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My desktop is hijacked with "trojan.destophijack" virus <--- what Norton Antivirus found. I have a blue screen with white text saying:

Security Warning

*A fatal error in IE has occured at ...... Error was caused by Trojan-Spy.HTML.Smitfraud.c

* System can not function in normal mode.
Please check you security settings.

* Scan your PC with any available antivirus / spyware remover
program to fix the problem

I've tried some spyware removal programs, but none seem to work. I tried Spybot and Norton Anti. A pop up from Norton said that the virus was now deleted, however, nothing has changed.
Also my homepage on Internet Explorer is set with "letgohome" or "here4search". I can not get rid of it. I updated the virus definitions too.

If anyone is willing to help me with these problems, I would greatly appreciate it. Thank you! :tazz:

Edited by lxcoxl, 08 May 2005 - 10:58 AM.

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Have you turned off System Restore? If not, then System Restore will just replace the file every time Norton deletes it.
Download CCleaner and run a scan. Also, download HiJackThis, run a scan and post the logs/results here.

Edited by Dan G, 09 May 2005 - 05:18 AM.

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Duplicate post. Topic closed. Please keep all your responses in the same thread. Go back and repost in the thread that Metallica is helping you in.
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