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Virtumonde infection


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#1 shortmort37

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Posted 22 October 2009 - 07:49 PM

Symantec Antivirus is telling me I'm infected with Virtumonde...


DDS (Ver_09-10-13.01) - NTFSx86
Run by dan at 20:39:20.76 on Thu 10/22/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_11
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1014.385 [GMT -4:00]

AV: *On-access scanning disabled* (Updated) {84B5EE75-6421-4CDE-A33A-DD43BA9FAD83}
AV: Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {FB06448E-52B8-493A-90F3-E43226D3305C}
FW: *disabled* {94894B63-8C7F-4050-BDA4-813CA00DA3E8}

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

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\MozyHome\mozybackup.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Canon\CAL\CALMAIN.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\VPTray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\stsystra.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\DVDLauncher.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\DIMENS~1.0\D4.exe
C:\Program Files\Brother\ControlCenter2\brctrcen.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\dan\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Update\1.2.183.7\GoogleCrashHandler.exe
C:\Program Files\MozyHome\mozystat.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Documents and Settings\dan\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\O9R9J8G8\RootRepeal[1].exe
C:\Documents and Settings\dan\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\K258L6R0\dds[1].scr

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

uStart Page = hxxp://www.google.com
uSearchMigratedDefaultURL = hxxp://www.google.com/search?q={searchTerms}&sourceid=ie7&rls=com.microsoft:en-US&ie=utf8&oe=utf8
mStart Page = hxxp://www.google.com
uInternet Connection Wizard,ShellNext = hxxp://www.google.com/ig/dell?hl=en
uInternet Settings,ProxyOverride = *.local
uSearchURL,(Default) = hxxp://www.google.com/keyword/%s
uURLSearchHooks: Yahoo! Toolbar: {ef99bd32-c1fb-11d2-892f-0090271d4f88} -
BHO: Java™ Plug-In SSV Helper: {761497bb-d6f0-462c-b6eb-d4daf1d92d43} - c:\program files\java\jre6\bin\ssv.dll
BHO: Google Toolbar Helper: {aa58ed58-01dd-4d91-8333-cf10577473f7} - c:\program files\google\google toolbar\GoogleToolbar_32.dll
BHO: Google Toolbar Notifier BHO: {af69de43-7d58-4638-b6fa-ce66b5ad205d} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbarnotifier\5.3.4501.1418\swg.dll
BHO: Google Dictionary Compression sdch: {c84d72fe-e17d-4195-bb24-76c02e2e7c4e} - c:\program files\google\google toolbar\component\fastsearch_B7C5AC242193BB3E.dll
BHO: Java™ Plug-In 2 SSV Helper: {dbc80044-a445-435b-bc74-9c25c1c588a9} - c:\program files\java\jre6\bin\jp2ssv.dll
BHO: JQSIEStartDetectorImpl Class: {e7e6f031-17ce-4c07-bc86-eabfe594f69c} - c:\program files\java\jre6\lib\deploy\jqs\ie\jqs_plugin.dll
TB: Google Toolbar: {2318c2b1-4965-11d4-9b18-009027a5cd4f} - c:\program files\google\google toolbar\GoogleToolbar_32.dll
TB: Yahoo! Toolbar: {ef99bd32-c1fb-11d2-892f-0090271d4f88} -
uRun: [Google Update] "c:\documents and settings\dan\local settings\application data\google\update\GoogleUpdate.exe" /c
uRun: [swg] "c:\program files\google\googletoolbarnotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe"
uRun: [ctfmon.exe] c:\windows\system32\ctfmon.exe
mRun: [vptray] c:\progra~1\symant~1\VPTray.exe
mRun: [SigmatelSysTrayApp] stsystra.exe
mRun: [SetDefPrt] c:\program files\brother\brmfl04g\BrStDvPt.exe
mRun: [PrinTray] c:\windows\system32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\printray.exe
mRun: [PinnacleDriverCheck] c:\windows\system32\PSDrvCheck.exe -CheckReg
mRun: [igfxtray] c:\windows\system32\igfxtray.exe
mRun: [igfxpers] c:\windows\system32\igfxpers.exe
mRun: [igfxhkcmd] c:\windows\system32\hkcmd.exe
mRun: [DVDLauncher] "c:\program files\cyberlink\powerdvd\DVDLauncher.exe"
mRun: [dla] c:\windows\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
mRun: [Dimension4] c:\progra~1\dimens~1.0\D4.exe
mRun: [ControlCenter2.0] c:\program files\brother\controlcenter2\brctrcen.exe /autorun
mRun: [ccApp] "c:\program files\common files\symantec shared\ccApp.exe"
mRun: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "c:\program files\java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe"
mRun: [QuickTime Task] "c:\program files\quicktime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
mRun: [iTunesHelper] "c:\program files\itunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\alluse~1\startm~1\programs\startup\mozyho~1.lnk - c:\program files\mozyhome\mozystat.exe
IE: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - c:\progra~1\micros~4\office11\EXCEL.EXE/3000
IE: {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - c:\program files\messenger\msmsgs.exe
IE: {44226DFF-747E-4edc-B30C-78752E50CD0C} - {44226DFF-747E-4edc-B30C-78752E50CD0C} - c:\program files\ati multimedia\tv\EXPLBAR.DLL
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
Trusted Zone: 59plymouth.net\www
Trusted Zone: 59sportfury.net
Trusted Zone: 59sportfury.net\www
Trusted Zone: forwardlook.net\www
Trusted Zone: originsnetwork.com\www
Trusted Zone: shutterfly.com\share
Trusted Zone: turbotax.com
Trusted Zone: upenn.edu\*.uphs
Trusted Zone: upenn.edu\galway.uphs
Trusted Zone: upenn.edu\remote.uphs
Trusted Zone: upenn.edu\uphsrad.uphs
DPF: MIW Deployment - hxxps://hupiw.uphs.upenn.edu/downloads/MIWDeploy.cab
DPF: {00000161-9980-0010-8000-00AA00389B71} - hxxp://codecs.microsoft.com/codecs/i386/msaud.cab
DPF: {166B1BCA-3F9C-11CF-8075-444553540000} - hxxp://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/director/sw.cab
DPF: {17492023-C23A-453E-A040-C7C580BBF700} - hxxp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=39204
DPF: {30528230-99f7-4bb4-88d8-fa1d4f56a2ab} - c:\program files\yahoo!\common\yinsthelper.dll
DPF: {3E68E405-C6DE-49FF-83AE-41EE9F4C36CE} - hxxp://office.microsoft.com/officeupdate/content/opuc3.cab
DPF: {4CC35DAD-40EA-4640-ACC2-A1A3B6FB3E06} - hxxps://extranet.uphs.upenn.edu/dana-cached/setup/NeoterisSetup.cab
DPF: {541AEDD4-20E8-4E6F-B12B-0FDD38BB712F} - hxxp://cenweb.uphs.upenn.edu/ami/install/amiviewer.cab
DPF: {56762DEC-6B0D-4AB4-A8AD-989993B5D08B} - hxxp://www.eset.eu/buxus/docs/OnlineScanner.cab
DPF: {6414512B-B978-451D-A0D8-FCFDF33E833C} - hxxp://www.update.microsoft.com/windowsupdate/v6/V5Controls/en/x86/client/wuweb_site.cab?1223983704467
DPF: {6E32070A-766D-4EE6-879C-DC1FA91D2FC3} - hxxp://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate/v6/V5Controls/en/x86/client/muweb_site.cab?1137461207869
DPF: {734F0ACB-CB01-4426-A8AB-A496C2583A40} - hxxp://erie.uphs.upenn.edu/imagecast/integration/ICAPI/ImagecastInterface.CAB
DPF: {7E0FDFBB-87D4-43A1-9AD4-41F0EA8AFF7B} - hxxps://remote.uphs.upenn.edu/net6helper.cab
DPF: {8AD9C840-044E-11D1-B3E9-00805F499D93} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_11-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {9059F30F-4EB1-4BD2-9FDC-36F43A218F4A} - hxxp://tsweb.uphs.upenn.edu/msrdp.cab
DPF: {988E583E-D78B-4BC5-8011-7F6674484D9C} - hxxp://cenweb.uphs.upenn.edu/ami/install/amiviewer.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0007-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_07-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0011-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_11-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_11-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {E5F5D008-DD2C-4D32-977D-1A0ADF03058B} - hxxps://165.123.243.53/dana-cached/setup/JuniperSetup.cab
DPF: {E7184F94-4739-4D6E-A901-E3979A93B74D} - hxxp://uphsrad.uphs.upenn.edu/imagecast/ClientBin/IDXWindowHandler.cab
TCP: {E5AEBAFE-2E0E-446A-8BA4-02BDD170055E} = 208.67.222.222,208.67.220.220
Notify: igfxcui - igfxdev.dll
Notify: NavLogon - c:\windows\system32\NavLogon.dll
SSODL: WPDShServiceObj - {AAA288BA-9A4C-45B0-95D7-94D524869DB5} - c:\windows\system32\WPDShServiceObj.dll
SEH: Microsoft AntiMalware ShellExecuteHook: {091eb208-39dd-417d-a5dd-7e2c2d8fb9cb} - c:\progra~1\wifd1f~1\MpShHook.dll

================= FIREFOX ===================

FF - ProfilePath - c:\docume~1\dan\applic~1\mozilla\firefox\profiles\1jevuddy.default\
FF - prefs.js: browser.search.selectedEngine - Google
FF - prefs.js: browser.startup.homepage - www.59sportfury.net
FF - plugin: c:\documents and settings\dan\local settings\application data\google\update\1.2.183.7\npGoogleOneClick8.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\mozilla firefox\plugins\npbittorrent.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\mozilla firefox\plugins\npunagi2.dll
FF - HiddenExtension: Microsoft .NET Framework Assistant: {20a82645-c095-46ed-80e3-08825760534b} - c:\windows\microsoft.net\framework\v3.5\windows presentation foundation\dotnetassistantextension\
FF - HiddenExtension: Java Console: No Registry Reference - c:\program files\mozilla firefox\extensions\{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0007-ABCDEFFEDCBA}
FF - HiddenExtension: Java Console: No Registry Reference - c:\program files\mozilla firefox\extensions\{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0011-ABCDEFFEDCBA}

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

R1 mozyFilter;mozyFilter;c:\windows\system32\drivers\mozy.sys [2007-11-22 54776]
R3 Eacfilt;Eacfilt Miniport;c:\windows\system32\drivers\eacfilt.sys [2008-9-8 9817]
R3 EraserUtilRebootDrv;EraserUtilRebootDrv;c:\program files\common files\symantec shared\eengine\EraserUtilRebootDrv.sys [2009-8-27 102448]
R3 Net6IM;Net6;c:\windows\system32\drivers\net6im51.sys [2009-1-14 49008]
S2 IPSECEXT;Nortel Extranet Access Protocol;c:\windows\system32\drivers\ipsecw2k.sys [2009-4-30 117760]
S3 SavRoam;SAVRoam;c:\program files\symantec antivirus\SavRoam.exe [2006-6-15 115952]

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

2009-10-21 18:35 <DIR> --d----- C:\VundoFix Backups
2009-10-20 22:03 236,544 a------- c:\windows\PEV.exe
2009-10-08 07:14 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\UltraVNC
2009-10-02 21:33 195,440 -------- c:\windows\system32\MpSigStub.exe
2009-09-23 21:56 <DIR> --d----- c:\docume~1\alluse~1\applic~1\MSScanAppDataDir

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

2009-09-11 10:18 136,192 a------- c:\windows\system32\msv1_0.dll
2009-09-04 17:03 58,880 a------- c:\windows\system32\msasn1.dll
2009-08-29 03:36 832,512 -------- c:\windows\system32\wininet.dll
2009-08-29 03:36 78,336 a------- c:\windows\system32\ieencode.dll
2009-08-29 03:36 17,408 a------- c:\windows\system32\corpol.dll
2009-08-26 04:00 247,326 a------- c:\windows\system32\strmdll.dll
2009-08-19 03:36 299,008 a------- c:\windows\system32\TubeFinder.exe
2009-08-06 19:23 274,288 a------- c:\windows\system32\mucltui.dll
2009-08-06 19:23 215,920 a------- c:\windows\system32\muweb.dll
2009-08-05 05:01 204,800 a------- c:\windows\system32\mswebdvd.dll
2009-08-04 19:52 1,193,832 a------- c:\windows\system32\FM20.DLL
2009-08-04 11:13 2,145,280 -------- c:\windows\system32\ntoskrnl.exe
2009-08-04 10:20 2,023,936 -------- c:\windows\system32\ntkrnlpa.exe
2009-07-27 22:53 60,744 -------- c:\documents and settings\dan\g2mdlhlpx.exe
2001-07-26 16:58 47 a------- c:\program files\ACMonitor_X73.ini
2001-07-05 12:46 8,116 a------- c:\program files\OSLO3071b2.USB
2001-05-11 11:39 53,248 a------- c:\program files\ACMonitor_X73.exe
2001-05-08 16:36 114,688 a------- c:\program files\lxarscan.dll
2001-04-23 14:22 1,437 a------- c:\program files\gtx73.ini
2001-02-22 09:54 768 a------- c:\program files\x73_lut.dat
2005-10-07 20:14 308,224 a--shr-- c:\windows\system32\avisynth.dll
2005-07-14 13:31 27,648 a--shr-- c:\windows\system32\AVSredirect.dll
2005-06-26 16:32 616,448 a--shr-- c:\windows\system32\cygwin1.dll
2005-06-21 23:37 45,568 a--shr-- c:\windows\system32\cygz.dll
2007-11-24 12:00 4,182 a--sh--- c:\windows\system32\KGyGaAvL.sys
2008-09-21 22:38 32,768 a--sh--- c:\windows\system32\config\systemprofile\local settings\history\history.ie5\mshist012008090120080908\index.dat
2008-09-21 22:38 32,768 a--sh--- c:\windows\system32\config\systemprofile\local settings\history\history.ie5\mshist012008092120080922\index.dat

============= FINISH: 20:40:36.52 ===============

Attached Files


Edited by shortmort37, 23 October 2009 - 06:56 AM.


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Posted 31 October 2009 - 11:18 AM

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Posted 31 October 2009 - 01:42 PM

Thanks, Schrauber. There is no apparent evidence of a hijack anymore -- I'm not getting spurious popups. A full scan with SAV caught an instance of Vundo, and that happened a couple times -- but, it's seems to have stopped. I don't know if an alien is still gestating or not :(

At any rate, here's a current DDS.txt embedded, with attach.txt attached.

adTHANKSvance,
Dan


DDS (Ver_09-10-26.01) - NTFSx86
Run by dan at 14:32:41.48 on Sat 10/31/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_11
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1014.357 [GMT -4:00]

AV: *On-access scanning disabled* (Updated) {84B5EE75-6421-4CDE-A33A-DD43BA9FAD83}
AV: Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition *On-access scanning disabled* (Updated) {FB06448E-52B8-493A-90F3-E43226D3305C}
FW: *disabled* {94894B63-8C7F-4050-BDA4-813CA00DA3E8}

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

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\MozyHome\mozybackup.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exe
C:\Program Files\Canon\CAL\CALMAIN.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\VPTray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\stsystra.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\DVDLauncher.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\DIMENS~1.0\D4.exe
C:\Program Files\Brother\ControlCenter2\brctrcen.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\dan\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Update\1.2.183.13\GoogleCrashHandler.exe
C:\Program Files\MozyHome\mozystat.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxsrvc.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\dan\Desktop\dds.scr

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

uStart Page = hxxp://www.google.com
uSearchMigratedDefaultURL = hxxp://www.google.com/search?q={searchTerms}&sourceid=ie7&rls=com.microsoft:en-US&ie=utf8&oe=utf8
mStart Page = hxxp://www.google.com
uInternet Connection Wizard,ShellNext = hxxp://www.google.com/ig/dell?hl=en
uInternet Settings,ProxyOverride = *.local
uSearchURL,(Default) = hxxp://www.google.com/keyword/%s
uURLSearchHooks: Yahoo! Toolbar: {ef99bd32-c1fb-11d2-892f-0090271d4f88} -
BHO: Java™ Plug-In SSV Helper: {761497bb-d6f0-462c-b6eb-d4daf1d92d43} - c:\program files\java\jre6\bin\ssv.dll
BHO: Google Toolbar Helper: {aa58ed58-01dd-4d91-8333-cf10577473f7} - c:\program files\google\google toolbar\GoogleToolbar_32.dll
BHO: Google Toolbar Notifier BHO: {af69de43-7d58-4638-b6fa-ce66b5ad205d} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbarnotifier\5.3.4501.1418\swg.dll
BHO: Google Dictionary Compression sdch: {c84d72fe-e17d-4195-bb24-76c02e2e7c4e} - c:\program files\google\google toolbar\component\fastsearch_B7C5AC242193BB3E.dll
BHO: Java™ Plug-In 2 SSV Helper: {dbc80044-a445-435b-bc74-9c25c1c588a9} - c:\program files\java\jre6\bin\jp2ssv.dll
BHO: JQSIEStartDetectorImpl Class: {e7e6f031-17ce-4c07-bc86-eabfe594f69c} - c:\program files\java\jre6\lib\deploy\jqs\ie\jqs_plugin.dll
TB: Google Toolbar: {2318c2b1-4965-11d4-9b18-009027a5cd4f} - c:\program files\google\google toolbar\GoogleToolbar_32.dll
TB: Yahoo! Toolbar: {ef99bd32-c1fb-11d2-892f-0090271d4f88} -
uRun: [Google Update] "c:\documents and settings\dan\local settings\application data\google\update\GoogleUpdate.exe" /c
uRun: [swg] "c:\program files\google\googletoolbarnotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe"
uRun: [ctfmon.exe] c:\windows\system32\ctfmon.exe
mRun: [vptray] c:\progra~1\symant~1\VPTray.exe
mRun: [SigmatelSysTrayApp] stsystra.exe
mRun: [SetDefPrt] c:\program files\brother\brmfl04g\BrStDvPt.exe
mRun: [PrinTray] c:\windows\system32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\printray.exe
mRun: [PinnacleDriverCheck] c:\windows\system32\PSDrvCheck.exe -CheckReg
mRun: [igfxtray] c:\windows\system32\igfxtray.exe
mRun: [igfxpers] c:\windows\system32\igfxpers.exe
mRun: [igfxhkcmd] c:\windows\system32\hkcmd.exe
mRun: [DVDLauncher] "c:\program files\cyberlink\powerdvd\DVDLauncher.exe"
mRun: [dla] c:\windows\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
mRun: [Dimension4] c:\progra~1\dimens~1.0\D4.exe
mRun: [ControlCenter2.0] c:\program files\brother\controlcenter2\brctrcen.exe /autorun
mRun: [ccApp] "c:\program files\common files\symantec shared\ccApp.exe"
mRun: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "c:\program files\java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe"
mRun: [QuickTime Task] "c:\program files\quicktime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
mRun: [iTunesHelper] "c:\program files\itunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\alluse~1\startm~1\programs\startup\mozyho~1.lnk - c:\program files\mozyhome\mozystat.exe
IE: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - c:\progra~1\micros~4\office11\EXCEL.EXE/3000
IE: {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - c:\program files\messenger\msmsgs.exe
IE: {44226DFF-747E-4edc-B30C-78752E50CD0C} - {44226DFF-747E-4edc-B30C-78752E50CD0C} - c:\program files\ati multimedia\tv\EXPLBAR.DLL
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
Trusted Zone: 59plymouth.net\www
Trusted Zone: 59sportfury.net
Trusted Zone: 59sportfury.net\www
Trusted Zone: forwardlook.net\www
Trusted Zone: originsnetwork.com\www
Trusted Zone: shutterfly.com\share
Trusted Zone: turbotax.com
Trusted Zone: upenn.edu\*.uphs
Trusted Zone: upenn.edu\galway.uphs
Trusted Zone: upenn.edu\remote.uphs
Trusted Zone: upenn.edu\uphsrad.uphs
DPF: MIW Deployment - hxxps://hupiw.uphs.upenn.edu/downloads/MIWDeploy.cab
DPF: {00000161-9980-0010-8000-00AA00389B71} - hxxp://codecs.microsoft.com/codecs/i386/msaud.cab
DPF: {166B1BCA-3F9C-11CF-8075-444553540000} - hxxp://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/director/sw.cab
DPF: {17492023-C23A-453E-A040-C7C580BBF700} - hxxp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=39204
DPF: {30528230-99f7-4bb4-88d8-fa1d4f56a2ab} - c:\program files\yahoo!\common\yinsthelper.dll
DPF: {3E68E405-C6DE-49FF-83AE-41EE9F4C36CE} - hxxp://office.microsoft.com/officeupdate/content/opuc3.cab
DPF: {4CC35DAD-40EA-4640-ACC2-A1A3B6FB3E06} - hxxps://extranet.uphs.upenn.edu/dana-cached/setup/NeoterisSetup.cab
DPF: {541AEDD4-20E8-4E6F-B12B-0FDD38BB712F} - hxxp://cenweb.uphs.upenn.edu/ami/install/amiviewer.cab
DPF: {56762DEC-6B0D-4AB4-A8AD-989993B5D08B} - hxxp://www.eset.eu/buxus/docs/OnlineScanner.cab
DPF: {6414512B-B978-451D-A0D8-FCFDF33E833C} - hxxp://www.update.microsoft.com/windowsupdate/v6/V5Controls/en/x86/client/wuweb_site.cab?1223983704467
DPF: {6E32070A-766D-4EE6-879C-DC1FA91D2FC3} - hxxp://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate/v6/V5Controls/en/x86/client/muweb_site.cab?1137461207869
DPF: {734F0ACB-CB01-4426-A8AB-A496C2583A40} - hxxp://erie.uphs.upenn.edu/imagecast/integration/ICAPI/ImagecastInterface.CAB
DPF: {7E0FDFBB-87D4-43A1-9AD4-41F0EA8AFF7B} - hxxps://remote.uphs.upenn.edu/net6helper.cab
DPF: {8AD9C840-044E-11D1-B3E9-00805F499D93} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_11-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {9059F30F-4EB1-4BD2-9FDC-36F43A218F4A} - hxxp://tsweb.uphs.upenn.edu/msrdp.cab
DPF: {988E583E-D78B-4BC5-8011-7F6674484D9C} - hxxp://cenweb.uphs.upenn.edu/ami/install/amiviewer.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0007-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_07-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0011-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_11-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_11-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {E5F5D008-DD2C-4D32-977D-1A0ADF03058B} - hxxps://165.123.243.53/dana-cached/setup/JuniperSetup.cab
DPF: {E7184F94-4739-4D6E-A901-E3979A93B74D} - hxxp://uphsrad.uphs.upenn.edu/imagecast/ClientBin/IDXWindowHandler.cab
TCP: {E5AEBAFE-2E0E-446A-8BA4-02BDD170055E} = 208.67.222.222,208.67.220.220
Handler: skype4com - {FFC8B962-9B40-4DFF-9458-1830C7DD7F5D} - c:\progra~1\common~1\skype\SKYPE4~1.DLL
Notify: igfxcui - igfxdev.dll
Notify: NavLogon - c:\windows\system32\NavLogon.dll
SSODL: WPDShServiceObj - {AAA288BA-9A4C-45B0-95D7-94D524869DB5} - c:\windows\system32\WPDShServiceObj.dll
SEH: Microsoft AntiMalware ShellExecuteHook: {091eb208-39dd-417d-a5dd-7e2c2d8fb9cb} - c:\progra~1\wifd1f~1\MpShHook.dll

================= FIREFOX ===================

FF - ProfilePath - c:\docume~1\dan\applic~1\mozilla\firefox\profiles\1jevuddy.default\
FF - prefs.js: browser.search.selectedEngine - Google
FF - prefs.js: browser.startup.homepage - www.59sportfury.net
FF - plugin: c:\documents and settings\dan\local settings\application data\google\update\1.2.183.7\npGoogleOneClick8.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\mozilla firefox\plugins\npbittorrent.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\mozilla firefox\plugins\npunagi2.dll
FF - HiddenExtension: Microsoft .NET Framework Assistant: {20a82645-c095-46ed-80e3-08825760534b} - c:\windows\microsoft.net\framework\v3.5\windows presentation foundation\dotnetassistantextension\
FF - HiddenExtension: Java Console: No Registry Reference - c:\program files\mozilla firefox\extensions\{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0007-ABCDEFFEDCBA}
FF - HiddenExtension: Java Console: No Registry Reference - c:\program files\mozilla firefox\extensions\{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0011-ABCDEFFEDCBA}

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

R1 mozyFilter;mozyFilter;c:\windows\system32\drivers\mozy.sys [2007-11-22 54776]
R3 Eacfilt;Eacfilt Miniport;c:\windows\system32\drivers\eacfilt.sys [2008-9-8 9817]
R3 EraserUtilRebootDrv;EraserUtilRebootDrv;c:\program files\common files\symantec shared\eengine\EraserUtilRebootDrv.sys [2009-8-27 102448]
R3 Net6IM;Net6;c:\windows\system32\drivers\net6im51.sys [2009-1-14 49008]
S2 IPSECEXT;Nortel Extranet Access Protocol;c:\windows\system32\drivers\ipsecw2k.sys [2009-4-30 117760]
S3 SavRoam;SAVRoam;c:\program files\symantec antivirus\SavRoam.exe [2006-6-15 115952]

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

2100-02-23 18:35:34 768 ----a-w- c:\program files\x73_lut.dat
2100-02-08 20:03:54 53248 ----a-w- c:\program files\ACMonitor_X73.exe
2009-10-27 10:19:46 56 ---ha-w- c:\windows\system32\ezsidmv.dat
2009-10-27 10:19:00 0 d-----r- c:\program files\Skype
2009-10-21 22:35:27 0 d-----w- C:\VundoFix Backups
2009-10-21 02:03:45 236544 ----a-w- c:\windows\PEV.exe
2009-10-08 11:14:00 0 d-----w- c:\program files\UltraVNC
2009-10-03 01:33:35 195440 ------w- c:\windows\system32\MpSigStub.exe

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

2009-09-11 14:18:39 136192 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\msv1_0.dll
2009-09-04 21:03:36 58880 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\msasn1.dll
2009-08-29 07:36:27 832512 ------w- c:\windows\system32\wininet.dll
2009-08-29 07:36:24 78336 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\ieencode.dll
2009-08-29 07:36:24 17408 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\corpol.dll
2009-08-26 08:00:21 247326 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\strmdll.dll
2009-08-19 07:36:20 299008 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\TubeFinder.exe
2009-08-06 23:23:46 274288 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\mucltui.dll
2009-08-06 23:23:46 215920 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\muweb.dll
2009-08-05 09:01:48 204800 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\mswebdvd.dll
2009-08-04 23:52:22 1193832 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\FM20.DLL
2009-08-04 15:13:08 2145280 ------w- c:\windows\system32\ntoskrnl.exe
2009-08-04 14:20:09 2023936 ------w- c:\windows\system32\ntkrnlpa.exe
2001-07-26 20:58:46 47 ----a-w- c:\program files\ACMonitor_X73.ini
2001-07-05 16:46:44 8116 ----a-w- c:\program files\OSLO3071b2.USB
2001-05-08 20:36:42 114688 ----a-w- c:\program files\lxarscan.dll
2001-04-23 18:22:14 1437 ----a-w- c:\program files\gtx73.ini
2005-10-08 00:14:52 308224 --sha-r- c:\windows\system32\avisynth.dll
2005-07-14 17:31:20 27648 --sha-r- c:\windows\system32\AVSredirect.dll
2005-06-26 20:32:28 616448 --sha-r- c:\windows\system32\cygwin1.dll
2005-06-22 03:37:42 45568 --sha-r- c:\windows\system32\cygz.dll
2007-11-24 16:00:46 4182 --sha-w- c:\windows\system32\KGyGaAvL.sys
2008-09-22 02:38:23 32768 --sha-w- c:\windows\system32\config\systemprofile\local settings\history\history.ie5\mshist012008090120080908\index.dat
2008-09-22 02:38:23 32768 --sha-w- c:\windows\system32\config\systemprofile\local settings\history\history.ie5\mshist012008092120080922\index.dat

============= FINISH: 14:33:37.26 ===============

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Posted 31 October 2009 - 02:51 PM

Hello, shortmort37 and again
Welcome to the Bleeping Computer Forums. My name is Thomas (Tom is fine), and I will be helping you fixing your problems.

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Please take note of some guidelines for this fix:
  • Refrain from making any changes to your computer including installing/uninstall programs, deleting files, modifying the registry, and running scanners or tools. Doing so could cause changes to the directions I have to give you and prolong the time required. Further more, you should not be taking any advice relating to this computer from any other source throughout the course of this fix.
  • If you do not understand any step(s) provided, please do not hesitate to ask before continuing. I would much rather clarify instructions or explain them differently than have something important broken.
  • Even if things appear to be better, it might not mean we are finished. Please continue to follow my instructions and reply back until I give you the "all clean". We do not want to clean you part-way, only to have the system re-infect itself.
  • Please reply using the Posted Image button in the lower right hand corner of your screen. Do not start a new topic. The logs that you post should be pasted directly into the reply. Only attach them if requested or if they do not fit into the post.
  • Old topics are closed after 3 days with no reply, and working topics are closed after 5 days. If for any reason you cannot complete instructions within that time, that's fine, just post back here so that we know you're still here.
  • Please set your system to show all files.
    Click Start, open My Computer, select the Tools menu and click Folder Options.
    Select the View Tab. Under the Hidden files and folders heading, select Show hidden files and folders.
    Uncheck: Hide file extensions for known file types
    Uncheck the Hide protected operating system files (recommended) option.
    Click Yes to confirm.




Did you set those sites to the Trusted Zones?

Trusted Zone: 59plymouth.net\www
Trusted Zone: 59sportfury.net
Trusted Zone: 59sportfury.net\www
Trusted Zone: forwardlook.net\www
Trusted Zone: originsnetwork.com\www
Trusted Zone: shutterfly.com\share
Trusted Zone: turbotax.com
Trusted Zone: upenn.edu\*.uphs
Trusted Zone: upenn.edu\galway.uphs
Trusted Zone: upenn.edu\remote.uphs
Trusted Zone: upenn.edu\uphsrad.uphs







Step 1

Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.
alternate download link 1
alternate download link 2

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. Temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.
  • 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 definition 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. Be sure to post the complete log to include the top portion which shows MBAM's database version and your operating system.
  • Exit MBAM when done.
Note: If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you will be asked to reboot your computer so MBAM can proceed with the disinfection process. If asked to restart the computer, please do so immediately. Failure to reboot normally (not into safe mode) will prevent MBAM from removing all the malware.








Step 2
  • Download random's system information tool (RSIT) by random/random from here and save it to your desktop.
  • Double click on RSIT.exe to run RSIT.
  • Click Continue at the disclaimer screen.
  • Once it has finished, two logs will open. Please post the contents of both log.txt (<info.txt (<







Please post back with:
  • Malwarebytes-Logfile
  • Both RSIT-Logfiles

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Posted 02 November 2009 - 07:22 PM

Hi Tom,

I apologize for the lateness in replying. Yes, I defined all of those sites to be trusted.

Requested logs attached.

Thanks
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Posted 03 November 2009 - 03:08 PM

Hi,

How is your system running?

Please post back with the content from C:\Combofix.txt.
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Posted 03 November 2009 - 06:58 PM

Tom,

You mean, the log from when I ran ComboFix on 10/20? It's attached.

Lately the computer seems to be running fine -- no evidence of infection. No browser hijacks, no Symantec reports of quarantine. Performance seems normal.

Thanks
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Posted 04 November 2009 - 12:55 PM

Hi :(



Step 1

Your Java is out of date. Older versions have vulnerabilities that malicious sites can use to exploit and infect your system. Please follow these steps to remove older version Java components and update:
  • Download the latest version of Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Version 6 and save it to your desktop.
  • Scroll down to where it says "Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6 Update 17...allows end-users to run Java applications".
  • Click the "Download" button to the right.
  • Select your Platform: "Windows".
  • Select your Language: "Multi-language".
  • Read the License Agreement, and then check the box that says: "Accept License Agreement".
  • Click Continue and the page will refresh.
  • Click on the link to download Windows Offline Installation and save the file to your desktop.
  • Close any programs you may have running - especially your web browser.
  • Go to Start > Settings > Control Panel, double-click on Add/Remove Programs and remove all older versions of Java.
  • Check (highlight) any item with Java Runtime Environment (JRE or J2SE) in the name.
  • Click the Remove or Change/Remove button.
  • Repeat as many times as necessary to remove each Java versions.
  • Reboot your computer once all Java components are removed.
  • Then from your desktop double-click on jre-6u17-windows-i586-p.exe to install the newest version.





Step 2

Delete ComboFix and Clean Up
Click Start > Run > type combofix /Uninstall > OK (Note the space between combofix and /Uninstall)
Please advise if this step is missed for any reason as it performs some important actions.






Step 3
  • Download OTC to your desktop and run it
  • Click Yes to beginning the Cleanup process and remove these components, including this application.
  • You will be asked to reboot the machine to finish the Cleanup process. Choose Yes.





Your machine appears to be clean, please take the time to read below on how to secure the machine and take the necessary steps to keep it Clean :(



Below I have outlined a series of categories that outline how you can increase the security of your computer so that you will not be infected again in the future.


Practice Safe Internet

One of the main reasons people get infected in the first place is that they are not practicing Safe Internet. You practice Safe Internet when you educate yourself on how to properly use the Internet through the use of security tools and good practice. Knowing how you can get infected and what types of files and sites to avoid will be the most crucial step in keeping your computer malware free. The reality is that the majority of people who are infected with malware are ones who click on things they shouldn't be clicking on. Whether these things are files or sites it doesn't really matter. If something is out to get you, and you click on it, it most likely will. Below are a list of simple precautions to take to keep your computer clean and running securely:
  • If you receive an attachment from someone you do not know, DO NOT OPEN IT! Simple as that. Opening attachments from people you do not know is a very common method for viruses or worms to infect your computer.

  • If you receive an attachment and it ends with a .exe, .com, .bat, or .pif do not open the attachment unless you know for a fact that it is clean. For the casual computer user, you will almost never receive a valid attachment of this type.

  • If you receive an attachment from someone you know, and it looks suspicious, then it probably is. The email could be from someone you know infected with a malware that is trying to infect everyone in their address book.

  • If you are browsing the Internet and a popup appears saying that you are infected, ignore it!. These are, as far as I am concerned, scams that are being used to scare you into purchasing a piece of software. For an example of these types of popups, or Foistware, you should read this article: Foistware, And how to avoid it.

    There are also programs that disguise themselves as Anti-Spyware or security products but are instead scams. For a list of these types of programs we recommend you visit this link: Rogue/Suspect Anti-Spyware Products & Web Sites

  • Another tactic to fool you on the web is when a site displays a popup that looks like a normal Windows message or alert. When you click on them, though, they instead bring you to another site that is trying to push a product on you. We suggest that you close these windows by clicking on the X instead of the OK button. Alternatively, you can check to see if it's a real alert by right-clicking on the window. If there is a menu that comes up saying Add to Favorites... you know it's a fake.

  • Do not go to adult sites. I know this may bother some of you, but the fact is that a large amount of malware is pushed through these types of sites. I am not saying all adult sites do this, but a lot do.

  • When using an Instant Messaging program be cautious about clicking on links people send to you. It is not uncommon for infections to send a message to everyone in the infected person's contact list that contains a link to an infection. Instead when you receive a message that contains a link, message back to the person asking if it is legit before you click on it.

  • Stay away from Warez and Crack sites! In addition to the obvious copyright issues, the downloads from these sites are typically overrun with infections.

  • Be careful of what you download off of web sites and Peer-2-Peer networks. Some sites disguise malware as legitimate software to trick you into installing them and Peer-2-Peer networks are crawling with it. If you want to download a piece of software a from a site, and are not sure if they are legitimate, you can use McAfee Siteadvisor to look up info on the site.

  • DO NOT INSTALL any software without first reading the End User License Agreement, otherwise known as the EULA. A tactic that some developers use is to offer their software for free, but have spyware and other programs you do not want bundled with it. This is where they make their money. By reading the agreement there is a good chance you can spot this and not install the software.
Visit Microsoft's Windows Update Site Frequently

It is important that you visit http://www.windowsupdate.com regularly. This will ensure your computer has always the latest security updates available installed on your computer. If there are new updates to install, install them immediately, reboot your computer, and revisit the site until there are no more critical updates.


Make Internet Explorer 7 more secure
  • From within Internet Explorer click on the Tools menu and then click on Options.
  • Click once on the Security tab
  • Click once on the Internet icon so it becomes highlighted.
  • Click once on the Custom Level button.
    • Change the Download signed ActiveX controls to Prompt
    • Change the Download unsigned ActiveX controls to Disable
    • Change the Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe to Disable
    • Change the Installation of desktop items to Prompt
    • Change the Launching programs and files in an IFRAME to Prompt
    • Change the Navigate sub-frames across different domains to Prompt
    • When all these settings have been made, click on the OK button.
    • If it prompts you as to whether or not you want to save the settings, press the Yes button.
  • Next press the Apply button and then the OK to exit the Internet Properties page.

Update your AntiVirus Software

It is imperative that you update your Antivirus software at least once a week (Even more if you wish). If you do not update your antivirus software then it will not be able to catch any of the new variants that may come out. If you use a commercial antivirus program you must make sure you keep renewing your subscription. Otherwise, once your subscription runs out, you may not be able to update the programs virus definitions.


Make sure your applications have all of their updates

It is also possible for other programs on your computer to have security vulnerability that can allow malware to infect you. Therefore, it is also a good idea to check for the latest versions of commonly installed applications that are regularly patched to fix vulnerabilities. You can check these by visiting Secunia Software Inspector and Calendar of Updates.


Use a Firewall

I can not stress how important it is that you use a Firewall on your computer. Without a firewall your computer is susceptible to being hacked and taken over. I am very serious about this and see it happen almost every day with my clients. Simply using a Firewall in its default configuration can lower your risk greatly.

For a tutorial on Firewalls and a listing of some available ones see the link below:

Understanding and Using Firewalls



Follow this list and your potential for being infected again will reduce dramatically.
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Posted 04 November 2009 - 06:45 PM

Tom, I'll follow these suggestions. This case can be closed now. Thanks for your help!

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Posted 05 November 2009 - 12:36 PM

You're welcome :(.

Since this issue appears to be resolved ... this Topic has been closed. Glad we could help. :(

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