Please check if I have cleaned PC ok after Hijack

By Markus_Taylor ยท 4 replies
Apr 4, 2007
  1. G'day all :)

    Yesterday I (very stupidly) opened a file (a .scr file if that matters) that I recieved via Yahoo messenger from a contact, and after it ran it appeared someone else had control of my computer - yahoo closed and then a web page opened asking me to put my password in (which I realised of course was a sham); when I went to do an online scan of my pc it shut down on its own, and when I logged back on I got an error from explorer telling me something had tried to use a restricted memory location. I also found that the system restore tab had dissappeared and when i tried to run system restore i got error messages saying it had been disabled by the group administrator (it is a personal PC and I am the admin). Also I got several errors saying registry editing was disabled by the admin when i tried to open regedit. So I have followed all the steps in the "Viruses/Spyware/Malware, preliminary removal instructions." post, and here is my Hijack This log, can anyone tell if I am now clean? The symptoms seem to have dissappeared, but I have also turned Windows firewall back on, I was running Macafee Firewall at the time the attack happened but it didn't pick up any problems while my PC was being abused :(

    Attached AVG and Combofix logs too.

    Thanks for your help!
  2. ksml

    ksml TS Rookie

    Hello Markus_Taylor , your logs are clean.

    However fix the following entries in HijackThis..

  3. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Hello guys and welcome to Techspot.

    Just a quick observation.

    The two 09 entries that say file missing, don`t actually have a file missing. It`s just down to a small bug in Hijackthis. In other words, don`t fix those entries.

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
  4. MissDipped2009

    MissDipped2009 TS Rookie

    Well, Maybe You Need To Delete All Of Your Old Stuff && Replace It With New Stuff. You Should Be Careful
  5. Markus_Taylor

    Markus_Taylor TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks heaps for that guys; I have used the advice in these forums a few times over the years to clean other computers from browser Hijacks and the like, but I had never seen anything like this one before so figured I would post the log just to check.

    Thanks again for your help :)

    Markus Taylor
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