Unwanted WebSites

  Kernow999 09:39 06 Jun 2009
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Hi
Whenever I open Internet Explorer, strange and unwanted websites open also. Some say that my computer is filled with viruses and needs scanning while others are advertising. Ocassionally, a small pop up appears saying 'website from Highly Relevant Advertising'.
I have run AVG Free, SpyBot and Malwarebytes spyware but all find nothing wrong.
Any thoughts please? Slightly concerned!

Many thanks

  User-1229748 09:41 06 Jun 2009

did you try running them in safe mode?

  birdface 10:07 06 Jun 2009

30 day trial with this.but it will remove all that it finds.

click here

Also if you have Messenger Plus on your computer maybe remove that.

  Kernow999 13:10 06 Jun 2009

Thanks, I will try running in safe mode

I have also downloaded the freeware, thank you. Will see how that goes also

Many thanks

  User-1229748 13:28 06 Jun 2009

another good scanner is the kaspersky online scan.if it finds anything it will not remove it but you can download a 30 day trial of kaspersky anti virus which will remove anything it finds.kaspersky online scan click here

  Kernow999 18:33 06 Jun 2009

I have just run scans in safe mode and run the freeware (not kaspersky yet) but I still have unwanted sites opening when I go onto a website, like this one.
I will try kaspersky

  Kernow999 21:26 06 Jun 2009

I have just found a program installed called Highly Relevant Advertising. I reckon that is my problem. Dont know how it got there. Uninstalled now. Lets see if that solves it.

Thanks for all your help

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