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Solved: Friends PC Loaded With Spy/adware

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by HillBillyJim, Feb 6, 2005.

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  1. HillBillyJim

    HillBillyJim Thread Starter

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    Adaware found over 200 entries. Could someone look at HijackThis Log and tell me what to get rid of.

    Thanks

    Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
    Scan saved at 7:07:12 PM, on 2/6/2005
    Platform: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.2222A)
    MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

    Running processes:
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\NORTON ANTIVIRUS\RTVSCN95.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\NORTON ANTIVIRUS\DEFWATCH.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSTASK.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\SYGATE\SPF\SMC.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
    C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\TASKMON.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\NORTON ANTIVIRUS\VPTRAY.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ZRSJBZ.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\WINDOWS ADSTATUS\WINSTAT.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\WINDOWS ADSTATUS\WINSTATKEEP.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WMIEXE.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\DDHELP.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\PSTORES.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\INTERNET EXPLORER\IEXPLORE.EXE
    C:\MY DOCUMENTS\HIJACKTHIS\HIJACKTHIS.EXE

    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = about:blank
    R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://home.netscape.com/
    R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = about:blank
    R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = about:blank
    R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch = about:blank
    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = about:blank
    N1 - Netscape 4: user_pref("browser.startup.homepage", "www.canada.com/halifax"); (C:\Program Files\Sympatico\Users\User1\prefs.js)
    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDHelper.dll
    O2 - BHO: ZServObj Class - {00000000-C1EC-0345-6EC2-4D0300000000} - C:\WINDOWS\ZSERV.DLL
    O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSDXM.OCX
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TaskMonitor] C:\WINDOWS\taskmon.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SystemTray] SysTray.Exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LoadPowerProfile] Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CriticalUpdate] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\wucrtupd.exe -startup
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [vptray] C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\vptray.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [jatkbenrro] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\zrsjbz.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [satmat] C:\WINDOWS\SATMAT.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [FARMMEXT] C:\WINDOWS\FARMMEXT.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Windows AdStatus] C:\PROGRAM FILES\WINDOWS ADSTATUS\WINSTAT.EXE
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SmcService] C:\PROGRA~1\SYGATE\SPF\SMC.EXE -startgui
    O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [LoadPowerProfile] Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
    O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [rtvscn95] C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\rtvscn95.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [defwatch] C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\defwatch.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [SchedulingAgent] mstask.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [SmcService] C:\PROGRAM FILES\SYGATE\SPF\SMC.EXE
    O9 - Extra button: Related - {c95fe080-8f5d-11d2-a20b-00aa003c157a} - C:\WINDOWS\web\related.htm
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Show &Related Links - {c95fe080-8f5d-11d2-a20b-00aa003c157a} - C:\WINDOWS\web\related.htm
    O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - (no file)
    O16 - DPF: {D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000} (Shockwave Flash Object) - https://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab
     
  2. MFDnNC

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    Download About:Buster from:
    http://downloads.subratam.org/AboutBuster.zip
    Double click aboutbuster.exe, click Update, click OK, click Start, then click OK.

    Print this and boot to safe mode
    Fix these with HJT

    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = about:blank

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

    R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = about:blank

    R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch = about:blank

    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = about:blank

    O2 - BHO: ZServObj Class - {00000000-C1EC-0345-6EC2-4D0300000000} - C:\WINDOWS\ZSERV.DLL

    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [jatkbenrro] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\zrsjbz.exe

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

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

    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Windows AdStatus] C:\PROGRAM FILES\WINDOWS ADSTATUS\WINSTAT.EXE

    O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - (no file)

    View Hidden Files
    Open Windows Explorer. Go to Tools, Folder Options and click on the View tab.
    Make sure that "Show hidden files and folders" is checked.
    Also uncheck "Hide protected operating system files".
    Now click "Apply to all folders", Click "Apply" then "OK"

    Delete these files

    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\zrsjbz.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\SATMAT.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\FARMMEXT.exe

    Delete these folders

    C:\PROGRAM FILES\WINDOWS ADSTATUS

    START – RUN – key in %temp% - Edit – Select all – File – Delete
    Empty the recycle bin
    Boot and post a new log
     
  3. HillBillyJim

    HillBillyJim Thread Starter

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    Here is the new log...

    Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
    Scan saved at 8:24:36 PM, on 2/6/2005
    Platform: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.2222A)
    MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

    Running processes:
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\NORTON ANTIVIRUS\RTVSCN95.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\NORTON ANTIVIRUS\DEFWATCH.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSTASK.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\SYGATE\SPF\SMC.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\TASKMON.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\NORTON ANTIVIRUS\VPTRAY.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WMIEXE.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\INTERNET EXPLORER\IEXPLORE.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\DDHELP.EXE
    C:\MY DOCUMENTS\HIJACKTHIS\HIJACKTHIS.EXE

    R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.netscape.com/
    N1 - Netscape 4: user_pref("browser.startup.homepage", "www.canada.com/halifax"); (C:\Program Files\Sympatico\Users\User1\prefs.js)
    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDHelper.dll
    O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSDXM.OCX
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TaskMonitor] C:\WINDOWS\taskmon.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SystemTray] SysTray.Exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LoadPowerProfile] Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CriticalUpdate] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\wucrtupd.exe -startup
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [vptray] C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\vptray.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SmcService] C:\PROGRA~1\SYGATE\SPF\SMC.EXE -startgui
    O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [LoadPowerProfile] Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
    O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [rtvscn95] C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\rtvscn95.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [defwatch] C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\defwatch.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [SchedulingAgent] mstask.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [SmcService] C:\PROGRAM FILES\SYGATE\SPF\SMC.EXE
    O9 - Extra button: Related - {c95fe080-8f5d-11d2-a20b-00aa003c157a} - C:\WINDOWS\web\related.htm
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Show &Related Links - {c95fe080-8f5d-11d2-a20b-00aa003c157a} - C:\WINDOWS\web\related.htm
    O16 - DPF: {D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000} (Shockwave Flash Object) - https://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab

    Thanks so much for your time and all your help!!
     
  4. MFDnNC

    MFDnNC

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    Looks good - how are things - if fixed mark solved in thread tools above
     
  5. HillBillyJim

    HillBillyJim Thread Starter

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    Thanks again. The PC works much better now without all that garbarge on it!

    This is by far the best forum on the net to get help! :)
     
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