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cbber

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Hi all. First timer....

It seems that searchdot.net has taken over as my homepage. I have read various posts about deleting this sort of stuff and have tried several suggestions, to no avail. It keeps reappearing after I start the machine again. Here is my Hijack This log.

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SSDPSRV.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\GRISOFT\AVG6\AVGSERV9.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RESTORE\STMGR.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\TASKMON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETROPA\ONE-TOUCH MULTIMEDIA KEYBOARD\MMKEYBD.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\HPSYSDRV.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WMIEXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\DELAYRUN.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\MOTIVE\MOTMON.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETROPA\ONE-TOUCH MULTIMEDIA KEYBOARD\KEYBDMGR.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETROPA\ONSCREEN DISPLAY\OSD.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\OPTIONS\CABS\LOGITECH\HP_FINDER.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETROPA\ONE-TOUCH MULTIMEDIA KEYBOARD\MMUSBKB2.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\GRISOFT\AVG6\AVGCC32.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\REAL\UPDATE_OB\REALSCHED.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\ADAPTEC\DIRECTCD\DIRECTCD.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\QTTASK.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\IOMEGA CD-RW\EASY CD CREATOR 4\CREATECD\CREATECD.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\RunDLL.exe
C:\PROGRAM FILES\YAHOO!\MESSENGER\YMSGR_TRAY.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\WINZIP\WZQKPICK.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\GREETINGS WORKSHOP\GWREMIND.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\DDHELP.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\WINZIP\WINZIP32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\HIJACKTHIS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\PSTORES.EXE

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = www.excite.com
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.searchdot.net
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.searchdot.net
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://hp.my.yahoo.com
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyOverride = localhost
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page_bak = http://www.excite.com/
F1 - win.ini: run=hpfsched
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\PROGRAM FILES\ADOBE\ACROBAT 5.0\READER\ACTIVEX\ACROIEHELPER.OCX
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {000006B1-19B5-414A-849F-2A3C64AE6939} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: SpywareGuard Download Protection - {4A368E80-174F-4872-96B5-0B27DDD11DB2} - C:\PROGRAM FILES\SPYWAREGUARD\DLPROTECT.DLL
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSDXM.OCX
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LoadPowerProfile] Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TaskMonitor] C:\WINDOWS\taskmon.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PCHealth] C:\WINDOWS\PCHealth\Support\PCHSchd.exe -s
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SystemTray] SysTray.Exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Keyboard Manager] C:\Program Files\Netropa\One-touch Multimedia Keyboard\MMKeybd.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [hpsysdrv] c:\windows\system\hpsysdrv.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Delay] C:\WINDOWS\delayrun.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MotiveMonitor] C:\Program Files\Motive\motmon.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WorksFUD] C:\Program Files\Microsoft Works\wkfud.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Microsoft Works Portfolio] C:\Program Files\Microsoft Works\WksSb.exe /AllUsers
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DJRegFix] regedit /s c:\hp\djregfix.reg
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HPLogiFinder] \WINDOWS\OPTIONS\CABS\LOGITECH\HP_FINDER.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MHInit] C:\Program Files\CyberMedia UnInstaller\mhinit.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG_CC] C:\PROGRA~1\GRISOFT\AVG6\avgcc32.exe /STARTUP
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Adaptec DirectCD] C:\PROGRA~1\ADAPTEC\DIRECTCD\DIRECTCD.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\QTTASK.EXE" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BELT] C:\WINDOWS\BELT.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Msoffice] C:\WINDOWS\FONTS\msoffice.hta
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CreateCD] C:\PROGRA~1\IOMEGA~1\EASYCD~1\CREATECD\CREATECD.EXE -r
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [*StateMgr] C:\WINDOWS\System\Restore\StateMgr.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [LoadPowerProfile] Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [SSDPSRV] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ssdpsrv.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [Avgserv9.exe] C:\PROGRA~1\GRISOFT\AVG6\Avgserv9.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Taskbar Display Controls] RunDLL deskcp16.dll,QUICKRES_RUNDLLENTRY
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Yahoo! Pager] C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\ypager.exe -quiet
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Msoffice] C:\WINDOWS\FONTS\msoffice.hta
O4 - Startup: PowerReg SchedulerV2.exe
O4 - Startup: WinZip Quick Pick.lnk = C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZQKPICK.EXE
O4 - Startup: Greetings Workshop Reminders.lnk = C:\Program Files\Greetings Workshop\GWREMIND.EXE
O4 - Startup: SpywareGuard.lnk = C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgmain.exe
O9 - Extra button: Messenger (HKLM)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: MSN Messenger Service (HKLM)
O9 - Extra button: Messenger (HKLM)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Yahoo! Messenger (HKLM)
O12 - Plugin for .spop: C:\PROGRA~1\INTERN~1\Plugins\NPDocBox.dll
O14 - IERESET.INF: START_PAGE_URL=http://hp.my.yahoo.com
O16 - DPF: {D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000} (Shockwave Flash Object) - http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab
O16 - DPF: {9771C160-AD19-11D5-91BE-0048546CB511} - http://216.176.203.29/data/program3/download.exe
O16 - DPF: {9F1C11AA-197B-4942-BA54-47A8489BB47F} (Update Class) - http://v4.windowsupdate.microsoft.com/CAB/x86/ansi/iuctl.CAB?37873.5068634259
O16 - DPF: {56336BCB-3D8A-11D6-A00B-0050DA18DE71} (RdxIE Class) - http://207.188.7.150/0565548f78745d839817/netzip/RdxIE6.cab
O16 - DPF: {02BF25D5-8C17-4B23-BC80-D3488ABDDC6B} (QuickTime Object) - http://www.apple.com/qtactivex/qtplugin.cab
O16 - DPF: {11260943-421B-11D0-8EAC-0000C07D88CF} (iPIX ActiveX Control) - http://www.ipix.com/viewers/ipixx.cab
O16 - DPF: {AD7FAFB0-16D6-40C3-AF27-585D6E6453FD} - http://66.230.143.209/loader/dploader.cab
O16 - DPF: {3E68E405-C6DE-49FF-83AE-41EE9F4C36CE} (Office Update Installation Engine) - http://office.microsoft.com/officeupdate/content/opuc.cab
O16 - DPF: {30528230-99F7-4BB4-88D8-FA1D4F56A2AB} (YInstStarter Class) - http://download.yahoo.com/dl/installs/yinst0309.cab
O16 - DPF: {30000273-8230-4DD4-BE4F-6889D1E74167} - http://download.abetterinternet.com/download/cabs/FON39120/flash.cab

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
 
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Fix with HijackThis:

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.searchdot.net
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.searchdot.net
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {000006B1-19B5-414A-849F-2A3C64AE6939} - (no file)
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Msoffice] C:\WINDOWS\FONTS\msoffice.hta
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Msoffice] C:\WINDOWS\FONTS\msoffice.hta
O16 - DPF: {9771C160-AD19-11D5-91BE-0048546CB511} - http://216.176.203.29/data/program3/download.exe
O16 - DPF: {AD7FAFB0-16D6-40C3-AF27-585D6E6453FD} - http://66.230.143.209/loader/dploader.cab
O16 - DPF: {30000273-8230-4DD4-BE4F-6889D1E74167} - http://download.abetterinternet.com...39120/flash.cab
 

cbber

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Joined
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Messages
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That did it. Thanks!!

One other prob. When I restarted machine I got a spy ware error even though I temporarily deleted that program. Any ideas?

I have to run to work now. I will post exactly what that error was when I get back.

Thanks.
 
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Run hijackthis again and put a checkmark against these entries....double check
in case you miss anything....
.....then,close all browser and outlook windows and "fix checked"


R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.searchdot.net
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.searchdot.net
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Msoffice] C:\WINDOWS\FONTS\msoffice.hta
O16 - DPF: {9771C160-AD19-11D5-91BE-0048546CB511} - http://216.176.203.29/data/program3/download.exe
O16 - DPF: {56336BCB-3D8A-11D6-A00B-0050DA18DE71} (RdxIE Class) - http://207.188.7.150/0565548f78745d...tzip/RdxIE6.cab
O16 - DPF: {AD7FAFB0-16D6-40C3-AF27-585D6E6453FD} - http://66.230.143.209/loader/dploader.cab
O16 - DPF: {30000273-8230-4DD4-BE4F-6889D1E74167} - http://download.abetterinternet.com...39120/flash.cab

And see if it comes back.

;)
 
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We've been seeing this one here turn up a lot lately:

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

Nobody seems to know what it is and google doesn't help either.

cbber

Could you please go to C:\WINDOWS and locate the BELT.exe file and copy it and send it to me here for analysis. Put in the subject line "file from cbber at TSG" so I'll recognize it.

After copying it rename it to Belt.old and see if anything complains about it.
 
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Originally posted by flrman1:



After copying it rename it to Belt.old and see if anything complains about it.
Thats the copy in your H/T logfile not the one you send to firman1

:D
 
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cbber

Never mind sending the file. Tony Klein cleared that up for me.

From TK's PM:
It's an adware downloader trojan, abetterinternet related.

Just as we thought $teve! :)


cbber

Run Hijack This again and put a check by this one. Close all browser windows and "Fix checked"

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

Reboot to safe mode and delete:

The C:\WINDOWS\BELT.exe file
 
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