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Hijack start up log

Unread postby Geezer » February 27th, 2006, 4:01 am

I will have to do the other scan after lunch , Dentist :(

Thanks Geezer

StartupList report, 27/02/2006, 09:00:09
StartupList version: 1.52.2
Started from : C:\Program Files\HijackThis\HijackThis.EXE
Detected: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
Detected: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
* Using default options

Running processes:

C:\Program\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\Program\ewido anti-malware\ewidoctrl.exe
C:\Program\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe
C:\Program\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exe
C:\Program\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe
C:\Program\Delade filer\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasServ.exe
C:\Program\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasDtServ.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Tony\Mina dokument\Rippleffect\Pocket Pardew\pardew.exe
C:\Program\Digital Line Detect\DLG.exe
C:\Program\Kodak\Kodak EasyShare software\bin\EasyShare.exe
C:\Program\MSN Toolbar Suite\DS\02.05.0001.1119\sv-se\bin\WindowsSearch.exe
C:\Program\MSN Toolbar Suite\DS\02.05.0001.1119\sv-se\bin\WindowsSearchIndexer.exe
C:\Program\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe


Listing of startup folders:

Shell folders Common Startup:
[C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start-meny\Program\Autostart]
Adobe Gamma Loader.exe.lnk = C:\Program\Delade filer\Adobe\Calibration\Adobe Gamma Loader.exe
Digital Line Detect.lnk = ?
Kodak EasyShare software.lnk = C:\Program\Kodak\Kodak EasyShare software\bin\EasyShare.exe
Logitech Desktop Messenger.lnk = C:\Program Files\Logitech\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\LDMConf.exe
Personal.lnk = C:\Program\Personal\bin\Personal.exe
Windows Desktop Search.lnk = C:\Program\MSN Toolbar Suite\DS\02.05.0001.1119\sv-se\bin\WindowsSearch.exe


Checking Windows NT UserInit:

[HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon]
UserInit = C:\WINDOWS\system32\userinit.exe,


Autorun entries from Registry:

NvCplDaemon = RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\System32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
diagent = C:\Program\Creative\SBLive\Diagnostics\diagent.exe startup
UpdReg = C:\WINDOWS\UpdReg.EXE
DVDSentry = C:\WINDOWS\System32\DSentry.exe
AdaptecDirectCD = "C:\Program\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe"
avast! = C:\Program\ALWILS~1\Avast4\ashDisp.exe


Autorun entries from Registry:

(Default) =


Autorun entries from Registry:

CTFMON.EXE = C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
LDM = C:\Program Files\Logitech\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\BackWeb-8876480.exe
LogitechSoftwareUpdate = C:\Program\Logitech\Video\ManifestEngine.exe boot
Pocket Pardew = C:\Documents and Settings\Tony\Mina dokument\Rippleffect\Pocket Pardew\pardew.exe
Window Washer = C:\Program\Webroot\Washer\wwDisp.exe


Shell & screensaver key from C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM.INI:

Shell=*INI section not found*
SCRNSAVE.EXE=*INI section not found*
drivers=*INI section not found*

Shell & screensaver key from Registry:

drivers=*Registry value not found*

Policies Shell key:

HKCU\..\Policies: Shell=*Registry key not found*
HKLM\..\Policies: Shell=*Registry value not found*


Enumerating Browser Helper Objects:

(no name) - C:\Program\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\yt.dll - {02478D38-C3F9-4EFB-9B51-7695ECA05670}
(no name) - C:\Program\DELADE~1\Real\Toolbar\realbar.dll - {4E7BD74F-2B8D-469E-C0FF-FD60B590A87D}
(no name) - C:\Program\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDHelper.dll - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F}
(no name) - C:\Program\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\ssv.dll - {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43}
(no name) - c:\program\google\googletoolbar1.dll - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7}
(no name) - C:\Program\MSN Toolbar Suite\TB\02.05.0000.1105\sv-se\msntb.dll - {BDBD1DAD-C946-4A17-ADC1-64B5B4FF55D0}


Enumerating Task Scheduler jobs:

Symantec NetDetect.job


Enumerating Download Program Files:

[QuickTime Object]
InProcServer32 = C:\Program\QuickTime\QTPlugin.ocx
CODEBASE = http://www.apple.com/qtactivex/qtplugin.cab

[Windows Genuine Advantage Validation Tool]
InProcServer32 = C:\WINDOWS\system32\legitcheckcontrol.dll
CODEBASE = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=39204

InProcServer32 = C:\WINDOWS\DOWNLO~1\oscan8.ocx
CODEBASE = http://download.bitdefender.com/resourc ... oscan8.cab

[ActiveScan Installer Class]
InProcServer32 = C:\WINDOWS\Downloaded Program Files\asinst.dll
CODEBASE = http://acs.pandasoftware.com/activescan ... asinst.cab

[Shockwave Flash Object]
InProcServer32 = C:\WINDOWS\system32\Macromed\Flash\Flash8.ocx
CODEBASE = http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shoc ... wflash.cab

[Microsoft Search Settings Control]
InProcServer32 = C:\WINDOWS\Downloaded Program Files\searchsettings.ocx
CODEBASE = http://lg.home.microsoft.com/search/lob ... ttings.cab


Enumerating ShellServiceObjectDelayLoad items:

PostBootReminder: C:\WINDOWS\system32\SHELL32.dll
CDBurn: C:\WINDOWS\system32\SHELL32.dll
WebCheck: C:\WINDOWS\System32\webcheck.dll
SysTray: C:\WINDOWS\System32\stobject.dll

End of report, 7,822 bytes
Report generated in 0.063 seconds

Command line options:
/verbose - to add additional info on each section
/complete - to include empty sections and unsuspicious data
/full - to include several rarely-important sections
/force9x - to include Win9x-only startups even if running on WinNT
/forcent - to include WinNT-only startups even if running on Win9x
/forceall - to include all Win9x and WinNT startups, regardless of platform
/history - to list version history only
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jotti scan

Unread postby Geezer » February 27th, 2006, 7:53 am

Jotti's malware scan 2.99-TRANSITION_TO_3.00

File to upload & scan:
Service load: 0% 100%

File: pardew.exe
Status: OK
MD5 9a0724d19040aa688f47853a5adbbbf5
Packers detected: -
Scanner results
AntiVir Found nothing
ArcaVir Found nothing
Avast Found nothing
AVG Antivirus Found nothing
BitDefender Found nothing
ClamAV Found nothing
Dr.Web Found nothing
F-Prot Antivirus Found nothing
Fortinet Found nothing
Kaspersky Anti-Virus Found nothing
NOD32 Found nothing
Norman Virus Control Found nothing
UNA Found nothing
VBA32 Found nothing

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Unread postby Rogue » February 27th, 2006, 10:13 pm

Hi Geezer,

Thanks for the logs.
I am confident that Pardew is loading at boot which would connect immediately to Internet and open the start page. I don't see anything else wrong on your PC. I am beginning to believe MS AntiSpyware is detecting a false positive. Maybe from Webroots Washer. Since MS Antispyware dosn't create a log it's hard to say what file it is seeing. I would like to see something give a filename.

This is my post for when you are all clean - which you seem to be.

Uninstall the following tools or files.
These were problem specific and were not intended for everyday use.

The only signs of malware or viruses are in your system restore and the instructions for cleaning that are below.

Hide System Files
1. Click Start.
2. Open My Computer.
3. SelectTools menu
4. Click Folder Options.
5. Select the View Tab.
6. Uncheck Show hidden files and foldersin the Hidden files and folders section.
7. Select Hide protected operating system files (recommended) option.
8. Check the Hide file extensions for known file types option.
9. Click Yes.
10. Click OK.

Now that you are clean, please follow these simple steps in order to keep your computer clean and secure:
  1. Turn off System Restore.
    On the Desktop, right-click My Computer.
    Click Properties.
    Click the System Restore tab.
    Check Turn off System Restore.
    Click Apply, and then click OK.

    Restart your computer

    Turn ON System Restore.
    On the Desktop, right-click My Computer.
    Click Properties.
    Click the System Restore tab.
    Un-Check Turn off System Restore.
    Click Apply, and then click OK.

    And that's all. But to help protect you against further infections, and also to help prevent criminals using your computer to infect other people's computers on the web, I recommend the following: (You may already have some of the items)
  2. Make your Internet Explorer more secure - This can be done by following these simple instructions:
    1. From within Internet Explorer click on the Tools menu and then click on Options.
    2. Click once on the Security tab
    3. Click once on the Internet icon so it becomes highlighted.
    4. Click once on the Custom Level button.
      1. Change the Download signed ActiveX controls to Prompt
      2. Change the Download unsigned ActiveX controls to Disable
      3. Change the Initialise and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe to Disable
      4. Change the Installation of desktop items to Prompt
      5. Change the Launching programs and files in an IFRAME to Prompt
      6. Change the Navigate sub-frames across different domains to Prompt
      7. When all these settings have been made, click on the OK button.
      8. If it prompts you as to whether or not you want to save the settings, press the Yes button.
    5. Next press the Apply button and then the OK to exit the Internet Properties page.
  3. Use an Anti Virus Software - It is very important that your computer has an anti-virus software running on your machine. This alone can save you a lot of trouble with malware in the future. See this link for a listing of some on line & their stand-alone anti virus programs:
    Click here for more information on -> Computer Safety On line - Anti-Virus

    I would recommend Grisofts© AVG or AVAST©. As these are the more secure and since they will block both in and out traffic.
  4. Update your Anti Virus Software - It is imperitive that you update your Anti virus software at least once a week (Even more if you wish). If you do not update your anti virus software then it will not be able to catch any of the new variants that may come out.
  5. Use a Firewall - I can not stress how important it is that you use a Firewall on your computer. Without a firewall your computer is susceptible to being hacked and taken over. Simply using a Firewall in its default configuration can lower your risk greatly. For an article on Firewalls and a listing of some available ones see the link below:
    Click here for more information on -> Computer Safety On line - Software Firewalls

    I would recommend ZoneAlarm© as a firewall as it's easy to use. But for a more secure firewall, Sunbelts Kerio© is the one.
  6. Visit Microsoft's Windows Update Site Frequently - It is important that you visit http://www.windowsupdate.com regularly. This will ensure your computer has always the latest security updates available installed on your computer. If there are new updates to install, install them immediately, reboot your computer, and revisit the site until there are no more critical updates.

    Set up system to ensure a regular update of the Operating System.

    1. On the Desktop, right-click My Computer.
    2. Click Properties.
    3. Click on Automatic Updates
    4. Check the option of choice (I use Automatic (Recommended)). If you use dial-up I would recommend using the
      Notify Me option so that you can download when you can afford the time and bandwidth overheads.
    5. Select the Day/Time of choice
    6. Click Apply
    7. Click OK

    Next, if they're not already present, I would recommend the download and installation of some or all of the following programs (all free), and the updating of them regularly
  7. Install Spybot© - Search and Destroy - Install and download Spybot - Search and Destroy with its TeaTimer option.
    This will provide real-time spyware & hijacker protection on your computer alongside your virus protection. You should also scan your computer with program on a regular basis just as you would an anti virus software. A tutorial on installing & using this product can be found here: Click here for more info -->Instructions for - Spybot S & D and Ad-aware
  8. Install Lavasofts© Ad-Aware - Install and download Ad-Aware. You should also scan your computer with the program on a regular basis just as you would an anti virus software in conjunction with Spybot. A tutorial on installing & using this product can be found here: Click here for more info -->Instructions for - Spybot S & D and Ad-aware
  9. Install Javacools© SpywareBlaster - SpywareBlaster will added a large list of programs and sites into your Internet Explorer and Firefox settings and that will protect you from running and downloading known malicious programs. A article on anti-malware products with links for this program and others can be found here: Click here for more info -->Computer Safety on line - Anti-Malware
  10. Update all these programs regularly - Make sure you update all the programs I have listed regularly. Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new malicious programs are released.
Follow this list and you are less susceptible to attacks.

Safe Surfing,

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Unread postby Geezer » February 28th, 2006, 4:23 am

I would just like to thank you for your help over the past week. I already recommended you guys to friends on our own Chat forum . You certainly do a great job here and if /when I had more time I would enrol for a course to help other people in the fight against all this crap on the internet . Thanks again Geezer
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Unread postby Rogue » February 28th, 2006, 12:52 pm


Glad we could be of service to you.
If you are intrested in learning how just visit http://www.malwareremoval.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=233
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Unread postby NonSuch » March 2nd, 2006, 3:17 am

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