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#1 plee1970


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Posted 07 January 2009 - 11:31 PM

Hi everyone,

I've tried everything I can think of to fix this. I run Ad-Aware, AVG, & ZoneAlarm. I've tried Malwarebytes, SDFix, and others...nothing is fixing this. Anytime I search at any search engine, I get back links with descriptions that look right, but the actual link below is bogus. Usuallly they are findlinks.com, or security-antivirus.com. Here's a copy of my logfile from DDS:


DDS (Ver_09-01-07.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Cindy Lee at 23:21:36.50 on Wed 01/07/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.503.74 [GMT -5:00]

AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)
FW: ZoneAlarm Firewall *enabled*

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

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Novatel Wireless\Sprint\Sprint PCS Connection Manager\OSCMUtilityService.exe
C:\Program Files\Sprint\Sierra Wireless\Sprint PCS Connection Manager\SPCSUtilityService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\PROSetWired\NCS\PROSet\PRONoMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\MySpace\IM\MySpaceIM.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\MySpace\IM\MySpaceIM.exe
C:\Program Files\Sprint\Sierra Wireless\Sprint PCS Connection Manager\SPCSCM.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Cindy Lee\Desktop\dds.scr

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

uSearch Bar = hxxp://www.yahoo.com/search/ie.html
uStart Page = hxxp://www.yahoo.com/
uInternet Connection Wizard,ShellNext = iexplore
BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper: {06849e9f-c8d7-4d59-b87d-784b7d6be0b3} - c:\program files\adobe\acrobat 7.0\activex\AcroIEHelper.dll
BHO: AVG Safe Search: {3ca2f312-6f6e-4b53-a66e-4e65e497c8c0} - c:\program files\avg\avg8\avgssie.dll
BHO: {82010030-0911-00e7-7467-99ca3230262a} - c:\program files\common files\system\kbdiis.dll
BHO: AVG Security Toolbar: {a057a204-bacc-4d26-9990-79a187e2698e} - c:\progra~1\avg\avg8\AVGTOO~1.DLL
BHO: ZoneAlarm Spy Blocker BHO: {f0d4b231-da4b-4daf-81e4-dfee4931a4aa} - c:\program files\zonealarmsb\bar\1.bin\SPYBLOCK.DLL
TB: AVG Security Toolbar: {a057a204-bacc-4d26-9990-79a187e2698e} - c:\progra~1\avg\avg8\AVGTOO~1.DLL
TB: ZoneAlarm Spy Blocker: {f0d4b239-da4b-4daf-81e4-dfee4931a4aa} - c:\program files\zonealarmsb\bar\1.bin\SPYBLOCK.DLL
TB: {0B53EAC3-8D69-4B9E-9B19-A37C9A5676A7} - No File
TB: &Google: {2318c2b1-4965-11d4-9b18-009027a5cd4f} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar1.dll
uRun: [ctfmon.exe] c:\windows\system32\ctfmon.exe
uRun: [MySpaceIM] c:\program files\myspace\im\MySpaceIM.exe
mRun: [HotKeysCmds] c:\windows\system32\hkcmd.exe
mRun: [SynTPLpr] c:\program files\synaptics\syntp\SynTPLpr.exe
mRun: [SynTPEnh] c:\program files\synaptics\syntp\SynTPEnh.exe
mRun: [PRONoMgrWired] c:\program files\intel\prosetwired\ncs\proset\PRONoMgr.exe
mRun: [ISUSPM Startup] c:\progra~1\common~1\instal~1\update~1\ISUSPM.exe -startup
mRun: [ISUSScheduler] "c:\program files\common files\installshield\updateservice\issch.exe" -start
mRun: [AVG8_TRAY] c:\progra~1\avg\avg8\avgtray.exe
mRun: [ZoneAlarm Client] "c:\program files\zone labs\zonealarm\zlclient.exe"
mRun: [QuickTime Task] "c:\program files\quicktime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
mRun: [iTunesHelper] "c:\program files\itunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
dRun: [MySpaceIM] c:\program files\myspace\im\MySpaceIM.exe
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\alluse~1\startm~1\programs\startup\adober~1.lnk - c:\program files\adobe\acrobat 7.0\reader\reader_sl.exe
IE: &Search
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} - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501}
IE: {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - {FF059E31-CC5A-4E2E-BF3B-96E929D65503} - c:\progra~1\micros~4\office11\REFIEBAR.DLL
IE: {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - {FE54FA40-D68C-11d2-98FA-00C0F0318AFE} - c:\windows\system32\Shdocvw.dll
TCP: {CDEDF27F-526C-44F0-98AE-E48F3EE8661A} =
Handler: linkscanner - {F274614C-63F8-47D5-A4D1-FBDDE494F8D1} - c:\program files\avg\avg8\avgpp.dll
Notify: igfxcui - igfxsrvc.dll
AppInit_DLLs: avgrsstx.dll

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

R1 AvgLdx86;AVG Free AVI Loader Driver x86;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgldx86.sys [2008-7-17 97928]
R1 AvgMfx86;AVG Free On-access Scanner Minifilter Driver x86;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgmfx86.sys [2008-7-17 26824]
R1 KLIF;KLIF;c:\windows\system32\drivers\klif.sys [2008-7-23 127768]
R1 vsdatant;vsdatant;c:\windows\system32\vsdatant.sys [2008-7-23 394952]
R4 aawservice;Lavasoft Ad-Aware Service;c:\program files\lavasoft\ad-aware\aawservice.exe [2008-5-12 611664]
R4 avg8emc;AVG Free8 E-mail Scanner;c:\progra~1\avg\avg8\avgemc.exe [2008-7-17 875288]
R4 avg8wd;AVG Free8 WatchDog;c:\progra~1\avg\avg8\avgwdsvc.exe [2008-7-17 231704]
R4 AvgTdiX;AVG Free8 Network Redirector;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgtdix.sys [2008-7-17 76040]
R4 vsmon;TrueVector Internet Monitor;c:\windows\system32\zonelabs\vsmon.exe -service --> c:\windows\system32\zonelabs\vsmon.exe -service [?]
S3 NWUSBPort2;Novatel Wireless USB Status2 Port Driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\nwusbser2.sys [2007-1-30 99200]
S4 MyWebSearchService;My Web Search Service;c:\progra~1\mywebs~1\bar\1.bin\mwssvc.exe --> c:\progra~1\mywebs~1\bar\1.bin\mwssvc.exe [?]

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

2009-01-07 22:46 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\Trend Micro
2009-01-07 21:24 <DIR> --d----- c:\docume~1\cindyl~1\applic~1\Malwarebytes
2009-01-07 21:24 15,504 a------- c:\windows\system32\drivers\mbam.sys
2009-01-07 21:24 38,496 a------- c:\windows\system32\drivers\mbamswissarmy.sys
2009-01-07 21:24 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
2009-01-07 21:24 <DIR> --d----- c:\docume~1\alluse~1\applic~1\Malwarebytes
2008-12-27 12:34 578,560 a------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\user32.dll
2008-12-27 12:30 <DIR> --d----- c:\windows\ERUNT
2008-12-27 12:22 <DIR> --d----- C:\SDFix
2008-12-25 21:18 118 a------- c:\windows\system32\MRT.INI

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

2009-01-07 23:21 36,259,872 a--sh--- c:\windows\system32\drivers\fidbox.dat
2009-01-07 22:38 425,492 a--sh--- c:\windows\system32\drivers\fidbox.idx
2008-12-25 21:31 97,928 a------- c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgldx86.sys
2008-12-13 01:40 3,593,216 a------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\mshtml.dll
2008-10-24 06:21 455,296 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\mrxsmb.sys
2008-10-23 07:36 286,720 a------- c:\windows\system32\gdi32.dll
2008-10-23 07:36 286,720 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\gdi32.dll
2008-10-16 14:13 1,809,944 a------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\wuaueng.dll
2008-10-16 14:13 202,776 a------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\wuweb.dll
2008-10-16 14:12 323,608 a------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\wucltui.dll
2008-10-16 14:12 561,688 a------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\wuapi.dll
2008-10-16 14:09 92,696 a------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\cdm.dll
2008-10-16 14:09 51,224 a------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\wuauclt.exe
2008-10-16 14:08 34,328 a------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\wups.dll
2008-10-16 08:11 70,656 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\ie4uinit.exe
2008-10-16 08:11 13,824 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\ieudinit.exe
2008-10-15 11:34 337,408 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\netapi32.dll
2008-10-15 02:06 633,632 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\iexplore.exe
2008-10-15 02:04 161,792 -------- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\ieakui.dll
2007-01-23 11:21 56 ---shr-- c:\windows\system32\801C1FFD16.sys
2007-01-23 11:21 1,890 a--sh--- c:\windows\system32\KGyGaAvL.sys
2008-08-27 19:41 32,768 a--sh--- c:\windows\system32\config\systemprofile\local settings\history\history.ie5\mshist012008082720080828\index.dat

============= FINISH: 23:23:01.25 ===============

Thanks in advance for any advice or suggestions you have.


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#2 miekiemoes


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Posted 08 January 2009 - 05:01 AM


Please uninstall the ZoneAlarm Spy Blocker Toolbar since this one is not recommended.
Reboot afterwards.

After reboot, * Please visit this webpage for instructions for downloading and running ComboFix:


Post the log from ComboFix when you've accomplished that, along with a new HijackThis log.
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Posted 16 January 2009 - 05:41 AM

Due to the lack of feedback, this Topic is closed.
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