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Then select "Apply all actions." Next select the "Reports" icon at the top. The entries on the log I've spotted and am considering removing are: O2 - BHO: (no name) - {9C691A33-7DDA-4C2F-BE4C-C176083F35CF} - (no file) O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [iTunesHelper] C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe O4 - HKLM\..\Run: When it opens, click on the Restore Original Hosts button and then exit HostsXpert. Note: In the listing below, HKLM stands for HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE and HKCU stands for HKEY_CURRENT_USER. http://apksoftware.com/need-some/need-some-advice-please.html

Make sure to work through the fixes in the exact order it is mentioned below. dunno if that is something fishy? This method is known to be used by a CoolWebSearch variant and can only be seen in Regedit by right-clicking on the value, and selecting Modify binary data. Once you restore an item that is listed in this screen, upon scanning again with HijackThis, the entries will show up again.

HJT LOG please give some advice Started by clancy49 , Aug 23 2008 07:16 PM Please log in to reply 1 reply to this topic #1 clancy49 clancy49 New Member Members IniFileMapping, puts all of the contents of an .ini file in the registry, with keys for each line found in the .ini key stored there. HijackThis will then prompt you to confirm if you would like to remove those items.

In the Drivers section click on Non-Microsoft. These entries will be executed when the particular user logs onto the computer. Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Security & Malware Removal > Virus & Other Malware Removal > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick Links If you would like to see what sites they are, you can go to the site, and if it's a lot of popups and links, you can almost always delete it.

This location, for the newer versions of Windows, are C:\Documents and Settings\USERNAME\Start Menu\Programs\Startup or under C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu in Vista. You will then be presented with the main HijackThis screen as seen in Figure 2 below. Reboot your computer into Safe Mode. For those who are interested, you can learn more about Alternate Data Streams and the Home Search Assistant by reading the following articles: Windows Alternate Data Streams [Tutorial Link] Home Search

This type of hijacking overwrites the default style sheet which was developed for handicapped users, and causes large amounts of popups and potential slowdowns. Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! All rights reserved. There are two prevalent tutorials about HijackThis on the Internet currently, but neither of them explain what each of the sections actually mean in a way that a layman can understand.

Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums Software Virus and Malware Removal Today's Posts Another HJT log seeking advice,thanks Bywortgames Feb 18, 2005 Hi everyone, and hats off to those of you who Next, UNinstall, if you can and/or want, anything to do with: C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe (if you don't have one) C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\BTTray.exe C:\Program Files\WinHTTrack\WinHTTrackIEBar.dll C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe Use this uninstaller for Hopefully with either your knowledge or help from others you will have cleaned up your computer. The options that should be checked are designated by the red arrow.

Sign In   Sign In Remember me Not recommended on shared computers Sign in anonymously Sign In Forgot your password? check over here These are the toolbars that are underneath your navigation bar and menu in Internet Explorer. Please leave the CLSID , CFBFAE00-17A6-11D0-99CB-00C04FD64497, as it is the valid default one. By no means is this information extensive enough to cover all decisions, but should help you determine what is legitimate or not.

The problem is that many tend to not recreate the LSPs in the right order after deleting the offending LSP. HijackThis will scan your registry and various other files for entries that are similar to what a Spyware or Hijacker program would leave behind. Table of Contents Warning Introduction How to use HijackThis How to restore items mistakenly deleted How to Generate a Startup Listing How to use the Process Manager How to use the http://apksoftware.com/need-some/need-some-help-and-advice-here.html When something is obfuscated that means that it is being made difficult to perceive or understand.

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. Several functions may not work. This will comment out the line so that it will not be used by Windows.

It is recommended that you reboot into safe mode and delete the style sheet.

About (file Missing) and what it means. Your log is clean, but just to make sure you don't have a virus, I want you to run a virus scan. This applies only to the original topic starter. That file is stored in c:\windows\inf\iereset.inf and contains all the default settings that will be used.

You should now see a new screen with one of the buttons being Hosts File Manager. They can be used by spyware as well as legitimate programs such as Google Toolbar and Adobe Acrobat Reader. Use google to see if the files are legitimate. weblink If you have configured HijackThis as was shown in this tutorial, then you should be able to restore entries that you have previously deleted.

The name of the Registry value is nwiz and when the entry is started it will launch the nwiz.exe /install command. I suggest deleting it. HijackThis will delete the shortcuts found in these entries, but not the file they are pointing to. It is therefore a popular setting for malware sites to use so that future infections can be easily done on your computer without your knowledge as these sites will be in

When a directory is also bold, delete everything in it, including that directory itself. Finally we will give you recommendations on what to do with the entries. Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Security & Malware Removal > Virus & Other Malware Removal > Computer problem? Be aware that "fixing" doesn't remove the malware either.

Back up the Registry Don't even think about giving instructions to edit the Registry unless you have them backup the Registry firstHow to backup and restore the entire registry:http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/tsgen...c_nam#_Section2...........................VII. O4 Section This section corresponds to certain registry keys and startup folders that are used to automatically start an application when Windows starts. The Windows NT based versions are XP, 2000, 2003, and Vista. Join the community here, it only takes a minute.