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#1 bfisbell

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Posted 03 December 2010 - 10:14 PM

Hi,
I have read the tutorial on combofix.exe and went through the process as stated on this site. The purpose for my running combofix is because I have been running at a constant 80% plus, usage of my physical memory and it is slowing down all of my applications and OS. I have windows 7 ultimate. My PC was running fine until just a few days ago and it just creeps along now.
When combofix.exe ran, it deleted one file. It deleted office.exe. The log is posted below. Can anyone help please?

ComboFix 10-12-03.01 - Brad 12/03/2010 20:37:00.1.1 - x86
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.502.175 [GMT -6:00]
Running from: c:\users\Brad\Desktop\ComboFix.exe
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((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Other Deletions )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
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c:\windows\system32\office.exe

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((((((((((((((((((((((((( Files Created from 2010-11-04 to 2010-12-04 )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
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2010-12-04 02:32 . 2010-12-04 02:33 -------- d-----w- C:\32788R22FWJFW
2010-12-04 01:33 . 2010-12-04 01:33 -------- d-----w- c:\users\Default\AppData\Local\Microsoft Help
2010-12-04 01:31 . 2010-12-04 01:31 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Microsoft CAPICOM 2.1.0.2
2010-12-04 01:06 . 2010-11-10 02:33 6273872 ----a-w- c:\programdata\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\Definition Updates\{C47179FF-4F3E-4D69-B848-CB9A9DC709E5}\mpengine.dll
2010-12-04 00:55 . 2010-12-04 00:56 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Microsoft Security Essentials
2010-12-03 03:52 . 2010-12-03 03:52 -------- d-----w- c:\users\Brad\AppData\Roaming\Uniblue
2010-12-03 03:46 . 2010-12-03 03:46 -------- d-----w- c:\users\Brad\AppData\Local\PackageAware
2010-12-03 02:17 . 2010-12-03 11:06 -------- d-----w- C:\AV-CLS
2010-12-02 01:21 . 2010-12-02 01:21 -------- d-----w- c:\users\Brad\AppData\Local\ElevatedDiagnostics
2010-11-28 03:16 . 2010-11-28 03:16 -------- d-----w- c:\users\Brad\AppData\Local\XPS2OneNote
2010-11-28 03:01 . 2010-11-28 03:01 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\CodePlex
2010-11-28 02:39 . 2010-11-28 02:42 -------- d-----w- C:\Output Files
2010-11-28 02:36 . 2010-11-28 02:36 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\system32\tempdir
2010-11-28 02:36 . 2009-03-18 20:54 1103360 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\cidfont.dll
2010-11-28 02:36 . 2005-05-31 09:25 1503232 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\ptj.exe
2010-11-28 02:35 . 2007-06-27 22:15 4369408 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\pdftk.exe
2010-11-28 02:35 . 2010-11-28 02:49 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\office Convert Pdf to Jpg Jpeg Tiff Free
2010-11-27 05:18 . 2010-11-27 05:18 -------- d-----w- c:\users\Brad\AppData\Roaming\Malwarebytes
2010-11-27 05:18 . 2010-11-27 05:18 -------- d-----w- c:\programdata\Malwarebytes
2010-11-27 05:18 . 2010-11-27 15:59 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
2010-11-27 02:34 . 2010-11-27 02:34 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\en
2010-11-27 02:32 . 2010-09-23 06:21 39272 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\fssfltr.sys
2010-11-27 02:29 . 2010-11-27 02:29 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition
2010-11-27 02:24 . 2010-12-03 03:30 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Windows Live
2010-11-27 02:23 . 2009-09-04 23:44 69464 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\XAPOFX1_3.dll
2010-11-27 02:23 . 2009-09-04 23:44 515416 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\XAudio2_5.dll
2010-11-27 02:23 . 2009-09-04 23:29 453456 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\d3dx10_42.dll
2010-11-27 02:22 . 2006-11-29 19:06 3426072 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\d3dx9_32.dll
2010-11-27 02:19 . 2010-08-11 04:44 2983424 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\UIRibbon.dll
2010-11-27 02:19 . 2010-08-11 04:35 1164800 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\UIRibbonRes.dll
2010-11-27 02:16 . 2010-05-23 10:11 196608 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\mfreadwrite.dll
2010-11-27 02:16 . 2010-05-23 10:11 3181568 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\mf.dll
2010-11-27 02:16 . 2010-05-23 10:15 1619456 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\WMVDECOD.DLL
2010-11-27 02:10 . 2010-12-03 02:25 -------- d-----w- c:\users\Brad\AppData\Local\Windows Live
2010-11-27 02:10 . 2010-11-27 02:10 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Common Files\Windows Live
2010-11-26 06:38 . 2010-11-26 06:38 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Billeo
2010-11-26 06:34 . 2010-11-26 06:34 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Siber Systems
2010-11-26 02:26 . 2010-11-26 02:26 737072 ----a-w- c:\programdata\Microsoft\eHome\Packages\SportsV2\SportsTemplateCore-2\Microsoft.MediaCenter.Sports.UI.dll
2010-11-26 02:25 . 2010-11-26 02:25 4277016 ----a-w- c:\programdata\Microsoft\eHome\Packages\MCEClientUX\UpdateableMarkup-2\markup.dll
2010-11-26 02:25 . 2010-11-26 02:25 42776 ----a-w- c:\programdata\Microsoft\eHome\Packages\MCEClientUX\dSM-2\StartResources.dll
2010-11-26 02:25 . 2010-11-26 02:25 588096 ----a-w- c:\programdata\Microsoft\eHome\Packages\MCESpotlight\MCESpotlight-2\SpotlightResources.dll
2010-11-25 00:49 . 2010-11-27 02:25 -------- d-----w- c:\users\Brad\AppData\Local\Adobe
2010-11-25 00:43 . 2010-11-25 00:44 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Common Files\Adobe
2010-11-22 03:18 . 2010-11-22 03:18 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Microsoft Works
2010-11-22 03:12 . 2010-11-22 03:12 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\PCHEALTH
2010-11-22 03:06 . 2010-11-22 03:06 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8
2010-11-22 03:04 . 2010-11-22 03:15 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\SHELLNEW
2010-11-22 03:03 . 2010-11-27 04:27 -------- d-----w- c:\users\Brad\AppData\Local\Microsoft Help
2010-11-22 03:02 . 2010-12-04 01:34 -------- d-----w- c:\programdata\Microsoft Help
2010-11-22 02:50 . 2010-11-22 02:50 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Elaborate Bytes
2010-11-22 02:35 . 2009-02-25 00:42 116736 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\mcdbus.sys
2010-11-19 01:35 . 2010-11-19 01:35 -------- d-----w- c:\users\Brad\AppData\Roaming\Syntrillium
2010-11-18 03:48 . 2010-11-18 03:48 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Foxit Software
2010-11-17 02:11 . 2010-11-17 02:18 -------- d-----w- c:\users\Brad\AppData\Roaming\TeamViewer
2010-11-17 02:10 . 2010-11-17 02:10 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\TeamViewer
2010-11-15 05:30 . 2010-12-03 05:34 737072 ----a-w- c:\programdata\Microsoft\eHome\Packages\SportsV2\SportsTemplateCore\Microsoft.MediaCenter.Sports.UI.dll
2010-11-15 05:29 . 2010-12-03 05:33 4277016 ----a-w- c:\programdata\Microsoft\eHome\Packages\MCEClientUX\UpdateableMarkup\markup.dll
2010-11-15 05:29 . 2010-12-03 05:33 42776 ----a-w- c:\programdata\Microsoft\eHome\Packages\MCEClientUX\dSM\StartResources.dll
2010-11-15 05:29 . 2010-12-03 05:33 588096 ----a-w- c:\programdata\Microsoft\eHome\Packages\MCESpotlight\MCESpotlight\SpotlightResources.dll
2010-11-15 03:17 . 2010-10-07 23:21 6146896 ------w- c:\programdata\Microsoft\Windows Defender\Definition Updates\{9EEF1D3C-7705-45DC-A04A-2DD3120D3619}\mpengine.dll
2010-11-10 18:49 . 2010-11-10 18:49 135568 ----a-w- c:\program files\Internet Explorer\Plugins\nppdf32.dll
2010-11-04 03:52 . 2010-11-15 01:23 -------- d-----w- c:\users\Brad\AppData\Local\Yahoo
2010-11-04 03:39 . 2010-11-15 01:23 -------- d-----w- c:\programdata\Yahoo!

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(((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Find3M Report ))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
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2010-11-15 02:41 . 2009-07-13 23:36 13824 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\slwga.dll
2010-11-15 02:41 . 2009-07-13 23:40 409088 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\systemcpl.dll
2010-11-15 02:41 . 2009-07-13 23:24 811520 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\user32.dll
2010-10-19 16:41 . 2010-10-28 23:34 222080 ------w- c:\windows\system32\MpSigStub.exe
2010-09-23 06:47 . 2010-09-23 06:47 49016 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\sirenacm.dll
2010-09-23 06:32 . 2010-09-23 06:32 301936 ----a-w- c:\windows\WLXPGSS.SCR
2010-09-21 20:03 . 2010-09-21 20:03 208768 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\LIVESSP.DLL
2010-09-15 09:50 . 2010-10-24 23:35 472808 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\deployJava1.dll
2010-09-08 16:17 . 2010-09-08 16:17 94208 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\QuickTimeVR.qtx
2010-09-08 16:17 . 2010-09-08 16:17 69632 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\QuickTime.qts
2010-09-08 04:30 . 2010-10-27 11:20 978432 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\wininet.dll
2010-09-08 04:28 . 2010-10-27 11:20 44544 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\licmgr10.dll
2010-09-08 03:22 . 2010-10-27 11:20 386048 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\html.iec
2010-09-08 02:48 . 2010-10-27 11:20 1638912 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\mshtml.tlb
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------- Sigcheck -------

[-] 2010-11-15 . 7BD7F45FF37FA0669CD32CA0EF46E22C . 811520 . . [6.1.7600.16385] . . c:\windows\System32\user32.dll
[7] 2009-07-14 . 34B7E222E81FAFA885F0C5F2CFA56861 . 811520 . . [6.1.7600.16385] . . c:\windows\winsxs\x86_microsoft-windows-user32_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_none_cd0ec264ceb014a3\user32.dll
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((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Reg Loading Points ))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
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*Note* empty entries & legit default entries are not shown
REGEDIT4

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
"Easy Dock"="c:\users\Brad\Documents\RCA easyRip\EZDock.exe" [2010-06-07 581632]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
"TrackPointSrv"="c:\program files\Lenovo\TrackPoint\tp4serv.exe" [2009-11-24 93032]
"Adobe Reader Speed Launcher"="c:\program files\Adobe\Reader 10.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe" [2010-11-10 35736]
"MSSE"="c:\program files\Microsoft Security Essentials\msseces.exe" [2010-09-15 1094224]

c:\programdata\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\
XPS2OneNote.lnk - c:\windows\Installer\{6DD7A9DA-6732-47D2-8362-6A12BD0EA053}\_FBB2488C0F33C1DFE6AC1F.exe [2010-11-27 10134]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\policies\system]
"ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin"= 5 (0x5)
"ConsentPromptBehaviorUser"= 3 (0x3)
"EnableUIADesktopToggle"= 0 (0x0)

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\drivers32]
"mixer"=wdmaud.drv

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\system\currentcontrolset\control\lsa]
Security Packages REG_MULTI_SZ kerberos msv1_0 schannel wdigest tspkg pku2u livessp

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SafeBoot\Minimal\MsMpSvc]
@="Service"

[HKLM\~\startupfolder\C:^Users^Brad^AppData^Roaming^Microsoft^Windows^Start Menu^Programs^Startup^MagicDisc.lnk]
path=c:\users\Brad\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\MagicDisc.lnk
backup=c:\windows\pss\MagicDisc.lnk.Startup
backupExtension=.Startup

[HKLM\~\startupfolder\C:^Users^Brad^AppData^Roaming^Microsoft^Windows^Start Menu^Programs^Startup^OpenOffice.org 3.2.lnk]
path=c:\users\Brad\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\OpenOffice.org 3.2.lnk
backup=c:\windows\pss\OpenOffice.org 3.2.lnk.Startup
backupExtension=.Startup

[HKLM\~\startupfolder\C:^Users^Brad^AppData^Roaming^Microsoft^Windows^Start Menu^Programs^Startup^RCA Detective.lnk]
path=c:\users\Brad\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\RCA Detective.lnk
backup=c:\windows\pss\RCA Detective.lnk.Startup
backupExtension=.Startup

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\Adobe ARM]
2010-11-10 18:49 932288 ----a-w- c:\program files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\Google Update]
2010-10-10 01:35 136176 ----atw- c:\users\Brad\AppData\Local\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\GrooveMonitor]
2006-10-27 06:47 31016 ----a-w- c:\program files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\QuickTime Task]
2010-09-08 16:17 421888 ----a-w- c:\program files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\WLSync]
2010-09-23 06:19 1448800 ----a-w- c:\program files\Windows Live\Mesh\WLSync.exe

R2 clr_optimization_v4.0.30319_32;Microsoft .NET Framework NGEN v4.0.30319_X86;c:\windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\mscorsvw.exe [2010-03-18 130384]
R4 gupdate;Google Update Service (gupdate);c:\program files\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe [2010-10-21 136176]
R4 TeamViewer5;TeamViewer 5;c:\program files\TeamViewer\Version5\TeamViewer_Service.exe [2010-10-19 2011944]
R4 WatAdminSvc;Windows Activation Technologies Service;c:\windows\system32\Wat\WatAdminSvc.exe [2010-10-09 1343400]
R4 wlcrasvc;Windows Live Mesh remote connections service;c:\program files\Windows Live\Mesh\wlcrasvc.exe [2010-09-22 51040]
S3 MpNWMon;Microsoft Malware Protection Network Driver;c:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\MpNWMon.sys [2010-03-26 42368]
S3 Tp4Track;PS/2 TrackPoint Driver;c:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\tp4track.sys [2009-11-24 23152]


--- Other Services/Drivers In Memory ---

*NewlyCreated* - MPNWMON

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\svchost]
LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation REG_MULTI_SZ SSDPSRV upnphost SCardSvr TBS FontCache fdrespub AppIDSvc QWAVE wcncsvc SensrSvc
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Contents of the 'Scheduled Tasks' folder

2010-12-04 c:\windows\Tasks\GoogleUpdateTaskMachineCore.job
- c:\program files\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe [2010-11-26 06:41]

2010-12-04 c:\windows\Tasks\GoogleUpdateTaskMachineUA.job
- c:\program files\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe [2010-11-26 06:41]
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------- Supplementary Scan -------
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uStart Page = hxxp://google.com/
IE: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - c:\progra~1\MICROS~4\Office12\EXCEL.EXE/3000
Trusted Zone: ionwave.net\customer
Trusted Zone: ionwave.net\sciquest
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- - - - ORPHANS REMOVED - - - -

HKLM-Run-Easy Dock - (no file)
MSConfigStartUp-SunJavaUpdateSched - c:\program files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
MSConfigStartUp-{0228e555-4f9c-4e35-a3ec-b109a192b4c2} - c:\program files\Google\Gmail Notifier\gnotify.exe


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

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Class\{4D36E96D-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}\0000\AllUserSettings]
@Denied: (A) (Users)
@Denied: (A) (Everyone)
@Allowed: (B 1 2 3 4 5) (S-1-5-20)
"BlindDial"=dword:00000000
"MSCurrentCountry"=dword:000000b5

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\PCW\Security]
@Denied: (Full) (Everyone)
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Completion time: 2010-12-03 20:50:31
ComboFix-quarantined-files.txt 2010-12-04 02:50

Pre-Run: 13,023,477,760 bytes free
Post-Run: 16,023,998,464 bytes free

- - End Of File - - 1067C059EB2287EF0D96E0C8C5679121

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#2 oneof4

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Posted 11 December 2010 - 01:53 PM

Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer

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.

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We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:
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Posted 15 December 2010 - 01:07 PM

Three Day Bump...

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