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thanks for the advice... btw, i would like to recommend a software call HFNetChkPro4 which actually scan ur systems to notify u wat windows patches are need... and i think this is a free program too... i think the company will send a licence key to make it a limited edition software... but i think its very sufficent for personal and home usage..

hhm.... can i delete "the cleaner" software now? i think i do not need it anymore rite?

another thing i would like to ask... it seems like this polall1r prob came up after i installed the pc-cilin i have just bought... upon installing the software, it prompt mi to uninstall zonealarm as it will be installing its own firewall, i persoanlly suspect that the firewall may have some holes in them. i guess one lesson i learnt is to install back zonealarm rite after installation of pc-cilin as a 2nd layer of protection. wat do u think?

anyway, i am sending my hijackthis log file one last time for some final checks..


Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 7:44:55 PM, on 12/2/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_05\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Nokia\Tools\NclTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\PCSuite\DataLayer\DataLayer.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Internet Security 2005\pccguide.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\Program Files\The Cleaner\tca.exe
C:\Program Files\The Cleaner\tcm.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe
D:\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Distillr\acrotray.exe
C:\Program Files\Palm\HOTSYNC.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
d:\Sony\Net MD Simple Burner\NetMDSB.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe

O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - D:\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: SolidConverter PDF - {259F616C-A300-44F5-B04A-ED001A26C85C} - D:\SolidConverterPDF\SCPDF\ExploreExtPDF.dll
O2 - BHO: AcroIEToolbarHelper Class - {AE7CD045-E861-484f-8273-0445EE161910} - D:\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Acrobat\AcroIEFavClient.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Adobe PDF - {47833539-D0C5-4125-9FA8-0819E2EAAC93} - D:\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Acrobat\AcroIEFavClient.dll
O3 - Toolbar: SolidConverter PDF - {259F616C-A300-44F5-B04A-ED001A26C85C} - D:\SolidConverterPDF\SCPDF\ExploreExtPDF.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\System32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NeroFilterCheck] C:\WINDOWS\system32\NeroCheck.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: [SunJavaUpdateSched] C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_05\bin\jusched.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [eDonkey2000] "E:\eDonkey2000\edonkey2000.exe" -t
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Nokia Tray Application] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Nokia\Tools\NclTray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DataLayer] C:\Program Files\Common Files\PCSuite\DataLayer\DataLayer.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [pccguide.exe] "C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Internet Security 2005\pccguide.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Zone Labs Client] "C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [tcactive] C:\Program Files\The Cleaner\tca.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [tcmonitor] C:\Program Files\The Cleaner\tcm.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MsnMsgr] "C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe" /background
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [PopUpStopperFreeEdition] "C:\PROGRA~2\PANICW~1\POP-UP~1\PSFREE.EXE"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [STYLEXP] C:\Program Files\TGTSoft\StyleXP\StyleXP.exe -Hide
O4 - Startup: HotSync Manager.lnk = C:\Program Files\Palm\HOTSYNC.EXE
O4 - Global Startup: Acrobat Assistant.lnk = D:\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Distillr\acrotray.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Adobe Gamma Loader.lnk = C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Calibration\Adobe Gamma Loader.exe
O8 - Extra context menu item: Download with GetRight - C:\Program Files\GetRight\GRdownload.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://D:\MICROS~1\OFFICE11\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O8 - Extra context menu item: Open with GetRight Browser - C:\Program Files\GetRight\GRbrowse.htm
O9 - Extra button: ICQ Pro - {6224f700-cba3-4071-b251-47cb894244cd} - C:\PROGRA~2\ICQ\ICQ.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: ICQ - {6224f700-cba3-4071-b251-47cb894244cd} - C:\PROGRA~2\ICQ\ICQ.exe
O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - D:\MICROS~1\OFFICE11\REFIEBAR.DLL
O9 - Extra button: ICQ 4.1 - {B863453A-26C3-4e1f-A54D-A2CD196348E9} - C:\Program Files\icq\ICQLite\ICQLite.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: ICQ Lite - {B863453A-26C3-4e1f-A54D-A2CD196348E9} - C:\Program Files\icq\ICQLite\ICQLite.exe
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
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You can delete the cleaner, but it's free for 30 days, so I would just keep it on there in case you need it again. You can't get another free trial version.

You don't need two firewalls - and from personal experience, uninstalling ZA is very, very difficult.

I haven't hard of that program you're recommending, and I don't have time to check it out now, but you should be cautious about using free programs without checking them out. The worst logs we look at are people who use "free" programs to fix problems - and what eventually happens is the free programs cause more problems because they have malware attached to them.

There is a site that analyzes those types of programs, but I don't have the site on-hand. I will research it for you and get back to you.
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There is a site that analyzes those types of programs, but I don't have the site on-hand. I will research it for you and get back to you.

Try this:
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