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By xCaLaBa
Dec 26, 2010
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  2. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 47,693   +268

    Welcome aboard [​IMG]

    Please, complete all steps listed here: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic58138.html
    Make sure, you PASTE all logs. If some log exceeds 50,000 characters post limit, split it between couple of replies.
    Attached logs won't be reviewed.

    Please, observe following rules:
    • Read all of my instructions very carefully. Your mistakes during cleaning process may have very serious consequences, like unbootable computer.
    • If you're stuck, or you're not sure about certain step, always ask before doing anything else.
    • Please refrain from running tools or applying updates other than those I suggest.
    • Never run more than one scan at a time.
    • Keep updating me regarding your computer behavior, good, or bad.
    • The cleaning process, once started, has to be completed. Even if your computer appears to act better, it may still be infected. Once the computer is totally clean, I'll certainly let you know.
    • If you leave the topic without explanation in the middle of a cleaning process, you may not be eligible to receive any more help in malware removal forum.
    • I close my topics if you have not replied in 5 days. If you need more time, simply let me know. If I closed your topic and you need it to be reopened, simply PM me.
     
  3. xCaLaBa

    xCaLaBa TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Malwarebytes

    Malwarebytes
     
  4. xCaLaBa

    xCaLaBa TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Gmer

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  5. xCaLaBa

    xCaLaBa TS Rookie Topic Starter

    DDS.txt

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  6. xCaLaBa

    xCaLaBa TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Attach.txt

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  7. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 47,693   +268

    I don't see much there....

    Download MBRCheck to your desktop

    Double click MBRCheck.exe to run (Vista and Windows 7 users, right click and select Run as Administrator).
    It will show a black screen with some data on it.
    Enter N to exit.
    A report called MBRcheckxxxx.txt will be on your desktop
    Open this report and post its content in your next reply.

    =====================================================================

    Please download ComboFix from Here or Here to your Desktop.

    **Note: In the event you already have Combofix, this is a new version that I need you to download. It is important that it is saved directly to your desktop**
    1. Please, never rename Combofix unless instructed.
    2. Close any open browsers.
    3. Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.
      • Very Important! Temporarily disable your anti-virus, script blocking and any anti-malware real-time protection before performing a scan. They can interfere with ComboFix or remove some of its embedded files which may cause "unpredictable results".
      • Click on this link to see a list of programs that should be disabled. The list is not all inclusive. If yours is not listed and you don't know how to disable it, please ask.
      NOTE1. If Combofix asks you to install Recovery Console, please allow it.
      NOTE 2. If Combofix asks you to update the program, always do so.
      • Close any open browsers.
      • WARNING: Combofix will disconnect your machine from the Internet as soon as it starts
      • Please do not attempt to re-connect your machine back to the Internet until Combofix has completely finished.
      • If there is no internet connection after running Combofix, then restart your computer to restore back your connection.
    4. Double click on combofix.exe & follow the prompts.
    5. When finished, it will produce a report for you.
    6. Please post the "C:\ComboFix.txt"
    **Note 1: Do not mouseclick combofix's window while it's running. That may cause it to stall
    **Note 2 for AVG users: ComboFix will not run until AVG is uninstalled as a protective measure against the anti-virus. This is because AVG "falsely" detects ComboFix (or its embedded files) as a threat and may remove them resulting in the tool not working correctly which in turn can cause "unpredictable results". Since AVG cannot be effectively disabled before running ComboFix, the author recommends you to uninstall AVG first.
    Use AppRemover to uninstall it: http://www.appremover.com/
    We can reinstall it when we're done with CF.
    **Note 3: If you receive an error "Illegal operation attempted on a registery key that has been marked for deletion", restart computer to fix the issue.



    Make sure, you re-enable your security programs, when you're done with Combofix.

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    NOTE.
    If, for some reason, Combofix refuses to run, try one of the following:

    1. Run Combofix from Safe Mode.

    2. Delete Combofix file, download fresh one, but rename combofix.exe to your_name.exe BEFORE saving it to your desktop.
    Do NOT run it yet.

    Please download and run the below tool named Rkill (courtesy of BleepingComputer.com) which may help allow other programs to run.

    There are 4 different versions. If one of them won't run then download and try to run the other one.

    Vista and Win7 users need to right click Rkill and choose Run as Administrator

    You only need to get one of these to run, not all of them. You may get warnings from your antivirus about this tool, ignore them or shutdown your antivirus.

    Rkill.com
    Rkill.scr
    Rkill.pif
    Rkill.exe

    • Double-click on the Rkill desktop icon to run the tool.
    • If using Vista or Windows 7 right-click on it and choose Run As Administrator.
    • A black DOS box will briefly flash and then disappear. This is normal and indicates the tool ran successfully.
    • If not, delete the file, then download and use the one provided in Link 2.
    • If it does not work, repeat the process and attempt to use one of the remaining links until the tool runs.
    • Do not reboot until instructed.
    • If the tool does not run from any of the links provided, please let me know.

    Once you've gotten one of them to run, immediately run your_name.exe by double clicking on it.

    If normal mode still doesn't work, run BOTH tools from safe mode.

    In case #2, please post BOTH logs, rKill and Combofix.

    DO NOT make any other changes to your computer (like installing programs, using other cleaning tools, etc.), until it's officially declared clean!!!
     
  8. xCaLaBa

    xCaLaBa TS Rookie Topic Starter

    MBR Check

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  9. xCaLaBa

    xCaLaBa TS Rookie Topic Starter

    anything else?

    no ideas?

    please let me know if i must post anything else.

    Thanks
    X-C
     
  10. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 47,693   +268

    Yes. I'd like to see Combofix log.
     
  11. xCaLaBa

    xCaLaBa TS Rookie Topic Starter

    ComboFix sorted the problem out,

    i edited the text in all previous posts for my own piece of mind.

    the files removed by combofix were:
    C\Windows\System32\dtirc.dll
    C\ProgramData\Microsoft\Network\Downloader\qmgr0.dat
    C\ProgramData\Microsoft\Network\Downloader\qmgr1.dat



    Thanks you for your help im very glad the problem is fixed.
     
     
  12. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 47,693   +268

    That won't work.
    I need to see a whole Combofix log.

    This is not acceptable.
     
  13. xCaLaBa

    xCaLaBa TS Rookie Topic Starter

    no after i ran combofix and restarted the pc the problem was gone.
    solved, no more problem.

    Thank you again


    p.s. please deleted the post if possible
     
  14. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 47,693   +268

    Well, this is not the way, we work around here, but it's your computer, so it's your call.
     
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