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jozo

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hi guys
having problems with annoying pop-ups
and also seems like se.dll file make a lot of problems...but i canīt remove it..already tried with ad-aware
it loks like system is infected with CSW... but need your help to remove it

using: firefox 1.04
win xp home
pentium 4

p.s you guys are doing great job(itīs great site)..thks for helping us

here is hjt log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 2:10:16 PM, on 06/05/2005
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2600.0000)

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:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\anvshell.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\T-Com MAXadsl CD-ROM\T-Com Siemens ADSL A-100 Modem\Adsl\dslstat.exe
C:\Program Files\T-Com MAXadsl CD-ROM\T-Com Siemens ADSL A-100 Modem\Adsl\dslagent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\InterVideo\Common\Bin\WinCinemaMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe
C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe
C:\Program Files\Ares\Ares.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\Winamp\winamp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\NOTEPAD.EXE
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\HRVOJE JOZANOVIC\DESKTOP\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = res://C:\DOCUME~1\HRVOJE~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\se.dll/sp.html
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = about:blank
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = res://C:\DOCUME~1\HRVOJE~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\se.dll/sp.html
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = about:blank
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = about:blank
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = about:blank
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,HomeOldSP = about:blank
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,HomeOldSP = about:blank
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.ocx
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {B1AF9D87-D91E-47D1-B66A-CE680A110E18} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\cfa.dll
O2 - BHO: Helper Class - {D80C4E21-C346-4E21-8E64-20746AA20AEB} - C:\Program Files\NavExcel Search Toolbar\NavExcelBar.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
O3 - Toolbar: NavExcel Toolbar - {5AA06644-BC46-4220-A460-47A6EB47C96D} - C:\Program Files\NavExcel Search Toolbar\NavExcelBar.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [anvshell] anvshell.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DSLSTATEXE] C:\Program Files\T-Com MAXadsl CD-ROM\T-Com Siemens ADSL A-100 Modem\Adsl\dslstat.exe icon
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DSLAGENTEXE] C:\Program Files\T-Com MAXadsl CD-ROM\T-Com Siemens ADSL A-100 Modem\Adsl\dslagent.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WinampAgent] C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [sp] rundll32 C:\DOCUME~1\HRVOJE~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\se.dll,DllInstall
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MSMSGS] "C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ares] "C:\Program Files\Ares\Ares.exe" -h
O4 - Global Startup: InterVideo WinCinema Manager.lnk = C:\Program Files\InterVideo\Common\Bin\WinCinemaMgr.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Office10\OSA.EXE
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msjava.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msjava.dll
O15 - Trusted Zone: *.oanda.com
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{EAF908C9-339C-4902-8A1F-B2CED3B400FE}: NameServer = 195.29.150.3 195.29.150.4
O18 - Filter: text/html - {BBF21085-59F2-4387-92E5-5F3D699DD854} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\cfa.dll
O18 - Filter: text/plain - {BBF21085-59F2-4387-92E5-5F3D699DD854} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\cfa.dll
O23 - Service: ASUS Driver Helper Service (NVSvc) - NVIDIA Corporation - C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
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Please read this post completely, it may make it easier for you if you copy and paste this post to a new text document or print it for reference later.

This will likely be a few step process in removing the malware that has infected your system. I encourage you to stick with it and follow my directions as closely as possible so as to avoid complicating the problem further.

You have a nasty CoolWebSearch infection. First we will need to download a few tools that will help us in the removal of your problem.

Download about:buster by RubbeRDuckY Here.
Download CWShredder Here.
Download SpSeHjfix Here.
Download and install CleanUp! Here

Save all of these files somewhere you will remember like to the Desktop.

Unzip SpSeHjfix to its own folder (ie c:\SpSeHjfix)

Run the CleanUp! installer. You dont need to do anything with it right now.

Update About:Buster
  • Unzip the contents of AboutBuster.zip and an AboutBuster directory will be created.
  • Navigate to the AboutBuster directory and double-click on AboutBuster.exe.
  • Click "OK" at the prompt with instructions.
  • Click "Update" and then "Check For Update" to begin the update process.
  • If any updates exist please download them by clicking "Download Update" then click the X to close that window.
  • Now close About:Buster
Update CWShredder
  • Open CWShredder and click I AGREE
  • Click Check For Update
  • Close CWShredder
Boot into Safe Mode:
Restart your computer and as soon as it starts booting up again continuously tap F8. A menu should come up where you will be given the option to enter Safe Mode.

Please run about:buster by RubbeRDuckY:
  • Click Start and then OK to allow AboutBuster to scan for Alternate Data Streams.
  • Click Yes to allow it to shutdown explorer.exe.
  • It will begin to check your computer for malicious files. If it asks if you would like to do a second pass, allow it to do so.
  • When it has finished, click Save Log. Make sure you save it as I may need a copy of it later.
  • Reboot your computer into safe mode again
Run about:buster again following the same instructions as above, this time without the restart at the end

Now run CWShredder. Click I Agree, then Fix and then Next, let it fix everything it asks about.

Now run SpSeHjfix. A log will be saved in the same folder that you put the exe into. Please post the results of that log in your next reply.

Now run CleanUp!. Click CleanUp and allow it to delete all the temporary files.Reboot your computer into normal windows.

Please run an on-line virus scan at Kaspersky OnLine Scan or if that doesnt work, you can use TrendMicro or BitDefender. (Please post the results of the scan(s) in your next reply)

After all that, please post back with how things went as well as the logs requested and a new HiJackThis log.

Good Luck
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hi
thks for quick replay..
i did everything like you told me
but found new problems...
downloaded AboutBuster 5,0 with latest ref. file
but after starting it in safe mode aboutbuster didnīt act like u said it will

program didnīt asked me following..
* Click Start and then OK to allow AboutBuster to scan for Alternate Data Streams.
* Click Yes to allow it to shutdown explorer.exe.
* It will begin to check your computer for malicious files. If it asks if you would like to do a second pass, allow it to do so.
* When it has finished, click Save Log. Make sure you save it as I may need a copy of it later.

and after scanning i get some kind error report..and there is no Log...program opens my documents folder but there is no Log there...

then i started CWShredder..program fixed CSWhiddendll...

Kaspersky OnLine Scan found 20 viruses..i deleted them all..

here is SpSeHjfix log:

(6/6/05 10:31:05 PM) SPSeHjFix started v1.1.2
(6/6/05 10:31:05 PM) OS: WinXP (5.1.2600)
(6/6/05 10:31:05 PM) Language: english
(6/6/05 10:31:05 PM) Win-Path: C:\WINDOWS
(6/6/05 10:31:05 PM) System-Path: C:\WINDOWS\System32
(6/6/05 10:31:05 PM) Temp-Path: C:\DOCUME~1\HRVOJE~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\
(6/6/05 10:31:06 PM) Disinfection started
(6/6/05 10:31:06 PM) Bad-Dll(IEP): (not found)
(6/6/05 10:31:06 PM) Bad-Dll(IEP) in BHO: (not found)
(6/6/05 10:31:06 PM) Searchassistant Uninstaller found: regsvr32 /s /u C:\WINDOWS\System32\cfa.dll
(6/6/05 10:31:06 PM) Searchassistant Uninstaller - Keys Deleted
(6/6/05 10:31:06 PM) UBF: 4 - UBB: 2 - UBR: 8
(6/6/05 10:31:06 PM) UBF: 4 - UBB: 2 - UBR: 8
(6/6/05 10:31:06 PM) Run-Key: HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\sp=rundll32 C:\DOCUME~1\HRVOJE~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\se.dll,DllInstall (deleted)
(6/6/05 10:31:06 PM) Bad IE-pages:
deleted: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main, Search Bar:
deleted: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main, Search Page: about:blank
deleted: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main, Start Page: about:blank
deleted: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main, HomeOldSP: about:blank
deleted: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search, SearchAssistant: about:blank
deleted: HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main, Search Bar:
deleted: HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main, Search Page: about:blank
deleted: HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main, Start Page: about:blank
deleted: HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main, HomeOldSP: about:blank
deleted: HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search, SearchAssistant: about:blank
(6/6/05 10:31:06 PM) Stealth-String found: C:\WINDOWS\System32\logf.dll
(6/6/05 10:31:06 PM) Error while add to delete. Try another way... : C:\WINDOWS\System32\logf.dll
(6/6/05 10:31:06 PM) File added to delete: c:\windows\system32\cfa.dll
(6/6/05 10:31:06 PM) File added to delete: c:\docume~1\hrvoje~1\locals~1\temp\se.dll
(6/6/05 10:31:06 PM) Reboot
(6/6/05 10:37:45 PM) SPSeHjFix 2nd Step
(6/6/05 10:37:45 PM) Error while deleting Stealth-DLL
(6/6/05 10:37:45 PM) AppInit_DLLs-key: (edited)
(6/6/05 10:37:46 PM) Stealth-String not present. Disinfection succesfully
(6/6/05 10:38:25 PM) Cleaned

and HJT log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 6:41:20 AM, on 06/07/2005
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2600.0000)

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:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\anvshell.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\T-Com MAXadsl CD-ROM\T-Com Siemens ADSL A-100 Modem\Adsl\dslstat.exe
C:\Program Files\T-Com MAXadsl CD-ROM\T-Com Siemens ADSL A-100 Modem\Adsl\dslagent.exe
C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\Ares\Ares.exe
C:\Program Files\InterVideo\Common\Bin\WinCinemaMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\MOZILL~1\FIREFOX.EXE
C:\Documents and Settings\Hrvoje Jozanovic\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.ocx
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: Helper Class - {D80C4E21-C346-4E21-8E64-20746AA20AEB} - C:\Program Files\NavExcel Search Toolbar\NavExcelBar.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
O3 - Toolbar: NavExcel Toolbar - {5AA06644-BC46-4220-A460-47A6EB47C96D} - C:\Program Files\NavExcel Search Toolbar\NavExcelBar.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [anvshell] anvshell.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DSLSTATEXE] C:\Program Files\T-Com MAXadsl CD-ROM\T-Com Siemens ADSL A-100 Modem\Adsl\dslstat.exe icon
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DSLAGENTEXE] C:\Program Files\T-Com MAXadsl CD-ROM\T-Com Siemens ADSL A-100 Modem\Adsl\dslagent.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WinampAgent] C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MSMSGS] "C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ares] "C:\Program Files\Ares\Ares.exe" -h
O4 - Global Startup: InterVideo WinCinema Manager.lnk = C:\Program Files\InterVideo\Common\Bin\WinCinemaMgr.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Office10\OSA.EXE
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msjava.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msjava.dll
O15 - Trusted Zone: *.oanda.com
O16 - DPF: {0EB0E74A-2A76-4AB3-A7FB-9BD8C29F7F75} (CKAVWebScan Object) - http://www.kaspersky.../kavwebscan.cab
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{EAF908C9-339C-4902-8A1F-B2CED3B400FE}: NameServer = 195.29.150.3 195.29.150.4
O23 - Service: ASUS Driver Helper Service (NVSvc) - NVIDIA Corporation - C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
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1. Make sure your PC is set to show all hidden files and folders go here for instructions on how to do this. http://www.xtra.co.n...1916458,00.html

2. Boot into safemode to do this keep tapping F8 on your keyboard while your PC is starting up you will get a menu select safemode.

3. While in safemode open Hijackthis and click scan. Then tick and fix the following in Hijackthis with all windows closed except Hijackthis.

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
O2 - BHO: Helper Class - {D80C4E21-C346-4E21-8E64-20746AA20AEB} - C:\Program Files\NavExcel Search Toolbar\NavExcelBar.dll
O3 - Toolbar: NavExcel Toolbar - {5AA06644-BC46-4220-A460-47A6EB47C96D} - C:\Program Files\NavExcel Search Toolbar\NavExcelBar.dll

4. Delete the folders. (if present)

C:\Program Files\NavExcel Search Toolbar

5. Reboot and post a new Hijackthis log here in a reply.
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hi

did what u told me...now seems to me that my pc is free(finaly),but iīm not expert
what u think?
thks very much for your time and your help,thks

her is hjt log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:18:21 PM, on 06/07/2005
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2600.0000)

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:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\userinit.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\anvshell.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\T-Com MAXadsl CD-ROM\T-Com Siemens ADSL A-100 Modem\Adsl\dslstat.exe
C:\Program Files\T-Com MAXadsl CD-ROM\T-Com Siemens ADSL A-100 Modem\Adsl\dslagent.exe
C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\Ares\Ares.exe
C:\Program Files\InterVideo\Common\Bin\WinCinemaMgr.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Hrvoje Jozanovic\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.ocx
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDHelper.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [anvshell] anvshell.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DSLSTATEXE] C:\Program Files\T-Com MAXadsl CD-ROM\T-Com Siemens ADSL A-100 Modem\Adsl\dslstat.exe icon
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DSLAGENTEXE] C:\Program Files\T-Com MAXadsl CD-ROM\T-Com Siemens ADSL A-100 Modem\Adsl\dslagent.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WinampAgent] C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MSMSGS] "C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ares] "C:\Program Files\Ares\Ares.exe" -h
O4 - Global Startup: InterVideo WinCinema Manager.lnk = C:\Program Files\InterVideo\Common\Bin\WinCinemaMgr.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Office10\OSA.EXE
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msjava.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msjava.dll
O15 - Trusted Zone: *.oanda.com
O16 - DPF: {0EB0E74A-2A76-4AB3-A7FB-9BD8C29F7F75} (CKAVWebScan Object) - http://www.kaspersky.../kavwebscan.cab
O23 - Service: ASUS Driver Helper Service (NVSvc) - NVIDIA Corporation - C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
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Your log is clean :tazz:

Here are some tips, to reduce the potential for spyware infection in the future, I strongly recommend installing the following applications:
  • Spywareblaster <= SpywareBlaster will prevent spyware from being installed.
  • Spywareguard <= SpywareGuard offers realtime protection from spyware installation attempts.
  • How to use Ad-Aware to remove Spyware <= If you suspect that you have spyware installed on your computer, here are instructions on how to download, install and then use Ad-Aware.
  • How to use Spybot to remove Spyware <= If you suspect that you have spyware installed on your computer, here are instructions on how to download, install and then use Spybot. Similar to Ad-Aware, I strongly recommend both to catch most spyware.
To protect yourself further:
  • IE/Spyad <= IE/Spyad places over 4000 websites and domains in the IE Restricted list which will severely impair attempts to infect your system. It basically prevents any downloads (Cookies etc) from the sites listed, although you will still be able to connect to the sites.
  • MVPS Hosts file <= The MVPS Hosts file replaces your current HOSTS file with one containing well know ad sites etc. Basically, this prevents your coputer from connecting to those sites by redirecting them to 127.0.0.1 which is your local computer
  • Google Toolbar <= Get the free google toolbar to help stop pop up windows.
I also suggest that you delete any files from "temp", "tmp" folders. In Internet Explorer, click on "Tools" => "Internet Options" => "Delete Files" and select the box that says "Delete All Offline Content" and click on "OK" twice. Also, empty the recycle bin by right clicking on it and selecting "Empty Recycle Bin". These steps should be done on a regular basis.

Credit to PGPhantom for canned speech.
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Since this issue appears to be resolved ... this Topic has been closed. Glad we could help. :tazz:

If you're the topic starter, and need this topic reopened, please contact a staff member with the address of the thread.

Everyone else please begin a New Topic.
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