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hijacked Firefox, google searches redirect

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#1 Hardwarez


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Posted 03 August 2011 - 04:19 PM

DDS (Ver_2011-06-23.01) - NTFSAMD64
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_20
Run by Daniel at 17:16:29 on 2011-08-03
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.4094.1662 [GMT -4:00]
AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {108DAC43-C256-20B7-BB05-914135DA5160}
SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {ABEC4DA7-E46C-2F39-81B5-AA334E5D1BDD}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\Antimalware\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SASCORE64.EXE
C:\Program Files\LSI SoftModem\agr64svc.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Reservation Manager\AMD Reservation Manager.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files (x86)\BUFFALO\NASNAVI\nassvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Macrium\Reflect\ReflectService.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Sling Media\SlingAgent\SlingAgentService.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Program Files (x86)\TeamViewer\Version6\TeamViewer_Service.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\TomTom HOME 2\TomTomHOMEService.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\Antimalware\NisSrv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\msseces.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Bitcoin\20110701\guiminer\guiminer.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServicePeerNet
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenVPN Technologies\OpenVPN Client\core\capiws.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenVPN Technologies\OpenVPN Client\core\ovpntray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Bitcoin\20110701\guiminer\poclbm.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamservice.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe
============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============
uSearch Page = hxxp://www.google.com
uStart Page = hxxp://radiotime.com/WebTuner.aspx?StationId=27085&
uSearch Bar = hxxp://www.google.com/ie
uDefault_Search_URL = hxxp://www.google.com/ie
uSearchAssistant = hxxp://www.google.com/ie
uSearchURL,(Default) = hxxp://www.google.com/search?q=%s
mWinlogon: Userinit=userinit.exe
BHO: Adobe PDF Link Helper: {18df081c-e8ad-4283-a596-fa578c2ebdc3} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelperShim.dll
BHO: PimpFish Toolbar Opcode Handler: {29c88e20-4234-41b9-a9db-982958c95fb1} - C:\Program Files (x86)\PimpFish\PimpFish.dll
BHO: FloatBar Class: {75b1a646-cdce-4c06-b52f-84f4463b4fc8} - C:\Program Files (x86)\PimpFish\FloatBar.dll
BHO: Java™ Plug-In 2 SSV Helper: {dbc80044-a445-435b-bc74-9c25c1c588a9} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre6\bin\jp2ssv.dll
TB: PimpFish: {d593de91-7b41-45c2-830e-e9a99ab142aa} - C:\Program Files (x86)\PimpFish\PimpFish.dll
TB: {D4027C7F-154A-4066-A1AD-4243D8127440} - No File
uRun: [Google Update] "C:\Users\Daniel\AppData\Local\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe" /c
mRun: [StartCCC] "C:\Program Files (x86)\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\CLIStart.exe" MSRun
mRun: [Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe" /starttray
mRunOnce: [Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware] C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe /install /silent
StartupFolder: C:\Users\Daniel\AppData\Roaming\MICROS~1\Windows\STARTM~1\Programs\Startup\Dropbox.lnk - C:\Users\Daniel\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\Dropbox.exe
StartupFolder: C:\PROGRA~3\MICROS~1\Windows\STARTM~1\Programs\Startup\guiminer.lnk - C:\Program Files (x86)\Bitcoin\20110701\guiminer\guiminer.exe
StartupFolder: C:\PROGRA~3\MICROS~1\Windows\STARTM~1\Programs\Startup\OPENVP~1.LNK - C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenVPN Technologies\OpenVPN Client\core\ovpntray.exe
uPolicies-explorer: NoThumbnailCache = 1 (0x1)
mPolicies-explorer: NoActiveDesktop = 1 (0x1)
mPolicies-explorer: NoActiveDesktopChanges = 1 (0x1)
mPolicies-system: ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin = 0 (0x0)
mPolicies-system: ConsentPromptBehaviorUser = 3 (0x3)
mPolicies-system: EnableLUA = 0 (0x0)
mPolicies-system: EnableUIADesktopToggle = 0 (0x0)
mPolicies-system: PromptOnSecureDesktop = 0 (0x0)
mPolicies-system: DisableStartupSound = 1 (0x1)
mPolicies-system: DisplayLastLogonInfo = 1 (0x1)
IE: Add to Google Photos Screensa&ver - C:\Windows\system32\GPhotos.scr/200
IE: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - C:\PROGRA~2\MICROS~1\OFFICE11\EXCEL.EXE/3000
IE: PimpFish Grab movies on this page - C:\Program Files (x86)\PimpFish\PimpFish.dll/GRABPAGEMOVIES.HTM
IE: PimpFish Grab pictures on this page - C:\Program Files (x86)\PimpFish\PimpFish.dll/GRABPAGEPICS.HTM
IE: PimpFish Grab pictures this page links to - C:\Program Files (x86)\PimpFish\PimpFish.dll/GRABPAGELINKS.HTM
IE: PimpFish Grab Target File - C:\Program Files (x86)\PimpFish\PimpFish.dll/GRABLINK.HTM
IE: PimpFish Grab This Picture - C:\Program Files (x86)\PimpFish\PimpFish.dll/GRABPIC.HTM
DPF: {8AD9C840-044E-11D1-B3E9-00805F499D93} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_20-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0020-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_20-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_20-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {E2883E8F-472F-4FB0-9522-AC9BF37916A7} - hxxp://platformdl.adobe.com/NOS/getPlusPlus/1.6/gp.cab
DPF: {FD0B6769-6490-4A91-AA0A-B5AE0DC75AC9} - hxxps://secure.logmein.com/activex/ractrl.cab?lmi=100
TCP: Interfaces\{1BD315F9-4252-40F4-9095-33439230A78E} : NameServer =,
Handler: leaf - {3c4a8a13-029e-430d-b8c1-46e834d20b31} - C:\Windows\System32\mscoree.dll
BHO-X64: Adobe PDF Link Helper: {18DF081C-E8AD-4283-A596-FA578C2EBDC3} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelperShim.dll
BHO-X64: AcroIEHelperStub - No File
BHO-X64: PimpFish Toolbar Opcode Handler: {29C88E20-4234-41B9-A9DB-982958C95FB1} - C:\Program Files (x86)\PimpFish\PimpFish.dll
BHO-X64: PimpFish Toolbar Opcode Handler - No File
BHO-X64: FloatBar Class: {75B1A646-CDCE-4C06-B52F-84F4463B4FC8} - C:\Program Files (x86)\PimpFish\FloatBar.dll
BHO-X64: PimpFish FloatBar - No File
BHO-X64: Java™ Plug-In 2 SSV Helper: {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre6\bin\jp2ssv.dll
TB-X64: PimpFish: {D593DE91-7B41-45C2-830E-E9A99AB142AA} - C:\Program Files (x86)\PimpFish\PimpFish.dll
TB-X64: {D4027C7F-154A-4066-A1AD-4243D8127440} - No File
mRun-x64: [StartCCC] "C:\Program Files (x86)\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\CLIStart.exe" MSRun
mRun-x64: [Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe" /starttray
mRunOnce-x64: [Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware] C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe /install /silent
Hosts: client.openvpn.net
Hosts: openvpn-client.ra.infinipipe.com
================= FIREFOX ===================
FF - ProfilePath - C:\Users\Daniel\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\dla\
FF - prefs.js: browser.search.defaulturl - hxxp://www.google.com/search?lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&q=
FF - prefs.js: browser.startup.homepage - hxxp://www.google.com/|http://www.chattanoogacomputerservice.com/j&r/
FF - component: C:\Users\Daniel\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\dla\extensions\{3112ca9c-de6d-4884-a869-9855de68056c}\components\frozen.dll
FF - component: C:\Users\Daniel\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\dla\extensions\{3112ca9c-de6d-4884-a869-9855de68056c}\components\googletoolbar-ff3.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\DivX\DivX Plus Web Player\npdivx32.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Earth\plugin\npgeplugin.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Picasa3\npPicasa3.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Update\\npGoogleUpdate3.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Silverlight\4.0.60531.0\npctrlui.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugins\npdeployJava1.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugins\npwachk.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Pando Networks\Media Booster\npPandoWebPlugin.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files\DivX\DivX Player\npDivxPlayerPlugin.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files\DivX\DivX Web Player\npdivx32.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files\QuickTime\Plugins\npqtplugin.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files\QuickTime\Plugins\npqtplugin2.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files\QuickTime\Plugins\npqtplugin3.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files\QuickTime\Plugins\npqtplugin4.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files\QuickTime\Plugins\npqtplugin5.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files\QuickTime\Plugins\npqtplugin6.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files\QuickTime\Plugins\npqtplugin7.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Users\Daniel\AppData\Local\Google\Update\\npGoogleUpdate3.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Users\Daniel\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\plugins\npgoogletalk.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Users\Daniel\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\plugins\npgtpo3dautoplugin.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Windows\system32\Wat\npWatWeb.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\NPSWF32.dll
============= SERVICES / DRIVERS ===============
R1 MpFilter;Microsoft Malware Protection Driver;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\MpFilter.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\MpFilter.sys [?]
R1 SASDIFSV;SASDIFSV;C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\sasdifsv64.sys [2010-2-17 14920]
R1 SASKUTIL;SASKUTIL;C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\saskutil64.sys [2010-2-17 12360]
R2 !SASCORE;SAS Core Service;C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SASCore64.exe [2010-6-29 128752]
R2 AMD External Events Utility;AMD External Events Utility;C:\Windows\system32\atiesrxx.exe --> C:\Windows\system32\atiesrxx.exe [?]
R2 AMD Reservation Manager;AMD Reservation Manager;C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Reservation Manager\AMD Reservation Manager.exe [2010-6-17 194496]
R2 CronService;Cron Service for Prey;C:\Prey\platform\windows\cronsvc.exe [2011-1-26 19968]
R2 MBAMService;MBAMService;C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamservice.exe [2010-6-23 366640]
R2 NasPmService;NAS PM Service;C:\Program Files (x86)\BUFFALO\NASNAVI\nassvc.exe -Service_Execute -dcyc=60 -dto=3 -dluc=0 -dmin=1 -dmax=60 -dflc=0 -apc=0 -log=0 -pm=1 -pall=1 -phttp=0 -pbc=0 -ppro=0 -pcyc=0 -pmin=1 -pmax=60 -pflc=0 --> C:\Program Files (x86)\BUFFALO\NASNAVI\nassvc.exe -Service_Execute -dcyc=60 -dto=3 -dluc=0 -dmin=1 -dmax=60 -dflc=0 -apc=0 -log=0 -pm=1 -pall=1 -phttp=0 -pbc=0 -ppro=0 -pcyc=0 -pmin=1 -pmax=60 -pflc=0 [?]
R2 OpenVPNAccessClient;OpenVPN Access Client;C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenVPN Technologies\OpenVPN Client\core\capiws.exe [2011-5-5 24064]
R2 ReflectService;Macrium Reflect Image Mounting Service;C:\Program Files\Macrium\Reflect\ReflectService.exe [2011-6-7 301720]
R2 SlingAgentService;SlingAgentService;C:\Program Files (x86)\Sling Media\SlingAgent\SlingAgentService.exe [2009-9-25 93960]
R2 TeamViewer6;TeamViewer 6;C:\Program Files (x86)\TeamViewer\Version6\TeamViewer_Service.exe [2010-12-7 2228008]
R2 TomTomHOMEService;TomTomHOMEService;C:\Program Files (x86)\TomTom HOME 2\TomTomHOMEService.exe [2011-4-22 92592]
R3 amdiox64;AMD IO Driver;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\amdiox64.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\amdiox64.sys [?]
R3 amdkmdag;amdkmdag;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\atikmdag.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\atikmdag.sys [?]
R3 amdkmdap;amdkmdap;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\atikmpag.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\atikmpag.sys [?]
R3 AtiHDAudioService;ATI Function Driver for HD Audio Service;C:\Windows\system32\drivers\AtihdW76.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\drivers\AtihdW76.sys [?]
R3 Fwleaf;NETGEAR Firewall Driver;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\fwleaf.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\fwleaf.sys [?]
R3 lvpepf64;Volume Adapter;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\lv302a64.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\lv302a64.sys [?]
R3 LVUSBS64;Logitech USB Monitor Filter;C:\Windows\system32\drivers\LVUSBS64.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\drivers\LVUSBS64.sys [?]
R3 Lycosa;Lycosa Keyboard;C:\Windows\system32\drivers\Lycosa.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\drivers\Lycosa.sys [?]
R3 MBAMProtector;MBAMProtector;\??\C:\Windows\system32\drivers\mbam.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\drivers\mbam.sys [?]
R3 MpNWMon;Microsoft Malware Protection Network Driver;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\MpNWMon.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\MpNWMon.sys [?]
R3 NisDrv;Microsoft Network Inspection System;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\NisDrvWFP.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\NisDrvWFP.sys [?]
R3 NisSrv;Microsoft Network Inspection;C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\Antimalware\NisSrv.exe [2010-11-11 282616]
R3 tapoas;TAP-Win32 Adapter OAS;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\tapoas.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\tapoas.sys [?]
S2 gupdate;Google Update Service (gupdate);C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe [2010-5-13 136176]
S3 gupdatem;Google Update Service (gupdatem);C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe [2010-5-13 136176]
S3 leafnets;Leaf Networks Adapter;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\leafnets.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\leafnets.sys [?]
S3 WatAdminSvc;Windows Activation Technologies Service;C:\Windows\system32\Wat\WatAdminSvc.exe --> C:\Windows\system32\Wat\WatAdminSvc.exe [?]
S4 DynDNS Updater;DynDNS Updater;C:\Program Files (x86)\DynDNS Updater\DynUpSvc.exe [2010-4-16 103800]
=============== Created Last 30 ================
2011-08-03 02:07:31 8578896 ----a-w- C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\Definition Updates\{BF2E1603-C18C-4C5B-B84C-0A797D43D340}\mpengine.dll
2011-07-14 20:40:21 -------- d-----w- C:\Users\Daniel\AppData\Roaming\com.mailchimp.Chimpadeedee.C1F13C55E23A19347D5724D9AEDAF8972DE92B00.1
2011-07-14 20:40:17 -------- d-----w- C:\Program Files (x86)\Chimpadeedee
2011-07-11 21:48:12 12800 ----a-w- C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugins\npwachk.dll
2011-07-07 05:12:23 110592 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\rtvcvfw32.dll
2011-07-07 05:12:03 -------- d-----w- C:\Program Files (x86)\MSI Afterburner
==================== Find3M ====================
2011-08-03 21:01:34 29 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\TempWmicBatchFile.bat
2011-07-06 23:52:42 41272 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\drivers\mbamswissarmy.sys
2011-07-06 23:52:42 25912 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\drivers\mbam.sys
2011-06-22 22:21:05 404640 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\FlashPlayerCPLApp.cpl
2011-06-07 22:26:35 13464 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\drivers\PSVolAcc.sys
2011-06-07 22:26:11 40600 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\drivers\psmounter.sys
2011-05-28 03:07:01 3133952 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\win32k.sys
2011-05-06 03:10:46 30720 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\drivers\tapoas.sys
============= FINISH: 17:17:12.99 ===============

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#2 gringo_pr


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Posted 03 August 2011 - 08:43 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.
  • Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!

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.

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.

Run Combofix:

You may be asked to install or update the Recovery Console (Win XP Only) if this happens please allow it to do so (you will need to be connected to the internet for this)

Before you run Combofix I will need you to turn off any security software you have running, If you do not know how to do this you can find out >here< or >here<

Combofix may need to reboot your computer more than once to do its job this is normal.

You can download Combofix from one of these links.
Link 1
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1. Close any open browsers or any other programs that are open.
2. Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.

Double click on combofix.exe & follow the prompts.
When finished, it will produce a report for you.

Note 1: Do not mouseclick combofix's window while it's running. That may cause it to stall

Note 2: If you recieve an error "Illegal operation attempted on a registery key that has been marked for deletion." Please restart the computer

"information and logs"

  • In your next post I need the following
  • Log from Combofix
  • let me know of any problems you may have had
  • How is the computer doing now?

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#3 Hardwarez

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Posted 04 August 2011 - 08:24 AM

I have discovered that my dlink dir-655 had the DNS settings hacked. DHCP from ISP was getting russian IP's.

Primary DNS Server :
Secondary DNS Server :

I hard reset it to correct and set non default password.

Below you will see.


That I assume is the problem. I checked and this WAS NOT deleted or has regenerated.

ComboFix 11-08-03.02 - tv 08/03/2011 8:26.1.2 - x86
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.2047.1055 [GMT -4:00]
Running from: c:\users\tv\Desktop\ComboFix.exe
AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Disabled/Updated* {108DAC43-C256-20B7-BB05-914135DA5160}
SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Disabled/Updated* {ABEC4DA7-E46C-2F39-81B5-AA334E5D1BDD}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Other Deletions )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
((((((((((((((((((((((((( Files Created from 2011-07-03 to 2011-08-03 )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
2011-08-03 12:38 . 2011-08-03 12:38 -------- d-----w- c:\users\Default\AppData\Local\temp
2011-08-03 05:32 . 2011-08-03 05:32 -------- d-----w- c:\users\tv\AppData\Roaming\Malwarebytes
2011-08-03 05:32 . 2011-07-06 23:52 41272 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\mbamswissarmy.sys
2011-08-03 05:32 . 2011-08-03 05:32 -------- d-----w- c:\programdata\Malwarebytes
2011-08-03 05:32 . 2011-08-03 05:32 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
2011-08-03 05:32 . 2011-07-06 23:52 22712 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\mbam.sys
2011-08-02 22:30 . 2011-08-02 22:30 28752 ----a-w- c:\programdata\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\Definition Updates\{375B9E44-925D-4E3E-BEF9-E8700EA978F2}\MpKsl7c35b41e.sys
2011-08-02 22:29 . 2011-07-13 03:39 6881616 ----a-w- c:\programdata\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\Definition Updates\{375B9E44-925D-4E3E-BEF9-E8700EA978F2}\mpengine.dll
2011-07-06 15:22 . 2011-07-06 15:22 -------- d-----w- C:\guiminer20110701
(((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Find3M Report ))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
2011-07-13 03:39 . 2011-02-23 18:55 6881616 ----a-w- c:\programdata\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\Definition Updates\Backup\mpengine.dll
2011-06-22 15:13 . 2011-06-22 15:13 40394 ----a-w- C:\cc_20110622_111341.reg
2011-06-16 00:43 . 2011-05-23 04:08 404640 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\FlashPlayerCPLApp.cpl
2011-05-28 03:00 . 2011-06-16 06:07 1638912 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\mshtml.tlb
2011-05-24 10:35 . 2011-06-29 06:22 294912 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\umpnpmgr.dll
((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Reg Loading Points ))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
*Note* empty entries & legit default entries are not shown
"StartCCC"="c:\program files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\CLIStart.exe" [2011-01-05 336384]
"MSC"="c:\program files\Microsoft Security Client\msseces.exe" [2010-11-30 997408]
"Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware"="c:\program files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe" [2011-07-06 449584]
c:\users\tv\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\
PRemoteDroid-Server - Shortcut.lnk - c:\premotedroid-server\PRemoteDroid-Server.exe [2010-3-14 25600]
c:\programdata\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\
guiminer.lnk - c:\guiminer20110701\guiminer\guiminer.exe [2011-7-6 204800]
"ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin"= 5 (0x5)
"ConsentPromptBehaviorUser"= 3 (0x3)
"EnableUIADesktopToggle"= 0 (0x0)
"SoftwareSASGeneration"= 1 (0x1)
Security Packages REG_MULTI_SZ kerberos msv1_0 schannel wdigest tspkg pku2u livessp
[HKLM\~\startupfolder\C:^ProgramData^Microsoft^Windows^Start Menu^Programs^Startup^GPU.lnk]
path=c:\programdata\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\GPU.lnk
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\ATICustomerCare]
2010-05-04 21:05 311296 ----a-r- c:\program files\ATI\ATICustomerCare\ATICustomerCare.exe
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\DivX Download Manager]
2010-12-08 21:15 63360 ----a-w- c:\program files\DivX\DivX Plus Web Player\DDMService.exe
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\DivXUpdate]
2010-12-09 19:28 1226608 ----a-w- c:\program files\DivX\DivX Update\DivXUpdate.exe
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\HotKeysCmds]
2006-10-07 00:13 114688 ----a-w- c:\windows\System32\hkcmd.exe
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\IgfxTray]
2006-10-07 00:11 98304 ----a-w- c:\windows\System32\igfxtray.exe
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\Kcast]
2010-12-10 21:54 893896 ----a-w- c:\program files\Kitco\KcastWin7.exe
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\Persistence]
2006-10-07 00:10 94208 ----a-w- c:\windows\System32\igfxpers.exe
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\Steam]
2010-12-29 05:49 1242448 ----a-w- c:\program files\Steam\Steam.exe
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\SunJavaUpdateSched]
2010-05-14 15:44 248552 ----a-w- c:\program files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
R1 MpKsl08b0e75d;MpKsl08b0e75d;c:\programdata\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\Definition Updates\{FE69147E-3458-4527-ADD3-03C535D421E1}\MpKsl08b0e75d.sys [x]
R1 MpKsl0993c867;MpKsl0993c867;c:\programdata\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\Definition Updates\{E64D5314-3F5F-40CA-AEBB-BF40C3A2CC40}\MpKsl0993c867.sys [x]
R1 MpKsl1b84b8ef;MpKsl1b84b8ef;c:\programdata\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\Definition Updates\{4B88AAF0-3A17-40E5-9142-77F8776B5525}\MpKsl1b84b8ef.sys [x]
R1 MpKsl2066b85e;MpKsl2066b85e;c:\programdata\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\Definition Updates\{AEF64C3F-E5DA-4DD0-AE88-B15EE132FB6F}\MpKsl2066b85e.sys [x]
R1 MpKsl317f1962;MpKsl317f1962;c:\programdata\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\Definition Updates\{211B35B7-3A97-463B-91FE-B02B927BD9B0}\MpKsl317f1962.sys [x]
R1 MpKsl399c5042;MpKsl399c5042;c:\programdata\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\Definition Updates\{BD8696F5-40F8-42AA-95AE-520F810DB75D}\MpKsl399c5042.sys [x]
R1 MpKsl4315b381;MpKsl4315b381;c:\programdata\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\Definition Updates\{DF633933-8CA8-43BA-AD5B-D917BE72AAD9}\MpKsl4315b381.sys [x]
R1 MpKsl53dbec84;MpKsl53dbec84;c:\programdata\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\Definition Updates\{AED2BF49-2C25-4FB9-A3F8-373A6FCB875C}\MpKsl53dbec84.sys [x]
R1 MpKsl5562783b;MpKsl5562783b;c:\programdata\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\Definition Updates\{BD8696F5-40F8-42AA-95AE-520F810DB75D}\MpKsl5562783b.sys [x]
R1 MpKsl5e941315;MpKsl5e941315;c:\programdata\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\Definition Updates\{29137682-CD6E-4CC1-9982-80EDC7E8935C}\MpKsl5e941315.sys [x]
R1 MpKsl636a106c;MpKsl636a106c;c:\programdata\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\Definition Updates\{BD8696F5-40F8-42AA-95AE-520F810DB75D}\MpKsl636a106c.sys [x]
R1 MpKsl92a8f3b9;MpKsl92a8f3b9;c:\programdata\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\Definition Updates\{AEF64C3F-E5DA-4DD0-AE88-B15EE132FB6F}\MpKsl92a8f3b9.sys [x]
R1 MpKslb59cfbfe;MpKslb59cfbfe;c:\programdata\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\Definition Updates\{161E9AFD-8EBA-4A2C-B766-0D43B350F97C}\MpKslb59cfbfe.sys [x]
R1 MpKslc4e24f6b;MpKslc4e24f6b;c:\programdata\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\Definition Updates\{B92FCF8B-3999-48C0-93DB-B1EF3333008D}\MpKslc4e24f6b.sys [x]
R1 MpKslca3385a8;MpKslca3385a8;c:\programdata\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\Definition Updates\{BD8696F5-40F8-42AA-95AE-520F810DB75D}\MpKslca3385a8.sys [x]
R1 MpKslcbca4cf9;MpKslcbca4cf9;c:\programdata\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\Definition Updates\{49ECEAAE-7678-4D57-A58D-DB363BE2920E}\MpKslcbca4cf9.sys [x]
R1 MpKsldc41c2a6;MpKsldc41c2a6;c:\programdata\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\Definition Updates\{53FF51F2-A3B2-4156-80D0-3444175A225D}\MpKsldc41c2a6.sys [x]
R1 MpKslde1226f0;MpKslde1226f0;c:\programdata\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\Definition Updates\{211B35B7-3A97-463B-91FE-B02B927BD9B0}\MpKslde1226f0.sys [x]
R1 MpKslff7b9b68;MpKslff7b9b68;c:\programdata\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\Definition Updates\{D5C2D036-EC6B-4112-8E41-C1D54A074AE9}\MpKslff7b9b68.sys [x]
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]
R2 gupdate;Google Update Service (gupdate);c:\program files\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe [2011-03-16 136176]
R3 gupdatem;Google Update Service (gupdatem);c:\program files\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe [2011-03-16 136176]
R3 htcdiag;HTC Android Diag Port;c:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\htcdiag.sys [2009-10-14 101376]
R3 MpNWMon;Microsoft Malware Protection Network Driver;c:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\MpNWMon.sys [2010-10-25 43392]
R3 NisDrv;Microsoft Network Inspection System;c:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\NisDrvWFP.sys [2010-10-25 54144]
R3 NisSrv;Microsoft Network Inspection;c:\program files\Microsoft Security Client\Antimalware\NisSrv.exe [2010-11-11 206360]
S1 MpKsl7c35b41e;MpKsl7c35b41e;c:\programdata\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware\Definition Updates\{375B9E44-925D-4E3E-BEF9-E8700EA978F2}\MpKsl7c35b41e.sys [2011-08-02 28752]
S2 AMD External Events Utility;AMD External Events Utility;c:\windows\system32\atiesrxx.exe [2011-01-05 176128]
S2 MBAMService;MBAMService;c:\program files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamservice.exe [2011-07-06 366640]
S2 SlingAgentService;SlingAgentService;c:\program files\Sling Media\SlingAgent\SlingAgentService.exe [2010-11-03 94024]
S2 TeamViewer6;TeamViewer 6;c:\program files\TeamViewer\Version6\TeamViewer_Service.exe [2011-06-01 2337144]
S2 uvnc_service;uvnc_service;c:\program files\UltraVNC\WinVNC.exe [2010-11-28 1737200]
S3 amdkmdag;amdkmdag;c:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\atikmdag.sys [2011-01-05 6789120]
S3 amdkmdap;amdkmdap;c:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\atikmpag.sys [2011-01-05 235520]
S3 AtiHDAudioService;ATI Function Driver for HD Audio Service;c:\windows\system32\drivers\AtihdW73.sys [2010-11-17 101392]
S3 MBAMProtector;MBAMProtector;c:\windows\system32\drivers\mbam.sys [2011-07-06 22712]
S3 mv2;mv2;c:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\mv2.sys [2011-01-06 12096]
S3 UsbFltr;Razer Copperhead Driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\copperhd.sys [2005-11-02 11596]
Contents of the 'Scheduled Tasks' folder
2011-08-03 c:\windows\Tasks\GoogleUpdateTaskMachineCore.job
- c:\program files\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe [2011-03-16 00:36]
2011-08-03 c:\windows\Tasks\GoogleUpdateTaskMachineUA.job
- c:\program files\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe [2011-03-16 00:36]
------- Supplementary Scan -------
uStart Page = hxxp://www.google.com/
IE: &Winamp Search - c:\programdata\Winamp Toolbar\ieToolbar\resources\en-US\local\search.html
TCP: Interfaces\{E7C9DD9E-E219-4CFC-8C94-25EB1A8B76A1}: NameServer =,
FF - ProfilePath - c:\users\tv\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\58yrhsw5.default\
FF - prefs.js: browser.search.selectedEngine - Search the web
FF - prefs.js: browser.startup.homepage - hxxp://www.google.com/
--------------------- LOCKED REGISTRY KEYS ---------------------
@Denied: (A) (Users)
@Denied: (A) (Everyone)
@Allowed: (B 1 2 3 4 5) (S-1-5-20)
@Denied: (Full) (Everyone)
------------------------ Other Running Processes ------------------------
c:\program files\Microsoft Security Client\Antimalware\MsMpEng.exe
c:\program files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WLIDSVC.EXE
c:\program files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WLIDSvcM.exe
c:\program files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.exe
c:\program files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\CCC.exe
c:\program files\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe
Completion time: 2011-08-03 08:45:54 - machine was rebooted
ComboFix-quarantined-files.txt 2011-08-03 12:45
Pre-Run: 425,437,753,344 bytes free
Post-Run: 425,328,955,392 bytes free
- - End Of File - - 61544DDD1C8064B6242622E728E6DCC9

#4 gringo_pr


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Posted 04 August 2011 - 11:04 AM


:P2P Warning!:

IMPORTANT I notice there are signs of one or more P2P (Person to Person) File Sharing Programs on your computer.

Please note that as long as you are using any form of Peer-to-Peer networking and downloading files from non-documented sources, you can expect infestations of malware to occur
Once upon a time, P2P file sharing was fairly safe. That is no longer true. P2P programs form a direct conduit on to your computer, their security measures are easily circumvented and malware writers are increasingly exploiting them to spread their wares on to your computer. Further to that, if your P2P program is not configured correctly, your computer may be sharing more files than you realise. There have been cases where people's passwords, address books and other personal, private, and financial details have been exposed to a file sharing network by a badly configured program.

Please read these short reports on the dangers of peer-2-peer programs and file sharing.

FBI Cyber Education Letter
File sharing infects 500,000 computers

These logs are looking alot better. But we still have some work to do.

Please print out these instructions, or copy them to a Notepad file. It will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps..

uninstall some programs

1. click on start
2. then go to settings
3. after that you need control panel
4. look for the icon add/remove programs
click on the following programs

Adobe Reader 9.4.3

and click on remove

Update Adobe Reader

Recently there have been vunerabilities detected in older versions of Adobe Reader. It is strongly suggested that you update to the current version.

You can download it from http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html
After installing the latest Adobe Reader, uninstall all previous versions.
If you already have Adobe Photoshop® Album Starter Edition installed or do not wish to have it installed UNcheck the box which says Also Download Adobe Photoshop® Album Starter Edition.

If you don't like Adobe Reader (53 MB), you can download Foxit PDF Reader(7 MB) from here. It's a much smaller file to download and uses a lot less resources than Adobe Reader.

Note: When installing FoxitReader, be carefull not to install anything to do with AskBar.
Your Java is out of date.

It can be updated by the Java control panel
  • click on Start-> Control Panel (Classic View)-> Java (looks like a coffee cup) -> Update Tab -> Update Now.
  • An update should begin;
  • follow the prompts

Clear your Java Cache

  • click on Start-> Control Panel (Classic View)-> Java (looks like a coffee cup)
    • On the General tab, under Temporary Internet Files, click the Settings button.
    • Next, click on the Delete Files button
    • There are two options in the window to clear the cache - Leave BOTH Checked
      Applications and Applets
      Trace and Log Files
  • Click OK on Delete Temporary Files Window
    Note: This deletes ALL the Downloaded Applications and Applets from the CACHE.
  • Click OK to leave the Temporary Files Window
  • Click OK to leave the Java Control Panel.

TFC(Temp File Cleaner):

  • Please download TFC to your desktop,
  • Save any unsaved work. TFC will close all open application windows.
  • Double-click TFC.exe to run the program.
  • If prompted, click "Yes" to reboot.
Note: Save your work. TFC will automatically close any open programs, let it run uninterrupted. It shouldn't take longer take a couple of minutes, and may only take a few seconds. Only if needed will you be prompted to reboot.

: Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware :

  • I would like you to rerun MBAM
  • Double-click mbam icon
  • go to the update tab at the top
  • click on check for updates
  • If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
  • Once the program has loaded, select Perform quick scan, then click Scan.
  • When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
  • Be sure that everything is Checked (ticked) except items in the C:\System Volume Information folder and click on Remove Selected.
  • When completed, a log will open in Notepad. please copy and paste the log into your next reply
  • If you accidently close it, the log file is saved here and will be named like this:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Application Data\Malwarebytes\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\Logs\mbam-log-date (time).txt

Note: If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts.
Click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfection process.
If asked to restart the computer, please do so immediately. Failure to reboot will prevent MBAM from removing all the malware.

Download HijackThis

  • Go Here to download HijackThis Installer
  • Save HijackThis Installer to your desktop.
  • Double-click on the HijackThis Installer icon on your desktop. (Vista and Win 7 right click and run as admin)
  • By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis .
  • Click on Install.
  • It will create a HijackThis icon on the desktop.
  • Once installed it will launch Hijackthis.
  • Click on the Do a system scan and save a logfile button. It will scan and the log should open in notepad.
  • Click on Edit > Select All then click on Edit > Copy to copy the entire contents of the log.
  • Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.
  • DO NOT use the AnalyseThis button its findings are dangerous if misinterpreted.
  • DO NOT have Hijackthis fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.

"information and logs"

  • In your next post I need the following

  • Log From MBAM
  • report from Hijackthis
  • let me know of any problems you may have had
  • How is the computer doing now?


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#5 Hardwarez

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Posted 04 August 2011 - 08:00 PM

This PC is trouble free now after I found router DNS hijack. The Combofix log is actually from the another pc, that is a different post (browser hijack of firefox "search the web"). The reply came out of order and it confused me. Consider this request CLOSED. Thank you.

#6 gringo_pr


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Posted 04 August 2011 - 08:16 PM

The following procedure will implement some cleanup procedures. It will also reset your System Restore by flushing out previous restore points and create a new restore point. It will also remove all the backups our tools may have made.

Any programs and logs that are left over you can just be deleted from the desktop. TFC is a free temp file cleaner that is very easy to use, I would keep this and use before you do any scans or when you want to free up some space.


  • To re-enable your Emulation drivers, double click DeFogger to run the tool.
  • The application window will appear
  • Click the Re-enable button to re-enable your CD Emulation drivers
  • Click Yes to continue
  • A 'Finished!' message will appear
  • Click OK
  • DeFogger will now ask to reboot the machine - click OK
Your Emulation drivers are now re-enabled.

:Uninstall ComboFix:

  • turn off all active protection software
  • push the "windows key" + "R" (between the "Ctrl" button and "Alt" Button)
  • please copy and past the following into the box ComboFix /Uninstall and click OK.
  • Note the space between the X and the /Uninstall, it needs to be there.
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:remove tools:

Please download OTCleanIt and save it to desktop. This tool will remove all the tools we used to clean your pc.
  • Double-click OTCleanIt.exe.
  • Click the CleanUp! button.
  • Select Yes when the "Begin cleanup Process?" prompt appears.
  • If you are prompted to Reboot during the cleanup, select Yes.
  • The tool will delete itself once it finishes, if not delete it by yourself.
  • If asked to restart the computer, please do so
Note: If you receive a warning from your firewall or other security programs regarding OTCleanIt attempting to contact the internet, please allow it to do so.

:Make your Internet Explorer more secure:

  • From within Internet Explorer click on the Tools menu and then click on Options.
  • Click once on the Security tab
  • Click once on the Internet icon so it becomes highlighted.
  • Click once on the Custom Level button.
  • Change the Download signed ActiveX controls to Prompt
  • Change the Download unsigned ActiveX controls to Disable
  • Change the Initialise and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe to Disable
  • Change the Installation of desktop items to Prompt
  • Change the Launching programs and files in an IFRAME to Prompt
  • When all these settings have been made, click on the OK button.
  • If it prompts you as to whether or not you want to save the settings, press the Yes button.
    Next press the Apply button and then the OK to exit the Internet Properties page.

:Make Firefox more secure:

please visit this page to explain how to make Firefox more secure - How to Secure Firefox

Make sure your applications have all of their updates

It is also possible for other programs on your computer to have security vulnerability that can allow malware to infect you. Therefore, it is also a good idea to check for the latest versions of commonly installed applications that are regularly patched to fix vulnerabilities. You can check these by visiting Secunia Software Inspector

:Turn On Automatic Updates:

Turn On Automatic Updates
1. Click Start, click Run, type sysdm.cpl, and then press ENTER.
2. Click the Automatic Updates tab, and then click to select one of the following options. We recommend that you select the Automatic (recommended) Automatically download recommended updates for my computer and install them

If you click this setting, click to select the day and time for scheduled updates to occur. You can schedule Automatic Updates for any time of day. Remember, your computer must be on at the scheduled time for updates to be installed. After you set this option, Windows recognizes when you are online and uses your Internet connection to find updates on the Windows Update Web site or on the Microsoft Update Web site that apply to your computer. Updates are downloaded automatically in the background, and you are not notified or interrupted during this process. An icon appears in the notification area of your taskbar when the updates are being downloaded. You can point to the icon to view the download status. To pause or to resume the download, right-click the icon, and then click Pause or Resume. When the download is completed, another message appears in the notification area so that you can review the updates that are scheduled for installation. If you choose not to install at that time, Windows starts the installation on your set schedule.

or visit http://www.windowsupdate.com regularly. This will ensure your computer has always the latest security updates available installed on your computer. If there are new updates to install, install them immediately, reboot your computer, and revisit the site until there are no more critical updates.

:antispyware programs:

I would reccomend the download and installation of some or all of the following programs (all free), and the updating of them regularly:

  • WinPatrol As a robust security monitor, WinPatrol will alert you to hijackings, malware attacks and critical changes made to your computer without your permission. WinPatrol takes snapshot of your critical system resources and alerts you to any changes that may occur without your knowledge.
  • Spyware Blaster - By altering your registry, this program stops harmful sites from installing things like ActiveX Controls on your machines.
  • Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware is a new and powerful anti-malware tool. It is
    totally free but for real-time protection you will have to pay a small one-time fee. We used this to help clean your computer and recomend keeping it and using often.

Here is some great reading about how to be safer online:

PC Safety and Security - What Do I Need? from my friends at Tech Support Forum
COMPUTER SECURITY - a short guide to staying safer online from my friends at Malware Removal

I'd be grateful if you could reply to this post so that I know you have read it and, if you've no other questions, the thread can then be closed.

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Posted 07 August 2011 - 02:28 AM

It appears that this issue is resolved, therefore I am closing the topic. If that is not the case and you need or wish to continue with this topic, please send me or any Moderator a Personal Message (PM) that you would like this topic re-opened.
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