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system32.exe trojan causing problems with Internet Explorer

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by ducky303, Oct 15, 2003.

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  1. ducky303

    ducky303 Thread Starter

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    Hi,

    I am running Windows 98. I downloaded a trojan, the one that puts system32.exe in C:\Windows\System. It kept trying to access the Internet but myMcafee Firewall picked it up and blocked it.

    I downloaded instructions on how to remove the trojan which told me to delete the system32.exe file, and delete the corresponding value in the registry of HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. I have checked and the ensured "shell=Explorer.exe" is in my system.ini file.

    Except that now, when I run Internet Explorer, and I right-click a link and select "Open in New Window", a new window does open, but the contents do not load. The Internet Explorer globe in the top right hand corner keeps spinning but the pages does not load.

    Can anyone help me to fix this problem? I would be most grateful.

    Kind regards,
    ducky303
     
  2. Deathdealer

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    why would you download a trojan on purpose?
     
  3. ducky303

    ducky303 Thread Starter

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    It wasnt my fault! :(

    Can you help me?

    Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.3
    Scan saved at 11:58:22 PM, on 10/15/03
    Platform: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.2222A)
    MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

    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\MCAFEE\MCAFEE VIRUSSCAN\AVSYNMGR.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\MCAFEE\MCAFEE FIREWALL\CPD.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSTASK.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\MCAFEE\MCAFEE FIREWALL\CPD.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\MCAFEE\MCAFEE VIRUSSCAN\VSSTAT.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\MCAFEE\MCAFEE VIRUSSCAN\VSHWIN32.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\MCAFEE\MCAFEE VIRUSSCAN\AVCONSOL.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\DDHELP.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\MCAFEE\MCAFEE SHARED COMPONENTS\GUARDIAN\CMGRDIAN.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RNAAPP.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\TAPISRV.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\NOTEPAD.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\OPERA7\OPERA.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\REGETDX\REGETDX_.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\DESKTOP\HIJACKTHIS.EXE

    R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://mail.yahoo.com/
    R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://tdak.com/searchbar.html
    R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page = C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\OOBE\BLANK.HTM
    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\PROGRAM FILES\ADOBE\ACROBAT 5.0\READER\ACTIVEX\ACROIEHELPER.OCX
    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - c:\windows\googletoolbar_en_2.0.95-deleon.dll
    O3 - Toolbar: McAfee VirusScan - {ACB1E670-3217-45C4-A021-6B829A8A27CB} - C:\PROGRAM FILES\MCAFEE\MCAFEE VIRUSSCAN\VSCSHELLEXTENSION.DLL
    O3 - Toolbar: ReGet Bar - {17939A30-18E2-471E-9D3A-56DD725F1215} - C:\PROGRAM FILES\REGETDX\IEBAR.DLL
    O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSDXM.OCX
    O3 - Toolbar: &Google - {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - c:\windows\googletoolbar_en_2.0.95-deleon.dll
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [McAfee Guardian] "C:\PROGRAM FILES\MCAFEE\MCAFEE SHARED COMPONENTS\GUARDIAN\CMGRDIAN.EXE" /SU
    O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [LoadPowerProfile] Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
    O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [McAfeeVirusScanService] C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\AVSYNMGR.EXE
    O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [McAfee Firewall] "C:\PROGRAM FILES\MCAFEE\MCAFEE FIREWALL\CPD.EXE" /SERVICE
    O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [SchedulingAgent] mstask.exe
    O6 - HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Control Panel present
    O8 - Extra context menu item: Download using Offline &Explorer - file://C:\PROGRAM FILES\OFFLINE EXPLORER ENTERPRISE\Add_UrlO.htm
    O8 - Extra context menu item: Download the &current page with Offline Explorer - file://C:\PROGRAM FILES\OFFLINE EXPLORER ENTERPRISE\Add_AllO.htm
    O8 - Extra context menu item: &Google Search - res://C:\WINDOWS\GOOGLETOOLBAR_EN_2.0.95-DELEON.DLL/cmsearch.html
    O8 - Extra context menu item: Cac&hed Snapshot of Page - res://C:\WINDOWS\GOOGLETOOLBAR_EN_2.0.95-DELEON.DLL/cmcache.html
    O8 - Extra context menu item: Si&milar Pages - res://C:\WINDOWS\GOOGLETOOLBAR_EN_2.0.95-DELEON.DLL/cmsimilar.html
    O8 - Extra context menu item: Backward &Links - res://C:\WINDOWS\GOOGLETOOLBAR_EN_2.0.95-DELEON.DLL/cmbacklinks.html
    O8 - Extra context menu item: Translate Page - res://C:\WINDOWS\GOOGLETOOLBAR_EN_2.0.95-DELEON.DLL/cmtrans.html
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console (HKLM)
    O9 - Extra button: Related (HKLM)
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Show &Related Links (HKLM)
    O9 - Extra button: Flash2X Flash Hunter (HKCU)
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: &Launch Flash Hunter (HKCU)
    O16 - DPF: {166B1BCA-3F9C-11CF-8075-444553540000} (Shockwave ActiveX Control) - http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/director/swdir.cab
    O16 - DPF: {D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000} (Shockwave Flash Object) - http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab
     
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