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#1 Jas

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Posted 15 June 2004 - 07:23 PM

Hi there, i've just joined your forum after checking it out a number of times and must say I'm really impressed.

I have had a problem for a while now regarding an unknown website called mysearchweb2.com.

My home page was originally set to google but every time I started Internet Explorer a sort of (fake, i presume) error page would appear with different links to e.g. Adult, Games etc. to the mysearchweb2.com website.

I am assuming this is a browser hijack and have since fixed the main problem by visting your forum, following your instructions and using software such as AdAware, SpyBot, SpySweeper, SpyWareGuard, SpyWareBLaster, CW Shredder and HijackThis.

I must mention that neither AdAware, SpyBot or SpySweeper managed to pick this up. The problem was solved by mainly deleting values from regedit/system registry.

After hours and hours of messing with my PC I have managed to apparently solve this problem but it refuses to go away completely as every time XP starts a SpyWareGuard window appears informing me that my homepage has been changed to mysearchweb2.com. I do have the option to Accept or Decline the changes and always decline so I am not having any serious problems but I would like to get rid of this altogether i.e. I don't want the window to appear everytime I load up my PC because this tells me that a hijack is being attempted every time.I also have the Norton Internet Security 2004 package installed (including antivirus, firewall and antispam)

Sorry for any inconvenience but I would like it if you could also check my latest Hijack this log and also the programs that startup (viewed with msconfig)



Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 01:17:29, on 16/06/2004
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:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\vqrmkkn.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\THECRE~1\Rectsign.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgmain.exe
C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgbhp.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton AntiVirus\SAVScan.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Program Files\IDA\ida.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Browser Hijack Blaster\bhblaster.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Admin\My Documents\Downloads\Compressed\hijackthis1977\HijackThis.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe

R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.google.co.uk
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: SpywareGuard Download Protection - {4A368E80-174F-4872-96B5-0B27DDD11DB2} - C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\dlprotect.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {9ECB9560-04F9-4bbc-943D-298DDF1699E1} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\AdBlocking\NISShExt.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {BDF3E430-B101-42AD-A544-FADC6B084872} - C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Web assistant - {0B53EAC3-8D69-4b9e-9B19-A37C9A5676A7} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\AdBlocking\NISShExt.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Norton AntiVirus - {42CDD1BF-3FFB-4238-8AD1-7859DF00B1D6} - C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
O3 - Toolbar: MSN Toolbar - {BDAD1DAD-C946-4A17-ADC1-64B5B4FF55D0} - C:\Program Files\MSN Toolbar\01.01.1601.0\msgr.en-us.en-gb\msntb.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE NvQTwk,NvCplDaemon initialize
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [nwiz] nwiz.exe /install
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ccApp] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [URLLSTCK.exe] C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\UrlLstCk.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [bcmwltry] bcmwltry.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [KernelFaultCheck] %systemroot%\system32\dumprep 0 -k
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [tlauey] C:\WINDOWS\System32\vqrmkkn.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [traymfcd] C:\PROGRA~1\THECRE~1\Rectsign.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Symantec NetDriver Monitor] C:\PROGRA~1\Symantec\LIVEUP~1\SNDMon.EXE
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [msnmsgr] "C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe" /background
O4 - Startup: SpywareGuard.lnk = C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgmain.exe
O6 - HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Restrictions present
O6 - HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Control Panel present
O8 - Extra context menu item: Download ALL with IDA - C:\Program Files\IDA\idaieall.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: Download with IDA - C:\Program Files\IDA\idaie.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\Office10\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console (HKLM)
O9 - Extra button: Internet Download Accelerator (HKLM)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: &Internet Download Accelerator (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: ConferenceRoom Java Client - http://www.mtv.co.uk...hat/java/cr.cab
O16 - DPF: {00B71CFB-6864-4346-A978-C0A14556272C} (Checkers Class) - http://messenger.zon...kr.cab27571.cab
O16 - DPF: {02BF25D5-8C17-4B23-BC80-D3488ABDDC6B} (QuickTime Object) - http://www.apple.com...ex/qtplugin.cab
O16 - DPF: {166B1BCA-3F9C-11CF-8075-444553540000} (Shockwave ActiveX Control) - http://fpdownload.ma...director/sw.cab
O16 - DPF: {2917297F-F02B-4B9D-81DF-494B6333150B} (Minesweeper Flags Class) - http://messenger.zon...er.cab27571.cab
O16 - DPF: {54B52E52-8000-4413-BD67-FC7FE24B59F2} (EARTPatchX Class) - http://www.ea.com/do...atch/EARTPX.cab
O16 - DPF: {56336BCB-3D8A-11D6-A00B-0050DA18DE71} (RdxIE Class) - http://software-dl.r...ip/RdxIE601.cab
O16 - DPF: {8E0D4DE5-3180-4024-A327-4DFAD1796A8D} (MessengerStatsClient Class) - http://messenger.zon...nt.cab27571.cab
O16 - DPF: {A8658086-E6AC-4957-BC8E-7D54A7E8A78E} (SassCln Object) - http://www.microsoft...ols/SassCln.CAB
O16 - DPF: {B942A249-D1E7-4C11-98AE-FCB76B08747F} (RealArcadeRdxIE Class) - http://games-dl.real...ArcadeRdxIE.cab
O16 - DPF: {D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000} (Shockwave Flash Object) - http://fpdownload.ma...ash/swflash.cab
O16 - DPF: {F6BF0D00-0B2A-4A75-BF7B-F385591623AF} (Solitaire Showdown Class) - http://messenger.zon...wn.cab27571.cab




I am also quite suspicious about the following startup programs:


RUNDLL32
nwiz
ccApp
UrlLstChk
bcmwltry
realsched
dumprep 0 -k (%systemroot%\system32\dumprep 0 -k)
vqrmkkn
Rectsign
qttask
SNDMon

There are others but i have disabled them, SpyWareGuard is enabled



I would really appreciate any help and must say that your site is really impressive and helpful

May thanks

#2 Atribune

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Posted 15 June 2004 - 08:05 PM

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#3 Jas

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Posted 15 June 2004 - 09:47 PM

unfortunately getting rid of vqrmkkn has not solved the problem
any ideas?

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Posted 15 June 2004 - 10:05 PM

no luck

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Posted 15 June 2004 - 10:09 PM

wonder what Rectsign is




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