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The banner on IE says "About:Blank Trusted Zone" and goes to the xysearch site, so apparently they're related. It's 100% free. Double-click on Killbox.exe to run it. When I look in the system32 folder, I can't find the file, but that is where AdAware says it is located. Check This Out

I have run both Spybot & Lavasoft with unsuccessful results in removing this program. I've tried all sorts to get rid but alas to no avail. http://www.majorgeek...wnload4191.html Then reboot and post a new log. Staff Online Now eddie5659 Moderator Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Security & Malware Removal > Virus & Other Malware Removal > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f284/http-xysearch-biz-wmid-3305-a-25582.html

When asked if you would like to Reboot, select No. Only run HijackThis from C:\HJT\HijackThis.exe. Basically, this prevents your computer from connecting to those sites by redirecting them to which is your local computerGoogle Toolbar <= Get the free Google toolbar to help stop pop Click OK.

Similar to Ad-Aware, I strongly recommend both to catch most spyware.To protect yourself further: IE/Spyad <= IE/Spyad places over 4000 websites and domains in the IE Restricted list which will severely It basically prevents any downloads (Cookies etc) from the sites listed, although you will still be able to connect to the sites.MVPS Hosts file <= The MVPS Hosts file replaces your Username Forum Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy Jump to Please Help, A Lot Of Spyware On My Pc Started by autumnwind82 , Dec 11 2004 03:48 PM This topic is locked 13 replies to this topic #1 autumnwind82 autumnwind82 New

I am very serious about this and see it happen almost every day with my clients. Scan and fix all items checked in RED. Back to top #14 Daemon Daemon Security Expert Members 1,446 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:UK Local time:10:42 AM Posted 19 November 2004 - 01:48 AM You're welcome - glad to help find more It will also alert you if you download anything untoward. IE-SPYAD Puts over 5000 sites in your restricted zone so you'll be protected when you visit innocent-looking sites that

All is well now. While waiting - HijackThis ...Double click on "My Computer" to open it. Empty the Recycle Bin Boot out of safe mode and then go here Look at the top of the page for the Submit file box. Close all other windows and browsers, and hit Fix checked.3.

Virus cleanup? Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? Username Forum Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy Jump Click Apply then OK.

Hope thats ok. As I work in the IT department, I know it is not a network issue. Doubleclick on the runme.bat file inside to run it. The log is clean.

Scroll through the services and see if you have a service with the following name: Plug and Play svc service Tom HijackThis Ad-aware Spybot Search & Destroy SpywareBlaster SpywareGuard Housecall Online I don't know how long it's been there, but it won't go away. Now you're clean, here are some tips, to reduce the potential for spyware infection in the future, I strongly recommend installing the following applications:Spywareblaster <= SpywareBlaster will prevent spyware from being http://advancedcomputech.com/general/http-ie-redirect-hp-com-svs-rdr-type-3-tp-iehome-locale-en-us-c-q304-bd-pavilion-pf.html I have downloaded HJT, Killbox, AdAware, Spybot, Reglite, CWShredder, all to no avail.

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://searchcentral.cc/search.php?v=4&aff=3738 R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page = C:\WINDOWS\about.htm O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [system32.exe] C:\WINDOWS\System32\system32.exe O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [sysrpc.exe] sysrpc.exe O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Windows AdTools] C:\Program Files\Windows Reboot your computer, start tapping F8 when it first starts booting, select Safe Mode. Uncheck the Hide Protected Operating System Files option.

Curiously, AdAware crashes and causes my system to reboot after scanning only a few folders.

WHEN YOU VISIT SITES, SEND EMAILS... Companion BHO - {02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn0\ycomp5_5_7_0.dllO2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dllO2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDHelper.dllO3 - I think it's finally gone. Tom HijackThis Ad-aware Spybot Search & Destroy SpywareBlaster SpywareGuard Housecall Online A/V Scan Please read the stickys at the top of the forum before posting!

TIM Back to top #14 TIMx13 TIMx13 Member Full Member 13 posts Posted 20 December 2004 - 08:30 PM Never mind, found it. If this is not your thread please start a New Topic. ALL YOUR ACTIONS ARE LOGGED. OT I do not respond to PM's requesting help.

Follow this list and your potential for being infected again will reduce dramatically. Cheers. Have now ran HijackThis and have enclosed a copy of the log for you to have a look at, I do hope you are able to help. I then highlighted all items in that folder and deleted them.

Please update me in a few days and tell me then if the problems are back or if they are still gone! I use this computer from a friend of mine, but i have a problem with my homepage. Tom I downloaded and scanned both adaware and spybot, but unfortunately im still getting the "http://xysearch.biz/?wmid=3305" webpage and i still cant access my hotmail inbox (without having to retype the hotmail Flrman1, Nov 16, 2004 #5 MaddGun Thread Starter Joined: Dec 6, 2003 Messages: 37 Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2 Scan saved at 10:18:36 PM, on 11/16/2004 Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)

Back to top #5 autumnwind82 autumnwind82 New Member New Member 7 posts Posted 12 December 2004 - 02:24 PM OK here it is Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2 Scan saved at 12:22:03 facebook google twitter rss Free Web Developer Tools Advanced Search  Forum System Administration Antivirus Protection another hijacking Thread: another hijacking Share This Thread  Tweet This + 1 this Post Back to top #18 [email protected] [email protected] Forum Deity Retired Staff - Helper 2,630 posts Posted 22 December 2004 - 12:41 AM Follow the instructions in this thread:http://www.bleepingc...topict3104.htmlAfter that report back please R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://xysearch.biz?wmid=3305 R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch = R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyOverride = ;localhost:49213;; R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar,LinksFolderName = R3 - Default

TIMLogfile of HijackThis v1.99.0Scan saved at 8:17:33 PM, on 12/17/2004Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exec:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEc:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exec:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\SAVScan.exeC:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\wdfmgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\igfxtray.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exeC:\Program Files\Analog http://vil.nai.com/vil/stinger/ Next...