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jazzyak

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Hi Kc,

In Firefox the homepage is set to my preferred.com.( under the general tab)

When I click on the connections tab , the preferred option is "Connect direct to the internet.

When I attempt to change the option to manual settings ( and add in my proxy server address) , and click ok it reverts back to option 1 (dircect connection to the internet).

Thanks

Jazzyak
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Guest_thatman_*

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Hi jazzyak

Uninstall firefox after you have completed the uninstall.

Delete all file's and folder's left by firefox.

The run a search in the registery deleting all referance's to firefox.

Download and install EasyCleaner:
http://personal.inet...rts/ecleane.htm

After installing it check under Settings > Registry tab if the backup
option is checked and if the directory it points to exists.
This should be true by default, but check anyway.

Then click OK and click Registry
Then click Search. When it is done select all the items per color,
(most, if not all should be green) and click Remove.

Reboot when you are done and let us know how it goes.

Kc :tazz:
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jazzyak

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Hi There Kc,

Well i performed all the actions you recommended including :

1 uninstalling Firefox
2 deleting all references to Firefox from the registry.
3 running Easy cleaner.

In addition I again ran .
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Adaware -personal edition and spybot.

I then installed Firefox latest edition (1.04).

I held my breath but alas the hijack is still there.

Do you want a new log file from Hijackthis??

Regards

John
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Guest_thatman_*

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Hi jazzyak

SpyBot Search & Destroy Download this

ftp://fx1.hrz.uni-dortmund.de/sw_data/su1...ybotsd14rc2.exe

Spybot Tutorial

Disable Spybot Tutorial

Run the program let it fix any malware it finds

Let me know if it finds any malware.

Post back with any information

Kc :tazz:
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