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#1 jokerssmile

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Posted 04 November 2008 - 10:51 PM

I use AVG as my virus protection. I now have two Trojans on the computer that I can't get rid of.

One is called Trojan Horse Clicker.TQR and the other is Trojan Horse Clicker.SXT.

I've physically deleted these two threads, I've used AVG to remove them or put them in the Vault. I've downloaded a Trojan remover and tried to remove them. I've gone into Safe Mode and run AVG and the Trojan remover. Nothing seems to remove these.

I've tried researching them,but nothing comes up. I'm at my wits end.

If you need any further information please let me know.

I am using Windows XP SP3

When I CLT ALT DEL and go into the process section I have a program running called x5mFUvJ.exe
this shouldn't be here. So I stop it but it comes back.

The two files are in two areas, one is in the My Computer>Local Disc C:>Document&Settings>USER>Local Settings>TEMP

The x5mFUvJ.exe is in My Computer>Local Disc C:>WINDOWS

steps I've taken, I've scanned with AVG, SUPER AntiSpyware, A-Squared Free. I've done the scans in Safe Mode and not in safe mode and yet the viruses are still here. I've physically removed them and thrown them in the Recycle Bin then get rid of them and they come back.


I've gone to Spyware Terminator Forum and posted and wasn't able to get anything resolved so I was recommended here. I believe I used Spyware Terminator too and still have the viruses.

On occasion, when running the scans I hear a woman going 'You've One a free Ipod (or laptop)" or I hear those stupid Smilies things going "OH NO, GO AWAY" but no pops are up, no windows are open.




If you need me to I will go and post a HighJack This in the approperiate thread.

Edited by jokerssmile, 04 November 2008 - 10:53 PM.


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Posted 04 November 2008 - 11:13 PM

Hello and welcomw,if we need that HJT we will request it later. Let's first run MBAM.

Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.
  • Make sure you are connected to the Internet.
  • Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
  • When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
  • When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:
    • Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
    • Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
  • Then click Finish.
  • MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan. If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue. If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.
  • On the Scanner tab:
    • Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.
    • Then click on the Scan button.
  • If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button.
  • The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.
  • When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found".
  • Click OK to close the message box and continue with the removal process.
  • Back at the main Scanner screen, click on the Show Results button to see a list of any malware that was found.
  • Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
  • When removal is completed, a log report will open in Notepad.
  • The log is automatically saved and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
  • Copy and paste the contents of that report in your next reply and exit MBAM.
Note: If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you may be asked to reboot your computer so it can proceed with the disinfection process. Regardless if prompted to restart the computer or not, please do so immediately. Failure to reboot normally (not into safe mode) will prevent MBAM from removing all the malware. MBAM may make changes to your registry as part of its disinfection routine. If you're using other security programs that detect registry changes, they may alert you after scanning with MBAM. Please permit the program to allow the changes.
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Posted 04 November 2008 - 11:41 PM

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.30
Database version: 1366
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3

11/4/2008 8:39:57 PM
mbam-log-2008-11-04 (20-39-57).txt

Scan type: Quick Scan
Objects scanned: 52307
Time elapsed: 11 minute(s), 44 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 34
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 2

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\popcaploader.popcaploaderctrl2 (Adware.PopCap) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\videoegg.activexloader (Adware.VideoEgg) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\videoegg.activexloader.1 (Adware.VideoEgg) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{e4e3e0f8-cd30-4380-8ce9-b96904bdefca} (Adware.PopCap) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{fe8a736f-4124-4d9c-b4b1-3b12381efabe} (Adware.PopCap) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{e282c728-189d-419e-8ee2-1601f4b39ba5} (Adware.VideoEgg) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{e1a63484-a022-4d42-830a-fbd411514440} (Adware.VideoEgg) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{dc3a04ee-cdd7-4407-915c-a5502f97eecd} (Adware.VideoEgg) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{db8cce99-59c6-4552-8bfc-058feb38d6ce} (Adware.VideoEgg) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{d17726cc-d4dd-4c4a-9671-471d56e413b5} (Adware.VideoEgg) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{c5041fd9-4819-4dc4-b20e-c950b5b03d2a} (Adware.VideoEgg) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{bb187c0d-6f53-4f3e-9590-98fd3a7364a2} (Adware.VideoEgg) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{af2e62b6-f9e1-4d4f-a10a-9dc8e6dcbcc0} (Adware.VideoEgg) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{ad5915ea-b61a-4dba-b5c8-ef4b2df0a3c7} (Adware.VideoEgg) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{ad0a3058-fd49-4f98-a514-fd055201835e} (Adware.VideoEgg) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{a58c497b-3ee2-45e7-9594-daca6be2a0d0} (Adware.VideoEgg) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{a3d06987-c35e-49e4-8fe2-ac67b9fbfb4c} (Adware.VideoEgg) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{9856e2d8-ffb2-4fe5-8cad-d5ad6a35a804} (Adware.VideoEgg) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{8f6a82a2-d7b1-443e-bb9f-f7dc887dd618} (Adware.VideoEgg) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{88d6cf0e-cf70-4c24-bf6e-e4e414bc649c} (Adware.VideoEgg) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{83dfb6ee-ab18-41b5-86d4-b544a141d67e} (Adware.VideoEgg) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{5c29c7e4-5321-4cad-be2e-877666bed5df} (Adware.VideoEgg) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{3f91eb90-ef62-44ee-a685-fac29af111cd} (Adware.VideoEgg) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{1a8642f1-dc80-4edc-a39d-0fb62a58b455} (Adware.VideoEgg) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{168dc258-1455-4e61-8590-9dac2f27b675} (Adware.VideoEgg) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{8ca5ed52-f3fb-4414-a105-2e3491156990} (Adware.BHO) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{af2e62b6-f9e1-4d4f-a10a-9dc8e6dcbcc0} (Adware.VideoEgg) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{df780f87-ff2b-4df8-92d0-73db16a1543a} (Adware.PopCap) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Code Store Database\Distribution Units\{af2e62b6-f9e1-4d4f-a10a-9dc8e6dcbcc0} (Adware.VideoEgg) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Code Store Database\Distribution Units\{df780f87-ff2b-4df8-92d0-73db16a1543a} (Adware.PopCap) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VideoEgg (Adware.VideoEgg) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins\@videoegg.com/publisher,version=1.5 (Adware.VideoEgg) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\VideoEgg (Adware.VideoEgg) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins\@videoegg.com/publisher,version=1.5 (Adware.VideoEgg) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\mcrh.tmp (Malware.Trace) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\a5a63emY.exe.a_a (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

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Posted 04 November 2008 - 11:51 PM

Well we've removed some nasties. How is it running now. Let's see if there is anything else. This one will take an hour or so.
I'll check back in the morning.

Download Attribune's ATF Cleaner and then SUPERAntiSpyware , Free Home Version. Save both to desktop ..
DO NOT run yet.
Open SUPER from icon and install and Update it
Under Scanner Options make sure the following are checked (leave all others unchecked):
Close browsers before scanning.
Scan for tracking cookies.
Terminate memory threats before quarantining
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Click the "Close" button to leave the control center screen and exit the program. DO NOT run yet.

Now reboot into Safe Mode: How to enter safe mode(XP)
Using the F8 Method
Restart your computer.
When the machine first starts again it will generally list some equipment that is installed in your machine, amount of memory, hard drives installed etc. At this point you should gently tap the F8 key repeatedly until you are presented with a Windows XP Advanced Options menu.
Select the option for Safe Mode using the arrow keys.
Then press enter on your keyboard to boot into Safe Mode
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Double-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.
Under Main "Select Files to Delete" choose: Select All.
Click the Empty Selected button.

If you use Firefox or Opers browser click that browser at the top and choose: Select All
Click the Empty Selected button.
If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.
Click Exit on the Main menu to close the program
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NOW Scan with SUPER
Open from the desktop icon or the program Files list
On the left, make sure you check C:\Fixed Drive.
Perform a Complete scan. After scan,Verify they are all checked.
Click OK on the summary screen to quarantine all found items.
If asked if you want to reboot, click "Yes" and reboot normally.

To retrieve the removal information after reboot, launch SUPERAntispyware again.
Click Preferences, then click the Statistics/Logs tab.
Under Scanner Logs, double-click SUPERAntiSpyware Scan Log.
If there are several logs, click the current dated log and press View log.
A text file will open in your default text editor.
Please copy and paste the Scan Log results in your next reply.
Click Close to exit the program.

Please ask any needed questions,post log and Let us know how the PC is running now.
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Posted 05 November 2008 - 03:12 AM

SUPERAntiSpyware Scan Log
http://www.superantispyware.com

Generated 11/04/2008 at 11:50 PM

Application Version : 4.20.1046

Core Rules Database Version : 3623
Trace Rules Database Version: 1607

Scan type : Complete Scan
Total Scan Time : 02:16:04

Memory items scanned : 165
Memory threats detected : 0
Registry items scanned : 5337
Registry threats detected : 0
File items scanned : 48433
File threats detected : 1

Adware.Vundo Variant/Rel
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\DFHKJ.TMP


I just restarted the computer, sometimes it takes a while for the viruses to come back. I not sure yet if they are completely gone. Its midnight and I'm tired as all hell so I have a couple questions before I go to bed.

Will Windows Firewall keep me from getting trojans/viruses?
If the Trojans/Viruses are gone, can I turn on my System Restore points again?
Currently I have A-Squared Free, SUPERAntiSpyware, MalwareBytes Anti-Malware, and ATF-Cleaner, if the Trojans/Viruses are gone, can I get rid of these as well?

What can I do to protect myself better from this happening again?




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