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Adware mania!

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Zach Oldenburg

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I system restored my computer, then got all the neccesaries. Few days into it, I got AdAware and all of a sudden adware starts up. I delete AdAware. Just totally uninstall it, and nothing. The URL's of the ad's are like this:

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Notice the checker board. It's on all the pop-ups.

BUT, the URL's aren't always innocent like that. They first are something along the lines of "http://a-d-a-w-a-r-e.com/blah" or "http://adaware.com/blah" then redirect to the one above.

So I got Secretmaker, an all-in one program, which got rid of it, but after each computer restart, I've had to start up the program to reinsure no ads.

Just yesterday, I restarted and I started Secretmaker very first, as all programs were starting up, and I'm not sure what went wrong but the ad's are getting by the program. I restarted again and did what I usually do and still the same. It's like they're smarter now.

I reinstalled Adaware and ran it, then deleted the critical objects, but still... no change.

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Please go here:

Malware Removal Guide

Run all the programmes as advised then post a current Hijack This Log in a new topic in the Malware Forum

For the purpose of accurate malware analysis, Hijack This Logs are only dealt with in the Malware Forum. Posting them anywhere else will result in a delayed response

If you are unable to run any of the programmes, ask for advice in the Malware Forum

This may help while you are waiting

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try Ad-Aware SE
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