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Viruses keep coming back...

Question: Viruses keep coming back...

Everytime I go to safe mode and get rid of things like viruses (Spybot - Search & Destroy), the virus comes back on the next reboot back into normal Windows. The virus I am trying to get rid of is preventing me from playing WoW, so it must be removed ASAP. Lol.

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I am running windows xp home edition. My virus software is pcguard from virgin active.At first pcguard find 50 viruses and deleted them but I would run the scan again it would find the same 50 viruses.Disabling the system restore function cut them down to 13 viruses. I have now run a viruse scan in safe mode and I have found six viruses. Worm.win32.autorun.aam,
worm.win32.autorun.dej
backdoor.win32.small.czo
backdoor.win32.small.eiu
trojan.bat.runner.s
w32/backdoor2.emeb
The software says it has deleted them but after I scan straight away they are detected again.I hope if someone can help me get rid of the viruses in safe mode it will cure the viruses in normal mode.
I would appreciate any help anyone can give me
 

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I have the malware/adware tojans that keep coming back. I have ran Malwarebytes-anti malware program, spybot, and avg which I just downloaded. See my hijackthis log below.

Thanks for looking and any help you can give. Lori

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:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.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:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgnsx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.yahoo.com/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyOverride = *.local
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I have also noticed that I can not complete my downloads.....I have had to download on a different computer and save to a flash drive in order to get any program.
 

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Attached are logs. This client keeps getting viruses, and I clean up with malwarebytes and avira. After a day or two things start to pop back up again. I don't think I'm cleaning it effectively. Attached are logs. There are a couple of mbam and SAS logs since I ran them before following the removal guide. Also attached is an avira log.

FYI there is a file "DeltekAdvantage" that Avira is flagging as a virus. This is an old piece of software the client used to use. It's highly unlikely that it is a virus.

I noticed that rootkit reveal found some hidden files with randomly generated names, so I suspect there is still a virus.
 

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Attached are more logs, including the initial mbam and sas runs.
 

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

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

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For the past couple weeks or so my computer has been infected. They've been all sorts of different viruses and Norton Antivirus 2006 scans, finds them, and removes them but they keep coming back. I tried doing a system restore to about 2 months ago and the problem didnt resolve itself. I've also tried using Roguescanfix and smitRem to no avail. My computer is running windows XP media center edition if that helps
Any help is appreciated. thanks

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Welcome to bleepingcomputer slicktrick689Let's try this before we go to HiJackThisRun the NAV again then do the following as you may be reinstalling the virus.Empty your Recycle Bin.NextUpdate your windows Windows UpdateNextCreate a new Restore Point:Go to Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools > System RestoreThen when Restore opens, select Create a new restore point and click NextGive the the restore point a name like New and clean >Click CreateThen delete old Restore points:Go to Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools > Disk Cleanup > Click Ok. Click the more options tab > notice System Restore > click clean up >Reboot A little extra protectionNow install SpywareBlaster 3.5.1 . QUOTEPrevent the installation of ActiveX-based spyware, adware, browser hijackers, dialers, and other potentially unwanted software. Block spyware/tracking cookies in Internet Explorer and Mozilla/Firefox. Restrict the actions of potentially unwanted sites in Internet Explorer. SpywareBlaster can help keep your system spyware-free and secure, without interfering with the "good side" of the web. update weekly

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Hi guys!

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

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

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

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

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

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

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 6:29:56 PM, on 1/13/2004
Platform: Windows 2000 SP2 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\services.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shar... Read more

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Hi

I am working on a friends PC which seems to be heavily infected. The symptoms are they are unable to load taskmanger and msconfig as soon as you select them they disappear. CPU usage seems to be extremely high and so it is difficult to run any other programs. Also there seems to be a lot of traffic when they get on the internet.

I have tried the FAQ and running the latest versions of spy bot, stinger, ad-aware, cwshredder they all seemed to find things which then just reappeared. Even though I ran cwshredder first ad-aware still found lots of coolwebsearch stuff which caused it to crash.

I have also cleaned up the system with ccleaner 1.18 and defragmented the hard drive.

The only way I was able to run Hijack this was in safe mode as other wise it would disappear as soon as I had opened it just like taskmanager.

Any help would be really appreciated.

Kind reagrds

Deitel

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

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\userinit.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\userinit32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\devldr32.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\My Documents\hjt\HijackThis.exe

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

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

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I have a few virus programs on my computer and I run the scan and it finds them and I remove them, but they keep coming back. I have used Malwarebytes and it doesn't work.


DDS (Ver_09-03-16.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Owner at 18:11:27.17 on Sat 05/09/2009
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18372 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_10

============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============

uStart Page = hxxp://google.atcomet.com/b/
uInternet Settings,ProxyOverride = *.local;<local>
uInternet Settings,ProxyServer = http=localhost:7171
BHO: scriptproxy: {7db2d5a0-7241-4e79-b68d-6309f01c5231} - c:\program files\mcafee\virusscan enterprise\scriptsn.dll
TB: Adobe PDF: {47833539-d0c5-4125-9fa8-0819e2eaac93} - c:\program files\adobe\acrobat 8.0\acrobat\AcroIEFavClient.dll
TB: {DE9C389F-3316-41A7-809B-AA305ED9D922} - No File
TB: Yahoo! Toolbar: {ef99bd32-c1fb-11d2-892f-0090271d4f88} -
EB: Adobe PDF: {182ec0be-5110-49c8-a062-beb1d02a220b} - c:\program files\adobe\acrobat 8.0\acrobat\AcroIEFavClient.dll
uRun: [ctfmon.exe] c:\windows\system32\ctfmon.exe
uRun: [prnet] "c:\windows\system32\prnet.tmp"
uRun: [Diagnostic Manager] c:\docume~1\owner\locals~1\temp\75746154.exe
uRun: [autochk] rundll32.exe c:\docume~1\owner\protect.dll,[email protected]
mRun: [ehTray] c:\windows\ehome\ehtray.exe
mRun: [SigmatelSysTrayApp] %ProgramFiles%\SigmaTel\C-Major Audio\WDM\stsystra.exe
mRun: [Broadcom Wireless Manager UI] c:\windows\system32\WLTRAY.exe
mRun: [IgfxTray] c:\windows\system32\igf... Read more

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Hi and welcome to TSF.

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

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After numerous scannings with SUPERAntiSpyware, Malwarebyte's AntiMalware, and Spybot Search and Destroy, this Trojan downloader keeps coming back to download more viruses. Please help me with this situation. Thank you in advance.Here is my logLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 3:46:57 PM, on 7/25/2008Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16674)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\spoolsv.exec:\program files\common files\logishrd\lvmvfm\LVPrcSrv.exeC:\Program Files\AlienGUIse\wbload.exeC:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exeC:\WINDOWS\stsystra.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LComMgr\LVComSX.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LComMgr\Communications_Helper.exeC:\Program Files\Logitech\QuickCam10\QuickCam10.exeC:\WINDOW... Read more

Answer:Computer Has Viruses That Keep Coming Back

Hello Ifatkid and welcome to BleepingComputer,1. * Clean your Cache and Cookies in IE:Close all instances of Outlook Express and Internet Explorer Go to Control Panel > Internet Options > General tabUnder Browsing History, click Delete. Click Delete Files, Delete cookies and Delete historyClick Close below.* Clean your Cache and Cookies in Firefox (In case you also have Firefox installed):Go to Tools > Options.Click Privacy in the menu..Click the Clear now button below.. A new window will popup what to clear.Select all and click the Clear button again.Click OK to close the Options window* Clean other Temporary files + Recycle bin Go to start > run and type: cleanmgr and click ok. Let it scan your system for files to remove. Make sure Temporary Files, Temporary Internet Files, and Recycle Bin are the only things checked.Press OK to remove them.2. Please visit this webpage for instructions for downloading and running ComboFix:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/combofix/how-to-use-combofixPlease ensure you read this guide carefully and install the Recovery Console first (not for Windows Vista users !).The Windows Recovery Console will allow you to boot up into a special recovery mode, in case your computer has a problem after an attempted removal of malware. This allows us to help you. (WinXP SP3 users, please download the appropriate SP2 file, Home or Pro, to install the RC)In the event you already have Combofix, delete your current version and download the lates... Read more

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Hello guys,

Scanning my machine using A-Squared Free virus scanner, I keep detecting the three same viruses which are not detected by any other scanner I have been using. Here are the virus names and locations the last time I deleted them:

C:\System Volume Information\_restore{2BC52D86-D09F-4A42-9895-09135D7EFB0C}\RP276\A0049929.exe Objets d?tect?s : Trojan-Proxy.Win32.Delf.bs!IK
C:\System Volume Information\_restore{2BC52D86-D09F-4A42-9895-09135D7EFB0C}\RP276\A0049930.EXE Objets d?tect?s : Virus.DOS.HLLC.Revc.4336!IK
C:\System Volume Information\_restore{2BC52D86-D09F-4A42-9895-09135D7EFB0C}\RP276\A0049931.EXE Objets d?tect?s : Virus.DOS.HLLO.DPOG-based!IK

Once detected, I choose 'Delete them' and the software deletes the infiected files. Howeverm I restart my machine, perform the scan again to find that the three same viruses have infected three different files each time.

As requested, I have performed the scans requested and kept every other log out of this post but are available if need be. If you need details, please ask.

DDS (Ver_09-01-07.01) - NTFSx86
Run by TOSHIBA at 13:03:06,90 on 2009-01-11
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13
Microsoft Windows XP ?dition familiale 5.1.2600.3.1252.2.1036.18.1022.306 [GMT -5:00]

AV: avast! antivirus 4.8.1296 [VPS 090111-0] *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)
FW: COMODO Firewall Pro *enabled*

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

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\W... Read more

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Hello -

C:\System Volume Information\ is where System Restore's cache is stored. Whatever is in there can't harm you unless you choose to perform a manual restore.
Clearing the cache and setting a new clean restore point should eliminate those problems.

Clear & Reset System Restore's Cache click Start >> Run - type SYSDM.CPL & press Enter
select the System Restore Tab
tick on the checkbox - "Turn off System Restore on all drives"
click Apply
then untick the same checkbox & click OK

I see no other sign of malware in those logs.

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Lately I have been having problems with these antivirus viruses that have been about lately. I got the first one a few weeks ago, and researched ways to remove it, and eventually ended up doing it through deleting registry keys, which worked. I got another one about a week or two later, different name, same purpose, and instead of going through all the garbage of registry keys just restored my computer (keep in mind that as the virus gets worse, it takes over the task manager function, as well as the system restore function - I had to start my computer and go into recovery mode and go to system restore that way). Then I got another one yesterday, and simply restored my computer again. And then today - NEXT DAY - I get another one. They come under all different names, the current one is Antispyware vista, but I think they're all just the same thing. I get fake virus scans, threatening messages telling me my computer is infected, and when the virus gets worse, it disables my .exe function and I cannot open anything. I can restore my computer again, except I want to know why these viruses keep infecting me! I have Windows Vista, and I use Avast as an antivirus. I think it might have something to do with Firefox - I've started getting these popups on any website (so I can't blame it on a certain website) advertising that I won something, click here, etc and it takes up the entire screen and I have to click "skip" to get back to my website. Desp... Read more

Answer:Antivirus viruses keep coming back!

Hello and welcome.. Yes they are a family of Malware.. Restoring will not kill a virus only a full wipe and reformat would do that. Please run the 14 steps in the Automated Removal Instructions in this link..http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-remo...irus-vista-2010Please post back the scan log from MalwaeBytes and update us on how it is running..or Ask any questions The log is automatically saved and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.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 MBAM's database version and your operating system.

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Hummm, maybe they like my PC a bit too much? Lately I have some trojans that keeps on coming back, no matter how hard I delete them... How can I get rid of these pests?

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What does it say if you click on "Show details"? It should say where it found them (Downloads or wherever).

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Ok so i remove these files with malware bytes anti-malware every day, but after afew hours it just comes back again, and is very very irritating.
so far the only obvious signs are that windows live messenger will receive a message about it having an error, but i simply ignore it and continue msn.
another thing is that my 'show hidden files' cannot be activated, and i assume it has been changed by one of the viruses.
can someone help me find ways to get rid of them permanently?
attached is the log file.
Also, is there a way to make MBAM be forever running on my com in the background and alert me of any detected viruses infiltrating my com?(like the other anti-viruses)

Answer:5 viruses/malware keeps coming back

Hi,

Please do the following:

Please download DDS from either of these links

LINK 1
LINK 2

and save it to your desktop.Disable any script blocking protection
Double click dds.pif to run the tool.
When done, two DDS.txt's will open.
Save both reports to your desktop.
---------------------------------------------------
Please include the contents of the following in your next reply:

DDS.txt
Attach.txt.


NEXT



Download GMER Rootkit Scanner from here or here. Extract the contents of the zipped file to desktop.
Double click GMER.exe. If asked to allow gmer.sys driver to load, please consent .
If it gives you a warning about rootkit activity and asks if you want to run scan...click on NO.


Click the image to enlarge it
In the right panel, you will see several boxes that have been checked. Uncheck the following ... Sections
IAT/EAT
Drives/Partition other than Systemdrive (typically C:\)
Show All (don't miss this one)

Then click the Scan button & wait for it to finish.
Once done click on the [Save..] button, and in the File name area, type in "Gmer.txt" or it will save as a .log file which cannot be uploaded to your post.
Save it where you can easily find it, such as your desktop, and post it in your next reply.

**Caution**
Rootkit scans often produce false positives. Do NOT take any action on any "<--- ROOKIT" entries

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Hummm, maybe they like my PC a bit too much? Lately I have some trojans that keeps on coming back, no matter how hard I delete them... How can I get rid of these pests?

Answer:Viruses (trojans) keeps coming back...

What does it say if you click on "Show details"? It should say where it found them (Downloads or wherever).

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Okay so a few days ago I accidently clicked a link on a website and starting right then, viruses started showing up on my computer (windows xp operating system). I have McAfee security and it has been constantly detecting and quarantining them. Even the time between subsequent scans is enough for more of the viruses to be detected. This problem is really bothering me and I would really like it to be fixed. I ran that hijackthis program that you suggested and here are the results:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:22:16 PM, on 1/10/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Maxtor\Sync\SyncServices.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mcmscsvc.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mna\mcnasvc.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mcproxy\mcproxy.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\VIRUSS~1\mcshield.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MPFSrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
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Ok so Symantec keeps picking up a huge group of viruses in my temp folder even after it quarantines them they keep popping back up again. I even tried going in manually and deleting them but they keep regenerating. I tried running ccleaner, antimelwarebyte, and spybot and none of them pick up these viruses except Symantec. It’s really annoying and I don’t know what to do, it’s making my computer run really slow. Can someone tell me step by step what to do? Thanks so much!

Answer:about 100 some viruses in my temp folder that keep coming back...

Hello and welcome to the forums!My secret agent name on the forums is SweetTech (you can call me ST for short), it's a pleasure to meet you. I'll be addressing you by your username, if you'd like me to address you by something else, please let me know!I would be glad to take a look at your log and help you with solving any malware problems.If you have since resolved the issues you were originally experiencing, or have received help elsewhere, please inform me so that this topic can be closed.If you have not, please adhere to the guidelines below and then follow instructions as outlined further below:Logs from malware removal programs (OTL is one of them) can take some time to analyze. I need you to be patient while I analyze any logs you post. Please remember, I am a volunteer, and I do have a life outside of these forums.Please make sure to carefully read any instruction that I give you. Attention to detail is important! Since I cannot see or directly interact with your computer I am dependent on you to "be my eyes" and provide as much information as you can regarding the current state of your computer.If you're not sure, or if something unexpected happens, do NOT continue!Stop and ask!In Windows Vista and Windows 7, all tools need to be started by right clicking and selecting Run as Administrator!If I instruct you to downloada specific tool in which you already have, please delete the copy that you have and re-download the tool. The reason I ask you to do this is because th... Read more

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Both my Avira and Anti-Malwarebytes keep reporting trojans/viruses after I do a scan. Each time I do a scan, I have the programs delete the viruses, and then I'll do a new scan only to find new viruses. I'm sure there is something wrong because I was on a website today when all of the sudden one of those fake "your computer is infected" programs popped up out of nowhere. Below is the HijackThis log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 6:56:24 PM, on 4/19/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.17023)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\sched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Digital Media Reader\readericon45G.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\Iaanotif.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\IntelDH\CCU\CCU_TrayIcon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\CTHELPER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTXFIHLP.EXE
C:\Program Files\Intel\IntelDH\CCU\CCU_Engine.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\M-AudioTaskBarIcon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CTXFISPI.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\ArcSoft\Connection Service\Bin\ACDaemon.exe
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgnt.exe
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I was directed here from this thread: http://www.techsupportforum.com/f10/...ml#post1829125


To recap and update that, day before yesterday I used IE to view a site I believed to be secure (I attribute the infection to that site as everything was running fine until I loaded it, and I had nothing else open at the time.) and my system froze almost to a complete halt. Restarted in safe mode, ran SpyBot, removed everything it found, started up again, but it was still running slowly. Back to safe mode, ran another scan, deleted the stuff that was still there, ran an Avira virus scan, deleted all the viruses it found, ran SpyBot again, deleted what it found, ran it again, one entry showed back up. Deleted it again and started up again.

After normal start up and another long scan, several of the files came back (listed in previous thread.) Posted a thread about it, and in the meantime was googling for other threads where people experienced similar problems.

Tried VundoFix and VurtimondBeGone, neither found it at all. Ran SuperAntiSpyware which found more stuff than SpyBot, but after another restart the files still came right back.

I'm a little confused about the "new instructions" thread. Maybe I read it wrong. It asks for three logs. Where exactly would I get "attach.txt" from?

Also, I must have done something wrong, or have a script-blocking program on my computer I don't know about -I wouldn't really know anyway, I suppose- because dds.exe does... Read more

Answer:Virtumond.prx, massive slowdown, viruses keep coming back.

Please visit this webpage for instructions for downloading and running ComboFix:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/comb...o-use-combofix

Post the log from ComboFix when you've accomplished that.

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU 750 @ 2.67GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 30 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8187 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 5700 Series, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 953766 MB, Free - 116578 MB; D: Total - 114463 MB, Free - 3720 MB; M: Total - 476937 MB, Free - 80761 MB;
Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd., P55A-UD3
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled
As mentioned in the topic, I'm getting repeated prompts to remove 'Ropest.G' or 'Ropest.J', Simda.AT by Microsoft Security Essentials at least once almost every day. Sometimes it's a success, other times MSE tells me that the file 'cannot be found' even when I've clicked on 'remove' the moment I'm notified of it.

Appreciate the help in advance.
 

Answer:Trojans and Viruses keep coming back (Ropest & Simda.AT)

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Hello,A few days ago, I suddely got spammed by some fake antivirus called "Antimalware".I suspected it was fake so proceeded to boot up my pc in safe mode and Google the sollution.From there I've read in similar situation that I should download "Malwarebyte's Anti-malware".I updated it to version 1.42 and let it scan without any programs on safe mode. It found 35 or so infected virusesand deleted em. After this I rebooted my pc and everything was working fine again, except that I couldnt run checkdisk or defragmentation. When i rebooted my PC again, my pc kept crashing when trying to open simple things like 'My computer' or internet, but at least the spamming of AntiMalware was gone. I rebooted it again in safe mode, scanned again and it found 3 files. Each time I delete these (called: 2x trojan.FakeAlert and Rootkit.TDSS) they keep coming back when I reboot. i'm now typing this in safe mode as I cant open internet on normal mode.Here's the log of my last scan: (It's in dutch so I hope you can read it - if not I can do it in englishMalwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.42Database versie: 3392Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 (Safe Mode)Internet Explorer 7.0.5730.1119-12-2009 12:42:44mbam-log-2009-12-19 (12-42-44).txtScan type: Volledige Scan (A:\|C:\|D:\|E:\|F:\|G:\|)Objecten gescand: 261760Verstreken tijd: 33 minute(s), 26 second(s)Geheugenprocessen ge?nfecteerd: 0Geheugenmodulen ge?nfecteerd: 1Registersl... Read more

Answer:Trojan.FakeAlert/Rootkit.TDSS viruses keep coming back

Rootkit.TDSS\\?\globalroot\systemroot\system32\H8SRThxvgjklylq.dll (Trojan.FakeAlert)You are heavily infected with a very persistent rootkitPlease read the pinned topic titled "Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis Log". If you cannot complete a step, then skip it and continue with the next. In Step 6 there are instructions for downloading and running DDS which will create a Pseudo HJT Report as part of its log. You will also be instructed to create a Root Repeal LogWhen you have done that, post your log in the HijackThis Logs and Malware Removal forum, NOT here, for assistance by the HJT Team Experts. A member of the Team will walk you through, step by step, on how to clean your computer. If you post your log back in this thread, the response from the HJT Team will be delayed because your post will have to be moved. This means it will fall in line behind any others posted that same day.The HJT team is very busy and it will take awhile to get to your postPlease be patient and good luck

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I caught some really bad viruses few weeks back which took me a day to delete them all or so i thought, i scanned my pc with combofix, mbam, super anti-virus, spyware search and destroy, and spyware doctor and at that time each of the scanners found over 50 infected files. I thought everything was fine now, but then my files got corrupted, my process list starts to spike every few seconds, and new files started to pop up even after i used combofix/mbam/super anti-virus, just few days ago i couldn't even go start>run, but i fixed it thanks to the help i got, then yesterday something blocked my start>all programs, and just a momment ago i pc lagged, i got an popup error about a file called ravn###.tmp(not quite sure what it said since my pc spiked and i had to manully shut down my pc, so then i went to safe mode and tried to use mbam and got this error -cannot find or locate file from mbam folder ect- i managed to get to use mbam but it couldnt scan any files and then closed down in a few seconds.

I tried using combofix, it loaded and i saw the mini blue window saying 'Please wait while combofix is getting ready' and after a min it would disappear, my combofix made a bug.log of it, and once i reboot my pc i well get it.
sorry all my apps from my pc just disappeared well continue once i re-log

Answer:Viruses keeps coming back even after i used combofix/mbam-now keeps blocking/uninstalling my virus scanners

You have a DDS / HJT log posted, you should NOT make further changes to your computer (install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc) unless advised by a HJT Team member, nor should you continue to ask for help elsewhere. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show it the log you already posted. Further, any modifications you make on your own may cause confusion for the helper assisting you and could complicate the malware removal process which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.From this point on the HJT Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the HJT Team members are very busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the HJT Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another HJT Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.To avoid confusion, I am closing this topic.

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 8:30:36 AM, on 6/27/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\wltrysvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\basfipm.exeC:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\FrameworkService.exeC:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\Mcshield.exeC:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\VsTskMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exeC:\Program Files\Dell\NICCONFIGSVC\NICCONFIGSVC.exeC:\Program Files\Citrix\ICA Client\ssonsvr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Apoint\Apoint.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_04\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exeC:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quick... Read more

Answer:Computer Freezing / Suddenly Slow / Recurring Viruses Found By Adaware, Etc., But They Keep Coming Back

Here is my Hijack This log as requested. I ran the other programs to remove what could be removed. My computer has been super slow and it is actually freezing thus requiring me to remove the battery to unlock. Also, I think someone at my company may be monitoring what I am doing--any suggestions on how to figure that out? Thank you so much for your help. TonyLogfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 11:42:03 AM, on 6/27/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\wltrysvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\basfipm.exeC:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\FrameworkService.exeC:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\Mcshield.exeC:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\VsTskMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exeC:\Program Files\Dell\NICCONFIGSVC\NICCONFIGSVC.exeC:\Program Files\Citrix\ICA... Read more

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DDS.txt logDDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86 NETWORK Run by Jeff at 15:59:24.50 on Mon 07/12/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_17Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.511.236 [GMT -7:00]AV: Norton 360 *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {E10A9785-9598-4754-B552-92431C1C35F8}FW: Norton 360 *enabled* {7C21A4C9-F61F-4AC4-B722-A6E19C16F220}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINNT\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcssvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\WINNT\Explorer.EXEC:\WINNT\system32\taskmgr.exeC:\WINNT\explorer.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXEC:\WINNT\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXEF:\DOWNLO~1\WinZip70\winzip32.exeC:\Documents and Settings\Jeff\Desktop\adds.scr============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============uSearch Page = hxxp://www.google.comuSearch Bar = hxxp://www.google.com/ieuSearchMigratedDefaultURL = hxxp://www.google.com/search?q={searchTerms}&sourceid=ie7&rls=com.microsoft:en-US&ie=utf8&oe=utf8uInternet Settings,ProxyOverride = <local>uInternet Settings,ProxyServer = http=127.0.0.1:5555uSearchAssistant = hxxp://www.google.com/ieuSearchURL,(Default) = hxxp://www.google.com/keyword/%smSear... Read more

Answer:IE searches hijacked, deleted Hiloti, Dropper, Download, Rightmedia viruses but they keep coming back & GMER.exe won't run

Hello, Jefcamp.My name is aommaster and I will be helping you with your log.I apologize for the delay in response we get overwhelmed at times but we are trying our best to keep up.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, I would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following below so I can have a look at the current condition of your machine.ThanksShould you still require assistance, please take note of the points below:Please track this topic by either adding it to your favourites or clicking the Options button at the top of this thread and then Track this topic.Please disable word-wrap before posting logs. This can be done by clicking Format and un-ticking the word-wrap feature in notepad. The logs that you post should be copied and pasted directly into the reply. Only attach them if requested or if they do not fit into the post.If you do not reply within 5 days, I will have to close your topic. Should you not be able to meet this, please notify me so that I will leave the topic open.Please do not install, update, or run any programs for the duration of the fix.If you do not understand the instructions I provide, please don't hesitate to ask. That's what I'm here for Please continue to reply to this topic until I give you the all clean. Just because there are no symptoms of infection doesn't mean that the computer is clean.If you are running Vista, please run all the fixes as an administrator. This is done by rig... Read more

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

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

@jmb1313

 

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

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

Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forum.

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

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

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

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I have kaspersky internet security, and everytime it scans, shows this result: (see above) but supposinly it erases this threaths, then in the next scan it shows the same?
Is there something wrong?

not found: adware not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Softomate.aa
detected: Trojan program Trojan-Spy.HTML.Amazofraud.p (modification)
detected: Trojan program Trojan-Spy.HTML.Amazofraud.p (modification)
detected: Trojan program Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent.bfx
detected: riskware Trojan.generic
detected: adware not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Stud.a
detected: adware not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Softomate.j
detected: adware not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Softomate.j
detected: adware not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Softomate.aa
deleted: adware not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Softomate.j
deleted: adware not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Softomate.j
deleted: adware not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Softomate.j
deleted: adware not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Softomate.j
deleted: adware not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Softomate.aa
deleted: adware not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Softomate.aa
 

Answer:Viruses: why do they keep coming out?

You may be being re-infected

Post a HijackThis log and see what shows up.

Download HijackThis to your desktop

Double click on HijackThis on your Desktop
Then click on Unzip
It will install to Program files by default
Then Click Start>>>Run type C:\Program Files click OK
Look for a folder called HijackThis
Double click on it
On the right you will see a Icon of Dynamite with plunger
Double click on the Icon
Click on Icon and choose "scan system and save a logfile" usually in notepad
Copy and Paste the logfile in your next post
Using Ctrl+A to copy All and Ctrl+C to copy and Ctrl+V to paste.

 

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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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So my problem is with my sister's desktop, it's a dell dimension e510 running windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
I've been trying to scan and remove whatever virus/malware is making her computer run slowly
I tried to download microsoft virus malware remover tool and it won't allow me to
I tried installing avg but it tells me it cannot acess the install programs program
whatever the issue is also sometimes makes the computer run so loud you can hear it across the house
her computer has given me varies issues, from not recognizing my flash drive to constantly rebooting while trying to do scans
for a while it was giving me startup errors and making me run the startup fixer
then it started giving me weird no disk 0 errors during boot process

finally got it to boot up in normal and safe mode and ran the hijack this and such from a flash drive, below are the logs

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 10:07:43 PM, on 4/27/2013
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16476)
Boot mode: Safe mode

Running processes:
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\NOTEPAD.EXE
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\NOTEPAD.EXE
F:\jsafhd\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.yahoo.com/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R... Read more

Answer:issues coming up trying to remove viruses

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I was receiving an error message at times when browsing. Microsoft Visual C++ Debug LibraryProgram: C:\Program Files\ Internet Exporer \ iexplore.exeFile: dbgheap.cLine: 1132Expression CrtisValidHeapPointer (pUserData)It then gives me the three options. I started having other error messages on startup that make me think its malware, but I never found it if the above problem was virus related or not. The newer error messages may or may not be linked to this.The messages I received this morning indicated that windows could not open a file that started with a program name, Microsoft Office.lnk.disabled was one, and the other six had the program prefixes as well.Previously, I had Norton and Ad-Aware as my only virus programs, and was only running Norton regularly. I ran Windows update periodically, but was probably a month out of date when the first big problem hit. A downloader was found by Norton, about 6 days ago, and it was quarantined. Later that same day, the AV Security Suite virus launched and took over the computer. I manually stopped that from running, and then downloaded Super anti Spyware. It found the AVSS files and quarantined them, and then I downloaded Malwarebytes and it deleted them. My computer was very screwed up at that point, and many things would not run. I reinstalled Windows, copied my files back, and got most things working again. However, I have continued to run the malware programs, and they have found other bugs periodicall... Read more

Answer:Unidentified Malware - Found several Viruses, they keep coming

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

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Running:
Windows XP Home 5.1
Intel Pentium 4CPU 3.00GHz (2CPUs)
Internet Exporer (newest version)

I stupidly downloaded 2 viruses (trojan horse downloader.generic6.ambn AND trojan horse downloader.generic6.alai)

AVG caught them and I quarantined them. There was also an extra file that popped up called reg(somethin).bat. I tried to delete it but I got a window that said "are you sure you want to delete windows". I said no, but the next time I turned the computer on, the file was no longer in my recycle bin. My windows is obviously still working.

Every time I open IE and type in a url, I get major pop ups to the point where I can't navigate through them either because of redirection or simply because the pop up refuses to close unless I completely shut down IE.

It's changing all the advertisements on these forum pages and other sites to PORN now!

(I have never visited a porn site or gambling site and don't know why this is happening, but it's bothering me because I have to bolt the doors so my kids don't come in here while I'm on here trying to get help)

I've emptied my Temp files,
I've run AVG,
I've emptied my recycle bin,
I've run Spybot
I've run Ad-Aware
I've checked msconfig
I've also run ATF-Cleaner twice and SuperAntiSpyware twice. I have both logs saved for SUPERAntiSpyware.

I'm still getting major major popups and my pages are opening very slow.

When I restarted my computer this... Read more

Answer:Solved: 2 viruses quarantined, NOW MALWARE coming out my ears! HELP!

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I gave a person a Skype executable.  He now accuses me of having given him a virus infected Skype executable.  Is it possible that he picked up a virus via the Internet which then infected his Skype executable?

Answer:Can computer viruses coming in from the internet affect other executables?

Yes, there is one of many i have seen listed http://www.cbc.ca/technology/story/2007/09/10/tech-skype.html?ref=rss

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Hey...well I had to reinstall windows...AGAIN! My computer about once every 2 months suddenly won't start up, forcing me to reinstall windows. Each time I have to reinstall I get loaded with viruses, spyware, and a bunch of other goodies. Eventually after about 1-2 restarts after windows is reinstalled, I get loaded by so much that the computer cant take it and it freezes automatically, forcing me to restart the computer, eventually shutting down forcing me to reinstall windows again!! If you guys could help me I'd appreciate it a lot. Here's my hijackthis file and it looks like there isn't much bad stuff to me right now, but once I have to restart my comp to install stuff, there WILL be! I'm just making a thread now because once I restart I probably won't be able to use the internet long before it freezes. Anyway here's the hijackthis problem, maybe you can find something I can't cause I'm not real good with computers. Thanks for your help!!! Hmm its not letting me save stuff right now, as the program freezes, so I'll restart and try to post it before this stuff activates.
 

Answer:Please Help, Multiple Spyware/viruses keep coming (Include look2me, Ssk3, etc)

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

Answer:UAC keeps coming back on all by itself.

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

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

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wkogyo.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\TopSpeed\2.0\aoltsmon.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsrte.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Mixer.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_06\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLDial.exe
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Ok guys not sure what I keep missing but the 020 line keeps coming back and changing it name.

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

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

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.comcast.net/
O3 - Toolbar: AIM Search - {40D41A8B-D79B-43d7-99A7-9EE0F344C385} - C:\Program Files\AIM Toolbar\AIMBar.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDae... Read more

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

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

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

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windows securty 7 keeps coming bak after doing all the steps
 

Answer:it keeps coming back

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

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

TDSSkiller - How to run
 

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Hey everyone this is the first time I have posted anything but i am having some serious problems. I let my brother borrow my laptop and when i got it back it was infected bad.
I have pc-cillin, Malwarebytes, and SuperAnti-Spyware.
SuperAnti-Spyware seems to clean everything after i scan and reboot but there are two things that keep coming back on the next re-boot.
1. Pc-cillin keeps giving me a waring telling me to close the browser when its not open with the web address of 110/rjsa/select.php?a=6707a0a cd82d9318fa98c6ee396eed8e61fcf4200553e0c95d8b1d81bbda3c1b&b=1001&c=1
2. There is a sys32 file that gets deleted and always comes back on reboot its MoIXWA40.dll
Pc-Cillin tells me this is a trojan.bho and says its will delete on reboot.
please help me this is so frustrating it slows everything down sooo slow.
 

Answer:Pop-Ups keep coming back

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

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

 

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

Answer:Bho Keeps Coming Back

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

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

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

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

Here's the latest HJT log:

Thanks in advance for any suggestions!

Charlie

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

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EX... Read more

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Hi everyone,

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

Answer:It keeps coming back!!!!

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

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

Before we start, please note:

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

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

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

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

Here's the latest HJT log:

Thanks in advance for any suggestions!

Charlie

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

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EX... Read more

Answer:E2G keeps coming back

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

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

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

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

Here's the latest HJT log:

Thanks in advance for any suggestions!

Charlie

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

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EX... Read more

Answer:E2G keeps coming back

Three threads are not needed for the same problem.
 

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

Thank you.

Answer:It just keeps coming back...

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

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

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

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

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

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

and

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

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

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

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

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

Hi and welcome to TSF.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Answer:they keep coming back!

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

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

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

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

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

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

Answer:se.dll keeps coming back!

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

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

g/l - sos
 

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

Answer:they keep coming back >:(

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

Answer:Str.sys keep coming back, help!

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

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

Hijack this log (Created with Hijack-this Analyzer)

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

***Security Programs Detected***

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

Answer:Pop-Ups that keep coming back

Hi and welcome to TSF.

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

Please be patient with me during this time.

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Here is my dilemna:

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

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

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

Here is the entire log:

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

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

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

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.45
www.malwarebytes.org

Database version: 3930

Windows 6.0.6001 Service Pack 1
Internet Explorer 7.0.6001.18000

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

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

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

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

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

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

Answer:ave.exe keeps coming back

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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I have a PC i believe is infected.
i have run Combofix, it appears to find something and reboot but i am unable to tell by the log what it found.
i think it is still infected because if i run CF again, it says it needs to reboot to continue.
 ComboFix.txt   29.88KB
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 ComboFix2.txt   30.15KB
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 ComboFix3.txt   26.11KB
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 ComboFix4.txt   29.75KB
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Answer:it keeps coming back

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

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Question: Keeps Coming Back

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


HJT Log:

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

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

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

Answer:Keeps Coming Back

Hello and Welcome. Please subscribe to this thread to get immediate notification of replies as soon as they are posted. To do this click Thread Tools, then click Subscribe to this Thread. Make sure it is set to Instant Notification, then click Subscribe.

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

Click Upload.

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

Answer:They keep coming back

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

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

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Greetings everyone I need some help.

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

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

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

Here is the problem:

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

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

Answer:It all just keeps coming back

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

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

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

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

Answer:Pop Up's Keep Coming Back

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

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Question: Keeps coming back!

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

Answer:Keeps coming back!

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

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

- Download HijackThis 1.99.1

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

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

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

- Run HijackThis and save your log file.

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

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

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

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

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

Answer:CWS keeps coming back

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

Answer:hot bar keeps a coming back

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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My IE browser keeps spawning new pages to annoying sites.
Serch & Destroy (all updated) keeps finding:
hotsearchbar.com
C:\windows\system32\red_kas21.ico
C:\windows\system32\mp3red51aads1.ico
C:\windows\system32\greenmovie2313asaadsasfad.ico
C:\windows\system32\dice21.ico

It does get rid of these items, but as soon as I open IE, they all come back.

I have run Ad-Aware full system scan several times. Also have run "VX2 Cleaner".

Have cleaned all hard drives, log files, caches, cookies, histories, defragged & checkdisked.

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

***Security Programs Detected***

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ZoneLabs\isafe.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\AdvTools\NPROTECT.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
O2 - BHO: NAV Helper - {BDF3E430-B101-42AD-A544-FADC6B084872} - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Norton AntiVirus - {42CDD1BF-3FFB-4238-8AD1-7859DF00B1D6} - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll
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Answer:hotsearchbar keeps coming back. Please Help

Welcome to TSF.

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

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

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

Reboot into Safe Mode by hitting the F8 key until menu shows up. In some systems, this may be the F5 key, so try that if F8 doesn't work. Make sure to close any open browsers. Run a scan in HijackThis. Check each of the following and hit 'Fix checked' (after checking them) if they still exist (make sure not to miss any):

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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I appreciate any help!I've tried removing these malwares many times using the same programs while in safe mode but they always come back. I think there is just one program loading the others. These include AdRevolver, CoreMetrics, DoubleClick, MediaPlex, TagASaurus.I follwed your directions and ran all the programs adaware, stinger, spybot etc.. but not in safe mode as your directions did not mention this. then ran the new version of HiJackThis. Here is the log.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 9:03:19 PM, on 10/21/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)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:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows OneCare Live\Antivirus\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\E_S00RP1.EXEC:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\PROGRA~1\VCOM\... Read more

Answer:Malwares Keep Coming Back!

Did I post this incorrectly? I see people viewing my no responses. What did I do wrong?

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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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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.
 

Answer:Virus keeps coming back

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I'm having a problem with spyware (I think!) on a new laptop. I have several spyware removers such as Spybot Search & Destroy, Spyware Blaster, Spyware Terminator among others. They seem to detect spyware mainly in the system32 folder, namely vtutu.dll and various other .dll files. I think they are attached to explorer.exe and firefox. I find it hard to delete these files as they are running constantly on processes such as explorer.exe and hence windows cannot delete them. I have managed to delete them a few times but they keep reappearing! I am at the end of my tether and cannot figure this one out so any help will be greatly appreciated. this is my hijack this log as of 15/11/07Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 21:25:27, on 15/11/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exeC:\W... Read more

Answer:Spyware Keeps Coming Back!

Welcome to the BleepingComputer HijackThis Logs and Analysis forum sumblokecalledpuffy My name is Richie and i'll be helping you to fix your problems.Please disable Spybot S&D?s protection,or it will interfere.You can enable it later once you're system is clean.Open Spybot and click on 'Mode' and check 'Advanced Mode'.Click on 'Tools' in bottom left hand corner.Click on the 'System Startup' icon.Uncheck 'Teatimer' box and/or uncheck 'Resident'.Click the 'Allow Change' box.Then, check next to the computer clock to see if the icon for Spybot is still there.If it is, right click it and choose 'exit Spybot-S&D Resident'.Restart the computer.If you find you're experiencing problems disabling Spybot's Tea-Timer,follow the info in the link below:http://www.russelltexas.com/malware/teatimer.htmDownload ResetTeaTimer.bat to your desktop:http://downloads.subratam.org/ResetTeaTimer.batNow run ResetTeaTimer.bat by double clicking on its icon on your desktopYou'll see a black window flash,thats normal.Since it will not be needed again,now delete ResetTeaTimer.bat.Your version of Sun Java is out of date.Older versions have vulnerabilities that malware can use to infect your system.Please follow these steps to remove older versions of Sun Java,and then update.1. Download the latest version of Java Runtime Environment (JRE)2. Scroll down to where it says 'Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6 update 3'.3. Click the "Download" button to the right.4. Check the box that says: &quo... Read more

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This file keeps coming back after i delete it. It's located in C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers. It is a .sys file and keeps showing up in my adware/spyware scans. The name of this file is dhlcrlc.sys.

I have tried googling this file, but no results have turned up. My computer ( XP home edition sp3 ) has recently been infected by malware. I've tried removing it, but things like redirected pages in google keep coming up. I don't know if it's the dhlcrlc.sys that is causing this.

I'm new to this so sorry if I haven't gave enough information, I just want this problem gone >.>

Answer:This file keeps coming back

Hello it may be rootkit and hiding in a sytem file. Let's please run 2 scns.Clear out some junk files first.TFC by OTPlease download TFC by Old Timer and save it to your desktop. alternate download linkSave any unsaved work. TFC will close ALL open programs including your browser! Double-click on TFC.exe to run it. If you are using Vista, right-click on the file and choose Run As Administrator. Click the Start button to begin the cleaning process and let it run uninterrupted to completion. Important! If TFC prompts you to reboot, please do so immediately. If not prompted, manually reboot the machine anyway to ensure a complete clean.Next run MBAM (MalwareBytes):Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (v1.46) and save it to your desktop.Before you save it rename it to say zztoy.exe 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 Fini... 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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I have two computers, a Dell laptop and HP desktop, that seem to have the same malware. There is a hijacker in the browsers. It takes you to some ad search engine when you type something in Google. Or bogus spyware remover website if you type "malwarebytes" or "AVG". I have run several anti-viruses and anti-spyware on the computers and the malware keeps coming back. I ran AVG, Avira, Kapirsky rescue disk, Malwarebytes, SuperAntiSpyware, Eset online and regular, and my techie friend ran Combofix. I fixed the Winsocks and checked the Autoruns. When he ran ComboFix it said Combofix found a Boot Sector virus or something like that and a rootkit and rebooted and removed it. Then I fixed the Winsocks and checked the Autoruns. I unchecked strange entries in Autoruns. I reset Internet Explorer a few times. But the hijacker came back within minutes. Combofix can't seem to remove it completely. Should I reformat? I read that a boot sector virus can persist through formatting and that I should throw away the hard drives. This seems a bit much. Should I f-disk? I don't even know if I have an fdisk floppy anymore and these computers don't have floppy drives. I tried to buy an external floppy drive but the guy at the parts store looked at me as if I were from the stone age. He suggested I buy a flash drive. I suppose you could f-disk from a cd? Anyway if anyone could help, I'd really appreciate it.

Answer:Hijacker that Keeps Coming Back

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

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

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Re: elite keeps coming back

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

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

Answer:EliteToolbar keeps coming back

Re: elite keeps coming back

I gave you your own thread!

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

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

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

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i recently have been getting more popups, and they have been saying "brought to you by 180 search assistant" i have ran numerous different types of spyware scan and they have deleted spyware but it keeps coming back. Also i have been getting trojan horses that keep coming back also.
im on xp home edition
thanx
 

Answer:spyware keeps coming back!! :(

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I have had this trojan virus for weeks now, i have done everything possible to get rid of it. i have googled like crazy, ran avg, avast, kaspersky, spybot, spydoctor, and many more. done in safe mode as well as normal.
i am so close to reformatting, but i really don't want to. can someone please help.

most of them seem to be system32 files, and weird .dll files.

symptoms include: lagging of computer. random IE pages will load, when i do not use IE i use firefox mozilla. and randomly avg free will pop up and say trojan found. and the trojan will automatically turn off my avg free or firewall and i am forced to turn them back on myself.


if more information is needed, let me know.


here is my DDS log.



DDS (Ver_09-05-14.01) - FAT32x86
Run by Cody Crulz at 15:57:28.18 on Wed 20/05/2009
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1023.235 [GMT 10:00]

AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}
SP: Spy Emergency *enabled* (Updated) {82117492-906E-4b02-A33A-84D42A2DD907}
SP: Lavasoft Ad-Watch Live! *disabled* (Updated) {67844DAE-4F77-4D69-9457-98E8CFFDAA22}
SP: Windows Defender *enabled* (Updated) {FDFE477F-8FE7-4B17-A05C-9D1F9EB603CB}

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

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k Cognizance
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
SVCHOST.EXE
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Answer:Trojan keeps coming back!!!

Hello and Welcome. Please subscribe to this thread to get immediate notification of replies as soon as they are posted. To do this click Thread Tools, then click Subscribe to this Thread. Make sure it is set to Instant Notification, then click Subscribe.

Before beginning the fix, read this post completely. If there's anything that you do not understand, kindly ask your questions before proceeding. It is IMPORTANT that you don't miss a step & perform everything in the correct order/sequence.

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

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

Stay with me until given the 'all clear' even if symptoms diminish. Lack of symptoms does not always mean the job is complete.

Kindly follow my instructions and please do no fixing on your own or running of scanners unless requested by me or another helper at this forum.

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Please visit this webpage for download links, and instructions for running combofix:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/comb...o-use-combofix

* Ensure you have disabled all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.

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Ok..this is my log with mysearchnow removed from it...it wont go away.as soon as i turn my computer on and opened one email i had it...i dont understand how!
Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 12:47:22, on 30/10/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security Professional\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security Professional\Norton AntiVirus\AdvTools\NPROTECT.EXE
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security Professional\Norton AntiVirus\SAVScan.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\UltraVNC\WinVNC.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\SymWSC.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Dell AIO Printer A920\dlbkbmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec S... Read more

Answer:mysearchnow keeps coming back

You were being helped here: http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?t=290383

You should continue with the same thread.
 

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

Answer:Vundo And Many Others Coming Back - Please Help

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

Thanks for your patience.

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AVG always finds like 200 infected objects and i cant get rid of them, here is my HijackThis Log>Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 2:11:16 PM, on 10/01/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.20583)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exeC:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\avgas.exeC:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast4\ashDisp.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\WMPNSCFG.exeC:... Read more

Answer:Spyware Keeps Coming Back

Hello stewy.23,

Welcome to Bleeping Computer

Sorry about the delay. If you still need help, please post a new HijackThis log to make sure nothing has changed, and I'll be happy to look at it for you.

Thanks,
tea

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

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

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

Answer:elite keeps coming back

Hi Barbie,

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

Best
PP
 

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

Answer:Malware keeps coming back.

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

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Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 8:50:34 PM, on 4/13/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\a-squared Free\a2service.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXEC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\jusched.exeC:\WINDOWS\VM_STI.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exeC:\Program Files\Folder Guard Pro\FGKey.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exeC:\Program Files\Winamp\winamp.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\usnsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\Program Files\internet explorer\iexplore.exeC:\Documents and Settings\Wass\Desktop\HiJackThis.exeO2 - BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX ... Read more

Answer:Amvo.dll Keeps Coming Back

Hello.... While TeaTimer is an excellent tool for the prevention of spyware, it can sometimes prevent HijackThis from fixing certain things.Please disable TeaTimer for now until you are clean. TeaTimer can be re-activated once we're finished.Open Spybot Search & Destroy.In the Mode menu click "Advanced mode" if not already selected.Choose "Yes" at the Warning prompt.Expand the "Tools" menu.Click "Resident".Uncheck the "Resident "TeaTimer" (Protection of overall system settings) active." box.In the File menu click "Exit" to exit Spybot Search & Destroy.When disabled, please download ResetTeaTimer.bat.Double-click ResetTeaTimer.bat to remove all entries set by TeaTimer. This is done so it can be re-enabled without problems after cleaning.-----Please rerun a scan with HijackThis (scan only) and check the following objects for removal:O2 - BHO: (no name) - {2F364306-AA45-47B5-9F9D-39A8B94E7EF7} - (no file)O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Barsaka] explorer.exeO24 - Desktop Component AutorunsDisabled: (no name) - (no file)Now close ALL other open windows but HijackThis and hit FIX CHECKED. Exit HijackThis.-----Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2Double-click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Fini... Read more

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

Answer:5 DSO Exploits Keep Coming Back

Kemper1989 said:



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

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


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

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

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Hi -- my computer has been infected with several trojans that keep coming back even after I've repeated removed them by performing scans with numerous antivirus/antispyware programs. Please help!! Please see the highjackthis log below (I've also run combofix, but the log is REALLY long):

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:53:44 PM, on 10/23/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.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\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wltrysvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Album Starter Edition\3.0\Apps\apdproxy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\carpserv.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast4\ashDisp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\E_A10IC2.EXE
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My computer slows down as I open VLC player then when i look at the task manager, COM surrogate ates a lot of my computer's memory. I kept deleting all the com surrogate but it comes back on days that i open VLC player or any video/music player. The virus doesn't show when i don't open any player.
I've attached here the reports from farbar.
Anyone can help me on this. Thank you!
 

Answer:COM Surrogate keeps coming back

Hello,

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

Before we start please read and note the following:

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

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

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



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

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

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

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

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I can't seem to get this adware to go away! Can you help?

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 3:22:23 PM, on 6/24/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Nhksrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\NORTON~2\GHOSTS~2.EXE
C:\Program Files\Panasonic\Panasonic-DMS\MFP Utilities\MfpDtMng.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Utilities\NPROTECT.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\snmp.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\SPEEDD~1\nopdb.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\dllhost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdtc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\PESTPA~1\PPControl.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\PESTPA~1\PPMemCheck.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\PESTPA~1\CookiePatrol.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Netropa\OSD.exe
C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\NORTON~3\QDCSFS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\EXCEL.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\WINWORD.EXE
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\hjt\HijackThis.exe

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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

Answer:virus keeps on coming back

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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