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Stuborn Spyware [CLOSED]


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Just the other night, I got a hold or rather it got a hold of me "MyWay" and a bunch of other spyware junk. I have used Spybot, AdAware and Spyhunter and each one picks up something the other didn't the first time. Spyhunter concluded that all was gone from my computer but in my Internet Explorer window, there is a reference to Searchbar and I still see references to MyWay.

I have also used Hijack This which has worked in the past but now seems like it doesn't know what to do. Also Spybot will not load now. My computer boot-up runs well until the welcome window comes up in XP and then it sits there for 2-3 minutes before finally loading.

I have dealth with Spyware before but not like this. What can I do to get my computer back to reasonable health?
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Note: To avoid confusion I split your post into its own topic.

Sounds like it may be a Cool Web variant. Let us take a closer look at what is running on your PC. We'll need you to use a free diagnostic tool (HiJackThis) and post a log back here with the results.

Click the HijackThis Guide in my signature, download it and follow the instructions in the guide.

Most of what it lists will be harmless or even essential, DO NOT delete or modify anything yet! Someone will be along to tell you what steps to take after you post the contents of the scan results.
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