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CPU Usage spikes, really scared about virus :(

Discussion in 'General Security' started by Varga925, Nov 19, 2011.

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  1. Varga925

    Varga925 Thread Starter

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    im running windows xp and as of today my computer suddenly yeilds and continues, i opened task manager looked at my processing stats and i noticed a consistent pattern in my cpu usage, it goes from 0% usage for about 2 seconds then immediatly spikes to 100% for about 4 or 5 seconds, also half my RAM is being used although in both instances no programs are running, could this be a virus? - Alex

    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
    OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
    Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.80GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 4 Stepping 1
    Processor Count: 1
    RAM: 1021 Mb
    Graphics Card: Intel(R) 82865G Graphics Controller, 96 Mb
    Hard Drives: C: Total - 76285 MB, Free - 41508 MB;
    Motherboard: Dell Computer Corp., 0N6381
    Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled
     
  2. Blacqwolf

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    Hello Varga925, and welcome to the TSG Forums!

    First, would you mind opening Windows Task Manager (Cntrl-Alt-Del or right-clicking a blank area in the taskbar and select Task Manager) and seeing if you could switch to the Processes tab and give us which process in specific is causing the usage spikes so we can greater assist you?

    Also, the Windows Search 4.0 is known to be a huge CPU eater. It is not included with Windows XP, but is included in the update stream, so you may have downloaded that, or Windows has installed it for you in the last update cycle. If you have it, try disabling or removing Windows Search 4.0, and see if that helps.
     
  3. Varga925

    Varga925 Thread Starter

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    i closed out of the internet opened my processes tab and "System Idle Process" fluctuates rapidly from no less then 50 to 100 during the point that it isnt at 100 the remaining usage is by my system and AVG combined
     
  4. flavallee

    flavallee Frank Trusted Advisor

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    Go here and click the green "Download latest version" link to download and save HiJackThis 2.0.4.

    After it's been downloaded and saved, close all open windows first, then double-click the saved file to install it.

    Allow it to install in its default location - C:\Program Files.

    After it's been installed, start it and then click "Do a system scan and save a log file".

    When the scan is finished in less than 30 seconds, a log file will appear.

    Save that log file.

    Return here to your thread, then copy-and-paste the entire log file here.

    -------------------------------------------------------------

    What model name and model number is that Dell?

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  5. Varga925

    Varga925 Thread Starter

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    Its a dimension 3000 desktop where do i find the model number and heres that log


    Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
    Scan saved at 6:17:38 PM, on 11/20/2011
    Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
    MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.17103)
    Boot mode: Normal

    Running processes:
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG10\avgchsvx.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
    C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\Core\smax4pnp.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe
    C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG10\avgtray.exe
    C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
    C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
    C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpohmr08.exe
    C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpotdd01.exe
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
    C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG10\avgwdsvc.exe
    C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
    C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG10\Identity Protection\agent\bin\avgidsmonitor.exe
    C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpoevm08.exe
    C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
    C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG10\avgnsx.exe
    C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG10\avgemcx.exe
    c:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\sqlwriter.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
    C:\Program Files\StartNow Toolbar\ToolbarUpdaterService.exe
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WLIDSVC.EXE
    C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG10\Identity Protection\Agent\Bin\AVGIDSAgent.exe
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WLIDSvcM.exe
    C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
    C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\Bin\hpoSTS08.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG10\avgrsx.exe
    C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG10\avgcsrvx.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\notepad.exe
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\msiexec.exe
    C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HiJackThis\HiJackThis.exe

    R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
    R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyOverride = *.local
    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 ID Sign-in Helper - {9030D464-4C02-4ABF-8ECC-5164760863C6} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WindowsLiveLogin.dll
    O2 - BHO: Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper - {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jp2ssv.dll
    O2 - BHO: JQSIEStartDetectorImpl - {E7E6F031-17CE-4C07-BC86-EABFE594F69C} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\lib\deploy\jqs\ie\jqs_plugin.dll
    O3 - Toolbar: (no name) - {CCC7A320-B3CA-4199-B1A6-9F516DD69829} - (no file)
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SoundMAXPnP] C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\Core\smax4pnp.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [igfxtray] C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [igfxhkcmd] C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [igfxpers] C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Adobe Reader Speed Launcher] "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe"
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Adobe ARM] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe"
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [KernelFaultCheck] %systemroot%\system32\dumprep 0 -k
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG_TRAY] C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG10\avgtray.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [APSDaemon] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Apple Application Support\APSDaemon.exe"
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [iTunesHelper] "C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe"
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MSMSGS] "C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Google Update] "C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe" /c
    O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-18\..\RunOnce: [RunNarrator] Narrator.exe (User 'SYSTEM')
    O4 - HKUS\.DEFAULT\..\RunOnce: [RunNarrator] Narrator.exe (User 'Default user')
    O4 - Global Startup: hp psc 1000 series.lnk = ?
    O4 - Global Startup: hpoddt01.exe.lnk = ?
    O6 - HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Restrictions present
    O6 - HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Control Panel present
    O6 - HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbars\Restrictions present
    O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: @xpsp3res.dll,-20001 - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
    O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
    O13 - DefaultPrefix:
    O15 - Trusted Zone: *.doccentral.com
    O15 - Trusted Zone: *.fnismls.com
    O15 - Trusted Zone: *.getmedianow.com
    O15 - Trusted Zone: *.live.com
    O15 - Trusted Zone: *.rdesk.com
    O15 - Trusted Zone: http://*.realtytools.com
    O15 - Trusted Zone: *.rexplorer.net
    O15 - Trusted Zone: *.showingtime.com
    O15 - Trusted Zone: *.sitexdata.com
    O15 - Trusted Zone: *.spellchecker.net
    O15 - Trusted Zone: http://*.toolkitcma.com
    O15 - Trusted Zone: http://*.toolkitcma2.com
    O15 - Trusted Zone: *.transactionpoint.com
    O15 - Trusted Zone: *.trpoint.com
    O15 - Trusted Zone: *.virtualearth.net
    O15 - Trusted Zone: *.xmlsweb.com
    O16 - DPF: {4E330863-6A11-11D0-BFD8-006097237877} (InstallFromTheWeb ActiveX Control) - http://support.rexplorer.net/iftw_install//iftwclix.cab
    O16 - DPF: {6414512B-B978-451D-A0D8-FCFDF33E833C} (WUWebControl Class) - http://www.update.microsoft.com/win...ls/en/x86/client/wuweb_site.cab?1259009753000
    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: skype4com - {FFC8B962-9B40-4DFF-9458-1830C7DD7F5D} - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\Skype\SKYPE4~1.DLL
    O22 - SharedTaskScheduler: Browseui preloader - {438755C2-A8BA-11D1-B96B-00A0C90312E1} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\browseui.dll
    O22 - SharedTaskScheduler: Component Categories cache daemon - {8C7461EF-2B13-11d2-BE35-3078302C2030} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\browseui.dll
    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: iPod Service - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
    O23 - Service: Java Quick Starter (JavaQuickStarterService) - Sun Microsystems, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
    O23 - Service: Pml Driver HPZ12 - HP - C:\WINDOWS\system32\HPZipm12.exe
    O23 - Service: Updater Service for StartNow Toolbar - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\StartNow Toolbar\ToolbarUpdaterService.exe

    --
    End of file - 8441 bytes
     
  6. flavallee

    flavallee Frank Trusted Advisor

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    Click "Edit" in post #6, then delete that post. There's no need to submit the log twice. The log in post #5 will suffice.

    Give me a few minutes to review it, then I'll get back to you. (y)

    ---------------------------------------------------------

    According to the technical specifications site for the Dell Dimension 3000 desktop, it supports up to 2048 MB(2 GB) of RAM.

    It uses DDR PC2700 or DDR PC3200 modules.

    You might consider maxing out the RAM in it.

    --------------------------------------------------------
     
  7. Varga925

    Varga925 Thread Starter

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    sorry and thank you very much :)
     
  8. flavallee

    flavallee Frank Trusted Advisor

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    I need to see an "uninstall_list.txt" log because it's obvious that some installed programs and add-ons need to be uninstalled, updated, or replaced. You can start by uninstalling StartNow Toolbar.

    Start HiJackThis, but don't run a scan.

    Click on the "Open The Misc Tools Section" button.

    Click on the "Open Uninstall Manager" button.

    Click on the "Save List" button.

    Save the "uninstall_list.txt" file somewhere.

    It'll then open in Notepad.

    Return here to your thread, then copy-and-paste the entire file here.

    --------------------------------------------------------
     
  9. Varga925

    Varga925 Thread Starter

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    Adobe Flash Player 10 Plugin
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    Adobe Reader 9.4.5
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    Bonjour
    Dell ResourceCD
    D-Link PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter
    Download Updater (AOL LLC)
    FrostWire 4.21.8
    HiJackThis
    Hotfix for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 (KB953595)
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    HP Photo and Imaging 2.0 - hp psc 1200 series
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    Intel(R) Extreme Graphics 2 Driver
    Intel(R) PRO Network Adapters and Drivers
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    Microsoft SQL Server 2008 RsFx Driver
    Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Setup Support Files
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    Microsoft SQL Server VSS Writer
    Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Express - ENU
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    It would help if you could identify the process(es) hogging that CPU.

    Download and run the free Process Explorer. It will make it a lot easier to see the running processes all together.

    Did you add those entries to the Trusted Zone?
     
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    i already did it was system idle that was the culprit i think i dont know what the trusted zone is im new to this site
     
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    In layman's terms, System Idle Process is the software that runs when the computer has absolutely nothing better to do. If it's at 100%, it means nothing is using CPU.

    What is the System Idle Process and why is it using most of the CPU?

    You'll have a better view at your running processes with Process Explorer. You should be able to spot the processes really misbehaving.
     
  13. Varga925

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    well system idle again is shown as running at 100% even tho i have like 4 programs and 3 interenets opening and everything is lagging badly
     
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    100% is quite normal for that process. If it spikes constantly, that means you have other processes spiking at the same time. Those are the ones you need to worry about.
     
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    well like my computer has trouble running java scripts and stuff, like it stops and goes for seconds intervals and this is new, so i went to task manager to look at my stats and the cpu usage and half my ram being used with nothing open is what opened my eyes im just conserned about a virus, i just got into developing and i dont wanna get interrupted
     
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