Virus/Spyware infection?

By mwkill ยท 7 replies
Jul 7, 2006
  1. Hey, thanks for reading this. I had some trouble with a virus and some adware and I used several of the products that you fine people recommend to get rid of them. I would just like to make sure that I don't have anything still hanging around in there mucking things up. Attached is a brand new hjt log. Thank you very much for your time.


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  2. korrupt

    korrupt TS Rookie Posts: 716

    What programs did you use?


  3. mwkill

    mwkill TS Rookie Topic Starter


    Let's see.. what DIDN'T I use :p HJT of course, ATF cleaner, brute force uninstaller, Ewido anti-malware, alcra plus remover.. I think that's it... I had some trojan "downloader.delf.amb" and some purityscan thing, and some other adware.
  4. korrupt

    korrupt TS Rookie Posts: 716

    try ad-aware and spybot s&d perhaps.


  5. altheman

    altheman TS Rookie Posts: 425

    This entry:

    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [clc] C:\WINDOWS\system32\clc.exe

    looks a bit suspicious, and this entry:

    O20 - AppInit_DLLs: C:\WINDOWS\system32\scanregw.dll

    is adware.

    Fix the 020 entry, and delete "scanregw.dll" from the System32 directory, but leave clc.exe for now until Howard gives his opinion.

    You also have a lot of resource hogs in the background like Realupdate and HP Imaging Suite. If you dont use them, then you should really stop them from running at startup.
    You also have Norton, which is a resource hog. Try something a bit lighter like Avast or AVG.
  6. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    Download the Pocket killbox programme from HERE. Extract it, but don`t run it yet.

    You might want to copy and paste these instructions into a notepad file. Then you can have the file open in safe mode, so you can follow the instructions easier.

    Boot into safe mode. See how HERE.

    Turn off system restore.(XP/ME only) See how HERE.

    In Windows Explorer, turn on "Show all files and folders, including hidden and system". See how HERE.

    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(except notepad).Click the scan button. Have HJT fix the following, by placing a tick in the little box next to(if there).

    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [clc] C:\WINDOWS\system32\clc.exe

    O4 - Global Startup: Digital Line Detect.lnk = ?

    O16 - DPF: {A8683C98-5341-421B-B23C-8514C05354F1} (FujifilmUploader Class) -

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

    O20 - AppInit_DLLs: C:\WINDOWS\system32\scanregw.dll

    Click on the fix checked button.

    Close HJT.

    Run the killbox.exe file. When it loads type the full path to the file you would like to delete in the field and check the delete file on reboot button. press the Delete File button (looks like a red circle with a white X). It will prompt you to reboot, select no until you have finished inputting the files you want to delete, only then allow it to reboot and hopefully your files will now be deleted.

    These are the filepaths you should enter into killbox.


    Once your system has rebooted, turn system restore back on and post a fresh HJT log.

    Let us know how your system is running.

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
  7. mwkill

    mwkill TS Rookie Topic Starter


    Thanks Howard, I did as you suggested and everything seems to be running nice and fast again. I had stopped a couple of them with startup control panel 2.8, but had not gotten rid of them. I think it's all gone now.. I'm attaching the new log.
    thanks again,
  8. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Well done, your HJT log is now clean.

    Regards Howard :)
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