Vista Total security 2011 issue

Hi everyone,
tts.exe trjoan seem to have caused me to have the vista total security 2011 rogue spyware.
It only seems to affect one user account.
I think I have removed it, by using spyware doctor but now programs will not start without selecting them from the Programs folder and running them as Adminstrator. For example IE8 does not work.
Here is the Hijack this log I have just run- any help would be appreciated
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 21:02:13, on 10/03/2011
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.19019)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Toolbar\GoogleToolbarUser_32.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Program Files\PC Tools Security\pctsGui.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HiJackThis\HiJackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = Bing
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page =
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL =
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = Bing
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = Bing
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch =
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar,LinksFolderName =
R3 - URLSearchHook: TorrentMan Toolbar - {7c5c0f58-e061-457d-9033-77307f5ed00c} - C:\Program Files\TorrentMan\tbTorr.dll
R3 - URLSearchHook: PC Tools Browser Guard - {472734EA-242A-422b-ADF8-83D1E48CC825} - C:\Program Files\PC Tools Security\BDT\PCTBrowserDefender.dll
O1 - Hosts: ::1 localhost
O2 - BHO: &Yahoo! Toolbar Helper - {02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\yt.dll
O2 - BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: Browser Defender BHO - {2A0F3D1B-0909-4FF4-B272-609CCE6054E7} - C:\Program Files\PC Tools Security\BDT\PCTBrowserDefender.dll
O2 - BHO: Search Helper - {6EBF7485-159F-4bff-A14F-B9E3AAC4465B} - C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Search Enhancement Pack\Search Helper\SEPsearchhelperie.dll
O2 - BHO: TorrentMan Toolbar - {7c5c0f58-e061-457d-9033-77307f5ed00c} - C:\Program Files\TorrentMan\tbTorr.dll
O2 - BHO: Windows Live ID Sign-in Helper - {9030D464-4C02-4ABF-8ECC-5164760863C6} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WindowsLiveLogin.dll
O2 - BHO: Windows Live Messenger Companion Helper - {9FDDE16B-836F-4806-AB1F-1455CBEFF289} - C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Companion\companioncore.dll
O2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Helper - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - C:\Program Files\Google\Google Toolbar\GoogleToolbar_32.dll
O2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Notifier BHO - {AF69DE43-7D58-4638-B6FA-CE66B5AD205D} - C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\5.6.5612.1312\swg.dll
O2 - BHO: Java™ Plug-In 2 SSV Helper - {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jp2ssv.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Acer eDataSecurity Management - {5CBE3B7C-1E47-477e-A7DD-396DB0476E29} - C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eDataSecurity\x86\eDStoolbar.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Yahoo! Toolbar - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\yt.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Google Toolbar - {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - C:\Program Files\Google\Google Toolbar\GoogleToolbar_32.dll
O3 - Toolbar: TorrentMan Toolbar - {7c5c0f58-e061-457d-9033-77307f5ed00c} - C:\Program Files\TorrentMan\tbTorr.dll
O3 - Toolbar: PC Tools Browser Guard - {472734EA-242A-422B-ADF8-83D1E48CC825} - C:\Program Files\PC Tools Security\BDT\PCTBrowserDefender.dll
O4 - HKLM..\Run: [Windows Defender] %ProgramFiles%\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe -hide
O4 - HKLM..\Run: [ALaunch] C:\Acer\ALaunch\AlaunchClient.exe
O4 - HKLM..\Run: [RtHDVCpl] RtHDVCpl.exe
O4 - HKLM..\Run: [eDataSecurity Loader] C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eDataSecurity\x86\eDSloader.exe
O4 - HKLM..\Run: [Adobe Reader Speed Launcher] “C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe”
O4 - HKLM..\Run: [IAAnotif] “C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\Iaanotif.exe”
O4 - HKLM..\Run: [LManager] C:\PROGRA~1\LAUNCH~1\LManager.exe
O4 - HKLM..\Run: [PlayMovie] “C:\Program Files\Acer Arcade Deluxe\Play Movie\PMVService.exe”
O4 - HKLM..\Run: [Apoint] C:\Program Files\Apoint2K\Apoint.exe
O4 - HKLM..\Run: [WarReg_PopUp] C:\Program Files\Acer\WR_PopUp\WarReg_PopUp.exe
O4 - HKLM..\Run: [Acer Tour Reminder] C:\Acer\AcerTour\Reminder.exe
O4 - HKLM..\Run: [eAudio] “C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eAudio\eAudio.exe”
O4 - HKLM..\Run: [Skytel] Skytel.exe
O4 - HKLM..\Run: [Monitor] “C:\Program Files\LeapFrog\LeapFrog Connect\Monitor.exe”
O4 - HKLM..\Run: [SBAMTray] “C:\Program Files\Sunbelt Software\CounterSpy\SBAMTray.exe”
O4 - HKLM..\Run: [IgfxTray] C:\Windows\system32\igfxtray.exe
O4 - HKLM..\Run: [HotKeysCmds] C:\Windows\system32\hkcmd.exe
O4 - HKLM..\Run: [Persistence] C:\Windows\system32\igfxpers.exe
O4 - HKLM..\Run: [sfagent] C:\Program Files\Fighters\sfagent.exe
O4 - HKLM..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] “C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe”
O4 - HKLM..\Run: [ISTray] “C:\Program Files\PC Tools Security\pctsGui.exe” /hideGUI
O4 - HKLM..\Run: [PCTools FGuard] C:\Program Files\PC Tools Security\BDT\FGuard.exe
O4 - HKCU..\Run: [ehTray.exe] C:\Windows\ehome\ehTray.exe
O4 - HKCU..\Run: [TomTomHOME.exe] “C:\Program Files\TomTom HOME 2\TomTomHOMERunner.exe”
O4 - HKCU..\Run: [swg] “C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe”
O4 - HKCU..\Run: [WMPNSCFG] C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\WMPNSCFG.exe
O4 - HKCU..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19..\Run: [Sidebar] %ProgramFiles%\Windows Sidebar\Sidebar.exe /detectMem (User ‘LOCAL SERVICE’)
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19..\Run: [WindowsWelcomeCenter] rundll32.exe oobefldr.dll,ShowWelcomeCenter (User ‘LOCAL SERVICE’)
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-20..\Run: [Sidebar] %ProgramFiles%\Windows Sidebar\Sidebar.exe /detectMem (User ‘NETWORK SERVICE’)
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-21-3279399218-3037367619-2074256789-1002..\Run: [ehTray.exe] C:\Windows\ehome\ehTray.exe (User ‘Charlie Bode’)
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-21-3279399218-3037367619-2074256789-1002..\Run: [WMPNSCFG] C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\WMPNSCFG.exe (User ‘Charlie Bode’)
O4 - Global Startup: Empowering Technology Launcher.lnk = ?
O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\OSA.EXE
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\Office10\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O8 - Extra context menu item: Google Sidewiki… - res://C:\Program Files\Google\Google Toolbar\Component\GoogleToolbarDynamic_mui_en_60D6097707281E79.dll/cmsidewiki.html
O9 - Extra button: @C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Companion\companionlang.dll,-600 - {0000036B-C524-4050-81A0-243669A86B9F} - C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Companion\companioncore.dll
O9 - Extra button: @C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Writer\WindowsLiveWriterShortcuts.dll,-1004 - {219C3416-8CB2-491a-A3C7-D9FCDDC9D600} - C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Writer\WriterBrowserExtension.dll
O9 - Extra ‘Tools’ menuitem: @C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Writer\WindowsLiveWriterShortcuts.dll,-1003 - {219C3416-8CB2-491a-A3C7-D9FCDDC9D600} - C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Writer\WriterBrowserExtension.dll
O10 - Unknown file in Winsock LSP: c:\windows\system32\wpclsp.dll
O10 - Unknown file in Winsock LSP: c:\windows\system32\wpclsp.dll
O10 - Unknown file in Winsock LSP: c:\windows\system32\wpclsp.dll
O10 - Unknown file in Winsock LSP: c:\windows\system32\wpclsp.dll
O10 - Unknown file in Winsock LSP: c:\windows\system32\wpclsp.dll
O10 - Unknown file in Winsock LSP: c:\windows\system32\wpclsp.dll
O10 - Unknown file in Winsock LSP: c:\windows\system32\wpclsp.dll
O10 - Unknown file in Winsock LSP: c:\windows\system32\wpclsp.dll
O10 - Unknown file in Winsock LSP: c:\windows\system32\wpclsp.dll
O16 - DPF: {C1FDEE68-98D5-4F42-A4DD-D0BECF5077EB} (EPUImageControl Class) -
O16 - DPF: {CF84DAC5-A4F5-419E-A0BA-C01FFD71112F} (SysInfo Class) -
O18 - Protocol: wlpg - {E43EF6CD-A37A-4A9B-9E6F-83F89B8E6324} - C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\AlbumDownloadProtocolHandler.dll
O22 - SharedTaskScheduler: Component Categories cache daemon - {8C7461EF-2B13-11d2-BE35-3078302C2030} - C:\Windows\system32\browseui.dll
O23 - Service: ALaunch Service (ALaunchService) - Unknown owner - C:\Acer\ALaunch\ALaunchSvc.exe
O23 - Service: Browser Defender Update Service - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\PC Tools Security\BDT\BDTUpdateService.exe
O23 - Service: eDataSecurity Service - Egis Incorporated - C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eDataSecurity\x86\eDSService.exe
O23 - Service: eLock Service (eLockService) - Acer Inc. - C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eLock\Service\eLockServ.exe
O23 - Service: eNet Service - Acer Inc. - C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eNet\eNet Service.exe
O23 - Service: eRecovery Service (eRecoveryService) - Acer Inc. - C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eRecovery\eRecoveryService.exe
O23 - Service: eSettings Service (eSettingsService) - Unknown owner - C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eSettings\Service\capuserv.exe
O23 - Service: Google Update Service (gupdate) (gupdate) - Google Inc. - C:\Program Files\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe
O23 - Service: Google Software Updater (gusvc) - Google - C:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exe
O23 - Service: Intel(R) Matrix Storage Event Monitor (IAANTMON) - Intel Corporation - C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\Iaantmon.exe
O23 - Service: LeapFrog Connect Device Service - LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. - C:\Program Files\LeapFrog\LeapFrog Connect\CommandService.exe
O23 - Service: LightScribeService Direct Disc Labeling Service (LightScribeService) - Hewlett-Packard Company - C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
O23 - Service: MobilityService - Unknown owner - C:\Acer\Mobility Center\MobilityService.exe
O23 - Service: Cyberlink RichVideo Service(CRVS) (RichVideo) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\CyberLink\Shared Files\RichVideo.exe
O23 - Service: VIPRE Antivirus (SBAMSvc) - Sunbelt Software - C:\Program Files\Sunbelt Software\CounterSpy\SBAMSvc.exe
O23 - Service: SB Recovery Service (SBPIMSvc) - Sunbelt Software - C:\Program Files\Sunbelt Software\CounterSpy\SBPIMSvc.exe
O23 - Service: PC Tools Auxiliary Service (sdAuxService) - PC Tools - C:\Program Files\PC Tools Security\pctsAuxs.exe
O23 - Service: PC Tools Security Service (sdCoreService) - PC Tools - C:\Program Files\PC Tools Security\pctsSvc.exe
O23 - Service: SPAMfighter Update Service - SPAMfighter ApS - C:\Program Files\Fighters\sfus.exe
O23 - Service: Suite Service - SPAMfighter ApS - C:\Program Files\Fighters\FighterSuiteService.exe
O23 - Service: ThreatFire - PC Tools - C:\Program Files\PC Tools Security\TFEngine\TFService.exe
O23 - Service: TomTomHOMEService - TomTom - C:\Program Files\TomTom HOME 2\TomTomHOMEService.exe
O23 - Service: ePower Service (WMIService) - acer - C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\ePower\ePowerSvc.exe
O23 - Service: XAudioService - Conexant Systems, Inc. - C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\xaudio.exe

End of file - 11777 bytes

Spyware Doctor is not one of the best antispyware programs and it is also a resource hog, so I suggest you to uninstall it and use classical AV for resident protection (Avast, Avira, Comodo…). I suggest you to run a scan with MBAM, SUPERAntiSpyware and Hitman Pro.

Fix this item in HiJackThis, unless you know it is safe:

  • O4 - HKLM..\Run: [Monitor] “C:\Program Files\LeapFrog\LeapFrog Connect\Monitor.exe”

thanks DM,
I run vipre normaly and generally find that has been ok.
Do you have any idea why I am unable to run programs without choosing the run adminstrastor option.
It seems the user account has been corrupted.

You can run sfc /scannow command in Command Prompt that will scan for corrupted system files after you make sure that all malware is removed.

Please follow the steps I suggest in this post and let me know what you find.