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#1 purejoy

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Posted 03 December 2009 - 09:22 PM

When I create a search in yahoo, any link redirects me to a spam site - I have an infected system somehow - I am also not able to download the latest AVG due to this issue - and some of the programs I downloaded are not active anymore (screenhunter, etc). When I first set up my computer, I tried out torrent and I think that is where my problem came from - I no longer have it on my system but clearly it left some droppings.

Thank you thank you in advance!

Per your instructions:
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DDS:
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DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Joy King at 20:05:15.60 on Thu 12/03/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1014.414 [GMT -6:00]

AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Outdated) {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}

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

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgchsvx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgrsx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgcsrvx.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAANTMon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\HPZipm12.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Intuit\QuickBooks\QBCFMonitorService.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgnsx.exe
C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer VCM\RS_Service.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\iaanotif.exe
C:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXE
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\LAUNCH~1\LManager.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxsrvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG9\avgtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\WebCam\M3000\M3000Mnt.exe
C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer VCM\AcerVCM.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxext.exe
C:\Program Files\Verizon Wireless\VZAccess Manager\VZAccess Manager.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\OUTLOOK.EXE
\\?\C:\WINDOWS\system32\WBEM\WMIADAP.EXE
C:\Documents and Settings\Joy King\Desktop\dds.scr
C:\Program Files\Skype\Toolbars\Shared\SkypeNames.exe

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

uStart Page = hxxp://m.www.yahoo.com/
uDefault_Page_URL = hxxp://homepage.acer.com/rdr.aspx?b=ACAW&l=0409&s=0&o=xph&d=1009&m=aspire_one
mDefault_Page_URL = hxxp://homepage.acer.com/rdr.aspx?b=ACAW&l=0409&s=0&o=xph&d=1009&m=aspire_one
mStart Page = hxxp://homepage.acer.com/rdr.aspx?b=ACAW&l=0409&s=0&o=xph&d=1009&m=aspire_one
BHO: Adobe PDF Link Helper: {18df081c-e8ad-4283-a596-fa578c2ebdc3} - c:\program files\common files\adobe\acrobat\activex\AcroIEHelperShim.dll
BHO: Skype add-on (mastermind): {22bf413b-c6d2-4d91-82a9-a0f997ba588c} - c:\program files\skype\toolbars\internet explorer\SkypeIEPlugin.dll
BHO: AVG Safe Search: {3ca2f312-6f6e-4b53-a66e-4e65e497c8c0} - c:\program files\avg\avg9\avgssie.dll
BHO: {5C255C8A-E604-49b4-9D64-90988571CECB} - No File
uRun: [MoneyAgent] "c:\program files\microsoft money\system\Money Express.exe"
uRun: [Wisdom-soft ScreenHunter 5.1 Free] 0
mRun: [IAAnotif] c:\program files\intel\intel matrix storage manager\iaanotif.exe
mRun: [RTHDCPL] RTHDCPL.EXE
mRun: [Alcmtr] ALCMTR.EXE
mRun: [AzMixerSel] c:\program files\realtek\audio\drivers\AzMixerSel.exe
mRun: [IgfxTray] c:\windows\system32\igfxtray.exe
mRun: [HotKeysCmds] c:\windows\system32\hkcmd.exe
mRun: [Persistence] c:\windows\system32\igfxpers.exe
mRun: [SynTPEnh] c:\program files\synaptics\syntp\SynTPEnh.exe
mRun: [LManager] c:\progra~1\launch~1\LManager.exe
mRun: [Adobe Reader Speed Launcher] "c:\program files\adobe\reader 9.0\reader\Reader_sl.exe"
mRun: [IMJPMIG8.1] "c:\windows\ime\imjp8_1\IMJPMIG.EXE" /Spoil /RemAdvDef /Migration32
mRun: [MSPY2002] c:\windows\system32\ime\pintlgnt\ImScInst.exe /SYNC
mRun: [PHIME2002ASync] c:\windows\system32\ime\tintlgnt\TINTSETP.EXE /SYNC
mRun: [PHIME2002A] c:\windows\system32\ime\tintlgnt\TINTSETP.EXE /IMEName
mRun: [M3000Mnt] Rundll32.exe M3000Rmv.dll ,WinMainRmv /StartStillMnt
mRun: [NotificationCenterLauncher] c:\program files\acer\acer erecovery management\NotificationLauncher.exe
mRun: [AVG9_TRAY] c:\progra~1\avg\avg9\avgtray.exe
mRun: [Intuit SyncManager] c:\program files\common files\intuit\sync\IntuitSyncManager.exe startup
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\alluse~1\startm~1\programs\startup\acervc~1.lnk - c:\program files\acer\acer vcm\AcerVCM.exe
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\alluse~1\startm~1\programs\startup\quickb~1.lnk - c:\program files\common files\intuit\quickbooks\qbupdate\qbupdate.exe
IE: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - c:\progra~1\micros~2\office12\EXCEL.EXE/3000
IE: {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - %windir%\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
IE: {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - c:\program files\messenger\msmsgs.exe
IE: {219C3416-8CB2-491a-A3C7-D9FCDDC9D600} - {5F7B1267-94A9-47F5-98DB-E99415F33AEC} - c:\program files\windows live\writer\WriterBrowserExtension.dll
IE: {5067A26B-1337-4436-8AFE-EE169C2DA79F} - {77BF5300-1474-4EC7-9980-D32B190E9B07} - c:\program files\skype\toolbars\internet explorer\SkypeIEPlugin.dll
IE: {77BF5300-1474-4EC7-9980-D32B190E9B07} - {77BF5300-1474-4EC7-9980-D32B190E9B07} - c:\program files\skype\toolbars\internet explorer\SkypeIEPlugin.dll
IE: {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - {FF059E31-CC5A-4E2E-BF3B-96E929D65503} - c:\progra~1\micros~2\office12\REFIEBAR.DLL
DPF: {8BBDC81D-81B3-49EE-87E8-47B7A707FAE8} - hxxps://www2.gotomeeting.com/default/applets/g2mdlax.cab
TCP: {E798D906-FCFF-4704-B19F-B0D57A0D4B4F} = 69.78.96.14 66.174.92.14
Handler: intu-help-qb2 - {84D77A00-41B5-4b8b-8ADF-86486D72E749} - c:\program files\intuit\quickbooks 2009\HelpAsyncPluggableProtocol.dll
Handler: linkscanner - {F274614C-63F8-47D5-A4D1-FBDDE494F8D1} - c:\program files\avg\avg9\avgpp.dll
Handler: qbwc - {FC598A64-626C-4447-85B8-53150405FD57} - c:\windows\system32\mscoree.dll
Handler: skype4com - {FFC8B962-9B40-4DFF-9458-1830C7DD7F5D} - c:\progra~1\common~1\skype\SKYPE4~1.DLL
Notify: avgrsstarter - avgrsstx.dll
Notify: igfxcui - igfxdev.dll

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

R1 AvgLdx86;AVG Free AVI Loader Driver x86;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgldx86.sys [2009-10-23 333192]
R1 AvgMfx86;AVG Free On-access Scanner Minifilter Driver x86;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgmfx86.sys [2009-10-23 28424]
R1 AvgTdiX;AVG Free Network Redirector;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgtdix.sys [2009-10-23 360584]
R2 avg9emc;AVG Free E-mail Scanner;c:\program files\avg\avg9\avgemc.exe [2009-10-23 906520]
R2 avg9wd;AVG Free WatchDog;c:\program files\avg\avg9\avgwdsvc.exe [2009-10-23 285392]
R2 RS_Service;Raw Socket Service;c:\program files\acer\acer vcm\RS_Service.exe [2009-1-16 237568]
R3 M3000Srv;WebCam Driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\M3000KNT.sys [2009-3-9 145408]
R3 PTDUBus;PANTECH UM175 Composite Device Driver ;c:\windows\system32\drivers\PTDUBus.sys [2009-10-22 54416]
R3 PTDUMdm;PANTECH UM175 Drivers;c:\windows\system32\drivers\PTDUMdm.sys [2009-10-22 160272]
R3 PTDUVsp;PANTECH UM175 Diagnostic Port;c:\windows\system32\drivers\PTDUVsp.sys [2009-10-22 160272]
R3 PTDUWFLT;PTDUWWAN Filter Driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\PTDUWFLT.sys [2009-10-22 11920]
R3 PTDUWWAN;PANTECH UM175 WWAN Driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\PTDUWWAN.sys [2009-10-22 113680]
R3 SMSIVZAM5;SMSIVZAM5 NDIS Protocol Driver;c:\progra~1\verizo~1\vzacce~1\SMSIVZAM5.SYS [2009-3-20 32408]
S3 RSUSBSTOR;RTS5121.Sys Realtek USB Card Reader;c:\windows\system32\drivers\rts5121.sys --> c:\windows\system32\drivers\RTS5121.sys [?]
S3 Rts516xIR;Realtek IR Driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\rts516xir.sys --> c:\windows\system32\drivers\Rts516xIR.sys [?]

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

2009-12-02 23:46:52 0 d-----w- c:\docume~1\joykin~1\applic~1\AVG8
2009-11-30 01:15:55 19696 ------w- c:\windows\hpomdl05.dat.temp
2009-11-25 04:05:01 0 d-----w- c:\windows\system32\wbem\Repository
2009-11-24 23:06:06 0 d-----w- c:\program files\Magic M4A to MP3 Converter
2009-11-23 00:31:08 25856 -c--a-w- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\usbprint.sys
2009-11-23 00:31:08 25856 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\usbprint.sys
2009-11-23 00:30:55 15104 -c--a-w- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\usbscan.sys
2009-11-23 00:30:55 15104 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\usbscan.sys
2009-11-12 23:59:53 0 d-----w- c:\program files\Citrix
2009-11-08 23:55:49 0 d-----w- c:\program files\FX EDGE IBO Installer
2009-11-08 23:28:52 0 d-----w- c:\program files\FXCM MT4 powered by BT
2009-11-08 01:56:19 45 ----a-w- c:\windows\ScreenHunter.INI

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

2009-11-09 19:02:37 360584 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgtdix.sys
2009-10-23 22:36:45 69417 ----a-w- c:\windows\hpoins05.dat
2009-10-23 21:27:04 12464 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\avgrsstx.dll
2009-10-23 21:26:52 333192 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgldx86.sys
2009-09-11 14:18:39 136192 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\msv1_0.dll
2009-01-17 00:40:47 32768 --sha-w- c:\windows\system32\config\systemprofile\local settings\application data\microsoft\feeds cache\index.dat

============= FINISH: 20:06:41.32 ===============

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#2 Elise

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Posted 18 December 2009 - 04:28 AM

Hello ,
And :( to the Bleeping Computer Malware Removal Forum
. My name is Elise and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.


I will be working on your malware issues, this may or may not solve other issues you may have with your machine.

Please note that whatever repairs we make, are for fixing your computer problems only and by no means should be used on another computer.

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If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine.

If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.

If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.
Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.

We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:
  • Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.
  • Double click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.
  • A small box will open, with an explanation about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.
  • Notepad will open with the results.
  • Follow the instructions that pop up for posting the results. Post both logs (no need to zip attach.txt).
  • Close the program window, and delete the program from your desktop.
Please note: You may have to disable any script protection running if the scan fails to run. After downloading the tool, disconnect from the internet and disable all antivirus protection. Run the scan, enable your A/V and reconnect to the internet.

Information on A/V control HERE


Please download GMER from one of the following locations and save it to your desktop:
  • Main Mirror
    This version will download a randomly named file (Recommended)
  • Zipped Mirror
    This version will download a zip file you will need to extract first. If you use this mirror, please extract the zip file to your desktop.
  • Disconnect from the Internet and close all running programs.
  • Temporarily disable any real-time active protection so your security programs will not conflict with gmer's driver.
  • Double-click on the randomly named GMER file (i.e. n7gmo46c.exe) and allow the gmer.sys driver to load if asked.
  • Note: If you downloaded the zipped version, extract the file to its own folder such as C:\gmer and then double-click on gmer.exe.

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  • GMER will open to the Rootkit/Malware tab and perform an automatic quick scan when first run. (do not use the computer while the scan is in progress)
  • If you receive a WARNING!!! about rootkit activity and are asked to fully scan your system...click NO.
  • Now click the Scan button. If you see a rootkit warning window, click OK.
  • When the scan is finished, click the Save... button to save the scan results to your Desktop. Save the file as gmer.log.
  • Click the Copy button and paste the results into your next reply.
  • Exit GMER and re-enable all active protection when done.
-- If you encounter any problems, try running GMER in Safe Mode.

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Please be patient and I'd be grateful if you would note the following
  • The cleaning process is not instant. DDS logs can take some time to research, so please be patient with me. I know that you need your computer working as quickly as possible, and I will work hard to help see that happen.
  • Please reply using the Add/Reply 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.
  • Unfortunately, if I do not hear back from you within 5 days, I will be forced to close your topic. If you still need help after I have closed your topic, send me or a moderator a personal message with the address of the thread or feel free to create a new one.
In the meantime please, do NOT install any new programs or update anything unless told to do so while we are fixing your problem

If you still need help, please include the following in your next reply
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Posted 23 December 2009 - 03:16 PM

Due to lack of feedback, this topic is now closed.

If you are the original topic starter and you need this topic to be re-opened, please send me a PM.

Everyone else, please start a new topic.

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