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Help, my Dad's computer got hijacked. IE loads to res://bzapk.dll/index.html#96676, weird popups, and text changed to hyperlinks. All the good stuff!! Here's my Hijackthis log:

 

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.0

Scan saved at 5:28:27 PM, on 7/18/2004

Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)

MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

 

Running processes:

C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe

C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\avsynmgr.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\MsPMSPSv.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\winbe32.exe

C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\VsStat.exe

C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\Vshwin32.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\BRMFRSMG.EXE

C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\Avconsol.exe

C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE

C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\Webscanx.exe

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Network Associates\McShield\mcshield.exe

C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Smtray.exe

C:\Program Files\Microsoft Hardware\Mouse\point32.exe

C:\progra~1\scansoft\paperp~1\pptd40nt.exe

C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 6\DragToDisc\DrgToDsc.exe

C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 6\AudioCentral\RxMon.exe

C:\WINDOWS\winiy32.exe

C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 4.0\Distillr\AcroTray.exe

C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 6\AudioCentral\Playlist.exe

C:\Program Files\Palm\HOTSYNC.EXE

C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PaperPort\Config\Ereg\REMIND32.EXE

C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe

C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE

C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\My Documents\Curtis\hijackthis\HijackThis.exe

 

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,SearchAssistant = C:\WINDOWS\system32\searchbar.html

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = C:\WINDOWS\system32\searchbar.html

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = res://C:\WINDOWS\bzapk.dll/sp.html#96676

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = res://bzapk.dll/index.html#96676

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = res://bzapk.dll/index.html#96676

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = res://C:\WINDOWS\bzapk.dll/sp.html#96676

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = res://C:\WINDOWS\bzapk.dll/sp.html#96676

R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = res://bzapk.dll/index.html#96676

R3 - Default URLSearchHook is missing

N1 - Netscape 4: user_pref("browser.startup.homepage", "http://www.lfc.edu/"); (C:\Program Files\Netscape\Users\dye\prefs.js)

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {7E4E0ADA-4189-6454-35CE-5091BC0DCDBA} - C:\WINDOWS\atlkl.dll

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

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [bluetoothAuthenticationAgent] rundll32.exe irprops.cpl,,BluetoothAuthenticationAgent

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [smapp] C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Smtray.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [POINTER] point32.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PaperPort PTD] c:\progra~1\scansoft\paperp~1\pptd40nt.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RoxioEngineUtility] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Roxio Shared\System\EngUtil.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RoxioDragToDisc] "C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 6\DragToDisc\DrgToDsc.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RoxioAudioCentral] "C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 6\AudioCentral\RxMon.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [winiy32.exe] C:\WINDOWS\winiy32.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\RunOnce: [winbe32.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\winbe32.exe

O4 - Startup: HotSync Manager.lnk = C:\Program Files\Palm\HOTSYNC.EXE

O4 - Startup: PowerReg Scheduler.exe

O4 - Startup: reminder-ScanSoft Product Registration.lnk = C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PaperPort\Config\Ereg\REMIND32.EXE

O4 - Global Startup: Acrobat Assistant.lnk = C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 4.0\Distillr\AcroTray.exe

O4 - Global Startup: Billminder.lnk = C:\QUICKENW\billmind.exe

O4 - Global Startup: Brother SmartUI PopUp.lnk = C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PaperPort\PopUp\SmartUI.exe

O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\OSA9.EXE

O4 - Global Startup: Quicken Scheduled Updates.lnk = C:\QUICKENW\bagent.exe

O4 - Global Startup: Quicken Startup.lnk = C:\QUICKENW\QWDLLS.EXE

O4 - Global Startup: Symantec Fax Starter Edition Port.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\1033\OLFSNT40.EXE

O9 - Extra button: Real.com - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\Shdocvw.dll

 

 

 

Thank you for taking your time to help with these problems.

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Hello please download About:Buster and unzip it to your desktop. Don´t run it yet.

 

How to use Ad-Aware to remove Spyware <= Please check this link for instructions on how to download, install and then use adaware. Don´t use it yet.

1 You already have Adaware installed. Make sure it's up to date. Just open Adaware and click on *Check for Updates Now* and then *Connect*. It will find a new reference-file. Click *ok* and let it download and install the updates by clicking on *Finish* .This will return you to the main screen. You should now see Reference File # : 01R333 18.07.2004 or higher listed.

 

2 Print out these instructions so you have them handy as most of the steps need to be done in safe mode and you may not be able to go online.

 

3. Next, go to Start->Run and type "Services.msc" (without quotes) then hit Ok

Scroll down and find the service called "Network Security Service". When you find it, double-click on it. In the next window that opens, click the Stop button, then click on properties and under the General Tab, change the Startup Type to Disabled. Now hit Apply and then Ok and close any open windows. This service is installed by the malware. If this service is not listed go ahead with the next step.

 

4. Reboot to Safe Mode

How to start the computer in

Safe mode

 

 

5. Make sure your PC is configured to show hidden files

 

Open Windows Explorer & Go to Tools > Folder Options. Click on the View tab and make sure that "Show hidden files and folders" is checked.

Also uncheck "Hide protected operating system files" and untick "hide extensions for known file types" . Now click "Apply to all folders"

Click "Apply" then "OK"

 

6.CLOSE ALL WINDOWS AND BROWSERS Scan with Hijack This and put checks next to all the following, then click "Fix Checked"

 

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,SearchAssistant = C:\WINDOWS\system32\searchbar.html

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = C:\WINDOWS\system32\searchbar.html

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = res://C:\WINDOWS\bzapk.dll/sp.html#96676

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = res://bzapk.dll/index.html#96676

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = res://bzapk.dll/index.html#96676

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = res://C:\WINDOWS\bzapk.dll/sp.html#96676

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = res://C:\WINDOWS\bzapk.dll/sp.html#96676

R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = res://bzapk.dll/index.html#96676

R3 - Default URLSearchHook is missing

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {7E4E0ADA-4189-6454-35CE-5091BC0DCDBA} - C:\WINDOWS\atlkl.dll

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [winiy32.exe] C:\WINDOWS\winiy32.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\RunOnce: [winbe32.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\winbe32.exe

 

 

7. Delete the following files if present.

C:\WINDOWS\bzapk.dll

C:\WINDOWS\atlkl.dll

C:\WINDOWS\winiy32.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\winbe32.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\searchbar.html

 

 

 

8. Double click AboutBuster.exe that you downloaded earlier. Click OK, click Start, then click OK. This will scan your computer for the bad files and delete them. Save the report(copy and paste into notepad or wordpad and save as a .txt file) and post a copy back here when you are done with all the steps.

 

9. Scan with Adaware and let it remove any bad files found.

 

10. Clean out temporary and TIF files. Go to Start > Run and type in the box: cleanmgr. Let it scan your system for files to remove. Make sure these 3 are checked and then press *ok* to remove:

 

Temporary Files

Temporary Internet Files

Recycle Bin

 

11. Reboot to normal mode, scan again with Hijack This and post a new log here.

 

12. Finally, do an online scan HERE. Let it remove any infected files found.

 

 

Post a fresh HijackThis log and the AboutBuster report back here please.

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Okay things are still strange, here is my Hijack this log as of step 11.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.0

Scan saved at 12:01:30 PM, on 7/26/2004

Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)

MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

 

Running processes:

C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe

C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\avsynmgr.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\MsPMSPSv.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\winbe32.exe

C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\VsStat.exe

C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE

C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\Vshwin32.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\BRMFRSMG.EXE

C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\Avconsol.exe

C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\Webscanx.exe

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Network Associates\McShield\mcshield.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\rundll32.exe

C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Smtray.exe

C:\Program Files\Microsoft Hardware\Mouse\point32.exe

C:\progra~1\scansoft\paperp~1\pptd40nt.exe

C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 6\DragToDisc\DrgToDsc.exe

C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 6\AudioCentral\RxMon.exe

C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 4.0\Distillr\AcroTray.exe

C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 6\AudioCentral\Playlist.exe

C:\Program Files\Palm\HOTSYNC.EXE

C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PaperPort\Config\Ereg\REMIND32.EXE

C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\My Documents\Curtis\hijackthis\HijackThis.exe

C:\WINDOWS\msel.exe

 

R3 - Default URLSearchHook is missing

N1 - Netscape 4: user_pref("browser.startup.homepage", "http://www.lfc.edu/"); (C:\Program Files\Netscape\Users\dye\prefs.js)

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {651DA460-C8D1-926D-7E35-8258A39BB7C2} - C:\WINDOWS\atlgh32.dll

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

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [bluetoothAuthenticationAgent] rundll32.exe irprops.cpl,,BluetoothAuthenticationAgent

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [smapp] C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Smtray.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [POINTER] point32.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PaperPort PTD] c:\progra~1\scansoft\paperp~1\pptd40nt.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RoxioEngineUtility] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Roxio Shared\System\EngUtil.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RoxioDragToDisc] "C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 6\DragToDisc\DrgToDsc.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RoxioAudioCentral] "C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 6\AudioCentral\RxMon.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\RunOnce: [addzw32.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\addzw32.exe

O4 - Startup: HotSync Manager.lnk = C:\Program Files\Palm\HOTSYNC.EXE

O4 - Startup: PowerReg Scheduler.exe

O4 - Startup: reminder-ScanSoft Product Registration.lnk = C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PaperPort\Config\Ereg\REMIND32.EXE

O4 - Global Startup: Acrobat Assistant.lnk = C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 4.0\Distillr\AcroTray.exe

O4 - Global Startup: Billminder.lnk = C:\QUICKENW\billmind.exe

O4 - Global Startup: Brother SmartUI PopUp.lnk = C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PaperPort\PopUp\SmartUI.exe

O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\OSA9.EXE

O4 - Global Startup: Quicken Scheduled Updates.lnk = C:\QUICKENW\bagent.exe

O4 - Global Startup: Quicken Startup.lnk = C:\QUICKENW\QWDLLS.EXE

O4 - Global Startup: Symantec Fax Starter Edition Port.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\1033\OLFSNT40.EXE

O9 - Extra button: Real.com - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\Shdocvw.dll

O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{7BBDCF86-679A-48AA-9DB4-A69F4F96CF52}: NameServer = 207.229.143.1 207.229.143.2

 

Here it is after opening IE

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.0

Scan saved at 1:02:49 PM, on 7/26/2004

Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)

MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

 

Running processes:

C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe

C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\avsynmgr.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\MsPMSPSv.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\winbe32.exe

C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\VsStat.exe

C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE

C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\Vshwin32.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\BRMFRSMG.EXE

C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\Avconsol.exe

C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\Webscanx.exe

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Network Associates\McShield\mcshield.exe

C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Smtray.exe

C:\Program Files\Microsoft Hardware\Mouse\point32.exe

C:\progra~1\scansoft\paperp~1\pptd40nt.exe

C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 6\DragToDisc\DrgToDsc.exe

C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 6\AudioCentral\RxMon.exe

C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 4.0\Distillr\AcroTray.exe

C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 6\AudioCentral\Playlist.exe

C:\Program Files\Palm\HOTSYNC.EXE

C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PaperPort\Config\Ereg\REMIND32.EXE

C:\WINDOWS\msel.exe

C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE

C:\WINDOWS\system32\NOTEPAD.EXE

C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\My Documents\Curtis\hijackthis\HijackThis.exe

 

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = res://C:\WINDOWS\jypnj.dll/sp.html#96676

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = res://jypnj.dll/index.html#96676

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = res://jypnj.dll/index.html#96676

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = res://C:\WINDOWS\jypnj.dll/sp.html#96676

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = res://C:\WINDOWS\jypnj.dll/sp.html#96676

R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = res://jypnj.dll/index.html#96676

R3 - Default URLSearchHook is missing

N1 - Netscape 4: user_pref("browser.startup.homepage", "http://www.lfc.edu/"); (C:\Program Files\Netscape\Users\dye\prefs.js)

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {651DA460-C8D1-926D-7E35-8258A39BB7C2} - C:\WINDOWS\atlgh32.dll

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

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [bluetoothAuthenticationAgent] rundll32.exe irprops.cpl,,BluetoothAuthenticationAgent

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [smapp] C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Smtray.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [POINTER] point32.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PaperPort PTD] c:\progra~1\scansoft\paperp~1\pptd40nt.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RoxioEngineUtility] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Roxio Shared\System\EngUtil.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RoxioDragToDisc] "C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 6\DragToDisc\DrgToDsc.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RoxioAudioCentral] "C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 6\AudioCentral\RxMon.exe"

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

O4 - HKLM\..\RunOnce: [addzw32.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\addzw32.exe

O4 - Startup: HotSync Manager.lnk = C:\Program Files\Palm\HOTSYNC.EXE

O4 - Startup: PowerReg Scheduler.exe

O4 - Startup: reminder-ScanSoft Product Registration.lnk = C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PaperPort\Config\Ereg\REMIND32.EXE

O4 - Global Startup: Acrobat Assistant.lnk = C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 4.0\Distillr\AcroTray.exe

O4 - Global Startup: Billminder.lnk = C:\QUICKENW\billmind.exe

O4 - Global Startup: Brother SmartUI PopUp.lnk = C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PaperPort\PopUp\SmartUI.exe

O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\OSA9.EXE

O4 - Global Startup: Quicken Scheduled Updates.lnk = C:\QUICKENW\bagent.exe

O4 - Global Startup: Quicken Startup.lnk = C:\QUICKENW\QWDLLS.EXE

O4 - Global Startup: Symantec Fax Starter Edition Port.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\1033\OLFSNT40.EXE

O9 - Extra button: Real.com - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\Shdocvw.dll

O16 - DPF: {74D05D43-3236-11D4-BDCD-00C04F9A3B61} (HouseCall Control) - http://a840.g.akamai.net/7/840/537/2004061...all/xscan53.cab

O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{7BBDCF86-679A-48AA-9DB4-A69F4F96CF52}: NameServer = 207.229.143.1 207.229.143.2

 

Here is my AboutBuster log from step 8

-- Scan 1 --------

About:Buster Version 1.31

Removed! : C:\WINDOWS\bzapk.dll

Removed! : C:\WINDOWS\cryo32.exe

Removed! : C:\WINDOWS\jkzlb.dat

Removed! : C:\WINDOWS\jkzlbu.dat

Removed! : C:\WINDOWS\tnhjdx.dat

Removed! : C:\WINDOWS\System32\glxwk.dat

Removed! : C:\WINDOWS\System32\iqqtv.dat

Attempted Clean Of Temp folder.

Removed Uninstall Key (HSA)

Removed Uninstall Key (SE)

Removed Uninstall Key (SW)

Pages Reset... Done!

 

I ran the virus scan and the HTML ADVER.A virus came up as "un-cleanable." Is this a problem.

 

winbe32.exe-36CAB1EF.pf came up in a system seach. Does this need to be deleted?

 

Once again thank you for your help.

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Do not reboot

 

Right click the task bar go to Task Manager, in the processes tab stop the following processes:

winbe32.exe

msel.exe

 

CLOSE ALL WINDOWS AND BROWSERS Scan with Hijack This and put checks next to all the following, then click "Fix Checked"

 

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = res://C:\WINDOWS\jypnj.dll/sp.html#96676

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = res://jypnj.dll/index.html#96676

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = res://jypnj.dll/index.html#96676

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = res://C:\WINDOWS\jypnj.dll/sp.html#96676

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = res://C:\WINDOWS\jypnj.dll/sp.html#96676

R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = res://jypnj.dll/index.html#96676

R3 - Default URLSearchHook is missing

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {651DA460-C8D1-926D-7E35-8258A39BB7C2} - C:\WINDOWS\atlgh32.dll

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

O4 - HKLM\..\RunOnce: [addzw32.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\addzw32.exe

 

Delete the files:

C:\WINDOWS\system32\winbe32.exe

C:\WINDOWS\jypnj.dll

C:\WINDOWS\atlgh32.dll

C:\WINDOWS\msel.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\ addzw32.exe

 

Double click AboutBuster.exe, Run the program twice, save both logs.

 

Scan with Adaware and let it remove any bad files found.

 

Post a new Hijack This log and both About Buster logs.

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okay that seemed to work. Here's the hijack this log before

 

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.0

Scan saved at 7:23:14 PM, on 7/27/2004

Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)

MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

 

Running processes:

C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe

C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\avsynmgr.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\MsPMSPSv.exe

C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\VsStat.exe

C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\Vshwin32.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\BRMFRSMG.EXE

C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\Avconsol.exe

C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\Webscanx.exe

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Network Associates\McShield\mcshield.exe

C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Smtray.exe

C:\Program Files\Microsoft Hardware\Mouse\point32.exe

C:\progra~1\scansoft\paperp~1\pptd40nt.exe

C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 6\DragToDisc\DrgToDsc.exe

C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 6\AudioCentral\RxMon.exe

C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 4.0\Distillr\AcroTray.exe

C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 6\AudioCentral\Playlist.exe

C:\Program Files\Palm\HOTSYNC.EXE

C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PaperPort\Config\Ereg\REMIND32.EXE

C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe

C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\My Documents\Curtis\hijackthis\HijackThis.exe

 

N1 - Netscape 4: user_pref("browser.startup.homepage", "http://www.lfc.edu/"); (C:\Program Files\Netscape\Users\dye\prefs.js)

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

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [bluetoothAuthenticationAgent] rundll32.exe irprops.cpl,,BluetoothAuthenticationAgent

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [smapp] C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Smtray.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [POINTER] point32.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PaperPort PTD] c:\progra~1\scansoft\paperp~1\pptd40nt.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RoxioEngineUtility] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Roxio Shared\System\EngUtil.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RoxioDragToDisc] "C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 6\DragToDisc\DrgToDsc.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RoxioAudioCentral] "C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 6\AudioCentral\RxMon.exe"

O4 - Startup: HotSync Manager.lnk = C:\Program Files\Palm\HOTSYNC.EXE

O4 - Startup: PowerReg Scheduler.exe

O4 - Startup: reminder-ScanSoft Product Registration.lnk = C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PaperPort\Config\Ereg\REMIND32.EXE

O4 - Global Startup: Acrobat Assistant.lnk = C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 4.0\Distillr\AcroTray.exe

O4 - Global Startup: Billminder.lnk = C:\QUICKENW\billmind.exe

O4 - Global Startup: Brother SmartUI PopUp.lnk = C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PaperPort\PopUp\SmartUI.exe

O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\OSA9.EXE

O4 - Global Startup: Quicken Scheduled Updates.lnk = C:\QUICKENW\bagent.exe

O4 - Global Startup: Quicken Startup.lnk = C:\QUICKENW\QWDLLS.EXE

O4 - Global Startup: Symantec Fax Starter Edition Port.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\1033\OLFSNT40.EXE

O9 - Extra button: Real.com - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\Shdocvw.dll

O16 - DPF: {74D05D43-3236-11D4-BDCD-00C04F9A3B61} (HouseCall Control) - http://a840.g.akamai.net/7/840/537/2004061...all/xscan53.cab

 

the log stays the same after I start IE. I screwed up and didn't save the first AboutBuster log. Subsquesent scans all came up negative though. Seems to be taken care. Thank you. You guys are all awesome.

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You have PowerReg Scheduler in your log. This is a registration reminder that is used by a number of different companies. It is not needed and some people think that it reports back to the company about your computer, so I suggest fixing it...

O4 - Startup: PowerReg Scheduler.exe

 

This item is considered to be resource hog that is not needed and it may be worthwhile to fix it with HJT. You will still be able to start it manually if you need it:

O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\OSA9.EXE

 

Replace Deleted Files

It is also possible that the infection may have deleted up to three files from your system. If these files are present, to be safe I suggest you overwrite them with a new copy.

 

Go here: http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/winfiles.html#control and download the version of control.exe for your operating system. If you are running Windows 2000, copy it to c:\winnt\system32\. For Windows XP, copy it to c:\windows\system32\.

 

Download the Hoster from here: http://members.aol.com/toadbee/hoster.zip

Press 'Restore Original Hosts' and press 'OK'

Exit Program.

 

If you have Spybot S&D installed you may also need to replace one file.

Go here: http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/winfiles.html#sdhelper

and download SDHelper.dll. Copy the file to the folder containing you Spybot S&D program (normally C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy)

 

Additionally, Please check your ActiveX security settings. They may have been changed by this CWS variant to allow ALL ActiveX!! If they have been changed, reset your active x security settings in IE as recommended.

 

Here are some tips, to reduce the potential for spyware infection in the future, I strongly recommend installing the following applications:

  • Spywareblaster <= SpywareBlaster will prevent spyware from being installed.
  • Spywareguard <= SpywareGuard offers realtime protection from spyware installation attempts.
  • How to use Ad-Aware to remove Spyware <= If you suspect that you have spyware installed on your computer, here are instructions on how to download, install and then use Ad-Aware.
  • How to use Spybot to remove Spyware <= If you suspect that you have spyware installed on your computer, here are instructions on how to download, install and then use Spybot. Similar to Ad-Aware, I strongly recommend both to catch most spyware.

To protect yourself further:

  • IE/Spyad <= IE/Spyad places over 4000 websites and domains in the IE Restricted list which will severely impair attempts to infect your system. It basically prevents any downloads (Cookies etc) from the sites listed, although you will still be able to connect to the sites.
  • MVPS Hosts file <= The MVPS Hosts file replaces your current HOSTS file with one containing well know ad sites etc. Basically, this prevents your coputer from connecting to those sites by redirecting them to 127.0.0.1 which is your local computer
  • Google Toolbar <= Get the free google toolbar to help stop pop up windows.

I also suggest that you delete any files from "temp", "tmp" folders. In Internet Explorer, click on "Tools" => "Internet Options" => "Delete Files" and select the box that says "Delete All Offline Content" and click on "OK" twice. Also, empty the recycle bin by right clicking on it and selecting "Empty Recycle Bin". These steps should be done on a regular basis.

 

And also see TonyKlein's good advice

So how did I get infected in the first place?

 

Good luck :D

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