csrss.exe and smss.exe: good ones or bad?

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Ron the Geek

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Nov 22, 2006
Both the csrss.exe and smss.exe files can be either legitimate Windows files or not. I have both processes running on a PC that I'm working on. The csrss.exe is in the \Windows\System32 folder and it's the only one. The smss.exe, I have in: \cmdcons\system32; \I386\SYSTEM32; \Windows\System32; and lastly, in \Windows\I386\SYSTEM32. I'm also showing one which shows up in blue (deleted?) in \Windows\System32\dllcache. Are there any of the "bad ones" in there somewhere? Thanks!
RTG :cool:

Ron the Geek

Thread Starter
Nov 22, 2006
The machine with these files won't see the network. I don't know why some of the computers I work on will and some won't—but that's a major problem I need to address. If a computer has been hijacked—especially in an adult content way—I have no way of knowing. I can run a HiJack log from CD which the computer sees as a temporary folder; it will gather information but I think I would have to manually go in and edit the changes or deletions. I've had other problems with this PC and I'm sure you'll notice right away that I've got work ahead of me... In case it's helpful, here is the HiJack log of that computer:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:38:10 AM, on 1/25/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exe
C:\Program Files\Unlocker\UnlockerAssistant.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Local Settings\Temp\Temporary Directory 2 for hijackthis.zip\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer,Search = http://out.true-counter.com/b/?101 (obfuscated)
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer,SearchURL = http://out.true-counter.com/b/?101 (obfuscated)
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer,Search = http://out.true-counter.com/b/?101 (obfuscated)
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://out.true-counter.com/a/?101 (obfuscated)
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://out.true-counter.com/b/?101 (obfuscated)
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://www.startium.com/metasearch.php?dst=M3
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://search.searchenhancement.com/nph-enhanced.cgi?affid=sesm&sstring=
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://search.searchenhancement.com/nph-enhanced.cgi?affid=sesm&sstring=
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://www.searchenhancement.com/searchbar/iev1.html
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://search.searchenhancement.com/nph-enhanced.cgi?affid=sesm&sstring=
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://out.true-counter.com/a/?101 about:blank (obfuscated)
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = http://search.searchenhancement.com/nph-enhanced.cgi?affid=sesm&sstring=
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch = http://out.true-counter.com/b/?101 (obfuscated)
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = http://search.searchenhancement.com/nph-enhanced.cgi?affid=sesm&sstring=
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch = http://out.true-counter.com/b/?101 (obfuscated)
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://search.searchenhancement.com/nph-enhanced.cgi?affid=sesm&sstring=
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://search.searchenhancement.com/nph-enhanced.cgi?affid=sesm&sstring=
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyOverride = localhost
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar,LinksFolderName =
R3 - URLSearchHook: WebSearch Class - {9368D063-44BE-49B9-BD14-BB9663FD38FC} - C:\Program Files\scbar\v2\scbar.dll
F2 - REG:system.ini: UserInit=C:\WINDOWS\System32\Userinit.exe
O2 - BHO: BabeIE - {00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000} - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~2\ADDRES~1\cnbabe.dll (file missing)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {000006B1-19B5-414A-849F-2A3C64AE6939} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: F1 Organizer Class - {00000EF1-0786-4633-87C6-1AA7A44296DA} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\x3ro1.dll
O2 - BHO: Yahoo! Companion BHO - {02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common\ycomp5_1_6_0.dll
O2 - BHO: myBar BHO - {0494D0D1-F8E0-41ad-92A3-14154ECE70AC} - C:\Program Files\MyWay\myBar\1.bin\MYBAR.DLL
O2 - BHO: Search Toolbar BHO Object - {2CF0B992-5EEB-4143-99C0-5297EF71F443} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\stlbdist.DLL
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {6ACD11BD-4CA0-4283-A8D8-872B9BA289B6} - C:\PROGRA~1\ACCELE~1\StopSign\webcbrowse.dll
O2 - BHO: Clear Search - {947E6D5A-4B9F-4CF4-91B3-562CA8D03313} - C:\Program Files\ClearSearch\IE_ClrSch.DLL
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {D6DFF6D8-B94B-4720-B730-1C38C7065C3B} - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\BTLINK\btlink.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
O3 - Toolbar: &Yahoo! Companion - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common\ycomp5_1_6_0.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Search Toolbar - {6A85D97D-665D-4825-8341-9501AD9F56A3} - C:\PROGRA~1\SEARCH~1\stoolbar.dll
O3 - Toolbar: (no name) - {5F1ABCDB-A875-46c1-8345-B72A4567E486} - (no file)
O3 - Toolbar: &SearchBar - {0494D0D9-F8E0-41ad-92A3-14154ECE70AC} - C:\Program Files\MyWay\myBar\1.bin\MYBAR.DLL
O3 - Toolbar: Search - {2CF0B992-5EEB-4143-99C0-5297EF71F444} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\stlbdist.DLL
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [hpsysdrv] c:\windows\system\hpsysdrv.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HotKeysCmds] C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AlcxMonitor] ALCXMNTR.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PS2] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ps2.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RealTray] C:\Program Files\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exe SYSTEMBOOTHIDEPLAYER
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [S3TRAY2] S3tray2.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [UnlockerAssistant] "C:\Program Files\Unlocker\UnlockerAssistant.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WebScan] C:\PROGRA~1\ACCELE~1\ANTI-V~1\DEFSCA~1.EXE -k
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [AIM] C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe -cnetwait.odl
O8 - Extra context menu item: Add A Page Note - C:\Program Files\CommonName\AddressBar\createnote.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: Bookmark This Page - C:\Program Files\CommonName\AddressBar\createbookmark.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: Email This Link - C:\Program Files\CommonName\AddressBar\emaillink.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: Search using CommonName - C:\Program Files\CommonName\AddressBar\navigate.htm
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {2F099F5D-7003-4441-82C2-707C7C273FEB} - C:\PROGRA~1\ACCELE~1\StopSign\webcbrowse.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Block This Page - {2F099F5D-7003-4441-82C2-707C7C273FEB} - C:\PROGRA~1\ACCELE~1\StopSign\webcbrowse.dll
O9 - Extra button: AIM - {AC9E2541-2814-11d5-BC6D-00B0D0A1DE45} - C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe
O9 - Extra button: Related - {c95fe080-8f5d-11d2-a20b-00aa003c157a} - C:\WINDOWS\web\related.htm
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Show &Related Links - {c95fe080-8f5d-11d2-a20b-00aa003c157a} - C:\WINDOWS\web\related.htm
O9 - Extra button: Real.com - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\Shdocvw.dll
O9 - Extra button: Yahoo! Messenger - {E5D12C4E-7B4F-11D3-B5C9-0050045C3C96} - C:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\YPager.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Yahoo! Messenger - {E5D12C4E-7B4F-11D3-B5C9-0050045C3C96} - C:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\YPager.exe
O10 - Unknown file in Winsock LSP: c:\windows\system32\inetadpt.dll
O10 - Unknown file in Winsock LSP: c:\windows\system32\inetadpt.dll
O10 - Unknown file in Winsock LSP: c:\windows\system32\inetadpt.dll
O11 - Options group: [CommonName] CommonName
O16 - DPF: {00000EF1-0786-4633-87C6-1AA7A44296DA} (F1 Organizer Class) - http://www.netpaloffers.net/NetpalOffers/DMO1/x3ro1.cab
O16 - DPF: {018B7EC3-EECA-11D3-8E71-0000E82C6C0D} - http://www.xxxtoolbar.com/ist/softwares/v3.0/0006.cab
O16 - DPF: {10000273-8230-4DD4-BE4F-6889D1E74167} - http://download.abetterinternet.com/download/cabs/TURB8106/turbo.cab?id=4283063
O16 - DPF: {20000273-8230-4DD4-BE4F-6889D1E74167} - http://download.abetterinternet.com/download/cabs/TURB8106/payload2.cab
O16 - DPF: {26E8361F-BCE7-4F75-A347-98C88B418322} - http://dst.trafficsyndicate.com/Dnl/T_50026/QDow.cab
O16 - DPF: {421A63BA-4632-43E0-A942-3B4AB645BE51} - http://download-ak.systemsoap.com/ssoap/pptproactauthakamai/systemsoappro.cab
O16 - DPF: {459729AC-727D-4D97-B18A-72EE224EFEC0} (MDefControl Class) - http://defender.veloz.com/pub/download/stop-sign_stp_test.cab
O16 - DPF: {C7B05B62-C8D7-438C-840B-4994DAAA8EEE} - http://webpdp.gator.com/v3/download/pdpplugin5094_hd3ptdmgainads.cab
O18 - Protocol hijack: cn - {9346A6BB-1ED0-4174-AFB4-13CD4EC0AA40}
O18 - Protocol: relatedlinks - {CD8D1CAA-FE4A-45DF-A06C-028AAF1821DE} - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\BTLINK\btlink.dll
O19 - User stylesheet: C:\WINDOWS\default.css (HKLM)
O20 - Winlogon Notify: igfxcui - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\igfxsrvc.dll
O23 - Service: AutoComplete Service (Autocomplete) - Internet Washer - C:\PROGRA~1\SYSTEM~1\autocomp.exe
O23 - Service: AVG7 Alert Manager Server (Avg7Alrt) - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
O23 - Service: AVG7 Update Service (Avg7UpdSvc) - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
O23 - Service: WAN Miniport (ATW) Service (WANMiniportService) - America Online, Inc. - C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
Any help you can provide will be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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