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As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged If you are interested, Firefox may be downloaded from here:http://www.mozilla.o...oducts/firefox/4) Also make sure to run your antivirus software regularly, and to keep it up-to-date.5) Finally, consider maintaining a firewall. Jan Jan View Public Profile Find all posts by Jan #16 06-25-2005, 11:28 AM Jan G.O.G.! I really appreciate your help.

Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) Register to remove ads #2 lanzd lanzd Topic Starter Members 41 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:03:52 AM Posted 06 August Spybot says I have CoolWWWSearch.Googlems, and CoolWWWSearch. Reboot back in Normal Mode and check if problems are gone or not Post Back and Good Luck :) 0 LVL 65 Overall: Level 65 OS Security 13 Message Expert Lets run CWShredder... my company

Does that mean I'm getting a false alarm from Spybot? I am sorry guy's but i really do not see that i am doing anything wrong. "This is irritating to say the least" Doing my weekly scans: AVG Antivirus 7.5 latest I had the computer running today while I was reading tutorials on here and tried a few things out. Sorry, I can't stress this enough because if your not, these things tend to come back on their own).

I'm Lost! - Forums Home - Tutorials - Get Computer Help - Spyware Help - Help2Go Detective - Software Picks - Newsletter - Testimonials - Donate Our Sponsors Help2Go Archive Top Do I need to run Killbox right after finding out the name of the dll from SilentRunners? 0 Message Author Comment by:scottie_24 ID: 128018172004-12-11 Didn't mean to paste the "[I Approx date first sighted: August 7, 2003 Log reference: Symptoms: Redirections to when omitting 'www' from an URL typed in IE Cleverness: 8/10 Manual removal difficulty: Involves lots of Save the log file and run KRC HijackThis Analyzer in the same folder to get the result.txt log.

However, this BHO file also contains the first file and probably puts it back when it is deleted. I got to go out now and won't be back for several hours. I disconnected the computer from the internet until I need it. The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process) () Altnet: Data (File, nothing done) C:\WINDOWS\smdat32a.sys CoolWWWSearch.Googlems: RAS profile (Registry key, nothing done) HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3403473811-1907411925-173008773-1003\Software\Microsoft\RAS Autodial\Addresses\ CoolWWWSearch:

Again, I don't know how important this is, I'm just keeping this updated. O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MessengerPlus2] "C:\Program Files\Messenger Plus! 2\MsgPlus1.exe" Bear View Public Profile Find all posts by Bear #20 06-25-2005, 11:42 PM Jan G.O.G.! But, the services.exe error - The message came from NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM. I may have missed that as I was trying to write everything down in those 60 seconds, sorry about that.

Everything below here until the ENDQUOTE was left as it was witten by Merijn. or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. but let's try if we can anything for you :) First of all Download and Install this Final Release of Spybot >> After that Apply this fix, Spybot - Search and Open My Computer or Windows Explorer, right click on your C drive and select Properties, then click on the Tools tab.

in the desktop toolbar that says I have spyware, but no spyware protection is found. The hosts file redirection also hijacks any mistyped domains to Day before yesterday, Spybot identified CWS.Googlems again but CWShredder did not find it. and the rest of it, TYVM! __________________ brett brett View Public Profile Find all posts by brett #11 06-24-2005, 03:47 PM Jan G.O.G.!

svc.exe runs invisible, downloads the second BrowserHelper.dll and installs it as a BHO. Variant 16: CWS.Addclass - Halloween edition Approx date first sighted: October 30, 2003 Log reference: Symptoms: Redirections through before reaching pages, IE homepage/searchpage changing to, hijack returning on Nothing invasive just using netstat and tracert commands from the command prompt. Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\cisvc.exe C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe C:\Program Files\Norton Utilities\NPROTECT.EXE C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe C:\Program Files\Speed Disk\nopdb.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\SymWSC.exe C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\WindowBlinds\wbload.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE

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Only after a user had posted a StartupList log it became clear that this hijacker used another additional method of running at boot, besides the two visible in the HijackThis log.

Thanks. 0 Message Author Comment by:scottie_24 ID: 128018392004-12-11 I meant to say, "Just want to make sure" instead of "Doesn't want to make sure". 0 Message Author Comment by:scottie_24 It also adds a custom stylesheet (like CWS.Bootconf) located at C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Readme.txt. (This file is not present on uninfected systems.) It uses a Registry value named nvstart to re-register the Microsoft. Enjoy!

This will only partially remove CWS.Addclass though. I've forgotten how to produce a log from Spybot since its been a very log time. The time now is 03:52 AM. -- WorldStart Message Boards vBulletin 3 Style ---- Worldstart wide format Contact Us - - Archive - Privacy Statement - Top Powered by vBulletin Possibly it also drops the file SVCHOST.OLD for unknown purposes.

What was visible in a HijackThis log wasn't nearly all of it. Join Date: Sep 2002 Location: On top of old Smokey Posts: 24,582 With all other windows closed, including Internet Explorer, run HijackThis again and get it to fix the following entries


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