Popups and Redirected to advertising sites

  mikeyewz 15:51 02 Apr 2007
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Hi, I have recently encountered irritating popups and redirections to advertising sites such as winantiviruspro 2007, click here and click here. Any idea how I can stop this from happening.
Thanks, Mike.

  p;3 15:55 02 Apr 2007

for starters what antivirus and other protection do you have on board? and you are on XP?

  VoG II 15:56 02 Apr 2007
  mikeyewz 15:59 02 Apr 2007

Yes, I use Win XP, with Avast Antivirus, Zone Alarm, AD-Aware SE, Spyware Blaster, Spybot S&D, CCleaner and AVG Anti Spyware.

  mikeyewz 16:00 02 Apr 2007

I have also tried VundoFix.

  p;3 16:05 02 Apr 2007

assuming you have run all the scans, do you have a restore point you know to be clean before this lot attacked?

  mikeyewz 16:10 02 Apr 2007

I have tried to do a System Restore, but for reasons unknown, I am told that my system cannot be restored back to the dates I have chosen.

  p;3 16:24 02 Apr 2007

what happened when you tried the fix in Vog's link?

  mikeyewz 16:34 02 Apr 2007

When I ran VundoFix, it came up with 3 items which I removed, but did not resolve the problem.

  beynac 16:41 02 Apr 2007

I don't think that you be able to get rid of this without specialist help.

Download HJTsetup.exe from click here and save it to your desktop. Double click on the HJTsetup.exe icon on your desktop to install the program. Do a system scan and produce a log file.

Go to Malware Removal forum: click here . Register, start a topic and post your HijackThis log. Make sure that you describe your problem by repeating your first post on this thread (ie mention Amaena etc.).

  mikeyewz 16:52 02 Apr 2007

OK, Thanks, I will have to do this later today. Thanks for your quick response.
Mike.

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