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system integrity scan wizard...

by lawrence Chapman / May 5, 2006 7:27 AM PDT

I am running windows 2000 professional with Internet explorer 6.0. When I open up a browser window, a pop-up with a tool that I have never seen before, System Integrity Scan Wizard. Is this a microsoft program or have I have downloaded this accidently?


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by dn_desaku / May 9, 2006 11:19 PM PDT
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System Integrity Scan Wizard - PopUp Message
by Bob Maser / May 20, 2006 3:09 PM PDT
In reply to: Smitfraudfix

Downloaded Smitfraudfix and ran the .cmd file.
Performed task 1 and 2, search and clean but the "System Integrity Scan Wizard" Pop-up message persists, did you have any luck with this?
I also downloaded the Spybot and ran it and cleaned the registry, all these cleanings are catching lots of nasties, but the "System Integrity Scan Wizard" just keeps coming up!#$%.

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same problem
by gfytros / May 21, 2006 10:42 AM PDT

I have the same problem, and Smitfraudfix did not work for me either...I just had a Virus Alert! virus in my taskbar but after running spybot it disappeared.
Any ideas on how to remove this? thanks

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Please Try This...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / May 22, 2006 2:15 AM PDT
In reply to: same problem
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Same Problem, some more info
by Ajaxio / May 22, 2006 12:48 PM PDT
In reply to: Please Try This...

I have a similar problem:

1. When I open internet explorer, I get a popup that looks vaguely like the Windows Security center wizard called "System Integrity Scan" suggesting that my computer is vulnerable to spyware. If I click on it it brings up a window that looks like the Windows Security center, but has a very slightly different design, suggesting that I install a program called "SystemDoctor 2006".

2. I get intermittent pupups from the Windows Taskbar in the shape of a triangle with an exclamation point that state my sytem is at risk, and when I click on the balloon it brings up the same fake Windows Security center window.

I also noticed that I have a new icon in my control panel called "System Security Center" that shares the same icon as the new popup window. This control panel enry is not identifiable as a Explorer browser add-on or in the Add/Remove programs menu.

I tried the fixes suggested above with no success. I also disables all browser helper objects in my Add-on list for IE.

Any help removing this intruder would be greatly appreciated.

My HiJachThis logfile can be sent on request, incase anyone can use it to help.


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this is what you need
by Osmijeh / May 22, 2006 4:26 PM PDT

google a program called smitrem.exe or download it. boot to safemode and run smitrem.exe. it will extract about 7 files to a folder. run: runthis.bat and follow the instructions. that it!

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I tried it, no luck!
by Ajaxio / May 23, 2006 9:09 AM PDT
In reply to: this is what you need

I downloaded and ran the program in safemode exactly as described. Still have the popups!

Is this some new form of the SpyAxe adware from last year?

Any more ideas will be welcomed!

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Same problem
by JJ / May 24, 2006 12:09 PM PDT
In reply to: I tried it, no luck!

I have the same problem. How to remove the System Security Center in the control panel?

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I seem to have fixed it...
by Ajaxio / May 26, 2006 8:20 AM PDT
In reply to: Same problem

I downloaded and registered the latest version of StopZilla as well as Spyware Doctor. StopZilla seems to have stopped it. Althought the "System Security Center" icon is still in my Control Panel, the popups and fake system tray alerts have stopped.

I think the problem was a program called "xxxCodec".

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by eg00dman / May 26, 2006 4:08 PM PDT

I followed your discovery, had to task manager and close caserv...then deleted the files in xxxCodec. Had to rename them to delete them. Looking into the registry next.

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final answer...maybe:)
by shanedsouza / May 28, 2006 2:35 AM PDT
In reply to: xxxCodec

I had the same problem that you've been talking about. With some more work i managed to fix the registry and the system security center icon in the control panel.First. You have to search and delete all items related to xxxcodec in the registry.
And then in system32 directory you will find a file called something like this:wisccp.cpl its a control panel plugin for this spyware..and and maybe next to it you will find the cab files of the spyware installer. If you delete these files your work is done. Reboot your pc and you wont see anymore that sh*t. I hope you can use my help.

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Re: final answer...maybe:)
by JJ / May 29, 2006 11:43 AM PDT
In reply to: final answer...maybe:)

Thanks. That is it.

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by thomm / June 16, 2006 11:51 AM PDT

i have tried to locate the files the identified in the last post via reg edit however i could not locate any of them where do i locate the files in xp i have had this problem for about a week now thanks

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