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Era

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Hello there!
Since a few days i'm experiencing problems with spyware, adware and consorts.
I've done a few AdAware, and Spybot S&D scans, they found a lot of infected files but they keep coming back.
Especially 'Powerscan', 'Webrebates' and 180searchassistant seem unremovable.

Anyways, here is the hijackthislog.

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 10:45:09, on 19/02/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

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
F:\Grisoft\AVGANT~1\avgamsvr.exe
F:\Grisoft\AVGANT~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
F:\Stardock\WindowBlinds\wbload.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
F:\Speedtouch USB\Dragdiag.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
F:\Winamp\winampa.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
F:\Grisoft\AVGANT~1\avgcc.exe
F:\Grisoft\AVGANT~1\avgemc.exe
F:\Messenger Plus!\MsgPlus.exe
F:\J2RE\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
F:\Quicktime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\ACD Systems\EN\DevDetect.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wini.exe
C:\Program Files\AdTools Service\AdTools.exe
C:\Program Files\ISP Monitor\isp.exe
F:\Rainlendar\Rainlendar.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
F:\SpywareGuard\sgmain.exe
F:\SpywareGuard\sgbhp.exe
F:\Mozilla\Firefox\firefox.exe
F:\Mozilla\Thunderbird\thunderbird.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows AdStatus\WinStat.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows AdStatus\WinStatKeep.exe
F:\Winamp\winamp.exe
C:\Program Files\AdTools Service\AdToolsKeep.exe
c:\temp\salm.exe
F:\Hijackthis\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = http://www.couldnotf...count_id=157983
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Connection Wizard,ShellNext = http://www.alcatel.com/consumer/dsl/
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - f:\Acrobat Reader\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.ocx
O2 - BHO: SpywareGuard Download Protection - {4A368E80-174F-4872-96B5-0B27DDD11DB2} - F:\SpywareGuard\dlprotect.dll
O2 - BHO: FlashFXP Helper for Internet Explorer - {E5A1691B-D188-4419-AD02-90002030B8EE} - F:\FlashFXP\IEFlash.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SpeedTouch USB Diagnostics] "F:\Speedtouch USB\Dragdiag.exe" /icon
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SoundMan] SOUNDMAN.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WinampAgent] F:\Winamp\winampa.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [nwiz] nwiz.exe /install
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvMediaCenter] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\NvMcTray.dll,NvTaskbarInit
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG7_CC] F:\Grisoft\AVGANT~1\avgcc.exe /STARTUP
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG7_EMC] F:\Grisoft\AVGANT~1\avgemc.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MessengerPlus3] "F:\Messenger Plus!\MsgPlus.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] F:\J2RE\bin\jusched.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NeroFilterCheck] C:\WINDOWS\system32\NeroCheck.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BootSkin Startup Jobs] "F:\Stardock\BootSkin.exe" /StartupJobs
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CloneCDTray] "F:\CloneCD\CloneCDTray.exe" /s
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "F:\Quicktime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Device Detector] DevDetect.exe -autorun
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [win-xp] winis.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [virtual-machine] wini.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AdTools Service] C:\Program Files\AdTools Service\AdTools.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WebRebates0] "C:\Program Files\Web_Rebates\WebRebates0.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Windows AdStatus] C:\Program Files\Windows AdStatus\WinStat.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [salm] c:\temp\salm.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [hstetch] C:\WINDOWS\hstetch.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [win-xp] winis.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [virtual-machine] wini.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MessengerPlus3] "F:\Messenger Plus!\MsgPlus.exe" /WinStart
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ISPMonitor] C:\Program Files\ISP Monitor\isp.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [win-xp] winis.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [virtual-machine] wini.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [msnmsgr] "C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe" /background
O4 - HKCU\..\RunServices: [win-xp] winis.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\RunServices: [virtual-machine] wini.exe
O4 - Startup: Rainlendar.lnk = F:\Rainlendar\Rainlendar.exe
O4 - Startup: SpywareGuard.lnk = F:\SpywareGuard\sgmain.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 all by Free Download Manager - file://F:\Free Download Manager\dlall.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: Download by Free Download Manager - file://F:\Free Download Manager\dllink.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: Download selected by Free Download Manager - file://F:\Free Download Manager\dlselected.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: Download web site by Free Download Manager - file://F:\Free Download Manager\dlpage.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: Web Rebates - file://C:\Program Files\Web_Rebates\Sy1150\Tp1150\scri1150a.htm
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - F:\J2RE\bin\npjpi142_06.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - F:\J2RE\bin\npjpi142_06.dll
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
O12 - Plugin for .spop: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Plugins\NPDocBox.dll
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{6963F1B8-54D6-4C13-A92C-A6B86BF77FF1}: NameServer = 195.238.2.22 195.238.2.21
O23 - Service: Adobe LM Service - Unknown - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe Systems Shared\Service\Adobelmsvc.exe
O23 - Service: AVG7 Alert Manager Server - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - F:\Grisoft\AVGANT~1\avgamsvr.exe
O23 - Service: AVG7 Update Service - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - F:\Grisoft\AVGANT~1\avgupsvc.exe
O23 - Service: NVIDIA Display Driver Service - NVIDIA Corporation - C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
O23 - Service: Trend Micro Personal Firewall - Unknown - F:\Trend Micro Internet Security\PccPfw.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: Sandra Data Service - SiSoftware - F:\SiSoftware\SiSoftware Sandra Lite 2005\RpcDataSrv.exe
O23 - Service: Sandra Service - SiSoftware - F:\SiSoftware\SiSoftware Sandra Lite 2005\RpcSandraSrv.exe
O23 - Service: Trend NT Realtime Service - Unknown - F:\Trend Micro Internet Security\Tmntsrv.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: Trend Micro Proxy Service - Unknown - F:\Trend Micro Internet Security\tmproxy.exe (file missing)
__________________________________

There are a lot of spyware processes i can't kill in task manager (ie. adtoolskeep.exe, WinstatsKeep.exe, etc...)

Thanks in advance!
Greetings, Era
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Hi Era

Welcome to geekstogo

Please read through the instructions before you start (you may want to print this out).

Please download and install these programs - don't run them yet!!

Please download and unzip
About:Buster to a folder. Inside the folder is a readme file that has instructions on the use of the program.
AboutBuster MUST be updated before you use it.
Start AboutBuster, click the update button, check for update, drag the box to the side and hit download updates, close the box . Don't run it yet.


Please download and install AD-Aware.
Check Here on how setup and use it - please make sure you update it first.

Download and unzip cwsserviceremove to your desktop. use either link below:
cwsserviceremove

cwsserviceremove.zip


Download CW-Shredder at the link below:
CWShredder

Open Windows Explorer & Go to Tools > Folder Options. Click on the View tab and make sure that "Show hidden files and folders" is checked.
Also uncheck "Hide protected operating system files" and untick "hide extensions for known file types" . Now click "Apply to all folders"
Click "Apply" then "OK"

For anyone using Windows XP, 'Search' will not automatically show hidden files even if your folder options settings are set to do that. Do this so you can see hidden files and folders - Click here to download xphidden.zip. Extract xphidden.reg from the zip file and save it to the desktop. When done, double-click the xphidden.reg and when asked to merge say yes.

Using Windows Add Remove Program Files uninstall the following programs:
C:\Program Files\AdTools Service\AdTools.exe
C:\Program Files\Web_Rebates\WebRebates0.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows AdStatus\WinStat.exe


+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Here's the fix:

Important Step
1. Go to Start->Run and type "Services.msc" (without quotes) then hit Ok
Scroll down and find the service called:


skip this

When you find it, double-click on it. In the next window that opens, click the Stop button, then click on properties and under the General Tab, change the Startup Type to Disabled. Now hit Apply and then Ok and close any open windows. If you don´t find this service listed go ahead with the next steps.

a.) Copy the contents of the Quote Box below to Notepad.
b.) Save the file as RemoveTrustedZone.reg
c.) Change the Save as Type to All Files.
d.) Save this file to the desktop.

Quote:

REGEDIT4

[-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap\Domains]

[-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap\Domains]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap\Domains]

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap\Domains]


--
e.) Double-click on RemoveTrustedZone.reg.
f.) When it asks you to merge the information to the registry click Yes.



2. Reboot into Safe Mode: Click here if you don't know how to do this.


3. Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete once -> Click Task Manager -> Click the Processes tab -> Double-click the Image Name column header to alphabetically sort the processes -> Scroll through the list and look for:

winis.exe
wini.exe
c:\temp\salm.exe
C:\WINDOWS\hstetch.exe


If you find the files, click on them, and then click End Process -> Exit the Task Manager.

4. CLOSE ALL WINDOWS AND BROWSERS Scan with HijackThis and put checks next to all the following,

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [win-xp] winis.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [virtual-machine] wini.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AdTools Service] C:\Program Files\AdTools Service\AdTools.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WebRebates0] "C:\Program Files\Web_Rebates\WebRebates0.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Windows AdStatus] C:\Program Files\Windows AdStatus\WinStat.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [salm] c:\temp\salm.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [hstetch] C:\WINDOWS\hstetch.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [win-xp] winis.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [virtual-machine] wini.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [win-xp] winis.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [virtual-machine] wini.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\RunServices: [win-xp] winis.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\RunServices: [virtual-machine] wini.exe
O23 - Service: Trend Micro Personal Firewall - Unknown - F:\Trend Micro Internet Security\PccPfw.exe
O23 - Service: Trend NT Realtime Service - Unknown - F:\Trend Micro Internet Security\Tmntsrv.exe
O23 - Service: Trend Micro Proxy Service - Unknown - F:\Trend Micro Internet Security\tmproxy.exe


Then click on "Fix Checked"

5. Using Windows Explorer delete the following files if present:
If you get an error when deleting a file. Right click on the file and check to see if the read only attribute is checked. if it is uncheck it and try again.

winis.exe
wini.exe
C:\Program Files\AdTools Service\AdTools.exe
C:\Program Files\Web_Rebates\WebRebates0.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows AdStatus\WinStat.exe
c:\temp\salm.exe
C:\WINDOWS\hstetch.exe

(and any other files with the same name that end in .dll, .exe or .dat, you may find them right next to each other, example - appsw.exe, appsw.dll, appsw.dat)

6. Run AboutBuster . This will scan your computer for the bad files and delete them. Save the report (copy and paste into notepad or wordpad and save as a .txt file) and post a copy back here when you are done with all the steps.

7. Scan with AdAware and let it remove any bad files found.

8. Clean out temporary and TIF files. Go to Start > Run and type in the box: cleanmgr. Let it scan your system for files to remove. Make sure all are checked and then press *ok* to remove:

Download the ccleaner
I use this Program and is setup like this all boxs are check.

Clean out all temp files in Mozilla, Internet Explorer.
Internet Explorer: Tools/ Internet Options/ General/ Temporary internet files/ Delete Files (NOTE, that this may take very long!). You can also set the memory limit to about 80 MB at the Settings.

Mozilla: Edit/ Options/ Extended/ Cache/ Clear Cache

9. Double click on the cwsserviceremove and when asked to merge say yes.

10. Run CW-Shredder - Hit the FIX button - let it run and fix what it finds.

11. Download Pocket Killbox and unzip it; save it to your Desktop.
Run it, and click the radio button that says Delete a file on reboot.
Paste them one at a time into the full path of file to delete box and click the red circle with a white cross in it.
The program will ask you if you want to reboot; say No each time until the last one has been pasted in whereupon you should answer Yes.
Let the system reboot.
winis.exe<--Delete this file
wini.exe [/B]<--Delete this file
c:\temp\<--Delete this folder
C:\WINDOWS\hstetch.exe
[/B]<--Delete this file

12. Reboot into normal mode.

13. Download the Hoster from here Press "Restore Original Hosts. and press "OK". Exit Program.

Please run the following free, online virus scans.
http://www.pandasoft...n_principal.htm
http://housecall.tre.../start_corp.asp

Please post the logs From both virus scans and HJT.log we will need them to remove previous infections that have left files on your system.

Kc :tazz:
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I'm busy with those steps right now, i will post logs asap.
Thanks man!
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Hi

If you are still having problem Please start a new thread.

Topic closed.

No user input.

Kc
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