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Windows XP is acting up, how can I deal with this problem.


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#1 otabnauj

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Posted 19 October 2009 - 06:02 PM

While windows XP is loading I hear a beep and displays this error after a few seconds: "[AutoIt] Line-1 Error: Error in Expression." Then at startup, Windows XP ONLY displays my wallpaper... I waited for like 5-10 mins and nothing happens. So then I decide to open up my task manager (CTRL ALT DEL) and opened explorer there. By the time I tried to run explorer, the start menu shows up as well as the system tray and the taskbar in classic mode (where it should have been in customized mode). Then I got another problem with my soundcard where I couldnt play a single song or even hear any sound from my speaker any longer whereas it was just fine hours ago. Furthermore, my computer is running slow in almost everything I do.

Can anyone help me with this? I am currently running ESET NOD32 AV4. I already did MBAM and got this report:

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.41
Database version: 2991
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3

10/20/2009 6:39:10 AM
mbam-log-2009-10-20 (06-39-10).txt

Scan type: Full Scan (C:\|)
Objects scanned: 210482
Time elapsed: 31 minute(s), 18 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 0
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 1
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 4

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:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\Folder\Hidden\SHOWALL\CheckedValue (Hijack.System.Hidden) -> Bad: (0) Good: (1) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
C:\WINDOWS\Explore.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system\services.exe (Heuristics.Reserved.Word.Exploit) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\winlogon.exe (Heuristics.Reserved.Word.Exploit) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\System.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

I still got the problem after MBAM. But I think I narrowed down the problem a bit.


I cant see a thing when I browse through Device Manager, is this a bad sign? Plus at the System Restore tab, it says that C: is offline or something. I am currently scanning SAS though, I still have a problem trying to get the sounds back up again. The computer now beeps when it comes to notifications and such after scanning. sad.gif

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

Generated 10/20/2009 at 09:12 AM

Application Version : 4.29.1004

Core Rules Database Version : 3904
Trace Rules Database Version: 1849

Scan type : Complete Scan
Total Scan Time : 00:52:09

Memory items scanned : 361
Memory threats detected : 0
Registry items scanned : 5560
Registry threats detected : 5
File items scanned : 97696
File threats detected : 3

Adware.Tracking Cookie
C:\Documents and Settings\Janseen\Cookies\janseen@richmedia.yahoo[1].txt

Browser Hijacker.Deskbar
HKCR\Interface\{4897BBA6-48D9-468C-8EFA-846275D7701B}
HKCR\Interface\{4897BBA6-48D9-468C-8EFA-846275D7701B}\ProxyStubClsid
HKCR\Interface\{4897BBA6-48D9-468C-8EFA-846275D7701B}\ProxyStubClsid32
HKCR\Interface\{4897BBA6-48D9-468C-8EFA-846275D7701B}\TypeLib
HKCR\Interface\{4897BBA6-48D9-468C-8EFA-846275D7701B}\TypeLib#Version

Adware.Vundo/Variant-MSFake
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\SPOILER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\Prefetch\SPOILER.EXE-08BB9978.pf


EDIT: Added other post

Edited by garmanma, 21 October 2009 - 08:00 PM.


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Posted 21 October 2009 - 07:51 PM

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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".

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SAS, may take a long time to scan
Please download and scan with SUPERAntiSpyware Free
  • Double-click SUPERAntiSypware.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 "General and Startup" tab, and under Start-up Options, make sure "Start SUPERAntiSpyware when Windows starts" box is unchecked.
  • Click the "Scanning Control" tab, and 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 and exit the program.
  • Do not run a scan just yet.
    First
Reboot your computer in "Safe Mode" using the F8 method. To do this, restart your computer and after hearing your computer beep once during startup (but before the Windows icon appears) press the F8 key repeatedly. A menu will appear with several options. Use the arrow keys to navigate and select the option to run Windows in "Safe Mode".

Scan with SUPERAntiSpyware as follows:
  • Launch the program and 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 and click "Next".
  • 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" and reboot normally.
  • 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.
Note.. SAS doesn't open the registry hives for other user accounts on the system, so scans should be done from each user account.

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Please download Dr.Web CureIt, the free version & save it to your desktop. DO NOT perform a scan yet.

Reboot your computer in "Safe Mode" using the F8 method. To do this, restart your computer and after hearing your computer beep once during startup (but before the Windows icon appears) press the F8 key repeatedly. A menu will appear with several options. Use the arrow keys to navigate and select the option to run Windows in "Safe Mode".

Scan with Dr.Web CureIt as follows:
  • Double-click on launch.exe to open the program and click Start. (There is no need to update if you just downloaded the most current version
  • Read the Virus check by DrWeb scanner prompt and click Ok where asked to Start scan now? Allow the setup.exe to load if asked by any of your security programs.
  • The Express scan will automatically begin.
    (This is a short scan of files currently running in memory, boot sectors, and targeted folders).
  • If prompted to dowload the Full version Free Trial, ignore and click the X to close the window.
  • If an infected object is found, you will be prompted to move anything that cannot be cured. Click Yes to All.
  • When complete, click Select All, then choose Cure > Move incurable.
    (This will move any detected files to the C:\Documents and Settings\userprofile\DoctorWeb\Quarantine folder if they can't be cured)
  • Now put a check next to Complete scan to scan all local disks and removable media.
  • In the top menu, click Settings > Change settings, and UNcheck "Heuristic analysis" under the "Scanning" tab, then click Ok.
  • Back at the main window, click the green arrow "Start Scanning" button on the right under the Dr.Web logo.
  • When the scan is complete, a message will be displayed at the bottom indicating if any viruses were found.
  • Click "Yes to all" if asked to cure or move the file(s) and select "Move incurable".
  • In the top menu, click file and choose save report list.
  • Save the DrWeb.csv report to your desktop.
  • Exit Dr.Web Cureit when done.
  • Important! Reboot your computer because it could be possible that files in use will be moved/deleted during reboot.
  • After reboot, post the contents of the log from Dr.Web in your next reply. (You can use Notepad to open the DrWeb.cvs report)

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