Going Nuts: ad.firstadsolution.com problem

By courtke
Jun 20, 2006
  1. I've followed the instructions for trying to remove spyware/malware/virus etc. and I'm still getting a pop up "ad.firstadsolution.com" every time I start IE.

    Thanks for your time! Here's my HJT .txt file
  2. courtke

    courtke TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I tried attaching the .txt and :S didn't work. Here it is:
  3. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    Boot into safe mode. See how HERE. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/tutorial61.html

    Turn off system restore.(XP/ME only) See how HERE. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/tutorial56.html

    In Windows Explorer, turn on "Show all files and folders, including hidden and system". See how HERE. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/tutorial62.html

    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).


    Close task manager.

    Run HJT with no other programmes open. Have HJT fix the following, by placing a tick in the little box next to(if there).

    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://vxbnugmnmwqzxaj.info/QehVac4...rav_x_bkZam.jsp

    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Settings test tray about] C:\Documents and Settings\All Users.WINDOWS\Application Data\Title2SettingsTest\mixfrag.exe

    Fix all 016-DPF entries.

    O18 - Protocol: msnim - {828030A1-22C1-4009-854F-8E305202313F} - "C:\PROGRA~1\MSNMES~1\msgrapp.dll" (file missing)

    O20 - Winlogon Notify: WRNotifier - WRLogonNTF.dll (file missing)

    Click on the fix checked button.

    Close HJT.

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

    C:\Documents and Settings\All Users.WINDOWS\Application Data\Title2SettingsTest\mixfrag.exe

    Reboot into normal mode and turn system restore back on.

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
  4. courtke

    courtke TS Rookie Topic Starter

    OMGOSH! Thank you!! :grinthumb
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