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Trojan problems [RESOLVED]

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Hi there,

I'm wondering if someone would be so kind as to help me out with a few Trojan/malware problems I've been having recently. I'm not very clued up with this kinda thing and any assistance would be much appreciated.

I followed the steps In the sticky thread and most of the programmes clear them - but some of the critters return now and again. So far, it's not causing my system any catastrophic problems, just the odd screen freeze and it runs a bit slower at times. But they obviously shouldn't be there, so I figure It's best to try and get rid of them for good!

Some of the names of the dodgy files include Hclean32.exe, ntfsnlpa.exe, rdsndin.exe, csxem.exe, msexnpfi.exe, A0054561.exe and A0054591.exe. if that helps.

Here's the Hijackthis and Silentrunners files:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 00:58:09, on 14/09/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido\security suite\ewidoctrl.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido\security suite\ewidoguard.exe
C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\InoRpc.exe
C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\InoRT.exe
C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\InoTask.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Home Cinema\PowerCinema\PCMService.exe
C:\Program Files\MUSICMATCH\MUSICMATCH Jukebox\mmtask.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\BT Voyager 105 ADSL Modem\dslstat.exe
C:\Program Files\BT Voyager 105 ADSL Modem\dslagent.exe
C:\Program Files\VoyagerTest\fts.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\a2\a2guard.exe
C:\Program Files\AOL 9.0\aoltray.exe
C:\Program Files\AOL 9.0\waol.exe
C:\Program Files\AOL 9.0\shellmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\aoltpspd.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Documents and Settings\Kenny\My Documents\My Received Files\HijackThis.exe

O1 - Hosts: localhost
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
O3 - Toolbar: AOL Toolbar - {4982D40A-C53B-4615-B15B-B5B5E98D167C} - C:\Program Files\AOL Toolbar\toolbar.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ATIPTA] C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Cmaudio] RunDll32 cmicnfg.cpl,CMICtrlWnd
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CHotkey] mHotkey.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ledpointer] CNYHKey.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Dit] Dit.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Realtime Monitor] C:\PROGRA~1\CA\ETRUST~1\realmon.exe -s
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NeroFilterCheck] C:\WINDOWS\system32\NeroCheck.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PCMService] "C:\Program Files\Home Cinema\PowerCinema\PCMService.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [mmtask] C:\Program Files\MUSICMATCH\MUSICMATCH Jukebox\mmtask.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [1aJEF0.exe] C:\documents and settings\kenny\local settings\temp\1aJEF0.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DSLSTATEXE] C:\Program Files\BT Voyager 105 ADSL Modem\dslstat.exe icon
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DSLAGENTEXE] C:\Program Files\BT Voyager 105 ADSL Modem\dslagent.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [%FP%Friendly fts.exe] "C:\Program Files\VoyagerTest\fts.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AOL Spyware Protection] "C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\AOLSPY~1\AOLSP Scheduler.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG7_CC] C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe /STARTUP
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG7_EMC] C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [THGuard] "C:\Program Files\TrojanHunter 4.2\THGuard.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [a-squared] "C:\Program Files\a2\a2guard.exe"
O4 - Global Startup: AOL Companion.lnk = C:\Program Files\AOL Companion\companion.exe
O4 - Global Startup: AOL Tray Icon.lnk = C:\Program Files\AOL 9.0\aoltray.exe
O8 - Extra context menu item: &AOL Toolbar search - res://C:\Program Files\AOL Toolbar\toolbar.dll/SEARCH.HTML
O9 - Extra button: AOL Toolbar - {4982D40A-C53B-4615-B15B-B5B5E98D167C} - C:\Program Files\AOL Toolbar\toolbar.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: AOL Toolbar - {4982D40A-C53B-4615-B15B-B5B5E98D167C} - C:\Program Files\AOL Toolbar\toolbar.dll
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - (no file)
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.aldi.com
O16 - DPF: {4A3CF76B-EC7A-405D-A67D-8DC6B52AB35B} (QDiagAOLCCUpdateObj Class) - http://aolcc.aolsvc....kup/qdiagcc.cab
O16 - DPF: {6414512B-B978-451D-A0D8-FCFDF33E833C} (WUWebControl Class) - http://update.micros...b?1126565130796
O16 - DPF: {6E32070A-766D-4EE6-879C-DC1FA91D2FC3} (MUWebControl Class) - http://update.micros...b?1126565113937
O16 - DPF: {74D05D43-3236-11D4-BDCD-00C04F9A3B61} (HouseCall Control) - http://a840.g.akamai...all/xscan53.cab
O16 - DPF: {BB21F850-63F4-4EC9-BF9D-565BD30C9AE9} (ASquaredScanForm Element) - http://www.windowsec...scan/axscan.cab
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{CC79A58B-A692-496B-860C-7D4140CC0016}: NameServer =
O23 - Service: AOL Connectivity Service (AOL ACS) - America Online, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
O23 - Service: AOL Spyware Protection Service (AOLService) - Unknown owner - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\AOLSPY~1\\aolserv.exe
O23 - Service: AVG7 Alert Manager Server (Avg7Alrt) - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
O23 - Service: AVG7 Update Service (Avg7UpdSvc) - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
O23 - Service: ewido security suite control - ewido networks - C:\Program Files\ewido\security suite\ewidoctrl.exe
O23 - Service: ewido security suite guard - ewido networks - C:\Program Files\ewido\security suite\ewidoguard.exe
O23 - Service: eTrust Antivirus RPC Server (InoRPC) - Computer Associates International, Inc. - C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\InoRpc.exe
O23 - Service: eTrust Antivirus Realtime Server (InoRT) - Computer Associates International, Inc. - C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\InoRT.exe
O23 - Service: eTrust Antivirus Job Server (InoTask) - Computer Associates International, Inc. - C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\InoTask.exe
O23 - Service: X10 Device Network Service (x10nets) - X10 - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\X10\Common\x10nets.exe


"Silent Runners.vbs", revision 40.1, http://www.silentrunners.org/
Operating System: Windows XP
Output limited to non-default values, except where indicated by "{++}"

Startup items buried in registry:

HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\ {++}
"ctfmon.exe" = "C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe" [MS]
"PeerGuardian" = (empty string)
"a-squared" = ""C:\Program Files\a2\a2guard.exe"" [null data]

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\ {++}
"ATIPTA" = "C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe" ["ATI Technologies, Inc."]
"Cmaudio" = "RunDll32 cmicnfg.cpl,CMICtrlWnd" [MS]
"CHotkey" = "mHotkey.exe" ["Chicony"]
"ledpointer" = "CNYHKey.exe" ["Chicony"]
"Dit" = "Dit.exe" ["ICSI Technology Ltd."]
"Realtime Monitor" = "C:\PROGRA~1\CA\ETRUST~1\realmon.exe -s" ["Computer Associates International, Inc."]
"NeroFilterCheck" = "C:\WINDOWS\system32\NeroCheck.exe" ["Ahead Software Gmbh"]
"PCMService" = ""C:\Program Files\Home Cinema\PowerCinema\PCMService.exe"" [empty string]
"mmtask" = "C:\Program Files\MUSICMATCH\MUSICMATCH Jukebox\mmtask.exe" ["TODO: <Company name>"]
"1aJEF0.exe" = "C:\documents and settings\kenny\local settings\temp\1aJEF0.exe" [file not found]
"TkBellExe" = ""C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot" ["RealNetworks, Inc."]
"DSLSTATEXE" = "C:\Program Files\BT Voyager 105 ADSL Modem\dslstat.exe icon" ["GlobespanVirata, Inc."]
"DSLAGENTEXE" = "C:\Program Files\BT Voyager 105 ADSL Modem\dslagent.exe" [null data]
"%FP%Friendly fts.exe" = ""C:\Program Files\VoyagerTest\fts.exe"" ["Friendly Technologies"]
"QuickTime Task" = ""C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime" ["Apple Computer, Inc."]
"AOL Spyware Protection" = ""C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\AOLSPY~1\AOLSP Scheduler.exe"" [null data]
"AVG7_CC" = "C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe /STARTUP" ["GRISOFT, s.r.o."]
"AVG7_EMC" = "C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe" ["GRISOFT, s.r.o."]
"THGuard" = ""C:\Program Files\TrojanHunter 4.2\THGuard.exe"" ["Mischel Internet Security"]

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\
{06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3}\(Default) = "AcroIEHlprObj Class" [from CLSID]
-> {CLSID}\InProcServer32\(Default) = "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll" ["Adobe Systems Incorporated"]

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shell Extensions\Approved\
"{42071714-76d4-11d1-8b24-00a0c9068ff3}" = "Display Panning CPL Extension"
-> {CLSID}\InProcServer32\(Default) = "deskpan.dll" [file not found]
"{88895560-9AA2-1069-930E-00AA0030EBC8}" = "HyperTerminal Icon Ext"
-> {CLSID}\InProcServer32\(Default) = "C:\WINDOWS\System32\hticons.dll" ["Hilgraeve, Inc."]
"{DCED20BE-3645-11D4-BC95-00C04F0E0588}" = "InoShell"
-> {CLSID}\InProcServer32\(Default) = "C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\InoShell.dll" ["Computer Associates International, Inc."]
"{42042206-2D85-11D3-8CFF-005004838597}" = "Microsoft Office HTML Icon Handler"
-> {CLSID}\InProcServer32\(Default) = "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\msohev.dll" [MS]
"{F0CB00CD-5A07-4D91-97F5-A8C92CDA93E4}" = "Shell Extensions for RealOne Player"
-> {CLSID}\InProcServer32\(Default) = "C:\Program Files\Real\RealPlayer\rpshellext.dll" ["RealNetworks"]
"{AB77609F-2178-4E6F-9C4B-44AC179D937A}" = "a² Context Menu Shell Extension"
-> {CLSID}\InProcServer32\(Default) = "C:\PROGRA~1\a2\A2CONT~1.DLL" [null data]
"{9F97547E-4609-42C5-AE0C-81C61FFAEBC3}" = "AVG7 Shell Extension"
-> {CLSID}\InProcServer32\(Default) = "C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Free\avgse.dll" ["GRISOFT, s.r.o."]
"{9F97547E-460A-42C5-AE0C-81C61FFAEBC3}" = "AVG7 Find Extension"
-> {CLSID}\InProcServer32\(Default) = "C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Free\avgse.dll" ["GRISOFT, s.r.o."]
"{EBDF1F20-C829-11D1-8233-FF20AF3E97A9}" = "TrojanHunter Menu Shell Extension"
-> {CLSID}\InProcServer32\(Default) = "C:\PROGRA~1\TROJAN~1.2\contmenu.dll" [null data]

INFECTION WARNING! "{54D9498B-CF93-414F-8984-8CE7FDE0D391}" = "ewido shell guard"
-> {CLSID}\InProcServer32\(Default) = "C:\Program Files\ewido\security suite\shellhook.dll" ["TODO: <Firmenname>"]

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\
INFECTION WARNING! "System" = "csxem.exe" [file not found]

AVG7 Shell Extension\(Default) = "{9F97547E-4609-42C5-AE0C-81C61FFAEBC3}"
-> {CLSID}\InProcServer32\(Default) = "C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Free\avgse.dll" ["GRISOFT, s.r.o."]
ewido\(Default) = "{57BD36D7-CE32-4600-9B1C-1A0C47EFC02E}"
-> {CLSID}\InProcServer32\(Default) = "C:\Program Files\ewido\security suite\context.dll" ["ewido networks"]
InoShell\(Default) = "{DCED20BE-3645-11D4-BC95-00C04F0E0588}"
-> {CLSID}\InProcServer32\(Default) = "C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\InoShell.dll" ["Computer Associates International, Inc."]
TrojanHunter\(Default) = "{EBDF1F20-C829-11D1-8233-FF20AF3E97A9}"
-> {CLSID}\InProcServer32\(Default) = "C:\PROGRA~1\TROJAN~1.2\contmenu.dll" [null data]

ewido\(Default) = "{57BD36D7-CE32-4600-9B1C-1A0C47EFC02E}"
-> {CLSID}\InProcServer32\(Default) = "C:\Program Files\ewido\security suite\context.dll" ["ewido networks"]
InoShell\(Default) = "{DCED20BE-3645-11D4-BC95-00C04F0E0588}"
-> {CLSID}\InProcServer32\(Default) = "C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\InoShell.dll" ["Computer Associates International, Inc."]
TrojanHunter\(Default) = "{EBDF1F20-C829-11D1-8233-FF20AF3E97A9}"
-> {CLSID}\InProcServer32\(Default) = "C:\PROGRA~1\TROJAN~1.2\contmenu.dll" [null data]

a2ContMenu\(Default) = "{AB77609F-2178-4E6F-9C4B-44AC179D937A}"
-> {CLSID}\InProcServer32\(Default) = "C:\PROGRA~1\a2\A2CONT~1.DLL" [null data]
AVG7 Shell Extension\(Default) = "{9F97547E-4609-42C5-AE0C-81C61FFAEBC3}"
-> {CLSID}\InProcServer32\(Default) = "C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Free\avgse.dll" ["GRISOFT, s.r.o."]
TrojanHunter\(Default) = "{EBDF1F20-C829-11D1-8233-FF20AF3E97A9}"
-> {CLSID}\InProcServer32\(Default) = "C:\PROGRA~1\TROJAN~1.2\contmenu.dll" [null data]

Active Desktop and Wallpaper:

Active Desktop is disabled at this entry:

HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop\
"Wallpaper" = "C:\Documents and Settings\Kenny\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Internet Explorer Wallpaper.bmp"

Enabled Screen Saver:

HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop\
"SCRNSAVE.EXE" = "C:\WINDOWS\System32\scrnsave.scr" [MS]

Startup items in "Kenny" & "All Users" startup folders:

C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
"AOL Companion" -> shortcut to: "C:\Program Files\AOL Companion\companion.exe /s" [file not found]
"AOL Tray Icon" -> shortcut to: "C:\Program Files\AOL 9.0\aoltray.exe -check" ["America Online, Inc."]

Winsock2 Service Provider DLLs:

Namespace Service Providers

HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Winsock2\Parameters\NameSpace_Catalog5\Catalog_Entries\ {++}
000000000001\LibraryPath = "%SystemRoot%\System32\mswsock.dll" [MS]
000000000002\LibraryPath = "%SystemRoot%\System32\winrnr.dll" [MS]
000000000003\LibraryPath = "%SystemRoot%\System32\mswsock.dll" [MS]

Transport Service Providers

HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Winsock2\Parameters\Protocol_Catalog9\Catalog_Entries\ {++}
0000000000##\PackedCatalogItem (contains) DLL [Company Name], (at) ## range:
%SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll [MS], 01 - 03, 06 - 23
%SystemRoot%\system32\rsvpsp.dll [MS], 04 - 05

Toolbars, Explorer Bars, Extensions:


HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\WebBrowser\
"{4982D40A-C53B-4615-B15B-B5B5E98D167C}" = "AOL Toolbar" [from CLSID]
-> {CLSID}\InProcServer32\(Default) = "C:\Program Files\AOL Toolbar\toolbar.dll" ["IE Toolbar"]

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\
"{4982D40A-C53B-4615-B15B-B5B5E98D167C}" = "AOL Toolbar" [from CLSID]
-> {CLSID}\InProcServer32\(Default) = "C:\Program Files\AOL Toolbar\toolbar.dll" ["IE Toolbar"]

Extensions (Tools menu items, main toolbar menu buttons)

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions\
"ButtonText" = "AOL Toolbar"
"MenuText" = "AOL Toolbar"


"ButtonText" = "Messenger"
"MenuText" = "Windows Messenger"
"Exec" = "C:\Program Files\Messenger\MSMSGS.EXE" [MS]

Miscellaneous IE Hijack Points

C:\WINDOWS\INF\IERESET.INF (used to "Reset Web Settings")

Added lines (compared with English-language version):
[Strings]: START_PAGE_URL=http://www.aldi.com

Missing lines (compared with English-language version):
[Strings]: 1 line

HOSTS file


maps: 1 domain name to an IP address,
1 of the IP addresses is *not* localhost!

Running Services (Display Name, Service Name, Path {Service DLL}):

AOL Connectivity Service, AOL ACS, ""C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe"" ["America Online, Inc."]
AVG7 Alert Manager Server, Avg7Alrt, "C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe" ["GRISOFT, s.r.o."]
AVG7 Update Service, Avg7UpdSvc, "C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe" ["GRISOFT, s.r.o."]
eTrust Antivirus Job Server, InoTask, ""C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\InoTask.exe"" ["Computer Associates International, Inc."]
eTrust Antivirus Realtime Server, InoRT, ""C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\InoRT.exe"" ["Computer Associates International, Inc."]
eTrust Antivirus RPC Server, InoRPC, ""C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\InoRpc.exe"" ["Computer Associates International, Inc."]
ewido security suite control, ewido security suite control, "C:\Program Files\ewido\security suite\ewidoctrl.exe" ["ewido networks"]
ewido security suite guard, ewido security suite guard, "C:\Program Files\ewido\security suite\ewidoguard.exe" ["ewido networks"]
Machine Debug Manager, MDM, ""C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe"" [MS]
X10 Device Network Service, x10nets, "C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\X10\Common\x10nets.exe" ["X10"]

+ This report excludes default entries except where indicated.
+ To see *everywhere* the script checks and *everything* it finds,
launch it from a command prompt or a shortcut with the -all parameter.
+ The search for DESKTOP.INI DLL launch points on all local fixed drives
took 22 seconds.
+ The search for all Registry CLSIDs containing dormant Explorer Bars
took 17 seconds.
---------- (total run time: 77 seconds)

Many thnaks for any help,
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Download and save backlight to your desktop. Doubleclick blbeta.exe, accept the agreement, leave [X]scan through Windows Explorer checked, click scan > next.

You'll see a list of all the items it found. There will also be a log on your desktop with the name fsbl.xxxxxxx.log (where xxxxxxx represents numbers). The application finds both bad files and legitimate ones such as "wbemtest.exe", so don't choose the rename option yet! Copy and paste the log it generated in your next reply.
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Hi Daemon,

Many thanks for helping me out. Here's the log as you asked, but I don't think the scan picked up anything. I don't know if that maybe suggests some of the programmes on the sticky thread that I ran have cleared some of the problems permanently, but I'm still getting virus/trojan warnings occasionally - mostly picking up problems In the System Volume Information-System restore folder.

09/17/05 18:48:47 [Info]: BlackLight Engine 1.0.23 initialized
09/17/05 18:48:47 [Info]: OS: 5.1 build 2600 (Service Pack 1)
09/17/05 18:48:47 [Note]: 4019 0
09/17/05 18:48:47 [Note]: 4019 1
09/17/05 18:48:47 [Note]: 4019 2
09/17/05 18:48:47 [Note]: 4019 3
09/17/05 18:48:47 [Note]: 4019 4
09/17/05 18:48:47 [Note]: 4005 0
09/17/05 18:49:20 [Note]: 4006 0
09/17/05 18:49:20 [Note]: 4011 1644
09/17/05 18:49:21 [Note]: FSRAW library version 1.7.1011
09/17/05 18:51:43 [Note]: 4007 0
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Yes, that's clear. Make sure that you have no browser windows open as this could prevent the fix from working properly. Open HijackThis, scan and when complete, remove the following entries by checking the box to the left and clicking 'fixed checked':

O1 - Hosts: localhost

Exit HijackThis when done. Click here to download hclean.zip. Extract hclean.reg from the zip file and save it to the desktop. When done double-click the hclean.reg, when asked to merge say yes.

Click here to download System Security Suite. Extract it from the zip file into a folder and doubleclick on sss.exe. Check the boxes under the 'Items to Clear' tab and click 'Clear Selected Items'. You will be prompted to reboot, do so. Repeat for all log-in accounts on your computer.

Then follow this sequence:

1. Right-click My Computer>Click Properties>Click the System Restore tab>Check the box next to 'Turn off System Restore on all drives'>Click Apply>Click OK.

2. Reboot.

3. Repeat the process but this time remove the check from the box.

Let me know how it is now.
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Hi again Daemon,

So far so good since I followed your advice. No virus/trojan warnings since yesterday, so fingers crossed. The PC is still running slower than normal, but I think I might just have do some general clearing up/defragmentation etc to sort that.

There's still one possible problem I seem to be getting though and I don't know if It's related or not. I Installed a programme called 'A squared' to try and pick up malware, but for some reason It still often gives me a warning when I open Internet Explorer (iexplore.exe) - The diagnosis Is: "Found a Possible LAN bypass Backdoor or Spyware", and the comments are "While executing the program a² detected a possible malicious behavior. The program tries to invisibly send data to the internet. If you are sure you want that program to continue its invisible datatransfers allow it. If you are unsure or you don't know that programm terminate it and send it in for further analysis". I also get warnings when some AOL tools start-up. Maybe you could advise me as to whether this is likely to be a major problem or something trivial, the description sounds a bit scary!

But other than that, It seems OK.

Many thanks,
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Does it tell you which program is trying to send information?
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To help keep you clean follow the recommendations in Tony's article here:

So how did I get infected in the first place?

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Edited by Daemon, 11 December 2005 - 06:29 AM.

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