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#1 pdudenhefer

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Posted 04 November 2008 - 10:29 AM

I am running a Toshiba A85 Satellite Notebook,using XP home edition,ser pack 3. I am getting messages about my in ability to run scripts due to ad.yieldmanager everytime I exit a program to get back to my desktop. I am using IE7pro. I have searched for this program but was unable to find it on my computer. I tried AVG,Adaware,Spybot,Uniblue reg booster,Tweaknow reg cleaner,System mechanic.Nothing finds it or deletes it. Please help me.Thank you,Pete

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#2 garmanma

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Posted 04 November 2008 - 04:06 PM

Welcome to BC.
Let me help get you started

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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#3 pdudenhefer

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Posted 04 November 2008 - 05:35 PM

Hey Mark,
Thanks for your help. Below is a copy of my log file.

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

11/4/2008 4:32:23 PM
mbam-log-2008-11-04 (16-32-23).txt

Scan type: Quick Scan
Objects scanned: 49726
Time elapsed: 11 minute(s), 11 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 13
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 2
Folders Infected: 2
Files Infected: 17

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{0d2727d9-e6d1-4549-be55-5d38e678c1bd} (Adware.SoftMate) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{20159057-f0d9-4520-8d0e-b117b49fb5d9} (Adware.SoftMate) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{45a31505-d656-46c8-9719-ea5a4ff3c5f7} (Adware.SoftMate) -> 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\Typelib\{c9c5deaf-0a1f-4660-8279-9edfad6fefe1} (Adware.PopCap) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{3aa42713-5c1e-48e2-b432-d8bf420dd31d} (Rogue.Antivirus2008) -> 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_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{5121b863-fae8-4935-ba76-0abe0239aeca} (Adware.SoftMate) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{b64f4a7c-97c9-11da-8bde-f66bad1e3f3a} (Rogue.WinAntivirus) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{58f07dd3-924d-4141-bc74-299f523a95f1} (Adware.WebDir) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\popcaploader.popcaploaderctrl2 (Adware.PopCap) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\popcaploader.popcaploaderctrl2.1 (Adware.PopCap) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\scrfile\shell\open\command\ (Broken.OpenCommand) -> Bad: (NOTEPAD.EXE %1) Good: ("%1" /S) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\regfile\shell\open\command\ (Broken.OpenCommand) -> Bad: (NOTEPAD.EXE %1) Good: (regedit.exe "%1") -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Folders Infected:
C:\Program Files\DeskAlerts (Adware.SoftMate) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\DeskAlerts\Cache (Adware.SoftMate) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Files Infected:
C:\Program Files\DeskAlerts\basis.xml (Adware.SoftMate) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\DeskAlerts\cancel_button.gif (Adware.SoftMate) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\DeskAlerts\deskbar.crc (Adware.SoftMate) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\DeskAlerts\deskbar.inf (Adware.SoftMate) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\DeskAlerts\history.html (Adware.SoftMate) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\DeskAlerts\hs_delete.bmp (Adware.SoftMate) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\DeskAlerts\hs_search.bmp (Adware.SoftMate) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\DeskAlerts\icons.bmp (Adware.SoftMate) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\DeskAlerts\mbclose.bmp (Adware.SoftMate) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\DeskAlerts\mblogo.bmp (Adware.SoftMate) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\DeskAlerts\newversion.txt (Adware.SoftMate) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\DeskAlerts\notify.wav (Adware.SoftMate) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\DeskAlerts\options.html (Adware.SoftMate) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\DeskAlerts\save_button.gif (Adware.SoftMate) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\DeskAlerts\title_back.gif (Adware.SoftMate) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\DeskAlerts\version.txt (Adware.SoftMate) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\DeskAlerts\Cache\e832b941f059b5e8b09f048e1f35996c.xml (Adware.SoftMate) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

#4 garmanma

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Posted 04 November 2008 - 07:43 PM

OK, reboot the computer, update Mbam, run a new scan and post the results
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Posted 05 November 2008 - 09:53 AM

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.30
Database version: 1367
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3

11/5/2008 8:49:58 AM
mbam-log-2008-11-05 (08-49-58).txt

Scan type: Quick Scan
Objects scanned: 48617
Time elapsed: 11 minute(s), 35 second(s)

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

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
(No malicious items detected)


Thanks Mark looks like you handled it

#6 garmanma

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Posted 05 November 2008 - 04:37 PM

Looks good, any problems?
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Posted 06 November 2008 - 08:11 AM

:thumbsup: No thanks-you've been a great help-Thank you,Mark




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