PC Infected by CWS Home Search Assistant

By Pixeeman
Jun 16, 2005
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  1. :cool:

    I have attached my Highjackthis log file.




    Can anyone help me please get rid of this.

    Thank you.

    Attached Files:

  2. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff Newcomer, in training Posts: 8,165

    You have no visible infection AFAIK.
  3. Pixeeman

    Pixeeman Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    Thanks for the reply realblackstuff, but when I run Spyware Doctor it says I have the CWS Home Search Assistant.

    What do you think is going on ?
  4. Spike

    Spike Newcomer, in training Posts: 2,371

    Same opinion here!

    Personally, from what I've just read about Spyware Doctor, it's not the best program in the world anyway (apparently has a large memory footprint and uses too much CPU time). Personally, I would do away with it and continue to use the other tools.

    Generally speaking, if you have a variant of CWS, CWS Shredder will find it and get rid of it.
  5. Pixeeman

    Pixeeman Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    Thanks for the post Spike, do you think its worth me running hijackthis again and posting a new log ?
  6. IronDuke

    IronDuke Newcomer, in training Posts: 1,267

    Some people don't like:
    O2 - BHO: ST - {9394EDE7-C8B5-483E-8773-474BF36AF6E4} - C:\Program Files\MSN Apps\ST\01.03.0000.1005\en-xu\stmain.dl

    It is part of MSN Toolbar.

    No CWS.
  7. Spike

    Spike Newcomer, in training Posts: 2,371

    You can if you like pixeeman, but in all honesty, it probably won't make much difference (Your machine is clean! can't you just accept it!? lmao {kidding})

    seriously though, if it will make you feel better, run another HJT scan, compare the log with the one you've posted here, and if it's any different feel free to post it :) If not, you're clean.
  8. Pixeeman

    Pixeeman Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    Thank you realblackstuff and Spike. I have uninstalled Spyware Doctor and my PC does seem to be running a lot faster.

    Thanks once again.
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