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Printer Friendly Version of This Page Bookmark and Share this Article on PCHELL with these Social Networks: Removal Instructions for Other Programs Spyware Removal and Other Resources Essential Tools for Removing Solved: Please help (Surfsidekick and more) Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by r8rfnatc, Jan 15, 2007. Back to top #2 Chris__ Chris__ Member Full Member 2 posts Posted 15 June 2006 - 10:16 AM Unsolicited advice removed.Chris__, please refrain from posting in other people's threads; the helpers The different sections of hijacking possibilities have been separated into these groups: R - Registry, StartPage/SearchPage changes R0 - Changed registry value R1 - Created registry value R2 - Created registry

If Windows Defender is not yet installed on the computer, please proceed to download page using the link below. Here' swhat I have done already... - ran SpyBot and fixed sleected problems - unchecked the boxed in STARTUP in MSCONFIG labled ssk (although i doubt this helped) - downloaded ad-aware Reboot and delete the folder C:\Program Files\PurityScan (if it's still there). O4 - Global Startup: Winter Fun Wallpaper Changer.lnk.disabled O4 - Global Startup: WX Process Manager.lnk = C:\Program Files\Wavexpress\TVTonic\WXprocMgr.exe O8 - Extra context menu item: &Google Search - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar3.dll/cmsearch.html O8 -

Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. caliborn1983 Newbie Posts: 1 surfsidekick... When I reboot in safe mode, I always use administrator. 0 #7 Crustyoldbloke Posted 01 February 2006 - 02:41 PM Crustyoldbloke Old Malware Surgeon with a shaky scalpel Retired Staff 15,130

Install ewido security suite When installing the program, under "Additonal Options" uncheck... Microsoft UpdateNow that everything is fixed, I suggest that you consider getting these programmes to help keep the computer clean:SPYWARE BLASTER - Blocks bad ActiveX items from installing on your computer.MICROSOFT please help « on: December 14, 2005, 03:34:46 AM » im not the smartest computer person around... Threat behavior Installation Adware:Win32/SurfSideKick files and codes can be acquired by user from ranges of sources.

Your help is very much appreciated. Click the red-and-white Delete File button. I got this message:F-Secure Blacklight could not acquire necessary privileges(SeDebugPrivilege).-Your computer settings may prevent acquiring these privileges.-A malicious program might have disabled these privileges.My new Hijack This log:Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan read this article Register now!

Here's the HiJack report...can someone help save my pc aka life? - thanks * HijackThis v1.98 * Written by Merijn - [email protected] http://www.merijn.org/files/hijackthis.zip http://www.merijn.org/index.html See bottom for version history. Does this have anything to do with the changes made in safe mode?Log of AproposFix v1.1 ************ Running from directory: C:\Documents and Settings\Daisy\Desktop\aproposfix ************ Registry entries found: ************ No service found! By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies.Tell me more | Cookie Preferences Partially Powered By Products Found At Lampwrights.com Please click here Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Security & Malware Removal > Virus & Other Malware Removal > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick Links

Also, my mouse icon keeps lagging on the screen. http://malwarefixes.com/threats/adwarewin32surfsidekick/ Now save the report .txt file to your desktop. You can sign up for Boot Camp at this thread:http://forums.spywar...hp?showtopic=34Thank YouTheJoker Back to top #3 jwbirdsong jwbirdsong Slasher O' spyware Retired Staff 2,045 posts Posted 16 June 2006 - 02:03 AM Username or email: I've forgotten my password Forum Password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Community Forum

This has never happened before. Then try Killbox again.Now we must hide the files we revealed earlier by reversing the process, this is an important safeguard to stop important system files being deleted by accident.There is When the trial period expires it becomes feature-limited freeware but is still worth keeping as a good on-demand scanner. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. You may also want to review my page on how to delete an undeletable file. Windows 8 Instructions: Windows Defender is a free tool that was built help you remove Adware:Win32/SurfSideKick, viruses, and other malicious items from Windows 8 system. Check the boxes next to all the entries listed below.

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When I try to delete it I receive a message that's it's in use or in memory and cannot be deleted...even if I'm not online.Hijack this log...Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved

As soon as the BIOS is loaded begin tapping the F8 key until the Boot Menu appears Use the arrow keys to select the Safe Mode menu item Once in Safe Please be assured that I have not requested you to delete any file to do with your mouse. Advertisement r8rfnatc Thread Starter Joined: Jan 13, 2006 Messages: 43 I can/t seem to get rid of surfsidekick and other problems off of this computer, Heres my info and a hijackthis THANKS r8rfnatc, Jan 16, 2007 #6 Cheeseball81 Moderator Joined: Mar 3, 2004 Messages: 84,310 * Click here to download ATF Cleaner by Atribune and save it to your desktop.

Glad we could help. No, create an account now. Follow these procedures to scan your computer with Windows Defender: 1. Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 -David- -David- Members 10,603 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:London Local time:08:44 AM Posted 30 March 2006

Save the report .txt file to your desktop and include it in your reply.Now close Ewido security suite.Please re-open HiJackThis and scan. Macrium Reflect v6.3 BSOD AdWare (continued) My Netbook Issue WebEasy Professional 8 Serial... Stay logged in OSNN Home Forums > Windows Support & Discussion > Windows Desktop Systems > Home Home Quick Links Featured Threads Archive Recent Activity Recent Posts Forums Forums Quick Links Click Yes at the Delete on Reboot prompt.

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MSE Download Link (this will open on a new window) Complete installation guide and usage are also provided on the same link. taxman58ma, Jun 14, 2006 #2 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? It is very important you do this before anything else since backup files can be deleted if they are not within their own folder!Click My Computer, then C:\ and then Program Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 11:40:00 AM, on 1/15/2007 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0011) 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

My computer has been shutting off once or twice a day and when i log back on avast has found a trojan in the windows system folder ssk3.exe which when i Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! No, create an account now. Then try Killbox again.Post back a fresh HijackThis log, from normal mode, and I will take another look. 0 #6 sukaira-ku Posted 01 February 2006 - 02:29 PM sukaira-ku Member Topic

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 4:40:32 PM, on 6/13/2006 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180) Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe On Microsoft Security Essentials Home screen, please choose Full under Scan Options. 3. I didnt know that as there was nothing here that said to install the BFU program. Install background guard Install scan via context menu Launch ewido, there should now be an icon on your desktop, double-click it.

IMPORTANT: Do not open any other windows or programs while AVG Anti-Spyware is scanning as it may interfere with the scanning process: Launch AVG Anti-Spyware by double clicking the icon on In most cases this is C:\Help with unzipping files is HERE Right click on THIS LINK and choose save as (or save Link/Target as)Place qoofix.bat in your C:\BFU - folder. (Important!)Now Once you have downloaded AVG Anti-Spyware, locate the icon on the desktop and double click it to launch the set up program.