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Security.Hijack in Registry, Unable to remove.

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#1 {Asha}


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Posted 08 January 2011 - 03:55 AM

Hi there, I was browsing through some sewing websites on Firefox, and a popup appeared stating that I was at risk of infection from several viruses and trojans. I don't remember exactly what it was, but it was trying to imitate Windows Security Alerts. After that I had a few issues:

I can no longer access my hotmail email account (Firefox crashes every time);
On two occasions after reboot I lost use of my sound card (but it worked fine after another reboot);
The borders of my windows that contain the minimise/maximise/close buttons, and the start bar reverted to the original settings, but the rest of the display was untouched;
The security alert opened on reboot, and automatically opened websites for porn.

I am currently operating Windows XP Professional SP3.

I have run CCleaner, Spybot Search & Destroy, AVG and Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware.
Everything came up clean except for one registry key detected by Malwarebytes:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\Userinit.exe (Security.Hijack)

It claims to have deleted the issue, but the key reappears after every reboot. I have manually deleted this also, but the same problem persists. The only thing that seems to have been fixed is that I am no longer bombarded with the "alert" screen and popups.

After looking at some similar threads, I tried some suggestions, but then encountered another issue: When I reboot in Safe Mode, only a black screen with "Safe Mode" written in each corner appears. There is a cursor, but no interface.

I am happy to take any suggestions, and hope that this can be solved without reformatting.

Thanks so much,

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Posted 08 January 2011 - 10:59 PM

Let's run a couple tings and see.

Please download the TDSS Rootkit Removing Tool (TDSSKiller.exe) and save it to your Desktop. <-Important!!!
Be sure to download TDSSKiller.exe (v2.4.0.0) from Kaspersky's website and not TDSSKiller.zip which appears to be an older version of the tool.
  • Double-click on TDSSKiller.exe to run the tool for known TDSS variants.
    Vista/Windows 7 users right-click and select Run As Administrator.
  • If TDSSKiller does not run, try renaming it.
  • To do this, right-click on TDSSKiller.exe, select Rename and give it a random name with the .com file extension (i.e. 123abc.com). If you do not see the file extension, please refer to How to change the file extension.
  • Click the Start Scan button.
  • Do not use the computer during the scan
  • If the scan completes with nothing found, click Close to exit.
  • If malicious objects are found, they will show in the Scan results - Select action for found objects and offer three options.
  • Ensure Cure (default) is selected, then click Continue > Reboot now to finish the cleaning process.
  • A log file named TDSSKiller_version_date_time_log.txt (i.e. TDSSKiller. will be created and saved to the root directory (usually Local Disk C:).
  • Copy and paste the contents of that file in your next reply.

Now >>>> Download this file and doubleclick on it to run it. Allow the information to be merged with the registry.


Download and Run RKill
  • Please download RKill by Grinler from one of the 4 links below and save it to your desktop.

    Link 1
    Link 2
    Link 3
    Link 4

  • Before we begin, you should disable your anti-malware softwares you have installed so they do not interfere RKill running as some anti-malware softwares detect RKill as malicious. Please refer to this page if you are not sure how.
  • Double-click on Rkill on your desktop to run it. (If you are using Windows Vista, please right-click on it and select Run As Administrator)
  • A black screen will appear and then disappear. Please do not worry, that is normal. This means that the tool has been successfully executed.
  • If nothing happens or if the tool does not run, please let me know in your next reply

Do not reboot your computer after running rkill as the malware programs will start again. Or if rebooting is required run it again.


If you get an alert that Rkill is "infected", ignore it. The alert is just a fake warning given by the rogue software which tries to terminate programs that try to remove it. If you see such a warning, leave the warning on the screen and then run Rkill again. By not closing the warning, this sometimes allows you to bypass the malware's attempt to protect itself so that Rkill can perform its routine.

Try this with RKill.... download iExplore.exe or eXplorer.exe, which are renamed copies of rkill.com, and try them instead.

Do not reboot your computer after running rkill as the malware programs will start again.

Rerun MBAM (MalwareBytes) like this:

Open MBAM in normal mode and click Update tab, select Check for Updates,when done
click Scanner tab,select Quick scan and scan (normal mode).
After scan click Remove Selected, Post new scan log and Reboot into normal mode.

Please ask any needed questions,post logs and Let us know how the PC is running now.
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#3 {Asha}

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Posted 09 January 2011 - 12:29 AM

Thankyou for the reply.

Here is the log for TDSSKiller.exe:

2011/01/09 12:42:30.0046 TDSS rootkit removing tool Dec 16 2010 09:46:46
2011/01/09 12:42:30.0046 ================================================================================
2011/01/09 12:42:30.0046 SystemInfo:
2011/01/09 12:42:30.0046
2011/01/09 12:42:30.0046 OS Version: 5.1.2600 ServicePack: 3.0
2011/01/09 12:42:30.0046 Product type: Workstation
2011/01/09 12:42:30.0046 ComputerName: NETPLUS-8BC77D1
2011/01/09 12:42:30.0046 UserName: User
2011/01/09 12:42:30.0046 Windows directory: C:\WINDOWS
2011/01/09 12:42:30.0046 System windows directory: C:\WINDOWS
2011/01/09 12:42:30.0046 Processor architecture: Intel x86
2011/01/09 12:42:30.0046 Number of processors: 2
2011/01/09 12:42:30.0046 Page size: 0x1000
2011/01/09 12:42:30.0046 Boot type: Normal boot
2011/01/09 12:42:30.0046 ================================================================================
2011/01/09 12:42:30.0265 Initialize success
2011/01/09 12:42:59.0140 ================================================================================
2011/01/09 12:42:59.0140 Scan started
2011/01/09 12:42:59.0140 Mode: Manual;
2011/01/09 12:42:59.0140 ================================================================================
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2011/01/09 12:43:04.0453 Ptilink (80d317bd1c3dbc5d4fe7b1678c60cadd) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\ptilink.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:04.0531 RasAcd (fe0d99d6f31e4fad8159f690d68ded9c) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\rasacd.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:04.0562 Rasl2tp (11b4a627bc9614b885c4969bfa5ff8a6) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\rasl2tp.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:04.0593 RasPppoe (5bc962f2654137c9909c3d4603587dee) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\raspppoe.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:04.0609 Raspti (fdbb1d60066fcfbb7452fd8f9829b242) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\raspti.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:04.0640 RDPCDD (4912d5b403614ce99c28420f75353332) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\RDPCDD.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:04.0671 rdpdr (15cabd0f7c00c47c70124907916af3f1) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\rdpdr.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:04.0703 RDPWD (6728e45b66f93c08f11de2e316fc70dd) C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\RDPWD.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:04.0734 redbook (f828dd7e1419b6653894a8f97a0094c5) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\redbook.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:04.0781 RFCOMM (851c30df2807fcfa21e4c681a7d6440e) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\rfcomm.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:04.0796 ROOTMODEM (d8b0b4ade32574b2d9c5cc34dc0dbbe7) C:\WINDOWS\system32\Drivers\RootMdm.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:04.0843 RTLE8023xp (185641ad7e80bfce0aa545d3ec79d557) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\Rtenicxp.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:04.0906 SASDIFSV (a3281aec37e0720a2bc28034c2df2a56) C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SASDIFSV.SYS
2011/01/09 12:43:04.0921 SASKUTIL (61db0d0756a99506207fd724e3692b25) C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SASKUTIL.SYS
2011/01/09 12:43:04.0968 Secdrv (90a3935d05b494a5a39d37e71f09a677) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\secdrv.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:04.0984 serenum (0f29512ccd6bead730039fb4bd2c85ce) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\serenum.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:05.0000 Serial (cca207a8896d4c6a0c9ce29a4ae411a7) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\serial.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:05.0046 Sfloppy (8e6b8c671615d126fdc553d1e2de5562) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\sfloppy.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:05.0093 SLIP (866d538ebe33709a5c9f5c62b73b7d14) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\SLIP.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:05.0125 splitter (ab8b92451ecb048a4d1de7c3ffcb4a9f) C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\splitter.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:05.0156 sr (76bb022c2fb6902fd5bdd4f78fc13a5d) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\sr.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:05.0218 streamip (77813007ba6265c4b6098187e6ed79d2) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\StreamIP.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:05.0250 swenum (3941d127aef12e93addf6fe6ee027e0f) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\swenum.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:05.0265 swmidi (8ce882bcc6cf8a62f2b2323d95cb3d01) C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\swmidi.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:05.0390 sysaudio (8b83f3ed0f1688b4958f77cd6d2bf290) C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\sysaudio.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:05.0437 Tcpip (9aefa14bd6b182d61e3119fa5f436d3d) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\tcpip.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:05.0484 TDPIPE (6471a66807f5e104e4885f5b67349397) C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\TDPIPE.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:05.0515 TDTCP (c56b6d0402371cf3700eb322ef3aaf61) C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\TDTCP.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:05.0531 TermDD (88155247177638048422893737429d9e) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\termdd.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:05.0609 Udfs (5787b80c2e3c5e2f56c2a233d91fa2c9) C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\Udfs.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:05.0656 Update (402ddc88356b1bac0ee3dd1580c76a31) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\update.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:05.0703 usbehci (65dcf09d0e37d4c6b11b5b0b76d470a7) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\usbehci.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:05.0734 usbhub (1ab3cdde553b6e064d2e754efe20285c) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\usbhub.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:05.0765 usbohci (0daecce65366ea32b162f85f07c6753b) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\usbohci.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:05.0796 usbprint (a717c8721046828520c9edf31288fc00) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\usbprint.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:05.0828 usbscan (a0b8cf9deb1184fbdd20784a58fa75d4) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\usbscan.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:05.0859 USBSTOR (a32426d9b14a089eaa1d922e0c5801a9) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\USBSTOR.SYS
2011/01/09 12:43:05.0890 usbuhci (26496f9dee2d787fc3e61ad54821ffe6) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\usbuhci.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:05.0921 VComm (51750b0539986186c6931fc40d171521) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\VComm.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:05.0953 VcommMgr (6d9c891c0a761afed1f3609c2e56f2b9) C:\WINDOWS\system32\Drivers\VcommMgr.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:05.0984 VgaSave (0d3a8fafceacd8b7625cd549757a7df1) C:\WINDOWS\System32\drivers\vga.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:06.0046 VolSnap (4c8fcb5cc53aab716d810740fe59d025) C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\VolSnap.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:06.0078 Wanarp (e20b95baedb550f32dd489265c1da1f6) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\wanarp.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:06.0140 wdmaud (6768acf64b18196494413695f0c3a00f) C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\wdmaud.sys
2011/01/09 12:43:06.0234 WSTCODEC (c98b39829c2bbd34e454150633c62c78) C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\WSTCODEC.SYS
2011/01/09 12:43:06.0281 \HardDisk0 - detected Rootkit.Win32.TDSS.tdl4 (0)
2011/01/09 12:43:06.0281 ================================================================================
2011/01/09 12:43:06.0281 Scan finished
2011/01/09 12:43:06.0281 ================================================================================
2011/01/09 12:43:06.0296 Detected object count: 1
2011/01/09 12:44:13.0218 \HardDisk0 - will be cured after reboot
2011/01/09 12:44:13.0218 Rootkit.Win32.TDSS.tdl4(\HardDisk0) - User select action: Cure
2011/01/09 12:44:16.0031 Deinitialize success

Rkill did not find anything. Following your instructions, I went to update MBAM but I received an error message, so I downloaded the newest version from the website and the update worked afterward.

Here is the log for MBAM:

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware

Database version: 5486

Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3
Internet Explorer 6.0.2900.5512

1/9/2011 1:07:52 PM
mbam-log-2011-01-09 (13-07-52).txt

Scan type: Quick scan
Objects scanned: 144716
Time elapsed: 3 minute(s), 11 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 1
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 1
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 10

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\qni8hj710fdl (Malware.Trace) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\Start_ShowMyDocs (PUM.Hijack.StartMenu) -> Bad: (0) Good: (1) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
c:\WINDOWS\Temp\0.08779245988561046.exe (Trojan.Dropper) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
c:\WINDOWS\Temp\0.19715475105000713.exe (Trojan.Dropper) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
c:\WINDOWS\Temp\0.4806095806978572.exe (Trojan.Dropper) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
c:\WINDOWS\Temp\0.4994194068129566.exe (Trojan.Dropper) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
c:\WINDOWS\Temp\0.7019748865006562.exe (Trojan.Dropper) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
c:\WINDOWS\Temp\0.7071961885278614.exe (Trojan.Dropper) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
c:\WINDOWS\Temp\0.8782658683866613.exe (Trojan.Dropper) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
c:\WINDOWS\Temp\0.9167653056368416.exe (Trojan.Dropper) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
c:\WINDOWS\Temp\0.9962506592314134.exe (Trojan.Dropper) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
c:\WINDOWS\Temp\0.352680942505293.exe (Trojan.Dropper) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Upon reboot, I ran MBAM again, and this time it didn't find anything malicious, so I am quietly optimistic. Perhaps the root of my problem was that MBAM was unable to update, but I still feel that the other things you offered helped as well. If anything persists, I'll be sure to let you know.


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Posted 09 January 2011 - 01:21 PM

Hello, looks pretty good. In reality this was the real trouble maker.
2011/01/09 12:43:06.0296 Detected object count: 1
2011/01/09 12:44:13.0218 \HardDisk0 - will be cured after reboot
2011/01/09 12:44:13.0218 Rootkit.Win32.TDSS.tdl4(\HardDisk0) - User select action: Cure
2011/01/09 12:44:16.0031 Deinitialize success

Glad that's out and we got a good MBAM scan. I want to run an online scan and see if the "Droppers" dropped anything.

Please perform a scan with Eset Online Antiivirus Scanner.
This scan requires Internet Explorer to work. Vista/Windows 7 users need to run Internet Explorer as Administrator.
To do this, right-click on the IE icon in the Start Menu or Quick Launch Bar on the Taskbar and select Run As Administrator from the context menu.
  • Click the green Posted Image button.
  • Read the End User License Agreement and check the box:
  • Check Posted Image.
  • Click the Posted Image button.
  • Accept any security warnings from your browser.
  • Check Posted Image
  • Check Remove found threats and Scan potentially unwanted applications. (If given the option, choose "Quarantine" instead of delete.)
  • Click the Start button.
  • ESET will then download updates for itself, install itself, and begin scanning your computer.
  • If offered the option to get information or buy software at any point, just close the window.
  • The scan will take a while so be patient and do NOT use the computer while the scan is running. Keep all other programs and windows closed.
  • When the scan completes, push Posted Image
  • Push Posted Image, and save the file to your desktop as ESETScan.txt.
  • Push the Posted Image button, then Finish.
  • Copy and paste the contents of ESETScan.txt in your next reply.
Note: A log.txt file will also be created and automatically saved in the C:\Program Files\EsetOnlineScanner\ folder.
If you did not save the ESETScan log, click Posted Image > Run..., then type or copy and paste everything in the code box below into the Open dialogue box:

C:\Program Files\ESET\EsetOnlineScanner\log.txt
  • Click Ok and the scan results will open in Notepad.
  • Copy and paste the contents of log.txt in your next reply.
-- Some online scanners will detect existing anti-virus software and refuse to cooperate. You may have to disable the real-time protection components of your existing anti-virus and try running the scan again. If you do this, remember to turn them back on after you are finished.

NOTE: In some instances if no malware is found there will be no log produced.
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