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svchost.exe playing random audio

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#1 Legato107


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Posted 03 January 2014 - 01:44 PM

Program runs on startup and plays odd sound clips/advertising. Ending the process forces windows to restart. Appears to be originating from "C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch" Thank you for your time.


DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16671  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.45.2
Run by Legato at 13:31:34 on 2014-01-03
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional   6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.16297.10157 [GMT -5:00]
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Outdated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Program Files (x86)\NVIDIA Corporation\3D Vision\nvSCPAPISvr.exe
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:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Display\nvxdsync.exe
C:\Program Files\Sandboxie\SbieSvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dyyno\Dyyno Broadcaster\launcherd.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation
C:\Program Files (x86)\LogMeIn Hamachi\LMIGuardianSvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k secsvcs
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WLIDSVC.EXE
C:\Program Files (x86)\LogMeIn Hamachi\hamachi-2.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WLIDSvcM.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Program Files\Logitech\SetPoint II\SetPointII.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Logishrd\KHAL2\KHALMNPR.EXE
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServicePeerNet
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel® Management Engine Components\LMS\LMS.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel® Management Engine Components\UNS\UNS.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============
uStart Page = hxxp://search.yahoo.com?type=714647&fr=spigot-yhp-ie
BHO: Java™ Plug-In SSV Helper: {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre7\bin\ssv.dll
BHO: Windows Live ID Sign-in Helper: {9030D464-4C02-4ABF-8ECC-5164760863C6} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WindowsLiveLogin.dll
BHO: Java™ Plug-In 2 SSV Helper: {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre7\bin\jp2ssv.dll
uRun: [Steam] "G:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent
mRun: [BrStsMon00] C:\Program Files (x86)\Browny02\Brother\BrStMonW.exe /AUTORUN
StartupFolder: C:\PROGRA~3\MICROS~1\Windows\STARTM~1\Programs\Startup\SETPOI~1.LNK - C:\Program Files\Logitech\SetPoint II\SetPointII.exe
uPolicies-Explorer: NoDrives = dword:0
mPolicies-Explorer: NoDrives = dword:0
mPolicies-System: ConsentPromptBehaviorUser = dword:3
mPolicies-System: EnableUIADesktopToggle = dword:0
mPolicies-System: PromptOnSecureDesktop = dword:0
DPF: {8AD9C840-044E-11D1-B3E9-00805F499D93} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.7.0/jinstall-1_7_0_25-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {B3E32D88-8E7F-468F-B0E2-3A300FD4A82C} - hxxp://myitlab.pearsoned.com/Pegasus/Modules/SIMIntegration/Resources/ax/stub.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0017-0000-0025-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.7.0/jinstall-1_7_0_25-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.7.0/jinstall-1_7_0_25-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000} - hxxp://fpdownload2.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab
TCP: NameServer =
TCP: Interfaces\{1AAE12B9-D484-4CC3-9827-81DCD36C97F9} : DHCPNameServer =
TCP: Interfaces\{479E79A0-ACCA-4DD2-B15D-93FA8B455816} : DHCPNameServer =
Handler: skype4com - {FFC8B962-9B40-4DFF-9458-1830C7DD7F5D} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Skype\Skype4COM.dll
SSODL: WebCheck - <orphaned>
x64-BHO: Windows Live ID Sign-in Helper: {9030D464-4C02-4ABF-8ECC-5164760863C6} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WindowsLiveLogin.dll
x64-Run: [Launch LCore] C:\Program Files\Logitech Gaming Software\LCore.exe /minimized
x64-Run: [Kernel and Hardware Abstraction Layer] KHALMNPR.EXE
x64-Handler: skype4com - {FFC8B962-9B40-4DFF-9458-1830C7DD7F5D} - <orphaned>
x64-Notify: igfxcui - igfxdev.dll
x64-SSODL: WebCheck - <orphaned>
================= FIREFOX ===================
FF - ProfilePath - C:\Users\Legato\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\wp8fm3ql.default\
FF - prefs.js: browser.startup.homepage - hxxps://www.google.com/
FF - prefs.js: keyword.URL - hxxp://search.yahoo.com/search?fr=greentree_ff1&ei=utf-8&ilc=12&type=714647&p=
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\plugins\npFoxitReaderPlugin.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre7\bin\dtplugin\npdeployJava1.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre7\bin\plugin2\npjp2.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Silverlight\4.1.10329.0\npctrlui.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\NVIDIA Corporation\3D Vision\npnv3dv.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\NVIDIA Corporation\3D Vision\npnv3dvstreaming.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Ubisoft\Ubisoft Game Launcher\npuplaypc.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Ubisoft\Ubisoft Game Launcher\npuplaypchub.dll
FF - plugin: C:\ProgramData\id Software\QuakeLive\npquakezero.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Users\Legato\AppData\Local\Google\Update\\npGoogleUpdate3.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Users\Legato\AppData\LocalLow\Unity\WebPlayer\loader\npUnity3D32.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Adobe\Director\np32dsw_1205146.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\NPSWF32_11_9_900_170.dll
FF - plugin: F:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC\npvlc.dll
============= SERVICES / DRIVERS ===============
R2 AMD External Events Utility;AMD External Events Utility;C:\Windows\System32\atiesrxx.exe [2012-12-19 240640]
R2 cpuz135;cpuz135;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\cpuz135_x64.sys [2011-12-1 21992]
R2 Dyyno Launcher;Dyyno Service;C:\Program Files (x86)\Dyyno\Dyyno Broadcaster\launcherd.exe [2012-3-3 409600]
R2 Hamachi2Svc;LogMeIn Hamachi Tunneling Engine;C:\Program Files (x86)\LogMeIn Hamachi\hamachi-2.exe [2013-11-29 2210640]
R2 LMIGuardianSvc;LMIGuardianSvc;C:\Program Files (x86)\LogMeIn Hamachi\LMIGuardianSvc.exe [2013-10-11 377104]
R2 Stereo Service;NVIDIA Stereoscopic 3D Driver Service;C:\Program Files (x86)\NVIDIA Corporation\3D Vision\nvSCPAPISvr.exe [2011-11-7 381248]
R2 UNS;Intel® Management and Security Application User Notification Service;C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel® Management Engine Components\UNS\UNS.exe [2011-12-1 2656280]
R3 AtiHDAudioService;AMD Function Driver for HD Audio Service;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\AtihdW76.sys [2012-11-6 96256]
R3 CT20XUT.SYS;CT20XUT.SYS;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\CT20XUT.sys [2010-7-7 230488]
R3 CTEXFIFX.SYS;CTEXFIFX.SYS;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\CTEXFIFX.sys [2010-7-7 1445976]
R3 CTHWIUT.SYS;CTHWIUT.SYS;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\CTHWIUT.sys [2010-7-7 95320]
R3 ha20x22k;Creative 20X2 HAL Driver;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\ha20x22k.sys [2010-7-7 1612888]
R3 LGBusEnum;Logitech GamePanel Virtual Bus Enumerator Driver;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\LGBusEnum.sys [2009-11-23 22408]
R3 RTL8167;Realtek 8167 NT Driver;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\Rt64win7.sys [2011-12-1 471144]
R3 SbieDrv;SbieDrv;C:\Program Files\Sandboxie\SbieDrv.sys [2011-3-24 148072]
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 clr_optimization_v4.0.30319_64;Microsoft .NET Framework NGEN v4.0.30319_X64;C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319\mscorsvw.exe [2010-3-18 138576]
S2 Lavasoft Ad-Aware Service;Lavasoft Ad-Aware Service;"C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWService.exe" --> C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWService.exe [?]
S2 MBAMScheduler;MBAMScheduler;C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamscheduler.exe [2014-1-3 418376]
S2 MBAMService;MBAMService;C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamservice.exe [2011-4-30 701512]
S2 SkypeUpdate;Skype Updater;C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Updater\Updater.exe [2013-10-23 172192]
S2 WUSB54GSv2SVC;WUSB54GSv2SVC;"C:\Program Files (x86)\Linksys Wireless-G USB Wireless Network Monitor\WLService.exe" "WUSB54GSv2.exe" --> C:\Program Files (x86)\Linksys Wireless-G USB Wireless Network Monitor\WLService.exe [?]
S3 androidusb;SAMSUNG Android Composite ADB Interface Driver;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\ssadadb.sys [2011-5-13 36328]
S3 BrYNSvc;BrYNSvc;C:\Program Files (x86)\Browny02\BrYNSvc.exe [2013-8-23 245760]
S3 Creative Audio Engine Licensing Service;Creative Audio Engine Licensing Service;C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Creative Labs Shared\Service\CTAELicensing.exe [2011-8-29 79360]
S3 CT20XUT;CT20XUT;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\CT20XUT.sys [2010-7-7 230488]
S3 CTEXFIFX;CTEXFIFX;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\CTEXFIFX.sys [2010-7-7 1445976]
S3 CTHWIUT;CTHWIUT;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\CTHWIUT.sys [2010-7-7 95320]
S3 hidusbf;USB Mouse Rate Adjuster Lower Filter by SweetLow;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\hidusbf.sys [2011-1-3 6784]
S3 LGSHidFilt;Logitech Gaming KMDF HID Filter Driver;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\LGSHidFilt.Sys [2013-1-17 66800]
S3 LGVirHid;Logitech Gamepanel Virtual HID Device Driver;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\LGVirHid.sys [2009-11-23 16008]
S3 MBAMProtector;MBAMProtector;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\mbam.sys [2011-4-30 25928]
S3 ssadbus;SAMSUNG Android USB Composite Device driver (WDM);C:\Windows\System32\drivers\ssadbus.sys [2011-5-13 157672]
S3 ssadmdfl;SAMSUNG Android USB Modem (Filter);C:\Windows\System32\drivers\ssadmdfl.sys [2011-5-13 16872]
S3 ssadmdm;SAMSUNG Android USB Modem Drivers;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\ssadmdm.sys [2011-5-13 177640]
S3 StorSvc;Storage Service;C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted [2009-7-13 27136]
S3 USBAAPL64;Apple Mobile USB Driver;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\usbaapl64.sys [2012-12-13 54784]
S3 WatAdminSvc;Windows Activation Technologies Service;C:\Windows\System32\Wat\WatAdminSvc.exe [2010-10-16 1255736]
S4 HiPatchService;Hi-Rez Studios Authenticate and Update Service;F:\Program Files (x86)\Hi-Rez Studios\HiPatchService.exe [2012-2-15 8704]
S4 WlanWpsSvc;WlanWpsSvc;C:\Program Files (x86)\NETGEAR\WNA1000M\WlanWpsSvc.exe --> C:\Program Files (x86)\NETGEAR\WNA1000M\WlanWpsSvc.exe [?]
=============== Created Last 30 ================
2014-01-03 18:02:48    --------    d-sh--w-    C:\$RECYCLE.BIN
2014-01-03 17:44:07    --------    d-----w-    C:\Users\Legato\AppData\Local\Diagnostics
2014-01-03 17:35:25    --------    d-----w-    C:\Program Files\CCleaner
2014-01-03 17:18:59    98816    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\System32\drivers\usbccgp.sys.bak
2014-01-03 17:17:59    97856    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\System32\drivers\arcsas.sys.bak
2014-01-03 17:06:38    --------    d-----w-    C:\AdwCleaner
2014-01-03 16:43:15    --------    d-----w-    C:\ProgramData\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (portable)
2014-01-03 16:42:52    89304    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\System32\drivers\mbamchameleon.sys
2014-01-03 09:45:43    --------    d-----w-    C:\TDSSKiller_Quarantine
2014-01-03 09:20:33    98816    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\sed.exe
2014-01-03 09:20:33    256000    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\PEV.exe
2014-01-03 09:20:33    208896    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\MBR.exe
2014-01-03 08:31:15    --------    d-----w-    C:\Users\Legato\AppData\Roaming\.clamwin
2014-01-03 08:31:05    --------    d-----w-    C:\ProgramData\.clamwin
2014-01-03 08:31:05    --------    d-----w-    C:\Program Files (x86)\ClamWin
2013-12-22 11:27:41    --------    d-----r-    C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype
2013-12-21 22:38:10    --------    d-----w-    C:\Users\Legato\AppData\Local\Gas Powered Games
2013-12-21 21:49:46    --------    d-----w-    C:\Users\Legato\.matplotlib
2013-12-21 21:49:42    --------    d-----w-    C:\ProgramData\FAForever
2013-12-06 13:32:30    --------    d-----w-    C:\Program Files (x86)\LogMeIn Hamachi
==================== Find3M  ====================
2013-12-11 17:54:13    71048    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\SysWow64\FlashPlayerCPLApp.cpl
2013-12-11 17:54:13    692616    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\SysWow64\FlashPlayerApp.exe
2013-10-08 12:50:37    96168    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\SysWow64\WindowsAccessBridge-32.dll
============= FINISH: 13:31:41.24 ===============

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#2 nasdaq


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Posted 08 January 2014 - 08:58 AM

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.
I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.

If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.

Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your Desktop.
  • Close all open programs and internet browsers.
  • Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.
  • Click the Scan button and wait for the process to complete.
  • Click the Report button and the report will open in Notepad.
  • If you click the Clean button all items listed in the report will be removed.
If you find some false positive items or programs that you wish to keep, Close the AdwCleaner windows.
  • Close all open programs and internet browsers.
  • Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.
  • Click the Scan button and wait for the process to complete.
  • Check off the element(s) you wish to keep.
  • Click on the Clean button follow the prompts.
  • A log file will automatically open after the scan has finished.
  • Please post the content of that log file with your next answer.
  • You can find the log file at C:\AdwCleaner[Sn].txt (n is a number).
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Junkware Removal Tool to your Desktop.
  • Please close your security software to avoid potential conflicts.
  • Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista or 7, right-mouse click it and select Run as administrator.
  • The tool will open and start scanning your system.
  • Please be patient as this can take a while to complete, depending on your system's specifications.
  • On completion, a log (JRT.txt) is saved to your Desktop and will automatically open.
  • Please post the contents of JRT.txt into your reply.

Please download ComboFix from any of the links below, and save it to your desktop. For information regarding this download, please visit this web page: Turorial
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IMPORTANT !!! Save ComboFix.exe to your Desktop

1. Close any open browsers.
2. Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.
3. Do not install any other programs until this if fixed.

How to : Disable Anti-virus and Firewall...

Double click on ComboFix.exe and follow the prompts.
  • When finished, it will produce a report for you.
  • Please post the C:\ComboFix.txt
Note: Do not mouse click ComboFix's window while it's running. That may cause it to stall

Note: If you have difficulty properly disabling your protective programs, refer to this link --> http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic114351.html

Note: If after running ComboFix you get this error message "Illegal operation attempted on a registry key that has been marked for deletion." when attempting to run a program all you need to do is restart the computer to reset the registry.

Please paste the logs in your next reply DO NOT ATTACH THEM.
Let me know what problem persists.

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Posted 14 January 2014 - 10:23 AM

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