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#1 omurchu

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Posted 26 September 2005 - 05:24 PM

The following is my HJT log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 18:21:36, on 26/09/2005
Platform: Windows ME (Win9x 4.90.3000)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v5.51 SP2 (5.51.4807.2300)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\DDHELP.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\STIMON.EXE
C:\UNZIPPED\HIJACKTHIS\HIJACKTHIS.EXE

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = res://C:\WINDOWS\system\heoov.dll/sp.html#28129
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = res://C:\WINDOWS\system\heoov.dll/sp.html#28129
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = about:blank
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = res://C:\WINDOWS\system\heoov.dll/sp.html#28129
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = res://C:\WINDOWS\system\heoov.dll/sp.html#28129
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = res://C:\WINDOWS\system\heoov.dll/sp.html#28129
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = res://C:\WINDOWS\system\heoov.dll/sp.html#28129
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = res://C:\WINDOWS\system\heoov.dll/sp.html#28129
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Window Title = Microsoft Internet Explorer provided by eircom net 1.2
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyOverride = ;<local>
R3 - Default URLSearchHook is missing
F1 - win.ini: run=hpfsched
O2 - BHO: IEHlprObj Class - {CD4C3CF0-4B15-11D1-ABED-709549C10000} - C:\PROGRA~1\GO!ZILLA\GOIEHLP.DLL
O2 - BHO: CIEStub Class - {EBBFE27C-BDF0-11D2-BBE5-00609419F467} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\AMCIS.DLL
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\PROGRAM FILES\ADOBE\ACROBAT 5.0\READER\ACTIVEX\ACROIEHELPER.OCX
O2 - BHO: Class - {8F9B2C39-5E98-0211-561A-AEDCBB6499FB} - C:\WINDOWS\MFCQK.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {5DF80176-CDC7-77E9-4909-E10E7131683D} - C:\WINDOWS\WINXE32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {418CA197-90A0-4D55-BEE6-4F44CE6175E9} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ATLWN.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {BA6392AB-1827-F801-1737-47B9028172B7} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\NETET.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {5655D1F2-041F-172B-24A6-490B92FF5C0F} - C:\WINDOWS\CRHT32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {E32D915F-70AF-8742-291F-54510B403139} - C:\WINDOWS\NETHL32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {07146AF0-7FF5-EAB9-8DF4-A761A47B6EC0} - C:\WINDOWS\MFCEI.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {44FC8C96-DD01-37F9-B782-F4CDFEF1A1C8} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\NTJK.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {BCF1C98B-30E6-0A4F-3F48-A508A3BAAE8C} - C:\WINDOWS\SDKDJ32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {70B8484C-FCBB-3681-0F0F-1F49ABFC369D} - C:\WINDOWS\APPVK32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {8C661A25-9E5B-B587-EBCD-4792CDA9AEE6} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\APILT32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {36981703-1485-0313-13DD-7B92DCE8CA3E} - C:\WINDOWS\IEAS32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {FF9BAD1B-0FB9-49D7-E899-A1BFF5E6CDA0} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SDKFC32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {2DA6D908-8B35-D1C8-DE2C-2936CDDF3AC7} - C:\WINDOWS\MSXK32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {38FB2CDB-2D72-9434-97B1-B0A0F8A258A2} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ATLEE32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {D9DA3A46-683B-9426-0DBC-16767E88C80F} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\D3EQ.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {AAC210E3-5B60-C3CB-4912-4A8EF1D3452C} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\IPDF32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {4DF2EF24-3680-CBE6-CF4A-1C586729B1BD} - C:\WINDOWS\ATLBW32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {4B4A3647-D446-CB56-D033-9ECF19B655AB} - C:\WINDOWS\NTOO.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {707109FE-0D45-0B56-C1A4-30B4D572B38E} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\JAVATN32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {3C522CEC-1650-20FB-9085-E404FE236831} - C:\WINDOWS\NETEE32.DLL
O3 - Toolbar: @msdxmLC.dll,-1@1033,&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: [PCHealth] C:\WINDOWS\PCHealth\Support\PCHSchd.exe -s
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SystemTray] SysTray.Exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LoadPowerProfile] Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\QTTASK.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [EnsoniqMixer] starter.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Adaptec DirectCD] C:\PROGRA~1\ADAPTEC\DIRECTCD\DIRECTCD.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WorksFUD] C:\Program Files\Microsoft Works\wkfud.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Microsoft Works Portfolio] C:\Program Files\Microsoft Works\WksSb.exe /AllUsers
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Microsoft Works Update Detection] C:\Program Files\Microsoft Works\WkDetect.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [POINTER] point32.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HDAudio Driver 1.0] C:\WINAMP.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [vmcleaner] gxlib.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVKWCtl] C:\PROGRA~1\AVP2K5\AVKWCTL9.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVK Mail Checker] "C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\G DATA\AVKMAIL\AVKPOP.EXE"
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [LoadPowerProfile] Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [StillImageMonitor] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\STIMON.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [Machine Debug Manager] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MDM.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [SchedulingAgent] mstask.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [SSDPSRV] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ssdpsrv.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [APPAG.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\APPAG.EXE /s
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Microsoft Works Update Detection] C:\Program Files\Microsoft Works\WkDetect.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Windows installer] C:\winstall.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [SNInstall] C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\5302.TMP
O4 - Startup: STIMON.lnk = C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\STIMON.EXE
O4 - Startup: Microsoft Works Calendar Reminders.lnk = C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\wkcalrem.exe
O4 - Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\OSA9.EXE
O4 - Startup: QuickBooks 2002 Delivery Agent.lnk = C:\Program Files\Intuit\QuickBooks Pro\Components\QBAgent\qbdagent2002.exe
O4 - Startup: WinZip Quick Pick.lnk = C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZQKPICK.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: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\PROGRA~1\MESSEN~1\MSMSGS.EXE
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: MSN Messenger Service - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\PROGRA~1\MESSEN~1\MSMSGS.EXE
O9 - Extra button: Researcher - {9455301C-CF6B-11D3-A266-00C04F689C50} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Reference 2001\EROProj.dll
O9 - Extra button: Dell Home - {EE117DAA-A30B-40FC-945C-38AE1B80C1FA} - http://www.euro.dell.com/countries/ie/enu/gen/default.htm (file missing) (HKCU)
O12 - Plugin for .spop: C:\PROGRA~1\INTERN~1\Plugins\NPDocBox.dll
O14 - IERESET.INF: START_PAGE_URL=http://home.eircom.net
O16 - DPF: {74D05D43-3236-11D4-BDCD-00C04F9A3B61} (HouseCall Control) - http://a840.g.akamai.net/7/840/537/2004061...all/xscan53.cab
O16 - DPF: {04E214E5-63AF-4236-83C6-A7ADCBF9BD02} (HouseCall Control) - http://housecall60.trendmicro.com/housecall/xscan60.cab
O16 - DPF: {9A9307A0-7DA4-4DAF-B042-5009F29E09E1} (ActiveScan Installer Class) - http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/as5free/asinst.cab


I have been following the automated removal tool by noahdfear (method 1) and so far used HJT, smitRem and Ad-Aware. Have had some success - the original winstall message is no longer appearing on booting. I will continue with the instructions and report in my original winstall.exe post.

Thanks a million for the help.

Frank

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Posted 30 September 2005 - 12:51 PM

Hello omurchu and welcome to the BC HijackThis forum. It appears that this log was made while in Safe Mode. Since this can hide many of the running processes that might be causing problems I need you to do the following.

Boot normally, start HijackThis and click the Do a system scan and save a log button to perform a scan and create a log file. When the scan is complete, Notepad will open up with the log file in it. While in Notepad, press Ctrl-A to select all text and then Ctrl-C to copy the text to the clipboard.

POST the log in this thread using the Add Reply button. Click in the data-entry window and press Ctrl-V to paste the log into the window. Add any other comments which you believe might be helpful in our analysis. and click the Add Reply button.

I will review your log when it comes in.


DO NOT MAKE ANY CHANGES OR CLICK "FIX CHECKED" UNTIL I CHECK THE LOG, AS SOME OF THE FILES ARE LEGIT AND VITAL TO THE FUNCTION OF YOUR COMPUTER

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Posted 01 October 2005 - 04:52 PM

Hi Old Timer.

I am typing this on a different computer to the one which has the reported spyware/malware problem as I cannot access I.E.

Here is what transpired since my original post (I am following the method 1 procedure of noahdfear):

1. Ran HJT (in safe mode)
2. Ran smitrem - file system file Wininet.dll has been infected
3. Downloaded Ad-Adware & ran scan - 60 critical objects found incl. Psguard(1), Coolwebsearch(15), Aureate(1), Claria(41)
4. Downloaded Spybot (as Ewido does not run on Win ME) & ran scan. Quarantined any files found.
5. Ran Panda Activescan - there is no autoclean button - 19 viruses (3 disinfected) and 222 spyware. Viruses were smitfraud and Downloader EYC. According to Panda, with Win ME there is a problem with the Restore function of the computer and they recommended the following: Start -Control Panel - System - Performance - File Settings - Troubleshooting - enable disable system restore, click Apply
disable disable system restore, click Apply & close
6. Ran Ad-Aware a second time with more or less the same result
7. Downloaded Avast and scanned system. 56 files successfully moved to chest. One file Wininet.dll infected not moved to chest. Many files were marked unable to scan
8. On booting the next day the following error messages appeared:

a required .dll file C:\WINDOWS\System\Wininet.dll was not found

Several programs will not open including Spybot, Ad-Aware and Windows Media Player. Also on loading I.E. the following appears:

Explorer has caused an error in URLMON.DLL. Explorer will now close.

Hence I cannot use this computer for Internet access.

So, now I need to know how to get my computer back working, if possible and then I can run HJT again.

Thanks for listening,
Frank

P.S. I hope I have covered everything.

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Posted 03 October 2005 - 09:54 AM

Hi omurchu. By removing wininet.dll it has disabled many necessary components of windows. We need to get that file back, infected or not.

Basically we have 2 options. First, do a search of the hard drive and see if there is a backup copy anywhere. If so, copy the file to the c:\windows\system folder. If a copy is not found anywhere then perform a system restore to a point in time that is prior to the point when the wininet.dll was deleted.

After that, boot normally and run a new HijackThis scan and post the log back here.

Cheers.

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Posted 03 October 2005 - 05:07 PM

Hi Old Timer:

1. Have tried a system restore before - the system will only show the month of October, nothing before this.

2. A search of the C drive for wininet.dll turned up no result.

Had a look on Microsoft.com - is this the file I need??

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details...&DisplayLang=en

Thanks,
Frank

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Posted 04 October 2005 - 08:02 AM

Hi omurchu. No, you do not want the debug version. Go to the link below and try that one. It is an older version but should work for what we need it for.

http://www.dll-files.com/dllindex/index-w.shtml

Then run HijackThis and post a new log file back here.

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Posted 04 October 2005 - 02:44 PM

My computer is back up & running (for the time being!!!)
Here is the HJT log in normal boot mode.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 20:39:18, on 04/10/2005
Platform: Windows ME (Win9x 4.90.3000)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v5.51 SP2 (5.51.4807.2300)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\STIMON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MDM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSTASK.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SSDPSRV.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\APPAG.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\ALWIL SOFTWARE\AVAST4\ASHSERV.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RPCSS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RESTORE\STMGR.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\TASKMON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\QTTASK.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WMIEXE.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\ADAPTEC\DIRECTCD\DIRECTCD.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RNAAPP.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\TAPISRV.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\MICROSOFT WORKS\WKSSB.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\MICROSOFT HARDWARE\MOUSE\POINT32.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\ALWIL SOFTWARE\AVAST4\ASHWEBSV.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\MICROSOFT SHARED\WORKS SHARED\WKCALREM.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\INTUIT\QUICKBOOKS PRO\COMPONENTS\QBAGENT\QBDAGENT2002.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\WINZIP\WZQKPICK.EXE
C:\UNZIPPED\HIJACKTHIS\HIJACKTHIS.EXE

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = about:blank
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page =
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Window Title = Microsoft Internet Explorer provided by eircom net 1.2
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyOverride = ;<local>
R3 - Default URLSearchHook is missing
F1 - win.ini: run=hpfsched
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {CD4C3CF0-4B15-11D1-ABED-709549C10000} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\PROGRAM FILES\ADOBE\ACROBAT 5.0\READER\ACTIVEX\ACROIEHELPER.OCX
O2 - BHO: Class - {8F9B2C39-5E98-0211-561A-AEDCBB6499FB} - C:\WINDOWS\MFCQK.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {5DF80176-CDC7-77E9-4909-E10E7131683D} - C:\WINDOWS\WINXE32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {418CA197-90A0-4D55-BEE6-4F44CE6175E9} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ATLWN.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {BA6392AB-1827-F801-1737-47B9028172B7} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\NETET.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {5655D1F2-041F-172B-24A6-490B92FF5C0F} - C:\WINDOWS\CRHT32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {E32D915F-70AF-8742-291F-54510B403139} - C:\WINDOWS\NETHL32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {07146AF0-7FF5-EAB9-8DF4-A761A47B6EC0} - C:\WINDOWS\MFCEI.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {44FC8C96-DD01-37F9-B782-F4CDFEF1A1C8} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\NTJK.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {BCF1C98B-30E6-0A4F-3F48-A508A3BAAE8C} - C:\WINDOWS\SDKDJ32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {70B8484C-FCBB-3681-0F0F-1F49ABFC369D} - C:\WINDOWS\APPVK32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {8C661A25-9E5B-B587-EBCD-4792CDA9AEE6} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\APILT32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {36981703-1485-0313-13DD-7B92DCE8CA3E} - C:\WINDOWS\IEAS32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {FF9BAD1B-0FB9-49D7-E899-A1BFF5E6CDA0} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SDKFC32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {2DA6D908-8B35-D1C8-DE2C-2936CDDF3AC7} - C:\WINDOWS\MSXK32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {38FB2CDB-2D72-9434-97B1-B0A0F8A258A2} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ATLEE32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {D9DA3A46-683B-9426-0DBC-16767E88C80F} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\D3EQ.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {AAC210E3-5B60-C3CB-4912-4A8EF1D3452C} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\IPDF32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {4DF2EF24-3680-CBE6-CF4A-1C586729B1BD} - C:\WINDOWS\ATLBW32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {4B4A3647-D446-CB56-D033-9ECF19B655AB} - C:\WINDOWS\NTOO.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {707109FE-0D45-0B56-C1A4-30B4D572B38E} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\JAVATN32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {3C522CEC-1650-20FB-9085-E404FE236831} - C:\WINDOWS\NETEE32.DLL
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDHelper.dll
O3 - Toolbar: @msdxmLC.dll,-1@1033,&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: [PCHealth] C:\WINDOWS\PCHealth\Support\PCHSchd.exe -s
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SystemTray] SysTray.Exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LoadPowerProfile] Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\QTTASK.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [EnsoniqMixer] starter.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Adaptec DirectCD] C:\PROGRA~1\ADAPTEC\DIRECTCD\DIRECTCD.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WorksFUD] C:\Program Files\Microsoft Works\wkfud.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Microsoft Works Portfolio] C:\Program Files\Microsoft Works\WksSb.exe /AllUsers
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Microsoft Works Update Detection] C:\Program Files\Microsoft Works\WkDetect.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [POINTER] point32.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HDAudio Driver 1.0] C:\WINAMP.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [vmcleaner] gxlib.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVK Mail Checker] "C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\G DATA\AVKMAIL\AVKPOP.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: [StillImageMonitor] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\STIMON.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [Machine Debug Manager] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MDM.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [SchedulingAgent] mstask.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [SSDPSRV] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ssdpsrv.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [APPAG.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\APPAG.EXE /s
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [avast!] C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [*StateMgr] C:\WINDOWS\System\Restore\StateMgr.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Microsoft Works Update Detection] C:\Program Files\Microsoft Works\WkDetect.exe
O4 - Startup: STIMON.lnk = C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\STIMON.EXE
O4 - Startup: Microsoft Works Calendar Reminders.lnk = C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\wkcalrem.exe
O4 - Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\OSA9.EXE
O4 - Startup: QuickBooks 2002 Delivery Agent.lnk = C:\Program Files\Intuit\QuickBooks Pro\Components\QBAgent\qbdagent2002.exe
O4 - Startup: WinZip Quick Pick.lnk = C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZQKPICK.EXE
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\PROGRA~1\MESSEN~1\MSMSGS.EXE
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: MSN Messenger Service - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\PROGRA~1\MESSEN~1\MSMSGS.EXE
O9 - Extra button: Researcher - {9455301C-CF6B-11D3-A266-00C04F689C50} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Reference 2001\EROProj.dll
O9 - Extra button: Dell Home - {EE117DAA-A30B-40FC-945C-38AE1B80C1FA} - http://www.euro.dell.com/countries/ie/enu/gen/default.htm (file missing) (HKCU)
O12 - Plugin for .spop: C:\PROGRA~1\INTERN~1\Plugins\NPDocBox.dll
O14 - IERESET.INF: START_PAGE_URL=http://home.eircom.net
O16 - DPF: {74D05D43-3236-11D4-BDCD-00C04F9A3B61} (HouseCall Control) - http://a840.g.akamai.net/7/840/537/2004061...all/xscan53.cab
O16 - DPF: {04E214E5-63AF-4236-83C6-A7ADCBF9BD02} (HouseCall Control) - http://housecall60.trendmicro.com/housecall/xscan60.cab
O16 - DPF: {9A9307A0-7DA4-4DAF-B042-5009F29E09E1} (ActiveScan Installer Class) - http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/as5free/asinst.cab

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Posted 05 October 2005 - 06:26 AM

Hi omurchu. Ok, let's get started. Please print these directions and then proceed with the following steps in order.

Step #1

Download CCleaner and install it but do not run it yet.

Step #2

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 #3

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 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = about:blank
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page =
R3 - Default URLSearchHook is missing
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {CD4C3CF0-4B15-11D1-ABED-709549C10000} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: Class - {8F9B2C39-5E98-0211-561A-AEDCBB6499FB} - C:\WINDOWS\MFCQK.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {5DF80176-CDC7-77E9-4909-E10E7131683D} - C:\WINDOWS\WINXE32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {418CA197-90A0-4D55-BEE6-4F44CE6175E9} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ATLWN.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {BA6392AB-1827-F801-1737-47B9028172B7} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\NETET.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {5655D1F2-041F-172B-24A6-490B92FF5C0F} - C:\WINDOWS\CRHT32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {E32D915F-70AF-8742-291F-54510B403139} - C:\WINDOWS\NETHL32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {07146AF0-7FF5-EAB9-8DF4-A761A47B6EC0} - C:\WINDOWS\MFCEI.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {44FC8C96-DD01-37F9-B782-F4CDFEF1A1C8} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\NTJK.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {BCF1C98B-30E6-0A4F-3F48-A508A3BAAE8C} - C:\WINDOWS\SDKDJ32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {70B8484C-FCBB-3681-0F0F-1F49ABFC369D} - C:\WINDOWS\APPVK32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {8C661A25-9E5B-B587-EBCD-4792CDA9AEE6} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\APILT32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {36981703-1485-0313-13DD-7B92DCE8CA3E} - C:\WINDOWS\IEAS32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {FF9BAD1B-0FB9-49D7-E899-A1BFF5E6CDA0} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SDKFC32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {2DA6D908-8B35-D1C8-DE2C-2936CDDF3AC7} - C:\WINDOWS\MSXK32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {38FB2CDB-2D72-9434-97B1-B0A0F8A258A2} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ATLEE32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {D9DA3A46-683B-9426-0DBC-16767E88C80F} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\D3EQ.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {AAC210E3-5B60-C3CB-4912-4A8EF1D3452C} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\IPDF32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {4DF2EF24-3680-CBE6-CF4A-1C586729B1BD} - C:\WINDOWS\ATLBW32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {4B4A3647-D446-CB56-D033-9ECF19B655AB} - C:\WINDOWS\NTOO.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {707109FE-0D45-0B56-C1A4-30B4D572B38E} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\JAVATN32.DLL
O2 - BHO: Class - {3C522CEC-1650-20FB-9085-E404FE236831} - C:\WINDOWS\NETEE32.DLL
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HDAudio Driver 1.0] C:\WINAMP.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [vmcleaner] gxlib.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [APPAG.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\APPAG.EXE /s

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

Step #4

We need to make sure all hidden files are showing so please:
  • Click Start.
  • Open My Computer.
  • Select the Tools menu and click Folder Options.
  • Select the View tab.
  • Under the Hidden files and folders heading select Show hidden files and folders.
  • Uncheck the Hide file extensions for known types option.
  • Uncheck the Hide protected operating system files (recommended) option.
  • Click Yes to confirm.
  • Click OK.
Find the following files/folders and delete them (don't worry if they are already gone):C:\WINDOWS\MFCQK.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\WINXE32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\CRHT32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\NETHL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\MFCEI.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SDKDJ32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\APPVK32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\IEAS32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\MSXK32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\ATLBW32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\NTOO.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\NETEE32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ATLWN.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\NETET.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\NTJK.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\APILT32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SDKFC32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ATLEE32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\D3EQ.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\IPDF32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\JAVATN32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\gxlib.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\APPAG.EXE
C:\WINAMP.EXE

Step #5

Start CCleaner and click on the Run Cleaner button in the lower right-hand corner. When it is finished close CCleaner.

Step #6

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 #7

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 #8

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 05 October 2005 - 05:03 PM

Hallo again Old Timer:

Have followed above directions. On-line scans:
Bitdefender found no results.
Etrust found 12 infected files; C:\windows\system\ntwl.exe was manually deleted. The software deleted 5 files in C:\unzipped\highjackthis\backups folder.
It was unable to delete:
C:\-_restore\archive\FS10.Cab>0001333.cpy
C:\-_restore\archive\FS10.Cab>0001334.cpy
C:\-_restore\archive\FS10.Cab>0001335.cpy
C:\-_restore\archive\FS10.Cab>0001336.cpy
C:\-_restore\archive\FS10.Cab>0001337.cpy
C:\-_restore\archive\FS13.Cab>0001685.cpy

Now here is the subsequent HJT scan:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 22:52:29, on 05/10/2005
Platform: Windows ME (Win9x 4.90.3000)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v5.51 SP2 (5.51.4807.2300)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\STIMON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MDM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSTASK.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SSDPSRV.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\ALWIL SOFTWARE\AVAST4\ASHSERV.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RPCSS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RESTORE\STMGR.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RNAAPP.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\TAPISRV.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\TASKMON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\QTTASK.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\ADAPTEC\DIRECTCD\DIRECTCD.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WMIEXE.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\MICROSOFT WORKS\WKSSB.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\MICROSOFT HARDWARE\MOUSE\POINT32.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\ALWIL SOFTWARE\AVAST4\ASHWEBSV.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\MICROSOFT SHARED\WORKS SHARED\WKCALREM.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\INTUIT\QUICKBOOKS PRO\COMPONENTS\QBAGENT\QBDAGENT2002.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\WINZIP\WZQKPICK.EXE
C:\UNZIPPED\HIJACKTHIS\HIJACKTHIS.EXE

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Window Title = Microsoft Internet Explorer provided by eircom net 1.2
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyOverride = ;<local>
F1 - win.ini: run=hpfsched
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\PROGRAM FILES\ADOBE\ACROBAT 5.0\READER\ACTIVEX\ACROIEHELPER.OCX
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDHelper.dll
O3 - Toolbar: @msdxmLC.dll,-1@1033,&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: [PCHealth] C:\WINDOWS\PCHealth\Support\PCHSchd.exe -s
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SystemTray] SysTray.Exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LoadPowerProfile] Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\QTTASK.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [EnsoniqMixer] starter.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Adaptec DirectCD] C:\PROGRA~1\ADAPTEC\DIRECTCD\DIRECTCD.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WorksFUD] C:\Program Files\Microsoft Works\wkfud.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Microsoft Works Portfolio] C:\Program Files\Microsoft Works\WksSb.exe /AllUsers
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Microsoft Works Update Detection] C:\Program Files\Microsoft Works\WkDetect.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [POINTER] point32.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVK Mail Checker] "C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\G DATA\AVKMAIL\AVKPOP.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: [StillImageMonitor] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\STIMON.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [Machine Debug Manager] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MDM.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [SchedulingAgent] mstask.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [SSDPSRV] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ssdpsrv.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [avast!] C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [*StateMgr] C:\WINDOWS\System\Restore\StateMgr.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Microsoft Works Update Detection] C:\Program Files\Microsoft Works\WkDetect.exe
O4 - Startup: STIMON.lnk = C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\STIMON.EXE
O4 - Startup: Microsoft Works Calendar Reminders.lnk = C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\wkcalrem.exe
O4 - Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\OSA9.EXE
O4 - Startup: QuickBooks 2002 Delivery Agent.lnk = C:\Program Files\Intuit\QuickBooks Pro\Components\QBAgent\qbdagent2002.exe
O4 - Startup: WinZip Quick Pick.lnk = C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZQKPICK.EXE
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\PROGRA~1\MESSEN~1\MSMSGS.EXE
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: MSN Messenger Service - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\PROGRA~1\MESSEN~1\MSMSGS.EXE
O9 - Extra button: Researcher - {9455301C-CF6B-11D3-A266-00C04F689C50} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Reference 2001\EROProj.dll
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)
O9 - Extra button: Dell Home - {EE117DAA-A30B-40FC-945C-38AE1B80C1FA} - http://www.euro.dell.com/countries/ie/enu/gen/default.htm (file missing) (HKCU)
O12 - Plugin for .spop: C:\PROGRA~1\INTERN~1\Plugins\NPDocBox.dll
O14 - IERESET.INF: START_PAGE_URL=http://home.eircom.net
O16 - DPF: {74D05D43-3236-11D4-BDCD-00C04F9A3B61} (HouseCall Control) - http://a840.g.akamai.net/7/840/537/2004061...all/xscan53.cab
O16 - DPF: {04E214E5-63AF-4236-83C6-A7ADCBF9BD02} (HouseCall Control) - http://housecall60.trendmicro.com/housecall/xscan60.cab
O16 - DPF: {9A9307A0-7DA4-4DAF-B042-5009F29E09E1} (ActiveScan Installer Class) - http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/as5free/asinst.cab
O16 - DPF: {5D86DDB5-BDF9-441B-9E9E-D4730F4EE499} (BDSCANONLINE Control) - http://www.bitdefender.com/scan8/oscan8.cab
O16 - DPF: {A3009861-330C-4E10-822B-39D16EC8829D} (CRAVOnline Object) - http://www.ravantivirus.com/scan/ravonline.cab
O16 - DPF: {7B297BFD-85E4-4092-B2AF-16A91B2EA103} (WScanCtl Class) - http://www3.ca.com/securityadvisor/virusinfo/webscan.cab

Talk to you soon.
Frank

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Posted 06 October 2005 - 06:18 AM

Hi omurchu. the HijackThis log is clean. Good job! How are things running?

WinXP Reset & All-Clean2

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.
  • Click Start.
  • Open My Computer.
  • Select the Tools menu and click Folder Options.
  • Select the View tab.
  • Under the Hidden files and folders heading UNSELECT Show hidden files and folders.
  • CHECK the Hide protected operating system files (recommended) option.
  • Click Yes to confirm.
  • Click OK.
Next, let's clean your restore points and set a new one:

Reset and Re-enable your System Restore to remove infected files that have been backed up by Windows. The files in System Restore are protected to prevent any programs changing those files. This is the only way to clean these files: (You will lose all previous restore points which are likely to be infected)1. Turn off System Restore.Right-click My Computer and then click Properties.
On the Performance tab, click File System
On the Troubleshooting tab, click to select Disable System Restore
Click OK twice.
2. Restart your computer.

3. Turn on System Restore.Right-click My Computer and again click Properties
On the Performance tab, click File System
Clear the check mark in Disable System Restore check box.
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System Restore will now be active again.

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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Posted 06 October 2005 - 01:50 PM

Hi Old Timer:

Firstly, thank you a million times for your time and input with my problem. Everything at this stage seems to be working fine apart from a few minor differences e.g. I am asked for a Windows password and my internet favourites folder has disappeared. However, I can easily live with this!!

It seems I have been far too lax in my security against malware - I never had a firewall in operation (downloading Sygate as I type). So all your suggestions will be implemented and hopefully I will not be back with another HijackThis log!!

I will certainly keep checking in with BC and will recommend same to others.

Will send on donation in appreciation of your work and everyone at BC. Please keep up this important work.

Best regards,
Frank.

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Posted 10 October 2005 - 06:07 AM

You're very welcome omurchu. I'm glad that we could help.

It sounds like a new user account was set up or the origianl user account was damaged. Pop over to the Windows ME forum and they can outline the steps for regaining the auto-logon and possibly help find the lost Favorites folder if it is still available.

Now that your malware issues have been resolved I will close this topic. If you have any new issues in the future then please start a new topic.

Cheers.

Keep on computing!

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