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Hijacked Internet Explorer 7

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:whistling: Last week I downloaded Internet Explorer 7 from the Microsoft website. Since then I get multiple internet explorer crashes, a pop-up window every time I switch pages/site for "mrfindalot.com", my windows firewall is disabled and I can't turn it back on, and my add-ons have been disabled. I downloaded: Spybot, Adaware, XoftSpy, Windows Defender and Windows Live One Care. Every time a scan is run I am deleting up to 80 critical issues.

I can't find the website I read about someone with similar problems after downloading IE7. I have seen the names smitfraud and others trying to remove these critical issues. In searching for Mr. Findalot, Spybot and Adaware as well as Win Def, have found it but claim it's low risk. It's driving me crazier than I already am. What will thoroughly remove these things from the computer???

Thanks for any help you can offer.
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Please follow the procedures outlined here: Malware Removal Guide

You will need a PC which can connect to the internet

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, please ask for advice in the Malware Forum

Download and install Zone Alarm firewall

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