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PSGUARD AND SPYWARE/VIRUS [CLOSED]


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  • Download the following self-extracting file smitRem.exe and save the file to your DESKTOP.
    • Double click the Smitrem.exe icon on your Desktop.
    • Then click Run>Start and a Smitrem folder will apear on your desktop also.
  • Place a shortcut to Panda ActiveScan on your desktop.

  • Download the trial version of Ewido Security Suite

  • Please read Ewido Setup Instructions
    • Install the program
    • Update the definitions to the newest files.
    • DO NOT RUN IT YET
  • Install Ad-Aware SE 1.06, follow these download and setup instructions.
  • REBOOT your computer in SafeMode by doing the following:
    • Restart your computer
    • After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, press F8.
    • Instead of Windows loading as normal, a menu should appear
    • Select the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode.
  • Now open HJT, click SCAN and place a checkmark next to each of the following items:

    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = about:blank
    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://www.bestwebsl...earch.php?qq=%1
    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://www.bestwebslinks.com/bar.html
    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://www.bestwebsl...earch.php?qq=%1
    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = http://www.bestwebsl...earch.php?qq=%1
    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch = http://www.bestwebsl...earch.php?qq=%1
    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://www.bestwebsl...earch.php?qq=%1
    R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page = http://www.bestwebslinks.com/
    O2 - BHO: HP Class - {FFFFFFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFFFFFFFFFA} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\hp7063.tmp
    O16 - DPF: {416792D8-F532-493A-BECC-1C99A1501FF9} (vmLaunch Class) - http://media2.comcas...vmLauncher2.cab




  • Click the Fix Checked box and EXIT HJT

  • Using Windows Explorer, please locate and DELETE the following files/folders (with all their content), if they are still present:


    C:\WINDOWS\system32\hp7063.tmp

  • Open the smitRem folder
    • Double click the RunThis.bat file to start the tool.
    • Follow the prompts on screen.
    • Wait for the tool to complete and disk cleanup to finish.

    NOTE:The tool will create a log named smitfiles.txt in the root of your drive, eg; Local Disk C: or partition where your operating system is installed. Please post that log along with all others requested in your next reply.

  • Open Ad-aware and do a full scan. Remove all it finds.

  • Run Ewido:
    • Click on scanner
    • Click on Complete System Scan and the scan will begin.
    • NOTE: During some scans with ewido it is finding cases of false positives.
    • You will need to step through the process of cleaning files one-by-one.
    • If ewido detects a file you KNOW to be legitimate, select none as the action.
    • DO NOT select "Perform action on all infections"
    • If you are unsure of any entry found select none for now.
    • When the scan is finished, click the Save report button at the bottom of the screen.
    • Save the report to your desktop
    • Close Ewido
  • Next go to Control Panel click Display > Desktop > Customize Desktop > Web > Uncheck "Security Info" if present.

  • REBOOT back into Normal Mode

  • Click the Panda ActiveScan shortcut
    • Do a full system scan.
    • Make sure the autoclean box is checked!
  • Save the scan log and post it along with a new HijackThis Log, the contents of the smitfiles.txt log and the Ewido Log by using Add Reply.
Let me know if any problems persist.

Regards,

Trevuren

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