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Google searches hijacked.

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#1 jimbobthomas


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Posted 05 January 2009 - 04:22 PM

Hello there,

I have tried to remove a persistant Google search hijack issue I am experiencing within Firefox. Spybot, Ad-aware and ASO checks have all drawn a blank.

Please find my DDS report below;

DDS (Version 1.1.0) - NTFSx86
Run by jthomas1 at 21:15:10.37 on 05/01/2009
Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.5512
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.44.1033.18.2047.1560 [GMT 0:00]

AV: VirusScan Enterprise + AntiSpyware Enterprise *On-access scanning disabled* (Updated)
FW: COMODO Firewall *disabled*

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroup
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\SSL VPN Client\agent.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\COMODO\COMODO Internet Security\cmdagent.exe
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe
C:\Program Files\Diskeeper Corporation\Diskeeper\DkService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k HTTPFilter
C:\Program Files\iPass\iPassConnect\iPCAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Kontiki\KService.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\FrameworkService.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\VirusScan Enterprise\Mcshield.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\VirusScan Enterprise\VsTskMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\McAfee\Rogue System Sensor\RSSensor.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Program Files\UPHClean\uphclean.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\UdaterUI.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\McTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\Apoint.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\VirusScan Enterprise\SHSTAT.EXE
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\PowerISO\PWRISOVM.EXE
C:\Program Files\BOINC\boinctray.exe
C:\Program Files\COMODO\COMODO Internet Security\cfp.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\HidFind.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\Apntex.exe
C:\Program Files\iPass\iPassConnect\downloader\ipccheck.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony Ericsson\Sony Ericsson PC Suite\SEPCSuite.exe
C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe
C:\Program Files\Kontiki\KHost.exe
C:\Program Files\BOINC\boincmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Trillian\trillian.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\Skype\Plugin Manager\skypePM.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe

============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============

uStart Page = hxxp://www.infor.com/
uSearch Page =
uSearch Bar =
uInternet Connection Wizard,ShellNext = wmplayer.exe //ICWLaunch
BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper: {06849e9f-c8d7-4d59-b87d-784b7d6be0b3} - c:\program files\common files\adobe\acrobat\activex\AcroIEHelper.dll
BHO: Winamp Toolbar Loader: {25cee8ec-5730-41bc-8b58-22ddc8ab8c20} - c:\program files\winamp toolbar\winamptb.dll
BHO: SSVHelper Class: {761497bb-d6f0-462c-b6eb-d4daf1d92d43} - c:\program files\java\jre1.5.0_09\bin\ssv.dll
BHO: scriptproxy: {7db2d5a0-7241-4e79-b68d-6309f01c5231} - c:\program files\mcafee\virusscan enterprise\scriptcl.dll
TB: Winamp Toolbar: {ebf2ba02-9094-4c5a-858b-bb198f3d8de2} - c:\program files\winamp toolbar\winamptb.dll
uRun: [ctfmon.exe] c:\windows\system32\ctfmon.exe
uRun: [TVPlanet]
uRun: [RadioPlanet]
uRun: [Sony Ericsson PC Suite] "c:\program files\sony ericsson\sony ericsson pc suite\SEPCSuite.exe" /systray /nologon
uRun: [Skype] "c:\program files\skype\phone\Skype.exe" /nosplash /minimized
uRun: [Adobe System Update] c:\temp\ixp001.tmp\Adobe_Update.exe
uRun: [Java Runtime Update] c:\temp\ixp001.tmp\Java Update.exe
uRun: [Startup Manager] "c:\program files\advanced system optimizer\startUp manager.exe"
uRun: [kdx] c:\program files\kontiki\KHost.exe -all
mRun: [McAfeeUpdaterUI] "c:\program files\network associates\common framework\UdaterUI.exe" /StartedFromRunKey
mRun: [Broadcom Wireless Manager UI] c:\windows\system32\WLTRAY.exe
mRun: [Apoint] c:\program files\apoint\Apoint.exe
mRun: [BluetoothAuthenticationAgent] rundll32.exe bthprops.cpl,,BluetoothAuthenticationAgent
mRun: [ShStatEXE] "c:\program files\mcafee\virusscan enterprise\SHSTAT.EXE" /STANDALONE
mRun: [AppleSyncNotifier] c:\program files\common files\apple\mobile device support\bin\AppleSyncNotifier.exe
mRun: [iTunesHelper] "c:\program files\itunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
mRun: [PWRISOVM.EXE] c:\program files\poweriso\PWRISOVM.EXE
mRun: [boinctray] "c:\program files\boinc\boinctray.exe"
mRun: [Windows Service Processor] lssa.exe
mRun: [COMODO Internet Security] "c:\program files\comodo\comodo internet security\cfp.exe" -h
mRun: [Adobe Reader Speed Launcher] "c:\program files\adobe\reader 8.0\reader\Reader_sl.exe"
mRun: [Windows Service Control] c:\windows\system\msiexec.exe
mRun: [Microsoft® System Manager] c:\windows\system32\sysmgr.exe
mRunServices: [Windows Service Processor] lssa.exe
dRun: [CTFMON.EXE] c:\windows\system32\CTFMON.EXE
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\jthomas1\startm~1\programs\startup\trillian.lnk - c:\program files\trillian\trillian.exe
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\alluse~1\startm~1\programs\startup\boincm~1.lnk - c:\program files\boinc\boincmgr.exe
IE: &Winamp Search
IE: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - c:\progra~1\micros~2\office11\EXCEL.EXE/3000
IE: {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - %windir%\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
IE: {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - c:\program files\messenger\msmsgs.exe
IE: {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - {CAFEEFAC-0015-0000-0009-ABCDEFFEDCBC} - c:\program files\java\jre1.5.0_09\bin\ssv.dll
IE: {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - {FF059E31-CC5A-4E2E-BF3B-96E929D65503} - c:\progra~1\micros~2\office11\REFIEBAR.DLL
Handler: skype4com - {FFC8B962-9B40-4DFF-9458-1830C7DD7F5D} - c:\progra~1\common~1\skype\SKYPE4~1.DLL
Notify: AtiExtEvent - Ati2evxx.dll
Notify: igfxcui - igfxdev.dll
AppInit_DLLs: c:\windows\system32\guard32.dll
SSODL: WPDShServiceObj - {AAA288BA-9A4C-45B0-95D7-94D524869DB5} - c:\windows\system32\WPDShServiceObj.dll
SSODL: WebProxy - - No File

================= FIREFOX ===================

FF - ProfilePath - c:\docume~1\jthomas1\applic~1\mozilla\firefox\profiles\4g5256ly.default\
FF - prefs.js: browser.startup.homepage - hxxp://news.bbc.co.uk/
FF - component: c:\documents and settings\jthomas1\application data\mozilla\firefox\profiles\4g5256ly.default\extensions\{463f6ca5-ee3c-4be1-b7e6-7fee11953374}\platform\winnt\components\FoxyTunes.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\java\jre1.5.0_09\bin\NPJava11.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\java\jre1.5.0_09\bin\NPJava12.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\java\jre1.5.0_09\bin\NPJava13.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\java\jre1.5.0_09\bin\NPJava14.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\java\jre1.5.0_09\bin\NPJava32.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\java\jre1.5.0_09\bin\NPJPI150_09.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\java\jre1.5.0_09\bin\NPOJI610.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\mozilla firefox\plugins\npBBCPlugin.dll

============= SERVICES / DRIVERS ===============

P4 McShield;McAfee McShield;c:\program files\mcafee\virusscan enterprise\Mcshield.exe [2008-5-12 144704]
R1 cmdGuard;COMODO Internet Security Sandbox Driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\cmdguard.sys [2008-12-27 101776]
R1 cmdHlp;COMODO Internet Security Helper Driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\cmdhlp.sys [2008-12-27 31504]
R1 mferkdk;VSCore mferkdk;c:\program files\mcafee\virusscan enterprise\mferkdk.sys [2008-5-12 31816]
R3 mfeavfk;McAfee Inc.;c:\windows\system32\drivers\mfeavfk.sys [2007-12-12 72936]
R3 mfebopk;McAfee Inc.;c:\windows\system32\drivers\mfebopk.sys [2007-12-12 33960]
R3 mfehidk;McAfee Inc.;c:\windows\system32\drivers\mfehidk.sys [2007-12-12 174952]
R3 NPF;NetGroup Packet Filter Driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\npf.sys [2007-6-8 32896]
R3 OZSCR;O2Micro SmartCardBus Smartcard Reader;c:\windows\system32\drivers\ozscr.sys [2006-10-28 92550]
R4 BOINC;BOINC;c:\program files\boinc\boinc.exe [2008-9-19 721664]
R4 cmdAgent;COMODO Internet Security Helper Service;c:\program files\comodo\comodo internet security\cmdagent.exe [2008-12-27 618232]
R4 iPCAgent;iPCAgent;c:\program files\ipass\ipassconnect\iPCAgent.exe [2007-5-22 90112]
R4 McAfeeFramework;McAfee Framework Service;c:\program files\network associates\common framework\FrameworkService.exe [2006-10-28 103744]
R4 McTaskManager;McAfee Task Manager;c:\program files\mcafee\virusscan enterprise\VsTskMgr.exe [2008-5-12 54608]
R4 RSSensor;McAfee Rogue System Sensor;c:\program files\mcafee\rogue system sensor\RSSensor.exe [2007-6-8 1277952]
S3 CSVirtA;Cisco Systems SSL VPN Adapter;c:\windows\system32\drivers\CSVirtA.sys [2007-5-22 22136]
S3 ggflt;SEMC USB Flash Driver Filter;c:\windows\system32\drivers\ggflt.sys [2008-10-27 13352]
S3 GTIPCI21;GTIPCI21;c:\windows\system32\drivers\gtipci21.sys [2006-11-9 80384]
S3 s3117bus;Sony Ericsson Device 3117 driver (WDM);c:\windows\system32\drivers\s3117bus.sys [2008-10-27 89088]
S3 s3117mdfl;Sony Ericsson Device 3117 USB WMC Modem Filter;c:\windows\system32\drivers\s3117mdfl.sys [2008-10-27 14976]
S3 s3117mdm;Sony Ericsson Device 3117 USB WMC Modem Driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\s3117mdm.sys [2008-10-27 120576]
S3 s3117mgmt;Sony Ericsson Device 3117 USB WMC Device Management Drivers (WDM);c:\windows\system32\drivers\s3117mgmt.sys [2008-10-27 114048]
S3 s3117nd5;Sony Ericsson Device 3117 USB Ethernet Emulation SEMC3117 (NDIS);c:\windows\system32\drivers\s3117nd5.sys [2008-10-27 25472]
S3 s3117obex;Sony Ericsson Device 3117 USB WMC OBEX Interface;c:\windows\system32\drivers\s3117obex.sys [2008-10-27 110464]
S3 s3117unic;Sony Ericsson Device 3117 USB Ethernet Emulation SEMC3117 (WDM);c:\windows\system32\drivers\s3117unic.sys [2008-10-27 115584]
S3 vsdatant;vsdatant;c:\windows\system32\vsdatant.sys [2007-5-15 280344]

============== File Associations ===============

regfile=NOTEPAD.EXE %1
scrfile=NOTEPAD.EXE %1

=============== Created Last 30 ================

2009-01-05 21:14 <DIR> --d----- c:\temp\RarSFX0
2009-01-05 20:52 102,588 a------- c:\windows\system32\msvcrt2.dll
2009-01-05 20:52 45,568 a------- c:\windows\system32\sysmgr.exe
2009-01-05 20:46 250 a------- c:\windows\gmer.ini
2009-01-05 20:38 <DIR> --d----- c:\temp\~nsu.tmp
2009-01-04 07:23 <DIR> --d----- c:\temp\WPDNSE
2009-01-02 22:17 <DIR> --d----- c:\temp\plugtmp
2009-01-02 07:12 24,576 a------- c:\windows\system\msiexec.exe
2009-01-02 07:12 24,576 a------- c:\windows\system32\tempexec.exe
2009-01-01 15:30 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\SpywareGuard
2008-12-31 20:42 <DIR> --d----- c:\temp\Comodo
2008-12-31 16:34 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\Trend Micro
2008-12-27 12:27 <DIR> --d----- c:\docume~1\jthomas1\applic~1\Systweak
2008-12-27 12:25 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\Advanced System Optimizer
2008-12-27 11:54 <DIR> --d----- C:\Kontiki
2008-12-27 10:52 147,192 a------- c:\windows\system32\guard32.dll
2008-12-27 10:52 101,776 a------- c:\windows\system32\drivers\cmdguard.sys
2008-12-27 10:52 31,504 a------- c:\windows\system32\drivers\cmdhlp.sys
2008-12-27 10:52 <DIR> --d----- c:\docume~1\alluse~1\applic~1\comodo
2008-12-27 10:52 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\COMODO
2008-12-27 10:49 406 a------- c:\windows\system32\ioloBootDefrag.cfg
2008-12-27 10:44 74,703 a------- c:\windows\system32\mfc45.dll
2008-12-27 10:44 <DIR> --d----- c:\docume~1\jthomas1\applic~1\iolo
2008-12-27 10:44 <DIR> --d----- c:\docume~1\alluse~1\applic~1\iolo
2008-12-26 22:53 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\Kontiki
2008-12-26 22:53 <DIR> --d----- C:\logs3
2008-12-26 22:53 <DIR> --d----- c:\docume~1\alluse~1\applic~1\Kontiki
2008-12-21 21:52 <DIR> --dsh--- C:\Diskeeper
2008-12-21 20:49 <DIR> --dshr-- C:\resycled
2008-12-21 20:19 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\Spybot - Search & Destroy
2008-12-21 20:19 <DIR> --d----- c:\docume~1\alluse~1\applic~1\Spybot - Search & Destroy
2008-12-21 20:05 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\IESurfBar
2008-12-21 20:05 108,336 a------- c:\windows\system32\mswinsck.ocx
2008-12-13 14:14 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\BOINC
2008-12-13 14:14 <DIR> --d----- c:\docume~1\alluse~1\applic~1\BOINC
2008-12-13 14:14 <DIR> --d----- c:\windows\Downloaded Installations

==================== Find3M ====================

2008-11-21 18:08 119,120 a------- c:\windows\dxsdkuninst.exe
2008-10-27 20:15 1,419,232 a------- c:\windows\system32\wdfcoinstaller01005.dll
2008-10-27 17:39 360,784 a------- c:\windows\system32\XactEngineA3_3.dll
2008-10-27 17:39 359,760 a------- c:\windows\system32\dinput8d.dll
2008-10-27 17:39 349,520 a------- c:\windows\system32\d3dref9.dll
2008-10-27 17:39 286,032 a------- c:\windows\system32\XactEngineD3_3.dll
2008-10-27 17:39 123,216 a------- c:\windows\system32\XAPOFXD1_2.dll
2008-10-27 17:38 47,440 a------- c:\windows\system32\X3DAudioD1_5.dll
2008-10-27 17:37 4,499,280 a------- c:\windows\system32\D3dx9d_40.dll
2008-10-27 17:37 3,796,816 a------- c:\windows\system32\d3dx9d_33.dll
2008-10-27 17:37 3,084,624 a------- c:\windows\system32\d3d9d.dll
2008-10-27 17:37 906,576 a------- c:\windows\system32\xaudioD2_3.dll
2008-10-27 17:36 496,464 a------- c:\windows\system32\D3DX10d_40.dll
2008-10-27 10:04 514,384 a------- c:\windows\system32\XAudio2_3.dll
2008-10-27 10:04 235,856 a------- c:\windows\system32\xactengine3_3.dll
2008-10-27 10:04 23,376 a------- c:\windows\system32\X3DAudio1_5.dll
2008-10-27 10:04 70,992 a------- c:\windows\system32\XAPOFX1_2.dll
2008-10-10 04:52 4,379,984 a------- c:\windows\system32\D3DX9_40.dll
2008-10-10 04:52 2,036,576 a------- c:\windows\system32\D3DCompiler_40.dll
2008-10-10 04:52 452,440 a------- c:\windows\system32\d3dx10_40.dll
2008-04-14 00:12 62,989 ---shr-- c:\windows\system32\lssa.exe

============= FINISH: 21:16:08.68 ===============

Any help would be most gratefully received, thank you.


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Posted 20 January 2009 - 08:13 AM

Welcome to the BleepingComputer Forums.

Since it has been a few days since you scanned your computer with HijackThis, we will need a new HijackThis log. If you have not already downloaded Random's System Information Tool (RSIT), please download Random's System Information Tool (RSIT) by random/random which includes a HijackThis log and save it to your desktop. If you have RSIT already on your computer, please run it again.
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Posted 02 February 2009 - 07:38 AM

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