IE Start page hijack (yes, me too!)

  Si258 13:49 22 Jun 2004

Like many others, my IE6 startpage has been hijacked. I have run Spybot, Adaware, SpyWareBlaster, CWShredder, Hijackthis, etc, but I am still getting a dodgy "MSN Homesearch" page addressed "res://iqsde.dll/index.html#37049".

I have manually deleted any reference to "iqsde" from the registry, but it's back again!

Any help anyone?

  Terry Brown 14:31 22 Jun 2004

Load the page you want as default. Go to TOOLS, Interner Options,Use Current.. Done

  Stuartli 15:07 22 Jun 2004

+ Apply>OK....

This is a BT link about premium rate and international dialup scams perpetrated through computer systems which has just landed in a regular e-mail from

click here

  Si258 17:52 26 Jun 2004

I've read through the BT stuff, but no luck there. I've also tried your advice, Terry, many times, but it still reverts back to res://iqsde.dll/index.html#37049.

Anyone elseany ideas?

  VoG II 17:53 26 Jun 2004

Post a HJT log click here

  Lionheart ? 17:54 26 Jun 2004

Have you tried this one click here

  fourjays 18:17 26 Jun 2004

I had something like that quite a while ago, and from you saying 'a dodgy MSN page' it is the same one. I tried everything, and eventually I just ended up having to format, and re-install Windows XP. :-( Hope it doesn't come to that for you.

  MidgetMan 19:22 26 Jun 2004

My daughter has just had this, run adaware and delete all that it finds, you say you have spy ware balster? go into tools, misc ie sttings and tick lock homepage this will stop anything changing your hpomepage (first set your homepage to what want in ie of course)

  Audeal 20:43 26 Jun 2004

Yo may find an explanation here from Ad-aware. I would suggest you read it and act on it as I did so and solved this problem for me. click here

  bonnieblue 15:15 27 Jun 2004

geek superhero is new and it works it fixed mine
give it a try,

  Si258 08:02 01 Jul 2004

I think it's sorted it. Thanks to all.

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