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HijackThis log help?

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by koalakoala76, Apr 16, 2004.

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  1. koalakoala76

    koalakoala76 Thread Starter

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    Hi,

    I had some problems with ads popping up all over, and after browsing this forum I used HJT to remove twaintec and a few other spyware things. The ads are mostly gone, but occassinally they still pop up... so just wondering if I could get some personalized help from someone regarding my HJT log. Thanks so much for any help:



    Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
    Scan saved at 5:30:44 PM, on 4/16/2004
    Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
    MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

    Running processes:
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.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\Explorer.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
    c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exe
    C:\windows\system\hpsysdrv.exe
    C:\Program Files\USB Storage RW\shwicon.exe
    C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Share-to-Web\hpgs2wnd.exe
    C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\Unload\hpqcmon.exe
    C:\HP\KBD\KBD.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehmsas.exe
    C:\Program Files\VERITAS Software\Update Manager\sgtray.exe
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
    C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
    C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
    c:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Share-to-Web\hpgs2wnf.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\rundll32.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\mcomposd.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\drivers\CDAC11BA.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\DRIVERS\CDANTSRV.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehSched.exe
    c:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
    C:\Program Files\hijackthis\HijackThis.exe

    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyOverride = localhost
    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.ocx
    O2 - BHO: NAV Helper - {BDF3E430-B101-42AD-A544-FADC6B084872} - c:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll
    O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
    O3 - Toolbar: hp toolkit - {B2847E28-5D7D-4DEB-8B67-05D28BCF79F5} - C:\HP\EXPLOREBAR\HPTOOLKT.DLL
    O3 - Toolbar: Norton AntiVirus - {42CDD1BF-3FFB-4238-8AD1-7859DF00B1D6} - c:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ehTray] C:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [hpsysdrv] c:\windows\system\hpsysdrv.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HotKeysCmds] C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [KYE_Showicon] "C:\Program Files\USB Storage RW\shwicon.exe" -t"KYE\USB Storage RW"
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Share-to-Web Namespace Daemon] c:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Share-to-Web\hpgs2wnd.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CamMonitor] c:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\Unload\hpqcmon.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [KBD] C:\HP\KBD\KBD.EXE
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [StorageGuard] "C:\Program Files\VERITAS Software\Update Manager\sgtray.exe" /r
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AutoTBar] C:\hp\bin\autotbar.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Recguard] C:\WINDOWS\SMINST\RECGUARD.EXE
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ccApp] "c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe"
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ccRegVfy] "c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccRegVfy.exe"
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\System32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [nwiz] nwiz.exe /installquiet /keeploaded
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PS2] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ps2.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RecoverFromReboo] C:\WINDOWS\Temp\RECOVE~1.EXE
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [alchem] C:\WINDOWS\alchem.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [mcomposd] C:\WINDOWS\System32\mcomposd.exe
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [NVIEW] rundll32.exe nview.dll,nViewLoadHook
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Yahoo! Pager] C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\ypager.exe -quiet
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MSMSGS] "C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background
    O4 - Global Startup: Adobe Gamma Loader.lnk = C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Calibration\Adobe Gamma Loader.exe
    O4 - Global Startup: hp center.lnk = C:\Program Files\hp center\137903\Program\BackWeb-137903.exe
    O9 - Extra button: Messenger (HKLM)
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Yahoo! Messenger (HKLM)
    O9 - Extra button: AIM (HKLM)
    O12 - Plugin for .spop: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Plugins\NPDocBox.dll
    O16 - DPF: Yahoo! Pool 2 - http://download.games.yahoo.com/games/clients/y/potc_x.cab
    O16 - DPF: {02BF25D5-8C17-4B23-BC80-D3488ABDDC6B} (QuickTime Object) - http://www.apple.com/qtactivex/qtplugin.cab
    O16 - DPF: {166B1BCA-3F9C-11CF-8075-444553540000} (Shockwave ActiveX Control) - http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/director/sw.cab
    O16 - DPF: {1C78AB3F-A857-482E-80C0-3A1E5238A565} - ms-its:mhtml:file://C:\ss.MHT!http://toolbar.isearch.com/install/00002/chm.chm::/files/initial.cab
    O16 - DPF: {33564D57-0000-0010-8000-00AA00389B71} - http://download.microsoft.com/download/F/6/E/F6E491A6-77E1-4E20-9F5F-94901338C922/wmv9VCM.CAB
    O16 - DPF: {62475759-9E84-458E-A1AB-5D2C442ADFDE} - http://a1540.g.akamai.net/7/1540/52/20030530/qtinstall.info.apple.com/abarth/us/win/QuickTimeInstaller.exe
     
  2. Flrman1

    Flrman1

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    Hi koalakoala76

    Welcome to TSG! :)

    Do you know what this is?

    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [mcomposd] C:\WINDOWS\System32\mcomposd.exe

    Run Hijack This again and put a check by these. Close all windows except HijackThis and click "Fix checked"

    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [alchem] C:\WINDOWS\alchem.exe

    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [mcomposd] C:\WINDOWS\System32\mcomposd.exe

    O16 - DPF: {1C78AB3F-A857-482E-80C0-3A1E5238A565} - ms-its:mhtml:file://C:\ss.MHT!http://toolbar.isearch.com/install/00002/chm.chm::/files/initial.cab


    Restart to safe mode.

    How to start your computer in safe mode

    First in safe mode click on My Computer. Go to Tools > Folder Options. Click on the View tab and make sure that "Show hidden files and folders" is checked. Also uncheck "Hide protected operating system files" and "Hide extensions for known file types" . Now click "Apply to all folders"
    Click "Apply" then "OK"

    Now find and delete:

    The C:\WINDOWS\alchem.exe file
     
  3. koalakoala76

    koalakoala76 Thread Starter

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    thanks so much for the help!

    i deleted alchem.exe, and it seems like all the ads are gone

    As for mscomposd.exe, it didn't seem like google knew much about it. I searched my computer though, and found it (looks like it's still there even after HJT fixed it). Here's the info on it:

    Located in: C:/WINDOWS/system32
    Company: totempole
    File Version: 1.00.0001
    Internal Name: pupdate
    Original File Name: pupdate.exe
    Product Name: werule
    Product Version: 1.00.0001


    I'm considering deleting it as well (in the same way as alchem.exe), even though there aren't anymore pop-up ads happening. Do you think this is a good idea?
     
  4. Flrman1

    Flrman1

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    Yes delete the file. Werule is a known adware parasite.
     
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