HJT Log & Description Of Problem
Host file redirection is when a hijacker changes your hosts file to redirect your attempts to reach a certain web site to another site. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. Please be patient. When you enter such an address, the browser will attempt to figure out the correct protocol on its own, and if it fails to do so, will use the UrlSearchHook listed
Files Used: prefs.js As most spyware and hijackers tend to target Internet Explorer these are usually safe. If you are still unsure of what to do, or would like to ask us to interpret your log, paste your log into a post in our Privacy Forum. This type of hijacking overwrites the default style sheet which was developed for handicapped users, and causes large amounts of popups and potential slowdowns.
If you already have installed and used some of these tools prior to coming here, then redo them again according to the specific instructions provided. Registry Values Infected: (No malicious items detected) Registry Data Items Infected: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center\UpdatesDisableNotify (Disabled.SecurityCenter) -> Bad: (1) Good: (0) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully. This involves no analysis of the list contents by you. What are the file names that the computer says need replacing and are they in the quarantine.
cybertech, Jul 22, 2009 #9 Zing2142 Thread Starter Joined: Jul 25, 2007 Messages: 41 Things don't seem any different. N3 corresponds to Netscape 7' Startup Page and default search page. However, the problem persisted, so I did a System Restore to two evenings ago. http://newwikipost.org/topic/ktIwWVLYfOiUTzOHijPlsl9VsYJEzjNf/HijackThis-Log-plus-problem-description.html Some of the more minor things like my Internet connection dropping out has been fixed though Zing2142, Jul 22, 2009 #10 cybertech Moderator Joined: Apr 16, 2002 Messages: 72,017 Download
Like the system.ini file, the win.ini file is typically only used in Windows ME and below. Adding an IP address works a bit differently. cybertech, Jan 31, 2008 #2 This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. Zing2142, Jul 18, 2009 #6 cybertech Moderator Joined: Apr 16, 2002 Messages: 72,017 You need to update CA.
These entries are the Windows NT equivalent of those found in the F1 entries as described above. c:\documents and settings\Owner\err.log c:\recycler\S-1-5-21-764268790-1272957324-4166798230-1003 c:\windows\Installer\57d4c.msi c:\windows\system32\dumphive.exe c:\windows\system32\mkghj.dll c:\windows\system32\Process.exe c:\windows\system32\SrchSTS.exe c:\windows\system32\tmp.reg D:\Autorun.inf . ((((((((((((((((((((((((( Files Created from 2009-06-22 to 2009-07-22 ))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))) . 2009-07-22 01:33 . 2009-07-22 01:33 -------- d-----w- c:\documents and settings\Owner\Application Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Create a New Thread. Quarantined 7/9/2009 9:39:33 AM File infection: C:\windows\SERVIC~1\i386\reg.exe is Win32/AMalum.ZZOAF infection.
These are the toolbars that are underneath your navigation bar and menu in Internet Explorer. The same goes for F2 Shell=; if you see explorer.exe by itself, it should be fine, if you don't, as in the above example listing, then it could be a potential Brian Cooley found it for you at CES 2017 in Las Vegas and the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Example Listing O9 - Extra Button: AIM (HKLM) If you do not need these buttons or menu items or recognize them as malware, you can remove them safely.
If an entry starts with a long series of numbers and contains a username surrounded by parenthesis at the end, then this is a O4 entry for a user logged on Figure 12: Listing of found Alternate Data Streams To remove one of the displayed ADS files, simply place a checkmark next to its entry and click on the Remove selected If you want to change the program this entry is associated with you can click on the Edit uninstall command button and enter the path to the program that should be http://pcialliance.org/hjt-log/hjt-log-win32-zlob-problem.html Figure 7.
If you see an entry Hosts file is located at C:\Windows\Help\hosts, that means you are infected with the CoolWebSearch. If using Vista or Windows 7 be aware that the programs we ask to use, need to be Run As Administrator. You should now see a screen similar to the figure below: Figure 1.
Registry Keys: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap\ProtocolDefaults HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap\ProtocolDefaults If the default settings are changed you will see a HJT entry similar to the one below: Example Listing O15 - ProtocolDefaults: 'http' protocol
How to interpret the scan listings This next section is to help you diagnose the output from a HijackThis scan. Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion To access the Uninstall Manager you would do the following: Start HijackThis Click on the Config button Click on the Misc Tools button Click on the Open Uninstall Manager button. If they are assigned a *=4 value, that domain will be entered into the Restricted Sites zone.
N2 corresponds to the Netscape 6's Startup Page and default search page. Registry Keys: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\PROTOCOLS\ HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\PROTOCOLS\Handler HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\PROTOCOLS\Filter HijackThis first reads the Protocols section of the registry for non-standard protocols. There are times that the file may be in use even if Internet Explorer is shut down. http://pcialliance.org/hjt-log/hjt-log-file-please-help-winfixer-problem.html I'll reboot and see how things are.
If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version. The steps mentioned above are necessary to complete prior to using HijackThis to fix anything. To open up the log and paste it into a forum, like ours, you should following these steps: Click on Start then Run and type Notepad and press OK. HijackThis can be downloaded from the following link: HijackThis Download Link If you have downloaded the standalone application, then simply double-click on the HijackThis.exe file and then click here to skip
Everyone else with similar problems, please start a new topic. Copies of both log files are automatically saved in the C:\RSIT folder which the tool creates during the scan. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Starting a new thread by dkreview / November 11, 2007 7:25 AM PST In reply to: Create a New Thread. Thread Status: Not open for further replies.
Edited by Wingman, 09 June 2013 - 07:23 AM. The computer could quit running at any time..Hope this helps.Grif Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Virus by rookie47 / November 5, 2007 5:11 AM PST In reply to: O18 Section This section corresponds to extra protocols and protocol hijackers. The following are the default mappings: Protocol Zone Mapping HTTP 3 HTTPS 3 FTP 3 @ivt 1 shell 0 For example, if you connect to a site using the http://
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2 Scan saved at 6:02:49 PM, on 7/8/2009 Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512) Boot mode: Normal Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe O10 Section This section corresponds to Winsock Hijackers or otherwise known as LSP (Layered Service Provider). Extra 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. Figure 3.
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