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#1 SteelNotSober

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Posted 25 October 2006 - 07:49 PM

I get a screen that keeps popping up saying System Security Center Alert. You have been infected by spyware. I have used the SmartFraudFix and it does not get rid of it. Any ideas?

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Posted 26 October 2006 - 08:51 AM

You might be having adware around. What "System Security Center Alert" is it? Does it have the Microsoft Security Center Shield looking icon?

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Posted 26 October 2006 - 10:24 AM

What OS (Win XP/2000, etc) are you using? What type of anti-virus are you using and when was the last time you ran a scan? Did you try doing a scan in "SAFE MODE"? Have you performed any anti-spyware scans?

Who told you to use smitfraudfix and what instructions are you following to use it?
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Posted 26 October 2006 - 02:10 PM

I think I've run into the same problem and cannot identify what this is. Here's a link to a screenshot I took.
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This seems to happen randomly when clicking on a web page link. Clicking the BACK button in the web browser sends me to the intended destination. The address bar shows only http:/// (note the triple forward slash). Any links in the web page direct to res://C:\WINNT\System32\shdoclc.dll/dnserror.htm#SCAN which appears to be the usual local web page for web pages IE can't look up followed by a web page anchor to SCAN.

I've done a scan with Spybot (up to date) and nothing was found.

The biggest help would be if someone knows the name of this adware/spyware/whatever.

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Posted 26 October 2006 - 07:18 PM

Captain Harlock - That is the exact screen shot I am getting and the same problem. I have Windows Xp.
I have run Ad-Aware and Spyware doctor. I ran in safe mode and tried all inclucing SmartFraudFix. I received the SmartFraudFix from this site in the virus forum.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Posted 26 October 2006 - 09:14 PM

Hello ...we still don't know what OS or AV progs you have or run as quietman7 asked...
Try theses first
I'll assume you are using XP or 2000.
Install AVG Antispyware, then run in SAFE MODE. This may take quite some time, an hour or so, depending on speed and infection How to start Windows in Safe Mode

First go here and print out the Instructions on install / scan with AVG

Be sure to check for the any updates to the programs after you install these.
Download and run ( formerly known as ewido) AVG Antispyware 7.5

Following these Instructions Download and run Spybot Search & Destroy 1.4 (with out tea timer option)

Download and run SUPERAntispyware, free version Home User

Now Run Windows OneCare Live
Be sure to click ONLY on the grey box below the picture of a wrench “Full Service Scan”
Again this may take some time especially it it needs to defragment the drive.
Please post back with any questions and results
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Posted 31 October 2006 - 08:13 PM

I had a chance to look at the computer I'm working on again.
web page code
HijackThis log
AVG Anti-Spyware scan log
The anti-virus program on the computer is Network Associates VirusScan. I also temporarily installed ClamWin to do a scan.
For anti-spyware I've used an older but full version (1.05) of Ad-Aware, current version of Spybot, AVG Anti-Spyware, HijackThis.
I've used the smitRem program. I've done scanning while in safe mode. Just like the cat, it comes back the very next web page. The only clues I have to go on now is the use of javascript in the web page code and a brief flash of "winupdates.net.com" in the web browser status bar during a load of a graphic on the web page.

Hopefully something I've posted may help.

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Posted 01 November 2006 - 05:18 AM

Please read and follow all instructions in the pinned topic titled "Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis Log". You may have performed some of these steps already. About half way down are instructions for downloading HijackThis and creating a log.

When you have done that, post a log in the HijackThis Logs and Analysis Forum, NOT here, for assistance by the HJT Team Experts. A member of the Team will walk you through, step by step, on how to clean your computer. If you post your log back in this thread, the response from the HJT Team will be delayed because your post will have to be moved. This means it will fall in line behind any others posted that same day.

Start a new topic, give it a relevant title and post your log along with a brief description of your problem, a summary of any anti-malware tools you have used and a summary of any steps that you have performed on your own. Please include the top portion of the HijackThis log that lists version information. An expert will analyze your log and reply with instructions advising you what to fix.

Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the HJT Team members are very busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the HJT Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another HJT Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.

If after 5 days you still have received no response, then post a link to your HJT log here.

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