Adware problem

  bananaz 15:26 01 Aug 2005

Hi all,Im having a problem with pop ups & i think it may be an adware issue that is already in a program that i have installed. I use AOL, which is set to block all popups & also the same setting on e explorer. I have run adaware 6 pro, spybot search & destroy & also spyware stormer but it remains on my registry: Medialoads adware HKEY_LOCAL_. Is there a way that i can find this adware & remove it for good or find out which program it is attatched to please?
I am running XP SP2 on a DELL dimension PC.
Thanks in advance kind ppl.

  rawprawn 15:29 01 Aug 2005

Try scanning again in safe mode (Tap F8 when booting ) if that doesn't work turn system restore off anf try again in safe mode.

  VoG II 15:31 01 Aug 2005
  bananaz 20:13 01 Aug 2005

yup seems to have done the trick, nice 1 & thanks again.
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  Nuneatonian 11:20 23 Jan 2006

Hi all
I have downloaded Laversoft adware, but can't follow any of the instructions for ignore list or anything else.Far to complicated
I open the lists to see what has been removed but it's all gobbledygook to me. What instructions there are, is for computer experts.
I play games on some gamesites, and they say that games can be affected by adware removers. I am also worried that something I press or remove will do something to my computer. Don't fancy having to start the computer from it's "out of box" state. Don't know if I ought to remove Laversoft, is it easy to get rid of. Used to have Spybot did remove it but still seem to have named folders on computer.

  Nuneatonian 11:30 23 Jan 2006

I put my last post above in the wrong forum. Should have been in Help.

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