to go away. Last night, the Vista Security virus popups started again, and after running Malwarebytes again, I found this site. I ran FixNCR.reg, Rkill, Malwarebytes (again) and then ran the TDSSKiller (it didn't find anything.)

Today, after crashing three times in an hour and being redirected over and over, I ran the TDSSKiller again and this time it found something. I clicked on cure and was told that the computer needed to be rebooted, so I allowed that, but after two hours, it was still shutting down and then it crashed again.

I'm running Windows Vista Home Premium and using Firefox 8.0 as my browser. When the problem started I was on IMDB.com and prior to that I had been browsing at Amazon, my local property appraisers website, a local real estate website, twop.com, netflix, twitter and yahoo. At some point my Windows Security System has been turned off and it won't allow me to turn it back on.

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Answer:Vista Home Security 2012 keeps coming back

Hello KatieBell

1.Download SpyBot-Search and Destroy http://download.cnet.com/Spybot-Search-Destroy/3000-8022_4-10122137.html
2.Enter Safe Mode on the computer. (Continuously press F8 when computer is booting up until you get the startup menu)
3.Run SpyBot-Search and Destroy and use it to scan.
4.When it finishes scanning, it should have detected it and be able to remove.
5.Restart Computer and start Windows normally.
Vista Home Security should have been successfully removed.

I hope this helped :D

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Thanks in advance for your knowledge and help...so here it goes....Running XP (last update 1/16/2010) IE8 SP3 (late update 1/23/2010) and Avast 4.8 Home edition w/ ZoneAlarm firewallI have read the tutorial for this forum and have tried to follow all instructions, however I was not able to backupmy data using Cobian. I followed the instructions in the tutorial but I could not get my system to recognize the new drive of G:\ so at this time nothing is backed up. I know this is a "stupid" questions but if I back up my files willit backup any of the virus/malware/trojan programs on my desktop?Some other info:Originally the malware disabled my fire wall (the MS onboard one) and the malware displayed a "fake" security center screen and all links brought up various fake pop-up's of infections etc... I was able to download the ZoneAlarm firewalland it seems to be working. It is blocking outbound requests from my system to the internet and asking for approval..I have to assume this is a good thing.This morning when I tried to run Avast it said the operating system was infected and to reboot and a virus scan would be run at boot-up. I did this and now things are better (ie the Security setting look Microsoft normal for the firewall)....I'm still running the ZoneAlarm firewall at this time. However all the pop-ups and other crap is still there.*** Additional info added 1/28 **running avast at bootup found approx 20 virsus and rootkit files and... Read more

Answer:IE Redirect Virus/XP Guardian 2010 and Internet Security 2010 Malware

Hello , And to the Bleeping Computer Malware Removal Forum. My name is Elise and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.I will be working on your malware issues, this may or may not solve other issues you may have with your machine.Please note that whatever repairs we make, are for fixing your computer problems only and by no means should be used on another computer.You may want to keep the link to this topic in your favorites. Alternatively, you can click the button at the top bar of this topic and Track this Topic, where you can choose email notifications. The topics you are tracking are shown 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.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.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 explanation about the tool. No inp... Read more

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I hope that this is in the right section but I am having a problem with my computer. I can constantly hear programs running in the background. I currently have two anti spyware/malware installed on my computer. One is SpyHunter and the other is CyberDefender. They both are picking up on some virus called Vundo and everytime I delete it, it just comes right back. It is so frustrating surfing the internet because it freezes or moves extra slowly. Figured I'd ask you guys before I take a hammer to it lol.

Thanks

Answer:Windows XP SP2 running slow, virus protection catches it but the virus keeps coming back

Hello,i am moving yjis to the Am I Infected forum from XP.Please disable those apps while we do this.Next run MBAM (MalwareBytes):NOTE: Before saving MBAM please rename it to zztoy.exe....now save it to your desktop.Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you. Temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue.If you encounter any problems while downloading the definition updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the St... Read more

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Hello I've been battling with this fake AV for a while now and I just discovered that Windows Firewall is putting out this error code when I try to restore it, 0x80070424. I am using AVG 2012 as a anti-virus program and running Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit. If anyone can help me with this I would be forever grateful.

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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_26
Run by Cole at 12:53:54 on 2011-12-26
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.6062.2980 [GMT -5:00]
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AV: Trend Micro Titanium Internet Security *Disabled/Updated* {68F968AC-2AA0-091D-848C-803E83E35902}
SP: Trend Micro Titanium Internet Security *Disabled/Updated* {D3988948-0C9A-0693-BE3C-BB4CF86413BF}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\NVIDIA Corporation\3D Vision\nvSCPAPISvr.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k Loc... Read more

Answer:Windows Firewall fails to start and this fake anti-virus virus keeps coming back!

Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer! I am HelpBot: an automated program designed to help the Bleeping Computer Staff better assist you! This message contains very important information, so please read through all of it before doing anything. We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here. To help Bleeping Computer better assist you please perform the following steps:*************************************************** In order to continue receiving help at BleepingComputer.com, YOU MUST tell me if you still need help or if your issue has already been resolved on your own or through another resource! To tell me this, please click on the following link and follow the instructions there.CLICK THIS LINK >>> http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/logreply/434544 <<< CLICK THIS LINK If you no longer need help, then all you needed to do was the previous instructions of telling me so. You can skip the rest of this post. If you do need help please continue with Step 2 below.*************************************************** If you still need help, I would like you to post a Reply to this topic (click the "Add Reply" button in the lo... Read more

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Hello Everyone! Many solutions have been posted on this topic however, my problem is rooted deep somewhere and I have not found a clear solution on how to fix it. I hope this will help others truly clear up some trojan problems as well as my current issues.[overline]MY CURRENT ISSUE[/overline]There are 3 files that keep returning to my computer.Security ToolsC:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\<random 8-digit number>\<random 8-digit number>.exe (Rogue.SecurityTool)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\<random 8-digit number> (Trojan.FakeAlert.H)Regedit.exe trojan / BRID.A WORM?HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\regedit32 (Trojan.Agent)C:\Windows\System32\regedit.exeRegedit.exe related?C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\oashdihasidhasuidhiasdhiashdiuasdhasd (Malware.Trace)

I have tried the basic MalwareBytes, SUPERAntiSpyware, Norman Malware Cleaner, CCleaner, rkill.com, and hijackthis. I have run and tested everything in normal mode, safe mode, safe mode with networking, normal mode without networking. I have removed them manually through the REAL C:\WINDOWS\regedit.exe. This removes the virus but after I restart my computer, Security Tools keeps coming back. Unless I use an Anti-Malware Program before I restart, Security Tools will fully load and mak... Read more

Answer:Security Tools, system32/regedit.exe, and oashdihasidhasuidhiasdhiashdiuasdhasd keep coming back / returning. PLEASE HELP!

I deleted ComboFix.exe, RE-DOWNLOADED ComboFix.exe, closed ALL programs, Ran ComboFix.exe and here was the log that was given from C:/ComboFix.txt
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ComboFix 09-12-05.02 - Essex 12/05/2009 15:00.1.3 - x86
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.3326.2749 [GMT -8:00]
Running from: c:\documents and settings\Essex\Desktop\ComboFix.exe
AV: Internet Antivirus *On-access scanning disabled* (Updated) {20F462B5-06B6-4A54-B936-F7557D94DB80}
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((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Other Deletions )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
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c:\documents and settings\All Users\Application Data\63779638
c:\documents and settings\All Users\Application Data\63779638\63779638.EXE
c:\documents and settings\LocalService\oashdihasidhasuidhiasdhiashdiuasdhasd
c:\program files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\atIAcmxx.dll
c:\windows\system32\taskmanager.exe

c:\windows\system32\Drivers\atapi.sys . . . is infected!!

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((((((((((((((((((((((((( Files Created from 2009-11-05 to 2009-12-05 )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
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2009-12-05 06:00 . 2004-08-04 10:00 8704 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\fxsperf.dll
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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 really need help. Whenever I scan with avast, it tells me there's a virus. I can't delete because it's being used by another program. So I got into safe mode and try to remove it. A while later after I deleted it and back into Windows, I scan again and it's back. It's always in the same place too:

C:\.....\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\ZTNTM02A\movie[1]
HijackThis log

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 6:50:08 PM, on 10/7/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16512)
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\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\brss01a.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast4\ashDisp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_02\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Rundll32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\WMPNSCFG.exe
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Answer:Virus keeps coming back

Anyone?
 

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I have a Toshiba laptop that back in March I had a virus and went to to a local PC store and had the virus removed.  A few months later the virus came back and I had a friend remove that virus and all was well for about a week when the virus came back once again and was removed and seems to be removed right now.  I am afraid this is going to happen again and want to know if you can check the HiJack This log here to tell me if there is something seen that I am not able to identify as a virus.  I did use the self help scan tool but I dont really know what I am looking at.  The scan is here http://www.computerhope.com/cgi-bin/process.pl?o=20192628.I run McAffee AV on this laptop along with MalWareBytes and MS Windows Defender.  I did updates and scans to each one of them 2 nights ago both in normal mode and in safe mode and none of them are returning any bad files, however, I am reluctant as this has happened three times now.  I am wondering if there is a hidden rootkit file that the softwares are not picking.I run the following system:OS Name   Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home PremiumVersion   6.0.6002 Service Pack 2 Build 6002Other OS Description    Not AvailableOS Manufacturer   Microsoft CorporationSystem Name   CHARLENE-PCSystem Manufacturer   TOSHIBASystem Model   Satellite A305System Type   X86-based PCProcessor  &nb... Read more

Answer:Virus Keeps Coming Back

Hello and welcome to Computer Hope Forum. My name is Dave. I will be helping you out with your particular problem on your computer. 1. I will be working on your Malware issues. This may or may not solve other issues you have with your machine.2. The fixes are specific to your problem and should only be used for this issue on this machine.3. If you don't know or understand something, please don't hesitate to ask.4. Please DO NOT run any other tools or scans while I am helping you.5. It is important that you reply to this thread. Do not start a new topic.6. Your security programs may give warnings for some of the tools I will ask you to use. Be assured, any links I give are safe.7. Absence of symptoms does not mean that everything is clear.If you can't access the internet with your infected computer you will have to download and transfer any programs to the computer you're using now and transfer them to the infected computer with a CD-RW or a USB storage device. I prefer a CD because a storage device can get infected. If you use a storage device hold the shift key down while inserting the USB storage device for about 10 secs. You will also have to transfer the logs you receive back to the good computer using the same method until we can get the computer back on-line. *************************************************************************SUPERAntiSpywareIf you already have SUPERAntiSpyware be sure to check for updates before scanning!Download SuperAntispywa... Read more

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Running Malwarebyte's Anti-Malware and i get the same results everyday. I also get redirected when using google. My Malwarebytes results are:

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.36
Database version: 2060
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3

5/11/2009 6:25:05 PM
mbam-log-2009-05-11 (18-25-05).txt

Scan type: Quick Scan
Objects scanned: 134478
Time elapsed: 4 minute(s), 1 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 1
Registry Keys Infected: 0
Registry Values Infected: 3
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 11

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\autochk.dll (Worm.Autorun) -> Delete on reboot.

Registry Keys Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\autochk (Worm.Autorun) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\autochk (Worm.Autorun) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\autochk (Worm.Autorun) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Registry Data Items Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\autochk.dll (Worm.Autorun) -> Delete on reboot.
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Answer:Virus Keeps coming back

Hello and welcome to TSF.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link given below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a
Quote:




Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps




link at the top of each page.

Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/...lp-305963.html

After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new topic, as this one shall be closed.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

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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
 

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Hello, a few weeks ago I had alerts from ThreatFire saying that "c:\2F2FE1D9C8463A4E6C7466B1CF9E03AD\MPSIGSTUB.EXE"was trying to modify another program, copy itself to multiple locations, I clicked ignore to these after looking it up, and finding out that mpsigstub.exe was related to windows malicious software remover. When I  tried to look inside the folders, they renamed themselves. I started to panic when I found out that its normally in the system32 folder, so my friend came round to help me delete it and remove the registry changes it had made. I know that was a virus, but I'm not sure about these: Not so long ago a very similar directory had been created again, this time with stub.exe in it. I deleted them, and ran an anti virus scan. C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue\Report09186521\WER11A7.tmp.hdmp and C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue\Report11188777 were infected and quarantined . stub.exe was also trying to modify other programs etc. Just today I found two more directories with similar names, such as 70d953ce1268e4d3b8, with eventlog.txt in them. I haven't got any warnings as far as I know, so I want to know if this is the same virus, or even if its actually a virus at all, and I'm just being paranoid. Thanks in advance  PS. I also had a process called conime.exe, I looked it up, and its to do with using an Asian language. Apparently, if this is running while you aren't using an Asian language... Read more

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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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There's a virus named wlzxha.exe in C:\WINDOWS\system32\ that keeps coming back after I delete it. The virus is "Downloader" according to Norton. It deletes fine (I've done it in safe mode) but it seems to come back after each restart.

I have already run a virus scan and spyware scan multiple times.
 

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i just wanted to noe if i was clean or not..
 

Answer:virus kept coming back

No you are not clean yet. I need the C:\MGLogs.zip --> from running the C:\MGTools.exe.
 

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

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

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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

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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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Hiwould like some help please, avg removes virus, but next day it is backRegardsDerekLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 18:24:19, on 02/11/2008Platform: 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:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\sttray.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXEC:\Program Files\Canon\MyPrinter\BJMyPrt.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliPoint\ipoint.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exeC:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exeC:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exeC:\Program Files&#... Read more

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Hello ziggyzig Welcome to the BC HijackThis Log and Analysis forum. I apologize for the delay however we are all volunteers and it gets very busy around here. I will be assisting you from here on out.I ask that you refrain from running tools other than those we suggest to you while we are cleaning up your computer. The reason for this is so we know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.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.Please perform the following:Please do an online scan with Kaspersky WebScannerClick on Kaspersky Online ScannerYou will be prompted to install an ActiveX component from Kaspersky, Click Yes.The program will launch and then begin downloading the latest definition files:Once the files have been downloaded click on NEXT
Now click on Scan SettingsIn the scan settings make that the following are selected:Scan using the following Anti-Virus database:Extended (if available otherwise Standard)
Scan Options:Scan Archives
Scan Mail BasesClick OKNow under select a target to scan:Select My Com... Read more

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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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Hi,Norton found the virus called Back door greybird.k on C:\windows\G_server_hook.dll.I logged on to the safe mode and deleted the G server. exe and dll file.But Norton keeps finding this virus. How can I clean the virus?Thanks very much. (Moderator edit: moved post to more appropriate forum. jgweed)

Answer:Virus coming back again and again

Symantec Security ResponseI'd recommend submitting a hijackthis log here.How to submit a hijackthis logDownload HijackthisTry running the following from safe mode (Getting to safe-mode) Sysclean you'll also need the virus template file from here lpt***.ziporDrWeb CureITIf your good with the command line also try Sophos Command Line scannerAlso try installing and running A2 Free and EwidoI'd also run Spybot and AdawareIf your using Win2K/XP run adaware/spybot from "safe mode with command prompt"At the C:\ prompt type the following:-cd\C:\progra~1\spybot~1\spybotsd.exe /autocheck /autofixcd\C:\progra~1\lavasoft\ad-awa~1\ad-aware.exe

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It all started last week when my computer contracted Trojan.Nebuler. My copy of Norton could'nt get rid of it so I downloaded various so called fixes. In the end I had to manually delete the trojan following the instructions on symantics web site - but that was when the fun really began. All sorts of pop up software has been appearing e.g. SysProtect, Drivecleaner and adult sites. Plus the computer has slowed down to a crawl. I have scanned my machine using Norton and AVG and Trend Housecall. And although they find new viruses, and remove them, they keep on coming back. I also downloaded and installed a Registry cleaner - to see if this would speed the thing up a bit, hope i havent deleted anything important (although it says I can recover the lines I have deleted). Can anyone help - here is the hjt log.


Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:05:18, on 19/06/2006
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\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\ISSVC.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program F... Read more

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So my computer got a virus from a game that I tried downloading. Avast! did a boot scan and got rid of it, but a day or two later, I got messages from Chrome that said I had a virus again, but of course those are usually scams. I did another scan, just to be safe, and Avast! found two items, got rid of them, and ran another boot scan, just to be safe.

Next day, I figured it had to be from Chrome because of the fact that I attempted to download the game from Chrome and was getting odd popups and such but IE wasn't doing that. So I deleted it. My friend suggested downloading Malwarebytes so I did that as well. It found two more Trojans and so did Avast! after a full system scan. Got rid of those as well and found they were gone afterwards.

I can't tell if my computer is infected again but earlier Malwarebytes apparently blocked a couple malicious websites, and since Avast! usually did that when the virus would come back, I ran another scan and found one thing, a YouTubeAdBlocker, I don't know if I wanted to get rid of that because an AdBlocker sounds like something I would want to keep and I heard that sometimes, Malwarebytes finds things that aren't really dangerous, but idk I am not an expert. I tried not to worry about it after that but I just want to be safe.

I am running two full system scans as we speak with Malwarebytes and Avast! to see if they will find anything that way since quick scans didn't find anything (except the AdBlocker again) and... Read more

Answer:Virus that keeps coming back?

Hi,
In order to help you, we need reports generated on your system. Please follow this topic and attach requested reports: http://malwaretips.com/threads/malware-removal-assistance-how-to-get-help.20334/
 

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Hello, ago 2-3 weeks I got some viruses, i tried to delete them but they come back everytime..
The viruses are in 3 drivers (D,E,C) and also i got another virus named Backdoor.Agent
By the way I use Windows XP
Can somebody help me?

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Hey?

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Hi all,

Looking for a little help here. I have removed a virus now with ESET and malwarebytes and it keeps coming back. See the log below.

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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421
Run by Carrie Ann at 19:38:56 on 2012-04-03
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.3963.1965 [GMT -4:00]
.
AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *Enabled/Updated* {0C939084-9E57-CBDB-EA61-0B0C7F62AF82}
SP: AVG Anti-Virus Free *Enabled/Updated* {B7F27160-B86D-C455-D0D1-307E04E5E53F}
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
.
============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\Microsoft.Net\Framework64\v3.0\WPF\PresentationFontCache.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k secsvcs
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroup
C:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\system32\WLANExt.exe
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\armsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\agr64svc.exe ... Read more

Answer:Virus Keeps coming Back

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Please download aswMBR.exe to your desktop. Double-click aswMBR.exe to run it.
Click the Scan button to start scan.
Wait until it says, 'Scan finished successfully'. ( Note - do not select any Fix at this time)
Click Save log, and save it to your desktop.
Click Exit.
Please post the contents of that log, aswMBR.txt, in your next reply.
There shall also be a file on your desktop named MBR.dat. Right-click that file and select Send To > Compressed (zipped) folder. Please attach that zipped file in your next reply.

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When you run this tool, remember to choose 'Skip' not 'Cure' if it finds something. We just want a scan, not a fix.

Download tdsskiller.exe and Save it to your Desktop.

Double-click tdsskiller.exe and click 'Run'

Click 'Change parameters' then under 'Additional options' tick both boxes > OK.

Click 'Start scan'.

If no infection is found, click 'Close' and let me know.

If an infection is found, select 'Skip' from the dropdown menu under 'Cure' then ... Read more

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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\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\WinFast\W\WFTVFM\WFWIZ.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\Program Files\XemiComputers\Active Desktop Calendar\ADC.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\Program Files\ArcSoft\Media Card Companion\MCC Monitor.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\GEARSec.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\Norton Ghost\Agent\PQV2iSvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\Program Files\Alcohol Soft\Alcohol 120\StarWind\StarWindService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Ulead Systems\DVD\ULCDRSvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program File... Read more

Answer:Virus keeps on coming back

Anyone?

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Hello,

I have been using Kaspersky and it has been finding this. Even after deleting it, it still seems to come back. Below are pictures which may help.






I didn't download AVG since I had those pics posted above. Hopefully this is okay. I appreciate very much in advance any help that may be given.

I am interested in knowing what in the world this thing is!

-MDB
 

Answer:Possible virus...keeps coming back!

Welcome to MG's!

Something didn't go right, let's run the C:\MGtools\GetLogs.bat file by double clicking on it. Then attach the new C:\MGlogs.zip file that will be created by running this.

Before running the above, you MUST shut down ALL antivirus and antispy programs you have running.
 

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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic433509.html/page__p__2516707__fromsearch__1#entry2516707

Answer:Virus keeps coming back

Please follow the guidance in post number 2 in that topic.

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DDS (Ver_09-07-30.01) - NTFSx86 NETWORK
Run by Michael at 19:00:59.98 on Sun 09/06/2009
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18813
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Basic 6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.765.240 [GMT -7:00]

AV: Protection System *On-access scanning enabled* (Outdated) {28e00e3b-806e-4533-925c-f4c3d79514b9}
SP: Windows Defender *enabled* (Updated) {D68DDC3A-831F-4FAE-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}

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

C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MPFSrv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsAuxs.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsSvc.exe
C:\Windows\System32\vds.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mcmscsvc.exe
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Answer:virus keeps 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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Hello,

I am using a 64 bit version of windows vista. I have a virus on my computer that keeps coming back. Usually I am able to remove viruses on my computer using a combination or rkill, malwarebytes, and super anti spyware, but this specific virus keeps coming back, even after I clear it with malwarebytes. Also the virus wont let me update my malwarebytes software. I have tried to do a sytem restore, but everytime I click on the icon, i am asked to select a program to open system restore with, and I am not sure which program to pick. On my desktop there is a suspicious icon named system restore. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks

Answer:Virus keeps coming back

Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<== starting at Step 6. If you cannot complete a step, skip it and continue.Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<== Please include a description of your computer issues, what you have done to resolve them, and a link to this topic.If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.It would be helpful if you post a note here once you have completed the steps in the guide and have started your topic in malware removal. Good luck and be patient.If HelpBot replies to your topic, PLEASE follow Step One so it will report your topic to the team members.

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For the fourth time in the past few months, I have been experiencing strange pop-ups blocking my use of various programs. Twice, my IT dept. attempted removal of the virus, which looks like a virus warning from McAfee but will not allow removal or the use of the programs it is blocking. This time around it was blocking my use of Internet Explorer and Outlook.

A screen popped up and each time I tried to open the programs it would log a warning in the screen. The screen showed options for removing the items logged, however it would not respond to clicking any of the options and would only go away if I closed it out completely. If I did close it, as soon as I attempted to open those programs again, the warning would reappear. This is nearly identical to the last two or three times I have experienced this, with a couple weeks in between occurences.

I rebooted several times and recieved a pop-up message from Windows saying "Windows has recovered from a serious error." The third time I rebooted, it actually allowed me to open these programs without the warning. The first two times it would not go away. This has happened a couple of times prior, where that message seemed to temporarily fix my issue.

Is this a real virus that is hidden in my computer? What can I do to remove it completely?

Answer:Virus that keeps coming back

Hello can you run an MBAm scan and post a log back .. Let's see what it may show.Next run MBAM (MalwareBytes):Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you. Temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue.If you encounter any problems while downloading the definition updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button. The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top... Read more

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Hi - I recently got infected with a virus that added options to my toolbar (Fresh Search) which I managed to fix thanks to the help I saw posted here, but I still keep getting pop-ups and infections - SearchToolbar, Spyware.Msnagent and DownLoader.Trojan being the most recent. None of the anti-spyware, pop-up blockers or anti virus programs I have can stop the reinfections.

I have gone into safe made, used CWShredder, CClean, Kill2Me, HSRemove and Stinger. Also RAVAntivirus online scan, Bitdefender online scan, AdAware SEplus and Norton Antivrus. I used Silent Runners and found some suspect entries, which I edited out of the registry using Registrar Lite, and I used Hijack This to find and fix some other suspicious entries.

But they all keep coming back, in one form or another. Not crippling like before, but really annoying!

Below is a recent Silent Runners report, followed by a HiJack This report:


"Silent Runners.vbs", revision 40.1, http://www.silentrunners.org/
Operating System: Windows 2000
Output limited to non-default values, except where indicated by "{++}"
Startup items buried in registry:
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HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\ {++}
"internat.exe" = "internat.exe" [MS]
"NvMediaCenter" = "RUNDLL32.EXE D:\WINNT\System32\NVMCTRAY.DLL,NvTaskbarInit" [MS]
"NBJ" = ""D:\Program Files\Ahead\Nero BackItUp\NBJ.exe"" ["Ahead So... Read more

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

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

I'd appreciate any help regarding this.

Thanks!
 

Answer:Virus That Keeps Coming Back!

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



scan your pcClick to expand...

Panda has the most upto date scanner I've seen

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

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EDIT:Moved to appropriate forum,Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs ~~boopmeLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4Scan saved at 10:25:51 AM, on 10/2/2010Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16981)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWService.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\CSHelper.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Linksys Wireless-G USB Wireless Network Monitor\WLService.exeC:\Program Files\Linksys Wireless-G USB Wireless Network Monitor\WUSB54GSv2.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\Winamp... Read more

Answer:Browser redirecting virus///Virus keeps coming back//Thank You

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 ... Read more

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my pc was infected several days ago, i have eliminated it but, once in awhile it comes back. i dont know what else to do. please help. maybe im just paranoid but my pc runs slower than usual. specially the explorer. i have pasted a hjt log, just in case you need it.
any advise is very much appreciated.
thanks
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 2:36:19 AM, on 10/24/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
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:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVMVFM\LVPrcSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\RaMaint.exe
C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LogMeIn.exe
C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LMIGuardian.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVCOMSER\LVComSer.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\RINGZS~1\STORMC~1\Stormser.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\VTTimer.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\VTtrayp.exe
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Hi,

I have an amazingly annoying problem which keeps coming back (even after windows format), I keep getting errors which wont allow me to start,open,delete,install files. Just messes up the whole system.
The errors are:
When I want to install program - Nothing happens OR Internal Error: Failed to expand shell folder constant "userappdata"
When I want to start program - Nothing happens OR mpr.dll is missing OR netutils.dll is missing
If I want to delete a program - "An error occurred while trying to uninstall program. It may have already been uninstalled"
Startup programs won't start - netutils.dll is missing OR mpr.dll is missing

I did a fresh install on my SSD, everything was working great but after couple of days it came back.
What's going on here?

Answer:Virus/Trojan keeps coming back?

Sounds like a bad installation. Where did you get your Windows 7 installation media from?

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I've ran malwarebytes,SuperAntiSpyware, and Sophos is running now. The Virus won't come off and when I run a scan in safe mode it says it's gone but in regular it says it's there. The virus redirects every link I click on in google go to some other ad. Please help. I'll update if Sophos removes it.

Oh By the way Malwarebytes says
Trojan.dropper.bcminer
Rootkit.0Access
Rootkit.0Access

Edit: Ran Sophos...did nothing...

Answer:Horrible Virus, Keeps coming back.

Please do not run any tools unless instructedDownloadTDSSkillerLaunch it.Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file systemClick on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) Do not change the default options on scan resultsDownloadaswMBRLaunch it, allow it to download latest Avast! virus definitionsClick the "Scan" button to start scan.After scan finishes,click on Save logPost the log results hereDownloadESET online scannerInstall itClick on START,it should download the virus definitionsWhen scan gets completed,click on LIST of found threatsExport the list to desktop,copy the contents of the text file in your reply

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Hi I had my securtiy program AVG pickup a vundo trojan 2 days ago. I used combo fix to try an eliminate the problem and it deleted about 12 files and the computer is back at normal speed for now.When my AVG software ran again today it pickup 2 new threats. One .sys file, and one .dll file:Win32/cryptorGeneric10.allgThey are showing up as _restore enteries. Did I not have the virus completely removed and it is trying to reproduce itself?Thanks,Here is my hijack this log. How do things look?Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 03:29, on 2009-01-22Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)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:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\DVDLauncher.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\... Read more

Answer:Vundo virus coming back?

The problem is that the infection is in your system restore files. Its not trying to get back in, but if you have to use system restore it would be. Here is how to get rid of that,Disable and Enable System Restore. If you are using Windows Vista or XP, then I recommend you turn off System restore, and then turn it back on so that you will not be able to restore your problems to a clean computer.Here are some good tutorials for that. Windows XP System Restore Guide Reboot Re-enable system restore with instructions from tutorial aboveCreate a System Restore PointGo to all programs, then to accessories, then to system tools, then to system restore. Check the box for create restore point (not select a restore point), then click next and follow the instructions.After you do that, do a complete scan with your tools that you have and see what they say. If they show anything other than tracking cookies, post up the logs.

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Working on a friends computer that had some viruses. I ran malwarebytes and that cleaned out about 15 problems. Gave her back her computer and the next day she had the same problem. Not sure what is going on but when the virus kicks in, it also changes the proxy setting so that she cant use the internet. Any ideas?

Thank you.

Answer:Virus problem keeps coming back---help

Some infections will alter the Proxy settings in Internet Explorer which can affect your ability to browse, update or download tools required for disinfection. Check/reset the Proxy Settings as follows:Press the WINKEY + R keys on your keyboard or go to > Run..., and in the Open dialog box, type: inetcpl.cplClick OK or press Enter.Click the LAN Settings... button and uncheck Use a proxy server for your LAN
or change the settings to the proxy you normally use if you previously reconfigured it.Remove any unknown addresses from the Address box. 80 is the default Port so it does not have to be changed.Click Ok and then click Ok again.Close Internet Explorer and restart the computer.If using Firefox do this:Open Firefox, click Tools > Options > Advanced and click the Network Tab.Under the Connection section click on the Settings... button.Under Configure Proxies to Access the Internet, check No proxy. This is the default option if you don't use a proxy.Click Ok and then click OK again.Close Firefox and restart the computer.For other browsers, please refer to How to configure browser proxy settings.Please download the TDSS Rootkit Removing Tool (TDSSKiller.zip) and save it to your Desktop. <-Important!!!Be sure to print out and follow all instructions for performing a scan or refer to these instructions with screenshots.Extract (unzip) the file to your desktop and make sure TDSSKiller.exe (the contents of the zipped file) is on the Desktop itsel... Read more

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i've alreadys started discussing this in a different thread, but due to new and disturbing occurences, i felt the need to start a whole separate thread on the matter, i hope that's ok.

ok, as a background: i did a Panda virus scan yesterday and it found VBS/TheThing in my pc. it was located in the Temporary Internet Files folder. Panda got rid of it. so, fine.

Today, i decided to do another virus scan just to be thorough, so i run the Panda scanner again. and again it found VBS/TheThing !!!
location: Temporary internet files\content.IE5 folder.
don't know how i could've been exposed to it, since the last scan i haven't been to any sites other than here at TSG and Norton, nor have i done any downloading of anything that could be suspect whatsoever. i don't know how i got it again!! and this is what disturbs me further, Panda didn't get rid of it this time; i checked the scan report, and the action taken just said "infected". not deleted or renamed, just 'infected'
(last scan Panda "renamed" it). why could this be??

since it was found in the Temp internet files folder, naturally i deleted everything in it. but what i'm wondering is why it keeps coming back?

and does anyone know exactly about this VBS\TheThing virus?
 

Answer:VBS/TheThing virus keeps coming back!!

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Can anyone help me remove the "not-a-virus"? Zone ALarm finds it and removes it, but it keeps coming back. Computer is SLOOOOW. NOt sure how to proceed. HELP!?
 

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Unfortunately I keep getting my isp suspended due to trojans, initially it was something different but now they are telling me it's Torpig. I thought I had removed a few trojans, and they seem still gone on repeated scans with programs such as Panda, Malbytes and SuperAntispyware but again on April 9th my account got suspended. Here's my Hijack This log, can someone please talk me through what might be the issues and how to remove them? It would be much appreciated.Hijack This log(updated after removing some things):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\Panda Security\Panda Internet Security 2009\TPSrv.exeC:\PROGRAM FILES\PANDA SECURITY\PANDA INTERNET SECURITY 2009\WebProxy.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Creative Labs Shared\Service\CreativeLicensing.exeC:\Program Files\Option\GlobeTrotter Connect\GtDetectSc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchos... Read more

Answer:Torpig virus keeps coming back

I removed Panda since it seemed to cause havoc with my browsers. Also removed a couple other things that popped up as trojans:Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exeC:\WINDOWS\stsystra.exeC:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exeC:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft Xbox 360 Accessories\XboxStat.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\Option\GlobeTrotter Connect\GlobeTrotter Connect.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exec:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\mscorsvw.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\A... Read more

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Hello,
I seem to have gotten some viruses-worms,trojans that I can't seem to get rid of. My internet pages started to redirect, mainly to various advertising sites and of course adult sites and fake virus scanners. I scanned with Microsoft security essentials and got rid of everything but it kept on happening so I got Malwarebytes and scanned again. It cames up I had win32.autorun.tmp so I got rid of it restarted and scanned again but it was there again. I tryed again but this time the scan was almost done and I got the BSOD which happens everytime now. I then tried Spybot S&D and it scans fully but can't get rid of all infections because some of the files are in use. My computer wont boot in safe mode. I have no idea how to fix this Please help.

Answer:Virus/ worm keeps coming back

I'm not trying to bump my post I promise but I just realised that I left out some crucial information in my original post. When I start up my computer Spyhunter pops up to say that my Hosts file has been changed and that I should restore it, which is what I do. Should I be doing that? Also whenever I run a virus scan I disable the other anti-virus progams that are installed to stop anything conflicting. I can't update windows, I get an error that says "Windows could not search for new updates an error occurred while checking for new updates for your computer. code 80072EFE" I hope this extra information helps. Merry Christmas everyone.

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Somebody please help! I've tried everything I know of...
The other day while my little sister was researching something for a project on our home computer, she clicked on a link and a window popped up saying, "Congratualtions.! Your our winner for today blah blah blah". =( When I saw it, I knew it was a virus attempt because I came across this once before when my brother was caught looking at porn smh
Anyways, I ran three different Virus Scanners, Mcafee, Threatfire and AVG, and all three said there was no infected file on my computer. Yet, every twenty (20) minutes, Threatfire virus alert would pop up with the location and name of the infected file. Each time, I selected 'Kill and Quarentine', and each time, the application disappears only to reappear later in the next twenty (20) minute time frame. Oh, and whenever anyone tries to use a search engine, youtube or any website where you have to enter data into a search field, a separate window pops up like ex: randomtext.jempca.randomtext. And it always redirects to some kind of online 'shop', 'search engine' or another 'Congralations.!' message pops up.
I went online to research what I could about manually removing a virus using the computers CMD. I tried it a few times to get rid of the folder the viruses would constantly pop up in, but the virus would still pop up. The location is always C:/Windows/Temp/ which I found wierd because I thought most viruses would pop up... Read more

Answer:Infected? Virus keeps coming back.!

This time when it Threatfire alerted me, i located the Temp folder and there was five (5) different hki****.exe files!

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hi, i use windows xp and i recently encountered a virus. my antivirus software, avast!, called it Win32:Trojano-207 [Trj]. i tried to delete it but a few seconds later the warning message for the same virus popped back up. i tried to do a startup scan but that also didnt work. i used adaware and also spybot but nothing worked. can someone please help me here! thanks in advance!

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.0
Scan saved at 12:34:15 AM, on 7/4/2004
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (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\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\scagent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\MsPMSPSv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\devldr32.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM95\aim.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Tim\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

O9 - Extra button: AIM - {AC9E2541-2814-11d5-BC6D-00B0D0A1DE45} - C:\Program Files\AIM95\aim.exe
O18 - Filter: text/html - {EE7A946E-61FA-4979-87B8-A6C462E6FA62} - C:\WINDOWS\httpfilter.dll

i really appreciate any help!
 

Answer:trojan virus keeps coming back!

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Hi,

My pc seem was affected by virus, after i'm reformated it the virus still coming back..
Any help will be appreciated
Thank alot

Here is my logs files
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 7:53:35 PM, on 7/2/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\alg.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\Temp\system1.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\k11833762731.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\commond.pif
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Free\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Free\avgcc.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\LC\Desktop\HijackThis.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [upxdnd] C:\WINDOWS\upxdnd.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TIMHost] C:\WINDOWS\TIMHost.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [mppds] C:\WINDOWS\mppds.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Microsoft Autorun1] C:\WINDOWS\system32\nwizdh.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Microsoft Autorun9] C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ravasktao.exe
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I am looking for some help.  I am running Windows 7 and IE8 and have started to get constant redirects.  Malware found two viruses Rootkit.0Access and Trojan.Dropper.ED.  Malware now shows no problems but the redirects keep comin back.  At least I can still use the the computer for now.  Any help is certainly appreciated.  
 
Bryan  

Answer:Redirect virus keeps coming back

Hello Bryan I would like to welcome you to the Malware Removal section of the forum.Around here they call me Gringo and I will be glad to help you with your malware problems.Very Important --> Please read this post completely, I have spent my time to put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier, faster and smoother for both of us!Please do not run any tools unless instructed to do so.We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.Please read every post completely before doing anything.Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the same", t... Read more

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The computer is running Xp service pack 2.
When I first tried to fix a popup problem with symantec, the user (my daughter) couldn't log on anymore.
Safemode would begin to load and then rebooted.

I fixed several registry entries using knoppix under
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Userinit and
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell
and copied over a copy of userinit.exe, and ntldr from another Xp installation.

Now the user can logon, but the web pages are redirected to advertisements for removal tools and other things.
A file called str.sys was removed by several malware and antivirus programs and kept coming back.

I still can't boot into safemode. I see a list of drivers loading and then the computer reboots. I would be grateful for any help, thanks.

Here is the report from Rootrepeal

ROOTREPEAL © AD, 2007-2009
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Scan Start Time: 2009/11/27 22:32
Program Version: Version 1.3.5.0
Windows Version: Windows XP SP2
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Drivers
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Name: 00002984
Image Path: 00002984
Address: 0xB2A8F000 Size: 71424 File Visible: No Signed: -
Status: -

Name: rootrepeal.sys
Image Path: C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\rootrepeal.sys
Address: 0xB2BC3000 Size: 49152 File Visible: No Signed: -
Status: -

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Answer:rootkit virus keeps coming back str.sys

Hi jobarb,Welcome to BC HijackThis forum. I am farbar. I am going to assist you with your problem.Please refrain from making any changes to your system (scanning or running other tools, updating Windows, installing applications, removing files, etc.) from now on as it might interfere with our fixes. Please let me know in your next reply if you agree with this.I see you have Combofix. Please post the log(s) it has produced. If you have run it more than once Please attach all of them.The latest log is located at: c:\Combofix.txtThe earlier logs are located at C:\Qoobox\combofixX.txt where X is a number.

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I have installed malware software, even there is a QUICK HEAL ANTI SOFTWARE installed in my computer. System got stuck and applications are running slowly due to virus problem, I want to remove virus and wants to improve system performance. I want to know how to fragment(don't know) the system or reboot.

Answer:How to remove a virus that keeps coming back?

Hello and Welcome.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link I'll give you below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a
Quote:




Spyware 1st Steps




link at the top of each page.

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Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:

NEW INSTRUCTIONS - Read This Before Posting For Malware Removal Help - Tech Support Forum

After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new topic, as this one shall be closed.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

Please note that the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help forum is extremely busy, and it may take a while to receive a reply.

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DDS (Ver_09-07-30.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Logan at 1:02:41.45 on Sun 08/09/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13

============== Running Processes ===============
============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============

uDefault_Page_URL = www.google.com/ig/dell?hl=en&client=dell-usuk-rel&channel=us&ibd=1061209
uSearch Bar = hxxp://www.google.com/ie
uSearch Page = hxxp://www.google.com
uStart Page = hxxp://www.google.com
mDefault_Search_URL = hxxp://www.google.com/ie
mSearch Page = hxxp://www.google.com
mStart Page = hxxp://www.google.com
mSearchAssistant = hxxp://www.google.com
TB: {0B53EAC3-8D69-4B9E-9B19-A37C9A5676A7} - No File
TB: {C4069E3A-68F1-403E-B40E-20066696354B} - No File
EB: Real.com: {fe54fa40-d68c-11d2-98fa-00c0f0318afe} - c:\windows\system32\Shdocvw.dll
uRun: [braviax]
uRun: [ctfmon.exe] c:\windows\system32\ctfmon.exe
uRun: [ModemOnHold] c:\program files\netwaiting\netWaiting.exe
uRun: [ms18_word] c:\documents and settings\logan\ms18_word.exe
uRun: [MSMSGS] "c:\program files\messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background
uRun: [RegistryMechanic] c:\program files\registry mechanic\RegMech.exe /H
uRun: [SandboxieControl] "c:\program files\sandboxie\SbieCtrl.exe"
uRun: [SUPERAntiSpyware] c:\program files\superantispyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
uRunOnce: [RegistryMechanic] c:\program files\registry mechanic\RegMech.exe /F... Read more

Answer:need help been using my virus software but they keep coming back

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

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Hi, I got a virus that keeps coming back in my Temp folder, "WindowsUpdateKB12695__7428_il31477.exe" , "tmp4191.tmp.exe" , "tmp9E32.tmp.exe" it appears once a day and I can remove it by running malawarebytes, but it keeps coming back after a few hours. It tries to install a program as soon as it appears in my Temp folderI have a feeling I might be infected with a Rootkit... I tried running Malawarebytes anti-malaware, malawarebytes anti-rootkit, tdsskiller and combofix with no luck, it still comes back every few hours or everyday.I think this virus appeared when I got some new drivers for my AMD graphics card, but I am not certain... I cannot do a system restore because I didnt have any restore points before I downloaded the drivers... ... .I would like to know if one of you more experienced user could help me with my issue. Thx in advance!Edit: Moved topic from Windows 7 to the more appropriate forum, due to member having already run ComboFix. ~ Animal

Answer:Virus keeps coming back in Temp

I found an "$RECYCLE.BIN" in my second harddrive, I think Im infected with Zero Access, but its on another internal harddrive which is not the one my operating system is on, I feel like all the scanners are only scanning my main harddrive where my operating system is located, so they cant find the virus!
​ How do you delete a Zero acces rootkit in a second internal hard drive?

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I use Avast 4.8 to check my system and try first a "move to virus chest" when I was notified I had a virus. When I "move the virus to the chest" it just keeps coming back as a new virus almost immediately wit the virus warning. Then I tried the "repair" option in Avast, but it always said an error has occured... File name was: C:\System Volume Information\ _restore{7F7BE6F8-0D6A-488B-ABD ... Note Malware name: Win32: Trojan-gen(other)... I ran HijackThis and here is the log....



Please walk me through as I'm a novice on this computer stuff,,, thanks in advance...



Geof



Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1

Scan saved at 8:38:24 PM, on 11/30/2008

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\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe

C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe

C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE

C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe

C:\Program Files\Multimedia Card Reader\shwicon2k.exe

C:\PROGRA~1\SBCSEL~1\SMARTB~1\MotiveSB.exe

C:\WINDOWS\LTMSG.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\hphmon05.exe

C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Album Starter Edition\3.2\Apps... Read more

Answer:Trojan virus keeps coming back!

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Hey guys I have scanned with Malwarebytes, Superanti Spyware, and Hitman they all have said none except Malwarebytes and I know its right because my computer will randomly shut off some times.

Answer:Virus. keeps coming back.Winsvcs.exe

Hello please post that MBAM log.The log is automatically saved and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab.Copy and paste the contents of that report in your next reply. Be sure to post the complete log to include the top portion which shows the database version and your operating system.Is it Winsvcs.exe or winsvc.exePlease Download TDSSkiller Launch it. Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file system Click on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) Do not change the default options on scan results.>>>>ADW CleanerPlease download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your desktop.Close all open programs and internet browsers.Double click on adwcleaner.exe to run the tool.Click on Delete.Confirm each time with Ok.You will be prompted to restart your computer. A text file will open after the restart.Please post the contents of that logfile with your next reply.You can find the logfile at C:\AdwCleaner[S1].txt as well.>>>>>>ESET ONLINEI'd like us to scan your machine with ESET OnlineScanHold down Control and click on this link to open ESET OnlineScan in a new window.Click the button.For alternate browsers only: (Microsoft Internet Explorer users can skip these steps)Click on esetsmartinstaller_enu.exe to download the ESET Smart Installer. Save it to your desktop.Double click on the
icon on your desktop.Check "YES, I accept the Terms of Use."Click the Start button.Accept any security warnings fr... Read more

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I have a virus in system32\userinit.exe. If I run a malware or other type scan it deletes the virus, but the virus comes right back on the next computer start up. I then decided if I could replace the system32\userinit.exe w/a non corrupted one that would take care of it. I think System File Checker can do that, but it asked for the windows XP CD. My computer did not come w/a cd. I was hoping maybe I could download a service pack from microsoft but it is impossible to figure out where to go on that site. Does anyone have any ideas on how to get rid of this bad file and get a new one w/out the CD?

Answer:system32\userinit.exe virus keeps coming back

You probably have a Restore Partition. Hit the F11 Key at bootup to take you to the Restore Partition, this will restore your computer to Factory Defaults. Backup any data you want be for proceeding.
Or you can post in our Security section of this forum to remove the virus.

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Hello guys I don't know why but my friends computer keeps getting infected, I've tried everything I hope someone here can help me out! I did a Hijack scan.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 15:35, on 2009-04-26
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16827)
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:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Acronis\Schedule2\schedul2.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET NOD32 Antivirus\ekrn.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\RaMaint.exe
C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LogMeIn.exe
C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LMIGuardian.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Acronis\Fomatik\TrueImageTryStartService.exe
C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LogMeIn.exe
C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LMIGuardian.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Digital Media Reader\readericon45G.exe
C:\Program Files\eMachines Bay Reader\shwiconem.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\igfxtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\ALCWZRD.EXE
C:\Program Files\Acronis\TrueImageHome\TrueImageMonitor.exe
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Hey guys I got a virus that haunts me, I think it is sality going by results from mbam.
I started a topic in the virus section but got redirected here, link below to prev topichttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/528024/sality-is-making-me-violent/
Also if possible I will need advice for Xp, vista as this thing has infected many systems :/
Thanks in advance

Answer:Virus keeps coming back after formatting and reinstalling

You have previously been told...several times...that you need to format and do a clean install due to the nature of your system infections.
 
What is there that you cannot do...on any system, for any version of Windows?
 
Not sure why you posted in this forum.
 
Louis

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Hi, new here. I'm posting because my computer started getting hit with random pop-ups, again, mostly whenever I'd run Mozilla Firefox. I ran Malwarebytes and found about 13 infections of the Trojan.Vundo.h virus. I was able to remove most of the files after the scan and some files after rebooting, however, I'm still concerned there might be some trace of the virus left getting through a backdoor of some sort.
DDS (Ver_09-09-29.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Marc Ravelo at 12:36:15.10 on Fri 10/09/2009
Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.5512 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_07
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1023.218 [GMT -7:00]

AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Outdated) {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}
AV: avast! antivirus 4.8.1356 [VPS 091009-0] *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {7591DB91-41F0-48A3-B128-1A293FD8233D}

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

C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
svchost.exe
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Answer:Trojan.Vundo virus - keeps coming back

Hello JSpayde,I (as well as MicroSoft, McAfee and Symantec) recommend that you DO NOT have more than one anti virus product installed and running on your computer at a time. The reason for this is that if both products have their automatic (Real-Time) protection switched on, then those products which do not encrypt the virus strings within them can cause other anti virus products to cause "false alarms". It can also lead to a clash as both products fight for access to files which are opened again this is the resident/automatic protection. In general terms, the two programs may conflict and cause:1) False Alarms: When the anti virus software tells you that your PC has a virus when it actually doesn't.2) System Performance Problems: Your system may lock up due to both products attempting to access the same file at the same time.Therefore please go to add/remove in the control panel and remove one of these. AVG Anti-Virus Free or avast! antivirus. ******************Download Security Check by screen317 from here or here.Save it to your Desktop.Double click SecurityCheck.exe and 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. ****************** Download random's system information tool (RSIT) by random/random from here and save it to your desktop.Double click on RSIT.exe to run RSIT.Select Files and Folders created in last 3 monthsClick Continue at ... Read more

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Here is the HijackThis Log first of all.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 5:51:50 PM, on 3/3/2010Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AvastSvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXEC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrB.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exeC:\WINDOWS\explorer.exeC:\Program Files\Logitech\GamePanel Software\LgDevAgt.exeC:\Program Files\Logitech\GamePanel Software\LCD Manager... Read more

Answer:Can't close "omg.exe" (Virus) Keeps coming back! (Have HijackThis Log)

FIXED THIS SH*T!!!B*TCHES!!!!!

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Hi,I am no novice to removing malware, but every once in a while I am completely at a loss, and I have three infected client PCs right now that have me beat. I will post them in seperate threads.This one starts itself in WinLogon, and I can start from a CD to access the hard drive and delete the file in questions (which is set to hidden and read-only and system), but when I restart another file has taken the place of the first one.The WinLogon registry entries change, too. I have come across these so far:Web Check (maybe without space)Controls FolderReliabilityShell ExtensionsShellScrap (no space) - I gave up after this one, and the file name is ppdrv.dll. ShellScap appears to be the name of another virus which doesn't fit the symptoms here, though.Internet on that PC is broken.I used HiJackThis to weed out everything else.On most PCs I can use Process Explorer (Sysinternals) to go into WinLogon and kill the bad process, but on this PC (and some others) I don't get a file name for the process in the Thread tab, but only a memory address, so I have no way of knowing which one to kill.But even if I could kill it and remove the file, something else must still be started with Windows that restores a new WinLogon entry with a new file.I will go back to that person on Monday, but I will only have this one day left to fix it, so I need all the info I can get before I go there.Here is the original HJT log that I made before I made any changes. The PC was started in Safe Mode CMD Prom... Read more

Answer:Virus Keeps Coming Back - Winsync Qoologic

This is number 3 that I encountered today. I have had this one before on a client's PC ages ago, but can't remember how I got rid of it.

The main thing to identify it is that it starts salm.exe, but the file doesn't show up either in Explorer or CMD or even when started from a CD that has NTFS access.

I tried the Symantec tool for 180Search (I think), but had to leave the client right after that (no idea if it worked). I will go back on Monday and would like to be ready for it.

I know how to use HJT, Process Explorer, KillBox etc. and Regedit, and I'd rather get rid of something manually or at least know how it's done in case an automatic removal program doesn't do the trick.

I tried removing the files while starting from a CD, but the files don't seem to exist, even though they show in HJT as being started and NOT as file missing. I am fluent in CMD prompt and know how to search for hidden files, but with no success here.

Where could these guys be hiding so I can't find them?
How can I find the files?
Are there other Registry entries that HJT doesn't detect that allow files to be started?

Sorry I have no HJT log - I had to leave in a hurry...

Thanks!

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Please help!!! I'm at a loss to keep vicious stuff off my computer after deleting it. Norton found W32.allim after my daughter clicked on Hey check this out! in AOL AIM. I think I got if off the computer because Norton doesn't find it anymore. However, I'm getting a dozen other things that I get off only to come back after restart such as Esyndicate, Aproposmedia, the stupid Hunt Bar constantly comes back, and upon restart, I get the message that C:/windows/system332/gmi4i9ir.exe is causing Runtime to terminate in an unusual way. I've run Microsoft Antispyware, Adaware, Xoftspy, Spybot Search & Destroy. It seems to be affecting my web browser--changing the URL home page and pop-ups are occurring. The following is my Hijackthis log file.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 2:44:41 AM, on 5/20/2005
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\Network ICE\BlackICE\blackd.exe
C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\tcpsvcs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\msaccrt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Sy... Read more

Answer:HELP!! virus/malware/adware keeps coming back!!

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Hi.I'm new here, but i hope somebody can help me.I got a trojan virus called "Trojan.Agent.Gen" or "Trojan.Agent.cn" by malwarebytes antimalware.It creates a file called svchost.exe in appdata\local\temp directory and everytime i stop it with malwarebytes antimalware it comes back again after restarting my computer.I provide some screenshots below, but the malwarebytes antimalware is in Norwegian language, but you can clearly see the Trojan name.PS: I'm using windows 7 home premium.

Answer:Trojan virus keeps coming back after removal

Please do the following:Download the appropriate version for your system of the Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to a flash drive.Plug the flashdrive into the infected PC.Enter System Recovery Options. To enter System Recovery Options from the Advanced Boot Options:Restart the computer.As soon as the BIOS is loaded begin tapping the F8 key until Advanced Boot Options appears.Use the arrow keys to select the Repair your computer menu item.Choose your language settings, and then click Next.Select the operating system you want to repair, and then click Next.Select your user account and click Next.To enter System Recovery Options by using Windows installation disc:Insert the installation disc.Restart your computer.If prompted, press any key to start Windows from the installation disc. If your computer is not configured to start from a CD or DVD, check your BIOS settings.Click Repair your computer.Choose your language settings, and then click Next.Select the operating system you want to repair, and then click Next.Select your user account an click Next.On the System Recovery Options menu you will get the following options:Startup RepairSystem RestoreWindows Complete PC RestoreWindows Memory Diagnostic ToolCommand Prompt[*]Select Command Prompt[*]In the command window type in notepad and press Enter.[*]The notepad opens. Under File menu select Open.[*]Select "Computer" and find your flash drive letter and close the notepad.[*]In the command window type e:\frst.e... Read more

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Avira first alerted me to this problem on 11/23. I had been getting loud annoying pop-up ads when I was browsing youtube, and then saw Avira found EXP/JS.Expack.AZ, EXP/Pidief.dme, and TR/Alureon.A.78. I googled it and found your website and followed the instructions and MBR check said nothing was found so I thought I had gotten rid of it. Avira did scans from 11/23 through 12/4 and no viruses/unwanted programs were found even though I was still having some intermittent problems with annoying pop up ads. Then on 12/5, I got a new Avira warning saying it found two unwanted programs, including TR/Alureon.A.74 and TR/Alureon AYQ Trojan. So I don't know if I got rid of it and it came back, or if it never went away, but I am ready to cry Uncle and humbly request for help! I really don't know how I have gotten this because all I do is browse the internet. Thank you so much for your help. It is greatly appreciated.

DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7601.17514 BrowserJavaVersion: 10.10.2
Run by Meredith at 9:44:50 on 2012-12-09
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.4061.1264 [GMT -5:00]
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AV: AntiVir Desktop *Enabled/Updated* {090F9C29-64CE-6C6F-379C-5901B49A85B7}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: AntiVir Desktop *Enabled/Updated* {B26E7DCD-42F4-63E1-0D2C-6273CF1DCF0A}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
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Answer:Trojan Alureon A Virus Keeps Coming Back :(

Hello merri23, Welcome to Bleeping Computer.
My name is fireman4it and I will be helping you with your Malware problem.

Please take note of some guidelines for this fix:
Refrain from making any changes to your computer including installing/uninstall programs, deleting files, modifying the registry, and running scanners or tools.
If you do not understand any step(s) provided, please do not hesitate to ask before continuing.
Even if things appear to be better, it might not mean we are finished. Please continue to follow my instructions and reply back until I give you the "all clean".
In the upper right hand corner of the topic you will see a button called Watch Topic.I suggest you click it and select Immediate E-Mail notification and click on Proceed. This way you will be advised when we respond to your topic and facilitate the cleaning of your machine.

Finally, please reply using the ADD REPLY button in the lower right hand corner of your screen. Do not start a new topic. The logs that you post should be pasted directly into the reply, unless they do not fit into the post.
I will be analyzing your log. I will get back to you with instructions.Do you have a USB Flash Drive you can use?

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I ran Norton Antivirus and it keeps telling me that it has fixed the problem and to restart the computer. I do that and then I run Norton again and it the same thing. I have tried to read through some of the similar questions, but did not really understand them, I am not sure what a hijack log is and such. With step by step directions, I might be able to do it myself. I am running windows xp. I keep getting a pop up saying that "this link does not exist" but it comes up when I am not trying to click on anything. Any help would be GREATLY appreciated!!
 

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I have read many posts and have tried many of the suggestions that you guys have giving. I have run ewido security, spyware removal, and anti-virus. They all take things off my computer. I can run of the programs remove stuff and re-run the program 2 minutes later and have the same and new things to remove. My internet is slow because of pop ups opening and trying to open. I have pop up blocker but that stops none of thing. The pop that seems to come up every two seconds has the title THE BEST OFFERS. I ran HIJACK THIS and here is the file.
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 2:57:48 PM, on 10/11/2005
Platform: Windows 2000 (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\WBEM\WinMgmt.exe
C:\WINNT\Explorer.exe
C:\Program Files\Hijackthis\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://websearch.drsnsrch.com/sidesearch.cgi?id=
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://websearch.drsnsrch.com/sidesearch.cgi?id=
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://my.netzero.net/s/sp
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://my.netzero.net/s/search?r=minisearch
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://websearch.d... Read more

Answer:Slow Computer, virus keep coming back

http://www.noidea.us/easyfile/index.php?folder=2

download Nailfix.zip
Unzip it to the desktop but do NOT run it yet.

Restart in safe mode

Now in Safe Mode:
Double-click on Nailfix.cmd. Your desktop and icons will disappear and reappear, and a window should open and close very quickly --- this is normal.
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Boot

Download the trial version of Ewido Security Suite http://www.ewido.net/en/download/ (W2K/XP Only)
· Install ewido.
· During the installation, under "Additional Options" uncheck "Install background guard" and "Install scan via context menu".
· Launch ewido
· It will prompt you to update click the OK button and it will go to the main screen
· On the left side of the main screen click update
· Click on Start and let it update.
· DO NOT run a scan yet. You will do that later in safe mode.

Restart your computer into safe mode now. Perform the following steps in safe mode:

Run Ewido:
· Click on scanner
· Click Complete System Scan and the scan will begin.
· During the scan it will prompt you to clean files, click OK
· When the scan is finished, look at the bottom of the screen and click the Save report button.
· Save the report to your C: Drive
This will take some time to run!
Boot to normal mode
Post that log and a new HiJack log – If the Ewido log is too large attach it.
 

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Hi everyone,A few days ago I got infected with the Win 7 2012 virus and followed the instructions on this pageto remove it. Everything seemed fine for a day or so but after that an AVG window pops up saying that it found a problem with consrv.dll. When I try to quarantine consrv.dll the Win 7 2012 virus immediately returns and starts closing my windows and sending pop-ups. I have since followed the instructions on the above page twice and the Win 7 2012 virus seems like it's gone each time -- AVG, Malwarebytes, and Spybot Search and Destroy all come up clean -- but like clockwork, AVG will alert me to consrv.dll and then the virus re-appears. I also ran TDSSkiller which removed 1 thing from my computer.I'm not sure how these issues are related exactly and google was not too helpful so I'm requesting some help here. Thanks in advance!

Answer:Win 7 2012 virus keeps coming back/consrv.dll

Hello, lets get a bit of info and do an online scan.Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it. Checkmark the following checkboxes: Flush DNS Report IE Proxy Settings Reset IE Proxy Settings Report FF Proxy Settings Reset FF Proxy Settings List content of Hosts List IP configuration List Winsock Entries List last 10 Event Viewer log List Installed Programs List Devices List Users, Partitions and Memory size. List Minidump FilesClick 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.I'd like us to scan your machine with ESET OnlineScanHold down Control and click on the following link to open ESET OnlineScan in a new window.
ESET OnlineScanClick the button.For alternate browsers only: (Microsoft Internet Explorer users can skip these steps)Click on to download the ESET Smart Installer. Save it to your desktop.Double click on the icon on your desktop.Check Click the button.Accept any security warnings from your browser.Under scan settings, check and check Remove found threats Click Advanced settings and select the following:Scan potentially unwanted applicationsScan for potentially unsafe applicationsEnable Anti-Stealth technologyESET will then download updates for itself, install itself, and begin scanning your computer. Please be patient as this can take some time.When the scan completes, push Push ,... Read more

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:21:07 PM, on 16/07/2007
Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16473)

Running processes:
D:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
D:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
D:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
D:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
D:\Program Files\Common Files\Logitech\LCD Manager\LCDMon.exe
D:\Program Files\Common Files\Logitech\G-series Software\LGDCore.exe
D:\Windows\vVX3000.exe
D:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_01\bin\jusched.exe
D:\Program Files\Nokia\Nokia PC Suite 6\LaunchApplication.exe
D:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 8.0\Acrobat\acrotray.exe
D:\Windows\System32\CtHelper.exe
D:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe
D:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
D:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
D:\Program Files\DynDNS Updater\DynDNS.exe
D:\Users\Brad\Program Files\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe
C:\sigx218b\SigX Beta 2.1.8\SigX.exe
D:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
D:\Program Files\Common Files\Ahead\Lib\NMBgMonitor.exe
D:\Program Files\Logitech\SetPoint\SetPoint.exe
D:\Program Files\Common Files\Logitech\LCD Manager\Applets\LCDClock.exe
D:\Program Files\Common Files\Logitech\LCD Manager\Applets\LCDMedia.exe
D:\Program Files\Common Files\Ahead\Lib\NMIndexStoreSvr.exe
D:\Program Files\Common Files\Logitech\KhalShared\KHALMNPR.EXE
D:\Windows\system32\wbem\unsecapp.exe
C:\Program Files\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

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Thanks in advance for your help, this is driving me nuts!

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Per the request in my thread here, I am posting this log:.DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64 Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_17Run by Matt at 9:57:07 on 2012-01-13Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.1979.852 [GMT -5:00].AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011 *Enabled/Updated* {5A2746B1-DEE9-F85A-FBCD-ADB11639C5F0}SP: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011 *Enabled/Updated* {E146A755-F8D3-F7D4-C17D-96C36DBE8F4D}SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}.============== Running Processes ===============.C:\PROGRA~2\AVG\AVG10\avgchsva.exeC:\PROGRA~2\AVG\AVG10\avgrsa.exeC:\Windows\system32\wininit.exeC:\Windows\system32\lsm.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunchC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSSC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestrictedC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestrictedC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceC:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG10\avgwdsvc.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Bonjo... Read more

Answer:Win 7 2012 virus keeps coming back/consrv.dll

Hello and Welcome to the forums! My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. Somethings to remember while we are working together.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!please Do not Attach logs or put in code boxes.Tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.Tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.Do not run anything while running a fix.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!Click on the Watch Topic Button and select Immediate Notification and click on proceed, this will help you to get notified faster when I have replied and make the cleaning process faster.Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is necessary to go offline and you will lose access to them.Run Combofix:You may be asked to install or update the Recovery Console (Win XP Only) if this happens please allow it to do so (you will need to be connected to the internet for this)Before you run Combofix I will need you to turn off any security software you have running, If you do not know how to do this you can find out >here< or >here<Combofix may need to reboot your computer more than once to do its job this is normal.You can download Combofix from one of these links.Link 1Link 2Link 3 1. Close any open browsers or any other programs that are open.2. Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the r... Read more

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I keep getting the "[email protected]" virus. McAfee viruscan picks it up and deletes it everytime but it keeps coming back. The McAfee viruscan thing finds about a dozen of them each time. This happens like every other day. Any suggestions would be of great use. Thanks......

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 12:21:59 PM, on 2/5/2004
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\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\WLTRYSVC.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\carpserv.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\AccessDirect\dadapp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\DSentry.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Dell\EUSW\Support.exe
c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsescn.exe
C:\Program Files\Tech\Wheel Mouse\5.0\MOUSE32A.EXE
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Answer:[email protected] virus keeps coming back...

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I am having problems with the Patched User32 virus coming back to my system. It has some components that McAfee says it can't remove or repair. I have tried Adaware and MalWare Bytes and still have the problem. My computer also seems to be running slower now. Here is the log from the DDS software:


DDS (Ver_09-02-01.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Owner at 18:34:02.48 on Wed 02/11/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.11 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_11
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2038.1277 [GMT -6:00]

AV: McAfee VirusScan *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)
FW: McAfee Personal Firewall *disabled*

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

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroup
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\iaantmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\RaMaint.exe
C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LogMe... Read more

Answer:Patched User32 Virus Keeps coming back

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please help,i have dell d620 running on windows xp, i noticed around 2 weeks ago it was acting a bit strange, running slow etc and sending dodgy emails, i had avast installed and it never oicked up anythin, i could nt system restore , so i reinstalled windows to see if that would clear it,but it never, i new it was a virus so i downloaded emsisoft anti malware and it found virus.win32nimnul!ik i have done several scans and each time i have put it in quarantine but it gets removed from quaranteen,ive also deleted it several times but it keeps coming back, im by no means an expert with computers so any help would be greatly appriecated ,many thanks

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Hi I was wondering if anyone can help me.  I have a Lenovo x120E thinkpad running windows 7.  A week back, MSE picked up a trojan threat and I quarantined it in response.  Subsequently, about a day or so later, I noticed my desktop had changed and the start menu was the older XP style logo.  I thought it was some update from windows and was so focused on my work that I ignored it.  
 
As my computer slowed, I decided to restore to a setting prior to the desktop change, and sure enough, the desktop went back to normal.  as I started looking for things that did not belong on my PC, I found the file C:\programdata\pcDR.  when i tried deleting it, it immediately pretended to delete but made the changes that caused the desktop to change.  I then knew I was infected, redid my system restore.  this time rather than delete the file in window, i went to the command prompt to delete the directory.  it said could not because I did not have admin rights (it is my PC and I am the only user and administrator).  so i had to "takeown", which I did and deleted the file.  Upon googling all the details, I found several threads on here of others who have had the same problem and have used just about everyone of the malware programs that have been listed...combofix, antiroot kit, JRT, etc.  the problem is the folder keeps coming back each day around 3PM...whether I am using the machine or not.  I have gone through the regi... Read more

Answer:PCDR folder with virus keeps coming back

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Hello I am new to your forum, computers and the internet so please bear with me

Here is my problem, the other day while I was on msn messenger live I had clicked on to a link that was actually some sort of trojan/virus that was hidden in a file.

My Msn box started to dance all around my screen, and to my suprise, this trojan/virus started to send out the same file to others that where my contacts and had there Msn Live messenger box on at the same time I had, posing it self off as me sending it

Next I did a full scan with my Norton IS 2007 and it picked something up called serviser.exe & [email protected] being as a virus, then it proceeded to clean it out of my system

I then used my Spysweeper and it came up stating I was Infected with W32/IRCBot-xx, I Quarantine such, cleaned out my Quarantine and then proceeded to do more scans how ever after each additional Spysweeper scan was done, this W32/IRCBot-xx would show back up again

Now there after seeing that, I was more then a little upset, so I made a few phone call's to my Grandsons friends, whom are more knowledgeable with computers than I am, they all suggested to me that I should do such scans in safe mode so I did

That did not help either because this darn W32/IRCBot-xx keps coming back and showing up In my Spysweeper

I would like to know if some one here can give a Old Man a tad of a little guidance please with regard to my problem

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Answer:Trojan/Virus W32/IRCBot-xx Keeps Coming Back

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This VBS:Malware [Gen] virus keeps showing up on my pc and I don't know where it's coming from or even if it's getting deleted in the first place. Normally I delete it, but this time I chose to send it to the "chest". How do I keep this from coming back?

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:49:50 PM, on 2/23/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Avast4\ashDisp.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Tray Tools\atitray.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft ActiveSync\WCESCOMM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\Program Files\No-IP\DUC20.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\HPZipm12.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\sdhelp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wdfmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\alg.exe
C:\Program Fil... Read more

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