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Multiple instances of mshta.exe


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#1 crapshoot

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Posted 16 November 2010 - 12:26 AM

Hey guys, I have had multiple instances of mshta.exe running on my PC for a couple of days - I've tried using standard AV software (Symantec, Avast) and have always used a firewall (ZoneAlarm) and run weekly spybot checks. However, I had a couple of viruses detected previously that I deleted from Symantec's quarantine, but was still having google searches hijacked using IE or Chrome.

In the middle of running the GRME software (note that it detected rootkits on initial launch) a few minutes ago (when the multiple mshta.exe were running), I blue screened and thus had to reboot.

Since then, I've thus redone the DDS Download and GMRE links, but I have the older files for the DDS (before the crash) if those are more helpful (after the blue screen reboot, no instances of mshta.exe are running). For now, I have rerun the DDS and GRME software here and used these new logs.




Sidenote: I wonder if the bluescreen means the rootkits have not loaded up again? Is that why I'm not detecting anything.
Update 2: My computer just froze, again. I wonder if the GMRE link is the issue.

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