System clean?

By rogue12
Jul 16, 2007
  1. Hi, this is log of hijack this of my system i haven't a clue how to check if anything bad is in it, or if there any useless entries they can be removed, i was wondering if somebody could have a look in it and check for me and tell me?

    Thanks for any assistance.

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  2. andehpandeh

    andehpandeh TS Rookie Posts: 16

    Looks clean of viruses to me, but there's a couple of entries that you don't really need or are open to attack from hackers, like Java.

    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {7E853D72-626A-48EC-A868-BA8D5E23E045} - (no file)

    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_01\bin\jusched.exe" (though if you use Java a lot, keep this)

    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Adobe Reader Speed Launcher] "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe" (but if you use Adobe Reader a lot, keep this)

    The last two will just help your computer start up quicker. :)

    I reckon an expert will come in and help you more... :)

    Hope this helps.
  3. kitty500cat

    kitty500cat TS Evangelist Posts: 2,154   +6

    Run HJT with no other programs open (except your web browser) and do a system scan. Place a check in the box next to the following entry (if there):

    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Alcmtr] ALCMTR.EXE

    Press the Fix Checked button. Once it's done fixing, close HJT.

    Search your system for the filename alcmtr.exe and delete all instances found.

    I notice no anti-spyware or firewall programs on your system. Anti-spyware programs will help rid your computer of spyware; a firewall will keep hackers from getting in.

    I recommend running the following programs, in addition to your current anti-virus program:

    Either ZoneAlarm or Sunbelt firewall (but only one at a time, as two will conflict)

    Spybot - Search & Destroy

    Ad-aware SE Personal

    AVG Antispyware



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

    Regards :)

    This thread is for the use of rogue12 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.
  4. rogue12

    rogue12 TS Member Topic Starter Posts: 47

    very odd there no sign of anti-spyware programs installed, i have Spybot, Ad-aware 2007, SpywareBlaster and CCleaner all installed and fully updated.
  5. kitty500cat

    kitty500cat TS Evangelist Posts: 2,154   +6

    OK, that's fine if you have those anti-spyware programs installed, but I do recommend installing either ZoneAlarm or Sunbelt firewall, as well as AVG Anti-Spyware.

    I probably didn't see those anti-spyware programs in your log because they didn't have any running processes or services.

    Regards :)
  6. rogue12

    rogue12 TS Member Topic Starter Posts: 47

    For alcmtr.exe I searched it found 4 results so when you say delete all intances found you mean to delete whatever the search found?

  7. kitty500cat

    kitty500cat TS Evangelist Posts: 2,154   +6

    You can delete everything found in the search. The alcmtr.exe file is actually a spyware file by Realtek. It is nonessential to the workings of your system.

    Regards :)
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