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#1 waterytart

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Posted 19 February 2009 - 07:13 PM

Hi, and thanks in advance for your help! I'm running Windows XP and accidently clicked on a web page that immediately slowed my computer down to a crawl so I'm pretty sure that's where the infection came from. I scanned my computer first with bitdefender and it found 16 instances of this virus. I rebooted and scanned again and it found 22 instances. I'm anxious to get rid of this thing as it's making my computer run extremely hot.

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Posted 19 February 2009 - 07:59 PM

Hello and welcome please run these next. If you have Spybot installed temporarily disable it.
Next run ATF:
Please download ATF Cleaner by Atribune & save it to your desktop.
  • 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 browser click Firefox 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.
  • If you use Opera browser click Opera 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.
Note: On Vista, "Windows Temp" is disabled. To empty "Windows Temp" ATF-Cleaner must be "Run as an Administrator".


Next run MBAM:
Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (v1.32) and save it to your desktop.
alternate download link 1
alternate download link 2
If you have a previous version of MBAM, remove it via Add/Remove Programs and download a fresh copy.
  • 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. Alternatively, you can update through MBAM's interface from a clean computer, copy the definitions (rules.ref) located in C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Malwarebytes\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from that system to a usb stick or CD and then copy it to the infected machine.
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 using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you after scanning with MBAM. Please temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.
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#3 waterytart

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Posted 19 February 2009 - 08:51 PM

Thanks! I did the above (and I don't know if it's related, but the format of this forum looks strange). I got a message at the end of the scan saying there was nothing found! and here's a copy of the log:

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.34
Database version: 1780
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3

2/19/2009 8:49:14 PM
mbam-log-2009-02-19 (20-49-14).txt

Scan type: Quick Scan
Objects scanned: 65180
Time elapsed: 4 minute(s), 56 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)


Does that mean that MBAM has gotten rid of it?

Thanks again for your help!

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Posted 19 February 2009 - 09:25 PM

Let's just run one more scan please.
Download and scan with SUPERAntiSpyware Free for Home Users
  • Double-click SUPERAntiSpyware.exe and use the default settings for installation.
  • An icon will be created on your desktop. Double-click that icon to launch the program.
  • If asked to update the program definitions, click "Yes". If not, update the definitions before scanning by selecting "Check for Updates". (If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here. Double-click on the hyperlink for Download Installer and save SASDEFINITIONS.EXE to your desktop. Then double-click on SASDEFINITIONS.EXE to install the definitions.)
  • In the Main Menu, click the Preferences... button.
  • Click the Scanning Control tab.
  • 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.
  • Click the "Close" button to leave the control center screen.
  • Back on the main screen, under "Scan for Harmful Software" click Scan your computer.
  • On the left, make sure you check C:\Fixed Drive.
  • On the right, under "Complete Scan", choose Perform Complete Scan.
  • Click "Next" to start the scan. Please be patient while it scans your computer.
  • After the scan is complete, a Scan Summary box will appear with potentially harmful items that were detected. Click "OK".
  • Make sure everything has a checkmark next to it and click "Next".
  • A notification will appear that "Quarantine and Removal is Complete". Click "OK" and then click the "Finish" button to return to the main menu.
  • If asked if you want to reboot, click "Yes".
  • 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.

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Posted 20 February 2009 - 11:23 AM

Okay, did all that - sorry it took so long! Here's the log (minus the adware cookies). I notice that most of this is from the old data that was retrieved when my motherboard? was replaced a while back but this is the first time it's shown up.

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

Generated 02/20/2009 at 02:10 AM

Application Version : 4.25.1012

Core Rules Database Version : 3768
Trace Rules Database Version: 1728

Scan type : Complete Scan
Total Scan Time : 04:31:27

Memory items scanned : 579
Memory threats detected : 0
Registry items scanned : 5934
Registry threats detected : 0
File items scanned : 165350
File threats detected : 186



Adware.Vundo Variant
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL B\MY DOCUMENTS\OLD DATA\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMP\EXAMPLE OF MONTHLY SCHEDULE OCT.-1.DOC
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL B\MY DOCUMENTS\OLD DATA\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMP\EXAMPLE OF MONTHLY SCHEDULE OCT..DOC
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL B\MY DOCUMENTS\OLD DATA\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMP\PFT4519~TMP\_SETUP.DLL
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL B\MY DOCUMENTS\OLD DATA\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMP\PINK READING MASTER KIT INTO.DOC
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL B\MY DOCUMENTS\OLD DATA\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMP\TERMS AND CONDITIONS REVISED EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 2006.DOC
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL B\MY DOCUMENTS\OLD DATA\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMP\WEEKLY DISCUSSION SCHEDULE JUNE 19-23.DOC
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL B\MY DOCUMENTS\OLD DATA\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMPORARY INTERNET FILES\CONTENT.IE5\45U75CV8\WBK350A.TMP
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\NETOJEKE.DLL

Trojan.Unknown Origin
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL B\MY DOCUMENTS\OLD DATA\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMP\INSTHELP.DLL
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL B\MY DOCUMENTS\OLD DATA\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMP\LICENSING HEARING.DOC
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL B\MY DOCUMENTS\OLD DATA\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMP\PFT4519~TMP\READER\ACROFX32.DLL
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL B\MY DOCUMENTS\OLD DATA\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMPORARY INTERNET FILES\CONTENT.IE5\GP6BCLAJ\WBK4150.TMP
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL B\MY DOCUMENTS\OLD DATA\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMPORARY INTERNET FILES\CONTENT.IE5\GP6BCLAJ\WBK4160.TMP
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL B\MY DOCUMENTS\OLD DATA\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMPORARY INTERNET FILES\CONTENT.IE5\GP6BCLAJ\WBK4176.TMP
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL B\MY DOCUMENTS\OLD DATA\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMPORARY INTERNET FILES\CONTENT.IE5\GP6BCLAJ\WBK417E.TMP
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL B\MY DOCUMENTS\OLD DATA\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMPORARY INTERNET FILES\CONTENT.IE5\GP6BCLAJ\WBK41A8.TMP
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL B\MY DOCUMENTS\OLD DATA\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMPORARY INTERNET FILES\CONTENT.IE5\GP6BCLAJ\WBK41AC.TMP
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL B\MY DOCUMENTS\OLD DATA\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMPORARY INTERNET FILES\CONTENT.IE5\GP6BCLAJ\WBK4297.TMP
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL B\MY DOCUMENTS\OLD DATA\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMPORARY INTERNET FILES\CONTENT.IE5\GP6BCLAJ\WBK4ACD.TMP

Trojan.Unclassified/DATDuh
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL B\MY DOCUMENTS\OLD DATA\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\CHERYL\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMPORARY INTERNET FILES\CONTENT.IE5\45U75CV8\WBK487F.TMP

Adware.Vundo/Variant-SR
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\MINUTARA.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\ZEPUWUVI.DLL

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Posted 20 February 2009 - 11:32 AM

Ok well that's good as now it's gone. If there are no more signs of infection then..
Now you should Create a New Restore Point to prevent possible reinfection from an old one. Some of the malware you picked up could have been saved in System Restore. Since this is a protected directory your tools cannot access to delete these files, they sometimes can reinfect your system if you accidentally use an old restore point. Setting a new restore point AFTER cleaning your system will help prevent this and enable your computer to "roll-back" to a clean working state.

The easiest and safest way to do this is:
  • Go to Start > Programs > Accessories > System Tools and click "System Restore".
  • Choose the radio button marked "Create a Restore Point" on the first screen then click "Next". Give the R.P. a name, then click "Create". The new point will be stamped with the current date and time. Keep a log of this so you can find it easily should you need to use System Restore.
  • Then use Disk Cleanup to remove all but the most recently created Restore Point.
  • Go to Start > Run and type: Cleanmgr
  • Click "Ok". Disk Cleanup will scan your files for several minutes, then open.
  • Click the "More Options" tab, then click the "Clean up" button under System Restore.
  • Click Ok. You will be prompted with "Are you sure you want to delete all but the most recent restore point?"
  • Click Yes, then click Ok.
  • Click Yes again when prompted with "Are you sure you want to perform these actions?"
  • Disk Cleanup will remove the files and close automatically.
Vista Users can refer to these links: Create a New Restore Point and Disk Cleanup.
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Posted 20 February 2009 - 01:12 PM

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Posted 20 February 2009 - 07:52 PM

You're welcome , please take a moment to read quietman7's excellent prevention tips in post 17 here
Click>>Tips to protect yourself against malware and reduce the potential for re-infection:
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