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Have a good one and keep up the good work! 07-28-2005, 08:50 AM #15 sUBs Management Team, Security Center Expert Analyst, Moderator, Security Team Rangemaster, Moderator, TSF Academy Close HJT. -------------- * Restart your computer into safe mode now. Once the scan has completed, there will be a button located on the bottom of the screen named Save report Click Save report. Thread Status: Not open for further replies.

I ran the Highjackthis log and this is what it says: ==================================================================== Log was analyzed using KRC HijackThis Analyzer - Updated on 8/4/05 Get updates at http://www.greyknight17.com/download.htm#programs ***Security Programs Detected*** C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~1\PcCtlCom.exe Click the OK button to confirm. ADW_EASYPOT Description:A Trojan horse program is a malware that is not capable of automatically spreading to other systems. Select the drives to be scanned by placing a check in their respective boxes.

Check the "Auto Clean" box. Click OK at the directions prompt. Unzip the contents of cwsserviceremove.zip (cwsserviceremove.reg) to your desktop. Click "Update" and then "Check For Update" to begin the update process.

ADW_AKYC Description:Adware is software that displays advertising banners on Web browsers such as Internet Explorer and Mozilla. HELP! ADW_SHERIFF.A Alias:SpywareNo (Ad-Aware)Description: This adware displays the following window, which shows detection of spyware programs on an affected system: The said window may vary across platforms. Using an Adware Removal Program Adware removal programs scan your entire computer for adware such as ADW_SEARCHAID.A, including services, files, folders, registry, and installed browsers.

As soon as the BIOS has finished loading, begin tapping the F8 key on your keyboard. Great tool to help speed up your computer and knock out those nasties that like to reside in the temp folders. Let me know what else needs to be done to finish cleaning out all the viruses. http://www.solvusoft.com/en/malware/adware/adw-searchaid-a/ Next press the Apply button and then the OK to exit the Internet Properties page.

ADW_CRYPTOR Description:Adware is software that displays advertising banners on Web browsers such as Internet Explorer and Mozilla. In addition, reading this log will make you aware and help you recognize if adware such as ADW_SEARCHAID.A tries to infect your computer again in the future. It is also important you don't miss a step and perform everything in the right order!!. . = = = = = = = = = = = = = = Choose Kill Process Now scan and have HJT Fix the following: R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = about:blank R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = about:blank R1

I'm currently e-mailing you from work which is 30 minutes away from home so any downloading will have to be done here and transported to home. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/44710/infected-with-somethingdo-not-know-how-to-remove/ While not categorized as malware, many users consider adware invasive. Wait for the tool to complete and disk cleanup to finish. Following these simple preventative measures will ensure that your computer remains free of infections like ADW_SEARCHAID.A, and provide you with interruption-free enjoyment of your computer.

Post the Look2Me, SpySweeper logs along with a fresh HijackThis log. Services - {5BAB4B5B-68BC-4B02-94D6-2FC0DE4A7897} - C:\WINNT\System32\shdocvw.dll O9 - Extra button: Related - {c95fe080-8f5d-11d2-a20b-00aa003c157a} - C:\WINNT\web\related.htm O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Show &Related Links - {c95fe080-8f5d-11d2-a20b-00aa003c157a} - C:\WINNT\web\related.htm O10 - Broken Internet access ADW_WHENUSRCH.F Alias:Adware-SaveNow (Mcafee), WhenU (Ad-Aware), WhenU.WeatherCast (PestPatrol)Description:This adware can be downloaded and installed manually by a user. If you lose your internet connection after running the New.Net Uninstaller, Run LspFix, and click Finish. (Don't do anything else).

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. Click "Fix ->" and click "OK" at the prompt. The device manager still says it's working properly. So I put a copy of the one from work in that folder as stated.

What is displayed depends on the BIOS manufacturer. This would render IE to be inoperable. It will begin to your computer for malicious files.

I can tell you that it's taking an aweful long time to execute any programs after windows starts up.

C:\WINNT\ntbv32.dll:xnhzjp Removed Stream! Click Yes to allow it to shutdown explorer.exe. Prepare AboutBuster for use: Download AboutBuster. I went to find modem helper and I no longer had that program.

Thanks, gquirk Attached Files: smitfiles031206.txt File size: 3.1 KB Views: 1 Activescan031206.txt File size: 64 KB Views: 2 hijackthis031206.log File size: 31.4 KB Views: 2 gquirk, Mar 12, 2006 #4 Please wait while the Housecall engine is updated. It then registers itself as a browser helper object (BHO) by creating registry keys. Please do not do anything with it yet.

Step 2 Click the Internet options menu item. Click "Fix ->" and click "OK" at the prompt. So I'm going to try looking for it today online to bring home.