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#1 stanton

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Posted 27 September 2004 - 09:24 AM

Help - Tried using HJT to delete the "Heretofind" and "mk:MSITStore...etc" but did not seem to work. Need help with all the rest also - delete or keep?



Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 8:10:14 AM, on 9/27/04
Platform: Windows 98 Gold (Win9x 4.10.1998)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SPOOL32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSTASK.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\TASKMON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ATICWD32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\STARTER.EXE
C:\WARNER\WARNER.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NEC ASSISTANT\NECBAR.EXE
C:\SUPPORTCENTER\AUAGENT.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\PRODINET\BIN\PIDUNHK.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\REAL\UPDATE_OB\REALSCHED.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\REAL\PLAYER\REALPLAY.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETSCAPE\COMMUNICATOR\PROGRAM\AIM\AIM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WINDLL32.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\IRIS\ANTIVIRUS\WIMMUN32.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\ONMSN\MSNDC.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\REGISTRATION\REMIND32.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\AMERICA ONLINE 7.0A\AOLTRAY.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\AMERICA ONLINE 7.0A\WAOL.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\TAPISRV.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RNAAPP.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\DDHELP.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\TEMPORARY INTERNET FILES\CONTENT.IE5\9H2GRXJL\HIJACKTHIS19802[1].EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\LLAJIAIH.EXE

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://www.heretofind.com/show.php?id=18&q=%s
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = mk:@MSITStore:C:\spe\start.chm::/start.html#
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://www.heretofind.com/show.php?id=18&q=%s
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = mk:@MSITStore:C:\spe\start.chm::/start.html#
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSDXM.OCX
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ScanRegistry] c:\windows\scanregw.exe /autorun
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TaskMonitor] c:\windows\taskmon.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SystemTray] SysTray.ExE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AtiCwd32] Aticwd32.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [EnsoniqMixer] starter.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LoadPowerProfile] Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Warner] C:\Warner\Warner.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Necbar] C:\PROGRAM FILES\NEC ASSISTANT\NECBAR.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AUAgent] C:\SupportCenter\AUAgent.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PiDunHk] "C:\PROGRAM FILES\PRODINET\BIN\PIDUNHK.EXE"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BillMinder] C:\QUICKENW\BILLMIND.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickenSEMessage] C:\QUICKENW\QSEMSG.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Tweak UI] RUNDLL32.EXE TWEAKUI.CPL,TweakMeUp
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RealTray] C:\PROGRAM FILES\REAL\PLAYER\REALPLAY.EXE SYSTEMBOOTHIDEPLAYER
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [LoadPowerProfile] Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [SchedulingAgent] mstask.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [AOL Instant Messenger ™] C:\Program Files\Netscape\Communicator\Program\AIM\aim.exe -cnetwait.odl
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [windll32.exe] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\windll32.exe
O4 - Startup: iRis AntiVirus Active Monitor.lnk = C:\Program Files\iRiS\AntiVirus\WIMMUN32.exe
O4 - Startup: MSN Quick View.lnk = C:\Program Files\ONMSN\MSNDC.EXE
O4 - Startup: NEC Owner Registration.lnk = C:\Program Files\Registration\Remind32.exe
O4 - Startup: America Online 7.0 Tray Icon.lnk = C:\Program Files\America Online 7.0a\aoltray.exe
O4 - Startup: Microsoft Find Fast.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\FINDFAST.EXE
O9 - Extra button: Related - {c95fe080-8f5d-11d2-a20b-00aa003c157a} - C:\WINDOWS\web\related.htm
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Show &Related Links - {c95fe080-8f5d-11d2-a20b-00aa003c157a} - C:\WINDOWS\web\related.htm
O9 - Extra button: Real.com - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\Shdocvw.dll
O9 - Extra button: Corel Network monitor worker - {4F8FA600-F5F0-11D8-BDDB-444553540000} - (no file)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Corel Network monitor worker - {4F8FA600-F5F0-11D8-BDDB-444553540000} - (no file)
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {237AA178-C3BC-4f67-A8BB-D8BC14BA0B89} - (no file)
O9 - Extra button: Corel Network monitor worker - {4F8FA600-F5F0-11D8-BDDB-444553540000} - (no file) (HKCU)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Corel Network monitor worker - {4F8FA600-F5F0-11D8-BDDB-444553540000} - (no file) (HKCU)
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {237AA178-C3BC-4f67-A8BB-D8BC14BA0B89} - (no file) (HKCU)
O12 - Plugin for .wav: C:\PROGRA~1\INTERN~1\PLUGINS\npqtplugin.dll
O12 - Plugin for .mid: C:\PROGRA~1\INTERN~1\PLUGINS\npqtplugin.dll
O12 - Plugin for .mov: C:\PROGRA~1\INTERN~1\PLUGINS\npqtplugin.dll
O12 - Plugin for .swf: C:\Program Files\Netscape\Communicator\Program\PLUGINS\npswf32.dll
O13 - DefaultPrefix: http://www.heretofind.com/show.php?id=18&q=
O13 - WWW Prefix: http://www.heretofind.com/show.php?id=18&q=
O13 - Home Prefix: http://www.heretofind.com/show.php?id=18&q=
O13 - Mosaic Prefix: http://www.heretofind.com/show.php?id=18&q=
O13 - Gopher Prefix: http://www.heretofind.com/show.php?id=18&q=
O16 - DPF: {2FC9A21E-2069-4E47-8235-36318989DB13} (PPSDKActiveXScanner.MainScreen) - http://69.44.122.156/scanner/axscanner.cab
O21 - SSODL: Web Event Logger - {79FEACFF-FFCE-815E-A900-316290B5B738} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\Hddlnp32.dll

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#2 Grinler

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Posted 27 September 2004 - 10:51 AM

You are currently using hijackthis from a temp directory. This can cause problems. Please create a directory on your c: drive called c:\hijackthis and download and unzip hijackthis into that directory. Run the program from that directory from now on.

For a tutorial on how to use HijackThis please see the following link:

Using HijackThis to Remove Spyware, Browser Hijackers, and Dialers


I want you to fix some of those entries. Please do the following:

Please make sure that you can view all hidden files. Instructions on how to do this can be found here:

How to see hidden files in Windows

Run Hijackthis again, click scan, and Put a checkmark next to each of these. Then click the Fix button

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://www.heretofind.com/show.php?id=18&q=%s
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = mk:@MSITStore:C:\spe\start.chm::/start.html#
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://www.heretofind.com/show.php?id=18&q=%s
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = mk:@MSITStore:C:\spe\start.chm::/start.html#
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [windll32.exe] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\windll32.exe
O13 - DefaultPrefix: http://www.heretofind.com/show.php?id=18&q=
O13 - WWW Prefix: http://www.heretofind.com/show.php?id=18&q=
O13 - Home Prefix: http://www.heretofind.com/show.php?id=18&q=
O13 - Mosaic Prefix: http://www.heretofind.com/show.php?id=18&q=
O13 - Gopher Prefix: http://www.heretofind.com/show.php?id=18&q=
O16 - DPF: {2FC9A21E-2069-4E47-8235-36318989DB13} (PPSDKActiveXScanner.MainScreen) - http://69.44.122.156/scanner/axscanner.cab
O21 - SSODL: Web Event Logger - {79FEACFF-FFCE-815E-A900-316290B5B738} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\Hddlnp32.dll

Reboot your computer into Safe Mode

Then delete these files or directories (Do not be concerned if they do not exist)

C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\windll32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\Hddlnp32.dll

Reboot your computer to go back to normal mode and post a new log.

#3 stanton

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Posted 29 September 2004 - 11:34 AM

Well, after a couple of days of using your tutorials, I believe I have accomplished the tasks you gave me. So far, so good. At least my AOL search page is freed up. I haven't checked my IE yet. Below is the new log. Thanks.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 11:24:18 AM, on 9/29/04
Platform: Windows 98 Gold (Win9x 4.10.1998)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSTASK.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\TASKMON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ATICWD32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\STARTER.EXE
C:\WARNER\WARNER.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NEC ASSISTANT\NECBAR.EXE
C:\SUPPORTCENTER\AUAGENT.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\PRODINET\BIN\PIDUNHK.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\REAL\UPDATE_OB\REALSCHED.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\REAL\PLAYER\REALPLAY.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETSCAPE\COMMUNICATOR\PROGRAM\AIM\AIM.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\IRIS\ANTIVIRUS\WIMMUN32.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\ONMSN\MSNDC.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\REGISTRATION\REMIND32.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\AMERICA ONLINE 7.0A\AOLTRAY.EXE
C:\HIJACKTHIS\HIJACKTHIS19802.EXE

O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSDXM.OCX
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ScanRegistry] c:\windows\scanregw.exe /autorun
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TaskMonitor] c:\windows\taskmon.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SystemTray] SysTray.ExE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AtiCwd32] Aticwd32.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [EnsoniqMixer] starter.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LoadPowerProfile] Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Warner] C:\Warner\Warner.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Necbar] C:\PROGRAM FILES\NEC ASSISTANT\NECBAR.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AUAgent] C:\SupportCenter\AUAgent.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PiDunHk] "C:\PROGRAM FILES\PRODINET\BIN\PIDUNHK.EXE"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BillMinder] C:\QUICKENW\BILLMIND.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickenSEMessage] C:\QUICKENW\QSEMSG.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Tweak UI] RUNDLL32.EXE TWEAKUI.CPL,TweakMeUp
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RealTray] C:\PROGRAM FILES\REAL\PLAYER\REALPLAY.EXE SYSTEMBOOTHIDEPLAYER
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [LoadPowerProfile] Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [SchedulingAgent] mstask.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [AOL Instant Messenger ™] C:\Program Files\Netscape\Communicator\Program\AIM\aim.exe -cnetwait.odl
O4 - Startup: iRis AntiVirus Active Monitor.lnk = C:\Program Files\iRiS\AntiVirus\WIMMUN32.exe
O4 - Startup: MSN Quick View.lnk = C:\Program Files\ONMSN\MSNDC.EXE
O4 - Startup: NEC Owner Registration.lnk = C:\Program Files\Registration\Remind32.exe
O4 - Startup: America Online 7.0 Tray Icon.lnk = C:\Program Files\America Online 7.0a\aoltray.exe
O4 - Startup: Microsoft Find Fast.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\FINDFAST.EXE
O9 - Extra button: Related - {c95fe080-8f5d-11d2-a20b-00aa003c157a} - C:\WINDOWS\web\related.htm
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Show &Related Links - {c95fe080-8f5d-11d2-a20b-00aa003c157a} - C:\WINDOWS\web\related.htm
O9 - Extra button: Real.com - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\Shdocvw.dll
O9 - Extra button: Corel Network monitor worker - {4F8FA600-F5F0-11D8-BDDB-444553540000} - (no file)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Corel Network monitor worker - {4F8FA600-F5F0-11D8-BDDB-444553540000} - (no file)
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {237AA178-C3BC-4f67-A8BB-D8BC14BA0B89} - (no file)
O9 - Extra button: Corel Network monitor worker - {4F8FA600-F5F0-11D8-BDDB-444553540000} - (no file) (HKCU)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Corel Network monitor worker - {4F8FA600-F5F0-11D8-BDDB-444553540000} - (no file) (HKCU)
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {237AA178-C3BC-4f67-A8BB-D8BC14BA0B89} - (no file) (HKCU)
O12 - Plugin for .wav: C:\PROGRA~1\INTERN~1\PLUGINS\npqtplugin.dll
O12 - Plugin for .mid: C:\PROGRA~1\INTERN~1\PLUGINS\npqtplugin.dll
O12 - Plugin for .mov: C:\PROGRA~1\INTERN~1\PLUGINS\npqtplugin.dll
O12 - Plugin for .swf: C:\Program Files\Netscape\Communicator\Program\PLUGINS\npswf32.dll

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Posted 29 September 2004 - 12:07 PM

Log looks clean...great job!

Now that you are clean, please follow these simple steps in order to keep your computer clean and secure:
  • Disable and Enable System Restore. - If you are using Windows ME or XP then you should disable and reenable system restore to make sure there are no infected files found in a restore point.

    You can find instructions on how to enable and reenable system restore here:

    Managing Windows Millenium System Restore

    or

    Windows XP System Restore Guide

    Renable system restore with instructions from tutorial above

  • Make your Internet Explorer more secure - This can be done by following these simple instructions:
    • 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.
  • Use an AntiVirus Software - It is very important that your computer has an anti-virus software running on your machine. This alone can save you a lot of trouble with malware in the future.

    See this link for a listing of some online & their stand-alone antivirus programs:

    Virus, Spyware, and Malware Protection and Removal Resources

  • Update your AntiVirus Software - It is imperitive 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.

  • 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 succeptible 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

  • 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.

  • Install Spybot - Search and Destroy - Install and download Spybot - Search and Destroy with its TeaTimer option. This will provide realtime spyware & hijacker protection on your computer alongside your virus protection. You should also scan your computer with program on a regular basis just as you would an antivirus software.

    A tutorial on installing & using this product can be found here:

    Using Spybot - Search & Destroy to remove Spyware , Malware, and Hijackers

  • Install Ad-Aware - Install and download Ad-Aware. ou should also scan your computer with program on a regular basis just as you would an antivirus software in conjunction with Spybot.

    A tutorial on installing & using this product can be found here:

    Using Ad-aware to remove Spyware, Malware, & Hijackers from Your Computer

  • Install SpywareBlaster - SpywareBlaster will added a large list of programs and sites into your Internet Explorer settings that will protect you from running and downloading known malicious programs.

    A tutorial on installing & using this product can be found here:

    Using SpywareBlaster to protect your computer from Spyware and Malware

  • Update all these programs regularly - Make sure you update all the programs I have listed regularly. Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new malicious programs are released.
Follow this list and your potential for being infected again will reduce dramatically.

Glad I was able to help.

#5 stanton

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Posted 29 September 2004 - 02:53 PM

Grinler - Woe is me ! !
I ran an errand, then logged on when I got back just to make sure the gremlins were gone, but they were not. I ran HJT again and the R0's and R1's I had deleted earlier were back along with the O13's. I deleted them again, shut the computer down, then started back up. They're Back! Here's the log. Any suggestions for this computer illiterate?

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 2:44:33 PM, on 9/29/04
Platform: Windows 98 Gold (Win9x 4.10.1998)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSTASK.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\TASKMON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ATICWD32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\STARTER.EXE
C:\WARNER\WARNER.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NEC ASSISTANT\NECBAR.EXE
C:\SUPPORTCENTER\AUAGENT.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\PRODINET\BIN\PIDUNHK.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\REAL\UPDATE_OB\REALSCHED.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\REAL\PLAYER\REALPLAY.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETSCAPE\COMMUNICATOR\PROGRAM\AIM\AIM.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\IRIS\ANTIVIRUS\WIMMUN32.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\ONMSN\MSNDC.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\REGISTRATION\REMIND32.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\AMERICA ONLINE 7.0A\AOLTRAY.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\AMERICA ONLINE 7.0A\WAOL.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SPOOL32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\TAPISRV.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RNAAPP.EXE
C:\HIJACKTHIS\HIJACKTHIS19802.EXE

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://www.heretofind.com/show.php?id=18&q=%s
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = mk:@MSITStore:C:\spe\start.chm::/start.html#
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://www.heretofind.com/show.php?id=18&q=%s
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = mk:@MSITStore:C:\spe\start.chm::/start.html#
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSDXM.OCX
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ScanRegistry] c:\windows\scanregw.exe /autorun
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TaskMonitor] c:\windows\taskmon.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SystemTray] SysTray.ExE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AtiCwd32] Aticwd32.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [EnsoniqMixer] starter.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LoadPowerProfile] Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Warner] C:\Warner\Warner.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Necbar] C:\PROGRAM FILES\NEC ASSISTANT\NECBAR.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AUAgent] C:\SupportCenter\AUAgent.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PiDunHk] "C:\PROGRAM FILES\PRODINET\BIN\PIDUNHK.EXE"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BillMinder] C:\QUICKENW\BILLMIND.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickenSEMessage] C:\QUICKENW\QSEMSG.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Tweak UI] RUNDLL32.EXE TWEAKUI.CPL,TweakMeUp
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RealTray] C:\PROGRAM FILES\REAL\PLAYER\REALPLAY.EXE SYSTEMBOOTHIDEPLAYER
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [LoadPowerProfile] Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [SchedulingAgent] mstask.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [AOL Instant Messenger ™] C:\Program Files\Netscape\Communicator\Program\AIM\aim.exe -cnetwait.odl
O4 - Startup: iRis AntiVirus Active Monitor.lnk = C:\Program Files\iRiS\AntiVirus\WIMMUN32.exe
O4 - Startup: MSN Quick View.lnk = C:\Program Files\ONMSN\MSNDC.EXE
O4 - Startup: NEC Owner Registration.lnk = C:\Program Files\Registration\Remind32.exe
O4 - Startup: America Online 7.0 Tray Icon.lnk = C:\Program Files\America Online 7.0a\aoltray.exe
O4 - Startup: Microsoft Find Fast.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\FINDFAST.EXE
O9 - Extra button: Related - {c95fe080-8f5d-11d2-a20b-00aa003c157a} - C:\WINDOWS\web\related.htm
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Show &Related Links - {c95fe080-8f5d-11d2-a20b-00aa003c157a} - C:\WINDOWS\web\related.htm
O9 - Extra button: Real.com - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\Shdocvw.dll
O9 - Extra button: Corel Network monitor worker - {4F8FA600-F5F0-11D8-BDDB-444553540000} - (no file)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Corel Network monitor worker - {4F8FA600-F5F0-11D8-BDDB-444553540000} - (no file)
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {237AA178-C3BC-4f67-A8BB-D8BC14BA0B89} - (no file)
O9 - Extra button: Corel Network monitor worker - {4F8FA600-F5F0-11D8-BDDB-444553540000} - (no file) (HKCU)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Corel Network monitor worker - {4F8FA600-F5F0-11D8-BDDB-444553540000} - (no file) (HKCU)
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {237AA178-C3BC-4f67-A8BB-D8BC14BA0B89} - (no file) (HKCU)
O12 - Plugin for .wav: C:\PROGRA~1\INTERN~1\PLUGINS\npqtplugin.dll
O12 - Plugin for .mid: C:\PROGRA~1\INTERN~1\PLUGINS\npqtplugin.dll
O12 - Plugin for .mov: C:\PROGRA~1\INTERN~1\PLUGINS\npqtplugin.dll
O12 - Plugin for .swf: C:\Program Files\Netscape\Communicator\Program\PLUGINS\npswf32.dll
O13 - DefaultPrefix: http://www.heretofind.com/show.php?id=18&q=
O13 - WWW Prefix: http://www.heretofind.com/show.php?id=18&q=
O13 - Home Prefix: http://www.heretofind.com/show.php?id=18&q=
O13 - Mosaic Prefix: http://www.heretofind.com/show.php?id=18&q=
O13 - Gopher Prefix: http://www.heretofind.com/show.php?id=18&q=

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Posted 29 September 2004 - 03:08 PM

FIx these:

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://www.heretofind.com/show.php?id=18&q=%s
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = mk:@MSITStore:C:\spe\start.chm::/start.html#
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://www.heretofind.com/show.php?id=18&q=%s
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = mk:@MSITStore:C:\spe\start.chm::/start.html#
O13 - DefaultPrefix: http://www.heretofind.com/show.php?id=18&q=
O13 - WWW Prefix: http://www.heretofind.com/show.php?id=18&q=
O13 - Home Prefix: http://www.heretofind.com/show.php?id=18&q=
O13 - Mosaic Prefix: http://www.heretofind.com/show.php?id=18&q=
O13 - Gopher Prefix: http://www.heretofind.com/show.php?id=18&q=

Reboot into safe mode ande delete:

C:\spe\

Reboot and post another log

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Posted 29 September 2004 - 05:08 PM

Hallelujah! I believe we (you) got it that time. Here's the log. Thanks again for the help.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 4:40:50 PM, on 9/29/04
Platform: Windows 98 Gold (Win9x 4.10.1998)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSTASK.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\TASKMON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ATICWD32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\STARTER.EXE
C:\WARNER\WARNER.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NEC ASSISTANT\NECBAR.EXE
C:\SUPPORTCENTER\AUAGENT.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\PRODINET\BIN\PIDUNHK.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\REAL\UPDATE_OB\REALSCHED.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\REAL\PLAYER\REALPLAY.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETSCAPE\COMMUNICATOR\PROGRAM\AIM\AIM.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\IRIS\ANTIVIRUS\WIMMUN32.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\ONMSN\MSNDC.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\REGISTRATION\REMIND32.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\AMERICA ONLINE 7.0A\AOLTRAY.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SPOOL32.EXE
C:\HIJACKTHIS\HIJACKTHIS19802.EXE

O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSDXM.OCX
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ScanRegistry] c:\windows\scanregw.exe /autorun
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TaskMonitor] c:\windows\taskmon.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SystemTray] SysTray.ExE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AtiCwd32] Aticwd32.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [EnsoniqMixer] starter.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LoadPowerProfile] Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Warner] C:\Warner\Warner.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Necbar] C:\PROGRAM FILES\NEC ASSISTANT\NECBAR.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AUAgent] C:\SupportCenter\AUAgent.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PiDunHk] "C:\PROGRAM FILES\PRODINET\BIN\PIDUNHK.EXE"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BillMinder] C:\QUICKENW\BILLMIND.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickenSEMessage] C:\QUICKENW\QSEMSG.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Tweak UI] RUNDLL32.EXE TWEAKUI.CPL,TweakMeUp
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RealTray] C:\PROGRAM FILES\REAL\PLAYER\REALPLAY.EXE SYSTEMBOOTHIDEPLAYER
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [LoadPowerProfile] Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [SchedulingAgent] mstask.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [AOL Instant Messenger ™] C:\Program Files\Netscape\Communicator\Program\AIM\aim.exe -cnetwait.odl
O4 - Startup: iRis AntiVirus Active Monitor.lnk = C:\Program Files\iRiS\AntiVirus\WIMMUN32.exe
O4 - Startup: MSN Quick View.lnk = C:\Program Files\ONMSN\MSNDC.EXE
O4 - Startup: NEC Owner Registration.lnk = C:\Program Files\Registration\Remind32.exe
O4 - Startup: America Online 7.0 Tray Icon.lnk = C:\Program Files\America Online 7.0a\aoltray.exe
O4 - Startup: Microsoft Find Fast.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\FINDFAST.EXE
O9 - Extra button: Related - {c95fe080-8f5d-11d2-a20b-00aa003c157a} - C:\WINDOWS\web\related.htm
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Show &Related Links - {c95fe080-8f5d-11d2-a20b-00aa003c157a} - C:\WINDOWS\web\related.htm
O9 - Extra button: Real.com - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\Shdocvw.dll
O9 - Extra button: Corel Network monitor worker - {4F8FA600-F5F0-11D8-BDDB-444553540000} - (no file)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Corel Network monitor worker - {4F8FA600-F5F0-11D8-BDDB-444553540000} - (no file)
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {237AA178-C3BC-4f67-A8BB-D8BC14BA0B89} - (no file)
O9 - Extra button: Corel Network monitor worker - {4F8FA600-F5F0-11D8-BDDB-444553540000} - (no file) (HKCU)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Corel Network monitor worker - {4F8FA600-F5F0-11D8-BDDB-444553540000} - (no file) (HKCU)
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {237AA178-C3BC-4f67-A8BB-D8BC14BA0B89} - (no file) (HKCU)
O12 - Plugin for .wav: C:\PROGRA~1\INTERN~1\PLUGINS\npqtplugin.dll
O12 - Plugin for .mid: C:\PROGRA~1\INTERN~1\PLUGINS\npqtplugin.dll
O12 - Plugin for .mov: C:\PROGRA~1\INTERN~1\PLUGINS\npqtplugin.dll
O12 - Plugin for .swf: C:\Program Files\Netscape\Communicator\Program\PLUGINS\npswf32.dll

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Posted 29 September 2004 - 10:01 PM

Log looks clean...great job!

Now that you are clean, please follow these simple steps in order to keep your computer clean and secure:
  • Disable and Enable System Restore. - If you are using Windows ME or XP then you should disable and reenable system restore to make sure there are no infected files found in a restore point.

    You can find instructions on how to enable and reenable system restore here:

    Managing Windows Millenium System Restore

    or

    Windows XP System Restore Guide

    Renable system restore with instructions from tutorial above

  • Make your Internet Explorer more secure - This can be done by following these simple instructions:
    • 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.
  • Use an AntiVirus Software - It is very important that your computer has an anti-virus software running on your machine. This alone can save you a lot of trouble with malware in the future.

    See this link for a listing of some online & their stand-alone antivirus programs:

    Virus, Spyware, and Malware Protection and Removal Resources

  • Update your AntiVirus Software - It is imperitive 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.

  • 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 succeptible 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

  • 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.

  • Install Spybot - Search and Destroy - Install and download Spybot - Search and Destroy with its TeaTimer option. This will provide realtime spyware & hijacker protection on your computer alongside your virus protection. You should also scan your computer with program on a regular basis just as you would an antivirus software.

    A tutorial on installing & using this product can be found here:

    Using Spybot - Search & Destroy to remove Spyware , Malware, and Hijackers

  • Install Ad-Aware - Install and download Ad-Aware. ou should also scan your computer with program on a regular basis just as you would an antivirus software in conjunction with Spybot.

    A tutorial on installing & using this product can be found here:

    Using Ad-aware to remove Spyware, Malware, & Hijackers from Your Computer

  • Install SpywareBlaster - SpywareBlaster will added a large list of programs and sites into your Internet Explorer settings that will protect you from running and downloading known malicious programs.

    A tutorial on installing & using this product can be found here:

    Using SpywareBlaster to protect your computer from Spyware and Malware

  • Update all these programs regularly - Make sure you update all the programs I have listed regularly. Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new malicious programs are released.
Follow this list and your potential for being infected again will reduce dramatically.

Glad I was able to help.




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