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windows explorer hijack?

Unread postby miguelvillafana » February 11th, 2009, 8:12 pm

Hi all,

This is my parents' computer, and I believe they inadvertently downloaded some sort of bug that somehow prevents the explorer (background) from loading... I'm having to manually run programs from w/in the taskbar...

Miguel V.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 7:08, on 02/11/09
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)
Boot mode: Normal

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
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVMVFM\LVPrcSrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\HPZipm12.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\PnkBstrA.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Media Music Server\SSSvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony\Photo Server 20\appsrv\PicAppSrv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgnsx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZuneBusEnum.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\VAIO Media Platform\sv_httpd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\VAIO Media Platform\SV_Httpd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\VAIO Media Platform\UPnPFramework.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\VAIO Media Platform\UPnPFramework.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\taskmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page =

http://us.rd.yahoo.com/customize/ie/def ... .yahoo.com
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.yahoo.com/
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyOverride = *.local
O2 - BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program

Files\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: WormRadar.com IESiteBlocker.NavFilter - {3CA2F312-6F6E-4B53-A66E-4E65E497C8C0} -

C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgssie.dll
O2 - BHO: BellSouth Toolbar - {4E7BD74F-2B8D-469E-8CBD-FD60BB9AAE2E} - C:\PROGRA~1\BLSTOO~1

\BLSTOO~1.DLL
O2 - BHO: SSVHelper Class - {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43} - C:\Program

Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\ssv.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {7E853D72-626A-48EC-A868-BA8D5E23E045} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: Windows Live Sign-in Helper - {9030D464-4C02-4ABF-8ECC-5164760863C6} - C:\Program

Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WindowsLiveLogin.dll
O2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Notifier BHO - {AF69DE43-7D58-4638-B6FA-CE66B5AD205D} - C:\Program

Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\4.1.805.4472\swg.dll
O3 - Toolbar: BellSouth Toolbar - {4E7BD74F-2B8D-469E-8CBD-FD60BB9AAE2E} - C:\PROGRA~1\BLSTOO~1

\BLSTOO~1.DLL
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [tgcmd] "C:\Program Files\Support.com\BellSouth\hcenter.exe" /starthidden

/tgcmdwrapper
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SiSUSBRG] C:\WINDOWS\SiSUSBrg.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE NvQTwk,NvCplDaemon initialize
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LTSMMSG] LTSMMSG.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HP Software Update] C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ezShieldProtector for Px] C:\WINDOWS\System32\ezSP_Px.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [IntelliPoint] "C:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliPoint\ipoint.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AppleSyncNotifier] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device

Support\bin\AppleSyncNotifier.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Adobe Reader Speed Launcher] "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 8.0

\Reader\Reader_sl.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [iTunesHelper] "C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Zune Launcher] "C:\Program Files\Zune\ZuneLauncher.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LogitechQuickCamRibbon] "C:\Program Files\Logitech\QuickCam\Quickcam.exe" /hide
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG8_TRAY] C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [USB Storage Toolbox] C:\Program Files\USB Disk Win98 Driver\Res.EXE
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Google Update] "C:\Documents and Settings\BELLA\Local Settings\Application

Data\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe" /c
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Uniblue RegistryBooster 2] C:\Program Files\Uniblue\RegistryBooster 2

\RegistryBooster.exe /S
O4 - Startup: Logitech . Product Registration.lnk = C:\Program Files\Logitech\QuickCam\eReg.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Adobe Gamma Loader.exe.lnk = C:\Program Files\Common

Files\Adobe\Calibration\Adobe Gamma Loader.exe
O4 - Global Startup: HP Digital Imaging Monitor.lnk = C:\Program Files\HP\Digital

Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
O4 - Global Startup: HP Image Zone Fast Start.lnk = C:\Program Files\HP\Digital

Imaging\bin\hpqthb08.exe
O4 - Global Startup: VAIO Action Setup (Server).lnk = ?
O8 - Extra context menu item: &Yahoo! Search - file:///C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common/ycsrch.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: Yahoo! &Dictionary - file:///C:\Program Files\Yahoo!

\Common/ycdict.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: Yahoo! &Maps - file:///C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common/ycmap.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: Yahoo! &SMS - file:///C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common/ycsms.htm
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program

Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\ssv.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program

Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\ssv.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
O12 - Plugin for .spop: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Plugins\NPDocBox.dll
O15 - Trusted Zone: http://www.kaspersky.com
O15 - Trusted Zone: http://download.windowsupdate.com
O16 - DPF: Yahoo! Pool 2 - http://download2.games.yahoo.com/games/ ... poti_x.cab
O16 - DPF: {02CF1781-EA91-4FA5-A200-646E8241987C} (VaioInfo.CMClass) -

http://esupport.sony.com/VaioInfo.CAB
O16 - DPF: {215B8138-A3CF-44C5-803F-8226143CFC0A} (Trend Micro ActiveX Scan Agent 6.6) -

http://housecall65.trendmicro.com/house ... hcImpl.cab
O16 - DPF: {6E32070A-766D-4EE6-879C-DC1FA91D2FC3} (MUWebControl Class) -

http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftup ... b_site.cab?

1182459300968
O16 - DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0003-ABCDEFFEDCBA} (Java Plug-in 1.6.0_03) -
O17 - HKLM\System\CS2\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: NameServer = 208.67.220.220,208.67.222.222
O17 - HKLM\System\CS3\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: NameServer = 208.67.220.220,208.67.222.222
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: NameServer = 208.67.220.220,208.67.222.222
O18 - Protocol: linkscanner - {F274614C-63F8-47D5-A4D1-FBDDE494F8D1} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8

\avgpp.dll
O18 - Protocol: skype4com - {FFC8B962-9B40-4DFF-9458-1830C7DD7F5D} - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1

\Skype\SKYPE4~1.DLL
O20 - Winlogon Notify: avgrsstarter - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\avgrsstx.dll
O23 - Service: Apple Mobile Device - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device

Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
O23 - Service: AVG Free8 E-mail Scanner (avg8emc) - AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1

\AVG\AVG8\avgemc.exe
O23 - Service: AVG Free8 WatchDog (avg8wd) - AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8

\avgwdsvc.exe
O23 - Service: Bonjour Service - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
O23 - Service: Google Updater Service (gusvc) - Google - C:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google

Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exe
O23 - Service: InstallDriver Table Manager (IDriverT) - Macrovision Corporation - C:\Program

Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\1050\Intel 32\IDriverT.exe
O23 - Service: iPod Service - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
O23 - Service: Process Monitor (LVPrcSrv) - Logitech Inc. - C:\Program Files\Common

Files\LogiShrd\LVMVFM\LVPrcSrv.exe
O23 - Service: NVIDIA Driver Helper Service (NVSvc) - NVIDIA Corporation - C:\WINDOWS\System32

\nvsvc32.exe
O23 - Service: Pml Driver HPZ12 - HP - C:\WINDOWS\system32\HPZipm12.exe
O23 - Service: PnkBstrA - Unknown owner - C:\WINDOWS\System32\PnkBstrA.exe
O23 - Service: Sony SPTI Service (SPTISRV) - Sony Corporation - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\SONYSH~1

\AVLib\Sptisrv.exe
O23 - Service: VAIO Media Music Server (Application) (VAIOMediaPlatform-MusicServer-AppServer) -

Sony Corporation - C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Media Music Server\SSSvr.exe
O23 - Service: VAIO Media Music Server (HTTP) (VAIOMediaPlatform-MusicServer-HTTP) - Sony

Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\VAIO Media Platform\sv_httpd.exe
O23 - Service: VAIO Media Music Server (UPnP) (VAIOMediaPlatform-MusicServer-UPnP) - Sony

Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\VAIO Media Platform\UPnPFramework.exe
O23 - Service: VAIO Media Photo Server (Application) (VAIOMediaPlatform-PhotoServer-AppServer) -

Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Sony\Photo Server 20\appsrv\PicAppSrv.exe
O23 - Service: VAIO Media Photo Server (HTTP) (VAIOMediaPlatform-PhotoServer-HTTP) - Sony

Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\VAIO Media Platform\SV_Httpd.exe
O23 - Service: VAIO Media Photo Server (UPnP) (VAIOMediaPlatform-PhotoServer-UPnP) - Sony

Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\VAIO Media Platform\UPnPFramework.exe

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End of file - 10080 bytes
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Re: windows explorer hijack?

Unread postby Carolyn » February 16th, 2009, 2:57 pm

Hello and Welcome to the forums!

My name is Carolyn and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. HijackThis logs can take some time to research, so please be patient with me. I know that you need your computer working as quickly as possible, and I will work hard to help see that it happens.

Please do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!
Please reply to this thread, do not start another!
Please tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.
Please tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.
Please try as much as possible not to run anything while executing a fix.


If you follow these instructions, everything should go smoothly.


Your HijackThis log, is messed up. This is cause by having Word Wrap checked.
So before posting any logs:

1. Click Start > All Programs > Accessories > Notepad
2. On the menu bar in Notepad select Format and click on WordWrap so it appears un-checked.


Please post the HijackThis log again.

Also, please make an uninstall list using HijackThis
To access the Uninstall Manager you would do the following:

1. Start HijackThis
2. Click on the Config button
3. Click on the Misc Tools button
4. Click on the Open Uninstall Manager button.
5. Click on the Save list... button and specify where you would like to save this file. When you press Save button a notepad will open with the contents of that file. Simply copy and paste the contents of that notepad here in your next reply.

Post the HijackThis log and Uninstall List for my review.
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Re: windows explorer hijack?

Unread postby miguelvillafana » February 16th, 2009, 4:38 pm

Hi Carolyn,

Ok, here's the corrected data--

By the way, this issue of an explorer.exe bug, does it come up often? Is the repair process similar/faster/slower to a browser hijack removal?

Thanks so much, I'm doing this for parents who aren't exactly net saavy--

Miguel V.



Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 3:33, on 02/16/09
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16791)
Boot mode: Normal

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
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVMVFM\LVPrcSrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\PnkBstrA.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Media Music Server\SSSvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony\Photo Server 20\appsrv\PicAppSrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZuneBusEnum.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\VAIO Media Platform\sv_httpd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\VAIO Media Platform\SV_Httpd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\VAIO Media Platform\UPnPFramework.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\VAIO Media Platform\UPnPFramework.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\BELLA\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\taskmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgnsx.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WLLoginProxy.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://us.rd.yahoo.com/customize/ie/def ... .yahoo.com
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.yahoo.com/
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyOverride = *.local
O2 - BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: WormRadar.com IESiteBlocker.NavFilter - {3CA2F312-6F6E-4B53-A66E-4E65E497C8C0} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgssie.dll
O2 - BHO: BellSouth Toolbar - {4E7BD74F-2B8D-469E-8CBD-FD60BB9AAE2E} - C:\PROGRA~1\BLSTOO~1\BLSTOO~1.DLL
O2 - BHO: SSVHelper Class - {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\ssv.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {7E853D72-626A-48EC-A868-BA8D5E23E045} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: Windows Live Sign-in Helper - {9030D464-4C02-4ABF-8ECC-5164760863C6} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WindowsLiveLogin.dll
O2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Notifier BHO - {AF69DE43-7D58-4638-B6FA-CE66B5AD205D} - C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\4.1.805.4472\swg.dll
O3 - Toolbar: BellSouth Toolbar - {4E7BD74F-2B8D-469E-8CBD-FD60BB9AAE2E} - C:\PROGRA~1\BLSTOO~1\BLSTOO~1.DLL
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [tgcmd] "C:\Program Files\Support.com\BellSouth\hcenter.exe" /starthidden /tgcmdwrapper
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SiSUSBRG] C:\WINDOWS\SiSUSBrg.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE NvQTwk,NvCplDaemon initialize
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LTSMMSG] LTSMMSG.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HP Software Update] C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ezShieldProtector for Px] C:\WINDOWS\System32\ezSP_Px.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [IntelliPoint] "C:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliPoint\ipoint.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AppleSyncNotifier] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleSyncNotifier.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Adobe Reader Speed Launcher] "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [iTunesHelper] "C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Zune Launcher] "C:\Program Files\Zune\ZuneLauncher.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LogitechQuickCamRibbon] "C:\Program Files\Logitech\QuickCam\Quickcam.exe" /hide
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG8_TRAY] C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [USB Storage Toolbox] C:\Program Files\USB Disk Win98 Driver\Res.EXE
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Google Update] "C:\Documents and Settings\BELLA\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe" /c
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Uniblue RegistryBooster 2] C:\Program Files\Uniblue\RegistryBooster 2\RegistryBooster.exe /S
O4 - Startup: Logitech . Product Registration.lnk = C:\Program Files\Logitech\QuickCam\eReg.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Adobe Gamma Loader.exe.lnk = C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Calibration\Adobe Gamma Loader.exe
O4 - Global Startup: HP Digital Imaging Monitor.lnk = C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
O4 - Global Startup: HP Image Zone Fast Start.lnk = C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqthb08.exe
O4 - Global Startup: VAIO Action Setup (Server).lnk = ?
O8 - Extra context menu item: &Yahoo! Search - file:///C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common/ycsrch.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: Yahoo! &Dictionary - file:///C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common/ycdict.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: Yahoo! &Maps - file:///C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common/ycmap.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: Yahoo! &SMS - file:///C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common/ycsms.htm
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\ssv.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\ssv.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
O12 - Plugin for .spop: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Plugins\NPDocBox.dll
O15 - Trusted Zone: http://www.kaspersky.com
O15 - Trusted Zone: http://download.windowsupdate.com
O16 - DPF: Yahoo! Pool 2 - http://download2.games.yahoo.com/games/ ... poti_x.cab
O16 - DPF: {02CF1781-EA91-4FA5-A200-646E8241987C} (VaioInfo.CMClass) - http://esupport.sony.com/VaioInfo.CAB
O16 - DPF: {215B8138-A3CF-44C5-803F-8226143CFC0A} (Trend Micro ActiveX Scan Agent 6.6) - http://housecall65.trendmicro.com/house ... hcImpl.cab
O16 - DPF: {6E32070A-766D-4EE6-879C-DC1FA91D2FC3} (MUWebControl Class) - http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftup ... 2459300968
O16 - DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0003-ABCDEFFEDCBA} (Java Plug-in 1.6.0_03) -
O17 - HKLM\System\CS2\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: NameServer = 208.67.220.220,208.67.222.222
O17 - HKLM\System\CS3\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: NameServer = 208.67.220.220,208.67.222.222
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: NameServer = 208.67.220.220,208.67.222.222
O18 - Protocol: linkscanner - {F274614C-63F8-47D5-A4D1-FBDDE494F8D1} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgpp.dll
O18 - Protocol: skype4com - {FFC8B962-9B40-4DFF-9458-1830C7DD7F5D} - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\Skype\SKYPE4~1.DLL
O20 - Winlogon Notify: avgrsstarter - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\avgrsstx.dll
O23 - Service: Apple Mobile Device - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
O23 - Service: AVG Free8 E-mail Scanner (avg8emc) - AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgemc.exe
O23 - Service: AVG Free8 WatchDog (avg8wd) - AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
O23 - Service: Bonjour Service - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
O23 - Service: Google Updater Service (gusvc) - Google - C:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exe
O23 - Service: InstallDriver Table Manager (IDriverT) - Macrovision Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\1050\Intel 32\IDriverT.exe
O23 - Service: iPod Service - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
O23 - Service: Process Monitor (LVPrcSrv) - Logitech Inc. - C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVMVFM\LVPrcSrv.exe
O23 - Service: NVIDIA Driver Helper Service (NVSvc) - NVIDIA Corporation - C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
O23 - Service: Pml Driver HPZ12 - HP - C:\WINDOWS\system32\HPZipm12.exe
O23 - Service: PnkBstrA - Unknown owner - C:\WINDOWS\System32\PnkBstrA.exe
O23 - Service: Sony SPTI Service (SPTISRV) - Sony Corporation - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\SONYSH~1\AVLib\Sptisrv.exe
O23 - Service: VAIO Media Music Server (Application) (VAIOMediaPlatform-MusicServer-AppServer) - Sony Corporation - C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Media Music Server\SSSvr.exe
O23 - Service: VAIO Media Music Server (HTTP) (VAIOMediaPlatform-MusicServer-HTTP) - Sony Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\VAIO Media Platform\sv_httpd.exe
O23 - Service: VAIO Media Music Server (UPnP) (VAIOMediaPlatform-MusicServer-UPnP) - Sony Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\VAIO Media Platform\UPnPFramework.exe
O23 - Service: VAIO Media Photo Server (Application) (VAIOMediaPlatform-PhotoServer-AppServer) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Sony\Photo Server 20\appsrv\PicAppSrv.exe
O23 - Service: VAIO Media Photo Server (HTTP) (VAIOMediaPlatform-PhotoServer-HTTP) - Sony Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\VAIO Media Platform\SV_Httpd.exe
O23 - Service: VAIO Media Photo Server (UPnP) (VAIOMediaPlatform-PhotoServer-UPnP) - Sony Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\VAIO Media Platform\UPnPFramework.exe

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End of file - 10327 bytes

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Uninstall List

Adobe Acrobat 5.0
Adobe Flash Player 10 ActiveX
Adobe Flash Player 10 Plugin
Adobe Photoshop Elements
Adobe Reader 8.1.3
Apple Mobile Device Support
Apple Software Update
AVG Free 8.0
BellSouth Application Management
BellSouth FastAccess DSL Help Center
Bonjour
DV Network Software
DVgate
Experience Vaio
FLV Player 2.0, build 24
FLV Player 2.2.4
Free RAR Extract Frog 1.00
GOM Player
Google Earth
Google Talk Plugin
Google Updater
HijackThis 2.0.2
Hotfix for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB947864)
Hotfix for Windows Media Format 11 SDK (KB929399)
Hotfix for Windows Media Player 11 (KB939683)
Hotfix for Windows XP (KB932716-v2)
Hotfix for Windows XP (KB952287)
HP Image Zone 4.7
HP Product Assistant
HP PSC & OfficeJet 4.7
HP Update
ImageStation Demo
ImageStation Tour
iTunes
Java(TM) 6 Update 4
Java(TM) 6 Update 5
Java(TM) 6 Update 7
Logitech QuickCam
Logitech QuickCam Driver Package
Lucent Technologies Soft Modem AMR
Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 15
Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1
Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1
Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Hotfix (KB928366)
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1
Microsoft Compression Client Pack 1.0 for Windows XP
Microsoft Internationalized Domain Names Mitigation APIs
Microsoft Kernel-Mode Driver Framework Feature Pack 1.7
Microsoft National Language Support Downlevel APIs
Microsoft Office PowerPoint Viewer 2007 (English)
Microsoft Office Word Viewer 2003
Microsoft Silverlight
Microsoft Tool Web Package:INUSE.EXE
Microsoft User-Mode Driver Framework Feature Pack 1.0
Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable
Microsoft XML Parser and SDK
MobileMe Control Panel
Motion JPEG Software Decoder
MovieShaker 3.3
Mozilla Firefox (3.0.6)
MSXML 4.0 SP2 (KB936181)
MSXML 4.0 SP2 (KB954430)
MSXML 6.0 Parser (KB933579)
Music Visualizer Library 1.4.00
Network Smart Capture
NVIDIA Windows 2000/XP Display Drivers
OpenMG Secure Module 3.1
OpenOffice.org 3.0
Opera 9.61
PictureGear Studio 1.0
PowerDVD
QuickTime
RealPlayer
Safari
Screenblast ACID 2.0a
Screenblast Sound Forge 1.0b
Security Update for CAPICOM (KB931906)
Security Update for CAPICOM (KB931906)
Security Update for Step By Step Interactive Training (KB923723)
Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB938127)
Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB942615)
Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB944533)
Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB950759)
Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB953838)
Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB956390)
Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB958215)
Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB960714)
Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB961260)
Security Update for Windows Media Player (KB952069)
Security Update for Windows Media Player 11 (KB936782)
Security Update for Windows Media Player 11 (KB954154)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB938464)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB941569)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB946648)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB950760)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB950762)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB950974)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB951066)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB951376)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB951376-v2)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB951698)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB951748)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB952954)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB953839)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB954211)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB954459)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB954600)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB955069)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB956391)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB956802)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB956803)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB956841)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB957095)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB957097)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB958644)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB958687)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB960715)
SiS Compatible VGA V2.09a
Skype™ 3.8
SonicStage 1.5.00
Sony Certificate PCH
Sony DV Shared Library
Spelling Dictionaries Support For Adobe Reader 8
Support Actions WinXP
System Requirements Lab
TBS WMP Plug-in
Uniblue RegistryBooster 2
Update for Windows XP (KB951072-v2)
Update for Windows XP (KB951618-v2)
Update for Windows XP (KB951978)
Update for Windows XP (KB955839)
USB Disk Win98 Driver
VAIO Action Setup
VAIO Brezza Wallpaper
VAIO Edit Components LE
VAIO Grid Wallpaper
VAIO Help & Support
VAIO Media 2.0
VAIO Media Installer 2.0
VAIO Media Music Server 2.0
VAIO Media Photo Server 2.0
VAIO Media Platform 2.0
VAIO Registration
VAIO Serenus Wallpaper
VAIO Support
VLC media player 0.9.2
Windows Live Messenger
Windows Live Sign-in Assistant
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
Xvid 1.1.3 final uninstall
Yahoo! Internet Mail
Yahoo! Messenger
Zune
Zune
Zune Language Pack (ES)
Zune Language Pack (FR)
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Re: windows explorer hijack?

Unread postby Carolyn » February 16th, 2009, 6:07 pm

By the way, this issue of an explorer.exe bug, does it come up often? Is the repair process similar/faster/slower to a browser hijack removal?


There are quite of few infections that cause the desktop to not load. I haven't identified what we are dealing with yet Miquel, so I don't know the answer to your second question - a couple of more scans should help me with the diagnosis. We should know better what it is we are dealing with after you post the next set of logs.

Are there any other problems that you have noticed with the computer?

Step 1

Image
Download DDS and save it to your desktop from here or here or here.
Disable any script blocker, and then double click dds.scr to run the tool.
  • When done, DDS will open two (2) logs:
    1. DDS.txt
    2. Attach.txt
  • Save both reports to your desktop.

Step 2

Please download gmer.zip from Gmer and save it to your desktop.

  1. Right click on gmer.zip and select Extract All....
  2. Click Next on seeing the Welcome to the Compressed (zipped) Folders Extraction Wizard.
  3. Click on the Browse button. Click on Desktop. Then click OK.
  4. Click Next. It will start extracting.
  5. Once done, check (tick) the Show extracted files box and click Finish.

Double click on gmer.exe to run it. It will start running a scan. If it detects rootkit activity, you will receive a prompt to run a full scan. Click Yes.

  • When done, you may receive another notice. Click OK.
  • Click on Save ... to save a log.
  • Copy and paste in Gmer.txt and click Save.
  • Close Gmer.

If you receive no notice, click on the Scan button.

  • It will start scanning again.
  • When done, click on Save ... to save a log.
  • Copy and paste in Gmer.txt and click Save.
  • Close Gmer.

Note: Do not run any programs while Gmer is running.

In your next reply, please post:

  1. DDS.txt
  2. Attach.txt
  3. Gmer.txt
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Re: windows explorer hijack?

Unread postby miguelvillafana » February 16th, 2009, 11:43 pm

where would I disable scripts?

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Re: windows explorer hijack?

Unread postby Carolyn » February 17th, 2009, 8:26 am

Hi Miguel,

Looks like the only program that needs to be disabled is the AVG real-time protection:

Please open the AVG 8 Control Center, by right clicking on the AVG 8 icon on task bar.
  • Click on Tools.
  • Select Advanced.
  • In the left hand pane, scroll down to "Resident Shield".
  • In the main pane, deselect the option to "Enable Resident Shield."
    To re-enable AVG 8, please select "Enable Resident Shield" again.
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Re: windows explorer hijack?

Unread postby miguelvillafana » February 17th, 2009, 2:46 pm

ok, a problem, I think, but one that I noticed before--

I downloaded the gomer program, but it wouldn't run. Whenever I tried to extract/open it, windows gave me an error message indicating that the file could not be found (even though I was staring right at it)... That's the same thing with the explorer.exe thing, that I can see the explorer.exe file within windows, but whenever I try to actually execute it, windows acts as if it doesn't exist--

In any case, here are the other two reports--

Miguel V.

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UNLESS SPECIFICALLY INSTRUCTED, DO NOT POST THIS LOG.
IF REQUESTED, ZIP IT UP & ATTACH IT

DDS (Ver_09-02-01.01)

Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Boot Device: \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Install Date: 02/02/07 11:19:58 PM
System Uptime: 02/16/09 10:44:39 PM (15 hours ago)

Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC. | | P4S533VX
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.40GHz | PGA 478 | 2390/133mhz

==== Disk Partitions =========================

A: is Removable
C: is FIXED (NTFS) - 16 GiB total, 0.758 GiB free.
D: is FIXED (NTFS) - 59 GiB total, 57.713 GiB free.
E: is Removable

==== Disabled Device Manager Items =============

Class GUID: {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
Description: CD-ROM Drive
Device ID: IDE\CDROMPIONEER_DVD-ROM_DVD-117R________________1.07____\5&11078E78&0&0.0.0
Manufacturer: (Standard CD-ROM drives)
Name: PIONEER DVD-ROM DVD-117R
PNP Device ID: IDE\CDROMPIONEER_DVD-ROM_DVD-117R________________1.07____\5&11078E78&0&0.0.0
Service: cdrom

Class GUID: {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
Description: CD-ROM Drive
Device ID: IDE\CDROM_NEC_CD-RW_NR-9100A_____________________1.80____\5&11078E78&0&0.1.0
Manufacturer: (Standard CD-ROM drives)
Name: _NEC CD-RW NR-9100A
PNP Device ID: IDE\CDROM_NEC_CD-RW_NR-9100A_____________________1.80____\5&11078E78&0&0.1.0
Service: cdrom

Class GUID:
Description:
Device ID: UMB\UMB\1&431A56F&0&IPBUSENUMROOT
Manufacturer:
Name:
PNP Device ID: UMB\UMB\1&431A56F&0&IPBUSENUMROOT
Service:

==== System Restore Points ===================

RP396: 02/11/09 9:00:28 PM - Software Distribution Service 3.0
RP397: 02/13/09 6:32:57 AM - System Checkpoint
RP398: 02/16/09 3:22:10 PM - Avg8 Update

==== Installed Programs ======================

Adobe Acrobat 5.0
Adobe Flash Player 10 ActiveX
Adobe Flash Player 10 Plugin
Adobe Photoshop Elements
Adobe Reader 8.1.3
AiO_Scan
AiOSoftware
Apple Mobile Device Support
Apple Software Update
AVG Free 8.0
BellSouth Application Management
BellSouth FastAccess DSL Help Center
Bonjour
BufferChm
Copy
CP_AtenaShokunin1Config
cp_dwShrek2Albums1
cp_dwShrek2Cards1
CreativeProjects
CreativeProjectsTemplates
CueTour
Destinations
Director
DocProc
DocumentViewer
DV Network Software
DVgate
Experience Vaio
Fax
FLV Player 2.0, build 24
FLV Player 2.2.4
Free RAR Extract Frog 1.00
GOM Player
Google Chrome
Google Earth
Google Talk Plugin
Google Updater
GoToMeeting/GoToWebinar 3.0.0.198
HijackThis 2.0.2
Hotfix for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB947864)
Hotfix for Windows Media Format 11 SDK (KB929399)
Hotfix for Windows Media Player 11 (KB939683)
Hotfix for Windows XP (KB932716-v2)
Hotfix for Windows XP (KB952287)
HP Image Zone 4.7
HP Product Assistant
HP PSC & OfficeJet 4.7
HP Update
HPSystemDiagnostics
ImageStation Demo
ImageStation Tour
InstantShare
iTunes
Java(TM) 6 Update 4
Java(TM) 6 Update 5
Java(TM) 6 Update 7
Logitech QuickCam
Logitech QuickCam Driver Package
LP_Flash
Lucent Technologies Soft Modem AMR
Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 15
Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1
Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Hotfix (KB928366)
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1
Microsoft Application Error Reporting
Microsoft Compression Client Pack 1.0 for Windows XP
Microsoft IntelliPoint 6.2
Microsoft Internationalized Domain Names Mitigation APIs
Microsoft Kernel-Mode Driver Framework Feature Pack 1.7
Microsoft National Language Support Downlevel APIs
Microsoft Office PowerPoint Viewer 2007 (English)
Microsoft Office Word Viewer 2003
Microsoft Silverlight
Microsoft Tool Web Package:INUSE.EXE
Microsoft User-Mode Driver Framework Feature Pack 1.0
Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable
Microsoft XML Parser and SDK
MobileMe Control Panel
Motion JPEG Software Decoder
MovieShaker 3.3
Mozilla Firefox (3.0.6)
MSXML 4.0 SP2 (KB936181)
MSXML 4.0 SP2 (KB954430)
MSXML 6.0 Parser (KB933579)
Music Visualizer Library 1.4.00
Network Smart Capture
NVIDIA Windows 2000/XP Display Drivers
Octoshape add-in for Adobe Flash Player
OpenMG Secure Module 3.1
OpenOffice.org 3.0
Opera 9.61
PanoStandAlone
PhotoGallery
PictureGear Studio 1.0
PowerDVD
ProductContext
QFolder
QuickTime
Readme
RealPlayer
Safari
Scan
ScannerCopy
Screenblast ACID 2.0a
Screenblast Sound Forge 1.0b
Security Update for CAPICOM (KB931906)
Security Update for Step By Step Interactive Training (KB923723)
Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB938127)
Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB942615)
Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB944533)
Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB950759)
Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB953838)
Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB956390)
Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB958215)
Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB960714)
Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB961260)
Security Update for Windows Media Player (KB911564)
Security Update for Windows Media Player (KB952069)
Security Update for Windows Media Player 11 (KB936782)
Security Update for Windows Media Player 11 (KB954154)
Security Update for Windows Media Player 6.4 (KB925398)
Security Update for Windows Media Player 9 (KB936782)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB938464)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB941569)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB946648)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB950760)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB950762)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB950974)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB951066)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB951376-v2)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB951376)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB951698)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB951748)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB952954)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB953839)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB954211)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB954459)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB954600)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB955069)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB956391)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB956802)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB956803)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB956841)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB957095)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB957097)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB958644)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB958687)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB960715)
SiS Compatible VGA V2.09a
SkinsHP1
Skype™ 3.8
SonicStage 1.5.00
Sony Certificate PCH
Sony DV Shared Library
Spelling Dictionaries Support For Adobe Reader 8
Support Actions WinXP
System Requirements Lab
TBS WMP Plug-in
TrayApp
Uniblue RegistryBooster 2
Unload
Update for Windows XP (KB951072-v2)
Update for Windows XP (KB951618-v2)
Update for Windows XP (KB951978)
Update for Windows XP (KB955839)
USB Disk Win98 Driver
VAIO Action Setup
VAIO Brezza Wallpaper
VAIO Edit Components LE
VAIO Grid Wallpaper
VAIO Help & Support
VAIO Media 2.0
VAIO Media Installer 2.0
VAIO Media Music Server 2.0
VAIO Media Photo Server 2.0
VAIO Media Platform 2.0
VAIO Registration
VAIO Serenus Wallpaper
VAIO Support
VLC media player 0.9.2
WebFldrs XP
WebReg
Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications (KB905474)
Windows Genuine Advantage Validation Tool (KB892130)
Windows Internet Explorer 7
Windows Live Messenger
Windows Live Sign-in Assistant
Windows Media Format 11 runtime
Windows Media Format SDK Hotfix - KB891122
Windows Media Player 11
Windows XP Service Pack 3
Xvid 1.1.3 final uninstall
Yahoo! Internet Mail
Yahoo! Messenger
Zune
Zune Language Pack (ES)
Zune Language Pack (FR)

==== Event Viewer Messages From Past Week ========

02/11/09 6:56:48 PM, error: Service Control Manager [7031] - The Google Updater Service service terminated unexpectedly. It has done this 1 time(s). The following corrective action will be taken in 900000 milliseconds: Restart the service.
02/11/09 6:53:59 PM, error: Service Control Manager [7026] - The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load: Imapi
02/12/09 5:56:00 PM, error: Service Control Manager [7011] - Timeout (30000 milliseconds) waiting for a transaction response from the ZuneBusEnum service.
02/16/09 3:26:21 PM, error: Service Control Manager [7011] - Timeout (30000 milliseconds) waiting for a transaction response from the avg8wd service.
02/17/09 1:26:53 PM, error: Service Control Manager [7034] - The AVG Free8 E-mail Scanner service terminated unexpectedly. It has done this 1 time(s).
02/17/09 1:27:06 PM, error: Service Control Manager [7031] - The AVG Free8 WatchDog service terminated unexpectedly. It has done this 1 time(s). The following corrective action will be taken in 0 milliseconds: Restart the service.
02/17/09 1:27:21 PM, error: Service Control Manager [7034] - The AVG Free8 E-mail Scanner service terminated unexpectedly. It has done this 2 time(s).
02/17/09 1:34:24 PM, error: Service Control Manager [7016] - The VAIO Media Photo Server (Application) service has reported an invalid current state 272.

==== End Of File ===========================

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DDS (Ver_09-02-01.01) - NTFSx86
Run by BELLA at 13:34:16.59 on 02/17/09
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_07
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.480.154 [GMT -5:00]

AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning disabled* (Updated)

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVMVFM\LVPrcSrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\PnkBstrA.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Media Music Server\SSSvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony\Photo Server 20\appsrv\PicAppSrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZuneBusEnum.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\VAIO Media Platform\sv_httpd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\VAIO Media Platform\SV_Httpd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\VAIO Media Platform\UPnPFramework.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\VAIO Media Platform\UPnPFramework.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\BELLA\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgnsx.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WLLoginProxy.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\BELLA\Desktop\dds.scr

============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============

uStart Page = hxxp://www.yahoo.com/
uSearch Page = hxxp://us.rd.yahoo.com/customize/ie/def ... .yahoo.com
uSearchMigratedDefaultURL = hxxp://search.yahoo.com/search?p={searchTerms}&ei=utf-8&fr=b1ie7
uInternet Connection Wizard,ShellNext = iexplore
uInternet Settings,ProxyOverride = *.local
BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper: {06849e9f-c8d7-4d59-b87d-784b7d6be0b3} - c:\program files\common files\adobe\acrobat\activex\AcroIEHelper.dll
BHO: AVG Safe Search: {3ca2f312-6f6e-4b53-a66e-4e65e497c8c0} - c:\program files\avg\avg8\avgssie.dll
BHO: BellSouth Toolbar: {4e7bd74f-2b8d-469e-8cbd-fd60bb9aae2e} - c:\progra~1\blstoo~1\BLSTOO~1.DLL
BHO: SSVHelper Class: {761497bb-d6f0-462c-b6eb-d4daf1d92d43} - c:\program files\java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\ssv.dll
BHO: {7E853D72-626A-48EC-A868-BA8D5E23E045} - No File
BHO: Windows Live Sign-in Helper: {9030d464-4c02-4abf-8ecc-5164760863c6} - c:\program files\common files\microsoft shared\windows live\WindowsLiveLogin.dll
BHO: Google Toolbar Notifier BHO: {af69de43-7d58-4638-b6fa-ce66b5ad205d} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbarnotifier\4.1.805.4472\swg.dll
TB: BellSouth Toolbar: {4e7bd74f-2b8d-469e-8cbd-fd60bb9aae2e} - c:\progra~1\blstoo~1\BLSTOO~1.DLL
TB: Yahoo! Toolbar: {ef99bd32-c1fb-11d2-892f-0090271d4f88} -
EB: {32683183-48a0-441b-a342-7c2a440a9478} - No File
uRun: [ctfmon.exe] c:\windows\system32\ctfmon.exe
uRun: [Google Update] "c:\documents and settings\bella\local settings\application data\google\update\GoogleUpdate.exe" /c
uRun: [Uniblue RegistryBooster 2] c:\program files\uniblue\registrybooster 2\RegistryBooster.exe /S
mRun: [tgcmd] "c:\program files\support.com\bellsouth\hcenter.exe" /starthidden /tgcmdwrapper
mRun: [SiSUSBRG] c:\windows\SiSUSBrg.exe
mRun: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE NvQTwk,NvCplDaemon initialize
mRun: [LTSMMSG] LTSMMSG.exe
mRun: [HP Software Update] c:\program files\hp\hp software update\HPWuSchd2.exe
mRun: [ezShieldProtector for Px] c:\windows\system32\ezSP_Px.exe
mRun: [SiS Tray]
mRun: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "c:\program files\java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exe"
mRun: [IntelliPoint] "c:\program files\microsoft intellipoint\ipoint.exe"
mRun: [AppleSyncNotifier] c:\program files\common files\apple\mobile device support\bin\AppleSyncNotifier.exe
mRun: [TkBellExe] "c:\program files\common files\real\update_ob\realsched.exe" -osboot
mRun: [Adobe Reader Speed Launcher] "c:\program files\adobe\reader 8.0\reader\Reader_sl.exe"
mRun: [iTunesHelper] "c:\program files\itunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
mRun: [Zune Launcher] "c:\program files\zune\ZuneLauncher.exe"
mRun: [LogitechQuickCamRibbon] "c:\program files\logitech\quickcam\Quickcam.exe" /hide
mRun: [QuickTime Task] "c:\program files\quicktime\QTTask.exe" -atboottime
mRun: [AVG8_TRAY] c:\progra~1\avg\avg8\avgtray.exe
mRun: [USB Storage Toolbox] c:\program files\usb disk win98 driver\Res.EXE
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\bella\startm~1\programs\startup\logite~1.lnk - c:\program files\logitech\quickcam\eReg.exe
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\alluse~1\startm~1\programs\startup\adobeg~1.lnk - c:\program files\common files\adobe\calibration\Adobe Gamma Loader.exe
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\alluse~1\startm~1\programs\startup\hpdigi~1.lnk - c:\program files\hp\digital imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\alluse~1\startm~1\programs\startup\hpimag~1.lnk - c:\program files\hp\digital imaging\bin\hpqthb08.exe
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\alluse~1\startm~1\programs\startup\vaioac~1.lnk - c:\program files\sony\vaio action setup\VAServ.exe
IE: &Yahoo! Search - file:///c:\program files\yahoo!\Common/ycsrch.htm
IE: Yahoo! &Dictionary - file:///c:\program files\yahoo!\Common/ycdict.htm
IE: Yahoo! &Maps - file:///c:\program files\yahoo!\Common/ycmap.htm
IE: Yahoo! &SMS - file:///c:\program files\yahoo!\Common/ycsms.htm
IE: {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - %windir%\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
IE: {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - c:\program files\messenger\msmsgs.exe
IE: {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0007-ABCDEFFEDCBC} - c:\program files\java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\ssv.dll
Trusted Zone: kaspersky.com\www
Trusted Zone: microsoft.com\*.update
Trusted Zone: microsoft.com\update
Trusted Zone: microsoft.com\windowsupdate
Trusted Zone: microsoft.com\www.update
Trusted Zone: windowsupdate.com\download
DPF: Microsoft XML Parser for Java - file://c:\windows\java\classes\xmldso.cab
DPF: Yahoo! Pool 2 - hxxp://download2.games.yahoo.com/games/ ... poti_x.cab
DPF: {02CF1781-EA91-4FA5-A200-646E8241987C} - hxxp://esupport.sony.com/VaioInfo.CAB
DPF: {215B8138-A3CF-44C5-803F-8226143CFC0A} - hxxp://housecall65.trendmicro.com/house ... hcImpl.cab
DPF: {33564D57-0000-0010-8000-00AA00389B71} - hxxp://download.microsoft.com/download/ ... mv9VCM.CAB
DPF: {6E32070A-766D-4EE6-879C-DC1FA91D2FC3} - hxxp://update.microsoft.com/microsoftup ... 2459300968
DPF: {8AD9C840-044E-11D1-B3E9-00805F499D93} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinsta ... s-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0003-ABCDEFFEDCBA}
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0004-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinsta ... s-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0005-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinsta ... s-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0007-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinsta ... s-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinsta ... s-i586.cab
TCP: NameServer = 208.67.220.220,208.67.222.222
Handler: linkscanner - {F274614C-63F8-47D5-A4D1-FBDDE494F8D1} - c:\program files\avg\avg8\avgpp.dll
Handler: skype4com - {FFC8B962-9B40-4DFF-9458-1830C7DD7F5D} - c:\progra~1\common~1\skype\SKYPE4~1.DLL
Notify: avgrsstarter - avgrsstx.dll

================= FIREFOX ===================

FF - ProfilePath - c:\docume~1\bella\applic~1\mozilla\firefox\profiles\ienyhy91.default\
FF - prefs.js: browser.startup.homepage - hxxp://www.yahoo.com/
FF - component: c:\program files\avg\avg8\firefox\components\avgssff.dll
FF - plugin: c:\documents and settings\bella\application data\mozilla\plugins\npgoogletalk.dll
FF - plugin: c:\documents and settings\bella\local settings\application data\google\update\1.2.141.5\npGoogleOneClick7.dll
FF - plugin: c:\progra~1\yahoo!\common\npyaxmpb.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\google\google updater\2.4.1368.5602\npCIDetect13.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\mozilla firefox\plugins\NPTURNMED.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\opera\program\plugins\NPTURNMED.dll

============= SERVICES / DRIVERS ===============

R1 AvgLdx86;AVG Free AVI Loader Driver x86;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgldx86.sys [2009-1-29 325128]
R1 AvgMfx86;AVG Free On-access Scanner Minifilter Driver x86;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgmfx86.sys [2009-1-29 27656]
R1 AvgTdiX;AVG Free8 Network Redirector;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgtdix.sys [2009-1-29 107272]
R1 mchInjDrv;madCodeHook DLL injection driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\mchInjDrv.sys [2008-1-6 2560]
R2 avg8emc;AVG Free8 E-mail Scanner;c:\progra~1\avg\avg8\avgemc.exe [2009-1-29 903960]
R2 avg8wd;AVG Free8 WatchDog;c:\progra~1\avg\avg8\avgwdsvc.exe [2009-1-29 298264]
R3 LucentSoftModem;Lucent Technologies Soft Modem;c:\windows\system32\drivers\LTSM.sys [2002-8-3 815819]

=============== Created Last 30 ================

2009-01-30 12:48 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\Uniblue
2009-01-30 11:55 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\USB Disk Win98 Driver
2009-01-30 08:36 <DIR> --d-h--- C:\$AVG8.VAULT$
2009-01-29 18:03 10,520 a------- c:\windows\system32\avgrsstx.dll
2009-01-29 18:03 107,272 a------- c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgtdix.sys
2009-01-29 18:03 325,128 a------- c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgldx86.sys
2009-01-29 18:03 <DIR> --d----- c:\windows\system32\drivers\Avg
2009-01-24 09:44 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\MSECache
2009-01-23 23:41 <DIR> --d----- c:\docume~1\bella\applic~1\OpenOffice.org
2009-01-23 23:28 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\JRE
2009-01-23 23:27 <DIR> --d----- c:\program files\OpenOffice.org 3

==================== Find3M ====================

2009-01-30 17:28 0 a------- c:\windows\system32\drivers\lvuvc.hs
2009-01-30 17:28 0 a------- c:\windows\system32\drivers\logiflt.iad
2009-01-10 22:33 0 a---h--- c:\windows\system32\drivers\Msft_Kernel_zumbus_01007.Wdf
2009-01-10 22:33 0 a---h--- c:\windows\system32\drivers\MsftWdf_Kernel_01007_Coinstaller_Critical.Wdf
2008-12-26 23:45 6,656 a------- c:\windows\system32\drivers\atmarpc.sys
2008-12-26 23:43 6,656 a------- c:\windows\system32\drivers\audstub.sys
2008-12-20 18:15 826,368 a------- c:\windows\system32\wininet.dll
2008-12-17 01:01 432,664 a------- c:\windows\system32\LVUI2RC.dll
2008-12-17 01:00 494,104 a------- c:\windows\system32\LVUI2.dll
2008-12-17 00:55 195,096 a------- c:\windows\system32\lvci11901262.dll
2008-12-17 00:55 416,280 a------- c:\windows\system32\lvcodec2.dll
2008-12-17 00:37 29,562 a------- c:\windows\system32\Repository.reg
2008-12-12 12:41 243,840 a------- c:\windows\system32\ZuneWlanCfgSvc.exe
2008-12-12 12:41 60,032 a------- c:\windows\system32\ZuneBusEnum.exe
2008-11-01 10:54 14,566,424 a------- c:\docume~1\alluse~1\applic~1\vlc-0.9.4-win32.exe
2008-02-07 18:24 56,912 a------- c:\documents and settings\bella\g2mdlhlpx.exe
2007-07-19 10:02 66,469 a------- c:\program files\INSTALL.LOG
2007-07-18 16:10 374 a------- c:\docume~1\bella\applic~1\internaldb6334.dat
2007-07-18 16:07 18,432 a------- c:\docume~1\bella\applic~1\internaldb41.dat
2007-07-18 16:07 556 a------- c:\docume~1\bella\applic~1\internaldb8467.dat
2007-07-15 02:09 8,192 a--sh--- c:\program files\Thumbs.db
2008-05-07 17:42 32,768 a--sh--- c:\windows\system32\config\systemprofile\local settings\history\history.ie5\mshist012008050720080508\index.dat

============= FINISH: 13:35:23.96 ===============
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Re: windows explorer hijack?

Unread postby Carolyn » February 17th, 2009, 3:27 pm

Let's try extracting GMER while booted in Safe Mode, then booting back to Normal Mode to run it:

Boot to Safe Mode
Please print the instructions below or copy and paste to Notepad since you will not have internet access while in Safe Mode.

* Restart your computer
* After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, continually press F8.
* Instead of Windows loading as normal, a menu should appear
* Select the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode.

Next,
  1. Right click on gmer.zip and select Extract All....
  2. Click Next on seeing the Welcome to the Compressed (zipped) Folders Extraction Wizard.
  3. Click on the Browse button. Click on Desktop. Then click OK.
  4. Click Next. It will start extracting.
  5. Once done, check (tick) the Show extracted files box and click Finish.


Reboot your computer to Normal Mode.


Important: Before running GMER, please make certain that you have closed all other programs, including browsers.

Double click on gmer.exe to run it. It will start running a scan. If it detects rootkit activity, you will receive a prompt to run a full scan. Click Yes.

  • When done, you may receive another notice. Click OK.
  • Click on Save ... to save a log.
  • Copy and paste in Gmer.txt and click Save.
  • Close Gmer.

If you receive no notice, click on the Scan button.

  • It will start scanning again.
  • When done, click on Save ... to save a log.
  • Copy and paste in Gmer.txt and click Save.
  • Close Gmer.

Note: Do not run any programs while Gmer is running.

In your next reply, please post the contents of GMER.txt
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Re: windows explorer hijack?

Unread postby miguelvillafana » February 17th, 2009, 3:31 pm

By the way, Carolyn,

Apologies for this taking so long on my end. Seeing as how I currently have no taskbar/desktop, I'm having to manually run/execute these programs from within the task manager.

And that's hard.

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Re: windows explorer hijack?

Unread postby miguelvillafana » February 17th, 2009, 3:37 pm

Ok, I'm in safe mode and keep getting the "cannot find ... file" again.

Do you think that whatever's causing this error might have something to do with the explorer.exe issue?

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Re: windows explorer hijack?

Unread postby Carolyn » February 17th, 2009, 3:50 pm

miguelvillafana wrote:Do you think that whatever's causing this error might have something to do with the explorer.exe issue?

Miguel V.


Hi Miguel,

That is possible.

When you boot to safe mode does the desktop load correctly or do you have to run programs from within Task Manager then as well?
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Re: windows explorer hijack?

Unread postby miguelvillafana » February 17th, 2009, 3:56 pm

Whether in safe or normal mode, I'm having to run everything through the taskbar...

Something tells me this might take a while!

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Re: windows explorer hijack?

Unread postby Carolyn » February 17th, 2009, 4:06 pm

miguelvillafana wrote:Whether in safe or normal mode, I'm having to run everything through the taskbar...

Something tells me this might take a while!

Miguel V.


Well, it may not take all that long to fix the problem. Then again, I hope you are not in too much of a hurry. ;)

Rooter.exe

Download Rooter.exe to C:\Rooter.exe. In taskmanager, try to run c:\Rooter.exe

If successful, post that log here.
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Re: windows explorer hijack?

Unread postby miguelvillafana » February 17th, 2009, 4:13 pm

do I run rooter w/in safe mode or normal mode?

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Re: windows explorer hijack?

Unread postby Carolyn » February 17th, 2009, 4:26 pm

Normal Mode please
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