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Chrome popup at startup, suspecting adware


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#1 seopower

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Posted 16 August 2014 - 01:33 AM

Hello,

 

System Windows XP Home Genuine with MSE installed

 

From last few days I am getting rahndom pop up windows when I start my computer or leave my computer idle for long. It just opens a chrome popup window with some kinds of ads with different URL's each time.

 

The ProcessExplorer path for popup is given below:

 

Path:

C:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd.exe

 

Command Line:

/d /c dir "C:\WINDOWS\system32\*.*" >> C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\779796 & dir "C:\WINDOWS\system32\*.*" >> C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\779796 & dir "C:\WINDOWS\system32\*.*" >> C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\779796 & dir "C:\WINDOWS\system32\*.*" >> C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\779796 & dir "C:\WINDOWS\system32\*.*" >> C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\779796 & dir "C:\WINDOWS\system32\*.*" >> C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\779796 & dir "C:\WINDOWS\system32\*.*" >> C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\779796 & dir "C:\WINDOWS\system32\*.*" >> C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\779796 & dir "C:\WINDOWS\system32\*.*" >> C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\779796 & dir "C:\WINDOWS\system32\*.*" >> C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\779796 & dir "C:\WINDOWS\system32\*.*" >> C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\779796 & dir "C:\WINDOWS\system32\*.*" >> C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\779796 & dir "C:\WINDOWS\system32\*.*" >> C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\779796 & dir "C:\WINDOWS\system32\*.*" >> C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\779796 & dir "C:\WINDOWS\system32\*.*" >> C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\779796 & dir "C:\WINDOWS\system32\*.*" >> C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\779796 & dir "C:\WINDOWS\system32\*.*" >> C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\779796 & dir "C:\WINDOWS\system32\*.*" >> C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\779796 & dir "C:\WINDOWS\system32\*.*" >> C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\779796 & dir "C:\WINDOWS\system32\*.*" >> C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\779796 & dir "C:\WINDOWS\system32\*.*" >> C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\779796 & del C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\779796 & C:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd.exe /d /c C:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd.exe /d /c C:\PROGRA~1\Google\Chrome\APPLIC~1\chrome.exe "http://static.shinyinnovation.com/bg/?z=1^&ilmernzkvtaztusntu=000FB5F83A9EB3B0^&pu=^&s=^&nm=ilmernzkvtaztusntu^&t="

 

Current Directory:

C:\WINDOWS\system32\

 

I have run FRST and logs are attached.

 

Please help.

 

Thanks,

Vivek

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Edited by seopower, 16 August 2014 - 01:38 AM.


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#2 nasdaq

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Posted 19 August 2014 - 08:55 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.
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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.
  •  
    IMPORTANT
     
    • 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).
  • ===
     
    Run the Farbar tool one more time and post a fresh FRST log for my review.
    ===
     
    Please paste the logs in your next reply DO NOT ATTACH THEM unless specified.
    To attach a file select the "More Reply Option" and follow the instructions.
     
    How is the computer running?
    Wait for further instructions.


    #3 nasdaq

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    Posted 24 August 2014 - 08:04 AM

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

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