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I was using Limewire (oops) and seem to have infected my computer. Symptoms :- Popups that try to open various websites. Many Thanks, Kerry Logfile of Trend Micro Hijack This v2.0.2Scan saved at , on 07/08/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (Win NT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: Normal Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\C:\WINDOWS\system32\C:\WINDOWS\system32\C:\WINDOWS\system32\C:\WINDOWS\system32\C:\WINDOWS\System32\C:\WINDOWS\system32\C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32C:\WINDOWS\System32\C:\WINDOWS\Explorer. EXEC:\Program Files\parentalcontrol\C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Album Starter Edition.2\Apps\C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_01\bin\C:\WINDOWS\system32\C:\Program Files\Sony Ericsson\Mobile2\Application Launcher\Application C:\Program Files\Google\Google Toolbar Notifier\Google Toolbar C:\Program Files\Logitech\Set Point\Set C:\Program Files\Common Files\Teleca Shared\Capability C:\Program Files\Common Files\Logitech\khalshared\KHALMNPR.
Also, a download program downloads the following icons to my desktop: Free online Dating, Free Spyware Removal, and Go to Casino. I have found that the shared file Limewire was downloading to appears empty but upon looking in properties actually has 602 files, all of which are infected according to Nod 32. EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Teleca Shared\C:\Program Files\Sony Ericsson\Mobile2\Mobile Phone Monitor\C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\C:\WINDOWS\system32\C:\Program Files\ESET\nod32C:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo! EXEC:\Program Files\Eset\nod32C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\win EB4exe C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Hijack This\Hijack R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main, Start Page = - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Connection Wizard, Shell Next = - Toolbar: Parental Control Toolbar - - C:\PROGRA~1\PARENT~1\PARENT~1. EXE (User 'Default user')O4 - Global Startup: Logitech Set = ?
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Can't think of anything else apart from when scanning with Nod 32, it said that Win32/Adware. EXE C:\WINDOWS\System32\Nv Cpl.dll, Nv Startup O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [nwiz] /install O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Nv Media Center] RUNDLL32. EXEO9 - Extra button: (no name) - - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: @xpsp3res.dll,-20001 - - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\O9 - Extra button: Messenger - - C:\Program Files\Messenger\O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - - C:\Program Files\Messenger\O16 - DPF: (Symantec Anti Virus scanner) - C...bin/Av O16 - DPF: (MSN Photo Upload Tool) - O16 - DPF: (Windows Live Safety Center Base Module) - - DPF: (WUWeb Control Class) - You might also want to consider the following: From the harmless intention of showing some commercials and till elements of analyzing and stocking information about the user and his software or hardware configuration the developers had to install on the target computer supplementary modules.If at the beginning it was only an engine that downloaded commercials and showed them in pre-calculated windows, the adware industry has evolved and grew a great bit since then.Spyware is a program, usually downloaded from the internet, which sends information about the user without him knowing it, every time he connects to the internet.Usually, the packages sent contain marketing information and not confidential information, although some programs can do that too.