coolsearch and blazefind problems

  A Mutu 19:52 21 Apr 2004
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i keep having my aol connection automatically started and upon investigation i find it is either coolsearch.biz or blazefind.bridge or both. i have spybot and according to all 4 mirrors is up to date. spybot finds blazefind every time i run it and says it has been deleted and i immunise and am told all products are blocked, but these programs are still there trying to connect through aol. how is this happening and how can i get rid of them. i also get a notification of DSO Exploit every time i run spybot.

  muppetmark 20:42 21 Apr 2004

from click here
will clear coolsearch out, then try adaware from click here it is essential you update before running.

  LeadingMNMs 20:46 21 Apr 2004

I would recommend Ad-aware. It may be necessary for the computer to be restarted so that these files can be removed before they are run. I would also recommend opening 'msconfig' and removing them if they have appeared in the Startup items. Do you have a firewall ? A firewall will allow you to control program access to the Internet and so you can blocked them from gaining access.

  Graham ® 21:00 21 Apr 2004

You do not give your Windows version. If it has System Restore (eg. XP) you may have to turn it off first.

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