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Disabled Task Manager, Possible Dialer  Spyware?

By zanybrat
Jan 17, 2006
  1. Hi. System was attacked by a virus (undoubtedly) and I downloaded additional spyware protection. It found, oh about 115 infected files. At some point after the initial infection, another virus/malware imbedded in. Somewhere somehow. No scans find it. I've lost my task manager. Tried regedit. Didn't work. Tried all options to bring up task manager. CTRL+ALT+DEL, running manually. Nothing, but the same error message "Task manager has been disabled by your system administrator." Only one account on computer, though when I used Safe Mode to scan for viruses my account was listed as well as another named administrator.

    10 minutes ago I walked in and found an MS DOS prompt window with jibberish written on it squealing. Very similar to the one that has been popping up when windows xp starts since I lost task manager access.

    Tried Trend Micro. Found a couple of things but no task manager ability and that DOS window still pops up.

    Sorry it's long, but I really have tried a number of things.
    Here is the scan provided me by my online protection:

    C:\Program Files\America Online 9.0a\aoltray.exe
    C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Antivirus\CAV.EXE
    C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Antivirus\CAVRep.exe
    C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Antivirus\CAVRID.exe
    C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Antivirus\CAVTray.exe
    C:\Program Files\Dell AIO Printer A920\dlbkbmgr.exe
    C:\Program Files\Dell AIO Printer A920\dlbkbmon.exe
    C:\Program Files\Dell Support\DSAgnt.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
    C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
    C:\Program Files\Intel\Modem Event Monitor\IntelMEM.exe
    C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Antivirus\ISafe.exe
    C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
    C:\Program Files\MusicMatch\MusicMatch Jukebox\mmtask.exe
    C:\Program Files\Dell\Media Experience\PCMService.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\per.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
    C:\SystemRoot\System32\smss.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
    C:\Program Files\Samsung\Digimax Viewer 2.1\STImgBrowser.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
    C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Antivirus\VetMsg.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\WkCalRem.exe
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\WkUFind.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\browser\ycommon.exe
    C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Yahoo! Music Engine\ymetray.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\YOP\yop.exe
    C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\ypager.exe
     
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