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Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by nolimtxholde, Oct 4, 2003.

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  1. nolimtxholde

    nolimtxholde Thread Starter

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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.
     
  2. putasolution

    putasolution

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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:

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    If so, have a look at this page
     
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