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Virus surviving harddrive reformats


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DanSun1222

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Hello,

My computer is being completly dominated by a virus that I know very little about and am having alot of trouble fighting. Originally Windows Task Manager would open for a second and then close, so I belived it to be a service called "windows drivers 32" which I disabled in my services.msc. Then my internet works for a few minutes when I reboot my computer, however soon taskcntr.exe appears in my processes and the internet stops working. So I disabled TaskESV in my services. However the problem still exists. More troubling is that I cannot install any programs because the computer will stop responding halfway through installation. I ran Panda (sine I cannot install daware or spybot or any thing like that) and it said that I had 2 types of Hacker tools on the computer before it again crashed.

The worst part is that I have now reformated 3 times. I have two hardrives, (C: and a D: for media) and I am reformating the C: drive simply by going through the XP setup disk and deleting the partition. Everytime I log on the computer for the first time, the problems begin happening again. I have no idea how to beat this.


Any help would be greatly appreciated b/c I am beginining to think I will need to buy a new computer :tazz:

HJT log )program crahed halfway through, but I think the log is complete):

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:42:50 PM, on 10/5/2005
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.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\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\devldr32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\taskmgr.exe
D:\Spyware\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.cnn.com/
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx (file missing)
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MSMSGS] "C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background
O16 - DPF: {9A9307A0-7DA4-4DAF-B042-5009F29E09E1} (ActiveScan Installer Class) - http://acs.pandasoft...free/asinst.cab

Although I have deleted it multiple times (From safe mode) and shut off it's service, the file "windrvrs32.exe" always appears in C:\WINDOWS as well as "taskcntr.exe". This must be the problem.

Edited by DanSun1222, 06 October 2005 - 12:49 AM.

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