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OK...about three weeks ago I started noticing a problem with my computer. Sometimes IE won't finsh loading a page. Sometime while downloading a file it hangs and I have to start all over...sometimes several times if it's a large file.

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Here is a hijackthis log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 11:34:53 AM, on 2/2/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

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:\Program Files\DU Meter\DUMeter.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb04.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Panicware\Pop-Up Stopper Free Edition\PSFree.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\devldr32.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\SpamKiller\SpamKiller.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\SpeedFan\speedfan.exe
C:\Program Files\Photodex\ProShowGold\ScsiAccess.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\HijackThis.exe


Is this a problem: (the ~)
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe


I can't figure out what the ProShowGold one is showing up?? Does it really need to be running all the time?

Does "C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe" need to be running 3 different times?

Do I really have any problems at all that you can see?

Thanks in advance for any help! ;)
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More info:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 12:25:06 PM, on 2/2/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

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:\Program Files\DU Meter\DUMeter.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb04.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Panicware\Pop-Up Stopper Free Edition\PSFree.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\devldr32.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\SpamKiller\SpamKiller.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\SpeedFan\speedfan.exe
C:\Program Files\Photodex\ProShowGold\ScsiAccess.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\rundll32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\mmc.exe
C:\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: AcroIEToolbarHelper Class - {AE7CD045-E861-484f-8273-0445EE161910} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Acrobat\AcroIEFavClient.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Adobe PDF - {47833539-D0C5-4125-9FA8-0819E2EAAC93} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Acrobat\AcroIEFavClient.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DU Meter] C:\Program Files\DU Meter\DUMeter.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Zone Labs Client] "C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [KernelFaultCheck] %systemroot%\system32\dumprep 0 -k
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HPDJ Taskbar Utility] C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb04.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG7_CC] C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe /STARTUP
O4 - Startup: PSFree.lnk = C:\Program Files\Panicware\Pop-Up Stopper Free Edition\PSFree.exe
O4 - Startup: Spam Killer.lnk = C:\Program Files\McAfee\SpamKiller\SpamKiller.exe
O4 - Startup: SpeedFan.lnk = C:\Program Files\SpeedFan\speedfan.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Adobe Gamma Loader.lnk = C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Calibration\Adobe Gamma Loader.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\OSA9.EXE
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~1\OFFICE11\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O8 - Extra context menu item: Spell Chec&k... - res://C:\Program Files\REDHOTIP.COM\Hot Lingo\hotlingo.dll/ContextMenu
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
O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~1\OFFICE11\REFIEBAR.DLL
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - (no file)
O9 - Extra button: Spell Check - {EB5E83E1-E8DE-11d3-9A63-BF95FEF19D7F} - C:\Program Files\REDHOTIP.COM\Hot Lingo\hotlingo.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Spell Chec&k... - {EB5E83E1-E8DE-11d3-9A63-BF95FEF19D7F} - C:\Program Files\REDHOTIP.COM\Hot Lingo\hotlingo.dll
O12 - Plugin for .tif: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\PLUGINS\npqtplugin7.dll
O16 - DPF: {2C970395-272E-40F6-AFD8-108A9C729FCF} (adoramapix.ctlupload) - http://www.adoramapi.../adoramapix.cab
O16 - DPF: {2E28242B-A689-11D4-80F2-0040266CBB8D} (KX-HCM10 Control) - http://210.155.201.49:8002/kxhcm10.ocx
O16 - DPF: {6414512B-B978-451D-A0D8-FCFDF33E833C} (WUWebControl Class) - http://v5.windowsupd...b?1093499314668
O16 - DPF: {71A1A7DD-D68A-4A17-94D2-71580711976D} (AdorUpload.ctlPhotosv2) - http://www.adoramapi.../AdorUpload.cab
O16 - DPF: {917623D1-D8E5-11D2-BE8B-00104B06BDE3} (CamImage Class) - http://camera1.dsnl....sCamControl.cab
O16 - DPF: {AB86CE53-AC9F-449F-9399-D8ABCA09EC09} (Get_ActiveX Control) - https://h17000.www1....loadManager.ocx
O16 - DPF: {CB921783-E160-479A-9D67-5B4E37F17596} (MillersActiveX.ImageUpload) - http://www.mpix.com/...er/Project1.CAB
O16 - DPF: {E7DBFB6C-113A-47CF-B278-F5C6AF4DE1BD} - http://download.abac...abasetup152.cab
O16 - DPF: {E87F6C8E-16C0-11D3-BEF7-009027438003} (Persits Software XUpload) - http://upload.smugmu...vex/XUpload.ocx
O16 - DPF: {F229AB32-7BF9-4225-B78F-B4680AE6FC23} (Snapfish File Upload ActiveX Control) - http://www.snapfish....pfishUpload.cab
O16 - DPF: {F3F322B5-26EE-46EB-8D03-030ACA4D6167} (Aurigma Image Uploader 2.5) - http://www.mpix.com/...geUploader2.ocx
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{C25BF304-2007-4AA2-A81C-B318671D4735}: NameServer = 207.65.96.5,207.65.96.3
O23 - Service: Adobe LM Service - Unknown - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe Systems Shared\Service\Adobelmsvc.exe
O23 - Service: AVG7 Alert Manager Server - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
O23 - Service: AVG7 Update Service - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
O23 - Service: McAfee SecurityCenter Update Manager - Unknown - C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\Agent\mcupdmgr.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: ScsiAccess - Unknown - C:\Program Files\Photodex\ProShowGold\ScsiAccess.exe
O23 - Service: TrueVector Internet Monitor - Zone Labs Inc. - C:\WINDOWS\System32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
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It's pretty clean. You do need to update windows, though.

You may wish to print out a copy of these instructions to follow while you complete this procedure.

Please save Hijack This in a permanent folder (i.e. C:\HJT). This ensures backups are saved and accessible.

Please go offline, close all browsers and any open Windows, making sure that only HijackThis is open. Scan and when it finishes, put an X in the boxes, only next to these following items, then click fix checked.


O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\msjava.dll

O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - (no file)

O23 - Service: McAfee SecurityCenter Update Manager - Unknown - C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\Agent\mcupdmgr.exe (file missing)



The following are not necessarily spyware/malware, but we suggest you place a check mark next to the following entries, as these programs may be taking up system resources.

O4 - Global Startup: Adobe Gamma Loader.lnk = C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Calibration\Adobe Gamma Loader.exe
(Description: Adjusts monitor colours across all programs, including Photoshop. It is needed by some graphics professionals who want their monitor calibrated. Most home users will not need it, and thus should remove this entry. )

O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\OSA9.EXE
(Description: Microsoft Office Startup Assistant. This program loads some Microsoft Office components into memory, even if you're not currently using MS Office. Removing this unnecessary program will free up a considerable amount of system resources. )


Please delete your temporary files. Double Click My Computer (WinXP: Navigate to Start --->My Computer)
You will see an icon representing your harddrive (most likely C: Drive) Right Click on the hard drive icon and click Properties at the
bottom of the fly out window. One the very first tab (General) you will see a button labeled "Disk Cleanup"...click that button.
Make sure the following are checked:
Downloaded Program Files
Temporary Internet Files and
Recycle Bin

Click OK and Disk Cleanup will delete those files for you.

Reboot.

Download Ad-aware from: http://www.geekstogo...n=download&id=5

Install the program and launch it.

First, in the main window, look in the bottom right corner and click on Check for updates now and download the latest reference files.

Next, we need to configure Ad-aware for a full scan.

-> Click on the Gear icon (second from the left) to access the preferences/settings window

1. In the General window make sure the following are selected:
  • Automatically save log-file
  • Automatically quarantine objects prior to removal
  • Safe Mode (always request confirmation)
2. Click on the Scanning button on the left and select :
  • Scan Within Archives
  • Scan Active Processes
  • Scan Registry
  • Deep Scan Registry
  • Scan my IE favorites for banned URL’s
  • Scan my Hosts file
  • Under Click here to select drives + folders, choose:
  • All of your hard drives
-> Click on the Advanced button on the left and select:
  • Include additional process information
  • Include additional file information
  • Include environment information
  • Include additional object details
-> Click the Tweak button and select:
  • Under the Scanning Engine:
    • Unload recognized processes during scanning
    • Include basic Ad-aware settings in logfile
    • Include additional Ad-aware settings in logfile
  • Under the Cleaning Engine:
    • Let Windows remove files in use at next reboot
-> Click on Proceed to save the settings.

-> Click Start and on the next screen choose Activate in-depth Scan at the bottom of the page and then choose:
  • Use Custom Scanning Options
-> Click Next and Ad-aware will scan your hard drive(s) with the options you have selected.

-> Save the log file when it asks and then click Finish

-> When finished, mark everything for removal and get rid of it. (Right-click the window and choose Select All from the drop down menu and click Next).

-> Reboot your computer.

If you would please, rescan with HijackThis and post a fresh log in this same topic. :tazz:
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I followed your instruction all except for two of them....let me tell you a little bit of my situation.

I'm a all digital professional photographer. I have a 200GB main drive, a 120GB drive, a 40GB external usb 2 drive and a 10gb usb 1.1 drive. My internet is wireless. I use a fixed antenna to receive my internet form my ISP about 2 miles away. I have killer DL/UL speeds and it's via a Orinoco USB Gold wireless adapter. I have a DVD+-RW internal burner and a CDRW internal burner.

I ran windows update and all it shows is for service pack 2. I'm afraid of SP2 because I know MANY people who have installed it and have all sorts of problem pop up. (CD-drives, hard drive, USB drives not showing up. Video & sound cards not working...etc) This is my main machine and I can't afford to take a chance with it until I hear the bugs are fixed....or at least a easy way to fix them.

While this computer is not my fastest computer it is my main computer and I'm anal about keeping it running smoothly. I use Adaware SE and Spybot S&D on it at least every few days. I'm also a back-up freek. I shoot a lot of high resolution pictures and I'm constantly making back-ups of back-ups whether it be on another hard drive, CDRW or DVD.

The second thing I didn't do was to rid the system of Adobe Gamma loader because It's a must for me. What I see on my monitor is what I get from my lab (mpix.com)


I got rid of a gew other things I notivced that I didn't need.....things that I was 100% sure about and here is the logt file:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 6:15:41 PM, on 2/2/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

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\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\DU Meter\DUMeter.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb04.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\Program Files\Panicware\Pop-Up Stopper Free Edition\PSFree.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\SpamKiller\SpamKiller.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\devldr32.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\SpeedFan\speedfan.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Photodex\ProShowGold\ScsiAccess.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\HJT\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: AcroIEToolbarHelper Class - {AE7CD045-E861-484f-8273-0445EE161910} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Acrobat\AcroIEFavClient.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Adobe PDF - {47833539-D0C5-4125-9FA8-0819E2EAAC93} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Acrobat\AcroIEFavClient.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DU Meter] C:\Program Files\DU Meter\DUMeter.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Zone Labs Client] "C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [KernelFaultCheck] %systemroot%\system32\dumprep 0 -k
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HPDJ Taskbar Utility] C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb04.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG7_CC] C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe /STARTUP
O4 - Startup: PSFree.lnk = C:\Program Files\Panicware\Pop-Up Stopper Free Edition\PSFree.exe
O4 - Startup: Spam Killer.lnk = C:\Program Files\McAfee\SpamKiller\SpamKiller.exe
O4 - Startup: SpeedFan.lnk = C:\Program Files\SpeedFan\speedfan.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Adobe Gamma Loader.lnk = C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Calibration\Adobe Gamma Loader.exe
O8 - Extra context menu item: Spell Chec&k... - res://C:\Program Files\REDHOTIP.COM\Hot Lingo\hotlingo.dll/ContextMenu
O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~1\OFFICE11\REFIEBAR.DLL
O9 - Extra button: Spell Check - {EB5E83E1-E8DE-11d3-9A63-BF95FEF19D7F} - C:\Program Files\REDHOTIP.COM\Hot Lingo\hotlingo.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Spell Chec&k... - {EB5E83E1-E8DE-11d3-9A63-BF95FEF19D7F} - C:\Program Files\REDHOTIP.COM\Hot Lingo\hotlingo.dll
O12 - Plugin for .tif: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\PLUGINS\npqtplugin7.dll
O16 - DPF: {6414512B-B978-451D-A0D8-FCFDF33E833C} (WUWebControl Class) - http://v5.windowsupd...b?1093499314668
O16 - DPF: {AB86CE53-AC9F-449F-9399-D8ABCA09EC09} (Get_ActiveX Control) - https://h17000.www1....loadManager.ocx
O16 - DPF: {CB921783-E160-479A-9D67-5B4E37F17596} (MillersActiveX.ImageUpload) - http://www.mpix.com/...er/Project1.CAB
O16 - DPF: {F3F322B5-26EE-46EB-8D03-030ACA4D6167} (Aurigma Image Uploader 2.5) - http://www.mpix.com/...geUploader2.ocx
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{C25BF304-2007-4AA2-A81C-B318671D4735}: NameServer = 207.65.96.5,207.65.96.3
O23 - Service: Adobe LM Service - Unknown - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe Systems Shared\Service\Adobelmsvc.exe
O23 - Service: AVG7 Alert Manager Server - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
O23 - Service: AVG7 Update Service - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
O23 - Service: ScsiAccess - Unknown - C:\Program Files\Photodex\ProShowGold\ScsiAccess.exe
O23 - Service: TrueVector Internet Monitor - Zone Labs Inc. - C:\WINDOWS\System32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe


I'm I stupid for not updateing to SP2?
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The following are not necessarily spyware/malware, but we suggest you place a check mark next to the following entries, as these programs may be taking up system resources.


It's no big deal not to delete those two. :tazz:
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Congratulations! Your system is CLEAN :tazz:

How do you prevent spyware from being installed again? We strongly recommend installing SpywareBlaster (it's free for personal use) Click Here.

Prevent the installation of ActiveX-based spyware, adware, browser hijackers, dialers, and other potentially unwanted pests.
Block spyware/tracking cookies in Internet Explorer and Mozilla/Firefox.
Restrict the actions of potentially dangerous sites in Internet Explorer.
Consumes no system resources.

Download, run, check for updates, download updates, select all, protect against checked. All done. Check for updates every couple of weeks. If you have any errors running the program like a missing file see the link at the bottom of the javacool page.

It's also very important to keep your system up to date to avoid unnecessary security risks. Click Here to make sure that you have the latest patches for Windows.

These next two steps are optional, but will provide the greatest protection.
1. Use ANY browser besides Internet Explorer, almost every exploit is crafted to take advantage of an IE weakness. We usually recommend FireFox Posted Image.
2. Install Sun's Java. It's much more secure than Microsoft's Java Virtual Machine .

It's okay to delete the Hijack This folder if everything is working okay.

After doing all these, your system will be thoroughly protected from future threats. ;)
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I check windoze updates at least once a week. I do not let it auto update because I want control of what it gets. I won't update to SP2 until I know it's safe(er) than when it first was released. I get the security patches within 48 hours of release.

I tried to download the Sun's Java and it had a install error and backed out. It couldn't find a file/ I'll reboot and try again. ;)

I have Firefox and while I like it, I did get several trojan droppers with it back about a month ago. AGV detected them and I was able to get rid of them. They were in the cache folder for Firefox.....and I havn't used Firefox since. :tazz:

Thanks for all you help! I feel better knowing that I'm not hijacked. :thumbsup:
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I have Firefox and while I like it, I did get several trojan droppers with it back about a month ago. AGV detected them and I was able to get rid of them. They were in the cache folder for Firefox.....and I havn't used Firefox since. huh.gif


That sounds strange. You might give it another try. I haven't had a pop-up with firefox since installing it.

Try this for the java. This is from thatman


http://www.java.com/en/index.jsp
Download the manual install file and save it to C:\windows\installer\msi128.tmp<-Delete this file then install sun java.
then unzip the java file
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