Omega search

  Josquius 17:56 17 May 2004

I've tried all sorts though can't get rid of this thing.
What happened was suddenly my home page was set to and a omega search bar pops up on the bottom of my screen (its a seperate IE window).
I have managed to get rid of the browser redirect to their homepage though the bar persists every time I open IE.

Anyone know how to kill it?

  GANDALF <|:-)> 18:03 17 May 2004

click here download and use the free version of adaware, it will get rid of lop. com and omega. See also click here


  Josquius 21:07 17 May 2004

I already have and have used adaware. It didn't get anything to do with omega search.

  cycoze 21:40 17 May 2004

Download and run cwshredder from click here , its listed there.

  Josquius 14:17 18 May 2004

CWShredder was one of the programs I tried before though I tried it from that link and it found nothing.

  €dstowe 14:19 18 May 2004

Try "a2" (a squared) click here

  GANDALF <|:-)> 15:17 18 May 2004

Have you deleted your restore points and then turned system restore back on?


  Josquius 18:01 18 May 2004

A2 found a piece of malware I didn't know I had though it didn't remove the omega search bar.

What do you mean by restore points?

  Josquius 15:45 21 May 2004

Its getting rather annoying with its sex adverts, my little sister uses this computer too and I have to turn it all off every time before she uses it (a minor concern but still its getting very annoying)

  sidecar sid 15:58 21 May 2004

Found this hope it helps.

click here

  exit 15:59 21 May 2004

try wwebroot spysweeper,

after scanning it also protects your home page from changing,

or you could try acronis there new suit is gr8

has pop up protection spyware and internet cleanup built in,


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