XP Pro, SP3
500 Megs RAM
40 GB HDD
The first symptom of trouble on this machine was a disk full popup. All the following has been done in Safe Mode: I immediately ran disk cleanup which didnt find a lot to delete. I then found a strange user profile which I deleted, giving me several gigs to work with. However, in trying to update my AV program, Symantec Anti-Virus Corporate Edition (10.1), I found it was not receiving any pushed updates from the server. The last definitions file was from 3/11/11.
I downloaded the Intelligent Updater from Symantecs website and ran it. It appears that it expanded and loaded properly but the definitions will NOT load. I tried ComboFix but it, too, will not run. Hitman Pro only found some inconsequential cookies. Malwarebytes accepted an update of both its program and definitions, but a full scan revealed nothing that allows the SAVCE update to happen. Im convinced that an up-to-date definitions file will find whatever is making this machine sick!
Also checked for any changes to the HOSTS files, strange entries in the Firewall or anything in Scheduled Tasks.
I am attaching a HijackThis log file in the hope that someone can see what I am NOT seeing. Like, the forest through the trees.
Edited by hamluis, 18 August 2011 - 11:09 AM.
Moved from XP to Am I Infected.