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PopUp Hell! Computer can't keep up!


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#1 krimoore

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Posted 23 October 2004 - 12:20 PM

We have been getting excessive popups, Create a Monster? Golden Casino? Smileys? and some kind of registry scan thingie. they take over the computer so much that my computer freezes up, (I can visualize the poor hard drive rolling over and playing dead!) I have ran HijackThis and my log is below, ANY help would be appreciated! :thumbsup:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 10:15:30 AM, on 10/23/2004
Platform: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.2222A)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSTASK.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\DIRECTCD\DIRECTCD.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\INTEL\WEBOUTFITTERTOOLKIT\STTRAY.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\STIMON.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\MICROSOFT HARDWARE\GAME CONTROLLERS\COMMON\SWTRAYV4.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\LXSUPMON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SPOOL32.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\MICROSOFT HARDWARE\GAME CONTROLLERS\SWTRAY.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RPCSS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WMIEXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\PSTORES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\DDHELP.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\DESKTOP\HIJACKTHIS.EXE

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.yahoo.com/
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page_bak = http://www.yahoo.com/
O1 - Hosts: 69.20.16.183 auto.search.msn.com
O1 - Hosts: 69.20.16.183 search.netscape.com
O1 - Hosts: 69.20.16.183 ieautosearch
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSDXM.OCX
O3 - Toolbar: AIM Search - {40D41A8B-D79B-43d7-99A7-9EE0F344C385} - C:\PROGRAM FILES\AIM TOOLBAR\AIMBAR.DLL
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Adaptec DirectCD] C:\Program Files\DirectCD\DIRECTCD.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WebOutfitterTray] C:\Program Files\intel\WebOutfitterToolkit\sttray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SystemTray] SysTray.Exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LexStart] Lexstart.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LexmarkPrinTray] PrinTray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [StillImageMonitor] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\STIMON.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SideWinderTrayV4] C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~3\GAMECO~1\COMMON\SWTRAYV4.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LXSUPMON] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\LXSUPMON.EXE RUN
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LoadPowerProfile] Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [version] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MANAGE.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [LoadPowerProfile] Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [SchedulingAgent] c:\windows\SYSTEM\mstask.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [Installer] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WINST.EXE
O4 - Startup: SwTray.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Hardware\Game Controllers\SWTRAY.EXE
O4 - User Startup: SwTray.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Hardware\Game Controllers\SWTRAY.EXE
O8 - Extra context menu item: &AIM Search - res://C:\PROGRAM FILES\AIM TOOLBAR\AIMBAR.DLL/aimsearch.htm
O9 - Extra button: Real.com - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\Shdocvw.dll
O9 - Extra button: AIM - {AC9E2541-2814-11d5-BC6D-00B0D0A1DE45} - C:\PROGRAM FILES\AIM\AIM.EXE
O9 - Extra button: SideStep - {3E230861-5C87-11D3-A1C6-00105A1B41B8} - C:\WINDOWS\DOWNLOADED PROGRAM FILES\SBCIE028.DLL
O16 - DPF: {1D4DB7D2-6EC9-47A3-BD87-1E41684E07BB} - http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/funwe...etup1.0.0.8.cab
O16 - DPF: {EBBD88E5-C372-469D-B4C5-1FE00352AB9B} - http://www.ouchvideo.com/mmviewer_ic.cab
O16 - DPF: {13197ACE-6851-45C3-A7FF-C281324D5489} - http://www.2nd-thought.com/files/install007.exe

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#2 Grinler

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Posted 23 October 2004 - 04:34 PM

I want you to fix some of those entries. Please do the following:

Please make sure that you can view all hidden files. Instructions on how to do this can be found here:

How to see hidden files in Windows

Run Hijackthis again, click scan, and Put a checkmark next to each of these. Then click the Fix button

O1 - Hosts: 69.20.16.183 auto.search.msn.com
O1 - Hosts: 69.20.16.183 search.netscape.com
O1 - Hosts: 69.20.16.183 ieautosearch
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [version] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MANAGE.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [Installer] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WINST.EXE
O16 - DPF: {1D4DB7D2-6EC9-47A3-BD87-1E41684E07BB} - http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/funwe...etup1.0.0.8.cab
O16 - DPF: {EBBD88E5-C372-469D-B4C5-1FE00352AB9B} - http://www.ouchvideo.com/mmviewer_ic.cab
O16 - DPF: {13197ACE-6851-45C3-A7FF-C281324D5489} - http://www.2nd-thought.com/files/install007.ex
Reboot your computer into Safe Mode

Then delete these files or directories (Do not be concerned if they do not exist)

C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MANAGE.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WINST.EXE

Reboot your computer to go back to normal mode and please download VXFInder9x from :

http://downloads.subratam.org/VX2Finder9x(126).exe

This is for Windows 98*Grinler Only.

Please run this program and click on the button Click to find VX2.Betterinternet.

If any items are listed, select all the files and delete them all by clicking on the Delete these files

Then click on the User Agent$ button.

If you have the Quicklaunch toolbar, you can click on the Import Reg button.

Then post a brand new hijackthis log




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