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Post by bluedusk27 on Mon Nov 02, 2009 4:12 pm

Hello,

My parents usually come to me to fix their computer, and this time I'm afraid its beyond me. I believe it has a very bad virus and needs to be backed up and completely reformatted. It is a Dell Latitude E5500 with an XP operating system.

Upon startup, there are three popups. The one I am most worried about says "Dell Controlpoint.exe - Application error The application failed to initialize properly (0xc000007b). Click ok to terminate the application."

One is "Dell controlpoint system Manager Your battery is able to charge normally. However, you may begin to notice reduced operating time because your long-term battery life is decreasing."

The third is a Panda Global Protection 2010 pop up. "The following program has recently been modified and is trying to access the internet. Program name: C:\Windows\isvchost.exe Select one of the following options: Always deny the connection, Deny the connection now, Always allow the connection. "

My other question is if I do have to recover the system should I reinstall Panda? I personally dont like it as an anti virus software and was wondering if my dislike is justified.

Thank you!

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Re: dell control point and virus issue

Post by Belahzur on Mon Nov 02, 2009 4:31 pm

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Re: dell control point and virus issue

Post by bluedusk27 on Mon Nov 02, 2009 4:39 pm

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:37:14 AM, on 11/2/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\Program Files\Fingerprint Sensor\AtService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Global Protection 2010\TPSrv.exe
C:\PROGRAM FILES\PANDA SECURITY\PANDA GLOBAL PROTECTION 2010\WebProxy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\WLTRYSVC.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
c:\drivers\audio\r205445\stacsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\FastNetSrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAANTMon.exe
C:\Program Files\CDBurnerXP\NMSAccessU.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Global Protection 2010\PsCtrls.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Global Protection 2010\PavFnSvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Panda Security\PavShld\pavprsrv.exe
c:\program files\panda security\panda global protection 2010\firewall\PSHOST.EXE
C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Global Protection 2010\PsImSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Global Protection 2010\PskSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell ControlPoint\DCPButtonSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Global Protection 2010\avciman.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell ControlPoint\System Manager\DCPSysMgrSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\DellTPad\Apoint.exe
C:\Program Files\IDT\WDM\sttray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\AESTFltr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxsrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\iaanotif.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\PDVDDXSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Global Protection 2010\APVXDWIN.EXE
C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LogMeInSystray.exe
C:\Program Files\DellTPad\ApMsgFwd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\ISUSPM.exe
C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LMIGuardian.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\DellTPad\HidFind.exe
C:\Program Files\DellTPad\Apntex.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell ControlPoint\System Manager\DCPSysMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\ONENOTEM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Global Protection 2010\SRVLOAD.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jucheck.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\agent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Documents and Settings\Jayne Rabideau\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\RYPDPQRI\HJTInstall[1].exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,Default_Page_URL = [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
F2 - REG:system.ini: Shell=Explorer.exe rundll32.exe tftp.nfo beforegllav
F2 - REG:system.ini: UserInit=C:\WINDOWS\system32\userinit.exe,C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\smss.exe
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHelperStub - {18DF081C-E8AD-4283-A596-FA578C2EBDC3} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelperShim.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Apoint] C:\Program Files\DellTPad\Apoint.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SysTrayApp] %ProgramFiles%\IDT\WDM\sttray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AESTFltr] %SystemRoot%\system32\AESTFltr.exe /NoDlg
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [IgfxTray] C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HotKeysCmds] C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Persistence] C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [IAAnotif] C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\iaanotif.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ChangeTPMAuth] C:\Program Files\Wave Systems Corp\Common\ChangeTPMAuth.exe /T:NTRU12
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DellControlPoint] "C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell ControlPoint\Dell.ControlPoint.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Broadcom Wireless Manager UI] C:\WINDOWS\system32\WLTRAY.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PDVDDXSrv] "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\PDVDDXSrv.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [iTunesHelper] "C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [GrooveMonitor] "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [APVXDWIN] "C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Global Protection 2010\APVXDWIN.EXE" /s
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SCANINICIO] "C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Global Protection 2010\Inicio.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LogMeIn GUI] "C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LogMeInSystray.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Adobe Reader Speed Launcher] "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Adobe ARM] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ter8m] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\msxm192z.dll,w
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [calc] rundll32.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\calc.dll,_IWMPEvents@0
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ISUSPM] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\ISUSPM.exe" -scheduler
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Protection System] "C:\Program Files\Protection System\psystem.exe" -noscan
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-18\..\Run: [calc] rundll32.exe C:\DOCUME~1\JAYNER~1\ntuser.dll,_IWMPEvents@0 (User 'SYSTEM')
O4 - HKUS\.DEFAULT\..\Run: [calc] rundll32.exe C:\DOCUME~1\JAYNER~1\ntuser.dll,_IWMPEvents@0 (User 'Default user')
O4 - Startup: OneNote 2007 Screen Clipper and Launcher.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\ONENOTEM.EXE
O4 - Global Startup: Dell ControlPoint System Manager.lnk = C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell ControlPoint\System Manager\DCPSysMgr.exe
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\ssv.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\ssv.dll
O9 - Extra button: Blog This - {219C3416-8CB2-491a-A3C7-D9FCDDC9D600} - C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Writer\WriterBrowserExtension.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: &Blog This in Windows Live Writer - {219C3416-8CB2-491a-A3C7-D9FCDDC9D600} - C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Writer\WriterBrowserExtension.dll
O9 - Extra button: Send to OneNote - {2670000A-7350-4f3c-8081-5663EE0C6C49} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~4\Office12\ONBttnIE.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: S&end to OneNote - {2670000A-7350-4f3c-8081-5663EE0C6C49} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~4\Office12\ONBttnIE.dll
O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~4\Office12\REFIEBAR.DLL
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: @xpsp3res.dll,-20001 - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O10 - Unknown file in Winsock LSP: c:\windows\system32\nwprovau.dll
O16 - DPF: {474F00F5-3853-492C-AC3A-476512BBC336} (UploadListView Class) - [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
O16 - DPF: {FD0B6769-6490-4A91-AA0A-B5AE0DC75AC9} (Performance Viewer Activex Control) - [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
O18 - Protocol: grooveLocalGWS - {88FED34C-F0CA-4636-A375-3CB6248B04CD} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~4\Office12\GR99D3~1.DLL
O20 - AppInit_DLLs: jadelamo.dll
O20 - Winlogon Notify: GoToAssist - C:\Program Files\Citrix\GoToAssist\514\G2AWinLogon.dll
O23 - Service: AuthenTec Fingerprint Service (ATService) - AuthenTec, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Fingerprint Sensor\AtService.exe
O23 - Service: Dell ControlPoint Button Service (buttonsvc32) - Dell Inc. - C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell ControlPoint\DCPButtonSvc.exe
O23 - Service: Dell ControlPoint System Manager (dcpsysmgrsvc) - Dell Inc. - C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell ControlPoint\System Manager\DCPSysMgrSvc.exe
O23 - Service: fastnetsrv Service (fastnetsrv) - Netopsystems A - C:\WINDOWS\system32\FastNetSrv.exe
O23 - Service: GoToAssist - Citrix Online, a division of Citrix Systems, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Citrix\GoToAssist\514\g2aservice.exe
O23 - Service: Intel(R) Matrix Storage Event Monitor (IAANTMON) - Intel Corporation - C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAANTMon.exe
O23 - Service: iPod Service - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
O23 - Service: NMSAccessU - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\CDBurnerXP\NMSAccessU.exe
O23 - Service: Panda Software Controller - Panda Security, S.L. - C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Global Protection 2010\PsCtrls.exe
O23 - Service: Panda Function Service (PAVFNSVR) - Panda Security, S.L. - C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Global Protection 2010\PavFnSvr.exe
O23 - Service: Panda Process Protection Service (PavPrSrv) - Panda Security, S.L. - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Panda Security\PavShld\pavprsrv.exe
O23 - Service: Panda On-Access Anti-Malware Service (PAVSRV) - Panda Security, S.L. - C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Global Protection 2010\pavsrv51.exe
O23 - Service: Panda Host Service (PSHost) - Panda Security International - c:\program files\panda security\panda global protection 2010\firewall\PSHOST.EXE
O23 - Service: Panda IManager Service (PSIMSVC) - Panda Security S.L. - C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Global Protection 2010\PsImSvc.exe
O23 - Service: Panda PSK service (PskSvcRetail) - Panda Security, S.L. - C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Global Protection 2010\PskSvc.exe
O23 - Service: Audio Service (STacSV) - IDT, Inc. - c:\drivers\audio\r205445\stacsv.exe
O23 - Service: stllssvr - MicroVision Development, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Common Files\SureThing Shared\stllssvr.exe
O23 - Service: Panda TPSrv (TPSrv) - Panda Security, S.L. - C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Global Protection 2010\TPSrv.exe
O23 - Service: Dell Wireless WLAN Tray Service (wltrysvc) - Unknown owner - C:\WINDOWS\System32\WLTRYSVC.EXE

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Re: dell control point and virus issue

Post by Belahzur on Mon Nov 02, 2009 4:54 pm

Hello.

  • Open HijackThis
  • Choose "Do a system scan only"
  • Check the boxes in front of these lines:


    R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
    F2 - REG:system.ini: Shell=Explorer.exe rundll32.exe tftp.nfo beforegllav
    F2 - REG:system.ini: UserInit=C:\WINDOWS\system32\userinit.exe,C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\smss.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ter8m] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\msxm192z.dll,w
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [calc] rundll32.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\calc.dll,_IWMPEvents@0
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Protection System] "C:\Program Files\Protection System\psystem.exe" -noscan
    O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-18\..\Run: [calc] rundll32.exe C:\DOCUME~1\JAYNER~1\ntuser.dll,_IWMPEvents@0 (User 'SYSTEM')
    O4 - HKUS\.DEFAULT\..\Run: [calc] rundll32.exe C:\DOCUME~1\JAYNER~1\ntuser.dll,_IWMPEvents@0 (User 'Default user')
    O20 - AppInit_DLLs: jadelamo.dll
    O23 - Service: fastnetsrv Service (fastnetsrv) - Netopsystems A - C:\WINDOWS\system32\FastNetSrv.exe


  • Press "Fix Checked"
  • Close Hijack This.

Please download and run this tool.

Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]

Double Click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.

  • Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
  • If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
  • Once the program has loaded, select "Perform Quick Scan", then click Scan.
  • The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.
  • When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
  • Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
  • When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart. (See Note)
  • The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
Note:
If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts.
Click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfection process.
If asked to restart the computer, please do so immediately.


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Re: dell control point and virus issue

Post by bluedusk27 on Mon Nov 02, 2009 5:54 pm

The computer will not let me go to that site to download the Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware. I get a typical "internet explorer cannot display the webpage" but I have no connection problems and can go to other sites.

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Re: dell control point and virus issue

Post by Belahzur on Mon Nov 02, 2009 6:12 pm

Lets try using this instead.

Hello.

  • Download combofix from here
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    1. If you are using Firefox, make sure that your download settings are as follows:

    * Tools->Options->Main tab
    * Set to "Always ask me where to Save the files".

    2. During the download, rename Combofix to Combo-Fix as follows:





    3. It is important you rename Combofix during the download, but not after.
    4. Please do not rename Combofix to other names, but only to the one indicated.
    5. Close any open browsers.
    6. Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.

  • We need to disable your local AV (Anti-virus) before running Combofix.
  • See [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] for how to disable your AV.
  • Double click on ComboFix.exe.
  • Follow the prompts. NOTE:
  • ComboFix will check to see if the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed.
    ***It's strongly recommended to have the Recovery Console installed before doing any malware removal.***

    **Please note: If the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is already installed, ComboFix will automatically proceed with its scan.


  • The Recovery Console provides a recovery/repair mode should a problem occur during a Combofix run.



  • Allow ComboFix to download the Recovery Console.
  • Accept the End-User License Agreement.
  • The Recovery Console will be installed.
  • You will then get this next prompt that asks if you want to continue the malware scan, select yes



  • Allow combofix to run
  • Post C:\combofix.txt back here.

    Note:
    Do not mouseclick combofix's window whilst it's running. That may cause it to stall.


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Re: dell control point and virus issue

Post by bluedusk27 on Mon Nov 02, 2009 6:29 pm

Error

Alert is is Not safe to continue!
The contents of the combofix package have been compromised Please download a fresh copy from:
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Note: you may be infected with a file patching virus "Virut"

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Re: dell control point and virus issue

Post by Belahzur on Mon Nov 02, 2009 6:37 pm

I'm afraid I have bad news.

Your system is infected with a polymorphic file infector called Virut. Virut is capable of infecting all the machine's executable files (.exe) and screensaver files (.scr). However, the problem is that the virus has a number of bugs in its code, and as a result, it may misinfect a proportion of executable files and therefore, the files are corrupted beyond repair. As of now, security experts suggest that a format and clean install, or destructive recovery if you have an OEM recovery partition, is the best way to clean the infection and it is the best and safest way to return the machine to its normal working state.

Backup all your documents and important items (personal data, work documents, etc) only. DO NOT backup any executable files (softwares) and screensavers (*.scr). It attempts to infect any accessed .exe or .scr files by appending itself to the executable.

Also, avoid backing up compressed files (zip/cab/rar) files that have .exe or .scr files inside them. Virut can penetrate and infect .exe files inside compressed files too.

Recent variants also modify htm, html, asp and php files.

Do not back up to another machine, as it may become compromised. Burn to DVD/CD, or to an external drive which has nothing else on it, and which you can format should it happen to become infected from the backups.


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