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Rootkit Reveal Log

Rootkit Reveal Log

Rootkit Reveal Log

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My Toshiba laptop PC with Windows XP SP2 and 2GB ram seems slower and has occasional crashes.

I tried the rootkit detector tool mentioned here:
FAQ760-6534: What is a rootkit and how do I get rid of it?

The program flagged the 3 registry entries below , plus many files.  Do these items suggest anything to you?

Path   Timestamp Size Description:

HKLM\SECURITY\Policy\Secrets\SAC*    3/20/2006 1:32 PM    0 bytes    Key name contains embedded nulls (*)

HKLM\SECURITY\Policy\Secrets\SAI*    3/20/2006 1:32 PM    0 bytes    Key name contains embedded nulls (*)

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\webcal\URL Protocol    11/10/2006 3:19 PM    13 bytes    Data mismatch between Windows API and raw hive data.
 

RE: Rootkit Reveal Log

Quote:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\webcal\URL Protocol    11/10/2006 3:19 PM    13 bytes    Data mismatch between Windows API and raw hive data.

That's normal and can be ignored. The other two are problematic. I suggest you try Sysinternal's RegDelNull but I suspect that most people would recommend a reformat and re-installation.
  

James P. Cottingham
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RE: Rootkit Reveal Log

I wouldn't recommend a format UNLESS you've run the following and all of them can't fix what you've got.  Or if you're paranoid and you can't be at peace until there is 100% certainty that the baddies are gone.

0. Rkill (to stop any malware processes)
1. MalwareByte's anti-malware
2. GMER
3. ComboFix

See instructions on Bleeping Computer for using these items.

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