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Radio sounds playing with no programs open

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#1 101nj


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Posted 01 March 2014 - 02:32 PM

I recently became infected with the Conduit search system and some other malware. I have been able to remove most of the malware, but now sounds play out of my headphones when no programs are open. They seem to be radio commericals. The sounds come and go, sometimes sound broken or choppy, and sometimes two or more sounds play over each other. They stop when I disconnect my internet.


I have run some internet searches but cannot find a solution. One site said that Kaspersky trsskiller solved the problem. So far I have run Kaspersky PURE 3.0, HitmanPro, and Malwarebytes. I have removed a lot of malware and trojans, but now the scans are coming back clean and the problem persists.


This thread describes my problem, and seemed to result in a solution:



...however, I'm not entirely sure what the person did.

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#2 Alex&Vanko


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Posted 01 March 2014 - 02:53 PM

You can continue with Emergency Kit - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/emsisoft-emergency-kit/

And Superantispyware - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/superantispyware/

Or to ask for a help there,where I am sure your problem will be solved.

If your defense Kaspersky is I am not sure putting it together with Malwarebytes is a good,because a conflict may arise.

Edited by Alex&Vanko, 01 March 2014 - 04:43 PM.

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Posted 01 March 2014 - 03:21 PM

This sounds like Zekos, which infects rpcss.dll. Rkill will show whether this is the case.
Please download Rkill (courtesy of BleepingComputer.com) to your desktop.
There are 2 different versions. If one of them won't run then download and try to run the other one.
You only need to get one of these to run, not all of them. You may get warnings from your antivirus about this tool, ignore them or shutdown your antivirus.
iExplore.exe (renamed rKill.exe): http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/rkill/dl/11/

  • Double-click on the Rkill desktop icon to run the tool.
  • If using Vista or Windows 7 right-click on it and choose Run As Administrator.
  • black DOS box will briefly flash and then disappear. This is normal and indicates the tool ran successfully.
  • If not, delete the file, then download and use the one provided in Link 2.
  • Do not reboot until instructed.
  • If the tool does not run from any of the links provided, please let me know.

Once the tool has finished, a text file named Rkill.txt should be located on the desktop. Please copy and paste the contents into your next reply.



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#4 101nj

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Posted 03 March 2014 - 11:51 PM

Sorry I haven't replied, I haven't been home much the past couple days. Thanks for the suggestions. I will try them out and report back.

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Posted 04 March 2014 - 12:45 PM

Be sure to follow xXToffeeXx's instructions for running RKill and posting the log before doing anything else.
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