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Some malware still shows up at SystemConifg Startup


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Krehlmar

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Hiya! Just firstly want to say thanks for being swell people helping us newbs with these things, back in the day when I was 14 and my brother porn surfed with IE and I had .exe files on the deskshop everytime I started comps there were no sites like this in my memory or perhaps I just didn't find them.

Anyway some year ago I fought some malicious spyware and now I've totally forgot whatever it was about but I remember digging around in regedit.exe and removing things manually, finally replacing the .dll files that were respawned with my own fake so that'd it would fail at recreating itself when I started my comp. Now the malware attacks stopt but I'm not sure I'm safe, anyway
TLDR:
Was looking at my System Configuration, Startup, and noticed 4 files I googled (and understood there was a maleware problem with the Doctor thing by defult), I highlighted them in the picture.
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I know that atleast 2 of them are not working since as said in before story I managed to "beat" them, only ended up with "xxxxxx.dll could not be run or is not a proper function: Press OK" x2 at startup of windows which I didn't really mind.

As I googled them I came across a topic from this site:
http://www.geekstogo...-ksdexe-closed/

I followed all the steps etc.
Thing is I am not sure these malwares were even a problem or working as I have had no real problem with my comp, no popups etc. but I want to be sure since I do know someone/thing is trying to hack my battle.net account (and has been succesfull) aswell as my hotmail account, which I know sends out mails in firefox but I use chromo now since ages so it hasn't bothered me.
I just want to make sure they're not destroying/being a threat to me, also I just love fighting these things.

My log is attached to the topic, if needed to be posted in pure text then give me the word and I'll do it.
Lastly when ComboFix rebooted my comp and before windows was fully loaded nor the ComboFix window opened saying "Do not start any programs" I did Ctrl+Alt+Delete and tried to run msconfig to check if the maleware autostartups had been removed of which they hadn't. Just wanted to mention it incase it was shown in the log as some action/program performed during last check.

Thanks for any help/reply !

EDIT: I read the "start here" topic and I'm sorry if ComboFix is a bad way to log my info, if the OTL program logs are much better or make any advice easier to give then just reply and I'll download/fix it later, I have to leave the comp for some hour.

EDIT2: Also I unstilled AVG Free due to ComboFix and I now have 0 Antivirus on my computer save for the defult windows defender/firewall, any suggestions to a nice free antivirus would be appritiated! I know this is googelable but then again 99% of googles regarding any free anti-virus is usually for naught and you guys seem very competent indeed.

EDIT3: I noticed I can't play certain games after these steps, All Points Bulletin is one, it simply says "A device attached to the system is not functioning" when trying to run the Errorlog.exe or APBLauncher.exe Fixed it.

Edited by Krehlmar, 19 June 2011 - 06:49 AM.

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RKinner

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Get the free Avast.
http://www.avast.com...ivirus-download

Download, Save, and Run it. (Vista or Win 7 => right click and Run As Administrator).

Once you have it installed and it has updated:

Click on the Avast ball. Then click on Scan Computer, then on
Boot-Time Scan then on Settings. Change the Ask at the bottom to Move to Chest. OK then Schedule Now. Reboot and let it run a scan. It may take hours.
Once it finishes it should load windows.

Post you combofix log and your OTL and MBAM logs and let's see where we stand.

Ron
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