Spyware returns Hijack this log.

By AntraX ยท 6 replies
May 7, 2006
  1. im sorry to say but my spyware problem has returned. i had preciously posted on this forum about a problem know as atmclk.exe, fortunatly that has not managed to make a return. but recently dcomfg.exe has made its way back i even tried removing it myslef by following preivous instructions and removin line 2 from my log, but after a few restarts it manages to start itself up again. Can someone help me again pls, ive attached my hijackthis log. thnx!!
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Go HERE and follow the instructions, even if your symptoms are not the same. dcomfg.exe is part of the Spyfalcon infection.

    Post a fresh HJT log after you`ve done that.

    Regards Howard :)
  3. AntraX

    AntraX TS Rookie Topic Starter

    hi Howard, ive followed the guide in ur link, seems the program removed some registry errors, ive also attached it if u need to check it out for urself. But unfortunatly that pesky bit of spyware dcomcfg.exe still seems to be hanging around. have u any other ideas on how to remove or how it seems to keep coming back!

    thx Antrax
  4. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    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).

    O2 - BHO: Nothing - {b0398eca-0bcd-4645-8261-5e9dc70248d0} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\hpBEBC.tmp

    O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{2669F00E-D6DF-46FD-8E67-61378ADC805A}: NameServer = Only fix this, if it doesn`t belong to your ISP.

    Click on the fix checked button.

    Close HJT.

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


    Reboot into normal mode and turn system restore back on.

    Post a fresh HJT log.

    Regards Howard :)
  5. AntraX

    AntraX TS Rookie Topic Starter

    k ive done as u instructed. here is the fresh hjt log.
  6. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Your HJT log is now clean.

    Regards Howard :)
  7. AntraX

    AntraX TS Rookie Topic Starter

    All is well

    k, its been a while now and my spyware hasnt made a comeback. So i guess everything is sorted, thought i would post back just to let u know!!

    thx for all ur help Howard!!

    Regards Antrax
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