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Post by aaron.wolfram on 21st June 2010, 4:41 am

Hello, this is the first time I have ever been unable to remove a virus from my pc, any help would be much appreciated, I ran OTL but the log is to big to fit here, I have attached it to the post in a docx file, txt was not working. sorry.

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Re: Mariofev.A

Post by Crush on 21st June 2010, 5:25 am

Welcome to GeekPolice Forums! I'm Crush but, you can call me Chris too Smile and I will be helping you with your Malware issues.

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I see you have Bittorrent installed on your machine. We are not here to pass judgment on file-sharing as a concept. However, we will warn you that engaging in this activity and having this kind of software installed on your machine will always make you more susceptible to re-infections. It is certainly contributing to your current situation.

Please note: Even if you are using a "safe" P2P program, it is only the program that is safe. You will be sharing files from uncertified sources, and these are often infected. The bad guys use P2P filesharing as a major conduit to spread their wares.

I would strongly recommend that you uninstall them, however that choice is up to you. If you choose to remove these programs, you can do so via Control Panel >> Add or Remove Programs.
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Please download ComboFix from [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]

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Rename ComboFix.exe to commy.exe before you save it to your Desktop
  • Disable your AntiVirus and AntiSpyware applications, usually via a right click on the System Tray icon. They may otherwise interfere with our tools A guide to do this can be found [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
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  • As part of it's process, ComboFix will check to see if the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed. With malware infections being as they are today, it's strongly recommended to have this pre-installed on your machine before doing any malware removal. It will allow you to boot up into a special recovery/repair mode that will allow us to more easily help you should your computer have a problem after an attempted removal of malware.
  • Follow the prompts to allow ComboFix to download and install the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console, and when prompted, agree to the End-User License Agreement to install the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console


Please note: If the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is already installed, ComboFix will continue it's malware removal procedures.

Once the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed using ComboFix, you should see the following message:


  • Click on Yes, to continue scanning for malware.
  • When finished, it shall produce a log for you. Please include the contents of C:\ComboFix.txt in your next reply.

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Re: Mariofev.A

Post by aaron.wolfram on 21st June 2010, 6:27 am

Hey Chris, thank you for helping me out, I do appreciate it. ok so i did as asked and trust me man, I'm sure I had a heart attack, my computer crashed once, restarted 3 times, def. a new experiance, also I was never prompted for Windows Recovery so I assume that I already have it? also I noticed it deleted a file related to microsoft essentials, just curious, sorry for all the questions, here is the log.

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Re: Mariofev.A

Post by Crush on 21st June 2010, 6:44 am

Hi Aaron,

Oh man! This is gonna be a fun one Cheesy Grin (sparkly

There's still evidence of BitTorrent in your logs. Have you uninstalled it as well?
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  • Please post the results (URL) in your next reply.

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  • Copy and paste the entire report in your next reply.

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Re: Mariofev.A

Post by aaron.wolfram on 21st June 2010, 1:32 pm

Hehe, that was my fault, totally forgot to uninstall it, ok did as you asked and here it it.

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.46
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Database version: 4219

Windows 6.1.7600
Internet Explorer 8.0.7600.16385

21/06/2010 9:22:36 AM
mbam-log-2010-06-21 (09-22-36).txt

Scan type: Full scan (C:\|D:\|)
Objects scanned: 299750
Time elapsed: 1 hour(s), 40 minute(s), 42 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 0
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 1
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 3

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search\Local Page (Hijack.SearchPage) -> Bad: (http://www.iesearch.com/) Good: (http://www.Google.com/) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
C:\Qoobox\Quarantine\C\Windows\Fonts\pbKSEi.com.vir (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Qoobox\Quarantine\C\Windows\system32\nmklo.dll.vir (Worm.Mariofev) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Users\Aaron\Documents\My Pictures\My Pictures.url (Trojan.Zlob) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.


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Re: Mariofev.A

Post by Crush on 21st June 2010, 6:02 pm

Hi Aaron,

That's cleaned up even more junk woohoo!

Please run a free online scan with the [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
Note: You will need to use Internet Explorer for this scan

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  • Click Start
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  • Click Start
  • Make sure that the options Remove found threats and the option Scan unwanted applications is checked
  • Click Scan (This scan can take several hours, so please be patient)
  • Once the scan is completed, you may close the window
  • Use Notepad to open the logfile located at C:\Program Files\EsetOnlineScanner\log.txt
  • Copy and paste that log as a reply to this topic

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Re: Mariofev.A

Post by aaron.wolfram on 22nd June 2010, 3:41 am

Hey Chris, I hope this is what you're looking for, thanks a bunch my pc is already running faster!

ESETSmartInstaller@High as CAB hook log:
OnlineScanner.ocx - registred OK

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Post by Crush on 22nd June 2010, 3:58 am

Perfect. That's picked up nothing. How are things running now?

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Re: Mariofev.A

Post by aaron.wolfram on 22nd June 2010, 4:43 am

A lot faster, everything is smooth and I don't get any virus notifications, alls good, thanks Chris, you really helped out!

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Re: Mariofev.A

Post by Crush on 22nd June 2010, 4:48 am

Congratulations!! Your PC is all clean! Big Grin

To uninstall ComboFix

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  • In the field, type in ComboFix /uninstall

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  • Then, press Enter, or click OK.
  • This will uninstall ComboFix, delete its folders and files, hides System files and folders, and resets System Restore.


There are many things you can do to keep this from happening again. You can think of a computer like a car. It requires basic maintenance to keep in tip top shape and ready to go. Would you drive your car 100,000 miles without changing the oil? The same principle applies here.

Cleaning

Now that your PC is free of malware, it is important to clean up your PC. There are several good free cleaners available. You should make sure to clean up your temp files regularly, at least once a week.

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To use the defragmenter included with Windows either go to Start/Run and type dfrg.msc, hit enter; or
right-click My Computer, choose Manage, Storage, Disk Defragmenter.

In the Defragmenter utility, select your main partition/HD, generally C:\ and select analyze . The analysis report will tell you whether or not your disk needs to be defragmented, if it does, click defragment. Be patient, this can take a long time.

Repeat for multiple partitions/hard disks.

System Restore Cleanup Instructions

If you are using Windows ME or XP then it is good to disable and re-enable system restore to make sure there are no infected files left in a restore point. (All restore points will be deleted that way)
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Install the updates immediately, if they are found. Reboot your computer if necessary, revisit Windows Update and Office update sites until there are no more updates to be installed.

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3. Select Download updates for me, but let me chose when to install them radio button if you want the updates to be downloaded automatically but to be installed at another time.4. Select Notify me but don't automatically download or install them radio button if you want to be notified of the updates.

Please make sure that you update your antivirus, firewall and anti-spyware programs at least once a week.

Be careful when opening attachments and downloading files.

1. Never open email attachments, not even if they are from someone you know. If you need to open them, scan them with your antivirus program before opening.
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3. Beware of emails that warn about viruses that are spreading, especially those from antivirus vendors. These are called hoaxes. The email addresses used in the hoaxes can be easily spoofed. Check the antivirus vendor websites to be sure.
4. Be careful of what you download. Only download files from known sources. Also, avoid cracked programs. If you need a particular program that costs too much for you, try finding free alternatives on Sourceforge or Pricelessware.

Surf safely

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If you use Firefox, try the [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] - which, by default, disables all scripts on all websites. If you trust the website, you can manually allow scripts to work.

Backup regularly

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Avoid P2P

I see you have P2P software installed on your machine. We are not here to pass judgment on file-sharing as a concept. However, we will warn you that engaging in this activity and having this kind of software installed on your machine will always make you more susceptible to re-infections. It is certainly contributing to your current situation.

Please note: Even if you are using a "safe" P2P program, it is only the program that is safe. You will be sharing files from uncertified sources, and these are often infected. The bad guys use P2P filesharing as a major conduit to spread their wares.

I would strongly recommend that you uninstall them, however that choice is up to you. If you choose to remove these programs, you can do so via Control Panel >> Add or Remove Programs.

Prevent A Re-infection

1. Winpatrol

Winpatrol is a heuristic protection program, meaning it looks for patterns in codes that work like malware. It also takes a snapshot of your system's critical resources and alerts you to any changes that may occur without you knowing. You can read more about Winpatrol's features [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]

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Hosts file will replace your current Hosts file with another one containing well-known advertisement sites, spyware sites and other bad sites. This new Hosts file will protect you by re-directing these bad sites to 127.0.0.1.

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