internet homepage being hijacked

  gazzer1999 22:10 14 Sep 2004
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Hi could anyone help a pal of mine who when ever he connects to the web his home page keeps getting reset to a different page and when he is surfing he keeps getting redirected to the same page.He has managed to delete some files connected to this problem which allows him to surf for a while, but the next day all the files are back and he is back to square 1. His operating system is win 98, any help would be appreciated

  VoG II 22:14 14 Sep 2004

Which page does he get redirected to?

  woodt 22:14 14 Sep 2004

Not sure if these programs run on win98 but you need to download, install, update and run the following programs.

Spybot S&D

Adaware

Both are free and should sort out you friends PC

  woodt 22:19 14 Sep 2004

Ad-aware is compatible with win98 here is the web page

click here

and for Spybot

click here

  Nellie2 22:21 14 Sep 2004

If your friend is still having problems after running spybot and adaware then perhaps he would like to have a look click here Tell him to read the pinned topics and to post a log and I will do what I can to help. :)

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