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#1 konigrot

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Posted 30 October 2010 - 10:52 AM

As described, have been getting redirects from Google search results in Firefox.

Any of the attached hijackthis logfile entries ring any alarm bells? I had my eye on the BHO entries, but not sure really.

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#2 teacup61

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Posted 30 October 2010 - 11:51 AM

Hello konigrot,

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Nothing at all wrong with the BHOs in that log. :)

This tool is not a toy. If used the wrong way you could trash your computer. Please use only under direction of a Helper. If you decide to do so anyway, please do not blame me or ComboFix.

* Ensure you have disabled all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.

1. Download this file - combofix.exe
http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/sUBs/ComboFix.exe

2. Double click combofix.exe & follow the prompts.
3. When finished, it will produce a log for you. Post that log in your next reply please.

Note:
Do not mouseclick combofix's window while it's running. That may cause it to stall.

If you have trouble running it the first time, then rename ComboFix.exe to konigrot.exe and try again.

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#3 konigrot

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Posted 30 October 2010 - 01:43 PM

Combofix log attached as requested. :thumbup2:

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Posted 30 October 2010 - 02:55 PM

How is it running now please? :)
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Posted 30 October 2010 - 03:22 PM

lol - didn't realise it did more than just scan! As it goes, so far so good!

I'll come back crying if there's a relapse. :wink:

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Posted 30 October 2010 - 03:33 PM

Yes, it's much more. :) I would like to have one more scan, please. Do you have Malwarebytes? If not :

Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.
Download Link 1
Download Link 2MBAM 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.
    For instructions with screenshots, please refer to the How to use Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Guide.
  • 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 30 October 2010 - 03:50 PM

Sure - seems clean. :thumbsup:

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Posted 30 October 2010 - 03:55 PM

Looks good too. :thumbup2:


Uninstall ComboFix by doing the following :

Click Start>Run>Type in, or copy and paste ComboFix /Uninstall > click OK

Your Adobe Reader is long out of date. Older versions are vulnerable, so you'll need to update that.

Everything else all right? If you have any questions, please feel free to ask. :thumbup2:

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