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Random Popups, Slow Comp, brdr message

By moochieh
Oct 21, 2007
  1. Hi, I've been experiencing some random popups when going to different pages in internet explorer, and every time I shut off my computer a message comes up telling me to end program brdr now. I searched brdr and found someone else that had this problem and they were told it was something serious. Hopefully it isn't and thank you in advance for whoever can help. Attached should be the 3 log files for AVG, Combofix, and HJT. The Panda Antiroot Kit Scan came back with nothing. Also, on one of the online antivirus scanners it found troj_vundo.bde and troj_vundo.bdd that it could not fix. That same scan found a issue coded MS05-004 that I'm not sure about. I'll probably be back tomorrow if I don't get a response before 10:15. Thanks a lot.

    I just wanted to add that I haven't been getting any popups now so maybe that is fixed, and I'll check this thread first thing in the morning. Thanks.
     
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    Uninstall Zonealarm. You don`t need, nor want two firewalls running.

    Also, uninstall anything to do with viewpoint from add remove programmes.

    Then, do the following.

    1. Please download The Avenger by Swandog46 from HERE. Save it to your Desktop and extract it.

    2. Download the attached avengerscript.txt and save it to your desktop

    Note: the above code was created specifically for this user. If you are not this user, do NOT follow these directions as they could damage the workings of your system.

    3. Now, start The Avenger program by double clicking on its icon on your desktop.

    Under "Script file to execute" choose "Load script from file".
    Now click on the folder icon which will open a new window titled "open Script File"
    navigate to the file you have just downloaded, click on it and press open
    Now click on the Green Light to begin execution of the script
    Answer "Yes" twice when prompted.

    4. The Avenger will automatically do the following:

    It will Restart your computer. ( In cases where the code to execute contains "Drivers to Unload", The Avenger will actually restart your system twice.)
    On reboot, it will briefly open a black command window on your desktop, this is normal.
    After the restart, it creates a log file that should open with the results of Avenger’s actions. This log file will be located at C:\avenger.txt
    The Avenger will also have backed up all the files, etc., that you asked it to delete, and will have zipped them and moved the zip archives to C:\avenger\backup.zip.

    5. Please attach the content of c:\avenger.txt into your reply, as well as a fresh HJT and Combofix log.

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:

    This thread is for the use of moochieh 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. moochieh

    moochieh TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 28

    Thank you for your time Howard. I have attached the 3 files you asked for and uninstalled those programs. I want to ask you, which firewall is the other one you were refering to? Thanks and I'll definitely be looking forward to your next reply.
     
  4. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    The other firewall is part of Norton.

    You might want to copy and paste these instructions into a notepad file. Then you can have the file open in safe mode, so you can follow the instructions easier.

    Boot into safe mode, under your normal user name(NOT THE ADMINISTRATOR ACCOUNT). See how HERE.

    In Windows Explorer, turn on "Show all files and folders, including hidden and system". See how HERE.

    Open your task manager, by holding down the ctrl and alt keys and pressing the delete key.

    Click on the processes tab and end process for(if there).

    dwdsrngt.exe
    msyvcctl.exe

    Close task manager.

    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).

    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {08D2EC87-8091-41CC-B14E-6478660D41Df} - (no file)

    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {16FA9907-D958-4426-BEC5-4DF8F9D973C8} - (no file)

    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {549B5CA7-4A86-11D7-A4DF-000874180BB3} - (no file)

    O2 - BHO: DriveLetterAccess - {5CA3D70E-1895-11CF-8E15-001234567890} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswshx.dll

    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {5DABCB40-DA56-4BB7-A4F4-0D06CF33B44f} - (no file)

    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {B56AB1CA-AFE0-4EAA-9B8D-2F791FD27496} - (no file)

    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {FDD3B846-8D59-4ffb-8758-209B6AD74ACC} - (no file)

    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [{57-78-88-89-ZN}] C:\windows\system32\dwdsrngt.exe CHD003

    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Iws2RQiFP] msyvcctl.exe

    O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - (no file)

    O20 - Winlogon Notify: ddccd - C:\WINDOWS\

    O20 - Winlogon Notify: geeba - C:\WINDOWS\

    O20 - Winlogon Notify: mljjk - C:\WINDOWS\

    Click on the fix checked button.

    Close HJT.

    Locate and delete the following bold files and/or folders(if there).

    C:\windows\system32\dwdsrngt.exe
    msyvcctl.exe<Search your system for this file and delete all instances found.

    Reboot into normal mode and rehide your protected OS files.

    Post fresh HJT and Combofix logs.

    Regards Howard :)

    This thread is for the use of moochieh 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. moochieh

    moochieh TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 28

    Hi Howard,

    Once again the files are attached, but I was wondering if the Norton Antivirus automatically has a firewall without saying so because I have full coverage for Security Basics, and limited coverage for Online Activities where it says Advanced Firewall Protection not available. Also, the two processes and two files that you told me to search for were not on my computer. Thanks again.
     
  6. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Both log files are clean.

    Don`t worry that you couldn`t find the files, that`s why I sad if there.

    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.

    I don`t know the particulars of your Norton installation, so I suggest you read the manual in order to answer your question.

    The only thing I will say about Norton is I think it`s total crap. Not only is it a system resource hog, but I don`t think it`s particularly good at killing infections either.

    Obviously, it`s completely up to you, but I`d recommend you considered getting rid of Norton and using a different antivirus and firewall programme altogether.

    Some recommended alternatives are below.

    AVG free or Avast antivirus programmes.

    Zonealarm, Kerio or Comodo free firewall programmes.

    If you decide to take my advice and get rid of Norton, please do the following.

    Download this Symantec/Norton removal tool.


    Download whatever antovrus and firewall programme you chose and disconnect from the net.

    Run the Symantec/Norton removal tool and reboot your system the required number of times.

    Install whatever firewall you chose and reconnect to the net.

    Install whatever antivirus programme you chose and run the antivirus updates.

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

    Regards Howard :)

    This thread is for the use of moochieh 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. moochieh

    moochieh TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 28

    Thank you so much for helping. I'll hold on to the info you said about norton for now because my subscription (I realize now how worthless it is) is up in approximately 100 days. So if that is all I just want to say thank you again, your work is really appreciated.

    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.
     
  8. moochieh

    moochieh TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 28

    Random Popups Again

    Hi, I've been experiencing some more random popups and know that something is wrong again (Norton Antivirus keeps denying TrojanVundo). First though, I'd like to know if I should just try using the system restore point I created after fixing my computer the first time or go through all of the preliminary steps again and post all new combofix, HJT, and AVG logs. What exactly does system restore fix and what does it leave alone? Thanks alot.
     
  9. momok

    momok TS Rookie Posts: 2,265

    Hi,

    You can read about system restore HERE. Basically, to quote,
    I hope this helps with your decision.

    Regards,
    momok =)
     
  10. moochieh

    moochieh TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 28

    Thanks for a quick response. So do you think I should just try the restore? I also just restarted my computer and noticed a new symptom. extigy_P17IR_Dummywindow does not end (I have no idea what this is). Also ccApp and rundll32.exe does the same. ccApp has done it before and is not new but the others are. Thanks
     
  11. momok

    momok TS Rookie Posts: 2,265

    Neither do I have any idea. Perhaps you could be more elaborate on the details of this weird issue? If you do not have any important settings that you created since the last restore point, then by all means give it a try.

    Alternatively, you could post the logs for cleaning.

    Regards,
    momok =)
     
  12. moochieh

    moochieh TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 28

    When I shut the computer down, it says program not responding and gives me the option to end now. 3 seperate prompts come up. I don't think the ccApp one is bad but I don't know what it does. I'll try to use system restore now and I'll keep you posted. Thanks.
    ---

    I just tried to use restore and it does not allow me to click on any other date besides today. I don't know what happened to my october restore point. I guess that means I'll clean it. So if I post the logs tomorrow will I need to have done the preliminary steps all over again or just run the programs that I have from doing it the first time (Combofix, AVG, and HJT)?
     
  13. momok

    momok TS Rookie Posts: 2,265

    I've never encountered such a problem before; this could be non-malware related. But I'll recommend you post just the 3 logs first.

    Regards,
    momok =)
     
  14. moochieh

    moochieh TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 28

    Here are my 3 log files. Thanks in advance.
     
  15. plasma dragon00

    plasma dragon00 TS Rookie Posts: 172

    may i just add, moochieh, the process ccApp.exe is from Norton Antivirus.
     
  16. moochieh

    moochieh TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 28

    thanks for that plasma. I knew that that one was harmless but couldn't remember where it came from.
     
  17. plasma dragon00

    plasma dragon00 TS Rookie Posts: 172

    no prob. im not sure, however, what that dummywindow process and rundll32.exe do. i know that rundll32.exe is part of windows, but im not sure exactly what it does
     
  18. momok

    momok TS Rookie Posts: 2,265

    Hi,

    Please download and run CCleaner via step 9 of the instructions HERE.

    1. Open notepad and copy/paste the text in the quote box below into it (all except the word QUOTE):

    2. Save this as CFScript on the desktop.
    3. Referring to the image below, drag CFScript (hold the left mouse button while dragging the file) and drop it (release the left mouse button) into ComboFix.exe.
      [​IMG]
    4. ComboFix will begin to execute, just follow the prompts. After reboot (in case it asks to reboot), it shall produce a log for you. Post that log (Combofix.txt) in your next reply.

      Note: Do not mouseclick combofix's window while it is running. That may cause your system to hang

    Thereafter, please post fresh HJT and AVG Antispyware logs and the resultant ComboFix log from the above instructions as attachments into this thread.


    Regards,
    momok =)

    This thread is for the use of moochieh 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.
     
  19. moochieh

    moochieh TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 28

    Here are my 3 updated logs. Quick question about CCleaner... I've had it and have been using it before but only on my profile. When I use it should I switch to every profile on my computer and do it? Thanks.
     
  20. momok

    momok TS Rookie Posts: 2,265

    Hi,

    Your logs look clean now. CCleaner is a fantastic tool which I'd recommend using regularly across all your computers and profiles etc.

    1. Delete all files in AVG Antispyware Quarantine folder. (located in C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\Quarantine)

    2. Turn off system restore (XP/ME only). Learn how to do that HERE.
      This will remove all the remaining nasties from your old restore points.

    3. After that turn system restore back on.
      This would have created a new safe and clean restore point for your system.

    4. Often times, an infection can occur again not due to the incompetence of programs, but because of user habits.
      May I recommend you to read this article.
      This can help to prevent future infections.

    Should you have any further problems, please post in this thread.


    Regards,
    Your friendly momok =)

    This thread is for the use of moochieh 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.
     
  21. moochieh

    moochieh TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 28

    Ok, thanks for everything Momok!
     
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