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LadyPisces

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Hello again!

When I go to the Yahoo main page...it has spam/erotic advertising links
on the right side of the page where yahoo news and such would usually
be. Also, all the links are either non-clickable or takes me to a spam/erotic/ search
result page. I have to maually type in my destination, like mail.yahoo.com, to get to that page...I just can't get to them from the main page. This is the case on both my Internet Explorer and Netscape browser. I checked on my other computer and the Yahoo main site is working fine. Is there anyway I can get the main page of Yahoo! to work again? I tried doing a virus search on my computer but I don't think that program effects my browsers. And Yahoo troubleshooting itself was no help at all.....Any suggestions!

Thank You,
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On a web page click tools, internet options then click delete cookies, then delete files and tick include offline content, click clear history

Run Panda Scan

http://www.pandasoft....com/activescan

Check Yahoo
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hey keith..thanx for the reply

it didn't work and panda keep freezing up on me.

my computer really sucks....but i wont trade her for nothing.
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do you have an anti spyware program?and what operating system do you have. (skip that i see you have 98SE)

Edited by merlin811, 13 June 2005 - 09:47 PM.

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You can click tools then internet options to check each tab is set to defaults, on the programmes tab you can reset web settings.

When you have a Yahoo page displayed, can you add it to your favourites, then go to any other page then check if the favourite for Yahoo takes you to the correct page

You can get ad-aware, spybot and spywareblaster from here if you do not have them.

http://www.filehippo...re/antispyware/

Skip MS AntiSpyware as it does not have a version for 98SE

Do you have IE6 and does the PC have all the updates from Windows Update

Edited by Keith, 14 June 2005 - 12:49 AM.

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Hi Keith and Merlin811. :tazz:

Thanx for the replies....I tried everything you said and the page is still messed up. I have added this topic to the "Hijack This" forum to see if the problem(s) can be seen from the log.

See you there ;)


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That's the best thing as malware would get in the way of anything you tried to do to repair it
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hey, hijack this did the trick. my yahoo page is back to normal.

you all are the best. ;)

Thank You,
Mell
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Thank you for posting the result
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