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Hello, I just recently got Highjackthis and was wondering if someone could help me in what I should do in regards to this log. :o Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.0 Scan saved at 11:41:18 AM, on 7/9/2004 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180) Running processes: …
by Fiendforeva in Information Security ()
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Hello, AVG pops up now and then saying "Virus detected, GPSRESL.exe, trojan Dialer.18.c". I have also lost the "appearance tab" from the display properties on the desktop. Also IE links to explicit websites occasionally for no reason. I've run the AVG scan a few times but it doesn't detect anything. …
by casiofraction in Information Security ()
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i cannot get the Aurora pop ups of my computer, please help here are the log files from hijackthis Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 4:03:28 PM, on 7/7/2005 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180) Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe …
by erts678 in Information Security ()
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Hi guys, I've been hijacked (like thousands of others it seems) by aurora. I've managed to rid myself of the dreaded DrPmon.dll and various other nasties but Adaware still picks up 21 references to VX2. I can delete these registry entries in normal mode through regedit but they reappear when …
by trydor in Information Security ()
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Hi All I am new, so I will do my best to explain my situation. I am not sure if it is a Windows Issue or Spyware issue. Maybe someone will know? I am running on a wireless network, no obvious network problems. Am also running NortonIS, SpybotS&D and Spyware …
by cdr in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hello, Please excuse any mistakes I make, this is my first time posting here. If I forget to list any necessary information, just let me know and I'll get it up ASAP. :rolleyes: Thanks! As you can tell by the title, my comp has been infected with at least Nail.exe …
by kentuckycat in Information Security ()
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New guy ....hello all....and thanks for the help I am about to get! Plagued with Aurora, Drpmon and MHTMLRedir problems :mad: .....here's my Hijackthis scan....first time user of the scan and forums.....welcome the advice/tips Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 2:23:33 PM, on 7/6/2005 Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT …
by jd51edwin in Information Security ()
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ok just a discussion tell me in your opinion who is better for graphics at this time is ATI better or NVIDIA? EXAMPLE; whos better to use for the next gen games like quake 4 or call of duty 2 all posts will be read and appreciated cheers guys for …
by webbo in Hardware ()
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I'm in a lot of trouble now. My neighbor's PC was acting really really slow, couldn't open this and that and AV had conflict, etc. So I volunteered myself to be Mr. Fix-it and took the PC home, wiped the drive, and starting to reinstall everything. After installing a known …
by Mr. M in Hardware ()
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hi guys. got a problem with norton. lady openen an email with an attachment and hey presto! norton disabled. eventually found and deleted the virus (wiwshost.exe - trojan.tooso.j) by scanning her harddrive with my pc. ran one of those tools from symantec as well, but it found nothing. now i'm …
by Easter Bunny in Information Security ()
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I have some problems with Aurora and Drpmon.dll, and I can't seem to remove it with ad-aware. Here is my Hijack This log: Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 12:26:37 PM, on 7/5/2005 Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106) Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe …
by WatermelonX in Information Security ()
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I was hoping someone could help me out. I've been getting tons of Aurora pop-ups. I ran Ad Aware SE which seems to keep detecting things as fast as it quarantines and deletes. Ad Aware was also indicating it was detecting drpmon.dll - I could really use some help. Log …
by Kevin392 in Information Security ()
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Hi, I've seen many people with the same problem and am hoping someone can help me out. My Hijackthis log can be found below: (Thanks in advance!) Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 11:17:19 AM, on 7/5/2005 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180) …
by sldout1 in Information Security ()
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I have a Wireless-G Broadband Router that is connected to another router that connects my computer to the internet. Im trying to access the setup of this but when i go to 192.168.1.1 and type in the orginal password i cant login. I get 401 Unauthorized Authorization required. Im accessing …
by rocky in Networking ()
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I have a friend who is running XP, and when he goes to startup the install wizard anounces "Found New Hardware" and lists two programs that he had tried and uninstalled. When he looks for them, they aren't to be found in search, add/remove hardware, or add/remove software. Can someone …
by dcc 88 in Microsoft Windows ()
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This seems like a tough virus to get rid of. I have Symantec AntiVirus on my computer, which I update and run everytime I turn on the computer. However I seem to have picked up a virus despite my precautions. Since late last week, every minute or so, I get …
by avgoddess in Information Security ()
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Hey all. I've been having problems with links being added to my favorites and trouble with IE. WHen I first boot up and go online I alwasy get errors where I have to shut down IE and it takes a while before I get it to work. I get around …
by Taeros in Information Security ()
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Thank you in advance for helping me if you can. I am having a problem when I access internet explorer I get a tcp connection to the same remote ip along with the one I type in. I noticed this when I ran netstat and Active Ports program. I also …
by nettizen in Information Security ()
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Hi, I'm experiencing difficulties removing spyware, malware. the start page now goes to a page entitled about: blank. I also experience pop-up ads, despite using anti-pop-up (google) and spyware programs (microsoft, adaware, spybot). I've done a full system scan with norton and removed items, as well as multiple scans with …
by Nightbirds in Information Security ()
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I am having simillar problems to others with DrPMon.dll and Aurora. I have followed the basic instructions given to others regarding HijackThis placement, cleanup of temp files, and virus scan. But now I need some futher instruction. Here is my log file. Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 10:18:39 …
by Maddog52 in Information Security ()
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Hi, I have a rather strange problem that has plagued my internet usage for quite some time now. It seems that programs installed or updated after a certain date (which I can't identify exactly) fail to recognize my internet connection. Old programs, however, work just fine. Every time I download …
by rockstar_cs_32 in Networking ()
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Hi, Any help would be appreciated. Installed HJT to permanent folder and ran. Log is below. Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 12:39:24 PM, on 7/2/2005 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180) Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exe …
by sandytntn in Information Security ()
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Hi there My norton keeps alerting me to the above trojan. So far I have tried: deleting the file from where I am told it is located C:\WINDOWS\ but it cannot be found even with hidden files shown. ending the process in task manager but cannot see it. locating it …
by Joanna in Information Security ()
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Hi Everyone, I hope that someone can please help me with my problem. I started to get the Aurora pop ups on my machine recently. Warning form NAV Searched the n/g's and tried SpyBot S&D M/S Anti Spyware TSG-3 Each one seems to be able to identify the problem - …
by PhilipbH in Information Security ()
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I am using Microsoft Windows XP and I tried to view some of my text files in which I created thru notebook but I got "access denied" error. So I thought I would try to click on the notebook icon on the start menu and it change it to dos. …
by datalinx1 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hello A few weeks back I was hit badly by a rougue site that bypassed all my virus and adware blocking software like a knife through hot butter. Popups, viruses and redirects took over like mad. Have managed to get rid of most of everything (and believe me it WAS …
by Moo in Information Security ()
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hello i need some help please... i have a dell dimension 3000 intergrated sound and graphics i have put a nvida 256 graphics card in and all is fine. what i want to do is if i can is have a nother hard drive with windows 95 or 98 on …
by paulsharman in Microsoft Windows ()
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The following virus popped up : MSplg7.dll. Norton identifies it as a Trojan. It is preventing Explorer from opening. Mozilla works just fine. I do not know what other probems it may be causing. The annoying part is that the virus has parked itself in the system32 folder. Therefore Norton …
by afinepoint in Information Security ()
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Hey Everyone, I am new here and I am having a hell of a time getting this crap off my system. :sad: I have download Microsoft Antispyware, Webroot Spy Sweeper, Adaware SE and nothing can seem to fix the problem. Can someone please help me with this.. here is the …
by jdogg118 in Information Security ()
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I am trying to install windows me and after puting in the start up disc it states the following: Cover previously remove...Primary hard disc (1) not found...In the bios setup there is a primary drive (0) listed which states the following:Type Auto..Size 4326 however drive 1 states Type Auto and …
by compaqguy200 in Microsoft Windows ()
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