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Hijack Log file and Hijack Startup list

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#1 bjm_


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Posted 20 September 2009 - 01:13 PM

Hello BC Forum
I am new to Forum. This is my first post. I tried to make sure I was following protocol. If my post is unacceptable...please advise how to / where to post my message and files.
I had an event with Scareware. As a result of that event I ran HijackThis. (first time using HijackThis) I've known of HijackThis for along time but, was concerned it would be too technical for me.
I would like to submit files for Analysis to BC. If I can successfully attach files.
The Hijack Log looks normal but, I am not qualified to make that call. I do not understand the Action Taken: info for each entry. I have disable some programs at startup and I have changed some Local Services from default. So Action Taken may be normal or malicious? My system appears OK. All malware scans with resident and on-demand scanners are clean except for one Scareware event reported with A2free ~ Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\Image File Execution Options\taskmgr.exe Trace.Registry.SmartVirusEliminator!A2 As SmartVirusEliminator is known malware. I followed BC removal Tutorial for Smart Virus Eliminator and that is how I have come to run my first HijackThis Log.
I also ran the Hijack Startup list which annotates Registry Check failed. I am curious/concerned about this failed event.
I was going to run TrendMicro Rootkit Buster and RU Botted but, was unable to confirm apps are Vista SP2 supported. Are the apps compatible with VistaSP2 ?
I was going to run TrendMicro House Call but, the System Requirements do not list Vista ?
I am uncertain if I should run House Call beta because it's beta ?

I will attempt to attach Hijack Log and Startup list
Respectfully request my message is accepted, submitted files are analyzed, questions answered and BP Forum offer comments/advise.
Thank you

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#2 bjm_

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Posted 20 September 2009 - 06:52 PM

Hello BC Forum

Trying to follow Forum instructions and run DDS and Root Repeal.

DDS runs no problem. Saved .txt
Root Repeal Reports Scan runs and runs and runs and etc. Scan never ends. Window populates info, refreshes once and just keeps scanning for hours. HDD light on solid. Scanning annotated in lower left of window. I followed directions....click Reports, click Scan, click Drive. Scan never ends. Is Root Repeal supported with Vista SP2. Root Repeal sites offers app is beta and use at your own risk. How do I get the scan to complete and populate log txt.


Edited by Orange Blossom, 20 September 2009 - 09:58 PM.
Merged topics. ~ OB

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Posted 06 October 2009 - 06:19 PM

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