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19-Apr-2003, 06:01 PM #1
My Computer Wont Stop Downloading!
Sometimes when im not doing anything with my internet connection, all of a sudden my internet starts to download something... I haven got automatic update on anything... When it starts, it takes ages to stop aswell...

Ive run ad aware on my computer but that hasent stopped it... Whats going on???!!!
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19-Apr-2003, 06:03 PM #2
Hi Safe

If you post your startup list we may be able to spot something

Please post your startup list by doing the following :-

Please go here and download startuplist 1.52 :-

Download to any folder or your desktop
Unzip the zipfile
Double click the exe file
go to Edit - select all - copy - and paste the results in a new post here

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19-Apr-2003, 06:13 PM #3
Here it is, and thankyou for your quick reply:-

StartupList report, 20/04/2003, 00:10:41
StartupList version: 1.52
Started from : C:\Documents and Settings\James\Desktop\startuplist1521\StartupList.EXE
Detected: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
Detected: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)
* Using default options

Running processes:

C:\Program Files\Common Files\EPSON\EBAPI\SAgent2.exe
C:\Program Files\Photodex\CompuPicPro\ScsiAccess.exe
C:\Program Files\Adaptec\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe
C:\Program Files\MUSICMATCH\MUSICMATCH Jukebox\mm_tray.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\evntsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\FlashGet\flashget.exe
C:\Program Files\LeapFTP\LeapFTP.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Program Files\Opera7\opera.exe
C:\Program Files\ICQ\ICQ.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Documents and Settings\James\Desktop\startuplist1521\StartupList.exe


Listing of startup folders:

Shell folders Common Startup:
[C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup]
Adobe Gamma Loader.lnk = C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Calibration\Adobe Gamma Loader.exe
pop3httpproxy.lnk = C:\Program Files\HotPOP3\pop3httpproxy.exe


Checking Windows NT UserInit:

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


Autorun entries from Registry:

S3hotkey = S3hotkey.exe
S3TRAY2 = S3tray2.exe
PCTVOICE = pctspk.exe
ESB = C:\WINDOWS\System32\ESB.exe
Supastatus = C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Connection Wizard\status.exe
EPSON Stylus C42 Series = C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\E_S10IC2.EXE /P23 "EPSON Stylus C42 Series" /O6 "USB001" /M "Stylus C42"
AdaptecDirectCD = C:\Program Files\Adaptec\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe
QuickTime Task = "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
MMTray = C:\Program Files\MUSICMATCH\MUSICMATCH Jukebox\mm_tray.exe
Mirabilis ICQ = C:\Program Files\ICQ\ICQNet.exe
TkBellExe = C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\evntsvc.exe -osboot


Autorun entries from Registry:

ICQ = C:\Program Files\ICQ\ICQ.exe -trayboot


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:

SCRNSAVE.EXE=*Registry value not found*
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 Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.ocx - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3}
(no name) - C:\PROGRA~1\FLASHGET\jccatch.dll - {A5366673-E8CA-11D3-9CD9-0090271D075B}


Enumerating Task Scheduler jobs:

Symantec NetDetect.job


Enumerating Download Program Files:

[Shockwave ActiveX Control]
InProcServer32 = C:\WINDOWS\system32\Macromed\Director\SwDir.dll

[Yahoo! Audio Conferencing]
InProcServer32 = C:\WINDOWS\Downloaded Program Files\yacscom.dll


[Yahoo! Audio UI1]
InProcServer32 = C:\WINDOWS\Downloaded Program Files\yacsui.dll

[Update Class]
InProcServer32 = C:\WINDOWS\System32\iuctl.dll

[Symantec RuFSI Registry Information Class]
InProcServer32 = C:\WINDOWS\Downloaded Program Files\rufsi.dll

[Shockwave Flash Object]
InProcServer32 = C:\WINDOWS\System32\macromed\flash\Flash.ocx


Enumerating Windows NT logon/logoff scripts:
*No scripts set to run*

Windows NT checkdisk command:
BootExecute = autocheck autochk *

Windows NT 'Wininit.ini':
PendingFileRenameOperations: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\RarExt.dll.0.tmp||c:\documents and settings\James\cookies\James@bluestreak[1].txt||c:\documents and settings\James\cookies\James@www.qksrv[1].txt||c:\documents and settings\James\cookies\James@atdmt[2].txt||c:\documents and settings\James\cookies\James@hitbox[1].txt||c:\documents and settings\James\cookies\James@doubleclick[2].txt||c:\documents and settings\James\cookies\James@hg1.hitbox[1].txt||c:\documents and settings\James\cookies\James@bfast[2].txt||c:\documents and settings\James\cookies\James@bravenet[2].txt||c:\documents and settings\James\cookies\James@fastclick[2].txt||c:\system volume information\_restore{9de8165d-af8f-428a-ad2a-69ee6a9e2c3d}\rp82\a0059171.dll||c:\system volume information\_restore{9de8165d-af8f-428a-ad2a-69ee6a9e2c3d}\rp82\a0059172.dll


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, 7,348 bytes
Report generated in 0.390 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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19-Apr-2003, 06:49 PM #4

You have a lot of programs running at startup that you do not need to - you could just start a lot of them manually when you need them

There are one or two things in your startup I'm not sure of, unfortunately it's nearly 1am here and time I logged off for the night

One possibility - C:\Program Files\LeapFTP\LeapFTP.exe

could this be downloading files which you have queued ?

Other programs such as this could be downloading updates - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\evntsvc.exe

good luck

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19-Apr-2003, 07:36 PM #5
See here :

Read through your startup list and check for those entries in the list at Pacs Portal to see exactly what you can remove safely.
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20-Apr-2003, 04:39 AM #6
This startup is totally suspect:

Supastatus = C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Connection Wizard\status.exe

There is NO Internet Explorer file called Status.exe.

Go to Start > Run > Msconfig,and uncheck this one on the Startup tab.

Click OK, close Msconfig and reboot.

Next, go to C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Connection Wizard, and rename status.exe to status.bak

And I'd like a copy of that file for analysis, please.

Would you mind terribly sending me a (zipped up) copy of Status.exe (or Status.bak) for analysis?

I'd be vey grateful for that file. I'll PM you with my e-mail addie.

Tony < - > CLSID List - A Collection of Autostart Locations
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20-Apr-2003, 07:40 AM #7
i just looked at the file, I think it is a file from supranet isp... I dont think its anything big, but ive sent you it anyway, if it is anything, could you PM me back and tell me what it is, thanks

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20-Apr-2003, 07:48 AM #8
I would bet on TkBellExe, part of the Real that gives you live updates
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20-Apr-2003, 08:17 AM #9
Yup, it says it's from "Supanet":

Appears to be harmless, but I would leave it unchecked, as I doubt it needs to be running.

It may even be responsible for that internet activity you've been noticing.
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