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Ok well ive tried everything to get rid of this coolsearch stuff... spybot, adaware, bazooka, CSWshredder.. and i have hijack this but dont know what to check..

 

THIS is what i get when i run adaware...n safemode out of safemode it always comes back.

 

i also get THIS, when i run norton and norton says its adware avg says its a virus and pc pit stop also says its a virus and i cant get rid of it either.. i run norton in safemode and it just says delete

 

here is my hijackthis log

 

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7

Scan saved at 12:30:10 AM, on 6/2/2004

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:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe

C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe

C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG6\avgserv.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\drivers\CDAC11BA.EXE

C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\NORTON~4\GHOSTS~2.EXE

C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Antivirus\navapsvc.exe

C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\NORTON~2\NPROTECT.EXE

C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe

C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Antivirus\SAVScan.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\Messenger\msmsgs.exe

C:\Program Files\ScreenPrint32 v3\ScreenPrint32.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\notepad.exe

C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\WINWORD.EXE

C:\hijackthis\HijackThis.exe

 

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = res://C:\WINDOWS\System32\emlnaaa.dll/sp.html (obfuscated)

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = res://C:\WINDOWS\System32\emlnaaa.dll/sp.html (obfuscated)

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = res://C:\WINDOWS\System32\emlnaaa.dll/sp.html (obfuscated)

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = res://C:\WINDOWS\System32\emlnaaa.dll/sp.html (obfuscated)

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = res://C:\WINDOWS\System32\emlnaaa.dll/sp.html (obfuscated)

R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = res://C:\WINDOWS\System32\emlnaaa.dll/sp.html (obfuscated)

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,HomeOldSP = about:blank

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {0C0129CF-42DA-42EA-B886-7F0EDBD6DF63} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\emlnaaa.dll (file missing)

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {248D29C5-7370-45D6-B9CD-96C918A336F6} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\pccpa.dll (file missing)

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {27FF790B-608E-47AD-8BA0-D5FCA78214CC} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\iiloaa.dll (file missing)

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar1.dll

O2 - BHO: NAV Helper - {BDF3E430-B101-42AD-A544-FADC6B084872} - C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Antivirus\NavShExt.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 SystemWorks\Norton Antivirus\NavShExt.dll

O3 - Toolbar: &Google - {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar1.dll

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [screenPrint32] C:\Program Files\ScreenPrint32 v3\ScreenPrint32.exe -startup

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [nwiz] nwiz.exe /install

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\System32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ccApp] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe"

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

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

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [sunJavaUpdateSched] C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\jusched.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG_CC] C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG6\avgcc32.exe /STARTUP

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Norton SystemWorks] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CfgWiz.exe /GUID {DA9935BA-22F7-44ee-BD12-BD8B87700BEA}

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MSMSGS] "C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [AIM] C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe -cnetwait.odl

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

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

O8 - Extra context menu item: &Google Search - res://C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmsearch.html

O8 - Extra context menu item: Backward &Links - res://C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmbacklinks.html

O8 - Extra context menu item: Cac&hed Snapshot of Page - res://C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmcache.html

O8 - Extra context menu item: Si&milar Pages - res://C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmsimilar.html

O8 - Extra context menu item: Translate into English - res://C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmtrans.html

O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console (HKLM)

O9 - Extra button: AIM (HKLM)

O9 - Extra button: Messenger (HKLM)

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

O16 - DPF: {0E5F0222-96B9-11D3-8997-00104BD12D94} (PCPitstop Utility) - http://www.pcpitstop.com/pcpitstop/PCPitStop.CAB

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

 

any helps is greatly appriciated.

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:) Being your first post - I get the honour and privilege of welcoming you to our corner of the world where spyware has met it's match - Welcome.

 

Just so that you know you are not being ignored - I will handle this case for you but I need to ask for your patience while I review the log

 

Please keep an eye on this message for a resolution shortly.

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Please close all programs/windows and disable spywareguard as it has been known to cause issues with HijackThis and the cleanup of infections.

  1. Download reglite
  2. install "Reglite" and run it, enter HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\ into the address bar.
  3. Double click on AppInit_DLLs to open a "Data Editor" properties window, if the bottom textfield named "Value" contains a .dll file; then this is the hidden file you need to get rid off.
  4. You should not be able to delete this file if you try to clear the value field, IMPORTANT: take note of the path and name of the .dll file. Write it down so you do not forget it.
  5. Rename the Folder "Windows" (This is a purple "highlighted" folder in the left hand window) to NOTWINDOWS. Simply click on the folder, click on "Edit" in the menu bar and select "Rename".
  6. Click AppInit_DLLs again and clear the value containing the .dll and ok it. This should have removed the .dll
  7. Rename the windows folder back to its original name "Windows".
  8. Run SpyBot, Ad-Aware and CWShredder
  9. Check the following three links for instructions on downloading and running the applications listed:

[*]Next step will be to remove this dll file so make sure you have it noted down.

[*]Procedure 1

  • Download KillBox
  • Unzip and start the application
  • Paste in the dir <path and name of dll as found in the appinit value box> e.g. C:\Windows\System32\nameofdll.dll
  • Menu Select Action => Delete on Reboot
  • Select File => Add file <It should add the path automatically>
  • <Same Window> Select Action => Process and Reboot

[*]Procedure 2 (If Procedure 1 did not work)

  • Click "Start" => "Run" and type in "cmd" (Without the quotations) and click on "Okay".
  • This will open a command window I will assume you have a basic knowledge of DOS if you have any problems at this point just write back I will outline the commands.
  • Type in dir <path and name of dll as found in the appinit value box> and press "Enter". You should see the name of the file listed.
  • Go to the system32 folder (This is where the .dll file will typically reside) and type attrib -R "nameofdll".dll
  • Carry out Procedure 1 again

[*]Restart your computer in safemode (How do I boot into "Safe" mode?)

[*]Open cmd window again as before

[*]Type dir <path and name of dll as found in the appinit value box> and locate the dll name the dll should now have been removed and will not be listed.

[*]While in safe mode, run the 3 ad-removal programs again, just to make sure all traces are gone.

[*]Boot up pc as normal and you should be trouble free.

Run HijackThis and delete the following entries:

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = res://C:\WINDOWS\System32\emlnaaa.dll/sp.html (obfuscated)

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = res://C:\WINDOWS\System32\emlnaaa.dll/sp.html (obfuscated)

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = res://C:\WINDOWS\System32\emlnaaa.dll/sp.html (obfuscated)

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = res://C:\WINDOWS\System32\emlnaaa.dll/sp.html (obfuscated)

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = res://C:\WINDOWS\System32\emlnaaa.dll/sp.html (obfuscated)

R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = res://C:\WINDOWS\System32\emlnaaa.dll/sp.html (obfuscated)

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,HomeOldSP = about:blank

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {0C0129CF-42DA-42EA-B886-7F0EDBD6DF63} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\emlnaaa.dll (file missing)

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {248D29C5-7370-45D6-B9CD-96C918A336F6} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\pccpa.dll (file missing)

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {27FF790B-608E-47AD-8BA0-D5FCA78214CC} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\iiloaa.dll (file missing)

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awesome.. thanks for the reply... i'm about to start working on it.. the link to killbox doesnt work though.. thanks for your time ill post when i am finished. or if i run into any problems.. thanks a lot

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well i went through the steps and it says the file logkn.dll is no longer there and i setlesed everything yesterday and today adaware found some more coolweb stuff... oh and none of the files you said to delete where in hijack when i ran it.. one thing that happeend was when i wa sin reg edit and i deleted the value.. then went into dos to try to remove it it said it didnt exsist then to day i tried to use killbox and it also said it didnt exsist..... ok well hres my new hijack log

 

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7

Scan saved at 12:47:08 PM, on 6/3/2004

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:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe

C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe

C:\Program Files\ScreenPrint32 v3\ScreenPrint32.exe

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe

C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\jusched.exe

C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG6\avgcc32.exe

C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe

C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe

C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgmain.exe

C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG6\avgserv.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\drivers\CDAC11BA.EXE

C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\NORTON~4\GHOSTS~2.EXE

C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Antivirus\navapsvc.exe

C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\NORTON~2\NPROTECT.EXE

C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe

C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Antivirus\SAVScan.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\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe

C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgbhp.exe

C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe

C:\hijackthis\HijackThis.exe

C:\hijackthis\HijackThis.exe

 

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://google.com/

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {248D29C5-7370-45D6-B9CD-96C918A336F6} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\pccpa.dll (file missing)

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {27FF790B-608E-47AD-8BA0-D5FCA78214CC} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\iiloaa.dll (file missing)

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar1.dll

O2 - BHO: NAV Helper - {BDF3E430-B101-42AD-A544-FADC6B084872} - C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Antivirus\NavShExt.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 SystemWorks\Norton Antivirus\NavShExt.dll

O3 - Toolbar: &Google - {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar1.dll

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [screenPrint32] C:\Program Files\ScreenPrint32 v3\ScreenPrint32.exe -startup

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [nwiz] nwiz.exe /install

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\System32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ccApp] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe"

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

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

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [sunJavaUpdateSched] C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\jusched.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG_CC] C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG6\avgcc32.exe /STARTUP

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Norton SystemWorks] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CfgWiz.exe /GUID {DA9935BA-22F7-44ee-BD12-BD8B87700BEA}

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MSMSGS] "C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [AIM] C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe -cnetwait.odl

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [spybotSD TeaTimer] C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe

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

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

O8 - Extra context menu item: &Google Search - res://C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmsearch.html

O8 - Extra context menu item: Backward &Links - res://C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmbacklinks.html

O8 - Extra context menu item: Cac&hed Snapshot of Page - res://C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmcache.html

O8 - Extra context menu item: Si&milar Pages - res://C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmsimilar.html

O8 - Extra context menu item: Translate into English - res://C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmtrans.html

O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console (HKLM)

O9 - Extra button: AIM (HKLM)

O9 - Extra button: Messenger (HKLM)

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

O16 - DPF: {0E5F0222-96B9-11D3-8997-00104BD12D94} (PCPitstop Utility) - http://www.pcpitstop.com/pcpitstop/PCPitStop.CAB

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

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Not too much wrong in your log which is great :)

 

Run HijackThis and delete:

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {248D29C5-7370-45D6-B9CD-96C918A336F6} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\pccpa.dll (file missing)

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {27FF790B-608E-47AD-8BA0-D5FCA78214CC} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\iiloaa.dll (file missing)

 

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.

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<edit.> Double post - Somehting really wrong with the site???? </edit>

Edited by PGPhantom

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lol well thanks for all your help.. this stuff can be a real pain...

 

yea i tried spwareblaster but it doesnt work... someone said ill have to wait till version 3.2.. and i am using spyguard and the tea timer on spybot and that helps a lot.. i read over those tutorials learned a few things that i didnt know and ive been using google toolbar ever sinc eit came out.. but ive switched over to mozillas firefox, and i havent had any problems with this only when i run ie, and ill definatly do the spyad and MVPS

thanks again i appriciate all the help here its definately gotten bettter.. thanks

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