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I have tried evrything...i have used Ad-aware, read through the FAQ on how to remove spyware or hijackers but nuthing works! I have performed a scan using hijackthis. Here is the log file of Hijackthis. Plz tell me wat i delete...:

 

 

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7

Scan saved at 3:23:50 PM, on 8/06/2004

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\spoolsv.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe

C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\Tmntsrv.exe

C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE

C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\PCCPFW.exe

C:\WINDOWS\essspk.exe

C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\pccguide.exe

C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\Pop3trap.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe

C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpohmr08.exe

C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpotdd01.exe

C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\WebTrap.EXE

C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpoevm08.exe

C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\Bin\hpoSTS08.exe

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

C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe

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

C:\Documents and Settings\frank\Desktop\Penelope\HijackThis.exe

 

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://solongas.com/hp.htm?id=9

R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/customize/...://my.yahoo.com

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/customize/...rch/search.html

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.yahoo.com.au

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/customize/...//www.yahoo.com

R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - {0428FFC7-1931-45b7-95CB-3CBB919777E1} - (no file)

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {A9A674BF-771F-42E5-A440-D20DDA85A862} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\c9h6vm27p0x8x.dll

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

O3 - Toolbar: &Yahoo! Companion - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\ycomp5_3_12_0.dll

O3 - Toolbar: ninemsn Toolbar - {BDAD1DAD-C946-4A17-ADC1-64B5B4FF55D0} - C:\Program Files\MSN Toolbar\01.01.1629.0\en-au\msntb.dll

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

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

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [EssSpkPhone] essspk.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [pccguide.exe] "C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\pccguide.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PCCClient.exe] "C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\PCCClient.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Pop3trap.exe] "C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\Pop3trap.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NeroCheck] C:\WINDOWS\System32\\NeroCheck.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [jopa] C:\WINDOWS\System32\sysstartup.exe

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

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

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

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [uninstal] regsvr32 /u /s image.dll

O4 - Global Startup: hp psc 1000 series.lnk = ?

O4 - Global Startup: hpoddt01.exe.lnk = ?

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

O4 - Global Startup: winlogin.exe

O8 - Extra context menu item: Yahoo! Dictionary - file:///C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common/ycdict.htm

O8 - Extra context menu item: Yahoo! Search - file:///C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common/ycsrch.htm

O9 - Extra button: Messenger (HKLM)

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

O9 - Extra button: ICQ Lite (HKLM)

O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: ICQ Lite (HKLM)

O9 - Extra button: Messenger (HKLM)

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

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

O14 - IERESET.INF: START_PAGE_URL=http://www.yahoo.com.au

O15 - Trusted Zone: *.greg-search.com

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

O16 - DPF: {30528230-99F7-4BB4-88D8-FA1D4F56A2AB} (YInstStarter Class) - http://download.yahoo.com/dl/installs/yinst0401.cab

O16 - DPF: {9F1C11AA-197B-4942-BA54-47A8489BB47F} (Update Class) - http://v4.windowsupdate.microsoft.com/CAB/...8118.2419560185

O16 - DPF: {A17E30C4-A9BA-11D4-8673-60DB54C10000} (YahooYMailTo Class) - http://us.dl1.yimg.com/download.yahoo.com/.../ymmapi_416.dll

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

O16 - DPF: {F0230524-9D39-4E84-8452-41C592961EA7} (Installer Class) - http://www.tradeexit.com/Config.cab

O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{5CE4A47B-3822-4D6D-803A-8A78948B4DC1}: NameServer = 192.189.54.17 203.8.183.1

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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 create a new directory C:\HJT and move the HijackThis.exe file into that directory and only run it from there. That way we can ensure that we have the backup files aavilable in the event that they are needed.

 

How to Remove CoolWebSearch with CoolWeb Shredder <= Please click on this link for instructions on how to download and use CoolWebSearch Shredder which will help remove a CWS infection on your computer. Make sure you close all programs and windows before running it and be sure to click on the "Fix" button.

 

Run HijackThis, check off the following items and click on "Fix Checked":

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://solongas.com/hp.htm?id=9

R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - {0428FFC7-1931-45b7-95CB-3CBB919777E1} - (no file)

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {A9A674BF-771F-42E5-A440-D20DDA85A862} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\c9h6vm27p0x8x.dll

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [jopa] C:\WINDOWS\System32\sysstartup.exe

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

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

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [uninstal] regsvr32 /u /s image.dll

O4 - Global Startup: winlogin.exe

O16 - DPF: {F0230524-9D39-4E84-8452-41C592961EA7} (Installer Class) - http://www.tradeexit.com/Config.cab

 

Please reboot into safe mode - How do I boot into "Safe" mode?

 

Please cleanup temporary files etc. Browse to and select all contents in the following folders (Windows may be WINNT or WIN98 etc.), and delete (Make sure to delete the sub-folders, but not the Temp folders themselves!):

  • C:\Windows\Temp (all contents)
  • C:\Documents and Settings\<Your Profile>\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files (all contents) <=This will delete all your cached internet content including cookies. This is recommended and strongly suggested.
  • C:\Documents and Settings\<Your Profile>\Local Settings\Temp (all contents)
  • C:\Documents and Settings\<Any other users Profile>\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files(all contents)
  • C:\Documents and Settings\<Any other users Profile>\Local Settings\Temp (all contents)
  • Empty your "Recycle Bin"
  • C:\WINDOWS\System32\c9h6vm27p0x8x.dll
  • C:\WINDOWS\System32\sysstartup.exe
  • C:\WINDOWS\System32\drvsys.exe
  • winlogin.exe

Reboot again and log in normally, repost a new HijackThis log into this message for further review.

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Hey thanx for your help...but im not sure if its gone yet. Here is the new Hijackthis log. I noticed some of the things you told me to delete are back again:

 

 

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7

Scan saved at 5:06:13 PM, on 8/06/2004

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\Explorer.EXE

C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe

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

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe

C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\Tmntsrv.exe

C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\PCCPFW.exe

C:\WINDOWS\essspk.exe

C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\pccguide.exe

C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\PCCClient.exe

C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\Pop3trap.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe

C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpohmr08.exe

C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpotdd01.exe

C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\WebTrap.EXE

C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpoevm08.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\HPZipm12.exe

C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\Bin\hpoSTS08.exe

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

C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe

C:\HJT\HijackThis.exe

 

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/customize/...rch/search.html

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.yahoo.com.au

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/customize/...//www.yahoo.com

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

O3 - Toolbar: &Yahoo! Companion - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\ycomp5_3_12_0.dll

O3 - Toolbar: ninemsn Toolbar - {BDAD1DAD-C946-4A17-ADC1-64B5B4FF55D0} - C:\Program Files\MSN Toolbar\01.01.1629.0\en-au\msntb.dll

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

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

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [EssSpkPhone] essspk.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [pccguide.exe] "C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\pccguide.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PCCClient.exe] "C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\PCCClient.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Pop3trap.exe] "C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\Pop3trap.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NeroCheck] C:\WINDOWS\System32\\NeroCheck.exe

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

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

O4 - Global Startup: hp psc 1000 series.lnk = ?

O4 - Global Startup: hpoddt01.exe.lnk = ?

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

O8 - Extra context menu item: Yahoo! Dictionary - file:///C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common/ycdict.htm

O8 - Extra context menu item: Yahoo! Search - file:///C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common/ycsrch.htm

O9 - Extra button: Messenger (HKLM)

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

O9 - Extra button: ICQ Lite (HKLM)

O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: ICQ Lite (HKLM)

O9 - Extra button: Messenger (HKLM)

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

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

O14 - IERESET.INF: START_PAGE_URL=http://www.yahoo.com.au

O15 - Trusted Zone: *.greg-search.com

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

O16 - DPF: {30528230-99F7-4BB4-88D8-FA1D4F56A2AB} (YInstStarter Class) - http://download.yahoo.com/dl/installs/yinst0401.cab

O16 - DPF: {9F1C11AA-197B-4942-BA54-47A8489BB47F} (Update Class) - http://v4.windowsupdate.microsoft.com/CAB/...8118.2419560185

O16 - DPF: {A17E30C4-A9BA-11D4-8673-60DB54C10000} (YahooYMailTo Class) - http://us.dl1.yimg.com/download.yahoo.com/.../ymmapi_416.dll

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

O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{5CE4A47B-3822-4D6D-803A-8A78948B4DC1}: NameServer = 192.189.54.17 203.8.183.1

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One of the infections that you have is the worm_baglex infection. Click on this link for a removal tool. Download it and run - It should help remove that infection.

 

Please go to Microsoft Windows Update and download all critical updates for your system. This is imperative - Specifically XP SP1 and IE SP1 - You have to get these installed ASAP.

 

Once updated, please post another HijackThis log here for additional review.

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Well here goes...it has taken me ages to fix this prob!!! I hope this is the end of it...here is my Jijackthis log:

 

 

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7

Scan saved at 7:59:48 PM, on 9/06/2004

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\spoolsv.exe

C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE

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

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe

C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\Tmntsrv.exe

C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\PCCPFW.exe

C:\WINDOWS\essspk.exe

C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\pccguide.exe

C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\PCCClient.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\smls.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuamgrd.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe

C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpohmr08.exe

C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpotdd01.exe

C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpoevm08.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\HPZipm12.exe

C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\Bin\hpoSTS08.exe

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

C:\Documents and Settings\frank\My Documents\pioletsetup105.exe

C:\Documents and Settings\frank\My Documents\pioletsetup105.exe

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

C:\HJT\HijackThis.exe

 

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

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/customize/...rch/search.html

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.yahoo.com.au

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/customize/...//www.yahoo.com

O3 - Toolbar: &Yahoo! Companion - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\ycomp5_3_12_0.dll

O3 - Toolbar: ninemsn Toolbar - {BDAD1DAD-C946-4A17-ADC1-64B5B4FF55D0} - C:\Program Files\MSN Toolbar\01.01.1629.0\en-au\msntb.dll

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

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

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

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [EssSpkPhone] essspk.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [pccguide.exe] "C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\pccguide.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PCCClient.exe] "C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\PCCClient.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Pop3trap.exe] "C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\Pop3trap.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NeroCheck] C:\WINDOWS\System32\\NeroCheck.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Windows System Configuration Loader] smls.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Microsoft Update] wuamgrd.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [browserFortress] C:\Documents and Settings\frank\Desktop\Block IP\Browser Fortress\BrowserFortress.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [Windows System Configuration Loader] smls.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [Microsoft Update] wuamgrd.exe

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

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Microsoft Update] wuamgrd.exe

O4 - Global Startup: hp psc 1000 series.lnk = ?

O4 - Global Startup: hpoddt01.exe.lnk = ?

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

O8 - Extra context menu item: Yahoo! Dictionary - file:///C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common/ycdict.htm

O8 - Extra context menu item: Yahoo! Search - file:///C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common/ycsrch.htm

O9 - Extra button: Messenger (HKLM)

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

O9 - Extra button: ICQ Lite (HKLM)

O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: ICQ Lite (HKLM)

O9 - Extra button: Messenger (HKLM)

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

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

O14 - IERESET.INF: START_PAGE_URL=http://www.yahoo.com.au

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

O16 - DPF: {30528230-99F7-4BB4-88D8-FA1D4F56A2AB} (YInstStarter Class) - http://download.yahoo.com/dl/installs/yinst0401.cab

O16 - DPF: {9F1C11AA-197B-4942-BA54-47A8489BB47F} (Update Class) - http://v4.windowsupdate.microsoft.com/CAB/...8118.2419560185

O16 - DPF: {A17E30C4-A9BA-11D4-8673-60DB54C10000} (YahooYMailTo Class) - http://us.dl1.yimg.com/download.yahoo.com/.../ymmapi_416.dll

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

O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{5CE4A47B-3822-4D6D-803A-8A78948B4DC1}: NameServer = 192.189.54.17 203.8.183.1

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I would love to say you are in the clear but, unfortunately - Not yet as you have a new worm on your computer known as W32/RBot-A. Please go to this nai site to view the instructions on how to download and use stinger. Be sure to pay special attention to disabling system restore under point 3 - This is crucial for the erradication of the worm.

 

After you have run stinger - Reboot. Re-enable system restore and then run HijackThis - What we are looking for it to make sure that the following are no longer present:

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Microsoft Update] wuamgrd.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [Microsoft Update] wuamgrd.exe

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Microsoft Update] wuamgrd.exe

 

If it is still there, you can run Trendmicros freee on line scanner which will also remove the worm.

 

Also do a search on your computer for the file wuamgrd.exe and delete it - If it is still present or you cannot delete it, please let me know and I'll give you a procedure to remove it.

 

You also did not go to the Microsoft Update (as per my instuctions in this post) site and update your XP to SP1 or IE to v6 SP1 = This has to be done .

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THANK-YOU SOOOO MUCH FOR YOUR HELP!!!!!!!!

Well...i deleted all the stuff in Temp and Temporary Internet Files again, i visited Microsoft Update and downloaded my updates- i attempted to install them, i think i have done the right thing- but im not sure! I used stinger, it didnt help, so i used Trendmicros free on line scanner and it detected:

DOS_AGBOT.GEN

WORM_GAOBOT.RP

WORM_RBOT.AE

i deleted these...and could not find those things u listed in my Hijackthis scan.

 

i think by deleting those, it automatically deleted wuamgrd.exe because i couldnt find it anywhere- but again, im not sure!!

 

Here is the most recent logfile of HijackThis. I hope the suckers are gone (if they arent- i am determined to beat them)!!!!!

 

 

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7

Scan saved at 8:11:24 PM, on 10/06/2004

Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)

MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (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\spoolsv.exe

C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE

C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe

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

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe

C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\Tmntsrv.exe

C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\PCCPFW.exe

C:\WINDOWS\essspk.exe

C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\pccguide.exe

C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\PCCClient.exe

C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\Pop3trap.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe

C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpohmr08.exe

C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpotdd01.exe

C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpoevm08.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\HPZipm12.exe

C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\Bin\hpoSTS08.exe

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

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

C:\HJT\HijackThis.exe

 

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/customize/...rch/search.html

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/customize/...//www.yahoo.com

O2 - BHO: My Search BHO - {014DA6C1-189F-421a-88CD-07CFE51CFF10} - C:\Program Files\MySearch\bar\1.bin\S4BAR.DLL

O3 - Toolbar: ninemsn Toolbar - {BDAD1DAD-C946-4A17-ADC1-64B5B4FF55D0} - C:\Program Files\MSN Toolbar\01.01.1629.0\en-au\msntb.dll (file missing)

O3 - Toolbar: My &Search Bar - {014DA6C9-189F-421a-88CD-07CFE51CFF10} - C:\Program Files\MySearch\bar\1.bin\S4BAR.DLL

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

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

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

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [EssSpkPhone] essspk.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [pccguide.exe] "C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\pccguide.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PCCClient.exe] "C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\PCCClient.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Pop3trap.exe] "C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\Pop3trap.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NeroCheck] C:\WINDOWS\System32\\NeroCheck.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Windows System Configuration Loader] smls.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [browserFortress] C:\Documents and Settings\frank\Desktop\Block IP\Browser Fortress\BrowserFortress.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [Windows System Configuration Loader] smls.exe

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

O4 - Global Startup: hp psc 1000 series.lnk = ?

O4 - Global Startup: hpoddt01.exe.lnk = ?

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

O9 - Extra button: ICQ Lite (HKLM)

O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: ICQ Lite (HKLM)

O9 - Extra button: Messenger (HKLM)

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

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

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

O16 - DPF: {30528230-99F7-4BB4-88D8-FA1D4F56A2AB} (YInstStarter Class) - http://download.yahoo.com/dl/installs/yinst0401.cab

O16 - DPF: {74D05D43-3236-11D4-BDCD-00C04F9A3B61} (HouseCall Control) - http://a840.g.akamai.net/7/840/537/d38736e...all/xscan53.cab

O16 - DPF: {9F1C11AA-197B-4942-BA54-47A8489BB47F} (Update Class) - http://v4.windowsupdate.microsoft.com/CAB/...8118.2419560185

O16 - DPF: {A17E30C4-A9BA-11D4-8673-60DB54C10000} (YahooYMailTo Class) - http://us.dl1.yimg.com/download.yahoo.com/.../ymmapi_416.dll

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

O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{5CE4A47B-3822-4D6D-803A-8A78948B4DC1}: NameServer = 192.189.54.17 203.8.183.1

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Still a few to go ... (Also - XP is still not updated to SP1)

 

Run HijackThis and delete:

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/customize/...rch/search.html

O2 - BHO: My Search BHO - {014DA6C1-189F-421a-88CD-07CFE51CFF10} - C:\Program Files\MySearch\bar\1.bin\S4BAR.DLL

O3 - Toolbar: ninemsn Toolbar - {BDAD1DAD-C946-4A17-ADC1-64B5B4FF55D0} - C:\Program Files\MSN Toolbar\01.01.1629.0\en-au\msntb.dll (file missing)

O3 - Toolbar: My &Search Bar - {014DA6C9-189F-421a-88CD-07CFE51CFF10} - C:\Program Files\MySearch\bar\1.bin\S4BAR.DLL

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Windows System Configuration Loader] smls.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [Windows System Configuration Loader] smls.exe

 

Please reboot into safe mode - How do I boot into "Safe" mode?

 

The following FILES, DIRECTORIES and DIRECTORY CONTENTS (But not the directory) need to be deleteed while in safe mode. Make sure your settings allow you to view "Hidden files". Open up any explorer windows and click on "Tools" => "Folder Options" => "View" and be sure to check off "Show Hidden Files and Folders". If the files etc lised are not present - Do not worry, just delete those that you can find. If no path is lited, you may need to search for the file(s) - To search, click on "Start" => "Search" => "For Files and Folders" .> "All Files and Folders" and type in the file name. You can delete it right from the search results window.

  1. DIRECTORY CONTENTS (But not the directory)
    • C:\Windows\Temp\
    • C:\Documents and Settings\<Your Profile>\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\ <=This will delete all your cached internet content including cookies. This is recommended and strongly suggested.
    • C:\Documents and Settings\<Your Profile>\Local Settings\Temp\
    • C:\Documents and Settings\<Any other users Profile>\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\
    • C:\Documents and Settings\<Any other users Profile>\Local Settings\Temp\
    • Empty your "Recycle Bin"

[*]DIRECTORIES

  • C:\Program Files\MySearch

[*]FILES

  • smls.exe

Reboot again and log in normally.

 

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.

 

Repost a new HijackThis log into this message for further review.

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Hello again!

PROBLEM 1: im unable to update XP to SP1- its says there is a problem with my Product Key!

PROBLEM 2: When i search for files, this comes up- "A field that is required to run search companion cannot be found. You may need to run set up."

 

Other than that- my pc is running fine...

 

Here is my Hijackthis Logfile:

 

 

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7

Scan saved at 11:18:50 AM, on 11/06/2004

Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)

MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (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\spoolsv.exe

C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE

C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe

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

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe

C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\Tmntsrv.exe

C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\PCCPFW.exe

C:\WINDOWS\essspk.exe

C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\pccguide.exe

C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\PCCClient.exe

C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\Pop3trap.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe

C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpohmr08.exe

C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpotdd01.exe

C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpoevm08.exe

C:\WINDOWS\System32\HPZipm12.exe

C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\Bin\hpoSTS08.exe

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

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

C:\HJT\HijackThis.exe

 

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/customize/...//www.yahoo.com

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

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

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

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [EssSpkPhone] essspk.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [pccguide.exe] "C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\pccguide.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PCCClient.exe] "C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\PCCClient.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Pop3trap.exe] "C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2002\Pop3trap.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NeroCheck] C:\WINDOWS\System32\\NeroCheck.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [browserFortress] C:\Documents and Settings\frank\Desktop\Block IP\Browser Fortress\BrowserFortress.exe

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

O4 - Global Startup: hp psc 1000 series.lnk = ?

O4 - Global Startup: hpoddt01.exe.lnk = ?

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

O9 - Extra button: ICQ Lite (HKLM)

O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: ICQ Lite (HKLM)

O9 - Extra button: Messenger (HKLM)

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

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

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

O16 - DPF: {30528230-99F7-4BB4-88D8-FA1D4F56A2AB} (YInstStarter Class) - http://download.yahoo.com/dl/installs/yinst0401.cab

O16 - DPF: {469C7080-8EC8-43A6-AD97-45848113743C} - http://akamai.downloadv3.com/binaries/IA/nethv32_EN_XP.cab

O16 - DPF: {74D05D43-3236-11D4-BDCD-00C04F9A3B61} (HouseCall Control) - http://a840.g.akamai.net/7/840/537/d38736e...all/xscan53.cab

O16 - DPF: {9F1C11AA-197B-4942-BA54-47A8489BB47F} (Update Class) - http://v4.windowsupdate.microsoft.com/CAB/...8118.2419560185

O16 - DPF: {A17E30C4-A9BA-11D4-8673-60DB54C10000} (YahooYMailTo Class) - http://us.dl1.yimg.com/download.yahoo.com/.../ymmapi_416.dll

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

O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{5CE4A47B-3822-4D6D-803A-8A78948B4DC1}: NameServer = 192.189.54.17 203.8.183.1

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Your log is looking clean :)

 

If it says that there is a problem with your product key - It typically means that the copy of XP has had the verification circumvented. Is the copy a legal copy? If not, you should purchase one ASAP.

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Well wat can i say...

if my hijackthis log is fine, i guess im clear!!

We beat the suckers afterall!! THANKS TO U!!!

At this point in time my main aim is PREVENTION!!

So until next time....THANK-YOU

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