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Trojan Horse Downloader.Delf.12.AN [RESOLVED]


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I am attempting to get rid of a virus which was identified AVG as Trojan Downloader.12.AN. Since then I have tried to clean the system with ComboFix and various spyware removers. I have uninstalled AVG and have installed PC Tools Spyware Doctor with Antivirus. This program also detects it but cannot successfully clean it.
This is becoming extremely frustrating. Please help.
I have read through a previous thread with this topic, but didn't want to follow those instructions just in case of differing circumstances.
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Hello Addo and welcome at Geekstogo,

Posted ImageClick here to download HJTInstall.exe
  • Save HJTInstall.exe to your desktop.
  • Doubleclick on the HJTInstall.exe icon on your desktop.
  • By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis .
  • Click on Install.
  • It will create a HijackThis icon on the desktop.
  • Once installed, it will launch Hijackthis.
  • Click on the Do a system scan and save a logfile button. It will scan and the log should open in notepad.
  • Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" to copy the entire contents of the log.
  • Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.
  • DO NOT have Hijackthis fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.

Please post also the log of Combofix.

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Hello Thunderbird 1988
Thanks so much for your help with this

Here is the HiJackthis log:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 5:45:26 PM, on 11/08/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.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\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsAuxs.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsTray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\slserv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wdfmgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\alg.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Rundll32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_01\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Nokia\Nokia PC Suite 6\LaunchApplication.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\802.11 Wireless LAN\802.11g Wireless Cardbus & PCI Adapter HW.21 V1.30\WlanCU.exe
C:\Program Files\PC Connectivity Solution\ServiceLayer.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe
C:\Program Files\internet explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\WINDOWS\slrundll.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wbem\wmiprvse.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = sa.chariot.net.au/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft....k/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft....k/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft....k/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://sa.chariot.net.au/
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {01D78007-2C0B-4454-8D89-2C8A0B7C7A33} - c:\windows\system32\lckgntp.dll
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {684CFABA-0BB3-4567-9DA7-FFC3E61428FD} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\dx8vbp.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SynTPLpr] C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SynTPEnh] C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SiSPower] Rundll32.exe SiSPower.dll,ModeAgent
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [{1290A33C-85F5-4164-A1BE-7DD299D4986A}] "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerBackup\PBKScheduler.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SoundMan] SOUNDMAN.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NeroFilterCheck] C:\WINDOWS\system32\NeroCheck.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_01\bin\jusched.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [iTunesHelper] "C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RemoteControl] "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PCSuiteTrayApplication] C:\Program Files\Nokia\Nokia PC Suite 6\LaunchApplication.exe -startup
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ISTray] "C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsTray.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTFMON.EXE (User 'LOCAL SERVICE')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-20\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTFMON.EXE (User 'NETWORK SERVICE')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-18\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTFMON.EXE (User 'SYSTEM')
O4 - HKUS\.DEFAULT\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTFMON.EXE (User 'Default user')
O4 - Global Startup: Adobe Reader Speed Launch.lnk = C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\Reader\reader_sl.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Wireless Configuration Utility.lnk = C:\Program Files\802.11 Wireless LAN\802.11g Wireless Cardbus & PCI Adapter HW.21 V1.30\WlanCU.exe
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\REFIEBAR.DLL
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.tpg.com.au
O16 - DPF: {1819853F-A3CA-4BC4-AD65-EC29D7448494} (CBPLauncher Class) - https://sports.centr...kerlauncher.cab
O16 - DPF: {215B8138-A3CF-44C5-803F-8226143CFC0A} (Trend Micro ActiveX Scan Agent 6.6) - http://housecall65.t...ivex/hcImpl.cab
O16 - DPF: {5ED80217-570B-4DA9-BF44-BE107C0EC166} (Windows Live Safety Center Base Module) - http://cdn.scan.onec...lscbase9563.cab
O16 - DPF: {6414512B-B978-451D-A0D8-FCFDF33E833C} (WUWebControl Class) - http://v5.windowsupd...b?1102377147312
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{98EB6226-073B-49D8-BBBD-E7F3719092DE}: NameServer = 203.87.88.1 203.87.88.2
O23 - Service: InstallDriver Table Manager (IDriverT) - Macrovision Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\11\Intel 32\IDriverT.exe
O23 - Service: iPodService - Apple Computer, Inc. - C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
O23 - Service: PC Tools Auxiliary Service (sdAuxService) - PC Tools - C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsAuxs.exe
O23 - Service: PC Tools Security Service (sdCoreService) - PC Tools - C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsSvc.exe
O23 - Service: ServiceLayer - Nokia. - C:\Program Files\PC Connectivity Solution\ServiceLayer.exe
O23 - Service: SmartLinkService (SLService) - - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\slserv.exe

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End of file - 6373 bytes


Here is the ComboFix log:
ComboFix 08-08-04.09 - user 2008-08-11 17:26:39.1 - NTFSx86
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.125 [GMT 9.5:30]
Running from: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Desktop\ComboFix.exe
* Created a new restore point

WARNING -THIS MACHINE DOES NOT HAVE THE RECOVERY CONSOLE INSTALLED !!
.

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

C:\WINDOWS\system32\dx8vbp.dll . . . . failed to delete

.
((((((((((((((((((((((((( Files Created from 2008-07-11 to 2008-08-11 )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
.

2008-08-11 17:34 . 2008-08-11 17:34 76 --a------ C:\WINDOWS\system32\ikhcore.cfg
2008-08-10 21:26 . 2005-10-11 15:40 356,352 --a------ C:\WINDOWS\eSellerateEngine.dll
2008-08-10 21:26 . 2003-06-06 12:21 81,920 --a------ C:\WINDOWS\eSellerateControl350.dll
2008-08-10 20:48 . 2008-08-10 20:48 <DIR> d-------- C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\True Sword
2008-08-10 20:47 . 2008-08-10 21:44 <DIR> d-------- C:\Program Files\True Sword 5
2008-08-08 19:17 . 2008-08-08 19:17 <DIR> d-------- C:\Program Files\Trend Micro
2008-08-08 17:08 . 2008-08-08 17:08 <DIR> d-------- C:\Program Files\Common Files\PC Tools
2008-08-07 23:04 . 2008-08-08 18:30 <DIR> d-------- C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor
2008-08-07 23:04 . 2008-08-07 23:04 <DIR> d-------- C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\PC Tools
2008-08-07 23:04 . 2008-08-11 17:36 <DIR> d-a------ C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP
2008-08-07 23:04 . 2008-06-10 21:22 81,288 --a------ C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\iksyssec.sys
2008-08-07 23:04 . 2008-06-02 15:19 66,952 --a------ C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\iksysflt.sys
2008-08-07 23:04 . 2008-06-02 15:19 42,376 --a------ C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\ikfilesec.sys
2008-08-07 23:04 . 2008-06-02 15:19 29,576 --a------ C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\kcom.sys
2008-08-02 14:28 . 2008-08-02 14:28 <DIR> d-------- C:\THE_OTHER_BOLEYN_GIRL

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(((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Find3M Report ))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
.
2008-08-08 09:07 --------- d-----w C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\avg8
2008-06-27 07:26 --------- d-----w C:\Program Files\VideoLAN
2008-06-26 07:18 --------- d-----w C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Avira
2008-06-20 10:45 360,320 ----a-w C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\tcpip.sys
2008-06-20 10:44 138,368 ----a-w C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\afd.sys
2008-06-20 09:52 225,920 ----a-w C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\tcpip6.sys
2008-06-16 08:02 --------- d-----w C:\Program Files\AVG
2008-06-15 10:34 --------- d-----w C:\Program Files\Windows Live Safety Center
2008-06-15 09:30 --------- d-----w C:\Program Files\Common Files\Mozilla Shared
2008-06-15 09:30 --------- d-----w C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\lmclvrba
2008-06-13 13:10 272,128 ------w C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\bthport.sys
2005-11-13 13:14 4,440,586 ----a-w C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\c41Win2000.zip
2004-03-11 02:27 40,960 ----a-w C:\Program Files\Uninstall_CDS.exe
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((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Reg Loading Points ))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
.
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*Note* empty entries & legit default entries are not shown
REGEDIT4

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\~\Browser Helper Objects\{01D78007-2C0B-4454-8D89-2C8A0B7C7A33}]
2004-08-04 21:30 84992 --a------ c:\windows\system32\lckgntp.dll

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\~\Browser Helper Objects\{684CFABA-0BB3-4567-9DA7-FFC3E61428FD}]
2004-08-04 21:30 88064 --a------ C:\WINDOWS\system32\dx8vbp.dll

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
"CTFMON.EXE"="C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe" [2004-08-04 21:30 15360]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
"SynTPLpr"="C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe" [2004-03-27 04:50 98304]
"SynTPEnh"="C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe" [2004-03-27 04:50 499712]
"{1290A33C-85F5-4164-A1BE-7DD299D4986A}"="C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerBackup\PBKScheduler.exe" [2004-06-08 17:03 69721]
"NeroFilterCheck"="C:\WINDOWS\system32\NeroCheck.exe" [2001-07-09 11:20 155648]
"SunJavaUpdateSched"="C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_01\bin\jusched.exe" [2004-12-06 21:01 36975]
"iTunesHelper"="C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe" [2006-02-23 15:45 278528]
"QuickTime Task"="C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" [2006-05-18 09:12 155648]
"RemoteControl"="C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe" [2005-01-12 02:01 32768]
"PCSuiteTrayApplication"="C:\Program Files\Nokia\Nokia PC Suite 6\LaunchApplication.exe" [2007-03-23 12:20 227328]
"ISTray"="C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsTray.exe" [2008-07-16 09:16 1166216]
"SiSPower"="SiSPower.dll" [2004-09-02 16:17 49152 C:\WINDOWS\system32\SiSPower.dll]
"SoundMan"="SOUNDMAN.EXE" [2004-07-01 19:53 67584 C:\WINDOWS\soundman.exe]

[HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
"CTFMON.EXE"="C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTFMON.EXE" [2004-08-04 21:30 15360]
"Nokia.PCSync"="C:\Program Files\Nokia\Nokia PC Suite 6\PcSync2.exe" [2007-03-27 14:58 1744896]

C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\
Adobe Reader Speed Launch.lnk - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\Reader\reader_sl.exe [2004-12-14 03:44:06 29696]
Wireless Configuration Utility.lnk - C:\Program Files\802.11 Wireless LAN\802.11g Wireless Cardbus & PCI Adapter HW.21 V1.30\WlanCU.exe [2004-10-06 12:16:32 442368]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\drivers32]
"msacm.clmp3enc"= C:\PROGRA~1\CYBERL~2\Power2Go\CLMP3Enc.ACM

[HKLM\~\startupfolder\C:^Documents and Settings^All Users^Start Menu^Programs^Startup^Utility Tray.lnk]
path=C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\Utility Tray.lnk
backup=C:\WINDOWS\pss\Utility Tray.lnkCommon Startup

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\SiS Windows KeyHook]
--a------ 2004-09-02 13:14 249856 C:\WINDOWS\system32\Keyhook.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\security center]
"AntiVirusOverride"=dword:00000001

[HKLM\~\services\sharedaccess\parameters\firewallpolicy\standardprofile\AuthorizedApplications\List]
"%windir%\\system32\\sessmgr.exe"=
"C:\\Program Files\\LimeWire\\LimeWire.exe"=
"C:\\StubInstaller.exe"=
"C:\\Program Files\\iTunes\\iTunes.exe"=

[HKLM\~\services\sharedaccess\parameters\firewallpolicy\standardprofile\GloballyOpenPorts\List]
"59724:TCP"= 59724:TCP:@xpsp2res.dll,-22009
"80:TCP"= 80:TCP:@xpsp2res.dll,-22009
"50254:TCP"= 50254:TCP:@xpsp2res.dll,-22009
"34889:TCP"= 34889:TCP:@xpsp2res.dll,-22009
"13643:TCP"= 13643:TCP:@xpsp2res.dll,-22009
"31048:TCP"= 31048:TCP:@xpsp2res.dll,-22009
"31566:TCP"= 31566:TCP:@xpsp2res.dll,-22009
"24908:TCP"= 24908:TCP:@xpsp2res.dll,-22009

R0 kowwdqxw;kowwdqxw;C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\kowwdqxw.sys [2004-08-04 21:30]
S3 TNET1130;802.11 WLAN;C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\tnet1130.sys [2004-03-10 20:24]
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------- Supplementary Scan -------
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R0 -: HKCU-Main,Start Page = sa.chariot.net.au/
R0 -: HKLM-Main,Start Page = hxxp://sa.chariot.net.au/
O8 -: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\EXCEL.EXE/3000

O16 -: {1819853F-A3CA-4BC4-AD65-EC29D7448494} - hxxps://sports.centrebet.com/casino/centrebetpokerlauncher.cab
C:\WINDOWS\Downloaded Program Files\centrebetpokerlauncher.inf
C:\WINDOWS\Downloaded Program Files\centrebetpokerlauncher.dll


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catchme 0.3.1361 W2K/XP/Vista - rootkit/stealth malware detector by Gmer, http://www.gmer.net
Rootkit scan 2008-08-11 17:35:48
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 NTFS

detected NTDLL code modification:
ZwClose

scanning hidden processes ...

scanning hidden autostart entries ...

scanning hidden files ...

scan completed successfully
hidden files: 0

**************************************************************************
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------------------------ Other Running Processes ------------------------
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SystemRoot\System32\smss.exe [536]
??\C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe [600]
??\C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe [624]
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe [668]
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe [680]
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe [824]
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe [884]
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe [924]
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe [1036]
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe [1116]
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe [1228]
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsAuxs.exe [1404]
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsSvc.exe [1432]
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsTray.exe [1676]
C:\WINDOWS\system32\slserv.exe [1696]
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe [1728]
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wdfmgr.exe [1764]
C:\WINDOWS\System32\alg.exe [1652]
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd.exe [1400]
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe [2020]
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe [2112]
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe [2136]
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Rundll32.exe [2176]
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE [2236]
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_01\bin\jusched.exe [2264]
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe [2272]
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe [2284]
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe [2312]
C:\Program Files\Nokia\Nokia PC Suite 6\LaunchApplication.exe [2332]
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe [2380]
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe [2392]
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\Reader\reader_sl.exe [2476]
C:\Program Files\802.11 Wireless LAN\802.11g Wireless Cardbus & PCI Adapter HW.21 V1.30\WlanCU.exe [2512]
C:\Program Files\PC Connectivity Solution\ServiceLayer.exe [2624]
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe [3188]
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wbem\wmiprvse.exe [2556]
C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe [3372]
C:\ComboFix\catchme.cfexe [3616]
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**************************************************************************
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Completion time: 2008-08-11 17:40:41 - machine was rebooted
ComboFix-quarantined-files.txt 2008-08-11 08:10:29
ComboFix2.txt 2008-08-06 11:35:16

Pre-Run: 16,302,092,288 bytes free
Post-Run: 16,336,957,440 bytes free

170 --- E O F --- 2008-07-09 10:14:50
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Hello addo,

1. Please open Notepad
  • Click Start , then Run
  • Type notepad .exe in the Run Box.

2. Now copy/paste the entire content of the codebox below into the Notepad window:

File::

c:\windows\system32\lckgntp.dll
C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\kowwdqxw.sys

Folder::

C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\lmclvrba

Driver::

kowwdqxw



3. Save the above as CFScript.txt

4. Then drag the CFScript.txt into ComboFix.exe as depicted in the animation below. This will start ComboFix again.

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5. After reboot, (in case it asks to reboot), please post the following reports/logs into your next reply:
  • Combofix.txt
  • A new HijackThis log.

Thunderbird1988

Edited by Thunderbird1988, 11 August 2008 - 03:34 AM.

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Thanks Thunderbird1988

Here is the new combofix log:
ComboFix 08-08-04.09 - user 2008-08-11 20:39:17.1 - NTFSx86
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.115 [GMT 9.5:30]
Running from: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Desktop\ComboFix.exe
Command switches used :: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Desktop\CFScript.txt
* Created a new restore point

WARNING -THIS MACHINE DOES NOT HAVE THE RECOVERY CONSOLE INSTALLED !!

FILE ::
C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\kowwdqxw.sys
c:\windows\system32\lckgntp.dll
.

((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Other Deletions )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
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C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\lmclvrba
C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\lmclvrba\profiles.ini
C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\lmclvrba\Profiles\7jpdint2.default\cert8.db
C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\lmclvrba\Profiles\7jpdint2.default\compatibility.ini
C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\lmclvrba\Profiles\7jpdint2.default\compreg.dat
C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\lmclvrba\Profiles\7jpdint2.default\cookies.sqlite
C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\lmclvrba\Profiles\7jpdint2.default\formhistory.sqlite
C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\lmclvrba\Profiles\7jpdint2.default\key3.db
C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\lmclvrba\Profiles\7jpdint2.default\localstore.rdf
C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\lmclvrba\Profiles\7jpdint2.default\permissions.sqlite
C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\lmclvrba\Profiles\7jpdint2.default\places.sqlite-journal
C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\lmclvrba\Profiles\7jpdint2.default\places.sqlite
C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\lmclvrba\Profiles\7jpdint2.default\pluginreg.dat
C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\lmclvrba\Profiles\7jpdint2.default\prefs.js
C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\lmclvrba\Profiles\7jpdint2.default\secmod.db
C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\lmclvrba\Profiles\7jpdint2.default\xpti.dat
C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\kowwdqxw.sys
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dx8vbp.dll
c:\windows\system32\lckgntp.dll

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((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Drivers/Services )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
.

-------\Legacy_KOWWDQXW
-------\Service_kowwdqxw


((((((((((((((((((((((((( Files Created from 2008-07-11 to 2008-08-11 )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
.

2008-08-10 21:26 . 2005-10-11 15:40 356,352 --a------ C:\WINDOWS\eSellerateEngine.dll
2008-08-10 21:26 . 2003-06-06 12:21 81,920 --a------ C:\WINDOWS\eSellerateControl350.dll
2008-08-10 20:48 . 2008-08-10 20:48 <DIR> d-------- C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\True Sword
2008-08-10 20:47 . 2008-08-10 21:44 <DIR> d-------- C:\Program Files\True Sword 5
2008-08-08 19:17 . 2008-08-08 19:17 <DIR> d-------- C:\Program Files\Trend Micro
2008-08-08 17:08 . 2008-08-08 17:08 <DIR> d-------- C:\Program Files\Common Files\PC Tools
2008-08-07 23:04 . 2008-08-08 18:30 <DIR> d-------- C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor
2008-08-07 23:04 . 2008-08-07 23:04 <DIR> d-------- C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\PC Tools
2008-08-07 23:04 . 2008-08-11 20:46 <DIR> d-a------ C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP
2008-08-07 23:04 . 2008-06-10 21:22 81,288 --a------ C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\iksyssec.sys
2008-08-07 23:04 . 2008-06-02 15:19 66,952 --a------ C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\iksysflt.sys
2008-08-07 23:04 . 2008-06-02 15:19 42,376 --a------ C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\ikfilesec.sys
2008-08-07 23:04 . 2008-06-02 15:19 29,576 --a------ C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\kcom.sys
2008-08-02 14:28 . 2008-08-02 14:28 <DIR> d-------- C:\THE_OTHER_BOLEYN_GIRL

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(((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Find3M Report ))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
.
2008-08-11 11:14 84,992 ----a-w C:\WINDOWS\system32\qxkwtru.dll
2008-08-08 09:07 --------- d-----w C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\avg8
2008-06-27 07:26 --------- d-----w C:\Program Files\VideoLAN
2008-06-26 07:18 --------- d-----w C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Avira
2008-06-20 17:41 245,248 ----a-w C:\WINDOWS\system32\mswsock.dll
2008-06-20 10:45 360,320 ----a-w C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\tcpip.sys
2008-06-20 10:44 138,368 ----a-w C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\afd.sys
2008-06-20 09:52 225,920 ----a-w C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\tcpip6.sys
2008-06-16 08:02 --------- d-----w C:\Program Files\AVG
2008-06-15 10:34 --------- d-----w C:\Program Files\Windows Live Safety Center
2008-06-15 09:30 --------- d-----w C:\Program Files\Common Files\Mozilla Shared
2008-06-13 13:10 272,128 ------w C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\bthport.sys
2005-11-13 13:14 4,440,586 ----a-w C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\c41Win2000.zip
2004-03-11 02:27 40,960 ----a-w C:\Program Files\Uninstall_CDS.exe
.

((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Reg Loading Points ))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
.
.
*Note* empty entries & legit default entries are not shown
REGEDIT4

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
"CTFMON.EXE"="C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe" [2004-08-04 21:30 15360]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
"SynTPLpr"="C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe" [2004-03-27 04:50 98304]
"SynTPEnh"="C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe" [2004-03-27 04:50 499712]
"{1290A33C-85F5-4164-A1BE-7DD299D4986A}"="C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerBackup\PBKScheduler.exe" [2004-06-08 17:03 69721]
"NeroFilterCheck"="C:\WINDOWS\system32\NeroCheck.exe" [2001-07-09 11:20 155648]
"SunJavaUpdateSched"="C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_01\bin\jusched.exe" [2004-12-06 21:01 36975]
"iTunesHelper"="C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe" [2006-02-23 15:45 278528]
"QuickTime Task"="C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" [2006-05-18 09:12 155648]
"RemoteControl"="C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe" [2005-01-12 02:01 32768]
"PCSuiteTrayApplication"="C:\Program Files\Nokia\Nokia PC Suite 6\LaunchApplication.exe" [2007-03-23 12:20 227328]
"ISTray"="C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsTray.exe" [2008-07-16 09:16 1166216]
"SiSPower"="SiSPower.dll" [2004-09-02 16:17 49152 C:\WINDOWS\system32\SiSPower.dll]
"SoundMan"="SOUNDMAN.EXE" [2004-07-01 19:53 67584 C:\WINDOWS\soundman.exe]

[HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
"CTFMON.EXE"="C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTFMON.EXE" [2004-08-04 21:30 15360]
"Nokia.PCSync"="C:\Program Files\Nokia\Nokia PC Suite 6\PcSync2.exe" [2007-03-27 14:58 1744896]

C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\
Adobe Reader Speed Launch.lnk - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\Reader\reader_sl.exe [2004-12-14 03:44:06 29696]
Wireless Configuration Utility.lnk - C:\Program Files\802.11 Wireless LAN\802.11g Wireless Cardbus & PCI Adapter HW.21 V1.30\WlanCU.exe [2004-10-06 12:16:32 442368]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\drivers32]
"msacm.clmp3enc"= C:\PROGRA~1\CYBERL~2\Power2Go\CLMP3Enc.ACM

[HKLM\~\startupfolder\C:^Documents and Settings^All Users^Start Menu^Programs^Startup^Utility Tray.lnk]
path=C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\Utility Tray.lnk
backup=C:\WINDOWS\pss\Utility Tray.lnkCommon Startup

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\SiS Windows KeyHook]
--a------ 2004-09-02 13:14 249856 C:\WINDOWS\system32\Keyhook.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\security center]
"AntiVirusOverride"=dword:00000001

[HKLM\~\services\sharedaccess\parameters\firewallpolicy\standardprofile\AuthorizedApplications\List]
"%windir%\\system32\\sessmgr.exe"=
"C:\\Program Files\\LimeWire\\LimeWire.exe"=
"C:\\StubInstaller.exe"=
"C:\\Program Files\\iTunes\\iTunes.exe"=

[HKLM\~\services\sharedaccess\parameters\firewallpolicy\standardprofile\GloballyOpenPorts\List]
"59724:TCP"= 59724:TCP:@xpsp2res.dll,-22009
"80:TCP"= 80:TCP:@xpsp2res.dll,-22009
"50254:TCP"= 50254:TCP:@xpsp2res.dll,-22009
"34889:TCP"= 34889:TCP:@xpsp2res.dll,-22009
"13643:TCP"= 13643:TCP:@xpsp2res.dll,-22009
"31048:TCP"= 31048:TCP:@xpsp2res.dll,-22009
"31566:TCP"= 31566:TCP:@xpsp2res.dll,-22009
"24908:TCP"= 24908:TCP:@xpsp2res.dll,-22009

S3 TNET1130;802.11 WLAN;C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\tnet1130.sys [2004-03-10 20:24]

*Newly Created Service* - KOWWDQXW
.
**************************************************************************

catchme 0.3.1361 W2K/XP/Vista - rootkit/stealth malware detector by Gmer, http://www.gmer.net
Rootkit scan 2008-08-11 20:46:38
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 NTFS

detected NTDLL code modification:
ZwClose

scanning hidden processes ...

scanning hidden autostart entries ...

scanning hidden files ...

scan completed successfully
hidden files: 0

**************************************************************************
.
------------------------ Other Running Processes ------------------------
.
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsAuxs.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\slserv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wdfmgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\PC Connectivity Solution\ServiceLayer.exe
.
**************************************************************************
.
Completion time: 2008-08-11 20:51:12 - machine was rebooted
ComboFix-quarantined-files.txt 2008-08-11 11:21:02
ComboFix2.txt 2008-08-11 08:10:45
ComboFix3.txt 2008-08-06 11:35:16

Pre-Run: 16,356,757,504 bytes free
Post-Run: 16,344,485,888 bytes free

153 --- E O F --- 2008-07-09 10:14:50



Here is the new Hijackthis log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:57:43 PM, on 11/08/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.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\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsAuxs.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsTray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\slserv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wdfmgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\alg.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Rundll32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_01\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Nokia\Nokia PC Suite 6\LaunchApplication.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\802.11 Wireless LAN\802.11g Wireless Cardbus & PCI Adapter HW.21 V1.30\WlanCU.exe
C:\Program Files\PC Connectivity Solution\ServiceLayer.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe
C:\Program Files\internet explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\WINDOWS\slrundll.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wbem\wmiprvse.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = sa.chariot.net.au/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft....k/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft....k/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft....k/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://sa.chariot.net.au/
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SynTPLpr] C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SynTPEnh] C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SiSPower] Rundll32.exe SiSPower.dll,ModeAgent
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [{1290A33C-85F5-4164-A1BE-7DD299D4986A}] "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerBackup\PBKScheduler.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SoundMan] SOUNDMAN.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NeroFilterCheck] C:\WINDOWS\system32\NeroCheck.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_01\bin\jusched.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [iTunesHelper] "C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RemoteControl] "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PCSuiteTrayApplication] C:\Program Files\Nokia\Nokia PC Suite 6\LaunchApplication.exe -startup
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ISTray] "C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsTray.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTFMON.EXE (User 'LOCAL SERVICE')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-20\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTFMON.EXE (User 'NETWORK SERVICE')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-18\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTFMON.EXE (User 'SYSTEM')
O4 - HKUS\.DEFAULT\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTFMON.EXE (User 'Default user')
O4 - Global Startup: Adobe Reader Speed Launch.lnk = C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\Reader\reader_sl.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Wireless Configuration Utility.lnk = C:\Program Files\802.11 Wireless LAN\802.11g Wireless Cardbus & PCI Adapter HW.21 V1.30\WlanCU.exe
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\REFIEBAR.DLL
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.tpg.com.au
O16 - DPF: {1819853F-A3CA-4BC4-AD65-EC29D7448494} (CBPLauncher Class) - https://sports.centr...kerlauncher.cab
O16 - DPF: {215B8138-A3CF-44C5-803F-8226143CFC0A} (Trend Micro ActiveX Scan Agent 6.6) - http://housecall65.t...ivex/hcImpl.cab
O16 - DPF: {5ED80217-570B-4DA9-BF44-BE107C0EC166} (Windows Live Safety Center Base Module) - http://cdn.scan.onec...lscbase9563.cab
O16 - DPF: {6414512B-B978-451D-A0D8-FCFDF33E833C} (WUWebControl Class) - http://v5.windowsupd...b?1102377147312
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{98EB6226-073B-49D8-BBBD-E7F3719092DE}: NameServer = 203.87.88.1 203.87.88.2
O23 - Service: InstallDriver Table Manager (IDriverT) - Macrovision Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\11\Intel 32\IDriverT.exe
O23 - Service: iPodService - Apple Computer, Inc. - C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
O23 - Service: PC Tools Auxiliary Service (sdAuxService) - PC Tools - C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsAuxs.exe
O23 - Service: PC Tools Security Service (sdCoreService) - PC Tools - C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsSvc.exe
O23 - Service: ServiceLayer - Nokia. - C:\Program Files\PC Connectivity Solution\ServiceLayer.exe
O23 - Service: SmartLinkService (SLService) - - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\slserv.exe

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End of file - 6149 bytes
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Hello Addo,

Please do an online scan with Kaspersky WebScanner

Click on Accept

You will be promted to install an ActiveX component from Kaspersky, Click Yes.
  • The program will launch and then begin downloading the latest definition files:
  • Once the files have been downloaded click on NEXT
  • Now click on Scan Settings
  • In the scan settings make that the following are selected:
    • Scan using the following Anti-Virus database:
    Extended (if available otherwise Standard)
    • Scan Options:
    Scan Archives
    Scan Mail Bases
  • Click OK
  • Now under select a target to scan:Select My Computer
  • This will program will start and scan your system.
  • The scan will take a while so be patient and let it run.
  • Once the scan is complete it will display if your system has been infected.
    • Now click on the Save as Text button:
  • Save the file to your desktop.
  • Copy and paste that information in your next post.

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addo

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Hello Thunderbird1988,
Here is the scan

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
KASPERSKY ONLINE SCANNER 7 REPORT
Tuesday, August 12, 2008
Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 2 (build 2600)
Kaspersky Online Scanner 7 version: 7.0.25.0
Program database last update: Tuesday, August 12, 2008 10:11:23
Records in database: 1085369
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Scan settings:
Scan using the following database: extended
Scan archives: yes
Scan mail databases: yes

Scan area - My Computer:
C:\
D:\

Scan statistics:
Files scanned: 42844
Threat name: 2
Infected objects: 5
Suspicious objects: 0
Duration of the scan: 01:05:28


File name / Threat name / Threats count
C:\Documents and Settings\user\Desktop\DVD Burning Software\Clone DVD & DVD Decrypter\Clone DVD 1.3.11.2\SetupCloneDVD.exe Infected: not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.CommonName.z 1
C:\Program Files\Elaborate Bytes\CloneDVD\CloneDVD-uninst.exe Infected: not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.CommonName.z 1
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\backups\backup-20080808-192154-353.dll Infected: Rootkit.Win32.Podnuha.hw 1
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\backups\backup-20080808-192423-806.dll Infected: Rootkit.Win32.Podnuha.hw 1
C:\QooBox\Quarantine\catchme2008-08-11_173203.48.zip Infected: Rootkit.Win32.Podnuha.hw 1

The selected area was scanned.
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Hello Addo,

1. Please open Notepad
  • Click Start , then Run
  • Type notepad .exe in the Run Box.

2. Now copy/paste the entire content of the codebox below into the Notepad window:

File::

C:\WINDOWS\system32\qxkwtru.dll
C:\Documents and Settings\user\Desktop\DVD Burning Software\Clone DVD & DVD Decrypter\Clone DVD 1.3.11.2\SetupCloneDVD.exe
C:\Program Files\Elaborate Bytes\CloneDVD\CloneDVD-uninst.exe



3. Save the above as CFScript.txt

4. Then drag the CFScript.txt into ComboFix.exe as depicted in the animation below. This will start ComboFix again.

Posted Image


5. After reboot, (in case it asks to reboot), please post the following reports/logs into your next reply:
  • Combofix.txt
  • A new HijackThis log.

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Hello Thunderbird 1988,
Thankyou very much once again for your help. It is very much appreciated.

Here is the ComboFix log:
ComboFix 08-08-04.09 - user 2008-08-13 17:20:38.1 - NTFSx86
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.126 [GMT 9.5:30]
Running from: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Desktop\ComboFix.exe
Command switches used :: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Desktop\CFScript.txt
* Created a new restore point

WARNING -THIS MACHINE DOES NOT HAVE THE RECOVERY CONSOLE INSTALLED !!

FILE ::
C:\Documents and Settings\user\Desktop\DVD Burning Software\Clone DVD & DVD Decrypter\Clone DVD 1.3.11.2\SetupCloneDVD.exe
C:\Program Files\Elaborate Bytes\CloneDVD\CloneDVD-uninst.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\qxkwtru.dll
.

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

C:\Documents and Settings\user\Desktop\DVD Burning Software\Clone DVD & DVD Decrypter\Clone DVD 1.3.11.2\SetupCloneDVD.exe
C:\Program Files\Elaborate Bytes\CloneDVD\CloneDVD-uninst.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\qxkwtru.dll

.
((((((((((((((((((((((((( Files Created from 2008-07-13 to 2008-08-13 )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
.

2008-08-12 18:18 . 2008-08-12 18:18 <DIR> d-------- C:\WINDOWS\Sun
2008-08-12 18:18 . 2008-06-10 02:32 73,728 --a------ C:\WINDOWS\system32\javacpl.cpl
2008-08-10 20:48 . 2008-08-10 20:48 <DIR> d-------- C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\True Sword
2008-08-10 20:47 . 2008-08-11 21:54 <DIR> d-------- C:\Program Files\True Sword 5
2008-08-08 19:17 . 2008-08-08 19:17 <DIR> d-------- C:\Program Files\Trend Micro
2008-08-08 17:08 . 2008-08-08 17:08 <DIR> d-------- C:\Program Files\Common Files\PC Tools
2008-08-07 23:04 . 2008-08-08 18:30 <DIR> d-------- C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor
2008-08-07 23:04 . 2008-08-07 23:04 <DIR> d-------- C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\PC Tools
2008-08-07 23:04 . 2008-08-13 17:14 <DIR> d-a------ C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP
2008-08-07 23:04 . 2008-06-10 21:22 81,288 --a------ C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\iksyssec.sys
2008-08-07 23:04 . 2008-06-02 15:19 66,952 --a------ C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\iksysflt.sys
2008-08-07 23:04 . 2008-06-02 15:19 42,376 --a------ C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\ikfilesec.sys
2008-08-07 23:04 . 2008-06-02 15:19 29,576 --a------ C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\kcom.sys
2008-08-02 14:28 . 2008-08-02 14:28 <DIR> d-------- C:\THE_OTHER_BOLEYN_GIRL

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(((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Find3M Report ))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
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2008-08-12 08:48 --------- d-----w C:\Program Files\Java
2008-08-08 09:07 --------- d-----w C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\avg8
2008-06-27 07:26 --------- d-----w C:\Program Files\VideoLAN
2008-06-26 07:18 --------- d-----w C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Avira
2008-06-20 17:41 245,248 ----a-w C:\WINDOWS\system32\mswsock.dll
2008-06-20 10:45 360,320 ----a-w C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\tcpip.sys
2008-06-20 10:44 138,368 ----a-w C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\afd.sys
2008-06-20 09:52 225,920 ----a-w C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\tcpip6.sys
2008-06-16 08:02 --------- d-----w C:\Program Files\AVG
2008-06-15 10:34 --------- d-----w C:\Program Files\Windows Live Safety Center
2008-06-15 09:30 --------- d-----w C:\Program Files\Common Files\Mozilla Shared
2008-06-13 13:10 272,128 ------w C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\bthport.sys
2005-11-13 13:14 4,440,586 ----a-w C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\c41Win2000.zip
2004-03-11 02:27 40,960 ----a-w C:\Program Files\Uninstall_CDS.exe
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((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Reg Loading Points ))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
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*Note* empty entries & legit default entries are not shown
REGEDIT4

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
"CTFMON.EXE"="C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe" [2004-08-04 21:30 15360]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
"SynTPLpr"="C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe" [2004-03-27 04:50 98304]
"SynTPEnh"="C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe" [2004-03-27 04:50 499712]
"{1290A33C-85F5-4164-A1BE-7DD299D4986A}"="C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerBackup\PBKScheduler.exe" [2004-06-08 17:03 69721]
"NeroFilterCheck"="C:\WINDOWS\system32\NeroCheck.exe" [2001-07-09 11:20 155648]
"SunJavaUpdateSched"="C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exe" [2008-06-10 04:27 144784]
"iTunesHelper"="C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe" [2006-02-23 15:45 278528]
"QuickTime Task"="C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" [2006-05-18 09:12 155648]
"RemoteControl"="C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe" [2005-01-12 02:01 32768]
"PCSuiteTrayApplication"="C:\Program Files\Nokia\Nokia PC Suite 6\LaunchApplication.exe" [2007-03-23 12:20 227328]
"ISTray"="C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsTray.exe" [2008-07-16 09:16 1166216]
"SiSPower"="SiSPower.dll" [2004-09-02 16:17 49152 C:\WINDOWS\system32\SiSPower.dll]
"SoundMan"="SOUNDMAN.EXE" [2004-07-01 19:53 67584 C:\WINDOWS\soundman.exe]

[HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
"CTFMON.EXE"="C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTFMON.EXE" [2004-08-04 21:30 15360]
"Nokia.PCSync"="C:\Program Files\Nokia\Nokia PC Suite 6\PcSync2.exe" [2007-03-27 14:58 1744896]

C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\
Adobe Reader Speed Launch.lnk - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\Reader\reader_sl.exe [2004-12-14 03:44:06 29696]
Wireless Configuration Utility.lnk - C:\Program Files\802.11 Wireless LAN\802.11g Wireless Cardbus & PCI Adapter HW.21 V1.30\WlanCU.exe [2004-10-06 12:16:32 442368]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\drivers32]
"msacm.clmp3enc"= C:\PROGRA~1\CYBERL~2\Power2Go\CLMP3Enc.ACM

[HKLM\~\startupfolder\C:^Documents and Settings^All Users^Start Menu^Programs^Startup^Utility Tray.lnk]
path=C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\Utility Tray.lnk
backup=C:\WINDOWS\pss\Utility Tray.lnkCommon Startup

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\SiS Windows KeyHook]
--a------ 2004-09-02 13:14 249856 C:\WINDOWS\system32\Keyhook.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\security center]
"AntiVirusOverride"=dword:00000001

[HKLM\~\services\sharedaccess\parameters\firewallpolicy\standardprofile\AuthorizedApplications\List]
"%windir%\\system32\\sessmgr.exe"=
"C:\\Program Files\\LimeWire\\LimeWire.exe"=
"C:\\StubInstaller.exe"=
"C:\\Program Files\\iTunes\\iTunes.exe"=

[HKLM\~\services\sharedaccess\parameters\firewallpolicy\standardprofile\GloballyOpenPorts\List]
"59724:TCP"= 59724:TCP:@xpsp2res.dll,-22009
"80:TCP"= 80:TCP:@xpsp2res.dll,-22009
"50254:TCP"= 50254:TCP:@xpsp2res.dll,-22009
"34889:TCP"= 34889:TCP:@xpsp2res.dll,-22009
"13643:TCP"= 13643:TCP:@xpsp2res.dll,-22009
"31048:TCP"= 31048:TCP:@xpsp2res.dll,-22009
"31566:TCP"= 31566:TCP:@xpsp2res.dll,-22009
"24908:TCP"= 24908:TCP:@xpsp2res.dll,-22009

S3 TNET1130;802.11 WLAN;C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\tnet1130.sys [2004-03-10 20:24]

*Newly Created Service* - CATCHME
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catchme 0.3.1361 W2K/XP/Vista - rootkit/stealth malware detector by Gmer, http://www.gmer.net
Rootkit scan 2008-08-13 17:24:08
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 NTFS

detected NTDLL code modification:
ZwClose

scanning hidden processes ...

scanning hidden autostart entries ...

scanning hidden files ...

scan completed successfully
hidden files: 0

**************************************************************************
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Completion time: 2008-08-13 17:25:30
ComboFix-quarantined-files.txt 2008-08-13 07:55:26
ComboFix2.txt 2008-08-11 11:21:14
ComboFix3.txt 2008-08-11 08:10:45
ComboFix4.txt 2008-08-06 11:35:16

Pre-Run: 16,151,539,712 bytes free
Post-Run: 16,187,236,352 bytes free

123 --- E O F --- 2008-07-09 10:14:50

Here is the HiJackthis log:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 5:30:39 PM, on 13/08/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.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\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsAuxs.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsTray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\slserv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wdfmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Nokia\Nokia PC Suite 6\LaunchApplication.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\802.11 Wireless LAN\802.11g Wireless Cardbus & PCI Adapter HW.21 V1.30\WlanCU.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\PC Connectivity Solution\ServiceLayer.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\alg.exe
C:\WINDOWS\slrundll.exe
C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe
C:\Program Files\internet explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wbem\wmiprvse.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = sa.chariot.net.au/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft....k/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft....k/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft....k/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://sa.chariot.net.au/
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: SSVHelper Class - {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\ssv.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SynTPLpr] C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SynTPEnh] C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SiSPower] Rundll32.exe SiSPower.dll,ModeAgent
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [{1290A33C-85F5-4164-A1BE-7DD299D4986A}] "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerBackup\PBKScheduler.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SoundMan] SOUNDMAN.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NeroFilterCheck] C:\WINDOWS\system32\NeroCheck.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [iTunesHelper] "C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RemoteControl] "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PCSuiteTrayApplication] C:\Program Files\Nokia\Nokia PC Suite 6\LaunchApplication.exe -startup
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ISTray] "C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsTray.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTFMON.EXE (User 'LOCAL SERVICE')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-20\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTFMON.EXE (User 'NETWORK SERVICE')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-18\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTFMON.EXE (User 'SYSTEM')
O4 - HKUS\.DEFAULT\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTFMON.EXE (User 'Default user')
O4 - Global Startup: Adobe Reader Speed Launch.lnk = C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\Reader\reader_sl.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Wireless Configuration Utility.lnk = C:\Program Files\802.11 Wireless LAN\802.11g Wireless Cardbus & PCI Adapter HW.21 V1.30\WlanCU.exe
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\ssv.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\ssv.dll
O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\REFIEBAR.DLL
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.tpg.com.au
O16 - DPF: {1819853F-A3CA-4BC4-AD65-EC29D7448494} (CBPLauncher Class) - https://sports.centr...kerlauncher.cab
O16 - DPF: {215B8138-A3CF-44C5-803F-8226143CFC0A} (Trend Micro ActiveX Scan Agent 6.6) - http://housecall65.t...ivex/hcImpl.cab
O16 - DPF: {5ED80217-570B-4DA9-BF44-BE107C0EC166} (Windows Live Safety Center Base Module) - http://cdn.scan.onec...lscbase9563.cab
O16 - DPF: {6414512B-B978-451D-A0D8-FCFDF33E833C} (WUWebControl Class) - http://v5.windowsupd...b?1102377147312
O16 - DPF: {8AD9C840-044E-11D1-B3E9-00805F499D93} (Java Runtime Environment 1.6.0) - http://javadl.sun.co...?BundleId=23100
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{98EB6226-073B-49D8-BBBD-E7F3719092DE}: NameServer = 203.87.88.1 203.87.88.2
O23 - Service: InstallDriver Table Manager (IDriverT) - Macrovision Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\11\Intel 32\IDriverT.exe
O23 - Service: iPodService - Apple Computer, Inc. - C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
O23 - Service: PC Tools Auxiliary Service (sdAuxService) - PC Tools - C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsAuxs.exe
O23 - Service: PC Tools Security Service (sdCoreService) - PC Tools - C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsSvc.exe
O23 - Service: ServiceLayer - Nokia. - C:\Program Files\PC Connectivity Solution\ServiceLayer.exe
O23 - Service: SmartLinkService (SLService) - - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\slserv.exe

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End of file - 6602 bytes
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Hello addo,

Your logs seem to be clean, how is your computer running?

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Hi Thunderbird1988,

My computer is running so much better than what it was. Much faster and no more infected messages from the virus software!
Thankyou so much for your help. There is absolutely no way I would have been able to get rid of this virus by myself.
Is there any other software that I should use to keep the system clean?

Thankyou
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Hello addo,

Congratulations, your log is clean.

Follow these steps to uninstall Combofix and tools used in the removal of malware
  • Click START then RUN
  • Now type Combofix /u in the runbox and click OK. Note the space between the X and the U, it needs to be there.
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Now that you are clean, please follow these simple steps in order to keep your computer clean and secure:
  • Disable and Enable System Restore. - If you are using Windows ME or XP then you should disable and re-enable system restore to make sure there are no infected files found in a restore point.

    You can find instructions on how to enable and reenable system restore here:

    Managing Windows Millenium System Restore

    or

    Windows XP System Restore Guide

    Reenable system restore with instructions from tutorial above

  • Make your Internet Explorer more secure - This can be done by following these simple instructions:
    • From within Internet Explorer click on the Tools menu and then click on Options.
    • Click once on the Security tab
    • Click once on the Internet icon so it becomes highlighted.
    • Click once on the Custom Level button.
      • Change the Download signed ActiveX controls to Prompt
      • Change the Download unsigned ActiveX controls to Disable
      • Change the Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe to Disable
      • Change the Installation of desktop items to Prompt
      • Change the Launching programs and files in an IFRAME to Prompt
      • Change the Navigate sub-frames across different domains to Prompt
      • When all these settings have been made, click on the OK button.
      • If it prompts you as to whether or not you want to save the settings, press the Yes button.
    • Next press the Apply button and then the OK to exit the Internet Properties page.
  • Use an AntiVirus 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 online & their stand-alone antivirus programs:

    Virus, Spyware, and Malware Protection and Removal Resources

  • Update your AntiVirus Software - It is imperitive that you update your Antivirus software at least once a week (Even more if you wish). If you do not update your antivirus 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 succeptible to being hacked and taken over. I am very serious about this and see it happen almost every day with my clients. Simply using a Firewall in its default configuration can lower your risk greatly.

    For a tutorial on Firewalls and a listing of some available ones see the link below:

    Understanding and Using Firewalls

  • 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.

  • Install Spybot - Search and Destroy - Install and download Spybot - Search and Destroy with its TeaTimer option. This will provide realtime 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 antivirus software.

    A tutorial on installing & using this product can be found here:

    Using Spybot - Search & Destroy to remove Spyware , Malware, and Hijackers

  • Install Ad-Aware - Install and download Ad-Aware. ou should also scan your computer with program on a regular basis just as you would an antivirus software in conjunction with Spybot.

    A tutorial on installing & using this product can be found here:

    Using Ad-aware to remove Spyware, Malware, & Hijackers from Your Computer

  • Install SpywareBlaster - SpywareBlaster will added a large list of programs and sites into your Internet Explorer settings that will protect you from running and downloading known malicious programs.

    A tutorial on installing & using this product can be found here:

    Using SpywareBlaster to protect your computer from Spyware and 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.
Follow this list and your potential for being infected again will reduce dramatically.

here are some additional utilities that will enhance your safety


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Since this issue appears to be resolved ... this Topic has been closed. Glad we could help. :)

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