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Dakota_Lynn, Apr 10, 2004 #1 Dakota_Lynn DIS Veteran Joined: Nov 18, 2003 Messages: 2,924 Nevermind! This will provide realtime spyware & hijacker protection on your computer alongside your virus protection. Entry "HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ModuleUsage" refers to invalid object "Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ModuleUsage\C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\msvcrt.dll". But in my experience its not infallible. navigate here

The losers of Sunday’s games will play each other at 4 p.m. Back to top #6 Jacee Jacee Madam Admin Maude Admins 28,158 posts Gender:Female Posted 29 June 2005 - 10:22 PM Ackkk, Antivirus Gold and IST bar are not good. I couldn't be happier. Entry "HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ModuleUsage" refers to invalid object "Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ModuleUsage\C:\WINDOWS\Downloaded Program Files\axscan.ocx". http://www.wilderssecurity.com/threads/log-file-csw-smartsearch-2-variant.26063/

Judging from the number of posts I've seen re: CoolWebSearch, about:blank, etc., a lot of people are going to be grateful. Then read How to take ownership of a folder in Windows XP. Simply using a Firewall in its default configuration can lower your risk greatly. Entry "HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ModuleUsage" refers to invalid object "Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ModuleUsage\C:\WINDOWS\Downloaded Program Files\DiskFAU.dll".

Entry "HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ModuleUsage" refers to invalid object "Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ModuleUsage\C:\WINDOWS\Downloaded Program Files\asinst.dll". Action Taken: No Action Taken. Action Taken: No Action Taken. Now, it's perfect.

Click once on the Security tab Click once on the Internet icon so it becomes highlighted. First, in the bottom right-hand corner of the main window click on Check for updates now then click Connect and download the latest reference files. Click here to create an account. No, create an account now.

Back to top #16 subQuark subQuark Member New Member 1 posts Posted 30 June 2004 - 06:57 AM thanks acomputerpro, your technique seems to have allowed for the removal of trojan.win32.startpage.ix1(dll) Back to top #15 Jacee Jacee Madam Admin Maude Admins 28,158 posts Gender:Female Posted 06 July 2005 - 09:28 AM I don't see any evidence of either of those in Heck, i didnt know wtf that was, but I unchecked it anyway and deleted it from HKCU software microsoft windows currentversion run. This tool will only report, but is thorough.

Here is the hjt log the Jacee suggested I submit. http://newwikipost.org/topic/bfIQuGeRDfvCEOrQbRpEqQsyKqFMlqH9/Solved-Need-help-with-a-CWS-variant.html Entry "HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ModuleUsage" refers to invalid object "Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ModuleUsage\C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ddrawex.dll". Last night I got rid of somethings without the advise or cancil of anyone. gib88 replied Mar 6, 2017 at 9:31 PM Loading...

MS - MVP Consumer Security 2006 thru 2016 Back to top #5 diditagaintwice diditagaintwice Member Members 26 posts Posted 29 June 2005 - 07:14 PM Yes I knew where to go check over here Thanks again for being kind. Thank very much. Loading...

Ummm - are you running a paid version or free version of AdAware?? In any case here are the instructions I have put together on my forum, it may come in handy as well:To manually remove a file do the following:First try renaming the Thanks anyway. his comment is here No, create an account now.

Action Taken: No Action Taken. haven't ever worked out why this happened but when I kept trying I managed to download in the end, e.g. It seems they update it on an almost daily basis.

Any other software suggestions, other than AVG?

But I had to do much of this over and over cos if you stop at any point (i found out eventually) all the values revert to CWS ones. CT. Back to top Back to Resolved or inactive Malware Removal 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear SpywareInfo Forum → Post back with any info or questions and a new hopefully better off HijackThis log.....

This is the randomly named file that causes re-infection.I find it fascinating that the Trojan file is invisible through Windows Explorer, even when folder options are set to show hidden and Now that AppInit_DLLs is gone, run the latest AdAware 6 to remove the Trojan for good. AVG cannot remove it though, this is because it is actually spyware and not "technically" a trojan and AVG's definitions don't know exactly what to do with it. http://blightysoftware.com/solved-new/solved-new-to-ep-help-plz.html Object "iSearch Spyware/Adware" found in File System!

Now Open notepad and copy and paste the following into it: del c:\*.tmp del %temp%\*.tmp /f del %windir%\prefetch\*.* del %windir%\temp\*.* /f del C:\documents and settings\*\local settings\temp\*.* /f Save the file Entry "HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ModuleUsage" refers to invalid object "Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ModuleUsage\C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\msvbvm60.dll". Entry "HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ModuleUsage" refers to invalid object "Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ModuleUsage\C:\WINDOWS\Downloaded Program Files\fscax.dll". I still can't run CWShredder on my PC (Win2K_SP4+all hotfixes through winupdate).

Please, if you know what to do, let me know, because I’m losing my mind over here. So that did nothing to make shredder function for me. Action Taken: No Action Taken. It's when I run the patch that I'm getting this error.

Confirm Your Information Confirm Your Email Address: Enter or confirm your ZIP: Please send me news & offers from NCAA.com Sign Up Enter your information: Please send me news & offers I had the SearchX variant, and it kept coming back, even with the latest version of CWShredder. I crossed my fingers and rebooted. This website is also very goodhttp://www.spywarein...chronicles.html5.

Entry "HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ModuleUsage" refers to invalid object "Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ModuleUsage\C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\msvcrt.dll". I only ever try to speak from experience, its the best kind of knowledge. Back to top #15 mnosteele mnosteele Dr Tweak Full Member 22 posts Posted 29 June 2004 - 10:38 PM Great information acomputerpro , I have come across this many times as Entry "HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ModuleUsage" refers to invalid object "Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ModuleUsage\C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\danim.dll".


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