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Posted 05 December 2013 - 12:12 AM

orignal post: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/516423/rootkit-i-truly-am-lost/
Specs: Windows 7 home prem. Core i7, 4g ram, 700gb Hd (as well as 320) both non-solidstate. 
I consider myself a pretty computer savy person, I've never really come across a computer that I haven't been able to mitigate the problem, but this one is truly crazy. So basically the problem is the web browser of choice just opens up non stop.I doesn't open up any malicious pages, usually the homepage or a blank page.  I initially ran Commodo, that didn't find anything so in no particular order ran Superantispy,Mbam,Spybot,Adaware and avast all coming up with no true threat(mostly just temporary files left over from browsing or unistalling). As I sit here on my laptop and look over at my buddies(the infected laptop) I see google chrome just opening non stop. I've uninstalled it, tried firefox and ended up with the same result. I even went as far as to manually remove IE in hopes that it would help. It did not. So eventually it lead me to believe it was some super-mutant root kit, so I tried going into safe mode and repeating my above steps. Nothing found. Next came the system recovery. I tried restoring it to a prior point and yet again same outcome. At this point I was furious, after about a week of research I came up short. I decided to reformat the HD and re install windows. First I used a USB to sata cable and hooked up the HD. Reformated it through windows. Then reformatted through Ubuntu, and one last time in windows making sure I utilized the command prompt write zero command. Hooked it back into the original laptop, used a recovery disc from the factory and reinstalled windows. Not even 5mins after install is complete it internet explore starts going banana's. Opening NONSTOP windows, but also refreshing some of the windows. So I decided to take an old HD (known good) and reformat it and plug it in, re-install and it yields the same results.
It doesn't matter if there's not internet connection.
It doesn't matter which browser it opens.
Fresh install, nothing get's plugged into the laptop and it'll just start opening. 
The IOUnistaller and Driver booster are both verified good softwares. 
Same with Keyboard tracer, I was seeing if maybe the keyboard was being key'd at all. http://download.cnet.com/Keyboard-Tracer/3000-2162_4-10708611.html?tag=mncol;1
Please assist me.   

DDS log;

DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_x86 
Internet Explorer: 
Run by Yoder at 4:07:13 on 2010-01-02
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.2766.1810 [GMT -8:00]
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Spybot - Search and Destroy *Enabled/Updated* {9BC38DF1-3CCA-732D-A930-C1CA5F20A4B0}
============== Running Processes ================
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SASCORE.EXE
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Shared\HPDrvMntSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\IObit\LiveUpdate\LiveUpdate.exe
C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamscheduler.exe
C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDFSSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDUpdSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDWSCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDTray.exe
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel® Integrated Clock Controller Service\ICCProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Update\\GoogleCrashHandler.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k secsvcs
============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============
BHO: ExplorerWnd Helper: {10921475-03CE-4E04-90CE-E2E7EF20C814} - c:\program files\iobit\iobit uninstaller\UninstallExplorer32.dll
BHO: Advanced SystemCare Browser Protection: {BA0C978D-D909-49B6-AFE2-8BDE245DC7E6} - c:\program files\iobit\surfing protection\browerprotect\ASCPlugin_Protection.dll
uRun: [SUPERAntiSpyware] c:\program files\superantispyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
mRun: [SDTray] "c:\program files\spybot - search & destroy 2\SDTray.exe"
mRun: [IgfxTray] "c:\windows\system32\igfxtray.exe"
mRun: [HotKeysCmds] "c:\windows\system32\hkcmd.exe"
mRun: [Persistence] "c:\windows\system32\igfxpers.exe"
mPolicies-System: ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin = dword:5
mPolicies-System: ConsentPromptBehaviorUser = dword:3
mPolicies-System: EnableUIADesktopToggle = dword:0
TCP: NameServer =
TCP: Interfaces\{EE73F08D-5420-4B3F-9415-C9CAAA82BA65} : DHCPNameServer =
Notify: igfxcui - igfxdev.dll
Notify: SDWinLogon - SDWinLogon.dll
SSODL: WebCheck - <orphaned>
mASetup: {8A69D345-D564-463c-AFF1-A69D9E530F96} - "c:\program files\google\chrome\application\31.0.1650.63\installer\chrmstp.exe" --configure-user-settings --verbose-logging --system-level --multi-install --chrome
============= SERVICES / DRIVERS ===============
R1 SASDIFSV;SASDIFSV;c:\program files\superantispyware\sasdifsv.sys [2011-7-22 12880]
R1 SASKUTIL;SASKUTIL;c:\program files\superantispyware\SASKUTIL.SYS [2011-7-12 67664]
R2 !SASCORE;SAS Core Service;c:\program files\superantispyware\SASCore.exe [2013-10-10 120088]
R2 HPDrvMntSvc.exe;HP Quick Synchronization Service;c:\program files\hewlett-packard\shared\HPDrvMntSvc.exe [2011-9-1 227896]
R2 LiveUpdateSvc;LiveUpdate;c:\program files\iobit\liveupdate\LiveUpdate.exe [2010-1-2 2151200]
R2 MBAMScheduler;MBAMScheduler;c:\program files\malwarebytes' anti-malware\mbamscheduler.exe [2010-1-2 418376]
R2 MBAMService;MBAMService;c:\program files\malwarebytes' anti-malware\mbamservice.exe [2010-1-2 701512]
R2 SDScannerService;Spybot-S&D 2 Scanner Service;c:\program files\spybot - search & destroy 2\SDFSSvc.exe [2010-1-2 3921880]
R2 SDUpdateService;Spybot-S&D 2 Updating Service;c:\program files\spybot - search & destroy 2\SDUpdSvc.exe [2010-1-2 1042272]
R2 SDWSCService;Spybot-S&D 2 Security Center Service;c:\program files\spybot - search & destroy 2\SDWSCSvc.exe [2010-1-2 171416]
R3 ICCS;Intel® Integrated Clock Controller Service - Intel® ICCS;c:\program files\intel\intel® integrated clock controller service\ICCProxy.exe [2010-1-2 169752]
R3 MBAMProtector;MBAMProtector;c:\windows\system32\drivers\mbam.sys [2010-1-2 22856]
R3 MEI;Intel® Management Engine Interface ;c:\windows\system32\drivers\HECI.sys [2010-1-2 56432]
R3 RTL8167;Realtek 8167 NT Driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\Rt86win7.sys [2010-1-2 679128]
S3 b57nd60x;Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet - NDIS 6.0;c:\windows\system32\drivers\b57nd60x.sys [2009-7-13 229888]
S3 TsUsbFlt;TsUsbFlt;c:\windows\system32\drivers\TsUsbFlt.sys [2010-11-20 52224]
S3 TsUsbGD;Remote Desktop Generic USB Device;c:\windows\system32\drivers\TsUsbGD.sys [2010-11-20 27264]
S3 WatAdminSvc;Windows Activation Technologies Service;c:\windows\system32\wat\WatAdminSvc.exe [2010-1-2 1343400]
=============== Created Last 30 ================
2010-11-21 00:47:04 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Windows Journal
2010-11-21 00:46:58 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\ShellNew
2010-11-21 00:46:58 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\ehome
2010-11-21 00:38:49 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\system32\winrm
2010-11-21 00:38:49 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\system32\slmgr
2010-11-21 00:38:49 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\system32\en
2010-11-21 00:38:49 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\umdf\en-US
2010-11-21 00:38:49 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\en-US
2010-11-21 00:38:49 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\system32\0409
2010-11-21 00:38:49 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\en-US
2010-11-21 00:38:49 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\DigitalLocker
2010-11-21 00:38:48 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\system32\WCN
2010-11-21 00:38:48 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\system32\wbem\en-US
2010-11-21 00:38:48 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\system32\Printing_Admin_Scripts
2010-11-21 00:38:30 3584 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\spool\prtprocs\w32x86\en-us\LXKPTPRC.DLL.mui
2010-11-20 21:00:53 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\system32\wbem\Performance
2010-01-02 11:15:39 77528 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\RtNicProp32.dll
2010-01-02 11:15:39 679128 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\Rt86win7.sys
2010-01-02 11:15:29 56432 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\HECI.sys
2010-01-02 11:14:43 -------- d-----w- C:\Intel
2010-01-02 11:12:19 -------- d-----w- c:\programdata\{3C5CBD7B-3D1D-411E-96C2-513FFCA84D2D}
2010-01-02 11:12:18 -------- d-----w- c:\programdata\ProductData
2010-01-02 11:11:33 -------- d-----w- c:\users\yoder\appdata\roaming\IObit
2010-01-02 11:11:33 -------- d-----w- c:\programdata\IObit
2010-01-02 11:11:31 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\IObit
2010-01-02 11:05:17 7772552 ----a-w- c:\programdata\microsoft\windows defender\definition updates\{73045ef8-bb73-46ed-a554-66a3ab241378}\mpengine.dll
2010-01-02 10:51:34 -------- d-----w- c:\programdata\Keyboard Tracer
2010-01-02 10:51:34 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Keyboard Tracer
2010-01-02 10:47:59 -------- d-----w- c:\users\yoder\appdata\roaming\Malwarebytes
2010-01-02 10:47:52 22856 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\mbam.sys
2010-01-02 10:47:52 -------- d-----w- c:\programdata\Malwarebytes
2010-01-02 10:47:52 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
2010-01-02 10:40:36 18968 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\sdnclean.exe
2010-01-02 10:40:30 -------- d-----w- c:\programdata\Spybot - Search & Destroy
2010-01-02 10:40:26 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2
2010-01-02 10:40:09 -------- d-----w- c:\users\yoder\appdata\local\Programs
2010-01-02 10:36:54 2422272 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\wucltux.dll
2010-01-02 10:36:17 88576 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\wudriver.dll
2010-01-02 10:35:58 33792 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\wuapp.exe
2010-01-02 10:35:58 171904 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\wuwebv.dll
2010-01-02 10:34:00 102104 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\RTNUninst32.dll
2010-01-02 10:33:56 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Realtek
2010-01-02 10:31:03 -------- d-----w- c:\users\yoder\appdata\roaming\hpqLog
2010-01-02 10:31:02 -------- d-sh--w- c:\windows\Installer
2010-01-02 10:30:59 -------- d-----w- C:\swsetup
2010-01-02 10:26:48 -------- d-----w- c:\users\yoder\appdata\roaming\SUPERAntiSpyware.com
2010-01-02 10:26:41 -------- d-----w- c:\programdata\SUPERAntiSpyware.com
2010-01-02 10:26:41 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\SUPERAntiSpyware
2010-01-02 10:26:01 -------- d-----w- c:\users\yoder\appdata\local\Google
2010-01-02 09:02:01 -------- d-----w- c:\users\yoder\appdata\local\VirtualStore
2010-01-02 09:00:48 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\system32\Wat
2010-01-02 09:00:12 -------- d-sh--w- C:\Recovery
2010-01-02 08:54:19 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\Panther
==================== Find3M  ====================
2010-11-20 21:31:02 152576 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\msclmd.dll
2010-01-02 11:13:45 9023488 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\igfxress.dll
2010-01-02 09:01:05 409088 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\systemcpl.dll
2010-01-02 09:01:05 13824 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\slwga.dll
2010-01-02 09:01:04 811520 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\user32.dll
============= FINISH:  4:07:36.02 ===============

@ The time chrome was going crazy, I managed to Alt F4 enough of them to capture this log. 

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Posted 06 December 2013 - 06:12 PM

Edit/Update(As I figure out more about it). I installed ubuntu on a different HD and here's what I noticed on it. Firefox was constantly refreshing, NON stop. Couldn't get a chance to type anything into it. I just recently tried unplugging on keyboard ribbon and letting the computer IDLE like that, but in windows and its the same thing. Firefox, Chrome, Or IE which ever is set to Default Opens non stop and sometime just refreshes non stop. 
Still opens browser in Safe mode, regardless of networking or not. If I end explorer.exe it stops opening the browsers. 

Edited by sticker, 06 December 2013 - 08:15 PM.

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 10:45 PM

Sorry, Just read this today. Problem solved, It ended up being a bad IC chip on the motherboard. Ended up using a huntron and o-scope to figure it out. New motherboard was a fix. IC chip wasn't toggling, but instead staying a complete LO. 

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