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Blue Underlined Ad Links in Browsers

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#1 Derzzbraz


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Posted 12 March 2014 - 03:28 PM


Last night I made the mistake of being careless about my downloads and I seem to have infected my computer with some sort of adware. This problem showed up within the last 24 hours and I've been working to remove it but none of the programs I've tried have fixed the problem. In the process of my google searches I stumbled upon a similar issue on this site and attempted to follow the same steps but decided it would be smarter to make my own post. Here is what's going on and what I've done




On my browsers (firefox and chrome) some words on web pages are highlighted in blue, double underlined, and link to an ad site, "aol.careerbuilder.com".

When I mouse over the link, there is a small popup with an advertisement which will not disapear until I close the popup.

Everything else seems to be fine.

There may be more problems since I haven't had access to anti-virus for the last month. I own Norton but don't have it with me at school.



My Attempted Fixes:

Reinstalled Chrome

Cleaned OS (C:) drive


Programs I've run (In Order)

  • Windows Defender
  • Alien Respawn (backup)
  • Spybot - Search & Destroy
  • AdwCleaner
  • Junkware Removal Tool


  • Alienware M17x
  • Windows 8 64bit
  • Purchased December 2013

Any help or advice is greatly appreciated!


Here are the DDS notes


DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 10.0.9200.16798  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.45.2
Run by Ben at 14:51:02 on 2014-03-12
Microsoft Windows 8  6.2.9200.0.1252.1.1033.18.32649.29010 [GMT -5:00]
AV: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {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 netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Display\nvxdsync.exe
C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RtkAudioService64.exe
C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RAVBg64.exe
C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RAVBg64.exe
C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RAVBg64.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\AERTSr64.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
c:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\btwdins.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\Realtek PCIE Card Reader\RIconMan.exe
c:\Program Files\Intel\iCLS Client\HeciServer.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\NVIDIA Corporation\NetService\NvNetworkService.exe
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NvStreamSrv\nvstreamsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 15\ClientX64\integratedoffice.exe
C:\Program Files\Qualcomm Atheros\Network Manager\KillerService.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Razer\Razer Game Booster\RzKLService.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDWinSec.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NvStreamSrv\nvstreamsvc.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\NVIDIA Corporation\Update Core\NvBackend.exe
C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\microsoft.windowscommunicationsapps_17.0.1119.516_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe\LiveComm.exe
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Display\nvtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RtkNGUI64.exe
C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RAVBg64.exe
C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RAVBg64.exe
C:\Program Files\Alienware\Command Center\AWCCServiceController.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\BTTray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Alienware On-Screen Display\AlienwareOn-ScreenDisplay.exe
C:\Program Files\Qualcomm Atheros\Network Manager\NetworkManager.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Alienware\Command Center\AlienwareAlienFXController.exe
C:\Program Files\Alienware\Command Center\AWCCApplicationWatcher32.exe
C:\Program Files\Alienware\Command Center\AWCCApplicationWatcher64.exe
C:\Program Files\Alienware\Command Center\AlienwareTactXMacroController.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel® Rapid Storage Technology\IAStorIcon.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServicePeerNet
C:\Program Files\Alienware\Command Center\AlienFusionService.exe
c:\Program Files (x86)\Dell Digital Delivery\DeliveryService.exe
C:\Program Files\Alienware\Command Center\AlienFusionController.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel® Rapid Storage Technology\IAStorDataMgrSvc.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel® Management Engine Components\DAL\jhi_service.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel® Management Engine Components\LMS\LMS.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\AlienRespawn\SftService.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\AlienRespawn\COMPONENTS\DBRUPDATE\DBRUPD.EXE
C:\Program Files (x86)\AlienRespawn\TOASTER.EXE
C:\Program Files (x86)\AlienRespawn\Components\Shell\DBRCrawler.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============
mWinlogon: Userinit = userinit.exe
BHO: Spybot-S&D IE Protection: {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDHelper.dll
BHO: Java™ Plug-In SSV Helper: {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre7\bin\ssv.dll
BHO: Office Document Cache Handler: {B4F3A835-0E21-4959-BA22-42B3008E02FF} - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 15\root\office15\URLREDIR.DLL
BHO: Java™ Plug-In 2 SSV Helper: {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre7\bin\jp2ssv.dll
uRun: [DellSystemDetect] C:\Users\Ben\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Dell\Dell System Detect.appref-ms
uRun: [SpybotSD TeaTimer] C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
mRun: [Alienware Survey] c:\Program Files (x86)\Alienware Customer Surveys\AlienSurvey.exe /boot
mRun: [AlienwareOn-ScreenDisplay] C:\Program Files (x86)\Alienware On-Screen Display\AlienwareOn-ScreenDisplay.exe
mRun: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe"
mRun: [iTunesHelper] "C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
StartupFolder: C:\Users\Ben\AppData\Roaming\MICROS~1\Windows\STARTM~1\Programs\Startup\SENDTO~1.LNK - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 15\root\office15\ONENOTEM.EXE
StartupFolder: C:\PROGRA~3\MICROS~1\Windows\STARTM~1\Programs\StartUp\BLUETO~1.LNK - C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\BTTray.exe
StartupFolder: C:\PROGRA~3\MICROS~1\Windows\STARTM~1\Programs\StartUp\KILLER~1.LNK - C:\Windows\Installer\{962C8136-33D4-424B-AA9C-2F689A2287AF}\NetworkManager.exe_130C27D738F34C89BDDF21BCFD74B56D.exe
IE: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 15\Root\Office15\EXCEL.EXE/3000
IE: Se&nd to OneNote - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 15\Root\Office15\ONBttnIE.dll/105
IE: {2670000A-7350-4f3c-8081-5663EE0C6C49} - {48E73304-E1D6-4330-914C-F5F514E3486C} - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 15\root\office15\ONBttnIE.dll
IE: {789FE86F-6FC4-46A1-9849-EDE0DB0C95CA} - {FFFDC614-B694-4AE6-AB38-5D6374584B52} - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 15\root\office15\ONBttnIELinkedNotes.dll
IE: {DFB852A3-47F8-48C4-A200-58CAB36FD2A2} - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDHelper.dll
Trusted Zone: clonewarsadventures.com
Trusted Zone: dell.com
Trusted Zone: freerealms.com
Trusted Zone: soe.com
Trusted Zone: sony.com
TCP: NameServer =
TCP: Interfaces\{044DE1DE-6C9D-4F4F-8D31-A026577865DC} : DHCPNameServer =
TCP: Interfaces\{044DE1DE-6C9D-4F4F-8D31-A026577865DC}\64C6168656274797 : DHCPNameServer =
TCP: Interfaces\{B1454036-5A2C-43CD-82C9-381B80BC437C} : DHCPNameServer =
Handler: osf - {D924BDC6-C83A-4BD5-90D0-095128A113D1} - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 15\root\office15\MSOSB.DLL
AppInit_DLLs= C:\Windows\SysWOW64\nvinit.dll
SSODL: WebCheck - <orphaned>
x64-BHO: Office Document Cache Handler: {B4F3A835-0E21-4959-BA22-42B3008E02FF} - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 15\root\vfs\ProgramFilesX64\Microsoft Office\Office15\URLREDIR.DLL
x64-BHO: Microsoft SkyDrive Pro Browser Helper: {D0498E0A-45B7-42AE-A9AA-ABA463DBD3BF} - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 15\root\vfs\ProgramFilesX64\Microsoft Office\Office15\GROOVEEX.DLL
x64-Run: [IgfxTray] C:\Windows\System32\igfxtray.exe
x64-Run: [HotKeysCmds] C:\Windows\System32\hkcmd.exe
x64-Run: [Persistence] C:\Windows\System32\igfxpers.exe
x64-Run: [RTHDVCPL] C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RtkNGUI64.exe -s
x64-Run: [RtHDVBg_Dolby] C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RAVBg64.exe /FORPCEE4
x64-Run: [RtHDVBg_PushButton] C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RAVBg64.exe /IM
x64-Run: [IAStorIcon] "C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel® Rapid Storage Technology\IAStorIconLaunch.exe" "C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel® Rapid Storage Technology\IAStorIcon.exe" 60
x64-Run: [Command Center Controllers] "C:\Program Files\Alienware\Command Center\AWCCStartupOrchestrator.exe"
x64-Run: [Nvtmru] "C:\Program Files (x86)\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA Update Core\nvtmru.exe"
x64-Run: [ShadowPlay] C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe C:\Windows\System32\nvspcap64.dll,ShadowPlayOnSystemStart
x64-Run: [NvBackend] "C:\Program Files (x86)\NVIDIA Corporation\Update Core\NvBackend.exe"
x64-IE: {2670000A-7350-4f3c-8081-5663EE0C6C49} - {48E73304-E1D6-4330-914C-F5F514E3486C} - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 15\root\vfs\ProgramFilesX64\Microsoft Office\Office15\ONBttnIE.dll
x64-IE: {31D09BA0-12F5-4CCE-BE8A-2923E76605DA} - {31D09BA0-12F5-4CCE-BE8A-2923E76605DA} - <orphaned>
x64-IE: {789FE86F-6FC4-46A1-9849-EDE0DB0C95CA} - {FFFDC614-B694-4AE6-AB38-5D6374584B52} - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 15\root\vfs\ProgramFilesX64\Microsoft Office\Office15\ONBttnIELinkedNotes.dll
x64-Handler: osf - {D924BDC6-C83A-4BD5-90D0-095128A113D1} - <orphaned>
x64-Notify: igfxcui - igfxdev.dll
x64-SSODL: WebCheck - <orphaned>
================= FIREFOX ===================
FF - ProfilePath - C:\Users\Ben\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\zxgvpyin.default\
FF - prefs.js: keyword.URL -
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Battlelog Web Plugins\2.3.2\npbattlelog.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Battlelog Web Plugins\Sonar\0.70.4\npesnsonar.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel® Management Engine Components\IPT\npIntelWebAPIIPT.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel® Management Engine Components\IPT\npIntelWebAPIUpdater.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)\NVIDIA Corporation\3D Vision\npnv3dv.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\NVIDIA Corporation\3D Vision\npnv3dvstreaming.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 15\root\Office15\NPSPWRAP.DLL
FF - plugin: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\NPSWF32_12_0_0_77.dll
============= SERVICES / DRIVERS ===============
R0 EMSC;COMPAL Embedded System Control;C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\EMSC.sys [2012-7-10 17720]
R0 iaStorA;iaStorA;C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\iaStorA.sys [2013-12-6 653808]
R0 nvpciflt;nvpciflt;C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\nvpciflt.sys [2014-3-11 33736]
R0 PxHlpa64;PxHlpa64;C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\PxHlpa64.sys [2014-2-20 56336]
R0 stdcfltn;Disk Class Filter Driver for Accelerometer;C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\stdcfltn.sys [2013-12-6 22168]
R1 BfLwf;Qualcomm Atheros Bandwidth Control;C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\bwcW8x64.sys [2013-2-13 75056]
R1 nvkflt;nvkflt;C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\nvkflt.sys [2014-3-11 300320]
R2 AERTFilters;Andrea RT Filters Service;C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\AERTSr64.exe [2013-12-6 98208]
R2 AlienFusionService;Alienware Fusion Service;C:\Program Files\Alienware\Command Center\AlienFusionService.exe [2013-5-29 15888]
R2 BcmBtRSupport;Bluetooth Radio Control Service;C:\Windows\System32\BtwRSupportService.exe [2013-12-6 2228440]
R2 DellDigitalDelivery;Alienware Digital Delivery Service;C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell Digital Delivery\DeliveryService.exe [2013-11-12 196616]
R2 IAStorDataMgrSvc;Intel® Rapid Storage Technology;C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel® Rapid Storage Technology\IAStorDataMgrSvc.exe [2013-4-10 15344]
R2 IconMan_R;IconMan_R;C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\Realtek PCIE Card Reader\RIconMan.exe [2014-1-30 2468496]
R2 Intel® Capability Licensing Service Interface;Intel® Capability Licensing Service Interface;C:\Program Files\Intel\iCLS Client\HeciServer.exe [2013-2-13 731648]
R2 jhi_service;Intel® Dynamic Application Loader Host Interface Service;C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel® Management Engine Components\DAL\Jhi_service.exe [2013-12-6 169432]
R2 NvNetworkService;NVIDIA Network Service;C:\Program Files (x86)\NVIDIA Corporation\NetService\NvNetworkService.exe [2014-3-11 1593632]
R2 NvStreamSvc;NVIDIA Streamer Service;C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NvStreamSrv\nvstreamsvc.exe [2013-12-25 16939296]
R2 OfficeSvc;Microsoft Office Service;C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 15\ClientX64\integratedoffice.exe [2014-1-27 1854056]
R2 Qualcomm Atheros Killer Service V2;Qualcomm Atheros Killer Service V2;C:\Program Files\Qualcomm Atheros\Network Manager\KillerService.exe [2013-6-8 341504]
R2 RtkAudioService;Realtek Audio Service;C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RtkAudioService64.exe [2013-12-6 239176]
R2 RzKLService;RzKLService;C:\Program Files (x86)\Razer\Razer Game Booster\RzKLService.exe [2014-3-5 105448]
R2 SBSDWSCService;SBSD Security Center Service;C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDWinSec.exe [2014-3-12 1153368]
R2 SftService;SoftThinks Agent Service;C:\Program Files (x86)\AlienRespawn\SftService.exe [2013-10-14 1915408]
R2 Stereo Service;NVIDIA Stereoscopic 3D Driver Service;C:\Program Files (x86)\NVIDIA Corporation\3D Vision\nvSCPAPISvr.exe [2014-3-11 411936]
R3 DellRbtn;Airplane Mode Switch;C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\DellRbtn.sys [2013-12-6 10752]
R3 Ke2200;NDIS Miniport Driver for the Killer e2200 Gigabit Ethernet Controller;C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\e22w8x64.sys [2013-3-20 163536]
R3 MotioninJoyXFilter;MotioninJoy Virtual Xinput device Filter Driver;C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\MijXfilt.sys [2014-2-4 121416]
R3 nvvad_WaveExtensible;NVIDIA Virtual Audio Device (Wave Extensible) (WDM);C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\nvvad64v.sys [2014-3-11 39200]
R3 RSPCIESTOR;Realtek PCIE CardReader Driver;C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\RtsPStor.sys [2013-12-6 354528]
R3 SmbDrvI;SmbDrvI;C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\Smb_driver_Intel.sys [2013-12-6 32496]
R3 ST_ACCEL;STMicroelectronics Accelerometer Service;C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\ST_Accel.sys [2013-12-6 91360]
R3 WUDFWpdMtp;WUDFWpdMtp;C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\WUDFRd.sys [2012-7-25 198656]
S3 bcbtums;Bluetooth RAM Firmware Download USB Filter;C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\bcbtums.sys [2013-12-6 170200]
S3 BthLEEnum;Bluetooth Low Energy Driver;C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\BthLEEnum.sys [2012-7-25 202752]
S3 btwampfl;btwampfl Bluetooth filter driver;C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\btwampfl.sys [2013-12-6 165080]
S3 btwl2cap;Bluetooth L2CAP Service;C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\btwl2cap.sys [2013-12-6 40248]
S3 BTWPANFL;BTW PAN filter driver;C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\btwpanfl.sys [2013-12-6 44912]
S3 IntcDAud;Intel® Display Audio;C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\IntcDAud.sys [2013-12-6 442368]
S3 Intel® Capability Licensing Service TCP IP Interface;Intel® Capability Licensing Service TCP IP Interface;C:\Program Files\Intel\iCLS Client\SocketHeciServer.exe [2013-2-13 820184]
S3 ioloEnergyBooster;ioloEnergyBooster;C:\Program Files\Alienware\Command Center\ioloEnergyBooster.exe [2012-11-1 6145872]
S3 PACSPTISVR-Sound_Organizer;PACSPTISVR-Sound_Organizer;C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony\Sound Organizer\Sony.Earth\PACSPTISVR.exe [2012-11-8 174176]
S3 USBAAPL64;Apple Mobile USB Driver;C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\usbaapl64.sys [2013-3-18 54784]
=============== File Associations ===============
ShellExec: SC2Editor.exe: open="C:/Program Files (x86)/StarCraft II/Support/SC2Editor.exe" "%1"
ShellExec: SC2Switcher.exe: open="C:/Program Files (x86)/StarCraft II/Support/SC2Switcher.exe" "%1"
=============== Created Last 30 ================
2014-03-12 19:46:20    10536864    ----a-w-    C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows Defender\Definition Updates\{E426CF82-1651-4FE9-BDA8-52F7DC58BFBF}\mpengine.dll
2014-03-12 18:05:19    --------    d-----w-    C:\AdwCleaner
2014-03-12 16:00:34    --------    d-----w-    C:\ProgramData\Spybot - Search & Destroy
2014-03-12 16:00:34    --------    d-----w-    C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy
2014-03-12 08:00:00    10536864    ------w-    C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows Defender\Definition Updates\Backup\mpengine.dll
2014-03-11 20:32:24    599840    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\SysWow64\nvStreaming.exe
2014-03-11 20:32:07    --------    d-----w-    C:\Windows\SysWow64\NV
2014-03-11 20:32:07    --------    d-----w-    C:\Windows\System32\NV
2014-03-11 19:29:41    --------    d-----w-    C:\Users\Ben\AppData\Local\NVIDIA Corporation
2014-03-11 19:29:02    --------    d-----w-    C:\Windows\LastGood.Tmp
2014-03-11 19:28:31    39200    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\System32\drivers\nvvad64v.sys
2014-03-11 19:28:31    33056    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\SysWow64\nvaudcap32v.dll
2014-03-07 21:24:51    --------    d-----w-    C:\Users\Ben\AppData\Local\Apple Computer
2014-03-07 21:24:47    33240    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\System32\drivers\GEARAspiWDM.sys
2014-03-07 21:24:21    --------    d-----w-    C:\ProgramData\34BE82C4-E596-4e99-A191-52C6199EBF69
2014-03-07 21:24:21    --------    d-----w-    C:\Program Files\iTunes
2014-03-07 21:24:21    --------    d-----w-    C:\Program Files\iPod
2014-03-07 21:24:21    --------    d-----w-    C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes
2014-03-07 21:24:04    --------    d-----w-    C:\Users\Ben\AppData\Local\Apple
2014-03-07 21:23:54    --------    d-----w-    C:\Program Files\Bonjour
2014-03-07 21:23:54    --------    d-----w-    C:\Program Files (x86)\Bonjour
2014-03-07 03:14:34    252080    ----a-w-    C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Sqm\Manifest\Sqm10235.bin
2014-03-06 02:16:11    --------    d-----w-    C:\Users\Ben\AppData\Local\Razer_Inc
2014-03-06 02:13:50    --------    d-----w-    C:\Users\Ben\AppData\Local\Razer
2014-03-06 00:17:11    --------    d-----w-    C:\Random Microsoft bleep
2014-03-05 00:22:47    --------    d-----w-    C:\BOSS
2014-03-04 20:27:05    --------    d-----w-    C:\Program Files\Nexus Mod Manager
2014-03-04 01:18:03    --------    d-----w-    C:\ProgramData\BioWare
2014-03-04 01:12:25    --------    d-----w-    C:\Windows\1C4551A64743409391E41477CD655043.TMP
2014-03-04 01:12:20    --------    d-----w-    C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Wise Installation Wizard
2014-03-04 01:12:19    --------    d-----w-    C:\ProgramData\Media Center Programs
2014-03-04 01:01:47    --------    d-----w-    C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\BioWare
2014-02-28 02:09:08    --------    d-----w-    C:\Users\Ben\AppData\Roaming\Python-Eggs
2014-02-26 16:10:20    1031560    ------w-    C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows Defender\Definition Updates\{1C482C4C-0920-4DEC-9BE7-F37E424983DD}\gapaengine.dll
2014-02-20 20:06:01    --------    d-----w-    C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony
2014-02-20 20:05:55    56336    ------w-    C:\Windows\System32\drivers\PxHlpa64.sys
2014-02-20 20:05:55    11376    ------w-    C:\Windows\System32\drivers\cdralw2k.sys
2014-02-20 20:05:55    10864    ------w-    C:\Windows\System32\drivers\cdr4_xp.sys
2014-02-20 20:05:55    --------    d-----w-    C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\PX Storage Engine
2014-02-20 20:05:34    --------    d-----w-    C:\ProgramData\Sony Corporation
2014-02-13 06:21:43    3842560    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\System32\d2d1.dll
2014-02-13 06:21:43    2238976    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\System32\d3d10warp.dll
2014-02-13 06:21:42    3288576    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\SysWow64\d2d1.dll
2014-02-13 06:21:41    2032640    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\SysWow64\d3d10warp.dll
2014-02-11 18:07:13    --------    d-----w-    C:\Users\Ben\Programs (x86)
==================== Find3M  ====================
2014-03-04 13:06:00    6714312    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\System32\nvcpl.dll
2014-03-04 13:06:00    3497816    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\System32\nvsvc64.dll
2014-03-04 13:05:58    922968    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\System32\nvvsvc.exe
2014-03-04 13:05:58    64968    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\System32\nvshext.dll
2014-03-04 13:05:58    2558808    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\System32\nvsvcr.dll
2014-03-04 13:05:57    67072    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\System32\nv3dappshextr.dll
2014-03-04 13:05:57    386336    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\System32\nvmctray.dll
2014-03-04 13:05:57    1075032    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\System32\nv3dappshext.dll
2014-03-04 13:05:53    3649185    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\System32\nvcoproc.bin
2014-02-17 22:03:37    78304    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\SysWow64\FlashPlayerCPLApp.cpl
2014-02-17 22:03:37    694240    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\SysWow64\FlashPlayerApp.exe
2014-02-05 04:43:42    214392    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\SysWow64\PnkBstrB.exe
2014-02-05 04:43:35    214392    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\SysWow64\PnkBstrB.ex0
2014-02-05 00:57:07    121416    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\System32\drivers\MijXfilt.sys
2014-02-01 09:19:49    2241536    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\System32\wininet.dll
2014-02-01 09:19:36    915968    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\System32\uxtheme.dll
2014-02-01 09:19:36    53760    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\System32\UXInit.dll
2014-02-01 09:18:25    3960320    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\System32\jscript9.dll
2014-02-01 09:18:21    67072    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\System32\iesetup.dll
2014-02-01 09:18:21    136704    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\System32\iesysprep.dll
2014-02-01 07:58:31    1767936    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\SysWow64\wininet.dll
2014-02-01 07:58:24    44032    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\SysWow64\UXInit.dll
2014-02-01 07:57:20    2877952    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\SysWow64\jscript9.dll
2014-02-01 07:57:16    61440    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\SysWow64\iesetup.dll
2014-02-01 07:57:16    109056    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\SysWow64\iesysprep.dll
2014-02-01 07:40:43    2706432    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\System32\mshtml.tlb
2014-02-01 07:34:53    2706432    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\SysWow64\mshtml.tlb
2014-02-01 05:08:52    534528    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\SysWow64\uxtheme.dll
2014-01-21 02:53:40    1048152    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\SysWow64\nvspcap.dll
2014-01-21 02:53:29    1179576    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\System32\nvspcap64.dll
2014-01-19 07:33:29    270496    ------w-    C:\Windows\System32\MpSigStub.exe
2013-12-27 18:42:16    35104    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\System32\nvaudcap64v.dll
2013-12-26 01:43:25    96168    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\SysWow64\WindowsAccessBridge-32.dll
2013-12-25 23:08:01    76888    ----a-w-    C:\Windows\SysWow64\PnkBstrA.exe
============= FINISH: 14:51:16.06 ===============


DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01)
Microsoft Windows 8
Boot Device: \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Install Date: 12/20/2013 7:52:06 PM
System Uptime: 3/12/2014 1:12:00 PM (1 hours ago)
Motherboard: Alienware |  | 068R5X
Processor: Intel® Core™ i7-4800MQ CPU @ 2.70GHz | U3E1 | 2701/100mhz
==== Disk Partitions =========================
C: is FIXED (NTFS) - 688 GiB total, 435.879 GiB free.
D: is FIXED (NTFS) - 10 GiB total, 10.408 GiB free.
E: is CDROM ()
F: is FIXED (FAT32) - 0 GiB total, 0.437 GiB free.
H: is Removable
X: is FIXED (NTFS) - 0 GiB total, 0.209 GiB free.
Y: is FIXED (NTFS) - 9 GiB total, 0.73 GiB free.
==== Disabled Device Manager Items =============
==== System Restore Points ===================
RP16: 2/27/2014 8:08:02 PM - Installed Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable - x86 9.0.21022
RP17: 3/3/2014 7:13:21 PM - Installed Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable
RP18: 3/7/2014 3:24:07 PM - Installed iTunes
RP19: 3/11/2014 2:29:46 PM - Installed DirectX
==== Installed Programs ======================
7-Zip 9.20 (x64 edition)
Adobe Flash Player 12 Plugin
AlienRespawn - Support Software
Alienware Command Center
Alienware Customer Surveys
Alienware Digital Delivery
Alienware On-Screen Display
Apple Application Support
Apple Mobile Device Support
Apple Software Update
Arma 3
Battlefield 4™
Battlelog Web Plugins
Broadcom 802.11 Network Adapter
Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition
Dell System Detect
Diablo III
Dolby Home Theater v4
DSC/AA Factory Installer
ESN Sonar
FXAA Post Process Injector
GameStop App
GeForce Experience NvStream Client Components
Intel® Management Engine Components
Intel® Processor Graphics
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology
Intel® Trusted Connect Service Client
Java 7 Update 45
Java Auto Updater
Just Cause 2
Microsoft Games for Windows - LIVE Redistributable
Microsoft Games for Windows Marketplace
Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 - en-us
Microsoft SkyDrive
Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable
Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable - x64 9.0.30729.17
Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable - x86 9.0.21022
Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable - x86 9.0.30729.17
Microsoft Visual C++ 2010  x64 Redistributable - 10.0.40219
Microsoft Visual C++ 2010  x86 Redistributable - 10.0.40219
Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 Redistributable (x64) - 11.0.60610
Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 Redistributable (x86) - 11.0.61030
Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 x64 Additional Runtime - 11.0.60610
Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 x64 Minimum Runtime - 11.0.60610
Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 x86 Additional Runtime - 11.0.61030
Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 x86 Minimum Runtime - 11.0.61030
Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable (x86) - 12.0.21005
Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 x86 Additional Runtime - 12.0.21005
Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 x86 Minimum Runtime - 12.0.21005
MotioninJoy ds3 driver version 0.6.0003
Mozilla Firefox 27.0.1 (x86 en-US)
Mozilla Maintenance Service
Nexus Mod Manager
NVIDIA 3D Vision Driver 335.23
NVIDIA Control Panel 335.23
NVIDIA GeForce Experience 1.8.2
NVIDIA Graphics Driver 335.23
NVIDIA HD Audio Driver
NVIDIA Install Application
NVIDIA LED Visualizer 1.0
NVIDIA Network Service
NVIDIA Optimus Update 11.10.11
NVIDIA PhysX System Software 9.13.1220
NVIDIA ShadowPlay 11.10.11
NVIDIA Stereoscopic 3D Driver
NVIDIA Update 11.10.11
NVIDIA Update Core
NVIDIA Virtual Audio 1.2.20
Office 15 Click-to-Run Extensibility Component
Office 15 Click-to-Run Licensing Component
Office 15 Click-to-Run Localization Component
PCSX2 - Playstation 2 Emulator
PlanetSide 2
PunkBuster Services
Qualcomm Atheros Bandwidth Control Filter Driver
Qualcomm Atheros Killer E220x Drivers
Qualcomm Atheros Killer Network Manager Suite
Qualcomm Atheros Network Manager
Razer Game Booster
Realtek High Definition Audio Driver
Realtek PCIE Card Reader
SHIELD Streaming
Sound Organizer
Spybot - Search & Destroy
ST Microelectronics 3 Axis Digital Accelerometer Solution
StarCraft II
Synaptics Pointing Device Driver
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition
War of the Roses
WIDCOMM Bluetooth Software
==== End Of File ===========================


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#2 Derzzbraz

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Posted 12 March 2014 - 11:37 PM


In my brilliance I never thought to check my browser extensions, talk about looking everywhere but the obvious place.


Big thanks to MakeItBetter for helping me out

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Posted 13 March 2014 - 02:28 AM

Hello Derzzbraz

I would like to welcome you to the Malware Removal section of the forum.

Around here they call me Gringo and I will be glad to help you with your malware problems.

Very Important --> Please read this post completely, I have spent my time to put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier, faster and smoother for both of us!

  • Please do not run any tools unless instructed to do so.
    • We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.
  • Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.
    • Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.
  • Please read every post completely before doing anything.
    • Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.
  • Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.
    • A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the same", this requires the extra step of looking back at your previous post.
NOTE: At the top of your post, click on the "Follow This Topic" Button, make sure that the "Receive notification" box is checked and that it is set to "Instantly" - This will send you an e-mail as soon as I reply to your topic, allowing us to resolve the issue faster.

NOTE: Backup any files that cannot be replaced. Removing malware can be unpredictable and this step can save a lot of heartaches if things don't go as planed. You can put them on a CD/DVD, external drive or a pen drive, anywhere except on the computer.

NOTE: It is good practice to copy and paste the instructions into notepad and print them in case it is necessary for you to go offline during the cleanup process. To open notepad, navigate to Start Menu > All Programs > Accessories > Notepad. Please remember to copy the entire post so you do not miss any instructions.

These are the programs I would like you to run next, if you have any problems with one of these just skip it and move on to the next one.


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 on Scan.
  • After the scan is complete click on "Clean"
  • Confirm each time with Ok.
  • Your computer will be rebooted automatically. A text file will open after the restart.
  • Please post the content of that logfile with your next answer.
  • You can find the logfile at C:\AdwCleaner[S1].txt as well.

Please download Junkware Removal Tool to your desktop.
  • Shut down your protection software now to avoid potential conflicts.
  • Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista, 7, or 8; instead of double-clicking, right-mouse click JRT.exe 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.
  • Post the contents of JRT.txt into your next message.
When they are complete let me have the two reports and let me know how things are running.

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Posted 16 March 2014 - 08:54 AM


48 Hour bump

It has been more than 48 hours since my last post.
  • do you still need help with this?
  • do you need more time?
  • are you having problems following my instructions?
  • if after 48hrs you have not replied to this thread then it will have to be closed!
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Posted 19 March 2014 - 08:31 AM

Due to the lack of feedback, this topic is now closed.

In the event you still have problems, please send me or any Moderator a Private Message and ask them to reopen this topic within the next 5 days.

Please include a link to your topic in the Private Message. Thank you.
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