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This is the file that was not on the scan ??? Within Yahoo's marketing materials to solicit new advertisers, Yahoo's "Publisher Network" page mentions various syndicators of Yahoo ads, but Yahoo fails to mention even a single "adware"-type program. Save the log file and run HijackThis Analyzer in the same folder to get the result.txt log. During the first post I mentioned I needed to get rid of - http://xadsj.offeroptimizer.xxx/ixx - it has not popped up since I have been back online ....?? http://exomatik.net/general/http-win-eto-com-hp-htm-id-9.php

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Advanced Search Forum Security Discussions Microsoft Security Discussions Spam on the box If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. By the way - do you have a firewall?I don't recognise one in the log. Thanks Andre Da Costa, Feb 23, 2005 #3 Ron Chamberlin Guest Hi Allen, Boot into Safe Mode (F8) at startup; Empty your temporary files AND your Temporary Internet Files C:\Documents In the future, Claria purports to plan to shut down its popup business.

Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Niether one of them where there ? Reporters tell me that eXact claims to have fixed these problems, but that's just not true: I've received nonconsensual installations of eXact software this very week. Thanks Ron Chamberlin, Feb 23, 2005 #4 Advertisements Show Ignored Content Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

One is the: Trojan Horse Proxy.22.PM The other is: Trojan horse Downloader.Small.31.AT It seems like every time the AVG scans, it catches these two and then heals them and then they Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. Reply With Quote November 8th, 2005,12:30 PM #5 Cemetric View Profile View Forum Posts Senior Member Join Date Oct 2002 Posts 491 a) is their a way to explicity determin any http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f100/another-victim-of-offeroptimizer-xadsj-o-30928.html Bill bill2e, Apr 23, 2005 #5 bill2e Thread Starter Joined: Apr 23, 2005 Messages: 6 I would like to know if my highjackthis file is ok and what to do

a) is their a way to explicity determin any registry settings they make so that explicitly they can be delted. In June I documented Google ads syndicated to the IBIS Toolbar (also known to become installed without consent). I'm Lost! - Forums Home - Tutorials - Get Computer Help - Spyware Help - Help2Go Detective - Software Picks - Newsletter - Testimonials - Donate Our Sponsors Help2Go Archive Top Advertisement bill2e Thread Starter Joined: Apr 23, 2005 Messages: 6 Hi, My name is Bill and thank the lord for guys like you!!!!

Before showing Yahoo ads, Claria software must first become installed on users' computers. Posts 14,022 Points 2335 Hi Your first log was an old version > Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2 The last one you posted was even older > Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7 Delete Page 1 of 3 123 Last Jump to page: Results 1 to 10 of 26 Thread: Spam on the box Tweet Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… Display Lets make Poverty a History http://www.makepovertyhistory.org/ Reply With Quote November 8th, 2005,01:48 PM #7 dalek View Profile View Forum Posts The ******* Shadow Join Date Sep 2005 Posts 1,564 If you

MalwareBytes ADWCleaner Hitmapro TDSKiller Windows Defender Here is the latest Log of the HitmanPro Scan: HitmanPro www.hitmanpro.com Computer name . . . . : DREW this page Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Shown after activating the popunder.

PPC network staff need to become familiar with these basic industry sources and testing methods, and they need to enforce their rules accordingly. This article proceeds in three parts. Visiting my in-laws over the holiday and found my father-in-law had a very sick PC. get redirected here Toolbar - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn9\ycomp5_6_0_0.dll O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [farmmext] C:\WINDOWS\farmmext.exe O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [dm_service]

But in my hands-on testing of various spyware-infected PCs, I find that I receive Yahoo-syndicated ads more frequently than I receive such ads from any other single PPC network. However, Yahoo ultimately has a direct relationship with some final source who sends the traffic to Yahoo. (In this example, Yahoo has a direct relationship with the operators of the Toolbar - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn9\ycomp5_6_0_0.dll O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [dm_service] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ScreenSaver.v.2.1[1].exe O9 - Extra button:

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Some of these infections are tricky to fix. Are there any problems now? I just saved a new log . When you get to the step on using HijackThis please ensure you keep the file in a permanent place like C:\HJT.

I looked in miconfig , everything is checked . A better enforcement strategy would seek to recapture fees previously paid to rogue syndicators -- then refund advertisers for ads shown improperly. Turn off system restore by right clicking on My Computer and go to Properties->System Restore and check the box for Turn off System Restore. useful reference Others might decide not to advertiser with Yahoo at all, if advertising with Yahoo necessarily entails supporting spyware.

In short, when a user has software from eXact, the user is unlikely to have granted meaningful informed consent to the installation, and the user may not have granted any consent should this clear both up? Furthermore, syndicated traffic often includes a HTTP Referer header that gives the name of the originating site. Your log shows no sign of [email protected] ...

Scan Options > Full System Scan. -- Andre http://spaces.msn.com/members/adacosta FAQ for MS AntiSpy http://www.geocities.com/marfer_mvp/FAQ_MSantispy.htm "" <> wrote in message news:02c101c51940$18b8c210$... >I have tried the new microsoft beta spyware remover, spy > I think it's causing all kinds of problems or I may have more problems than I know. Select the following and click Kill process for each one if they are still listed (they shouldn't be - but double check it): C:\WINDOWS\System32\wsxsvc\wsxsvc.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\vmss\vmss.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\eqndsk.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\g2z6.exe Uninstall the following via If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

If you disabled System Restore, make sure to enable it now. Regards Reply With Quote November 8th, 2005,05:16 AM #2 Maverick811 View Profile View Forum Posts Top Gun Join Date Oct 2001 Posts 852 Have you tried scanning with any other spyware Stay logged in Welcome to PC Review! Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads

I am a first time user, so please understand if I seem new, because I am ...lol Anyway I have a problem with this: http://xadsj.offeroptimizer.com/imp Just opening up all time. Post whatever questions you may have in the forum and we will take a look at it when we get to it. I use AVG and it catches 2 viruses every night, heals them and deletes them, but I they keep coming back. Check each of the following and hit 'Fix checked' (after checking them) if they still exist (make sure not to miss any): R3 - Default URLSearchHook is missing F2 - REG:system.ini:

Video and packet logs on file. So make no mistake about it: 180 shows Yahoo Overture ads too. This e-mail in its original form contained one or more attached files that were infected with a virus or worm, or contained another type of security threat. Although the ad's body lacks any Direct Revenue branding or logo, the ad was loaded from the search.offeroptimizer.com server, a server under DR's control. (Offeroptimizer.com is a well-known DR domain.) Furthermore,