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Infected PC Google Redirect Virus and others?


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#1 MHan

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Posted 23 July 2010 - 06:17 AM

Hello,

A few days ago I picked up the Antivir virus. It hijacked my system and prevented other programs from opening. While I managed to stop it from hijacking my system, and affecting my web browser I still have an infection. The Google Redirect Virus ( which is the only name I know it by) seems to have also infected my system. I use AVG9, and also scan with malwarebytes. They found several infections, but after several scans and quarantines there is no lasting result. I have recently used Prevx 3.0 to scan my computer, by steered clear of the cleanup utility that comes with it. I have also scanned with Hijackthis, and saved the log file.

Other symptoms have included the complete disabling of firefox3 (no reaction from any .exe file within the program folder when attempted to open) with no results after re installation, and Adobe illustrator coming up with an error message at start up on occasion stating that an error has occur and illustrator must close. That error message comes without and "ok" button nor and exit button and can't be closed from the taskbar.

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

I am running on windows XP sp3.

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#2 aommaster

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Posted 31 July 2010 - 03:27 AM

Hello, MHan.
My name is aommaster and I will be helping you with your log.

I apologize for the delay in response we get overwhelmed at times but we are trying our best to keep up.
If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, I would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following below so I can have a look at the current condition of your machine.

Thanks

Should you still require assistance, please take note of the points below:
  • Please track this topic by either adding it to your favourites or clicking the Options button at the top of this thread and then Track this topic.
  • Please disable word-wrap before posting logs. This can be done by clicking Format and un-ticking the word-wrap feature in notepad.
  • The logs that you post should be copied and pasted directly into the reply. Only attach them if requested or if they do not fit into the post.
  • If you do not reply within 5 days, I will have to close your topic. Should you not be able to meet this, please notify me so that I will leave the topic open.
  • Please do not install, update, or run any programs for the duration of the fix.
  • If you do not understand the instructions I provide, please don't hesitate to ask. That's what I'm here for smile.gif
  • Please continue to reply to this topic until I give you the all clean. Just because there are no symptoms of infection doesn't mean that the computer is clean.
  • If you are running Vista, please run all the fixes as an administrator. This is done by right-clicking the program and clicking "Run as Administrator".

Please do the following so I can take a look at the current state of your system.
We need to run Defogger
  1. Please download DeFogger to your desktop.
  2. Double click DeFogger to run the tool.
  3. The application window will appear
  4. Click the Disable button to disable your CD Emulation drivers
  5. Click Yes to continue
  6. A 'Finished!' message will appear
  7. Click OK
  8. DeFogger will now ask to reboot the machine - click OK
Note: If you receive an error message while running DeFogger, please post the log defogger_disable which will appear on your desktop.
Do not re-enable these drivers until the end of the fix.

We need to run RSIT
  1. Download random's system information tool (RSIT) by random/random and save it to your desktop.
  2. Double click on RSIT.exe.
  3. Click Continue at the disclaimer screen.
  4. Once it has finished, two logs will open. Please post the contents of both log.txt (<<will be maximized) and info.txt (<<will be minimized)

NEXT:
We need to run an Anti-Rootkit (ARK) scan
  1. Download GMER and save to your desktop. Note that the file will be randomly named to prevent active malware from stopping the download.
  2. Close all other open programs as there is a slight chance your computer will crash.
  3. Double click the GMER program. Your security programs may detect GMER's driver trying to load. Allow it.
  4. You may see a warning saying "GMER has detected rootkit activity". If so, select NO.
  5. Make sure all options are checked except:
    • IAT/EAT
    • Drives/Partition other than Systemdrive, which is typically C:\
    • Show All (This is important, so do not miss it.)
    Note: If GMER crashes or hangs, please retry running a scan. Only this time, in addition to the options mentioned above, uncheck Devices as well.
  6. When the scan is complete, click Save and save the log onto your desktop.

If GMER crashes, hangs or blue-screens, do the following
  1. Please Download Rootkit Unhooker Save it to your desktop.
  2. Now double-click on RKUnhookerLE.exe to run it.
  3. Click the Report tab, then click Scan.
  4. Check (Tick) Drivers, Stealth,. Uncheck the rest. then Click OK.
  5. Wait till the scanner has finished and then click File, Save Report.
  6. Save the report somewhere where you can find it. Click Close.
Copy the entire contents of the report and paste it in a reply here.
Note:You may get this warning. If so, please ignore it.
"Rootkit Unhooker has detected a parasite inside itself! It is recommended to remove parasite, okay?"


In your next reply, please include the following:
  • Log.txt
  • info.txt
  • gmer.log/RKUnhooker log

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#3 aommaster

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Posted 03 August 2010 - 03:19 AM

Hello MHan
Are you still with us?

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#4 aommaster

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Posted 05 August 2010 - 02:47 AM

Due to lack of feedback, this topic has been closed. If you need this topic reopened, please send me a PM with the address of this thread. This applies only to the original topic starter. Everyone else please begin a New Topic.

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