Persistent home page hijacker

  Busy 13:34 26 Apr 2004
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Im suffering a porn home page hijacker which refuses to die-it installs an HTML 'help file' in C;windows in the form of a yellow question mark icon and 'start' under it,so when I open IE it springs up.I delete this and a few days later,its back.Spybot S&D and ad-aware dont seem to see it.Any ideas?

  €dstowe 13:43 26 Apr 2004

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  rogertjj 14:00 26 Apr 2004

try this click here


I had the same problem, and CWS fixed it, and SpyGuard stops it from happening

  Sethhaniel 14:01 26 Apr 2004

if anything unusual in there untick and reboot

  Busy 14:36 26 Apr 2004

Thanks guys-will see if that does the trick

  GaT7 15:51 26 Apr 2004

As a preventive measure install SpywareBlaster (free) to avoid most of these pests getting a hold of your PC in the first place - click here. Remember to update after installing & keep check regularly for updates.

After successful removal, to confirm you've gotten rid of the 'hijacker' completely, run a quick online spyware scan at - click here. Click on Open when the 'File download' dialogue box appears. Good luck, G

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