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About:blank trusted start page and freshbar proble


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Athor

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I know i am not the only one who had a problem with their home page always returning to the about:blank trusted start page. I have read other posts on this problem but none seemed to help permanently.
I have downloaded ad-aware, spybot search and destroy, cws shredder, about: buster, and hijack this.

I also hav a problem with the freshbar toolbar in ie explorer which i also want gone.

I just need some help to get rid of these problems and any other nasty things u may happen to notice on my system.

Here is my HJT log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 9:39:47 a.m., on 5/01/2005
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (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:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\vptray.exe
C:\Program Files\Parallel Tasking\ptask.exe
C:\Program Files\Ecmn\Qxvg.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\DefWatch.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\Rtvscan.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\devldr32.exe
C:\hijack this\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer,(Default) = http://fastsearchweb.com/srh.php?q=%s
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = about:blank
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = about:blank
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = about:blank
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = about:blank
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = about:blank
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,Default_Search_URL = about:blank
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = about:blank
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch = about:blank
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = about:blank
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch = about:blank
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [vptray] C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\vptray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Mirabilis ICQ] C:\PROGRA~1\ICQ\ICQNet.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Parallel Tasking] C:\Program Files\Parallel Tasking\ptask.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Gnldnhdv] C:\Program Files\Ecmn\Qxvg.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MsnMsgr] "C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe" /background
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Skype] "C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe" /nosplash /minimized
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O9 - Extra button: ICQ Pro - {6224f700-cba3-4071-b251-47cb894244cd} - C:\PROGRA~1\ICQ\ICQ.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: ICQ - {6224f700-cba3-4071-b251-47cb894244cd} - C:\PROGRA~1\ICQ\ICQ.exe
O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\REFIEBAR.DLL
O15 - Trusted Zone: http://*.search-soft.net
O16 - DPF: {11212111-2121-1311-1141-115611111222} - ms-its:mhtml:file://d: oo.mht!http://69.50.166.212...hm::/update.exe
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{29EE908E-B405-4CAC-923C-4E50D2257DE5}: NameServer = 69.50.166.94,69.31.80.244
O17 - HKLM\System\CS1\Services\Tcpip\..\{29EE908E-B405-4CAC-923C-4E50D2257DE5}: NameServer = 69.50.166.94,69.31.80.244
O17 - HKLM\System\CS2\Services\Tcpip\..\{29EE908E-B405-4CAC-923C-4E50D2257DE5}: NameServer = 69.50.166.94,69.31.80.244
O23 - Service: DefWatch - Symantec Corporation - C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\DefWatch.exe
O23 - Service: Symantec AntiVirus Client - Symantec Corporation - C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\Rtvscan.exe
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LineOFire

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Hello and welcome to GeeksToGo Forums. We hope you enjoy your stay here! ;)

We apologize for the delay in response. The forums have been very busy lately.

It seems you are already being helped here at Tech Support Guy:

http://forums.techguy.org/t315258.html

I suggest you complete flrman1's instructions. :tazz:
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