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Links in the sticky thread. A little annoyed, I deleted them again only to have the same situation happen again and again. then i'll reboot. I really do not know what to do!

First? :) More answers in that thread than you can shake a hijacked stick at. the r1 and r0 files always sort of look like that. Achilles07-28-2004, 07:57 AMThe cause is likely to be "coolwebsearch" or some such browser hijacker. Recently, I have exploit\ByteVerify, but it was cleaned with Panda and is gone. click to read more

View Answer Related Questions Cooling : Spyware/Virus Problem... View Answer Related Questions Network : Virus Problem - Need Quick Help! Attach file Win.txt to the same post. (Please attach, do not post) (If this board does not provide the ability to attach documents to your post, then please post the Win.txt fileC:\Documents and Settings\owner\Local Settings\Temp\sp.html Also try running the free online virus scan in my signature . 0 caperjack 875 12 Years Ago Important: Create a folder on the C: drive called

When the scan finishes, click on "Save Report". Be sure to adhere to our posting rules. Toggle navigation Network Windows Mother Board Video Cooling Phone Operating System Hardware RAM Virus VIRUS COOLWEBSEARCH PROBLEMS Os : AntiVirus Shows Virus In Pen Drive, Even If There Is No Port 31595 open.

Other versions of Windows either don't have msconfig or don't show the Location, which is why I prefer Mike Lin's little program. Run Ewido, click on the "Scanner" button in the left menu, then click on the "Start" button. is poised to unleash a new phase of its havoc between 3:00 PM and 6:00 PM Eastern Standard Time on Friday. ... [it] is planning a new phase of attack to original site I have already scanned the whole system with Panda Antivirus Platinuem but no virus were found.

Here select the options "Search system folders", "Search hidden files and folders" and "Search subfolders". Find all posts by fleetwood #7 10-Jan-2005, 08:36 PM fleetwood Registered User Join Date: Aug 2003 Full Name: Martin Posts: 1,013 Thanks: 16 Thanked 6 Times in 5 Posts Complete article here: New Phase of Sobig.F Set for Fridays Vernon Frazee, Microsoft MVP (Windows - Shell/User) Defenses Up!Free Software: Microsoft_Windows_Update Microsoft_Office_Update AVG_anti-virus ZoneAlarm_firewall Ad-Aware_SE_Personal Spybot_-_Search_&_Destroy Other thing: my printer spooler is set to begin automaticallky, but i have always to start it manually, because its startup process fails everytime.

there may be another one or two that i've tried but didn't successfully download or run that i can't recall. 0 alc6379 105 12 Years Ago These need to be deleted: http://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/archive/index.php/t-268638.html if the 20 IPs used in the attack are available and manipulated by the attacker, the attacker can install malicious code of choice on SoBig infected computers connecting to the downloader CPU or Motherboard? However, yesterday I seem to have been invaded by some form of adware commonly known as coolwebsearch.

And are you wanting me to list every program that it shows as running? i'm not great with computer terminology, but i'm getting better the more i try to go through these steps. It resets your homepage no matter what you do, and also blocks sites like Windows Update, by rerouting the URL to its own search page. the first thing that came up was a window telling me that notepad.exe could not be found.

Even Netscape doesn't get this stuff. Possible trojans. A phishing site will accept it; a legitimate one won't. Why does Google offer free fonts to use online?

Thanks for the replies, everyone. I will persist for now, but a full reformat at some stage is looking more likely. It effectively hijacks Internet Explorer and reroutes you to a dodgy search page, whilst bombarding you with messages about spyware and adware, and offering to remove them (at a cost).

It fights it, but can't actually rid it.

About Us Contact Us Donate Advertising Vendor Program Terms of Service API Newsletter Archive Community Forums Recent Articles Recommended Articles © 2002 - 2017 DaniWeb LLC 3825 Bell Blvd., Bayside, NY About a week ago, I first noticed that there were about five adult links in my favorites list when I never put them there. Find all posts by fleetwood #15 15-Jan-2005, 08:16 PM Heidi Registered User Join Date: Jan 2005 Full Name: Heidi I. From there you can delete these keys.

Port 13 open. Please visit www.pajacyk.pl, if You are so kind, and click on the blue point in the centre of the doll. I didn't think much of it and deleted them and went about my business until I restarted my computer and upon clicking on my favorites, had them show up again. Why does Google offer free fonts to use online?

here are the programs i currently have downloaded to try to get rid of this thing: hjt, aboutbuster, cwshredder, killbox, spywareblaster (error message), beta-fix, ad-aware 6.0, norton. if i reinstalled everything, is there any chance that anything would be left lingering? 0 crunchie 990 12 Years Ago Try the fix at this link first. I didn't read the sticky. Close ALL windows, including Iinternet Explorer, before running CWShredder.

Join Date Feb 2000 Location 26.03N 80.14W Posts 9,410 Symantec's standalone, easy-to-use "W32.Sobig.F@mm Removal Tool" can be downloaded from this page: http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/ven...oval.tool.html (172K) Vernon Frazee, Microsoft MVP (Windows - Shell/User) Defenses i just ran cwshredder and hjt and cleaned the usual things, so those won't look like i have anything remaining, but either i do have it lingering or i keep visiting Spywareinfo free ActiveX scan: http://www.spywareinfo.com/xscan.php The best CoolWeb killer is CoolWebShredder by the folks at spywareinfo.com - it's been purchased by someone else but is still available at http://www.intermute.com/spysubtract..._download.html And definitely SellerDeck ecommerce software packages | SellerDeck EPOS Systems -- SellerDeck -- vBulletin 3 -- iPhone Contact Us - SellerDeck - Archive - Top Powered by vBulletin Version 3.8.4Copyright ©2000 - 2017,

Jones Posts: 43 Thanks: 2 Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts A layered approach to spy/adware As someone else has mentioned, most of the spyware-killers don't seem to get everything. Find all posts by fleetwood #2 09-Jan-2005, 05:23 PM george Registered User Join Date: Aug 2003 Full Name: George Mackie Posts: 2,958 Thanks: 1 Thanked 4 Times in 1 I'd suggest going to their forums (link above), and doing a lot of reading. Port 443 open.

there were 99 or so in that list. I am using windows XP. Virus? Join Date Feb 2000 Location 26.03N 80.14W Posts 9,410 Condensed version of the "New Phase of Sobig.F Set for Fridays" article By Erin Joyce and Sharon Gaudin August 22, 2003 The

Find all posts by oldhasbeen #6 10-Jan-2005, 08:32 PM fleetwood Registered User Join Date: Aug 2003 Full Name: Martin Posts: 1,013 Thanks: 16 Thanked 6 Times in 5 Posts I've downloaded both Adaware and Spybot and run them both on my computer to see if they might be able to do anthing but so far, neither has and it's getting fleetwood View Public Profile Visit fleetwood's homepage! View Answer Related Questions Os : Problems After A Virus I've tried all the AntiVirus/Malware removal techniques in the Security section but ts isn't covered nor fixed it. ...

then i'll run adaware and get rid of whatever it finds.