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pwshark

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I cannot delete the XV2 infection. I think I have deleted everything else... If I start my computer (even in safe mode) with an internet connection - tons of junk comes back and my computer becomes un-usable. Somehow this thing re-builds on a re-boot (w/ internet connection), and takes over. (I also note that when it does the delete from Ad-aware - the computer seems to do a partial restart (maybe of internet explorer?) and I get the "safe mode" screen and a window opens w/ My Documents files). Maybe this is when the re-build is happening?

About 3 weeks ago the computer went "pop up crazy" and the system has not been able to be used. I think I have cleaned up everything EXCEPT the XV2 infection. I have done the following:
1) Start system in safe mode without internet connection (if the internet connection is enabled - my computer is flooded w/ popups/software/etc.)
2) run ad-aware (SEIr25 w/ 1/11/05 updates) - deleted hundreds of items. (and hundreds come back in just minutes if I restart computer in internet connection).
I am down now to having ONLY 4 XV2 items found. I can delete 3 of them. One says it can be deleted on next reboot, but it is a random name each time. The next re-boot - 4 XV2 items will be back - 3 can be deleted - and one DLL (in the Windows/System 32 directory) with a new random name) cannot. This is the cycle I cannot break (i.e. really delete the infection).
3) run HijackThis (many times) and deleted a lot of items (few R01's, some 02's (BHO's), lots of 04's. (This helped me get rid of a lot of things - which is now reflected in Adaware now only finding the 4 XV2 files).
4) Run CoolWeb (CWShredder) and nothing found
5) Run Spybot Search & Destroy - found 11 problems - all deleted .
I have rebooted in safe mode and will post the hijack this log and the Findit NT-2KXP logs below... Thanks in advance for my "next steps"...
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here is the latest HijackThis log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 2:51:17 PM, on 1/16/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

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\rundll32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe
C:\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {1A077329-14FD-2698-6F44-4A370E220FB8} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {3F3A93AC-B1C7-1AA7-572D-6D623CC105D0} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O3 - Toolbar: AIM Search - {40D41A8B-D79B-43d7-99A7-9EE0F344C385} - C:\Program Files\AIM Toolbar\AIMBar.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Norton AntiVirus - {42CDD1BF-3FFB-4238-8AD1-7859DF00B1D6} - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [IgfxTray] C:\WINDOWS\System32\igfxtray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HotKeysCmds] C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BluetoothAuthenticationAgent] rundll32.exe irprops.cpl,,BluetoothAuthenticationAgent
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Mouse Suite 98 Daemon] ICO.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Smapp] C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Smtray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [UC_Start] C:\IBMTools\Updater\ucstartup.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [dla] C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [UpdateManager] "c:\Program Files\Common Files\Sonic\Update Manager\sgtray.exe" /r
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ibmmessages] c:\Program Files\IBM\Messages By IBM\ibmmessages.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DeadAIM] rundll32.exe "C:\Program Files\AIM\\DeadAIM.ocm",ExportedCheckODLs
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ViewMgr] C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Manager\ViewMgr.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ccApp] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NAV CfgWiz] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CfgWiz.exe /GUID NAV /CMDLINE "REBOOT"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HPDJ Taskbar Utility] C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb10.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HP Component Manager] "C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HP Software Update] "C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SSC_UserPrompt] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\UsrPrmpt.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ibmmessages] C:\Program Files\IBM\Messages By IBM\ibmmessages.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MSMSGS] "C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background
O4 - Global Startup: Enable Belkin Wireless Keyboard Driver.lnk = C:\Program Files\Belkin Wireless\Belkin Wireless Keyboard\MagicKey.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Enable Belkin Wireless Mouse Driver.lnk = C:\Program Files\Belkin Wireless\Belkin Wireless Mouse\MouseAp.exe
O4 - Global Startup: MA111 Configuration Utility.lnk = C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\MA111 Configuration Utility\wlancfg.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\OSA.EXE
O9 - Extra button: AIM - {AC9E2541-2814-11d5-BC6D-00B0D0A1DE45} - C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe
O12 - Plugin for .spop: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Plugins\NPDocBox.dll
O16 - DPF: {0B72CCA4-5F11-11D0-9CB5-0000C0EC9FDB} (Street Technologies ActiveX Control Object) - http://www.netgear.c...ic/streetno.cab
O16 - DPF: {56336BCB-3D8A-11D6-A00B-0050DA18DE71} (RdxIE Class) - http://software-dl.r...ip/RdxIE601.cab
O18 - Protocol: cetihpz - {CF184AD3-CDCB-4168-A3F7-8E447D129300} - C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\comp\hpuiprot.dll
O23 - Service: Symantec Event Manager - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec Password Validation - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccPwdSvc.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec Settings Manager - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
O23 - Service: Miscrosoft Updates Service 4 - Unknown - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msupd4.exe
O23 - Service: Norton AntiVirus Auto Protect Service - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
O23 - Service: SAVScan - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\SAVScan.exe
O23 - Service: ScriptBlocking Service - Symantec Corporation - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\SYMANT~1\SCRIPT~1\SBServ.exe
O23 - Service: SoundMAX Agent Service - Analog Devices, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec Core LC - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
O23 - Service: SymWMI Service - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\SymWSC.exe

END OF HIJACK THIS LOG.....
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Here is the FinditNT2KXP log... Thanks in advance for your help!!!!

arning! This utility will find legitimate files in addition to malware.
Do not remove anything unless you are sure you know what you're doing.

Find.bat is running from: C:\finditnt2000xp\Find It NT-2K-XP

------- System Files in System32 Directory -------

Volume in drive C is IBM_PRELOAD
Volume Serial Number is DCA8-C5C0

Directory of C:\WINDOWS\System32

01/16/2005 02:41 PM 223,051 guard.tmp
01/16/2005 02:39 PM 223,214 fp6m03j1e.dll
01/11/2005 08:30 PM 224,007 taappcmp.dll
01/08/2005 01:49 PM <DIR> dllcache
12/30/2004 09:48 PM 224,561 mv2ol9f31.dll
02/21/2003 11:51 AM <DIR> Microsoft
4 File(s) 894,833 bytes
2 Dir(s) 68,944,846,848 bytes free

------- Hidden Files in System32 Directory -------

Volume in drive C is IBM_PRELOAD
Volume Serial Number is DCA8-C5C0

Directory of C:\WINDOWS\System32

01/08/2005 01:49 PM <DIR> dllcache
01/05/2005 05:46 PM <DIR> vmss
01/05/2005 05:46 PM <DIR> wsxsvc
02/21/2003 10:35 AM 488 WindowsLogon.manifest
02/21/2003 10:35 AM 488 logonui.exe.manifest
02/21/2003 10:34 AM 749 sapi.cpl.manifest
02/21/2003 10:34 AM 749 nwc.cpl.manifest
02/21/2003 10:34 AM 749 ncpa.cpl.manifest
02/21/2003 10:34 AM 749 cdplayer.exe.manifest
02/21/2003 10:34 AM 749 wuaucpl.cpl.manifest
7 File(s) 4,721 bytes
3 Dir(s) 68,944,842,752 bytes free

------------ Files Named "Guard" ---------------

Volume in drive C is IBM_PRELOAD
Volume Serial Number is DCA8-C5C0

Directory of C:\WINDOWS\System32

01/16/2005 02:41 PM 223,051 guard.tmp
1 File(s) 223,051 bytes
0 Dir(s) 68,944,842,752 bytes free

------ Temp Files in System32 Directory ------

Volume in drive C is IBM_PRELOAD
Volume Serial Number is DCA8-C5C0

Directory of C:\WINDOWS\System32

01/16/2005 02:41 PM 223,051 guard.tmp
08/18/2001 07:00 AM 2,577 CONFIG.TMP
2 File(s) 225,628 bytes
0 Dir(s) 68,944,842,752 bytes free

------------------ User Agent ----------------

REGEDIT4

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\User Agent\Post Platform]
"{9DA10576-E52D-49A7-9858-381521CCBF6C}"=""


------------- Keys Under Notify -------------

REGEDIT4

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\crypt32chain]
"Asynchronous"=dword:00000000
"Impersonate"=dword:00000000
"DllName"=hex(2):63,72,79,70,74,33,32,2e,64,6c,6c,00
"Logoff"="ChainWlxLogoffEvent"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\cryptnet]
"Asynchronous"=dword:00000000
"Impersonate"=dword:00000000
"DllName"=hex(2):63,72,79,70,74,6e,65,74,2e,64,6c,6c,00
"Logoff"="CryptnetWlxLogoffEvent"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\cscdll]
"DLLName"="cscdll.dll"
"Logon"="WinlogonLogonEvent"
"Logoff"="WinlogonLogoffEvent"
"ScreenSaver"="WinlogonScreenSaverEvent"
"Startup"="WinlogonStartupEvent"
"Shutdown"="WinlogonShutdownEvent"
"StartShell"="WinlogonStartShellEvent"
"Impersonate"=dword:00000000
"Asynchronous"=dword:00000001

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\igfxcui]
@=""
"DLLName"="igfxsrvc.dll"
"Asynchronous"=dword:00000001
"Impersonate"=dword:00000001
"Unlock"="WinlogonUnlockEvent"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\ScCertProp]
"DLLName"="wlnotify.dll"
"Logon"="SCardStartCertProp"
"Logoff"="SCardStopCertProp"
"Lock"="SCardSuspendCertProp"
"Unlock"="SCardResumeCertProp"
"Enabled"=dword:00000001
"Impersonate"=dword:00000001
"Asynchronous"=dword:00000001

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\Schedule]
"Asynchronous"=dword:00000000
"DllName"=hex(2):77,6c,6e,6f,74,69,66,79,2e,64,6c,6c,00
"Impersonate"=dword:00000000
"StartShell"="SchedStartShell"
"Logoff"="SchedEventLogOff"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\sclgntfy]
"Logoff"="WLEventLogoff"
"Impersonate"=dword:00000000
"Asynchronous"=dword:00000001
"DllName"=hex(2):73,63,6c,67,6e,74,66,79,2e,64,6c,6c,00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\SensLogn]
"DLLName"="WlNotify.dll"
"Lock"="SensLockEvent"
"Logon"="SensLogonEvent"
"Logoff"="SensLogoffEvent"
"Safe"=dword:00000001
"MaxWait"=dword:00000258
"StartScreenSaver"="SensStartScreenSaverEvent"
"StopScreenSaver"="SensStopScreenSaverEvent"
"Startup"="SensStartupEvent"
"Shutdown"="SensShutdownEvent"
"StartShell"="SensStartShellEvent"
"PostShell"="SensPostShellEvent"
"Disconnect"="SensDisconnectEvent"
"Reconnect"="SensReconnectEvent"
"Unlock"="SensUnlockEvent"
"Impersonate"=dword:00000001
"Asynchronous"=dword:00000001

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\termsrv]
"Asynchronous"=dword:00000000
"DllName"=hex(2):77,6c,6e,6f,74,69,66,79,2e,64,6c,6c,00
"Impersonate"=dword:00000000
"Logoff"="TSEventLogoff"
"Logon"="TSEventLogon"
"PostShell"="TSEventPostShell"
"Shutdown"="TSEventShutdown"
"StartShell"="TSEventStartShell"
"Startup"="TSEventStartup"
"MaxWait"=dword:00000258
"Reconnect"="TSEventReconnect"
"Disconnect"="TSEventDisconnect"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\WindowsUpdate]
"Asynchronous"=dword:00000000
"DllName"="C:\\WINDOWS\\system32\\lvro0993e.dll"
"Impersonate"=dword:00000000
"Logon"="WinLogon"
"Logoff"="WinLogoff"
"Shutdown"="WinShutdown"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\wlballoon]
"DLLName"="wlnotify.dll"
"Logon"="RegisterTicketExpiredNotificationEvent"
"Logoff"="UnregisterTicketExpiredNotificationEvent"
"Impersonate"=dword:00000001
"Asynchronous"=dword:00000001


------------- Locate.com Results -------------

C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\
fp6m03~1.dll Sun Jan 16 2005 2:39:22p ..S.R 223,214 217.98 K
guard.tmp Sun Jan 16 2005 2:41:24p ..S.R 223,051 217.82 K
mv2ol9~1.dll Thu Dec 30 2004 9:48:06p ..S.R 224,561 219.30 K
taappcmp.dll Tue Jan 11 2005 8:30:18p ..S.R 224,007 218.75 K

4 items found: 4 files, 0 directories.
Total of file sizes: 894,833 bytes 873.86 K

-------- Strings.exe Qoologic Results --------


--------- Strings.exe Aspack Results ---------


-------------- HKLM Run Key ----------------

REGEDIT4

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
"IgfxTray"="C:\\WINDOWS\\System32\\igfxtray.exe"
"HotKeysCmds"="C:\\WINDOWS\\System32\\hkcmd.exe"
"BluetoothAuthenticationAgent"="rundll32.exe irprops.cpl,,BluetoothAuthenticationAgent"
"Mouse Suite 98 Daemon"="ICO.EXE"
"Smapp"="C:\\Program Files\\Analog Devices\\SoundMAX\\Smtray.exe"
"UC_SMB"=""
"UC_Start"="C:\\IBMTools\\Updater\\ucstartup.exe"
"dla"="C:\\WINDOWS\\system32\\dla\\tfswctrl.exe"
"UpdateManager"="\"c:\\Program Files\\Common Files\\Sonic\\Update Manager\\sgtray.exe\" /r"
"ibmmessages"="c:\\Program Files\\IBM\\Messages By IBM\\ibmmessages.exe"
"DeadAIM"="rundll32.exe \"C:\\Program Files\\AIM\\\\DeadAIM.ocm\",ExportedCheckODLs"
"TkBellExe"="\"C:\\Program Files\\Common Files\\Real\\Update_OB\\realsched.exe\" -osboot"
"ViewMgr"="C:\\Program Files\\Viewpoint\\Viewpoint Manager\\ViewMgr.exe"
"ccApp"="\"C:\\Program Files\\Common Files\\Symantec Shared\\ccApp.exe\""
"NAV CfgWiz"="C:\\Program Files\\Common Files\\Symantec Shared\\CfgWiz.exe /GUID NAV /CMDLINE \"REBOOT\""
"HPDJ Taskbar Utility"="C:\\WINDOWS\\System32\\spool\\drivers\\w32x86\\3\\hpztsb10.exe"
"HP Component Manager"="\"C:\\Program Files\\HP\\hpcoretech\\hpcmpmgr.exe\""
"HP Software Update"="\"C:\\Program Files\\Hewlett-Packard\\HP Software Update\\HPWuSchd2.exe\""
"SSC_UserPrompt"="C:\\Program Files\\Common Files\\Symantec Shared\\Security Center\\UsrPrmpt.exe"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\OptionalComponents]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\OptionalComponents\IMAIL]
"Installed"="1"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\OptionalComponents\MAPI]
"Installed"="1"
"NoChange"="1"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\OptionalComponents\MSFS]
"Installed"="1"




END OF FIND IT log
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  • Download the Pocket Killbox.
  • Unzip the contents of KillBox.zip to a convenient location.
  • Double-click on KillBox.exe.
  • Click "Replace on Reboot" and check the "Use Dummy" box.
  • Paste this file into the top "Full Path of File to Delete" box.
    • C:\WINDOWS\System32\fp6m03j1e.dll
  • Click the "Delete File" button which looks like a stop sign.
  • Click "Yes" at the Replace on Reboot prompt.
  • Click "No" at the Pending Operations prompt.
  • Repeat steps 4-8 above for these files:
    • C:\WINDOWS\System32\taappcmp.dll
    • C:\WINDOWS\System32\mv2ol9f31.dll
    • C:\WINDOWS\System32\lvro0993e.dll
  • Click "Replace on Reboot" and check the "Use Dummy" box.
  • Paste this file into the top "Full Path of File to Delete" box.
    • C:\WINDOWS\System32\Guard.tmp
  • Click the "Delete File" button which looks like a stop sign.
  • Click "Yes" at the Replace on Reboot prompt.
  • Click "Yes" at the Pending Operations prompt to restart your computer.
  • You may get this message>>>"Pending File Rename Operations Registry Data has been Removed by External Process!" This is okay, you will just have to manually restart your pc.
  • Double-click on find.bat and post the new output.txt.
Also delete these folders too.

c:\Windows\system32\vmss
c:\Windows\system32\wsxsvc

Copy and paste the quoted text below into a text editor such as Notepad.
Save this text as FixVX2.reg. Make sure the "Save as type:" is "All Files (*.*)" and save it to your desktop.
Double-click on FixVX2.reg. When it asks you to merge the information to the registry click Yes.

REGEDIT4

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\User Agent\Post Platform]
"{9DA10576-E52D-49A7-9858-381521CCBF6C}"=-

[-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\WindowsUpdate]


Reboot normally and post a new output.txt log.

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Ok, I did as you said. Did Killbox on those 5 files, deleted the two folders... did the registry merge.

I rebooted in NORMAL mode (not safe mode). I was a little bit scared to do this - since this opens up my internet connection again. (It seemed ok while I was running the find.bat).


I ran finditnt2kxp (find.bat). Here is the new log.

Warning! This utility will find legitimate files in addition to malware.
Do not remove anything unless you are sure you know what you're doing.

Find.bat is running from: C:\finditnt2000xp\Find It NT-2K-XP

------- System Files in System32 Directory -------

Volume in drive C is IBM_PRELOAD
Volume Serial Number is DCA8-C5C0

Directory of C:\WINDOWS\System32

01/08/2005 01:49 PM <DIR> dllcache
02/21/2003 11:51 AM <DIR> Microsoft
0 File(s) 0 bytes
2 Dir(s) 68,680,437,760 bytes free

------- Hidden Files in System32 Directory -------

Volume in drive C is IBM_PRELOAD
Volume Serial Number is DCA8-C5C0

Directory of C:\WINDOWS\System32

01/08/2005 01:49 PM <DIR> dllcache
02/21/2003 10:35 AM 488 logonui.exe.manifest
02/21/2003 10:35 AM 488 WindowsLogon.manifest
02/21/2003 10:34 AM 749 nwc.cpl.manifest
02/21/2003 10:34 AM 749 sapi.cpl.manifest
02/21/2003 10:34 AM 749 ncpa.cpl.manifest
02/21/2003 10:34 AM 749 wuaucpl.cpl.manifest
02/21/2003 10:34 AM 749 cdplayer.exe.manifest
7 File(s) 4,721 bytes
1 Dir(s) 68,680,437,760 bytes free

------------ Files Named "Guard" ---------------

Volume in drive C is IBM_PRELOAD
Volume Serial Number is DCA8-C5C0

Directory of C:\WINDOWS\System32

01/16/2005 05:03 PM 56 Guard.tmp
1 File(s) 56 bytes
0 Dir(s) 68,680,433,664 bytes free

------ Temp Files in System32 Directory ------

Volume in drive C is IBM_PRELOAD
Volume Serial Number is DCA8-C5C0

Directory of C:\WINDOWS\System32

01/16/2005 05:03 PM 56 Guard.tmp
08/18/2001 07:00 AM 2,577 CONFIG.TMP
2 File(s) 2,633 bytes
0 Dir(s) 68,680,433,664 bytes free

------------------ User Agent ----------------

REGEDIT4

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\User Agent\Post Platform]


------------- Keys Under Notify -------------

REGEDIT4

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\crypt32chain]
"Asynchronous"=dword:00000000
"Impersonate"=dword:00000000
"DllName"=hex(2):63,72,79,70,74,33,32,2e,64,6c,6c,00
"Logoff"="ChainWlxLogoffEvent"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\cryptnet]
"Asynchronous"=dword:00000000
"Impersonate"=dword:00000000
"DllName"=hex(2):63,72,79,70,74,6e,65,74,2e,64,6c,6c,00
"Logoff"="CryptnetWlxLogoffEvent"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\cscdll]
"DLLName"="cscdll.dll"
"Logon"="WinlogonLogonEvent"
"Logoff"="WinlogonLogoffEvent"
"ScreenSaver"="WinlogonScreenSaverEvent"
"Startup"="WinlogonStartupEvent"
"Shutdown"="WinlogonShutdownEvent"
"StartShell"="WinlogonStartShellEvent"
"Impersonate"=dword:00000000
"Asynchronous"=dword:00000001

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\igfxcui]
@=""
"DLLName"="igfxsrvc.dll"
"Asynchronous"=dword:00000001
"Impersonate"=dword:00000001
"Unlock"="WinlogonUnlockEvent"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\ScCertProp]
"DLLName"="wlnotify.dll"
"Logon"="SCardStartCertProp"
"Logoff"="SCardStopCertProp"
"Lock"="SCardSuspendCertProp"
"Unlock"="SCardResumeCertProp"
"Enabled"=dword:00000001
"Impersonate"=dword:00000001
"Asynchronous"=dword:00000001

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\Schedule]
"Asynchronous"=dword:00000000
"DllName"=hex(2):77,6c,6e,6f,74,69,66,79,2e,64,6c,6c,00
"Impersonate"=dword:00000000
"StartShell"="SchedStartShell"
"Logoff"="SchedEventLogOff"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\sclgntfy]
"Logoff"="WLEventLogoff"
"Impersonate"=dword:00000000
"Asynchronous"=dword:00000001
"DllName"=hex(2):73,63,6c,67,6e,74,66,79,2e,64,6c,6c,00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\SensLogn]
"DLLName"="WlNotify.dll"
"Lock"="SensLockEvent"
"Logon"="SensLogonEvent"
"Logoff"="SensLogoffEvent"
"Safe"=dword:00000001
"MaxWait"=dword:00000258
"StartScreenSaver"="SensStartScreenSaverEvent"
"StopScreenSaver"="SensStopScreenSaverEvent"
"Startup"="SensStartupEvent"
"Shutdown"="SensShutdownEvent"
"StartShell"="SensStartShellEvent"
"PostShell"="SensPostShellEvent"
"Disconnect"="SensDisconnectEvent"
"Reconnect"="SensReconnectEvent"
"Unlock"="SensUnlockEvent"
"Impersonate"=dword:00000001
"Asynchronous"=dword:00000001

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\ShellScrap]
"Asynchronous"=dword:00000000
"DllName"="C:\\WINDOWS\\system32\\fp6m03j1e.dll"
"Impersonate"=dword:00000000
"Logon"="WinLogon"
"Logoff"="WinLogoff"
"Shutdown"="WinShutdown"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\termsrv]
"Asynchronous"=dword:00000000
"DllName"=hex(2):77,6c,6e,6f,74,69,66,79,2e,64,6c,6c,00
"Impersonate"=dword:00000000
"Logoff"="TSEventLogoff"
"Logon"="TSEventLogon"
"PostShell"="TSEventPostShell"
"Shutdown"="TSEventShutdown"
"StartShell"="TSEventStartShell"
"Startup"="TSEventStartup"
"MaxWait"=dword:00000258
"Reconnect"="TSEventReconnect"
"Disconnect"="TSEventDisconnect"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\wlballoon]
"DLLName"="wlnotify.dll"
"Logon"="RegisterTicketExpiredNotificationEvent"
"Logoff"="UnregisterTicketExpiredNotificationEvent"
"Impersonate"=dword:00000001
"Asynchronous"=dword:00000001


------------- Locate.com Results -------------

No matches found.

-------- Strings.exe Qoologic Results --------


--------- Strings.exe Aspack Results ---------


-------------- HKLM Run Key ----------------

REGEDIT4

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
"IgfxTray"="C:\\WINDOWS\\System32\\igfxtray.exe"
"HotKeysCmds"="C:\\WINDOWS\\System32\\hkcmd.exe"
"BluetoothAuthenticationAgent"="rundll32.exe irprops.cpl,,BluetoothAuthenticationAgent"
"Mouse Suite 98 Daemon"="ICO.EXE"
"Smapp"="C:\\Program Files\\Analog Devices\\SoundMAX\\Smtray.exe"
"UC_SMB"=""
"UC_Start"="C:\\IBMTools\\Updater\\ucstartup.exe"
"dla"="C:\\WINDOWS\\system32\\dla\\tfswctrl.exe"
"UpdateManager"="\"c:\\Program Files\\Common Files\\Sonic\\Update Manager\\sgtray.exe\" /r"
"ibmmessages"="c:\\Program Files\\IBM\\Messages By IBM\\ibmmessages.exe"
"DeadAIM"="rundll32.exe \"C:\\Program Files\\AIM\\\\DeadAIM.ocm\",ExportedCheckODLs"
"TkBellExe"="\"C:\\Program Files\\Common Files\\Real\\Update_OB\\realsched.exe\" -osboot"
"ViewMgr"="C:\\Program Files\\Viewpoint\\Viewpoint Manager\\ViewMgr.exe"
"ccApp"="\"C:\\Program Files\\Common Files\\Symantec Shared\\ccApp.exe\""
"NAV CfgWiz"="C:\\Program Files\\Common Files\\Symantec Shared\\CfgWiz.exe /GUID NAV /CMDLINE \"REBOOT\""
"HPDJ Taskbar Utility"="C:\\WINDOWS\\System32\\spool\\drivers\\w32x86\\3\\hpztsb10.exe"
"HP Component Manager"="\"C:\\Program Files\\HP\\hpcoretech\\hpcmpmgr.exe\""
"HP Software Update"="\"C:\\Program Files\\Hewlett-Packard\\HP Software Update\\HPWuSchd2.exe\""
"SSC_UserPrompt"="C:\\Program Files\\Common Files\\Symantec Shared\\Security Center\\UsrPrmpt.exe"
"SurfSideKick 2"="C:\\Program Files\\SurfSideKick 2\\Ssk.exe"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\OptionalComponents]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\OptionalComponents\IMAIL]
"Installed"="1"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\OptionalComponents\MAPI]
"Installed"="1"
"NoChange"="1"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\OptionalComponents\MSFS]
"Installed"="1"



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Sorry - just noticed that I have been calling this thing XV2 when it is VX2... just posting this to avoid any potential confusion...
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Looks Great!! Now a little cleanup and then a new Hijack This log.
  • Download VX2Finder.
  • Double-click on VX2Finder.exe.
  • Click "Restore Policy".
  • In the File menu click "Exit".
  • Double-click on KillBox.exe.
  • In the File menu click "Delete all Dummy files".
  • In the Tools menu click "Delete Temp Files".
  • Choose "Standard File Kill" if not already selected.
  • Paste these files one by one into the top "Full Path of File to Delete" box.
    • C:\RECYCLER\desktop.ini
    • C:\WINDOWS\System32\drivers\etc\HOSTS
  • Click the "Delete File" button which looks like a stop sign.
  • Click "Yes" at the Confirm Delete prompt.
  • It should give you a successful "File was deleted" prompt for each one.
Reboot normally and post a new Hijack This log.

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Ok Jonnyrotten. This seems to be going great... Thank you so much. I did as you outlined:
1) ran VX2Finder and did "Restore Policy" - it did it and rebooted.
2) Ran KillBox to delete all dummy files - it said none were found.
3) Ran KillBox to delete temp files - it deleted a long list iof them
4) deleted the two files you named (desktop.ini and HOSTS) - it said file deleted for each one.
5) rebooted computer again.
6) ran HijackThis - log attached below.
Thanks again.. let me know what's next.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 7:37:21 PM, on 1/17/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

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:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\igfxtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ICO.EXE
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Smtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Pelmiced.exe
C:\Program Files\IBM\Messages By IBM\ibmmessages.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\msupd4.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Manager\ViewMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\SAVScan.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb10.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\UsrPrmpt.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\paquninstall.exe
C:\Program Files\Belkin Wireless\Belkin Wireless Keyboard\MagicKey.exe
C:\Program Files\Belkin Wireless\Belkin Wireless Mouse\MouseAp.exe
C:\Program Files\Belkin Wireless\Belkin Wireless Keyboard\OSD.EXE
C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\MA111 Configuration Utility\wlancfg4.EXE
C:\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer,SearchURL = http://www.popupsear...sidesearch.html
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://search.search...k=sbar1_srchbtn
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://search.search...look=stmpl1&fw=
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = http://search.search...look=stmpl1&fw=
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://search.search...look=stmpl1&fw=
R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - _{1FFED2CB-FC98-49f8-B3D0-678D03350F1E} - (no file)
R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - _{CA0E28FA-1AFD-4C21-A8DC-70EB5BE2F076} - (no file)
R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - {CA0E28FA-1AFD-4C21-A8DC-70EB5BE2F076} - C:\Program Files\SurfSideKick 2\SskBho.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {1A077329-14FD-2698-6F44-4A370E220FB8} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\coigvwcv.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {3F3A93AC-B1C7-1AA7-572D-6D623CC105D0} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\xbesfqsi.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O3 - Toolbar: AIM Search - {40D41A8B-D79B-43d7-99A7-9EE0F344C385} - C:\Program Files\AIM Toolbar\AIMBar.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Norton AntiVirus - {42CDD1BF-3FFB-4238-8AD1-7859DF00B1D6} - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [IgfxTray] C:\WINDOWS\System32\igfxtray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HotKeysCmds] C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BluetoothAuthenticationAgent] rundll32.exe irprops.cpl,,BluetoothAuthenticationAgent
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Mouse Suite 98 Daemon] ICO.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Smapp] C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Smtray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [UC_Start] C:\IBMTools\Updater\ucstartup.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [dla] C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [UpdateManager] "c:\Program Files\Common Files\Sonic\Update Manager\sgtray.exe" /r
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ibmmessages] c:\Program Files\IBM\Messages By IBM\ibmmessages.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DeadAIM] rundll32.exe "C:\Program Files\AIM\\DeadAIM.ocm",ExportedCheckODLs
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ViewMgr] C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Manager\ViewMgr.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ccApp] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NAV CfgWiz] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CfgWiz.exe /GUID NAV /CMDLINE "REBOOT"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HPDJ Taskbar Utility] C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb10.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HP Component Manager] "C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HP Software Update] "C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SSC_UserPrompt] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\UsrPrmpt.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SurfSideKick 2] C:\Program Files\SurfSideKick 2\Ssk.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MSMSGS] "C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ibmmessages] C:\Program Files\IBM\Messages By IBM\ibmmessages.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [uxtheme] C:\WINDOWS\System32\uxtheme.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [KB0FRifsW] paquninstall.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [prutict] C:\WINDOWS\System32\prutict.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [SurfSideKick 2] C:\Program Files\SurfSideKick 2\Ssk.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Enable Belkin Wireless Keyboard Driver.lnk = C:\Program Files\Belkin Wireless\Belkin Wireless Keyboard\MagicKey.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Enable Belkin Wireless Mouse Driver.lnk = C:\Program Files\Belkin Wireless\Belkin Wireless Mouse\MouseAp.exe
O4 - Global Startup: MA111 Configuration Utility.lnk = C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\MA111 Configuration Utility\wlancfg.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\OSA.EXE
O8 - Extra context menu item: &AIM Search - res://C:\Program Files\AIM Toolbar\AIMBar.dll/aimsearch.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\Office10\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O9 - Extra button: AIM - {AC9E2541-2814-11d5-BC6D-00B0D0A1DE45} - C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe
O12 - Plugin for .spop: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Plugins\NPDocBox.dll
O16 - DPF: {0B72CCA4-5F11-11D0-9CB5-0000C0EC9FDB} (Street Technologies ActiveX Control Object) - http://www.netgear.c...ic/streetno.cab
O16 - DPF: {56336BCB-3D8A-11D6-A00B-0050DA18DE71} (RdxIE Class) - http://software-dl.r...ip/RdxIE601.cab
O18 - Protocol: cetihpz - {CF184AD3-CDCB-4168-A3F7-8E447D129300} - C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\comp\hpuiprot.dll
O23 - Service: Symantec Event Manager - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec Password Validation - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccPwdSvc.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec Settings Manager - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
O23 - Service: Miscrosoft Updates Service 4 - Unknown - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msupd4.exe
O23 - Service: Norton AntiVirus Auto Protect Service - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
O23 - Service: SAVScan - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\SAVScan.exe
O23 - Service: ScriptBlocking Service - Symantec Corporation - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\SYMANT~1\SCRIPT~1\SBServ.exe
O23 - Service: SoundMAX Agent Service - Analog Devices, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec Core LC - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
O23 - Service: SymWMI Service - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\SymWSC.exe
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You may wish to print out a copy of these instructions to follow while you complete this procedure.
Please save Hijack This in a permanent folder (i.e. C:\HJT). This ensures backups are saved and accessible.
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.

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer,SearchURL = http://www.popupsear...sidesearch.html
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://search.search...k=sbar1_srchbtn
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://search.search...look=stmpl1&fw=
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = http://search.search...look=stmpl1&fw=
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://search.search...look=stmpl1&fw=
R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - _{1FFED2CB-FC98-49f8-B3D0-678D03350F1E} - (no file)
R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - _{CA0E28FA-1AFD-4C21-A8DC-70EB5BE2F076} - (no file)
R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - {CA0E28FA-1AFD-4C21-A8DC-70EB5BE2F076} - C:\Program Files\SurfSideKick 2\SskBho.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {1A077329-14FD-2698-6F44-4A370E220FB8} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\coigvwcv.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {3F3A93AC-B1C7-1AA7-572D-6D623CC105D0} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\xbesfqsi.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ViewMgr] C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Manager\ViewMgr.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SurfSideKick 2] C:\Program Files\SurfSideKick 2\Ssk.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [uxtheme] C:\WINDOWS\System32\uxtheme.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [KB0FRifsW] paquninstall.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [prutict] C:\WINDOWS\System32\prutict.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [SurfSideKick 2] C:\Program Files\SurfSideKick 2\Ssk.exe
O23 - Service: Miscrosoft Updates Service 4 - Unknown - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msupd4.exe

Please reboot into safe mode (continually tap the F8 key while your system is starting, select Safe Mode from the menu).
Be sure you're able to view hidden files, and remove the following files in bold (if found):

C:\Program Files\SurfSideKick 2
C:\WINDOWS\System32\coigvwcv.dll
C:\WINDOWS\System32\xbesfqsi.dll
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint
C:\WINDOWS\System32\uxtheme.exe
paquninstall.exe <<< most likely found in C:\Windows\system32 or C:\Windows if not then run a search and delete it.
C:\WINDOWS\System32\prutict.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\msupd4.exe

Reboot normally and post a new log. How are things running now?

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Ok Jonnyrotten. I did the hijackthis changes and rebooted into safe mode.

I found and deleted the msupdt4.exe, paquninstall.exe, surfsidekick2 folder, and viewpoint folder.

The following were NOT found to delete:
coigvwcv.dll
xbesfqsi.dll
uxtheme.exe
prutict.exe

I did notice (when searching for the 4 above) the following (which I did not delete):
c:\windows\prefetch\uxtheme.exe.0078822c.pf
c:\windows\prefetch\paquninstall.exe-067A74C0.pf

I rebooted normally.

I went into internet explorer (for the first time in days) and it seems to be working GREAT!!!!! no popups... no automatic start of IE. No software programs downloading...

I went into AOL Instant messenger - all works great also...

(By the way - this is my teenage daughter's computer and she is THRILLED that it seems to be working again... You know you cannot take a teenager away from instant messaging... Its almost as bad as the cell phone not working!).

Thank you so much!!!!!

here is the new hijackthis log. Let me know what else I need to do:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 9:25:32 PM, on 1/17/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

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:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\igfxtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ICO.EXE
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Smtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Pelmiced.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\IBM\Messages By IBM\ibmmessages.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\SAVScan.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb10.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\UsrPrmpt.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\Belkin Wireless\Belkin Wireless Keyboard\MagicKey.exe
C:\Program Files\Belkin Wireless\Belkin Wireless Mouse\MouseAp.exe
C:\Program Files\Belkin Wireless\Belkin Wireless Keyboard\OSD.EXE
C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\MA111 Configuration Utility\wlancfg4.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - {CA0E28FA-1AFD-4C21-A8DC-70EB5BE2F076} - C:\Program Files\SurfSideKick 2\SskBho.dll (file missing)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {1A077329-14FD-2698-6F44-4A370E220FB8} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {3F3A93AC-B1C7-1AA7-572D-6D623CC105D0} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O3 - Toolbar: AIM Search - {40D41A8B-D79B-43d7-99A7-9EE0F344C385} - C:\Program Files\AIM Toolbar\AIMBar.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Norton AntiVirus - {42CDD1BF-3FFB-4238-8AD1-7859DF00B1D6} - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [IgfxTray] C:\WINDOWS\System32\igfxtray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HotKeysCmds] C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BluetoothAuthenticationAgent] rundll32.exe irprops.cpl,,BluetoothAuthenticationAgent
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Mouse Suite 98 Daemon] ICO.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Smapp] C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Smtray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [UC_Start] C:\IBMTools\Updater\ucstartup.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [dla] C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [UpdateManager] "c:\Program Files\Common Files\Sonic\Update Manager\sgtray.exe" /r
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ibmmessages] c:\Program Files\IBM\Messages By IBM\ibmmessages.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DeadAIM] rundll32.exe "C:\Program Files\AIM\\DeadAIM.ocm",ExportedCheckODLs
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ccApp] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NAV CfgWiz] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CfgWiz.exe /GUID NAV /CMDLINE "REBOOT"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HPDJ Taskbar Utility] C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb10.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HP Component Manager] "C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HP Software Update] "C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SSC_UserPrompt] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\UsrPrmpt.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SurfSideKick 2] C:\Program Files\SurfSideKick 2\Ssk.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MSMSGS] "C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ibmmessages] C:\Program Files\IBM\Messages By IBM\ibmmessages.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [SurfSideKick 2] C:\Program Files\SurfSideKick 2\Ssk.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Enable Belkin Wireless Keyboard Driver.lnk = C:\Program Files\Belkin Wireless\Belkin Wireless Keyboard\MagicKey.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Enable Belkin Wireless Mouse Driver.lnk = C:\Program Files\Belkin Wireless\Belkin Wireless Mouse\MouseAp.exe
O4 - Global Startup: MA111 Configuration Utility.lnk = C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\MA111 Configuration Utility\wlancfg.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\OSA.EXE
O8 - Extra context menu item: &AIM Search - res://C:\Program Files\AIM Toolbar\AIMBar.dll/aimsearch.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\Office10\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O9 - Extra button: AIM - {AC9E2541-2814-11d5-BC6D-00B0D0A1DE45} - C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe
O12 - Plugin for .spop: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Plugins\NPDocBox.dll
O16 - DPF: {0B72CCA4-5F11-11D0-9CB5-0000C0EC9FDB} (Street Technologies ActiveX Control Object) - http://www.netgear.c...ic/streetno.cab
O16 - DPF: {56336BCB-3D8A-11D6-A00B-0050DA18DE71} (RdxIE Class) - http://software-dl.r...ip/RdxIE601.cab
O18 - Protocol: cetihpz - {CF184AD3-CDCB-4168-A3F7-8E447D129300} - C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\comp\hpuiprot.dll
O23 - Service: Symantec Event Manager - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec Password Validation - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccPwdSvc.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec Settings Manager - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
O23 - Service: Norton AntiVirus Auto Protect Service - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
O23 - Service: SAVScan - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\SAVScan.exe
O23 - Service: ScriptBlocking Service - Symantec Corporation - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\SYMANT~1\SCRIPT~1\SBServ.exe
O23 - Service: SoundMAX Agent Service - Analog Devices, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec Core LC - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
O23 - Service: SymWMI Service - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\SymWSC.exe
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(By the way - this is my teenage daughter's computer and she is THRILLED that it seems to be working again... You know you cannot take a teenager away from instant messaging... Its almost as bad as the cell phone not working!).


:tazz: ;) Great I'm glad to hear that everyone's happy! There's just a couple more things to clean up here. First go to "Control Panel", "Add/Remove Programs" and uninstall "Surf Sidekick" Next start Hijack This and remove the following entries.

R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - {CA0E28FA-1AFD-4C21-A8DC-70EB5BE2F076} - C:\Program Files\SurfSideKick 2\SskBho.dll (file missing)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {1A077329-14FD-2698-6F44-4A370E220FB8} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {3F3A93AC-B1C7-1AA7-572D-6D623CC105D0} - (no file)
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SurfSideKick 2] C:\Program Files\SurfSideKick 2\Ssk.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [SurfSideKick 2] C:\Program Files\SurfSideKick 2\Ssk.exe

Reboot into safe mode once more and delete the following found in bold.

C:\Program Files\SurfSideKick 2

Reboot normally and post new log.

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OK... Here is the latest.

I went to add/remove programs to delete "Surf Sidekick" - not found.

Ran "Hijack This" - selected the five items you outlined.

Three seem to have been deleted:
R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - {CA0E28FA-1AFD-4C21-A8DC-70EB5BE2F076} - C:\Program Files\SurfSideKick 2\SskBho.dll (file missing)
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SurfSideKick 2] C:\Program Files\SurfSideKick 2\Ssk.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [SurfSideKick 2] C:\Program Files\SurfSideKick 2\Ssk.exe

Two seem to have no change:
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {1A077329-14FD-2698-6F44-4A370E220FB8} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {3F3A93AC-B1C7-1AA7-572D-6D623CC105D0} - (no file)

I ran "HijackThis" a few times, even in safe mode to get rid of the last two. (I made sure everything else was closed, but still does not seem to be able to delete it.

I also went to delete C:\Program Files\SurfSidekick 2 - it is not there. (I think I deleted this a while back when I was deleteing all the "new" software that seems to have been loaded since this problem started. I did a search for surf*.* and SsK.exe and nothing found.

Everything still seems to be running G R E A T !

Here is the latest log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 8:10:11 AM, on 1/18/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

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:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\igfxtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ICO.EXE
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Smtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Pelmiced.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\IBM\Messages By IBM\ibmmessages.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\SAVScan.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb10.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\UsrPrmpt.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\Belkin Wireless\Belkin Wireless Keyboard\MagicKey.exe
C:\Program Files\Belkin Wireless\Belkin Wireless Mouse\MouseAp.exe
C:\Program Files\Belkin Wireless\Belkin Wireless Keyboard\OSD.EXE
C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\MA111 Configuration Utility\wlancfg4.EXE
C:\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {1A077329-14FD-2698-6F44-4A370E220FB8} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {3F3A93AC-B1C7-1AA7-572D-6D623CC105D0} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O3 - Toolbar: AIM Search - {40D41A8B-D79B-43d7-99A7-9EE0F344C385} - C:\Program Files\AIM Toolbar\AIMBar.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Norton AntiVirus - {42CDD1BF-3FFB-4238-8AD1-7859DF00B1D6} - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [IgfxTray] C:\WINDOWS\System32\igfxtray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HotKeysCmds] C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BluetoothAuthenticationAgent] rundll32.exe irprops.cpl,,BluetoothAuthenticationAgent
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Mouse Suite 98 Daemon] ICO.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Smapp] C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Smtray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [UC_Start] C:\IBMTools\Updater\ucstartup.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [dla] C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [UpdateManager] "c:\Program Files\Common Files\Sonic\Update Manager\sgtray.exe" /r
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ibmmessages] c:\Program Files\IBM\Messages By IBM\ibmmessages.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DeadAIM] rundll32.exe "C:\Program Files\AIM\\DeadAIM.ocm",ExportedCheckODLs
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ccApp] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NAV CfgWiz] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CfgWiz.exe /GUID NAV /CMDLINE "REBOOT"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HPDJ Taskbar Utility] C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb10.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HP Component Manager] "C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HP Software Update] "C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SSC_UserPrompt] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\UsrPrmpt.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MSMSGS] "C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ibmmessages] C:\Program Files\IBM\Messages By IBM\ibmmessages.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Enable Belkin Wireless Keyboard Driver.lnk = C:\Program Files\Belkin Wireless\Belkin Wireless Keyboard\MagicKey.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Enable Belkin Wireless Mouse Driver.lnk = C:\Program Files\Belkin Wireless\Belkin Wireless Mouse\MouseAp.exe
O4 - Global Startup: MA111 Configuration Utility.lnk = C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\MA111 Configuration Utility\wlancfg.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\OSA.EXE
O8 - Extra context menu item: &AIM Search - res://C:\Program Files\AIM Toolbar\AIMBar.dll/aimsearch.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\Office10\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O9 - Extra button: AIM - {AC9E2541-2814-11d5-BC6D-00B0D0A1DE45} - C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe
O12 - Plugin for .spop: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Plugins\NPDocBox.dll
O16 - DPF: {0B72CCA4-5F11-11D0-9CB5-0000C0EC9FDB} (Street Technologies ActiveX Control Object) - http://www.netgear.c...ic/streetno.cab
O16 - DPF: {56336BCB-3D8A-11D6-A00B-0050DA18DE71} (RdxIE Class) - http://software-dl.r...ip/RdxIE601.cab
O18 - Protocol: cetihpz - {CF184AD3-CDCB-4168-A3F7-8E447D129300} - C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\comp\hpuiprot.dll
O23 - Service: Symantec Event Manager - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec Password Validation - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccPwdSvc.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec Settings Manager - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
O23 - Service: Norton AntiVirus Auto Protect Service - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
O23 - Service: SAVScan - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\SAVScan.exe
O23 - Service: ScriptBlocking Service - Symantec Corporation - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\SYMANT~1\SCRIPT~1\SBServ.exe
O23 - Service: SoundMAX Agent Service - Analog Devices, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec Core LC - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
O23 - Service: SymWMI Service - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\SymWSC.exe
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Beautiful! :tazz: Nice work searching for those files and directorys. Those 02 BHO's with the (file missing) are for Spybot's Tea Timer. I should have noticed that before. I have them too, I'm not sure why they say file missing, but unless you disable Tea Timer (and you don't want to do that) then they will stay.

Please run a free online virus scan here (tick the "Auto Clean" checkbox): Needs to be run with Internet Explorer.
http://housecall.antivirus.com/

And a free trojan scan here: (you will have to download the 30 day trial of "The Cleaner" here)
http://www.moosoft.com/

Reboot your PC.

Congratulations! Your system is CLEAN ;)

How do you prevent spyware from being installed again? We strongly recommend installing SpywareBlaster (it's free for personal use) Click Here.

Prevent the installation of ActiveX-based spyware, adware, browser hijackers, dialers, and other potentially unwanted pests.
Block spyware/tracking cookies in Internet Explorer and Mozilla/Firefox.
Restrict the actions of potentially dangerous sites in Internet Explorer.
Consumes no system resources.

Download, run, check for updates, download updates, select all, protect against checked. All done. Check for updates every couple of weeks. If you have any errors running the program like a missing file see the link at the bottom of the javacool page.

It's also very important to keep your system up to date to avoid unnecessary security risks. Click Here to make sure that you have the latest patches for Windows.

These next two steps are optional, but will provide the greatest protection.
1. Use ANY browser besides Internet Explorer, almost every exploit is crafted to take advantage of an IE weakness. We usually recommend FireFox Posted Image.
2. Install Sun's Java. It's much more secure than Microsoft's Java Virtual Machine .

It's okay to delete the Hijack This folder if everything is working okay.

After doing all these, your system will be thoroughly protected from future threats. :thumbsup:

-=jonnyrotten=- :cheers:
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JonnyRotten - You are the G R E A T E S T ! !

Thank you SO much for all your help. The computer is running like new...

I really appreciate all your help and support.
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