Rogue desktop links from the web

  The Other Guy 20:44 02 Jan 2004
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I occasionally get pop-ups to unsavoury sites during web searches. The other night was worse than usual(although I use Tweak XP Pop-up Blocker)
After a time I disconnected to find over 20 of these links on my desktop.They were easy to delete but I would like to stop them before they get to my PC.How do I stop these links from appearing on my desktop? I also have 3 spurious additions to my favorites, which re-appear when I start IE6 (from hand-book.com).

  ©®@$? 20:51 02 Jan 2004

click here download adaware

install it ,run the update to get latest definitions and scan with the program, it will scan your computer and gives you the option to delete anything that is spyware which is what you have

  Nellie2 20:53 02 Jan 2004

sounds like you may have been hijacked...click here

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