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Unread postby jjbgoode » April 29th, 2006, 3:30 pm

I've run almost every spyware and antivirus, and I can't get rid of this bug. It has placed a "Security Toolbar" in IE and a flashing icon on my task tray. Here is my HijackTHis log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:21:06 PM, on 4/29/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows OneCare Live\Antivirus\MSMPSVC.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows OneCare Live\Antivirus\MpEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows OneCare Live\Firewall\mpssvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows OneCare Live\winss.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows OneCare Live\winssnotify.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\cli.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Manager\ViewMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\cli.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\cli.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\a-squared\a2guard.exe
C:\Program Files\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

O2 - BHO: Nothing - {b0398eca-0bcd-4645-8261-5e9dc70248d0} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\hpF356.tmp
O3 - Toolbar: SecurityToolbar - {736b5468-bdad-41be-92d0-22ae2ddf7bcb} - C:\Program Files\Security

Toolbar\Security Toolbar.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HP Component Manager] "C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HP Software Update] C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ATICCC] "C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\cli.exe" runtime -Delay
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [OneCareUI] "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows OneCare Live\winssnotify.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SoundMan] SOUNDMAN.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NeroCheck] C:\WINDOWS\system32\\NeroCheck.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [iTunesHelper] "C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Windows Defender] "C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe" -hide
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ViewMgr] C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Manager\ViewMgr.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [a-squared] "C:\Program Files\a-squared\a2guard.exe"
O4 - Global Startup: Adobe Reader Speed Launch.lnk = C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat

O8 - Extra context menu item: &Translate English Word - res://c:\program

O8 - Extra context menu item: Translate Page into English - res://c:\program

O9 - Extra button: eZ$hopper - {BFA03761-5565-41b3-93D9-82B354C0A8EC} - SHDOCVW.DLL (file missing)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: eZ$hopper - {BFA03761-5565-41b3-93D9-82B354C0A8EC} - SHDOCVW.DLL (file

O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program

O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} -

C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O16 - DPF: {03F998B2-0E00-11D3-A498-00104B6EB52E} (MetaStreamCtl Class) -

https://components.viewpoint.com/MTSIns ... om/cgi-bin


O16 - DPF: {04E214E5-63AF-4236-83C6-A7ADCBF9BD02} (HouseCall Control) -

O16 - DPF: {13EC55CF-D993-475B-9ACA-F4A384957956} (Controller Class) -

https://www.windowsonecare.com/install/ ... bAgent.CAB
O16 - DPF: {17492023-C23A-453E-A040-C7C580BBF700} (Windows Genuine Advantage Validation Tool) -

O16 - DPF: {54B52E52-8000-4413-BD67-FC7FE24B59F2} (EARTPatchX Class) -

O16 - DPF: {5ED80217-570B-4DA9-BF44-BE107C0EC166} (Windows Live Safety Center Base Module) -

https://scan.safety.live.com/resource/d ... se3401.cab
O16 - DPF: {82774781-8F4E-11D1-AB1C-0000F8773BF0} (DLC Class) -

https://transfers.ds.microsoft.com/FTM/ ... erCtrl.cab
O16 - DPF: {C36661D7-3590-45B1-80B5-520839E94DAD} (MaxisSimCity4PatcherX Control) -

O16 - DPF: {EB387D2F-E27B-4D36-979E-847D1036C65D} (QDiagHUpdateObj Class) -

O23 - Service: Ati HotKey Poller - ATI Technologies Inc. - C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
O23 - Service: ATI Smart - Unknown owner - C:\WINDOWS\system32\ati2sgag.exe
O23 - Service: InstallDriver Table Manager (IDriverT) - Macrovision Corporation - C:\Program

Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\11\Intel 32\IDriverT.exe
O23 - Service: iPodService - Apple Computer, Inc. - C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
O23 - Service: Macromedia Licensing Service - Macromedia - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Macromedia

Shared\Service\Macromedia Licensing.exe
O23 - Service: MSMPSVC - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows OneCare

Live\Antivirus\MSMPSVC.exe" -n 4 (file missing)
O23 - Service: Pml Driver HPZ12 - HP - C:\WINDOWS\system32\HPZipm12.exe

Any help would be appreciated. I don't want to have to reinstall if it's not necessary.

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Unread postby amateur » April 29th, 2006, 4:13 pm

Hello jjbgoode and Welcome to the Forum. :)

We'll need to turn off your real time protection tools as they may interfere with the fix.

To disable Windows Defender:

  • Open Windows Defender
  • Click Tools
  • Click General Settings
  • Scroll down to Real Time Protection Options
  • Uncheck Turn on Real Time Protection (recommended)
  • Close Windows Defender

You'll need to disable A-squared's a2guard as well. I don't know how to disable that program but usually you can disable any program by locating its icon in the system tray, right-clicking it, and choosing the disable/shutdown option.

Once your log is clean you can re-enable them.


Please download SmitfraudFix (by S!Ri)
Extract the content (a folder named SmitfraudFix) to your Desktop.

Open the SmitfraudFix folder and double-click smitfraudfix.cmd
Select option #1 - Search by typing 1 and press Enter
This program will scan large amounts of files on your computer for known patterns so please be patient while it works. When it is done, the results of the scan will be displayed and it will create a log named rapport.txt in the root of your drive, eg: Local Disk C: or partition where your operating system is installed. Please post that log along with all others requested in your next reply.

IMPORTANT: Do NOT run any other options until you are asked to do so!

Note : process.exe is detected by some antivirus programs (AntiVir, Dr.Web, Kaspersky) as a "RiskTool"; it is not a virus, but a program used to stop system processes. Antivirus programs cannot distinguish between "good" and "malicious" use of such programs, therefore your antivirus may alert you about this. Please allow it.

In your next post, please include
  • smitfraudfix log
  • new hijackthis log
Please make sure the "wordwrap" is turned off when you copy/paste the logs.
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Unread postby askey127 » May 15th, 2006, 8:59 am

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