Hello . I was asked to read and post in this thread . My browser had been hijacked brutally and I can't access hotmail . Here is the hijack this log :

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 1:58:23 PM, on 8/12/2004
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_04\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe
C:\Program Files\mozilla.org\Mozilla\mozilla.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer,SearchURL = http://super-spider.com/sp.htm?id=632
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://super-spider.com/sp.htm?id=632
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://super-spider.com/sp.htm?id=632
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.windowws.cc/hp.htm?id=632
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/customize/ie/defaults/sb/ymsgr6/*http://www.yahoo.com/ext/search/search.html
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.windowws.cc/hp.htm?id=632
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = http://super-spider.com/sp.htm?id=632
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/customize/ie/defaults/su/ymsgr6/*http://www.yahoo.com
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {467FAEB2-5F5B-4c81-BAE0-2A4752CA7F4E} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\ip4gxzi36o.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_04\bin\jusched.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\System32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [nwiz] nwiz.exe /install
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvMediaCenter] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\System32\NvMcTray.dll,NvTaskbarInit
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [romahere] C:\WINDOWS\System32\matrixhere.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [pnpsvc_lock] C:\WINDOWS\System32\104442.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MsnMsgr] "C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe" /background
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Yahoo! Pager] C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\ypager.exe -quiet
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [romahere] C:\WINDOWS\System32\matrixhere.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [uninstal] regsvr32 /u /s image.dll
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [SpySweeper] "C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\SpySweeper.exe" /0
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - (no file)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - (no file)
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
O16 - DPF: {B9191F79-5613-4C76-AA2A-398534BB8999} - http://us.dl1.yimg.com/download.yahoo.com/dl/installs/suite/yautocomplete.cab
O16 - DPF: {F58E1CEF-A068-4C15-BA5E-587CAF3EE8C6} (MSN Chat Control 4.5) - http://chat.msn.com/bin/msnchat45.cab
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{8891740E-E6F8-46D1-840C-9D787B74F544}: NameServer =,
O20 - AppInit_DLLs: j1v352s7nvt6x.tlb

And this is the CWshredder report :
Windows XP (5.01.2600 )
Windows dir: C:\WINDOWS
Windows system dir: C:\WINDOWS\system32
AppData folder: C:\Documents and Settings\kernel\Application Data
Username: kernel

Infected Registry value:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page,about:blank
Infected data: http://www.windowws.cc/hp.htm?id=632
Found Hosts file: C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\hosts (21 bytes, A)
Shell Registry value: HKLM\..\WinLogon [Shell] Explorer.exe
UserInit Registry value: HKLM\..\WinLogon [UserInit] C:\WINDOWS\system32\userinit.exe,
Found CWS.Smartsearch.2 file: c:\y.exe (0 bytes, RHS)
Found CWS.Smartsearch.2 file: c:\x.exe (0 bytes, RHS)
Found CWS.Winproc32 file: C:\WINDOWS\system32\winproc32.exe (0 bytes, RHS)
Registry value: DefaultPrefix (should be http://) [] http://
Registry value: WWW Prefix (should be http://) [www] http://
Registry value: Mosaic Prefix (should be http://) [mosaic] http://
Registry value: Home Prefix (should be http://) [home] http://
Found Win.ini file: C:\WINDOWS\win.ini (528 bytes, A)
Found System.ini file: C:\WINDOWS\system.ini (231 bytes, A)


Run CWShredder. Select the fix button & it will fix everything related to CoolWebSearch that is stored in it's database. Close ALL windows, including Iinternet Explorer, before running CWShredder. Reboot.

To help prevent this from happening again, install the patches for the vulnerabilities that this hijacker exploits by going here for your critical updates.

Reboot after doing this & post another log please.

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