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helpassistant folder and ntdll.dll error

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#1 wukassa


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Posted 06 November 2009 - 10:25 AM

Hi everybody!
Here's the story on my PCrunning Windows XP PRO SP3.

Two weeks ago my pc suddenly frooze. Since then my pc is slower then usual, browsing internet is slower, software occasionally crashes, especially I get a wlcomm.exe error Modname ntdll.dll. Plus a HelpAssistant folder is being created upon every reboot even if I've disabled Remote Assistance and Remote Desktop services.
Four users are accessing this pc with different profiles: the interesting thing is that if I enter my profile the Pc freezes as soon as I see my desktop or I move the mouse. If I enter first from another profile, then disconnect and then use my profile the pc doesn't freeze.
After I've used the pc for more than 5 minute reboot or shut down is almost impossible. After I hit Start->Shutdown It takes ages before I get the pop up Stand-by/Reboot/Shutdown and same after I choose Shutdown/Reboot.

I've been asking help to another forum with no result. I've used all kinds antivirus (AVG, Avira, Prevx) but the system seems clean. I was thinking of a MBR rootkit infection but Gmer, Stealth MBR rootkit detector, Norman SinowalMBR Cleaner didn't find anything. I might not be infected.

Last try with you guys...then I'll do a clean reinstall!

I couldn't run RootRepeal...it hung up on the initializing screen.


DDS (Ver_09-10-26.01) - NTFSx86
Run by R at 15.36.15,38 on 06/11/2009
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_05
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.39.1040.18.767.663 [GMT 1:00]

AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}

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

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroup
C:\Programmi\File comuni\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Programmi\Cordless USB Phone\Cordless DUALphone Suite.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\R\Desktop\dds.scr

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

uStart Page = about:blank
uDefault_Page_URL = hxxp://ca.yahoo.com/?fr=fp-yie8
mSearch Bar = hxxp://us.rd.yahoo.com/customize/ie/defaults/sb/msgr8/*http://www.yahoo.com/ext/search/search.html
uInternet Settings,ProxyOverride = *.local
mSearchAssistant = hxxp://www.google.com/ie
BHO: {02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670} - No File
BHO: Adobe PDF Link Helper: {18df081c-e8ad-4283-a596-fa578c2ebdc3} - c:\programmi\file

BHO: {22BF413B-C6D2-4d91-82A9-A0F997BA588C} - No File
BHO: BitComet Helper: {39f7e362-828a-4b5a-bcaf-5b79bfdfea60} - c:\programmi\bitcomet\tools\BitCometBHO_1.1.9.24.dll
BHO: Guida per l'accesso a Windows Live: {9030d464-4c02-4abf-8ecc-5164760863c6} - c:\programmi\file comuni\microsoft shared\windows

BHO: Google Toolbar Helper: {aa58ed58-01dd-4d91-8333-cf10577473f7} - c:\programmi\google\google toolbar\GoogleToolbar_32.dll
BHO: Google Toolbar Notifier BHO: {af69de43-7d58-4638-b6fa-ce66b5ad205d} -

BHO: Google Dictionary Compression sdch: {c84d72fe-e17d-4195-bb24-76c02e2e7c4e} - c:\programmi\google\google

BHO: Google Gears Helper: {e0fefe40-fbf9-42ae-ba58-794ca7e3fb53} - c:\programmi\google\google gears\internet

TB: Google Toolbar: {2318c2b1-4965-11d4-9b18-009027a5cd4f} - c:\programmi\google\google toolbar\GoogleToolbar_32.dll
TB: {61D1C847-DF80-423A-8C6D-DC03B97E6EBE} - No File
mRun: [iTunesHelper] "c:\programmi\itunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\alluse~1\menuav~1\progra~1\esecuz~1\cordle~1.lnk - c:\programmi\cordless usb phone\Cordless DUALphone

uPolicies-explorer: NoSMMyDocs = 01000000
uPolicies-explorer: NoSMMyPictures = 01000000
uPolicies-explorer: NoSMHelp = 01000000
uPolicies-explorer: NoNetworkConnections = 00000000
IE: Add to Google Photos Screensa&ver - c:\windows\system32\GPhotos.scr/200
IE: E&sporta in Microsoft Excel - c:\progra~1\micros~2\office11\EXCEL.EXE/3000
IE: {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - %windir%\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
IE: {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - c:\programmi\messenger\msmsgs.exe
IE: {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0005-ABCDEFFEDCBC}
IE: {09C04DA7-5B76-4EBC-BBEE-B25EAC5965F5} - {0B4350D1-055F-47A3-B112-5F2F2B0D6F08} - c:\programmi\google\google gears\internet

IE: {36ECAF82-3300-8F84-092E-AFF36D6C7040} - {86529161-034E-4F8A-88D2-3C625E612E04} - c:\programmi\winhttrack\WinHTTrackIEBar.dll
IE: {461CC20B-FB6E-4f16-8FE8-C29359DB100E} - {E7A829CC-671F-4C3D-B590-8C0AEA72E6B2} -

IE: {5067A26B-1337-4436-8AFE-EE169C2DA79F} - {77BF5300-1474-4EC7-9980-D32B190E9B07}
IE: {77BF5300-1474-4EC7-9980-D32B190E9B07} - {77BF5300-1474-4EC7-9980-D32B190E9B07}
IE: {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - {FF059E31-CC5A-4E2E-BF3B-96E929D65503} - c:\progra~1\micros~2\office11\REFIEBAR.DLL
DPF: {0CCA191D-13A6-4E29-B746-314DEE697D83} - hxxp://upload.facebook.com/controls/FacebookPhotoUploader5.cab
DPF: {0E8D0700-75DF-11D3-8B4A-0008C7450C4A} - hxxp://tky09.celartem.com/en/download/data/djvu_autoinstall/DjVuControl_en_US.cab
DPF: {15D151C8-5180-43C1-9360-4D794663BD6E} - hxxps://www.comune.milano.it/portale/wps/crs/OcsKitCittadino.cab
DPF: {166B1BCA-3F9C-11CF-8075-444553540000} - hxxp://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/director/sw.cab
DPF: {17492023-C23A-453E-A040-C7C580BBF700} - hxxp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=39204
DPF: {233C1507-6A77-46A4-9443-F871F945D258} - hxxp://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/director/sw.cab
DPF: {30528230-99f7-4bb4-88d8-fa1d4f56a2ab} - c:\programmi\yahoo!\common\Yinsthelper200711281.dll
DPF: {3D3B42C2-11BF-4732-A304-A01384B70D68} - hxxp://picasaweb.google.it/s/v/56.42/uploader2.cab
DPF: {474F00F5-3853-492C-AC3A-476512BBC336} - hxxp://picasaweb.google.it/s/v/25.23/uploader2.cab
DPF: {4F1E5B1A-2A80-42CA-8532-2D05CB959537} - hxxp://hhk344.spaces.live.com//PhotoUpload/MsnPUpld.cab
DPF: {5D637FAD-E202-48D1-8F18-5B9C459BD1E3} - hxxp://www.fotopixel.it/ImageUploader5.cab
DPF: {6414512B-B978-451D-A0D8-FCFDF33E833C} -

DPF: {6C269571-C6D7-4818-BCA4-32A035E8C884} - hxxp://ccfiles.creative.com/Web/softwareupdate/su/ocx/15101/CTSUEng.cab
DPF: {7FC1B346-83E6-4774-8D20-1A6B09B0E737} - hxxp://hhk344.spaces.live.com/PhotoUpload/MsnPUpld.cab
DPF: {8100D56A-5661-482C-BEE8-AFECE305D968} - hxxp://upload.facebook.com/controls/2009.07.28_v5.5.8.1/FacebookPhotoUploader55.cab
DPF: {8AD9C840-044E-11D1-B3E9-00805F499D93} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_07-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {A811D2D3-9F4B-4ECF-9904-374329395D60} - hxxp://foto.esselungaacasa.it/pod/AXUploadLib.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0015-0000-0006-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.5.0/jinstall-1_5_0_06-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0003-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_03-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0005-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_05-windows-i586.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-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_07-windows-i586.cab
Handler: skype4com - {FFC8B962-9B40-4DFF-9458-1830C7DD7F5D} - c:\progra~1\fileco~1\skype\SKYPE4~1.DLL
Notify: avgrsstarter - avgrsstx.dll
SSODL: WPDShServiceObj - {AAA288BA-9A4C-45B0-95D7-94D524869DB5} - c:\windows\system32\WPDShServiceObj.dll
mASetup: {A509B1FF-37FF-4bFF-8CFF-4F3A747040FF} - c:\windows\system32\rundll32.exe

c:\windows\system32\advpack.dll,launchinfsectionex c:\programmi\internet explorer\clrtour.inf,DefaultInstall.ResetTour,,12

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

FF - ProfilePath - c:\docume~1\raffi\datiap~1\mozilla\firefox\profiles\q3witljj.default\
FF - prefs.js: browser.search.selectedEngine - Google
FF - prefs.js: browser.startup.homepage - about:blank
FF - component: c:\documents and settings\raffi\dati


FF - component: c:\programmi\google\google gears\firefox\lib\ff35\gears.dll
FF - plugin: c:\progra~1\yahoo!\common\npyaxmpb.dll
FF - plugin: c:\programmi\earth resource mapping\image web server\firefox plug-in\NP_NCS6.dll
FF - plugin: c:\programmi\earth resource mapping\image web server\firefox plug-in\NP_NCSPB6.dll
FF - plugin: c:\programmi\earth resource mapping\image web server\firefox plug-in\NP_NCSTB6.dll
FF - plugin: c:\programmi\google\google earth\plugin\npgeplugin.dll
FF - plugin: c:\programmi\google\picasa3\npPicasa2.dll
FF - plugin: c:\programmi\google\picasa3\npPicasa3.dll
FF - plugin: c:\programmi\google\update\\npGoogleOneClick8.dll
FF - plugin: c:\programmi\mozilla firefox\plugins\npdjvu.dll
FF - plugin: c:\programmi\mozilla firefox\plugins\npRLCT4Player.dll
FF - plugin: c:\programmi\windows live\photo gallery\NPWLPG.dll
FF - HiddenExtension: Java Console: No Registry Reference - c:\programmi\mozilla

FF - HiddenExtension: Java Console: No Registry Reference - c:\programmi\mozilla

FF - HiddenExtension: Java Console: No Registry Reference - c:\programmi\mozilla


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

R0 hptpro;hptpro;c:\windows\system32\drivers\hptpro.sys [2006-9-14 9809]
R3 ctlsb16;Driver Creative SB16/AWE32/AWE64 (WDM);c:\windows\system32\drivers\ctlsb16.sys [2006-9-14 96256]
R3 rootrepeal;rootrepeal;\??\c:\windows\system32\drivers\rootrepeal.sys --> c:\windows\system32\drivers\rootrepeal.sys [?]

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

2009-11-05 12:50:54 55656 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgntflt.sys
2009-11-05 11:15:46 273920 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\MtxCIP2.dll
2009-11-04 11:21:09 0 d-----w- c:\programmi\Solveig Multimedia
2009-11-04 11:21:09 0 d-----w- c:\programmi\file comuni\Solveig Multimedia
2009-11-03 15:22:07 93360 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\SBREDrv.sys
2009-11-01 15:53:47 0 d-----w- c:\programmi\iPod
2009-11-01 15:53:01 0 d-----w- c:\programmi\iTunes
2009-11-01 11:24:29 0 d-----w- c:\programmi\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition
2009-11-01 11:22:40 0 d-----w- c:\programmi\Microsoft
2009-11-01 11:19:04 0 d-----w- c:\programmi\VoipStunt.com
2009-10-31 18:30:33 0 ----a-w- c:\documents and settings\raffi\ntuser.tmp
2009-10-29 11:40:25 18816 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\pccsmcfd.sys
2009-10-29 11:40:08 0 d-----w- c:\programmi\PC Connectivity Solution
2009-10-29 11:39:48 7808 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\usbser_lowerfltj.sys
2009-10-29 11:39:47 7808 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\usbser_lowerflt.sys
2009-10-29 11:39:46 22016 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\ccdcmbo.sys
2009-10-29 11:39:45 659968 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\nmwcdcocls.dll
2009-10-29 11:39:45 17664 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\ccdcmb.sys
2009-10-29 11:39:45 1112288 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\wdfcoinstaller01007.dll
2009-10-27 16:21:03 0 d--h--w- c:\windows\system32\GroupPolicy
2009-10-25 23:25:12 0 d-----w- c:\windows\system32\wbem\Repository
2009-10-23 10:15:26 262144 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\default_user_class.dat
2009-10-22 16:43:17 98816 ----a-w- c:\windows\sed.exe
2009-10-22 16:43:17 236544 ----a-w- c:\windows\PEV.exe
2009-10-22 16:43:17 161792 ----a-w- c:\windows\SWREG.exe
2009-10-22 15:43:33 0 d-----w- c:\programmi\Trend Micro
2009-10-09 12:33:31 0 d-----w- c:\programmi\FreeTime

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

2009-11-05 19:06:59 2608 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\d3d9caps.dat
2009-11-04 00:21:54 160272 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\tmcomm.sys
2009-10-29 13:59:25 489514 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\perfh010.dat
2009-10-29 13:59:24 84638 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\perfc010.dat
2009-10-25 21:53:25 81920 ----a-w- c:\windows\DUMPa135.tmp
2009-08-28 17:42:52 2065696 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\usbaaplrc.dll
2008-09-18 17:03:55 32768 --sha-w- c:\windows\system32\config\systemprofile\impostazioni


============= FINISH: 15.37.30,51 ===============

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#3 wukassa

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Posted 12 November 2009 - 06:28 PM

I did a clean reinstall of OS.
Thank you!

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Posted 12 November 2009 - 06:51 PM

Since this topic appears to be resolved, I will now close it. Thanks for letting us know! :(

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