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Chess.exe, autorun.inf virus/spyware

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Last Modified: 2013-11-22
I've got a virus hopping all around my domain.  I'm still not sure where it's hiding, but any removable devices or mapped betwork shares will be infected by a chess.exe file and an autorun.inf file in their root directoies if they come in contact with an infected pc.  After this, two files appear in %windir%\system32: aj32.dll, and kcc1.dll.  Running avg in safe mode by the command line will seemingly remove the infections.  However, on reboot, when the profile is loading, the dcom dialog box pops up, and the message "aj32.dll could not be found.  Upon a nother reboot, this message goes away, but any new profile created will display this message.  After the profile is completely loaded, task manager and regedit will be disabled, and any install fails out since it cant access the reg.  This eventually spreads to all users, including the local administrator profile.  superantispyware's repair function will restore all rights, but any flash drive or network share will eventually become reinfected.  I've tried scanning with avg, malwarebytes, superantispyware, combodix, and trend micro...none of the seem to clear the cause of this infection.  Has anyone seen anything this.
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