Cannot access Hotmail

  talia 18:40 30 Sep 2004
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Since installing SP2 when I try to access my inbox on hot mail I get a pop-up that states that I may have spyware om my PC then I am directed to a search page that lists spyware removal downloads that are not free.

I can surf the net otherwise but not get into Hotmail.

I have ran Spybot and CSShredder, both finding lots of applications but I still have the problem

  VoG II 18:41 30 Sep 2004

Try Ad-aware click here

  talia 19:00 30 Sep 2004

Ran ad-aware no joy still have the same problem

  VoG II 19:13 30 Sep 2004

Have a look for a file called HOSTS (no file extension.

On Windows 2000 or XP it would be in

C:\windows\system32\drivers\etc

In earlier versions of windows it would be in

C:\windows

If you find it, rename it to HOSTS.TXT and restart your PC.

  P.K. 19:43 30 Sep 2004

Go to Google and type in Java, then download the Free Down load, this stopped some of my problems when I installed SP2

  VoG II 21:30 01 Oct 2004

Did it work?

  talia 16:32 03 Oct 2004

I downloaded Spysweeper and it removed the "Abou Blank" hijacker

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