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  1. ddg43

    ddg43 Thread Starter

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    Would someone please look at my Hijack This log I ran AA,Spybot, and McAfee virus but I.E. keeps shLogfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
    Scan saved at 1:44:05 PM, on 2/12/2005
    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\Ati2evxx.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
    C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Privacy Service\GUARDDOG.EXE
    c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsrte.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MPFSERVICE.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\SPAMKI~1\MSKSrvr.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
    c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
    C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Privacy Service\GUARDDOG.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\msbt.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\qttask.exe
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
    C:\HP\KBD\KBD.EXE
    C:\windows\system\hpsysdrv.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\MYWEBS~1\bar\2.bin\mwsoemon.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\ICO.EXE
    C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\SPAMKI~1\MskAgent.exe
    C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Shared Components\Guardian\CMGrdian.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb09.exe
    c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsescn.exe
    C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
    C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
    C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpotdd01.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\essspk.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MpfAgent.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MpfTray.exe
    C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
    c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsftsn.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe
    C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\My Documents\Hijack This\HijackThis.exe

    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,SearchAssistant = C:\WINDOWS\system32\searchbar.html
    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = res://C:\WINDOWS\system32\xuzua.dll/sp.html#37049
    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = res://C:\WINDOWS\system32\xuzua.dll/sp.html#37049
    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,SearchURL = C:\WINDOWS\system32\searchbar.html
    R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = about:blank
    R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = res://C:\WINDOWS\gibkx.dll/sp.html#37049
    R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = res://C:\WINDOWS\gibkx.dll/sp.html#37049
    R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = res://C:\WINDOWS\gibkx.dll/sp.html#37049
    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,Default_Search_URL = http://www.motor-search.info/search.html
    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = res://C:\WINDOWS\gibkx.dll/sp.html#37049
    R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = res://C:\WINDOWS\gibkx.dll/sp.html#37049
    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page_bak = file:///C:/WINDOWS/system32/blank.html
    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyOverride = localhost
    R3 - Default URLSearchHook is missing
    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {000020DD-C72E-4113-AF77-DD56626C6C42} - (no file)
    O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.ocx
    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {77E75C18-2847-DA08-D856-8452824004C7} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\addko.dll
    O2 - BHO: McAfee Privacy Service - {cc4b2ee5-4803-11d7-8a38-00b0d0c6b814} - C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Privacy Service\GDIEHELP.DLL
    O3 - Toolbar: MSN Toolbar - {BDAD1DAD-C946-4A17-ADC1-64B5B4FF55D0} - C:\Program Files\MSN Toolbar\01.01.1501.0\en-us\msntb.dll (file missing)
    O3 - Toolbar: McAfee VirusScan - {BA52B914-B692-46c4-B683-905236F6F655} - c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshl.dll
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Recguard] C:\WINDOWS\SMINST\RECGUARD.EXE
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] C:\WINDOWS\System32\qttask.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HotKeysCmds] C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [StorageGuard] "C:\Program Files\VERITAS Software\Update Manager\sgtray.exe" /r
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [KBD] C:\HP\KBD\KBD.EXE
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [IgfxTray] C:\WINDOWS\System32\igfxtray.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [hpsysdrv] c:\windows\system\hpsysdrv.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [EM_EXEC] C:\PROGRA~1\Logitech\MOUSEW~1\SYSTEM\EM_EXEC.EXE
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MyWebSearch Email Plugin] C:\PROGRA~1\MYWEBS~1\bar\2.bin\mwsoemon.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Mouse Suite 98 Daemon] ICO.EXE
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [zsysdll32.dll] C:\WINDOWS\system\sysdll32.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MCUpdateExe] C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcupdate.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MCAgentExe] c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MSKAGENTEXE] C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\SPAMKI~1\MskAgent.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [VSOCheckTask] "c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcmnhdlr.exe" /checktask
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [McAfee Guardian] C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Shared Components\Guardian\CMGrdian.exe /SU
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MISAggregator] C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MCAFEE~1\MisAgg.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [VirusScan Online] "c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exe"
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MSKDetectorExe] C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\SPAMKI~1\MSKDetct.exe /startup
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WildTangent CDA] RUNDLL32.exe "C:\Program Files\WildTangent\Apps\CDA\cdaEngine0400.dll",cdaEngineMain
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HPDJ Taskbar Utility] C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb09.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HP Software Update] "C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe"
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HP Component Manager] "C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe"
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DeviceDiscovery] C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpotdd01.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [EssSpkPhone] essspk.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PS2] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ps2.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Synchronization Manager] %SystemRoot%\system32\mobsync.exe /logon
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [addjg32.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\addjg32.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [McRegWiz] C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\Agent\McRegWiz.exe /autorun
    O4 - HKLM\..\RunOnce: [msbt.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\msbt.exe
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Acme.PCHButton] C:\PROGRA~1\HPINST~1\plugin\bin\PCHButton.exe
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MyWebSearch Email Plugin] C:\PROGRA~1\MYWEBS~1\bar\2.bin\mwsoemon.exe
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [msnmsgr] "C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe" /background
    O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\OSA.EXE
    O8 - Extra context menu item: &Search - http://bar.mywebsearch.com/menusearch.html?p=ZP
    O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {237AA178-C3BC-4f67-A8BB-D8BC14BA0B89} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\HPCMDTY.DLL (file missing)
    O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {869EE607-5376-486d-8DAC-EDC8E239AD5F} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\c_10230.dll
    O9 - Extra button: AIM - {AC9E2541-2814-11d5-BC6D-00B0D0A1DE45} - C:\Program Files\AIM95\aim.exe
    O9 - Extra button: Microsoft® JavaScript® Console - {B6DC7083-DA98-4D8E-ABB9-24791DD4F4EB} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\COMDLG32.OCX
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: JavaScript Console - {B6DC7083-DA98-4D8E-ABB9-24791DD4F4EB} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\COMDLG32.OCX
    O9 - Extra button: Privacy Bar - {cc4b2ee5-4803-11d7-8a38-00b0d0c6b814} - C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Privacy Service\GDIEHELP.DLL
    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
    O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {237AA178-C3BC-4f67-A8BB-D8BC14BA0B89} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\HPCMDTY.DLL (file missing) (HKCU)
    O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {869EE607-5376-486d-8DAC-EDC8E239AD5F} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\c_10230.dll (HKCU)
    O9 - Extra button: Microsoft® JavaScript® Console - {B6DC7083-DA98-4D8E-ABB9-24791DD4F4EB} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\COMDLG32.OCX (HKCU)
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: JavaScript Console - {B6DC7083-DA98-4D8E-ABB9-24791DD4F4EB} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\COMDLG32.OCX (HKCU)
    O12 - Plugin for .spop: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Plugins\NPDocBox.dll
    O16 - DPF: {17492023-C23A-453E-A040-C7C580BBF700} (Windows Genuine Advantage Validation Tool) - http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=34738&clcid=0x409
    O16 - DPF: {4ED9DDF0-7479-4BBE-9335-5A1EDB1D8A21} (McAfee.com Operating System Class) - http://download.mcafee.com/molbin/shared/mcinsctl/en-us/4,0,0,81/mcinsctl.cab
    O16 - DPF: {6414512B-B978-451D-A0D8-FCFDF33E833C} (WUWebControl Class) - http://v5.windowsupdate.microsoft.c...ls/en/x86/client/wuweb_site.cab?1093381867546
    O16 - DPF: {BCC0FF27-31D9-4614-A68E-C18E1ADA4389} (DwnldGroupMgr Class) - http://bin.mcafee.com/molbin/shared/mcgdmgr/en-us/1,0,0,19/mcgdmgr.cab
    O18 - Protocol: cetihpz - {CF184AD3-CDCB-4168-A3F7-8E447D129300} - C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\comp\hpuiprot.dll
    O19 - User stylesheet: (file missing)
    O23 - Service: Ati HotKey Poller - Unknown - C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
    O23 - Service: McAfee Privacy Service - Network Associates, Inc. - C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Privacy Service\GUARDDOG.EXE
    O23 - Service: McAfee.com McShield - Unknown - c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
    O23 - Service: McAfee SecurityCenter Update Manager - McAfee, Inc - C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\Agent\mcupdmgr.exe
    O23 - Service: McAfee.com VirusScan Online Realtime Engine - Networks Associates Technology, Inc - c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsrte.exe
    O23 - Service: McAfee Personal Firewall Service - McAfee Corporation - C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MPFSERVICE.exe
    O23 - Service: McAfee SpamKiller Server - Networks Associates Technology. Inc. - C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\SPAMKI~1\MSKSrvr.exe
    O23 - Service: Workstation NetLogon Service - Unknown - C:\WINDOWS\ipsz32.exe (file missing)

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  2. Cookiegal

    Cookiegal Administrator Malware Specialist Coordinator

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    Hi and welcome to TSG,

    I will post back shortly with removal instructions.
     
  3. Cookiegal

    Cookiegal Administrator Malware Specialist Coordinator

    Joined:
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    Go to Control Panel - Add/Remove programs and remove:

    MyWebSearch
    WildTangent


    Then click: http://forums.techguy.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=44318

    to download cwsserviceremove.zip and unzip it to your desktop and have it ready to run later.
    ___________________________________________________________________________

    Click http://www.intermute.com/spysubtract/cwshredder_download.html to download CWShredder. Do Not run it yet. Download it to the desktop and have it ready to run later.

    ____________________________________________________________________

    Click: http://www.downloads.subratam.org/AboutBuster.zip to download AboutBuster created by Rubber Ducky.

    Unzip AboutBuster to the Desktop then click the "Update Button" then click "Check for Update" and download the updates and then click "Exit" because I don't want you to run it yet. Just get the updates so it is ready to run later in safe mode.
    _____________________________________________________________________

    Now go ahead and set your computer to show hidden files like so:

    Because XP will not always show you hidden files and folders by default, Go to Start > Search and under "More advanced search options".
    Make sure there is a check by "Search System Folders" and "Search hidden files and folders" and "Search system subfolders"

    Next 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"


    ______________________________________________________________________

    Sign off the Internet and remain offline until this procedure is complete. Unplug your modem or disconnect the cable or phone line. Copy these instructions to notepad and save them on your desktop for easy access. You must follow these directions exactly and you cannot skip any part of it.
    ______________________________________________________________________


    Click Start > Run > and type in:

    services.msc

    Click OK.

    In the services window find Workstation NetLogon Service.
    Right click and choose "Properties". On the "General" tab under "Service Status" click the "Stop" button to stop the service. Beside "Startup Type" in the dropdown menu select "Disabled". Click Apply then OK. Exit the Services utility.

    CAUTION: There is also a service named Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Locator and one called Remote Procedure Call (RPC) . These are the legitimate services. Do not stop those two.
    ______________________________________________________________________

    Restart to safe mode.

    http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2001052409420406

    Perform the following steps in safe mode:
    ____________________________________________________________________

    Double click on the cwsserviceemove.reg file you downloaded at the beginning to enter into the registry. Answer yes when asked to have its contents added to the registry.
    ____________________________________________________________________

    Go to Start > Run and type Hijackthis. Press enter to start HijackThis. DO NOT OPEN ANYTHING ELSE!

    Put a check by these entries in Hijack This and click the "Fix Checked" button:

    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,SearchAssistant = C:\WINDOWS\system32\searchbar.html

    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = res://C:\WINDOWS\system32\xuzua.dll/sp.html#37049

    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = res://C:\WINDOWS\system32\xuzua.dll/sp.html#37049

    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,SearchURL = C:\WINDOWS\system32\searchbar.html

    R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = about:blank

    R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = res://C:\WINDOWS\gibkx.dll/sp.html#37049

    R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = res://C:\WINDOWS\gibkx.dll/sp.html#37049

    R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = res://C:\WINDOWS\gibkx.dll/sp.html#37049

    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,Default_Search_URL = http://www.motor-search.info/search.html

    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = res://C:\WINDOWS\gibkx.dll/sp.html#37049

    R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = res://C:\WINDOWS\gibkx.dll/sp.html#37049

    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page_bak = file:///C:/WINDOWS/system32/blank.html

    R3 - Default URLSearchHook is missing

    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {000020DD-C72E-4113-AF77-DD56626C6C42} - (no file)

    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {77E75C18-2847-DA08-D856-8452824004C7} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\addko.dll

    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MyWebSearch Email Plugin] C:\PROGRA~1\MYWEBS~1\bar\2.bin\mwsoemon.exe

    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [zsysdll32.dll] C:\WINDOWS\system\sysdll32.exe

    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WildTangent CDA] RUNDLL32.exe "C:\Program Files\WildTangent\Apps\CDA\cdaEngine0400.dll",cdaEngineMain

    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [addjg32.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\addjg32.exe

    O4 - HKLM\..\RunOnce: [msbt.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\msbt.exe

    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MyWebSearch Email Plugin] C:\PROGRA~1\MYWEBS~1\bar\2.bin\mwsoemon.exe

    O8 - Extra context menu item: &Search - http://bar.mywebsearch.com/menusearch.html?p=ZP

    O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {237AA178-C3BC-4f67-A8BB-D8BC14BA0B89} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\HPCMDTY.DLL (file missing)

    O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {869EE607-5376-486d-8DAC-EDC8E239AD5F} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\c_10230.dll

    O9 - Extra button: Microsoft® JavaScript® Console - {B6DC7083-DA98-4D8E-ABB9-24791DD4F4EB} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\COMDLG32.OCX

    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: JavaScript Console - {B6DC7083-DA98-4D8E-ABB9-24791DD4F4EB} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\COMDLG32.OCX

    O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {237AA178-C3BC-4f67-A8BB-D8BC14BA0B89} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\HPCMDTY.DLL (file missing) (HKCU)

    O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {869EE607-5376-486d-8DAC-EDC8E239AD5F} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\c_10230.dll (HKCU)

    O9 - Extra button: Microsoft® JavaScript® Console - {B6DC7083-DA98-4D8E-ABB9-24791DD4F4EB} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\COMDLG32.OCX (HKCU)

    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: JavaScript Console - {B6DC7083-DA98-4D8E-ABB9-24791DD4F4EB} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\COMDLG32.OCX (HKCU)

    O19 - User stylesheet: (file missing)

    O23 - Service: Workstation NetLogon Service - Unknown - C:\WINDOWS\ipsz32.exe (file missing)


    Find and delete these files/folders:

    C:\WINDOWS\gibkx.dll - file
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\addko.dll - file
    C:\PROGRA~1\MYWEBSEARCH - folder
    C:\WINDOWS\system\sysdll32.exe - file
    C:\Program Files\WildTangent - folder
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\addjg32.exe - file
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\msbt.exe - file
    C:\WINDOWS\ipsz32.exe - file

    In safe mode navigate to the C:\Windows\Temp folder. Open the Temp folder and go to Edit > Select All then Edit > Delete to delete the entire contents of the Temp folder.

    Go to Start > Run and type %temp% in the Run box. The Temp folder will open. Click Edit > Select All then Edit > Delete to delete the entire contents of the Temp folder.

    Finally go to Control Panel > Internet Options. On the General tab under "Temporary Internet Files" Click "Delete Files". Put a check by "Delete Offline Content" and click OK. Click on the Programs tab then click the "Reset Web Settings" button. Click Apply then OK.

    ________________________________________________________________________

    Next run aboutbuster. Double click aboutbuster.exe, click OK, click Start, then click OK. This will scan your computer for the bad files and delete them.
    _______________________________________________________________________

    Finally, run CWShredder. Just click on the cwshredder.exe then click "Fix" (Not "Scan only") and let it do its thing.
    _______________________________________________________________________

    Boot back into Windows now.

    Turn off System Restore:

    On the Desktop, right-click My Computer.
    Click Properties.
    Click the System Restore tab.
    Check Turn off System Restore.
    Click Apply, and then click OK.
    Restart your computer.

    Go to: http://housecall.trendmicro.com/ and do an online virus scan.

    Be sure and put a check in the box by "Auto Clean" before you do the scan. If it finds anything that it cannot clean have it delete it or make a note of the file location so you can delete it yourself. Housecall will detect the leftover files from this hijacker.


    This hijacker is known to alter or delete certain files so check this out please:

    Download the Hoster from: http://members.aol.com/toadbee/hoster.zip. UnZip the file and press "Restore Original Hosts" and press "OK". Exit Program.

    If you have Spybot S&D installed you will also need to replace one file. Go to: http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/winfiles.html and download SDHelper.dll. Copy the file to the folder containing your Spybot S&D program (normally C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy)

    Check in the C:\Windows\system32 folder to be sure you have a file named Shell.dll. If you do not have one, go to the C:\Windows\system32\dllcache folder.

    Find shell.dll and right click on it. Choose Copy from the menu.
    Open the System32 folder and right click on an empty space in the window. Choose Paste from the menu.

    control.exe may have been deleted.
    See if control.exe is present in C:\windows\system32

    If control.exe isn't there, go to: http://www.richardthelionhearted.com/~merijn/winfiles.html#control, and download control.exe per the instructions at the site.

    IMPORTANT!: Please check your ActiveX security settings. They may have been changed by this CWS variant to allow ALL ActiveX!! If they have been changed, reset your active x security settings in IE as recommended here: http://www.jfitz.com/tips/ie_security_config.html.

    Reboot and post another Hijack This log please.
     
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