for the past few days, whenever I connect to the internet, my computer slows down and eventually completely freezes. If i disconnect from the internet, it starts working again! I have run a few virus scans (mcafee) and a few trojans were found and removed however the problem still exists. Based on another post from this forum, I installed the highjack tool and ran a log. Below is the results...anything look suspicious. Thanks in advance

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:28:36 AM, on 1/2/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0013)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\HpFkCrypt.exe
C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\FrameworkService.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\mcshield.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\vstskmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Shared\hpqWmiEx.exe
C:\Program Files\HPQ\Shared\Sierra Wireless\Win32\Unicode\SWIHPWMI.exe
C:\Program Files\Canon\CAL\CALMAIN.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\bin\asghost.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\Core\smax4pnp.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP ProtectTools Security Manager\PTHOSTTR.EXE
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons\QlbCtrl.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\SHSTAT.EXE
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\UpdaterUI.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft ActiveSync\wcescomm.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\ISUSPM.exe
C:\Program Files\Novatel Wireless\MobiLink\Lite.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\sherry.ruddock\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Embedded Security Software\PSDrt.exe
C:\Program Files\DNA\btdna.exe
C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\BTTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Novatel Wireless\Mobilink\Phoenix.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Shared\HpqToaster.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\SCAN32.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\OUTLOOK.EXE
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = www.google.com
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL =
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Window Title = Microsoft Internet Explorer provided by Rogers Communications Inc
R3 - URLSearchHook: isoHunt Toolbar - {a6e4a4eb-d169-4e99-8988-250fcbafe767} - C:\Program Files\isoHunt\tbisoH.dll
O2 - BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - c:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: RealPlayer Download and Record Plugin for Internet Explorer - {3049C3E9-B461-4BC5-8870-4C09146192CA} - C:\Program Files\Real\RealPlayer\rpbrowserrecordplugin.dll
O2 - BHO: SSVHelper Class - {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\ssv.dll
O2 - BHO: isoHunt Toolbar - {a6e4a4eb-d169-4e99-8988-250fcbafe767} - C:\Program Files\isoHunt\tbisoH.dll
O2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Helper - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - C:\Program Files\Google\Google Toolbar\GoogleToolbar.dll
O2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Notifier BHO - {AF69DE43-7D58-4638-B6FA-CE66B5AD205D} - C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\5.0.926.3450\swg.dll
O2 - BHO: Google Dictionary Compression sdch - {C84D72FE-E17D-4195-BB24-76C02E2E7C4E} - C:\Program Files\Google\Google Toolbar\Component\fastsearch_219B3E1547538286.dll
O2 - BHO: Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools - {DF21F1DB-80C6-11D3-9483-B03D0EC10000} - C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\ItIEAddIn.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Google Toolbar - {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - C:\Program Files\Google\Google Toolbar\GoogleToolbar.dll
O3 - Toolbar: isoHunt Toolbar - {a6e4a4eb-d169-4e99-8988-250fcbafe767} - C:\Program Files\isoHunt\tbisoH.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SoundMAXPnP] C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\Core\smax4pnp.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SoundMAX] C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Smax4.exe /tray
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AccelerometerSysTrayApplet] C:\WINDOWS\system32\AccelerometerSt.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PTHOSTTR] C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP ProtectTools Security Manager\PTHOSTTR.EXE /Start
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [IFXSPMGT] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ifxspmgt.exe /NotifyLogon
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CognizanceTS] rundll32.exe C:\PROGRA~1\HEWLET~1\IAM\Bin\ASTSVCC.dll,RegisterModule
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SynTPEnh] C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
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: [QlbCtrl] %ProgramFiles%\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons\QlbCtrl.exe /Start
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ShStatEXE] "C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\SHSTAT.EXE" /STANDALONE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [McAfeeUpdaterUI] "C:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\UpdaterUI.exe" /StartedFromRunKey
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HPDJ Taskbar Utility] C:\WINDOWS\system32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb07.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Google Desktop Search] "C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe" /startup
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Adobe Reader Speed Launcher] "c:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [iTunesHelper] "C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MSMSGS] "C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [H/PC Connection Agent] "C:\Program Files\Microsoft ActiveSync\wcescomm.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [swg] C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ISUSPM] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\ISUSPM.exe" -scheduler
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MobiLink Lite] C:\Program Files\Novatel Wireless\MobiLink\Lite.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Google Update] "C:\Documents and Settings\sherry.ruddock\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe" /c
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [BitTorrent DNA] "C:\Program Files\DNA\btdna.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [SFA] "\\rci.rogers.ca\dfsapps\shared\salesforce_v3.0\sfa_install_v3_01.exe" /0INSTALL
O4 - Global Startup: Bluetooth.lnk = ?
O4 - Global Startup: eTrust SSO Client Startup.lnk = C:\WINDOWS\RunHide.exe
O4 - Global Startup: VPN Client.lnk = ?
O6 - HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Control Panel present
O6 - HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Restrictions present
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\EXCEL.EXE/3000
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: Create Mobile Favorite - {2EAF5BB1-070F-11D3-9307-00C04FAE2D4F} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~3\INetRepl.dll
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {2EAF5BB2-070F-11D3-9307-00C04FAE2D4F} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~3\INetRepl.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Create Mobile Favorite... - {2EAF5BB2-070F-11D3-9307-00C04FAE2D4F} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~3\INetRepl.dll
O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\REFIEBAR.DLL
O9 - Extra button: @btrez.dll,-4015 - {CCA281CA-C863-46ef-9331-5C8D4460577F} - C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\btsendto_ie.htm
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: @btrez.dll,-12650 - {CCA281CA-C863-46ef-9331-5C8D4460577F} - C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\btsendto_ie.htm
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
O14 - IERESET.INF: START_PAGE_URL=file:\\rci.rogers.ca\dfsapps\rwi\homepage\homepage.html
O15 - Trusted Zone: http://q3.webtechwireless.com
O15 - Trusted Zone: http://*.itpmowss (HKLM)
O15 - Trusted Zone: http://*.rogers.mphro.com (HKLM)
O15 - Trusted Zone: http://*.Rapid (HKLM)
O15 - Trusted Zone: http://*.Rapid.rogers.com (HKLM)
O15 - Trusted Zone: crossroads.net.wireless.rogers.com (HKLM)
O15 - Trusted Zone: http://itolls.rogers.com (HKLM)
O15 - Trusted Zone: http://itpmowss.rogers.com (HKLM)
O15 - Trusted Zone: ossjunction.net.wireless.rogers.com (HKLM)
O15 - Trusted Zone: http://rcilx030.rogers.com (HKLM)
O15 - Trusted Zone: http://rcilx031.rogers.com (HKLM)
O15 - Trusted Zone: http://rsohp013.rogers.com (HKLM)
O15 - Trusted Zone: web-dev.net.wireless.rogers.com (HKLM)
O15 - Trusted Zone: http://*.RSSESNITAPWA (HKLM)
O16 - DPF: {1851174C-97BD-4217-A0CC-E908F60D5B7A} (Hewlett-Packard Online Support Services) - https://h50203.www5.hp.com/HPISWeb/Customer/cabs/HPISDataManager.CAB
O16 - DPF: {4788DE0A-3552-49EA-AC8C-233DA52523B9} (AxLoaderPassword Class) - http://www.blackberry.com/devicesoftware/AxLoader.cab
O16 - DPF: {6D2EF4B4-CB62-4C0B-85F3-B79C236D702C} (ContactExtractor Class) - http://www.facebook.com/controls/contactx.dll
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: Domain = rci.rogers.ca
O17 - HKLM\Software\..\Telephony: DomainName = rci.rogers.ca
O17 - HKLM\System\CS1\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: Domain = rci.rogers.ca
O17 - HKLM\System\CS1\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: SearchList = rogers.com,rci.rogers.ca,rogers.ca
O17 - HKLM\System\CS2\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: Domain = rci.rogers.ca
O17 - HKLM\System\CS3\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: Domain = rci.rogers.ca
O20 - AppInit_DLLs: APSHook.dll C:\PROGRA~1\Google\GOOGLE~3\GOEC62~1.DLL
O20 - Winlogon Notify: OneCard - C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\ASWLNPkg.dll
O23 - Service: Lavasoft Ad-Aware Service (aawservice) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: Apple Mobile Device - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
O23 - Service: Intel(R) Active Management Technology System Status Service (atchksrv) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Intel\AMT\atchksrv.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: Bonjour Service - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
O23 - Service: Bluetooth Service (btwdins) - Broadcom Corporation. - C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe
O23 - Service: Canon Camera Access Library 8 (CCALib8) - Canon Inc. - C:\Program Files\Canon\CAL\CALMAIN.exe
O23 - Service: Cisco Systems, Inc. VPN Service (CVPND) - Cisco Systems, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe
O23 - Service: Google Desktop Manager 5.7.801.1629 (GoogleDesktopManager-010108-205858) - Google - C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe
O23 - Service: Google Updater Service (gusvc) - Google - C:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exe
O23 - Service: Drive Encryption Service (HpFkCryptService) - SafeBoot International - C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\HpFkCrypt.exe
O23 - Service: hpqwmiex - Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. - C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Shared\hpqWmiEx.exe
O23 - Service: InstallDriver Table Manager (IDriverT) - Macrovision Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\1050\Intel 32\IDriverT.exe
O23 - Service: Security Platform Management Service (IFXSpMgtSrv) - Infineon Technologies AG - C:\WINDOWS\system32\ifxspmgt.exe
O23 - Service: Trusted Platform Core Service (IFXTCS) - Infineon Technologies AG - C:\WINDOWS\system32\ifxtcs.exe
O23 - Service: iPod Service - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
O23 - Service: Intel(R) Active Management Technology Local Management Service (LMS) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Intel\AMT\LMS.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: McAfee Framework Service (McAfeeFramework) - McAfee, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\FrameworkService.exe
O23 - Service: Network Associates McShield (McShield) - McAfee, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\mcshield.exe
O23 - Service: Network Associates Task Manager (McTaskManager) - Network Associates, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\vstskmgr.exe
O23 - Service: nbsdvt - Unknown owner - C:\WINDOWS\system32\nbsdvtsvc.exe
O23 - Service: Personal Secure Drive service (PersonalSecureDriveService) - Infineon Technologies AG - C:\WINDOWS\system32\IfxPsdSv.exe
O23 - Service: LiveShare P2P Server 9 (RoxLiveShare9) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Roxio Shared\9.0\SharedCOM\RoxLiveShare9.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: Remote Packet Capture Protocol v.0 (experimental) (rpcapd) - CACE Technologies - C:\Program Files\WinPcap\rpcapd.exe
O23 - Service: RSO Service (rsosvc) - Rogers Shared Operations - C:\WINDOWS\system32\rsosvc.exe
O23 - Service: RSS Scheduler (schdlsvc) - Unknown owner - C:\WINDOWS\system32\schdlsv.exe
O23 - Service: SWIHPWMI - Sierra Wireless Inc. - C:\Program Files\HPQ\Shared\Sierra Wireless\Win32\Unicode\SWIHPWMI.exe
O23 - Service: Intel(R) Active Management Technology User Notification Service (UNS) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Intel\AMT\UNS.exe (file missing)
O24 - Desktop Component 0: (no name) - http://www.fantasyislandresort.com/fotos/imageLow.php?filename=aereas/Aerea16.jpg

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Last Post by cppnewb

Just a quick question - How much RAM do you have in your computer and do you visit websites that run large games or anything else like that.


thanks for your reply

i have .99GB of ram. I do not visit gamin website, just normal browsing. Note, my computer only hangs when I connect to the internet. And my browser is acting very strange...keeps redirecting me to different sites when I do a google search for example. No site inparticular...seems i get page cannot be displayed alot as well.


Ok... I'll see what I can dig up. It might take a day if I can think of anything.

PS...I can't make any guarantees and also, are you using wireless?


you are suppose to put hijack logs in the virus and spayware and other nasties section of daniweb for best help . there are a few possiable nasties in the log .


thanks very much. how can i move this to the virus and spayware and other nasties section of daniweb? Didnt realize i had posted in the wrong area...just put in in the same area where I saw other posts on this topic! - newbie move I guess!!


I'd Just start a new thread in that section and copy and paste your text in a new post. Ps. I'm a newbie too :)

They'll be able to help you better there.

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