Virtumonde problem i need help with please!

  gazmix 19:00 09 Sep 2007

I noticed my AVG threat detector detected something after i downloaded the 'Shareaza' file share programme.
I started to recieve a file in stages & i got the threat detection!
I clicked on 'heal' & apparently it healed!
I got it again!
I cancelled all file shares & uninstalled Shareaza & ran Spybot!

It found the usual, plus 5 entries of Virtumonde!
I googled virtumonde & this guy said that hehad this & couldn't remove it. He could only move 4 of 6 entries. Also that it is in the memory ?? sorry but i aint got a clue realy!!
Apparently virtumonde hides itself & causes browser hijack & popups, this i'm getting!!

It said that the only way of getting rid, was with windows onecare scan, but i tried this & it said it can't be done on my pc as i have to upgrade!!
Could it be that i'm using Mozilla?

What can i do? Apparently a hijackthis log one't find anything & neither will other anti virus scans it mentioned!



  gazmix 19:16 09 Sep 2007

I'll have a look, cheers.
I have both firefox & IE, i thought the onecare wouldn't work with ff, so i tryed with IE, it said my security settings were disabling me from doing the online check!, i have AVG & ZA, i was wondering if my ZA firewall may not be set up correct!
How should it be set up?

  gazmix 14:20 10 Sep 2007

I read Fingees link befoe, this is why i wrote what i did in my 1st post.

I have run Rogue remover which seemed ok & posted a hijackthis log on

Spybot found 5 entries of virtumonde & according to Spybot, it also deleted them. But on the link in Fingees post, it says that Spybot can't always delete them.

Now when i turn on my pc & evertyhing on my desktop loads up & before i go online, i get a ZA programme
alert saying ' tmp24.tmp.exe ' is trying to access the internet!!
What could this be, i've googled it & i don't understand.
Any help appreciated

  wee eddie 14:25 10 Sep 2007

I had this problem a while back.

I contacted Spybot and I think that it was Karen there that solved it for me.

  gazmix 14:57 10 Sep 2007

I ran VundoFix, it found 4 files, i followed the instructions, pc rebooted.

It said that if Vundofix couldn't remove any files, it would run on reboot.
It hasn't automaticaly started on reboot, so does this mean that it's got rid of Virtumonde from my system?
Would it have automaticaly run again after reboot if it couldn't remove files the 1st time??

  gazmix 15:33 10 Sep 2007

I have run Vundofix & it showed 4 entries, it rebooted & didn't reappear after reboot, so i guess it removed all files!

I ran Virtumondebegone in Safe Mode as instructed & this is the logfile:-

[09/10/2007, 15:16:33] - VirtumundoBeGone v1.5 ( "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Desktop\VirtumundoBeGone.exe" )
[09/10/2007, 15:16:44] - Detected System Information:
[09/10/2007, 15:16:44] - Windows Version: 5.1.2600, Service Pack 2
[09/10/2007, 15:16:44] - Current Username: user (Admin)
[09/10/2007, 15:16:44] - Windows is in SAFE mode with Networking.
[09/10/2007, 15:16:44] - Searching for Browser Helper Objects:
[09/10/2007, 15:16:44] - BHO 1: {02478D38-C3F9-4EFB-9B51-7695ECA05670} (Yahoo! Toolbar Helper)
[09/10/2007, 15:16:44] - BHO 2: {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} ()
[09/10/2007, 15:16:44] - WARNING: BHO has no default name. Checking for Winlogon reference.
[09/10/2007, 15:16:44] - Checking for HKLM\...\Winlogon\Notify\SDHelper
[09/10/2007, 15:16:44] - Key not found: HKLM\...\Winlogon\Notify\SDHelper, continuing.
[09/10/2007, 15:16:44] - BHO 3: {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43} (SSVHelper Class)
[09/10/2007, 15:16:44] - BHO 4: {9394EDE7-C8B5-483E-8773-474BF36AF6E4} (ST)
[09/10/2007, 15:16:44] - BHO 5: {BDBD1DAD-C946-4A17-ADC1-64B5B4FF55D0} (MSNToolBandBHO)
[09/10/2007, 15:16:44] - Finished Searching Browser Helper Objects
[09/10/2007, 15:16:44] - Finishing up...
[09/10/2007, 15:16:44] - Nothing found! Exiting...

As you can see, it's says all is ok!!
But how can i tell for definate!

When i boot my pc & before i logon to internet, i get the ZA programme alert saying:-
tmp24.tmp.exe is trying to access the internet!
This has just started since i had issues with the Virtumonde!
Could this be part of Virtumonde or something else?

  gazmix 16:04 10 Sep 2007

I ran Vundo again, & it found nothing, so i assume Virtumundo is gone!!

I clicked start/Search & typed in 'tmp24.tmp.exe'

It found this :-
Name :
Type : PF File
In Folder : C:\WINDOWS\prefetch
Modified : 9/9/07 ( this is when i started getting the ZA prog alert on boot up!)

Does anyone know what this could be??


  gazmix 18:51 10 Sep 2007

I googled it & it came up with a tool by Atribune called ATF Cleaner, i used this & nothing, what do you have in mind??

  gazmix 21:04 10 Sep 2007

I'll check that out thanks.
Since i ran the ATF Cleaner as i said! This site loads up very weird, I don't get the red & blue logo at the top & all is in bigger print :(
I reckon i've done something wrong & it won't let me system restore to a previous date!

  gazmix 23:03 10 Sep 2007

A removal forum?

I don't get why the look of this site has changed so dramatiacaly since i ran the ATF cleaner that is available at click here can someone help me with this??

  gazmix 00:35 11 Sep 2007

I downloaded the Windows XP Prefetch Clean & Control & it asked me what setting i should put it at, i used the recommended, or should i have used the Windows default?? setting & i then rebooted.

I clicked on 'Clean Prefetch Folder now'after i re-booted & it said prefetch log flushed, i then rebooted again & still i get the Zone alarm Security alert for tmp24.tmp.exe

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