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8 steps completed, logs attached

By Birdcrow
Jan 25, 2010
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  1. Yesterday I noticed a program called "Antivirus Plus" on my start menu and started looking for ways to remove it. While looking for it, my google searches started getting redirected. I did the eight steps and the AntiVirus Plus entry is gone from my Start Menu, but I'm still getting redirected.

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  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,832   +164

  3. Birdcrow

    Birdcrow TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Done. Log attached.

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  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,832   +164

    Redirected still?
  5. Birdcrow

    Birdcrow TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Yup. Just tried it again.
  6. Birdcrow

    Birdcrow TS Rookie Topic Starter

    FYI:
    My VIPRE anti-virus just caught this program trying to run: C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\JY6LFB33\cotv_url_control[1].js
    I ran a full scan with VIPRE but did not find anything matching the above, although it did find "backdoor.bifrost"
  7. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,832   +164

    So same question once more... are you still being redirected?
  8. Birdcrow

    Birdcrow TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Yes, it still redirects.
  9. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,832   +164

    Turn off system restore, Run your antivirus scan again, and turn system restore back on. Download and run Temp File Cleaner:
    Cleaner
  10. Birdcrow

    Birdcrow TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Done. Nothing found in Antivirus Scan, some stuff deleted by Cleaner. Searches are still redirecting.
  11. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,832   +164

    Run Combofix again, and be sure to tell me if you are still being redirected or not
     
  12. Birdcrow

    Birdcrow TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I ran Combofix again, and it still redirected afterward.
    So I ran another VIPRE Virus Scan, CCleaner, SuperAnti Spyware, Malwarebytes, and Hijack this, and I checked after each try and it is still redirecting. The Virus scan, SuperAnti Spyware and Malwarebytes each found nothing.
    I've attached new logs for combofix, malwarebytes and hijack this.

    It is still redirecting as of now.

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  13. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,832   +164

    Remove these hijackthis entries:
    O18 - Protocol: linkscanner - {F274614C-63F8-47D5-A4D1-FBDDE494F8D1} - (no file)
    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {5C255C8A-E604-49b4-9D64-90988571CECB} - (no file)
    C:\Users\Brad\AppData\Local\Google\Update\1.2.183.13\GoogleCrashHandler.exe


    Download SDFix HERE and save it to your Desktop.
    Double click SDFix.exe and it will extract the files to %systemdrive%
    (Drive that contains the Windows Directory, typically C:\SDFix)

    Boot into Safe Mode
    Restart your computer and start pressing the F8 key on your keyboard.
    Select the Safe Mode option when the Windows Advanced Options menu appears, and then press ENTER.

    Run SDFix
    Open the extracted SDFix folder and double click RunThis.bat to start the script.
    Type Y to begin the cleanup process.
    It will remove any Trojan Services and Registry Entries that it finds then prompt you to press any key to Reboot.
    Press any Key and it will restart the PC.
    When the PC restarts the Fixtool will run again and complete the removal process then display Finished, press any key to end the script and load your desktop icons.
    Once the desktop icons load the SDFix report will open on screen and also save into the SDFix folder as Report.txt
    Attach Report.txt back herein next reply.
  14. Birdcrow

    Birdcrow TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I deleted/fixed those 3 files and I was still being redirected.
    I downloaded SDFix and went into Safe Mode, but the program would not run; I am using Windows 7.
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