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Windows 2000 PCs infected msile.exe/ Moved


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#1 leesonns

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Posted 14 April 2009 - 01:56 PM

Hello, long time viewer first time poster. I've got multiple Windows 2000 PCs all infected w/ the msile.exe virus. Some other items I see are .scr files exe. 31.scr, 84.scr, 71.scr etc, mscrvt32.exe, winnt/system32/sysmgr.exe. I've ran Hijackthis, CCleaner and ComboFix, but the problem still exists. I've stopped and disabled the msile.exe service, deleted anything msile related in the registry including Legacy Files. I must be missing something. I've got Symantec Endpoint 11 on some and Corp edition 10 on others. Any Help would be greatly appreciated.

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Posted 14 April 2009 - 03:36 PM

Hello leesonns,

As no logs have been posted, I am shifting this topic from the specialized HiJack This forum to the Am I Infected forum.

PLEASE DO NOT NOW POST LOGS unless a log is specifically requested.

I've ran . . . ComboFix



Please note: ComboFix is an extremely powerful tool which should only be used when instructed to do so by someone who has been properly trained. ComboFix is intended by its creator to be "used under the guidance and supervision of an expert." It is NOT for private use. Please read Combofix's Disclaimer. Using this tool incorrectly could lead to disastrous problems with your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again.

Running ComboFix by yourself is like performing open heart surgery on yourself--the scalpel and other surgical tools that is ComboFix is meant to be wielded by a highly trained surgeon only in emergencies or dire circumstances. When the surgeon is thru s/he leaves the room. So combofix should be removed from a system once it has accomplished its job, unlike an AV that is there to protect you from future infections.

. . . CF does make some alterations to your system if you run it. Even if you had no malware removed and run the uninstall command, some things may be different now on your system. I can tell you that one thing is that all your restore points will be flushed out and a new one created. There is a good reason to do that when you have a severe infection--but if you aren't infected you might need those restore points.

Read and abide by the disclaimer people. It's there for a reason. Stick to running and protecting yourself with a good AV and firewall and an anti-malware scanner or two. If you feel you need a second opinion, try running online scans. If you feel you might need surgery, come here to BC and ask for help--that is what we're here for.


From: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...t&p=1159014

That said, please tell us what your operating system is: Windows XP, Vista, etc.

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Posted 14 April 2009 - 03:54 PM

Forgot to add the DDS.scr post.

Log removed. ~ OB

Edited by Orange Blossom, 15 April 2009 - 01:39 AM.


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Posted 15 April 2009 - 01:41 AM

Hello leesonns,

You missed what I wrote in my previous post.

PLEASE DO NOT NOW POST LOGS unless a log is specifically requested.

We do not analyze DDS logs or other specialized logs in this forum; therefore, I have removed it.

Please state what your operating system is as I asked previously and be patient while someone more knowledgeable than I addresses your issues.

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Posted 16 April 2009 - 11:15 PM

Hi and welcome to BleepingComputer :thumbsup:

The process of cleaning your computer may require temporarily disabliling some security programs. If you are using SpyBot Search and Destroy, please refer to Note 2 at the bottom of this page.

Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.
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  • 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.
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-- 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.

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-- MBAM may make changes to your registry as part of its disinfection routine. If you're using other security programs that detect registry changes (like Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere with the fix or alert you after scanning with MBAM. Please disable such programs until disinfection is complete or permit them to allow the changes. To disable these programs, please view this topic: How To Temporarily Disable Your Anti-virus, Firewall And Anti-malware Programs

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#6 leesonns

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Posted 17 April 2009 - 02:56 PM

Thnaks for the help, but I think I got it. I ran a malware removal tool from microsoft that identified and removed the virus I was having. Things seem to be much better here. Thank you for your help and sorry for not understanding your original post.

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Posted 17 April 2009 - 08:35 PM

No problem at all. Please don't hesistate to post back if your problem returns.

Take care,
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