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#1 tshboo

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Posted 19 December 2011 - 05:49 PM

Hi, I recently (within the past week) have noticed that a ping.exe keeps popping up on my task manager. Everytime I end the process, it'll eventually come back. When it first comes up, it only occupies a little memory but if I leave it alone for some time it'll eat my cpu 90%+. Sometimes a windows XP internet security will pop up, and when I try to open any program, it will not allow me to. Also, sometimes when I'm using Mozilla Firefox (that's the only internet browser I use), a new tab will open like an advertisement and go to some random ad page.

I notice that every time ping.exe returns to my task manager, my Prefetch folder creates a new file named: PING.EXE-30F9CA9D

I have used TDSSkiller and it solved my problems for a few days, and then the ping.exe came back. I have also run multiple scans of Spybot in safe mode and found entries relating to XP Internet Security named malware (which Spybot supposedly fixed). I have also tried restoring my comp to an earlier date but the problem persists.

Help is much appreciated!

**edit: also sometimes chf.exe will appear on task manager, and basically if I try to open up my browser a whole slew of XP internet security antivirus scans will pop up. sgs.exe is another mysterious thing that occasionally appears on task manager, and it seems to be associated with the problem of xp internet security as well.

chf.exe and sgs.exe, and ping.exe, have NEVER been seen on my task manager before.

**another edit:
i looked over the dds log and I noticed that chf.exe and sgs.exe were both created in the past 30 days, around the time that I got all these problems. I went to the App data folder and deleted those two exe's. not sure if this will solve anything, as they may just as while respawn themselves...

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DDS:

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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.5512 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_26
Run by Owner at 17:50:34 on 2011-12-19
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1535.904 [GMT -5:00]
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.
============== Running Processes ===============
.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvc
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Program Files\Tablet\Wacom\Wacom_Tablet.exe
C:\Program Files\Tablet\Wacom\Wacom_TabletUser.exe
C:\Program Files\Tablet\Wacom\Wacom_Tablet.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ping.exe
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============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============
.
uSearch Page = hxxp://srch-us10.hpwis.com/
uDefault_Page_URL = hxxp://us10.hpwis.com/
uDefault_Search_URL = hxxp://srch-us10.hpwis.com/
uSearch Bar = hxxp://srch-us10.hpwis.com/
mDefault_Page_URL = hxxp://us10.hpwis.com/
mDefault_Search_URL = hxxp://srch-us10.hpwis.com/
mSearch Page = hxxp://srch-us10.hpwis.com/
mStart Page = hxxp://us10.hpwis.com/
mSearch Bar = hxxp://srch-us10.hpwis.com/
uInternet Settings,ProxyOverride = localhost;*.local
BHO: Adobe PDF Link Helper: {18df081c-e8ad-4283-a596-fa578c2ebdc3} - c:\program files\common files\adobe\acrobat\activex\AcroIEHelperShim.dll
BHO: Groove GFS Browser Helper: {72853161-30c5-4d22-b7f9-0bbc1d38a37e} - c:\program files\microsoft office\office12\GrooveShellExtensions.dll
BHO: BFlix Toolbar: {a6bf16ab-42a1-4bc5-965d-5e407e449aaa} - c:\program files\bflixtoolbar\vmntemplateX.dll
TB: BFlix Toolbar: {a6bf16ab-42a1-4bc5-965d-5e407e449aaa} - c:\program files\bflixtoolbar\vmntemplateX.dll
TB: HP View: {b2847e28-5d7d-4deb-8b67-05d28bcf79f5} - c:\program files\hp\digital imaging\bin\hpdtlk02.dll
EB: hp view: {8f4902b6-6c04-4ade-8052-aa58578a21bd} - c:\windows\system32\Shdocvw.dll
EB: {32683183-48a0-441b-a342-7c2a440a9478} - No File
uRun: [ctfmon.exe] c:\windows\system32\ctfmon.exe
IE: Free YouTube Download - c:\documents and settings\owner.boo\application data\dvdvideosoftiehelpers\freeyoutubedownload.htm
IE: Free YouTube to MP3 Converter - c:\documents and settings\owner.boo\application data\dvdvideosoftiehelpers\freeyoutubetomp3converter.htm
IE: {2670000A-7350-4f3c-8081-5663EE0C6C49} - {48E73304-E1D6-4330-914C-F5F514E3486C} - c:\progra~1\micros~2\office12\ONBttnIE.dll
IE: {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - {FF059E31-CC5A-4E2E-BF3B-96E929D65503} - c:\progra~1\micros~2\office12\REFIEBAR.DLL
LSP: mswsock.dll
TCP: DhcpNameServer = 192.168.1.1 192.168.1.1
TCP: Interfaces\{1F894A56-25A3-4A59-92C3-8833FDBC6C8F} : DhcpNameServer = 192.168.1.1 192.168.1.1
Handler: grooveLocalGWS - {88FED34C-F0CA-4636-A375-3CB6248B04CD} - c:\program files\microsoft office\office12\GrooveSystemServices.dll
Notify: igfxcui - igfxsrvc.dll
SSODL: WPDShServiceObj - {AAA288BA-9A4C-45B0-95D7-94D524869DB5} - c:\windows\system32\WPDShServiceObj.dll
SEH: Groove GFS Stub Execution Hook: {b5a7f190-dda6-4420-b3ba-52453494e6cd} - c:\program files\microsoft office\office12\GrooveShellExtensions.dll
.
================= FIREFOX ===================
.
FF - ProfilePath - c:\documents and settings\owner.boo\application data\mozilla\firefox\profiles\62dem4um.default\
FF - prefs.js: browser.startup.homepage - hxxp://shine.yahoo.com/astrology/aries/daily-extended/
FF - prefs.js: keyword.URL - hxxp://www.bing.com/search?pc=Z134&form=ZGAADF&install_date=20111112&q=
FF - plugin: c:\program files\adobe\reader 10.0\reader\air\nppdf32.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\java\jre6\bin\new_plugin\npdeployJava1.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\mozilla firefox\plugins\npdeployJava1.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\real\realone player\netscape6\nppl3260.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\real\realone player\netscape6\nprjplug.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\real\realone player\netscape6\nprpjplug.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\tabletplugins\npwacom.dll
.
============= SERVICES / DRIVERS ===============
.
R1 dtsoftbus01;DAEMON Tools Virtual Bus Driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\dtsoftbus01.sys [2011-6-24 233024]
R2 SAVRTPEL;SAVRTPEL;c:\program files\norton antivirus\Savrtpel.sys [2003-8-7 35008]
R2 SPService;SPService;c:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvc [2003-11-5 14336]
R2 TabletServiceWacom;TabletServiceWacom;c:\program files\tablet\wacom\Wacom_Tablet.exe [2010-12-2 5429624]
R3 wacmoumonitor;Wacom Mode Helper;c:\windows\system32\drivers\wacmoumonitor.sys [2010-12-2 10752]
S2 mrtRate;mrtRate; [x]
S3 GGSAFERDriver;GGSAFER Driver;\??\c:\program files\garena classic\safedrv.sys --> c:\program files\garena classic\safedrv.sys [?]
S3 NAVENG;NAVENG;c:\progra~1\common~1\symant~1\virusd~1\20030924.008\NAVENG.Sys [2003-10-14 67800]
S3 NAVEX15;NAVEX15;c:\progra~1\common~1\symant~1\virusd~1\20030924.008\NavEx15.Sys [2003-10-14 539576]
S3 SAVRT;SAVRT;c:\program files\norton antivirus\savrt.sys [2003-8-7 300736]
.
=============== File Associations ===============
.
.exe=2S8
.
=============== Created Last 30 ================
.
2011-12-19 02:19:43 337920 ----a-w- c:\documents and settings\owner.boo\local settings\application data\chf.exe
2011-12-18 01:27:00 373760 ----a-w- c:\documents and settings\owner.boo\local settings\application data\sgs.exe
2011-12-12 04:44:20 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\system32\wbem\repository\FS
2011-12-12 04:44:20 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\system32\wbem\Repository
2011-12-03 02:52:04 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Garena Classic
2011-11-25 21:25:26 -------- d-----w- c:\documents and settings\owner.boo\application data\vmntemplate
.
==================== Find3M ====================
.
2011-12-18 18:49:02 138496 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\afd.sys
2011-12-12 22:39:54 64512 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\serial.sys
2011-11-15 01:57:37 52224 ----a-w- c:\windows\ipuninst.exe
2008-09-06 16:36:46 6046584 -c--a-w- c:\program files\Firefox Setup 2.0.0.16.exe
2005-08-02 20:46:54 187904 -csha-r- c:\windows\ia\asappsrv.dll
2005-08-02 20:58:38 293888 -csha-r- c:\windows\ia\command.exe
.
============= FINISH: 17:52:54.67 ===============

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Edited by tshboo, 19 December 2011 - 08:23 PM.


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