Not sure what's wrong (logs inside)

By cgjeff
Mar 21, 2007
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  1. After letting my girlfriend use my computer the other day, I restarted this morning and had a host of problems. Steam won't start (well it starts, and shows up in processes, but doesn't actually start up) , I can't change my desktop at all (background, color, anything) not sure what's wrong.

    but my hijackthis log is below.. If anyone spots something wrong in there, please tell me..
  2. howard_hopkinso

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

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    Your system has been hijacked.

    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.

    Please download FixWareout from one of these sites:
    http://downloads.subratam.org/Fixwareout.exe
    http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/files/lonny/Fixwareout.exe

    Save it to your desktop and run it. Click Next, then Install, make sure "Run fixit" is checked and click Finish.
    The fix will begin; follow the prompts. You will be asked to reboot your computer; please do so. Your system may take longer than usual to load; this is normal.

    Then, go and read the Viruses/Spyware/Malware, preliminary removal instructions. Follow all the instructions exactly.

    Post fresh HJT, AVG Antispyware and Combofix logs as attachments into this thread, only after doing the above. Also, attach the C:\fixwareout\report.txt.

    Also, let me know the results of the AVG Antirootkit scan.

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:

    This thread is for the use of cgjeff 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.
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