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Windoctor says .dll is missing....

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by dyna_, Jan 25, 2002.

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  1. dyna_

    dyna_ Thread Starter

    Sep 14, 2000
    I installed both adaware and spyblocker, now when I run Norton's Windoctor it says there is a problem it can't fix. Says the file msipcsv.exe is missing it's ipcclient.dll.

    What is this prog.? Do I need it? How can I safely delete the prog.? What is going on?

  2. TonyKlein

    TonyKlein Malware Specialist

    Aug 26, 2001
    These are Aureate/Radiate files, and they're spyware.


    A program like Ad-Aware will remove Aureate, among other things, and if it hasn't, the program was probably running at the time, and Ad-Aware was unable to remove everything.

    It would be useful to see your startups:

    Go to Start/run, and type Msinfo32, followed by OK.
    Go to Software Environment/Startup Programs.
    Now click Edit/'Select all', and then 'copy'
    Paste the contents in your post.
  3. dyna_

    dyna_ Thread Starter

    Sep 14, 2000
    MaxMem Startup Group "C:\Program Files\AnalogX\MaxMem\maxmem.exe"
    CleanSweep Smart Sweep-Internet Sweep Startup Group "C:\Program Files\Norton CleanSweep\csinsm32.exe"
    42 AC Plug Startup Group "C:\Program Files\AC-Plug\acplug.exe" -tray -on
    Cacheman Registry (Per-User Run) C:\PROGRAM FILES\CACHEMAN\Cacheman.exe
    Taskbar Display Controls Registry (Per-User Run) RunDLL deskcp16.dll,QUICKRES_RUNDLLENTRY
    SystemSafe Registry (Per-User Run) D:\OPEN\SSM\SYSSAFE.EXE
    MSMSGS Registry (Per-User Run) "C:\PROGRAM FILES\MESSENGER\MSMSGS.EXE" /background
    ScanRegistry Registry (Machine Run) C:\WINDOWS\scanregw.exe /autorun
    TaskMonitor Registry (Machine Run) C:\WINDOWS\taskmon.exe
    SystemTray Registry (Machine Run) SysTray.Exe
    LoadPowerProfile Registry (Machine Run) Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
    Tweak UI Registry (Machine Run) RUNDLL32.EXE TWEAKUI.CPL,TweakMeUp
    StillImageMonitor Registry (Machine Run) C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\STIMON.EXE
    NPROTECT Registry (Machine Run) C:\Program Files\Norton Utilities\NPROTECT.EXE
    LoadQM Registry (Machine Run) loadqm.exe
    QD FastAndSafe Registry (Machine Run) C:\Program Files\Norton CleanSweep\QDCSFS.EXE /startup
    DownloadAccelerator Registry (Machine Run) C:\PROGRA~1\DAP\DAP.EXE /STARTUP
    CriticalUpdate Registry (Machine Run) C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\wucrtupd.exe -startup
    AtiQiPcl Registry (Machine Run) AtiQiPcl.exe
    WebCam III SetFirst Registry (Machine Run) webc3uns setfirst
    WebCam Autolaunch Registry (Machine Run) webc3lch
    Creative WebCam Tray Registry (Machine Run) C:\Program Files\Creative\Video Blaster WebCam Control\CAMTRAY.EXE
    LWBMOUSE Registry (Machine Run) C:\Program Files\Wheel Mouse\Wheel Mouse\3.2\lwb3dapp.exe
    AVG_CC Registry (Machine Run) C:\PROGRA~1\GRISOFT\AVG6\avgcc32.exe /STARTUP
    Zupdate Registry (Machine Run) C:\WINDOWS\Zupdate\Zupdate.EXE -silent -p "C:\WINDOWS\Zupdate" -s setup.cab
    Creative Launcher Registry (Machine Run) C:\PROGRAM FILES\CREATIVE\LAUNCHER\CTLAUNCHER.EXE
    AudioHQ Registry (Machine Run) C:\Program Files\Creative\SBLive\AudioHQ\AHQTB.EXE
    webHancer Agent Registry (Machine Run) "C:\Program Files\webHancer\Programs\whAgent.exe"
    TkBellExe Registry (Machine Run) C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\evntsvc.exe -osboot
    QuickTime Task Registry (Machine Run) C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\QTTASK.EXE
    LoadPowerProfile Registry (Machine Service) Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
    SchedulingAgent Registry (Machine Service) mstask.exe
    Avgserv9.exe Registry (Machine Service) C:\PROGRA~1\GRISOFT\AVG6\Avgserv9.exe
    NPROTECT Registry (Machine Service) C:\Program Files\Norton Utilities\NPROTECT.EXE
    CSINJECT.EXE Registry (Machine Service) C:\Program Files\Norton CleanSweep\CSINJECT.EXE
    TrueVector Registry (Machine Service) C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ZONELABS\VSMON.EXE -service
    MiniLog Registry (Machine Service) C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ZONELABS\MINILOG.EXE -service
    SymTray - Norton SystemWorks Registry (Machine Service) C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SymTray.exe "Norton SystemWorks"
    AccessRampLAN 01 Registry (Machine Service) C:\WINDOWS\Intuit\Shared\arupld32.exe -l
  4. TonyKlein

    TonyKlein Malware Specialist

    Aug 26, 2001
    I had to ask...:rolleyes:

    There's far too much unneccessary stuff there, some of it known to cause conflicts.

    I'll have a look at it, and I'll post back.
  5. TonyKlein

    TonyKlein Malware Specialist

    Aug 26, 2001
    Let's remove all unnecessary and harmful stuff from startup.

    Go to Start/run, and type msconfig.
    On the Startup tab, uncheck EVERYTHING, EXCEPT for the following items

    CleanSweep Smart Sweep-Internet Sweep (optional)
    42 AC Plug (what is this? Internet Provider? Let's uncheck it too, and see what it does)
    MSMSGS (optional)
    StillImageMonitor (Scanner, optional)
    QD FastAndSafe (optional)
    DownloadAccelerator (optional)
    WebCam III (does this need to start up??)
    WebCam (Idem)
    TrueVector Registry
    MiniLog Registry
    SymTray - SystemWorks"

    Click OK, close Msconfig, and reboot (important!)

    The items marked 'optional' aren't neccessary for Windows to run either, or can be easily started up manually when required, and you may experiment later by unchecking them as well.

    Now go to Software add/remove and remove Webhancer Agent.

    Reboot AGAIN.

    Download and install the latest version ofAd-Aware .

    After having downloaded AAW, also download the latest Signature file (Reflist.sig) : http://www.lsfileserv.com/aaw/binary/reflist.zip
    Unpack it to the Lavasoft Ad-Aware folder in Program Files, and have it overwrite the one that's there.

    Then have your drives and registry scanned for spyware, check all found files and reg keys, click continue, and have them removed.
    Reboot one last time.

    Now have your system scanned on line at <A HREF="http://housecall.antivirus.com/pc_housecall/">Trend Micro HouseCall </A>

    Good luck,
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