Slow, Locks Up, Dialer, Pops, the norm

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Apr 1, 2010
G' Morning Masters,

Let me say first that I have been using you guys for years w/o ever logging in. For tht I am forever in your debt. I am some what responsible for several family machines and in the past I have solved all issues by reading past posts, google and HJT at my own risk. I am just smart enough to take care of my own macines, and just stupid enough to help with chit i can not handle on others machines. But now I find myself addressing a new machine that is top heavy with malware. It belongs to my Broth In Law (BIL) and it is a dog. I am only in town for a couple days and won't be around for the fall out. None the less I have to do what I can. So thanks in advance, and this is where we are:

Machine: Old Sony Vario laptop; P4 266Ghz 500MB RAM; XP Home SP3: Kaspersky 9 (although not working well and BIL says mach will not allow AV updates).

Symptoms: Slow, Locks up, won't allow AV downloads or updates, pop-ups, Dialer Pop Ups (T-Online). etc. The Norm.


He uses Kaspersky. I am not familiar with it and the GUI is in german (me no speaky). But I do get a bit.

Kaspersky is MAD at a few things related to Combofix (mbr.cfxxe, handle.cfxxe cf4228). Now I doubt my BIL is savy enough to have loaded a Combo fix utility in the past, but it does look like a failure to fully unistall a combofix tool after use; or .... malware hiding as combofix?

Kaspersky is also repeatedly complaining about PMD related stuff. pmd.invader pmd.private and they all seem to be related to T-Online. T-Mobile is their ISP, and i have already killed (Spybot) a few Dialers that had hooked into that, but Kaspersky still pissy.

One thing my BIL says he needs to keep is: Personal ID (PID.exe). It appears to be an aggrigate log in App, mostly here in germany. I don't know what sites it allows him to get into, don't want to know. but he says he needs it. Fair Play.

Also, they have a cutsie thing installed that turns the cursor into a lil blue or yello dinosaur with running legs. I cn't find it, otherwise I'd kill it. cute enough, but my experience is that those Apps are always associated w malware.

So far: I loaded Avast and ran a scan (always a bad idea when another AV (Kaspersky) is already resisdent, but i did it) Avast found nothing. Can't remember if I ran it in XP Safe Mode or norm, but it found nothing (had to load it by a thumb drive as well, since the malware was blocking AV downloads). Unistalled it now.

Spybot: put that on by thumb as well and in safe mode it found it: eGroup.InstantAccess; FastClick; Holistyc (Dialer); LiveSVC.Wintrim (trojan) MainPenn (Dialer); and AppFirewallBypass. Killed em all as far as i know.

Machine is still as slow as Siberian Winter Dog Poo. so.....

If I had time with this machine, I would extract files to build a new image and throw in a new hard drive. I don't have the time and... really the hardware isn't worth it.

So after the Spybot and (unsucessful) Avast I ran HJT. Log below. I am fairly certain that no matter what we do, there is stuff that has imbedded itself in the Ops programs and it will always be a dog until I can re-image it. Thoughts Theories and Theologies welcome.

Thanks in advance for your help. I am trying to do well in this life so that in my next life I might come back as one of you guys (or maybe just an apple) ;)

HJT log below

Thanks in advance for this, and retro-Thanks for all the hundreds of issues ya'll have helped me solve without knowin it.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 23:50:33, on 01.04.2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Programme\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010\avp.exe
C:\Programme\Sony\HotKey Utility\HKserv.exe
C:\Programme\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010\avp.exe
C:\Programme\Nokia\Nokia PC Suite 7\PCSuite.exe
C:\Programme\Hewlett-Packard\HP OfficeJet T Series\Bin\HPOstr05.exe
C:\Programme\Microsoft Office\Office\FINDFAST.EXE
C:\Programme\Microsoft Office\Office\OSA.EXE
C:\Programme\Sitecom Wireless LAN\WLANUTL.exe
C:\Programme\PC Connectivity Solution\ServiceLayer.exe
C:\Programme\PC Connectivity Solution\Transports\NclUSBSrv.exe
C:\Programme\PC Connectivity Solution\Transports\NclRSSrv.exe
C:\Programme\Hewlett-Packard\HP OfficeJet T Series\bin\HPOVDX05.EXE
C:\Programme\Sony\HotKey Utility\HKWnd.exe
C:\Programme\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Window Title = Windows Internet Explorer
O2 - BHO: IEVkbdBHO - {59273AB4-E7D3-40F9-A1A8-6FA9CCA1862C} - C:\Programme\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010\ievkbd.dll
O2 - BHO: SSVHelper Class - {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43} - C:\Programme\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\ssv.dll
O2 - BHO: GMX Browser Configuration by - {D48FF4B4-E68F-47D1-8E25-81A0F0EEB341} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\ieconfig_1und1.dll
O2 - BHO: link filter bho - {E33CF602-D945-461A-83F0-819F76A199F8} - C:\Programme\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010\klwtbbho.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CARPService] carpserv.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Apoint] C:\Programme\Apoint\Apoint.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ATIModeChange] Ati2mdxx.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Mouse Suite 98 Daemon] ICO.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ezShieldProtector for Px] C:\WINDOWS\System32\ezSP_Px.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HKSERV.EXE] C:\Programme\Sony\HotKey Utility\HKserv.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ToADiMon.exe] C:\Programme\T-Online\T-Online_Software_5\Basis-Software\Basis1\ToADiMon.exe -TOnlineAutodialStart
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [FreePDF Assistant] C:\Programme\FreePDF_XP\fpassist.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVP] "C:\Programme\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010\avp.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Personal ID] C:\PROGRA~1\COOLSP~1\PERSON~1\PID.EXE
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [PC Suite Tray] "C:\Programme\Nokia\Nokia PC Suite 7\PCSuite.exe" -onlytray
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ccleaner] "C:\Programme\CCleaner\CCleaner.exe" /AUTO
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - Startup: Microsoft-Indexerstellung.lnk = C:\Programme\Microsoft Office\Office\FINDFAST.EXE
O4 - Startup: Office-Start.lnk = C:\Programme\Microsoft Office\Office\OSA.EXE
O4 - Startup: Sitecom Wireless LAN Utility.lnk = ?
O4 - Global Startup: Adobe Reader - Schnellstart.lnk = C:\Programme\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\Reader\reader_sl.exe
O4 - Global Startup: HP OfficeJet T Series-Start.lnk = C:\Programme\Hewlett-Packard\HP OfficeJet T Series\Bin\HPOstr05.exe
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Programme\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\ssv.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Konsole - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Programme\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\ssv.dll
O9 - Extra button: &Virtuelle Tastatur - {4248FE82-7FCB-46AC-B270-339F08212110} - C:\Programme\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010\klwtbbho.dll
O9 - Extra button: Li&nks untersuchen - {CCF151D8-D089-449F-A5A4-D9909053F20F} - C:\Programme\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010\klwtbbho.dll
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Programme\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Programme\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O16 - DPF: Garmin Communicator Plug-In -
O16 - DPF: {4871A87A-BFDD-4106-8153-FFDE2BAC2967} (DLM Control) -
O16 - DPF: {4C0942C1-C405-4805-B3B6-EA16F2DDD1BD} (innova-Panorama-Viewer Object) -
O16 - DPF: {6414512B-B978-451D-A0D8-FCFDF33E833C} (WUWebControl Class) -
O16 - DPF: {CF40ACC5-E1BB-4AFF-AC72-04C2F616BCA7} -
O16 - DPF: {D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000} (Shockwave Flash Object) -
O16 - DPF: {DEB21AD3-FDA4-42F6-B57D-EE696A675EE8} (IP-Uploader Control) -
O16 - DPF: {E2883E8F-472F-4FB0-9522-AC9BF37916A7} -
O18 - Protocol: haufereader - {39198710-62F7-42CD-9458-069843FA5D32} - C:\Programme\Haufe\HaufeReader\HRInstmon.dll
O23 - Service: Ati HotKey Poller - Unknown owner - C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
O23 - Service: Kaspersky Anti-Virus (AVP) - Kaspersky Lab - C:\Programme\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010\avp.exe
O23 - Service: Google Update Service (gupdate) (gupdate) - Google Inc. - C:\Programme\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe
O23 - Service: InstallDriver Table Manager (IDriverT) - Macrovision Corporation - C:\Programme\Gemeinsame Dateien\InstallShield\Driver\11\Intel 32\IDriverT.exe
O23 - Service: ServiceLayer - Nokia. - C:\Programme\PC Connectivity Solution\ServiceLayer.exe
O23 - Service: Sony SPTI Service (SPTISRV) - Sony Corporation - C:\PROGRA~1\GEMEIN~1\SONYSH~1\AVLib\Sptisrv.exe
O23 - Service: TSMService - T-Systems Nova, Berkom - C:\Programme\T-DSL SpeedManager\tsmsvc.exe
O24 - Desktop Component 0: (no name) -
O24 - Desktop Component 1: (no name) -
End of file - 6941 bytes


Thread Starter
Apr 1, 2010
Please Please Please. today is my last day to get this done for my Brother In Law. Tomorrow I am back to France for two weeks and then off to Iraq. The machine is some what better now, but I still need help!!! Thanks in advance, Joby
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