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IE7 - Strange sites in History - Opening anything Microsoft VERY slow


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#1 Chonkspodder

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Posted 24 November 2008 - 11:18 AM

I am running Windows XP Pro SP2

About 3 days ago I loaded IE7. Nice browser, liked the features. I happened to check history and there were 5 or 6 sex (and other) sites listed (history doesn't seem to give times). I had not visted these sites. I cleared history, checked and they were gone. A couple of days later, they were back (I had not visited).

I ran regedit and searched for the name of one of them (closetmonster.com) and nothing found.

I ran Hijack-this, no errors or strange entries found (to my untrained eyes). Someone suggested running ComboFix (latest version). I did, I have the log. Can somebody help decipher it. or recommend a course of action. I didn't want to post it in the wrong place.

I nearly forgot, since deleting the history (befire Hijack-This and ComboFix) opening any Microsoft Office app is VERY slow (1-2 minutes for Outlook etc...)

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#2 garmanma

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Posted 24 November 2008 - 11:58 AM

Combofix is not to be used unless instructed and under the guidance of a HJT team member
The same is for a HJT log
If you would like to submit a HJT log for our team to look at please follow these instructions:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/

Then submit the log in the proper foum here:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/22/virus-trojan-spyware-and-malware-removal-logs/

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Edited by garmanma, 24 November 2008 - 11:59 AM.

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