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guess I should post the results

Unread postby dmd1953 » April 24th, 2007, 5:18 pm

Hi Navigator

AVG Anti-Spyware - Scan Report
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+ Created at: 4:44:09 PM 4/24/2007

+ Scan result:



C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@www.paypal[1].txt -> TrackingCookie.Paypal : No action taken.


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here is the scan results

Unread postby dmd1953 » April 24th, 2007, 5:19 pm

AVG Anti-Spyware - Scan Report
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+ Created at: 4:44:09 PM 4/24/2007

+ Scan result:



C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@www.paypal[1].txt -> TrackingCookie.Paypal : No action taken.


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Re: AVG Scan reports

Unread postby Navigator » April 24th, 2007, 11:33 pm

dmd1953 wrote:Hi Navigator here is the scan report running the system in safe mode. I was able to fix the slow aspect of my system by putting in 2GB more RAM seems to fly now but still getting this error


LOL...2GB of new RAM will speed up most systems! Good for you!

The AVG scan was clean. Did you do the Blacklight scan?

Which error message are you still receiving? You mentioned two before...
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blacklight results

Unread postby dmd1953 » April 25th, 2007, 8:01 am

Hi Navigator
here are the results from the blacklight scan

04/25/07 07:43:40 [Info]: BlackLight Engine 1.0.61 initialized
04/25/07 07:43:40 [Info]: OS: 5.1 build 2600 (Service Pack 2)
04/25/07 07:43:40 [Note]: 7019 4
04/25/07 07:43:40 [Note]: 7005 0
04/25/07 07:43:41 [Note]: 7006 0
04/25/07 07:43:41 [Note]: 7011 1672
04/25/07 07:43:46 [Note]: 7026 0
04/25/07 07:43:47 [Note]: 7026 0
04/25/07 07:43:51 [Note]: FSRAW library version 1.7.1021
04/25/07 07:53:13 [Note]: 7007 0
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error messages

Unread postby dmd1953 » April 25th, 2007, 8:02 am

HI Navigator
this is the only error I am getting now

"SQLdumper failed to initialize reinstall or remove"
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Re: error messages

Unread postby Navigator » April 25th, 2007, 10:00 pm

dmd1953 wrote:HI Navigator
this is the only error I am getting now

"SQLdumper failed to initialize reinstall or remove"


Well, all of your scans are entirely clean...the rootkit scan too.

Regarding the error message you are receiving, you have the following installed on your machine:
Microsoft SQL Server Native Client
Microsoft SQL Server Setup Support Files (English)
Microsoft SQL Server VSS Writer


It is possible that this SQL Server program, which I believe the error message refers to has become corrupt...you may need to uninstall/reinstall it.

Here is the Microsoft SQLServer website where you can look for more information:

http://www.microsoft.com/sql/default.mspx

I am not familiar with this server program, so I am afraid that I'm not going to be of great help to you in this regard. I did some searching at the above site and found this thread though that sounds like it addresses similar complaints to your own:

https://forums.microsoft.com/MSDN/ShowP ... 1&SiteID=1

Let me know if either of these resources helps with your problem..if not, I can try and refer you to another software tech forum.
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System is all better

Unread postby dmd1953 » April 26th, 2007, 8:59 am

Hi Navigator
I wanted to say thanks very much for all your help - I was able to fix the SQL dump error - I appreciate all your time and effort. my system is running great no more errors and the extra 2GB of RAM really makes it fly

thanks again Navigator
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Re: System is all better

Unread postby Navigator » April 26th, 2007, 1:42 pm

dmd1953 wrote:Hi Navigator
I wanted to say thanks very much for all your help - I was able to fix the SQL dump error - I appreciate all your time and effort. my system is running great no more errors and the extra 2GB of RAM really makes it fly

thanks again Navigator
Ron Duncan


You are welcome.

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 for Zoned Out - 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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