Help with CWSmsconfig

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  1. oonocando

    oonocando Registered Member

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    I have tryed to remove CWSmsconfig two times with CWShreeder and it keeps comming back.
    I 'v disbled system restore and put my coputer in safe mode and ran Spybot S&D, Adware 6, Mcafee AV and the Mcafee Stinger (all up to date).
    I just downloaded HJT and I hope someone can point me in the right direction to getting this of my computer.




    Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
    Scan saved at 8:00:15 PM, on 6/9/2004
    Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
    MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

    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\LEXBCES.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
    C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MpfTray.exe
    c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsescn.exe
    C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgmain.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MpfAgent.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\acsd.exe
    C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgbhp.exe
    C:\Program Files\APC\APC PowerChute Personal Edition\mainserv.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehSched.exe
    c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsrte.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MPFSERVICE.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
    c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
    C:\Documents and Settings\james oconnor\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

    R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://home.bellsouth.net/
    R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://hometab.bellsouth.net
    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyOverride = localhost
    O1 - Hosts: 64.91.255.87 www.dcsresearch.com
    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
    O2 - BHO: SpywareGuard Download Protection - {4A368E80-174F-4872-96B5-0B27DDD11DB2} - C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\dlprotect.dll
    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {549B5CA7-4A86-11D7-A4DF-000874180BB3} - (no file)
    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {5CA3D70E-1895-11CF-8E15-001234567890} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswshx.dll
    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar1.dll
    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {FDD3B846-8D59-4ffb-8758-209B6AD74ACC} - (no file)
    O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
    O3 - Toolbar: McAfee VirusScan - {BA52B914-B692-46c4-B683-905236F6F655} - c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshl.dll
    O3 - Toolbar: &Google - {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar1.dll
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MCUpdateExe] C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\McUpdate.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MCAgentExe] c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe files\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [VSOCheckTask] "c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcmnhdlr.exe" /checktask
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [VirusScan Online] "c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exe"
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MPFExe] C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MpfTray.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [KernelFaultCheck] %systemroot%\system32\dumprep 0 -k
    O4 - Startup: SpywareGuard.lnk = C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgmain.exe
    O8 - Extra context menu item: &AOL Toolbar search - res://C:\Program Files\AOL Toolbar\toolbar.dll/SEARCH.HTML
    O8 - Extra context menu item: &Google Search - res://C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmsearch.html
    O8 - Extra context menu item: Backward &Links - res://C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmbacklinks.html
    O8 - Extra context menu item: Cac&hed Snapshot of Page - res://C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmcache.html
    O8 - Extra context menu item: Si&milar Pages - res://C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmsimilar.html
    O8 - Extra context menu item: Translate into English - res://C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmtrans.html
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console (HKLM)
    O9 - Extra button: Messenger (HKLM)
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger (HKLM)
    O16 - DPF: {01113300-3E00-11D2-8470-0060089874ED} (Support.com Configuration Class) - http://help.bellsouth.net/sdccommon/download/tgctlcm.cab
    O16 - DPF: {01A88BB1-1174-41EC-ACCB-963509EAE56B} (SysProWmi Class) - http://support.dell.com/systemprofiler/SysPro.CAB
    O16 - DPF: {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608500} (Microsoft VM) - http://mpsnet.com/JavaVM3186.exe
    O16 - DPF: {0E5F0222-96B9-11D3-8997-00104BD12D94} (PCPitstop Utility) - http://www.pcpitstop.com/pcpitstop/PCPitStop.CAB
    O16 - DPF: {1842B0EE-B597-11D4-8997-00104BD12D94} (iCC Class) - http://pcpitstop.com/internet/pcpConnCheck.cab
    O16 - DPF: {19E28AFC-EAE3-4CE5-AC83-2407B42F57C9} (MSSecurityAdvisor Class) - http://download.microsoft.com/downl...-a3de-373c3e5552fc/msSecAdv.cab?1080192365093
    O16 - DPF: {2C8EEB84-6D60-11D4-BD64-0050048A82BF} (eshare communications NetAgent Customer ActiveX Control version 2) - http://billing-a.mhi.aol.com/netagent/objects/custappx2.CAB
    O16 - DPF: {3AF4DACE-36ED-42EF-9DFC-ADC34DA30CFF} (PatchInstaller.Installer) - file://D:\content\include\XPPatchInstaller.CAB
    O16 - DPF: {4A3CF76B-EC7A-405D-A67D-8DC6B52AB35B} (QDiagAOLCCUpdateObj Class) - http://aolcc.aol.com/computercheckup/qdiagcc.cab
    O16 - DPF: {4E888414-DB8F-11D1-9CD9-00C04F98436A} (Microsoft.WinRep) - https://webresponse.one.microsoft.com/oas/ActiveX/winrep.cab
    O16 - DPF: {4ED9DDF0-7479-4BBE-9335-5A1EDB1D8A21} (McAfee.com Operating System Class) - http://download.mcafee.com/molbin/shared/mcinsctl/en-us/4,0,0,81/mcinsctl.cab
    O16 - DPF: {74D05D43-3236-11D4-BDCD-00C04F9A3B61} (HouseCall Control) - http://housecall.trendmicro-europe.com/housecall/Xscan53.cab
    O16 - DPF: {9732FB42-C321-11D1-836F-00A0C993F125} (mhLabel Class) - http://pcpitstop.com/mhLbl.cab
    O16 - DPF: {9F1C11AA-197B-4942-BA54-47A8489BB47F} (Update Class) - http://v4.windowsupdate.microsoft.com/CAB/x86/unicode/iuctl.CAB?38070.8910185185
    O16 - DPF: {A7E092C3-692A-11D0-A7E5-08002B322F3B} (WebResponseAttachments Control) - https://webresponse.one.microsoft.com/oas/ActiveX/FileXfer.cab
    O16 - DPF: {A8658086-E6AC-4957-BC8E-7D54A7E8A78D} (DoomCln Object) - http://www.microsoft.com/security/controls/DoomCln.CAB
    O16 - DPF: {B942A249-D1E7-4C11-98AE-FCB76B08747F} (RealArcadeRdxIE Class) - http://games-dl.real.com/gameconsole/Bundler/CAB/RealArcadeRdxIE.cab
    O16 - DPF: {BCC0FF27-31D9-4614-A68E-C18E1ADA4389} (DwnldGroupMgr Class) - http://download.mcafee.com/molbin/shared/mcgdmgr/en-us/1,0,0,19/mcgdmgr.cab
    O16 - DPF: {CE74A05D-ED12-473A-97F8-85FB0E2F479F} (dlControl.UserControl1) - http://www.cinemanow.com/dlControl.CAB
    O16 - DPF: {D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000} (Shockwave Flash Object) - http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab
    O16 - DPF: {F2A84794-EE6D-447B-8C21-3BA1DC77C5B4} (SDKInstall Class) - http://activex.microsoft.com/activex/controls/sdkupdate/sdkinst.cab
    O16 - DPF: {FA13A9FA-CA9B-11D2-9780-00104B242EA3} (WildTangent Control) - http://install.wildtangent.com/bgn/partners/bellsouth/cannonballs/install.cab
     
  2. dvk01

    dvk01 Global Moderator

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    I can't se any obvious signs of a cws hijack

    please run cwshredder on a scan only basis and copy & paste that log here please
     
  3. oonocando

    oonocando Registered Member

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    thanks for takeing the time to look at my HJT logs.Her is the report from the CWSreeder scan i just did.




    CWShredder v1.59.0 scan only report
    Please understand that a CWShredder 'Scan only' report
    might not be sufficient to troubleshoot an infected system.
    You can use HijackThis for that:
    http://www.merijn.org/files/hijackthis.zip
    http://www.spywareinfoforum.com/~merijn/files/hijackthis.zip

    Windows XP (5.01.2600 SP1)
    Windows dir: C:\WINDOWS
    Windows system dir: C:\WINDOWS\system32
    AppData folder: C:\Documents and Settings\james oconnor\Application Data
    Username: james oconnor

    Found Hosts file: C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\hosts (770 bytes, A)
    Shell Registry value: HKLM\..\WinLogon [Shell] Explorer.exe
    UserInit Registry value: HKLM\..\WinLogon [UserInit] C:\WINDOWS\system32\userinit.exe,
    Found Win.ini file: C:\WINDOWS\win.ini (671 bytes, A)
    Found System.ini file: C:\WINDOWS\system.ini (227 bytes, A)

    - END OF REPORT -
     
  4. Pieter_Arntz

    Pieter_Arntz Spyware Veteran

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    Hi oonocando,

    Let's get rid of some orphaned entries and see if that helps.

    Before you start, please move hijackthis to a separate folder. The program will make backups in the folder in the folder it's in.
    These easily get lost in a Temp folder.

    Check the items listed below in HijackThis, close all windows except HijackThis and click Fix checked:

    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {549B5CA7-4A86-11D7-A4DF-000874180BB3} - (no file)

    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {FDD3B846-8D59-4ffb-8758-209B6AD74ACC} - (no file)

    O16 - DPF: {B942A249-D1E7-4C11-98AE-FCB76B08747F} (RealArcadeRdxIE Class) - http://games-dl.real.com/gameconsole/Bundler/CAB/RealArcadeRdxIE.cab

    O16 - DPF: {FA13A9FA-CA9B-11D2-9780-00104B242EA3} (WildTangent Control) - http://install.wildtangent.com/bgn/partners/bellsouth/cannonballs/install.cab

    Then reboot.

    Merijn did mention something about fixing something related to CWSmsconfig in the last update.
    I'll check what it was exactly.

    Regards,

    Pieter
     
  5. oonocando

    oonocando Registered Member

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    I just put my computer in safe mode and did another scan with CWShredder and found CWSmsconfig in the report.I tryed to save it but couldnt or didnt do something right. If you have any sugestions on how i should save it or what i'm doing wrong please tell me.
    In the mean time I will fix the items you have sugested.
     
  6. Pieter_Arntz

    Pieter_Arntz Spyware Veteran

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    Found that remark by Merijn:
    I will ask him to look at this thread. I would not worry. It look like a false positive to me.

    Regards,

    Pieter
     
  7. oonocando

    oonocando Registered Member

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    Thanks for taking the time to go over my logs and help me with CWSmsconfig. I'll check back in a little bit to see what is said about this being a false positive. Many Thanks for your time.
     
  8. Merijn

    Merijn Spyware Expert

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    Strange. I see nothing either that could trigger this F/P.

    Can you try with InCtrl5 or similar if anything is actually changed on the system? If not, this is probably an internal error.
     
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