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#1 Jethroww

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Posted 13 April 2010 - 09:17 AM

Hi everyone. XPdefender would pop up. Don,t know if kids or wife pressed any buttons. Ran AVg,CCleaner,Hitman 35
discdefrag. The popup window stoped. This all happened when you log on general user without a password. Now if I try and start firefox the open with window pops up, same with Comodo,CCleaner etc. I am typing this logged on with a password protected log on. I thought I would try Combofix to find the problem and hopefully fix my pc or is there another way.
Thanks for any help. Jethroww :thumbsup:


EDIT: Moved from XP forum to Am I Infected, more appropriate ~ Hamluis.

Edited by hamluis, 13 April 2010 - 10:24 AM.


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#2 Jethroww

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Posted 13 April 2010 - 12:22 PM

Hi, Should I just run Combofix and hope it will fix the problem? :thumbsup:

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Posted 13 April 2010 - 01:31 PM

Never run ComboFix on your own..see the blue text atop this forum.

Please run RKill....

Please download Rkill by Grinler and save it to your desktop.Link 2
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  • Double-click on the Rkill desktop icon to run the tool.
  • If using Vista, right-click on it and Run As Administrator.
  • A black DOS box will briefly flash and then disappear. This is normal and indicates the tool ran successfully.
  • If not, delete the file, then download and use the one provided in Link 2.
  • If it does not work, repeat the process and attempt to use one of the remaining links until the tool runs.
  • If the tool does not run from any of the links provided, please let me know.
Do not reboot your computer after running rkill as the malware programs will start again.



Next run MBAM (MalwareBytes):

Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (v1.45) and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1
alternate download link 2
MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you. Temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.
  • Make sure you are connected to the Internet.
  • Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
  • When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
  • When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:
    • Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
    • Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
  • Then click Finish.
MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.
  • If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue.
  • If you encounter any problems while downloading the definition updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.
On the Scanner tab:
  • Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.
  • Then click on the Scan button.
  • If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button.
  • The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.
  • When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found".
  • Click OK to close the message box and continue with the removal process.
Back at the main Scanner screen:
  • Click on the Show Results button to see a list of any malware that was found.
  • Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
  • When removal is completed, a log report will open in Notepad.
  • The log is automatically saved and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
  • Copy and paste the contents of that report in your next reply. Be sure to post the complete log to include the top portion which shows MBAM's database version and your operating system.
  • Exit MBAM when done.
Note: If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you will be asked to reboot your computer so MBAM can proceed with the disinfection process. If asked to restart the computer, please do so immediately. Failure to reboot normally (not into safe mode) will prevent MBAM from removing all the malware.
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Posted 14 April 2010 - 08:22 AM

Hi I didn't get a show results page. I just clicked the logs tab and clicked the last log and opened it. Here is the post.

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.45
www.malwarebytes.org

Database version: 3987

Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3
Internet Explorer 8.0.6001.18702

4/14/2010 9:16:04 AM
mbam-log-2010-04-14 (09-16-04).txt

Scan type: Quick scan
Objects scanned: 111818
Time elapsed: 5 minute(s), 18 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 0
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 0

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

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Posted 14 April 2010 - 11:38 AM

Hmmmm ,let's try one more thing here..

Next run ATF and SAS: If you cannot access Safe Mode,run in normal ,but let me know.

Note: On Vista, "Windows Temp" is disabled. To empty "Windows Temp" ATF-Cleaner must be "Run as an Administrator".

From your regular user account..
Download Attribune's ATF Cleaner and then SUPERAntiSpyware , Free Home Version. Save both to desktop ..
DO NOT run yet.
Open SUPER from icon and install and Update it
Under Scanner Options make sure the following are checked (leave all others unchecked):
Close browsers before scanning.
Scan for tracking cookies.
Terminate memory threats before quarantining
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Click the "Close" button to leave the control center screen and exit the program. DO NOT run yet.

Now reboot into Safe Mode: How to enter safe mode(XP)
Using the F8 Method
Restart your computer.
When the machine first starts again it will generally list some equipment that is installed in your machine, amount of memory, hard drives installed etc. At this point you should gently tap the F8 key repeatedly until you are presented with a Windows XP Advanced Options menu.
Select the option for Safe Mode using the arrow keys.
Then press enter on your keyboard to boot into Safe Mode
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Double-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.
Under Main "Select Files to Delete" choose: Select All.
Click the Empty Selected button.

If you use Firefox or Opera browser click that browser at the top and choose: Select All
Click the Empty Selected button.
If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.
Click Exit on the Main menu to close the program
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NOW Scan with SUPER
Open from the desktop icon or the program Files list
On the left, make sure you check C:\Fixed Drive.
Perform a Complete scan. After scan,Verify they are all checked.
Click OK on the summary screen to quarantine all found items.
If asked if you want to reboot, click "Yes" and reboot normally.

To retrieve the removal information after reboot, launch SUPERAntispyware again.
Click Preferences, then click the Statistics/Logs tab.
Under Scanner Logs, double-click SUPERAntiSpyware Scan Log.
If there are several logs, click the current dated log and press View log.
A text file will open in your default text editor.
Please copy and paste the Scan Log results in your next reply.
Click Close to exit the program.


Please ask any needed questions,post logs and Let us know how the PC is running now.
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Posted 14 April 2010 - 12:22 PM

Hi Just ran Trendmicro.com housecall and it found the following. Hope this helps as I still get the open with window when I try and open firefox ,Comodo firewall,AVG etc. and at startup these programs do not automatically start up when logging on in general/user but start up when I logon with administration privileges with a password.


File cmdow.exe Adware .0737EEDD

CATCHM~1.CFE TROJ GEN.8X2733 Generic not removed

NIRCMD~1.CFE HKTL NIRCMD Spyware Removed

VundoFix.exe TROJ GENERIC TROJAN Removed

29 TROJ GENERIC TROJAN Removed


Should of I waited for your reply before I did this? Hope this will help.

Thanks Jethroww

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Posted 14 April 2010 - 12:35 PM

Sorry I forgot to mention when I try and open control panel I get no Explorer.exe file.
I seem to have no problems when logged on under administration privileges if this helps?
All the programs I try I run with administration privileges .
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Posted 14 April 2010 - 01:22 PM

looks like you have run ComboFix..
Now we need to see that log. Post it with these .


We need a deeper look. Please go here....
Preparation Guide ,do steps 6 - 9.

Create a DDS log and post it in the new topic explained in step 9 and not here,thanks.
If Gmer won't run,skip it and move on.
Let me know if that went well.
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