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Can anyone help me?

I have been having hijacking problems for a long time now. I have dowloaded spybot, ada\ware and hijackthis but still software keeps installing on my machine and installing desktop links, autodialling and hijacking google. I have attempted to clean out rogue elements with all three above named softwares. When I have used hijack this iI have deleted spurious lines and then rescan or reboot and they are back again! I think I will go crazy if I dont sort this out soon. I have paste my hijack this log for someone to look over. Please help!!

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 17:40:36, on 31/03/2004
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

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
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Utilities\NPROTECT.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\SPEEDD~1\nopdb.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Window Active\winactive.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\THUNKU~1\Error mags.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\rasautou.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page =
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Connection Wizard,Shellnext = "C:\Program Files\Outlook Express\msimn.exe"
O3 - Toolbar: Norton AntiVirus - {42CDD1BF-3FFB-4238-8AD1-7859DF00B1D6} - C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
O3 - Toolbar: &Google - {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - c:\windows\googletoolbar1.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [winactive] C:\Program Files\Window Active\winactive.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Does Grey] C:\PROGRA~1\THUNKU~1\Error mags.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
O8 - Extra context menu item: &Google Search - res://c:\windows\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmsearch.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Backward &Links - res://c:\windows\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmbacklinks.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Cac&hed Snapshot of Page - res://c:\windows\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmcache.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\Office10\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O8 - Extra context menu item: Si&milar Pages - res://c:\windows\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmsimilar.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Translate into English - res://c:\windows\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmtrans.html
O9 - Extra button: Messenger (HKLM)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Messenger (HKLM)
O10 - Unknown file in Winsock LSP: c:\windows\system32\inetadpt.dll
O10 - Unknown file in Winsock LSP: c:\windows\system32\inetadpt.dll
O10 - Unknown file in Winsock LSP: c:\windows\system32\inetadpt.dll
O10 - Unknown file in Winsock LSP: c:\windows\system32\inetadpt.dll
O12 - Plugin for .spop: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Plugins\NPDocBox.dll
O16 - DPF: {166B1BCA-3F9C-11CF-8075-444553540000} (Shockwave ActiveX Control) - http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/director/sw.cab
O16 - DPF: {597C45C2-2D39-11D5-8D53-0050048383FE} (OPUCatalog Class) - http://office.microsoft.com/productupdates/content/opuc.cab
O16 - DPF: {8EDAD21C-3584-4E66-A8AB-EB0E5584767D} - http://toolbar.google.com/data/GoogleActivate.cab
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{116F87FD-24E8-40E4-B7F9-AE025C7716C8}: NameServer = 212.67.96.129 212.67.120.148
O17 - HKLM\System\CS1\Services\Tcpip\..\{116F87FD-24E8-40E4-B7F9-AE025C7716C8}: NameServer = 212.67.96.129 212.67.120.148
 

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Please download the KillBox from here:

http://download.broadbandmedic.com/VbStuff/KillBox.zip

UnZip it to it's own folder not to the Desktop or a Temp folder. Click on The KillBox.exe and it will open. Now click find then find msg.dll, then on the little pop up window, that says killbox file list, press file/create log and a pop up says do you want to create a log in notepad, say yes and then save as usual in notepad and copy & paste the resulting list here
 

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Thanks Derek

Here's the log - I hope it means more to you!

Log for KillBox ver.2.0.1
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---msg{}dll search---
C:\WINDOWS\System32\msg115.dll
C:\WINDOWS\System32\msg116.dll
C:\WINDOWS\System32\msg117.dll
C:\WINDOWS\System32\msg118.dll
C:\WINDOWS\System32\msg120.cpy.dll
C:\WINDOWS\System32\msg120.dll
C:\WINDOWS\System32\msg121.cpy.dll
C:\WINDOWS\System32\msg121.dll
C:\WINDOWS\System32\msgina.dll
C:\WINDOWS\System32\msgsvc.dll
C:\WINDOWS\System32\msguard.dll
C:\WINDOWS\System32\dllcache\msgina.dll
C:\WINDOWS\System32\dllcache\msgr3en.dll
C:\WINDOWS\System32\dllcache\msgrocm.dll
C:\WINDOWS\System32\dllcache\msgsvc.dll
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Setup\msgrocm.dll

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Yep.............

Wait until either flrman, or dvko1, Steve, Winchester to name a few who will be more than able to help you.

I know the steps but it would just be safer to wait

It will take a little bit of work on your part but you will be able to get rid of this piece of "crap"
 

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Sam

I dont mind it taking a bit of time on my end as it is doing just that at the moment, trying to battle constantly with an autodialler, uninstall their software and run spybot, adaware etc etc. The thing that gets me is why these people feel obliged to screw up the internet in the first place and make ourlives a misery.

Alastair
 

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Originally posted by Alastair:
The thing that gets me is why these people feel obliged to screw up the internet in the first place and make ourlives a misery.
erm..... to make money I believe - sad but true

Just like folks in the country never used to lock their doors - but now its a different story.

Don't worry you will get your pc clean - and learn a lot in the process.

Stay safe ;)

abbyk
 

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use the fix on this site first
http://www10.brinkster.com/expl0iter/freeatlast/L2M/Msg121.htm

then
Download and unzip or install these programs/applications if you haven't already got them. If you have them, then make sure they are updated and configured as described

Spybot - Search & Destroy from http://security.kolla.de
AdAware 6 from http://www.lavasoft.de/support/download


Run Sybot S&D

After installing, first press Online, press search for updates, then tick the updates it finds, then press download updates. Beside the download button is a little down pointed arrow, select one of the servers listed. If it doesn't work or you get an error message then try a different server

Next, close all Internet Explorer and OE windows, press 'Check for Problems', and have SpyBot remove all it finds that is marked in RED.

then reboot &

Run ADAWARE

Before you scan with AdAware, check for updates of the reference file by using the "webupdate".
the current ref file should read at least 01R279 31.03.2004 or a higher number/later date

Then ........

Make sure the following settings are made and on -------"ON=GREEN"
From main window :Click "Start" then " Activate in-depth scan"

then......

click "Use custom scanning options>Customize" and have these options on: "Scan within archives" ,"Scan active processes","Scan registry", "Deep scan registry" ,"Scan my IE Favorites for banned URL" and "Scan my host-files"

then.........

go to settings(the gear on top of AdAware)>Tweak>Scanning engine and tick "Unload recognized processes during scanning" ...........then........"Cleaning engine" and "Let windows remove files in use at next reboot"

then...... click "proceed" to save your settings.

Now to scan it´s just to click the "Scan" button.

When scan is finished, mark everything for removal and get rid of it. (Right-click the window and choose"select all" from the drop down menu) then press next and then say yes to the prompt, do you want to remove all these entries.

reboot again

then post a new hijackthis log to check what is left
 
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