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AdDestroyer & VirtualBouncer killing my comp? [CLOSED]


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Hello <_<

Recently I opened Internet Explorer only to find that a few popups asked me to start downloading AdDestroyer and VirtualBouncer with a YES and NO button. I found this odd because my Google toolbar has been largely effective in blocking popups. I tried to X it but it was not working. So I clicked NO
and a few minutes later it said I had to restart the computer in order for the programs to be effective. I shut down my computer right away.

When I started it again, two AdDestroyer icons appeared on the toolbar (right lower hand part of screen). I knew that these spyware programs were installed. Pissed, I searched in google for ways to get rid of it.

I went to Program Files and deleted both folders of the programs. I downloaded the most recent AdAware reference file and ran AdAware. It found several AdDestroyer and Virtual Bouncer files, and deleted them. There seemed to be 2 files that couldn't be deleted but it prompted me that it could delete it on next reboot. I clicked OK.

In Add/Remove Programs, the two programs that were there before, AdDestroyer and VirtualBouncer seem to be gone.

But my computer is acting all messed up now: Internet Explorer keeps shutting down for some reason and closing, webpages are not loading properly, I am all of a sudden low on virtual memory unable to open things or perform tasks, your homepage appared to be blinking and flashing....Internet Explorer brings up error messages and is just extremely screwy..

ANY help I could get would be GREATLY appreciated!!
Thank you :D

Edited by x_ember_x, 28 March 2004 - 03:39 AM.

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hi
welcome to geekstogo
download and run spybot and your adware then download hijackthis and run don't do anything but save and post a log from hijackthis and some one will look at it and see if any thing needs to be removed all downloads are in my signture.
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Let us take a closer look at what is running on your PC. We'll need you to use a free diagnostic tool (HiJackThis) and post a log back here with the results.

Click the HijackThis Guide in my signature, download it and follow the instructions in the guide.

Most of what it lists will be harmless or even essential, DO NOT delete or modify anything yet! Someone will be along to tell you what steps to take after you post the contents of the scan results.
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Thank you so much guys for your responses and care.
Actually my computer seems to be working as before...almost normal even. I don't know how or why. <_<

But I ran HijackThis still and maybe you could look to see if anything is still wrong.

Thanks again; you guys rock.



Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 5:49:40 PM, on 3/28/2004
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\Nhksrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\WkUFind.exe
C:\WINDOWS\DELLMMKB.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\navapw32.exe
C:\Program Files\BroadJump\Client Foundation\CFD.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Winamp\Winampa.exe
C:\Program Files\Rewards Network\brntray.exe
C:\Program Files\ahead\InCD\InCD.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Logitech\QCDriver\LVCOMS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\FinePixViewer\QuickDCF.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\wkcalrem.exe
C:\Program Files\Rewards Network\brndisp.exe
C:\Program Files\Netropa\OSD.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Emily\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.dellnet.com
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.dellnet.com
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Connection Wizard,Shellnext = http://www.dellnet.com/
R3 - Default URLSearchHook is missing
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.ocx
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar2.dll
O2 - BHO: NAV Helper - {BDF3E430-B101-42AD-A544-FADC6B084872} - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {FDD3B846-8D59-4ffb-8758-209B6AD74ACC} - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Money\System\mnyviewer.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Norton AntiVirus - {42CDD1BF-3FFB-4238-8AD1-7859DF00B1D6} - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
O3 - Toolbar: &Google - {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar2.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Microsoft Works Update Detection] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\WkUFind.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DellTouch] C:\WINDOWS\DELLMMKB.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NAV Agent] C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\navapw32.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BJCFD] C:\Program Files\BroadJump\Client Foundation\CFD.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] C:\WINDOWS\System32\qttask.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WinampAgent] "C:\Program Files\Winamp\Winampa.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [REWARDS NETWORK] C:\Program Files\Rewards Network\brntray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NeroCheck] C:\WINDOWS\system32\NeroCheck.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [InCD] C:\Program Files\ahead\InCD\InCD.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LVCOMS] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Logitech\QCDriver\LVCOMS.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [REGSHAVE] C:\Program Files\REGSHAVE\REGSHAVE.EXE /AUTORUN
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MSMSGS] "C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background
O4 - Startup: LiveJournal.lnk = C:\Program Files\LiveJournal\LiveJournal.exe
O4 - Global Startup: America Online 7.0 Tray Icon.lnk = C:\Program Files\America Online 7.0\aoltray.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Camio Viewer 2000.lnk = C:\Program Files\Sierra Imaging\Image Expert 2000\IXApplet.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Exif Launcher.lnk = C:\Program Files\FinePixViewer\QuickDCF.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Works Calendar Reminders.lnk = ?
O8 - Extra context menu item: &Google Search - res://C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmsearch.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Backward &Links - res://C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmbacklinks.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Cac&hed Snapshot of Page - res://C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmcache.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Si&milar Pages - res://C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmsimilar.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Translate into English - res://C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmtrans.html
O9 - Extra button: AIM (HKLM)
O9 - Extra button: Real.com (HKLM)
O9 - Extra button: MoneySide (HKLM)
O12 - Plugin for .hlq: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\PLUGINS\nphcd32.dll
O12 - Plugin for .mng: c:\program files\internet explorer\PLUGINS\NpHcd32.dll
O12 - Plugin for .spop: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Plugins\NPDocBox.dll
O16 - DPF: Yahoo! Chinese Checkers - http://download.game...ts/y/cct0_x.cab
O16 - DPF: Yahoo! Dominoes - http://download.game...ts/y/dot2_x.cab
O16 - DPF: Yahoo! Graffiti - http://download.game...ts/y/grt5_x.cab
O16 - DPF: Yahoo! Literati - http://download.game...nts/y/tt0_x.cab
O16 - DPF: Yahoo! Pool 2 - http://download.game...ts/y/potb_x.cab
O16 - DPF: {02BF25D5-8C17-4B23-BC80-D3488ABDDC6B} (QuickTime Object) - http://www.apple.com...ex/qtplugin.cab
O16 - DPF: {11260943-421B-11D0-8EAC-0000C07D88CF} (iPIX ActiveX Control) - http://www.ipix.com/viewers/ipixx.cab
O16 - DPF: {166B1BCA-3F9C-11CF-8075-444553540000} (Shockwave ActiveX Control) - http://download.macr...director/sw.cab
O16 - DPF: {41F17733-B041-4099-A042-B518BB6A408C} - http://a1540.g.akama...meInstaller.exe
O16 - DPF: {56336BCB-3D8A-11D6-A00B-0050DA18DE71} (RdxIE Class) - http://software-dl.r...ip/RdxIE601.cab
O16 - DPF: {88D8E8B7-A33B-4417-A385-8373484D43ED} (InstallHelper Class) - http://webapps.prod....stallHelper.cab
O16 - DPF: {9F1C11AA-197B-4942-BA54-47A8489BB47F} (Update Class) - http://v4.windowsupd...7537.8300694444
O16 - DPF: {9FC87BC7-7963-4B70-8485-B1A41034C9A1} (Sony Pictures Game Downloader) - http://www.sonypictu...eDownloader.cab
O16 - DPF: {A44B714B-EE0F-453E-9300-A69B321FEF6C} (MaxisSimsFamilyTeleX Control) - http://thesims.ea.co...FamilyTeleX.cab
O16 - DPF: {D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000} (Shockwave Flash Object) - http://download.macr...ash/swflash.cab
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{634E3CF5-854D-48D1-91BF-AB04B3BDC385}: NameServer = 206.13.28.12 206.13.29.12
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Looks good, just a little cleaning up to do. Please go offline, close all browsers and any open Windows, making sure that only HijackThis is open. Scan and when it finishes, put an X in the boxes, only next to these following items, then click fix checked:
C:\WINDOWS\Nhksrv.exe
R3 - Default URLSearchHook is missing
O16 - DPF: {41F17733-B041-4099-A042-B518BB6A408C} - http://a1540.g.akama...meInstaller.exe
O16 - DPF: {56336BCB-3D8A-11D6-A00B-0050DA18DE71} (RdxIE Class) - http://software-dl.r...ip/RdxIE601.cab
O16 - DPF: {88D8E8B7-A33B-4417-A385-8373484D43ED} (InstallHelper Class) - http://webapps.prod....stallHelper.cab

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Thank you! <_<
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