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strange virus started with iedw.exe

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#1 hwg


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Posted 06 November 2011 - 11:08 PM

I posted in the am i infected forum and one of the helpers suggested I post here for further help.

My operating system is XP media center sp2. I seem to have this strange virus. I keep getting this iedw.exe error that pops up along with an internet explorer error. Then an ie window will open up auotmatically with some ads in it. I close tem, but this error pops up so much, I cannot use my machine! Further, it won't let me install malwarebytes or any other antivirus/spyware program. They will die in the middle. Lastly, when I go to c:\program file\Internet Explorer I see this "iedw.exe file and when I delete it or rename it, it just comes back! How can I fix this problem/virus - it is driving me crazy as I cannot do my work!

I am unable to get on the internet, so I am putting these files on the server and downloading to the pc. Here are the results security check and minitoolbox. Is there a way to see why I am unable to get onto the internet from these files and help me fix that first before continuing? Unfortunately, I had already run combofix before I read any of these forums. I can post that log too.

Any help would greatly be appreciated!


Results of screen317's Security Check version 0.99.24
Windows XP Service Pack 2 x86
Out of date service pack!!
Internet Explorer 6 Out of date!
Antivirus/Firewall Check:
WMI entry may not exist for antivirus; attempting automatic update.
Anti-malware/Other Utilities Check:
Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
HijackThis 2.0.2
Java™ 6 Update 6
Java™ 6 Update 7
Out of date Java installed!
Adobe Flash Player ( Flash Player Out of Date!
Process Check:
objlist.exe by Laurent
Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware mbamservice.exe
Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware mbamgui.exe
``````````End of Log````````````

# ----------------------------------
# Interface IP Configuration
# ----------------------------------
pushd interface ip

Unable to access configuration because it is already being accessed by
another configuration utility. Close other windows and try again.

# End of interface IP configuration

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : daoffice

Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :

Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown

IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek RTL8169/8110 Family Gigabit Ethernet NIC

Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1A-4D-9E-61-06

Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No

IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . :

Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . :

Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :

DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . :

Server: UnKnown

Ping request could not find host google.com. Please check the name and try again.

Server: UnKnown

Ping request could not find host yahoo.com. Please check the name and try again.

Pinging with 32 bytes of data:

Reply from bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128

Reply from bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128

Ping statistics for

Packets: Sent = 2, Received = 2, Lost = 0 (0% loss),

Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:

Minimum = 0ms, Maximum = 0ms, Average = 0ms

Interface List
0x1 ........................... MS TCP Loopback interface
0x2 ...00 1a 4d 9e 61 06 ...... Realtek RTL8169/8110 Family Gigabit Ethernet NIC - Packet Scheduler Miniport
Active Routes:
Network Destination Netmask Gateway Interface Metric 10 1 10 10 10 10 1
Default Gateway:
Persistent Routes:
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