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Unread postby Navigator » November 15th, 2006, 9:27 pm

Good job Dakota.

The HJT log looks fine...how is the computer running now?

AVG found (and cleaned) so much stuff it probably would be a good idea to do an online AV scan:

1. Please go HERE to run Panda's ActiveScan
  • Once you are on the Panda site click the Scan your PC button
  • A new window will open...click the Check Now button
  • Enter your Country
  • Enter your State/Province
  • Enter your e-mail address and click send
  • Select either Home User or Company
  • Click the big Scan Now button
  • If it wants to install an ActiveX component allow it
  • It will start downloading the files it requires for the scan (Note: It may take a couple of minutes)
  • When download is complete, click on My Computer to start the scan
  • When the scan completes, if anything malicious is detected, click the See Report button, then Save Report and save it to a convenient location.


2. Post the contents of the ActiveScan report and let me know how your system is running....
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Unread postby DakotaFloydfD » November 16th, 2006, 6:09 pm

My computer is running much, much better than before I started this. Here are the results:


Incident Status Location

Potentially unwanted tool:application/funweb Not disinfected c:\windows\downloaded program files\f3initialsetup1.0.0.6.inf
Adware:adware/ieplugin Not disinfected c:\windows\kwv2.dat
Dialer:dialer.bny Not disinfected c:\windows\pcconfig.dat
Adware:adware/whenusearch Not disinfected c:\program files\common files\WhenU
Potentially unwanted tool:application/myway Not disinfected c:\program files\MyWay
Adware:adware/cws Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Favorites\Fun & Games
Spyware:spyware/searchcentrix Not disinfected Windows Registry
Adware:adware/wintools Not disinfected Windows Registry
Potentially unwanted tool:application/mywebsearch Not disinfected hkey_classes_root\clsid\{07B18EA9-A523-4961-B6BB-170DE4475CCA}
Adware:adware/savenow Not disinfected Windows Registry
Potentially unwanted tool:application/altnet Not disinfected hkey_local_machine\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\app management\arpcache\AltnetDM
Adware:adware/dyfuca Not disinfected Windows Registry
Adware:adware/ist.istbar Not disinfected Windows Registry
Adware:adware/ist.sidefind Not disinfected Windows Registry
Adware:adware/ncase Not disinfected Windows Registry
Adware:adware/ist.yoursitebar Not disinfected Windows Registry
Adware:adware/exact.searchbar Not disinfected Windows Registry
Adware:adware/exact.bargainbuddy Not disinfected Windows Registry
Spyware:Cookie/Atwola Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\irljuyzk.default\cookies-1.txt[.atwola.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/Maxserving Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\irljuyzk.default\cookies-1.txt[.maxserving.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/Belnk Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\irljuyzk.default\cookies-1.txt[.belnk.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/Maxserving Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\irljuyzk.default\cookies-2.txt[.maxserving.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/bravenetA Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\irljuyzk.default\cookies-2.txt[.bravenet.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/RealMedia Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\irljuyzk.default\cookies-3.txt[.realmedia.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/Go Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\irljuyzk.default\cookies-3.txt[.go.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/Maxserving Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\irljuyzk.default\cookies-3.txt[.maxserving.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/Searchportal Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\irljuyzk.default\cookies-4.txt[searchportal.information.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/Apmebf Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\irljuyzk.default\cookies-4.txt[.apmebf.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/Casalemedia Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\irljuyzk.default\cookies.txt[.casalemedia.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/Atlas DMT Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\irljuyzk.default\cookies.txt[.atdmt.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/Casalemedia Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\irljuyzk.default\cookies.txt[.casalemedia.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/YieldManager Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\irljuyzk.default\cookies.txt[ad.yieldmanager.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/Casalemedia Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\irljuyzk.default\cookies.txt[.casalemedia.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/Advertising Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\irljuyzk.default\cookies.txt[.advertising.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/YieldManager Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\irljuyzk.default\cookies.txt[ad.yieldmanager.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/Traffic Marketplace Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\irljuyzk.default\cookies.txt[.trafficmp.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/FastClick Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\irljuyzk.default\cookies.txt[.fastclick.net/]
Spyware:Cookie/Doubleclick Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\irljuyzk.default\cookies.txt[.doubleclick.net/]
Spyware:Cookie/Tradedoubler Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\irljuyzk.default\cookies.txt[.tradedoubler.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/Adrevolver Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\irljuyzk.default\cookies.txt[.adrevolver.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/Tribalfusion Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\irljuyzk.default\cookies.txt[.tribalfusion.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/Bluestreak Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\irljuyzk.default\cookies.txt[.bluestreak.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/RealMedia Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\irljuyzk.default\cookies.txt[.realmedia.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/QuestionMarket Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\irljuyzk.default\cookies.txt[.questionmarket.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/Mediaplex Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\irljuyzk.default\cookies.txt[.mediaplex.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/PointRoll Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\irljuyzk.default\cookies.txt[.ads.pointroll.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/2o7 Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\irljuyzk.default\cookies.txt[.2o7.net/]
Spyware:Cookie/Belnk Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Phoenix\Profiles\Dakota\o1y6lhex.slt\cookies.txt[.dist.belnk.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/FortuneCity Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Phoenix\Profiles\dakota2\pegmvty9.slt\cookies.txt[.fortunecity.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/Gorillanation Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Application Data\Phoenix\Profiles\default\4bfljf6m.slt\cookies.txt[ads.gorillanation.com/]
Potentially unwanted tool:Application/Processor Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Desktop\SmitfraudFix\Process.exe
Possible Virus. Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Desktop\SmitfraudFix\swsc.exe
Spyware:Cookie/Doubleclick Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Derek\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\cakm7q5l.default\cookies.txt[.doubleclick.net/]
Spyware:Cookie/Traffic Marketplace Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Derek\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\cakm7q5l.default\cookies.txt[.trafficmp.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/Atlas DMT Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Derek\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\cakm7q5l.default\cookies.txt[.atdmt.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/Toplist Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Derek\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\cakm7q5l.default\cookies.txt[.toplist.cz/]
Spyware:Cookie/adultfriendfinder Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Derek\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\cakm7q5l.default\cookies.txt[.adultfriendfinder.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/Xiti Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Derek\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\cakm7q5l.default\cookies.txt[.xiti.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/Belnk Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Derek\Application Data\Phoenix\Profiles\default\9hbxre0q.slt\cookies.txt[.belnk.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/Belnk Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Derek\Application Data\Phoenix\Profiles\default\9hbxre0q.slt\cookies.txt[.ath.belnk.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/Belnk Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Derek\Application Data\Phoenix\Profiles\default\9hbxre0q.slt\cookies.txt[.dist.belnk.com/]
Spyware:Cookie/Toplist Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Derek\Application Data\Phoenix\Profiles\default\9hbxre0q.slt\cookies.txt[.toplist.cz/]
Spyware:Cookie/Netster Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Derek\Application Data\Phoenix\Profiles\default\9hbxre0q.slt\cookies.txt[lb3.netster.com/index/]
Adware:Adware/WUpd Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Derek\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\C9UZSTA7\LicenseDelivered[1].htm
Adware:Adware/Exact.BargainBuddy Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Derek\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\OTQN45AN\webservice[3].htm
Adware:Adware/Exact.BargainBuddy Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Derek\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\S3PRAMND\webservice[2].htm
Adware:Adware/Exact.BargainBuddy Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Derek\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\SFF7US5D\webservice[5].htm
Potentially unwanted tool:Application/BrilliantDigital Not disinfected C:\Program Files\Kazaa Lite\bdcore.dll
Potentially unwanted tool:Application/Processor Not disinfected C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\Process.exe
Possible Virus. Not disinfected C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\swsc.exe
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Unread postby Navigator » November 16th, 2006, 9:37 pm

DakotaFloydfD wrote:My computer is running much, much better than before I started this.


I'm glad your system is running better! Great!

1. Clear IE's Cookies and Cache

  • Close all instances of Outlook Express and Internet Explorer.
  • Go to Control Panel » Internet Options » General tab.
  • Click Delete Cookies.
  • Next to it, Click the Delete Files button.
  • When prompted, place a check in: Delete all offline content, click OK.

Clear Firefox' Cookies

  • Open Firefox.
  • Click Tools » Options.
  • Click the Privacy tab, then the Cookies tab.
  • Click the Clear Cookies Now button.
  • Then click OK to exit.

Clean Temporary Files

  • Go to Start » Run » type: cleanmgr » OK.
  • Choose (C: ) and then click OK.
  • Make sure these are the only ones that are checked :

    • Temporary Internet Files
    • Temporary Files
    • Recycle Bin
  • Click OK to remove them.
  • Click Yes to confirm the deletion.

2. Please delete these folders using Windows Explorer (if present):
  • Click Start>>All Programs>>Accessories>>Windows Explorer
  • Navigate to the listed folders, then right-click to select them and click delete


c:\program files\common files\WhenU
c:\program files\MyWay
C:\Documents and Settings\Dakota\Favorites\Fun & Games


3. Please delete these files using Windows Explorer (if present):
  • Click Start>>All Programs>>Accessories>>Windows Explorer
  • Navigate to the listed files, then right-click to select them and click delete:


c:\windows\downloaded program files\f3initialsetup1.0.0.6.inf
c:\windows\kwv2.dat
c:\windows\pcconfig.dat


4. Reboot your computer.

5. Post back and let me know if your computer is still doing well...if so we can finish up!
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Unread postby DakotaFloydfD » November 17th, 2006, 12:54 am

Done...And the computer is still working great!
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Unread postby Navigator » November 17th, 2006, 12:37 pm

Your HJT appears clean and I'm glad your system is running well with out problems!

Now that you are clean, please follow these simple steps in order to keep your computer clean and secure:
  • THIS IS IMPORTANT! - If you are using Windows XP then you should reset system restore to make sure there are no infected files found in a restore point and that you have a clean restore point should you need one!

    Now let's reset your restore points.

    Click Start Menu >> All Programs >> Accessories >> System Tools >> SystemRestore

    Press OK. Choose 'Create a Restore Point' then Next. Name it and press 'Create' then when the confirmation screen shows the restore point has been created click 'Close'.

    Next go to Start Menu >> Run, then type:

    cleanmgr


    click OK, when Disk Cleanup opens go to the 'More Options' tab and press 'Cleanup' on the system restore area which will remove all the restore points except the one we just created. To close Disk Cleanup and remove the Temporary Internet Files detected in the initial scan click OK then choose Yes on the confirmation window.

  • Make your Internet Explorer more secure - This can be done by following these simple instructions:
    • From within Internet Explorer click on the Tools menu and then click on Options.
    • Click once on the Security tab
    • Click once on the Internet icon so it becomes highlighted.
    • Click once on the Custom Level button.
      • Change the Download signed ActiveX controls to Prompt
      • Change the Download unsigned ActiveX controls to Disable
      • Change the Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe to Disable
      • Change the Installation of desktop items to Prompt
      • Change the Launching programs and files in an IFRAME to Prompt
      • Change the Navigate sub-frames across different domains to Prompt
    • When all these settings have been made, click on the OK button.
    • If it prompts you as to whether or not you want to save the settings, press the Yes button.
    • Next press the Apply button and then the OK to exit the Internet Properties page.
The following is a list of tools and utilities that I like to suggest to people. This list is full of great tools and utilities to help you understand how you got infected and how to keep from getting infected again.
  • Spybot Search & Destroy- Uber powerful tool which can search and annhilate nasties that make it onto your system. Now with an Immunize section that will help prevent future infections.
  • AdAware - Another very powerful tool which searches and kills nasties that infect your system. AdAware and Spybot Search & Destroy compliment each other very well.
  • SpywareBlaster - Great prevention tool to keep nasties from installing on your system.
  • SpywareGuard - Works as a Spyware "Shield" to protect your computer from getting malware in the first place.
  • IE-SpyAd - puts over 5000 sites in your restricted zone so you'll be protected when you visit innocent-looking sites that aren't actually innocent at all.
  • ATF Cleaner by Atribune. This program is for XP and Windows 2000 only. ATF is a new, freeware, temporary file cleaner for Windows, IE, Firefox and Opera with a simple, easy-to-use interface. The main screen allows the user to either clean all temporary files, or select files for cleaning. The program also knows if Firefox and or Opera is being used, and gives the option of cleaning the temporary files associated with those applications.
To find out more information about how you got infected in the first place and some great guidelines to follow to prevent future infections you can read this article by Tony Klein. These are excellent reads too: I'm not pulling your leg and Malware: Preventing the Infection



Remember...be careful out there!
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Unread postby DakotaFloydfD » November 17th, 2006, 5:12 pm

Thank you so much!
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Unread postby Navigator » November 17th, 2006, 11:57 pm

You are very welocme...good luck DakotaFloyd...!
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