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CoolWebSearch Hijack

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I've been trying to get rid of this hijack with no luck. Any help would be appreciated.


Running processes:
















C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe

C:\Documents and Settings\David\Desktop\hijackthis\HijackThis.exe


R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = res://C:\WINDOWS\yiysq.dll/sp.html#44272

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = res://yiysq.dll/index.html#44272

R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = res://yiysq.dll/index.html#44272

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = res://C:\WINDOWS\yiysq.dll/sp.html#44272

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = res://yiysq.dll/index.html#44272

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = res://C:\WINDOWS\yiysq.dll/sp.html#44272

N1 - Netscape 4: user_pref("browser.startup.homepage", "http://home.netscape.com/"); (C:\Program Files\Netscape\Users\goldend\prefs.js)

N3 - Netscape 7: user_pref("browser.startup.homepage", "http://home.netscape.com/"); (C:\Documents and Settings\David\Application Data\Mozilla\Profiles\default\1of6vaes.slt\prefs.js)

N3 - Netscape 7: user_pref("browser.search.defaultengine", "http://www.google.com/"); (C:\Documents and Settings\David\Application Data\Mozilla\Profiles\default\1of6vaes.slt\prefs.js)

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {13AF610F-11F9-1AF3-779B-C19B937033C0} - C:\WINDOWS\appdg.dll

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ieed.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ieed.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\RunOnce: [mszu.exe] C:\WINDOWS\mszu.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\RunOnce: [ipys.exe] C:\WINDOWS\ipys.exe

O9 - Extra button: Yahoo! Login (HKLM)

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

O9 - Extra button: Messenger (HKLM)

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

O9 - Extra button: AIM (HKLM)

O9 - Extra button: Real.com (HKLM)

O9 - Extra button: Messenger (HKLM)

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

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

O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{B77E68E9-1A05-413A-8703-2EBBA97BB929}: NameServer =

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1. Go to Add/Remove programs, uninstall any toolbars or any strange freeware programs you don't recognize. Be connected to the Internet.


2. Run your antivirus program and scan your entire C:\drive in Safe Mode. Get the latest update files first! If you don't have one, get one.





3. Run Ad-aware in Safe Mode, then run HJT again and post your new log here for review.


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