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AVG Detected Inline Hook in ntoskrnl.exe

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Posted 10 October 2013 - 02:09 PM

My windows xp sp2 computer has been crashing every 1-2 days during the past couple weeks. The screen blacks out suddenly and restarts, no error or bluescreen. Today I checked my AVG free, which happily reported everything is clean and clear, but I checked the logs and they tell a different story. The last successful scan 2 weeks ago reports the following:

Inline hook ntoskrnl.exe _abnormal_termination+0x20B -> 0x804E2ED7


Subsequent full and rootkit scans with AVG yield no results and only report scanning a few thousand objects instead of the hundreds of thousands of objects reported in each scan prior to the one which found the inline hook.

An MBAM scan only found and deleted a randomly named temporary file (PUP.Optional.Amonetize.A).

However, besides the rare restarts, I have yet to notice any other effects, so I may be overreacting. I greatly appreciate the professional advice and thank you for your services.




DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_x86
Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.2180
Run by James at 13:53:04 on 2013-10-10
Microsoft Windows XP Professional  5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.2048.1027 [GMT -5:00]
AV: AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 2014 *Enabled/Updated* {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}
============== Running Processes ================
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\NetWorx\networx.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqSTE08.exe
C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k hpdevmgmt
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k HPZ12
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k HPZ12
============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============
BHO: HP Print Enhancer: {0347C33E-8762-4905-BF09-768834316C61} - c:\program files\hp\smart web printing\hpswp_printenhancer.dll
BHO: HP Print Clips: {053F9267-DC04-4294-A72C-58F732D338C0} - c:\program files\hp\smart web printing\hpswp_framework.dll
BHO: Spybot-S&D IE Protection: {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - c:\program files\spybot - search & destroy\SDHelper.dll
uRun: [SpybotSD TeaTimer] c:\program files\spybot - search & destroy\TeaTimer.exe
uRun: [Steam] "c:\program files\steam\Steam.exe" -silent
mRun: [AVG_UI] "c:\program files\avg\avg2014\avgui.exe" /TRAYONLY
mRun: [HP Software Update] c:\program files\hp\hp software update\HPWuSchd2.exe
mRun: [NetWorx] "c:\program files\networx\networx.exe" /auto
mRun: [KernelFaultCheck] c:\windows\system32\dumprep 0 -k
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\alluse~1\startm~1\programs\startup\hpdigi~1.lnk - c:\program files\hp\digital imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
uPolicies-Explorer: NoDriveTypeAutoRun = dword:145
mPolicies-Explorer: NoDriveTypeAutoRun = dword:145
IE: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - c:\progra~1\micros~2\office11\EXCEL.EXE/3000
IE: {58ECB495-38F0-49cb-A538-10282ABF65E7} - {E763472E-A716-4CD9-89BD-DBDA6122F741} - c:\program files\hp\smart web printing\hpswp_extensions.dll
IE: {700259D7-1666-479a-93B1-3250410481E8} - {A93C41D8-01F8-4F8B-B14C-DE20B117E636} - c:\program files\hp\smart web printing\hpswp_extensions.dll
IE: {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - {FF059E31-CC5A-4E2E-BF3B-96E929D65503}
IE: {DFB852A3-47F8-48C4-A200-58CAB36FD2A2} - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - c:\program files\spybot - search & destroy\SDHelper.dll
IE: {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - c:\program files\messenger\msmsgs.exe
INFO: HKCU has more than 50 listed domains.
If you wish to scan all of them, select the 'Force scan all domains' option.
INFO: HKLM has more than 50 listed domains.
   If you wish to scan all of them, select the 'Force scan all domains' option.
TCP: NameServer =
TCP: Interfaces\{7912A341-F4EC-4286-92B3-E30BD3C6FFDD} : DHCPNameServer =
Handler: skype4com - {FFC8B962-9B40-4DFF-9458-1830C7DD7F5D} - c:\program files\common files\skype\Skype4COM.dll
Hosts:    www.spywareinfo.com
================= FIREFOX ===================
FF - ProfilePath - c:\documents and settings\james\application data\mozilla\firefox\profiles\ss0dm2rc.default\
FF - plugin: c:\windows\system32\macromed\flash\NPSWF32_11_9_900_117.dll
FF - ExtSQL: 2013-09-24 11:54; mytube@ashishmishra.in; c:\documents and settings\james\application data\mozilla\firefox\profiles\ss0dm2rc.default\extensions\mytube@ashishmishra.in.xpi
============= SERVICES / DRIVERS ===============
R0 AVGIDSHX;AVGIDSHX;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgidshx.sys [2013-2-8 145720]
R0 Avglogx;AVG Logging Driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avglogx.sys [2013-2-8 223032]
R0 Avgmfx86;AVG Mini-Filter Resident Anti-Virus Shield;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgmfx86.sys [2013-2-8 102200]
R0 Avgrkx86;AVG Anti-Rootkit Driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgrkx86.sys [2013-2-8 27448]
R1 Avgdiskx;AVG Disk Driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgdiskx.sys [2013-8-1 120632]
R1 AVGIDSDriver;AVGIDSDriver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgidsdriverx.sys [2013-3-29 209208]
R1 AVGIDSShim;AVGIDSShim;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgidsshimx.sys [2013-3-1 22840]
R1 Avgldx86;AVG AVI Loader Driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgldx86.sys [2013-2-8 176952]
R1 Avgtdix;AVG TDI Driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgtdix.sys [2013-3-21 193848]
R1 networx;networx;c:\windows\system32\drivers\networx.sys [2013-9-22 54400]
R2 AVGIDSAgent;AVGIDSAgent;c:\program files\avg\avg2014\avgidsagent.exe [2013-10-3 3538480]
R2 avgwd;AVG WatchDog;c:\program files\avg\avg2014\avgwdsvc.exe [2013-9-25 301152]
S2 clr_optimization_v4.0.30319_32;Microsoft .NET Framework NGEN v4.0.30319_X86;c:\windows\microsoft.net\framework\v4.0.30319\mscorsvw.exe [2010-3-18 130384]
S2 SkypeUpdate;Skype Updater;c:\program files\skype\updater\Updater.exe [2013-6-21 162408]
S3 WPFFontCache_v0400;Windows Presentation Foundation Font Cache;c:\windows\microsoft.net\framework\v4.0.30319\wpf\WPFFontCache_v0400.exe [2010-3-18 753504]
=============== Created Last 30 ================
2013-10-10 14:36:17    --------    d-----w-    c:\documents and settings\james\application data\Malwarebytes
2013-10-10 14:36:09    --------    d-----w-    c:\documents and settings\all users\application data\Malwarebytes
2013-10-10 14:36:08    22856    ----a-w-    c:\windows\system32\drivers\mbam.sys
2013-10-10 14:36:08    --------    d-----w-    c:\program files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
2013-09-27 17:01:57    74072    ----a-w-    c:\windows\system32\XAPOFX1_4.dll
2013-09-27 17:01:57    528216    ----a-w-    c:\windows\system32\XAudio2_6.dll
2013-09-27 17:01:56    238936    ----a-w-    c:\windows\system32\xactengine3_6.dll
2013-09-27 17:01:56    22360    ----a-w-    c:\windows\system32\X3DAudio1_7.dll
2013-09-27 17:01:55    4178264    ----a-w-    c:\windows\system32\D3DX9_41.dll
2013-09-27 17:01:50    81768    ----a-w-    c:\windows\system32\xinput1_3.dll
2013-09-27 17:01:43    3495784    ----a-w-    c:\windows\system32\d3dx9_33.dll
2013-09-27 17:01:35    --------    d-----w-    c:\windows\Logs
2013-09-27 17:01:24    --------    d-----w-    c:\program files\Microsoft XNA
2013-09-27 16:48:15    23856    ----a-w-    c:\windows\system32\spupdsvc.exe
2013-09-27 16:47:07    --------    d-----w-    C:\b7fb328f4510da7de231b9a7fd0d350a
2013-09-27 16:00:28    --------    d-----w-    C:\1ba1e71e755a9b98ac0fbf4a
2013-09-27 15:26:20    --------    d-----w-    c:\program files\dumps
2013-09-27 15:25:48    --------    d-----w-    c:\program files\common files\Steam
2013-09-27 15:25:47    --------    d-----w-    c:\program files\Steam
2013-09-25 17:43:26    --------    d-----w-    c:\documents and settings\james\application data\AVG2014
2013-09-25 17:39:16    --------    d-----w-    c:\documents and settings\all users\application data\AVG2014
2013-09-25 16:18:21    --------    d-----w-    c:\documents and settings\james\local settings\application data\Avg2014
2013-09-23 00:49:27    --------    d-----r-    c:\program files\Skype
2013-09-23 00:47:48    --------    d-----w-    c:\windows\system32\appmgmt
2013-09-23 00:37:55    54400    ----a-w-    c:\windows\system32\drivers\networx.sys
2013-09-23 00:37:55    --------    d-----w-    c:\program files\NetWorx
2013-09-23 00:37:55    --------    d-----w-    c:\documents and settings\all users\application data\SoftPerfect
2013-09-23 00:22:26    --------    d-----w-    c:\documents and settings\james\application data\HpUpdate
2013-09-23 00:21:57    --------    d-----w-    c:\windows\Hewlett-Packard
==================== Find3M  ====================
2013-10-08 20:17:58    71048    ----a-w-    c:\windows\system32\FlashPlayerCPLApp.cpl
2013-10-08 20:17:58    692616    ----a-w-    c:\windows\system32\FlashPlayerApp.exe
2013-09-26 01:57:14    120632    ----a-w-    c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgdiskx.sys
2013-09-11 03:11:44    22840    ----a-w-    c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgidsshimx.sys
2013-09-09 03:12:16    27448    ----a-w-    c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgrkx86.sys
2013-09-02 15:39:32    176952    ----a-w-    c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgldx86.sys
2013-09-02 15:28:06    145720    ----a-w-    c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgidshx.sys
2013-09-02 15:28:04    209208    ----a-w-    c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgidsdriverx.sys
2013-09-02 15:28:00    223032    ----a-w-    c:\windows\system32\drivers\avglogx.sys
2013-08-01 21:08:52    193848    ----a-w-    c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgtdix.sys
============= FINISH: 13:53:23.32 ===============

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Edited by Wereducky, 10 October 2013 - 02:10 PM.

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