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Found Darksma And I Want It Gone


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#1 russhm1982

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Posted 02 April 2007 - 09:17 AM

God only knows, i had the yahoo anti virus program, it showed a repeated removal of darksma, now after many updates to Iexplorer, yahoo, AVG, and the myriad of other programs listed under your page's "start here" forum. I cannot even use the yahoo anti spy program as it has been replaced in newer updates to see if the darksma downloader is still present. But the fact that still recieve the same pop-ups would indicate it is still present. I am at a loss at this point. I now have more virus protection (which are becoming as bad as the pop-ups with constant updates and each program desireing to run full system scans, making the computer virtually unusable during any such scan), and anti-everything programs then i truly care to shake a stick at. All of this seems to be rather redundant as there was only on program that even recognized the presence of this monster, yet did nothing about it, and nothing seems to get rid of it even repeatedly removing it's registry key with regedit. I would just do a full system wipe if i had a week to back-up my personal files to disks, and then go and find the umpteen million (vast over exaggeration, but you understand what i mean) updates and programs to bring it back to current user status. the problem with that is even if did do all of this there are still not any programs that realize or remove it. Please someone give me a clue. I am not at "wits end" but i am close to this "comps end" if i cannot start seeing some improvement.

hijack this log-
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:08:42 AM, on 4/2/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16414)

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\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\DOCUME~1\RUSSH~1.MOO\MYDOCU~1\POSTPU~1\ANTIVI~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\DOCUME~1\RUSSH~1.MOO\MYDOCU~1\POSTPU~1\ANTIVI~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\DOCUME~1\RUSSH~1.MOO\MYDOCU~1\POSTPU~1\ANTIVI~1\avgemc.exe
C:\program files\softwin\bitdefender8\bdnagent.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files\CleanMyPC\Registry Cleaner\RCHelper.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Softwin\BitDefender Communicator\xcommsvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Softwin\BitDefender Scan Server\bdss.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\AppCore\AppSvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Russ H. Moore\My Documents\Post Purchase\Yahoo!\Messenger\YahooMessenger.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\COMPAN~1\Installs\cpn\YTBSDK.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\unzipped\hijackthis[1]\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://search.msn.com/spbasic.htm
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://www.microsoft.com/isapi/redir.dll?p...amp;ar=iesearch
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.yahoo.com
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.yahoo.com
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://us.rd.yahoo.com/customize/ie/defaul...//www.yahoo.com
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Connection Wizard,ShellNext = http://www.linksys.com/
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Window Title = Windows Internet Explorer provided by Yahoo!
R3 - URLSearchHook: Yahoo! Toolbar - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\yt.dll
O2 - BHO: Yahoo! Toolbar Helper - {02478D38-C3F9-4EFB-9B51-7695ECA05670} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\yt.dll
O2 - BHO: CleanMyPCPopupBlocker Class - {7A9BC6B1-7F27-47c6-A66D-13582E81E537} - C:\Program Files\CleanMyPC Popup Blocker\CleanBHO.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {d5f66cc4-dac8-4d86-a292-a8ad4c2d17f0} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\dbmT32.dll
O3 - Toolbar: CleanMyPC Toolbar - {04164EC4-1E48-4279-818E-3721931E7636} - C:\Program Files\CleanMyPC Popup Blocker\CleanBar.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Yahoo! Toolbar - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\yt.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG7_CC] C:\DOCUME~1\RUSSH~1.MOO\MYDOCU~1\POSTPU~1\ANTIVI~1\avgcc.exe /STARTUP
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ccApp] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [osCheck] "C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\osCheck.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BDMCon] "C:\Program Files\Softwin\BitDefender8\bdmcon.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BDNewsAgent] "C:\Program Files\Softwin\BitDefender8\bdnagent.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Registry Cleaner Scheduler] "C:\Program Files\CleanMyPC\Registry Cleaner\RCHelper.exe" /startup
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [HijackThis startup scan] C:\unzipped\hijackthis[1]\HijackThis.exe /startupscan
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Yahoo! Pager] "C:\Documents and Settings\Russ H. Moore\My Documents\Post Purchase\Yahoo!\Messenger\YahooMessenger.exe" -quiet
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - %windir%\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe (file missing)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: @xpsp3res.dll,-20001 - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - %windir%\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe (file missing)
O11 - Options group: [INTERNATIONAL] International*
O14 - IERESET.INF: START_PAGE_URL=http://www.emachines.com
O20 - Winlogon Notify: dbmT32 - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\dbmT32.dll
O20 - Winlogon Notify: WgaLogon - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\WgaLogon.dll
O23 - Service: Ati HotKey Poller - ATI Technologies Inc. - C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
O23 - Service: Automatic LiveUpdate Scheduler - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
O23 - Service: AVG7 Alert Manager Server (Avg7Alrt) - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\DOCUME~1\RUSSH~1.MOO\MYDOCU~1\POSTPU~1\ANTIVI~1\avgamsvr.exe
O23 - Service: AVG7 Update Service (Avg7UpdSvc) - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\DOCUME~1\RUSSH~1.MOO\MYDOCU~1\POSTPU~1\ANTIVI~1\avgupsvc.exe
O23 - Service: AVG E-mail Scanner (AVGEMS) - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\DOCUME~1\RUSSH~1.MOO\MYDOCU~1\POSTPU~1\ANTIVI~1\avgemc.exe
O23 - Service: BitDefender Scan Server (bdss) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Softwin\BitDefender Scan Server\bdss.exe" /service (file missing)
O23 - Service: Symantec Event Manager (ccEvtMgr) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe" /h ccCommon (file missing)
O23 - Service: Symantec Settings Manager (ccSetMgr) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe" /h ccCommon (file missing)
O23 - Service: Symantec Lic NetConnect service (CLTNetCnService) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe" /h cltCommon (file missing)
O23 - Service: InstallDriver Table Manager (IDriverT) - Macrovision Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\11\Intel 32\IDriverT.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec IS Password Validation (ISPwdSvc) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\isPwdSvc.exe
O23 - Service: LexBce Server (LexBceS) - Lexmark International, Inc. - C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
O23 - Service: LiveUpdate - Symantec Corporation - C:\PROGRA~1\Symantec\LIVEUP~1\LUCOMS~1.EXE
O23 - Service: Symantec Core LC - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec AppCore Service (SymAppCore) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\AppCore\AppSvc32.exe
O23 - Service: BitDefender Communicator (XCOMM) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Softwin\BitDefender Communicator\xcommsvr.exe" /service (file missing)

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I am also aware that running multipe active virus scanners is almost self defeating so if i could get a recommendation on which would better suit my computers usage, i will happily remove the rest. Any time donated to this is greatly appreciated.

Russ

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Posted 02 April 2007 - 03:43 PM

Hello,

First of all,
Never install more than one Antivirus and Firewall! Rather than giving you extra protection, it will decrease the reliability of it seriously!
The reason for this is that if both products have their automatic (Real-Time) protection switched on, your system may lock up due to both software products attempting to access the same file at the same time.
Also because more than one Antivirus and Firewall installed are not compatible with eachother, it can cause system performance problems and a serious system slowdown.

I would strongly advise you to only have one Anti-Virus with the Auto-Protect feature running at any one time!
If you decide to only keep one Anti-Virus installed,
you should uninstall the other(s) through the Add or Remove Programs option in Control Panel.

The decision is yours which you want to keep.

Then,

* Please download VundoFix.exe to your C:\.
  • Double-click VundoFix.exe to run it.
  • Click the Scan for Vundo button.
  • Once it's done scanning, click the Remove Vundo button.
  • In case it says that nothing was found, Right click the list box (white box) in the main VundoFix window.
  • Select “Add More Files?” from the menu that comes up. This will open a new VundoFix window.
  • In the Window: copy and paste next in the first field: C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\dbmT32.dll
  • Click the “Add Files” button.
  • Click the "Close Window" button.
  • Click the Remove Vundo button.
  • You will receive a prompt asking if you want to remove the files, click YES
  • Once you click yes, your desktop will go blank as it starts removing Vundo.
  • When completed, it will prompt that it will shutdown your computer, click OK.
  • Turn your computer back on.
Note: It is possible that VundoFix encountered a file it could not remove.
In this case, VundoFix will run on reboot, simply follow the above instructions starting from "Click the Scan for Vundo button." when VundoFix appears at reboot.

After reboot,

* Start HijackThis, close all open windows leaving only HijackThis running. Place a check against each of the following if still present (some entries won't be present anymore):

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {d5f66cc4-dac8-4d86-a292-a8ad4c2d17f0} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\dbmT32.dll
O20 - Winlogon Notify: dbmT32 - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\dbmT32.dll


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

Post a new hijackthislog and the contents of C:\vundofix.txt in your next reply.
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Posted 02 April 2007 - 11:35 PM

Phew, simple enough.
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:21:43 AM, on 4/3/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16414)

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\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgcc.exe
C:\Program Files\CleanMyPC\Registry Cleaner\RCHelper.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\NOTEDAD.EXE
C:\unzipped\hijackthis[1]\HijackThis.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Symantec\LIVEUP~1\LUCOMS~1.EXE
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\AUPDATE.EXE

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://search.msn.com/spbasic.htm
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://www.microsoft.com/isapi/redir.dll?p...amp;ar=iesearch
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.yahoo.com
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.yahoo.com
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://us.rd.yahoo.com/customize/ie/defaul...//www.yahoo.com
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Connection Wizard,ShellNext = http://www.linksys.com/
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Window Title = Windows Internet Explorer provided by Yahoo!
R3 - URLSearchHook: Yahoo! Toolbar - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\yt.dll
O2 - BHO: Yahoo! Toolbar Helper - {02478D38-C3F9-4EFB-9B51-7695ECA05670} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\yt.dll
O2 - BHO: CleanMyPCPopupBlocker Class - {7A9BC6B1-7F27-47c6-A66D-13582E81E537} - C:\Program Files\CleanMyPC Popup Blocker\CleanBHO.dll
O3 - Toolbar: CleanMyPC Toolbar - {04164EC4-1E48-4279-818E-3721931E7636} - C:\Program Files\CleanMyPC Popup Blocker\CleanBar.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Yahoo! Toolbar - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\yt.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG7_CC] C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgcc.exe /STARTUP
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [IESet] IExplorer.dll .dbt
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [IESet] IExplorer.dll .dbt
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Registry Cleaner Scheduler] "C:\Program Files\CleanMyPC\Registry Cleaner\RCHelper.exe" /startup
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Yahoo! Pager] "C:\Documents and Settings\Russ H. Moore\My Documents\Post Purchase\Yahoo!\Messenger\YahooMessenger.exe" -quiet
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [IESet] IExplorer.dll .dbt
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - %windir%\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe (file missing)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: @xpsp3res.dll,-20001 - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - %windir%\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe (file missing)
O11 - Options group: [INTERNATIONAL] International*
O14 - IERESET.INF: START_PAGE_URL=http://www.emachines.com
O20 - Winlogon Notify: WgaLogon - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\WgaLogon.dll
O23 - Service: Ati HotKey Poller - ATI Technologies Inc. - C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
O23 - Service: Automatic LiveUpdate Scheduler - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
O23 - Service: AVG7 Alert Manager Server (Avg7Alrt) - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
O23 - Service: AVG7 Update Service (Avg7UpdSvc) - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
O23 - Service: AVG E-mail Scanner (AVGEMS) - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exe
O23 - Service: InstallDriver Table Manager (IDriverT) - Macrovision Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\11\Intel 32\IDriverT.exe
O23 - Service: LexBce Server (LexBceS) - Lexmark International, Inc. - C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
O23 - Service: LiveUpdate - Symantec Corporation - C:\PROGRA~1\Symantec\LIVEUP~1\LUCOMS~1.EXE

________________________________________________________________________________________

VundoFix V6.3.19

Checking Java version...

Scan started at 12:01:37 AM 4/3/2007

Listing files found while scanning....

C:\WINDOWS\system32\dbmT32.dll
C:\WINDOWS\system32\tmp28.tmp.dll

Beginning removal...

Attempting to delete C:\WINDOWS\system32\dbmT32.dll
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dbmT32.dll Has been deleted!

Performing Repairs to the registry.
Done!
______________________________________________________________________________________

As VundoFix not only found, but removed your specified file, i am to assume that my problems (at least current computer problems) have been remedied. The VundoFix.txt is from first run of program, i was not sure if i should run a secondary scan to be certain of no reoccurance. I Do greatly apprieciate your help.

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Posted 03 April 2007 - 12:18 AM

Hi,

I see some new malware got installed in a meanwhile..

I also see you uninstalled Symantec, but you forgot to uninstall the "LiveUpdate", so look in add/remove programs and search for Symantec LiveUpdate and uninstall it.

Please make sure you follow the next instructions in exactly the way I describe without missing any step and in the right order!!

Please download DAFT and save it to your desktop:
  • Double-click the daft.exe icon. Read the disclaimer and click OK.
  • Click on the Scan button.
  • Place a checkmark next to the following entries if they are appearing:

    .txt
    .bat
    .ini
    .reg


  • Click the Fix button.
  • Re-scan and save a logfile. By default, it will save as daft.txt.
* Open notepad and copy and paste next present in the quotebox below in it:
(don't forget to copy and paste REGEDIT4)

REGEDIT4

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.dbt]

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\DBTFILE]

[-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Applications\NOTEDAD.EXE]

Save this as fix.reg Choose to save as *all files and place it on your desktop.
It should look like this: Posted Image
Doubleclick on it and when it asks you if you want to merge the contents to the registry, click yes/ok.
(In case you are unsure how to create a reg file, take a look here with screenshots.)

* Please download, install, and update AVG Anti-Spyware
  • Load AVG Anti-Spyware and then click the Update tab at the top. Under Manual Update click Start update.
  • After the update finishes (the status bar at the bottom will display "Update successful")
  • Do not run the scan yet.
* Reboot into Safe Mode: ( without networking support !)
°To get into the Windows Safe Mode, restart your computer and, just before Windows starts to load, tap the F8 key a few times.
Choose Safe Mode from the menu that will appear and press Enter.

* Start HijackThis, close all open windows leaving only HijackThis running. Place a check against each of the following if still present (some entries won't be present anymore):

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [IESet] IExplorer.dll .dbt
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [IESet] IExplorer.dll .dbt
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [IESet] IExplorer.dll .dbt


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

Please set your system to show all files.
Click Start.
Open My Computer.
Select the Tools menu and click Folder Options.
Select the View Tab. Under the Hidden files and folders heading, select Show hidden files and folders.
Uncheck: Hide file extensions for known file types
Uncheck the Hide protected operating system files (recommended) option.
Click Yes to confirm.
Click OK.

Please hide your hidden files and folders afterwards again, when we are done with this thread and your problems are solved, because above instructions to set your system to show all files, unhide legit files and folders as well.
And I don't want you to delete them because they may look suspicious. To hide them again, just perform the above instructions in the opposite way.


Delete next files if still present:

C:\WINDOWS\NOTEDAD.EXE <== watch the spelling - this is NOT notepad.exe, so don't delete notepad.exe!
C:\WINDOWS\System32\IExplorer.dll .dbt

* Start AVG Antispyware.
  • Click on the Scanner tab at the top. Click the "Settings" tab and then change the recommended action to Quarantine and click Automatically generate report after every scan. Click back to the "Scan" tab and then click on Complete System Scan. This scan can take quite a while to run, so be prepared.
  • AVG Anti-Spyware will list any infections found on the left hand side. When the scan has finished, it will automatically set the recommended action. Click the Apply all actions button. AVG Anti-Spyware will display "All actions have been applied" on the right hand side.
  • Click on "Save Report", then "Save Report As". This will create a text file. Make sure you know where to find this file again (like on the Desktop).
  • Close AVG Anti-Spyware.
Reboot back to normal mode...

Post the next logs in your following reply:

* Log from AVG Antispyware
* New HijackThislog
* Log from Daft (daft.txt)

You may need more than one reply to post the logs.

Edited by miekiemoes, 03 April 2007 - 12:19 AM.

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Posted 03 April 2007 - 02:04 PM

The first step is Daft. Yet following the disclaimer, the new window to which daft opens in appears to be a blank Visual Basic text box. Once again i really do apprieciate the time you are putting into this.

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Posted 03 April 2007 - 02:10 PM

Ok, do next instead of the DAFT-tool:

* Download Reset Associations. (Only XP!)
Save it to your desktop.
Doubleclick Resetassociations.exe and it will create a new folder on your desktop called "reset associations"
Open the folder and doubleclick "reset.cmd".
This should restore all default associations again.

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Posted 03 April 2007 - 05:34 PM

As Commanded it is done.
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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 6:15:23 PM, on 4/3/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16414)

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\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgcc.exe
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\avgas.exe
C:\Program Files\CleanMyPC\Registry Cleaner\RCHelper.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Russ H. Moore\My Documents\Post Purchase\Yahoo!\Messenger\ymsgr_tray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\unzipped\hijackthis[1]\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://search.msn.com/spbasic.htm
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://www.microsoft.com/isapi/redir.dll?p...amp;ar=iesearch
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.yahoo.com
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.yahoo.com
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://us.rd.yahoo.com/customize/ie/defaul...//www.yahoo.com
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Connection Wizard,ShellNext = http://www.linksys.com/
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Window Title = Windows Internet Explorer provided by Yahoo!
R3 - URLSearchHook: Yahoo! Toolbar - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\yt.dll
O2 - BHO: Yahoo! Toolbar Helper - {02478D38-C3F9-4EFB-9B51-7695ECA05670} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\yt.dll
O2 - BHO: CleanMyPCPopupBlocker Class - {7A9BC6B1-7F27-47c6-A66D-13582E81E537} - C:\Program Files\CleanMyPC Popup Blocker\CleanBHO.dll
O3 - Toolbar: CleanMyPC Toolbar - {04164EC4-1E48-4279-818E-3721931E7636} - C:\Program Files\CleanMyPC Popup Blocker\CleanBar.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Yahoo! Toolbar - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\yt.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG7_CC] C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgcc.exe /STARTUP
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [!AVG Anti-Spyware] "C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\avgas.exe" /minimized
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Registry Cleaner Scheduler] "C:\Program Files\CleanMyPC\Registry Cleaner\RCHelper.exe" /startup
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Yahoo! Pager] "C:\Documents and Settings\Russ H. Moore\My Documents\Post Purchase\Yahoo!\Messenger\YahooMessenger.exe" -quiet
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - %windir%\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe (file missing)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: @xpsp3res.dll,-20001 - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - %windir%\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe (file missing)
O11 - Options group: [INTERNATIONAL] International*
O14 - IERESET.INF: START_PAGE_URL=http://www.emachines.com
O20 - Winlogon Notify: WgaLogon - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\WgaLogon.dll
O23 - Service: Ati HotKey Poller - ATI Technologies Inc. - C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
O23 - Service: AVG Anti-Spyware Guard - Anti-Malware Development a.s. - C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
O23 - Service: AVG7 Alert Manager Server (Avg7Alrt) - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
O23 - Service: AVG7 Update Service (Avg7UpdSvc) - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
O23 - Service: AVG E-mail Scanner (AVGEMS) - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exe
O23 - Service: InstallDriver Table Manager (IDriverT) - Macrovision Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\11\Intel 32\IDriverT.exe
O23 - Service: LexBce Server (LexBceS) - Lexmark International, Inc. - C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
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AVG Anti-Spyware - Scan Report
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+ Created at: 6:10:39 PM 4/3/2007

+ Scan result:



C:\Documents and Settings\Russ H. Moore\Cookies\russ_h._moore@data.coremetrics[1].txt -> TrackingCookie.Coremetrics : Cleaned.
C:\Documents and Settings\Russ H. Moore\Cookies\russ_h._moore@sec1.liveperson[1].txt -> TrackingCookie.Liveperson : Cleaned.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\tmp3.tmp.dll -> Trojan.Agent.agv : Cleaned.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\tmp6.tmp.dll -> Trojan.Agent.agv : Cleaned.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\tmp9.tmp.dll -> Trojan.Agent.agv : Cleaned.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\tmpB.tmp.dll -> Trojan.Agent.agv : Cleaned.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wintisv32.exe -> Trojan.Small : Cleaned.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wintsvtr.exe -> Trojan.Small : Cleaned.


::Report end

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Now i am not computer illiterate but just because i can read and write does not make me a genius and my ignorance has probably caused most of this. So i have some more probably seemingly redundant questions. As I utilized your "start here" forum at the top of every topic I also have downloaded, Ad-aware, and Spybot Search. I understand that they are not active searching utilities, but will running these programs with the AVG 7.5F active, or AVG AS cause conflict. Also now that i have AVG AS it is also an active scan, I would hope that being from the same company it is not going to cause any problems running actively alongside the AVG 7.5F? And last should all of my scans be run in safe mode, or does that just isolate some problems (possibly ignoring others). Well i guess we are all noobs at some point, i put myself back into your capable hands.

Edited by russhm1982, 03 April 2007 - 05:38 PM.


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Posted 03 April 2007 - 05:42 PM

Hi,

Your HijackThislog looks clean again.

To answer your questions, Ad-Aware, Spybot s&d and AVG Antispyware are antispyware scanners and won't cause any conflicts with eachother or an Antivirus.
Only more than one Antivirus installed may cause conflicts.
AVG Antispyware is indeed a real time scanner (only for 14 days), then it reverts to an "on demand scanner" which you will still be able to update.
It won't cause any problems with your AVG Antivirus. You can also disable the AVG Antispyware Realtime scanner if you want and run a scan once in a while. Just don't disable your AVG Antivirus. :thumbsup:

No, it is not really needed to run the scans in safe mode. In case when it finds malware and can't remove it, they will shedule it to remove it during the next reboot. So that's why safe mode is not really needed.

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Posted 03 April 2007 - 06:08 PM

Surprisingly fluid, i actually feel like my computer can keep up with my flighty array of tasks i set it too. I cannot say how much i thank you. A world of difference. I will reccomend these services to anyone.

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Posted 03 April 2007 - 06:34 PM

Glad I could help. :thumbsup:

Please read my Prevention page with lots of info and tips how to prevent this in the future.
And if you want to improve speed/system performance after malware removal, take a look here.

Happy Surfing again!
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Posted 06 April 2007 - 10:11 AM

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