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My internet explorer is hijacked on all my Pc's !

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Hello hello hello......

Sorry to bother you fella's, but this is a first!

My daughter brought over her laptop and told me it was acting funny with pop-ups etc. So I booted it up and all kinds of crazy things were happening.

Internet explorer had been hijacked. It goes to pages not asked for. Will not access any microsoft update pages, etc. Click on a link and it is redirected to some other site. I cannot download updates. Any time I try to go to update pages I am always redirected to MSN only. My wirless printer will not work either.

I am plugged into my wireless router. So is my other daughters pc. The laptop uses the router wirelessly.

So I have downloded all kinds of spyware software and scanned hers and mine. The other pc in the house is now infected too!! I guess ( and I had no idea) these things can find their way back through the router!??.

So I now have a home full of infected PC's!! I am not very happy to say the least. What do I do now ?? The spyware finds stuff and deletes it , but alas the hijack is still there. The browser still does not work properly.

So I have found your site and I am looking for help, please. I have the hijack-this program and I will include my log. Perhaps one of you nice chaps will know the culprit. So what do I do with all these PC's?? Do I work on mine first ?? Do I delete all these weird lines that appear on the Log?? and what other parts of my pc do I have to manually access to delete this nasty problem?

If I fix my pc, will these spyware 's come back through the router again ??

I have managed to install ms onecare antivirus, on a trial. This seems to keep the pc's from collecting more crap but the original infection still is there.

Here is my log.............................................................................

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:33:17 PM, on 10/11/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16735)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows OneCare Live\Antivirus\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\Core\smax4pnp.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqSRMon.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows OneCare Live\winssnotify.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Multimedia\main\launchpd.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Multimedia\main\ATIDtct.EXE
C:\Program Files\OLYMPUS\OLYMPUS Master 2\MMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\ccc.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows OneCare Live\OcHealthMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows OneCare Live\Firewall\msfwsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows OneCare Live\winss.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\Ad-Aware.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WLLoginProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.google.ca/
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: Windows Live Sign-in Helper - {9030D464-4C02-4ABF-8ECC-5164760863C6} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WindowsLiveLogin.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [StartCCC] "C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\CLIStart.exe" MSRun
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SoundMAXPnP] C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\Core\smax4pnp.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ATIPTA] C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [hpqSRMon] C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqSRMon.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HP Software Update] C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [OneCareUI] "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows OneCare Live\winssnotify.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\RunOnce: [Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware] C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe /install /silent
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ATI Launchpad] "C:\Program Files\ATI Multimedia\main\launchpd.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ATI Remote Control] "C:\Program Files\ATI Multimedia\RemCtrl\ATIRW.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ATI DeviceDetect] C:\Program Files\ATI Multimedia\main\ATIDtct.EXE
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [OM2_Monitor] "C:\Program Files\OLYMPUS\OLYMPUS Master 2\MMonitor.exe"
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTFMON.EXE (User 'LOCAL SERVICE')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-18\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTFMON.EXE (User 'SYSTEM')
O4 - HKUS\.DEFAULT\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTFMON.EXE (User 'Default user')
O9 - Extra button: ATI TV - {44226DFF-747E-4edc-B30C-78752E50CD0C} - C:\Program Files\ATI Multimedia\dtv\EXPLBAR.DLL
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: @xpsp3res.dll,-20001 - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
O16 - DPF: {27527D31-447B-11D5-A46E-0001023B4289} (CoGSManager Class) - http://gamingzone.ub...s/GSManager.cab
O16 - DPF: {5ED80217-570B-4DA9-BF44-BE107C0EC166} (Windows Live Safety Center Base Module) - http://cdn.scan.onec...lscbase6662.cab
O16 - DPF: {C3F79A2B-B9B4-4A66-B012-3EE46475B072} (MessengerStatsClient Class) - http://messenger.zon...nt.cab56907.cab
O23 - Service: Lavasoft Ad-Aware Service (aawservice) - Lavasoft - C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
O23 - Service: Ati HotKey Poller - ATI Technologies Inc. - C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
O23 - Service: ATI Smart - Unknown owner - C:\WINDOWS\system32\ati2sgag.exe
O23 - Service: PnkBstrA - Unknown owner - C:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exe

End of file - 5013 bytes


If someone can look at this and give me direction I would be eternally grateful. I will supply the log for the other pc's once I understand the instructions and how to clean them too. The laptop uses XP, but the other pc is running NT2000. So I have all kinds of issues to resolve with this problem, as you can imagine.

I thank you in advance and really (really) look forward to killing this nasty little "Dose".

You help is much appriciated.

Yours Sincerely,

Hyphen Pearce.
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