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nolimtxholde

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for about the last 6 hours, i've been getting random popups even when i don't have IE running. i've ran spysweeper several times, and it seems as if popup stop is being found several times everytime i run. i remove all traces, and it keeps getting installed again. i ran hijackthis:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.2
Scan saved at 6:23:17 PM, on 10/4/2003
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

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\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Compaq\Compaq Message Screener\bin\compaq-rba.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Symantec\SAV8\DefWatch.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Symantec\SAV8\Rtvscan.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\pctspk.exe
C:\Program Files\Compaq\Easy Access Button Support\StartEAK.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Symantec\SAV8\vptray.exe
C:\Program Files\DIGStream\digstream.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\LXSUPMON.EXE
C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\SpySweeper.exe
C:\Compaq\EAKDRV\EAUSBKBD.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\wkcalrem.exe
C:\Program Files\Compaq\Easy Access Button Support\CPQEADM.EXE
c:\COMPAQ\CPQINET\CPQInet.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMPAQ\EASYAC~1\BTTNSERV.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\RUNDLL32.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe
C:\Program Files\Panicware\Pop-Up Stopper Free Edition\PSFree.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\MI1933~1\Office10\OUTLOOK.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\WINWORD.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\default\Local Settings\Temp\Temporary Directory 4 for hijackthis.zip\HijackThis.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page = C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\blank.htm
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PCTVOICE] pctspk.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE NvQTwk,NvCplDaemon initialize
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SystemTray] SysTray.Exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Microsoft Works Portfolio] C:\Program Files\Microsoft Works\WksSb.exe /AllUsers
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Microsoft Works Update Detection] C:\Program Files\Microsoft Works\WkDetect.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CPQEASYACC] C:\Program Files\Compaq\Easy Access Button Support\StartEAK.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DVDUpgrade] DVDUpgrd.exe /async9x
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [vptray] C:\PROGRA~1\Symantec\SAV8\vptray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DIGStream] C:\Program Files\DIGStream\digstream.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LXSUPMON] C:\WINDOWS\System32\LXSUPMON.EXE RUN
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MSMSGS] "C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [PopUpStopperFreeEdition] "C:\PROGRA~1\PANICW~1\POP-UP~1\PSFREE.EXE"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [SpySweeper] C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\SpySweeper.exe /0
O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Works Calendar Reminders.lnk = C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\wkcalrem.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\OSA.EXE
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MI1933~1\Office10\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O9 - Extra button: AIM (HKLM)
O16 - DPF: {D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000} - http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab

thanks in advance for any advice.
 
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Welcome to TSG, nolimtxholde

Your hijack this log reveals nothing that could possibly cause pop ups EXCEPT Windows messenger

Do the pop ups look like this:



If so, have a look at this page
 
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