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# I have one rootkit. IRP hook \Driver\atagi DriverStartlo

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### #1 Sam Gunn

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Posted 19 January 2014 - 08:41 PM

I have one rootkit. It is called IRP hook \Driver\atagi DriverStartlo. I can hear music playing, a commercial playing, or sometimes news playing. Sometimes there are no webpages open. when the sound is playing. When I end the largest svchost.exe process, the sound stops. I also sometimes lose sound. I have the volume control panel up, and I use it to adjust the sound. It also slows down loading websites. But after I end the process for the largest svchost, it then speeds up.

Microsoft XP
Media Center Edition
Version 2002
Service Pack 3.

Dell Inspiron 1501

The only can I done is AVG.

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Posted 22 January 2014 - 11:56 AM

Hello Sam Gunn,
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• My name is fireman4it and I will be helping you with your Malware problem.

Please take note of some guidelines for this fix:
• Refrain from making any changes to your computer including installing/uninstall programs, deleting files, modifying the registry, and running scanners or tools.
• If you do not understand any step(s) provided, please do not hesitate to ask before continuing.
• Even if things appear to be better, it might not mean we are finished. Please continue to follow my instructions and reply back until I give you the "all clean".
• In the upper right hand corner of the topic you will see a button called Follow This Topic.I suggest you click it and select Immediate E-Mail notification and click on Follow This Topic. This way you will be advised when we respond to your topic and facilitate the cleaning of your machine.

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• Close/disable all anti-virus and anti-malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix. Refer to this page if you are not sure how.
• Close any open windows, including this one.
• Double click on ComboFix.exe & follow the prompts.
• As part of it's process, ComboFix will check to see if the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed. With malware infections being as they are today, it's strongly recommended to have this pre-installed on your machine before doing any malware removal. It will allow you to boot up into a special recovery/repair mode that will allow us to more easily help you should your computer have a problem after an attempted removal of malware.
• If you did not have it installed, you will see the prompt below. Choose YES.
• Follow the prompts to allow ComboFix to download and install the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console, and when prompted, agree to the End-User License Agreement to install the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console.
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should your computer have a problem after an attempted removal of malware. It is a simple procedure that will only take a few moments of your time.
• Once the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed using ComboFix, you should see the following message:

• Click on Yes, to continue scanning for malware.
• When finished, it will produce a report for you. Please post the contents of the log (C:\ComboFix.txt).
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Posted 23 January 2014 - 10:50 PM

Hey fireman4it, I saw your message tonight. I didn't see it in my email. Tonight I clicked follow this topic. I downloaded Combofix, and ran it. But when it got to deleting folders, it stopped. It was more than 90 minutes later. So I decided to stop it, and restart the computer. I will try to do it in the morning, or afternoon. I did copy, and pasted what it had up there, into my email. and then saved it. Do you want me to post that here?  I didn't click on it when it was running. I did move the mouse when the computer went into sleep mode.

I wanted to see how it was doing, so I moved the mouse.

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Posted 24 January 2014 - 10:37 AM

Please post the log it gave before running Combofix again.

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Posted 24 January 2014 - 11:47 AM

Ok. Here it is.

Scanning for infected files . . .
This typically doesn't take more than 10 minutes
However, scan times for badly infected machines may easily double

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Deleting Files:

C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\MSOFFICE\TEMP\doc
~1.dat
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\avgmfapx.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\avgmfarx.dll
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\avgntdumpx.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\avgrunasx.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\htmlayout.dll
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\incavi.avm
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\mfaconf.txt
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\mfacz.lns
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\mfaes.lns
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\mfafr.lns
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\mfage.lns
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\mfahu.lns
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\mfaid.lns
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\mfain.lns
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\mfait.lns
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\mfajp.lns
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\mfako.lns
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\mfams.lns
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\mfanl.lns
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\mfapb.lns
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\mfapl.lns
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\mfapt.lns
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\mfaru.lns
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\mfasc.lns
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\mfasp.lns
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\mfatr.lns
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\mfaus.lns
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\mfavera.txt
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\mfaverx.txt
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\mfazh.lns
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\mfazt.lns
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\setup.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\setup.ini
C:\Documents and Settings\BESSIE HICKAM\My Documents\zeogvvlbdv.tmp
C:\Documents and Settings\BESSIE HICKAM\zeogvvlbdv.tmp
C:\WINDOWS\EventSystem.log
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Cache\075884af680ff6dc.fb
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Cache\227113dfa1ca894d.fb
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Cache\23d2505300890490.fb
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Cache\49fbbc5a8678d502.fb
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Cache\5c54eb1a1655b076.fb
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Cache\613e8ce7ab7106af.fb
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C:\WINDOWS\system32\Cache\691f14230153a9e1.fb
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Cache\6cb409d7ac73d9f1.fb
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Cache\7614bd6cfa99e546.fb
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Cache\77664b6ccc36be9f.fb
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Cache\7e7a64d65b345bc4.fb
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Cache\881b3593316772f0.fb
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Cache\98657d0579ae1930.fb
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Cache\b63439c2f5be3405.fb
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Cache\bf7df7947970829f.fb
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Cache\c2c2d8179c364119.fb
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Cache\c32f4c3bbe1880bb.fb
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Cache\d5c0f4e7bbe35bf3.fb
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Cache\d946e66075f88663.fb
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Cache\d9ca663388d21ec0.fb
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Cache\f2cda51fd108941f.fb
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Cache\f34d8db84131d925.fb
C:\WINDOWS\system32\windrv.sys
C:\WINDOWS\wininit.ini

Deleting Folders:

C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP
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Posted 25 January 2014 - 01:26 PM

Go ahead and run Combofix again and post its log.

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Posted 25 January 2014 - 07:18 PM

Ok, I ran the scan again. I thought it wasn't going to work. But it did. Here is the report.

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Posted 25 January 2014 - 10:42 PM

1.

We need to run a CFScript.

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. Open notepad and copy/paste the text in the codebox below into it:

File::
c:\windows\system32\SETFC.tmp

Driver::
djtarbxf

Save this as CFScript.txt, in the same location as ComboFix.exe

Refering to the picture above, drag CFScript into ComboFix.exe

When finished, it shall produce a log for you at C:\ComboFix.txt which I will require in your next reply.

2.

• Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.
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Right click in the adwCleaner.exe and select
• Click the Scan button.
• A logfile will automatically open after the scan has finished.
• Or you can find the logfile at C:\AdwCleaner[R1].txt.

Combofix.txt

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Posted 26 January 2014 - 05:36 PM

I'm not sure if I did this right. Here are the reports.

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Posted 26 January 2014 - 05:43 PM

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• Close all open programs and internet browsers.
• Double click on adwcleaner.exe to run the tool.
• Click on Clean.
• Confirm each time with Ok.
• You will be prompted to restart your computer. A text file will open after the restart.
• You can find the logfile at C:\AdwCleaner[S1].txt as well.

Can you still here the ads?

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Posted 27 January 2014 - 05:27 PM

I don't hear any ads. But I have the taskmanager up, and there are 8 svchost.exe on there. One has 171,000 of memory usage. And is using 32 CPU. But sometimes less than that. Not sure if it is supposed to be that high. When I heard the ads, it would be high, then I would click end process, and I wouldn't hear the ads for a few minutes, or more. It is the number four svchost.exe from the top.

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Posted 27 January 2014 - 05:40 PM

• Close all open programs and internet browsers.
• Double click on adwcleaner.exe to run the tool.
• Click on Clean.
• Confirm each time with Ok.
• You will be prompted to restart your computer. A text file will open after the restart.
• You can find the logfile at C:\AdwCleaner[S1].txt as well.

Edited by fireman4it, 27 January 2014 - 05:41 PM.

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Posted 28 January 2014 - 03:56 PM

Ok, I did the scan again, and I closed everything. I also turned off AVG. This report is not very long. So not sure if I did everything right. When I double clicked, the option to clean was not there. So I did a scan first. Then I clicked clean.

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Posted 01 February 2014 - 08:50 AM

How is the machine running now?

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Posted 01 February 2014 - 09:32 AM

I can still hear the sound, and it is about the same. There are longer periods without the sound. Should we run Hijack this, or another program? I'm not going to run anything until you tell me.

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