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June 9, 2007 9:07:48 PM

Every time i login , i get the following error at the account selection screen ,

The instruction at "0x0012e7b1" refferenced memory at "0xffffffff".

Click on OK to terminate the program .
Click on CANCEL to debug the program .

Since i don't know anything about softwares i click on OK everytime . After that as the desktop is loading , I get a send error report prompt saying that Firedaemon.exe has encountered some problem . So that means firedaemon is causing this error to pop up .But the thing is that i never installed firedaemon into my computer and i can't find it in Add or Remove programs list either . what am i supposed to do ? please help ! :cry: 

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June 9, 2007 9:44:31 PM

are you sure its not a virus?
June 9, 2007 9:48:58 PM

Well i do run a system scan with norton anti- virus every week . And nothing has turned up so far . i don't know what to do . since i hadn't installed the firedaemon , i ran a system scan right after i got the error message for the first time . It shows that my system is clean . :cry: 
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June 9, 2007 10:54:59 PM

well to be sure lets do this:

download and run Nod32 Free 30 Day Trial

make your settings like this and make sure you use the same profile to scan as the one you are setting ;) 

nod settings

then download and run:



make your settings look like this then do a scan:

SS settings

mean time lets look at your Hijackthis log

reason is because Firedaemon.exe can be a window process or it can be a trojen and your norton may have been infected ;) 
June 9, 2007 11:26:31 PM

ok , i'll do as you say and post a reply ... i'm downloading nod32 right now ... do i have to disable norton ? will they conflict ?
June 9, 2007 11:27:06 PM

Check this out
http://forums.firedaemon.com/viewtopic.php?p=20

Also you can google Firedaemon.exe, definitely looks like malware

If you decide to do the above, I'd suggest you go into Windows Explorer, Tools, Folder Options View, and Uncheck anything to do with hiding files, this makes all files visible. I would do the deletions described in Safe Mode logged in as Administrator. You can also go into Documets/Settings, Your UseName, and manually delete your, history, cache, and temp files as well as manully delete the files in Windows/Temp folder. Download and install CClean and once finished deleting everything, set up CClean to overwrite anything it deletes, should set it up to delete everything CClean doesn't give you a warning about. Overwirting takes a lot of time but it will destroy the files that are deleted by overwriting them with 1s and 0s
June 10, 2007 12:20:30 AM

disable norton and system restore
June 10, 2007 1:02:25 AM

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disable norton and system restore


Good point
June 10, 2007 1:06:47 AM

Now i followed the advice you guys gave me and this is what i did so far ,

1. i installed Nod32 anti-virus and scanned my pc , it found one trojan which it quarantined . it was C:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\ifdrv.exe described as a Win32/lroffer.1222 trojan

2. After that i scanned using spysweeper and found only 4 spy cookies of low threat . which it quarantied too .

3. then i ran hijackthis and got the scanlog ( now i'm wondering how to post it ... i mean how do u attach the damned thing ? :? )

( edklite and g-paw, i did disable norton and system restore , thanks for telling me )

4. then i gave g-paw's method a try ( the method given in the firedaemon forum and found out two services running on firedaemon , cddrv and ifdrv , of which one is the one detected by nod32 ...(did i mention to u guys that i get two of those error message at startup ? :oops:  sorry i forgot ...) Anyways , i tried but when i give the command like
firedaemon -u"cddrv"
firedaemon -u"ifdrv"

it keeps saying that uninstallation is unsuccessfull ..... service name was not specified and error code :0 ...... what is that supposed to mean ? what did i do wrong ? i'm not a computer science student and i'm an idiot when it comes to computer . please help ! :cry:  ! should i have typed cddrv.exe or something like that ?
June 10, 2007 1:38:01 AM

right click my computer>manage>services and applications>services>here in the right pan locate the 2 services right click them>properties> now stop the service and set the startup type to disable


copy and paste the content of the hijackthis log here ;) 
June 10, 2007 2:03:51 AM

okay ! here you go ...


Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 3:26:13 AM, on 6/10/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16441)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Dassault Systemes\B16\intel_a\code\bin\CATSysDemon.exe
D:\Maxtor\Program Files\Maxtor\Maxtor Backup\MaxBackServiceInt.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32krn.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\IWP\NPFMntor.exe
D:\Maxtor\Program Files\Maxtor\Utils\SyncServices.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\Shared files\RichVideo.exe
C:\Program Files\SigmaTel\C-Major Audio\WDM\STacSV.exe
C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\SpySweeper.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\sttray.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Talk\googletalk.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_01\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Maxtor\OneTouch Status\maxmenumgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32kui.exe
C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\SpySweeperUI.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Ahead\Lib\NMBgMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\SSU.EXE
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\User\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: SSVHelper Class - {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_01\bin\ssv.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {7E853D72-626A-48EC-A868-BA8D5E23E045} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: Windows Live Sign-in Helper - {9030D464-4C02-4ABF-8ECC-5164760863C6} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WindowsLiveLogin.dll
O2 - BHO: NAV Helper - {BDF3E430-B101-42AD-A544-FADC6B084872} - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Norton AntiVirus - {42CDD1BF-3FFB-4238-8AD1-7859DF00B1D6} - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] "RUNDLL32.EXE" C:\WINDOWS\system32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [nwiz] "nwiz.exe" /install
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvMediaCenter] "RUNDLL32.EXE" C:\WINDOWS\system32\NvMcTray.dll,NvTaskbarInit
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SigmatelSysTrayApp] sttray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RemoteControl] "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LanguageShortcut] "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\Language\Language.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NeroFilterCheck] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Ahead\Lib\NeroCheck.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ccApp] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Symantec NetDriver Monitor] "C:\PROGRA~1\SYMNET~1\SNDMon.exe" /Consumer
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [googletalk] "C:\Program Files\Google\Google Talk\googletalk.exe" /autostart
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RegistryMechanic] "C:\Program Files\Registry Mechanic\RegMech.exe" /QS
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_01\bin\jusched.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [mxomssmenu] "C:\Program Files\Maxtor\OneTouch Status\maxmenumgr.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [nod32kui] "C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32kui.exe" /WAITSERVICE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SpySweeper] C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\SpySweeperUI.exe /startintray
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MSMSGS] "C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [BgMonitor_{79662E04-7C6C-4d9f-84C7-88D8A56B10AA}] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Ahead\Lib\NMBgMonitor.exe"
O4 - Global Startup: Adobe Reader Speed Launch.lnk = C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\Reader\reader_sl.exe
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_01\bin\ssv.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_01\bin\ssv.dll
O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\REFIEBAR.DLL
O9 - Extra button: Run IMVU - {d9288080-1baa-4bc4-9cf8-a92d743db949} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\shdocvw.dll
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O11 - Options group: [INTERNATIONAL] International*
O16 - DPF: {D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000} (Shockwave Flash Object) - http://fpdownload2.macromedia.com/get/shockwave/cabs/fl...
O18 - Protocol: livecall - {828030A1-22C1-4009-854F-8E305202313F} - C:\PROGRA~1\MSNMES~1\MSGRAP~1.DLL
O18 - Protocol: msnim - {828030A1-22C1-4009-854F-8E305202313F} - C:\PROGRA~1\MSNMES~1\MSGRAP~1.DLL
O20 - Winlogon Notify: WgaLogon - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\WgaLogon.dll
O20 - Winlogon Notify: WRNotifier - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\WRLogonNTF.dll
O23 - Service: Ares Chatroom server (AresChatServer) - Ares Development Group - C:\Program Files\Ares\chatServer.exe
O23 - Service: Automatic LiveUpdate Scheduler - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
O23 - Service: Backbone Service (BBDemon) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Dassault Systemes\B16\intel_a\code\bin\CATSysDemon.exe" -service (file missing)
O23 - Service: Symantec Event Manager (ccEvtMgr) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec Password Validation (ccPwdSvc) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccPwdSvc.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec Settings Manager (ccSetMgr) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
O23 - Service: FireDaemon Service: cddrv (cddrv) - Unknown owner - c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\FireDaemon.EXE
O23 - Service: FireDaemon Service: ifdrv (ifdrv) - Unknown owner - c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\FireDaemon.EXE
O23 - Service: LiveUpdate - Symantec Corporation - C:\PROGRA~1\Symantec\LIVEUP~1\LUCOMS~1.EXE
O23 - Service: MaxBackServiceInt - Unknown owner - D:\Maxtor\Program Files\Maxtor\Maxtor Backup\MaxBackServiceInt.exe
O23 - Service: Norton AntiVirus Auto-Protect Service (navapsvc) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
O23 - Service: NOD32 Kernel Service (NOD32krn) - Eset - C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32krn.exe
O23 - Service: Norton AntiVirus Firewall Monitor Service (NPFMntor) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\IWP\NPFMntor.exe
O23 - Service: MaxSyncService (NTService1) - - D:\Maxtor\Program Files\Maxtor\Utils\SyncServices.exe
O23 - Service: NVIDIA Display Driver Service (NVSvc) - NVIDIA Corporation - C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
O23 - Service: Cyberlink RichVideo Service(CRVS) (RichVideo) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\CyberLink\Shared files\RichVideo.exe
O23 - Service: SAVScan - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\SAVScan.exe
O23 - Service: ScriptBlocking Service (SBService) - Symantec Corporation - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\SYMANT~1\SCRIPT~1\SBServ.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec Network Drivers Service (SNDSrvc) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec SPBBCSvc (SPBBCSvc) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
O23 - Service: SigmaTel Audio Service (STacSV) - SigmaTel, Inc. - C:\Program Files\SigmaTel\C-Major Audio\WDM\STacSV.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec Core LC - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
O23 - Service: Webroot Spy Sweeper Engine (WebrootSpySweeperService) - Webroot Software, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\SpySweeper.exe





thats the hijackthis log file ...
June 10, 2007 2:06:21 AM

the services have been stopped way back . remember , i told you i click ok when the message pops up because i don't know how to debug it , so i click ok to terminate it ......
June 10, 2007 2:51:13 AM

ok they are stoped but did you edit the startup type also?

look in these locations and delete these files

O23 - Service: FireDaemon Service: ifdrv (ifdrv) - Unknown owner - c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\FireDaemon.EXE

O23 - Service: FireDaemon Service: cddrv (cddrv) - Unknown owner - c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\FireDaemon.EXE
June 10, 2007 3:13:05 AM

i'm supposed to use hijackthis software right ?
because the firedemon forum said that u have to first delete the two services first and the the firedaemon.exe ... but that didn't work out for me .....
using hijackthis , i can just scan and delete the said files , right ? it 'll work ?
June 10, 2007 5:40:39 AM

no, make sure the services are stoped then delete the file, if the services are running then you will not be able to delete the file because the services are running ;) 
January 20, 2013 9:30:55 PM

edklite said:
ok they are stoped but did you edit the startup type also?

look in these locations and delete these files

O23 - Service: FireDaemon Service: ifdrv (ifdrv) - Unknown owner - c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\FireDaemon.EXE

O23 - Service: FireDaemon Service: cddrv (cddrv) - Unknown owner - c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\FireDaemon.EXE

where to find them
!