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Boatload of viruses, is everything ok now?


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#1 GPasaurus

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Posted 21 September 2005 - 09:40 AM

My sister recently came to me with her computer that was having connection issues on the internet. She uses dial-up, and her connection was slowed to about .30 kb a second. A pop-up add also began appearing, usually when media was put into the CD Drive, as well as it constantly popping up the connect to internet box when not online.

I installed AVG Antivirus and did a full scan and found a number of viruses. Over the course of the evening I did 4 or 5 scans and reboots, till I no longer found anything. The computer seems to be running ok, but the internet connection is still a little delayed. Below is all the information regarding what I found with AVG and correct, as well as a HiJack This log.

It recently had a new modem installed, a Hayes Accura PCI V.92 modem which replaced the original factory ISA card.

The following viruses/trojans were found over the course of scans.

Startpage.19.J
PCW.Bispy.A
PCW.Bispy.B
Downloader.Qdown.A
Downloader.Generic.HE
Backdoor.Agent.2.H
Java/ClassLoader
Java/byteVerify
Startpage.PQ
Dialer.ZW

Another note, syscvs is almost always not responding after boot-up, or has an invalid page fault when using an application like FireFox.

Here is the HiJack This Log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 1:10:17 AM, on 9/21/05
Platform: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.2222A)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v5.00 (5.00.2614.3500)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSTASK.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WINMODEM.101\wmexe.exe
C:\WINDOWS\RUNSERVICE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RNAAPP.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\TAPISRV.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\TASKMON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\STARTER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\LOADQM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\CARPSERV.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\GRISOFT\AVG FREE\AVGCC.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\GRISOFT\AVG FREE\AVGEMC.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\GRISOFT\AVG FREE\AVGAMSVR.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSVCS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WMIEXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\DDHELP.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\DESKTOP\HIJAK\HIJACKTHIS.EXE

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = res://C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\se.dll/space.html
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = about:blank
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.worldnet.att.net
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = res://C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\se.dll/space.html
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = about:blank
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = about:blank
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = about:blank
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,HomeOldSP = about:blank
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,HomeOldSP = about:blank
O2 - BHO: Hotbar - {B195B3B3-8A05-11D3-97A4-0004ACA6948E} - C:\PROGRAM FILES\HOTBAR\BIN\4.3.6.0\HBHOSTIE.DLL (file missing)
O2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Helper - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar2.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {771B46A1-2936-11DA-9F92-444596369BFE} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KGIG.DLL (file missing)
O3 - Toolbar: &Hotbar - {B195B3B3-8A05-11D3-97A4-0004ACA6948E} - C:\PROGRAM FILES\HOTBAR\BIN\4.3.6.0\HBHOSTIE.DLL (file missing)
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSDXM.OCX
O3 - Toolbar: &Google - {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar2.dll
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: [LoadPowerProfile] Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [EnsoniqMixer] starter.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LoadQM] loadqm.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MediaFace Integration] C:\Program Files\Fellowes\MediaFACE 4.0\SetHook.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Hotbar] C:\PROGRAM FILES\HOTBAR\BIN\4.3.6.0\HBINST.EXE /Upgrade
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CARPService] carpserv.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG7_CC] C:\PROGRA~1\GRISOFT\AVGFRE~1\AVGCC.EXE /STARTUP
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG7_EMC] C:\PROGRA~1\GRISOFT\AVGFRE~1\AVGEMC.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG7_AMSVR] C:\PROGRA~1\GRISOFT\AVGFRE~1\AVGAMSVR.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [LoadPowerProfile] Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [SchedulingAgent] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mstask.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [winmodem] WINMODEM.101\wmexe.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [LicCtrl] runservice.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [msnmsgr] "C:\PROGRAM FILES\MSN MESSENGER\MSNMSGR.EXE" /background
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [aupd] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\sysvcs.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\RunServices: [aupd] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\sysvcs.exe
O8 - Extra context menu item: &Google Search - res://C:\PROGRAM FILES\GOOGLE\GOOGLETOOLBAR2.DLL/cmsearch.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Cached Snapshot of Page - res://C:\PROGRAM FILES\GOOGLE\GOOGLETOOLBAR2.DLL/cmcache.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Similar Pages - res://C:\PROGRAM FILES\GOOGLE\GOOGLETOOLBAR2.DLL/cmsimilar.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Backward Links - res://C:\PROGRAM FILES\GOOGLE\GOOGLETOOLBAR2.DLL/cmbacklinks.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Translate into English - res://C:\PROGRAM FILES\GOOGLE\GOOGLETOOLBAR2.DLL/cmtrans.html
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
O14 - IERESET.INF: START_PAGE_URL=http://www.worldnet.att.net
O18 - Filter: text/html - {771B46A0-2936-11DA-9F92-4445F97A3E65} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KGIG.DLL
O18 - Filter: text/plain - {771B46A0-2936-11DA-9F92-4445F97A3E65} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KGIG.DLL



Thanks for any help you can provide :thumbsup:

Mod Edit - Moved to appropriate forum - Leurgy

Edited by Leurgy, 21 September 2005 - 10:19 AM.


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Posted 26 September 2005 - 09:42 AM

Hello GPasaurus and welcome to the BC HijackThis forum. After reviewing your log I see a few items that require our attention. Please print these directions and then proceed with the following steps in order.
  • Download Cwshredder.exe and save it to a folder of its own. Start the program and click on the Check for Update button. If an update is available then download and install it. Close the program (do not run it yet).
  • Download SpSeHjfix.zip and unzip it to it's own folder. Do not run it yet.
  • Download CleanUp! and install it. Start CleanUp! and click on the CleanUp! button. Let it run to completion. It may take a few minutes depending on the size of your hard drive so be patient.
  • Start in Safe Mode Using the F8 method:
    • Restart the computer.
    • As soon as the BIOS is loaded begin tapping the F8 key until the boot menu appears.
    • Use the arrow keys to select the Safe Mode menu item.
    • Press the Enter key.
  • Disconnect from the net and Close ALL OPEN PROGRAMS.
  • Run SpSeHjfix and click on Start Disinfection.
    When it's finished it will reboot your machine to finish the cleaning process.
    The tool creates a log of the fix which will appear in the folder that SpSeHjfix is located in.
  • Now run CWShredder and click on the Fix -> button.
  • Reboot and repeat the above process starting with Step 4.
Reboot and post a fresh HijackThis log and the log that was created by SpSeHjfix.

Cheers.

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Posted 27 September 2005 - 11:47 PM

Alright, did all those steps and now some new problems have arisen, and some old ones have remained. It still (sometimes, but not always) requests I connect to the internet (via popping up the connect box) occasionally when viewing webpages even though Im already connected.

It also now stays stuck on "Logging into Network" for 2-3 minutes before minimzing to the system tray, and sometimes though not always after I connect it won't resolve any sites...the odd thign here is sometimes the status shows a lot of incoming and outdoing data even though no sites are connecting, while other times it stays at the same amount of in/out bytes for several minutes.

Here is the HJ log and the SpSe Log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:48:38 PM, on 9/27/05
Platform: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.2222A)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v5.00 (5.00.2614.3500)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSTASK.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\RUNSERVICE.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\ALWIL SOFTWARE\AVAST4\ASHSERV.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RNAAPP.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\TAPISRV.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\TASKMON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\STARTER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\CARPSERV.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\ALWIL SOFTWARE\AVAST4\ASHWEBSV.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WMIEXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RPCSS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\DDHELP.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSVCS.EXE
C:\ZMUD\ZMUD.EXE
C:\ZMUD\ZMUD.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\MOZILLA FIREFOX\FIREFOX.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\NOTEPAD.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\DESKTOP\HIJAK\HIJACKTHIS.EXE

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = res://C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\se.dll/space.html
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page =
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.worldnet.att.net
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = res://C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\se.dll/space.html
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
O2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Helper - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar2.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {771B46A1-2936-11DA-9F92-444596369BFE} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KGIG.DLL (file missing)
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSDXM.OCX
O3 - Toolbar: &Google - {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar2.dll
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: [LoadPowerProfile] Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [EnsoniqMixer] starter.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LoadQM] loadqm.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MediaFace Integration] C:\Program Files\Fellowes\MediaFACE 4.0\SetHook.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CARPService] carpserv.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [avast! Web Scanner] C:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\AVAST4\ASHWEBSV.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [LoadPowerProfile] Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [SchedulingAgent] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mstask.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [winmodem] WINMODEM.101\wmexe.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [LicCtrl] runservice.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [avast!] C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [msnmsgr] "C:\PROGRAM FILES\MSN MESSENGER\MSNMSGR.EXE" /background
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [aupd] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\sysvcs.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\RunServices: [aupd] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\sysvcs.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\RunOnce: [aupd] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\sysvcs.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\RunServicesOnce: [aupd] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\sysvcs.exe
O8 - Extra context menu item: &Google Search - res://C:\PROGRAM FILES\GOOGLE\GOOGLETOOLBAR2.DLL/cmsearch.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Cached Snapshot of Page - res://C:\PROGRAM FILES\GOOGLE\GOOGLETOOLBAR2.DLL/cmcache.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Similar Pages - res://C:\PROGRAM FILES\GOOGLE\GOOGLETOOLBAR2.DLL/cmsimilar.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Backward Links - res://C:\PROGRAM FILES\GOOGLE\GOOGLETOOLBAR2.DLL/cmbacklinks.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Translate into English - res://C:\PROGRAM FILES\GOOGLE\GOOGLETOOLBAR2.DLL/cmtrans.html
O14 - IERESET.INF: START_PAGE_URL=http://www.worldnet.att.net


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(9/26/05 5:41:41 PM) SPSeHjFix started v1.09
(9/26/05 5:41:41 PM) OS: Win98SE A (4.10.67766446)
(9/26/05 5:41:41 PM) Language: english
(9/26/05 5:41:48 PM) Disinfect started
(9/26/05 5:41:48 PM) Bad-Dll(IEP): (not found)
(9/26/05 5:41:48 PM) Bad-Dll(IEP) in BHO: (not found)
(9/26/05 5:41:48 PM) UBF: 4
(9/26/05 5:41:48 PM) UBB: 1
(9/26/05 5:41:48 PM) UBR: 17
(9/26/05 5:41:48 PM) Bad IE-pages:
deleted: HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main, Search Page: about:blank
deleted: HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search, SearchAssistant: about:blank
(9/26/05 5:41:48 PM) Stealth-String not found:
(9/26/05 5:41:48 PM) Not infected->END


(9/26/05 5:42:18 PM) SPSeHjFix started v1.09
(9/26/05 5:42:18 PM) OS: Win98SE A (4.10.67766446)
(9/26/05 5:42:18 PM) Language: english
(9/26/05 5:42:19 PM) Disinfect started
(9/26/05 5:42:19 PM) Bad-Dll(IEP): (not found)
(9/26/05 5:42:19 PM) Bad-Dll(IEP) in BHO: (not found)
(9/26/05 5:42:19 PM) UBF: 4
(9/26/05 5:42:19 PM) UBB: 1
(9/26/05 5:42:19 PM) UBR: 17
(9/26/05 5:42:19 PM) Bad IE-pages:
(9/26/05 5:42:19 PM) Stealth-String not found:
(9/26/05 5:42:19 PM) Not infected->END


(9/27/05 5:07:31 PM) SPSeHjFix started v1.09
(9/27/05 5:07:31 PM) OS: Win98SE A (4.10.67766446)
(9/27/05 5:07:31 PM) Language: english
(9/27/05 5:07:32 PM) Disinfect started
(9/27/05 5:07:32 PM) Bad-Dll(IEP): (not found)
(9/27/05 5:07:32 PM) Bad-Dll(IEP) in BHO: (not found)
(9/27/05 5:07:32 PM) UBF: 4
(9/27/05 5:07:32 PM) UBB: 1
(9/27/05 5:07:32 PM) UBR: 17
(9/27/05 5:07:32 PM) Bad IE-pages:
(9/27/05 5:07:32 PM) Stealth-String not found:
(9/27/05 5:07:32 PM) Not infected->END


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Posted 28 September 2005 - 06:48 AM

Hi GPasaurus. It doesn't look like that took care of much. Let's try and remove this manually. Please print these directions and then proceed with the following steps in order.

Step #1

Start in Safe Mode Using the F8 method:
  • Restart the computer.
  • As soon as the BIOS is loaded begin tapping the F8 key until the boot menu appears.
  • Use the arrow keys to select the Safe Mode menu item.
  • Press the Enter key.
Step #2

Start HijackThis and click the Scan button to perform a scan. Look for the following items and click in the checkbox in front of each item to select it:R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = res://C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\se.dll/space.html
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page =
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = res://C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\se.dll/space.html
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {771B46A1-2936-11DA-9F92-444596369BFE} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KGIG.DLL (file missing)
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [aupd] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\sysvcs.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\RunServices: [aupd] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\sysvcs.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\RunOnce: [aupd] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\sysvcs.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\RunServicesOnce: [aupd] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\sysvcs.exe

Now close ALL open windows except HijackThis and click the Fix Checked button to finish the repair.

Step #3

We need to make sure all hidden files are showing so please:
  • Open My Computer.
  • Select the View menu and click Folder Options.
  • Select the View tab.
  • In the Hidden files section select Show all files.
  • Click OK.
Find the following files/folders and delete them (don't worry if they are already gone):C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\se.dll
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KGIG.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\sysvcs.exe

Step #4

Start CleanUp! and do the following:
  • Click the Options button.
  • Make sure only the following are checked:
    • Empty Recycle Bins
    • Delete Cookies
    • Cleanup! All Users
  • Click the Ok button to close the Options dialog.
  • Click the CleanUp! button to run the cleanup. It may take a while depending on the size of the hard drive so be patient.
  • When it has finished, close CleanUp!.
Step #5

Reboot normally and run at least 2 of the following on-line virus scans:Bitdefender <<<Add a check by 'Autoclean'.
RAV <<<Add a check by 'Autoclean', leave everything else as is.
eTrust <<<'Cure' whatever is found, then delete if unsuccessful
Housecall <<<Put on 'Autoclean' and delete what it can't clean.
Panda ActiveScan <<<Accept default settings
If there are any files that cannot be automatically disinfected or quarantined then you will need to delete them manually.

Step #6

If you do not already have Ad-Aware SE 1.06 then follow these download and setup instructions: Ad-Aware SE Setup. Otherwise, just check for updates.

Start Ad-aware SE, click the Start button and choose Perform Full System Scan. Click the Next button and wait for the scan to complete. If anything was found, right-click on the list and choose Select All and remove all it finds.

Step #7

OK. Reboot your computer normally, start HijackThis and perform a new scan. Use the Add Reply button to post your new log file back here along with details of any problems you encountered performing the above steps and I will review it when it comes in.

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Posted 28 September 2005 - 11:28 PM

Followed your directions...BitDefender found two instances of Trojan.Lager, and cleaned them. Panda ActiveScan and found:

C:\WINDOWS\Downloaded Program Files\flash.inf
C:\WINDOWS\Downloaded Program Files\on.exe

Both were deleted.

Its still taking 2+ minutes for the connection wndow to minimize to the system tray at connection, but the connection appears to be more stable. Here is the new HJ Log.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:46:30 PM, on 9/28/05
Platform: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.2222A)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v5.00 (5.00.2614.3500)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSTASK.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\RUNSERVICE.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\ALWIL SOFTWARE\AVAST4\ASHSERV.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\TASKMON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\STARTER.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\ALWIL SOFTWARE\AVAST4\ASHWEBSV.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RPCSS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WMIEXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\DDHELP.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RNAAPP.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\TAPISRV.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\DESKTOP\HIJAK\HIJACKTHIS.EXE

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.worldnet.att.net
O2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Helper - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar2.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSDXM.OCX
O3 - Toolbar: &Google - {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar2.dll
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: [LoadPowerProfile] Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [EnsoniqMixer] starter.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LoadQM] loadqm.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MediaFace Integration] C:\Program Files\Fellowes\MediaFACE 4.0\SetHook.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CARPService] carpserv.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [avast! Web Scanner] C:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\AVAST4\ASHWEBSV.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [LoadPowerProfile] Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [SchedulingAgent] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mstask.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [winmodem] WINMODEM.101\wmexe.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [LicCtrl] runservice.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [avast!] C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [msnmsgr] "C:\PROGRAM FILES\MSN MESSENGER\MSNMSGR.EXE" /background
O8 - Extra context menu item: &Google Search - res://C:\PROGRAM FILES\GOOGLE\GOOGLETOOLBAR2.DLL/cmsearch.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Cached Snapshot of Page - res://C:\PROGRAM FILES\GOOGLE\GOOGLETOOLBAR2.DLL/cmcache.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Similar Pages - res://C:\PROGRAM FILES\GOOGLE\GOOGLETOOLBAR2.DLL/cmsimilar.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Backward Links - res://C:\PROGRAM FILES\GOOGLE\GOOGLETOOLBAR2.DLL/cmbacklinks.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Translate into English - res://C:\PROGRAM FILES\GOOGLE\GOOGLETOOLBAR2.DLL/cmtrans.html
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {85d1f590-48f4-11d9-9669-0800200c9a66} - %windir%\bdoscandel.exe (file missing)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Uninstall BitDefender Online Scanner v8 - {85d1f590-48f4-11d9-9669-0800200c9a66} - %windir%\bdoscandel.exe (file missing)
O14 - IERESET.INF: START_PAGE_URL=http://www.worldnet.att.net
O16 - DPF: {5D86DDB5-BDF9-441B-9E9E-D4730F4EE499} (BDSCANONLINE Control) - http://www.bitdefender.com/scan8/oscan8.cab
O16 - DPF: {9A9307A0-7DA4-4DAF-B042-5009F29E09E1} (ActiveScan Installer Class) - http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/as5free/asinst.cab



Thanks for all your help,

GPasaurus

Edited by GPasaurus, 29 September 2005 - 01:45 AM.


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Posted 29 September 2005 - 08:09 AM

Hi GPasaurus. The HijackThis log is clean. The connection lag could have something to do with the ISP but let's run 1 other scanner just to be safe.

Download WinPFind.zip and unzip the contents to the C:\ folder.

Start in Safe Mode Using the F8 method:
  • Restart the computer.
  • As soon as the BIOS is loaded begin tapping the F8 key until the boot menu appears.
  • Use the arrow keys to select the Safe Mode menu item.
  • Press the Enter key.
Locate the c:\winpfind\winpfind.exe file and double-click it to run it. Now click the Start Scan button to begin the scan.

When the scan is complete reboot normally and post the WinPFind.txt file (located in the WinPFind folder) back here along with a new HijackThis log and I will review the information when it comes in.

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Posted 29 September 2005 - 10:58 PM

WARNING: not all files found by this scanner are bad. Consult with a knowledgable person before proceeding.

If you see a message in the titlebar saying "Not responding..." you can ignore it. Windows somethimes displays this message due to the high volume of disk I/O. As long as the hard disk light is flashing, the program is still working properly.

Windows OS and Versions
Product Name: Windows 98 Version: 4.10.2222
Internet Explorer Version: 5.00.2614.3500

Checking Selected Standard Folders

Checking %SystemDrive% folder...

Checking %ProgramFilesDir% folder...

Checking %WinDir% folder...
PTech 9/29/05 8:52:28 PM RH 798752 C:\WINDOWS\USER.DAT

Checking %System% folder...
PEC2 10/26/04 3:38:24 PM 716800 C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\DivX.dll
PECompact2 10/26/04 3:38:24 PM 716800 C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\DivX.dll
UPX! 7/9/05 2:03:06 AM 433152 C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\aswBoot.exe

Checking %System%\Drivers folder and sub-folders...

Checking the Windows folder and sub-folders for system and hidden files within the last 60 days...
9/29/05 8:27:28 PM RH 5271584 C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM.DAT
9/29/05 8:52:28 PM RH 798752 C:\WINDOWS\USER.DAT
9/28/05 8:11:28 PM H 638602 C:\WINDOWS\ShellIconCache
9/24/05 9:57:10 PM HS 1185 C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmf.sys
9/28/05 8:12:22 PM H 6 C:\WINDOWS\TASKS\SA.DAT
9/28/05 8:12:26 PM HS 1204 C:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Desktop.htt
8/15/05 9:08:24 PM HS 67 C:\WINDOWS\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\C3E7YN8H\desktop.ini
8/15/05 9:08:24 PM HS 67 C:\WINDOWS\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\GPUFS96F\desktop.ini
8/15/05 9:08:24 PM HS 67 C:\WINDOWS\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\6JHU9JHQ\desktop.ini
8/15/05 9:08:24 PM HS 67 C:\WINDOWS\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\2R8JWH67\desktop.ini
9/19/05 3:06:34 PM HS 67 C:\WINDOWS\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\IZYJU1C7\desktop.ini
9/19/05 3:06:34 PM HS 67 C:\WINDOWS\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\UL21WZM5\desktop.ini
9/19/05 3:06:34 PM HS 67 C:\WINDOWS\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\LTEZ4KHZ\desktop.ini
9/19/05 3:06:34 PM HS 67 C:\WINDOWS\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\C5YVSF6L\desktop.ini

Checking for CPL files...
Microsoft Corporation 4/23/99 10:22:00 PM 221280 C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\DESK.CPL
Microsoft Corporation 4/23/99 10:22:00 PM 276672 C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\INETCPL.CPL
Microsoft Corporation 4/23/99 10:22:00 PM 60928 C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\INTL.CPL
Microsoft Corporation 4/23/99 10:22:00 PM 138752 C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\JOY.CPL
Microsoft Corporation 4/23/99 10:22:00 PM 420864 C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MMSYS.CPL
Microsoft Corporation 4/23/99 10:22:00 PM 93248 C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MODEM.CPL
Microsoft Corporation 4/23/99 10:22:00 PM 14448 C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\NETCPL.CPL
Microsoft Corporation 4/23/99 10:22:00 PM 47104 C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\PASSWORD.CPL
Microsoft Corporation 4/23/99 10:22:00 PM 51984 C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\POWERCFG.CPL
Microsoft Corporation 4/23/99 10:22:00 PM 72192 C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\APPWIZ.CPL
Microsoft Corporation 4/23/99 10:22:00 PM 103424 C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MAIN.CPL
4/23/99 10:22:00 PM 70656 C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\STICPL.CPL
Microsoft Corporation 4/23/99 10:22:00 PM 387072 C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSDM.CPL
Microsoft Corporation 4/23/99 10:22:00 PM 14848 C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\TELEPHON.CPL
Microsoft Corporation 4/23/99 10:22:00 PM 37376 C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\TIMEDATE.CPL
Microsoft Corporation 4/23/99 10:22:00 PM 15360 C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\THEMES.CPL
Microsoft Corporation 2/10/99 3:48:48 AM 40960 C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\FINDFAST.CPL
2/6/05 12:23:34 PM 120832 C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\lcmmfu.cpl
Microsoft Corporation 2/20/03 9:39:50 AM 32768 C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\odbccp32.cpl

Checking Selected Startup Folders

Checking files in %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Startup folder...

Checking files in %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data folder...

Checking files in %USERPROFILE%\Startup folder...

Checking files in %USERPROFILE%\Application Data folder...
6/2/04 10:16:20 PM 690 C:\WINDOWS\Application Data\dw.log
1/6/04 8:04:42 PM 38816 C:\WINDOWS\Application Data\GDIPFONTCACHEV1.DAT
11/14/02 9:20:44 AM 36864 C:\WINDOWS\Application Data\UnPhP.exe

Checking Selected Registry Keys

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\User Agent\Post Platform]
DigExt =
AT&T CSM6.0 = AT&T CSM6.0

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shell Extensions\Approved]

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shell Extensions\Approved]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers]
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\avast
{472083B0-C522-11CF-8763-00608CC02F24} = C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashShell.dll

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Folder\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers]
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Folder\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\avast
{472083B0-C522-11CF-8763-00608CC02F24} = C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashShell.dll

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Directory\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers]
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Directory\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\ICQLiteMenu
{73B24247-042E-4EF5-ADC2-42F62E6FD654} =

[HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects]
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7}
Google Toolbar Helper = c:\program files\google\googletoolbar2.dll

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Explorer Bars]
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Explorer Bars\{4D5C8C25-D075-11d0-B416-00C04FB90376}
&Tip of the Day = C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SHDOCVW.DLL

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\ToolBar]
{8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} = &Radio : C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSDXM.OCX
{2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} = &Google : c:\program files\google\googletoolbar2.dll

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions]
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions\{85d1f590-48f4-11d9-9669-0800200c9a66}
MenuText = Uninstall BitDefender Online Scanner v8 :

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Explorer Bars]
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Explorer Bars\{BECAFC17-BAF9-11D4-B492-00D0B77F0A6D}
=
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Explorer Bars\{FF6B2FD5-093C-4D4F-BB98-5641130A9DE6}
Tra&vel Comparison = C:\PROGRAM FILES\HOTBAR\BIN\4.3.6.0\HBHOSTIE.DLL

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar]
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\WebBrowser
{01E04581-4EEE-11D0-BFE9-00AA005B4383} = &Address : C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\BROWSEUI.DLL
{B195B3B3-8A05-11D3-97A4-0004ACA6948E} = :
{8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} = &Radio : C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSDXM.OCX
{2318C2B1-4965-11D4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} = &Google : c:\program files\google\googletoolbar2.dll
{0E5CBF21-D15F-11D0-8301-00AA005B4383} = &Links : C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\BROWSEUI.DLL
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\ShellBrowser
{01E04581-4EEE-11D0-BFE9-00AA005B4383} = &Address : C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\BROWSEUI.DLL
{0E5CBF21-D15F-11D0-8301-00AA005B4383} = &Links : C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\BROWSEUI.DLL
{B195B3B3-8A05-11D3-97A4-0004ACA6948E} = :
{8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} = &Radio : C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSDXM.OCX

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
ScanRegistry C:\WINDOWS\scanregw.exe /autorun
TaskMonitor C:\WINDOWS\taskmon.exe
SystemTray SysTray.Exe
LoadPowerProfile Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
EnsoniqMixer starter.exe
LoadQM loadqm.exe
MediaFace Integration C:\Program Files\Fellowes\MediaFACE 4.0\SetHook.exe
CARPService carpserv.exe
avast! Web Scanner C:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\AVAST4\ASHWEBSV.EXE

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\OptionalComponents]
MSFS Installed = 1
MAPI Installed = 1
IMAIL Installed = 1

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnceEx]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices]
LoadPowerProfile Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
SchedulingAgent C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mstask.exe
winmodem WINMODEM.101\wmexe.exe
LicCtrl runservice.exe
avast! C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServicesOnce]

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
msnmsgr "C:\PROGRAM FILES\MSN MESSENGER\MSNMSGR.EXE" /background

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce]

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices]

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServicesOnce]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run-]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce-]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnceEx-]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices-]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServicesOnce-]

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run-]

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce-]

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices-]

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServicesOnce-]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies]

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Network

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Ratings

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies]

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Explorer
NoDriveTypeAutoRun

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ShellServiceObjectDelayLoad]
WebCheck {E6FB5E20-DE35-11CF-9C87-00AA005127ED} = C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WEBCHECK.DLL


Scan Complete
WinPFind v1.4.1 - Log file written to "WinPFind.Txt" in the WinPFind folder.
Scan completed on 9/29/05 8:59:16 PM

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Posted 30 September 2005 - 06:04 AM

Hi GPasaurus. The WinPFind logs looks pretty good. Just a question about 1 file there. Let's have it checked out.

Go to the Jotti's malware scan page and use the buttons at the top of the page to browse to this file(s) on your hard drive to submit for a scan:C:\WINDOWS\Application Data\UnPhP.exe
Several scanning engines will be used to check the file for any threats. Please post the results of the scans back here.

Cheers.

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Posted 30 September 2005 - 11:16 AM

AntiVir
Found nothing
ArcaVir
Found nothing
Avast
Found nothing
AVG Antivirus
Found nothing
BitDefender
Found nothing
ClamAV
Found nothing
Dr.Web
Found nothing
F-Prot Antivirus
Found nothing
Fortinet
Found nothing
Kaspersky Anti-Virus
Found nothing
NOD32
Found nothing
Norman Virus Control
Found nothing
UNA
Found nothing
VBA32
Found nothing

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Posted 02 October 2005 - 07:21 AM

Hi GPasaurus. Ok, that looks good so let's finish up.

We have a couple of last steps to perform and then you're all set.

First, let's reset your hidden/system files and folders. System files are hidden for a reason and we don't want to have them openly available and susceptible to accidental deletion.
  • Open My Computer.
  • Select the View menu and click Folder Options.
  • Select the View tab.
  • In the Hidden files section unselect Show all files.
  • Click OK.
Now that you are clean, to help protect your computer in the future I recommend the following free programs:
  • SpywareBlaster to help prevent spyware from installing in the first place.
  • SpywareGuard to catch and block spyware before it can execute.
  • IESpy-Ad to block access to malicious websites so you cannot be redirected to them from an infected site or email.
You already have a good anti-virus, and you should also have a good firewall for blocking unwanted access to and from your computer. These also are free for personal use:It is best to have both a firewall and anti virus to protect your system and to keep them updated.

To keep your operating system up to date visit Microsoft Windows Update monthly. Microsoft puts out new updates on the 2nd Tuesday of every month so be sure to check regularly.

And to keep your system clean be aware of what emails you open, what websites you visit, and update and run these free malware scanners once a week:To learn more about how to protect yourself while on the internet read this article by Tony Klien: So how did I get infected in the first place?

Have a safe and happy computing day!

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