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Re: Need help to clean PC after malware attack

Unread postby hwmitche » July 7th, 2012, 12:57 am

Thanks Askey! Question: I ran Malwarebytes just to check and this is what it found:

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 1.61.0.1400
www.malwarebytes.org

Database version: v2012.07.03.01

Windows XP Service Pack 3 x86 NTFS
Internet Explorer 8.0.6001.18702
Harlan Mitchell :: USFF [administrator]

7/6/2012 8:46:24 PM
mbam-log-2012-07-06 (21-53-46).txt

Scan type: Full scan
Scan options enabled: Memory | Startup | Registry | File System | Heuristics/Extra | Heuristics/Shuriken | PUP | PUM
Scan options disabled: P2P
Objects scanned: 390023
Time elapsed: 1 hour(s), 6 minute(s), 15 second(s)

Memory Processes Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Detected: 7
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced|Start_ShowControlPanel (PUM.Hijack.StartMenu) -> Bad: (0) Good: (1) -> No action taken.
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced|Start_ShowHelp (PUM.Hijack.StartMenu) -> Bad: (0) Good: (1) -> No action taken.
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced|Start_ShowMyComputer (PUM.Hijack.StartMenu) -> Bad: (0) Good: (1) -> No action taken.
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced|Start_ShowMyDocs (PUM.Hijack.StartMenu) -> Bad: (0) Good: (1) -> No action taken.
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced|Start_ShowRun (PUM.Hijack.StartMenu) -> Bad: (0) Good: (1) -> No action taken.
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced|Start_ShowSearch (PUM.Hijack.StartMenu) -> Bad: (0) Good: (1) -> No action taken.
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer|NoDesktop (PUM.Hidden.Desktop) -> Bad: (1) Good: (0) -> No action taken.

Folders Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Files Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

(end)
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Re: Need help to clean PC after malware attack

Unread postby hwmitche » July 7th, 2012, 1:00 am

I clicked remove on Malwarebytes and am now trying the ESET online scanner again. Will post results shortly.

Thanks
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Re: Need help to clean PC after malware attack

Unread postby hwmitche » July 7th, 2012, 6:09 am

ESET found nothing and repete Malwarebytes scans found nothing... Looks good now. That is other than having to un-hide all my files and my start menu/desktop is a mess.

Thanks again for all your help.
-Harlan
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Re: Need help to clean PC after malware attack

Unread postby askey127 » July 7th, 2012, 6:45 am

hwmitche,
If those Explorer settings weren't put there by you, those removals are fine.
Once the infection is removed, it's a matter of putting back all the settings the way you want them.
Good job.
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Re: Need help to clean PC after malware attack

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