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Fsquirt.exe detected by Malwarebytes


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Posted 13 December 2011 - 07:49 AM

Have HP a810n. Ran recovery after SP3 install makes pc reboot at Windows XP screen. Ran Malwarebytes after recovery and it found 4 instances of fsquirt.exe:
1 c:\Windows\servicepackfiles\i386\fsquirt.exe
2 c:\Windows\softwaredistribution\Download\9866............\fsquirt.exe
3. c:\Windows\$ntservicepackuninstall\fsquirt.exe
4. in previous scan log will post it later

They are called TrojanDropper.BCM

Some say false positive, something to do with Bluetooth wizard?
Anyone know if these are infected and need to be repaired or deleted?
Also can't get this machine to run SP3, do you think fsquirt.exe is the reason. Unless I wipe it off and reinstall with XP disk, not using recovery and destroying recovery partition.
Thanks for any help with this.

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Posted 13 December 2011 - 08:07 AM

The SP3 reboot may be the AMD processor. Found this on http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01457284&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en&product=443069
Restart the computer in Safe Mode:
Turn off the computer by pressing and holding the power button until the computer shuts down.
Wait about 5 seconds.
Press the power button to turn on the computer.
Turn on the computer and immediately begin pressing the F8 key repeatedly (at the HP or Compaq logo screen) until the Windows Advanced Options Menu appears.
Press the Up Arrow key until Safe Mode (top of list) is highlighted, and press the Enter key.
Press Enter again if an OS selection screen displays.
The Computer restarts into Safe Mode.
If the computer does not restart to Safe Mode and continues to display the Stop error, skip to the next section: Step 2 .
Click Yes in the “Windows is running in safe mode” window.
Right-click the Start button, and select Explore .
Browse to C:\Windows\System32\Drivers.
Find and right-click the file intelppm.sys .
Select Rename and type the text: XXXintelppm.syx .
Press Enter and look to make sure the file was renamed successfully.
Close the Explorer window, and restart Windows.
The error no longer opens and the computer starts normally.
Trying this now.

Removed infected fsquirt.exe files in Malwarebytes.

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Posted 13 December 2011 - 08:22 AM

Found my intelppm.sys file in system32\dllcache folder.

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Posted 13 December 2011 - 01:55 PM

Finally got SP3 on my HP a810n.
Regedit, HKLM\SystemCurrentControlSet\Services\intelppm - Start - Change value to 4
Still have not figured out the fsquirt.exe but system runs better since deleting those files.

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