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Popups and browser stalls

Unread postby zurch » December 3rd, 2008, 12:24 pm

I get frequent popups and my browser will just stall if I click a link. Will work OK if I right-click and select open in new window.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:11:43 AM, on 12/3/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\Program Files\BigFix Enterprise\BES Client\BESClient.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\lotus\notes\ntmulti.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Tenable\Nessus\nessusd.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMax4PNP.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Talk\googletalk.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Album Starter Edition\3.2\Apps\apdproxy.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\ToolBoxFX\bin\HPTLBXFX.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_11\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Communicator\Communicator.exe
C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZQKPICK.EXE
C:\Program Files\Citrix\ICA Client\PNAMain.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\OUTLOOK.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\WINWORD.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_11\bin\jucheck.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\dkantor.pdxnet\Application Data\Aventail\ewpca\ewpca.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,AutoConfigURL =
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {10039114-6a50-42c8-bd81-4e7acf396a16} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\hihatobe.dll
O2 - BHO: SSVHelper Class - {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_11\bin\ssv.dll
O2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Helper - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar1.dll
O2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Notifier BHO - {AF69DE43-7D58-4638-B6FA-CE66B5AD205D} - C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\3.1.807.1746\swg.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Google - {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar1.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SynTPLpr] C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SynTPEnh] C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BluetoothAuthenticationAgent] rundll32.exe bthprops.cpl,,BluetoothAuthenticationAgent
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SoundMAXPnP] C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMax4PNP.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SoundMAX] "C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Smax4.exe" /tray
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [igfxtray] C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [igfxhkcmd] C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [igfxpers] C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [googletalk] C:\Program Files\Google\Google Talk\googletalk.exe /autostart
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Adobe Photo Downloader] "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Album Starter Edition\3.2\Apps\apdproxy.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ToolBoxFX] "C:\Program Files\HP\ToolBoxFX\bin\HPTLBXFX.exe" /enum:on /alerts:on /notifications:on /systrayIcon:on /fl:on /fr:on /appData:on
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HP Software Update] C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_11\bin\jusched.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Adobe Reader Speed Launcher] "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HPDJ Taskbar Utility] C:\WINDOWS\system32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb09.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HPHUPD05] C:\Program Files\HP\\{5372B9A6-6E51-4f90-9B40-E0A3B8475C4E}\hphupd05.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HP Component Manager] "C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HPHmon05] C:\WINDOWS\system32\hphmon05.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [avast!] C:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast4\ashDisp.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [bikapoheno] Rundll32.exe "C:\WINDOWS\system32\yuvutebi.dll",s
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [d469607c] rundll32.exe "C:\WINDOWS\system32\murujepe.dll",b
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CPMd75a53e0] Rundll32.exe "C:\WINDOWS\system32\buzatobo.dll",a
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Windows Defender] "C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe" -hide
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [swg] C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MSMSGS] "C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [COMMUNICATOR] "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Communicator\Communicator.exe" /silentRetrials /background
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [AdobeUpdater] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Updater5\AdobeUpdater.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\RunOnce: [BetProxy] C:\Documents and Settings\dkantor.pdxnet\Application Data\Aventail\ewpca\ewpca.exe -cleanup
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-20\..\Run: [bikapoheno] Rundll32.exe "C:\WINDOWS\system32\yuvutebi.dll",s (User 'NETWORK SERVICE')
O4 - Global Startup: Program Neighborhood Agent.lnk = ?
O4 - Global Startup: WinZip Quick Pick.lnk = C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZQKPICK.EXE
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_11\bin\ssv.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_11\bin\ssv.dll
O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\REFIEBAR.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
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
O15 - Trusted Zone: www.adobe.com
O16 - DPF: ActiveGS.cab - http://www.virtualapple.org/activegs.cab
O16 - DPF: {03A89EFD-E023-8600-A22D-45F77558EB4C} (ILINCInstall86 Class) - https://content.ilinc.com/clientdownloa ... inci86.dll
O16 - DPF: {6414512B-B978-451D-A0D8-FCFDF33E833C} (WUWebControl Class) - http://www.update.microsoft.com/windows ... 9608769046
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: Domain = certegy.pdx
O17 - HKLM\Software\..\Telephony: DomainName = certegy.pdx
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{9F7F38DD-E30F-4630-9964-CE548E80797F}: NameServer =
O17 - HKLM\System\CS1\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: Domain = certegy.pdx
O17 - HKLM\System\CS2\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: Domain = certegy.pdx
O20 - AppInit_DLLs: C:\WINDOWS\system32\lakizimi.dll c:\windows\system32\buzatobo.dll
O21 - SSODL: SSODL - {EC43E3FD-5C60-46a6-97D7-E0B85DBDD6C4} - c:\windows\system32\buzatobo.dll
O22 - SharedTaskScheduler: STS - {EC43E3FD-5C60-46a6-97D7-E0B85DBDD6C4} - c:\windows\system32\buzatobo.dll
O23 - Service: Lavasoft Ad-Aware Service (aawservice) - Lavasoft - C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
O23 - Service: avast! iAVS4 Control Service (aswUpdSv) - ALWIL Software - C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
O23 - Service: avast! Antivirus - ALWIL Software - C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
O23 - Service: avast! Mail Scanner - ALWIL Software - C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe
O23 - Service: avast! Web Scanner - ALWIL Software - C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exe
O23 - Service: BES Client (BESClient) - BigFix Inc. - C:\Program Files\BigFix Enterprise\BES Client\BESClient.exe
O23 - Service: Google Updater Service (gusvc) - Google - C:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exe
O23 - Service: Multi-user Cleanup Service - IBM Corp - C:\Program Files\lotus\notes\ntmulti.exe
O23 - Service: Remote Packet Capture Protocol v.0 (experimental) (rpcapd) - CACE Technologies - C:\Program Files\WinPcap\rpcapd.exe
O23 - Service: SoundMAX Agent Service (SoundMAX Agent Service (default)) - Analog Devices, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
O23 - Service: Tenable Nessus - Tenable Network Security - C:\Program Files\Tenable\Nessus\nessusd.exe

End of file - 11746 bytes
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Re: Popups and browser stalls

Unread postby jmw3 » December 8th, 2008, 8:22 am

Welcome zurch

I will be helping you under the guidance of one of our expert coaches.
Please give me a little time to get back to you with instructions.

In the meantime please note the following:
  • Any recommendations made are for your computer problems only and should NOT be used on any other computer.
  • Please DO NOT run any scans/tools or other fixes unless I ask you to. This is very important for several reasons. Here are just two of them:
    1. The tools that we use are very powerful and can cause >>irreparable damage<< to your computer if not used correctly.
    2. Commercial scanners, for the most part can not completely remove some of the more "resistant" infections. This makes it much more difficult to get rid of completely.
  • If you get stuck or are unsure of something please ask for a further explanation, do not guess.
  • A lack of symptoms does not necessarily mean your computer is clean.
  • Continue to respond to this thread until I give you the All Clean!
Please Note: My instructions to you are checked by an expert prior to posting. This may cause a small delay between posts.

I'd also like to see a list of installed programs so please do this:
Create an Uninstall List
  • Start HijackThis
  • Click on the Config button
  • Click on the Misc Tools button
  • Click on the Open Uninstall Manager button
  • Click on the Save list... button and specify where you would like to save this file
  • When you press the Save button a notepad will open with the contents of that file
  • Copy and paste the contents of that notepad here in your next reply
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Re: Popups and browser stalls

Unread postby zurch » December 8th, 2008, 10:49 am

32 Bit HP BiDi Channel Components Installer
Adobe Flash Player ActiveX
Adobe Reader 8.1.3
Adobe Shockwave Player
Adobe® Photoshop® Album Starter Edition 3.2
Agere Systems AC'97 Modem
Apple Software Update
avast! Antivirus
Big Fish Games Client
Broadcom NetXtreme Ethernet Controller
Browser Hijack Recover(BHR) 3.0
Citrix ICA Web Client
Citrix Presentation Server Client
Compatibility Pack for the 2007 Office system
Core FTP Lite 1.3
DivX Codec
DivX Content Uploader
DivX Converter
DivX Player
DivX Web Player
FLV Player 2.0, build 24
Google Talk (remove only)
Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer
Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer
Graphic Converter 2003
HijackThis 2.0.2
HP Customer Participation Program 8.0
HP LaserJet 3050/3052/3055/3390/3392 4.0
HP Update
Intel(R) Graphics Media Accelerator Driver for Mobile
J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 11
LiveReg (Symantec Corporation)
LiveUpdate 1.6 (Symantec Corporation)
Lotus Notes 6.5.5
Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1
Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1
Microsoft Base Smart Card Cryptographic Service Provider Package
Microsoft Compression Client Pack 1.0 for Windows XP
Microsoft Office Communicator 2007
Microsoft Office Live Meeting 2007
Microsoft Office Professional Edition 2003
Microsoft Office Project Professional 2003
Microsoft Office Visio Professional 2003
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Microsoft User-Mode Driver Framework Feature Pack 1.0
Mozilla Firefox (3.0.4)
MSXML 4.0 SP2 (KB936181)
Photosmart 140,240,7200,7600,7700,7900 Series
Security Update for Windows XP (KB923789)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB941569)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB950759)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB950760)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB950762)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB951376-v2)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB951698)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB951748)
Strong Bad - Strong Bad Episode 3 - Baddest of the Bands
Symantec pcAnywhere
Synaptics Pointing Device Driver
Tenable Nessus
Tenable Nessus
Update for Windows XP (KB942763)
Update for Windows XP (KB951978)
VNC Enterprise Edition E4.2.6
Windows Defender
Windows Media Format 11 runtime
Windows Media Format 11 runtime
Windows Media Format SDK Hotfix - KB891122
Windows Media Player 11
Windows Media Player 11
Windows XP Service Pack 3
WinPcap 4.0.2
WinRAR archiver
Wireshark 0.99.7
ZyGoVideo 2.0
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Re: Popups and browser stalls

Unread postby jmw3 » December 8th, 2008, 6:17 pm

Hi zurch

Looking at the HijackThis log you've supplied, the set up and the software running makes it look like the computer is a business or company computer. If this is the case, you would be best to contact your IT/Computing team for help as there may be specific settings that only they would know about. We, at Malware Removal, would not know these specific settings and may innocently make changes that could cause some of your computer's functions to stop working.

Can you please confirm whether your computer is a personal or company computer.

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Re: Popups and browser stalls

Unread postby zurch » December 8th, 2008, 7:33 pm

It is a little of both. I work from home and there is no one else responsible for this computer's configuration.
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Re: Popups and browser stalls

Unread postby jmw3 » December 9th, 2008, 8:08 am

Hello zurch

I'm sorry but I cannot help you with your computer problem. I refer you to Our User Rules - Please Read:
In General, we do not help in cleaning business or corporate computers. There may be restrictions and modifications installed on such machines that could be damaged or altered by the actions we take to remove Malware. There may also be legal issues regarding any loss of business data that we do not wish to deal with.

The online anti-malware community primarily serves home users and is therefore not ideally suited to deal with situations that are best handled by a company's own IT department. All companies have their own set of policies and procedures for handling situations like this, which are beyond our sphere of knowledge. Therefore, as this computer has been identified as infected, you are strongly advised to immediately seek the assistance of your company's IT department or whoever deals with their computer issues so they may implement their own preferred method for handling this situation.
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Re: Popups and browser stalls

Unread postby zurch » December 9th, 2008, 12:40 pm

Well there is no one, but thanks anyway, I guess.
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Re: Popups and browser stalls

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