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This machine was totally wiped out by adware and virus. Here's a copy of the latest Hijack log if someone could help me finish the clean up.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 4:50:48 PM, on 9/15/2004
Platform: Windows XP  (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2600.0000)

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\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\windows\system\hpsysdrv.exe
C:\HP\KBD\KBD.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb04.exe
C:\Program Files\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\NaviSearch\bin\nls.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wmeml3a.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\pcs\pcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Dpi\dpi.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Web Offer\wo.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wmpry.exe
C:\Program Files\Exif Launcher\QuickDCF.exe
C:\Program Files\hp center\137903\Program\BackWeb-137903.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchos1.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\WinTools\WToolsS.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Xfh6v.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\WinTools\WToolsA.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\WinTools\WSup.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ajgw.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wupdmgr.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://www.websearch.com/ie.aspx?tb_id=76
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://search.ieplugin.com/search.htm
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://home.bellsouth.net
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://rd.yahoo.com/customize/ymsgr/defaults/su/*http://www.yahoo.com
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,SearchAssistant = http://www.websearch.com/ie.aspx?tb_id=76
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://search.ieplugin.com/search.htm
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://search.ieplugin.com/search.htm
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = http://search.search-exe.com/nph-search.cgi?tcode=exesrch1&look=stmpl1&fw=
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = http://www.websearch.com/ie.aspx?tb_id=76
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch =
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://search.ieplugin.com/q.cgi?q=%s
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://search.search-exe.com/nph-search.cgi?tcode=exesrch1&look=stmpl1&fw=
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Connection Wizard,ShellNext = http://home.bellsouth.net/
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Window Title = Microsoft Internet Explorer provided by Bellsouth® Internet Service
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyOverride = localhost
R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - {87766247-311C-43B4-8499-3D5FEC94A183} - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\WinTools\WToolsB.dll
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {87766247-311C-43B4-8499-3D5FEC94A183} - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\WinTools\WToolsB.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {8952A998-1E7E-4716-B23D-3DBE03910972} - C:\Program Files\Toolbar\toolbar.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
O3 - Toolbar: (no name) - {339BB23F-A864-48C0-A59F-29EA915965EC} - (no file)
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [hpsysdrv] c:\windows\system\hpsysdrv.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [KBD] C:\HP\KBD\KBD.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DDCM] "C:\Program Files\WildTangent\DDC\DDCManager\DDCMan.exe" -Background
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DDCActiveMenu] "C:\Program Files\WildTangent\DDC\ActiveMenu\DDCActiveMenu.exe" -boot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Recguard] C:\WINDOWS\SMINST\RECGUARD.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE NvQTwk,NvCplDaemon initialize
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [S3TRAY2] S3tray2.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [IgfxTray] C:\WINDOWS\System32\igfxtray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HotKeysCmds] C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PS2] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ps2.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HPDJ Taskbar Utility] C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb04.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RealTray] C:\Program Files\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exe SYSTEMBOOTHIDEPLAYER
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Configuration Loading] svchos1.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [dcvcjc] C:\WINDOWS\System32\dcvcjc.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NaviSearch] C:\Program Files\NaviSearch\bin\nls.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Bakra] C:\WINDOWS\System32\IEHost.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [hcijyao] C:\WINDOWS\System32\hcijyao.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [2P6WFAX43ZHE7C] C:\WINDOWS\System32\BipHW.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ws8j35U] wmeml3a.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AutoUpdater] "C:\Program Files\AutoUpdate\AutoUpdate.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Pcsv] C:\WINDOWS\system32\pcs\pcsvc.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Dpi] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Dpi\dpi.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WinTools] C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\WinTools\WToolsA.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TV Media] C:\Program Files\TV Media\Tvm.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [Configuration Loading] svchos1.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Microsoft Works Update Detection] c:\Program Files\Microsoft Works\WkDetect.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MsnMsgr] "C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe" /background
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [msvideo] C:\WINDOWS\System32\msvideo.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [wc98pp] C:\WINDOWS\wc98pp.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [TV Media] C:\Program Files\TV Media\Tvm.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [eZWO] C:\PROGRA~1\Web Offer\wo.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [hBrtRRYmR] wmpry.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Event Reminder.lnk = C:\Program Files\Broderbund\PrintMaster\PMremind.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Exif Launcher.lnk = C:\Program Files\Exif Launcher\QuickDCF.exe
O4 - Global Startup: hp center UI.lnk = C:\Program Files\hp center\137903\Shadow\ShadowBar.exe
O4 - Global Startup: hp center.lnk = C:\Program Files\hp center\137903\Program\BackWeb-137903.exe
O6 - HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Control Panel present
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {120E090D-9136-4b78-8258-F0B44B4BD2AC} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\ms.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: MaxSpeed - {120E090D-9136-4b78-8258-F0B44B4BD2AC} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\ms.exe
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {4528BBE0-4E08-11D5-AD55-00010333D0AD} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\yhexbmes0522.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Yahoo! Messenger - {4528BBE0-4E08-11D5-AD55-00010333D0AD} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\yhexbmes0522.dll
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: Real.com - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\Shdocvw.dll
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\MSMSGS.EXE
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\MSMSGS.EXE
O14 - IERESET.INF: START_PAGE_URL=http://home.bellsouth.net
O16 - DPF: {072D3F2E-5FB6-11D3-B461-00C04FA35A21} (CFForm Runtime) - http://www.pennyworthhomes.com/CFIDE/classes/CFJava.cab
O16 - DPF: {41F17733-B041-4099-A042-B518BB6A408C} - http://a1540.g.akamai.net/7/1540/52/20020713/qtinstall.info.apple.com/samantha/us/win/QuickTimeInstaller.exe
O16 - DPF: {41F31718-2B9D-4F76-85E2-DD11BBA99F8D} - http://install.spywarelabs.com/DistID/2501031120/BundleOuter2501031120.EXE
O16 - DPF: {4F96CE92-09EA-49D3-B478-F1892F6DCB6D} - http://imgfarm.com/images/nocache/funwebproducts/SmileyCentralInitialTempSetup1.0.0.6.cab
O16 - DPF: {6414512B-B978-451D-A0D8-FCFDF33E833C} (WUWebControl Class) - http://v5.windowsupdate.microsoft.com/v5consumer/V5Controls/en/x86/client/wuweb_site.cab?1093008374181
O16 - DPF: {A17E30C4-A9BA-11D4-8673-60DB54C10000} (YahooYMailTo Class) - http://us.dl1.yimg.com/download.yahoo.com/dl/installs/essentials/ymmapi_0727.dll

Thank you
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Question by:raymondsegrest
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by:SheharyaarSaahil
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Hello raymondsegrest =)

hmmmmmmmm Impressive.... how did u manage to gather that much mess :)
Anywayzzz let's try if we can do something here to sort it out ;-)

So First make sure that u have downloaded and installed these tools !!
========================================================
AdAware ==> http://www.spychecker.com/program/adaware.html
SpyBot  ==> http://www.spychecker.com/program/spybot.html
SpySweeper >> http://www.spychecker.com/program/spysweeper.html
SpywareBlaster >> http://www.spychecker.com/program/spywareblaster.html
CoolWebShredder ==> http://www.spychecker.com/program/coolwebshredder.html
PeperFix ==> http://downloads.subratam.org/PeperFix.exe
Stinger >> http://vil.nai.com/vil/stinger
========================================================

Then Disable ur System Restore >> http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;%5BLN%5D;310405
After that close all explorer and browser windows, check the following lines in hijakcthis and click on Fix Checked !!

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R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://www.websearch.com/ie.aspx?tb_id=76
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://search.ieplugin.com/search.htm
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,SearchAssistant = http://www.websearch.com/ie.aspx?tb_id=76
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://search.ieplugin.com/search.htm
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://search.ieplugin.com/search.htm
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = http://search.search-exe.com/nph-search.cgi?tcode=exesrch1&look=stmpl1&fw=
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = http://www.websearch.com/ie.aspx?tb_id=76
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch =
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://search.ieplugin.com/q.cgi?q=%s
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://search.search-exe.com/nph-search.cgi?tcode=exesrch1&look=stmpl1&fw=
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyOverride = localhost
R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - {87766247-311C-43B4-8499-3D5FEC94A183} - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\WinTools\WToolsB.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {87766247-311C-43B4-8499-3D5FEC94A183} - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\WinTools\WToolsB.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {8952A998-1E7E-4716-B23D-3DBE03910972} - C:\Program Files\Toolbar\toolbar.dll
O3 - Toolbar: (no name) - {339BB23F-A864-48C0-A59F-29EA915965EC} - (no file)
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Configuration Loading] svchos1.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [dcvcjc] C:\WINDOWS\System32\dcvcjc.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NaviSearch] C:\Program Files\NaviSearch\bin\nls.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Bakra] C:\WINDOWS\System32\IEHost.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [hcijyao] C:\WINDOWS\System32\hcijyao.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [2P6WFAX43ZHE7C] C:\WINDOWS\System32\BipHW.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ws8j35U] wmeml3a.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AutoUpdater] "C:\Program Files\AutoUpdate\AutoUpdate.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Pcsv] C:\WINDOWS\system32\pcs\pcsvc.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Dpi] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Dpi\dpi.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WinTools] C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\WinTools\WToolsA.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TV Media] C:\Program Files\TV Media\Tvm.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [Configuration Loading] svchos1.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Microsoft Works Update Detection] c:\Program Files\Microsoft Works\WkDetect.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MsnMsgr] "C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe" /background
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [msvideo] C:\WINDOWS\System32\msvideo.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [wc98pp] C:\WINDOWS\wc98pp.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [TV Media] C:\Program Files\TV Media\Tvm.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [eZWO] C:\PROGRA~1\Web Offer\wo.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [hBrtRRYmR] wmpry.exe
O6 - HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Control Panel present
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {120E090D-9136-4b78-8258-F0B44B4BD2AC} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\ms.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: MaxSpeed - {120E090D-9136-4b78-8258-F0B44B4BD2AC} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\ms.exe
O16 - DPF: {41F31718-2B9D-4F76-85E2-DD11BBA99F8D} - http://install.spywarelabs.com/DistID/2501031120/BundleOuter2501031120.EXE
O16 - DPF: {4F96CE92-09EA-49D3-B478-F1892F6DCB6D} - http://imgfarm.com/images/nocache/funwebproducts/SmileyCentralInitialTempSetup1.0.0.6.cab
=======================================================================

Then Disable ur Messenger Service if its running >> http://www.itc.virginia.edu/desktop/docs/messagepopup/
After that Follow these Instructions:

1. Restart ur machine in safemode and Login as Administrator
2. Run the AntiVirus tool(Stinger) and delete all viruses it found
3. Run the Spyware Removal tools(remember u have to run them all) and delete everything they detect
4. Then goto My Computer>Tools>Folder Options>View and turn on the feature of Show Hidden Files
5. Goto C:\Documents and Settings\ur usernmae\Local Settings\Temp and delete all files present here
6. Goto C:\Documents and Settings\ur usernmae\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files, and delete the folder of ContentIE
7. Goto C:\Documents and Settings\ur usernmae\Cookies, and delete all cookies present here.
8. Goto C:\Windows\Temp and delete all files present here
9. Reboot back in Normal Mode and check if problems are gone or not
10. Post Back and Good Luck :)
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SheharyaarSaahil earned 500 total points
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and from next time u can use this Automatic Log Analyse site, for analysing ur Log file from hijackthis scan >> http://www.hijackthis.de/index.php?langselect=english

it will automatically analyse BAD entries for u,,,,, so u will be able to fix them urself :)
But if still u will need more help, then u can come and post the logs here for us =)

!! Thanx !!
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by:Jared Luker
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What a mess... I suggest you back your stuff up and format.  Time to start over!
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by:SheharyaarSaahil
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oh yeah,,,, i have mistakely added this entry in for Fix list >> O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MsnMsgr] "C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe" /background

this is Valid as its MSN Messenger startup entry.... so leave it :)

And remember one thing more,,,, the Junk softwares, which are installed on ur system, just removing them from hijackthis list, will not gonna work,,,, U will have to manually Uninstall them from Add Remove Programs, like that TVMedia thingy !!

and then look in C:\Program Files and Delete their folders manually also.... for ur ease im listing those bad folders here :)

C:\Program Files\NaviSearch
C:\Program Files\AutoUpdate
C:\Program Files\Common Files\WinTools
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Dpi
C:\Program Files\TV Media
C:\Program Files\Web Offer
C:\WINDOWS\system32\pcs

and delete these files also if u can find them !!

C:\WINDOWS\System32\wmeml3a.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wmpry.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchos1.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Xfh6v.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ajgw.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wupdmgr.exe

and Delete all these files and folders in Safemode :)

Print all these directions or save them in a file, so that u can follow them easily while cleaning process in safemode ;-)
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by:jvuz
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Also do a check with Stinger:

http://vil.nai.com/vil/stinger/
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by:SheharyaarSaahil
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jvuz,,, its included in my first comment already.... ;-)
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by:jvuz
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Sorry, Sheharyaarsaahil...
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by:SheharyaarSaahil
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awwww,,, i dont know why u guys say sorry.... did i sounded rude =(
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by:jvuz
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Not at all. Just seems right to do. Don't want to 'steal' your comments. Sorry (oops, I said it again)
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lol :D
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