I went through all of the described steps.
Upon booting back up to post my results, I ran SuperAntiSpyware to pull my log (as described below), and there is no log listed. Strange.
So I will try again and see if I can capture the SAS log.
As a side note, another symptom I have is that if my computer sits for a long time (in normal mode, not Safe Mode), my desktop will go completely blank except for my desktop image. Normally if this were to happen at random, I would assume that windows or windows explorer crashed, I'd CTRL-ALT-DEL to run program manager, then RUN "explorer" and the desktop items/icons would all come back. Right now, with my virus problem, when explore crashes or whatever is happening, I get nothing when I CTRL-ALT-DEL. Can't run the program manager. Can do nothing but power off using the power button then upon reboot I'm back to normal. For a while. I don't know how long it takes for Explorer to crash or shut down. It could be hours or days, it has never happened while I'm sitting at the computer.
Right now I'm logged in using "Normal" mode and am not experiencing the other virus issues. BUT, this has happened before, it they keep coming back. AND I'm still having the explorer shutdown problem. The symptoms are that I can't run some programs, most of my virus protection won't run or update, I get a "reading CD/DVD" icon beside my mouse pointer every few seconds, everything runs (that will run) very slow, can't run uTorrent or my windows file explorer replacement Xplorer2, etc.
I don't know if I mentioned it, but I'm running Windows XP Pro.
So I'll go through the described steps again and see if I can capture my SAS (and other) logs.
Next run Superantisypware (SAS):
Download and scan with SUPERAntiSpyware Free for Home Users
* Double-click SUPERAntiSpyware.exe and use the default settings for installation.
* An icon will be created on your desktop. Double-click that icon to launch the program.
* If asked to update the program definitions, click "Yes". If not, update the definitions before scanning by selecting "Check for Updates". (If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here. Double-click on the hyperlink for Download Installer and save SASDEFINITIONS.EXE to your desktop. Then double-click on SASDEFINITIONS.EXE to install the definitions.)
* In the Main Menu, click the Preferences... button.
* Click the Scanning Control tab.
* Under Scanner Options make sure the following are checked (leave all others unchecked):
o Close browsers before scanning.
o Scan for tracking cookies.
o Terminate memory threats before quarantining.
* Click the "Close" button to leave the control center screen.
* Back on the main screen, under "Scan for Harmful Software" click Scan your computer.
* On the left, make sure you check C:\Fixed Drive.
* On the right, under "Complete Scan", choose Perform Complete Scan.
* Click "Next" to start the scan. Please be patient while it scans your computer.
* After the scan is complete, a Scan Summary box will appear with potentially harmful items that were detected. Click "OK".
* Make sure everything has a checkmark next to it and click "Next".
* A notification will appear that "Quarantine and Removal is Complete". Click "OK" and then click the "Finish" button to return to the main menu.
* If asked if you want to reboot, click "Yes".
* To retrieve the removal information after reboot, launch SUPERAntispyware again.
o Click Preferences, then click the Statistics/Logs tab.
o Under Scanner Logs, double-click SUPERAntiSpyware Scan Log.
o If there are several logs, click the current dated log and press View log. A text file will open in your default text editor.
o Please copy and paste the Scan Log results in your next reply.
* Click Close to exit the program.
If you have a problem downloading, installing or getting SAS to run, try downloading and using the SUPERAntiSpyware Portable Scanner instead. Save the randomly named file (i.e. SAS_1710895.COM) to a usb drive or CD and transfer to the infected computer. Then double-click on it to launch and scan. The file is randomly named to help keep malware from blocking the scanner.