Another whataboutadog

By J@ckpot
Nov 21, 2007
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  1. HELP!

    Looks as though I've contracted the whataboutadog.

    Your help is MUCH appreciated.

    Casey-
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso Newcomer, in training Posts: 25,948   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    Your system is infected with a trojan called Downloader.Agent.awf. It replaces legitimate files that are common on most computers with an infected file. Then, it moves the legitimate files to a bak or backup folder.

    Very Important: Before deciding whether you should clean or reformat your system, go and read this thread HERE and decide what it is you want to do.

    If after reading the above, you wish to clean your system, do the following.

    Go and read this thread HERE and follow the instructions exactly. Post the requested log files once done.

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:

    This thread is for the use of J@ckpot only. Please don`t post your own virus/spyware problems in this thread. Instead, open a new thread in our security and the web forum.
  3. J@ckpot

    J@ckpot Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    Howard,

    Much thanks for the quick reply.
    I ran the findawf and going by the instructions it looks like I cleaned it. Not positive though. I've attached the logs.

    Thanks again and happy holiday.

    Casey-
  4. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso Newcomer, in training Posts: 25,948   +19

    Your awf.txt is now clean.

    Run HJT with no other programmes open(except notepad). Click the scan button. Have HJT fix the following, by placing a tick in the little box next to(if there).

    O4 - S-1-5-18 Startup: RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Registration.lnk = C:\Documents and Settings\HP_Administrator\Local Settings\Temp\{A26C9AA7-5508-4C6C-8B3A-6EA3A86110D5}\{907B4640-266B-4A21-92FB-CD 1A86CD0F63}\ATR1.exe (User 'SYSTEM')

    O4 - .DEFAULT Startup: RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Registration.lnk = C:\Documents and Settings\HP_Administrator\Local Settings\Temp\{A26C9AA7-5508-4C6C-8B3A-6EA3A86110D5}\{907B4640-266B-4A21-92FB-CD 1A86CD0F63}\ATR1.exe (User 'Default user')

    O4 - Startup: RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Registration.lnk = C:\Documents and Settings\HP_Administrator\Local Settings\Temp\{A26C9AA7-5508-4C6C-8B3A-6EA3A86110D5}\{907B4640-266B-4A21-92FB-CD 1A86CD0F63}\ATR1.exe

    O24 - Desktop Component 1: (no name) - http://www.cnn.com/

    Click on the fix checked button.

    Close HJT and reboot your system.

    Download combofix.exe to your desktop. Double click combofix.exe & follow the prompts. A window will open with a warning. Type "1" (and Enter) to start the fix. When the scan completes it will open a text window. Please attach that log back here together with a fresh HJT log. Caution - do not touch your mouse/keyboard until the scan has completed. The scan will temporarily disable your desktop, and if interrupted may leave your desktop disabled. If this occurs, please reboot to restore the desktop.

    Combofix will automatically save the log file to C:\combofix.txt

    Post the Combofix log as well as a fresh HJT log.

    Regards Howard :)

    This thread is for the use of J@ckpot only. Please don`t post your own virus/spyware problems in this thread. Instead, open a new thread in our security and the web forum.
  5. J@ckpot

    J@ckpot Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    Howard,

    Done deal.

    Casey-
  6. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso Newcomer, in training Posts: 25,948   +19

    Both log files are clean.

    Turn off system restore.(XP/ME only) See how HERE.

    Now, turn system restore back on. This will have deleted all your old restore points and any nasties that are in them. It will also have created a new, clean restore point.


    If you have any further virus/spyware problems, please post in this thread.

    Regards Howard :)

    This thread is for the use of J@ckpot only. Please don`t post your own virus/spyware problems in this thread. Instead, open a new thread in our security and the web forum.
  7. J@ckpot

    J@ckpot Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    Howard,

    Outstanding..
    Thanks again for your help.

    Casey-

    This thread is now closed: If you need this thread unlocking, please pm a moderator with a link to the thread.

    Only the original thread starter can do this. Anyone else, will be ignored.
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