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Mirar Browser Hijack, Thiselt.exe ,and Unwanted Pop-ups...


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#1 howardsan

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Posted 06 September 2006 - 09:57 PM

Hi everyone. Thanks for any help you might be able to provide me with. Earlier to day I got online and found that my toolbar had a "mirar" addon of some sort and started getting pop-ups like crazy..I think a night or 2 earlier I granted active x control on some website I visited....I had no idea obviously that it would make me vunerable to this stuff. I also see a "thiselt.exe among the startup programs when i go into msconfig...from what I've found on the web, this is also a form of spyware... I have bought a $30 copy of spyhunter..I've tried tweaking my free copy of ad aware se..but although they both found and destroyed a lot of files and registry key infections...I was still getting the pop-ups... I installed "spyware blaster" which seems to be at least blocking the pop-ups...for now any way...but I would really like to get this crap removed totally...not just put a bandaid over it...I copied a log file from hijack this but I'm not familiar with the program and I'm not sure I'm using it to it's full potential yet.....Here is the copy of it and I would like to extend my gratitude to anyone who might take a few moments to look it over for me...





Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:46:43 PM, on 9/6/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\ASUS\Ai Booster\OverClk.exe
C:\Program Files\TrojanHunter 4.5\THGuard.exe
C:\WINDOWS\CTHELPER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\thiselt.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Documents and Settings\John\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.yahoo.com/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.insightbb.com
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Window Title = Microsoft Internet Explorer provided by InsightBB.com
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: SSL encrypt - {746455FE-D059-47e7-AF0E-140E03F5A447} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\nsy598.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [nwiz] nwiz.exe /install
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Launch Ai Booster] "C:\Program Files\ASUS\Ai Booster\OverClk.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [THGuard] "C:\Program Files\TrojanHunter 4.5\THGuard.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CTHelper] CTHELPER.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvMediaCenter] RunDLL32.exe NvMCTray.dll,NvTaskbarInit
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [pop06apelt] C:\WINDOWS\thiselt.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SpyHunter] C:\Program Files\Enigma Software Group\SpyHunter\SpyHunter.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Windows Defender] "C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe" -hide
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MSMSGS] "C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [NBJ] "C:\Program Files\Ahead\Nero BackItUp\NBJ.exe"
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\Office10\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O9 - Extra button: UltimateBet - {94148DB5-B42D-4915-95DA-2CBB4F7095BF} - C:\Program Files\UltimateBet\UltimateBet.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: UltimateBet - {94148DB5-B42D-4915-95DA-2CBB4F7095BF} - C:\Program Files\UltimateBet\UltimateBet.exe
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O14 - IERESET.INF: START_PAGE_URL=http://www.insightbb.com
O15 - Trusted Zone: *.elitemediagroup.net
O15 - Trusted Zone: *.media-motor.net
O15 - Trusted Zone: *.mmohsix.com
O16 - DPF: {17492023-C23A-453E-A040-C7C580BBF700} (Windows Genuine Advantage Validation Tool) - http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=48835
O16 - DPF: {2EB1E425-74DC-4DC0-A9E1-03A4C852E1F2} (CPlayFirstTriJinxControl Object) - http://download.games.yahoo.com/games/web_...nx.1.0.0.55.cab
O16 - DPF: {39B0684F-D7BF-4743-B050-FDC3F48F7E3B} (FilePlanet Download Control Class) - http://www.fileplanet.com/fpdlmgr/cabs/FPDC_2.2.2.89.cab
O16 - DPF: {72C9EA8F-8965-40C2-ABAD-D460A5815F86} (hostCntrlIE Class) - http://host.oddcast.com/hostClientIE.cab
O16 - DPF: {7C559105-9ECF-42B8-B3F7-832E75EDD959} - http://www.tbcode.com/ist/softwares/v4.0/0006_regular.cab
O16 - DPF: {8A0DCBDB-6E20-489C-9041-C1E8A0352E75} - http://awbeta.net-nucleus.com/FIX/WinATS.cab
O16 - DPF: {D4323BF2-006A-4440-A2F5-27E3E7AB25F8} (Virtools WebPlayer Class) - http://a532.g.akamai.net/f/532/6712/5m/vir...5/installer.exe
O20 - Winlogon Notify: WgaLogon - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\WgaLogon.dll
O23 - Service: Adobe LM Service - Adobe Systems - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe Systems Shared\Service\Adobelmsvc.exe
O23 - Service: AVG7 Alert Manager Server (Avg7Alrt) - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
O23 - Service: AVG7 Update Service (Avg7UpdSvc) - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
O23 - Service: AVG E-mail Scanner (AVGEMS) - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
O23 - Service: InstallDriver Table Manager (IDriverT) - Macrovision Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\11\Intel 32\IDriverT.exe
O23 - Service: NVIDIA Display Driver Service (NVSvc) - NVIDIA Corporation - C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe

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Posted 07 September 2006 - 11:57 AM

Hello there and welcome to Bleeping Computer's security forum.
My name is David, I will be helping you with your log today.

It is a good idea to print off these instructions:
This will be useful as there is a possibility some of the instructions will need to be carried out where internet access is not available.
You may also like to save these instructions in word/notepad to the desktop where they can be easily found for the same reasons as above.
A print out of the instructions would be a good reference to make sure you don't yet lost.
Also, it is important that you complete the instructions in the right order, and also that you don't miss any steps out!
If you have any queries about the process or just general questions, just ask.

Start HijackThis, close all open windows leaving only HijackThis running. Place a check against each of the following if still present:

O2 - BHO: SSL encrypt - {746455FE-D059-47e7-AF0E-140E03F5A447} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\nsy598.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [pop06apelt] C:\WINDOWS\thiselt.exe
O15 - Trusted Zone: *.elitemediagroup.net
O15 - Trusted Zone: *.media-motor.net
O15 - Trusted Zone: *.mmohsix.com
O16 - DPF: {72C9EA8F-8965-40C2-ABAD-D460A5815F86} (hostCntrlIE Class) - http://host.oddcast.com/hostClientIE.cab
O16 - DPF: {7C559105-9ECF-42B8-B3F7-832E75EDD959} - http://www.tbcode.com/ist/softwares/v4.0/0006_regular.cab
O16 - DPF: {8A0DCBDB-6E20-489C-9041-C1E8A0352E75} - http://awbeta.net-nucleus.com/FIX/WinATS.cab


Click on Fix Checked when finished and exit HijackThis.
Make sure your Internet Explorer is closed when you click Fix Checked!

Please download Ad-Aware SE Personal and install it.
If you already have Ad-Aware SE, please configure it as indicated below.
If you have a previous version of Ad-Aware, please uninstall your current version and install the newest version SE 1.06.

Run Ad-Aware, and click Check for updates now.
Select Configurations (click the Gear wheel at the top) as follows:
General Button > Safety & Settings > Check (Green) all three.
Tweak Button > Cleaning Engine > uncheck "Always try to unload modules before deletion".
Click Proceed.

To start the scan, Click > "Scan Now" at left.
Select "Search for low-risk threats".
Select "Perform full system scan".
Click "Next".

When the scan has completed, select Next.
In the Scanning Results window, select the "Critical Objects" tab.
Right-click on the screen and choose "Select all objects".
Click Next to remove the infections found, and click OK to the prompt.
Restart the computer.

Please download Combofix to your desktop.
Doubleclick combo.exe to launch the application.
Follow the prompts that will be displayed on the screen.
Don't click on the window while the fix is running, because that will cause your system to hang.
When finished, it should produce a log, combofix.txt.
Post this log in your next reply together with a new hijackthislog.

David

#3 howardsan

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Posted 07 September 2006 - 11:53 PM

Thank you for such a quick reply David. Here is the combofix report.


John - 06-09-08 0:49:10.62
ComboFix 06.09.07 - Running from: C:\Documents and Settings\John\Desktop

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]

(((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Other Deletions )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))


C:\WINDOWS\justin.exe
C:\WINDOWS\thiselt.exe


((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Files Created from 2006-08-08 to 2006-09-08 ))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))


2006-09-06 16:15 215,308 --a------ C:\WINDOWS\Setup90.exe


(((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Find3M Report )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))


2006-09-07 00:00 -------- d-------- C:\Program Files\PokerStars.NET
2006-09-06 22:25 -------- d-------- C:\Program Files\SpywareBlaster
2006-09-06 22:05 -------- d-------- C:\Program Files\Windows Defender
2006-09-06 18:19 -------- d-------- C:\Program Files\Enigma Software Group
2006-08-22 23:35 -------- d--h----- C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information
2006-08-22 23:27 -------- d-------- C:\Documents and Settings\John\Application Data\Ahead
2006-08-17 02:39 -------- d-------- C:\Program Files\Full Tilt Poker
2006-08-17 02:28 -------- d-------- C:\Program Files\UltimateBet
2006-08-15 00:32 -------- d-------- C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer
2006-08-08 09:20 777472 --a------ C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\avg7core.sys
2006-08-08 09:20 27904 --a------ C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\avg7rsxp.sys
2006-08-01 23:20 -------- d-------- C:\Program Files\Ubi Soft
2006-08-01 23:15 -------- d-------- C:\Program Files\Ubisoft
2006-07-27 21:32 -------- d-------- C:\Documents and Settings\John\Application Data\Intuit
2006-07-27 09:24 679424 --a------ C:\WINDOWS\system32\inetcomm.dll
2006-07-27 01:41 -------- d---s---- C:\Documents and Settings\John\Application Data\Microsoft
2006-07-21 04:24 72704 --a------ C:\WINDOWS\system32\hlink.dll


(((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Reg Loading Points ))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

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[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
"NvCplDaemon"="RUNDLL32.EXE C:\\WINDOWS\\system32\\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup"
"nwiz"="nwiz.exe /install"
"Launch Ai Booster"="\"C:\\Program Files\\ASUS\\Ai Booster\\OverClk.exe\""
"THGuard"="\"C:\\Program Files\\TrojanHunter 4.5\\THGuard.exe\""
"CTHelper"="CTHELPER.EXE"
"NvMediaCenter"="RunDLL32.exe NvMCTray.dll,NvTaskbarInit"
"Windows Defender"="\"C:\\Program Files\\Windows Defender\\MSASCui.exe\" -hide"
"MSConfig"="C:\\WINDOWS\\PCHealth\\HelpCtr\\Binaries\\MSConfig.exe /auto"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\OptionalComponents]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\OptionalComponents\IMAIL]
"Installed"="1"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\OptionalComponents\MAPI]
"Installed"="1"
"NoChange"="1"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\OptionalComponents\MSFS]
"Installed"="1"

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
"NBJ"="\"C:\\Program Files\\Ahead\\Nero BackItUp\\NBJ.exe\""

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system]
"dontdisplaylastusername"=dword:00000000
"legalnoticecaption"=""
"legalnoticetext"=""
"shutdownwithoutlogon"=dword:00000001
"undockwithoutlogon"=dword:00000001

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\explorer]
"NoDriveTypeAutoRun"=dword:00000091

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\explorer\Run]

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Desktop\Components]
"DeskHtmlVersion"=dword:00000110
"DeskHtmlMinorVersion"=dword:00000005
"Settings"=dword:00000001
"GeneralFlags"=dword:00000005

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Desktop\Components\0]
"Source"="About:Home"
"SubscribedURL"="About:Home"
"FriendlyName"="My Current Home Page"
"Flags"=dword:00000002
"Position"=hex:2c,00,00,00,40,01,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,05,00,00,92,04,00,00,00,\
00,00,00,01,00,00,00,01,00,00,00,01,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00
"CurrentState"=hex:04,00,00,40
"OriginalStateInfo"=hex:18,00,00,00,ff,ff,00,00,ff,ff,00,00,ff,ff,ff,ff,ff,ff,\
ff,ff,04,00,00,00
"RestoredStateInfo"=hex:18,00,00,00,32,03,00,00,a9,01,00,00,6c,01,00,00,62,01,\
00,00,01,00,00,00

[HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
"AVG7_Run"="C:\\PROGRA~1\\Grisoft\\AVGFRE~1\\avgw.exe /RUNONCE"

[HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\explorer]
"NoDriveTypeAutoRun"=dword:00000091

[HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-18\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
"AVG7_Run"="C:\\PROGRA~1\\Grisoft\\AVGFRE~1\\avgw.exe /RUNONCE"

[HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-18\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\explorer]
"NoDriveTypeAutoRun"=dword:00000091

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\shellexecutehooks]
"{AEB6717E-7E19-11d0-97EE-00C04FD91972}"=""
"{091EB208-39DD-417D-A5DD-7E2C2D8FB9CB}"="Microsoft AntiMalware ShellExecuteHook"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSCONFIG\Startupfolder]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSCONFIG\Startupfolder\C:^Documents and Settings^All Users^Start Menu^Programs^Startup^Adobe Reader Speed Launch.lnk]
"path"="C:\\Documents and Settings\\All Users\\Start Menu\\Programs\\Startup\\Adobe Reader Speed Launch.lnk"
"backup"="C:\\WINDOWS\\pss\\Adobe Reader Speed Launch.lnkCommon Startup"
"location"="Common Startup"
"command"="C:\\PROGRA~1\\Adobe\\ACROBA~1.0\\Reader\\READER~1.EXE "
"item"="Adobe Reader Speed Launch"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSCONFIG\Startupfolder\C:^Documents and Settings^All Users^Start Menu^Programs^Startup^Microsoft Office.lnk]
"path"="C:\\Documents and Settings\\All Users\\Start Menu\\Programs\\Startup\\Microsoft Office.lnk"
"backup"="C:\\WINDOWS\\pss\\Microsoft Office.lnkCommon Startup"
"location"="Common Startup"
"command"="C:\\PROGRA~1\\MICROS~2\\Office10\\OSA.EXE -b -l"
"item"="Microsoft Office"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSCONFIG\Startupfolder\C:^Documents and Settings^John^Start Menu^Programs^Startup^Adobe Gamma.lnk]
"path"="C:\\Documents and Settings\\John\\Start Menu\\Programs\\Startup\\Adobe Gamma.lnk"
"backup"="C:\\WINDOWS\\pss\\Adobe Gamma.lnkStartup"
"location"="Startup"
"command"="C:\\PROGRA~1\\COMMON~1\\Adobe\\CALIBR~1\\ADOBEG~1.EXE "
"item"="Adobe Gamma"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSCONFIG\Startupfolder\C:^Documents and Settings^John^Start Menu^Programs^Startup^RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Registration.lnk]
"path"="C:\\Documents and Settings\\John\\Start Menu\\Programs\\Startup\\RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Registration.lnk"
"backup"="C:\\WINDOWS\\pss\\RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Registration.lnkStartup"
"location"="Startup"
"command"="C:\\Documents and Settings\\John\\Local Settings\\Temp\\{C25A0C30-5D5A-40CF-970C-D838BD8658CB}\\{907B4640-266B-4A21-92FB-CD1A86CD0F63}\\ATR1.exe /remind /language=ENU /PRNM=\"RollerCoaster Tycoon 3\"/PRMP=\"RCT3\"/SKUN=\"PCXX\"/GTYP=\"STRY\""
"item"="RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Registration"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSCONFIG\Startupreg]
"key"="SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run"
"item"=""
"hkey"="HKLM"
"command"=""
"inimapping"="0"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSCONFIG\Startupreg\Adobe Photo Downloader]
"key"="SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run"
"item"="apdproxy"
"hkey"="HKLM"
"command"="\"C:\\Program Files\\Adobe\\Photoshop Album Starter Edition\\3.0\\Apps\\apdproxy.exe\""
"inimapping"="0"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSCONFIG\Startupreg\AVG7_CC]
"key"="SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run"
"item"="avgcc"
"hkey"="HKLM"
"command"="C:\\PROGRA~1\\Grisoft\\AVGFRE~1\\avgcc.exe /STARTUP"
"inimapping"="0"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSCONFIG\Startupreg\CTHelper]
"key"="SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run"
"item"="CTHELPER"
"hkey"="HKLM"
"command"="CTHELPER.EXE"
"inimapping"="0"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSCONFIG\Startupreg\CTXFIREG]
"key"="SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run"
"item"="CTxfiReg"
"hkey"="HKLM"
"command"="CTxfiReg.exe"
"inimapping"="0"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSCONFIG\Startupreg\EA Core]
"key"="SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run"
"item"="Core"
"hkey"="HKCU"
"command"="C:\\Program Files\\Electronic Arts\\EA Downloader\\Core.exe -silent"
"inimapping"="0"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSCONFIG\Startupreg\HP Component Manager]
"key"="SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run"
"item"="hpcmpmgr"
"hkey"="HKLM"
"command"="\"C:\\Program Files\\HP\\hpcoretech\\hpcmpmgr.exe\""
"inimapping"="0"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSCONFIG\Startupreg\HP Software Update]
"key"="SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run"
"item"="HPWuSchd2"
"hkey"="HKLM"
"command"="\"C:\\Program Files\\Hewlett-Packard\\HP Software Update\\HPWuSchd2.exe\""
"inimapping"="0"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSCONFIG\Startupreg\HPDJ Taskbar Utility]
"key"="SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run"
"item"="hpztsb10"
"hkey"="HKLM"
"command"="C:\\WINDOWS\\system32\\spool\\drivers\\w32x86\\3\\hpztsb10.exe"
"inimapping"="0"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSCONFIG\Startupreg\iRiver Updater]
"key"="SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run"
"item"="Updater"
"hkey"="HKLM"
"command"="C:\\Program Files\\iRiver\\iRiver Manager\\Updater\\Updater.exe"
"inimapping"="0"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSCONFIG\Startupreg\KernelFaultCheck]
"key"="SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run"
"item"="dumprep 0 -k"
"hkey"="HKLM"
"command"="%systemroot%\\system32\\dumprep 0 -k"
"inimapping"="0"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSCONFIG\Startupreg\MSMSGS]
"key"="SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run"
"item"="msmsgs"
"hkey"="HKCU"
"command"="\"C:\\Program Files\\Messenger\\msmsgs.exe\" /background"
"inimapping"="0"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSCONFIG\Startupreg\NeroFilterCheck]
"key"="SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run"
"item"="NeroCheck"
"hkey"="HKLM"
"command"="C:\\WINDOWS\\system32\\NeroCheck.exe"
"inimapping"="0"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSCONFIG\Startupreg\nTrayFw]
"key"="SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run"
"item"="nTrayFw"
"hkey"="HKLM"
"command"="C:\\Program Files\\NVIDIA Corporation\\NetworkAccessManager\\bin\\nTrayFw.exe"
"inimapping"="0"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSCONFIG\Startupreg\NVIDIA nTune]
"key"="SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run"
"item"="nTune"
"hkey"="HKLM"
"command"="\"C:\\Program Files\\NVIDIA Corporation\\nTune\\\\nTune.exe\" clear"
"inimapping"="0"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSCONFIG\Startupreg\RemoteControl]
"key"="SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run"
"item"="PDVDServ"
"hkey"="HKLM"
"command"="\"C:\\Program Files\\CyberLink\\PowerDVD\\PDVDServ.exe\""
"inimapping"="0"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSCONFIG\Startupreg\RivaTuner]
"key"="SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run"
"item"="RivaTuner"
"hkey"="HKLM"
"command"="\"C:\\Program Files\\RivaTuner v2.0 RC 15.8\\RivaTuner.exe\" /T"
"inimapping"="0"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSCONFIG\Startupreg\SAClient]
"key"="SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run"
"item"="RegCon"
"hkey"="HKLM"
"command"="C:\\Program Files\\Insight\\BBClient\\Programs\\RegCon.exe /admincheck"
"inimapping"="0"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSCONFIG\Startupreg\SAUpdate]
"key"="SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run"
"item"="SAUpdate"
"hkey"="HKLM"
"command"="C:\\Program Files\\Insight\\BBClient\\Programs\\SAUpdate.exe"
"inimapping"="0"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSCONFIG\Startupreg\SB Audigy 2 Startup Menu]
"key"="SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run"
"item"="ChkColor"
"hkey"="HKCU"
"command"="\"C:\\Program Files\\Creative\\SBAudigy2ZS\\Program\\Startup Menu\\ChkColor.EXE\""
"inimapping"="0"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSCONFIG\Startupreg\SBDrvDet]
"key"="SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run"
"item"="SBDrvDet"
"hkey"="HKLM"
"command"="C:\\Program Files\\Creative\\SB Drive Det\\SBDrvDet.exe /r"
"inimapping"="0"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSCONFIG\Startupreg\SpyHunter]
"key"="SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run"
"item"="SpyHunter"
"hkey"="HKLM"
"command"="C:\\Program Files\\Enigma Software Group\\SpyHunter\\SpyHunter.exe"
"inimapping"="0"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSCONFIG\Startupreg\Steam]
"key"="SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run"
"item"="steam"
"hkey"="HKCU"
"command"="\"c:\\program files\\valve\\steam\\steam.exe\" -silent"
"inimapping"="0"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSCONFIG\Startupreg\UpdReg]
"key"="SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run"
"item"="UpdReg"
"hkey"="HKLM"
"command"="C:\\WINDOWS\\UpdReg.EXE"
"inimapping"="0"



Contents of the 'Scheduled Tasks' folder
C:\WINDOWS\tasks\MP Scheduled Scan.job

Completion time: Fri 09/08/2006 0:51:59.65
ComboFix.txt

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Posted 07 September 2006 - 11:55 PM

and my new hijackthis report......


Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:54:40 AM, on 9/8/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\ASUS\Ai Booster\OverClk.exe
C:\WINDOWS\CTHELPER.EXE
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\John\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.yahoo.com/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.insightbb.com
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Window Title = Microsoft Internet Explorer provided by InsightBB.com
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [nwiz] nwiz.exe /install
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Launch Ai Booster] "C:\Program Files\ASUS\Ai Booster\OverClk.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [THGuard] "C:\Program Files\TrojanHunter 4.5\THGuard.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CTHelper] CTHELPER.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvMediaCenter] RunDLL32.exe NvMCTray.dll,NvTaskbarInit
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Windows Defender] "C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe" -hide
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MSConfig] C:\WINDOWS\PCHealth\HelpCtr\Binaries\MSConfig.exe /auto
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [NBJ] "C:\Program Files\Ahead\Nero BackItUp\NBJ.exe"
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\Office10\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O9 - Extra button: UltimateBet - {94148DB5-B42D-4915-95DA-2CBB4F7095BF} - C:\Program Files\UltimateBet\UltimateBet.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: UltimateBet - {94148DB5-B42D-4915-95DA-2CBB4F7095BF} - C:\Program Files\UltimateBet\UltimateBet.exe
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O14 - IERESET.INF: START_PAGE_URL=http://www.insightbb.com
O16 - DPF: {17492023-C23A-453E-A040-C7C580BBF700} (Windows Genuine Advantage Validation Tool) - http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=48835
O16 - DPF: {2EB1E425-74DC-4DC0-A9E1-03A4C852E1F2} (CPlayFirstTriJinxControl Object) - http://download.games.yahoo.com/games/web_...nx.1.0.0.55.cab
O16 - DPF: {39B0684F-D7BF-4743-B050-FDC3F48F7E3B} (FilePlanet Download Control Class) - http://www.fileplanet.com/fpdlmgr/cabs/FPDC_2.2.2.89.cab
O16 - DPF: {D4323BF2-006A-4440-A2F5-27E3E7AB25F8} (Virtools WebPlayer Class) - http://a532.g.akamai.net/f/532/6712/5m/vir...5/installer.exe
O20 - Winlogon Notify: WgaLogon - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\WgaLogon.dll
O23 - Service: Adobe LM Service - Adobe Systems - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe Systems Shared\Service\Adobelmsvc.exe
O23 - Service: AVG7 Alert Manager Server (Avg7Alrt) - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
O23 - Service: AVG7 Update Service (Avg7UpdSvc) - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
O23 - Service: AVG E-mail Scanner (AVGEMS) - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
O23 - Service: InstallDriver Table Manager (IDriverT) - Macrovision Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\11\Intel 32\IDriverT.exe
O23 - Service: NVIDIA Display Driver Service (NVSvc) - NVIDIA Corporation - C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe

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Posted 08 September 2006 - 03:36 PM

I see a clean log now, how is the computer running?

Malware like this normally never comes alone and there are probably infected files left on your computer.
Please visit Panda Online to carry out a virus scan.
Once you are on the Panda site click the Scan your PC button.
A new window will open...click the Check Now button.
Enter your personal details.
Click the big Scan Now button.
It will ask to install various content - please allow this.
It will start downloading the files it requires for the scan, which may take a while.
When download is complete, click on Local Disks to start the scan.
When the scan completes, click the See Report button.
Click Save Report and save the file to your desktop.
Post the contents of the report in your next reply, along with a new Hijackthis log.

David

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Posted 08 September 2006 - 11:04 PM

Seems to be running MUCH better and no more popups thank god. They were driving me nuts. Here is the Panda results. It seemed to find some stuff of my wifes whom I share this comp with and have seperate accounts.

Incident Status Location

Spyware:Cookie/YieldManager Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Jenn\Cookies\jenn@ad.yieldmanager[1].txt
Spyware:Cookie/Belnk Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Jenn\Cookies\jenn@belnk[1].txt
Spyware:Cookie/BurstNet Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Jenn\Cookies\jenn@burstnet[1].txt
Spyware:Cookie/360i Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Jenn\Cookies\jenn@ct.360i[2].txt
Spyware:Cookie/Belnk Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Jenn\Cookies\jenn@dist.belnk[2].txt
Spyware:Cookie/Hitbox Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Jenn\Cookies\jenn@ehg-dig.hitbox[2].txt
Spyware:Cookie/Go Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Jenn\Cookies\jenn@go[2].txt
Spyware:Cookie/Lop Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Jenn\Cookies\jenn@mp3search[2].txt
Spyware:Cookie/Target Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Jenn\Cookies\jenn@target[1].txt
Spyware:Cookie/BurstBeacon Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Jenn\Cookies\jenn@www.burstbeacon[1].txt
Spyware:Cookie/myaffiliateprogram Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Jenn\Cookies\jenn@www.myaffiliateprogram[2].txt





Here is the new hijack this report...

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:02:11 AM, on 9/9/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\ASUS\Ai Booster\OverClk.exe
C:\WINDOWS\CTHELPER.EXE
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\John\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.yahoo.com/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.insightbb.com
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Window Title = Microsoft Internet Explorer provided by InsightBB.com
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [nwiz] nwiz.exe /install
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Launch Ai Booster] "C:\Program Files\ASUS\Ai Booster\OverClk.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [THGuard] "C:\Program Files\TrojanHunter 4.5\THGuard.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CTHelper] CTHELPER.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvMediaCenter] RunDLL32.exe NvMCTray.dll,NvTaskbarInit
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Windows Defender] "C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe" -hide
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MSConfig] C:\WINDOWS\PCHealth\HelpCtr\Binaries\MSConfig.exe /auto
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [NBJ] "C:\Program Files\Ahead\Nero BackItUp\NBJ.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MSMSGS] "C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\Office10\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O9 - Extra button: UltimateBet - {94148DB5-B42D-4915-95DA-2CBB4F7095BF} - C:\Program Files\UltimateBet\UltimateBet.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: UltimateBet - {94148DB5-B42D-4915-95DA-2CBB4F7095BF} - C:\Program Files\UltimateBet\UltimateBet.exe
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O14 - IERESET.INF: START_PAGE_URL=http://www.insightbb.com
O16 - DPF: {17492023-C23A-453E-A040-C7C580BBF700} (Windows Genuine Advantage Validation Tool) - http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=48835
O16 - DPF: {2EB1E425-74DC-4DC0-A9E1-03A4C852E1F2} (CPlayFirstTriJinxControl Object) - http://download.games.yahoo.com/games/web_...nx.1.0.0.55.cab
O16 - DPF: {39B0684F-D7BF-4743-B050-FDC3F48F7E3B} (FilePlanet Download Control Class) - http://www.fileplanet.com/fpdlmgr/cabs/FPDC_2.2.2.89.cab
O16 - DPF: {9A9307A0-7DA4-4DAF-B042-5009F29E09E1} (ActiveScan Installer Class) - http://acs.pandasoftware.com/activescan/as5free/asinst.cab
O16 - DPF: {D4323BF2-006A-4440-A2F5-27E3E7AB25F8} (Virtools WebPlayer Class) - http://a532.g.akamai.net/f/532/6712/5m/vir...5/installer.exe
O20 - Winlogon Notify: WgaLogon - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\WgaLogon.dll
O23 - Service: Adobe LM Service - Adobe Systems - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe Systems Shared\Service\Adobelmsvc.exe
O23 - Service: AVG7 Alert Manager Server (Avg7Alrt) - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
O23 - Service: AVG7 Update Service (Avg7UpdSvc) - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
O23 - Service: AVG E-mail Scanner (AVGEMS) - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
O23 - Service: InstallDriver Table Manager (IDriverT) - Macrovision Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\11\Intel 32\IDriverT.exe
O23 - Service: NVIDIA Display Driver Service (NVSvc) - NVIDIA Corporation - C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe

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Posted 09 September 2006 - 02:27 AM

Hello there,

I want you to clean your cache and cookies from your internet explorer.
There are a few infected files which need to be removed from your system.

° Close all instances of Internet Explorer .
° Go to your control panel and open "Internet Options".
° Click on the "General" tab.
° Click the "Delete Cookies" button, then the "Delete Files" button.
° When prompted, place a tick in the "Delete all offline content" box and click OK.

Also, please clean other Temporary files and Empty the Recycle Bin

° Go to start and click on the "run" button.
° Type the following in the fox --> cleanmgr and click ok.
° Let it scan your system for files to remove.
° Make sure only Temporary Files, Temporary Internet Files, and Recycle Bin are checked.
° Press OK to remove them.

Reboot and give me the final "all clear" that you are happy with the system's performance.

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Posted 09 September 2006 - 12:52 PM

I've followed your latest instructions and everything seems to be working great. Thanks for all your time and effort helping me with this David. If you check your paypal account you'll see that I've sent you a small token of appreciation. Hopefully this won't happen again, but if it does I will be sure to seek you out. Thanks again man....

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Posted 09 September 2006 - 01:02 PM

Glad I could help! :thumbsup:
The latest log is looking clean!
Follow this list and your potential for being infected again will be reduced dramatically.
Thanks the donation, it is much appreciated.

Use an Anti Virus Software -
* It is very important that your computer has an anti-virus software running on your machine.
* This alone can save you a lot of trouble with malware in the future. See this link for a listing of some on line & their stand-alone anti virus programs:
* Click here for more information on -> Computer Safety On line - Anti-Virus
* I would recommend Grisoft's AVG or AVAST.
* These are the more secure and better ones.

Update your Anti Virus Software - It is imperitive that you update your Anti virus software at least once a week (Even more if you wish). If you do not update your anti virus software then it will not be able to catch any of the new variants that may come out.

Use a Firewall -
* I can not stress how important it is that you use a Firewall on your computer.
* Without a firewall your computer is susceptible to being hacked and taken over.
* Simply using a Firewall in its default configuration can lower your risk greatly.
* For an article on Firewalls and a listing of some available ones see the link below:
* Click here for more information on -> Computer Safety On line - Software Firewalls
* I would recommend ZoneAlarm as a firewall as it's easy to use.

Visit Microsoft's Windows Update Site Frequently -
* It is important that you visit http://www.windowsupdate.com regularly.
* This will ensure your computer has always the latest security updates available installed on your computer.
* If there are new updates to install, install them immediately, reboot your computer, and revisit the site until there are no more critical updates.

Next, if they're not already present, I would recommend the download and installation of some or all of the following programs (all free), and the updating of them regularly

Install Spybot© - Search and Destroy- Install and download Spybot - Search and Destroy with its TeaTimer option.
* This will provide real-time spyware & hijacker protection on your computer alongside your virus protection.
* You should also scan your computer with program on a regular basis just as you would an anti virus software.
* A tutorial on installing & using this product can be found here:
* Click here for more info -->Instructions for - Spybot S & D and Ad-aware

Install Lavasofts© Ad-Aware - Install and download Ad-Aware.
* You should also scan your computer with the program on a regular basis just as you would an anti virus software in conjunction with Spybot.
* A tutorial on installing & using this product can be found here:
* Click here for more info -->Instructions for - Spybot S & D and Ad-aware

Install Javacools© SpywareBlaster -
* SpywareBlaster will added a large list of programs and sites into your Internet Explorer and Firefox settings and that will protect you from running and downloading known malicious programs.
* A article on anti-malware products with links for this program and others can be found here:
* Click here for more info -->Computer Safety on line - Anti-Malware

Update all these programs regularly - Make sure you update all the programs I have listed regularly.
Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new malicious programs are released.

If you have any addition questions just ask...
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Posted 19 November 2006 - 05:49 AM

Since this issue appears resolved, this Topic is now closed.

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