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#1 PumpIT

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Posted 05 November 2004 - 09:18 PM

Hey i've read all the other posts on this topic and nothing is helping me. Ive run every spyware killer known to man and nothing. My homepage just keeps reverting to http://a-search.biz/?wmid=1003, plz help!

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 12:18:16 PM, on 6/11/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\brsvc01a.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\brss01a.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTHELPER.EXE
C:\Program Files\Motherboard Monitor 5\MBM5.EXE
C:\Program Files\Messenger Plus! 3\MsgPlus.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\iTouch\iTouch.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Jaws PDF Creator\PDFClient.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\MouseWare\system\em_exec.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\fppdis2a.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG6\avgcc32.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG6\avgserv.exe
C:\Program Files\LanSafe\Bin\PowerMonitor.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
d:\Matlab6.5\webserver\bin\win32\matlabserver.exe
C:\Program Files\Common\Bin\WinCinemaMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\digiTOP\WinManager\WinManager.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe
C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgmain.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\PDFCreatorMessages.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wdfmgr.exe
d:\matlab6.5\bin\win32\matlab.exe
C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgbhp.exe
C:\Program Files\LanSafe\bin\xyntservice.exe
C:\Program Files\LanSafe\bin\httpserver.exe
C:\Program Files\LanSafe\bin\status_glance.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Program Files\Acrobat 6.0\Reader\AcroRd32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\WISPTIS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page_bak = file:///D:/Intranet/index.htm
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyServer = socks=127.0.0.1:1080
F2 - REG:system.ini: UserInit=Userinit.exe,
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Acrobat 6.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: SpywareGuard Download Protection - {4A368E80-174F-4872-96B5-0B27DDD11DB2} - C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\dlprotect.dll
O2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Helper - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar2.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
O3 - Toolbar: &Google - {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar2.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\System32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [nwiz] nwiz.exe /install
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvMediaCenter] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\System32\NvMcTray.dll,NvTaskbarInit
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WINDVDPatch] CTHELPER.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [UpdReg] C:\WINDOWS\UpdReg.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Jet Detection] "C:\Program Files\SBLive\PROGRAM\ADGJDet.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MBM 5] "C:\Program Files\Motherboard Monitor 5\MBM5.EXE"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NeroFilterCheck] C:\WINDOWS\system32\NeroCheck.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CloneCDElbyCDFL] "C:\Program Files\CloneCD\ElbyCheck.exe" /L ElbyCDFL
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MessengerPlus3] "C:\Program Files\Messenger Plus! 3\MsgPlus.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [zBrowser Launcher] C:\Program Files\Logitech\iTouch\iTouch.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Logitech Utility] Logi_MwX.Exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PDFCreatorClient] C:\Program Files\Jaws PDF Creator\PDFClient.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [pdfFactory Dispatcher v2] C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\fppdis2a.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG_CC] C:\PROGRA~1\AVG6\avgcc32.exe /STARTUP
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MessengerPlus3] "C:\Program Files\Messenger Plus! 3\MsgPlus.exe" /WinStart
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [msnmsgr] "C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe" /background
O4 - Startup: SpywareGuard.lnk = C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgmain.exe
O4 - Global Startup: InterVideo WinCinema Manager.lnk = C:\Program Files\Common\Bin\WinCinemaMgr.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Logitech Desktop Messenger.lnk = C:\Program Files\Logitech\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\LDMConf.exe
O4 - Global Startup: WinManager.lnk = C:\Program Files\digiTOP\WinManager\WinManager.exe
O8 - Extra context menu item: &Google Search - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmsearch.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Backward Links - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmbacklinks.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Cached Snapshot of Page - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmcache.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Similar Pages - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmsimilar.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Translate into English - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmtrans.html
O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - D:\OFFICE~2\OFFICE11\REFIEBAR.DLL
O9 - Extra button: Corel Network monitor worker - {B651F473-E0A8-4377-8B95-69420299B20C} - (no file)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Corel Network monitor worker - {B651F473-E0A8-4377-8B95-69420299B20C} - (no file)
O9 - Extra button: Corel Network monitor worker - {B651F473-E0A8-4377-8B95-69420299B20C} - (no file) (HKCU)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Corel Network monitor worker - {B651F473-E0A8-4377-8B95-69420299B20C} - (no file) (HKCU)
O16 - DPF: {6414512B-B978-451D-A0D8-FCFDF33E833C} (WUWebControl Class) - http://v5.windowsupdate.microsoft.com/v5co...b?1096286618368
O16 - DPF: {6CC9E478-FB29-5102-A5B7-4E0B3588F688} - http://82.179.166.72/1/rdgAU208.exe
O16 - DPF: {6E56D43A-7BD5-4F99-4FEE-3D0F34988AFB} - http://82.179.166.72/1/rdgAU208.exe
O16 - DPF: {74D05D43-3236-11D4-BDCD-00C04F9A3B61} (HouseCall Control) - http://a840.g.akamai.net/7/840/537/2004061...all/xscan53.cab
O16 - DPF: {7B297BFD-85E4-4092-B2AF-16A91B2EA103} (WScanCtl Class) - http://www3.ca.com/securityadvisor/virusinfo/webscan.cab
O16 - DPF: {80DD2229-B8E4-4C77-B72F-F22972D723EA} (AvxScanOnline Control) - http://www.bitdefender.com/scan/Msie/bitdefender.cab

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Posted 06 November 2004 - 01:44 AM

Reboot your computer into Safe Mode


Step 1:Delete Temp Files
To clean out your temp files, click on Start and then run, and type %temp% and press the ok button.

This should open up the temp directory that your machine uses. Please delete all files that are found there. If you get an error when deleting a file, skip that file and delete all the others. If you had trouble deleting a file, reboot into Safe Mode and follow this step again. You should now be able to delete all the files.

Step 2: Delete Temporary Internet Files
Now I want you to open up Internet Explorer, and click on the Tools menu and then Internet Options. At the General tab, which should be the first tab you are currently on, click on the Delete Files button and put a checkmark in Delete offline content. Then press the OK button. This may take quite a while, so do not be alarmed with how long it takes. When it is done, your Temporary Internet Files will now be deleted.

Reboot and post a new log

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Posted 06 November 2004 - 02:31 AM

i have already done those two steps prior to posting that log. I have recently found a solution someone else used. I have now learnt that this is cause by a trojan horse named StartPage, creative hey. So i got rid of that virus finally, had to do it in safe mode, PLUS the main thing was a reg entry that added another start page entry and put this bleep site in it. So i just changed it to the one i wanted.

This seems to have done the trick, thanks for havin a go at it.

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Posted 06 November 2004 - 10:51 AM

Glad it all worked out

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Posted 06 November 2004 - 08:54 PM

Ok maybe i spoke too, soon or a got a whole new problem! My computer keeps getting this Trojan.StartPage virus and no matter how many times and types of virus checkers ive run in normal or safe mode, the virus keeps comin back. I'm also getting a view weird pop ups in IE on trusted sites. Also AVG pops up with a few weird virus's every so often so something bad must be in my system that i just do not know how to delete. PLEASE HELP!

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 11:51:13 AM, on 7/11/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\brsvc01a.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\brss01a.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTHELPER.EXE
C:\Program Files\Motherboard Monitor 5\MBM5.EXE
C:\Program Files\Messenger Plus! 3\MsgPlus.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\iTouch\iTouch.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Jaws PDF Creator\PDFClient.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\fppdis2a.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\MouseWare\system\em_exec.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG6\avgcc32.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG6\avgserv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\LanSafe\Bin\PowerMonitor.exe
d:\Matlab6.5\webserver\bin\win32\matlabserver.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\AdvTools\NPROTECT.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\PDFCreatorMessages.exe
C:\Program Files\Common\Bin\WinCinemaMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\SAVScan.exe
C:\Program Files\digiTOP\WinManager\WinManager.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgmain.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgbhp.exe
C:\Program Files\LanSafe\bin\xyntservice.exe
C:\Program Files\LanSafe\bin\httpserver.exe
C:\Program Files\LanSafe\bin\status_glance.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\DOCUME~1\Steve\LOCALS~1\Temp\eclk.dat
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Desktop\HijackThis.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = file:///D:/Intranet/index.htm
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page_bak = file:///D:/Intranet/index.htm
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyServer = socks=127.0.0.1:1080
F2 - REG:system.ini: UserInit=Userinit.exe,TGBRFV_
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Acrobat 6.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: SpywareGuard Download Protection - {4A368E80-174F-4872-96B5-0B27DDD11DB2} - C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\dlprotect.dll
O2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Helper - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar2.dll
O2 - BHO: NAV Helper - {BDF3E430-B101-42AD-A544-FADC6B084872} - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
O3 - Toolbar: &Google - {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar2.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Norton AntiVirus - {42CDD1BF-3FFB-4238-8AD1-7859DF00B1D6} - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\System32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [nwiz] nwiz.exe /install
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvMediaCenter] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\System32\NvMcTray.dll,NvTaskbarInit
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WINDVDPatch] CTHELPER.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [UpdReg] C:\WINDOWS\UpdReg.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Jet Detection] "C:\Program Files\SBLive\PROGRAM\ADGJDet.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MBM 5] "C:\Program Files\Motherboard Monitor 5\MBM5.EXE"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NeroFilterCheck] C:\WINDOWS\system32\NeroCheck.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CloneCDElbyCDFL] "C:\Program Files\CloneCD\ElbyCheck.exe" /L ElbyCDFL
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MessengerPlus3] "C:\Program Files\Messenger Plus! 3\MsgPlus.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [zBrowser Launcher] C:\Program Files\Logitech\iTouch\iTouch.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Logitech Utility] Logi_MwX.Exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PDFCreatorClient] C:\Program Files\Jaws PDF Creator\PDFClient.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [pdfFactory Dispatcher v2] C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\fppdis2a.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG_CC] C:\PROGRA~1\AVG6\avgcc32.exe /STARTUP
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ccApp] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Advanced Tools Check] C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\AdvTools\ADVCHK.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SSC_UserPrompt] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\UsrPrmpt.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MessengerPlus3] "C:\Program Files\Messenger Plus! 3\MsgPlus.exe" /WinStart
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [msnmsgr] "C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe" /background
O4 - Startup: SpywareGuard.lnk = C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgmain.exe
O4 - Global Startup: InterVideo WinCinema Manager.lnk = C:\Program Files\Common\Bin\WinCinemaMgr.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Logitech Desktop Messenger.lnk = C:\Program Files\Logitech\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\LDMConf.exe
O4 - Global Startup: WinManager.lnk = C:\Program Files\digiTOP\WinManager\WinManager.exe
O8 - Extra context menu item: &Google Search - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmsearch.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Backward Links - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmbacklinks.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Cached Snapshot of Page - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmcache.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Similar Pages - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmsimilar.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Translate into English - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmtrans.html
O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - D:\OFFICE~2\OFFICE11\REFIEBAR.DLL
O9 - Extra button: Corel Network monitor worker - {B651F473-E0A8-4377-8B95-69420299B20C} - (no file)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Corel Network monitor worker - {B651F473-E0A8-4377-8B95-69420299B20C} - (no file)
O9 - Extra button: Corel Network monitor worker - {B651F473-E0A8-4377-8B95-69420299B20C} - (no file) (HKCU)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Corel Network monitor worker - {B651F473-E0A8-4377-8B95-69420299B20C} - (no file) (HKCU)
O16 - DPF: {6414512B-B978-451D-A0D8-FCFDF33E833C} (WUWebControl Class) - http://v5.windowsupdate.microsoft.com/v5co...b?1096286618368
O16 - DPF: {6CC9E478-FB29-5102-A5B7-4E0B3588F688} - http://82.179.166.72/1/rdgAU208.exe
O16 - DPF: {6E56D43A-7BD5-4F99-4FEE-3D0F34988AFB} - http://82.179.166.72/1/rdgAU208.exe
O16 - DPF: {74D05D43-3236-11D4-BDCD-00C04F9A3B61} (HouseCall Control) - http://a840.g.akamai.net/7/840/537/2004061...all/xscan53.cab
O16 - DPF: {7B297BFD-85E4-4092-B2AF-16A91B2EA103} (WScanCtl Class) - http://www3.ca.com/securityadvisor/virusinfo/webscan.cab
O16 - DPF: {80DD2229-B8E4-4C77-B72F-F22972D723EA} (AvxScanOnline Control) - http://www.bitdefender.com/scan/Msie/bitdefender.cab
O16 - DPF: {8EC18CE2-D7B4-11D2-88C8-006008A717FD} (NCSView Class) - http://www.earthetc.com/ecwplugins/ncs.cab

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Posted 07 November 2004 - 05:31 PM

Download KillBox here:
KillBox. Unzip it to your desktop.

Start Killbox.exe

Select the Delete on reboot option.

Copy and paste the line below in the field labeled "Full path of file to delete"
C:\Windows\system32\TGBRFV_5.dll
Then press the button that looks like a red circle with a white X in it.
When it asks if you would like to Reboot now, press the NO button.

Copy and paste the line below in the field labeled "Full path of file to delete"
C:\WINDOWS\System32\TGBRFV_.exe
Then press the button that looks like a red circle with a white X in it.
When it asks if you would like to Reboot now, press the YES button.

Your computer will reboot.


Then click on the Internet Options control panel and change your home page to whatever you want. Then reboot and open IE and see if its working

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Posted 10 November 2004 - 02:55 AM

hey,
i tried that but it said the file did not exist, maybe may virus checker got ? My home page is fine now but i keep getting CWS popups, on trusted sites. I also have the startpage virus that keeps popping up even though i have two good virus checkers running. Any suggestions?

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 5:55:30 PM, on 10/11/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\brsvc01a.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\brss01a.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTHELPER.EXE
C:\Program Files\Motherboard Monitor 5\MBM5.EXE
C:\Program Files\Messenger Plus! 3\MsgPlus.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\iTouch\iTouch.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Jaws PDF Creator\PDFClient.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\MouseWare\system\em_exec.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\fppdis2a.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG6\avgcc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG6\avgserv.exe
C:\Program Files\LanSafe\Bin\PowerMonitor.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
d:\Matlab6.5\webserver\bin\win32\matlabserver.exe
C:\Program Files\Common\Bin\WinCinemaMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\digiTOP\WinManager\WinManager.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\AdvTools\NPROTECT.EXE
C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgmain.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\PDFCreatorMessages.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\SAVScan.exe
C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgbhp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\LanSafe\bin\xyntservice.exe
C:\Program Files\LanSafe\bin\httpserver.exe
C:\Program Files\LanSafe\bin\status_glance.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe
C:\DOCUME~1\Steve\LOCALS~1\Temp\eodf.dat
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = file:///D:/Intranet/index.htm
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page_bak = file:///D:/Intranet/index.htm
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyServer = socks=127.0.0.1:1080
F2 - REG:system.ini: UserInit=Userinit.exe,TGBRFV_
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Acrobat 6.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: SpywareGuard Download Protection - {4A368E80-174F-4872-96B5-0B27DDD11DB2} - C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\dlprotect.dll
O2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Helper - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar2.dll
O2 - BHO: NAV Helper - {BDF3E430-B101-42AD-A544-FADC6B084872} - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
O3 - Toolbar: &Google - {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar2.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Norton AntiVirus - {42CDD1BF-3FFB-4238-8AD1-7859DF00B1D6} - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\System32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [nwiz] nwiz.exe /install
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvMediaCenter] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\System32\NvMcTray.dll,NvTaskbarInit
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WINDVDPatch] CTHELPER.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [UpdReg] C:\WINDOWS\UpdReg.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Jet Detection] "C:\Program Files\SBLive\PROGRAM\ADGJDet.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MBM 5] "C:\Program Files\Motherboard Monitor 5\MBM5.EXE"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NeroFilterCheck] C:\WINDOWS\system32\NeroCheck.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CloneCDElbyCDFL] "C:\Program Files\CloneCD\ElbyCheck.exe" /L ElbyCDFL
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MessengerPlus3] "C:\Program Files\Messenger Plus! 3\MsgPlus.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [zBrowser Launcher] C:\Program Files\Logitech\iTouch\iTouch.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Logitech Utility] Logi_MwX.Exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PDFCreatorClient] C:\Program Files\Jaws PDF Creator\PDFClient.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [pdfFactory Dispatcher v2] C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\fppdis2a.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG_CC] C:\PROGRA~1\AVG6\avgcc32.exe /STARTUP
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ccApp] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Advanced Tools Check] C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\AdvTools\ADVCHK.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SSC_UserPrompt] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\UsrPrmpt.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MessengerPlus3] "C:\Program Files\Messenger Plus! 3\MsgPlus.exe" /WinStart
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [msnmsgr] "C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe" /background
O4 - Startup: SpywareGuard.lnk = C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgmain.exe
O4 - Global Startup: InterVideo WinCinema Manager.lnk = C:\Program Files\Common\Bin\WinCinemaMgr.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Logitech Desktop Messenger.lnk = C:\Program Files\Logitech\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\LDMConf.exe
O4 - Global Startup: WinManager.lnk = C:\Program Files\digiTOP\WinManager\WinManager.exe
O8 - Extra context menu item: &Google Search - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmsearch.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Backward Links - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmbacklinks.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Cached Snapshot of Page - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmcache.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Similar Pages - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmsimilar.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Translate into English - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmtrans.html
O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - D:\OFFICE~2\OFFICE11\REFIEBAR.DLL
O9 - Extra button: Corel Network monitor worker - {B651F473-E0A8-4377-8B95-69420299B20C} - (no file)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Corel Network monitor worker - {B651F473-E0A8-4377-8B95-69420299B20C} - (no file)
O9 - Extra button: Corel Network monitor worker - {B651F473-E0A8-4377-8B95-69420299B20C} - (no file) (HKCU)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Corel Network monitor worker - {B651F473-E0A8-4377-8B95-69420299B20C} - (no file) (HKCU)
O16 - DPF: {6414512B-B978-451D-A0D8-FCFDF33E833C} (WUWebControl Class) - http://v5.windowsupdate.microsoft.com/v5co...b?1096286618368
O16 - DPF: {6CC9E478-FB29-5102-A5B7-4E0B3588F688} - http://82.179.166.72/1/rdgAU208.exe
O16 - DPF: {6E56D43A-7BD5-4F99-4FEE-3D0F34988AFB} - http://82.179.166.72/1/rdgAU208.exe
O16 - DPF: {74D05D43-3236-11D4-BDCD-00C04F9A3B61} (HouseCall Control) - http://a840.g.akamai.net/7/840/537/2004061...all/xscan53.cab
O16 - DPF: {7B297BFD-85E4-4092-B2AF-16A91B2EA103} (WScanCtl Class) - http://www3.ca.com/securityadvisor/virusinfo/webscan.cab
O16 - DPF: {80DD2229-B8E4-4C77-B72F-F22972D723EA} (AvxScanOnline Control) - http://www.bitdefender.com/scan/Msie/bitdefender.cab
O16 - DPF: {8EC18CE2-D7B4-11D2-88C8-006008A717FD} (NCSView Class) - http://www.earthetc.com/ecwplugins/ncs.cab

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Posted 10 November 2004 - 10:52 AM

Where is it finding these viruses?

You have Messenger Plus installed. This program is known to install malware. I would advise that you remove this program from your computer. You can do this by going into Control Panel and Then Add/Remove programs and uninstalling Messenger Plus.You have Messenger Plus installed. This program is known to install malware. I would advise that you remove this program from your computer. You can do this by going into Control Panel and Then Add/Remove programs and uninstalling Messenger Plus.

Lastly I want you to fix some of those entries. Please do the following:

Please make sure that you can view all hidden files. Instructions on how to do this can be found here:

How to see hidden files in Windows

Run Hijackthis again, click scan, and Put a checkmark next to each of these. Then click the Fix button

R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
F2 - REG:system.ini: UserInit=Userinit.exe,TGBRFV_
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MessengerPlus3] "C:\Program Files\Messenger Plus! 3\MsgPlus.exe" /WinStart
O9 - Extra button: Corel Network monitor worker - {B651F473-E0A8-4377-8B95-69420299B20C} - (no file)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Corel Network monitor worker - {B651F473-E0A8-4377-8B95-69420299B20C} - (no file)
O9 - Extra button: Corel Network monitor worker - {B651F473-E0A8-4377-8B95-69420299B20C} - (no file) (HKCU)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Corel Network monitor worker - {B651F473-E0A8-4377-8B95-69420299B20C} - (no file) (HKCU)
O16 - DPF: {6CC9E478-FB29-5102-A5B7-4E0B3588F688} - http://82.179.166.72/1/rdgAU208.exe
O16 - DPF: {6E56D43A-7BD5-4F99-4FEE-3D0F34988AFB} - http://82.179.166.72/1/rdgAU208.exe

Reboot your computer and post a new log.

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Posted 10 November 2004 - 07:52 PM

ok did what you said, except uninstall PLUS, i use this quite a bit and have been for about 3 years problem free, so i will leave this till a last resort.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 10:50:10 AM, on 11/11/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\brsvc01a.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\brss01a.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTHELPER.EXE
C:\Program Files\Motherboard Monitor 5\MBM5.EXE
C:\Program Files\Messenger Plus! 3\MsgPlus.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\iTouch\iTouch.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG6\avgserv.exe
C:\Program Files\LanSafe\Bin\PowerMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Jaws PDF Creator\PDFClient.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\MouseWare\system\em_exec.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\fppdis2a.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG6\avgcc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
d:\Matlab6.5\webserver\bin\win32\matlabserver.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\AdvTools\NPROTECT.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\PDFCreatorMessages.exe
C:\Program Files\digiTOP\WinManager\WinManager.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\SAVScan.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe
C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgmain.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgbhp.exe
C:\Program Files\LanSafe\bin\xyntservice.exe
C:\Program Files\LanSafe\bin\httpserver.exe
C:\Program Files\LanSafe\bin\status_glance.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Steve\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = file:///D:/Intranet/index.htm
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page_bak = file:///D:/Intranet/index.htm
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyServer = socks=127.0.0.1:1080
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Acrobat 6.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: SpywareGuard Download Protection - {4A368E80-174F-4872-96B5-0B27DDD11DB2} - C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\dlprotect.dll
O2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Helper - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar2.dll
O2 - BHO: NAV Helper - {BDF3E430-B101-42AD-A544-FADC6B084872} - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
O3 - Toolbar: &Google - {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar2.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Norton AntiVirus - {42CDD1BF-3FFB-4238-8AD1-7859DF00B1D6} - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\System32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [nwiz] nwiz.exe /install
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvMediaCenter] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\System32\NvMcTray.dll,NvTaskbarInit
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WINDVDPatch] CTHELPER.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [UpdReg] C:\WINDOWS\UpdReg.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Jet Detection] "C:\Program Files\SBLive\PROGRAM\ADGJDet.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MBM 5] "C:\Program Files\Motherboard Monitor 5\MBM5.EXE"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NeroFilterCheck] C:\WINDOWS\system32\NeroCheck.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CloneCDElbyCDFL] "C:\Program Files\CloneCD\ElbyCheck.exe" /L ElbyCDFL
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MessengerPlus3] "C:\Program Files\Messenger Plus! 3\MsgPlus.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [zBrowser Launcher] C:\Program Files\Logitech\iTouch\iTouch.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Logitech Utility] Logi_MwX.Exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PDFCreatorClient] C:\Program Files\Jaws PDF Creator\PDFClient.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [pdfFactory Dispatcher v2] C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\fppdis2a.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG_CC] C:\PROGRA~1\AVG6\avgcc32.exe /STARTUP
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ccApp] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Advanced Tools Check] C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\AdvTools\ADVCHK.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SSC_UserPrompt] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\UsrPrmpt.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MSConfig] C:\WINDOWS\PCHealth\HelpCtr\Binaries\MSConfig.exe /auto
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MessengerPlus3] "C:\Program Files\Messenger Plus! 3\MsgPlus.exe" /WinStart
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [msnmsgr] "C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe" /background
O4 - Startup: SpywareGuard.lnk = C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgmain.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Logitech Desktop Messenger.lnk = C:\Program Files\Logitech\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\LDMConf.exe
O4 - Global Startup: WinManager.lnk = C:\Program Files\digiTOP\WinManager\WinManager.exe
O8 - Extra context menu item: &Google Search - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmsearch.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Backward Links - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmbacklinks.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Cached Snapshot of Page - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmcache.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Similar Pages - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmsimilar.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Translate into English - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmtrans.html
O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - D:\OFFICE~2\OFFICE11\REFIEBAR.DLL
O16 - DPF: {6414512B-B978-451D-A0D8-FCFDF33E833C} (WUWebControl Class) - http://v5.windowsupdate.microsoft.com/v5co...b?1096286618368
O16 - DPF: {74D05D43-3236-11D4-BDCD-00C04F9A3B61} (HouseCall Control) - http://a840.g.akamai.net/7/840/537/2004061...all/xscan53.cab
O16 - DPF: {7B297BFD-85E4-4092-B2AF-16A91B2EA103} (WScanCtl Class) - http://www3.ca.com/securityadvisor/virusinfo/webscan.cab
O16 - DPF: {80DD2229-B8E4-4C77-B72F-F22972D723EA} (AvxScanOnline Control) - http://www.bitdefender.com/scan/Msie/bitdefender.cab
O16 - DPF: {8EC18CE2-D7B4-11D2-88C8-006008A717FD} (NCSView Class) - http://www.earthetc.com/ecwplugins/ncs.cab

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Posted 10 November 2004 - 10:24 PM

Looks good to me...is it working better now for you?

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Posted 11 November 2004 - 07:54 AM

yep, havnt encounter any problems all day today. Even that virus has dissappeared. You guys are legends, what an awesome service you provide. Wouldn't it be great if we lived in a world where we didnt have to worry about lame people writing bleepty code like we have just gotten rid of. Thanks again!

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Posted 11 November 2004 - 04:14 PM

:thumbsup:

Log looks clean...great job!

Now that you are clean, please follow these simple steps in order to keep your computer clean and secure:
  • Disable and Enable System Restore. - If you are using Windows ME or XP then you should disable and reenable system restore to make sure there are no infected files found in a restore point.

    You can find instructions on how to enable and reenable system restore here:

    Managing Windows Millenium System Restore

    or

    Windows XP System Restore Guide

    Renable system restore with instructions from tutorial above

  • Make your Internet Explorer more secure - This can be done by following these simple instructions:
    • 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 Initialize 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
      • Change the Navigate sub-frames across different domains 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.
  • Use an AntiVirus Software - It is very important that your computer has an anti-virus software running on your machine. This alone can save you a lot of trouble with malware in the future.

    See this link for a listing of some online & their stand-alone antivirus programs:

    Virus, Spyware, and Malware Protection and Removal Resources

  • Update your AntiVirus Software - It is imperitive that you update your Antivirus software at least once a week (Even more if you wish). If you do not update your antivirus software then it will not be able to catch any of the new variants that may come out.

  • Use a Firewall - I can not stress how important it is that you use a Firewall on your computer. Without a firewall your computer is succeptible to being hacked and taken over. I am very serious about this and see it happen almost every day with my clients. Simply using a Firewall in its default configuration can lower your risk greatly.

    For a tutorial on Firewalls and a listing of some available ones see the link below:

    Understanding and Using Firewalls

  • Visit Microsoft's Windows Update Site Frequently - It is important that you 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.

  • Install Spybot - Search and Destroy - Install and download Spybot - Search and Destroy with its TeaTimer option. This will provide realtime spyware & hijacker protection on your computer alongside your virus protection. You should also scan your computer with program on a regular basis just as you would an antivirus software.

    A tutorial on installing & using this product can be found here:

    Using Spybot - Search & Destroy to remove Spyware , Malware, and Hijackers

  • Install Ad-Aware - Install and download Ad-Aware. ou should also scan your computer with program on a regular basis just as you would an antivirus software in conjunction with Spybot.

    A tutorial on installing & using this product can be found here:

    Using Ad-aware to remove Spyware, Malware, & Hijackers from Your Computer

  • Install SpywareBlaster - SpywareBlaster will added a large list of programs and sites into your Internet Explorer settings that will protect you from running and downloading known malicious programs.

    A tutorial on installing & using this product can be found here:

    Using SpywareBlaster to protect your computer from Spyware and Malware

  • Update all these programs regularly - Make sure you update all the programs I have listed regularly. Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new malicious programs are released.
Follow this list and your potential for being infected again will reduce dramatically.

Glad I was able to help.




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