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Slotch, About Blank and all their chums

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I've got Ad Aware and CWS shredder but I simply can't get rid of About Blank and Slotch and a whole host of others - literally too numerous to mention.

 

Everyday Ad Aware takes off about 135 of these boogers but everytime I reboot back they come.

 

The problem now is that the PC is running incredibly slowly even when I'm not on the Net.

 

I do have HijackThis but I'm not condifent about removing things especially as I'm really not sure of what I'm doing.

 

I have read and followed (where I can) some of the suggestion for removing the offending items but don't seem to be able to lick this one by myself.

 

Would anyone here be willing to help me here with this?

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Hi there thanks for taking a look ....

 

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7

Scan saved at 21:05:07, on 05/07/2004

Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)

MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

 

Running processes:

C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE

C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe

C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\AOLacsd.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\ati2evxx.exe

C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe

C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe

C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe

C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\AOLSPY~1\AOLSP Scheduler.exe

C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe

C:\WINDOWS\msstasks.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\ldu.exe

C:\Program Files\iFinger\iFinger.exe

C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe

C:\Program Files\Final Draft 6\Final Draft.exe

C:\Program Files\AOL 9.0\waol.exe

C:\Program Files\AOL 9.0\shellmon.exe

C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\aoltpspd.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\spider.exe

C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\ymsgr_tray.exe

C:\Documents and Settings\SS\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

 

R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - _{CFBFAE00-17A6-11D0-99CB-00C04FD64497} - (no file)

F2 - REG:system.ini: UserInit=C:\Windows\System32\wsaupdater.exe,

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {00000010-6F7D-442C-93E3-4A4827C2E4C8} - C:\WINDOWS\nem219.dll

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {000020DD-C72E-4113-AF77-DD56626C6C42} - (no file)

O2 - BHO: iFinger - {1624F640-49AC-11D3-8ABD-00C04FA95EE0} - C:\PROGRA~1\iFinger\IFINGE~1.DLL

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {6CA44E53-9663-4AF8-D153-16550DA22E17} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\ccq.dll

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {9C691A33-7DDA-4C2F-BE4C-C176083F35CF} - (no file)

O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx

O3 - Toolbar: Norton AntiVirus - {42CDD1BF-3FFB-4238-8AD1-7859DF00B1D6} - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll

O3 - Toolbar: REALBAR - {4E7BD74F-2B8D-469E-C0FF-FD60B590A87D} - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\Real\Toolbar\RealBar.dll

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AOL Spyware Protection] "C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\AOLSPY~1\AOLSP Scheduler.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Windows SA] C:\Program Files\WindowsSA\omniscient.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [VVSN] C:\Program Files\VVSN\VVSN.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ist service uninstall] C:\WINDOWS\msstasks.exe /u

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [symantec NetDriver Monitor] C:\PROGRA~1\Symantec\LIVEUP~1\SNDMon.EXE

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Angoviq] C:\WINDOWS\System32\ldu.exe

O4 - Startup: iFinger.lnk = C:\Program Files\iFinger\iFinger.exe

O4 - Global Startup: Adobe Gamma Loader.exe.lnk = C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Calibration\Adobe Gamma Loader.exe

O4 - Global Startup: AOL 9.0 Tray Icon.lnk = C:\Program Files\AOL 9.0\aoltray.exe

O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\OSA.EXE

O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\Office10\EXCEL.EXE/3000

O9 - Extra button: Messenger (HKLM)

O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Yahoo! Messenger (HKLM)

O9 - Extra button: iFinger (HKLM)

O12 - Plugin for .spop: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Plugins\NPDocBox.dll

O14 - IERESET.INF: START_PAGE_URL=http://www.club-vaio.sony-europe.com

O15 - Trusted Zone: *.sony-europe.com

O15 - Trusted Zone: *.sonystyle-europe.com

O15 - Trusted Zone: *.vaio-link.com

O16 - DPF: {00B71CFB-6864-4346-A978-C0A14556272C} (Checkers Class) - http://messenger.zone.msn.com/binary/msgrchkr.cab27571.cab

O16 - DPF: {166B1BCA-3F9C-11CF-8075-444553540000} (Shockwave ActiveX Control) - http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwa...director/sw.cab

O16 - DPF: {2917297F-F02B-4B9D-81DF-494B6333150B} (Minesweeper Flags Class) - http://messenger.zone.msn.com/binary/MineS...er.cab27571.cab

O16 - DPF: {2BC66F54-93A8-11D3-BEB6-00105AA9B6AE} (Symantec AntiVirus scanner) - http://security.symantec.com/sscv6/SharedC...bin/AvSniff.cab

O16 - DPF: {30528230-99F7-4BB4-88D8-FA1D4F56A2AB} (YInstStarter Class) - http://download.yahoo.com/dl/installs/yinst.cab

O16 - DPF: {4A3CF76B-EC7A-405D-A67D-8DC6B52AB35B} (QDiagAOLCCUpdateObj Class) - http://aolcc.aolsvc.aol.co.uk/computercheckup/qdiagcc.cab

O16 - DPF: {56336BCB-3D8A-11D6-A00B-0050DA18DE71} (RdxIE Class) - http://207.188.7.150/205af3862cb75e1a5119/...ip/RdxIE601.cab

O16 - DPF: {644E432F-49D3-41A1-8DD5-E099162EEEC5} (Symantec RuFSI Utility Class) - http://security.symantec.com/sscv6/SharedC...n/bin/cabsa.cab

O16 - DPF: {8E0D4DE5-3180-4024-A327-4DFAD1796A8D} (MessengerStatsClient Class) - http://messenger.zone.msn.com/binary/Messe...nt.cab27571.cab

O16 - DPF: {9EB320CE-BE1D-4304-A081-4B4665414BEF} - http://www.mt-download.com/MediaTicketsInstaller.cab

O16 - DPF: {9F1C11AA-197B-4942-BA54-47A8489BB47F} (Update Class) - http://v4.windowsupdate.microsoft.com/CAB/...8133.3376851852

O16 - DPF: {AE9DCB17-F804-11D2-A44A-0020182C1446} (IntraLaunch.MainControl) - file://E:\SuperCD\IntraLaunch.CAB

O16 - DPF: {C2FCEF52-ACE9-11D3-BEBD-00105AA9B6AE} (Symantec RuFSI Registry Information Class) - http://security.symantec.com/sscv6/SharedC...n/bin/cabsa.cab

O16 - DPF: {CC05BC12-2AA2-4AC7-AC81-0E40F83B1ADF} (Live365Player Class) - http://www.live365.com/players/play365.cab

O16 - DPF: {D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000} (Shockwave Flash Object) - http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/shock...ash/swflash.cab

O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{9C696BB6-8B69-4E5A-8FA8-E4FF5EFB3C8E}: NameServer = 205.188.146.146

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Hey Open hijack this and tick the boxes next to these items..

 

R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - _{CFBFAE00-17A6-11D0-99CB-00C04FD64497} - (no file)

F2 - REG:system.ini: UserInit=C:\Windows\System32\wsaupdater.exe,

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {00000010-6F7D-442C-93E3-4A4827C2E4C8} - C:\WINDOWS\nem219.dll

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {000020DD-C72E-4113-AF77-DD56626C6C42} - (no file)

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {6CA44E53-9663-4AF8-D153-16550DA22E17} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\ccq.dll

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {9C691A33-7DDA-4C2F-BE4C-C176083F35CF} - (no file)

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Windows SA] C:\Program Files\WindowsSA\omniscient.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [VVSN] C:\Program Files\VVSN\VVSN.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ist service uninstall] C:\WINDOWS\msstasks.exe /u

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Angoviq] C:\WINDOWS\System32\ldu.exe

 

Close all windows and hit fix checked. Restart your computer

 

Delete Folders -

C:\Program Files\WindowsSA

C:\Program Files\VVSN

 

Delete Files -

C:\Windows\System32\wsaupdater.exe

C:\WINDOWS\nem219.dll

C:\WINDOWS\System32\ccq.dll

C:\WINDOWS\msstasks.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\ldu.exe

 

 

Also check if C:\Program Files\ist or C:\Program Files\istservice exists. If it does delete it also. (the entire folder)

 

Tell us how it goes.

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hi there

went through what you said - couldn't find a folder called WindowsSA or folders in Program Files ist or istservice.

 

However I did several odd looking folders in the program files:

They all contain files like istbar.dll or xmlistbar.php

There's about 4 of these folders all containing identical istbar things in them.

 

 

 

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7

Scan saved at 00:16:08, on 06/07/2004

Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)

MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

 

Running processes:

C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE

C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe

C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\AOLacsd.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\ati2evxx.exe

C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe

C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe

C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe

C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\AOLSPY~1\AOLSP Scheduler.exe

C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe

C:\Program Files\iFinger\iFinger.exe

C:\Documents and Settings\SS\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

 

O2 - BHO: iFinger - {1624F640-49AC-11D3-8ABD-00C04FA95EE0} - C:\PROGRA~1\iFinger\IFINGE~1.DLL

O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx

O3 - Toolbar: Norton AntiVirus - {42CDD1BF-3FFB-4238-8AD1-7859DF00B1D6} - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll

O3 - Toolbar: REALBAR - {4E7BD74F-2B8D-469E-C0FF-FD60B590A87D} - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\Real\Toolbar\RealBar.dll

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AOL Spyware Protection] "C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\AOLSPY~1\AOLSP Scheduler.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [symantec NetDriver Monitor] C:\PROGRA~1\Symantec\LIVEUP~1\SNDMon.EXE

O4 - Startup: iFinger.lnk = C:\Program Files\iFinger\iFinger.exe

O4 - Global Startup: Adobe Gamma Loader.exe.lnk = C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Calibration\Adobe Gamma Loader.exe

O4 - Global Startup: AOL 9.0 Tray Icon.lnk = C:\Program Files\AOL 9.0\aoltray.exe

O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\OSA.EXE

O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\Office10\EXCEL.EXE/3000

O9 - Extra button: Messenger (HKLM)

O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Yahoo! Messenger (HKLM)

O9 - Extra button: iFinger (HKLM)

O12 - Plugin for .spop: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Plugins\NPDocBox.dll

O14 - IERESET.INF: START_PAGE_URL=http://www.club-vaio.sony-europe.com

O15 - Trusted Zone: *.sony-europe.com

O15 - Trusted Zone: *.sonystyle-europe.com

O15 - Trusted Zone: *.vaio-link.com

O16 - DPF: {00B71CFB-6864-4346-A978-C0A14556272C} (Checkers Class) - http://messenger.zone.msn.com/binary/msgrchkr.cab27571.cab

O16 - DPF: {166B1BCA-3F9C-11CF-8075-444553540000} (Shockwave ActiveX Control) - http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwa...director/sw.cab

O16 - DPF: {2917297F-F02B-4B9D-81DF-494B6333150B} (Minesweeper Flags Class) - http://messenger.zone.msn.com/binary/MineS...er.cab27571.cab

O16 - DPF: {2BC66F54-93A8-11D3-BEB6-00105AA9B6AE} (Symantec AntiVirus scanner) - http://security.symantec.com/sscv6/SharedC...bin/AvSniff.cab

O16 - DPF: {30528230-99F7-4BB4-88D8-FA1D4F56A2AB} (YInstStarter Class) - http://download.yahoo.com/dl/installs/yinst.cab

O16 - DPF: {4A3CF76B-EC7A-405D-A67D-8DC6B52AB35B} (QDiagAOLCCUpdateObj Class) - http://aolcc.aolsvc.aol.co.uk/computercheckup/qdiagcc.cab

O16 - DPF: {56336BCB-3D8A-11D6-A00B-0050DA18DE71} (RdxIE Class) - http://207.188.7.150/205af3862cb75e1a5119/...ip/RdxIE601.cab

O16 - DPF: {644E432F-49D3-41A1-8DD5-E099162EEEC5} (Symantec RuFSI Utility Class) - http://security.symantec.com/sscv6/SharedC...n/bin/cabsa.cab

O16 - DPF: {8E0D4DE5-3180-4024-A327-4DFAD1796A8D} (MessengerStatsClient Class) - http://messenger.zone.msn.com/binary/Messe...nt.cab27571.cab

O16 - DPF: {9EB320CE-BE1D-4304-A081-4B4665414BEF} - http://www.mt-download.com/MediaTicketsInstaller.cab

O16 - DPF: {9F1C11AA-197B-4942-BA54-47A8489BB47F} (Update Class) - http://v4.windowsupdate.microsoft.com/CAB/...8133.3376851852

O16 - DPF: {AE9DCB17-F804-11D2-A44A-0020182C1446} (IntraLaunch.MainControl) - file://E:\SuperCD\IntraLaunch.CAB

O16 - DPF: {C2FCEF52-ACE9-11D3-BEBD-00105AA9B6AE} (Symantec RuFSI Registry Information Class) - http://security.symantec.com/sscv6/SharedC...n/bin/cabsa.cab

O16 - DPF: {CC05BC12-2AA2-4AC7-AC81-0E40F83B1ADF} (Live365Player Class) - http://www.live365.com/players/play365.cab

O16 - DPF: {D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000} (Shockwave Flash Object) - http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/shock...ash/swflash.cab

 

Many thanks for you help so far. If I'm not mistaken the PC has already begun to speed up a little !

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HI there

Have deleted those four files. Have run Adaware and CWSshredder and both came up with nothing even after a couple of reboots - so a big thank you for you help with this. And stap me vitals if the PC isn't running back at its old speed !

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