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Iexplore using 2 process

By 18j9y80
Aug 23, 2011
  1. hi recently i found out iexplore has been using 2 procceses even though i have only 1 window and 1 tab, i really hope i dont have spyware in my pc so anyway here is my hIJackThis log.

    Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
    Scan saved at 9:39:03 PM, on 8/23/2011
    Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)
    MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16421)
    Boot mode: Normal

    Running processes:
    C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
    C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
    C:\Windows\system32\taskhost.exe
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
    C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\msseces.exe
    C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
    C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastUI.exe
    C:\Program Files\LogMeIn Hamachi\hamachi-2-ui.exe
    C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Display\nvtray.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\taskmgr.exe
    C:\Program Files\Expat Shield\bin\openvpntray.exe
    C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
    C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\wuauclt.exe
    C:\Users\Owner\AppData\Local\jagexlauncher\bin\JagexLauncher.exe
    C:\Windows\explorer.exe
    C:\Program Files\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\Macromed\Flash\FlashUtil10u_ActiveX.exe
    C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IELowutil.exe
    C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HiJackThis\HiJackThis.exe

    R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
    R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
    R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
    R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
    R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch =
    O2 - BHO: &Yahoo! Toolbar Helper - {02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\yt.dll
    O2 - BHO: AcroIEHelperStub - {18DF081C-E8AD-4283-A596-FA578C2EBDC3} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelperShim.dll
    O2 - BHO: Conduit Engine - {30F9B915-B755-4826-820B-08FBA6BD249D} - C:\Program Files\ConduitEngine\prxConduitEngine.dll
    O2 - BHO: Expat Shield Class - {3706EE7C-3CAD-445D-8A43-03EBC3B75908} - C:\Program Files\Expat Shield\HssIE\ExpatIE.dll
    O2 - BHO: avast! WebRep - {8E5E2654-AD2D-48bf-AC2D-D17F00898D06} - C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswWebRepIE.dll
    O2 - BHO: uTorrentBar - {bf7380fa-e3b4-4db2-af3e-9d8783a45bfc} - C:\Program Files\uTorrentBar\prxtbuTor.dll
    O2 - BHO: Bing Bar Helper - {d2ce3e00-f94a-4740-988e-03dc2f38c34f} - "C:\Program Files\Microsoft\BingBar\BingExt.dll" (file missing)
    O2 - BHO: Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper - {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jp2ssv.dll
    O2 - BHO: SingleInstance Class - {FDAD4DA1-61A2-4FD8-9C17-86F7AC245081} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\YTSingleInstance.dll
    O3 - Toolbar: Yahoo! Toolbar - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\yt.dll
    O3 - Toolbar: Bing Bar - {8dcb7100-df86-4384-8842-8fa844297b3f} - "C:\Program Files\Microsoft\BingBar\BingExt.dll" (file missing)
    O3 - Toolbar: avast! WebRep - {8E5E2654-AD2D-48bf-AC2D-D17F00898D06} - C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswWebRepIE.dll
    O3 - Toolbar: uTorrentBar Toolbar - {bf7380fa-e3b4-4db2-af3e-9d8783a45bfc} - C:\Program Files\uTorrentBar\prxtbuTor.dll
    O3 - Toolbar: Conduit Engine - {30F9B915-B755-4826-820B-08FBA6BD249D} - C:\Program Files\ConduitEngine\prxConduitEngine.dll
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe"
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MSC] "c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\msseces.exe" -hide -runkey
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Adobe ARM] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe"
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HP Software Update] C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [avast] "C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\avastUI.exe" /nogui
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LogMeIn Hamachi Ui] "C:\Program Files\LogMeIn Hamachi\hamachi-2-ui.exe" --auto-start
    O11 - Options group: [ACCELERATED_GRAPHICS] Accelerated graphics
    O16 - DPF: {8AD9C840-044E-11D1-B3E9-00805F499D93} (Java Runtime Environment 1.6.0) - http://javadl-esd.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-6u22-windows-i586.cab
    O16 - DPF: {C8BC46C7-921C-4102-B67D-F1F7E65FB0BE} (Battlefield Play4Free Updater) - https://battlefield.play4free.com/static/updater/BP4FUpdater_1.0.53.2.cab
    O23 - Service: Adobe Acrobat Update Service (AdobeARMservice) - Adobe Systems Incorporated - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\armsvc.exe
    O23 - Service: avast! Antivirus - AVAST Software - C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastSvc.exe
    O23 - Service: CyberGhost VPN Client (CGVPNCliSrvc) - mobile concepts GmbH - C:\Program Files\S.A.D\CyberGhost VPN\CGVPNCliService.exe
    O23 - Service: Expat Shield Service (ExpatShieldService) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Expat Shield\bin\openvpnas.exe
    O23 - Service: Expat Shield Routing Service (ExpatSrv) - AnchorFree Inc. - C:\Program Files\Expat Shield\HssWPR\hsssrv.exe
    O23 - Service: Expat Shield Tray Service (ExpatTrayService) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Expat Shield\bin\ExpatTrayService.EXE
    O23 - Service: Expat Shield Monitoring Service (ExpatWd) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Expat Shield\bin\hsswd.exe
    O23 - Service: LogMeIn Hamachi Tunneling Engine (Hamachi2Svc) - LogMeIn Inc. - C:\Program Files\LogMeIn Hamachi\hamachi-2.exe
    O23 - Service: McAfee Security Scan Component Host Service (McComponentHostService) - McAfee, Inc. - C:\Program Files\McAfee Security Scan\2.0.181\McCHSvc.exe
    O23 - Service: NVIDIA Display Driver Service (nvsvc) - NVIDIA Corporation - C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
    O23 - Service: NVIDIA Update Service Daemon (nvUpdatusService) - NVIDIA Corporation - C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA Updatus\daemonu.exe
    O23 - Service: PnkBstrA - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\PnkBstrA.exe

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    End of file - 5915 bytes
     
  2. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 52,915   +344

    IE 9 will open two iexplore.exe processes from the get go.
    It'll also open more processes with more tabs open.
    It's by design.

    Any other issues?
     
  3. 18j9y80

    18j9y80 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    is my log clean?
     
  4. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 52,915   +344

    We don't use HJT around here anymore. It's an outdated tool.

    Are you having any computer issues?
     
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