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Object variable not set error

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#1 Michael Carter

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Posted 27 November 2010 - 03:59 AM

I am working on a WinXP2 SP3 on a Dell Vostro Core2 duo with 2GB RAM.

The problem is that an accounting program called Agrimaster fails to start, and produces an error in the family:

“Object variable or with block variable not set”

Agrimaster support claim that this error is associated with Symantec NIS. Symantec support claim it is a Windows problem. The computer owner tells me Agrimaster and NIS were both working side by side until their computer was infected with a virus/Trojan. They used NIS to try to fix the infection before bringing the computer to me.

I removed the hard drive and scanned it with AVG running from a clean computer. AVG found one infection which it called Trojan Horse Java/Downloader.P and issued warnings on 4 corrupted executable files. I let AVG fix these problems before returning the drive to its original box.

I then installed and ran Spybot S&D, and it found remnants of the following Trojans: Refpron, Win32.Agent.atta, Win32.Delf.rtk, Win32.Seneka.rtk. I say remnants because Spybot was able to remove them easily with Windows running in full mode.

Agrimaster still would not start, so I uninstalled NIS completely and I used the Norton Removal Tool to ensure the job was done properly. Agrimaster still would not start.

I then asked the computer owner to install the same version of Agrimaster on a laptop, confirm that it worked, and then to send me a Hijack This (HJT) log. I ran HJT on this computer and put the logs on a spreadsheet to see what was running on this computer that was not running on the laptop. They were:

• C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
• C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
• C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
• C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
• C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
• C:\Program Files\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe
• C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
• C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
• C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe

For clarity there were four instances of svchost.exe running on this computer but only two on the laptop, so I listed the extra two here. I know very little about svchost.exe, except that it is a can of worms, but I can’t see anything which would cause a public variable used by a database application to get “lost”. I can’t see anything which would stop Agrimaster working.

Finally I ran Combofix. Don’t ask me why? I just saw it referred to in a forum, and wondered if it would find anything that I had missed. I did scan the executable before running it, and had a quick read of the “how to” page, but besides that I know very little about it. I noticed the program deleted a few files. It didn’t break anything but after running it, Agrimaster still failed to work.

Please note I didn’t write Agrimaster and have no access to their source code. However, I should be grateful if anyone knows of any infections or anything else which adversely affects the way MS stores public variables or for whatever reasons could cause these symptoms.

For completeness here is the Combofix log:

ComboFix 10-11-26.06 - Alyson 27/11/2010 14:53:51.1.2 - x86
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.3070.2596 [GMT 8:00]
Running from: e:\antivirus\Combofix\ComboFix.exe

((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Other Deletions )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

c:\documents and settings\Peter\Application Data\ShopperReports3
c:\documents and settings\Peter\Application Data\ShopperReports3\IE\cs\Config.xml
c:\documents and settings\Peter\Application Data\ShopperReports3\IE\cs\db\Aliases.dbs
c:\documents and settings\Peter\Application Data\ShopperReports3\IE\cs\db\Sites.dbs
c:\documents and settings\Peter\Application Data\ShopperReports3\IE\cs\dwld\WhiteList.xip
c:\documents and settings\Peter\Application Data\ShopperReports3\IE\cs\report\aggr_storage.xml
c:\documents and settings\Peter\Application Data\ShopperReports3\IE\cs\report\send_storage.xml
c:\documents and settings\Peter\Application Data\ShopperReports3\IE\cs\res1\WhiteList.dbs
c:\documents and settings\Peter\Copy of Yeeraling Springs 2008 final return .xls
c:\windows\Downloaded Program Files\popcaploader.dll
c:\windows\Downloaded Program Files\popcaploader.inf

((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Drivers/Services )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))


((((((((((((((((((((((((( Files Created from 2010-10-27 to 2010-11-27 )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

2010-11-20 03:16 . 2010-11-20 03:16 -------- d-----w- c:\documents and settings\LocalService\Local Settings\Application Data\ICS
2010-11-17 08:31 . 2010-11-21 23:39 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Agrimaster
2010-11-17 06:02 . 2010-11-17 06:36 -------- d-----w- c:\documents and settings\All Users\Application Data\Spybot - Search & Destroy
2010-11-17 06:02 . 2010-11-17 06:04 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Spybot - Search & Destroy
2010-11-17 04:44 . 2010-11-17 04:44 -------- d-----w- C:\$AVG
2010-11-17 02:26 . 2010-11-17 02:26 -------- d-sh--w- c:\documents and settings\Administrator\IETldCache
2010-11-16 02:37 . 2010-11-16 05:58 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\system32\NtmsData
2010-11-13 04:32 . 2010-11-13 04:32 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Scholastic
2010-11-12 23:40 . 2010-09-18 06:53 974848 ------w- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\mfc42.dll
2010-11-12 23:40 . 2010-09-18 06:53 954368 ------w- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\mfc40.dll
2010-11-12 23:40 . 2010-09-18 06:53 953856 ------w- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\mfc40u.dll
2010-11-12 23:38 . 2010-08-23 16:12 617472 ------w- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\comctl32.dll
2010-11-12 05:08 . 2010-11-12 05:08 -------- d-----w- c:\documents and settings\Alyson\Application Data\Tific
2010-11-12 02:33 . 2010-11-12 02:33 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\system32\scripting
2010-11-12 02:33 . 2010-11-12 02:33 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\l2schemas
2010-11-12 02:33 . 2010-11-12 02:33 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\system32\en
2010-11-12 02:33 . 2010-11-12 02:33 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\system32\bits
2010-11-11 09:45 . 2010-11-11 09:45 -------- d-----w- c:\documents and settings\Alyson\Application Data\V-Games
2010-11-11 09:43 . 2010-11-16 05:58 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Alawar
2010-11-07 07:58 . 2010-11-07 07:58 -------- d-----w- c:\documents and settings\NetworkService\Application Data\Roxio
2010-11-06 10:48 . 2010-11-06 10:48 -------- d-----w- C:\TM5Data
2010-11-06 10:48 . 2010-11-06 10:48 -------- d-----w- C:\Hy-Sport
2010-10-29 04:59 . 2010-10-29 04:59 -------- d-----w- c:\documents and settings\All Users\Application Data\PopCapGamesv1005

(((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Find3M Report ))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
2010-09-18 06:53 . 2004-08-11 09:00 974848 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\mfc42.dll
2010-09-18 06:53 . 2004-08-11 09:00 954368 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\mfc40.dll
2010-09-18 06:53 . 2004-08-11 09:00 953856 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\mfc40u.dll
2010-09-18 04:23 . 2004-08-11 09:00 974848 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\mfc42u.dll
2010-09-10 05:58 . 2004-08-11 09:00 916480 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\wininet.dll
2010-09-10 05:58 . 2004-08-11 09:00 43520 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\licmgr10.dll
2010-09-10 05:58 . 2004-08-11 09:00 1469440 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\inetcpl.cpl
2010-09-01 11:51 . 2004-08-11 09:00 285824 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\atmfd.dll
2010-08-31 13:42 . 2004-08-11 09:00 1852800 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\win32k.sys

((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Reg Loading Points ))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
*Note* empty entries & legit default entries are not shown

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\URLSearchHooks]
"{1C4AB6A5-595F-4e86-B15F-F93CCE2BBD48}"= "c:\program files\Family Toolbar\tbhelper.dll" [2009-05-07 355840]


[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\~\Browser Helper Objects\{0C37B053-FD68-456a-82E1-D788EE342E6F}]
2009-05-07 21:46 2642432 ----a-w- c:\program files\Family Toolbar\tbcore3.dll

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar]
"{FD2FD708-1F6F-4B68-B141-C5778F0C19BB}"= "c:\program files\Family Toolbar\tbcore3.dll" [2009-05-07 2642432]


[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\Webbrowser]
"{FD2FD708-1F6F-4B68-B141-C5778F0C19BB}"= "c:\program files\Family Toolbar\tbcore3.dll" [2009-05-07 2642432]


"swg"="c:\program files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe" [2007-11-23 68856]

"NvCplDaemon"="c:\windows\system32\NvCpl.dll" [2007-05-27 8429568]
"dellsupportcenter"="c:\program files\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtcmd.exe" [2009-05-21 206064]

"DisallowRun"= 0 (0x0)

[HKLM\~\startupfolder\C:^Documents and Settings^All Users^Start Menu^Programs^Startup^Digital Line Detect.lnk]
path=c:\documents and settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\Digital Line Detect.lnk
backup=c:\windows\pss\Digital Line Detect.lnkCommon Startup

[HKLM\~\startupfolder\C:^Documents and Settings^All Users^Start Menu^Programs^Startup^WinZip Quick Pick.lnk]
path=c:\documents and settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\WinZip Quick Pick.lnk
backup=c:\windows\pss\WinZip Quick Pick.lnkCommon Startup

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\Adobe ARM]
2010-09-20 15:07 932288 ----a-r- c:\program files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\Adobe Reader Speed Launcher]
2010-09-22 20:47 35760 ----a-w- c:\program files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\reader_sl.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\Alcmtr]
2007-06-13 12:41 69632 ----a-w- c:\windows\ALCMTR.EXE

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\BigPondWirelessBroadbandCM]
2008-05-07 04:41 2162688 ----a-w- c:\program files\Telstra\BigPond Wireless Broadband 2.0\BigPond_CM.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\DellSupport]
2007-03-15 04:09 460784 ----a-w- c:\program files\DellSupport\DSAgnt.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\DellSupportCenter]
2009-05-21 02:55 206064 ----a-w- c:\program files\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtcmd.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\dscactivate]
2007-11-15 00:24 16384 ----a-w- c:\program files\Dell Support Center\gs_agent\custom\dsca.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\Family Tree Builder Update]
2009-11-02 08:58 222736 ----a-w- c:\program files\MyHeritage\Bin\FTBCheckUpdates.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\GiGiSrv]
2003-08-01 06:12 45056 ----a-w- c:\windows\twain_32\GiGiCam\GiGiSrv.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\H/PC Connection Agent]
2003-04-22 22:43 413775 ----a-w- c:\program files\Microsoft ActiveSync\WCESCOMM.EXE

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\IMJPMIG8.1]
2004-08-03 21:00 208952 ----a-w- c:\windows\ime\imjp8_1\imjpmig.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\ISUSPM Startup]
2006-10-03 03:35 221184 ----a-w- c:\progra~1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\UPDATE~1\ISUSPM.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\ISUSScheduler]
2006-10-03 03:37 81920 ----a-w- c:\program files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\iTunesHelper]
2009-06-05 05:39 292136 ----a-w- c:\program files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\MSPY2002]
2004-08-03 21:00 59392 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\IME\PINTLGNT\IMSCINST.EXE

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\NvCplDaemon]
2007-05-27 14:14 8429568 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\nvcpl.dll

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\PDVDDXSrv]
2007-06-08 09:40 128560 ------w- c:\program files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\PDVDDXSrv.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\PHIME2002A]
2004-08-03 21:00 455168 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\IME\TINTLGNT\TINTSETP.EXE

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\PHIME2002ASync]
2004-08-03 21:00 455168 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\IME\TINTLGNT\TINTSETP.EXE

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\QuickTime Task]
2009-05-26 09:18 413696 ----a-w- c:\program files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\RoxioDragToDisc]
2006-08-17 01:00 1116920 ----a-w- c:\program files\Roxio\Drag-to-Disc\DrgToDsc.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\RoxWatchTray]
2006-11-05 03:22 221184 ----a-w- c:\program files\Common Files\Roxio Shared\9.0\SharedCOM\RoxWatchTray9.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\RTHDCPL]
2007-06-13 12:41 16132608 ----a-w- c:\windows\RTHDCPL.EXE

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\SunJavaUpdateSched]
2010-05-14 03:44 248552 ----a-w- c:\program files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\swg]
2007-11-23 12:21 68856 ----a-w- c:\program files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\TkBellExe]
2010-08-16 02:05 202256 ----a-w- c:\program files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\services]
"tdctxte"=2 (0x2)
"roytctm"=2 (0x2)
"NIS"=2 (0x2)

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\security center\Monitoring]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\security center\Monitoring\SymantecAntiVirus]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\security center\Monitoring\SymantecFirewall]

"c:\\Program Files\\Microsoft Office\\Office12\\OUTLOOK.EXE"=
"c:\\Program Files\\Messenger\\msmsgs.exe"=
"%windir%\\Network Diagnostic\\xpnetdiag.exe"=
"c:\\Program Files\\CyberLink\\PowerDVD DX\\PowerDVD.exe"=
"c:\\Program Files\\CyberLink\\PowerDVD DX\\PDVDDXSrv.exe"=
"c:\\Program Files\\Dell Network Assistant\\ezi_hnm2.exe"=
"c:\\Program Files\\Microsoft ActiveSync\\WCESCOMM.EXE"=
"c:\\Program Files\\HP\\Digital Imaging\\bin\\hposid01.exe"=
"c:\\Program Files\\HP\\Digital Imaging\\bin\\hpiscnapp.exe"=
"c:\\Program Files\\HP\\Digital Imaging\\bin\\hpqkygrp.exe"=
"c:\\Program Files\\Bonjour\\mDNSResponder.exe"=
"c:\\Program Files\\iTunes\\iTunes.exe"=
"c:\\Program Files\\Windows Live\\Messenger\\wlcsdk.exe"=
"c:\\Program Files\\Windows Live\\Messenger\\msnmsgr.exe"=
"c:\\Program Files\\Windows Live\\Sync\\WindowsLiveSync.exe"=
"c:\\Documents and Settings\\Peter\\My Documents\\Cool as Games\\AOW_DEMO_EURO\\actofwar.exe"=
"c:\\Program Files\\Microsoft ActiveSync\\WCESMGR.EXE"=
"c:\\Documents and Settings\\Peter\\My Documents\\Cool as Games\\Battlefield 2 (full)\\Bf2_w32ded.exe"=
"c:\\Documents and Settings\\Peter\\My Documents\\Cool as Games\\Battlefield 2 (full)\\BF2.exe"=

"10421:UDP"= 10421:UDP:SingleClick Discovery Protocol
"10426:UDP"= 10426:UDP:SingleClick ICC

S2 gupdate;Google Update Service (gupdate);c:\program files\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe [7/02/2010 12:09 PM 135664]
S3 cmusbnet;WAN Driver @ 3GPP (6280);c:\windows\system32\drivers\cmusbnet.sys [14/11/2007 10:59 AM 87424]
S3 cmusbser;%CMUSBSER%;c:\windows\system32\drivers\cmusbser.sys [13/12/2006 6:31 PM 87040]
S3 lgmdbus;LG Mobile driver (WDM);c:\windows\system32\drivers\lgmdbus.sys [21/08/2010 11:21 AM 89600]
S3 lgmdmdfl;LG Mobile USB WMC Modem Filter;c:\windows\system32\drivers\lgmdmdfl.sys [21/08/2010 11:21 AM 14976]
S3 lgmdmdm;LG Mobile USB WMC Modem Driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\lgmdmdm.sys [21/08/2010 11:21 AM 121344]
S3 lgmdmgmt;LG Mobile USB WMC Device Management Drivers (WDM);c:\windows\system32\drivers\lgmdmgmt.sys [21/08/2010 11:21 AM 114944]
S3 lgmdobex;LG Mobile USB WMC OBEX Interface;c:\windows\system32\drivers\lgmdobex.sys [21/08/2010 11:21 AM 111232]
S3 SQTECH9060;Dual Mode Camera 1300;c:\windows\system32\drivers\Capt9060.sys [26/06/2008 6:02 PM 30634]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\svchost]
HPZ12 REG_MULTI_SZ Pml Driver HPZ12 Net Driver HPZ12
Contents of the 'Scheduled Tasks' folder

2010-06-14 c:\windows\Tasks\AppleSoftwareUpdate.job
- c:\program files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdate.exe [2008-04-11 04:34]

2010-11-27 c:\windows\Tasks\GoogleUpdateTaskMachineCore.job
- c:\program files\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe [2010-02-07 04:09]

2010-11-24 c:\windows\Tasks\GoogleUpdateTaskMachineUA.job
- c:\program files\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe [2010-02-07 04:09]

2010-11-27 c:\windows\Tasks\RealUpgradeLogonTaskS-1-5-21-3019258919-2412939999-4113813972-1008.job
- c:\program files\Real\RealUpgrade\realupgrade.exe [2010-06-02 19:02]

2010-11-27 c:\windows\Tasks\RealUpgradeLogonTaskS-1-5-21-3019258919-2412939999-4113813972-1009.job
- c:\program files\Real\RealUpgrade\realupgrade.exe [2010-06-02 19:02]

2010-11-27 c:\windows\Tasks\RealUpgradeLogonTaskS-1-5-21-3019258919-2412939999-4113813972-501.job
- c:\program files\Real\RealUpgrade\realupgrade.exe [2010-06-02 19:02]

2010-11-23 c:\windows\Tasks\RealUpgradeScheduledTaskS-1-5-21-3019258919-2412939999-4113813972-1008.job
- c:\program files\Real\RealUpgrade\realupgrade.exe [2010-06-02 19:02]

2010-11-27 c:\windows\Tasks\RealUpgradeScheduledTaskS-1-5-21-3019258919-2412939999-4113813972-1009.job
- c:\program files\Real\RealUpgrade\realupgrade.exe [2010-06-02 19:02]

2010-11-21 c:\windows\Tasks\RealUpgradeScheduledTaskS-1-5-21-3019258919-2412939999-4113813972-501.job
- c:\program files\Real\RealUpgrade\realupgrade.exe [2010-06-02 19:02]
------- Supplementary Scan -------
uStart Page = hxxp://www.google.com.au/webhp?sourceid=navclient&hl=en-GB&ie=UTF-8
uSearchMigratedDefaultURL = hxxp://www.google.com/search?q={searchTerms}&sourceid=ie7&rls=com.microsoft:en-US&ie=utf8&oe=utf8
mStart Page = hxxp://search.myheritage.com
uInternet Connection Wizard,ShellNext = hxxp://
uSearchURL,(Default) = hxxp://www.google.com/search?q=%s
IE: &Windows Live Search - c:\program files\Windows Live Toolbar\msntb.dll/search.htm
IE: Add to Windows &Live Favorites - http://favorites.live.com/quickadd.aspx
IE: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - c:\progra~1\MICROS~2\Office12\EXCEL.EXE/3000
IE: Google Sidewiki... - c:\program files\Google\Google Toolbar\Component\GoogleToolbarDynamic_mui_en_950DF09FAB501E03.dll/cmsidewiki.html
Handler: ms-its51 - {F6F1E82D-DE4D-11D2-875C-0000F8105754} - c:\program files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Information Retrieval\itss51.dll
- - - - ORPHANS REMOVED - - - -

BHO-{72ae8426-3b8d-4ead-b191-8d0ad1c62158} - c:\program files\P2P_Max\tbP2P1.dll
Toolbar-{72ae8426-3b8d-4ead-b191-8d0ad1c62158} - c:\program files\P2P_Max\tbP2P1.dll
WebBrowser-{72AE8426-3B8D-4EAD-B191-8D0AD1C62158} - c:\program files\P2P_Max\tbP2P1.dll
AddRemove-Agrimaster 5.16 - c:\progra~1\AGRIMA~1\UNWISE.EXE
AddRemove-Agrimaster 5.17 - c:\progra~1\AGRIMA~1\UNWISE.EXE
AddRemove-Agrimaster 5.18 - c:\progra~1\AGRIMA~1\UNWISE.EXE
AddRemove-Microsoft_World_of_Flight - d:\data\00Setup\App\Uninstal.exe
AddRemove-P2P_Max Toolbar - c:\progra~1\P2P_Max\UNWISE.EXE
AddRemove-Pcsx2_is1 - n:\documents\Ps2\Pcsx2_0.9.4\unins000.exe


catchme 0.3.1398 W2K/XP/Vista - rootkit/stealth malware detector by Gmer, http://www.gmer.net
Rootkit scan 2010-11-27 15:00
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 NTFS

scanning hidden processes ...

scanning hidden autostart entries ...

scanning hidden files ...

scan completed successfully
hidden files: 0

--------------------- LOCKED REGISTRY KEYS ---------------------

[HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3019258919-2412939999-4113813972-1009\Software\SecuROM\License information*]

@Denied: (A 2) (Everyone)




@Denied: (A 2) (Everyone)


--------------------- DLLs Loaded Under Running Processes ---------------------

- - - - - - - > 'explorer.exe'(3416)
c:\program files\Roxio\Drag-to-Disc\Shellex.dll
c:\program files\Roxio\Drag-to-Disc\ShellRes.dll
------------------------ Other Running Processes ------------------------
c:\program files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
c:\program files\Microsoft Small Business\Business Contact Manager\BcmSqlStartupSvc.exe
c:\program files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
c:\program files\Dell Network Assistant\hnm_svc.exe
c:\program files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
c:\program files\Microsoft\Search Enhancement Pack\SeaPort\SeaPort.exe
c:\program files\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtsvc.exe
c:\program files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\sqlbrowser.exe
c:\program files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\sqlwriter.exe
Completion time: 2010-11-27 15:05:37 - machine was rebooted
ComboFix-quarantined-files.txt 2010-11-27 07:05

Pre-Run: 424,883,343,360 bytes free
Post-Run: 428,628,623,360 bytes free

[boot loader]
[operating systems]
c:\cmdcons\BOOTSECT.DAT="Microsoft Windows Recovery Console" /cmdcons
UnsupportedDebug="do not select this" /debug
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect /usepmtimer

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Edited by hamluis, 27 November 2010 - 08:40 AM.
Moved from XP to Malware Removal Logs ~ Hamluis.

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#2 Michael Carter

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Posted 29 November 2010 - 09:02 AM

For the record and to close the thread, the solution was to slipstream the OEM CD with SP3 and to run a repair install of Win XP. There was no malware still running on the computer, but whatever infection there had been had corrupted one or more Windows files needed to run a database application correctly.

#3 gringo_pr


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Posted 03 December 2010 - 11:54 PM

Hello and Welcome to the forums!

My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.

Somethings to remember while we are working together.

  • Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!
  • Please Do not Attach logs or put in code boxes.
  • Tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.
  • Tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.
  • Do not run anything while running a fix.

We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.

Click on the Watch Topic Button and select Immediate Notification and click on proceed, this will help you to get notified faster when I have replied and make the cleaning process faster.

In order for me to see the status of the infection I will need a new set of logs to start with.

Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is necessary to go offline and you will lose access to them.


  • Please download DeFogger to your desktop.

    Double click DeFogger to run the tool.
  • The application window will appear
  • Click the Disable button to disable your CD Emulation drivers
  • Click Yes to continue
  • A 'Finished!' message will appear
  • Click OK
  • DeFogger may ask you to reboot the machine, if it does - click OK
Do not re-enable these drivers until otherwise instructed.

Download DDS:

  • Please download DDS by sUBs from one of the links below and save it to your desktop:

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    Download DDS and save it to your desktop


    Please disable any anti-malware program that will block scripts from running before running DDS.

    • Double-Click on dds.scr and a command window will appear. This is normal.
    • Shortly after two logs will appear:
    • DDS.txt
    • Attach.txt
  • A window will open instructing you save & post the logs
  • Save the logs to a convenient place such as your desktop
  • Copy the contents of both logs & post in your next reply

Scan With RKUnHooker

  • Please Download Rootkit Unhooker Save it to your desktop.
  • extract RKUnhooker to your desktop
    Note** it is zipped up in a .rar file - If you do not have a program to unzip this type of file
    you can get a free one from here - http://www.7-zip.org/
  • Now double-click on RKUnhookerLE.exe to run it.
  • Click the Report tab, then click Scan.
  • Check (Tick) Drivers, Stealth,. Uncheck the rest. then Click OK.
  • Wait till the scanner has finished and then click File, Save Report.
  • 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 it is ok, just ignore

"Rootkit Unhooker has detected a parasite inside itself!
It is recommended to remove parasite, okay?"

"just click on Cancel, then Accept".

information and logs:

In your next post I need the following

1.logs from DDS
2.log from RKUnHooker
3.let me know of any problems you may have had

I Close My Topics If You Have Not Replied In 5 Days If You Will Be Longer Please Let Me Know

If I Have Not Replied To One Of My Topics In 48 Hrs Please Bump The Topic

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#4 gringo_pr


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Posted 06 December 2010 - 11:22 PM


three day bump

It has been Three days since my last post.

  • do you still need help with this?
  • do you need more time?
  • are you having problems following my instructions?
  • if after 48hrs you have not replied to this thread then it will have to be closed!

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#5 gringo_pr


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Posted 10 December 2010 - 03:29 AM

Due to lack of feedback, this topic is now Closed

If you need this topic reopened, please send me a PM.
Please include the address of this thread in your request.
This applies only to the original topic starter.

Everyone else please start a new topic.

The fixes and advice in this thread are for this machine only.
Do not apply the instructions from this thread to your own machine.
Please start a new thread describing your issue and someone will be along to assist you.

With Regards,
I Close My Topics If You Have Not Replied In 5 Days If You Will Be Longer Please Let Me Know

If I Have Not Replied To One Of My Topics In 48 Hrs Please Bump The Topic

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