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abaddonb

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Help!! I guess I must have some kind of new software on my computer that was automatically downloaded, 'cause everytime I log on, my homepage gets set to searchdot.net. Even after I change it to Yahoo and set it in the I.E. options, then log off and log back on, it goes right back to the search page. I notice a quick flash everytime I start up my comp.

Can someone please tell me how to check for software that I did not install? Or, is there anyway to find out if there is some uninvited software on my system??

Thanks for your time...
 
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Hi abaddonb

Welcome to TSG!

Please do this. Go here http://www.tomcoyote.org/hjt/ and download Hijack This. Un Zip it and click on the Hijackthis.exe.

Click the "Scan" button when the scan is finished the scan button will become "Save Log" click that and save the log.

Go to where you saved the log and click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" then Paste the log back here in a reply.

Do NOT have Hijack This fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required. Someone here will be glad to advise you on what to fix.
 

abaddonb

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here you go..

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.3
Scan saved at 8:51:16 PM, on 10/13/2003
Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\services.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\regsvc.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\MSTask.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\stisvc.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\WBEM\WinMgmt.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\LVCOMS.EXE
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\AiO\hp officejet v series\Bin\hpoant07.exe
C:\Program Files\Reality Fusion\Reality Fusion GameCam SE\Program\RFTRay.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\HEWLET~1\AiO\Shared\Bin\hpoevm07.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\hpoipm07.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\AiO\Shared\bin\hpOSTS07.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\AiO\Shared\bin\hpOFXM07.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Downloads\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://www.searchv.com/search.html
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://www.searchv.com/search.html
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.searchdot.net/
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.searchdot.net
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.searchdot.net
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://www.searchdot.net
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
O1 - Hosts: 209.66.114.130 sitefinder.verisign.com
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.ocx
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINNT\system32\msdxm.ocx
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Synchronization Manager] mobsync.exe /logon
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WinampAgent] "C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AudioHQ] C:\Program Files\Creative\SBLive\AudioHQ\AHQTB.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Share-to-Web Namespace Daemon] C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Share-to-Web\hpgs2wnd.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DXM6Patch_981116] C:\WINNT\p_981116.exe /Q:A
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LVCOMS] C:\WINNT\system32\LVCOMS.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Msoffice] C:\WINNT\Fonts\msoffice.hta
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [sys] regedit /s C:\WINNT\sys.reg
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SpyHunter] C:\Program Files\SpyHunter\SpyHunter.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [msnmsgr] "C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe" /background
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Msoffice] C:\WINNT\Fonts\msoffice.hta
O4 - Global Startup: HPAiODevice(hp officejet v series) - 1.lnk = C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\AiO\hp officejet v series\Bin\hpoant07.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\OSA.EXE
O4 - Global Startup: Reality Fusion GameCam SE.lnk = C:\Program Files\Reality Fusion\Reality Fusion GameCam SE\Program\RFTRay.exe
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\Office10\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console (HKLM)
O9 - Extra button: Messenger (HKLM)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Yahoo! Messenger (HKLM)
O9 - Extra button: Related (HKLM)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Show &Related Links (HKLM)
O16 - DPF: {30528230-99F7-4BB4-88D8-FA1D4F56A2AB} (YInstStarter Class) - http://download.yahoo.com/dl/installs/yinst.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: {41F17733-B041-4099-A042-B518BB6A408C} - http://a1540.g.akamai.net/7/1540/52...pple.com/bonnie/us/win/QuickTimeInstaller.exe
O16 - DPF: {56336BCB-3D8A-11D6-A00B-0050DA18DE71} (RdxIE Class) - http://207.188.7.150/17ce6ca81327a1636820/netzip/RdxIE601.cab
O16 - DPF: {597C45C2-2D39-11D5-8D53-0050048383FE} (OPUCatalog Class) - http://office.microsoft.com/productupdates/content/opuc.cab
O16 - DPF: {D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000} (Shockwave Flash Object) - http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab
 
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Fix with HijackThis:

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://www.searchv.com/search.html
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://www.searchv.com/search.html
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.searchdot.net/
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.searchdot.net
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.searchdot.net
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://www.searchdot.net
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
O1 - Hosts: 209.66.114.130 sitefinder.verisign.com
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Msoffice] C:\WINNT\Fonts\msoffice.hta
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [sys] regedit /s C:\WINNT\sys.reg
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Msoffice] C:\WINNT\Fonts\msoffice.hta
 

abaddonb

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have tried that.. even went into registry and deleted and changed settings, but when i reboot, the damn thing goes back to that website... it seems that there is an .exe on my system that loads up on reboot, changing the default page, start page, etc. to the above website...

any other suggestions would be greatly appreciated...
 

abaddonb

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i finally found a quick solution- it was the java program that they used to sneak in to my computer... sneaky little *******s... i just deleted the folder (even tried removing from add/remove programs and that still didn't work, so had to just click and delete).... sloppy, but effective... default page back to normal... will check microsoft and java to see if there is a patch for this fuggin annoyance...
 
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