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Re: Computer continues to download malware

Unread postby torreattack » June 18th, 2011, 11:34 am

Hi dreslick :

Optional Fix

This is a optional fix, please read the information carefully. If you are happy to uninstall Wild Tangent, please follow the instructions below.
I see you are using Wild Tangent. It is not malware, but is sometimes thought to bring malware along. Wild Tangent is a video game software company specializing in online games. It has even made a partnership with AOL to include itself as part of the AOL Instant Messenger for their AIM games section. The WildTangent Web Driver is their technology that allows you to play 3D games over the Internet. Although it is not technically considered spyware, it does have built in components to update itself and gather information about the computer system including:
  • Operating System Version
  • CPU Type and Speed
  • Memory Amount Video Card type and Driver Version
  • Sound Card type and Driver Version
  • DirectX Version Location that the Web Driver was installed from
  • It is also a MAJOR resource hog.
For more information,see WildTangent Removal Instructions and Help.

Unless you are an extremely avid games player, I recommend you uninstall Wild Tangent:

To uninstall Wild Tangent:
  • Click on Start.
  • All programs.
  • Accessories.
  • Run.
  • In the open text box copy/paste appwiz.cpl Then click Ok.
  • Uninstall the following
    Wild Tangent

Remove Leftover of Microsoft Security Essentials
  • Please download and install Revo Uninstaller Free
  • Right click Revo Uninstaller and select " Run as administrator " to run it.
  • From the list of programs click on Microsoft Security Essentials and chose Uninstall.
  • When prompted click Yes.
  • Be sure the Moderate option is selected then click Next.
  • The program will run, when prompted again click Yes > Next.
  • Once the program has searched for leftovers click Next.
  • Check/tick the bolded items only on the list then click Next > Yes.
  • Once done click Finish.

Java SE Runtime Environment (JRE).

Please download from HERE
  • Find Java SE Runtime Environment (JRE) 6 Update 26.
  • Click the Download JRE button to the right.
  • Choose the correct Platform and Multi-language. Next, check the box that says I agree to the Java SE Runtime Environment 6 License Agreement.
  • Click the Continue button.
  • Click on the filename under Windows Offline Installation and save it to your desktop.
  • Close all active windows.
  • Install the program.
  • Note: remember to Uncheck Free McAfee® Security Scan Plus (optional)

Update Adobe Reader

  • You should Download and Install the newest version of Adobe Reader for reading pdf files.
  • Older versions may have vulnerabilities that malware can use to infect your system.
  • Go Here to download and install Adobe Reader X (10.0.1).
  • Note: remember to Uncheck Free McAfee® Security Scan Plus (optional)

  • Please download TFC by Old Timer to your desktop,
  • Save any unsaved work. TFC will close all open application windows.
  • Right click on TFC.exe and select "Run as administrator" to run the program.
  • Click the Start button in the bottom left of TFC
  • If prompted, click "Yes" to reboot.

Note: Save your work. TFC will automatically close any open programs, let it run uninterrupted. It should not take longer than a couple of minutes , and may only take a few seconds. Only if needed will you be prompted to reboot.

ESET online scannner
Note: You can use either Internet Explorer or Mozilla FireFox for this scan.

Note: If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7, open your browser by right-clicking on its icon and select 'Run as administrator' to perform this scan.
  • First please Disable any Antivirus you have active, as shown in This topic.
  • Note: Don't forget to re-enable it after the scan.
  • Next hold down Control then click on the following link to open a new window to ESET online scannner
  • Then click on Run ESET Online Scanner
    Note: If using Mozilla Firefox you will need to download esetsmartinstaller_enu.exe when prompted then double click on it to install.
    All of the below instructions are compatible with either Internet Explorer or Mozilla FireFox.
  • Select the option YES, I accept the Terms of Use then click on Start.
  • When prompted allow the Add-On/Active X to install.
  • Make sure that the option Remove found threats is NOT checked, and the option Scan archives is checked.
  • Now click on Advanced Settings and select the following:
    • Scan for potentially unwanted applications
    • Scan for potentially unsafe applications
    • Enable Anti-Stealth Technology
  • Now click on Start.
  • The virus signature database... will begin to download. Be patient this make take some time depending on the speed of your Internet Connection.
  • When completed the Online Scan will begin automatically.
  • Do not touch either the Mouse or keyboard during the scan otherwise it may stall.
  • When completed select Uninstall application on close if you so wish, make sure you copy the logfile first!
  • Now click on Finish.
  • Use notepad to open the logfile located at C:\Program Files\ESET\EsetOnlineScanner\log.txt.
  • Copy and paste that log as a reply to this topic.

Please restart your computer and post:
  • Eset online scanning log
  • New RSIT log
  • An update on your problems

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Re: Computer continues to download malware

Unread postby dreslick » June 18th, 2011, 3:21 pm

Hello again! Here are the logs you requested. I removed WildTangent from the computer. Revo Uninstaller did not list Microsoft Security Essentials in it's list. I have so far had no additional problems with malware. Thanks for your time!

C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\AppData\LocalLow\Sun\Java\Deployment\cache\6.0\10\55390a0a-3a89284a multiple threats
C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\AppData\LocalLow\Sun\Java\Deployment\cache\6.0\47\5c3aba6f-678efbb4 multiple threats
C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\AppData\LocalLow\Sun\Java\Deployment\cache\6.0\58\371e137a-3325a09a Java/Agent.CL trojan
C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\AppData\LocalLow\Sun\Java\Deployment\cache\6.0\8\54743f48-77ff9db0 multiple threats

Logfile of random's system information tool 1.08 (written by random/random)
Run by Matthew at 2011-06-18 14:16:35
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
System drive C: has 251 GB (85%) free of 296 GB
Total RAM: 2940 MB (71% free)

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 2:16:53 PM, on 6/18/2011
Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16800)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA Service Station\ToshibaServiceStation.exe
C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RtHDVCpl.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\PrnStatusMX\PrnStatusMX.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG10\avgtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG10\Identity Protection\agent\bin\avgidsmonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\NDSTray.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\CFSwMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\trend micro\Matthew.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA HDD SSD Alert\TosSENotify.exe

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId= ... &bmod=TSNA
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar,LinksFolderName =
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHelperStub - {18DF081C-E8AD-4283-A596-FA578C2EBDC3} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelperShim.dll
O2 - BHO: WormRadar.com IESiteBlocker.NavFilter - {3CA2F312-6F6E-4B53-A66E-4E65E497C8C0} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG10\avgssie.dll
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: SkypeIEPluginBHO - {AE805869-2E5C-4ED4-8F7B-F1F7851A4497} - C:\Program Files\Skype\Toolbars\Internet Explorer\skypeieplugin.dll
O2 - BHO: Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper - {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jp2ssv.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TWebCamera] "%ProgramFiles%\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA Web Camera Application\TWebCamera.exe" autorun
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TPwrMain] %ProgramFiles%\TOSHIBA\Power Saver\TPwrMain.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TosWaitSrv] %ProgramFiles%\TOSHIBA\TPHM\TosWaitSrv.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TosSENotify] C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA HDD SSD Alert\TosWaitSrv.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ToshibaServiceStation] "C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA Service Station\ToshibaServiceStation.exe" /hide:60
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Teco] "%ProgramFiles%\TOSHIBA\TECO\Teco.exe" /r
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SynTPEnh] %ProgramFiles%\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SmoothView] %ProgramFiles%\Toshiba\SmoothView\SmoothView.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SmartFaceVWatcher] %ProgramFiles%\Toshiba\SmartFaceV\SmartFaceVWatcher.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RtHDVCpl] C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RtHDVCpl.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PrnStatusMX] C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\PrnStatusMX\PrnStatusMX.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Persistence] C:\windows\system32\igfxpers.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NortonOnlineBackupReminder] "C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Toshiba Online Backup\Activation\TobuActivation.exe" UNATTENDED
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [iTunesHelper] "C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [IgfxTray] C:\windows\system32\igfxtray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HSON] %ProgramFiles%\TOSHIBA\TBS\HSON.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HotKeysCmds] C:\windows\system32\hkcmd.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [00TCrdMain] %ProgramFiles%\TOSHIBA\FlashCards\TCrdMain.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG_TRAY] C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG10\avgtray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Adobe ARM] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MyTOSHIBA] "C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\My Toshiba\MyToshiba.exe" /AUTO
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [msnmsgr] "C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe" /background
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MIF5BA~1\Office12\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O8 - Extra context menu item: Google Sidewiki... - res://C:\Program Files\Google\Google Toolbar\Component\GoogleToolbarDynamic_mui_en_96D6FF0C6D236BF8.dll/cmsidewiki.html
O9 - Extra button: Blog This - {219C3416-8CB2-491a-A3C7-D9FCDDC9D600} - C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Writer\WriterBrowserExtension.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: &Blog This in Windows Live Writer - {219C3416-8CB2-491a-A3C7-D9FCDDC9D600} - C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Writer\WriterBrowserExtension.dll
O9 - Extra button: Send to OneNote - {2670000A-7350-4f3c-8081-5663EE0C6C49} - C:\PROGRA~1\MIF5BA~1\Office12\ONBttnIE.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: S&end to OneNote - {2670000A-7350-4f3c-8081-5663EE0C6C49} - C:\PROGRA~1\MIF5BA~1\Office12\ONBttnIE.dll
O9 - Extra button: Skype Plug-In - {898EA8C8-E7FF-479B-8935-AEC46303B9E5} - C:\Program Files\Skype\Toolbars\Internet Explorer\skypeieplugin.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Skype Plug-In - {898EA8C8-E7FF-479B-8935-AEC46303B9E5} - C:\Program Files\Skype\Toolbars\Internet Explorer\skypeieplugin.dll
O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - C:\PROGRA~1\MIF5BA~1\Office12\REFIEBAR.DLL
O16 - DPF: {40F576AD-8680-4F9E-9490-99D069CD665F} (System Requirements Lab Class) - http://srtest-cdn.systemrequirementslab ... detect.cab
O16 - DPF: {7530BFB8-7293-4D34-9923-61A11451AFC5} - http://download.eset.com/special/eos-be ... canner.cab
O16 - DPF: {E2883E8F-472F-4FB0-9522-AC9BF37916A7} - http://platformdl.adobe.com/NOS/getPlusPlus/1.6/gp.cab
O18 - Protocol: linkscanner - {F274614C-63F8-47D5-A4D1-FBDDE494F8D1} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG10\avgpp.dll
O18 - Protocol: skype-ie-addon-data - {91774881-D725-4E58-B298-07617B9B86A8} - C:\Program Files\Skype\Toolbars\Internet Explorer\skypeieplugin.dll
O18 - Protocol: skype4com - {FFC8B962-9B40-4DFF-9458-1830C7DD7F5D} - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\Skype\SKYPE4~1.DLL
O23 - Service: Adobe Acrobat Update Service (AdobeARMservice) - Adobe Systems Incorporated - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\armsvc.exe
O23 - Service: Apple Mobile Device - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
O23 - Service: AVGIDSAgent - AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG10\Identity Protection\Agent\Bin\AVGIDSAgent.exe
O23 - Service: AVG WatchDog (avgwd) - AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG10\avgwdsvc.exe
O23 - Service: Bonjour Service - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
O23 - Service: ConfigFree WiMAX Service (cfWiMAXService) - TOSHIBA CORPORATION - C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\CFIWmxSvcs.exe
O23 - Service: ConfigFree Service - TOSHIBA CORPORATION - C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\CFSvcs.exe
O23 - Service: Google Update Service (gupdate) (gupdate) - Google Inc. - C:\Program Files\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe
O23 - Service: Google Update Service (gupdatem) (gupdatem) - Google Inc. - C:\Program Files\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe
O23 - Service: iPod Service - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
O23 - Service: TMachInfo - TOSHIBA Corporation - C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA Service Station\TMachInfo.exe
O23 - Service: TOSHIBA Optical Disc Drive Service (TODDSrv) - TOSHIBA Corporation - C:\Windows\system32\TODDSrv.exe
O23 - Service: TOSHIBA Power Saver (TosCoSrv) - TOSHIBA Corporation - C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Power Saver\TosCoSrv.exe
O23 - Service: TOSHIBA eco Utility Service - TOSHIBA Corporation - C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TECO\TecoService.exe
O23 - Service: TOSHIBA HDD SSD Alert Service - TOSHIBA Corporation - C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA HDD SSD Alert\TosSmartSrv.exe
O23 - Service: TPCH Service (TPCHSrv) - TOSHIBA Corporation - C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TPHM\TPCHSrv.exe

End of file - 8439 bytes

======Scheduled tasks folder======


======Registry dump======

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{18DF081C-E8AD-4283-A596-FA578C2EBDC3}]
Adobe PDF Link Helper - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelperShim.dll [2011-06-06 63912]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{3CA2F312-6F6E-4B53-A66E-4E65E497C8C0}]
AVG Safe Search - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG10\avgssie.dll [2011-05-05 2257760]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{9030D464-4C02-4ABF-8ECC-5164760863C6}]
Windows Live Sign-in Helper - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WindowsLiveLogin.dll [2009-01-22 408448]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{AE805869-2E5C-4ED4-8F7B-F1F7851A4497}]
Skype Plug-In - C:\Program Files\Skype\Toolbars\Internet Explorer\skypeieplugin.dll [2011-02-11 1246600]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9}]
Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper - C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jp2ssv.dll [2011-06-18 42272]

"TWebCamera"=C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA Web Camera Application\TWebCamera.exe [2009-08-11 2446648]
"TPwrMain"=C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Power Saver\TPwrMain.EXE [2009-08-05 476512]
"TosWaitSrv"=C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TPHM\TosWaitSrv.exe [2009-08-06 611672]
"TosSENotify"=C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA HDD SSD Alert\TosWaitSrv.exe [2009-09-17 611672]
"ToshibaServiceStation"=C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA Service Station\ToshibaServiceStation.exe [2009-08-17 1294136]
"Teco"=C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TECO\Teco.exe [2009-08-11 1324384]
"SynTPEnh"=C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe [2009-07-20 1545512]
"SmoothView"=C:\Program Files\Toshiba\SmoothView\SmoothView.exe [2009-07-28 460088]
"SmartFaceVWatcher"=C:\Program Files\Toshiba\SmartFaceV\SmartFaceVWatcher.exe [2009-07-29 163840]
"RtHDVCpl"=C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RtHDVCpl.exe [2009-07-29 7625248]
"PrnStatusMX"=C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\PrnStatusMX\PrnStatusMX.exe [2007-08-29 1077248]
"Persistence"=C:\windows\system32\igfxpers.exe [2009-09-02 151064]
"NortonOnlineBackupReminder"=C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Toshiba Online Backup\Activation\TobuActivation.exe [2009-07-16 529256]
"iTunesHelper"=C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe [2011-04-27 421160]
"IgfxTray"=C:\windows\system32\igfxtray.exe [2009-09-02 141848]
"HSON"=C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TBS\HSON.exe [2009-03-09 55160]
"HotKeysCmds"=C:\windows\system32\hkcmd.exe [2009-09-02 174104]
"00TCrdMain"=C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\FlashCards\TCrdMain.exe [2009-08-05 738616]
"QuickTime Task"=C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe [2010-11-29 421888]
"AVG_TRAY"=C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG10\avgtray.exe [2011-04-18 2334560]
"Adobe ARM"=C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe [2011-06-06 937920]
"SunJavaUpdateSched"=C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe [2011-04-08 254696]

"MyTOSHIBA"=C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\My Toshiba\MyToshiba.exe [2009-08-06 264048]
"msnmsgr"=C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe [2009-07-26 3883856]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\igfxcui]
C:\windows\system32\igfxdev.dll [2009-08-27 217088]

WebCheck - {E6FB5E20-DE35-11CF-9C87-00AA005127ED} - C:\windows\system32\webcheck.dll [2009-07-13 229376]








======File associations======

.js - edit - C:\Windows\System32\Notepad.exe %1

======List of files/folders created in the last 1 months======

2011-06-18 12:54:26 ----D---- C:\ProgramData\Sun
2011-06-18 12:54:26 ----D---- C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java
2011-06-18 12:53:43 ----D---- C:\Program Files\Sun
2011-06-18 12:53:37 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\javaws.exe
2011-06-18 12:53:37 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\javaw.exe
2011-06-18 12:53:37 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\java.exe
2011-06-18 12:53:37 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\deployJava1.dll
2011-06-18 12:52:40 ----D---- C:\Program Files\Java
2011-06-18 12:50:54 ----D---- C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe
2011-06-18 12:45:16 ----D---- C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe AIR
2011-06-18 12:35:10 ----D---- C:\Program Files\VS Revo Group
2011-06-17 22:12:39 ----HD---- C:\$AVG
2011-06-17 20:22:47 ----D---- C:\Users\Matthew\AppData\Roaming\AVG10
2011-06-17 20:15:19 ----HD---- C:\ProgramData\Common Files
2011-06-17 20:14:43 ----D---- C:\windows\system32\drivers\AVG
2011-06-17 20:14:43 ----D---- C:\ProgramData\AVG10
2011-06-17 20:14:18 ----D---- C:\Program Files\AVG
2011-06-17 19:59:08 ----D---- C:\ProgramData\MFAData
2011-06-17 18:47:07 ----D---- C:\windows\temp
2011-06-17 18:47:06 ----A---- C:\ComboFix.txt
2011-06-17 18:43:53 ----D---- C:\$RECYCLE.BIN
2011-06-17 18:37:56 ----A---- C:\windows\zip.exe
2011-06-17 18:37:56 ----A---- C:\windows\SWSC.exe
2011-06-17 18:37:56 ----A---- C:\windows\SWREG.exe
2011-06-17 18:37:56 ----A---- C:\windows\sed.exe
2011-06-17 18:37:56 ----A---- C:\windows\PEV.exe
2011-06-17 18:37:56 ----A---- C:\windows\NIRCMD.exe
2011-06-17 18:37:56 ----A---- C:\windows\MBR.exe
2011-06-17 18:37:56 ----A---- C:\windows\grep.exe
2011-06-17 18:37:52 ----D---- C:\windows\ERDNT
2011-06-17 18:35:10 ----D---- C:\Qoobox
2011-06-17 18:35:07 ----D---- C:\32788R22FWJFW
2011-06-15 21:46:05 ----D---- C:\Program Files\trend micro
2011-06-15 21:46:04 ----D---- C:\rsit
2011-06-15 21:06:01 ----D---- C:\_OTM
2011-06-15 18:38:15 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\drivers\srv2.sys
2011-06-15 18:38:14 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\drivers\srvnet.sys
2011-06-15 18:38:14 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\drivers\srv.sys
2011-06-15 18:38:11 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\drivers\tcpip.sys
2011-06-15 18:38:10 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\drivers\afd.sys
2011-06-15 18:38:08 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\oleaut32.dll
2011-06-15 18:38:05 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\drivers\dfsc.sys
2011-06-15 18:38:04 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\inetcomm.dll
2011-06-15 18:38:03 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\d3d10_1.dll
2011-06-15 18:38:01 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\mshtml.dll
2011-06-15 18:38:00 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\ieframe.dll
2011-06-15 18:37:59 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\urlmon.dll
2011-06-15 18:37:59 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\iertutil.dll
2011-06-15 18:37:57 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\wininet.dll
2011-06-15 18:37:57 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\mstime.dll
2011-06-15 18:37:57 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\mshtmled.dll
2011-06-15 18:37:57 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\msfeedsbs.dll
2011-06-15 18:37:57 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\msfeeds.dll
2011-06-15 18:37:57 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\licmgr10.dll
2011-06-15 18:37:57 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\jsproxy.dll
2011-06-15 18:37:57 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\ieui.dll
2011-06-15 18:37:57 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\iepeers.dll
2011-06-15 18:37:57 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\iedkcs32.dll
2011-06-15 18:37:56 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\msfeedssync.exe
2011-06-15 18:37:44 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\drivers\mrxsmb20.sys
2011-06-15 18:37:44 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\drivers\mrxsmb10.sys
2011-06-15 18:37:44 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\drivers\mrxsmb.sys
2011-06-13 20:20:02 ----D---- C:\Program Files\QuickTime
2011-06-10 18:50:20 ----A---- C:\TDSSKiller.
2011-06-10 13:06:55 ----A---- C:\TDSSKiller.
2011-06-10 07:38:38 ----A---- C:\TDSSKiller.
2011-06-09 18:03:44 ----D---- C:\Quarantine
2011-06-08 22:36:31 ----D---- C:\windows\pss
2011-06-04 16:44:32 ----RASH---- C:\MSDOS.SYS
2011-06-04 16:44:32 ----RASH---- C:\IO.SYS
2011-05-25 08:44:16 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\drivers\Diskdump.sys
2011-05-24 20:54:54 ----D---- C:\Users\Matthew\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer
2011-05-24 20:54:23 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\GEARAspi.dll
2011-05-24 20:54:23 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\drivers\GEARAspiWDM.sys
2011-05-24 20:53:15 ----D---- C:\Program Files\iPod
2011-05-24 20:53:14 ----D---- C:\Program Files\iTunes
2011-05-24 20:52:15 ----D---- C:\ProgramData\Apple Computer
2011-05-24 20:51:33 ----D---- C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update
2011-05-24 20:51:11 ----D---- C:\Program Files\Bonjour

======List of files/folders modified in the last 1 months======

2011-06-18 14:15:01 ----AD---- C:\windows\System32
2011-06-18 14:14:29 ----D---- C:\Program Files
2011-06-18 14:12:20 ----D---- C:\windows\Prefetch
2011-06-18 13:36:20 ----D---- C:\windows\tracing
2011-06-18 13:10:04 ----D---- C:\windows\system32\config
2011-06-18 13:04:01 ----D---- C:\windows\Downloaded Program Files
2011-06-18 13:00:58 ----D---- C:\windows\inf
2011-06-18 13:00:58 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\PerfStringBackup.INI
2011-06-18 12:56:59 ----D---- C:\ProgramData
2011-06-18 12:54:30 ----SHD---- C:\windows\Installer
2011-06-18 12:54:26 ----D---- C:\Program Files\Common Files
2011-06-18 12:53:19 ----SHD---- C:\System Volume Information
2011-06-18 12:50:55 ----D---- C:\ProgramData\Adobe
2011-06-18 12:50:54 ----D---- C:\Program Files\Adobe
2011-06-18 12:45:17 ----D---- C:\Users\Matthew\AppData\Roaming\Adobe
2011-06-18 12:25:51 ----D---- C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA Games
2011-06-18 12:25:25 ----D---- C:\ProgramData\WildTangent
2011-06-18 03:00:38 ----D---- C:\windows\winsxs
2011-06-17 20:15:06 ----D---- C:\windows\system32\drivers
2011-06-17 18:47:07 ----AD---- C:\Windows
2011-06-17 18:43:54 ----A---- C:\windows\system.ini
2011-06-17 18:43:47 ----D---- C:\windows\system32\drivers\etc
2011-06-17 18:40:44 ----D---- C:\windows\AppPatch
2011-06-16 03:20:21 ----D---- C:\Program Files\Microsoft Silverlight
2011-06-16 03:19:31 ----D---- C:\windows\system32\migration
2011-06-16 03:19:31 ----D---- C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer
2011-06-16 03:04:27 ----D---- C:\ProgramData\Microsoft Help
2011-06-16 03:02:54 ----A---- C:\windows\system32\MRT.exe
2011-06-16 03:00:51 ----D---- C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared
2011-06-15 18:37:38 ----D---- C:\windows\system32\catroot2
2011-06-15 18:37:38 ----D---- C:\windows\system32\catroot
2011-06-13 20:22:08 ----A---- C:\windows\ntbtlog.txt
2011-06-09 22:36:08 ----D---- C:\windows\Minidump
2011-06-09 22:27:10 ----D---- C:\windows\Tasks
2011-06-09 22:01:59 ----D---- C:\ProgramData\Malwarebytes
2011-06-09 18:28:07 ----D---- C:\windows\system
2011-06-05 18:27:44 ----AD---- C:\ProgramData\TEMP
2011-06-05 12:28:55 ----D---- C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
2011-06-05 12:14:15 ----D---- C:\windows\system32\LogFiles
2011-06-05 06:58:07 ----D---- C:\windows\system32\NDF
2011-05-24 20:54:23 ----DC---- C:\windows\system32\DRVSTORE
2011-05-24 20:53:14 ----D---- C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple
2011-05-24 20:51:34 ----D---- C:\windows\system32\Tasks
2011-05-24 20:51:26 ----D---- C:\windows\system32\DriverStore

======List of drivers (R=Running, S=Stopped, 0=Boot, 1=System, 2=Auto, 3=Demand, 4=Disabled)======

R0 AVGIDSEH;AVGIDSEH; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\AVGIDSEH.Sys [2011-02-22 22992]
R0 Avgrkx86;AVG Anti-Rootkit Driver; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\avgrkx86.sys [2011-03-16 32592]
R0 iaStor;Intel AHCI Controller; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\iaStor.sys [2009-08-07 330264]
R0 pciide;pciide; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\pciide.sys [2009-07-13 12368]
R0 rdyboost;ReadyBoost; C:\windows\System32\drivers\rdyboost.sys [2009-07-13 173648]
R0 tos_sps32;TOSHIBA tos_sps32 Service; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\tos_sps32.sys [2009-07-24 275536]
R0 TVALZ;TOSHIBA ACPI-Based Value Added Logical and General Purpose Device Driver; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\TVALZ_O.SYS [2009-07-14 23512]
R1 Avgldx86;AVG AVI Loader Driver; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\avgldx86.sys [2011-01-07 248656]
R1 Avgmfx86;AVG Mini-Filter Resident Anti-Virus Shield; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\avgmfx86.sys [2011-03-01 34896]
R1 Avgtdix;AVG TDI Driver; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\avgtdix.sys [2011-04-05 297168]
R1 vwififlt;Virtual WiFi Filter Driver; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\vwififlt.sys [2009-07-13 48128]
R2 TVALZFL;TOSHIBA ACPI-Based Value Added Logical and General Purpose Device Filter Driver; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\TVALZFL.sys [2009-06-19 12920]
R3 AVGIDSDriver;AVGIDSDriver; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\AVGIDSDriver.Sys [2011-04-14 134480]
R3 AVGIDSFilter;AVGIDSFilter; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\AVGIDSFilter.Sys [2011-02-10 24144]
R3 AVGIDSShim;AVGIDSShim; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\AVGIDSShim.Sys [2011-02-10 21968]
R3 FwLnk;FwLnk Driver; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\FwLnk.sys [2009-07-07 7680]
R3 GEARAspiWDM;GEAR ASPI Filter Driver; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\GEARAspiWDM.sys [2009-05-18 26600]
R3 igfx;igfx; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\igdkmd32.sys [2009-08-27 5946368]
R3 IntcAzAudAddService;Service for Realtek HD Audio (WDM); C:\windows\system32\drivers\RTKVHDA.sys [2009-07-29 2735504]
R3 RTL8167;Realtek 8167 NT Driver; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\Rt86win7.sys [2009-07-30 187392]
R3 rtl8192se;Realtek Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-E NIC NT Driver; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\rtl8192se.sys [2009-08-28 859136]
R3 SynTP;Synaptics TouchPad Driver; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\SynTP.sys [2009-07-20 213552]
R3 tdcmdpst;TOSHIBA Writing Engine Filter Driver; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\tdcmdpst.sys [2009-07-30 22912]
S2 Parvdm;Parvdm; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\parvdm.sys [2009-07-13 8704]
S3 AgereSoftModem;Agere Systems Soft Modem; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\AGRSM.sys [2009-07-13 1035776]
S3 aic78xx;aic78xx; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\djsvs.sys [2009-07-13 70720]
S3 amdagp;AMD AGP Bus Filter Driver; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\amdagp.sys [2009-07-13 53312]
S3 atikmdag;atikmdag; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\atikmdag.sys [2009-07-13 4194816]
S3 b57nd60x;Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet - NDIS 6.0; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\b57nd60x.sys [2009-07-13 229888]
S3 catchme;catchme; \??\C:\Users\Matthew\AppData\Local\Temp\catchme.sys []
S3 CDASPROT;Anti-Spyware For Dummies; \??\C:\Program Files\For Dummies\Anti-Spyware\cdasprot.sys []
S3 PCDSRVC{E4743EB3-6EDD5748-06000000}_0;PCDSRVC{E4743EB3-6EDD5748-06000000}_0 - PCDR Kernel Mode Service Helper Driver; \??\c:\program files\lenovo hard drive quick test\pcdsrvc.pkms []
S3 PGEffect;Pangu effect driver; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\pgeffect.sys [2009-06-22 24064]
S3 RSUSBSTOR;RtsUStor.Sys Realtek USB Card Reader; C:\windows\System32\Drivers\RtsUStor.sys [2009-08-05 171520]
S3 RtsUIR;Realtek IR Driver; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\Rts516xIR.sys []
S3 sisagp;SIS AGP Bus Filter; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\sisagp.sys [2009-07-13 52304]
S3 USBCCID;Realtek Smartcard Reader Driver; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\RtsUCcid.sys []
S3 viaagp;VIA AGP Bus Filter; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\viaagp.sys [2009-07-13 53328]
S3 ViaC7;VIA C7 Processor Driver; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\viac7.sys [2009-07-13 52736]
S3 WinUsb;WinUsb; C:\windows\system32\DRIVERS\WinUsb.sys [2009-07-13 34944]

======List of services (R=Running, S=Stopped, 0=Boot, 1=System, 2=Auto, 3=Demand, 4=Disabled)======

R2 AdobeARMservice;Adobe Acrobat Update Service; C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\armsvc.exe [2011-06-06 64952]
R2 Apple Mobile Device;Apple Mobile Device; C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe [2011-02-18 37664]
R2 AVGIDSAgent;AVGIDSAgent; C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG10\Identity Protection\Agent\Bin\AVGIDSAgent.exe [2011-04-18 7398752]
R2 avgwd;AVG WatchDog; C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG10\avgwdsvc.exe [2011-02-08 269520]
R2 Bonjour Service;Bonjour Service; C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe [2011-04-06 349472]
R2 TODDSrv;TOSHIBA Optical Disc Drive Service; C:\Windows\system32\TODDSrv.exe [2009-07-28 128344]
R2 TosCoSrv;TOSHIBA Power Saver; C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Power Saver\TosCoSrv.exe [2009-08-05 464224]
R2 TOSHIBA eco Utility Service;TOSHIBA eco Utility Service; C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TECO\TecoService.exe [2009-08-11 185712]
R3 iPod Service;iPod Service; C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe [2011-04-27 820520]
R3 TMachInfo;TMachInfo; C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA Service Station\TMachInfo.exe [2009-08-17 51512]
R3 TOSHIBA HDD SSD Alert Service;TOSHIBA HDD SSD Alert Service; C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA HDD SSD Alert\TosSmartSrv.exe [2009-09-17 111960]
S2 cfWiMAXService;ConfigFree WiMAX Service; C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\CFIWmxSvcs.exe [2009-08-10 185712]
S2 clr_optimization_v4.0.30319_32;Microsoft .NET Framework NGEN v4.0.30319_X86; C:\windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\mscorsvw.exe [2010-03-18 130384]
S2 ConfigFree Service;ConfigFree Service; C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\CFSvcs.exe [2009-03-10 46448]
S2 gupdate;Google Update Service (gupdate); C:\Program Files\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe [2010-01-31 135664]
S3 gupdatem;Google Update Service (gupdatem); C:\Program Files\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe [2010-01-31 135664]
S3 odserv;Microsoft Office Diagnostics Service; C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\OFFICE12\ODSERV.EXE [2008-11-04 441712]
S3 ose;Office Source Engine; C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Source Engine\OSE.EXE [2006-10-26 145184]
S3 TPCHSrv;TPCH Service; C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TPHM\TPCHSrv.exe [2009-08-06 685424]
S3 WatAdminSvc;@%SystemRoot%\system32\Wat\WatUX.exe,-601; C:\windows\system32\Wat\WatAdminSvc.exe [2010-05-17 1343400]

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Re: Computer continues to download malware

Unread postby torreattack » June 19th, 2011, 7:56 am

Hi dreslick :

I removed WildTangent from the computer.

Smart choice!

I have so far had no additional problems with malware.

Good news.

Thanks for your time!

My pleasure.

Let's continue with some more steps.

Clear Java cache
  • Click on Start > Control Panel > Programsthen double-click the Java Icon. (looks like a coffee cup)
  • On the General tab, under Temporary Internet Files, click the Settings button.
  • Next, click on the Delete Files button.
  • There are two options in the window to clear the cache - Leave BOTH Checked.
    • Applications and Applets
    • Trace and Log Files
  • Click OK on Delete Temporary Files Window
  • Note: This deletes ALL the Downloaded Applications and Applets from the CACHE.
  • Click OK to leave the Temporary Files Window
  • Click OK to leave the Java Control Panel.


Please download HostsXpert and unzip it to your desktop,
  • Right click on HostsXpert.exe to launch the programme.
  • When prompted with:
    HOSTS file does not exist, press OK to create HOSTS file, Cancel to quit.
  • Select OK.
  • Check to see if top button on left hand side says Make Writable?
    • If it does. click on it then proceed to next instruction.
    • If not, just proceed to next instruction
  • Click on Restore MS Hosts File to restore your Hosts file to its default condition
  • When prompted to confirm, click OK.
  • Click on the Download button (lower left hand side)
    • Click on MVPs Hosts... button.
    • Click on Replace button.
    • Press OK in the box that pops up. (HostsXpert will now download and update your Hosts file)
  • When finished.
    • Click on File Handling button.
    • Click on Make Read Only? to secure it against infection.
  • Exit the programme.

Please restart your computer and post:
  • An update on your computer performance

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Re: Computer continues to download malware

Unread postby dreslick » June 19th, 2011, 8:12 am

Hello Torreattack,

After downloading and installing AVG on Friday. The program completed a scan with these results:

Scan "Whole computer scan" completed.
Folders selected for scanning:;"Whole computer scan"
Scan started:;"Friday, June 17, 2011, 9:57:06 PM"
Scan finished:;"Friday, June 17, 2011, 10:16:54 PM (19 minute(s) 48 second(s))"
Total object scanned:;"1074311"
User who launched the scan:;"Matthew"

;"C:\_OTM\MovedFiles\06152011_210601\c_windows\system32\0.3533597561389846.exe";"Trojan horse FakeAlert.ADS";"Moved to Virus Vault"
;"C:\Quarantine\defender.exe";"Trojan horse FakeAlert.ADS";"Moved to Virus Vault"

Other than that, I have had no trouble. Thanks again for your help!

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Re: Computer continues to download malware

Unread postby torreattack » June 19th, 2011, 12:42 pm

hi dreslick:

These first line is ok because it will be clean up from computer during our "cleanup" processes.

However, do you know what that "Quarantine" folder is?

Command Line List files in Folder
I would like to see what files are in a folder... please follow these steps:
  1. Press the Start button ...then press Run.
      If you do not have the RUN command on your Windows 7 Start Menu:
    • Click the Start Search box on the Start Menu.
  2. Copy/paste the following command into the text entry box.
    cmd /c dir "C:\Quarantine" >> "%userprofile%\desktop\list.txt"
  3. Press the "OK"...button
  4. A file called "list.txt" will appear on your Desktop. The command window will eventually close.
  5. Double click on this file... Notepad or Wordpad should open.
Please copy/paste the contents of the list.txt file...in your next reply.

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Re: Computer continues to download malware

Unread postby dreslick » June 19th, 2011, 12:50 pm

I think this is a folder I made when I first started to clean the PC -- before I realized I needed help. I wasn't sure what Defender was and so didn't want to delete it without first making sure it was not needed. Sorry about the confusion: Here is the information you wanted.

Volume in drive C is TI102805W0E
Volume Serial Number is C044-9A7C

Directory of C:\Quarantine

06/17/2011 10:12 PM <DIR> .
06/17/2011 10:12 PM <DIR> ..
0 File(s) 0 bytes
2 Dir(s) 262,298,976,256 bytes free
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Re: Computer continues to download malware

Unread postby torreattack » June 20th, 2011, 11:30 am

Hi dreslick :

I think this is a folder I made when I first started to clean the PC -- before I realized I needed help.

If you have great interest in cleaning computer and willing to help others, you should apply to become a student in Malware Removal University.

This is my general post for when your logs show no more signs of malware.

Congratulations... your computer now appears to be malware free! :)
Please follow these simple guidelines in order to help keep your computer more secure:

Time for some housekeeping
  • Click on Start > All programs > Accessories > Run.
  • Now type in ComboFix /Uninstall into the box and click OK.
  • Note the space between the X and the /Uninstall, it needs to be there.
The above procedure will reset your System Restore and clear out the backups and quarantines created during the course of this fix.

Clean up with OTM
  • Right-click OTM.exe And select " Run as administrator " to run it. If Windows UAC prompts you, please allow it.
  • This tool will remove all the tools we used to clean your pc.
  • Close all other programs apart from OTMoveIt3 as this step will require a reboot
  • On the OTM main screen, press the CleanUp! button
  • Say Yes to the prompt and then allow the program to reboot your computer.

You can now delete any tools we used if they remain on your Desktop.

Protection Programs
Don't forget to re-enable any protection programs we disabled during your fix.

Update your Antivirus programs and other programs regularly.
Secunia Software Inspector - Copyright © Secunia. F-secure Health Check - Copyright © F-Secure Corporation.

Visit Microsoft often.
Keep on top of critical updates , as well as other updates for your computer.
What is Windows Update?
Microsoft Update Home

Install additional (free) programs, that can help improve security.
Many feel that having a "layered" protection scheme is beneficial, you'll have to decide what works best for your situation.
Here are a few you can look into, if you want.

Do not install if you have installed Spybot Search & Destroy and enabled Teatimer protection. System conflicts can occur.
Download it from Copyright © BillP Studios
Information about how WinPatrol works, is available Here
(The free version of WinPatrol... provides limited real-time protection)

SiteAdvisor is a toolbar for Microsoft Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox which alerts you if you're about to enter a potentially dangerous website.
You can find more information and download it from Here

No 3rd Party Firewall
Looking over your log, I don't see any evidence of a third party firewall installed. If you have one installed, let me know.
As the term conveys, a firewall is an extra layer of security installed onto computers, which restricts access from the outside world.

Firewalls protect against hackers and malicious intruders.
If you do not have a firewall installed...
I strongly recommend you download a free (for personal use) firewall NOW that monitors traffic in
both directions... from one of these excellent vendors:
  1. Comodo (Is now bundled with AV software, toolbar and search provider. Opt to install only the firewall software... uncheck the rest)
  2. Online Armor Free (Free version at bottom of page (XP/Vista/W7 (32bit).) 64bit version not available yet. Some reported conflicts with Avira AntiVir.
  3. ZoneAlarm (uncheck ZoneAlarm Spy Blocker during installation if you choose this one)
  4. Ashampoo
If you are using the built-in Windows XP firewall, it is not recommended as it does not block outgoing connections. This means that any malware on your computer is free to "phone home" for more instructions. Simply put, Windows XP contains a very basic firewall. This (XP) firewall is NO replacement for a dedicated software solution. Remember to install and have active, only one firewall at the same time. If you install one of these firewalls, remember to turn off Windows' firewall.

Read - stay informed.
To help minimize the chances of becoming re-infected, please read.
Computer Security - a short guide to staying safer online

If your computer is running slowly after your clean up, please read.
What to do if your Computer is running slowly

I would be grateful if you could reply to this post so that I know you have read it and, if you've no other questions, the thread can be closed.

Happy surfing!

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Re: Computer continues to download malware

Unread postby dreslick » June 20th, 2011, 10:30 pm

Dear Torreattack,

Thank you for your help. I have completed the clean up process and installed AVG.

Have a blessed day!

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Re: Computer continues to download malware

Unread postby Cypher » June 21st, 2011, 11:13 am

As this issue appears to be resolved, this topic is now closed.

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