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Ran 8 Steps, Please review scan logs

By Ablacks ยท 11 replies
Apr 4, 2010
  1. I got the virus/malware from facebook. It made all of my google searches redirect to something totally unrelated. Additionally, an executable file called "bill106.exe" kept running every 2 minutes telling me my computer needed virus protection.

    I completed the 8 steps found on this website. I have attached the scan logs from HJT, malwarebytes and Super ... please review and let me know if I need to do anything else.

    Best Reagrds,


    Attached Files:

  2. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 53,862   +370

    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" along with a new HijackThis log for further review.
    **Note: Do not mouseclick combofix's window while it's running. That may cause it to stall**

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

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

    Ablacks TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Updated Logs With ComboFix & HJT Logs

    I have used combofix. Please note that in order to use Combofix without interference from AVG, it was necessary to use msconfig to select the diagnostic start-up mode. The accompanying scan includes only those programs that run during diagnostic mode. No startup items were running during the Combofix and HJT scans. Hope all is good now!



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  4. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 53,862   +370

    You did fine.
    How is redirection issue?
    Is this legit Windows installation?

    1. Please open Notepad
    • Click Start , then Run
    • Type notepad .exe in the Run Box.

    2. Now copy/paste the entire content of the codebox below into the Notepad window:

    c:\documents and settings\Admin\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\PowerReg Scheduler V3.exe
    c:\windows\pss\PowerReg Scheduler V3.exeStartup
    [-HKLM\~\startupfolder\C:^Documents and Settings^Admin^Start Menu^Programs^Startup^PowerReg Scheduler V3.exe]

    3. Save the above as CFScript.txt

    4. Then drag the CFScript.txt into ComboFix.exe as depicted in the animation below. This will start ComboFix again.


    5. After reboot, (in case it asks to reboot), please post the following reports/logs into your next reply:
    • Combofix.txt
    • A new HijackThis log.
  5. Ablacks

    Ablacks TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Updated Combofix & HJT Log Files

    Have attached the requested files, following the above instructions.

    The Windows installation on my computer is indeed a legit install. My computer is a Dell Inspirion XPS that I have had since 2004.... Its still runing strong with 2 gig ram and some other updates. Its using Windows XP from 2004 with service pack2.

    When I got this virus, I immediately uninstalled IE8 and Mozilla Fire. I am currently using the OE Win XP with Internet Explorer-vesrion 6. FYI, it is completely unaffected by the viruses and nasties. The only problem I have is that most websites are telling me to updgrade. But as I said, it is unaffected by any of the viruses, and so I have been using it until you great men give me the green light!

    Thanks so much!



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  6. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 53,862   +370

    Yes upgrading to at least IE7 is definitely recommended.
    IE6 is a very outdated browser and prone to security risks.

    You didn't say how is redirection issue.
  7. Ablacks

    Ablacks TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Are My Logs Clean of Virus?

    I have not reinstalled IE-8 because I want to make sure computer is clean first.... Do the logs now look okay?


  8. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 53,862   +370

  9. Ablacks

    Ablacks TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Its clean!!!

    The redirect Issue is now GONE....

    Do you recommend purhasing the SuperAntiSpyware professional for its real time protection or no?


  10. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 53,862   +370

    Good news :)
    We're almost done, but not quite yet.
    Buying Super, or MBAM will be a very good investment :)

    Uninstall Combofix:
    Go Start > Run [Vista users, go Start>"Start search"]
    Type in:
    Combofix /Uninstall
    Note the space between the "Combofix" and the "/Uninstall"
    Click OK (Vista users - press Enter).
    Restart computer.


    1. Download Temp File Cleaner (TFC)
    Double click on TFC.exe to run the program.
    Click on Start button to begin cleaning process.
    TFC will close all running programs, and it may ask you to restart computer.

    2. Go to Kaspersky website and perform an online antivirus scan.

    1. Disable your active antivirus program.
    2. Read through the requirements and privacy statement and click on Accept button.
    3. It will start downloading and installing the scanner and virus definitions. You will be prompted to install an application from Kaspersky. Click Run.
    4. When the downloads have finished, click on Settings.
    5. Make sure these boxes are checked (ticked). If they are not, please tick them and click on the Save button:

    • Spyware, Adware, Dialers, and other potentially dangerous programs
      [*] Archives
      [*] Mail databases
    6. Click on My Computer under Scan.
    7. Once the scan is complete, it will display the results. Click on View Scan Report.
    8. You will see a list of infected items there. Click on Save Report As....
    9. Save this report to a convenient place. Change the Files of type to Text file (.txt) before clicking on the Save button. Then post it here.

    Post fresh HijackThis log as well.
  11. Ablacks

    Ablacks TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Kaspersky Not Working

    I tried teh Kaspersky website... no go... its not doing anything... I shut down all teh ant-virus... still no go
  12. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 53,862   +370

    Please run a free online scan with the ESET Online Scanner

    • Disable your antivirus program
    • Tick the box next to YES, I accept the Terms of Use
    • Click Start
    • Accept any security warnings from your browser.
    • Check Scan archives
    • Click Start
    • ESET will then download updates for itself, install itself, and begin scanning your computer. Please be patient as this can take some time.
    • When the scan completes, push List of found threats
    • Push Export to text file , and save the file to your desktop using a unique name, such as ESETScan. Include the contents of this report in your next reply.

    Post fresh HJT log as well.
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