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pashas77

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Hi all,

I've read the faqs before posting. This is very very frustrating so any insight would be most appreciated. The problem is i start up internet explorer and firefox and nothing happens, but they appear in task manager(right now I'm using opera). I've cleaned by computer of spyware and viruses, by using avg, ad-aware, and
spybot S&D. There were a couple of nasties..:tazz:

I've uninstalled both firefox and internet explorer and tried to re-install. I've rolled back using restore points and no dice. I can open up firefox and explorer in safe mode(that doesn't really help).

I do have "Hijack this" and can post a log if necessary. My system is a toshiba labtop with XP home(service pack 2 with all the latest updates) on it. Any help would greatly apperciated, I figured I needed to talk to the experts for this one. I really feel I shouldn't have to re-format and reinstall these programs.

Thanks a lot guys!!!
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Just to be sure I would goto the HiJack this forum and post a log. If it comes back clean then repost to this thread.
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Just to be sure I would goto the HiJack this forum and post a log. If it comes back clean then repost to this thread.

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thanks phybry, I'll do that. Umm question of etiquette that's not considered cross-posting is it??
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No thats not cross posting, go post the Hi Jack This log and once we know you have a clean bill of health it will make it that much easier to resolve any underling problems. But the most important thing right now is to be absolutely sure you have an uninfected machine.
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